Much Ado About Shakespeare Illustrated by Donovan Bixley WINNER best illustrated book at the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults ! Shakespeare’s life, told in his own words and beautifully illustrated by a great fan. Within these pages you’ll find a new interpretation of Shakespeare, which sheds light on his colourful and exuberant life and times. The My Hero Project - Aimee Mullins Through her sheer presence and unrelenting spirit, Aimee Mullins is challenging the definitions of physical beauty and ability. In doing so, she is not only celebrating her own achievements, but more so, celebrating her ability to defy conventional public mindset, simply through her honest, open personality, and her incredible talent. Born in 1976 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and growing up between Pennsylvania and County Clare, Ireland, Aimee Mullins has overcome challenges from day one. She was born with fibular hemimelia, a limb anomaly wherein there is partial or total absence of the fibula (shin) bones.
Terry Deary’s Best Ever Shakespeare Tales The Bard gets the Horrible treatment. What happens when Shakespeare meets Terry Deary? Ten awesome Shakespeare plays rewritten in super-funny style. Forget the weddings, fairies and yawnsome love poems. The John Templeton Foundation As a pioneer in both financial investment and philanthropy, the late Sir John Templeton spent a lifetime encouraging open-mindedness. If he had not sought new paths, he once said, "I would have been unable to attain so many goals." The motto that Sir John created for his Foundation, "How little we know, how eager to learn," exemplified his philosophy both in the financial markets and in his groundbreaking methods of philanthropy. John Marks Templeton was born on November 29, 1912, in the small town of Winchester, Tennessee.
Stories from Shakespeare Summary Stories from Shakespeare A collection of ten of William Shakespeare's best-known tales, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth, retold in a lively, easy-to-read style with enchanting illustrations.Brings to life Shakespeare's world of magic and mystery, romance and revenge, witches, fairies and ghosts for a new generation of young readers.Includes outlines of all 28 of Shakespeare's plays, along with key characters and quotations – perfect for use in homes and schools. Includes the following plays: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, As you like it, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, The Merchant of Venice, The Winter's Tale, Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew. “... highly readable ... not to be missed.”The Good Book Guide
The Next Incarnation The Dalai Lama’s birthday party, an event he has never much cared for, was set to begin at 9 A.M. on July 6th, in the Indian Himalayan town of Dharamsala, where he lives. He skips the party most years, but he had promised to attend his seventy-fifth, so five thousand people turned up at the temple that morning, in a humid downpour, to await his arrival. The exiled spiritual and political leader of Tibet—His Holiness to Buddhists, and HHDL to his Twitter followers—settled in Dharamsala half a century ago, after rejecting China’s claims to his homeland and trekking over the mountains to India. He was followed by thousands of refugees, many of whom expected a short stay; when they were urged to plant trees in their settlements, they waved off the idea. “People said, ‘We’re going to be going back in a few years,’ ” Thubten Samphel, a writer and spokesman for the government in exile, recalled.
Biography William Shakespeare, often called the English national poet, is widely considered the greatest dramatist of all time. Synopsis William Shakespeare was baptized on April 26, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. Reincarnation (Translated from the original Tibetan) Introduction My fellow Tibetans, both in and outside Tibet, all those who follow the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, and everyone who has a connection to Tibet and Tibetans: due to the foresight of our ancient kings, ministers and scholar-adepts, the complete teaching of the Buddha, comprising the scriptural and experiential teachings of the Three Vehicles and the Four Sets of Tantra and their related subjects and disciplines flourished widely in the Land of Snow.