The Giving Tree

Author: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061965103
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!

A Simplified Life

Author: Emily Ley
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780718098308
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Do you long for a way to simplify the demands on your time, energy, and resources? Do the needs of others and the tasks before you leave you without time to breathe, much less pursue your passions? Bring sanity to your chaos with A Simplified Life by Emily Ley, bestselling author and creator of the wildly popular Simplified Planner. It is all too easy to get caught up in the pursuit of that Pinterest-perfect life--but at what cost? As a wife, mother, and busy entrepreneur, Emily Ley knows this narrative all too well, and the need to break out of the spin cycle led her to closely examine her daily life to find places where she could simplify. With insights into all areas of life, A Simplified Life is the result of that personal reflection. Find tips, tricks, and best practices for simplifying your home, your style, your finances, your menu plans, and more in A Simplified Life, the beautiful new four-color book from Emily Ley. You will learn to truly make the most of your days with Emily's signature simplicity, organization, and realistic suggestions. A Simplified Life offers expanded tools, tips, resources, and inspiration for nearly every area of a woman's life. This book will go deeper with tools and topics that include: Simplified Space, Simplified Style, Simplified Eating, Simplified Schedule, Simplified Finances, Simplified Hospitality, Simplified Tech, Simplified Mind, Simplified Self, and Simplified Faith. With beautiful photography and luxurious paper, as well as lots of space to jot down notes and ideas, A Simplified Life will be more than just a book you read, but rather an experience you live. Learn step by step how to prioritize and make space for what matters most.

Backpacker

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

Unlearning the Colonial Cultures of Planning

Author: Libby Porter
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754649885
Format: PDF, Docs
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Planning is here shown to be integral to colonial projects, used to appropriate territory for management by the state and then to produce an ordered, coherent system of land regulation and control. This is both a demonstration of how planning was central to the colonial invasion of settler states, and an analysis of how it endures as a colonial practice in complex post-colonial settings.

Site Planning and Design Handbook Second Edition

Author: Thomas Russ
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071605592
Format: PDF, ePub
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Essential site planning and design strategies, up-to-date with the latest sustainable development techniques Discover how to incorporate sound environmental considerations into traditional site design processes. Written by a licensed landscape architect with more than 20 years of professional experience, this authoritative guide combines established approaches to site planning with sustainable practices and increased environmental sensitivity. Fully revised and updated, Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition discusses the latest standards and protocols-including LEED. The book features expanded coverage of green site design topics such as water conservation, energy efficiency, green building materials, site infrastructure, and brownfield restoration. This comprehensive resource addresses the challenges associated with site planning and design and lays the groundwork for success. Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition explains how to: Integrate sustainability into site design Gather site data and perform site analysis Meet community standards and expectations Plan for pedestrians, traffic, parking, and open space Use grading techniques to minimize erosion and maximize site stability Implement low-impact stormwater management and sewage disposal methods Manage brownfield redevelopment Apply landscape ecology principles to site design Preserve historic landscapes and effectively utilize vegetation

Ghost River

Author: Tony Birch
Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press
ISBN: 070225570X
Format: PDF, ePub
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The highly anticipated new novel from the Miles Franklin-shortlisted author of Blood 'You find yourself down at the bottom of the river, for some it's time to give into her. But other times, young fellas like you two, you got to fight your way back. Show the river you got courage and is ready to live.' The river is a place of history and secrets. For Ren and Sonny, two unlikely friends, it's a place of freedom and adventure. For a group of storytelling vagrants, it's a refuge. And for the isolated daughter of a cult reverend, it's an escape. Each time they visit, another secret slips into its ancient waters. But change and trouble are coming – to the river and to the lives of those who love it. Who will have the courage to fight and survive and what will be the cost?