The Sunflower Book
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

The Sunflower


  • Author : Richard Paul Evans
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-10-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743291200

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The Sunflower Excerpt :

“It has been said, ‘Seek not your destiny for it is seeking you.’” So begins this new and powerful novel from Richard Paul Evans, #1 bestselling author of The Christmas Box, The Walk series, and more. In the wake of personal tragedy, two people meet on a humanitarian mission in Peru. Christine is a shy, unadventurous woman whose fiancé broke off the engagement only a week before the wedding, and Paul is a former emergency room doctor whose glamorous lifestyle, stellar reputation, and beautiful fiancée are cruelly snatched from him one fateful, snowy Christmas Eve. Deep in the Amazon jungle, against a backdrop of poverty and heartbreak, they must confront their deepest fears and, together, learn to trust and love again.

Sunflower Book

Sunflower


  • Author : Kate Riggs
  • Publisher : Creative Education
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 1608182185

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Sunflower Excerpt :

"An exploration of the life cycle and life span of sunflowers, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a sunflower's growth process from seed to seedling to mature plant"--Provided by publisher.

The Sunflower Book
Score: 4
From 19 Ratings

The Sunflower


  • Author : Simon Wiesenthal
  • Publisher : Schocken
  • Release Date : 2008-12-18
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307560421

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The Sunflower Excerpt :

A Holocaust survivor's surprising and thought-provoking study of forgiveness, justice, compassion, and human responsibility, featuring contributions from the Dalai Lama, Harry Wu, Cynthia Ozick, Primo Levi, and more. While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member of the SS. Haunted by the crimes in which he had participated, the soldier wanted to confess to--and obtain absolution from--a Jew. Faced with the choice between compassion and justice, silence and truth, Wiesenthal said nothing. But even years after the way had ended, he wondered: Had he done the right thing? What would you have done in his place? In this important book, fifty-three distinguished men and women respond to Wiesenthal's questions. They are theologians, political leaders, writers, jurists, psychiatrists, human rights activists, Holocaust survivors, and victims of attempted genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia, China and Tibet. Their responses, as varied as their experiences of the world, remind us that Wiesenthal's questions are not limited to events of the past.

Sunflower Book

Sunflower


  • Author : Enrique Martínez-Force
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-04-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 728
  • ISBN 10 : 9781630670627

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Sunflower Excerpt :

This comprehensive reference delivers key information on all aspects of sunflower. With over 20 chapters, this book provides an extensive review of the latest developments in sunflower genetics, breeding, processing, quality, and utilization; including food, energy and industrial bioproduct applications. World-renowned experts in this field review U.S. and international practices, production, and processing aspects of sunflower. Presents seven chapters on improving sunflower production with insights on breeding and genetics; physiology and agronomy; common insect and bird pests; mutagenesis; and identifying and preventing diseases. Summarizes current knowledge of sunflower oil uses in food, oxididative stability, minor constituents, and lipids biosynthesis. Ideal reference for scientists, researchers, and students from across industry, academia, and government.

Sunflower Book

Sunflower


  • Author : Ronda L. Burns
  • Publisher : Ronda Burns
  • Release Date : 2007-04-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 1434365999

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Sunflower Excerpt :

A little girl saved her mother from taking her own life. She saved her mother from being torn away from her only daughter This is a true story of one mother and how her strength and courage developed through her daughter and the devastation that they found themselves facing together after the untimely death of the little girl's father. This story is told by this little girl, it is her voice that you will hear. They find that love conquers all with the bond that these two share. With unspeakable ties that bind through the ebb and flow of their life, this remarkable little girl becomes her mothers every breath.

The Ultimate Sunflower Book Book

The Ultimate Sunflower Book


  • Author : Lucy Peel
  • Publisher : William Morrow
  • Release Date : 1997-10-10
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 0062702122

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The Ultimate Sunflower Book Excerpt :

From Van Gogh's vibrant masterpiece to its ubiquitous presence in American crafts, from sunflower oil to sunflower seeds to The Sunflower State (Kansas), the friendly sunflower is firmly planted as an intrinsic part of our culture and our daily lives. With its sunny disposition, bright colors, and surprising versatility, it is without a doubt one of the most popular flowers around. A comprehensive guide to this remarkable flower, The Ultimate Sunflower Book features descriptions of the different species, diagrams of planting schemes, tips on growing giant sunflowers, and step-by-step instructions for creating beautiful arrangements. It also teaches readers how to dry and prepare the flowers for use in cooking and crafts and includes numerous recipes and a host of fun projects. With its gorgeous photographs, eye-catching design, and hardy jacketed paper-over-board format, The Ultimate Sunflower Book is one reference that gardeners, craft enthusiasts, flower arrangers, cooks, and all fans of the sunflower will enjoy leafing through again and again.

Sunflower Sky Book

Sunflower Sky


  • Author : Jack Hayes
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2018-04-16
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN 10 : 9781387748242

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Sunflower Sky Excerpt :

"Sunflower Sky" is the third & concluding volume of the trilogy begun with "Crow on the Wire" & continued with "The High Lonesome Sound". This volume is also a poetic journal covering the summer & early fall, & mostly set in Portland, Oregon. Although "Sunflower Sky" is connected to the earlier volumes, each can be read & enjoyed separately. There's a distinct focus on time, mortality, & the respite found in love & compassion in these poems.

Sunflower Handbook Book

Sunflower Handbook


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Sunflower seed industry
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951D011914780

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Bronze and Sunflower Book
Score: 4.5
From 12 Ratings

Bronze and Sunflower


  • Author : Cao Wenxuan
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-14
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780763693688

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Bronze and Sunflower Excerpt :

A beautifully written, timeless tale by Cao Wenxuan, best-selling Chinese author and 2016 recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award. Sunflower is an only child, and when her father is sent to the rural Cadre School, she has to go with him. Her father is an established artist from the city and finds his new life of physical labor and endless meetings exhausting. Sunflower is lonely and longs to play with the local children in the village across the river. When her father tragically drowns, Sunflower is taken in by the poorest family in the village, a family with a son named Bronze. Until Sunflower joins his family, Bronze was an only child, too, and hasn’t spoken a word since he was traumatized by a terrible fire. Bronze and Sunflower become inseparable, understanding each other as only the closest friends can. Translated from Mandarin, the story meanders gracefully through the challenges that face the family, creating a timeless story of the trials of poverty and the power of love and loyalty to overcome hardship.

The Sunflower Principle Book

The Sunflower Principle


  • Author : Donna Austin
  • Publisher : Inspiring Voices
  • Release Date : 2012-09-26
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 122
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462402779

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The Sunflower Principle Excerpt :

In The Sunflower Principle: Life Lessons from a Simple Flower, author Donna Austin chronicles the role sunflowers played in her recovery from the ashes of divorce. Sunflowers were a favorite flower of her daughter, but it wasnt until she faced the agony of divorce and an empty nest that she realized they symbolized hope and love for her. From these big, bold, beautiful sunflowers and during time spent in her garden, she learned many valuable lessons about how to withstand the storms of life, lift up her head, and stand tall again. She has presented the lessons she learned from tending to the sunflowers in the form of seeds of wisdom in The Sunflower Principle. Through these lessons, she offers a simple guide for living, with all peopleregardless of race, religion, or national origin. In order to become a sunflower, it is necessary to sow some seeds ourselvesseeds of compassion, love, peace, and understanding. The result of sowing these four tiny seeds make a difference in our lives, and become the catalyst for change in our world.

From Seed to Sunflower Book

From Seed to Sunflower


  • Author : Mari Schuh
  • Publisher : Lerner Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 28
  • ISBN 10 : 9781512410853

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From Seed to Sunflower Excerpt :

How does a small, black seed turn into a huge, yellow sunflower? Follow each step in the cycle—from seed to sunflower and back to seeds—in this intriguing book! Start to Finish titles help readers examine how things are made and teach sequential thinking skills and vocabulary.

Charlotte the Sunflower Fairy  Petal Fairies  4  Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Charlotte the Sunflower Fairy Petal Fairies 4


  • Author : Daisy Meadows
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN 10 : 9780545295895

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Charlotte the Sunflower Fairy Petal Fairies 4 Excerpt :

Every flower is bright and blooming, thanks to the Petal Fairies! But when Jack Frost steals their magical petals, there's trouble in Fairyland.Help save Fairyland's flowers!Every flower is bright and blossoming, thanks to the Petal Fairies! But when Jack Frost steals their magical petals, the fairies are in trouble. Flowers everywhere could disappear!Charlotte the Sunflower Fairy's petal is tough to find in a sea of sunflowers. But then things get even trickier -- the goblins are dressed up as sunflowers, too!Find the magical petal in each book and keep Fairyland in full bloom!

Life Cycle of a Sunflower Book

Life Cycle of a Sunflower


  • Author : Kirsty Holmes
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2021-12-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN 10 : 9781534540088

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Life Cycle of a Sunflower Excerpt :

Flowers have life cycles too! One of the most popular and recognizable flowers is a sunflower, and readers study its life cycle with the help of achievable text that breaks down essential biology concepts. As they learn about the parts of a plant and how each part grows and develops, full-color photographs and diagrams with clear labels help visual learners process the information. Fun fact boxes present additional information about the journey from seed to sunflower and what happens at the end of the flower’s life. What do people use sunflowers for? The answer is waiting for readers to discover!

A Sunflower s Life Cycle Book

A Sunflower s Life Cycle


  • Author : Mary R. Dunn
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2017-09-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 25
  • ISBN 10 : 9781515770688

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A Sunflower s Life Cycle Excerpt :

The process of a new life starting is fascinating! Watch a sunflower grow from a seed to a tall plant. Young readers will learn about the stages in a sunflower's life as well as its appearance. The life cycle of a sunflower is a beautiful thing to see!