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The Old Man And The Cat

Author : Nils Uddenberg
ISBN : 9781466865082
Genre : Pets
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The Old Man and The Cat is a story of how Nils Uddenberg, retired Professor of Psychology became a beloved cat-owner even though he had never wanted a pet of any kind. One winter morning the author discovered a cat—whom he would later find was homeless—sitting outside his bedroom window, staring at him with big yellow eyes. Slowly but surely the cat worked itself into his life. This award-winning writer who has a background in psychology could not stop himself from going deeper into the cat's inner life. Does she have a sense of humor? Is it possible to attach human feelings to her? And the trickiest question of all: Is our little cat actually interested in our attachment to her? With humor and self-awareness, Nils describes how his existence changed after the cat moved into his house. The feelings she stirs up are a surprise to him and he quickly finds himself falling in love with this speckled grey-brown little lady.
Category: Pets

The Old Man And The Fat Ginger Cat

Author : John Paul Wijnberg
ISBN : 0620825332
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An exciting adventure with a twist, Dr. John casually offers the readers an opportunity to reflect on the benefits of 'forgiving'. You'll appreciate how rapidly life changes - the good and the bad, in the blink of an eye. It will leave children and adults alike, with a sense of hope, positivity and 'espoir de vivre'.

Old Man And The Neighborhood

Author : Charles Cooper
ISBN : 9781619964730
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 68.46 MB
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The author, Rev. Charles Cooper, was born in Gunnison, Colorado, a grandson of the first European immigrant to be born in Gunnison country. After growing up in Arvada, Colorado, he spent the next forty years moving from one town to another serve in the United Methodist Church. After serving the Rocky Mountain Conference of the United Methodist Church as a District Superintendent he retired in June, 2008. "Chuck" spent most of the next few months writing this short novel titled, "Old Man and the Neighborhood." In December, 2008, he went back to full time ministry as pastor of the Community Federated Church located in a small western Wyoming town called Thermopolis. The church is federated between the Presbyterian USA and United Methodist denominations. They have been federated since 1921.
Category: Fiction

The Trailsman 244 Pacific Polecats

Author : Jon Sharpe
ISBN : 1101178795
Genre : Fiction
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Skye Fargo prowls the Pacific Northwest in a fight for a family fortune... Skye Fargo rides into a war between two rival English clans-and discovers that when you mix family feuding with power and passion, there's no such thing as too many lies, too little loyalty, or too much blood.
Category: Fiction

Learning From The Left

Author : Julia L. Mickenberg
ISBN : 9780199882380
Genre : Literary Criticism
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At the height of the Cold War, dozens of radical and progressive writers, illustrators, editors, librarians, booksellers, and teachers cooperated to create and disseminate children's books that challenged the status quo. Learning from the Left provides the first historic overview of their work. Spanning from the 1920s, when both children's book publishing and American Communism were becoming significant on the American scene, to the late 1960s, when youth who had been raised on many of the books in this study unequivocally rejected the values of the Cold War, Learning from the Left shows how "radical" values and ideas that have now become mainstream (including cooperation, interracial friendship, critical thinking, the dignity of labor, feminism, and the history of marginalized people), were communicated to children in repressive times. A range of popular and critically acclaimed children's books, many by former teachers and others who had been blacklisted because of their political beliefs, made commonplace the ideas that McCarthyism tended to call "subversive." These books, about history, science, and contemporary social conditions-as well as imaginative works, science fiction, and popular girls' mystery series-were readily available to children: most could be found in public and school libraries, and some could even be purchased in classrooms through book clubs that catered to educational audiences. Drawing upon extensive interviews, archival research, and hundreds of children's books published from the 1920s through the 1970s, Learning from the Left offers a history of the children's book in light of the history of the history of the Left, and a new perspective on the links between the Old Left of the 1930s and the New Left of the 1960s. Winner of the Grace Abbott Book Prize of the Society for the History of Children and Youth
Category: Literary Criticism

Millions Of Cats

Author : Wanda Gag
ISBN : 9789887739418
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Millions of Cats is a picture book which won the Newbery Honor award in 1929. It is about an old man and an old woman who were very lonely. They decided to get a cat, but when the old man went out searching, he found not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats! How the old couple came to have just one cat to call their own is a classic tale that has been loved for generations.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Echoes From The Past

Author : W.S. Walton
ISBN : 9781496949981
Genre : Fiction
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The author has previously published three historical novels. By contrast, this volume is a collection of short stories, reflections and a poem, all inspired to some extent by personal experience.
Category: Fiction

Cat S Tale A Fairy Tale Retold

Author : Bettie Sharpe
ISBN : 9781426896637
Genre : Fiction
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Once upon a time there was a scheming, lying tart who cared for nothing but her own pleasures and her shoe collection. Once the peerlessly beautiful Lady Catriona, consort to the king, Cat's fortunes fall far when her aged husband dies. The king's wizard turns her into a cat and tries to drown her in the mill pond. Fortunately Cat is a clever survivor and enlists the help of Julian, the miller's youngest son, in her plan for revenge. She originally sees Julian as a mere pawn for her plans to break her curse, but as they work together Cat comes to know and care for him. Even if the curse can be broken, can a good-hearted man love a woman who has been as vain and selfish as Cat? 34,000 words
Category: Fiction

Millions Of Cats Cat S Meow Salad Recipe

Author : Sharon Draznin
ISBN : 9781480773516
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Cooking projects provide a highly motivating, real-life application for learning. This child-friendly recipe is based on a piece of children's literature. Read the book, and then collaborate to make this delicious food to enjoy together.

The Shadowlands

Author : Morgan Charr
ISBN : 9781465320575
Genre : Fiction
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The Shadowlands is set on a distant planet in the future that has been colonized from Old Earth. Its protagonist, Stephen Hardy, is an adventurer and scholar exiled from his native Philos to patrol the wastelands beyond which lie the breakaway civilization of Hedon. When Hardy rescues a teenage boy and his girl lover from the wastes, and finds himself ethically unable to fulfill his duty and see them safely back to his homeland, Philos, his life is changed forever. This sci-fi tale has existentialist philosophic and Taoist and Zen religious undertones and a low-tech slant.
Category: Fiction