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Things Not Seen

Author : Andrew Clements
ISBN : 1101200456
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Winner of American Library Association Schneider Family Book Award! Bobby Phillips is an average fifteen-year-old-boy. Until the morning he wakes up and can't see himself in the mirror. Not blind, not dreaming-Bobby is just plain invisible. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to Bobby's new condition; even his dad the physicist can't figure it out. For Bobby that means no school, no friends, no life. He's a missing person. Then he meets Alicia. She's blind, and Bobby can't resist talking to her, trusting her. But people are starting to wonder where Bobby is. Bobby knows that his invisibility could have dangerous consequences for his family and that time is running out. He has to find out how to be seen again-before it's too late. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Re Viewing James Baldwin

Author : Daniel Quentin Miller
ISBN : 1566397375
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This new collection of essays presents a critical reappraisal of James Baldwin's work, looking beyond the commercial and critical success of some of Baldwin's early writings such as Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son. Focusing on Baldwin's critically undervalued early works and the virtually neglected later ones, the contributors illuminate little-known aspects of this daring author's work and highlight his accomplishments as an experimental writer. Attentive to his innovations in style and form, Things Not Seen reveals an author who continually challenged cultural norms and tackled matters of social justice, sexuality, and racial identity. As volume editor D. Quentin Miller notes, "what has been lost is a complete portrait of [Baldwin's] tremendously rich intellectual journey that illustrates the direction of African-American thought and culture in the late twentieth century." This is an important book for anyone interested in Baldwin's work. It will engage readers interested in literature and African-American Studies. Author note: D. Quentin Miller is Assistant Professor of English at Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN.
Category: Literary Criticism

Evidence Of Things Not Seen

Author : Lindsey Lane
ISBN : 9780374300630
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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When high school junior Tommy Smythe goes missing, everyone has a theory about what happened to him. He was an odd kid, often deeply involved in particle physics, so maybe he just got distracted and wandered off. He was last seen at a pullout off the highway, so maybe someone snatched him. Tommy believes that everything is possible, and that until something can be proven false, it may be true. So as long as Tommy's whereabouts are undetermined, he could literally be anywhere.Told in a series of first-person narratives from people who knew Tommy, Evidence of Things Not Seen by award-winning author Lindsey Lane explores themes of loneliness, connectedness, and the role we play in creating our own realities.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

The Evidence Of Things Not Seen

Author : William Hutchison Murray
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026117775
Genre : Mountaineers
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Pioneering climbing in Scotland in the 1930s, three years in Nazi prison camps and a near fatal alpine accident marked W.H. Murray's early life. Exploring in the Himalayas followed, and in later life he build a reputation as a writer and polemicist.
Category: Mountaineers

Of Things Not Seen

Author : Don Aker
ISBN : 0773674357
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Sixteen-year-old Ben Corbett desperately struggles to maintain the secret he's been hiding for nine years.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Things Not Seen

Author : Eric Potter
ISBN : 9781498229258
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The poems in Things Not Seen are by turns playful, witty, and serious. Ranging widely from rock concert to communion, from the stray dog of faith to the results of a mammogram, sewing to shooting stars, Schrodinger's cat to Lazarus, they address issues of doubt and longing, the desire for certainty, the presence of mystery, and the struggle in, of, and for faith. After examining sources of false confidence along with failures to see, the poems explore conflicting ways of knowing and being, gradually turning toward an increased willingness to accept limitation, and finally reaching toward tentative affirmations. The final section, a series of poems written in response to icons, charts a struggle toward vision and understanding, an effort to see with the eyes of faith.
Category: Literary Criticism

Things Not Seen

Author : Al Lacy
ISBN : 9780307874832
Genre : Fiction
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In this ninth book in the Angel of Mercy series, nurse Breanna Baylor Brockman is temporarily assigned to Dr. McClay Lowry at a clinic in Redstone, Colorado. Soon after she arrives, someone starts a methodical killing spree in the town, murdering even Dr. Lowry's wife. Breanna suspects who the killer is -- but before she can confirm her suspicion, he kidnaps Breanna and imprisons her in a mountain cabin, where he promises to execute her in a few days. While he's gone, storms and a rising river threaten the cabin, testing Breanna's faith even more. Al Lacy delivers another dramatic story that demonstrates the power of a faith based on Things Not Seen. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

Things Not Seen

Author : Jon Bloom
ISBN : 9781433547027
Genre : Religion
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God is doing far more than we can see in our pain. We plead for God’s deliverance from our pain and wonder why he keeps letting it go on. We are not alone. A cloud of witnesses surrounds us and they help us understand. In these 35 creative retellings of Bible stories, Jon Bloom explores the hope and joy that Abraham, Moses, Naomi, John the Baptist, and others experienced in the painful process of discovering that God’s promises really are more trustworthy than our perceptions.
Category: Religion

Concerning Faith In Things Not Seen

Author : St. Augustine of Hippo
ISBN : 9781078730068
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Augustine, the man with upturned eye, with pen in the left hand, and a burning heart in the right (as he is usually represented), is a philosophical and theological genius of the first order, towering like a pyramid above his age, and looking down commandingly upon succeeding centuries.

The Evidence Of Things Not Seen

Author : James Baldwin
ISBN : 0805039392
Genre : History
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The controversial writer contemplates the whole spectrum of contemporary American life, with a look at the problems and continuing plight of blacks in white America, by focusing on the Atlanta child murders and public reaction.
Category: History