Mr And Mrs God In The Creation Kitchen

Author: Nancy C. Wood
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763612580
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Mr And Mrs God In The Creation Kitchen. In a very special kitchen, Mr. and Mrs. God cook up the planet Earth and some creatures to live there.

Mrs God A Novel

Author: Peter Straub
Publisher: Pegasus Books
ISBN: 1681770342
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Mrs God A Novel. From New York Times bestselling author Peter Straub, the tale of a literary sojourn that turns into something far more sinister. Esswood House. Home and estate of the Seneschal family, aristocratic patrons of the literary arts for well over a hundred years. D. H. Lawrence, T. S. Eliot, Ford Madox Ford, and Henry James were privileged to call themselves guests. There was always talk of a hidden secret in Esswood’s past, and the Seneschal children were often so pale and sickly, but don’t all English manor houses have a few ghost stories to call their own? When Professor William Standish receives the rare honor of an Esswood Fellowship, and the chance to study the estate's private manuscripts at close hand, he is thrilled beyond his wildest ambitions. But something seems amiss at Esswood House. He hears faint laughter in the halls, the pitter-pattering of small feet in the night; strange faces appear in the windows of the library, and there are those giant dollhouses in the basement . . . Never before published as a separate volume, Mrs. God is a very different kind of ghost story from one of America’s most celebrated authors.

Old Coyote

Author: Nancy Wood
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780763638863
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Old Coyote. Realizing that he has come to the end of his days, Old Coyote recalls many of the good things about his life.

Carry On Mr Bowditch

Author: Jean Lee Latham
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618250745
Size: 16.40 MB
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Carry On Mr Bowditch. After finding a way to teach the ship's crew members to understand navigation, Nat, a self-taught mathematician and astronomer in eighteenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, writes down his explanations and compiles them into "The American Practical Navigator," also known as the "Sailors' Bible."

Native Son

Author: Richard Wright
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Size: 39.60 MB
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Native Son. Paul Green and Richard Wright Adapted from the classic novel by Richard Wright Drama Characters: 15 male, 14 female (w/doubling) Multiple Sets The story of Bigger Thomas, a black youth seeking his identity in the white world. This adpatation was originally produced by Orson Welles and John Houseman.

The Soledad Crucifixion

Author: Nancy Wood
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 0826351298
Size: 79.99 MB
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The Soledad Crucifixion. In the New Mexico village of Camposanto, a priest is tied to a cross made from a sacred cottonwood tree. Father Lorenzo Soledad’s adversaries, the impoverished tribe called the Calabazas, observe from below, and Juan Lobo, the head man of the Calabazas, sings the Song of Passage, preparing the priest for his journey by rubbing a white powder across his brow. It’s a chilly April Friday in 1897. In two days it will be Easter, but for Soledad there will be no resurrection. Is Soledad a martyr? A saint? A suicide? This gripping novel by a New Mexico writer who has spent a lifetime pondering the complicated cultures of the Southwest tells Soledad’s story from his boyhood in a Texas bordello to his final day in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

The Tale Of Despereaux

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763649430
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The Tale Of Despereaux. The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

The Old Man And Mr Smith

Author: Peter Ustinov
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1843178052
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The Old Man And Mr Smith. From the late and great Peter Ustinov comes a story full of wit, satire and insight.An increasingly decrepit God and a merely ill-tempered Satan are reconciled and attempt a mission to Earth, where their misadventures point up the comedy and tragedy of modern life, as they travel to a variety of countries in the guise of the Old Man (God) and Mr. Smith (Satan), with the FBI and Interpol in hot pursuit.

The Story Of Frog Belly Rat Bone

Author: Timothy Basil Ering
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763613822
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The Story Of Frog Belly Rat Bone. A boy finds a mysterious treasure in a junkpile and creates a monster to guard it.

Eye Of The West

Author: Nancy C. Wood
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 9780826343192
Size: 43.13 MB
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Eye Of The West. Nancy Wood is one of the most versatile artists in the American West. A highly acclaimed poet, children's book author, and novelist, she has emerged as one of the great documentary photographers of the region. Trained by legendary FSA director Roy Stryker, Wood has made an unforgettable portrait of people and places that are receding into history. With humor and compassion, and drawing on the more than 24,000 negatives in her collection, she has compiled a powerful book that is essential to anyone who loves the West.