Author: Marianne R Richmond
Publisher: Marianne Richmond Studios
Keywords: award, year, creative, child, magazine, book, recipient, story, mom, choice, wished, adoption
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2008-01-01
List price: $15.95
ISBN-10: 1934082066
ISBN-13: 9781934082065

I Wished for You: an adoption story follows a conversation between Barley Bear and his Mama as they curl up in their favorite cuddle spot and discuss how they became a family. Barley asks Mama the questions many adopted children have, and Mama lovingly answers them all.

Author: Mark Graham Brown
Publisher: Productivity Press
Keywords: criteria, award, interpret, baldrige, excellence, performance, covers, winning, quality, 13th, baldridge
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2004-03-02
List price: $39.95
ISBN-10: 1563273039
ISBN-13: 9781563273032

This handy pocket book is a quick reference guide to interpreting the 2004 criteria in the seven Baldrige categories. Whether a company is applying for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award or not, this can help employees at all levels as they work toward improving quality. Includes answers to frequently asked questions and quick tips indicating what excellent companies do in each category.

Author: Mort Zachter
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Keywords: nonfiction, award, creative, writers, writing, programs, association, memoir, series, dough, awp
Number of Pages: 184
Published: 2007-09-25
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0820329347
ISBN-13: 9780820329345

Mort Zachter’s childhood revolved around a small shop on Manhattan’s Lower East Side known in the neighborhood as "the day-old bread store." It was a bakery where nothing was baked, owned by his two eccentric uncles who referred to their goods as "the merchandise." Zachter grew up sleeping in the dinette of a leaking Brooklyn tenement. He lived a classic immigrant story one of a close-knit, working-class family struggling to make it in America. Only they were rich.In Dough, Zachter chronicles the life-altering discovery made at age thirty-six that he was heir to several million dol

Author: Karen Brown
Publisher: Univ. of Massachusetts Press
Keywords: series, short, fiction, award, awp, amp, needles, stories, pins
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2007-11-01
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 1558496173
ISBN-13: 9781558496170

Winner of the Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction.In Pins and Needles , Karen Brown explores love and loss between mother and child, husband and wife, close friends, and virtual strangers. In many of these stories, Brown shows how love emerges as infidelity incongruous and disruptive, threatening the stability of daily life. In She Fell to Her Knees, Nell inherits the neglected house in which her mother died years before, and begins an affair with the neighbor. The narrator of Apparitions, who has recently returned the blind grandson she was raising to the care of his mother, invites a confused

Author: Mark Curtis Anderson
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Keywords: programs, award, writers, writing, association, creative, nonfiction, creati, sound, jesus, explosion
Number of Pages: 269
Published: 2007-09-01
List price: $18.95
ISBN-10: 0820330124
ISBN-13: 9780820330129

Mention the record album Jesus Sound Explosion to a typical child of the 1970s and that person is likely to picture one of those collections that used to be shown on TV (Call now! Not available in stores!). When Mark Curtis Anderson spied a copy in a junk store a few years ago, he knew just what he’d found, and the memories of growing up in a Baptist minister’s family came flooding forth.The title of Anderson’s memoir is a nod to the live concert album from Explo ’72, a kind of evangelical Woodstock emceed by Billy Graham. Explo’s crowds of 100,000-plus signaled t

Author: Patrick Spielman
Publisher: Sterling
Keywords: designs, winning, award, router, art
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 1998-06-30
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 0806942851
ISBN-13: 9780806942858

“Stresses the versatility and cutting efficiency of this essential tool...describes router bits, tables, and joinery techniques. But most of it is devoted to router projects, as artisans reveal their secret techniques and favorite ways to use the tool. Spielman encourages readers to study and recreate these projects. Photos and scale drawings.”—Woodshop News.

Author: Ann Harleman
Publisher: University Of Iowa Press
Keywords: award, fiction, short, iowa, happiness
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2008-03-01
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 1587296578
ISBN-13: 9781587296574

Features reckless explorers of inner space who try the limits of their lives.
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