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The Charm of the Bear Claw Necklace takes young readers back seven thousand years to what is now the southeastern United States. Young Redwolf and Windyway must face incredible hardship and danger each day. Like other Stone Age children, Redwolf and Windyway must help their family survive in this hostile environment. Paperback.
What began as a friendly contest to see who could unearth the finest “hidden gems” along the Northern Gulf Coast eventually evolved into the best, most thoroughly researched guide to everything between Waveland, Mississippi, and Carrabelle, Florida. Coasting shares with the reader these treasures, such as Andree’s Wine, Cheese, and Things in Fairhope, Alabama, along with popular establishments, including McGuire’s Irish Pub in Pensacola, Florida. Paperback.
This completely updated cruising guide covers the waters that stretch from Apalachicola, Florida, to Grand Isle, Louisiana. For the first time, this edition includes additional access information to Grand Isle, Barataria, the Chandeleur Islands, and the Harvey Canal in the Mississippi Delta. Like all of Young’s guides, Cruising Guide to the Northern Gulf Coast combines expert navigational advice with candid evaluations of facilities, marinas, restaurants, and other shoreside attractions. Paperback.
Diddie, Dumps, and Tot were the love names of three young sisters who grew up on a plantation in the nineteenth century prior to the Civil War.
Stuck inside their small stable one very rainy afternoon, two little donkeys listen to a story their grandfather tells them, a story that they will always carry in their hearts. Years ago, when the grandfather was still a young donkey, he was called to serve a man named Jesus.
Flying high above us and waving in the wind, flags are reminders of what we stand for. Every flag has a unique story. Those that survived the war are featured in this book with color illustrations and a brief history of their units. They are presented chronologically, and each flag is shown in its original design. Cavalry, infantry, artillery and naval flags are included, along with those that did not belong to any particular unit. Paperback.
A comprehensive discussion of the flags that represented the southern nation between 1861 and 1865, The Flags of the Confederacy offers a detailed and well-researched look at the history of the national, state, and military flags that were developed during the period in which the new Southern nation existed.
Untold stories, candid photographs, and personal memories fill the pages of this ultimate tribute to the king of rock-’n’-roll. From anecdotes about Elvis’s high-school years from friend Jimmy Angel to the personal memories of Elvis’s best friend, Jerry Schilling, about the Christmas of 1975 and Elvis’s cousin Edie Hand’s childhood memories of their summertime family reunions, this book is a must-have for fans and collectors of Elvis memorabilia.
Seventy-five individuals of varying ability, vision, and leadership capabilities have served as governor of Alabama during three centuries as an organized governmental entity. Paperback.
With every passing age, young people discover what mankind has known for centuries: the beauty of life, the value of simplicity, and the sorrow of loss. Inspired by her role as a wife and mother, Betsy Barber Bancroft incorporates ideas of life and growth into this collection of original poems.
Ikwa is a young Indian girl living in the Southeastern United States before colonization. One day, as she carries an offering up the temple mound to the priest of the sun god, she spies two crows and a hawk flying toward the Alligator village—a sign that a strange visitor will soon come. Whether the stranger would bring joy or sorrow to Ikwa, her brother, Situ, and the rest of the family, the gods did not yet choose to say.
As Christmas Eve settles on the quiet trailer park, everything is as still as a rabbit caught in headlights. That is, until the Christmas Redneck appears on the scene.
Arm yourself with the best defense to avoid being called a Yankee—The Southerner’s Instruction Book. It’s a simple approach to living life the way it’s meant to be below the Mason-Dixon line. Inside are more than 300 quips, aphorisms, and pieces of advice that will help anyone fine tune his Southernness. Some are peppered with a little tongue-in-cheek spice, while others are as genuine as a hound dog’s love for its master. Paperback.
Inspired by Scripture, these tales present Jesus’ complete life story as witnessed by a very blessed family of humble donkeys. Two original songs enhance this touching and moving account of Christ’s life, narrated over a delicately orchestrated musical setting. From Christ’s birth and childhood to his ride into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, the Last Supper, Crucifixion, and glorious Resurrection, the life of Jesus is celebrated here by the modest animals who share the true meaning of what it is to love and serve him.
Weekend Getaways in Alabama is written for families, singles, senior citizens, and everybody who has a weekend to explore the state. Entries give not only information about great attractions, lodging, eateries, and more, but also complete addresses and telephone numbers, so trip planning couldn’t be easier! Paperback.
The honeysuckle has been called “the wild wanderer of the South.” With its roots firmly in the ground, the honeysuckle’s vines travel with fragile blooms and sweet liquid. In much the same way, the verses in this collection of poetry offer a taste of Alabama. The beauty and meaning expressed in “Beachcombing,” “Spring Burning,” and “First Flowers” translates easily to those outside the state.
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