This is a classic children’s book that is wonderful to read aloud. This baby fruit bat is separated from her mother and finds herself in the nest of baby birds. She dislikes the bugs that mama bird feeds her and is scolded for teaching the baby birds to hang upside down, but when she finds her fellow fruit bats, she keeps her bird friends because being different doesn’t mean you can’t be friends.
Mary Pipher is the author of Another Country and other books about aging. Here she tackles the older generation of women who have experienced many roles in their life, sister, friend, mother, and wife and are now facing cultural and roles changes as they age. She explores how this role in life brings together the maturity of age and experience with resiliency to give this generation of women a joyous life.
This contemporary novel is set in Trinidad follows a family with a hard working father, stay at home mother and twin 13 year old boys. Although twins, they are not alike. Peter is smart, Paul shy withdrawn and not quite right. When Paul disappears a nightmare begins that no parent wants to face.
We now have even more to admire about trees. This beautifully illustrated edition brings to life the popular book that taught us about these magnificent trees that populate earth. Their functions keep us alive and fill us with shade and beauty. Exquisite color photographs make this a great gift book.
This is a picture book for adults. The full color photographs are a background for the poem written for a couple beginning their life path. This is a local author who has an eye for photographic detail and compassionate writing. It’s a perfect gift for a couple at any age.
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