Community shapes our identity, quenches our thirst for belonging, and bolsters our physical, mental, emotional, and economic health. But in the chaos of modern life, community ties have become unraveled, leaving many feeling afraid or alone in the crowd, grasping at shallow substitutes for true community. In this thoughtful and moving book, Paul Born describes the four pillars of deep community: sharing our stories, taking the time to enjoy one another, taking care of one another, and working together for a better world.
A Question of Yams tells how young Kuri tangles with the witchdoctors in his village. Do you need a mystery for your middle grade child to enjoy? The Secret of the Golden Cowrie and Trouble at Silver Pines Inn happen in the New Jersey Pine Barrens, and The Mystery of the Indian Carvings takes place on a Canadian island. Does your child like to read about dogs? Airplanes? The three-part series, Adventures of an Arctic Missionary, stars a beautiful husky named Mik-shrok and a missionary pilot.
Pibbin, smallest of treefrogs, is desperate to get help get help for his injured turtle friend. It's a long journey to the doctor's house, and the other frogs tell him he's too small to go. "You'll run into snakes and that giant bullfrog," they say. "Black Snapping Crabs will eat you." Pibbin can't help wondering: Is he too small to be brave?
"A most delightful story for children of all ages."
A boxful of puzzles. A booby-trapped tunnel. A baby squirrel gone missing. Pibbin needs a team for this one!
A Speck on the Sea chronicles the greatest ocean voyages attempted in the littlest boats.
"A decent story of small boat adventures"
The model of asking the work team to think, to experiment, and to learn from the data, is the model of lean management. It is management that is humble and not arrogant. It is management that observes, encourages, challenges, and learns. It is management that gathers the facts, encourages experimentation, and spreads best practices. It is management that practices what they preach to others.
Brave enough to step into the cage with the Tiger? Written by best-selling author Todd Shuler comes the most entertaining and insightful business and career management book you'll ever read. The Tiger Tamer is both a leadership fable and a motivational guide that will help understand your business world and how it impacts you. Your business is that tiger which needs to be tamed and Todd Shuler will show you how - without becoming the tiger's lunch.