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You Are My Sunshine expertly treats the impressive life story of Jimmie Davis, a man of many talents and accomplishments. Read this book and enjoy a Jimmy Davis’ original success story. Read of his rise from a humble background to the Governor’s Mansion, and his subsequent career as governor of Louisiana; his success in the music field, writing the classic “You Are My Sunshine,” and being one of the first inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame; and read about his admirable love of family and friends throughout. Paperback.
You can be a success! In this remarkable book, motivation expert Bob Moore presents a simple and practical plan for personal achievement.
God wants his people to excel. Starting with the sayings of King Lemuel, this volume examines the virtuous woman in meditations on verses from Proverbs 31, to present actions of body, soul, and spirit that characterize and create excellence in human beings.
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By the editorial cartoonist for the Florida Times-Union. Paperback.
How do you know if you’re a dinosaur? Well, if you’re bigger than a school bus, can eat everything in the fridge in one bite, and have dozens of razor-sharp teeth, it’s possible you may just be a dinosaur! This playful look at these ancient animals contains fun facts about sail-backed Spinosaurus, horned Triceratops, spiky Stegosaurus, and more. Tiny T. rex everywhere will enjoy the earth-quaking, tooth-chomping antics of these unique beasts.
The Civil War was a war unlike any other. The bravery and strength the soldiers showed, the determination in the direst of circumstances, and the fearlessness when met with challenges never dreamed of set these dark years apart. So much has been recorded about the War Between the States from the bloody battles to the steadfast generals. However, there were others present who are often forgotten: young people who were faced with a fate they never thought they would meet when their lives were taken out of their control.
The city of New Orleans is one of America’s greatest “outdoor museums.” The thousands of houses that line its streets are examples of types and styles of architecture from all over the world, including unique housing styles that actually originated in New Orleans. The architecture of France, Spain, the Caribbean, and early America can all be seen in New Orleans architecture, and help to illustrate the wide variety of peoples who once called New Orleans home. Paperback.
This work reveals the monumentally influential friendship between America’s sixteenth president and Gustav Koerner, a German revolutionary who settled on the Illinois frontier. With research based in unique correspondence previously ignored by Lincoln and Civil War scholars, this innovative volume sheds light on an unexamined aspect of Abraham Lincoln’s life.
On days where dark clouds hang low and ominous, where life’s stresses and woes seem like an unending downpour, like nothing but dread looms on the horizon, sometimes all it takes is a kind thought and word to light the way through the gloom. This book seeks to remind readers that, even when life is at its most difficult, the spirit of grace lives within all things. It provides everyday reassurances meant to inspire hope at times when hope seems far away.
In this exciting new cookbook, Miller invites the adventurous cook into the kitchens of the Mayans from the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. As an introduction for a cook who has never experienced the tastes from south of the border, this book offers everything needed to start learning. The author provides a description of what ingredients are common in Mayan foods and why, along with a list of necessary utensils and special techniques for preparation and cooking. Paperback.
Originally published in celebration of the centennial of the United Slavonian Benevolent Association in 1974, Yugoslavs in Louisiana details the surge of immigration in the 1820s and 1830s, and the influences of the people in the years that followed. Written by a twentieth-century Yugoslav immigrant, this illustrated work documents the story of his Slovenian predecessors in Louisiana and their role in the development of the modern state.
This collection of vivid, humorous paintings by self-taught artist Earl Hébert takes the reader into the real heart of Cajun culture—the back-road music halls, the small-town family gatherings, and the all-important, spicy, local cuisine. With its evocative text, authentic Cajun recipes, and enclosed music cd, Zydeco Shoes celebrates the joie de vivre of South Louisiana and its people. Hardcover.
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