Author: George A. Birmingham
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776580370
Size: 30.17 MB
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At the turn of the twentieth century, Ireland was a maelstrom of political and sectoral conflict, and with the publication of his novel Hyacinth, the Church of Ireland clergyman James Owen Hannay (who wrote under the pen name George A. Birmingham) stepped right into the middle of the controversy. Focusing on the life story of a young Protestant boy who grows up surrounded by Catholics, the novel attempts to add a human dimension to the ongoing strife between the two religious traditions.

Princess Hyacinth The Surprising Tale Of A Girl Who Floated

Author: Florence Parry Heide
Publisher: Dragonfly Books
ISBN: 0553538047
Size: 37.74 MB
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Bestselling Caldecott Honor artist Lane Smith and legendary author Florence Parry Heide have teamed up to create an unforgettable princess sure to charm and delight young readers. Princess Hyacinth has a problem: she floats. And so the king and queen have pebbles sewn into the tops of her socks, and force her to wear a crown encrusted with the heaviest jewels in the kingdom to keep her earthbound. But one day, Hyacinth comes across a balloon man and decides to take off all her princess clothes, grab a balloon, and float free. Hooray! Alas, when the balloon man lets go of the string . . . off she goes. Luckily, there is a kite and a boy named Boy to save her. From the Hardcover edition.

Moon Glow And Hyacinth

Author: Lori Vankirk Schue
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477165568
Size: 63.72 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Lori Van Kirk Schue is an award winning fine and graphic artist and author of many children's and art resource books, including the best selling Art Works for Kids. She is an expert in art curriculum development and a professional illustrator. Her books are always dedicated to her family for their constant inspiration and support. Moon Glow and Hyacinth is a story about accepting who you are, inside and out. A caterpillar who wishes she could swim and a tadpole who wants wings so she can fly? How absurd! Moon Glow and Hyacinth try to achieve what they most admire in each other. But in the end, each must accept the harsh truth that sometimes you have to embrace your limitations. They learn that instead of wishing you are like someone else, discovering the magic that makes you unique and using your imagination can make your dreams come true. Children often find fault with the way they speak or look, or with their abilities. Looking to others as ideal may lead to self doubt or low self esteem. Learning to appreciate others while accepting who we are inside and out is not always easy. But using our imaginations can suddenly open a world of new ideas that lead to self confidence. Developing a strong vocabulary and engaging in the arts are wonderful ways to express ourselves. This See Say Create book combines literature and art activities to help develop a whole minded, creative approach to learning. Read the story, learn new vocabulary from the supplied list of definitions, and have fun creating. the art projects were developed especially for Moon Glow and Hyacinth by Artlingz, Inc., an online creativity warehouse of fun and educational art activities for everyone. This is a See Say Create™ book for budding readers and artists. For more See Say Create books by Lori Van Kirk Schue that combine stories and art, look for Peapod, Dot and Charlie. Have more fun doing art. Visit www. artlingz. com.

Hyacinth Girls

Author: Lauren Frankel
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 055341805X
Size: 65.97 MB
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When her 13-year-old daughter Callie begins receiving suicidal notes from Robyn, the girl she supposedly bullied, Rebecca is determined to save the unbalanced Robyn, refusing to let the school stand in her way, but in doing so, unknowingly places her own daughter's life in great danger.