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A Boy and a Jaguar

A Boy and a Jaguar [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0544358872
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their champion—their voice—but he stutters uncontrollably. Except when he talks to animals… Then he is fluent. Follow the life of the man Time Magazine calls, "the Indiana Jones of wildlife conservation"as he searches for his voice and fulfills a promise to speak for animals, and people, who cannot speak for themselves. This real-life story with tender illustrations by Catia Chien explores truths not defined by the spoken word.

Jaguar Vs. Skunk

Jaguar Vs. Skunk [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1338717790
Author: Jerry Pallotta
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
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Jaguar Vs. Skunk by Jerry Pallotta Book Resume:

What if a jaguar and a skunk had a fight? Who do you think would win?

The Jaguar Princess

The Jaguar Princess [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1497614651
Author: Clare Bell
Publisher: Open Road Media
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This historical novel set in the Aztec Empire blends “mysticism, shape-changing” and “a deep sense of time and place” for a truly “unusual fantasy” (Publishers Weekly). Mixcati’s people are descended from the Olmec Jaguar Gods and she is fated for great things—both wonderful and dangerous. She can, unexpectedly and without warning, turn into a living, wild jaguar, just as her ancestors have done since time immemorial. Once stolen into slavery, she must struggle to survive and to learn to fulfill her destiny in an Aztec culture that understands her strength, fears her power, and wants her dead. She must face destruction at their hands—or come into her true power as the Jaguar Princess.

We Became Jaguars

We Became Jaguars [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1452184186
Author: Dave Eggers
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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We Became Jaguars by Dave Eggers Book Resume:

Revel in the breathtaking fantasticality of We Became Jaguars—a picture book from bestselling author Dave Eggers. When Grandma comes to visit and a young boy's parents leave, the rules of the house—and the world—change: grandson and grandmother transform into jaguars! Readers follow their journey into the undiscovered world of nature, experience true freedom, and lose themselves in an exhilarating adventure. After a day of playing, running, and climbing through sumptuous landscapes, the ending will leave you wondering what's real and what's imagined. • A captivating, unusual story about a child and his grandmother • Full of lush illustrations of the natural world • Celebrates the power of love and storytelling Breathtaking and bold, We Became Jaguars is sure to give readers beautiful dreams. • Children's books for kids age 5–8 • Perfect for fans of Dave Eggers • Great for environmentally conscious families

The Jaguar's Children

The Jaguar's Children [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0307366944
Author: John Vaillant
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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From the #1 bestselling, award-winning author of The Golden Spruce and The Tiger: a rich, gripping literary thriller in the spirit of The Constant Gardener that showcases the narrative power for which John Vaillant is internationally acclaimed. Hector, a young Zapotec fleeing Mexico for a better life in the US with his friend Cesar, a biotech researcher, pays to be smuggled across the border by unscrupulous "coyotes," concealed in the tightly sealed, empty tank of a water truck packed with illegal migrants. Abandoned by the smugglers in the desert, they are left to die, their only lifeline Cesar's phone. When Cesar slips into unconsciousness, Hector reaches out to the one name with an American code--AnniMac--that becomes his lifeline to the world as he reveals what has brought him to this place, taking us back to an older Mexico; to the lives of his Zapotec grandparents and the ancient, mythic traditions, to the mystery behind the jaguar icon left to him by a mysterious archeologist, and the power of the corn myth. As legends fuse with the terrifying present, the dangers Cesar is fleeing become grippingly apparent: his research was threatening to expose the country's largest manufacturer of genetically modified corn, set to impose economic and cultural genocide on the native population. Finding the courage to survive is critical, even as hope dwindles.

J is for Jaguar

J is for Jaguar [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0744043298
Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
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The latest title in DK's new alphabet series, J is for Jaguar looks at jaguar and big cat-related words that begin with the letter "j." Take a first look at the wild world of jaguars in this beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture ebook for babies and toddlers. Part of DK's illustrated animal alphabet series, J is for Jaguar is the tenth picture ebook installment, a perfect first gift for babies and toddlers. The friendly, read-aloud text and delightful illustrations will have young animal-lovers smiling in no time as they learn fun words about jaguars that all begin with the letter "j." Have fun with your little one by pointing to the colorful illustrations that tell the story of these wonderful wild cats. Journey through the world of a jaguar, discover where they live, learn how to tell them apart from their wild cat relatives, and find out just how incredible they really are. Filled with simple, playful facts, J is for Jaguar provides lots to talk about and lots to look at for curious, animal-loving babies and toddlers everywhere.

THE SACRED MAYA SMOKING SHELL

THE SACRED MAYA SMOKING SHELL [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781469790756
Author: MANUEL M NOVELO
Publisher: iUniverse
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THE SACRED MAYA SMOKING SHELL by MANUEL M NOVELO Book Resume:

This is a story of the great Maya city of Lamanai [circa 650 A.D.] its ruins are located in present day southern Orange Walk District, Belize. The story of its ruler who was determined to help defend its sister city Chac’temal from invading armies of the Far North cities at all cost necessary............. Also of a young peasant boy whose name was Box Balam [Bosh Balam.] he was born and raised in the magnificent Maya City of Lamanai in the west banks of a beautiful lagoon. By the age of fourteen, he had his mind well made up. He would become a member of the famous and widely loved Lamanai’s Royal Pok-A-Tok team. [ball game] Nothing or nobody would stop him....... After the sacred ceremony that initiated him into manhood to better prepare him in becoming a soldier and a member of lamanai’s royal ball team, he was sent on a mission that almost caused him his life............. Box’s friends and mentor had been killed in an ambush attack by spies of the Far North cities, near the city of Altun-Ha. Having been inflicted with a severe wound, Box had fled into the inhospitable and dangerous rainforest but... it was his only refuge. He had been wandering lost, sick, and weak in the jungle for days but his determination to survive and return to his beloved city of Lamanai, his people, and the girl he had fallen in love with, was great............. Moreover, he was also determined to survive so that one day he could find and eliminate the people responsible for the death of his friends and mentor. For many days he walked through the rain forest, looking out for the enemy, and surviving on wild fruits when he came across two men who... A story of adventure, war, courage, treachery, love, and rise to greatness in an ancient civilization.

The Jaguar's Secret Baby

The Jaguar's Secret Baby [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0463365860
Author: Bianca D'Arc
Publisher: Hawk Publishing, LLC
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He’s a jaguar. She’s a wolf. Can they make a go of it, or will they fight like cats and dogs? Hank has never forgotten the wild woman with whom he spent one memorable night. He's dreamed of her for years, but has never been back to the small airport in Texas owned and run by her werewolf Pack. Tracy was left with a delicious memory of her night in Hank’s arms, and a beautiful baby girl who is the light of her life. She chose not to tell Hank about his daughter, but when he finally returns and he discovers the daughter he’s never known, he’ll do all he can to set things right. Tracy wants to be wanted for herself and won’t settle for less. Hank realizes he’s been a stupid fool and the woman he’s never been able to forget is actually his mate. He’s just been too stubborn to admit it. He will need to prove his devotion before his werewolf mate will relent and give in to the attraction that has never faded. He just needs to find the right words and actions to make her understand and win her heart all over again.

Jaguars

Jaguars [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1617728047
Author: Rachel Lynette
Publisher: Bearport Publishing
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Jaguars by Rachel Lynette Book Resume:

After a jaguar mother gives birth to her cubs in a hidden den, she fiercely protects them for many months. So begins the life of a baby jaguar. In this coming-of-age introduction to the biggest wildcats in the world, children will learn all about a baby jaguar’s daily life, how the mother cares for it, teaches it to hunt, and prepares it for life as an adult. The colorful interior spreads and gorgeous photos of the adorable baby jaguars are sure to delight emergent readers.

The Jaguar Bodyguard

The Jaguar Bodyguard [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1370071728
Author: Bianca D'Arc
Publisher: Hawk Publishing, LLC
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Sworn to protect his Clan, Nick Balam heads to Hollywood to keep an eye on a rising star who has seen too much for her own good. She saw a young jaguar shifter transforming and may have damning evidence that could expose them all to the world. It's up to Nick, as head of security for the Jaguar Clan to assess the situation and take care of the problem. Unexpected fame has made a circus of Sullivan Lane’s life, but when decapitated squirrels show up on her doorstep, she knows she needs professional help. Nick is able to insinuate himself into her security team. The only problem is... once he gets close to her, he realizes she might very well be his mate. And she's in danger. His mission expands to keeping her safe, catching her stalker and then figuring out what she intends to do about her newfound knowledge of shifters. And if she has proof – he’s going to have to destroy it, which could destroy any trust between them. Sparks fly and passions rise. Can he keep her safe and prevent her from revealing what she knows? Or will he have to forsake his Clan to find true happiness with a woman of rare beauty and…magic?

MARK OF THE JAGUAR

MARK OF THE JAGUAR [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1496908074
Author: Mark F. Cheney
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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“Love the book. . . Am still dreaming of jaguars! ... If I were going to have a life-work, I’d want it to be this one. You did good, my friend.” – Kerry Blair, author of COUNTING BLESSINGS, ANGELS BENDING NEAR THE EARTH, CLOSING IN and many other great books. MARK OF THE JAGUAR is a landmark novel, a Book of Mormon adventure AFTER 421 A.D. and before Columbus! The only Book of Mormon fiction regarding the time after the end of the Book of Mormon and before the arrival of Columbus. Based on real archaeological finds in Mesoamerica, the land of the Maya, this tale follows a young man as he is trained as a shaman, healer, scribe and stonecutter, as he accepts the challenge given by his old mentor from his death bed. Yax Kan will do what is needed to find the truth about Kukulkan, the white and bearded god represented by the feathered serpent. Who is he? Is he worthy of worship - even to the point of human sacrifice? Come join Yax Kan in some life-changing experiences that will thrill and delight!

How the Just So Stories Were Made

How the Just So Stories Were Made [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0300258259
Author: John Batchelor
Publisher: Yale University Press
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How the Just So Stories Were Made by John Batchelor Book Resume:

A fascinating, richly illustrated exploration of the poignant origins of Rudyard Kipling’s world-famous children’s classic From "How the Leopard Got Its Spots" to "The Elephant’s Child," Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories have delighted readers across the world for more than a century. In this original study, John Batchelor explores the artistry with which Kipling created the Just So Stories, using each tale as an entry point into the writer’s life and work—including the tragedy that shadows much of the volume, the death of his daughter Josephine. Batchelor details the playful challenges the stories made to contemporary society. In his stories Kipling played with biblical and other stories of creation and imagined fantastical tales of animals' development and man's discovery of literacy. Richly illustrated with original drawings and family photographs, this account reveals Kipling’s public and private lives—and sheds new light on a much-loved and tremendously influential classic.

Through the Brazilian Wilderness

Through the Brazilian Wilderness [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 5041432651
Author: Theodore Roosevelt
Publisher: Litres
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Shamanic Power Animals

Shamanic Power Animals [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1950253155
Author: don Jose Ruiz
Publisher: Hierophant Publishing
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Shamanic Power Animals by don Jose Ruiz Book Resume:

Explore the Wisdom of the Animal World Shamanism teaches us that the intelligence of nature is all around us, waiting for us to reach out with open hearts and listen to its guidance. When we turn our attention to the incredible community of animal life and the teachings they have to share, we open ourselves to a vibrant, interconnected world full of spiritual truths and transformational insights. Through myth, tradition, science, and story—combined with the power of personal observation—we can see how animals offer profound life lessons every day: Ants readily demonstrate the power of teamwork. Bears show us how to protect what’s most important to us. Eagles embody the value of clear vision. In Shamanic Power Animals: Embracing the Teachings of Our Non-Human Friends, Toltec shaman don José Ruiz takes a deep dive into this rich and vital store of animal wisdom and demonstrates how we can incorporate its lessons into our daily lives. In the first section of this book, Ruiz explains how power animals represent a path to our own personal power and provides a foundational understanding of the animal world based on the symbol of the medicine wheel and its association with the elements of earth, air, fire, and water. The second section contains a power animal compendium covering over 200 animals. Each entry includes exercises, prayers, and chants for use in communicating and collaborating with these powerful allies on your own personal journey toward awareness and healing. The result is both a reference guide to the wisdom of the animal world and a road map for activating this wisdom within yourself.

Touching the Jaguar

Touching the Jaguar [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1523089881
Author: John Perkins
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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“This eloquent book inspires us to create a new reality of what it means to be human on this magnificent planet.” —Deepak Chopra When New York Times bestselling author John Perkins was a young Peace Corps volunteer, his life was saved by an Amazonian shaman who taught him to "touch the jaguar”—to transform his fears into positive action. He went on to become an "economic hit man" (EHM), convincing developing countries to build huge infrastructure projects that put them perpetually in debt to the World Bank and other US-controlled institutions. Although he sincerely believed this was the best model for economic development, he came to realize it was really a new form of colonialism. Returning to the Amazon, he saw the destructive impact of his EHM work. But he also was inspired by a previously uncontacted tribe that touched its jaguar by uniting with its enemies to defend its territory against invading oil and mining companies. For the first time, Perkins details how his experiences in the Amazon converted him from an EHM to a crusader for transforming our failing Death Economy that destroys its own resources and nature itself into a flourishing Life Economy that renews itself. He provides a strategy for each of us to change our lives and defend our territory—the earth—against destructive policies and systems.

The Jaguar Princess

The Jaguar Princess [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1497614651
Author: Clare Bell
Publisher: Open Road Media
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The Jaguar Princess by Clare Bell Book Resume:

This historical novel set in the Aztec Empire blends “mysticism, shape-changing” and “a deep sense of time and place” for a truly “unusual fantasy” (Publishers Weekly). Mixcati’s people are descended from the Olmec Jaguar Gods and she is fated for great things—both wonderful and dangerous. She can, unexpectedly and without warning, turn into a living, wild jaguar, just as her ancestors have done since time immemorial. Once stolen into slavery, she must struggle to survive and to learn to fulfill her destiny in an Aztec culture that understands her strength, fears her power, and wants her dead. She must face destruction at their hands—or come into her true power as the Jaguar Princess.

The Works of Theodore Roosevelt - Volume

The Works of Theodore Roosevelt - Volume [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1596058293
Author: Theodore Roosevelt
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
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The Works of Theodore Roosevelt - Volume by Theodore Roosevelt Book Resume:

We took breakfast-the eleven o'clock Brazilian breakfast-on Colonel Rondon's boat. Caymans were becoming more plentiful. The ugly brutes lay on the sand-flats and mud banks like logs, always with the head raised, sometimes with the jaws open. They are often dangerous to domestic animals, and are always destructive to fish, and it is good to shoot them. I killed half a dozen, and missed nearly as many more-a throbbing boat does not improve one's aim. -from Through the Brazilian Wilderness As much a symbol of the nation's adventurous past as he was the very picture of booming 20th-century progress, Theodore Roosevelt-politician and soldier, naturalist and historian-was still a young man when he left the Oval Office, and he spent the decade after his presidency exploring the world... and sharing his experiences in his inimitable prose. This two-in-one volume includes "an account of a zoogeographic reconnoissance through the Brazilian hinterland" Roosevelt undertook in 1913 for the benefit of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, and a collection of essays on natural history from throughout Roosevelt's life, including "Birds of the Adirondack," written when he was only 18, and "The Wild Ostrich," completed just months before his death. Roosevelt's real-life exploits and observations of the natural world remain entertaining and insightful today, and continue to illuminate the life and character of one of the great American personalities. Also available from Cosimo Classics: Roosevelt's Letters to His Children, A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open, America and the World War, Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail, The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses, and Historic Towns: New York OF INTEREST TO: Roosevelt fans, readers of autobiography, amateur naturalists, armchair travelers American icon THEODORE ROOSEVELT (1858-1919) was 26th President of the United States, serving from 1901 to 1909, and the first American to win a Nobel Prize, in 1906, when he was awarded the Peace Prize for mediating the Russo-Japanese War. He is the author of 35 books.

Jaguar Fever

Jaguar Fever [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1402266960
Author: Terry Spear
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
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Jaguar Fever by Terry Spear Book Resume:

Book 2 in the Heart of the Jaguar Series She's being pursued by everyone, in more ways than one. Even in an exotic world of humans, jaguars, and tantalizing creatures who shift between the two, Maya Anderson stands out from the crowd. Interest from human suitors is bad enough, but when male shifters give chase, the real trouble starts. Who's the hunter and who's the prey? Investigating the black marketing trade of exotic animals keeps Wade Patterson more than busy. When he and Maya both get entangled in a steamy jungle mission, it becomes impossible to tell who is being hunted or who the hunters are. Wade is desperate to survive this deadly game of cat and mouse. But it's Maya's piercing eyes that keep him awake at night. Heart of the Jaguar Series: Savage Hunger (Book 1) Jaguar Fever (Book 2) Jaguar Hunt (Book 3) Jaguar Pride (Book 4) Praise for Savage Hunger: "Dark, sultry, and primal romance...will leave readers breathless."—Fresh Fiction "Humor, tenderness, and pure hot loving...an awesome and exciting new world."—Long and Short Reviews, 5 stars "A sizzling page-turner, Terry Spear is wickedly talented."—Night Owl Reviews Reviewer Top Pick, 5 Stars "Spear paints a colorful, vivid portrait of the lush jungle and deadly beauty...of jaguars."—Publishers Weekly

Bully!

Bully! [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1627932445
Author: Theodore Roosevelt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Bully! by Theodore Roosevelt Book Resume:

A collection containing 3 autobiographical works by President Theodore Roosevelt, including The Autobiography of Theodore Roosevelt, The Rough Riders, and Throught the Brazilian Wilderness

Time's Fool

Time's Fool [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1443894222
Author: A. Clare Brandabur
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Time’s Fool: Essays in Context is a collection of essays on a broad range of topics, from Gilgamesh to James Joyce – and beyond: to Kazuo Ishiguro, Michael Ondaatje, Yaşar Kemal, Cormac McCarthy, Abdulrahman Munif, and many others. Time’s Fool is a memorial to the life work of A. Clare Brandabur, who walked away from a tenure-track teaching position at the University of Illinois to embark on a career of teaching in Middle Eastern universities in Jordan, Syria, Bahrain, occupied Palestine, Cyprus, Ankara, and finally Istanbul, where she taught for the last decade and a half of her life. Had Clare stayed with a career at a “Research I” university in the United States, her scholarship would have been far less rich and free-wheeling – more narrow, concentrated, and specialized – and she would not have been able to help and inspire her graduate and undergraduate students from the Near East and, especially during her last five or six years at Fatih University, from around the world. The essays are organized into five main groups, from “Gender and Family Relations” and “Ecocriticism,” to “Colonialism and Post-Colonialism,” “Colonialism and Ireland,” and “Colonialism, Palestine, Genocide”; and a final ‘catch-all’ section of “Miscellaneous Essays” that includes Gilgamesh, T.E. Lawrence, Yaşar Kemal, Graham Green, and modern theory. There are also sub-categories that transcend the six sections, such as Arab Literature, Catholicism, Women’s Studies, and Mythology – something for everyone, in short. Clare’s essays give a sense of her breadth of scholarship and her very rich play of mind, but the real monument to her life’s work is in the hearts and minds of the students from around the world whom she influenced.