The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson

Author: Emily Dickinson
Publisher: First Avenue Editions
ISBN: 9781512405323
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Poetry

This collection of Emily Dickinson's work contains 444 of the nearly 1,800 poems that the prolific yet reclusive American poet privately penned during her lifetime. Although her bold and non-traditional writing style met with mixed reviews when first published, Dickinson is now considered one of America's greatest poets. Included here are such famous poems as "Because I could not stop for Death", "I'm nobody! Who are you?", and "Hope is the thing with feathers". Themes of love, loss, death, and immortality imbue Dickinson's work with a timeless quality; her unconventional poetry continues to provide insight into the human condition. This is an unabridged compilation of three series of Dickinson's poetry edited and published by her friends after her death—the first series in 1890, the second in 1891, and the third in 1896.

A Journal for Christa

Author: Grace George Corrigan
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803264119
Release Date: 2000-06-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The biography of Christa McAuliffe--the eldest child of a close Catholic Massachusetts family and a dedicated Girl Scout who came of age in the turbulent sixties and early seventies and became a schoolteacher and a mother. She was little known beyond her personal circle until selected by NASA to be the first civilian sent on a space mission as the "Teacher in Space."

All the Way Home

Author: Tad Mosel
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 0573605254
Release Date: 1961
Genre: Drama

Based on the Pulitzer Prize novel A death in the family by James Agee.

Honor by Fire

Author: Lyn Crost
Publisher: Presidio Press
ISBN: UOM:39015031818167
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Social Science

Describes the experiences of the Japanese-American soldiers who fought in Europe and formed a vital part of American military intelligence in the Pacific theater

Providence College Basketball

Author: Richard Coren
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 0738509957
Release Date: 2002
Genre: History

Over the past forty-five years, Friar basketball has captured the attention of sports fans in Rhode Island and throughout New England. From humble beginnings, the small Dominican school on Smith Hill in Providence has produced a story reminiscent of David and Goliath. The legend persists: tiny Providence College taking on and beating the big boys of college basketball. Run on a shoestring budget in the 1950s and 1960s, the program rose up out of nowhere to pull upset after upset. The school went on to dominate college basketball in New England, recording more postseason tournament games and victories, more twenty-win seasons, more All-Americans, and more players in the pros than any school in the region. Providence College Basketball: The Friar Legacy examines the seventy-five-year history of Friar hoops and celebrates the great players, coaches, games, and moments that have made Providence College basketball so unforgettable. Relive the annual trips to the National Invitation Tournament, the two Final Fours, and discover how Rhode Island became hooked on the Friars.

Little Changes

Author: Kristi Marsh
Publisher: eBookIt.com
ISBN: 9780984009602
Release Date: 2012-01-26
Genre: Family & Relationships

Little Changes is a succulent swirling lollipop of lessons about the products we smother on our skin, foods we devour, and surroundings in which we immerse ourselves. A gut-wrenching roller coaster of emotions, her adventure involves a Western Grebe, farm stand spinach, a meaty love story, a rock in Wyoming, and some pioneers--which eventually captured national attention. With a cup of humor, a smidgeon of sarcasm, and a wallop of mainstream motherhood, Little Changes enlightens readers about the simmering, swelling, epic transformation of our generation; becoming self-advocates for their own environmental health. Diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer at age thirty-six and with three young children at home, Kristi started on a quest to eliminate harmful chemicals from her life and environment. Now a proponent for environmental health, Kristi's passion is to share her knowledge and journey with others. "So many people are reluctant to make changes in their lives because they think it's going to be expensive or time consuming. But making little changes over time in the products we smother on our skin, foods we devour, and surroundings we immerse ourselves, doesn't have to be difficult." Kristi's dynamic message empowers her audiences to choose wiser products with kinder, simpler ingredients, giving themselves the gift of the best life possible.

Wheaton College 1834 1957

Author: Paul C. Helmreich
Publisher: Associated University Presses
ISBN: 0845348817
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Education

"This volume chronicles the history of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, beginning with its creation as a Female Seminary in 1834 and concluding with the 1955 decision to increase substantially in size, a process that commenced in 1957. This latter event brought to a close 123 years during which Wheaton Seminary and College had remained tied to the precepts and fiscal resources of the founding family, the Wheatons."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

My Life with the Chimpanzees

Author: Jane Goodall
Publisher: iBooks
ISBN:
Release Date: 2016-10-20
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction

Jane Goodall's adventures with the chimpanzees and the important discoveries she has made about them have gained her worldwide recognition. Now she tells her exciting story in her own words! When Jane Goodall was twenty-six years old, she ventured into the forests of Africa to observe chimps in the wild. On her expeditions she braved the dangers of the jungle and survived encounters with leopards and lions in the African bush. And she got to know an amazing group of wild chimpanzees - intelligent animals whose lives, in work and play and family relationships, bear a surprising resemblance to our own. Jane Goodall has also written the bestseller In the Shadow of Man and The Chimpanzee Family Book. In 1977, she established the Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation to promote animal research throughout the world. SUMMARY: A DREAM COME TRUE From the time she was a girl, Jane Goodall dreamed of a life spent working with animals. Finally she had her wish. When she was twenty-six years old, she ventured into the forests of Africa to observe chimpanzees in the wild. On her expeditions she braved the dangers of the jungle and survived encounters with leopards and lions in the African bush. And she got to know an amazing group of wild chimpanzees — intelligent animals whose lives, in work and play and family relationships, bear a surprising resemblance to our own. Jane Goodall's adventures with the chimps and the important discoveries she has made about them have gained her worldwide recognition. Now she tells her exciting story in her own words.

A Piece of My Heart

Author: Shirley Lauro
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 0573693331
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Drama

"Suggested by the book [A Piece of my heart, compiled] by Keith Walker."

God s Forever Family

Author: Larry Eskridge
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 9780195326451
Release Date: 2013-07-18
Genre: Religion

The Jesus People were an unlikely combination of evangelical Christianity and the hippie counterculture. God's Forever Family is the first major examination of this phenomenon in over thirty years.

Wooden Boats

Author: Michael Ruhlman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 014200121X
Release Date: 2002-04
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The author of The Soul of a Chef journeys to a famous boatyard on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, to explore the majesty and magic of had-crafted wooden boats, following the construction with the use of centuries-old techniques of the Rebecca, a modern pleasure schooner, and profiling the vivid personalities at work in the boatyard. Reprint.