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Swallowed By The Cold

Author : Jensen Beach
ISBN : 9781555979355
Genre : Fiction
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The intricate, interlocking stories of Jensen Beach's extraordinarily poised story collection are set in a Swedish village on the Baltic Sea as well as in Stockholm over the course of two eventful years. In Swallowed by the Cold, people are besieged and haunted by disasters both personal and national: a fatal cycling accident, a drowned mother, a fire on a ferry, a mysterious arson, the assassination of the Swedish foreign minister, and, decades earlier, the Soviet bombing of Stockholm. In these stories, a drunken, lonely woman is convinced that her new neighbor is the daughter of her dead lover; a one-armed tennis player and a motherless girl reckon with death amid a rainstorm; and happening upon a car crash, a young woman is unaccountably drawn to the victim, even as he slides into a coma and her marriage falls into jeopardy. Again and again, Beach's protagonists find themselves unable to express their innermost feelings to those they are closest to, but at the same time they are drawn to confide in strangers. In its confidence and subtle precision, Beach’s prose evokes their reticence but is supple enough to reveal deeper passions and intense longing. Shot through with loss and the regret of missed opportunities, Swallowed by the Cold is a searching and crystalline book by a startlingly talented young writer.

Crash Course In Family Literacy Programs

Author : Rosemary Chance
ISBN : 9781598848892
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book collects the research on literacy, information regarding the importance of reading to children, sources of funding, and places to find information about literacy programs in the 50 states—all in a single volume.

The Cold Equations Other Stories

Author : Tom Godwin
ISBN : 9780743436014
Genre : Fiction
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A new anthology featuring the work of Tom Godwin includes the controversial, critically acclaimed title story "The Cold Equations," about a pilot on an emergency mission to a doomed colony who is confronted with a horrible choice, as well as the full-length novel Space Prison. Original.

Fenceline And Other Stories

Author : Jeremy Sayers
ISBN : 9781483413075
Genre : Fiction
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Though it may be difficult to believe, the eleven stories in this collection are based in truth. Author Jeremy Sayers hails from a family of adventurers and farmers. His father’s family came to America in 1715 and settled in Virginia. His mother’s family arrived much later, immigrants and migrants. All together, these people were coal miners, blacksmiths, and cowboys. Most of all, they were believers in whatever it was that let them survive one sunrise to another. And they were storytellers. Fencline and Other Stories brings some of those tales to life. Like the myths of ancient cultures, the Greeks, Hindus, Hebrews, and Native Americans, these stories tell about a particular time and place. But, they also contain something timeless. These stories give us reasons to laugh and to mourn. And the characters in these tales teach us something about coping with strife as we share little parts of their lives.

There Was A Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow Digital Read Along

Author : Lucille Colandro
ISBN : 9781338183788
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Here's the newes twist on the familiar tale of There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. There was a cold lady who swallowed some snow. I don't know why she swallowed some snow. Perhaps you know. This time, the old lady is swallowing everything from snow to a pipe, some coal, a hat, and more! With rollicking, rhyming text and funny illustrations, this lively version will appeal to young readers with every turn of the page. And this time, there's a surprise at the end no reader will be able to guess! Includes read-along audio track.

The O Henry Prize Stories 2013

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ISBN : 9780345803269
Genre : Fiction
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a gorgeous sailboat in Hong Kong, a Cuban sugar plantation, the Kenai River in Alaska, a mansion in New Delhi, a ship torpedoed by a German U-boat, and the ghost-haunted rubble of a Turkish girls’ school. Also included are the editor’s introduction, essays from the jurors (Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman, and Jim Shepard) on their favorite stories, observations from the winners on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines.

Songs And Stories Of The Ch Uan Miao

Author : David Crockett Graham
ISBN : UIUC:30112106728816
Genre : Hmong (Asian people)
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From Donkey S Mouth And Other Short Stories

Author : Subba Rao
ISBN : 9781483642703
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In the collection of short stories entitled From Donkey's Mouth, the author assumes the name of Juggernaut to share his travel experiences on the Big Island, Hawaii, and living in India, Caribbean and the United States. In some stories, as a bystander looking at the events, Juggernaut discusses issues with a view that world is what it is with changes hard to come.

The Best American Mystery Stories 2013

Author : Lisa Scottoline
ISBN : 9780544032422
Genre : Fiction
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A best-selling novelist and Edgar Award winner, Lisa Scottoline brings her mastery of the thriller genre as well as her wit and heart to this collection of the must-reads in mysteries.

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Rose

Author : Lucille Colandro
ISBN : 9780545537889
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Our favorite lady is back and hungry for Valentine's Day treats! That lovely old lady has returned just in time for Valentine's Day. Now she's swallowing items to make a very special gift for her valentine! With rhyming text and hilarious illustrations, this wacky version of the classic song will appeal to young readers as they follow the Old Lady on a wild Valentine's Day adventure.

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