Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Author: Thomas Stearns Eliot

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780156685689

Category: Pets

Page: 56

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A collection of T. S. Eliot's poems which concern cats including Mr. Mistoffelees, and Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Author: Susan Ratcliffe

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199567077

Category: Reference

Page: 592

View: 3709


Based on the 7th ed. of the Oxford dictionary of quotations. Includes extensive coverage of literary and historical quotations and contains up-to-date material from today's influential literary and cultural figures. Includes 1,000 new quotes in categories such as catchphrases, film lines, official advice, and political slogans.

Canada's Early Nuclear Policy

Fate, Chance, and Character

Author: Brian Buckley

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773520776

Category: History

Page: 172

View: 8563


The advent of nuclear weapons introduced a complex new factor into world politics, drawing a line through history and ensuring that international relations would never be the same. By both accident and design, Canada was a central player in the new nuclear era, as countries grappled with the implications of this revolutionary new development. Canada's decision, unique among pioneer atomic powers, not to acquire a nuclear arsenal has been used to buttress widely differing political agendas, while the factors that shaped the policy-making process have been largely ignored.

Planet Cat

A Cat-Alog

Author: Sandra Choron,Harry Choron,Arden Moore

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618812592

Category: Pets

Page: 403

View: 7936


Presents more than four hundred lists on various information on cats, including cat breeds, training, and behavior, as well as such topics as famous cats in history, cat food recipes, and gifts for pampered cats.

Bringing Mysteries Alive for Children and Young Adults

Author: Jeanette Larson

Publisher: Worthington, Ohio : Linworth Pub.

ISBN: 9781586830120

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 134

View: 1924


Kids love mysteries, and you will love promoting learning and literacy with this guide to the mystery genre! Inside, you will find an introduction to the various types of mysteries and a guide to using the genre effectively in the library or classroom. Engage learners and teach concepts within all subject areas! Content is ideal for public librarians as well as school librarians. Includes examples from most of the major sub-genres and categories, including true crime, detective stories, ghosts and gothics, suspense, and many, many more! Appendices. Bibliography. Works Cited. Index of Subjects. Book jacket.

Crime Writers: A Research Guide

A Research Guide

Author: Elizabeth Haynes

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591589193

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 204

View: 4124


This invaluable resource provides information about and sources for researching 50 of the top crime genre writers, including websites and other online resources. • A timeline of major authors and events in the development of the crime fiction genre • Read-alike sections listing other authors whose works are similar in style or theme to those of ten major authors included in the book • Lists of major organizations and awards in the field of crime literature • A bibliography of online and print sources for biographical and critical information about crime genre authors