A pinnacle (from Latinpinnaculum, a little feather, pinna, compare panache) is an architectural ornament originally forming the cap or crown of a buttress or small turret, but afterwards used on at the corners of and in many other situations. The pinnacle looks like a small spire. It was mainly used in Gothic architecture.
Waub-o-jeeg, also written Wa-bo-jeeg or other variants of Ojibwe Waabojiig (White Fisher) (c. 1747-1793) was a famous warrior and chief of the Ojibwa. He was born into the Adik (caribou) doodem some time in the mid-18th century near Zhaagawaamikong on the western end of Lake Superior. His father Ma-mong-a-ze-da was also a noted warrior, who fought for the French in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham. Although Wabojeeg's family had intermarried with the Dakota people during times of peace, and he h..
The ALA Notable Book author of Girls are Equal Too, Where's Your Head? and Psychology for Teenagers, Dale Carlson teaches teens to use their own ability for physical and mental meditation to end psychological pain.
In 1802 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company sprouted, like an acorn, close to the young oak of American life. In the early years DuPont explosives helped the new nation build canals and railroads, ports and harbors, and dams and mines. DuPont munitions al..
Mummified by the Egyptians and domesticated by the Romans, the cat is one of man''s most magnificent companions. The first volume of this gift set covers the history of the cat from ancient Egyptian civilization to the present, cat-related myths and supers..
115 recipes--wholesome new creations and celebrated favorites from the blog--from the husband and wife team behind Two Peas & Their PodTWO PEAS & THEIR POD celebrates a family, friends, and community-oriented lifestyle that has huge and growing appeal. Mar..
"One of the most visionary, original, and quietly influential writers currently working" (The Boston Globe) returns with a sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Peripheral.Verity Jane, gifted app-whisperer, out of work since her exit from a brief bu..
Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839. Excerpt: ... this world, I shall joyfully think of those I.leave in it, the abolitionists,--a band of brothers--united ..
Out There addresses the question of cultural marginalization - the process through which various groups are excluded from access to and participation in the dominant culture. It is a wide-ranging anthology that juxtaposes diverse points of view on issues o..
. . . When Daisha’s boyfriend, Raekwan, takes his violent, jealous antics to the next level, a mysterious stranger intervenes, taking Daisha to his place to nurse her wounds. Even though she sneaks out the next morning. Daisha can’t stop thinking about..