The Giver Lois Lowry 2014-07-01 Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver, who reveals the dark secrets behind the utopian facade.
Ornamental Origami Meenakshi Mukerji 2020-03-27 This book is a great resource for people who enjoy polyhedra, symmetry, geometry, mathematics and origami. The types of models presented are similar in nature to the models in Mukerji's Marvelous Modular Origami, but some of the chapters are more advanced and all of the designs are new. The reader can learn about polyhedra while making these models and is left with the ability to design one's own models. Step-by-step folding instructions for over 40 models are presented. Although the book is for intermediate folders, beginners are encouraged to try because origami basics are explained. The diagrams are easy to follow and each model is accompanied by breathtaking finished model photographs.
Cat Origami 2016 If rounding up your thoughts is like herding cats, try the relaxing, meditative art of origami. The 80-page instruction book offers information about the history and personalities of your favorite felines, while the step-by-step directions and detailed diagrams ensure you don't miss a crease.Specially designed folding sheets give your sculptural projects an added touch of class, and the 80-page instruction book offers detailed diagrams to make sure you don't miss a crease. The specially designed folding sheets offer two different fur patterns for each of the ten breeds, allowing you to create twenty unique models. These kitties will be the cat's meow in your collection!
The Splendid Sampler 2 Pat Sloan 2018-10-01 More than 28,000 quilters have sewn along with the Splendid Sampler community online. Now Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson return with 100 all-new block patterns to inspire quilters all over the world, all over again! Choose blocks designed by Pat and Jane plus superstar quilters Lissa Alexander, Carrie Nelson, Jenny Doan, Susan Ache, Betsy Chutchian, and many more. Blocks made with patchwork, applique, embroidery, and paper piecing provide plenty of opportunities to try new techniques. You'll discover fun ideas for arranging your blocks in a gallery of sampler quilts. Share your progress online and experience the joys of quilting with this "Splendid" community of quilters!
Origami Flowers Hiromi Hayashi 2003 This special book tells you how to turn ordinary, square origami paper into pentagons, hexagons and octagons, and then by using radial creases, into intricate flowers with five, six and eight petals or even doubled numbers of folded petals. With this book, you can make colorful, fancy potted flowers and ikebana out of store-bought origami paper by adding stems and leaves as shown. Paper, scissors, and imagination are all you need to decorate your home with blooming flowers of your own.
Bold & Beautiful Paper Flowers Chantal Larocque 2017-10-24 These amazingly simple step-by-step tutorials inspire crafters to decorate their lives with brightly colored and boldly textured flowers that never die.Through her popular Etsy shop, Paper & Peony, Chantal Larocque creates custom paper flower arrangements for events, weddings and everyday, all infused with her signature bold style and fun colors. Now, with this book readers can learn how to make her flowers and favorite arrangements step by step using easy-to-find supplies and common cardstock. Chantal's use of cardstock instead of the more common tissue or crepe paper gives the flowers a unique bold and full appearance that stands out. With this simple trick, no fancy tools or difficult-to-work-with papers are required, as in other paper flower books on the market. Readers will be amazed at how quick and easy it is to craft these stunning flowers and arrangements. Not only do readers learn how to make each bloom step by step, they also learn to use a variety of those blooms for stunning statement arrangements. The photos showing each step reveal Chantal's secret techniques that give a life-like look to the flowers. Templates are provided at the back of the book for readers to trace onto their cardstock and cut out the petals and leaves. With this helpful and inspiring guide, readers will love creating bold and colorful flower arrangements that last forever. This book has 65 paper flower projects, including arrangements and bouquets, and it has more than 100 photos.
Origami Flowers Kazuo Kobayashi 2014-02-04 It is well established that with little more than a bit of creativity and some paper, magical beautiful things can be created through Origami. So in Vertical's next crafts-by-paper book, we turn our attention towards origami fauna. With the 64 patterns featured in Origami Flowers paper-crafters can create beautiful bouquets to brighten up lives and to entertain young minds. The patterns in Origami Flowers are organized by season, so crafters can always have the appropriate blossoms for every occasion. Flowers are also known to have a language of their own, so Mr Kobayashi goes into detail about what the various flowers represent providing an educational element to this already fun hobby.
Amazing Origami Boxes Tomoko Fuse 2018-04-19 Beautiful, full-color photographs accompany step-by-step instructions and diagrams for 20 functional boxes, which range from conventional squares to those in the form of a bird, basket, cat's head, flower, and more.
Origami Paper 200 Sheets Japanese Shibori Tuttle Publishing 2020-10-06 This pack contains 200 high-quality origami sheets printed with indigo shibori designs. Shibori is a hand-dyeing technique from Japan that typically involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth to create a unique pattern--sort of like an ancient form of tie-dye. These colorful origami papers were developed to enhance the creative work of origami artists and paper crafters. The pack contains 12 unique designs, and all of the papers are printed with coordinating colors on the reverse to provide aesthetically pleasing combinations in origami models that show both the front and back. This origami paper pack includes: 200 sheets of high-quality origami paper 12 unique designs Vibrant and bright colors Double-sided color 8.25 x 8.25 inch (21 cm) squares Step-by-step instructions for 6 easy-to-fold origami projects
Origami Paper 500 Sheets Japanese Washi Patterns 6 (15 Cm) Tuttle Tuttle Publishing 2020-03 This pack contains 500 high-quality origami sheets printed with colorful and traditional Japanese Washi Patterns. These paper patterns were developed to enhance the creative work of origami artists and paper crafters. The pack contains 12 designs unique to this pack, and all of the papers are printed with coordinating colors on the reverse to provide aesthetically pleasing combinations in origami models that show both the front and back of the papers. This origami paper pack includes: 500 sheets of high-quality origami paper 12 unique designs Vibrant and bright colors Double-sided color 6 x 6 inch (15 cm) squares Instructions for 6 easy origami projects
Beautiful Origami Flowers Anca Oprea 2014 Provides step-by-step instructions for creating origami versions of such flowers as calla lillies, roses, tulips, hydrangeas, and star flowers.
The Book Thief Markus Zusak 2007-12-18 #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.
Origami Bonsai Benjamin John Coleman 2014-04-15 Fold beautiful origami flowers then arrange them into stunning bonsai sculptures with this wonderful origami book. Origami Bonsai makes it possible for paper folders at every level to create unique botanical sculptures at home by folding delicate paper flowers and leaves and attaching them to natural branches. This easy origami book contains: Multi-color photos and drawings Step-by-step instructions Explanations of dozens of folding techniques 3 hours of downloadable instructional video It also shows you how to select natural twigs, branches, and stones—and how to assemble them into a lifelike finished origami sculpture. To help in the creation process the book contains detailed instructions and numerous photographs of both works in process and completed origami bonsai pieces that are sure to have you crating your own decorative origami art in no time. Origami flower projects include: The Ficus Leaf The Berlin Poplar Leaf The Black Eyed Susan The Foxglove The Buttercup And many more…
Origami Ikebana Benjamin John Coleman 2014-09-23 Make realistic and decorative paper flower arrangements with this stunning origami book. The Japanese art of flower arranging is an age-old practice that honors nature and creates beauty through harmony and balance. This brand new book, Origami Ikebana, shows you how to create unique ikebana-inspired paper flower arrangements any time of the year. Since discovering ikebana some years ago, origami artist and author Benjamin Coleman has worked on developing techniques that enable him to create ikebana-style floral arrangements with simple folded paper. In this book, Coleman combines the principles and techniques of ikebana, origami and makigami (paper rolling) to create beautiful and lifelike paper flower arrangements. You'll learn how to construct stems from paper-mache-like makigami rolls and cap them with exquisite folded paper flowers and leaves, as well as how to display the arrangements on stone-like bases made of paper. Topics covered in this ground-breaking origami book include: Basic origami flower folding and assembly techniques Painting the leaves and flowers to enhance realism Using incremental leaf sizes for a greater sense of depth Making stems using makigami paper rolling techniques Creating "stone" bases for your arrangement from origami paper Dozens of different origami flower arrangements are described in this book and the downloadable video contains detailed step-by-step video lessons showing you how to create each model. Don't spend a fortune on real flowers and plants that will wilt in a week—make your own beautiful paper floral arrangements that will last forever! This origami book contains: 128 page, full-color book Step-by-step instructions Colorful diagrams and photographs Origami flower folding and arranging techniques and tips 8 different leaf types 30 flower types Downloadable instructional video
Kusudama Ball Origami 2000-04-01 Illustrated explanations for making earrings, holiday decorations, window hangings, containers and decorative origami balls.
Naomiki Sato's Origami Roses Naomiki Sato 2019-09-24 Decorate your desk, home, wedding or next get-together with these professional looking paper blossoms! This stunning book presents detailed instructions for eleven elegant and lifelike paper flower projects that will enhance any home or occasion. Paper flower expert Naomiki Sato starts by showing you how to fold seven types of paper roses using a variety of techniques for four- and five-sided blossoms, along with their stems, thorns and leaves, and how to assemble them. Four equally exciting papercraft projects follow, showing you how to make Japanese Cherry Blossoms, Bellflowers, tropical Plumeria (Frangipani) and Bougainvillea. Each of the eleven projects has detailed step-by-step photographs, diagrams and instructions that make these sophisticated-looking blossoms easy to make even for beginning origami folders. The book includes basic guides to paper and tools, as well as an introduction to basic origami folding techniques for novices.
Beautiful Origami Paper Wreaths Noriko Nagata 2020-11-10 These origami decorations may look complex and expensive, but they are actually easy to create and will never wilt or shed, making them highly economical! Each wreath is assembled from a number of paper sheets that are folded and then cleverly slotted together. No glue or tape required! The ring itself is held together by the tension of the individual paper pieces using the techniques of modular origami. Full-color, step-by-step instructions help you fold and assemble these beautiful pieces. Different designs are provided for each month of the year—34 in all—and you can endlessly vary the colors and materials, which are readily available in any craft store. Here are just a few of the seasonal and festive themes found in this book: Valentine Hearts Spring Cherry Blossoms Tulips and Roses Shooting Stars Goldfish and Bunnies Fall Harvest Christmas And many more! This is a simple and creative way to add touches of beauty to your home or to create low-cost decorations for weddings, parties, holidays, and other special occasions. These versatile designs can be used in many creative ways: Wall and door hangings Table centerpieces Tree ornaments and toppers Doorknob hangers Picture frames
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The Glass Castle Jeannette Walls 2006-01-02 Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted and wrote and couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family. When the money ran out, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town Rex had tried to escape. As the dysfunction escalated, the children had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they found the resources and will to leave home. Yet Walls describes her parents with deep affection in this tale of unconditional love in a family that, despite its profound flaws, gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life. -- From publisher description.
Origami Master Class Flowers Marcio Noguchi 2014-04-07 Take an expert-level course in folding breathtakingly beautiful origami flowers. Arranged by designer, this book offers you step-by-step instructions to make 12 of the most complex flower models ever designed.
Three Dimentional Paper Flowers Hiromi Hayashi 2019-02-04 Create three-dimensional origami flowers with this book This book includes thirty projects--everything from tulips, peonies, sunflowers, and daffodils to cherry blossoms, poinsettias, roses, and other delicate and ornate flowers.
Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll 2009-01-01 Alice in Wonderland (also known as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), from 1865, is the peculiar and imaginative tale of a girl who falls down a rabbit-hole into a bizarre world of eccentric and unusual creatures. Lewis Carroll's prominent example of the genre of "literary nonsense" has endured in popularity with its clever way of playing with logic and a narrative structure that has influence generations of fiction writing.
Roses, Origami & Math Toshikazu Kawasaki 2005 Offers step-by-step directions for origami activities to help students explore angles, area, fractions, and other math concepts.
PISA Take the Test Sample Questions from OECD's PISA Assessments OECD 2009-02-02 This book presents all the publicly available questions from the PISA surveys. Some of these questions were used in the PISA 2000, 2003 and 2006 surveys and others were used in developing and trying out the assessment.
Unbroken Laura Hillenbrand 2014-07-29 #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when World War II began, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a journey that led to a doomed flight on a May afternoon in 1943. When his Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean, against all odds, Zamperini survived, adrift on a foundering life raft. Ahead of Zamperini lay thousands of miles of open ocean, leaping sharks, thirst and starvation, enemy aircraft, and, beyond, a trial even greater. Driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor; brutality with rebellion. His fate, whether triumph or tragedy, would be suspended on the fraying wire of his will. Appearing in paperback for the first time—with twenty arresting new photos and an extensive Q&A with the author—Unbroken is an unforgettable testament to the resilience of the human mind, body, and spirit, brought vividly to life by Seabiscuit author Laura Hillenbrand. Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award “Extraordinarily moving . . . a powerfully drawn survival epic.”—The Wall Street Journal “[A] one-in-a-billion story . . . designed to wrench from self-respecting critics all the blurby adjectives we normally try to avoid: It is amazing, unforgettable, gripping, harrowing, chilling, and inspiring.”—New York “Staggering . . . mesmerizing . . . Hillenbrand’s writing is so ferociously cinematic, the events she describes so incredible, you don’t dare take your eyes off the page.”—People “A meticulous, soaring and beautifully written account of an extraordinary life.”—The Washington Post “Ambitious and powerful . . . a startling narrative and an inspirational book.”—The New York Times Book Review “Magnificent . . . incredible . . . [Hillenbrand] has crafted another masterful blend of sports, history and overcoming terrific odds; this is biography taken to the nth degree, a chronicle of a remarkable life lived through extraordinary times.”—The Dallas Morning News “An astonishing testament to the superhuman power of tenacity.”—Entertainment Weekly “A tale of triumph and redemption . . . astonishingly detailed.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “[A] masterfully told true story . . . nothing less than a marvel.”—Washingtonian “[Hillenbrand tells this] story with cool elegance but at a thrilling sprinter’s pace.”—Time “Hillenbrand [is] one of our best writers of narrative history. You don’t have to be a sports fan or a war-history buff to devour this book—you just have to love great storytelling.”—Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Everyone Can Learn Origami Peter Saydak 2017-11-18 The ultimate book for beginners who want to learn origami! In this book you'll learn all the basic folds and techniques through incredibly detailed sets of diagrams and written instructions. After learning the basics you'll find easy to follow instructions showing how to fold 77 traditional origami models including animals, flowers, insects, boxes and much more. By working through this book and folding the different models you'll practice all the different folds and techniques, improving your skills and folding progressively more complex origami. When you reach the end you'll know everything you need to become an origami master! Please note, this book is not for you if you're already an origami expert. If you know how to fold the traditional origami frog from a frog base then you probably already know everything this book can teach you.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Mildred D. Taylor 1997 Young Cassie Logan endures humiliation and witnesses the racism of the KKK as they embark on a cross-burning rampage, before she fully understands the importance her family attributes to having land of their own.
The Complete Book of Origami Robert J. Lang 2012-09-20 Create 37 figures with clear, step-by-step instructions and helpful diagrams. Simple to advanced objects include rocket, mouse, elephant, violinist, Viking ship, and many more.
Floral Origami Ekaterina Lukasheva 2018 "In this book, [Ekaterina Lukasheva] has gathered floral modular origami models: flowers, leaves and flowered balls, most of which are brand new and have never been published. The majority of the models use square paper, so it is easy to fold without any additional preparations."--Back cover.
Flower Origami Joost Langeveld 2018-07-17 Fold your way to fabulous flowers! Fold your way to fabulous flowers! Bringing flowers into your home can make it brighter and more beautiful, and Flower Origami teaches you how to turn a flat sheet of paper into a flower. Whether your favorites are dahlias or azaleas, daffodils or sunflowers, you'll find simple instructions for crafting them in your own home. Use this traditional Japanese art to make elegant bluebells, pink anthuriums, and bright yellow narcissus that will look just like the real thing. With Flower Origami, your folding skills will grow by leaps and bounds—just like a flower!
Animal Origami for the Enthusiast John Montroll 1985 Detailed instructions and illustrations describe how to create an assortment of origami animals, and discusses choosing the necessary supplies
Paper Towns John Green 2013 Special edition slipcase edition of John Green's Paper Towns, with pop-up paper town. From the bestselling author of The Fault in our Stars. Quentin Jacobsen has always loved Margo Roth Spiegelman, for Margo (and her adventures) are the stuff of legend at their high school. So when she one day climbs through his window and summons him on an all-night road trip of revenge he cannot help but follow. But the next day Margo doesn't come to school and a week later she is still missing. Q soon learns that there are clues in her disappearance . . . and they are for him. But as he gets deeper into the mystery - culminating in another awesome road trip across America - he becomes less sure of who and what he is looking for. Masterfully written by John Green, this is a thoughtful, insightful and hilarious coming-of-age story.
Origami Flowers James Minoru Sakoda 2012-03-08 Easy-to-follow instructions and abundant illustrations help create such enchanting blossoms as a six-petaled lily, daffodil, narcissus, wheat stalk, a 16-petaled chrysanthemum, an iris, and an accordion-pleated leaf, plus stems, leaves, vases.
Think & Grow Rich Napoleon Hill 2018-10-17 With the help of industrialist Andrew Carnegie, the author of this remarkable book spent two decades interviewing hundreds of people renowned for their wealth and achievement. Napoleon Hill's all-time bestseller in the personal success field offers priceless advice on positive thinking and overcoming adversity by distilling the collective wisdom of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, John D. Rockefeller, and other successful figures from the worlds of finance, industry, and the arts. Growing rich, Hill explains, is about far more than just making money. "Whatever the mind can conceive and believe," he asserts, "it can achieve with positive mental attitude." Hill outlines 13 principles of success involving goal setting, developing entrepreneurial thinking, and exercising effective leadership. A must for any reader of The Secret, this guide will transform the way you think about time, money, and relationships, setting your feet on the path to financial freedom.
A Practical Guide to Frozen Section Technique Stephen R. Peters 2010-03-20 A Practical Guide to Frozen Section Technique offers an easy to learn approach to frozen section technique in the form of a highly illustrated handbook intended for onsite use in the laboratory. The book begins with a novel, clearly delineated, step by step approach to learning continuous motion brush technique. Emphasis is placed on recognizing and correcting artifacts during the preparation process. The book addresses all of the steps in the preparation of slides from cutting through cover-slipping. The author’s unique, original techniques for tissue embedding including face down embedding in steel well bars, frozen block cryoembedding and paper cryoembedding are detailed. Variables key to the quality of the preparation including block temperature, tissue properties and section thickness are detailed. The book also covers understanding the cryostat and basic maintenance and care.Sections covering techniques used in Mohs dermatologic surgery, and techniques used in basic animal and human research are discussed by noted experts in their field. A Practical Guide to Frozen Section Technique will be of great value to pathologists, pathology residents in training and also experimental pathology researchers that rely upon this methodology to perform tissue analysis in research.
Sophie's World Jostein Gaarder 2007-03-20 One day Sophie comes home from school to find two questions in her mail: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" Before she knows it she is enrolled in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher. Thus begins Jostein Gaarder's unique novel, which is not only a mystery, but also a complete and entertaining history of philosophy.
Democracy and Education John Dewey 1916 . Renewal of Life by Transmission. The most notable distinction between living and inanimate things is that the former maintain themselves by renewal. A stone when struck resists. If its resistance is greater than the force of the blow struck, it remains outwardly unchanged. Otherwise, it is shattered into smaller bits. Never does the stone attempt to react in such a way that it may maintain itself against the blow, much less so as to render the blow a contributing factor to its own continued action. While the living thing may easily be crushed by superior force, it none the less tries to turn the energies which act upon it into means of its own further existence. If it cannot do so, it does not just split into smaller pieces (at least in the higher forms of life), but loses its identity as a living thing. As long as it endures, it struggles to use surrounding energies in its own behalf. It uses light, air, moisture, and the material of soil. To say that it uses them is to say that it turns them into means of its own conservation. As long as it is growing, the energy it expends in thus turning the environment to account is more than compensated for by the return it gets: it grows. Understanding the word "control" in this sense, it may be said that a living being is one that subjugates and controls for its own continued activity the energies that would otherwise use it up. Life is a self-renewing process through action upon the environment.
Origami Paper Flowers Harry Choi 2020-07-08 Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home-or as a wonderful gift for paper craft lovers. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. All of these projects use the simplest household tools so just unpack the origami paper and start folding right away!
Kawaii Origami Chrissy Pushkin 2019-04-02 Kawaii Origami book and paper pack has everything you need to make your very own Kawaii origami creations—from an origami ice cream cone to an origami cactus! Jump right in and start folding your way to cute with 50 sheets of adorable origami paper and 25 Kawaii-style origami projects with step-by-step instructions from the creator of the popular website Paper Kawaii, Chrissy Pushkin. After a tutorial on basic folds, use the included origami paper to create these adorable, easy-to-follow projects: Masu Box, Lucky Stars, Kawaii Envelopes, Water Balloon, Tea Bag, Tea Bag Envelopes, Love Knots, Dustpan & Scoop, Rectangular Masu Box, Cute Purse, Woven Bracelet, Woven Bookmark, Cat & Dog Hearts, Cactus, Round Pot, Bento Box, Mini Trash Bin, Mini Drawer, Stationery Boxes, Ice Cream, Sushi Roll Boxes, Nigiri Sushi Boxes, Flower Bowl, Star Bowl, and Twinkle Star. With this instructional book and included papers, you will be creating stunning and unique origami pieces like a pro in no time!
Origami Stars John Montroll 2014-09-17 Forty original models range from simple to advanced and produce striking stars that can be used as decorations and awards. Full-color photos illustrate Map Compass, Radioactive Star, Sun, many other patterns.