Robert

Apollo 8

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781627798327
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - May 16th, 2017

Going to the moon is not a small undertaking. Imagine, it had never been done before, and the mission was planned & executed in sixteen weeks! Apollo 8 is the story of a “wild crapshoot” that will bring you back to that time or open the door to an accomplishment that included a TV broadcast from the moon on Christmas Eve 1968.  

Robert


Testimony : A Rock 'n' Roll Life

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ISBN: 9780307889782
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Published: Crown Archetype - November 15th, 2016

Whether you have listened to The Band for years or want a unique insight into the music of the ‘60s & ‘70s, Testimony offers an intimate story.  Robertson chronicles the love and struggles of his bandmates with stories that shed new light on the music, the songs, and the history of one of rock ’n’ roll’s pivotal bands.

Robert


Testimony

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780307889782
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Published: Crown Archetype - November 15th, 2016

Whether you have listened to The Band for years or want a unique insight into the music of the ‘60s & ‘70s, Testimony offers an intimate story.  Robertson chronicles the love and struggles of his bandmates with stories that shed new light on the music, the songs, and the history of one of rock ’n’ roll’s pivotal bands.


The First Step

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The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial Cover Image
By Susan E. Goodman, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802737397
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - January 5th, 2016

In 1847, Sara Roberts was told she could not attend the Otis School – it was for white children only.Her family fought for change.  Roberts vs City of Boston was the first case challenging segregated schools in America.  It was the first time an African American lawyer argued in a supreme court.  It was the first steps leading to equality under the law in the US.

Robert

 


Terrapin

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Terrapin: Poems by Wendell Berry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781619024250
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 11th, 2014

A marriage of 21 poems by this acclaimed, poet, fiction writer and farmer, with dozens of full-color watercolor illustrations that are visual meditations on the poems they illustrate .  Together they draw on their love of the natural world to make a collection that is a consummate example of fine bookmaking.  Appropriate for children of all ages & those who love the book as physical object.


Robert


Talking Into The Ear of A Donkey

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ISBN: 9780393343649
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 5th, 2012

Robert Bly’s most recent book Talking Into the Ear of a Donkey contains poems that range from insight fully humorous to wildly precious observations of what being human entails.  He is this year’s recipient of the Poetry Society of America’s most prestigious award the “Frost Medal” for “ distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry.”

Robert


In The Bag

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In the Bag!: Margaret Knight Wraps It Up Cover Image
By Monica Kulling, David Parkins (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781770495159
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Published: Tundra Books (NY) - August 6th, 2013

In The Bag is the story of Margaret Knight the inventor of the first machine to fold & glue paper bags.  It wasn't easy though. She had to prove it was her idea, when someone else tried to patent it after seeing her first model.  During her life she had over twenty patents to her name and ninety inventions.


Robert


Willin' : The Story of Little Feat

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ISBN: 9780306821318
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Published: Da Capo Press - November 12th, 2013

If you don’t know Little Feat you should.  If you do know Little Feat, you know that they are a band that mixes rock, R&B, soul, jazz, blues, and funk into a groove-filled gumbo of thoughtful lyrics and foot stompin’ rock & roll “some contend is bad for the body and bad for the soul.“   Here is the story of a peerless band whose contagious and unique sound is sure to be appreciated by all who are “Willin’” to Rock & Roll all night.

Robert


Stealing Sugar from the Castle

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Stealing Sugar from the Castle: Selected Poems, 1950 to 2013 Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393240078
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 16th, 2013

Stealing Sugar From The Castle is a comprehensive selection of Robert Bly’s vast body of work from 1950 to the present.  His poetry preserves the “wilderness that is both within and without” to reintegrate “poetry with life – daily life, the life of the body, spiritual and political life”.  He has been of a driving force in American poetry for over sixty years.

Robert


The World is a Carpet

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The World Is a Carpet: Four Seasons in an Afghan Village Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781594488320
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 30th, 2013

In Oqa, an Afghan town so remote that Google and the Afghan government can’t find it, a woman squats atop a loom, making flowers bloom from the thousand threads she knots by hand.  Following the weaving of this carpet, and the people of Oqa, through the four seasons of its weaving, The World is a Carpet provides an insightful, compassionate, and enlightening portrait of fates woven by the centuries of art, war, and an ancient trade that binds the invaded to the invader.

Robert


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