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The Thunder Egg

Author : Tim J. Myers
ISBN : 1937786390
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Although teased by the other children in her tribe, a young Cheyenne girl cares for an odd gray stone, believing it to be the egg of the Thundergod who brings summer rains to their parched land.

World Folklore For Storytellers Tales Of Wonder Wisdom Fools And Heroes

Author : Howard J Sherman
ISBN : 9781317451648
Genre : Business & Economics
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Here is a treasury of favorite and little known tales from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Oceania, gracefully retold and accompanied by fascinating, detailed information of their historic and cultural backgrounds. The introduction provides an informative overview of folklore, its purpose in world cultures and in contemporary society and popular culture. Following this, the main sections of the book are arranged by tale type, covering wonder tales, hero tales, tales of kindness repaid and hope and redemption, and finally tales of fools and wise people. Each section begins by comparing the tales cross-culturally, explaining similarities and differences in the folkloric narratives. Tales from diverse cultures are then presented, introduced, and retold in a highly readable fashion.

Wealth War And Wisdom

Author : Barton Biggs
ISBN : 1118039440
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 78. 13 MB
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An intriguing look at how past market wisdom can help you survive and thrive during uncertain times In Wealth, War & Wisdom, legendary Wall Street investor Barton Biggs reveals how the turning points of World War II intersected with market performance, and shows how these lessons can help the twenty-first-century investor comprehend our own perilous times as well as choose the best strategies for the modern market economy. Through these pages, Biggs skillfully discusses the performance of equities in both victorious and defeated countries, examines how individuals preserved their wealth despite the ongoing battles, and explores whether or not public equities were able to increase in value and serve as a wealth preserver. Biggs also looks at how other assets, including real estate and gold, fared during this dynamic and devastating period, and offers valuable insights on preserving one's wealth for future generations. With clear, concise prose, Biggs Reveals how the investment insights of truly trying times can be profitably applied to modern day investment endeavors Follows the performance of global markets against the backdrop of World War II Offers many relevant lessons-about life, politics, financial markets, wealth, and survival-that can help you thrive in the face of adversity Wealth, War & Wisdom contains essential insights that will help you navigate modern financial markets during the uncertain times that will increasingly define this new century.

Rechenka S Eggs

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ISBN : 9780698113855
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Preparing her eggs for the Easter Festival, Old Babushka takes in Rechenka, an injured goose, who shows her that miracles can really happen, in a story that is enhanced by illustrations of Ukrainian painted eggs. Reprint. Reading Rainbow.

Tales Of Beatnik Glory

Author : Ed Sanders
ISBN : UCSC:32106002186366
Genre : Fiction
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Thunder Cake

Author : Patricia Polacco
ISBN : 9780698115811
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.

Treasures Of Buddhism

Author : Frithjof Schuon
ISBN : 1936597586
Genre : Buddhism
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In Schuon's classic work, readers will discover Buddhism not as an historical artifact of the past but as a living spiritual force. Every reader interested in Buddhism from whatever angle will find much that speaks to his or her condition. This revised edition of Schuon's writings on Buddhism features a new translation from the original French as well as 75 pages of new material, including previously unpublished selections from his letters and other private writings.

Myths And Hero Tales

Author : Alethea Helbig
ISBN : 0313299358
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An annotated guide to recently published myths and hero tales focuses on stories from non-European cultures

The Wonder Tales Volume One

Author : Nick Davis
ISBN : 9781458171092
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Once Upon a Time… What a magical phrase that opens up a story to wonder and adventure. The Wonder Tales Volume One is a collection of all ages fantastical fables that are set in a fantasy world of Once Upon a Time, in a Land Far, Far Away known as the Ninth Kingdom. It is a world of magic, of wonder, of vain Kings, noble Heroes, beautiful Princesses, Pirates, evil Witches, scary Monsters and one very unique and smart talking Horse… The Wonder Tales Volume One, The Archer, the Horse and Other Tales collects together the first six Wonder Tales. The Archer, the Horse and the Princess The Archer, the Horse and the Golden Braid The Daughter of Frost The Archer and the Flying Pirate Ship The Girl and the Troll The Archer, the Horse and the Forgotten Quest Bonus story – I Am Wolf Read these tales to your children, or you can let them explore the wonder of reading for themselves with these magical yarns of pure imagination.

The Journey To The West Revised Edition

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ISBN : 9780226971407
Genre : Fiction
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Anthony C. Yu’s translation of The Journey to the West,initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, The Journey to the West tells the story of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one of China’s most famous religious heroes, and his three supernatural disciples, in search of Buddhist scriptures. Throughout his journey, Xuanzang fights demons who wish to eat him, communes with spirits, and traverses a land riddled with a multitude of obstacles, both real and fantastical. An adventure rich with danger and excitement, this seminal work of the Chinese literary canonis by turns allegory, satire, and fantasy. With over a hundred chapters written in both prose and poetry, The Journey to the West has always been a complicated and difficult text to render in English while preserving the lyricism of its language and the content of its plot. But Yu has successfully taken on the task, and in this new edition he has made his translations even more accurate and accessible. The explanatory notes are updated and augmented, and Yu has added new material to his introduction, based on his original research as well as on the newest literary criticism and scholarship on Chinese religious traditions. He has also modernized the transliterations included in each volume, using the now-standard Hanyu Pinyin romanization system. Perhaps most important, Yu has made changes to the translation itself in order to make it as precise as possible. One of the great works of Chinese literature, The Journey to the West is not only invaluable to scholars of Eastern religion and literature, but, in Yu’s elegant rendering, also a delight for any reader.

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