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Wonders Of The Sea

Author : Kendall F. Haven
ISBN : 1591582792
Genre : Education
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Integrates various scientific fields of oceanic study--Physical Oceanography, Geologic Oceanography, Biological and Chemical Oceanography, etc.-- with the study of myth.

Wonders Of The Sky

Author : Tamra Andrews
ISBN : 1591581044
Genre : Education
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Students are encouraged to appreciate the magic in myth and science, as well as the commonality of all human experience with nature. Grades 4-8.

Wonders Of The Air

Author : Tamra Andrews
ISBN : 1591581052
Genre : Education
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This second book in a 4 book series is intended for teachers to use with students in the intermediate and middle school grades. Its purpose is to look at natural phenomena of the air (rainbows, thunder, lightning, tornadoes etc) through the eyes of ancient myth and then to look at the actual modern day science that explains each myth, using the interdisciplinary style of teaching.

Wonders Of The Land

Author : Kendall F. Haven
ISBN : 1591583187
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A book intended for teachers to use with students in the upper elementary and middle school grades looks at such natural phenomena as earthquakes, glaciers, and volcanoes.

Storytelling Magazine

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ISBN : UVA:X006176912
Genre : Folklore
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The World S Encyclopedia Of Wonders And Curiosities Of Nature And Art Science And Literature

Author : John Platts
ISBN : UOM:39015024571237
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Phenomenal

Author : Leigh Ann Henion
ISBN : 9780698192225
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Elizabeth Gilbert, author of The Signature of All Things and Eat, Pray, Love “What a cool and fascinating ride. Leigh Ann Henion has tackled one of the great questions of contemporary, intelligent, adventurous women: Is it possible to be a wife and mother and still explore the world? Her answer seems to be that this is not only possible, but essential. This story shows how. I think it will open doors for many.” Heartfelt and awe-inspiring, Leigh Ann Henion’s Phenomenal is a moving tale of physical grandeur and emotional transformation, a journey around the world that ultimately explores the depths of the human heart. A journalist and young mother, Henion combines her own varied experiences as a parent with a panoramic tour of the world’s most extraordinary natural wonders. Phenomenal begins in hardship: with Henion deeply shaken by the birth of her beloved son, shocked at the adversity a young mother faces with a newborn. The lack of sleep, the shrinking social circle, the health difficulties all collide and force Henion to ask hard questions about our accepted wisdom on parenting and the lives of women. Convinced that the greatest key to happiness—both her own and that of her family—lies in periodically venturing into the wider world beyond home, Henion sets out on a global trek to rekindle her sense of wonder. Henion’s quest takes her far afield, but it swiftly teaches her that freedom is its own form of parenting—one that ultimately allows her to meet her son on his own terms with a visceral understanding of the awe he experiences every day at the fresh new world. Whether standing on the still-burning volcanoes of Hawai‘i or in the fearsome lightning storms of Venezuela, amid the vast animal movements of Tanzania or the elegant butterfly migrations of Mexico, Henion relates a world of sublimity and revelation. Henion’s spiritual wanderlust puts her in the path of modern-day shamans, reindeer herders, and astrophysicists. She meets laypeople from all over the world, from all walks of life, going to great lengths to chase migrations, auroras, eclipses, and other phenomena. These seekers trust their instincts, follow their passions, shape their days into the lives they most want to lead. And, somewhere along the way, Leigh Ann Henion becomes one of them. A breathtaking memoir, Phenomenal reveals unforgettable truths about motherhood, spirituality, and the beauty of nature. Oprah.com "Part travel memoir, part parenting manifesto and part inquiry into those 'fleeting, extraordinary glimpses of something that left us groping for rational explanations in the quicksand of all-encompassing wonder.'" From the Hardcover edition.

Cyclopedia Of Wonders And Curiosities Of Nature And Art Science And Literature

Author : John Platts
ISBN : HARVARD:HN5Q87
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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The Ecology Of Wonder In Romantic And Postmodern Literature

Author : Louise Economides
ISBN : 9781137477507
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book traces the aesthetic of wonder from the romantic period through contemporary philosophy and literature, arguing for its relevance to ecological consciousness. Most ecocritical scholarship tends to overshadow discussions of wonder with the sublime, failing to treat these two aesthetic categories as distinct. As a result, contemporary scholarship has conflated wonder and the sublime and ultimately lost the nuances that these two concepts conjure for readers and thinkers. Economides illuminates important differences between these aesthetics, particularly their negotiation of issues relevant to gender-based and environmental politics. In turn, readers can utilize the concept of wonder as an open-ended, non-violent framework in contrast to the ethos of domination that often surrounds the sublime.

Fairy Tales Natural History And Victorian Culture

Author : Laurence Talairach-Vielmas
ISBN : 9781137342409
Genre : Fiction
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Fairy Tales, Natural History and Victorian Culture examines how literary fairy tales were informed by natural historical knowledge in the Victorian period, as well as how popular science books used fairies to explain natural history at a time when 'nature' became a much debated word.

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