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The Little Book Of Snow

Author : Sally Coulthard
ISBN : 9781788545808
Genre : Nature
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Is it true that no two snowflakes are ever alike? How many Christmases have actually been white? Do the Inuit have dozens of words for snow? Can it ever be too cold to snow? Our memories and imagination are buried in snow. It's the weather of play, joyful abandon and mischievous games – of snowball fights, skiing holidays and rattling down a hillside at full speed. It's the weather of childhood – the world transformed into a temporary playground. Even as adults, the urge to throw a snowball is too hard to resist, those impish, childish instincts overtaking our adult workaday selves. Packed with fascinating insights, outdoor fun, cultural lore and traditional wisdom, The Little Book of Snow delves into the history, science, literary and cultural heritage that surrounds snow, frost and ice – the perfect book for anyone who loves that feeling when you open the curtains in the morning and find the world has turned to white...
Category: Nature

Mo In The Snow

Author : IglooBooks
ISBN : 1499881983
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Whoa! Did you see something in the snow? I think I heard it say, "Hello!" When Mo's Mom takes him for an adventure in the snow, the last thing he expects to find is a big, hairy toe! Discover an ingeniously rhyming story, filled with twists, turns, freezing snowballs, and warm hearts.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Snow Rose

Author : Emily Winfield Martin
ISBN : 9780553538205
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Give the gift of this stunningly illustrated fairy-tale reimagining from the New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of The Wonderful Things You Will Be this holiday season—sure to be a modern classic! Snow and Rose didn’t know they were in a fairy tale. People never do. . . . Once, they lived in a big house with spectacular gardens and an army of servants. Once, they had a father and mother who loved them more than the sun and moon. But that was before their father disappeared into the woods and their mother disappeared into sorrow. This is the story of two sisters and the enchanted woods that have been waiting for them to break a set of terrible spells. In Snow & Rose, bestselling author-illustrator Emily Winfield Martin retells the traditional but little-known fairy tale “Snow White and Rose Red.” The beautiful full-color illustrations throughout and unusual yet relatable characters will bring readers back to this book again and again. “The deeper meanings of the [story] do emerge, but the pleasure . . . is paramount.” —The New York Times
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Let It Snow

Author : John Green
ISBN : 9780141349183
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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The #1 New York Times bestseller is now a major Netflix film starring Kiernan Shipka, Shameik Moore, Odeya Rush and Isabela Moner. It's Christmas Eve and the worst blizzard for fifty years has blanketed Gracetown. But as well as snowflakes, love is in the air - and appearing in the most unexpected ways . . . Who'd have thought a freezing hike from a stranded train would end with a delicious kiss from a charming stranger? Or that a trip to the Waffle House through four feet of snow could lead to romance with an old friend? Or that the path to true love begins with a painfully early morning shift at Starbucks? Touching, hilarious and filled with festive cheer, the magic of the holiday season shines on these three interconnected tales of love, romance and breathtaking kisses. The perfect book for a cold winter's night for any fan of The Fault in Their Stars, The Sun is Also a Star and Eleanor and Park. _____ John Green is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down, The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns and, with David Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson. Maureen Johnson is the bestselling author of 13 Little Blue Envelopes, Devilish, Girl at Sea, The Name of the Star and Suite Scarlett. Lauren Myracle is the author of many books for teens, including Shine, Kissing Kate, Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks and The Winnie Years series.
Category: Young Adult Fiction


Author : Manya Stojic
ISBN : 0375923489
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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As snow approaches and begins to fall, Moose, Bear, Fox, and other forest creatures prepare for winter.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Blooming In The Snow

ISBN : 9789387905962
Genre : Poetry
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Blooming in the snow is a collection of poetry and prose that inspires us to fall in love, regardless of whatever the situation may be. The three chapters viz. the first snow, the avalanche, and blooming in the snow, will take you on a journey of love, heartache, healing, self-love and growing up. It will also help you blossom even in the harshest season of life.
Category: Poetry

Whispers In The Snow

Author : Jessica Blair
ISBN : 9780349405193
Genre : Fiction
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A gorgeous Christmas novella from enchanting saga author Jessica Blair . . . December 1964. Kate Slater has been brought up in London by an Aunt who she has always called Mum because she never knew her mother and father. Two years after her Aunt dies, Kate receives a letter from a solicitor in Lincolnshire, telling her that if she contacts him in person she could learn something which might be to her advantage. Kate has never been north of London and does not relish heading to Lincolnshire especially as snow has been forecast. She is inclined to ignore the letter, but something or someone ushers her to head there. Kate learns from the solicitor that she has been left a property by an Aunt she never knew existed. She is taken to inspect the cottage. It is in bad repair, isolated, near an old wartime airfield. Kate's immediate reaction is to sell it and return to London. But then the whisperings of ghosts grow stronger and urge Kate to stay. This short story from saga author Jessica Blair is the perfect tonic for winter . . .
Category: Fiction

The Snow

Author : Adam Roberts
ISBN : 9781473224438
Genre : Fiction
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The new Adam Roberts novel is a story of global apocalypse, old hatreds and new beginnings. It is his best novel to date. And this is how the world will end ... 'The snow started falling on the sixth of September, soft noiseless flakes filling the sky like a swarm of white moths, or like static interference on your TV screen - whichever metaphor, nature or technology, you find the more evocative. Snow everywhere, all through the air, with that distinctive sense of hurrying that a vigorous snowfall brings with it. Everything in a rush, busy-busy snowflakes. And, simultaneously, paradoxically, everything is hushed, calm, as quiet as cancer, as white as death. And at the beginning people were happy.' But the snow doesn't stop. It falls and falls and falls. Until it lies three miles thick across the whole of the earth. Six billion people have died. Perhaps 150,000 survive. But those 150,000 need help, they need support, they need organising, governing. And so the lies begin. Lies about how the snow started. Lies about who is to blame. Lies about who is left. Lies about what really lies beneath.
Category: Fiction

The Snow Walker

Author : Farley Mowat
ISBN : 0811731464
Genre : History
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"Ten tales of the Arctic, rendering hardy praise to the land and its people, past and present, and focusing on the elemental bonds between men and between men and the world and on survival"--NoveList.
Category: History

The Sergeant In The Snow

Author : Mario Rigoni Stern
ISBN : 0810160552
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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First published in Italy in 1953, this autobiography details the author's harrowing experiences as a soldier on the Russian front during World War II.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Snow Engineering 2000 Recent Advances And Developments

Author : E. Hjorth-Hansen
ISBN : 9058091481
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This volume presents the background to the recently developed European standard (CEN standard) on snow loads. Many of the papers on "structural engineering" describe results from a European snow project that was completed in 1999.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Footprints In The Snow

Author : G. D. Bakshi
ISBN : 8170622921
Genre : History
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Life and military exploits of Zorāwara Siṅgha, 1786-1841, general in the army of Gulab Singh, Maharaja of Kashmir.
Category: History


Author : Giles Whittell
ISBN : 9781982105471
Genre : Science
File Size : 67.49 MB
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Brimming with interesting facts and surprising anecdotes, this scientific and cultural history opens our eyes to the wonders of one of nature’s most delicate, delightful, and deadly phenomena: SNOW! Perfect for fans of The Hidden Life of Trees and Rain. Go on an extraordinary journey across centuries and continents to experience the wonders of snow; from the prehistoric humans that trekked and even skied across it tens of thousands of years ago to the multi-billion-dollar industry behind our moving, making, and playing with snow. Blending accessible writing with fascinating science, Giles Whittell explores how snow dictates where we live, provides us with drinking water, and has influenced countless works of art and more. Whittell also uncovers compelling mysteries of this miraculous substance, such as why avalanches happen, how snow saved a British prime minister’s life, where the legend of the yeti comes from, and the terrifying truth behind the opening ceremony of the 1960 winter Olympics. Filled with in-depth research and whip-smart prose, Snow is an eye-opening and charming book that illuminates one of the most magnificent wonders of nature.
Category: Science


Author : Ondine Sherman
ISBN : 9781925700435
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Sometimes you have to leave everything behind to find yourself. Sky is travelling to Alaska to meet her father for the first time. Far away from her friends back in Australia, she navigates the new relationship with her father and meets Jaxon, a local boy struggling with his own problems. In a cold, vast and beautiful place, they are isolated except for the wild animals who live there. As Sky gets to know her father, she finally feels she has a chance of having a real family again. But her father has a secret that threatens everything Sky holds dear. Will she have to choose between family and her love of animals? This is a heart-warming story in the coldest of places.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Buried In The Snow

Author : Franz Hoffmann
ISBN : OXFORD:590493609
Genre :
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The Snow Song

Author : Sally Gardner
ISBN : 9780008217433
Genre : Fiction
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A spellbinding fable for adults from the award-winning and bestselling author, Sally Gardner. ‘This heartbreaking, brilliantly written novel is the most original publication for years’ The Times on Sally Gardner From an award-winning author, whose books have sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide
Category: Fiction

Le Bal

Author : Irène Némirovsky
ISBN : 9780676979664
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Le Bal is a sharp, brittle story of a girl who sets out to ruin the mother she hates. Snow in Autumn pays homage to Nm̌irowsky's beloved Chekhow and chronicles the life of a devoted servant following her masters as they flee Revolutionary Moscow and emigrate to a life of hardship in Paris.
Category: Literary Criticism

Encyclopedia Of Snow Ice And Glaciers

Author : Vijay P. Singh
ISBN : 9789048126415
Genre : Science
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The earth’s cryosphere, which includes snow, glaciers, ice caps, ice sheets, ice shelves, sea ice, river and lake ice, and permafrost, contains about 75% of the earth’s fresh water. It exists at almost all latitudes, from the tropics to the poles, and plays a vital role in controlling the global climate system. It also provides direct visible evidence of the effect of climate change, and, therefore, requires proper understanding of its complex dynamics. This encyclopedia mainly focuses on the various aspects of snow, ice and glaciers, but also covers other cryospheric branches, and provides up-to-date information and basic concepts on relevant topics. It includes alphabetically arranged and professionally written, comprehensive and authoritative academic articles by well-known international experts in individual fields. The encyclopedia contains a broad spectrum of topics, ranging from the atmospheric processes responsible for snow formation; transformation of snow to ice and changes in their properties; classification of ice and glaciers and their worldwide distribution; glaciation and ice ages; glacier dynamics; glacier surface and subsurface characteristics; geomorphic processes and landscape formation; hydrology and sedimentary systems; permafrost degradation; hazards caused by cryospheric changes; and trends of glacier retreat on the global scale along with the impact of climate change. This book can serve as a source of reference at the undergraduate and graduate level and help to better understand snow, ice and glaciers. It will also be an indispensable tool containing specialized literature for geologists, geographers, climatologists, hydrologists, and water resources engineers; as well as for those who are engaged in the practice of agricultural and civil engineering, earth sciences, environmental sciences and engineering, ecosystem management, and other relevant subjects.
Category: Science

Over And Under The Snow

Author : Kate Messner
ISBN : 9780811867849
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Over the snow, the world is hushed and white, but under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snowshoe hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many others who live outside in the woods during the winter.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Blood On The Snow

Author : Jan Bondeson
ISBN : 0801442117
Genre : History
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An investigative account of the still-unsolved assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, a major figure in world politics and an ardent opponent of apartheid, shot dead on the streets of Stockholm in February 1986. --Jonas Pontusson, Princeton University "Wall Street Journal"
Category: History