The Street Beneath My Feet

Mixing urban and rural settings, covering subjects such as geology, archaeology and natural history, The Street Beneath My Feet offers children the opportunity to explore their world through a detailed learning experience.

Author: Charlotte Guillain

Publisher: words & pictures

ISBN: 9781682971369

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 20

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This double-sided foldout book takes you on a fascinating journey deep underground. One side of the foldout shows the ground beneath the city, whilst the reverse side shows the ground beneath the countryside. The underground scenes include tunnels and pipes, creatures' burrows, layers of rock and the planet’s molten core, and run seamlessly into the next. Mixing urban and rural settings, covering subjects such as geology, archaeology and natural history, The Street Beneath My Feet offers children the opportunity to explore their world through a detailed learning experience. And its fold-out, 'laperello’ style, which extends to eight feet in length, is ideal for spreading out on the floor to pore over for hours.

The Skies Above My Eyes

The follow up to The Street Beneath My Feet, which dug down to the center of the Earth, this expansive concertina book opens out to an impressive 2.5 metres, perfect for inquisitive young minds.

Author: Charlotte Gullain

Publisher: words & pictures

ISBN: 1786037157

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 20

View: 216

Have you ever looked up and wondered what's going on high up in the skies above your eyes? Take a journey up into the air, through the atmosphere, way out into space and back down to Earth in this richly illustrated concertina book. Zoom past the technology that fills our skies, from helicopters, fighter jets, weather balloons, to satellites, hang-gliders and hot-air balloons. Discover the insects and animals that whizz through the skies, explore the layers of the atmosphere, and travel through the solar system and out to the galaxies far beyond. The follow up to The Street Beneath My Feet, which dug down to the center of the Earth, this expansive concertina book opens out to an impressive 2.5 metres, perfect for inquisitive young minds. Begin your journey from the sidewalk of a busy city. Look up beyond the traffic lights, utility wires, and skyscrapers. Unfold the connected pages to reveal the incredible man-made sights that you would see 20 kilometres above (a weather balloon), 50 kilometres above (a rocket blasting a capsule into space), 100 kilometres above (a space plane and satellites), 400 kilometres above (the International Space Station), 380,000 kilometres above (the Moon) and through our Solar System. Turn to the top of the other side to make your way beyond the Solar System to the hundreds of billions of galaxies filled with stars and planets we haven't discovered yet. Then start your journey back down through the amazing natural wonders you would see 10,000 kilometres above (a comet), 85 kilometres above (meteoroids burning up as they enter Earth's atmosphere), 11 kilometres above (a cumulonimbus cloud bringing thunder and lightning), 8 kilometres above (migrating storks), and down through the mountains, past trees, bats and butterflies to finally reach the ground again – this time in a grassy clearing of a forest, where you can imagine yourself lying on your back wondering at the thought of the whole universe above your head. From jet trails to comets' tails, enjoy amazing sights as you journey through the skies.

Blood Beneath My Feet

Joseph Scott Morgan was. This isn't Hollywood fantasy—it's the true story of a boy born into the deprivations of a white trash trailer park who as an adult gets further involved in the desperate backdoor sagas of the "new South.

Author: Joseph Scott Morgan

Publisher: Feral House

ISBN: 1936239345

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 220

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Have you ever been locked in a cooler with piles of decomposing humans for so long that you had to shave all the hair off your body in order to get rid of the smell? Joseph Scott Morgan did. Have you ever lit a Marlboro from the ignited gas of a bloated dead man's belly? Joseph Scott Morgan has. Have you ever wept over a dead dog while not giving a shit about the dead owner laying next him? Morgan did. Were you named after a murder victim? Joseph Scott Morgan was. This isn't Hollywood fantasy—it's the true story of a boy born into the deprivations of a white trash trailer park who as an adult gets further involved in the desperate backdoor sagas of the "new South." No hot blondes here, just maggots, grief, and the truth about forensics and death investigation. Joseph Scott Morgan became a death investigator with the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office in suburban New Orleans in 1987, the youngest medicolegal death investigator in the country. During the day, Morgan worked in the morgue, and at night investigated for the coroner. In 1992 Morgan became senior investigator with the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office in Atlanta. Morgan is now a college professor at North Georgia College and State University, where he teaches a death investigation course based on the national standards which he helped develop. He and his family reside in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia.

The World Around Me

Stretch out the book's concertina pages and take in the wonders of the world's cities and landmarks--traveling through over 60 countries. Then turn it over and explore the amazing diversity of creatures and landscapes on planet Earth.

Author: Charlotte Guillain

Publisher: Look Closer

ISBN: 0711258171

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 20

View: 391

Step out your front door and begin a journey of discovery around the world! Fold out the richly illustrated pages of this expansive accordion-fold book to clamber over mountain ranges, trek through jungles, and sail across vast seas. Spot wildlife, visit amazing cities, experience different cultures, and see famous landmarks as you whiz by. With so much to explore on this globetrotting adventure, it's a good thing the book stretches to an incredible length of over eight feet--you'll get halfway around the world before you even have to turn the page! Stretch out the book's concertina pages and take in the wonders of the world's cities and landmarks--traveling through over 60 countries. Then turn it over and explore the amazing diversity of creatures and landscapes on planet Earth. What can you spot on your travels? Explore even more of the world with the critically acclaimed The Street Beneath My Feet (March 2017) and The Skies Above My Eyes (August 2018), companion books from the Look Closer series.

The Skies Above My Eyes

The follow up to The Street Beneath My Feet, which dug down to the center of the Earth, this expansive concertina book opens out to an impressive length of over 8 feet, perfect for inquisitive young minds.

Author: Charlotte Gullain

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781786037169

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Page: 22

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Springboards to Inquiry 50 Standards Based Lessons for K 5

BENEATH. MY. FEET. Link to Real Life: What kid did not try to dig a hole deep ... Springboard Tool: The Street beneath My Feet by Charlotte Guillain and ...

Author: Paige Jaeger

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440869588

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 145

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This collection of ideas for lessons provides school librarians with inspiration for meeting the tsunami of new standards dictating change for today's next generation learners. • Saves librarians planning time • Furnishes ideas for collaboration • Teaches research skills for librarians who collaborate with a classroom teacher as well as those who do not • Prepares students who are curious and want to learn • Incubates inquiry

The Color of Thunder

to my back and sides as I felt the change from sidewalk to street beneath my feet. The girl was suddenly there, her body slipping past me quick and as light ...

Author: J.C. Wing

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 147976518X

Category: Fiction

Page: 372

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Faith Linsey comes from a highly regarded family in Jackson, Mississippi. As the oldest daughter of a well liked pastor and his dutiful wife, her life is good and comfortable and she has no reason to question the things that take place around her. When she witnesses something that shakes her to her very core, she realizes that the world she's always known may not be as picture perfect as she'd always imagined...and that her father may not be the respectable hero everyone believes him to be. Faith's story begins in 1946, soon after the end of World War II, and moves straight into the heat of the Civil Rights Movement. She is forced to deal with the questions she has, not only about her father, but about the unshakable convictions that he and many of his fellow southerners share about racial equality and about the very religion she's been taught to believe in. Events that take place, not only in her personal life but in the world at large, and a very unsuspected and special friendship she becomes involved in will make Faith decide what it is she truly believes in, what things are important enough to fight for and what things are not.

The Sky Beneath My Feet

She was killing herself over that painting, not knowing what to do, and suddenly you did your thing.” I snap my fingers. “Just like that, she's hooked.

Author: Lisa Samson

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1401688187

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Being married to a saint isn't what it's cracked up to be. Beth's husband won't be joining the family on vacation at the beach this year. He's not even joining them in the house. Instead, Rick has holed up alone in the backyard shed. Nobody knows exactly what he's up to. Maybe he's immersing himself in prayer. Maybe he's lost his mind. Maybe he's even the modern-day prophet or the saint the neighborhood artist imagines him to be. But while "St. Rick" waits for an epiphany, Beth will have to figure out what to do with herself and their teenage sons, possibly for the rest of her life. What happens next is both uproarious and bittersweet: a peace march turns violent, her son is caught with drugs, and she embarks on an ambitious road trip that turns into something nearly surreal. Will Beth rediscover the idealistic woman she used to be, once upon a time? Can her marriage survive Rick's backyard vigil? Will anything ever be the same? And should it be? Truthful, comic, heartbreaking, and magical in the very best sense of the word, The Sky Beneath My Feet gently tears the veil off our egos and expectations to reveal the throbbing, redemptive, and achingly beautiful life beyond and within us. "The Sky Beneath My Feet is bright but unassuming. The protagonist totally enchants both one's spirit and one's mind with her shrewd insights and gentle humility. This is Samson at her best!" —Phyllis Tickle, author of Emergence Christianity

Beneath My Feet

From Chari ng Cross to St. Paul 's all the lampposts were painted in blue and gold and a Venetian mast erected beside each for banners.

Author: Phil Jenkins

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

ISBN: 1551991535

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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George Mercer Dawson is a towering figure in Canadian history — and science — as the man who led the Geological Survey during its exploration of the Canadian West, mostly from horseback or from a canoe. A tough job for anyone, it was an extraordinary achievement for Dawson. Born in 1849, Dawson was crippled by a childhood illness that left him hunchbacked and in constant pain. He never grew taller than a young boy, and he never let his disabilities stop him. An avid photographer, amateur painter, professional geologist and botanist, and by necessity an ethnographer, Dawson wrote constantly: poetry, journals, reports, notes, and more than five thousand letters, his first at the age of six and his last just two days before he died in 1901. But Dawson never wrote his memoirs. So, a century after his death, Phil Jenkins has lent him a hand. Using Dawson’s own words, and filling in the gaps in Dawson’s voice, Jenkins presents the man who left his heart in western Canada. Their countless stories — from witnessing the last great buffalo stampede to encountering the timeless customs of the Haida — evoke the real excitement of the age of exploration. Dawson knew the pain of unrequited love, suffered the bite of a million mosquitoes, and yet he travelled on, over mountainous physical odds, to become one of the most respected and enjoyed of Victorian Canadians, in the thought-provoking times of Dickens and Darwin.

The Road Beneath My Feet

My stipulations about trying not to make things exclusive felt ... The gig room had a small balcony that overlooked the street and the evergrowing line.

Author: Frank Turner

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472222024

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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*The Sunday Times Bestseller* *Featuring an exclusive new chapter* On 23 September, 2005, at the Joiners Arms in Southampton, Frank Turner played his last gig with his hardcore band, Million Dead. On the laminates that listed the tour dates, the entry for 24 September simply read: 'Get a job.' Deflated, jaded and hungover, Frank returned to his hometown of Winchester without a plan for the future. All he knew was that he wanted to keep playing music. Cut to 13 April 2012, over a thousand shows later (show 1,216 to be precise), and he was headlining a sold-out gig at Wembley Arena with his band The Sleeping Souls. Told through his tour reminiscences, this is the blisteringly honest story of Frank's career from drug-fuelled house parties and the grimy club scene to filling out arenas, fans roaring every word back at him. But more than that, it is an intimate account of what it's like to spend your life constantly on the road, sleeping on floors, invariably jetlagged, all for the love of playing live music.

When the Lights Go Out

I can see straight through them to the street beneath my feet. People like ants walk up and down the street, minding their own business, paying no attention ...

Author: Mary Kubica

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488023573

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 321

“A twisty, captivating, edge-of-your-seat read.” —Megan Miranda, bestselling author of All the Missing Girls “Creepy and oh so clever!” —Alice Feeney, bestselling author of Sometimes I Lie A woman is forced to question her own identity in this riveting and emotionally charged thriller by the blockbuster bestselling author of The Good Girl, Mary Kubica Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She rents a new apartment and applies for college. But when the college informs her that her social security number has raised a red flag, Jessie discovers a shocking detail that causes her to doubt everything she’s ever known. Finding herself suddenly at the center of a bizarre mystery, Jessie tumbles down a rabbit hole, which is only exacerbated by grief and a relentless lack of sleep. As days pass and the insomnia worsens, it plays with Jessie’s mind. Her judgment is blurred, her thoughts are hampered by fatigue. Jessie begins to see things until she can no longer tell the difference between what’s real and what she’s only imagined. Meanwhile, twenty years earlier and two hundred and fifty miles away, another woman’s split-second decision may hold the key to Jessie’s secret past. Has Jessie’s whole life been a lie or have her delusions gotten the best of her?

Gold Beneath My Feet

I walked down the driveway to check out a newly planted rose bush near the street when, to my utter astonishment as I looked down, there they were!!, ...

Author: Pat Gowdy

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1483608247

Category: Poetry

Page: 52

View: 680

All my life I have noticed how fearful people seem to be about death. It seems that some tend to hang on to the smallest fragment of life in this human form for as long as they possibly can. In some circles death is talked about as an almost taboo thing. God gave me this book to hopefully renew people’s faith in him and the marvelous riches awaiting just on the other side where mere words can not describe the fullness of the life he has for his children, when one day they will absolutely see the Gold Beneath their Feet.

Toxic Heart A Mystic City Novel

At least it's still morning and the sun is shining through the smog. ... “Watchout,” Turk says as the street beneath our feet expands.

Author: Theo Lawrence

Publisher: Delacorte Press

ISBN: 037598643X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 368

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The second MYSTIC CITY novel . . . it's Romeo & Juliet in a dystopic Manhattan. A city in flames. A trust betrayed. A perfect love destroyed. Has Aria lost Hunter, her one true love? Ever since rebellion broke out in Mystic City, pitting the ruling elite against the magic-wielding mystics, Aria has barely seen her boyfriend. Not surprising, since Hunter is the leader of the mystic uprising, and he'll do whatever it takes to win freedom for his people—even if that means using Aria. But Aria is no one's pawn. She believes she can bring the two warring sides together, save the city, and win back the Hunter she fell in love with. Before she can play peacemaker, though, Aria will need to find the missing heart of a dead mystic. The heart gives untold powers to whoever possesses it, but finding it means seeking out a fierce enemy whose deepest desire is for Aria to be gone—forever. "Recommended for dystopian fans."--School Library Journal

Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet

I parked across the street and waited. They sat idling for a few seconds before bursting out of the van in full bankrobber attire, complete with white masks ...

Author: Darynda Jones

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405521848

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Sometimes being the grim reaper really is, well, grim. And since Charley's last case went so awry, she has taken a couple of months off to wallow in the wonders of self-pity. But when a woman shows up on her doorstep, convinced someone is trying to kill her, Charley has to pull herself together. In the meantime, the sexy, sultry son of Satan, Reyes Farrow, is out of prison and out of Charley's life, as per her wishes and several perfectly timed death threats. But his absence has put a serious crimp in her sex life. While there are other things to consider, like the fact that the city of Albuquerque has been taken hostage by an arsonist, Charley is having a difficult time staying away. Especially when it looks like Reyes may be involved. Just when life was returning to normal, Charley is thrust back into the world of crime, punishment and the devil in blue jeans in this hilarious fourth instalment in the New York Times bestselling series.

Scags at 30

The street lights seemed too bright and made the dirty, frozen snow look like ... I couldn't feel the street beneath my feet or the cold air rushing into my ...

Author: Deborah Emin

Publisher: Sullivan Street Press

ISBN: 0996349111

Category: Fiction

Page: 166

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“You stood with a sandwich and a glass of water for me and waited for me to take it from you and to answer that question: What was I looking for?” So continues the thrird part of the revolutionary Scags Series, which spans a woman's life from age 7 to 45, organized around the seasons of a year. In Scags at 30, Scags is living in NYC during the winter of 1981 when Reagan is both inaugurated and an attempted assassination takes place but also when John Lennon is killed, the town is facing bankruptcy and the AIDS epidemic is just beginning to appear in the city. Scags' newest love, Margaret, a former nun involved in anti-nuclear actions, causes her to be arrested. Within that context of loving a powerfully engaging woman, working at a think tank that focuses on the media’s power over contemporary views, and aligning herself with both a group of artist squatters and a literary group of powerful NYC intellectuals, Scags feels the full brunt of misogyny and homophobia. In a series of letters to her former lover, Lauren, she tries to understand, through the writing, what her new life in the city is all about. “There is a bell tolling inside me. It never stops. I feel it all the time, and I am now thrown off-balance by it. It seems ominous, telling me that I may not be where I should be.” The Scags Series Volume One: Scags at 7 Volume Two: Scags at 18 Volume 3: Scags at 30 Volume 4: Scags at 45 Scags at 30 has been listed as one of the best Christian LGBTQ Books of 2016 by the QSpirit. " I know the streets she walks and the places she goes. All of that contributed to my enjoyment of this well-written latest segment of the Scags saga." - Julia, Goodreads

When I Was A Ghoul

At the beginning, I was still able to communicate with Wang Yuanchao and long ... I discovered that on both sides of the marble street beneath my feet, ...

Author: Dao MenLaoJiu

Publisher: Funstory

ISBN: 1649485646

Category: Fiction

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Forty years ago, an ancient Tomb of the Warring States was washed out of the waters. Forty years later, a mysterious will from my grandfather once again brought me to the grave. Deep Mountain Ghost Village, Black Haired Zongzi, Yin-Yang Boy, my comrades and I will most likely die here, but we will still be unable to escape this cursed land! What exactly was it that caused two groups of grave robbers to all die tragically? What was it that scared Grandpa out of his wits? There was no shoveling at all, and the lights were out and the gold was not touched. The moment I opened the coffin, I knew that there was something more terrifying than ghosts ...

The End

The sun shone against the tall black spire of St Peter's church above me, while the street beneath my feet was shadowy and cold as I walked along.

Author: Karl Ove Knausgaard

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448190800

Category: Fiction

Page: 1168

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From the international phenomenon Karl Ove Knausgaard, the extraordinary final volume of ‘the most significant literary enterprise of our times’ (Guardian) In this final novel in the My Struggle cycle, Karl Ove Knausgaard examines life, death, love and literature with unsparing rigour and begins to count the cost of his project. The End reflects on the fallout from the earlier books, with Knausgaard facing the pressures of literary acclaim and its often shattering repercussions. It is at once a meditation on writing and its relationship with reality, and an account of a writer’s relationship with himself – from his ambitions to his doubts and frailties. ‘Epic... It creates a world that absorbs you utterly’ Sunday Times ‘Compulsively addictive’ Daily Telegraph ‘My Struggle has strong claim to be the great literary event of the twenty-first century’ Guardian ‘A mesmerising, thought-provoking and genuinely important work of art’ Spectator

The Second Coming

My mouth opened to gasp for air as I stumbled, plunging to get to the end of the street beneath my feet only tostruggle and plunge to get to the end of the ...

Author: Daniel F. Lamb

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1496949072

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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This is the story of Bobby McGee, a young man growing up in a rural Florida Panhandle town as seen through the eyes of Bobby himself. We witness through his eyes how his father, the Reverend McGee, leads his flock of followers to hope and ultimately religious ecstasy in the promise of the Second Coming, and then we witness their plunge into the anguish of defeat. We follow Bobbys innocent humor as he zeroes in on the human condition and adult hypocrisy. We also witness Bobbys own loneliness and despair in his desire for a young woman he cannot have. We listen to the stories of his savior, Jorje Carlyle, and follow his wanderings as a runaway, fleeing the disaster of lost hope. We are left nearly breathless as he seeks shelter with another savior, the hobo Joey Kline, in a North Dakota blizzard. Then we enter the theater of the absurd as we witness his encounter with the evangelist in Seattle. We then witness his lowest ebb, homeless with Bubba on the streets of San Francisco. But finally we meet Stephanie and witness their romantic love for each other as well as their ecstatic date with eternity. And then, there is the professor and the nude beach.

The Springboard

We step on the lawn and feel the welcome of grass beneath our feet. We sit beneath the shade of oaks and pines and for once during a weekday feel a fresh ...

Author: Stephen Denning

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136013547

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 100

The Springboard: How Storytelling Ignites Action in Knowledge-Era Organizations is the first book to teach storytelling as a powerful and formal discipline for organizational change and knowledge management. The book explains how organizations can use certain types of stories ("springboard" stories) to communicate new or envisioned strategies, structures, identities, goals, and values to employees, partners and even customers. Readers will learn techniques by which they can help their organizations become more unified, responsive, and intelligent. Storytelling is a management technique championed by gurus including Peter Senge, Tom Peters and Larry Prusak. Now Stephen Denning, an innovator in the new discipline of organizational storytelling, teaches how to use stories to address challenges fundamental to success in today's information economy.

The Columbian Magazine

I miss thee , my aerial love , I miss thee from my side ; I look below ... Along my lonely way , And " charm the street beneath my feet , " And bless the ...

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