Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle by GREY E. LARSEN

  • Author : GREY E. LARSEN
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781610658898
  • Totalpages : 480
  • Release Date : 2011-03-11
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For the beginner to the highly advanced player of Irish flute, tin whistle, or Boehm-system flute. Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method, exploring ornamentation techniques never described in print before. Also includes adaptations for Boehm-system flute players, guidance on breathing and phrasing, 49 ornamentation exercises, history and theory of traditional Irish flute and whistle music, and 27 meticulous transcriptions of recordings by these important Irish flute and tin whistle players: John McKenna,Tom Morrison, William Cummins, Séamus Ennis, Willie Clancy, Paddy Taylor, Paddy Carty, Grey Larsen, Josie McDermott, Matt Molloy, Cathal McConnell, Mary Bergin, Donncha Ó Briain (Denis O'Brien), Desi Wilkinson, Breda Smyth, Seán Ryan, Conal Ó Gráda, Micho Russel, Joanie Madden, Kevin Crawford, Catherine McEvoy, and Seamus Egan. for those who don't read music, almost all the exercises, examples and tunes appear on the two companion CDs. Grey has, through his research, patience, and diligence, completed a work on Irish flute and tin whistle that I feel is essential reading for anybody interested in getting it right. - Matt Molloy, Irish Flute player with the Chieftains.

150 Gems of Irish Music for Flute by GREY E. LARSEN

  • Author : GREY E. LARSEN
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781619114159
  • Totalpages : 132
  • Release Date : 2016-07-06
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Grey Larsen, in the 150 Gems collections, has given us a most welcome follow-up to his encyclopedic volume, The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle (Mel Bay Publications, 2003) and The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox (Mel BayPublications, 2004). The Gems feature not only meticulously-selected tunes, but represent the first major offerings that use Larsen's innovative system of notating Irish ornamentation. These books and online audio will help players gain a deeper understanding of the Irish musical tradition as well as provide new material to enhance the experience of the solo player and Irish session participant alike. Includes access to online audio.

Playing Outside the Lines, Volume I by Leslie Anne Harrison

  • Author : Leslie Anne Harrison
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781513455815
  • Totalpages : 108
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10
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Volume I of Playing Outside the Lines is the first of a comprehensive four-part method book series offering beginning to advanced Irish traditional flute instruction for Boehm and simple system flutists in graduated books, chapters, and exercises. Volume I provides foundations for playing within the framework of Irish traditional music and the basis for the remaining three volumes of the series. This four-part series is the first of its kind, containing more than 600 technical exercises, rich and nuanced discussions of Irish flute style and cultural context, previously undocumented techniques, side-by-side explanations for Boehm and simple system flutists (as well as information for musicians transitioning between the two instruments), audio excerpts, simple system flute care and purchasing information, and resources for further study. By the end of the four-part series, Boehm and simple system flutists of any background will have the tools necessary to play Irish music with a deep understanding of the tradition as well as with individual creativity. Brook Ferguson, Principal Flutist of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, calls Playing Outside the Lines "an invaluable resource for any flutist." Renowned performer and author Robert Dick says, "Leslie Anne Harrison’s Playing Outside the Lines is a marvelous gift to all interested in Irish music. Her clear and detailed writing is a huge boon to those embracing the traditional Irish flute and is truly enlightening to those (like me) who want to delve into this music while playing the Boehm flute. From tiniest detail to largest form, Leslie Anne Harrison is there every step of the way. Playing Outside the Lines is a major contribution to flute pedagogy." Includes access to online audio.

Celtic Flute Made Easy by MIZZY MCCASKILL

  • Author : MIZZY MCCASKILL
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781619110762
  • Totalpages : 48
  • Release Date : 2016-01-13
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Celtic Flute Made Easy is a collection of beautiful songs, airs and dances originating in the musical cultures of Ireland and Scotland. Piano accompaniments as well as guitar chords are provided for the flutist who wishes to concertize these timeless Celtic works. A play-along CD presents full arrangements of all pieces in the book for use in the performance or studio setting.

The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox by GREY E. LARSEN

  • Author : GREY E. LARSEN
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781610657280
  • Totalpages : 192
  • Release Date : 2011-03-11
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All the tools the beginner, novice, and intermediate tin whistle player needs in order to progress to a high level of competence in Irish music. Includes an Orientation to Traditional Irish Music, which puts the music in context, with information on scales and modes, dance tune types, the historical roots of whistle playing, and advice for learning by ear. the book is full of thorough instruction, exercises, and musical examples: from holding, fingering, breathing, and blowing, on up to advanced ornamentation, phrasing, and variations. Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method. Also includes history and theory of traditional Irish tin whistle music. for those who don't read music, almost all the exercises and examples appear on the companion CD.

First Lessons Tin Whistle by Grey Larsen

  • Author : Grey Larsen
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781619119406
  • Totalpages : 40
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
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The tin whistle has an alluring voice — yearning, melancholy, joyous, playful — both youthful and ancient. Its music can sound like wind, birdsong, flowing water. With this book, you can learn to make beautiful whistle music: even if you’ve never played a musical instrument even if you don’t read music no matter how young or old you are First Lessons® Tin Whistle is for beginners and for those who have tried to play the whistle (also known as a pennywhistle) but need more help. This book leaves no stone unturned, offering valuable insights and detailed instruction you won’t find anywhere else — expert guidance that will smooth your way and steer you clear of the pitfalls newcomers often encounter. In addition to music notation, this book offers two highly accessible alternatives: A much-improved tablature system Suit Code — a new and inventive fingering shorthand using the suits of the deck of cards With this book you’ll get: Access to audio and video downloads 23 tunes from Irish, Scottish, Northumbrian, Welsh, English, Breton and African American traditions, along with melodies from Beethoven and Dvorák An introduction to Irish tin whistle ornamentation Grey Larsen is a master musician who performs and teaches internationally. He has played the whistle since the 1970’s and has written nine books, including the best-seller The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle. The author recommends using a tin whistle in the key of D with this book.

The Flute Book by Nancy Toff

  • Author : Nancy Toff
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : 9780199913367
  • Totalpages :
  • Release Date : 2012-08-02
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Teachers and flutists at all levels have praised Nancy Toff'sThe Flute Book, a unique one-stop guide to the flute and its music. Organized into four main parts--The Instrument, Performance, The Music, and Repertoire Catalog--the book begins with a description of the instrument and its making, offers information on choosing and caring for a flute, sketches a history of the flute, and discusses differences between members of the flute family. In the Performance section, readers learn about breathing, tone, vibrato, articulation, technique, style, performing, and recording. In the extensive analysis of flute literature that follows, Toff places individual pieces in historical context. The book ends with a comprehensive catalog of solo and chamber repertoire, and includes appendices with fingering charts as well as lists of current flute manufacturers, repair shops, sources for flute music and books, and flute clubs and related organizations worldwide. In this Third Edition, Toff has updated the book to reflect technology's advancements--like new digital recording technology and recordings' more prevalent online availability--over the last decade. She has also accounted for new scholarship on baroque literature; recent developments such as the contrabass flute, quarter-tone flute, and various manufacturing refinements and experiments; consumers' purchase prices for flutes; and a thoroughly updated repertoire catalog and appendices.

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

  • Author : John Green
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 9781101569184
  • Totalpages : 336
  • Release Date : 2012-01-10
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The beloved, #1 global bestseller by John Green, author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and Turtles All the Way Down “John Green is one of the best writers alive.” –E. Lockhart, #1 bestselling author of We Were Liars “The greatest romance story of this decade.″ –Entertainment Weekly #1 New York Times Bestseller • #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller • #1 USA Today Bestseller • #1 International Bestseller Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. From John Green, #1 bestselling author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and Turtles All the Way Down, The Fault in Our Stars is insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw. It brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

The Disney Fake Book by Hal Leonard Corp.

  • Author : Hal Leonard Corp.
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Isbn : 9781495084485
  • Totalpages : 288
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
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(Fake Book). This fourth edition features even more Disney favorites, including hits from their most recent movie and television releases. 240 songs in all, including: The Bare Necessities * Be Our Guest * Beauty and the Beast * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Circle of Life * The Climb * Colors of the Wind * Do You Want to Build a Snowman? * A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes * For the First Time in Forever * Go the Distance * Happy Working Song * He's a Pirate * How Do You Know? * I See the Light * Immortals * King of New York * Lava * Let It Go * The Parent Trap * Part of Your World * A Pirate's Life * Reflection * Seize the Day * Some Day My Prince Will Come * True Love's Kiss * Under the Sea * When I See an Elephant Fly * When She Loved Me * When Will My Life Begin? * When You Wish Upon a Star * A Whole New World * Winnie the Pooh * Written in the Stars * You Are the Music in Me * You'll Be in My Heart * Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah * and many more.

A Book of Verses by William Ernest Henley

  • Author : William Ernest Henley
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Isbn : 9781473346994
  • Totalpages : 190
  • Release Date : 2016-12-28
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This early work by William Ernest Henley was originally published in 1893 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'A Book of Verses' is an anthology of Henley's beautiful and moving poetry that includes the 'In Hospital' collection, the 'Life and Death' collection, and other ballades and sonnets. William Ernest Henley was born on 23rd August 1849, in Gloucester, England. In 1867, Henley passed the Oxford Local Schools Examination and set off to London to establish himself as a journalist. Unfortunately, his career was frequently interrupted by long stays in hospital due to a diseased right foot which he refused to have amputated. During a three year stay at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Henley wrote and published his collection of poetry 'In Hospital' (1875). This publication is noteworthy in particular for being some of the earliest examples of free verse written in England. Henley's best-remembered work is his poem "Invictus", written in 1888. It is a passionate and defiant poem, reportedly written as a demonstration of resilience following the amputation of his leg.

Penny Whistle Book by Oak Publications

  • Author : Oak Publications
  • Publisher : Oak Publications
  • Isbn : 9781783234400
  • Totalpages : 64
  • Release Date : 1977-06-01
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A complete guide to the penny whistle for beginning to advanced players. Contains information on modal playing and 56 penny whistle tunes.

Complete Jazz Flute Book by WILLIAM BAY

  • Author : WILLIAM BAY
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781609740313
  • Totalpages : 144
  • Release Date : 2010-10-07
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A comprehensive text teaching elements of jazz phrasing, articulation, vibrato, harmony, and technical studies leading to improvisation. for the flute student beginning the serious study of jazz and contemporary styles, this book will help in many ways. Phrasing and interpretation of rhythms are studied through exercises and original pieces. Scale and arpeggio studies will help the student learn both the music theory and technical skills needed to improvise.

The Complete Irish TinWhistle Tutor (New & Revised) by L.E. McCullough

  • Author : L.E. McCullough
  • Publisher : Oak Publications
  • Isbn : 9781783235810
  • Totalpages : 80
  • Release Date : 1987-12-01
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This book is a comprehensive, detailed approach to playing Irish music on the tinwhistle. It has been written especially for new enthusiasts who live impossibly far from Irish musicians and are fretfully asking themselves, “Where Can I Ever Learn To Play?” It contains information on technique and style that more advanced players will also find useful. And, there are 72 dance tunes and airs suitably arranged for the tinwhistle, including some recently-composed pieces and several unusual settings of old standards that even the most jaded musical palates aflame with the insatiable desire for New Tunes will find exhilarating and momentarily satisfying.

Trevor Wye Practice Book For The Flute: Book 1 - Tone by Trevor Wye

  • Author : Trevor Wye
  • Publisher : Novello & Co Ltd.
  • Isbn : 9781783230754
  • Totalpages : 48
  • Release Date : 2013-09-27
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Trevor Wye’s famous Practice Books for the Flute are invaluable to players of every grade and have received worldwide acclaim, selling over 1 million copies in total. Each book concentrates on individual facets of flute technique in concise detail. This revised edition has updated diagrams, clearer musical notation and improved overall design. Book 1 is the definitive exercise book on tone – the foundation of all good flute playing. This book takes you through a series of steps in tone building (including exercises in all registers), developing different tone colours, breath and pitch, control and flexibility.

Complete Pan Flute Book by COSTEL PUSCOIU

  • Author : COSTEL PUSCOIU
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781619116092
  • Totalpages : 208
  • Release Date : 2016-10-14
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A very comprehensive book study into the pan flute. This book, made in cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Culture, covers such topics as the history of the pan flute, today's pan flute, posture and embouchure, breathing, extending and improving tone quality, intervals, the technique of chromatics, staccato, legato, vibrato, diatonic scales, adjacent and nearby keys, arpeggios, difficultkeys, technical formulas, ornaments, chromatic scales and exercises, special effects, phrasing and difficult technical exercises. This is an essential book for the pan flutist

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

  • Author : Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Isbn : 9780385729956
  • Totalpages : 256
  • Release Date : 2001-11-13
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Hit the road with Bud in this Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning classic about a boy on a journey to find his father—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree. It’s 1936, in Flint Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud’s got a few things going for him: 1. He has his own suitcase full of special things. 2. He’s the author of Bud Caldwell’s Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself. 3. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: flyers advertising Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression!!!!!! Bud’s got an idea that those flyers will lead him to his father. Once he decides to hit the road to find this mystery man, nothing can stop him—not hunger, not fear, not vampires, not even Herman E. Calloway himself. “[A] powerfully felt novel.” —The New York Times

The Non-Designer's Design Book by Robin Williams

  • Author : Robin Williams
  • Publisher : Peachpit Press
  • Isbn : 9780133966343
  • Totalpages : 99998
  • Release Date : 2014-11-20
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For nearly 20 years, designers and non-designers alike have been introduced to the fundamental principles of great design by author Robin Williams. Through her straightforward and light-hearted style, Robin has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to make their designs look professional using four surprisingly simple principles. Now in its fourth edition, The Non-Designer’s Design Book offers even more practical design advice, including a new chapter on the fundamentals of typography, more quizzes and exercises to train your Designer Eye, updated projects for you to try, and new visual and typographic examples to inspire your creativity. Whether you’re a Mac user or a Windows user, a type novice, or an aspiring graphic designer, you will find the instruction and inspiration to approach any design project with confidence. THIS ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DESIGN WILL TEACH YOU The four principles of design that underlie every design project How to design with color How to design with type How to combine typefaces for maximum effect How to see and think like a professional designer Specific tips on designing newsletters, brochures, flyers, and other projects

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

  • Author : Jerry Spinelli
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Isbn : 9780375890024
  • Totalpages : 312
  • Release Date : 2001-11-13
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ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A modern-day classic from Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli, this beloved celebration of individuality is now an original movie on Disney+! And don't miss the author's highly anticipated new novel, Dead Wednesday! Stargirl. From the day she arrives at quiet Mica High in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of “Stargirl, Stargirl.” She captures Leo Borlock’ s heart with just one smile. She sparks a school-spirit revolution with just one cheer. The students of Mica High are enchanted. At first. Then they turn on her. Stargirl is suddenly shunned for everything that makes her different, and Leo, panicked and desperate with love, urges her to become the very thing that can destroy her: normal. In this celebration of nonconformity, Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli weaves a tense, emotional tale about the perils of popularity and the thrill and inspiration of first love. Don’t miss the sequel, Love, Stargirl, as well as The Warden’s Daughter, a novel about another girl who can't help but stand out. “Spinelli is a poet of the prepubescent. . . . No writer guides his young characters, and his readers, past these pitfalls and challenges and toward their futures with more compassion.” —The New York Times

Complete Steel Guitar Method by ROGER FILIBERTO

  • Author : ROGER FILIBERTO
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781609748869
  • Totalpages : 96
  • Release Date : 2014-06-10
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Now complete in one volume, this time-honored method addresses the six-string lap steel guitar in E7 tuning.This approach incorporates both note reading and melodychord playing. The melody chord approach is the one utilized and made famous by New Orleans' great guitarist and teacher, Roger Filiberto. This book contitutes one of the most practical, well-written methods available for the lap steel guitar; it teaches techniques and chord harmony applicable to Hawaiian, bottleneck/slide and even resonator styles.

150 Gems of Irish Music for Tin Whistle by GREY E. LARSEN

  • Author : GREY E. LARSEN
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781619113800
  • Totalpages : 140
  • Release Date : 2016-02-12
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Grey Larsen, in the 150 Gems collection, has given us a most welcome follow-up to his encyclopedic volume, The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle (Mel Bay Publications, 2003) and The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox (Mel BayPublications, 2004). The Gems feature not only meticulously-selected tunes, but represent the first mjor offerings that use Larsen's innovative system of notating Irish ornamentation. This book and online audio will help players gain a deeper understanding of the Irish musical tradition as well as provide new material to enhance the experience of the solo player and Irish session participant alike.

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

  • Author : Jennifer Niven
  • Publisher : Ember
  • Isbn : 9780385755900
  • Totalpages : 416
  • Release Date : 2015-01-06
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NOW A NETFLIX FILM, STARRING ELLE FANNING AND JUSTICE SMITH! The New York Times bestselling love story about two teens who find each other while standing on the edge. And don’t miss Take Me with You When You Go, Jennifer Niven’s highly anticipated new book with bestselling author David Levithan! Theodore Finch is fascinated by death. Every day he thinks of ways he might kill himself, but every day he also searches for—and manages to find—something to keep him here, and alive, and awake. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her small Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister’s recent death. When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school—six stories above the ground— it’s unclear who saves whom. Soon it’s only with Violet that Finch can be himself. And it’s only with Finch that Violet can forget to count away the days and start living them. But as Violet’s world grows, Finch’s begins to shrink. . . . “A do-not-miss for fans of Eleanor & Park and The Fault in Our Stars, and basically anyone who can breathe.” —Justine Magazine “At the heart—a big one—of All the Bright Places lies a charming love story about this unlikely and endearing pair of broken teenagers.” —The New York Times Book Review “A heart-rending, stylish love story.” —The Wall Street Journal “A complex love story that will bring all the feels.” —Seventeen Magazine “Impressively layered, lived-in, and real.” —Buzzfeed

Complete Irish Flute Book by DONA GILLIAM

  • Author : DONA GILLIAM
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Isbn : 9781619116252
  • Totalpages : 192
  • Release Date : 2015-12-29
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While the wooden simple-system flute is traditionally used in playing Irish music, a growing number of folk players have adopted the silver flute as a viable alternative. Here for the first time, The Complete Irish Flute Book presents the silver or Boehm flutist with a method for learning authentic Irish ornamentation!This thorough guide provides detailed fingering charts, exercises, and technicalessays for learning to execute ornaments in the in the Irish style. Through a wealth of hornpipes, reels, jigs, set dances, and slow airs and songs. This bookfocuses not only on musical accuracy, but stylistic authenticity as well. The companion audio download available online contains 26 of the 101 tunes fromthe book

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 9781416550600
  • Totalpages : 304
  • Release Date : 2006-12-15
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Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family. The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered. The Glass Castle is truly astonishing—a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.

A Tune a Day for Flute by Paul Herfurth

  • Author : Paul Herfurth
  • Publisher : Boston Music Company
  • Isbn : 9780857129369
  • Totalpages : 60
  • Release Date : 2012-09-19
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The complete instruction tutor for the flute. Takes you through the basic techniques and allows you to progress to an advanced stage of playing.

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

  • Author : Eoin Colfer
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Isbn : 9781423132172
  • Totalpages : 304
  • Release Date : 2009-08-07
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Twelve-year-old Artemis is a millionaire, a genius-and above all, a criminal mastermind. But Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of the bedtime stories-they're dangerous!