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It's A Boy
Feb.19.2009
It’s a Boy: Women Writers on Raising Sons, edited by Andrea J. Buchanan, features 30 essays exploring “boy-ness” and the mother-son relationship. Taking on topics from aggression (”The Bully’s Mother”) to mothering a teenaged boy (”Shapeshifter”) to wishing for a daughter but getting a son (”...
It's A Girl
Feb.19.2009
The most popular question any pregnant woman is asked — aside from “When are you due?” — has got to be “Are you having a girl or a boy?” When author Andrea Buchanan was pregnant with her daughter, she was thrilled to be expecting a girl. Some people were happy for her, with shared visions of...
Wisdom & Wonder
Feb.19.2009
Another fun, portable, pocket-sized guide filled with tons of favorite facts (and brand-new chapters), The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Wisdom and Wonder is just the thing for anyone who loves to discover new ideas and trade knowledge with family and friends. It includes classics from the original...
Things To Do
Feb.19.2009
This portable, pocket-sized take on the bestselling phenomenon The Daring Book For Girls is filled with many favorite activities from the original, plus some exciting new games, crafts, and projects. The Pocket Daring Book For Girls: Things To Do includes the long-awaited chapter on making a zip...
The Daring Book for Girls
Feb.19.2009
A New York Times and international bestseller with over a million copies sold, The Daring Book For Girls is the perfect book for any girl with an eye for adventure and a nose for trouble. The Daring Book For Girls features a checklist of essentials for braving any adventure (including patience!);...
Archaeology's Influence on Contemporary Native American Art: Perspectives from a Monster
Feb.09.2009
The University of Alabama Press says about the book: "Known widely in Europe as "interpretive narrative archaeology," the practice of using creative methods to interpret and present current knowledge of the past is gaining popularity in North America. This book is the first...
A Closing Circle: Musings on the Ioway Indians in Iowa
Feb.09.2009
My essay "A Closing Circle: Musings on the Ioway Indians in Iowa" is in The Worlds Between Two Rivers: Perspectives on American Indians in Iowa (An Expanded Edition), Edited by Gretchen M. Bataille, David Mayer Gradwohl, and Charles L. P. Silet. The book is a revised expanded 2000 edition...
Tanji Na Che: Recovering the Landscape of the Ioway
Feb.09.2009
"As an Ioway Indian, [Lance Foster] is interested in the landscape as it was when his ancestors left Iowa in the early nineteenth century, so he went to the Neal Smith refuge, hoping to see the msall herd of buffalo that had been introduced and the prairie "returning to life." In...
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Feb.01.2009
When her husband, Duane, collapsed, Ruth had no idea that the ministry plans they had prayerfully laid out had been shattered. The world as she knew it, and the husband she had married, were about to be transformed. Take this journey of faith with Ruth Mayfield in Trusting God through the Valley,...
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Feb.01.2009
We live in a day of divine visitations, days which angels have desired to look into (1 Peter 1:13). We hear every day of supernatural manifestations. God is speaking to His people! Are we listening? Visions in the Night reveals a unique glimpse at how our loving God speaks to us through dreams and...