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by Eace Bee; Honey Bee; and Priscilla BeeChronic Mental Illness: A Living Nightmare A plea for compassion, better understanding, and more funding to help those with mental illness and their caregivers. Eace Bee was a promising young student hoping to become an architect or a rapper when, nearing the end of high school, he was, by his own account, struck down by crippling mental illness. Diagnosed as a severe paranoid schizophrenic, he has for 20-plus years struggled with mood swings that can make him seem menacing, voices from animate ... more
by Edward CastleIn his late teens, Henry Carmel was stricken with schizophrenia—a life-altering mental illness characterized by tormenting voices, impaired judgment, and acute paranoia. In 1996, Henry was attacked by a huge dog. Fearing for his life, he panicked and killed the animal. Despite test results and reports supplied by an unbiased veterinary pathologist, the corrupt county veterinarian contradicted the pathologist and aggravated the incident with a false theory. At the hands of a power-hungry deputy d... more
by Lucille Tessier ChagnonIN A PRINT-SATURATED SOCIETY, MILLIONS OF SO-CALLED NON-READERS RECOGNIZE STOP, GO, BANK, BUS. HOWEVER, BECAUSE THEY WERE NEVER SHOWN HOW TO BUILD A READING FOUNDATION ON SUCH SIMPLE WORDS, THEY MISTAKENLY BELIEVE THAT THEY CANNOT LEARN. ENTHUSIASTIC LISTENING IS CRUCIAL IN WORKING WITH HESITANT READERS. IT CREATES SAFE SPACE, ACCELERATES LEARNING, AND BEGINS TO DISPEL SELF-DEFEATING BELIEFS. ONCE THEY FEEL SAFE ENOUGH TO TALK ABOUT THEIR REAL INTERESTS, MANY TERMS BECOME SIGHT WORDS THAT ALLOW ... more
by Linda Lajterman
"Life after You," a detailed and graphic journey through death from drugs and the aftermath for those left behind. This true and powerful wake up call for teens shows a different side of “partying”, one that has never been presented before. Learn what really happens when you die, go to your funeral and see what you will miss in life. Then, the choice is yours.
by Elizabeth Silverman
by Michael AbramowitzThe Oracle of Love is a contemporary interpretation of the I Ching, an ancient Chinese book of wisdom. It proposes Love to be the primary spiritual purpose and sexual love to be a source of both personal and spiritual delight. It is easy to use - it takes a minute or two to cast a hexagram and another to read its text. Guidelines for interpreting the hexagrams are provided.
by Amie SimmonsTalented Wesley spends his time writing his awesome songs and playing for his parents and all of the critters who live in the forest. He plans to be FAMOUS! Follow along as Wesley finds the real joy in music. He may not be famous right now, but he’s discovered the magical power that music brings to others!
by Jeff Smith
Bill and Tricia Moser were living in one of America’s wealthiest enclaves when they stepped away and began a journey of belief and purpose that eventually led to full immersion in a horse-and-buggy Amish life.
No more BMWs. No more architectural or medical careers. Instead, the Mosers drew close with their children, built pallets for money, canned food, and bonded with people of their Amish faith and community. Here, in Becoming Amish, they offer a moder... more
by John WannamakerThe book removes the wall that separates society from knowing the intricacies of punishment behind the wall of the federal bureau of prisons and the justice system. What works? What does John Wannamaker offer as suggestions for change that will affect us? What do we teach to young men before the age of 18? What can women do to protect themselves from men? There is so much more to this book than these topics. Relationship advice, societal advice, management advice and much more.
by Stuart GrauerWhat is authentic education? For that matter, what is a school? And what is a teacher? Over the last few decades, the American classroom has undergone a shift of enormous magnitude and the consequences of this are truly beginning to make themselves known. In Stuart Grauer's collection of true, short stories, Real Teachers, we are asked to consider the goals of contemporary education and ask: Is this what a school should be? Is this all a school can be? In Real Teachers, Grauer asks us to embrace... more
by Stuart GrauerFearless Teaching is the rare book about education that is both beautiful and critically relevant. With a command of language, story telling, observation, and insight that is all but extinct in non-fiction, Grauer weaves a vivid tapestry where the warp is ‘how we learn best’ and the waft is ‘the soul of the true teacher’. A book that belongs on the shelf of all who are custodians of our youth, to remind us of why we teach and just how powerful the transformation of learning can be.
by Agatha CarubiaA unique treasure of vocal wisdom, Heart-Based Singing will be the sole guide to understanding, refining and developing your voice. Agatha Carubia lovingly directs you to the core of your singing technique with the simplicity and passion inspired by 30 years of teaching success. Using a hybrid of the Eastern chakra energy system and the classical Bel Canto vocal technique, Heart-Based Singing serves as a trouble-shooting template for your voice, with practical exercises, tools and solutions fo... more
by Huub KlinkenbergBillions of years ago, the mind separated from The Source. During this separation, the soul came into existence. But why? Consciousness details the history of man and which states of consciousness human beings have gone through in their evolution, and what is still ahead. The time between our lives on Earth is explained and the author elaborates on questions like: What does being born and dying actually mean? How do they pertain to karma and the life plan? And how does the energy system of chakr... more
by Sasha WolfeCourage and vulnerability are intertwined in this once-in-a-lifetime journey. To undertake such a trip alone, push the self beyond the comfort zone, and venture into unfamiliar territories without any specific time limits or set goals is, without a doubt, a test of true strength. Feelings, mistakes, “acts of stupidity,” and constant mind chatter are laid bare in the writing. Mix in the joy and delights of exploring new places, learning about other areas, the excitement of discovery and this book... more
by Marci FairEllie the elephant and Pudgy the penguin are stuffed animals…and the best of friends. They have been on many adventures together, like moving to a new neighborhood, flying on an airplane, visiting animal friends and relatives at a zoo, going back to school together to meet new teachers and learn—and now they get to enjoy a summer adventure on a wonderful beach vacation! The excitement mounts as Ellie and Pudgy pack their beach balls and sunglasses and jump in the car for the game-filled drive... more
by Marci FairThe third installment of an award-winning children’s series, The Amazing Adventures of Ellie the Elephant: Ellie Goes to School follows the charming plush toy and her best friend, Pudgy the Penguin, as they brave their latest exploratory journey—elementary school. Having recently moved, Ellie is worried about her first day at a new school. But, encouraged by the presence of her trusted penguin sidekick, the little elephant decides to view the next few hours as just another buddy adventure pac... more