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Glory to God: The Presbyterian Hymnal

by Westminster John Knox Press

This electronic version of the hymnal is specially adapted for use with paperless braille devices. Find a hymn quickly by adding the number sign to the hymn number. Also, refrains are repeated each time they're to be sung. This version does not have musical notation but is otherwise complete. Special proofreading was performed by Terry Gorman.

Hannah Fowler

by Janice Holt Giles

Hannah, a young Kentucky pioneer in the 1770s, builds a life for herself after her father dies from an axe cut. With new her husband Tice, the couple builds a cabin, starts a family, and thrives in spite of their harsh life. Hannah and Tice face almost overwhelming obstacles together that come their way, ranging from hungry wolves and a killing blizzard to skirmishes with and captivity by Native Americans fighting to retain their lands. Set in the time of Daniel Boone, the author presents an enduring story of frontier life without romanticizing the reality of hardships faced by pioneers.

Cinnabar the One O'Clock Fox

by Marguerite Henry

"Tally-ho!" It was George Washington himself who sighted the flying form of the One O'Clock Fox. And "Gone away!" the Huntsman's horn sounded, as with a jaunty flick of his brush Cinnabar dared the hounds to catch him. Boys and girls who have loved Misty, King of the Wind, and Brighty will find in the gay and dauntless Cinnabar another unforgettable character brought glowingly to life by the magical touch of Marguerite Henry and Wesley Dennis. For this extraordinary fox, so legend says, loved the excitement of the chase so much that on foxhunting days he would show himself promptly at the hour of one to lead the hunt a fast and thrilling race through the woods and fields of Mount Vernon. To George Washington and the other gentlemen of Virginia he was known affectionately as "the One O'Clock Fox." But the hunters saw only one side of Cinnabar. It has remained for Marguerite Henry and Wesley Dennis to tell in merry and fascinating detail the story of Cinnabar's home life as well-of his wife Vicky, who played the flute; of the four mischievous cubs, Rascal, Pascal, Merry, and Mischief; of their cozy den with the hourglass on the mantel; of Cinnabar's prowess as a hunter. And especially this book tells of one grand hunt in which Cinnabar risked his life and lost a toe-but triumphed anyway!

Jackie Robinson: A Biography

by Arnold Rampersad

The extraordinary life of Jackie Robinson is illuminated as never before in this full-scale biography by Arnold Rampersad, who was chosen by Jack's widow, Rachel, to tell her husband's story, and was given unprecedented access to his private papers.

The Rebel Within: Joseph Stiglitz and the World Bank

by Ha-Joon Chang Joseph Stiglitz

Critique of the role and effectiveness of the World Bank.

Little Red Riding Hood: A Newfangled Prairie Tale

by Lisa Campbell Ernst

A twist on the old tale. In this version, grandma drives a tractor and is not scared of hungry predators. Her granddaughter, Little Red Riding Hood, is nicknamed for her scarlet sweatshirt.

In the Heart of the Country

by J. M. Coetzee

On a remote farm in South Africa, the protagonist of J. M. Coetzee's fierce and passionate novel watches the life from which she has been excluded. Ignored by her callous father, scorned and feared by his servants, she is a bitterly intelligent woman whose outward meekness disguises a desperate resolve not to become "one of the forgotten ones of history." When her father takes an African mistress, that resolve precipitates an act of vengeance that suggests a chemical reaction between the colonizer and the colonized—and between European yearnings and the vastness and solitude of Africa. A story told in prose as feverishly rich as William Faulkner's, In the Heart of the Country is a work of irresistable power. With vast assurance and an unerring eye, J. M. Coetzee has turned the family romance into a mirror of the colonial experience.

That Thou Art

by Dhruv Bhatt Anjani Naravane

A young Indian University student in America is sent to India by his professor to live with the tribals in the forests on the banks of Narmada, and send reports to the professor as part of a project.

Making Skills Everyone's Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States

by DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Skills matter. In the past year, a remarkable convergence of data, analysis, and policy informed us of just how much they matter to individuals, their families and communities, and to the economy overall. This report presents a vision for making adult skill development--upskilling--more prevalent, efficient, effective, and convenient. This vision rests on an understanding that foundation skills--the combination of literacy, numeracy, and English language as well as employability skills required for participation in modern workplaces and contemporary life--are a shared responsibility of, and value and benefit to the entire community<P><P> This report begins with a deeper look at the data before articulating seven strategies to transform adult learning in the United States, illustrated with "Innovation in Action" vignettes from around the country. It includes a section describing the efforts undertaken by ED subsequent to the OECD Survey to gather facts, analyze trends, and seek input from a broad range of stakeholders in roundtable discussions.

Ships of Merior (Wars of Light and Shadow #2)

by Janny Wurts

As the prophecy foretold, the art of power over light and dark was channeled through two princes: And the fogs that had smothered Athera's skies were dispersed. But in defeat, the Mistwraith set its two royal captors at odds under a powerful curse of vengeance. Now, locked in deadly enmity, the princes -- Lysaer, the Lord of Light, and Arithon, the Master of Shadow -- hold the fates of nations and the balance of the world's mystical powers entangled in the throes of their blood feud.

And Now Let Me Sleep

by K. C. Sarasamma P. K. Balakrishnan

The book is based upon 'Vyasa Bharata' an acclaimed book for over two thousand years. The character of 'Karna' and 'Draupadi' is symbolically narrated in a philosophical dimension.

Cherry Ames, Army Nurse (Houndsley and Catina #3)

by Helen Wells

It is War time, the Allied forces are at war with Germany and Japan, and Cherry Ames, who has recently graduated from nursing school, wants to do her part to help win the war. She joins the Army Nurse Corps, but can she be all that she has to be to be in the Army? And will her heart let her make tough decisions even if it might mean being removed from the Army? Let's find out in this the third in the Cherry Ames series.

The Around the World Cookbook: Over 350 Authentic Recipes from the World's Best-loved Cuisines

by Sarah Ainley

This cookbook takes its inspiration from some of the world's most exciting cuisines and brings together a collection which celebrates the diversity of traditional cooking styles around the globe. Most of the recipes use accessible fresh ingredients and store-cupboard staples, and even the more exotic foods are now commonly available from supermarkets and delicatessens. From Africa, India and the Orient, through Europe to the Americas, the classic cuisines of the world are at your fingertips.

Uda Ja re Sua (Dare to Be Free)

by Shanti Bhardwaj Rakesh Neeta Banerjee

Chemeli is sired by a Thakur but borne by a concubine. This girl takes on the rulers and the society singlehandedly. How she breaks all the shackles and comes out into the open sky to fly higher, is the theme of this bold but sensitive story.

Snobbery Street

by Naa Parthasarathy R. Natarajan

The novel portrays the love of a young playwright of rural moorings with a sophisticated stage heroine amidst intrigues by his film actor host and a foreign contact. Interspersed with candid comments on urban society the plot moves on locales.

Hard Laughter

by Anne Lamott

Pennsylvania: Our People, Places, and Past

by Randall A. Pellow

This book presents the rich history, geography, people and products of the state of Pennsylvania.

Annie Pat and Eddie

by Carolyn Haywood

This is Annie Pat's story, but Eddie is in it too. When Annie Pat (short for Anna Patricia) announces that she is going to be an actress in a summer theater by the sea, Eddie is skeptical. In fact, he shows no interest in her vacation plans at all. But when he is invited to the seashore with Annie Pat and her family he is delighted. Surprisingly enough, the Children's Theater has a special attraction for Eddie, because he likes to print tickets and paint scenery. Annie Pat gives up on acting as a career but becomes interested in painting for a while. Lacking any real paints, she uses jams, in three flavors, and tooth paste, in three colors. But not until the children set up a museum, known as the "you-see-'em," does Annie Pat really come into her own. Both children have a wonderful summer, and thousands of others will have a wonderful time reading this book. In it Miss Haywood, with ease and grace, exhibits once more her extraordinary gift of invention, which seems to flow forth like the sparkling water from a clear spring.

The Little Locksmith: A Memoir

by Katharine Butler Hathaway

First published in 1942 and reprinted here by the Feminist Press, this is the deeply honest memoir of Katharine Butler, who was disabled from childhood due to tuberculosis of the spine. Butler describes her bedridden childhood and her emergence as a teenager with a notably different-looking body. She writes openly of her longing for sexual love and her sense that it was forever denied to her because of her difference. Much of the book concerns the author's renovation of and hopes for a house in Castine on the coast of Maine, which she dreamed would become a house for children, artists, and lovers. Nancy Mairs' afterword provides fascinating information about the author's life.

A Mountain Europa

by John Fox Jr.

As Clayton rose to his feet in the still air, the tree-tops began to tremble in the gap below him, and a rippling ran through the leaves up the mountain-side.

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