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Zen Ties

Author : Jon J Muth
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Stillwater the Panda returns in a delightful companion to his Caldecott Honor Book, Zen Shorts! Summer has arrived -- and so has Koo, Stillwater's haiku-speaking young nephew. And when Stillwater encourages Koo, and his friends Addy, Michael, and Karl to help a grouchy old neighbor in need, their efforts are rewarded in unexpected ways. Zen Ties is a disarming story of compassion and friendship that reaffirms the importance of our ties to one another.

Little Buddhas

Author : Vanessa R. Sasson
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Edited by Vanessa R. Sasson, Little Buddhas brings together a wide range of scholarship and expertise to address the question of what role children have played in Buddhist literature, in particular historical contexts, and their role in specific Buddhist contexts today.

Zen Ghosts

Author : Jon J Muth
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It's Halloween. The trees are ablaze in fiery reds. Excited children don colorful costumes. And there's mystery and fun around every corner! When Addy, Michael, and Karl finish trick-or-treating, their bags are brimming with treats. But the fun isn't over yet. Their good friend Stillwater the panda has one more special surprise in store for them. A mysterious visitor is about to tell them a spine-tingling story --- one that will fill each and every reader with wonder.

Zen Socks

Author : Jon J Muth
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On life's journey...kindness is the key. Leo and Molly love their new neighborhood. Most of all they love their friend Stillwater. The three friends are quite a team! From Caldecott Honor-book Medalist Jon J Muth comes a story about sharing, another about patience, and a third about compassion. With warmth and fun, they learn from one another in the most surprising ways....

The Story Cure

Author : Susan Elderkin
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The stories that shape our children's lives are too important to be left to chance. With The Story Cure, bibliotherapists Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin have put together the perfect manual for grown-ups who want to initiate young readers into one of life's greatest pleasures. There's a remedy for every hiccup and heartache, whether it's between the covers of a picture book, a pop-up book, or a YA novel. You'll find old favourites like The Borrowers and The Secret Garden alongside modern soon-to-be classics by Michael Morpurgo, Malorie Blackman and Frank Cottrell-Boyce, as well as helpful lists of the right reads to fuel any obsession - from dogs or dinosaurs, space or spies. Wise and witty, The Story Cure will help any small person you know through the trials and tribulations of growing up, and help you fill their bookshelves with adventure, insight and a lifetime of fun.

Using Paired Text to Meet the Common Core

Author : William Bintz
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Teaching students to make connections across related texts promotes engagement and improves reading comprehension and content learning. This practical guide explains how to select and teach a wide range of picture books as paired text--two books related by topic, theme, or genre--in grades K-8. The author provides mini-lessons across the content areas, along with hundreds of recommendations for paired text, each linked to specific Common Core standards for reading literature and informational texts. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 22 reproducible graphic organizers and other useful tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

Cantata No 140 Wachet Auf Ruft Uns Die Stimme BWV 140

Author : Johann Sebastian Bach
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This is an unabridged digitally enhanced reprint of the vocal score originally issued ca.1925 by G. Schirmer in New York, with an English translation by Henry S. Drinker. The Cantata 140 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme is one of Bach's most widely performed choral works. It was premiered in Leipzig at the Thomaskirche on November 25, 1731 under the composer's direction. Matches the widely available reprint orchestral parts offered by E.F. Kalmus (A2530) and Luck's Music Library (08996). IMSLP page Wikipedia

The Publishers Weekly

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Old Time Parables and Zen

Author : T. P. David
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Religion and spirituality can be part of our everyday experiences if we take time to notice. These sketches try to make us aware of that possibility.

Library of Congress Information Bulletin

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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
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School Library Journal

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Quill Quire

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Author : Thomas P. Kasulis
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"For the thoughtful Westerner this must be one of the most clear and perceptive accounts of Zen available. Thoroughly new is Kasulis' attempt to locate the Zen understanding of the person in secular Japanese assumptions." --Times Literary Supplement

Soto Zen in Medieval Japan

Author : William M. Bodiford
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Explores how Soto monks between the 13th and 16th centuries developed new forms of monastic organization and Zen instructions and new applications for Zen rituals within lay life; how these innovations helped shape rural society; and how remnants of them remain in the modern Soto school, now the lar

The Horn Book Guide to Children s and Young Adult Books

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Buddhist Religions

Author : Richard H. Robinson
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BUDDHIST RELIGIONS: A HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION walks you through the rich history of Buddhism and reveals how it has grown and changed over time while remaining true to the central teachings of the Buddha. And with this edition, you'll get more focused attention on the five main aspects of Buddhism: ritual, devotionalism, doctrine, meditation, and practice.

Zen and Psychotherapy

Author : Christopher J. Mruk, PhD
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The authors--one a clinical educator and social scientist, the other a nurse psychotherapist and practicing Buddhist--present a fascinating dialog on the "science" and the "art" sides of the art-science debate. Practical suggestions are included for achieving a balance between these two poles of the helping and healing process.

Zen Shorts

Author : Jon J. Muth
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Fascinated by the storytelling giant panda named Stillwater, Addy, Michael, and Karl can't wait to hear what their new friend will tell them next, in an exciting picture book with vibrant watercolor and ink drawings throughout.

Zen Sourcebook

Author : Stephen Addiss
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Introduction by Paula Arai. This is the first collection to offer selections from the foundational texts of the Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Zen traditions in a single volume. Through representative selections from their poetry, letters, sermons, and visual arts, the most important Zen Masters provide students with an engaging, cohesive introduction to the first 1200 years of this rich -- and often misunderstood -- tradition. A general introduction and notes provide historical, biographical, and cultural context; a note on translation, and a glossary of terms are also included.