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The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir
by Thi Bui

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

March 07, 2017

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<b>National bestseller</b><br /><b>2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist<br /> ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection<br /> Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection<br /> ALA 2018 Notable Books Selection<br /><br /> An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family鈥檚 journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui</b>.<br /> 聽<br /> This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family鈥檚 daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves.<br /> 聽<br /> At the heart of Bui鈥檚 story is a universal struggle: While adjusting to life as a first-time mother, she ultimately discovers what it means to be a parent鈥攖he endless sacrifices, the unnoticed gestures, and the depths of unspoken love. Despite how impossible it seems to take on the simultaneous roles of both parent and child, Bui pushes through. With haunting, poetic writing and breathtaking art, she examines the strength of family, the importance of identity, and the meaning of home.<br /> 聽<br /> In what Pulitzer Prize鈥搘inning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen calls 鈥渁 book to break your heart and heal it,鈥?<i>The Best We Could Do</i> brings to life Thi Bui鈥檚 journey of understanding, and provides inspiration to all of those who search for a better future while longing for a simpler past.
Elly Elephant's And Daisy The Dragon collection 8 Books in 1: Ill...
by Kelly Curtiss

Language

English

Pages

145

Publication Date

October 01, 2019

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<h2>聽Are you ready to watch your child thrive in life?</h2><h2>聽Would you like them to be more humble, more humane, and have more fortitude so they can succeed in life?<br /> </h2><p>We all want the best for our children, but we can鈥檛 just sit down and moralize life for them.</p><p>聽They need to experience it, and some of that can be done through reading about the journeys and hardships that other characters face in books.</p><p><br /> In this beautifully illustrated 8 book boxed set, you will read stories that mean something, and that have characters who deal with real life situations,</p><p>but in a cute way that鈥檚 age appropriate for your child. The absolute wonder and delight that comes from children</p><p>when you read to them is palpable, and so the lessons contained within become</p><p>ingrained in a fun way, without ever having to lecture to them.</p><p>聽</p><p>The books included in this seat are:</p><p>聽Elly Elephant鈥檚 Trunk,Elly Elephant Gets Lost,Elly Elephant鈥檚 First Day,Elly Elephant鈥檚 New Brother</p><p>Daisy Dragon Goes To School,Daisy Dragon Learns To Fly,Daisy Dragon Visits Her Grandparents &Daisy Dragon Has A Cold</p><p>聽</p><p>After reading and re-reading through the fun-filled pages of these 8 books, you will discover that your child is able to:</p><p>聽More Easily Learn New Skills, Try Harder, and Not Give Up As Easily, Develop Perseverance</p><p>Be More Understanding & able To Cope When They Are Sick</p><h3>Embody A Deep Love And Appreciation For Family</h3><h3>Work Through Nervous Feelings</h3><h3>Create Coping Skills To Deal With Uncomfortable Situations</h3><h3>Be Present In The Moment &</h3><h3>Increase Their Self Confidence</h3><p>聽Plus books are the perfect way to bond with your child and build an authentic connection that will last a lifetime.</p><p>It鈥檚 a great way to give your child a head start on their academic education by exposing them to language,</p><p>and showing them that you also care. Studies have continuously proven that children who read books for</p><p>fun have improved grades later in life, and significantly improved brain development.</p><p>聽</p><p>Scroll back up and click Buy Now so you and your child can enjoy these delightful books over and over again!</p><p>聽</p>
La ZAD. C'est plus grand que nous (ALBUMS) (French Edition)
by , Thomas Azu茅los

Language

French

Pages

208

Publication Date

February 06, 2019

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Qui sont vraiment les zadistes de Notre-Dame-des-Landes ? Que veulent-ils ? Comment vivent-ils ? <br />Embarqu茅s pendant de longues semaines 脿 leurs c么t茅s, les auteurs ont choisi une fiction document茅e pour rendre compte, au plus pr貓s, de la r茅alit茅 de la vie sur la ZAD. Le r茅cit de Thomas Azu茅los et Simon Rochepeau est celui d鈥檜ne lutte, hors des partis et mouvements traditionnels, contre l鈥檃m茅nagement capitaliste du territoire et pour d茅fendre d鈥檃utres mani貓res de vivre.
The EC Archives: Tales from the Crypt Volume 2
by Al Feldstein

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

August 09, 2017

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More classic horror tales written and illustrated by the all-star lineup of Al Feldstein, Wally Wood, Jack Kamen, Johnny Craig, Joe Orlando, Graham Ingels, and Jack Davis! Reprinting twenty-four stories from <i>Tales from the Crypt</i> #23鈥?28, the inspiration for the hit movie and HBO series!<br /> * Foreword from <i>Gremlins</i> director Joe Dante!
Le sourire de Mao (BAND DESS ADULT) (French Edition)
by Jean-Luc Cornette

Language

French

Pages

72

Publication Date

July 04, 2013

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Dans un futur proche, en R茅publique D茅mocratique de Wallonie. Ludmilla et Manon, deux jeunes adolescentes, membres de Fauves de Hesbaye, une formation scoute, sont de ferventes supportrices du pr茅sident Delcominette. Un pr茅sident qui lorgne sur les m茅thodes de Mao Ts茅 Toung pour diriger son pays et qui pour cela, n鈥檋茅site pas 脿 acheter aux chinois la d茅pouille embaum茅e du Grand Timonier. Et cela tombe bien, la Chine, qui a bascul茅e dans l鈥櫭ヽonomie de march茅, souhaite se d茅barrasser de cet encombrant symbole d鈥檜n temps r茅volu. <br /><br />La vie de Ludmilla va 錨tre boulevers茅e par diff茅rentes rencontres. Elle est bless茅e accidentellement par Antoine, un jeune gar莽on fougueux, tr貓s critique envers le r茅gime. De son passage en prison (ou plut么t en camp de r茅茅ducation par le travail), Antoine fait la connaissance de Frank, l鈥檃ssassin pr茅sum茅 d鈥檜n jeune scout. 脌 leurs sorties respectives, Frank et Antoine cherchent 脿 revoir Ludmilla, mais pour des raisons bien diff茅rentes. Car tous ne sont que les pions d鈥檜n complot qui se referme inexorablement sur eux.
The EC Archives: Crime SuspenStories Volume 4
by , William Gaines

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

August 27, 2019

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<b>Shocking pulp stories of Crime and Intrigue!</b><br /><br />This Volume collects classic tales from <i>Crime SuspenStories</i> issues #19-27, from the hands of legendary creators Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Johnny Craig, Jack Davis, Joe Orlando, and more!
The EC Archives: The Vault of Horror Volume 3
by Al Feldstein

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

November 30, 2016

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<i>The Vault of Horror</i> Volume 3comes to you courtesy of Dark Horse Comics! Presenting twenty-four terrifying tales illustrated by timeless talents鈥擩ohnny Craig, Joe Orlando, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, Graham Ingels, and George Evans鈥攖his terrorizing tome also features digitally remastered colors, based on the originals by Marie Severin! Collects <i>The Vault of Horror</i> issues #24鈥?29 in full color!<br /> * Dark Horse reprints the legendary horror comic series!<br /> * Features stories drawn by all-star comic artists Johnny Craig, Graham Ingels, Joe Orlando, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, and George Evans!<br /> * Foreword by Mike Richardson!
The EC Archives: The Haunt of Fear Volume 2
by Al Feldstein

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

February 01, 2017

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Fright fans, beware! This hotly anticipated second volume鈥攃ollecting EC Comics classic <i>The Haunt of Fear</i> #7鈥?12鈥攊s sure to chill you to the core! Featuring art from the celebrated talents of Johnny Craig, Graham Ingels, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, George Roussos, Ed Smalle, and Joe Orlando!<br /> * Dark Horse reprints the infamous comic series!<br /> * Includes all the original ads, text pieces, and letters!
The EC Archives: The Vault of Horror Volume 4
by Al Feldstein

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

November 30, 2016

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Dark Horse Comics brings even more macabrely majestic stories from the vault! This terrifying tome has been digitally recolored鈥攗sing Marie Severin鈥檚 original palette as a guide鈥攁nd features stories drawn by all-star comic artists Johnny Craig, Graham Ingels, Joe Orlando, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, and George Evans! Collects <i>Vault of Horror</i> #30鈥?35 in full color!<br /> * Featuring a foreword by Bram Stoker Award Winning author Jonathan Maberry!
The EC Archives: Weird Science Volume 1
by Al Feldstein

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

February 01, 2017

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<b>Foreword by George Lucas!</b><br /> Find out what made EC among the most influential comic book lines ever in this complete and newly recolored collection! Collects <i>Weird Science</i> issues#12鈥?15 and #5鈥?6, in glorious full color!<br /> * Features celebrated comic artists Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Wally Wood, Jack Kamen, and Graham Ingels!

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