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Pieces of another world

the story of moon rocks

by Franklyn M. Branley

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lunar petrology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Moon rocks.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the gathering and analysis of moon rocks and what they reveal about the nature of earth"s only natural satellite.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 55.

    Statementby Franklyn M. Branley. Illustrated by Herbert Danska.
    ContributionsDanska, Herbert, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB591 .B7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p.
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5759643M
    ISBN 100690625650, 0690625669
    LC Control Number71158684

    A Piece of the World is a story for those who want the mysterious made real. Becky Aikman - New York Times Book Review Like Wyeth’s paintings, this is a vivid novel about hardscrabble lives and prairie grit and the seemingly small but significant beauties found there. This touching story of a father and child's nighttime excursion to watch a meteor shower is told through the eyes of a child in awe of the night world. Rockliff's vivid descriptions make listeners feel as though they, too, are watching the tiny bits of other, distant worlds blazing into our own. The.

    What parts do you think the author added? Did your reading of Kline's Author's Note at the end of the novel change the way you thought about any aspect of the book? What about seeing the painting at the end of the novel? Would you characterize Christina as an unlikeable narrator? Why or why not? Is A Piece of the World a "New England" novel? To. This paperback edition includes a color reproduction of Andrew Wyeth’s painting, Christina’s World, along with a Q&A with bestselling author Kristin Hannah and a bonus short story, “Stranded in Ice.” From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller ORPHAN TRAIN, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious.

      In Kidd’s (The Invention of Wings, , etc.) feminist take on the New Testament, Jesus has a wife whose fondest longing is to is the daughter of Matthias, head scribe to Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee. She demonstrates an exceptional aptitude for writing, and Matthias, for a time, indulges her with reed pens, papyri, and other 16 C.E. office supplies.   Andrew Wyeth's painting Christina's World is the spur for Christina Baker Kline's richly somber new novel, A Piece of the World (William Morrow, pp., *** out of four stars), which.


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Pieces of Another World (Arbordale Collection): Mara Rockliff, Salima Alikhan, Salima Alikhan: : Books.

Buy New. $ Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty: /5(10). As each white streak cuts across the sky Jody whispers, "Pieces of another world." This beautifully illustrated book is more than a story about a little girl and her dad; Pieces of another world book is also a learning tool.

Several pages in the back of the book contain a "Creative Mind" and "Meteor Math" section, answering questions a child might ask after hearing the /5(10). A Piece of the World is a story for those who want the mysterious made real.” (New York Times Book Review) “Another winner from the author of Orphan Train.

In this beautifully observed fictional memoir, Kline uses Andrew Wyeths’ iconic painting Christina’s World as the taking-off point for a moving portrait of the artist’s real-life muse/5. Title: Pieces of Another World Author: Mara Rockcliff Illustrator: Salima Alikhan Reading Level: Ages NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Publisher: Sylvan Dell Date: September, Retail Price: $ ISBN: Pieces of Another World is about a father getting his daughter up to go see a meteor shower.

The father and daughter drive to an ice. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Learn more ››. A Piece of this World is inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s painting, Christina’s World. I am a fan of both Andrew and N.C. Wyeth’s paintings and was therefore very eager to read this book.

While I love the painting Christina’s World and have seen it on display a number of times at MoMA, I never realized that Wyeth based the painting on someone he knew/5. A Piece of the World: A Novel.

“Andrew Wyeth’s vision of her in the painting returns to Christina her sense of self, for she knows that through this painting she will be truly seen.”. Several years ago, author, Christina Baker Kline’s, recent book, Orphan Train, was a runaway bestseller, generally well-reviewed.

"Another World" did not disappoint me at all and I believe now, was I was feeling hungry for another book of Barker's, as almost two years have passed after I finished the "Regeneration" trilogy.

It fascinated me at that time in so many senses, that I was a bit afraid of reading another book by Barker, lest it should disappoint me/5(). Ottessa Moshfegh is a fiction writer from New England.

Her first book, McGlue, a novella, won the Fence Modern Prize in Prose and the Believer Book Award. She is also the author of the short story collection Homesick for Another World/5(K). Pieces of Another World is also her first picture book.

For Creative Minds section follows the story. It defines key terms, shows an illustrated comet's orbit, and a comet cookie edible craft/5(10). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the My Youth Was Another World by Robert C.

Gauker at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The following version of this was used to create this study guide: Baker Kline, Christina.

A piece of the World. William Morrow, The novel, which is told in a nonlinear fashion and which uses first-person narration, is written completely in the present tense. The novel opens inon a farm. A Piece of the World is the story of Christina and how she becomes memorialized in Andrew Wyeth's famous painting, Christina's World.

Christina has a degenerative condition, and at the end of the book she mostly just crawls. Pieces of Another World by Mara Rockliff. Reviewed by Debra Ross. Most of us are fortunate enough to have at least one spectacular, once-in-a-lifetime memory from our youth that crystalizes what childhood is about: A sense of deep awe at the wonders of the universe.

But after a week of relentless sewing, she became a negligee expert creating one or two pieces a day. So even if I lose a negligee the day before, I'd still have another one to use for the day after.

As for me, I was stuck in my room reading romance novels which Ning Ai had given me. Christina Baker Kline’s remarkable novel, A PIECE OF THE WORLD, is the perfect book club pick. An evocative, beautifully written, exquisitely researched historical novel that will both teach and enthrall the reader.

A must read for anyone who love history and art. Kristin Hannah. Another winner from the author of Orphan Train/5(16). A Piece of the World Christina Baker Kline, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting.

He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching dirt, my legs twisted behind.

The arid moonscape of wheatgrass and timothy. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here.

Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine.

Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than 20 years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known.

WHAT A PIECE OF SH*T: Don Lemon Upgrade Specialist in Another World Book 2 - Duration: Free Light Novels of the World views. Live Stakeout. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of A Piece Of The World by Christina Baker Kline. One of American painter Andrew Wyeth’s most iconic [ ]. As a former art teacher and amateur artist, I am fascinated with art history.

In her novel A Piece of the World, Christina Baker Kline tells the story of Christina Olsen, Andrew Wyeth's muse and the subject of many paintings including Christina's World. It's a fictionalized account, but very well researched and based in fact. I loved this book.5 out of 5 stars-By same author as The Orphan Train- Our book blub page for A Piece Of The World By Christina Baker Kline includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Author Website, Book Summary, Talking Points, Review, Reader Comments, Critical Praise & more.