A picture book masterpiece from Caldecott medal winner Allen Say now available in paperback! Lyrical, breathtaking, splendid—words used to describe Allen Say’s Grandfather’s Journey when it was first published. At once deeply personal yet expressing universally held emotions, this tale of one man’s love for two countries and his constant desire to be in both places captured readers’ attention and hearts. Fifteen years later, it remains as historically relevant and emotionally engaging as ever.
Many retired seniors take an active part in the RV life style, but ours took a funny twist when we gave house-sitting a try, getting into some unbelievable and humorous situations which only our pets and our faith could hold together. This series of travel adventures are all true with only names, dialog and locations fictionalized. Contains eighteen original illustrations. We were green as grass when we headed south in our first motor home. We met both weird and wonderful people in this easy reading narrative. Join us in the thrill of receiving kudos and applause for the creation of professional slide presentations. Eleven different topics were in demand by RV resorts, churches, and retirement communities. Our life turned really humorous when we starting house-sitting for strangers. Meet the weird and different people we worked for. "Go round the world in classic fashion", with a "skinny naked man", our last employer, who was half German, half Chinese with a Jewish name, but Islamic beliefs, an English named wife, a Spanish named son, memorialized in Native American legends, and reported to you by this Scottish writer. If anyone out there would like to try house-sitting, we can give you a "great recommendation".
When we began our search for consultants for Into the West, we were looking for individuals with a deep knowledge of the culture and history of the Lakota people. In Joe Marshall, we found that person, but the happy surprise was that we also found a poet, a storyteller, and an educator who led us through challenging terrain with great patience and wisdom. Michael Wright Executive in Charge of Production, Into The West Turner Network Television Native American lineage holders have long been cautious about sharing their spiritual truths because the essence of this wisdom has been so often misunderstood. In Walking with Grandfather, authentic Lakota lineage holder and award-winning storyteller Joseph M. Marshall breaks this silence with the very best from a lifetime of lessons passed on to him by his grandfather. With him, you will gain access to the timeless teachings that until now remained largely unheard outside the culture of the Lakota people. Part of an unbroken series of narratives dating back countless centuries, this rare new transmission includes Marshall's rendition of legendary stories such as; Follow Me why it is not authority but character, compassion, and experience that make a good leader.
Every grandfather has a tale and this is the tale of Georg Frick, a German sniper for the German Army during World War II. Georg Frick is an old man now, but in 1937 the German Army drafted him. Grandfather's Tale is the story of Georg's transformation from reluctant new soldier into a master sniper. Georg fought in dozens of battles in several countries, including Poland, Belgium, the Soviet Union, Crete, Italy and Germany. After proving himself to be an exceptional sniper, he joined a special team of German paratroopers. This group of expert soldiers was parachuted into Eben Emael, the strongest single fortress in the world! Georg's story is one of adventure and survival under extreme circumstances, including the brutal Soviet winter, and the final battle, the Battle of Berlin. Join Georg as he recounts his harrowing experiences to his grandson, in hopes that he may learn the lessons of war, and not repeat them. Grandfather's Tale is an action-packed journey through the entirety of the Word War II. German weapons, tactics and strategy on a platoon level are explained with meticulous detail. Several battles, including the Battle of the Bulge and the Invasion of Crete are told from a German perspective. "Erenberger's story is fast-paced, his descriptions of the conditions a sniper must undergo through in each engagement were unforgettable...This book is strongly recommended for all who want to know what 'the big war' was all about in the eyes of a German sniper."-Capt. M.R. Doehrmann, USMC