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The first book to bring together, in color, such a large selection of Greenaway’s work. Kate Greenaway’s illustrations for children’s books have become synonymous with an English childhood, a world where children dance in flowery meadows and nursery rhyme characters find a life both beautiful and innocent. Hardcover.
Written entirely in Spanish, Cocina Criolla, the standard reference work on traditional Puerto Rican cooking, has sold more than 200,000 copies and has special appeal to those who enjoy the island’s cuisine. Hardcover.
Written entirely in Spanish, Cocina Criolla, the standard reference work on traditional Puerto Rican cooking, has sold more than 200,000 copies and has special appeal to those who enjoy the island's cuisine.
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In this biography, world-class decoy carver Vincent Giannetto III comes of age in the Delaware River region. Growing up on his family’s farmland in Beverly, New Jersey, Vincent felt the intimate call of the outdoors and forged a strong connection with the Delaware River. He longed to be one of the fiercely independent river rats, men who made their living from the land. Skipping school to spend time on the river, he watches the hunter-carvers, learning the role of the decoy while struggling to make his own without guidance from these secretive men.
Take a trip across miles of salty seawater in the entertaining and informative children’s book Discovering Pirates. Part nonfiction, part poetry, and plenty of fun, Discovering Pirates takes young readers on a wave of adventure from the Mediterranean Sea into the tropical waters of the Caribbean. In this lavishly illustrated children’s book, one can find a world of riches, discovery, and excitement. Hardcover.
Featuring forty-one vibrant black and white photographs and illustrations, this book includes details of Gordon Parks’ life and his work. Included are his photographs of the poor, stylish Parisian models, and the Civil Rights movement.
The development of flight has had far-reaching implications not only for combat technology, but also in politics, diplomacy, technology, and mass culture. The Influence of Air Power upon History is a thorough examination of how air power was applied from the very earliest days of the balloon down to the latest use of space technology. Hardcover.
A prolific book and magazine illustrator of the early 20th century, Smith is best known for her illustrations of Good Housekeeping covers for more than 15 years during the post-World War I era. This pictorial volume also details the life and influences of this famed illustrator. Hardcover.
The Italian influence on America began in the age of exploration when Christopher Columbus, Giovanni da Verrazzano, John Cabot, and Amerigo Vespucci ventured across the Atlantic and discovered a New World. During the subsequent centuries, millions of Italians have immigrated to the United States, bringing with them a distinct set of beliefs, traditions, and customs which have been preserved and passed down through the generations.
Often called “America in Miniature,” Maryland embraces all that is America, historically, culturally, and geographically. In this newly updated edition, authors Victor Block and Fyllis Hockman guide you through Maryland. They divide the state into nine regions with counties and attractions listed alphabetically. Locations, phone numbers, admission charges, maps, and other pertinent information are included. Paperback.
Rambunctious Pirate Pink, daughter of the notorious Captain Redbeard, is on the hunt for treasure: underwater treasure, that is! When Pink and her friend Juan venture down to Sea Turtle Bay to see what damage the recent storm has done, they discover nasty Captain Snagg’s ship wrecked upon the rocks. The daring pair board the ship to look for coins, goblets, and glistening jewels, but when Snagg and his crew suddenly return, Pink and Juan must dive under water in a crazy escape filled with sharks, sea turtles, and treasure galore. Hardcover.
How do you ethically direct others toward your point of view? Understanding precisely what they are thinking is the first step. Using techniques from hypnosis, neurolinguistic programming, the Bible, and the greatest salespeople in history, Kevin Hogan teaches you the skills of persuasion. This knowledge will empower you to improve loving relationships, get the best price on an automobile, save thousands on a home, and increase sales in dramatic fashion!
The recipes in this book are as bewitching as an off-shore breeze, plumbing the mysteries of native dishes in accurate and easy-to-follow details that assure the success of every recipe-whether it is for Pickled Chicken or Sweet Potato Pudding. In Puerto Rican Cookery, Mrs. Valldejuli traces the development of traditional native cookery and reveals secrets of the essence of Puerto Rican cookery-keymark to fabulous island delicacies. Native Taino petroglyphs illustrate this handsome book.
The recipes in this book are as bewitching as an off-shore breeze, plumbing the mysteries of native dishes in accurate and easy-to-follow details that assure the success of every recipe—whether it is for Pickled Chicken or Sweet Potato Pudding. In Puerto Rican Cookery, Mrs. Valldejuli traces the development of traditional native cookery and reveals secrets of the essence of Puerto Rican cookery-keymark to fabulous island delicacies. Native Taino petroglyphs illustrate this handsome book.
This revised and updated twenty-fifth anniversary edition stresses the importance of honesty, loyalty, faith, integrity, and strong personal character. See You At The Top emphasizes the value of a healthy self-image and shows how to build it. Hardcover.
Pink, daughter of the fierce pirate, Captain Red Beard, wants to go to sea to find out what the life of a pirate is really like. Pink imagines great adventures, strange new lands, and interesting people with stories to tell. Once aboard the ship, she finds that being a pirate is not what she thought. Hardcover.
On the first warm and sunny day of the year, Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School principal Sharon Riggs needs one more substitute teacher. Victor Kennedy, the father of the school’s secretary, agrees to teach the seventh-grade American-history class for the day and tells the students about the Tuskegee Airmen. During World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen were the first black men allowed into combat, flying over 1,500 missions over the course of the war and winning a significant battle against segregation at home. Hardcover.
While playing at their grandparents’ house one day, Joshua and Krista discover a World War II uniform, helmet, and medals. Their grandfather shares with them the story of his proud days as a member of America’s first all-black flying squadron. Hardcover.
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