Walker will wheedle his way into your heart, making you fall head over heels in puppy love. Whether you are reading to a child or are an adult who loves dogs, you will delight in the stories portrayed in each poem. Following his journey from playful puppy to big dog you will revisit memories of your favorite pet. Through the power of poetry and stunning illustrations, Walker's Wisdom, His Journey from Puppy to Big Dog comes to life. As Walker learns and grows, readers are reminded of the important role patience, encouragement, and unconditional love play in the life of a "child," whether two or four legged. Incorporated throughout the storyline are tips that help bring these valuable skills to the forefront. It is hoped that parents, teachers and all who work with children will use the stories to help teach the lessons being taught.
Featuring many personal accounts, the twenty-four essays in this collection explore the challenges and possibilities confronting those, especially women, who combine parenting and academic work. Written by a diverse group of educators who present a real-world variety of situations, the collection also includes ideas for change at the individual, interpersonal, policy, and system levels.
To Live Fully, Here and Now formulates a coherent and comprehensive understanding of Alice Walker's spiritual wisdom in the age of heightened global awareness, natural devastation, and spiritual crisis. Simcikova argues that to fully understand Walker's complex and multi-layered concept of spirituality, we have to move beyond the womanist model to incorporate and/or accommodate all the influences that have had a significant impact on Walker, particularly her interest in Native American spirituality. Simcikova also offers a new paradigm of wholeness, unity, and interconnectedness for critical analysis of her Walker's latest works. This ground-breaking book will find audiences across disciplines as it addresses the fundamental ethical question of what it means to be human.
When Ruby Walker was fifteen, she went from a numb, silent, miserable high school dropout to a joyous loudmouth in one year flat. ADVICE I IGNORED answers the question everyone's been asking her since:What happened?In ten illustrated chapters, you'll learn how to:- Get out from under self-hatred.- Gain a sense of free will.- Create your way through an existential crisis.- Use exercise to beg your brain for endorphins.- Have an identity beyond "sad."- And more!Full of embarrassing stories, honest advice, and fierce hope, ADVICE I IGNORED is a self help book for people who hate help. And themselves.
Over 400 memorable quotes: Coolidge's "The chief business of America is business," Carter's "Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread," Bush's "Read my lips: no new taxes," many more.