Little Joy Book

Little Joy


  • Author : Cecilia Pavon
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635901405

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Little Joy Excerpt :

The best of contemporary Argentine author Cecilia Pavón's short stories. Poet, writer and translator Cecilia Pavón emerged in the late 1990s as one of the most prolific and central figures of the young Argentine literary scene--the so-called "Generation of the 90s": artists and writers whose aesthetics and politics were an earnest response to the disastrous impact of American-exported neoliberal policies and the resulting economic crisis of 2001. Their publications were fragile--xeroxed, painted on cardboard--but their cultural impact, indelible. A cofounder of Buenos Aires's independent art space and publishing press Belleza y Felicidad--where a whole generation of soon-to-be-famous Argentine artists showed for the first time--Pavón pioneered the use of "unpoetic" and intimate content, her verses often lifted from text messages or chatrooms, her tone often impish, yet brutally sincere. Fellow Argentine poet Marina Yuszczuk once wrote, "Pavón's writing is filled with minor illuminations and conjectures; her syntax is the syntax of commas, 'buts,' and disjunctives, thoughts and impressions organized into a current that flows, branches off, and stands still." In 2015, Pavón's first volume of collected poems, A Hotel With My Name, was published in English. Contemporary writers in the US, Australasia and Europe discovered a deep affinity with her work. Pavón's protagonists, Ariana Reines noted, "are absolute women, guileless dreamers, saints in sneakers, on sidewalks, in jail, in Zara, on buses, in nightclubs, in bed." Translated by Pavón's own poetic protégé Jacob Steinberg, Little Joy collects the best of Pavón's short stories written between 1999-2020, originally published in three volumes in Spanish.

Little Joy Book

Little Joy


  • Author : Nadine Brun-Cosme
  • Publisher : Little Simon
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN 10 : 9781534477445

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Little Joy Excerpt :

In this adorable story full of cheer, Little One feels oh-so-happy that...poof! She becomes Little Joy. When Little One wakes up, She opens one eye and then the other. As the sun shines on her cheek, Little One’s heart beats really fast. In this sweet story all about joy, Little Joy discovers what makes her happy! A perfect first book of feelings, this book highlights the sensation of being happy and bright!

The Little Book of Joy Book

The Little Book of Joy


  • Author : Joanne Ruelos Diaz
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2021-11-16
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781647004880

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The Little Book of Joy Excerpt :

Discover 365 ways to share joy every day with this little book packed with fun facts, mindful activities, trivia, birthdays, and international days relating to each day of the year Discover a different way to find happiness every day of the year with this pocket-size book that celebrates the little things that bring great joy. Be inspired by famous people on their birthdays; learn how to spot and find flowers throughout each season; create your own gratitude jar; learn how to make pastries; make a gift for someone you love; discover the pleasure of letter writing; and find joy in a rainy day. Packed with art activities, famous birthdays, inventions, international holidays, facts, and trivia about the world around us, each page offers a mindful prompt to encourage gratitude for things we have, every day.

A Little Joy  A Little Oy Book
Score: 5
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A Little Joy A Little Oy


  • Author : Marnie Winston-Macauley
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-02-05
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780740789465

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A Little Joy A Little Oy Excerpt :

"To me, the Jews are funnier than any other group. Why? Because they have had more trouble. And trouble is often the heart of humor."-- Steve Allen (who is not Jewish) from A Little Joy, A Little Oy Not just a slice of Jewish wit and wisdom, this collection is the whole challah*. By including over 350 entries from 200 sources, Winston-Macauley has amassed a unique cross-section of Jewish quotes, anecdotes, proverbs, history, biographies, jokes, unusual facts, "Yinglish," and much more. A Little Joy, A Little Oy showcases this rich and remarkable assembly of all things Jewish through the universal language of laughter and, yes, a few tears. A must in every Jewish household, A Little Joy, A Little Oy also makes the perfect holiday gift. *A rich twisted bread

The Joy of Small Things Book

The Joy of Small Things


  • Author : Hannah Jane Parkinson
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2021-10-05
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783352371

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The Joy of Small Things Excerpt :

'This book is a not-so-small joy in itself.' NIGELLA LAWSON 'Parkinson has the gift of making you look with new eyes at everyday things. The perfect daily diversion.' JOJO MOYES 'Always funny and frank and full of insight, I absolutely love Parkinson's writing.' DAVID NICHOLLS 'I loved this book . . . Parkinson's writing transports you to unexpected places of joy and comfort . . . these pages contain happiness.' MARINA HYDE 'The twenty-first century feels a lot more bearable in Parkinson's company.' CHARLOTTE MENDELSON Drawn from the successful Guardian column, these everyday exultations and inspirations will get you through dismal days. Hannah Jane Parkinson is a specialist in savouring the small pleasures of life. She revels in her fluffy dressing gown ('like bathing in marshmallow'), finds calm in solo cinema trips, is charmed by the personalities of fonts ('you'll never see Comic Sans on a funeral notice'), celebrates pockets and gleefully abandons a book she isn't enjoying. Parkinson's everyday exaltations - selected from her immensely successful Guardian column - will utterly delight. FEATURES BRAND NEW MATERIAL 'A compendium of delights.' OBSERVER 'Delightful . . . a love letter to those little moments of bliss that get us through the daily grind.' RED

Little Worry Book

Little Worry


  • Author : Nadine Brun-Cosme
  • Publisher : Little Simon
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN 10 : 9781534477469

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Little Worry Excerpt :

Little One is so worried about going to sleep in the dark that…poof! He becomes Little Worry! In this calming, reassuring story about first feelings, little ones will be able to relate and learn what to do when they feel anxious or worried about the dark. The perfect book for young readers and parents to share, this story proves that sometimes, a mom or dad’s hug is all it takes to ease any worries.

A Little Book on Joy Book

A Little Book on Joy


  • Author : Matthew C. Harrison
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 0758631154

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A Little Book on Joy Excerpt :

The author embarks on a quest to rediscover the joy of being a Christian. It is perfect for use with the Bible because it has study questions that follow each chapter. It is also a prayer guide for "The Great Ninety Days of Joy after Joy." Daily Texts with Prayers to Gladden the Heart from Ash Wednesday through Pentecost makes this book a perfect devotional guide for Lent and Easter.

Little Mad Book

Little Mad


  • Author : Nadine Brun-Cosme
  • Publisher : Little Simon
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN 10 : 9781534477476

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Little Mad Excerpt :

Little One feels so upset that playtime is over that…poof! He becomes Little Mad! In this reassuring board book about first feelings, little ones will be able to relate and learn from Little Mad as he learns how to calm down after getting upset. The perfect book for parents and little ones to share, this story proves that sometimes, when you’re feeling mad, all you need is a friend to be by your side.

Little Love Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Little Love


  • Author : Nadine Brun-Cosme
  • Publisher : Little Simon
  • Release Date : 2020-12-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN 10 : 9781534477452

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Little Love Excerpt :

In this sweet, lovable story, Little One is showered with hugs and kisses until...poof! She becomes Little Love. When Little One sees Mommy and Daddy, a big smile grows on her face Mommy wraps Little One in her arms and showers her with kisses. In this sweet story all about love, Little Love learns just how much her parents love her. A perfect first book of feelings, this book is filled with all the reasons why every child is the greatest gift that any parent could ask for.

The Book of Delights Book
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Book of Delights


  • Author : Ross Gay
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616208905

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The Book of Delights Excerpt :

The New York Times bestselling book of essays celebrating ordinary delights in the world around us by one America's most original and observant writers, award-winning poet Ross Gay. As Heard on NPR's This American Life “Ross Gay’s eye lands upon wonder at every turn, bolstering my belief in the countless small miracles that surround us.” —Tracy K. Smith, Pulitzer Prize winner and U.S. Poet Laureate The winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry offers up a spirited collection of short lyrical essays, written daily over a tumultuous year, reminding us of the purpose and pleasure of praising, extolling, and celebrating ordinary wonders. In The Book of Delights, one of today’s most original literary voices offers up a genre-defying volume of lyric essays written over one tumultuous year. The first nonfiction book from award-winning poet Ross Gay is a record of the small joys we often overlook in our busy lives. Among Gay’s funny, poetic, philosophical delights: a friend’s unabashed use of air quotes, cradling a tomato seedling aboard an airplane, the silent nod of acknowledgment between the only two black people in a room. But Gay never dismisses the complexities, even the terrors, of living in America as a black man or the ecological and psychic violence of our consumer culture or the loss of those he loves. More than anything other subject, though, Gay celebrates the beauty of the natural world--his garden, the flowers peeking out of the sidewalk, the hypnotic movements of a praying mantis. The Book of Delights is about our shared bonds, and the rewards that come from a life closely observed. These remarkable pieces serve as a powerful and necessary reminder that we can, and should, stake out a space in our lives for delight.

Ghosts of Goldfield and Tonopah Book

Ghosts of Goldfield and Tonopah


  • Author : Janice Oberding
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-06-08
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626199453

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Ghosts of Goldfield and Tonopah Excerpt :

Echoes of prospectors, forlorn widows and politicians linger in the streets and historic remnants of Nevada's former boomtowns. In the throes of early financial disaster, the Silver State had little to entice newcomers or discourage residents from leaving. Jim Butler's silver discovery at Tonopah changed everything. With a subsequent gold discovery near Goldfield, the rush was on, and from these burgeoning mines, Nevada's early leaders amassed their wealth and power. Paranormal historian Janice Oberding shares firsthand accounts of ghostly encounters in the Goldfield and Mizpah Hotels and uncovers the history behind the mysterious cowboy ghost, the haggard hitchhiker and other eerie local tales.

Life s Little Treasure Book on Joy Book

Life s Little Treasure Book on Joy


  • Author : H. Jackson Brown
  • Publisher : Rutledge Hill Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 1558532781

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Life s Little Treasure Book on Joy Excerpt :

These 14 small hardcover books compiled from the volumes of Life's Little Instruction Book make the perfect gift for a special friend or can be given in place of the traditional greeting card.

Bees in Amber Book

Bees in Amber


  • Author : John Oxenham
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-05-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN 10 : 9783732683048

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Bees in Amber Excerpt :

Reproduction of the original: Bees in Amber by John Oxenham

Histories of Shakespeare in Plain and Simple English  a Modern Translation and the Original Version  Book

Histories of Shakespeare in Plain and Simple English a Modern Translation and the Original Version


  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher : BookCaps Study Guides
  • Release Date : 2013-03-13
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781621075295

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Histories of Shakespeare in Plain and Simple English a Modern Translation and the Original Version Excerpt :

Shakespeare is the most critically acclaimed playright of all time. So why is he so hard to understand? This massive anthology of Shakespeare's Histories will give you a new appreciation of William Shakespeare by putting each of his history plays in plain and simple English. Included in this anthology: King John Richard II Henry IV, Part 1 Henry IV, Part 2 Henry V Henry VI, Part 1 Henry VI, Part 2 Henry VI, Part Richard III Henry VIII The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. The books may also be purchased separately. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience on Contemporary Society Book

Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience on Contemporary Society


  • Author : Xu, Xiaoge
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-03-22
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522578864

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Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience on Contemporary Society Excerpt :

As a popular and powerful medium, mobile use has increased significantly across the world. The effects of these communication devices have not only transformed how we communicate but also how we gather and distribute information in a variety of industries including healthcare, business, and education. Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience on Contemporary Society provides cross-disciplinary research that ties together use and experience examining the transformative influence of mobile technology and how it is reshaping who we are and what we do. Featuring research that investigates the impacts on both actors and activities with topic coverage that includes academic application, economic value, and mobile learning, scholars from different disciplines from all over the world identify the crucial implications behind mobile technology. Included amongst the targeted audience are educators, policymakers, healthcare professionals, managers, academicians, researchers, and practitioners.