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📒Rushing Waters Rising Dreams ✍ Denise M. Sandoval
✏Rushing Waters Rising Dreams Book Summary : "Using interviews with artists, instructors and community leaders as well as esays, photos, art pieces, and poetry, the editors explore more than two decades of how the lack of neighborhood cultural spaces adversely affects struggling families and communites - and how community-based arts expression, production and presentation inspired a cultural awekening and a revival of the imagination and spirit that also helped revitalize an economy as well as personal and social empowerment."--Page 4 of cover.
📒 White Washing American Education The New Culture Wars In Ethnic Studies 2 Volumes ✍ Denise M. Sandoval
✏ White Washing American Education The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies 2 volumes Book Summary : Recent attacks on Ethnic Studies, revisionist actions in curriculum content, and anti-immigrant policies are creating a new culture war in America. This important work lays out the current debates—both in K–12 and higher education—to uncover the dangers and to offer solutions. • Presents an innovative exploration of the new culture wars that address the various debates and views on Ethnic Studies that are under attack in American education, both in grades K–12 and in higher education • Provides information and insights presented by outstanding editors and contributors who are influential in the field • Includes case studies of Ethnic Studies at risk in higher education as well as personal narratives regarding the challenges and struggles of Ethnic Studies scholars and practitioners • Suggests solutions for strengthening diverse curricula in K–12 classrooms and in higher education classrooms
📒Hearts And Hands Second Edition ✍ Luis J. Rodriguez
✏Hearts and Hands Second Edition Book Summary : Hearts and Hands focuses on healing through community building. Empowered by thirty years of experience with gangs in Los Angeles and Chicago, Rodríguez offers a unique book of change. He makes concrete suggestions, shows how we can create nonviolent opportunities for youth today, and redirects kids into productive and satisfying lives. And he warns that we sacrifice community values for material gain when we incarcerate or marginalize people already on the edge of society. His drive to dissolve gang influence on kids is as personal as it is societal; his son, to whom he dedicates Hearts and Hands, served more than a decade in prison for gang-related activity. With anecdotes, interviews, and time-tested guidelines, Hearts and Hands makes a powerful argument for building and supporting community life. From the Trade Paperback edition.
📒Twilight Rising Serpent S Dream ✍ Diana Marcellas
✏Twilight Rising Serpent s Dream Book Summary : The young shari'a witch Brierley once thought that she was the last of her kind, powerful witches who lived in peace and harmony, using their powers for good. Only the women of her people had the gift and they ruled wisely and well. Her people had flourished for millennia, guided by the elemental beings who embodied the very forces of nature and who could tame the world. But then the fierce Allemani people came from beyond the sea. Newly settled in the land, they at first dwelt in peace with the shari'a. But trust turned to hate and the fear that the Allemani had for the witches soon boiled over into genocide. The Allemani decimated the shari'a out of fear of their differences. And so Briarly hid in the shadows, keeping her healing powers a secret-but she was compelled to use them when necessary, and these actions caused her to be discovered. When she was forced to flee the only home she had ever known, she did not go alone, for she had captured the heart Duke Melfallan, and though he is Allemani, he vows to attempt to change the Law condemning any shari'a to death because he has come to know that the shari'a are not monsters...and they can bring a great joy to the world. As she makes her way out into the world to hide while Melfallan fights to save her, Brierley discovers that she is not the last of her kind. That there are many, like her, who managed to stay in the shadows, generations of shari'a who have kept quiet, hid their powers and have waited. And that not all of whom share Brierley's good heart. The time of reckoning is at hand, the forces that the shari'a once controlled are being summoned once more, and Brierley finds that the hatred that fueled the Allemani ages past is still very much alive. Will Brierley have to sacrifice her life (and that of her unborn child) to save an entire world and make things right for her people? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
📒Dreams And Realities ✍ Juana Manuela Gorriti
✏Dreams and Realities Book Summary : One of the most dramatic figures among Latin America's romantic writers and the distinguished woman writer of her century, Juana Manuela Gorriti brings passion and intrigue to the scene of writing. An exile from her native Argentina who sought refuge first in Bolivia and then in Peru, her lifetime of travel and displacement is echoed in her fictions. Her short stories tell of homelessness and nomadic yearnings, taking the reader from the Peruvian highlands, where Spanish colonizers plot to rob the treasures of the Incas, to the Argentine capital city plagued by sinister political intentions. Her later fictions move from Chile to scenes of the California Gold Rush. Covering the wide landscape of the Americas, Gorriti tracks the spirit of nineteenth-century adventurers and dandies, nation builders and soldiers who participate in the conflicts of settlement in a new and lawless land. Women are the protagonists here, mediating episodes of civil strife as they voice their despair about the treachery of fortune seekers in Latin America in the years following Independence from Spain. Dreams and Realities offers a sampling of Gorriti's stories, showing the range of her commitment to political fiction drawn in the romantic style. Originally published in four volumes under the titles Suenos y realidades and Panoramas de la vida, her works deal with the tyranny of the Rosas regime, the mediating role of women, and the clash of European and indigenous cultures. Notwithstanding her personal political leanings, Gorriti's stories and fictions provide a generous dose of swashbuckling adventure and romance. Translated into English for the first time by Sergio Waisman and with an Introduction, Chronology, and Critical Notes by Francine Masiello, the book gives a woman's view of the world of political intrigue and civil unrest that marks Latin America's turbulent nineteenth century.
📒Dream Interpretation By Example ✍ Wayde Gilchrist
✏Dream Interpretation by Example Book Summary : Dream expert Wayde Gilchrist teaches you how to interpret your dream by using real dreams from the internet as examples--complete and detailed analysis of 100 actual dreams.
📒Waist Deep In Black Water ✍ John Lane
✏Waist Deep in Black Water Book Summary : The author takes readers deep into the heart of the wilderness where he shadows crocodiles in Mexico and contemplates the spiritual dimensions of Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark, among other adventures. (Biology & Natural History)
📒Dream Sky ✍ Shin Chae-ho
✏Dream Sky Book Summary : Shin Chae-ho’s nationalist novella Dream Sky, written in 1916, reads like a cross between The Apocalypse of St. John and Pilgrim’s Progress. The first several lines depict the protagonist Hannom seeing a divine figure revealed in the heavens who announces the necessity of struggling for national survival. Battles in the sky follow and reflect battles on earth. Hannom, however, is called on not merely to observe and record, but also to join in a celestial battle against Japanese invaders. Yet, he encounters various tests and temptations along the way that distract him from his goal of reaching the battle, and that teach him of his own weaknesses and shortcomings.
📒The Dream Of Water ✍ Kyoko Mori
✏The Dream of Water Book Summary : In 1990 author Kyoko Mori returned to her native Japan to visit the "landscape of my childhood." There--looking for the house in which her mother killed herself, running on land that was once water, and retracing childhood train trips to her grandparents' farm--she relived the memories and uncovered the secrets that unlocked her past. In The Dream of Water, a series of chapters that are themselves "small perfections," she leads us to the "larger happiness" of an autobiography that is also a work of art. Japan is the land Mori fled as a teenager, seeking to escape from her cold, abusive father and her manipulative stepmother. It is the country she spend her adult life putting behind her, but it is also her homeland. As she searches through familiar neighborhoods and on distant islands, she is constantly aware of the culture she abandoned and the one she has adopted. Pushed by the sights and sounds of contemporary Japan into her interior world of memory and dreams, she also looks out toward the daylight land of America. A personal journey of discovery that is also an exploration of national difference, The Dream of Water explores intimate emotions that reveal profound cultural truths.
📒Butterhead S Dream ✍ Karen Cother Boyle
✏Butterhead s Dream Book Summary : What if you were a young child who has all of a sudden come up against some pretty painful events in your life? What if you were a simple, young animal who lived an uncomplicated, innocent life? How would you feel when your world became scary or hurtful? Ginny is an eleven year old little human-girl. Sheâ€™s had some deep losses recently, and doesnâ€™t know what to do or where to turn. Butterhead is an orange, half-grown kitten who lives in the area and has no memories of life being anything else than it presently seems to be. Then, one day, a day greatly unlike the others heâ€™s known, this tiny child is greatly and rudely awakened to something quite out of his understanding, and the anxiety of being alone. Think a little bit about coming back, way back, into the mysterious aura of the Southland in 1950. Muddy, fishy scents from the river will invade your senses as true magic, and true mystery, are finally revealed for what they really are!