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Max is sent to bed without supper and imagines sailing away to the land of Wild Things,where he is made king. Winner, 1964 Caldecott Medal Notable Children's Books of 1940–1970 (ALA) 1981 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Illustration 1963, 1982 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book) Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1963, 1982 (NYT) A Reading Rainbow Selection 1964 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award Children's Books of 1981 (Library of Congress) 1981 Children's Books (NY Public Library) 100 Books for Reading and Sharing 1988 (NY Public Library)

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Maurice Sendak
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release: 1988-11-09
File: 48 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780060254933

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The first book-length study of the relationship between children's literature and ecocriticism.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Adkins, Kaye
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
Release: 2004
File: 308 Pages
ISBN-13: 0814330282

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Includes the following features: sample lesson plans, pre-reading activities, biographical sketch and picture of the author, book summary, vocabulary lists and vocabulary activity ideas, quizzes, hands-on projects, cooperative learning activities, cross-curricular activities, post-reading activities, book report ideas, research ideas,

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Genre: Education
Author: Susan Kilpatrick
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
Release: 1995-01
File: 48 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781557345257

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Playing off the themes in the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Where the Wild Things Are, this informative, practical, and encouraging guide will help parents guide boys down the path to healthy and authentic manhood. Wild Things addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual parts of a boy, written by two therapists who are currently engaged in clinical work with boys and their parents and who are also fathers raising five sons. Contains chapters such as “Sit Still! Pay Attention!” “Deficits and Disappointments,” and “Rituals, Ceremonies, and Rites of Passage.”

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: Stephen James
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Release: 2011-07-14
File: 368 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781414332826

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This is the first book to examine children's many connections to animals and to explore their developmental significance. Gail Melson looks not only at the therapeutic power of pet-owning for children with emotional or physical handicaps, but also the ways in which zoo and farm animals, and even certain television characters, become confidants or teachers for children--and sometimes, tragically, their victims.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Gail F. Melson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release: 2009-06-30
File: 248 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780674040922

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Let your imagination run wild with over 100 magical outdoor adventures in this fantastical activity book. Track dragons, brew witches' potions, build snow unicorns, discover trolls, and bring tree monsters to life and lots more as you get creative, learn new skills and take a giant leap into the world of Wild Things!

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Lonely Planet Kids
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Release: 2019-04-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781788685818

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What do things mean? What does the life of everyday objects reveal about people and their material worlds? Has the quest for 'the real thing' become so important because the high-tech world of total virtuality threatens to engulf us? This pioneering book bridges design theory and anthropology to offer a new and challenging way of understanding the changing meanings of contemporary human-object relations. The act of consumption is only the starting point of object's “lives”. Thereafter they are transformed and invested with new meanings and associations that reflect and assert who we are. Defining designed things as “things with attitude” differentiates the highly visible fashionable object from ordinary aretefacts that are too easily taken for granted. Through case studies ranging from reproduction furniture to fashion and textiles to 'clutter', the author traces the connection between objects and authenticity, ephemerality and self-identity. Beyond this, she shows the materiality of the everyday in terms of space, time and the body and suggests a transition with the passing of time from embodiment to disembodiment.

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Genre: Design
Author: Judy Attfield
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2020-08-20
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781350070721

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Europeans in the nineteenth century were fascinated with the wild and the primitive. So compelling was the craving for a first-hand experience of wilderness that it provided a lasting foundation for tourism as a consumer industry. In this book, Patricia Jasen shows how the region now known as Ontario held special appeal for tourists seeking to indulge a passion for wild country or act out their fantasies of primitive life. Niagara Falls, the Thousand Islands, Muskoka, and the far reaches of Lake Superior all offered the experiences tourists valued most: the tranquil pleasures of the picturesque, the excitement of the sublime, and the sensations of nostalgia associated with Canada's disappearing wilderness. Jasen situates her work within the context of recent writings about tourism history and the semiotics of tourism, about landscape perception and images of `wildness' and `wilderness,' and about the travel narrative as a literary genre. She explores a number of major themes, including the imperialistic appropriation and commercialization of landscape into tourist images, services, and souvenirs. In a study of class, gender, and race, Jasen finds that by the end of the century, most workers still had little opportunity for travel, while the middle classes had come to regard holidays as a right and a duty in light of Social Darwinist concerns about preserving the health of the `race.' Women travellers have been disregarded or marginalized in many studies of the history of tourism, but this book makes their presence known and analyses their experience. It also examines, against the backdrop of nineteenth-century racism and expansionism, the major role played by Native people in the tourist industry. The first book to explore the cultural foundations of tourism in Ontario, Wild Things also makes a major contribution to the literature on the wilderness ideal in North America.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Patricia Jasen
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Release: 1995
File: 194 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780802076380

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Recently, Palaeolithic and Mesolithic archaeology has been breaking boundaries worldwide. Finds such as the Mesolithic house at Howick, the sequencing of the Neanderthal genome, and the recently discovered footprints at Happisburgh all serve to indicate how archaeologists in these fields are truly at the cutting edge of understanding humanityÍs past. This volume celebrates this trend by focusing on recent advances in the study of the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic. With contributors from a diverse range of backgrounds, it allows for a greater degree of interdisciplinary discourse than is often the case, as the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic are generally split apart. Wild Things brings together contributions from major researchers and early career specialists, detailing research taking place across the British Isles, France, Portugal, Russia, the Levant and Europe as a whole, providing a cross-section of the exciting range of research being conducted. By combining papers from both these periods, it is hoped that dialogue between practitioners of Palaeolithic and Mesolithic archaeology can be further encouraged. Topics include: the chronology of the Mid-Upper Palaeolithic of European Russia; territorial use of Alpine high altitude areas by Mesolithic hunter-gatherer; discussing the feasibility of reconstructing Neanderthal demography to examine their extinction; the funerary contexts from the Mesolithic burials at Muge; the discovery of further British Upper Palaeolithic parietal art at Cathole Cave; exploitation of both lithics and fauna in Palaeolithic France; and an analysis of Mesolithic/Neolithic trade in Europe.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Frederick W. F. Foulds
Publisher: Oxbow Books
Release: 2014-11-30
File: 208 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781782977490

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A collection of poems and thoughts written by a young man during the late 1960's and 1970's; tempered by time, edited and published by the same man, in a new millennium.

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Genre: Poetry
Author: Gene Wild
Publisher:
Release: 2004-08
File: 56 Pages
ISBN-13: 1411610709

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