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A House For Birdie

Author : Stuart J. Murphy
ISBN : 9780060523534
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Poor tiny Birdie has no house. But Birdie does have friends. Spike, Queenie, Goldie, and Fidget want to help Birdie find a house of his own. Birdie needs a house that isn't too tall and isn't too thin, that isn't too short and isn't too fat, and that isn't too wide and isn't too narrow. Will they find a house for Birdie before the rain falls and the wind blows? A sweet and simple story about helping out a friend explains the math concept of capacity -- what will fit in a container of a particular shape and size.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Birdie Give Me Your Heart

Author : Roberta Parry
ISBN : 9781604629293
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 44.12 MB
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How can you let someone love you if everyone you've ever known has left you broken and hurt? Birdie, Give Me Your Heart is the true story of a little girl born into a dark and scary world. Surrounded by adults who never understood her heart, she tried to survive as best she could the abandonment and abuse she suffered. Traumatized by fear, this little girl grew up disassociating from the pain and heartbreak inherent in her life. Believing God was sadistic, yet hoping that He really existed, she continued her search for His presence in her life. Leading her on this search were angels, those people who touched Birdie's life with love and truth. Birdie, Give Me Your Heart is the transforming story of hope and healing. Follow Roberta Parry as she leads you through her life, sharing her path from abandonment, abuse, and emotional damage to freedom. You won't want to put this book down, except to wipe away your tears.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Hex At A House Party

Author : Gretchen Galway
ISBN : 9781939872227
Genre : Fiction
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Sometimes it takes a magic touch to solve a murder. Twenty-six-year-old witch Alma may be a failed demon hunter, but she’s never lacked magical ability—just an Incurable Inability to kill. Recovering from defending her small town from a recent supernatural attack, Alma has sworn off working for the Protectorate, the witch governing body, to devote herself to learning and teaching the old ways of magic—without hurting anyone. But soon she’s drawn out of her cozy house in the redwoods to investigate a high-society witch at a week-long house party on the remote coast north of San Francisco. When the party turns deadly, she’s forced to summon old powers and new, make allies she might not be able to trust, and face a shocking truth about her own identity. And maybe—if she can survive long enough—unmask a killer.
Category: Fiction

Asa Birdie Com

Author : K R Seeger
ISBN : 9780595455539
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Children born into the Regis clan on Friday, July 13, might notice that there's something a little different about them. And ten-year-old twins, Asa and Birdie Regis, are about to find out what it is. Asa and Birdie learn from their Grandpa Carleton that they are blessed with superpowers. These powers, Grandpa explains, can only be used to help other children in need. The twins soon begin using their skills to help children all across the country-to Texas where Michael is being bullied, to Florida where Jackson is stuffed in a school locker, and to California to aid Kurt who is having problems in school. Asa and Birdie are faced with challenging choices as they help children from all walks of life. But as their special powers won't last forever, Asa and Birdie may have to be heroes without using any powers. Do they have what it takes?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Cry Uncle

Author : Judith Arnold
Genre : Fiction
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With a hit man after her, Seattle architect Pamela Hayes needs to hide, and she runs as far as she can: to steamy Key West., Florida. Jonas Brenner, a local bar owner, is about to lose custody of his orphaned five-year-old niece—unless he can convince the courts that he’s a responsible father. What he needs is a prim and proper wife who will create the illusion that his niece is being raised in a stable environment. What Pam needs is a new identity. Joe offers her a deal: if she marries him and takes his name, no Pacific Northwest hit man is going to find her. In return, she can pose as Joe’s respectable wife, dutifully caring for his wild-child niece. Of course, this will be a marriage in name only. No sex. No emotions. No love. Which, once Pam and Joe move in together and the sparks begin to fly, is easier said than done. “When a classy architect joins in a marriage of convenience with a slightly scruffy bartender to hide from a hit man out to kill her, frustration runs high, making both want to CRY UNCLE and get on with the loving. Judith Arnold is a perennial favorite whose keen wit and way with mystery always hits the mark.****½”—RT Book Reviews
Category: Fiction

The Coal Tattoo

Author : Silas House
ISBN : 9781565128590
Genre : Fiction
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Two sisters can't stand to live together, but can't bear to be apart. One worships the flashy world of Nashville, the other is a devout Pentecostal. One falls into the lap of any man, the other is afraid to even date. One gets pregnant in a flash, the other desperately wants to have child. This is what's at the heart of Silas House's third, masterful novel, which tells the story of Easter and Anneth, tragically left parentles as children, who must raise themselves and each other in their small coal-mining town. Easter is deeply religious, keeps a good home, believes in tradition, and is intent on rearing her wild younger sister properly. Anneth is untamable, full of passion, determined to live hard and fast. It's only a matter of time before their predilections split their paths and nearly undo their bond. How these two women learn to overcome their past, sacrifice deeply for each other, and live together again in the only place that matters is the story of The Coal Tattoo. Silas House's work has been described as compelling, seamless, breathtaking, heartbreaking, eloquent, stunningly beautiful, and exquisite. In The Coal Tattoo, he raises the bar once again.
Category: Fiction

Mock Modernism

Author : Leonard Diepeveen
ISBN : 9781442661806
Genre : Art
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How was the modernist movement understood by the general public when it was first emerging? This question can be addressed by looking at how modernist literature and art were interpreted by journalists in daily newspapers, mainstream magazines like Punch and Vanity Fair, and literary magazines. In the earliest decades of the movement – before modernist artists were considered important, and before modernism’s meaning was clearly understood – many of these interpretations took the form of parodies. Mock Modernism is an anthology of these amusing pieces, the overwhelming majority of which have not been in print since the first decades of the twentieth century. They include Max Beerbohm’s send-up of Henry James; J.C. Squire’s account of how a poet, writing deliberately incomprehensible poetry as a hoax, became the poet laureate of the British Bolshevist Revolution; and the Chicago Record-Herald’s account of some art students’ “trial” of Henri Matisse for “crimes against anatomy.” An introduction and headnotes by Leonard Diepeveen highlight the usefulness of these pieces for comprehending media and public perceptions of a form of art that would later develop an almost unassailable power.
Category: Art


Author : Birdie Tebbetts
ISBN : 9781623681678
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 50.33 MB
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During his 65-year career in professional baseball, Birdie Tebbetts was a player, coach, manager, scout, and executive and nobody knew the game the way Birdie did. From Hank Greenberg to Reggie Jackson, Birdie worked with all the brightest stars in baseball's constellation and this biography is a behind-the-scenes memoir to one of the more unique and engaging people to have ever played the game.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Richard Hyatt
ISBN : 0865545774
Genre : Political Science
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"Zell Miller's entire life has been one of hope. Only seventeen days old when his father died, Zell was raised by his mother in Young Harris, Georgia." "Watching his mother build their house stone by stone, he learned the ethics of love and hard work and commitment. Most of all, he learned of hope, the hope for a better today and a better tomorrow." "His training in the Marine Corps and his time as a professor of history prepared him for a life in public service. Miller served sixteen years as lt. governor before becoming Georgia's 79th governor. On July 13, 1992, despite a severe strep infection, he delivered an unforgettable keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. With people on the floor holding signs that read "Give 'em hell, Zell," Miller brought hope to millions with his rhetorical gifts." "As governor, he has brought hope to children all over the state in the Pre-Kindergarten program, installed a lottery designed to fund education, particularly the far-reaching HOPE scholarship program, addressed the crime issue, and administered a budget that led to cooking his own breakfast." "He's led the tenth largest state in the nation, administered a budget larger than most Fortune 500 companies, counseled the leader of the free world, met with U.S.S.R. foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze in Moscow, had breakfast with Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Cape Town, South Africa, and delivered a critically acclaimed speech to thirty million viewers, but inside he is that mountain kid who was never more comfortable than when he was where he could go to a window and see those familiar mountains. This is the story of a man who loves Georgia, so much so that he has given his life to serving his state. It is the story of the man who gave Georgia HOPE."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Category: Political Science

Devil S Darning Needle

Author : Linda Holeman
ISBN : 0889842051
Genre : Fiction
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Each one of this collection's poignant, finely crafted stories, which in character and setting are often reminiscent of the works of Alice Munro, introduces ordinary people confronting their personal, but not uncommon demons.
Category: Fiction