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Dumbo Live Action Picture Book

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Editor: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1368043801
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A gorgeous picture book that captures the heart and stunning visuals of Tim Burton's Dumbo. The picture book will feature gorgeous, stylized illustrations that will welcome readers into the wonderful world of Walt Disney studios' live action Dumbo.

I Am Dumbo (Disney Classic)

I Am Dumbo (Disney Classic) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Apple Jordan
Editor: Golden/Disney
ISBN: 073643934X
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This new Little Golden Book is all about the flying elephant from Disney's Dumbo! This new Little Golden Book celebrates everything that is special about Dumbo, the lovable big-eared elephant from the beloved Disney movie Dumbo. Mrs. Jumbo, Timothy the mouse, and other movie pals are featured in gorgeous retro-style illustrations. This book is a must-have for children ages 2 to 5, as well as Dumbo fans--and collectors--of all ages! The tale of a beloved big-eared elephant who overcomes his fears and teaches that our differences are what make us great, Disney Dumbo is an animated classic for all ages. This Little Golden Book is part of the charming "I Am . . ." series, which provides a unique introduction to favorite Disney characters.

Dumbo - The Official Movie Special

Dumbo - The Official Movie Special Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dan Jolin
Editor: Titan Comics
ISBN: 1787733629
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With Dumbo, visionary director Tim Burton brings a beloved Disney animated classic to the world of live-action, telling the touching story of a uniquely talented baby elephant who changes the lives of a small circus family and makes the world gasp in awe. This Movie Special features in-depth interviews with stars Danny DeVito, Colin Farrell, Nico Parker, Finley Hobbins, Michael Keaton, Eva Green and more. Also, interviews with Tim Burton and the behind-the-scenes crews, including the costume and special effects departments, plus stunning photography and concept art from this magical family adventure. You will truly believe an elephant can fly…


Dumbo Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Disney Books
Editor: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1484756347
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Read along with Disney! Dumbo may be different, but different may not be so bad. Follow along with word-for-word narration as everyone's favorite favorite big-eared little elephant finds his way to the skies!

Dumbo (Disney Classic)

Dumbo (Disney Classic) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: RH Disney
Editor: Golden/Disney
ISBN: 0385389191
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Dumbo (Disney Classic) by RH Disney Summary

Everyone's favorite big-eared little elephant finds his way to the skies in this uplifting Little Golden Book. With artwork from the 1940s, allof the original charm and beauty of the Disney classic can be found in this vintage book.

Dumbo Live Action Novelization

Dumbo Live Action Novelization Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kari Sutherland
Editor: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1368043976
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The Dumbo novelization retells the story of the live action Tim Burton film and features added content about the new, compelling characters and their incredible stories.

Dumbo Live Action Picture Book

Dumbo Live Action Picture Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Calliope Glass
Editor: Disney Electronic Content
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A gorgeous picture book that captures the heart and stunning visuals of Tim Burton's Dumbo. The picture book will feature gorgeous, stylized illustrations that will welcome readers into the wonderful world of Walt Disney studios' live action Dumbo.

Dumbo Songbook

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(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). Six selections from the original 1941 full length feature production in Technicolor produced by Walt Disney as composed by Frank Churchill & Oliver Wallace. Includes: Baby Mine * Casey Junior * Look Out for Mr. Stork * Pink Elephants on Parade * Song of the Roustabouts * When I See an Elephant Fly.

Dumbo Deluxe Step into Reading (Disney Dumbo)

Dumbo Deluxe Step into Reading (Disney Dumbo) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christy Webster
Editor: RH/Disney
ISBN: 0736439528
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The beloved tale of Disney Dumbo is now a Step 1 deluxe Step into Reading early reader! The lovable elephant Dumbo takes flight in this Step 1 deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader! Based on the Disney animated classic film Dumbo, and just in time for the March 2019 theatrical release of the new live-action Dumbo, this book is perfect for children ages 5 to 7! Step 1 readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. Step 1 is for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading on their own. Disney Dumbo, a tale of a beloved, big-eared elephant who overcomes his fears and teaches that our differences are what make us great, is an animated classic for all ages.

Fantasies of Flight

Fantasies of Flight Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel M. Ogilvie
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195343724
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Fantasies of Flight invigorates the field of personality psychology by challenging the contemporary academic view that individuals are best studied as carriers of traits. Daniel Ogilvie exchanges a heart-to-heart, case study approach to understanding human behavior for the current strategies of categorizing and comparing individuals according to their manifest traits. Ogilvie asks and endeavors to answer questions like "What were the psychological conditions that led Sir James Barrie to create a character named Peter Pan?" and "What were the dynamics behind the Marshall Herff Applewhite's conviction that a space ship, hiding behind the Hale-Bopp comet, would rescue him and his Heaven's Gate followers after they enacted a mass suicide pact in 1997?" Answering these questions requires him to resurrect "old" ways to think about personality and "old" strategies for studying individuals one by one. Early in the book, Ogilvie reviews the history of why intensive case studies were discredited in psychology and describes how Sigmund Freud's psychobiographical account of Leonardo da Vinci's fascination with flight inadvertently abetted critics of psychoanalytic psychology. He then performs a partial psychobiography of James Barrie and the origins of Peter Pan, followed by an investigation of Carl Jung, who fashioned the collective unconscious to serve as humankind's link to eternity. Arguing that personality psychology needs to become less insular, Ogilvie integrates information from the disciplines of developmental psychology and neuroscience into a theory regarding the latent needs that both Barrie and Jung sought to satisfy. The theory, including its emphasis on the onset of self and consciousness, is then applied to an array of well-known and obscure individuals with ascensionistic inclinations. Well written and accessible, but complex and scholarly, this volume will restore interest in the investigation of people's inner lives.

Tomorrow Lies in Ambush

Tomorrow Lies in Ambush Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bob Shaw
Editor: Gateway
ISBN: 0575111127
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Thirteen fantastical tales, including What Time Do You Call This? - a wildly ironic story about a bank robber who shuttles to an alternate universe and runs into himself. Communication - a modest plan by a shaman spiritualist gets out of hand when the dead begin to contact him. And Isles Where Good Men Lie - a space caravan of scale-armoured, bacteria-laden immigrants begins to make landings on Earth every twenty-two hours.. and is likely to do so for the next twelve centuries.

Emotional Well-Being

Emotional Well-Being Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Neil Kobrin
Editor: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1614481792
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“A deep, piercing look at what it takes to dissolve our roadblocks to happiness. There is insight on every page” (Marianne Williamson, #1 New York Times–bestselling author). Emotional Well-Being provides a rich illustration of how we developed emotionally and what we can do as adults to lead a happier, more meaningful life. It is written in a practical, highly accessible manner and has universal appeal because it deals with the human condition. It delves into concepts such as impermanence, letting go, life perspective, compassion, emotional health, non-attachment, constructs, context and many other areas. It blends content with numerous stories from popular films, television series, Eastern philosophy and professional and personal references. “Dr. Neil Kobrin provides a very lucid and accessible integration of psychology and mindfulness . . . The author includes personal anecdotes and illustrative case examples to show the relevance and intersection of these two perspectives.” —Harville Hendrix, PhD, bestselling author of Getting the Love You Want “Kobrin shows the positive and practical ways mindful psychology can benefit your life.” —Jack Kornfield, PhD, author of A Path with Heart

Special Affects

Special Affects Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eric Jenkins
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 1474415369
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Examines the translation of classical Hollywood into Disneys feature films from a Deleuzian perspectiveSpecial Affects retells the emergence of Disney animation and classical Hollywood cinema from the perspective of affect and the embodied modes of generating affection. The emergence of these media enables new modes of perception that create aspecial sensations of wonder, astonishment, marvel and the fantastic. Such affections subsequently become mined by consumer industries for profit, thereby explaining the connection between media and consumerism that today seems inherent to the culture industry. Such modes and their affections are also translated into ideology, as American culture seeks to make sense of the sociocultural changes accompanying these new media, particularly as specific versions of American Dream narratives.Special Affects is the first extended exploration of the connection between media and consumerism, and the first book to extensively apply Deleuzian film theory to animation. Its exploration of the connection between the animated form and consumerism, and its re-examination of twentieth-century animation from the perspective of affect, makes this an engaging and essential read for film-philosophy scholars and students.

100 Animated Feature Films

100 Animated Feature Films Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Osmond
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1839024445
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20 years ago, animated features were widely perceived as cartoons for children. Today, though, they encompass an astonishing range of films, styles and techniques. There is the powerful adult drama of Waltz with Bashir; the Gallic sophistication of Belleville Rendez-Vous; the eye-popping violence of Japan's Akira; and the stop-motion whimsy of Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Andrew Osmond provides an entertaining and illuminating guide to the endlessly diverse world of animated features, with entries on 100 of the most interesting and important animated films from around the world, from the 1920s to the present day. Blending in-depth history and criticism, 100 Animated Feature Films balances the blockbusters with local success stories from Eastern Europe to Hong Kong. This revised and updated new edition addresses films that have been released since publication of the first edition, such as the mainstream hits Frozen, The Lego Movie and Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse, as well as updated entries on franchises such as the Toy Story movies. It also covers bittersweet indy visions such as Don Hertzfeldt's It's Such a Beautiful Day, Charlie Kaufman's Anomalisa, Isao Takahata's Tale of the Princess Kaguya, the family saga The Wolf Children and the popular blockbuster Your Name. Osmond's wide-ranging selection also takes in the Irish fantasy Song of the Sea, France's I Lost My Body and Spain's Chico & Rita. Osmond's authoritative and entertaining entries combine with a contextualising introduction and key filmographic information to provide an essential guide to animated film.

Why Is This Happening to Me?

Why Is This Happening to Me? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Wayne Monbleau
Editor: CLC Publications
ISBN: 1619581256
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Addressing issues that often frustrate or discourage us, Wayne Monbleau uses stories and keen biblical insight to convey the message that God intends life to come out of death. If we allow Him, He will take our wounds and use them for healing—both for us and for others.

Transcendence and Spirituality in Chinese Cinema

Transcendence and Spirituality in Chinese Cinema Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kris H.K Chong
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000095924
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This book provides a framework by which a global audience might think theologically about contemporary films produced in mainland China by Chinese directors. Up to this point the academic discipline of Christian theology and film has focussed predominantly on Western cinema, and as a result, has missed out the potential insights offered by Chinese spirituality on film. Mainland Chinese films, produced within the nation’s social structure, offer an excellent lingua franca of China. Illuminating the spiritual imagination of Chinese filmmakers and their yearning for transcendence, the book uses Richard A. Blake’s concept of afterimage to analyse the potential theological implications of their films. It then brings Jürgen Moltmann’s "immanent-transcendence" and Robert K. Johnston’s "God’s wider Presence" into conversation with Confucianist and Daoist ideas of there being, spirituality-speaking, "More in Life than Meets the Eye" than simply material existence. This all combines to move beyond film and allow for a Western audience to gain a new perspective on Chinese culture and traditions. One that uses familiar Western terms, while avoiding the imposition of a Western mindset. This is a new perspective on cinema, religion and Chinese culture that will be of keen interest to scholars of Religion and Film, Religious Studies, Theology, Sociology of Religion and Chinese Studies.

100 Greatest American and British Animated Films

100 Greatest American and British Animated Films Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas S. Hischak
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538105691
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100 Greatest American and British Animated Films by Thomas S. Hischak Summary

Animation has been a staple of the filmmaking process since the early days of cinema. Animated shorts had been produced for decades, but not until 1937 did a major studio venture into animated features when Walt Disney produced Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Of the hundreds of animated feature films made since, many have proven their importance over the years while also entertaining generations of audiences. There are also many recent animated movies that promise to become classics in the field. In 100 Greatest American British Animated Films, Thomas S, Hischak looks at the most innovative, influential, and entertaining features that have been produced since the late 1930s—from traditional hand-drawn works and stop-motion films to computer-generated wonders. These movies have been selected not simply because of their popularity or critical acceptance but for their importance. Entries in this volume contain plot information production history critical reaction commentary on the film’s cinematic quality a discussion of the film’s influence voice casts production credits songs sequels, spin-offs, Broadway versions, and television adaptations awards and nominations Each movie is also discussed in the context of its original release as well as the ways in which the film has lived on in the years since. Familiar favorites and lesser-known gems are included, making the book a fascinating journey for both the avid animation fan and the everyday moviegoer. With a sweeping look at more than eight decades of movies, 100 Greatest American and British Animated Films highlights some of the most treasured features of all time.

Archaeology and Intentionality

Archaeology and Intentionality Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Artur Ribeiro
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000551059
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Archaeology and Intentionality explores perhaps one of the most overlooked topics in archaeology, that of intentionality. In archaeology, most explanations of human behaviour rely on intentionality, and this book fills a surprising gap in the literature. By identifying the historical trajectory of the notion of intentionality, this book reframes our understanding of what it means to act intentionally and how archaeologists provide explanations concerning past (and present) societies. In general, this book presents a strong framework for archaeological research, one that fits to current archaeological practices and research around the world. This framework considers that past actors were not unconditional free agents, who could act however they wished, nor were they absolute prisoners of the economic, biological, and environmental circumstances in which they lived. From the standpoint of intentionality, it becomes clear that human agency is not about what you can or cannot do, but about what you should do, that is to say, actions are above all ethical. In a world wealth inequality runs rampant, where humans have damaged the environment beyond recognition, and where technology advances at an alarming rate, it is important that we recognize our intentions and the ethical responsibility that accompanies those intentions. The book highlights how archaeology is the perfect discipline to understand how and from where those intentions come. Addressing several problems in archaeological theory and connecting archaeology, philosophy, and social theory, this book is for students and researchers interested in archaeological theory and how it informs practice.

Decisive Measures

Decisive Measures Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Nichol
Editor: Canelo
ISBN: 1788637534
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He wanted a respite from combat. What he finds is a living nightmare... Scarred by his experiences of war in the Balkans, pilot Jack Griffiths has found himself a seemingly routine job transporting supplies to a diamond mine in Sierra Leone. Soon, however, he is plunged headfirst into the crucible of a bloody civil war. In the midst of death and destruction, he must protect a group of people stranded in the middle, including Layla, a beautiful local doctor to whom he is powerfully drawn. A full-blooded, rousing action thriller from a master of the genre, perfect for fans of James Phelan, Mark Greaney and Brad Thor.

Gods and Mortals: Nine Urban Fantasy & Paranormal Romance Novels Featuring Thor, Loki, Greek Gods, Native American Spirits, Vampires, Werewolves, & More

Gods and Mortals: Nine Urban Fantasy & Paranormal Romance Novels Featuring Thor, Loki, Greek Gods, Native American Spirits, Vampires, Werewolves, & More Pdf/ePub eBook Author: S.T. Bende,C. Gockel,Christine Pope,Becca Mills,DelSheree Gladden,Nancy Straight,Laura Howard,Karen Lynch,Pippa DaCosta
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Gods and Mortals: Nine Urban Fantasy & Paranormal Romance Novels Featuring Thor, Loki, Greek Gods, Native American Spirits, Vampires, Werewolves, & More by S.T. Bende,C. Gockel,Christine Pope,Becca Mills,DelSheree Gladden,Nancy Straight,Laura Howard,Karen Lynch,Pippa DaCosta Summary

Nine fantasy novels in one magical box set. Tag along with modern humans as they face off against heroes, Norse and Greek gods, and monsters of old … over one million words of divinely (and diabolically) inspired fantasy, adventure, and romance. Join the freshest voices in paranormal romance and urban fantasy, New York Times, USA Today, and Amazon bestselling authors, on unique journeys to heaven, hell, and worlds beyond. Get this heavenly fantasy box set ... before it’s too late! ABOUT THE BOOKS: Elsker by S. T. Bende Kristia Tostenson just found out her new boyfriend is the Norse God of Winter, and an immortal assassin destined to die at Ragnarok. Her orderly life just got very messy. Wolves I Bring the Fire Part I - A Loki Series by C. Gockel When Amy prays for help, Loki the Norse God of Mischief and Chaos isn’t the savior she has in mind. Loki can’t ignore Amy’s summons, but he can insist she help him outwit Odin, Leader of the Nine Realms. The start of a USA Today bestselling series! Chosen by Christine Pope When a fatal fever nearly wipes out the entire world's population, the survivors of what became known as "the Dying" believe the worst is in the past. Little do they know…. Nolander by Becca Mills A young woman from small-town Wisconsin discovers that monsters are real — and that she might just be one herself. Twin Souls by DelSheree Gladden Uriah and Claire didn’t believe in their tribal stories until Claire’s poisoned and those myths spring to life to test their love and unravel destiny. Blood Debt by Nancy Straight A mythological romance: Camille is denied her father's identity until her mother's death. She discovers a family she never dreamed of and a world that should not exist. The Forgotten Ones by Laura Howard Can the magical Tuatha de Danaan, the forgotten people of Ireland, help Allison restore her mother's sanity? Relentless by Karen Lynch Sara Grey lives a double life until a fateful encounter with a sadistic vampire and a fearless warrior exposes her powerful gifts and changes the course of her life forever. Hidden Blade by Pippa DaCosta The once-revered ancient Egyptian gods aren’t dead. They’re back. And soul eater Private Investigator, Ace Dante, is in their way. This boxset of Greek mythology, Norse myth, and fairy tale inspired paranormal and urban fantasy isn't as immortal as its characters. Download it before it is gone!

RKO Radio Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1929–1956

RKO Radio Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1929–1956 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael R. Pitts
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RKO Radio Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1929–1956 by Michael R. Pitts Summary

King Kong and The Thing from Another World are among the most popular horror and science fiction films of all time and both were made by RKO Radio Pictures. Between 1929 and 1956, RKO released more than 140 genre features, including The Most Dangerous Game, The Phantom of Crestwood, Before Dawn, The Monkey’s Paw, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, You’ll Find Out, The Spiral Staircase, The Enchanted Cottage, It’s a Wonderful Life, Captive Women and Killers from Space. RKO is remembered for its series of psychological horror movies produced by Val Lewton, including Cat People, I Walked with a Zombie, The Seventh Victim and The Body Snatcher. The studio also produced films in the adventure, comedy, fantasy, mystery and western genres. They released many Walt Disney classics—Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia, Pinocchio, Cinderella, Peter Pan—as well as several “Tarzan” features. This volume covers these movies in detail with critical and historical analysis, in-depth plot synopsis and numerous contemporary reviews.

The Underworld Saga, Books 1-3

The Underworld Saga, Books 1-3 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eva Pohler
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Dive into a world in which the ancient gods of Greece still rule in modern times. Thanatos meets seventeen-year-old Therese while she's in a coma hovering between the realm of the dead and the realm of dreams. A lucid dreamer, she takes control of her dream and kisses him, unaware that he is Death. It was his first kiss. No one, in his long existence, has ever wanted to kiss Death. After Therese awakens from her coma, Thanatos is desperate to find her. He makes a deal with Hades and goes to the Upperworld as a mortal to pursue her and to see where it might lead. The deal requires Therese to avenge the death of her parents. With the help of Than’s fierce and exotic sisters, the Furies, she finds herself in an arena face to face with the murderer, and only one will survive. Formerly The Gatekeeper's Trilogy, this set is a complete trilogy. You can stop here (no cliffhanger) or continue with the next box set. There are four box sets in The Underworld Saga. "I've studied Greek mythology since I was 6 & spent 2 months in Greece, visiting historical sites & museums. This author has Very accurately and Realistically brought not only the Entire Greek Pantheon to life, but Many others that exist in Greek mythology. The personalities are so dynamic and on point and So incredibly interesting!"--Dina Kmett ★★★★★ "A must read for all lovers of the Greek gods!"--iremic ★★★★★ "this is a brilliant series of Mortals, and Gods, underworld and mythical creatures all come to life in this wonderful tale, you wont be able to put this series down once you start, fantastic tales, and greek mythology, this is one series that I will keep forever in my archives to read over and over again."--Jodee ★★★★★ "These books are captivating and very difficult to put down. The way they are written makes reading them easy to envision the characters as though you were actually there watching it all unfold."--Ben ★★★★★ "Eva articulates a world of Olympians like you've never read before. . . . These books are action packed, full of suspense, and will leave you with your heart thumping. The final book was breathtaking! I didn't want it to end.. It was perfect! These books deserve 10 stars!"--Book Lover Reviews ★★★★★ "Best book series I've read in a long time!"--Lillian ★★★★★ Grab your copy to continue the exciting adventure today! Related authors: C. Gockel, Anthea Sharp, Susan Kaye Quinn, Cassandra Clare, Chanda Hahn, Quinn Loftis, Kim Richardson, S.T. Bende, Karen Lynch. Kimberly Loth, Richelle Mead, M. Lynn, Allie Burton, Ashley McLeo, Frost Kay, Cameo Renea, Elise Kova, Nicole Zoltack, A.L. Knorr, Kay L. Moody, Melissa Craven, Laura Thalassa, Rose Garcia, Holly Hook, Robin D. Mahle, Elle Madison, Raye Wagner, Elisa S. Amore, and Rick Riordan. Search terms: Greek mythology, Greek mythology romance, mythology, Greek gods and goddesses, paranormal romance, young adult fiction, teen fiction, clean young adult fiction, the Underworld, Hades and Persephone, teen fiction books, urban fantasy, myth retellings, fantasy, young adult fantasy, gods and monsters, mythological beasts, swords and sorcery, magic, adventure.


Thanatos Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eva Pohler
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Death had never been kissed, until now . . . Thanatos meets seventeen-year-old Therese while she's in a coma hovering between the realm of the dead and the realm of dreams. A lucid dreamer, she takes control of her dream and kisses him, unaware that he is Death. It was his first kiss. No one, in his long existence, has ever wanted to kiss Death. After Therese awakens from her coma, Thanatos is desperate to find her. He makes a deal with Hades and goes to the Upperworld as a mortal to pursue her and to see where it might lead. The deal requires Therese to avenge the death of her parents. With the help of Than’s fierce and exotic sisters, the Furies, she finds herself in an arena face to face with the murderer, and only one will survive. *Formerly The Gatekeeper's Sons, this series has been edited so that the main character begins her journey at age seventeen. Praise for Thanatos: "Got this for son but ended up reading it myself. And very quickly purchased all the following books in the saga." --Miss C. ★★★★★ "Even though I'm not in the target audience (I'm over 40 and can no longer be called a young adult!) I really enjoyed this book. I loved the story and the characters are believable and engaging. I became really invested in their trials and tribulations. There's some real emotion in here, I even found myself with tears in my eyes on a few occasions." --Kirsty Smith ★★★★★ "I found the Greek Mythology to be well researched and really enjoyed that part. Overall I actually really loved this story." --Michelle Lynn ★★★★★ "This is at my top recommendation for anyone looking to sit down and read an awesome paranormal romance with Greek Mythology." --Sue-ellen B. Reilly (GirlyGirlBookReviews) ★★★★★ "It is exciting how much of the gods we get to explore in this series. . . . I'm addicted and love Eva Pohler's writing." --P. Beach ★★★★★ "This is an action packed, incredible read. I had trouble putting down. Cant wait to see what happens with Than and Hip." --Jane McNair ★★★★★ "I loved this book. Easy to read, well written, fantastic storyline. Kudos to the author." --Terri Logue ★★★★★ "Loved this book, the writer did a great job setting scenes and making you feel like you were there with the characters. Got my mom to read this and she is hooked on the series now too!" --Crystal G ★★★★★ "I really enjoyed this series...started with the first book and wanted to keep reading until I got to the end. It's a fun blend of mythological characters, paranormal, romance, adventure, and while I haven't been a young adult for a very long time, I still enjoyed reading this series. It is also one I can see myself reading again." --momofsporefan ★★★★★ "Great plot and character development. Greek mythology blended with modern themes. Highly recommend." --Lillian ★★★★★ "I really enjoyed reading this book! To me it was sort of a cross between Twilight and The Hunger Games with some wonderful Greek mythology thrown in for good measure! I actually learned something by reading this book and it actually peaked my curiosity into learning more about the Greek gods and goddesses. Looking forward to reading more in the series!" --Robin E Casey ★★★★★ "I absolutely loved and enjoyed this book! Once I began reading, I was immediately hooked and wondered why I hadn't read it sooner, since I'd downloaded it quite some time ago. Loved it! The characters are believable, the plot moves quickly and keeps the reader engaged, and it is quite easy to become emotionally attached as the Therese, the main character, goes through so much." --Dusty Rogers ★★★★★ Grab your copy to begin the exciting adventure today!

What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Anxiety Disorders

What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Anxiety Disorders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martin N. Seif,Sally Winston
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What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Anxiety Disorders is an integrated and practical approach to treating anxiety disorders for general psychotherapists. What is new and exciting is its focus on changing a patient’s relationship to anxiety in order to enable enduring recovery rather than merely offering a menu of techniques for controlling symptoms. Neither a CBT manual nor an academic text nor a self-help book, What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Anxiety Disorders offers page after page of key insights into ways to help patients suffering from phobias, panic attacks, unwanted intrusive thoughts, compulsions and worries. The authors offer a rich array of therapist-patient vignettes, case examples, stories, and metaphors that will complement the work of trainees and experienced clinicians of every orientation. Readers will come away from the book with a new framework for understanding some of the most frustrating clinical challenges in anxiety disorders, including "reassurance junkies," endless obsessional loops, and the paradoxical effects of effort.

Conquering Fear: A Cancer Survivor's Wisdom

Conquering Fear: A Cancer Survivor's Wisdom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Bantz
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Conquering Fear: A Cancer Survivor's Wisdom by David Bantz Summary

If tough challenges are in your path, or you seek a more fulfilling life, David Bantz in Conquering Fear walks you through his incredible 70 year life story from motherless juvenile delinquent to successful businessman, loving husband and father, who just happens to have had five diagnoses of terminal cancer in 30 years. He has turned himself from a man living to die into a man dying to live. In Conquering Fear he guides you with humor, pathos and gentle understanding. Whatever your fears or challenges, David talks with you, not at you. He is not some clinical cold psychologist, but a friend who creates happiness as he shares his path to positive thinking and a productive life.

The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Films

The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Films Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Salvador Jimenez Murguía
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442269065
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From D.W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation in 1915 to the recent Get Out, audiences and critics alike have responded to racism in motion pictures for more than a century. Whether subtle or blatant, racially biased images and narratives erase minorities, perpetuate stereotypes, and keep alive practices of discrimination and marginalization. Even in the 21st century, the American film industry is not “color blind,” evidenced by films such as Babel (2006), A Better Life, (2011), and 12 Years a Slave (2013). The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Film documents one facet of racism in the film industry, wherein historically underrepresented peoples are misrepresented—through a lack of roles for actors of color, stereotyping, negative associations, and an absence of rich, nuanced characters. Offering insights and analysis from over seventy scholars, critics, and activists, the volume highlights issues such as: Hollywood’s diversity crisis White Savior films Magic Negro tropes The disconnect between screen images and lived realities of African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asians A companion to the ever-growing field of race studies, this volume opens up a critical dialogue on an always timely issue. The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Film will appeal to scholars of cinema, race and ethnicity studies, and cultural history.

Things To Do At Disneyland 2013

Things To Do At Disneyland 2013 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Glass
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This is not just a travel guide, it's an ADVENTURE GUIDE that goes far beyond what other travel books offer. Written for both first time visitors and experienced travelers, this book has something for everyone. • Detailed information on every attraction, restaurant, and shop in the park. • Secrets, tips, and inside information about every aspect of your visit. • Maps to attractions, restaurants, shops, parking and more. • Planning help and itineraries. • Complete transportation guides for getting to and around the Disneyland Resort. • Money-saving tips for dining, snacking, buying tickets and arranging travel. • Restaurant, souvenir, and gift recommendations. • Full dining menus and special guides to vegan foods, healthy eating, specialty coffees, desserts and more. • Seasonal activities and special events. • Specialty guides to pin trading, Vinylmation, coin press machines, picnic spots, character meets, photo opportunities, and more. • A complete guide to all of the stories that drive the rides, restaurants, and shops in the park. • Helpful appendixes cross reference all of the films, books, and music featured in the park so you can discover which locations feature your favorite Disney characters.

Multiculturalism and the Mouse

Multiculturalism and the Mouse Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Douglas Brode
Editor: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292783302
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In his latest iconoclastic work, Douglas Brode—the only academic author/scholar who dares to defend Disney entertainment—argues that "Uncle Walt's" output of films, television shows, theme parks, and spin-off items promoted diversity decades before such a concept gained popular currency in the 1990s. Fully understood, It's a Small World—one of the most popular attractions at the Disney theme parks—encapsulates Disney's prophetic vision of an appealingly varied world, each race respecting the uniqueness of all the others while simultaneously celebrating a common human core. In this pioneering volume, Brode makes a compelling case that Disney's consistently positive presentation of "difference"—whether it be race, gender, sexual orientation, ideology, or spirituality—provided the key paradigm for an eventual emergence of multiculturalism in our society. Using examples from dozens of films and TV programs, Brode demonstrates that Disney entertainment has consistently portrayed Native Americans, African Americans, women, gays, individual acceptance of one's sexual orientation, and alternatives to Judeo-Christian religious values in a highly positive light. Assuming a contrarian stance, Brode refutes the overwhelming body of "serious" criticism that dismisses Disney entertainment as racist and sexist. Instead, he reveals through close textual analysis how Disney introduced audiences to such politically correct principles as mainstream feminism. In so doing, Brode challenges the popular perception of Disney fare as a bland diet of programming that people around the world either uncritically deem acceptable for their children or angrily revile as reactionary pabulum for the masses. Providing a long overdue and thoroughly detailed alternative, Brode makes a highly convincing argument that with an unwavering commitment to racial diversity and sexual difference, coupled with a vast global popularity, Disney entertainment enabled those successive generations of impressionable youth who experienced it to create today's aura of multiculturalism and our politically correct value system.

The Hidden Wealth of Cities

The Hidden Wealth of Cities Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jon Kher Kaw,Hyunji Lee,Sameh Wahba
Editor: World Bank Publications
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In every city, the urban spaces that form the public realm—ranging from city streets, neighborhood squares, and parks to public facilities such as libraries and markets—account for about one-third of the city’s total land area, on average. Despite this significance, the potential for these public-space assets—typically owned and managed by local governments—to transform urban life and city functioning is often overlooked for many reasons: other pressing city priorities arising from rapid urbanization, poor urban planning, and financial constraints. The resulting degradation of public spaces into congested, vehicle-centric, and polluted places often becomes a liability, creating a downward spiral that leads to a continuous drain on public resources and exacerbating various city problems. In contrast, the cities that invest in the creation of human-centered, environmentally sustainable, economically vibrant, and socially inclusive places—in partnership with government entities, communities, and other private stakeholders—perform better. They implement smart and sustainable strategies across their public space asset life cycles to yield returns on investment far exceeding monetary costs, ultimately enhancing city livability, resilience, and competitiveness. The Hidden Wealth of Cities: Creating, Financing, and Managing Public Spaces discusses the complexities that surround the creation and management of successful public spaces and draws on the analyses and experiences from city case studies from around the globe. This book identifies—through the lens of asset management—a rich palette of creative and innovative strategies that every city can undertake to plan, finance, and manage both government-owned and privately owned public spaces.

KES AND TELL. The Untold Truth About King Edward VII School.

KES AND TELL. The Untold Truth About King Edward VII School. Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Derek Hewitt, Tim Haynes, Donald Macdonald, Michael Rakusin
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KES AND TELL. The Untold Truth About King Edward VII School. by Derek Hewitt, Tim Haynes, Donald Macdonald, Michael Rakusin Summary

King Edward VII School, 1965 - 1970, in Apartheid Johannesburg was a stick-wielding, traditional boys school of its times. But the Establishment did not count on a cohort that displayed an over-developed spirit of rebellion. In this unofficial, unauthorized and somewhat scandalous account, over 70 schoolmates used the Covid-19 lockdown to describe their complicated relationship with the institution that helped shape their lives over the last 50 years. Anyone who has ever reflected on their own schooldays will enjoy the humour and escapades of a group determined to resist the rules and constraints of a very rigid society.

Music in Disney's Animated Features

Music in Disney's Animated Features Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Bohn
Editor: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1496812158
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In Music in Disney's Animated Features James Bohn investigates how music functions in Disney animated films and identifies several vanguard techniques used in them. In addition he also presents a history of music in Disney animated films, as well as biographical information on several of the Walt Disney Studios" seminal composers. The popularity and critical acclaim of Disney animated features truly is built as much on music as it is on animation. Beginning with Steamboat Willie and continuing through all of the animated features created under Disney's personal supervision, music was the organizing element of Disney's animation. Songs establish character, aid in narrative, and fashion the backbone of the Studios" movies from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs through The Jungle Book and beyond. Bohn underscores these points while presenting a detailed history of music in Disney's animated films. The book includes research done at the Walt Disney Archives as well as materials gathered from numerous other facilities. In his research of the Studios" notable composers, Bohn includes perspectives from family members, thus lending a personal dimension to his presentation of the magical Studios" musical history. The volume's numerous musical examples demonstrate techniques used throughout the Studios" animated classics.

The Disneyland Encyclopedia

The Disneyland Encyclopedia Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chris Strodder
Editor: Santa Monica Press
ISBN: 1595807985
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Completely updated and expanded with over 50 new entries and 300 new photos, The Disneyland Encyclopedia spans the entire history of the park, from its founding more than 50 years ago to the present day. This fascinating book features detailed explorations of 600 Disneyland topics, including lands, attractions, restaurants, stores, events, and significant people. Each of the main encyclopedia entries illuminates the history of a Disneyland landmark, revealing the initial planning strategies for the park’s iconic attractions and detailing how they evolved over the decades. Enriching this unique A-to-Z chronicle are profiles of the personalities who imagined and engineered the kingdom known as “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Discover unbuilt concepts, including Liberty Street, Rock Candy Mountain, and Chinatown, and delight in fascinating trivia about long-lost Disneyland features, from the real rifles in the shooting gallery that was once located on Main Street to the jet-packed Rocket Man who flew above Tomorrowland. The new “Mouscellany" feature adds fun facts, hidden secrets, and odd trivia to the third edition. Overflowing with meticulously researched details and written in a spirited, accessible style, The Disneyland Encyclopedia is a comprehensive and entertaining exploration of the most-influential, most-renovated, and most-loved theme park in the world!

From Screen to Theme: A Guide to Disney Animated Film References Found Throughout the Walt Disney World(r) Resort

From Screen to Theme: A Guide to Disney Animated Film References Found Throughout the Walt Disney World(r) Resort Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brent Dodge
Editor: Dog Ear Publishing
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From Screen to Theme: A Guide to Disney Animated Film References Found Throughout the Walt Disney World(r) Resort is your guide to finding references to some of your favorite Disney animated films. Also within the book, you will find recaps of some of your favorite Disney animated films, fun facts, and helpful hints on where you can meet some of your favorite Disney characters. Brent Dodge has been a self proclaimed "Disney nerd" his entire life. He has been visiting Walt Disney World since he was one, and after spending more than 600 days in the parks and reading up on everything Disney, he has become known as a Disney "expert" by family and friends. He continues to visit the parks multiple times a year and currently resides in Delafield, Wisconsin.

Minerals: the Rainbow Connection

Minerals: the Rainbow Connection Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nansih Spirit Song
Editor: Author House
ISBN: 9781449000424
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The rock you are drawn to is the rock for you. It will protect and help with focus during meditation. Dont ever doubt the power of our earth. Every natural thing you see is created by a supreme being. Allow the loveliness to awaken your spirit. The brain cells of Mother Earth (rocks) will help you to enter and walk the beauty way. Phantom crystals are not mentioned in the general contents of this wee book, but I love working with them. The colors and shapes within the crystal are awesomea rarity, to say the least. Experiment and be patient. Answers will come.

Dogs at Home

Dogs at Home Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marianne Cotterill,James Merrell
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ISBN: 1473571677
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A house without a dog is not a home. Meet Gaspard the Dalmatian who hates the London rain but loves a good sing along to The Antiques Roadshow; jet-setting Rufus and Marni, two wire-haired dachshunds who can often be found sniffing out vintage finds in Brooklyn’s flea markets; or Jack Russell Ollie who enjoys the views of the Eiffel Tower from his gorgeous Parisian apartment. Featuring big dogs, small dogs, countless rescue dogs and even a few champions, these stunning photographs celebrate the joyful, cherished, chaotic, but never dull life that’s lived with dogs. Each image perfectly capturing that unique relationship between us humans and our beloved pets.

The Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steven Watts
Editor: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 0826273009
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The Magic Kingdom sheds new light on the cultural icon of "Uncle Walt." Watts digs deeply into Disney's private life, investigating his roles as husband, father, and brother and providing fresh insight into his peculiar psyche-his genuine folksiness and warmth, his domineering treatment of colleagues and friends, his deepest prejudices and passions. Full of colorful sketches of daily life at the Disney Studio and tales about the creation of Disneyland and Disney World, The Magic Kingdom offers a definitive view of one of the most influential Americans of the twentieth century.

The Upside of Uncertainty

The Upside of Uncertainty Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nathan Furr
Editor: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1647823021
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A science-backed guide for navigating and thriving through uncertainty—based on interviews and insights from world-renowned leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, artists, and creatives. Whether you're searching for courage to start a new project, change careers, launch a business, develop an idea, or reinvent yourself after a disappointment or life change, you will face uncertainty—that ambiguous and uncomfortable state that often makes us feel confused, anxious, and afraid to act. Though these moments are difficult, they offer opportunities for personal growth, innovation, and creativity. In The Upside of Uncertainty, INSEAD professor Nathan Furr and entrepreneur Susannah Harmon Furr provide a sweeping guide to embracing uncertainty and transforming it into a force for good. Drawing from hundreds of interviews, along with pioneering research in psychology, innovation, and behavioral economics, Nathan and Susannah provide dozens of tools—including mental models, techniques, and reflections—for seeing the upside of uncertainty, developing a vision for what to do next, and opening ourselves up to new possibilities. In our fast-paced, ever-changing world, uncertainty is on the rise. We face it every day. But few of us have been taught the techniques to navigate it well. The Upside of Uncertainty provides the inspiration, tools, and strategies you need to thrive through the inevitable plot twists in your life and career.


Inferentialism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. Peregrin
Editor: Springer
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In this study two strands of inferentialism are brought together: the philosophical doctrine of Brandom, according to which meanings are generally inferential roles, and the logical doctrine prioritizing proof-theory over model theory and approaching meaning in logical, especially proof-theoretical terms.

Thinking in the Dark

Thinking in the Dark Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Murray Pomerance,R. Barton Palmer
Editor: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813575605
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Today’s film scholars draw from a dizzying range of theoretical perspectives—they’re just as likely to cite philosopher Gilles Deleuze as they are to quote classic film theorist André Bazin. To students first encountering them, these theoretical lenses for viewing film can seem exhilarating, but also overwhelming. Thinking in the Dark introduces readers to twenty-one key theorists whose work has made a great impact on film scholarship today, including Rudolf Arnheim, Sergei Eisenstein, Michel Foucault, Siegfried Kracauer, and Judith Butler. Rather than just discussing each theorist’s ideas in the abstract, the book shows how those concepts might be applied when interpreting specific films by including an analysis of both a classic film and a contemporary one. It thus demonstrates how theory can help us better appreciate films from all eras and genres: from Hugo to Vertigo, from City Lights to Sunset Blvd., and from Young Mr. Lincoln to A.I. and Wall-E. The volume’s contributors are all experts on their chosen theorist’s work and, furthermore, are skilled at explaining that thinker’s key ideas and terms to readers who are not yet familiar with them. Thinking in the Dark is not only a valuable resource for teachers and students of film, it’s also a fun read, one that teaches us all how to view familiar films through new eyes. Theorists examined in this volume are: Rudolf Arnheim, Béla Balázs, Roland Barthes, André Bazin, Walter Benjamin, Judith Butler, Stanley Cavell, Michel Chion, Gilles Deleuze, Jean Douchet, Sergei Eisenstein, Jean Epstein, Michel Foucault, Siegfried Kracauer, Jacques Lacan, Vachel Lindsay, Christian Metz, Hugo Münsterberg, V. F. Perkins, Jacques Rancière, and Jean Rouch.

Brooklyn’s Bushwick - Urban Renewal in New York, USA

Brooklyn’s Bushwick - Urban Renewal in New York, USA Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Raymond Charles Rauscher,Salim Momtaz
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Brooklyn’s Bushwick - Urban Renewal in New York, USA by Raymond Charles Rauscher,Salim Momtaz Summary

This book offers an extended case study of the urban community of Bushwick, located in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The authors begin with a broad review of the history of Bushwick and Brooklyn, from before the earliest European settlements of the 1600s, through the 18th and 19th centuries and up the 1960s. Chapter Two begins by tracing the steep decline of the community, which culminated in catastrophic fires and looting in the wake of New York’s electrical blackout of 1977 and goes on to describe the beginnings of urban planning and renewal efforts which launched the recovery of Bushwick in the 1980s to early 2000s. Chapter Three steps back from the immediacy of the community to discuss urban change from a theoretical perspective. The authors outline advances in ‘sustainable urban planning’ and describe how these apply to Bushwick and the wider Brooklyn community. Chapter Four offers a detailed examination of the intent and function of New York’s community board planning system, known as the Charter 197-a program. In Chapter Five the authors examine the 197-a planning process and its application in the areas of Bushwick, Williamsburg and Greenpoint in Northeast Brooklyn; Brooklyn Downtown and in Southeast Brooklyn including Coney Island. The following chapter examines a number of innovative Bushwick high schools that offer practical experience in urban planning. Drawing the urban planning experiences together, the book concludes with a look at future directions in city renewal. Emphasis here is placed on ‘sustainable urban planning’ and the lessons to be learned from the experience of Bushwick and Brooklyn. The specifics of urban planning and renewal are illustrated with tables and figures. The details of planning are informed by an overarching sense of history, beginning with the dedication of the book to the memory of six Universalist writers associated with New York: Henry Thoreau, Helena Blavatsky, Henry George, Henry Miller, Arthur Miller and Walt Whitman. A rich trove of historical materials, ranging from family sketches to school rosters to rarely seen photographs, helps to keep the survey and analysis of urban planning grounded in the lives of Bushwick’s residents, past, present and future.

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