Up High in the Trees


  • Author: Kiara Brinkman
  • Release Date : 2008-06-17
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 6465823 Bytes


An autistic boy struggles to cope with the loss of his mother in this “very moving” debut novel (Dave Eggers).   Following the sudden death of Sebby’s mother, his father takes him to live in the family’s summer house, hoping it will give them both time and space to recover. But Sebby’s father deteriorates in this new isolation, leaving Sebby struggling to understand his mother’s death alone. Ultimately, he will reach out to a favorite teacher back home and to two nearby children, who force him out of the void of the past and help him to exist in the present.   With an “impressive ability to connect with and portray the myopic grief of a bereft child,” this novel is filled with both sorrow and sweet humor, and with the buoyan...

A Year in the Woods


  • Author: Colin Elford
  • Release Date : 2010-03-04
  • Genre: Nature
  • File Size: 7754978 Bytes


Colin Elford's A Year in the Woods is an enthralling journey into the heart of the English countryside - with a preamble by Craig Taylor.Colin Elford spends his days alone - alone but for the deer, the squirrels, the rabbits, the birds, and the many other creatures inhabiting the woods.From the crisp cold of January, through the promise of spring and the heat of summer, and then into damp autumn and the chill winds of winter, we accompany the forest-ranger as he goes about his work - stalking in the early morning darkness, putting an injured fallow buck out of its misery, watching stoats kill a hare, observing owls, and simply being a part of the outdoors.Colin Elford immerses himself in the richly diverse and unique landscapes of Britain, existing i...

Up High in the Trees
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

Up High in the Trees


  • Author : Kiara Brinkman
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release Date : 2008-06-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1555846122


Up High in the Trees Book Description :

An autistic boy struggles to cope with the loss of his mother in this “very moving” debut novel (Dave Eggers). Following the sudden death of Sebby’s mother, his father takes him to live in the family’s summer house, hoping it will give them both time and space to recover. But Sebby’s father deteriorates in this new isolation, leaving Sebby struggling to understand his mother’s death alone. Ultimately, he will reach out to a favorite teacher back home and to two nearby children, who force him out of the void of the past and help him to exist in the present. With an “impressive ability to connect with and portray the myopic grief of a bereft child,” this novel is filled with both sorrow and sweet humor, and with the buoyant life force o...

ABCs Up in the Trees

ABCs Up in the Trees


  • Author : Nina Adkins-Heider
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-03-18
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781425150150


ABCs Up in the Trees Book Description :

ABCs Up In The Trees (A Feel-Good Alphabet For All Ages) is an amazing tree alphabet. With its naturally-occurring letters and positive messages, it is sure to inspire and uplift!...

The Man Who Planted Trees
Score: 4
From 10 Ratings

The Man Who Planted Trees


  • Author : Jim Robbins
  • Publisher : Spiegel & Grau
  • Release Date : 2012-04-17
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781588369994


The Man Who Planted Trees Book Description :

The Man Who Planted Trees is the inspiring story of David Milarch’s quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem—as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference. “When is the best time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago. The second best time? Today.”—Chinese proverb Twenty years ago, David Milarch, a northern Michigan nurseryman with a penchant for hard living, had a vision: angels came to tell him that the earth was in trouble. Its trees were dying, and without them, human life was in jeopardy. The solution, they told him, was to clone the champion trees of the world—the largest, the hardiest, the ones that had survived millennia and were most resilient to ...

A Voice on the Wind

A Voice on the Wind


  • Author : Sandra O. Jones
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2012-07-31
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1477258612


A Voice on the Wind Book Description :

“If you could: take away one bad thing; replace it with 2-3 good things that is not only healthier, wealthier and wiser, would you? If making even the smallest change could prolong life and happiness, would you. Better yet, could you? This series is a veritable “fruit cocktail” of knowledge. There is nothing better than nature’s pure bounty. Why not explore the vast regions of this good earth and taste what nature has put here for us. Plain, simple, exotic and complex fruits, abound. Ever hear of a Sop apple? Or have you ever seen the “cashew” apple? Did you know there are 7500 different apples? Apples that don’t even look like what we know, as apples. Our first book explores the apple and some of the things we never knew about them....

The Nirvana Blues
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Nirvana Blues


  • Author : John Nichols
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2013-12-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466859623


The Nirvana Blues Book Description :

The seventies are over. All across America, the overgrown kids of the middle class are getting their acts together--and getting older. The once-tight Chicano community of Chamisaville is long gone, and the Anglo power brokers control almost everything. Joe Miniver--faithful husband, loving father, and all-around good guy—is about to sink roots. To buy the land he wants, he dreams up a coke scam that will net him the necessary bread. Joe is also about to embark on a series of erotic adventures with three headstrong women, bringing him face-to-face with the terrors (and absurdity) of the modern man-woman scene. This final volume in the New Mexico trilogy, like its predecessors, is a lusty, visionary novel that blends comedy and tragedy, reality and f...

Growing Up under the Palm Trees

Growing Up under the Palm Trees


  • Author : Emmerson Philippe
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release Date : 2013-07-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481772631


Growing Up under the Palm Trees Book Description :

Growing Up under the Palm Trees is about a young Haitian American's journey advancing through the rough streets of Little Haiti, Miami, Florida during the late 80s to the early parts of the 21st Century. His account starts with his exit out of Haiti amidst a brutal revolution in which he and his family barely escaped with their lives. Upon arriving in Miami, they found another group of challenges in which each member had to acquire skills that would allow him or her to properly assimilate into American life. During those early years, his inability to properly communicate with others led him on a more introverted path that both helped him academically but would later hinder him socially when he entered school. Upon entering school, he found much succe...

Trees

Trees


  • Author : P. A. Thomas
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-02-13
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 052145963X


Trees Book Description :

This book, first published in 2000, presents information on all aspects of tree biology and ecology....

The Star Tree

The Star Tree


  • Author : Matthew R Brackley
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date :
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781291631364


The Star Tree Book Description :

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