Download or read book The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily written by Laura Creedle and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2017 with total page 355 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Lily, who has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and Abelard, who has Asperger's, meet in detention and discover a mutual affinity for love letters--and, despite their differences, each other.
Download or read book Peter Pan und Wendy written by James M. Barrie and published by . This book was released on 1975 with total page 80 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The adventures of Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up.
Download or read book Better with Books written by Melissa Hart and published by Sasquatch Books. This book was released on 2019-04-23 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Needed now more than ever: a guide that includes 500 diverse contemporary fiction and memoir recommendations for preteens and teens with the goal of inspiring greater empathy for themselves, their peers, and the world around them. As young people are diagnosed with anxiety and depression in increasing numbers, or dealing with other issues that can isolate them from family and friends–such as bullying, learning disabilities, racism, or homophobia–characters in books can help them feel less alone. And just as important, reading books that feature a diverse range of real-life topics helps generate openness, empathy, and compassion in all kids. Better with Books is a valuable resource for parents, teachers, librarians, therapists, and all caregivers who recognize the power of literature to improve young readers’ lives. Each chapter explores a particular issue affecting preteens and teens today and includes a list of recommended related books–all published within the last decade. Recommendations are grouped by age: those appropriate for middle-grade readers and those for teens. Reading lists are organized around: Adoption and foster care Body image Immigration Learning challenges LGBTQIA+ youth Mental health Nature and environmentalism Physical disability Poverty and homelessness Race and ethnicity Religion and spirituality
Download or read book Coping with a Learning Disability written by Audrey Borus and published by The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. This book was released on 2019-07-15 with total page 112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Learning and attention issues affect one in five American students. These neurologically based disorders interfere with an individual's ability to store, process, or produce information. While science seeks to pinpoint exactly what areas of the brain are involved, students with learning difficulties must learn to manage. This authoritative volume introduces readers to the many labels used to describe conditions that affect attention, memory, coordination, social, and emotional skills. Readers will learn to recognize symptoms and common misconceptions, and get advice on how to cope with a learning disability. A list of valuable organizations and websites will help readers gain further insight.
Download or read book Mental Illness in Young Adult Literature Exploring Real Struggles through Fictional Characters written by Kia Jane Richmond and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2018-12-31 with total page 213 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book explores how mental illness is portrayed in 21st-century young adult fiction and how selected works can help teachers, librarians, and mental health professionals to more effectively address the needs of students combating mental illness. • Offers extensive analysis of contemporary young adult fiction featuring youth with mental illness to help school and youth services librarians make informed collection development and readers' advisory decisions • Examines the symptoms and warning signs of mental illness in adolescents in addition to how various disorders are diagnosed and treated • Offers strategies for teachers and librarians to integrate quality texts into middle and high school curricula and into community initiatives aimed at confronting the stigma associated with mental illness • Follows a standardized chapter format that makes it easy for readers to learn about the books and the mental illnesses they highlight • Provides an extended list of resources at the end of each chapter that includes additional young adult fiction and nonfiction as well as adult fiction texts
Download or read book The Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard written by Constant J. Mews and published by Springer. This book was released on 2016-09-23 with total page 421 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This new edition offers fascinating insights into one of the most celebrated love affairs of the Middle Ages. A new chapter charts the debate about the letters and offers fresh evidence to attribute them to Abelard and Heloise. The complete Latin text is reproduced with an annotated translation by Chiavaroli and Mews.
- Author : Petrus ABAELARDUS
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- Release : 1787
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- Pages : 204 pages
Download or read book Letters of Abelard and Heloise By John Hughes To which are added four poems by Mr Pope and other hands written by Petrus ABAELARDUS and published by . This book was released on 1787 with total page 204 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Abelard and Heloise The Letters and Other Writings written by Peter Abelard and published by Hackett Publishing. This book was released on 2007-03-16 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The most comprehensive compilation of the works of Abelard and Heloise ever presented in a single volume in English, The Letters and Other Writings features an accurate and stylistically faithful new translation of both The Calamities of Peter Abelard and the remarkable letters it sparked between the ill-fated twelfth-century philosopher and his brilliant former student and lover—an exchange whose intellectual passion, formal virtuosity, and psychological drama distinguish it as one of the most extraordinary correspondences in European history. Thanks to this edition, Latin-less readers will be better placed than ever to see why this undisputed milestone in the intellectual life of medieval France is also a masterpiece of Western literature. In addition to the The Calamities and the letters--the first complete English translation of all seven in more than eighty years--this volume includes an Introduction, a map, and a chronology, Abelard's Confession of Faith, letters between Heloise and Peter the Venerable, the Introduction to The Questions of Heloise, and selected songs and poems by Abelard, among them a previously untranslated shaped poem, Open Wide Your Eyes. Extracts of lost letters sometimes ascribed to Abelard and Heloise are given in appendixes.
Download or read book Casanova written by Laurence Bergreen and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2016-11 with total page 544 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "The remarkable story of Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798), an impoverished abandoned boy who became the notorious libertine, famous writer, and correspondent with figures such as Voltaire, Louis XV, and Catherine the Great in decadent 18th-century Europe."--Provided by publisher.
Download or read book The Permeable Self written by Barbara Newman and published by University of Pennsylvania Press. This book was released on 2021-09-17 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Permeable Self offers medievalists new insight into the appeal and dangers of the erotics of pedagogy; the remarkable influence of courtly romance conventions on hagiography and mysticism; and the unexpected ways that pregnancy—often devalued in mothers—could be positively ascribed to men, virgins, and God.
Download or read book If the Light Escapes written by Brenda Marie Smith and published by Sfk Press. This book was released on 2021-08-24 with total page 366 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The standalone sequel to IF DARKNESS TAKES US A solar electromagnetic pulse has fried the US grid. Now, northern lights are in Texas-three thousand miles farther south than where they belong. The universe won't stop screwing with eighteen-year-old Keno Simms. All that's left for him and his broken family is farming their Austin subdivision, trying to eke out a living on poor soil in the scorching heat. Keno's one solace is his love for Alma, who has her own secret sorrows. When he gets her pregnant, he vows to keep her alive no matter what. Yet armed marauders and nature itself collude against him, forcing him to make choices that rip at his conscience. If the Light Escapes is post-apocalyptic science fiction set in a near-future reality, a coming-of-age story told in the voice of a heroic teen who's forced into manhood too soon. "Gritty and powerful... takes the reader on an emotionally charged and adrenaline-fueled journey that lingers long after the last page is read." -Mae Clair, author of the Point Pleasant series and the Hode's Hill series "Brenda Marie Smith stuns a gain with the breathtaking sequel to her debut. With her skill for detail and character, Smith captivates us with Keno's kindness and humanity while also exploring the capacity for violence that lurks within all of us." -Aden Polydoros, author of THE CITY BEAUTIFUL "IF THE LIGHT ESCAPES is a rich coming-of-age story about the legacy of family, infused with hopefulness and humanity." -Laura Creedle, author of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY BRENDA MARIE SMITH lived off the grid for many years in a farming collective where her sons were delivered by midwives. She's done community activism, managed student housing co-ops, produced concerts to raise money for causes, done massive quantities of bookkeeping, and raised a small herd of teenage boys. Brenda is attracted to stories where everyday characters transcend their limitations to find their inner heroism. She and her husband reside in a grid-connected, solar-powered home in South Austin, Texas. They have more grown kids and grandkids than they can count.
Download or read book I Married You for Happiness written by Lily Tuck and published by Grove/Atlantic, Inc.. This book was released on 2011-09-06 with total page 208 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A “captivating” portrait of a long marriage and a meditation on how chance can affect life from the National Book Award winner (The Washington Post). “His hand is growing cold, still she holds it” is how this novel that contemplates love, after a husband’s sudden death, begins. This riveting and deeply moving story unfolds over a single night, as Nina, numb with grief, sits at the bedside of her husband, Philip, whose unexpected death is the reason for her lonely vigil. There, she recalls the defining moments of their forty-three-year-long union, beginning with their meeting in Paris. She is an artist, he a mathematician—a collision of two different worlds that merged to form an intricate and passionate love. As Nina revisits select memories—real and imagined—Lily Tuck reveals the intimacies, dark secrets, and overwhelming joys that shaped the couple’s life together.
Download or read book Forbidden Fruit written by Heloise and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 2007-08-02 with total page 128 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The illicit relationship between Peter Abelard, a medieval philosopher, and his young pupil Heloise is one of history’s most legendary and tragic love affairs. From reckless ecstasy to public scandal and cruel separation, their eloquent and intimate letters tell the story of their passionate, doomed romance. United by the theme of love, the writings in the Great Loves series span over two thousand years and vastly different worlds. Readers will be introduced to love’s endlessly fascinating possibilities and extremities: romantic love, platonic love, erotic love, gay love, virginal love, adulterous love, parental love, filial love, nostalgic love, unrequited love, illicit love, not to mention lost love, twisted and obsessional love....
Download or read book The Critic written by and published by . This book was released on 1891 with total page 366 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book The Critic written by Jeannette Leonard Gilder and published by . This book was released on 1891 with total page 362 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Encounters with Juan Ram n Jim nez written by William Kluback and published by Peter Lang Pub Incorporated. This book was released on 1995 with total page 128 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is an imaginary conversation with Juan Ramon Jimenez. William Kluback follows the journey of Juan Ramon and Platero, to adventure into the world, speaking of what it means to confront the foibles and opinions of human beings. Confronting the poet, the author seeks not merely to describe and analyze poetry and prose, but to ponder the affects they have on his thoughts. In other words, the author imagines Juan Ramon present; he wants to respond to his presence."