Download E-books John Henry (On My Own Folklore) PDF

By Dr Stephen Krensky, Mark Oldroyd

A few parents say John Henry was once born with a hammer in his hand. He certain enjoyed to pound issues and his muscle tissue have been tougher than rocks. At paintings, John laid down tracks for the railroad corporation. The earth shook whilst he swung down his heavy hammers. John used to be better than the most powerful employee, yet was once he greater than a ? discover during this robust story.

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Download E-books Manitou and God: North-American Indian Religions and Christian Culture PDF

By R. Murray Thomas

Manitou and God describes American Indian religions as they evaluate with primary positive factors of Christian doctrine and perform. Thomas lines the improvement of sociopolitical and spiritual family among American Indians and the ecu immigrants who, over the centuries, unfold around the continent, captured Indian lands, and decimated Indian tradition normally and faith specifically. He identifies the modern day prestige of yank Indians and their religions, together with the development Indians have made towards enhancing their political strength, socioeconomic , and cultural/religious restoration and the problems they proceed to stand of their makes an attempt to raised their lot. Readers will achieve a greater feel of the provide and take among those cultures and the effect each one has had at the other.

In Algonquin Indian lore, Manitou is a supernatural strength that permeates the area, an influence that could suppose the shape of a deity known as the nice Manitou or the nice Spirit, writer of all issues and giver of lifestyles. In that experience, Manitou will be thought of the counterpart of the Christian God. From early occasions, the idea in Manitou prolonged from the Algonquins in jap Canada to different tribal nations―the Odawa, Ojibwa, Oglala, or even the Cheyenne within the Western plains. As eu settlers made their method around the land, the war of words among Christianity and local American religions printed itself in quite a few methods. That war of words maintains to this day.

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Download E-books The Basilisk's Lair (Nathanial Fludd, Beastologist) PDF

By R. L. LaFevers, Kelly Murphy

Nate Fludd is again within the camel saddle in pursuit of a lacking, lethal basilisk—the King of Serpents. as though saving a Dhughani village from the beast isn’t tough sufficient, Nate and Aunt Phil needs to start to clear up the secret of his mom and dad’ disappearance and shield The Fludd e-book of Beasts from a sinister guy who constantly appears one step prior to them. this is often the precise event for girls and boys no longer fairly prepared for longer texts.

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Download E-books Love or Fate (Goddesses, 4) PDF

By Clea Hantman

The muses are within the pits and wager who is in charge...

"Now that you are ours, listed below are your duties."

"From today ahead you are going to wait on us beauties."

"Scrubbing flooring, portray fingernails, and washing our clothes."

"And remember cleansing among every one of our toes!"

It's frightening. it really is difficult. it truly is worse than the muses' worst nightmares. it is the dreaded Hades, and period, Polly, and Thalia are destined to spend eternity the following -unless they could outwit the furies, a bad three-headed puppy, and their evil stepmom. Will the goddesses be captives perpetually? Or will a long-lost pal appear to save lots of the day?

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Download E-books Adapting the Arthurian Legends for Children: Essays on Arthurian Juvenilia (Studies in Arthurian and Courtly Cultures) PDF

For hundreds of years, the Arthurian legends have interested and encouraged numerous writers, artists, and readers, a lot of whom first grew to become accustomed to the tale as childrens. From the various retellings of Malory and types of Tennyson for kids to the host of illustrated volumes to which the Arthurian Revival gave upward push, from the Arthurian early life teams for boys (and ultimately for ladies) run via colleges and church buildings to the varsity operas, theater items, and different leisure for more youthful audiences, from the Arthurian juvenile fiction sequences and sequence to the movies and tv indicates that includes Arthurian characters, little ones have discovered concerning the international of King Arthur and his Knights of the around desk.

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Download E-books The Siege of Macindaw: Book Six (Ranger's Apprentice) PDF

The overseas bestselling sequence with over five million copies bought within the U.S. alone!
The country is at risk. Renegade knight Sir Keren has succeeded in overtaking fortress Macindaw and is now conspiring with the Scotti. The destiny of Araluen rests within the palms of 2 younger adventurers: the Ranger Will and his warrior pal, Horace. but for Will, the stakes are even larger. For contained in the fortress, anyone he loves is being held hostage. And now the time has come for this onetime apprentice to develop up.

Perfect for lovers of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the jewelry, T.H. White’s The Sword within the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon sequence, and George R. R. Martin’s video game of Thrones/A track of Ice and hearth series.

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Download E-books Theodosia and the Eyes of Horus PDF

By R. L. LaFevers

Being capable of notice black magic isn’t all tea and crumpets—and for Theodosia Throckmorton, it may be a decidedly tough company! whilst Sticky Will drags Theo to a magic convey that includes the nice Awi Bubu, she fast senses there's extra to the magician than he shall we on, atmosphere in movement a series of occasions she by no means may have bargained for.

Meanwhile, again on the Museum of Legends and Antiquities, Henry is domestic for the spring vacations and makes an unintended discovery of an artifact that alchemists were trying to find centuries. quickly, each black-cloaked occultist in London is attempting to get their arms on it . . .

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Download E-books Thumbelina PDF

By Brad Sneed

It is not effortless being small, yet in Brad Sneed's attractive new variation of Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina, not less than existence is stuffed with experience. quickly after being born from a fiery crimson flower, Thumbelina is abducted from domestic and pursued through many suitors, together with a terrible toad, a bumbling beetle, and a grumpy mole--until the plucky heroine unearths a real love who suits her ideal.
Sneed's wealthy, precise watercolors are a real standout, illustrating the animals and wildlife with outstanding realism and vibrancy. the tale, lighthearted and full of life, has an easy textual content that retains the dependent taste of the unique story, but is ideal for an image ebook viewers.
Brad Sneed's clean examine a well-loved fairy story is just luxurious!

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