Book release

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By The Chapter & Verse Team
Simply put, Extraordinary is a fantastical journey. Following her earlier offering in Impossible, acclaimed New York Times bestselling author and US National Book Award finalist Nancy Werlin weaves another tale of magical realism with Extraordinary.
This fairy tale for modern young women, is a romance, a meditation on the complexities of female friendships, the turmoil involving the collection of unpaid debts and long-ago bargains.
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Aug
26
2010
Getting To Happy PDF Print E-mail
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By The Chapter & Verse Team

The four unforgettable heroines from
Waiting to Exhale – Terry McMillan’s
bestselling novel that inspired the film
of the same name – are out and about
in the sequel, Getting To
Happy. While McMillan’s sassy and
vibrant story about four African
American women struggling to find
love and their place in the world
generated a devoted audience in
Exhale, Happy continues their
individual adventures and collective
discoveries along life’s often
bumpy path…
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Apr
20
2010
Handmade Books For A Healthy Planet PDF Print E-mail
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BOOK RELEASE | By Patricia A McGoldrick

Handmade Books for a Healthy Planet

Written and illustrated by American author Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord, Handmade Books for a Healthy Planet contributes to celebrations marking Earth Week 2010 (April 19 – 23). The book is a great resource for upcycling or, as Gaylord notes, in Wikipedian terms it is “the practice of taking something that is disposable and transforming it into something of greater use and value.”

For many of us, reduce / reuse / recycle has become part of our lives, a way of living. Now, Handmade Books for a Healthy Planet provides guidelines for going a step further to upcycle many objects and materials into handmade books. While crediting the originators of the term “upcycle”, Gaylord, a talented artist / educator, introduces hands-on activities to promote the practice of upcycling.

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Apr
19
2010
Kids Are Worth It! PDF Print E-mail
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BOOK RELEASE | By The Chapter & Verse Team

Barbara Coloroso’s international bestseller — kids are worth it! raising resilient, responsible, compassionate kids — is set for release this month by Penguin Canada. The book was originally published in 1995 with worldwide sales of more than one million copies.

Coloroso delivers a powerful message that good parenting begins with treating kids with dignity and respect. It advocates giving children a sense of power in their own lives and offering them opportunities to make decisions, take responsibility for their actions, and the ability to learn from their own successes and mistakes.