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The Doldrums

Author : Nicholas Gannon
ISBN : 9780062320964
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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“A dreamy charmer of a book, full of clever wordplay that practically demands it be read out loud.”—New York Times Have you ever wanted to hold a little piece of the impossible? Lavishly illustrated in full color, The Doldrums is an extraordinary debut about friendship, imagination, and the yearning for adventure from author-artist Nicholas Gannon. A modern classic in the making, The Doldrums is for readers of inventive and timeless authors such as Brian Selznick and Lemony Snicket. Archer B. Helmsley wants an adventure. No, he needs an adventure. His grandparents were famous explorers . . . until they got stuck on an iceberg. Now Archer’s mother barely lets him out of the house. As if that would stop a true Helmsley. Archer enlists Adelaide—the girl who, according to rumor, lost her leg to a crocodile—and Oliver—the boy next door—to help him rescue his grandparents. The Doldrums whisks us off on an adventure full of sly humor, incredible detail, and enormous heart. With approximately twenty pieces of breathtaking full-color artwork, as well as black-and-white spot illustrations, and gorgeous, literary writing, Nicholas Gannon proves himself to be a distinctive new voice with his middle grade debut. Be in it for the limitless imagination. For the characters who capture your heart. For the rich world you’ll want to settle into. But most of all, be in it for the friendship. That, after all, is the true adventure.

The Doldrums And The Helmsley Curse

Author : Nicholas Gannon
ISBN : 9780062320995
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The stand-alone sequel to The Doldrums, which the New York Times called “a dreamy charmer of a book,” is a second tour-de-force by author-illustrator Nicholas Gannon. It brims with the spirit of exploration and celebrates the bond of friendship. The exquisite package features Gannon’s distinctive full-color art throughout, as well as black-and-white spot illustrations. The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse is a timeless tale and a beautiful gift for a young reader. Archer Helmsley’s grandparents—famous explorers who went missing on an iceberg two years ago—are finally coming home. Archer is overjoyed, but he may be the only one. Rumors are flying that Archer’s grandparents were never really abandoned on the iceberg; that they’re making it all up. Archer knows that the rumors are false. With his best friends, Oliver and Adélaïde, and their new neighbor, Kana, Archer sets out during a snowstorm to rescue his grandparents’ reputation. In the tradition of Roald Dahl, Lemony Snicket, and Brian Selznick, Nicholas Gannon’s wildly imaginative world of The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse is packed with sly humor, an undeniably charming cast of characters, and the thrill of discovering secrets and adventures right in your own backyard. With approximately twenty pieces of full-color artwork, as well as black-and-white spot illustrations, and deft, literary writing, Nicholas Gannon once again creates a fully realized world and a story to sink into and explore.

The Phantom Tollbooth

Author : Norton Juster
ISBN : 9780375985294
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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With almost 4 million copies sold over 50 years after its original publication, generations of readers have now journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic that Philip Pullman says “comes up bright and new every time I read it . . . it will continue to charm and delight for a very long time yet. And teach us some wisdom, too.” Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever. For Milo, everything’s a bore. When a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room, he drives through only because he’s got nothing better to do. But on the other side, things seem different. Milo visits the Island of Conclusions (you get there by jumping), learns about time from a ticking watchdog named Tock, and even embarks on a quest to rescue Rhyme and Reason. Somewhere along the way, Milo realizes something astonishing. Life is far from dull. In fact, it’s exciting beyond his wildest dreams!

Survival In The Doldrums

Author : Leila J. Rupp
ISBN : UOM:39076001098446
Genre : Political Science
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The Blackthorn Key

Author : Kevin Sands
ISBN : 9781481446518
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In 1665 London, fourteen-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary, and his best friend, Tom, try to uncover the truth behind a mysterious cult, following a trail of puzzles, codes, pranks, and danger toward an unearthly secret with the power to tear the world apart.

The Doldrums Christ And The Plantanism

Author : Rogelio Garcia Barcala
ISBN : 9781469122854
Genre : Religion
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Meiosis, mitosis, the equator? Is the human body a direct replica of the earth? The Doldrums, Christ, and the Plantanism, Rogelio Garcia Barcala's follow up to We are Carrying a Tree Right in Front of our Face, digs deeper into the interrelation of all life in the universe, specifically here on earth . . . Are human kidneys nothing but seeds in the tree that is our body? Is the equator the magnetic seed (or catalyst) of life on earth? Barcala's use of deconstruction builds a formidable hypothesis. Using basic biology to support his ideas, Rogelio Garcia Barcala challenges the "old school" of creation theories. Welcome to philosophy of the new millennium. Gilberto Lozano Texas A&M University

Death In The Doldrums

Author : Bernard Edwards
ISBN : 9781783375233
Genre : History
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With their very long range, the giant Type IX U-Cruisers gave Admiral Dönitz's U-boat fleet global reach. Initially these boats operated with considerable success off the East coast of America and in the Caribbean but their main impact was in the Gulf of Guinea 1942-43 which, due to the closure of the Suez Canal, was a vital Allied supply route. Two submarines in particular (U-68 and U-505) had a profound effect causing major panic by their hugely successful operations.

Governance In The Doldrums

Author : Prakash Shrestha
ISBN : UOM:39015052206854
Genre : History
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The Doldrums

Author : Mel McCabe
ISBN : 1893162699
Genre : Fiction
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The Doldrums is a place in which twelve young adults create a bond out of geographical necessity and find themselves emerging from childhood far sooner than they thought possible.

Escape The Mid Career Doldrums

Author : Marcia L. Worthing
ISBN : 1118044967
Genre : Business & Economics
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Whether you’re bored, burned out, retired, or fired, Escape the Mid-Career Doldrums offers solutions, ideas, and practical tools for shaking up your professional life for the better. Based on real case studies, this smart and practical career guide will help you discover the causes of your professional problems and give you the inspiration and confidence to take action and seize new opportunities. This is the perfect prescription for a new and exciting professional life.

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