Description : Anne's sister Becky was born in 1958, before most people had even heard of autism. Diagnosed with "emotional disturbance," Becky was subjected to well-meaning but futile efforts at "rehabilitation" or "cure," as well as prolonged spells in institutions. This bittersweet memoir will resonate with everyone interested in autism spectrum conditions.
Description : Dorothy and her faithful dog, Toto, get caught in a cyclone which takes them from their home to the mystical land of Oz. Dorothy learns that there is only one person who can help her get back home — the Wizard of Oz, the mysterious magician who rules over the fabled Emerald City. Join Dorothy, as she travels through the Yellow Brick Road and meets new friends — the Scarecrow, who wanted brains for himself, the rusty Tinman, who was looking for a heart and the cowardly Lion, who was in search of courage. Together, the friends face many adventures, Wicked Witches, Flying Monkeys and of course, the never-to-be-seen Wizard of Oz. Will Dorothy ever find her way back home?
Description : Set your sights on a screenwriting career—and you know you're not in Kansas anymore. With some 100,000 original screenplays vying to be among the 7,000 few made into movies every year, craft is key and competition is fierce. Enter the Wizard: Award-winning screenwriter and playwright and acclaimed writing instructor Richard Krevolin, who shows you the way to turn your good ideas into great stories, and your great stories into compelling scripts. With the writer's gift for storytelling and the professor's gift for teaching, Krevolin gives you the brains, heart, and courage you need to make it in the Emerald City of Hollywood—one yellow brick at a time.
Description : On what he calls 'the adventure of his life', Howard Jacobson travels around Australia, never entirely sure where he is heading next or whether he has the courage to tackle the wild life of the bush, the wild men of the outback, or the even wilder women of the seaboard cities. In pursuit of the best of Australian good times, he joins revelers at Uluru, argues with racists in the Kimberleys, parties with wine-growers in the Barossa and falls for ballet dancers in Perth. And even as vexed questions of national identity and Aboriginal land rights present themselves, his love for Australia and Australians never falters.
Description : Second Oz book; Scarecrow and Tin Woodman are back with hero named Tip. 120 black-and-white, 16 full-color illustrations.
Description : The Marvellous Land of Oz: Being an Account of the Further Adventures of the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, and is often shortened to “The Land of Oz.” This is the second of L. Frank Baum's books set in the Land of Oz, and is the sequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This and the next 34 Oz books of the famous 40 were illustrated by John R. Neill. This book has 14 full-page colour plates plus over 130 pen-and-ink drawings. The events are set shortly after the events in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and after Dorothy Gale's departure back to Kansas. Our protagonist of the novel is an orphan boy called Tip who has been under the guardianship of a cruel Wicked Witch named Mombi (the main antagonist) and lives in the northern quadrant of Oz called Gillikin Country. Mombi has always been extremely mean and abusive to Tip always threatening to transform him into a marble statue to punish him for his mischievous ways. To avoid being turned into a marble statue, Tip runs away with Jack Pumpkinhead stealing the Powder of Life. He uses it to animate the wooden Sawhorse for Jack to ride. But what happens next you ask…….? Well, you’ll just have to download this book and find out for yourself! ============== KEYWORDS/TAGS: The Marvellous Land of Oz, book 2, marvellous, Gillikin country, adventures, Dorothy, gale, Kansas, L Frank Baum, parents with children, parents to be, expectant mothers, mothers to be, grandparents, gifts for children, childrens books, illustrated stories, bedtime stories, childrens adventures, action and adventure, fairy tales, folklore, myths and legends, childrens fantasy story, tip, Jack Pumpkinhead, tin woodman, Strawman, straw man, Tip, Powder Of Life, Flight, Fugitives, Experiment, Magic, Awakening, Saw-Horse, His Majesty, Scarecrow, General Jinjur's, Army Of Revolt, Escape, Nickel-Plated, Emperor, Woggle-Bug, Old Mombi, Witchcraft, Prisoners, Queen, Flight, Gump, Jackdaw, Dr. Nikidik's, Famous, Wishing Pills, Glinda the Good, Rose, Princess, Ozma Of Oz, Riches
Description : This book is about survivng as a spiritual orphan. Using myth,fairytales, and story, the author reevaluates the American Drean and offers a new paradigm of spiritual awareness and union with one another.
Description : Hailed as the first original American fairy tale, The Wizard of Oz inspired countless sequels and imitations, as well as the classic American musical film and the Broadway musical The Wiz. In L. Frank Baum's imaginative story, Dorothy Gale takes a magical journey from the American heartland into the wonderful land of Oz to meet the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion.
Description : When the Scarecrow, now the ruler of the Emerald City, is driven out by General Jinjur and her all-girl army, his friends--the Tin Woodman, a boy named Tip, and Jack Pumpkinhead--try to restore peace.