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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Also available on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Christmas-Carol-Ghost-Story/dp/0615928676/

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Also available on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Christmas-Carol-Ghost-Story/dp/0615928676/

Winnie The Pooh by A. A. Milne; a favorite since age 5

Winnie-the-Pooh is a classic 1926 children's book by English author Alan A. Milne, which tells the stories of Winnie-the-Pooh, a silly bear living in the Hundred Acre Wood with his friends. It was illustrated by Ernest H.

The Garden of Evening Mists

The Garden of Evening Mists

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls.  This was the first book I ever read that made me cry when I read it.

Where the red fern grows : the story of two dogs and a boy by Wilson Rawls Click the cover image to check out or request the children’s books kindle.

My dad read this to me when I was little....I have reread it many times since. Atticus Finch is my hero.

50 Years On, 'Mockingbird' Still Sings America's Song

A Guide for Grown-ups: Essential Wisdom from the Collected Works of Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The oft-quoted insights of The Little Prince, as well as aphorisms from other Saint-Exupery books, such as Flight to Arras and Wind, Sand and Stars, are gathere

Scouting New York: 200-Year-Old Farmhouse at 121 Charles Street. The farmhouse, known to some as Cobble Court, is actually a transplant to the Village, having been moved here from its original location at 71st and York Ave. Little is known about its past, though it is believed to have been a restaurant in the early 1900s, and later, the studio of Margaret Wise Brown, who you probably know for having written this book (among over a hundred others)…

"Goodnight Moon", by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd - First published in this classic bedtime story has lulled generations of children to sleep with its comforting text detailing the perfect bedtime ritual.

The Shipwrecked: Contemporary Stories by Women from Iran (Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone) / PK6449.E7 S55 2014 / http://catalog.wrlc.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=14495136

This stunning collection of short stories captures the lives of women in Iran in the aftermath of the revolution. Evoking the enormous isolation of daily existence, and the persistence of a people.

"Things you may not know about Leonardo da Vinci:

-He was a vegetarian and was said to purchase caged birds so he could release them.

-Champion procrastinator. Only 15 or so of his paintings survive, and it is know that many projects of his, including paintings, sculptures, and engineering projects, were started but never finished.

-Completely homosexual. He was even accused of sodomy in a court case, but was acquitted. 

-Was likely the model for Verrocchio’s statue of…

Paris Manuscript K (including and Paris Mauscript K consists of three pocket-sized notebooks still in their original binding. The notes relate mainly to the study of Euclid’s geometry.

In the Garden of Good and Evil - this statue has been removed and hidden until people stop coming to look for it...

sitasays: “ This is the famous “Bird Girl” statue that graced the cover of John Berendt’s Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil. I went to the cemetery in Savannah, Georgia a few years ago because I.

Given to me by someone I worked with.  Questioned why they'd give this to me.....after finishing it - I knew why.  Great book!

Shogun, by James Clavell, is perhaps the most familiar samurai book (and miniseries) to western readers.