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CALL US WHAT WE CARRY

CALL US WHAT WE CARRY

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The instant #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller


The breakout poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman

Formerly titled The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, the luminous poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman captures a shipwrecked moment in time and transforms it into a lyric of hope and healing. In Call Us What We Carry, Gorman explores history, language, identity, and erasure through an imaginative and intimate collage. Harnessing the collective grief of a global pandemic, this beautifully designed volume features poems in many inventive styles and structures and shines a light on a moment of reckoning. Call Us What We Carry reveals that Gorman has become our messenger from the past, our voice for the future.

CAMPFIRE STORIES DECK FOR KIDS

CAMPFIRE STORIES DECK FOR KIDS

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  • For ages 5 and up
  • 50 game cards divided into two sets: 25 characters (adjective + noun) and 25 actions (verb + object and/or adverb)
  • Individually illustrated cards, including 25 animal heroes
  • Firmly grounded in the natural world, the fun and furry prompts in Campfire Stories Deck--For Kids! spark children's imaginations for storyelling adventures. To play, young players pick one card from each set and then use the prompts to make up a story. Extra cards introduce families to the deck, provide storytelling tips to help engage children, and describe different ways family and friends can play the game, including a collaborative approach in which the entire group contributes to a story.

    With this deck in hand, kids of all ages can gather around the campfire and set their outdoor imaginations on fire!

    CAMPING ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES

    CAMPING ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES

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    Winner of the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Award in the Children's Interactive category! Camping Activity Book for Families offers up a wide variety of activities, games, crafts, songs, and good old-fashioned fun for parents and children to share in the wonders of the outdoors. Whether it's creating pinecone art and giant nests or going on nature-themed scavenger hunts, observing the night sky, or playing flashlight tag at the campground, this book gets the whole family engaged in everything outdoors. With age-specific recommendations, activity suggestions for parents, family conversation starter sidebars, and kids-only tips, this book has fun activities for every minute and every age group.
    CHANGE SINGS

    CHANGE SINGS

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    A lyrical picture book debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long

    I can hear change humming
    In its loudest, proudest song.
    I don't fear change coming,
    And so I sing along.

    In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together. As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes--big or small--in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves.

    With lyrical text and rhythmic illustrations that build to a dazzling crescendo by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long, Change Sings is a triumphant call to action for everyone to use their abilities to make a difference.

    CHRISTMAS FAIRY TALES

    CHRISTMAS FAIRY TALES

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    This sparkling collection of fairy tales captures the true spirit of Christmas - a mixture of magic, fantasy and joy. It opens with Hans Andersen's moving story, 'The Book of Fairy Tales, ' and also features two other Andersen tales, 'The Fir Tree, ' and 'The Last Dream of the Old Oak Tree, ' specially translated for this edition. Ruth Sawyer's joyous 'Schnitzle, Schnotzle, and Schnootzle, ' and Alf Prøysen's witty 'Father Christmas and the Carpenter, ' are two classic modern tales to stand beside such enchanted favourites as 'The Nutcracker' by E.T.A. Hoffmann, and the Russian legend of 'Babushka and the Three Wise Men.' All are beautifully illustrated by Isabelle Brent, whose gold-leaf pictures glow with seasonal cheer.
    CLASSIC CAMPFIRE STORIES

    CLASSIC CAMPFIRE STORIES

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    Need a good scary story to tell to youngsters-or to anyone, young or old, who wants a little fright before going off to sleep in the great outdoors? Nothing goes better with gooey s'mores and a glowing campfire than a good ghost story, and this collection of Doc Forgey's best scary classics and frightening folktales will send shivers up anyone's spine. Classic Campfire Stories includes forty classic stories of adventures and ghosts, all fun and easy to remember and retell. Read about: The Valley of the Blue Mist The Human Hand La Cucaracha Mine The Partner The Mackenzie River Ghost The Death of the Old Lion The Ice Walker only in 1985 version The Message The Haunting of the House on the Ridge
    COUNTING DOWN: A MEMOIR OF FOSTER PARENTING AND BEYOND

    COUNTING DOWN: A MEMOIR OF FOSTER PARENTING AND BEYOND

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    When Deborah Gold and her husband signed up to foster parent in their rural mountain community, they did not foresee that it would lead to a roller-coaster fifteen years of involvement with a traumatized yet resilient birth family. They fell in love with Michael (a toddler when he came to them), yet they had to reckon with the knowledge that he could leave their lives at any time.

    In Counting Down, Gold tells the story of forging a family within a confounding system. We meet social workers, a birth mother with the courage to give her children the childhood she never had herself, and a father parenting from prison. We also encounter members of a remarkable fellowship of Appalachian foster parents--gay, straight, right, left, evangelical, and atheist--united by love, loss, and quality hand-me-downs.

    Gold's memoir is one of the few books to deliver a foster parent's perspective (and, through Michael's own poetry and essays, that of a former foster child). In it, she shakes up common assumptions and offers a powerfully frank and hopeful look at an experience often portrayed as bleak.

    CROSSING THE RIFT: NORTH CAROLINA POETS ON 9/11 AND ITS AFTERMATH

    CROSSING THE RIFT: NORTH CAROLINA POETS ON 9/11 AND ITS AFTERMATH

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    No matter how you were touched by the events of September 11, 2001, that moment continues to resonate. Crossing the Rift: North Carolina Poets on 9/11 & Its Aftermath illuminates not only what happened that day, but what continues to challenge us twenty years later: Islamophobia, the vilification of refugees and asylum-seekers, nationalism, supercharged military budgets, and rises in virulent racism and domestic terrorism. Edited by former North Carolina poet laureate Joseph Bathanti and 9/11 family member and former literature and theater director for the North Carolina Arts Council David Potorti, Crossing the Rift takes head-on what Carolyn Forche calls "the poetry of witness" and its advocacy "for a shared sense of humanity and collective resistance."

    DOC WATSON - GUITAR ANTHOLOGY

    DOC WATSON - GUITAR ANTHOLOGY

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    (Guitar Recorded Versions). 14 detailed guitar transcriptions are featured in this collection with highlights from his recordings, written note-for-note with tab. Now you can learn the songs, licks and fingerpicking style that made Doc famous. Songs include: Beaumont Rag * Black Mountain Rag * Deep River Blues * Doc's Guitar * Little Sadie * Shady Grove * Sitting on Top of the World * Tom Dooley * Windy and Warm * and more.
    FIRST DEGREE RAGE

    FIRST DEGREE RAGE

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    "There was no brown in his eyes at all. They were just two black buttons. I looked in his eyes. All I saw was solid black against the whites. It wasn't natural. It was... creepy, unnerving, demonic." - Detective Paula May

    Terrifying things are happening to Kay Weden, a forty-something single mom and high school teacher in Salisbury, North Carolina. Despite having no known enemies, Kay's home, car, and peace of mind are under attack throughout 1993. Most chilling of all are the senseless attacks on her only son and the shot fired in the night through a wall of her house, which narrowly misses his head as he sleeps.

    Kay's new love interest is the charming Viktor Gunnarsson. He's a handsome Swede who left his home country to seek political asylum in the U.S. after being charged with the 1986 assassination of Sweden's Prime Minister Palme. Viktor was briefly held in custody but subsequently released due to a lack of evidence.

    The romantic connection between Kay and Viktor is immediate and intense until Viktor disappears without warning, leaving Kay baffled and sad. Kay leans on her loving, elderly mother, Catherine Miller, for solace until Catherine is brutally murdered inside her home by an unknown intruder.

    With nowhere else to turn, Kay reconnects with her ex-fiancé L.C. Underwood, a seasoned police officer, particularly adept at criminal investigations. L.C. assures Kay he will get to the bottom of the incessant and tormenting occurrences.

    When Viktor's nude body is found two hours away in the snowy Appalachian Mountains, local Sheriff's Detective Paula May is assigned to investigate his murder. What follows is an intense, hair-raising investigation that will shock you from the bitterly cold beginning to the unthinkable end.