Download Tolkien: A Look Behind the Lord of the Rings

Tolkien: A Look Behind the Lord of the Rings
Tolkien: A Look Behind The Lord of the Rings is a study of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien written by Lin Carter. It was 1st published in paper by Ballantine in 3/69 & went thru numerous additional printings. It was among the earliest full-length critical works devoted to Tolkien’s fantasies, the 1st to set his writings in their proper context in the history of fantasy. It Tolkien: A Look Behind The Lord of the Rings is a study of the...

Download ?Pio Peep!: Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes

?Pio Peep!: Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes
El sol es de orola luna es de platay las estrellitasson de hoja de lata. The sun’s a gold medallion.The moon’s a silver ball.The little stars are only tin;I love them best of all. Here is a groundbreaking bilingual collection of traditional rhymes that celebrates childhood and Spanish and Latin American heritage. From playing dress up to making tortillas, and from rising at El sol es de orola luna es de platay las estrellitasson...

Download Floating on Mama’s Song/Flotando En La Cancion de Mama

Floating on Mama’s Song/Flotando En La Cancion de Mama
Anita’s mama loves to sing. She sings such beautiful, happy songs that something magical happens: Everyone who hears her music floats high above the ground. But then Mama stops singing. Can Anita find a way to bring back happy times and magical moments for her family? Debut author Laura Lacamara’s lyrical, uplifting tale is paired with Yuyi Morales’s stunning art for a magi Anita’s mama loves to sing. She sings such...

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When the Shadbush Blooms
My grandparents’ grandparents walked beside the same stream where I walk with my brother, and we can see what they saw. Today when a Lenape Indian girl ventures to the stream to fish for shad, she knows that another girl did the same generations before. Through the cycle of the seasons, what is important has remained: being with family, knowing when berries are ripe for pic My grandparents’ grandparents walked beside the same stream...

Download A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics

A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics
This provocative book is a tractate—a treatise—on beauty in Japanese art, written in the manner of a zuihitsu, a free-ranging assortment of ideas that “follow the brush” wherever it leads. Donald Richie looks at how perceptual values in Japan were drawn from raw nature and then modified by elegant expressions of class and taste. He explains aesthetic concepts like wabi, sa This provocative book is a tractate—a treatise—on beauty...

Download Arroz con leche/Rice Pudding: Un poema para cocinar/A Cooking Poem

Arroz con leche/Rice Pudding: Un poema para cocinar/A Cooking Poem
Award-winning author Jorge Argueta treats young readers to a bilingual recipe/poem for the classic Latin American version of rice pudding with cinnamon. From sprinkling the rice into the pot to adding a waterfall of white milk followed by cinnamon sticks, salt stars, and sugar snow, Argueta’s recipe is both easy to follow and poetic. Lively illustrations by highly acclaime Award-winning author Jorge Argueta treats young readers to a...

Download 700 Classroom Activities

700 Classroom Activities
This book provides an instant repertoire of practical teaching ideas. It contains a mix of classroom classics that all teachers know and love, and new activities at a range of levels from elementary to upper intermediate. The clear structure means it is easy to find activities to supplement your course books, and none of the activities require any photocopying to be done be This book provides an instant repertoire of practical teaching...