The Weight of All Things
Paperback ISBN: 0786887036
A young boy makes his way through the danger, cruelty, and hardships of the war-ravaged country of El Salvador in search of his mother, who was dragged off with other victims following gunfire that erupted in a crowded plaza during a funeral for a martyred archbishop. By the author of Bitter Grounds. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
To Be on Earth
Paperback ISBN: 1938846729
Woodland Manitou: To Be on Earth is a collection of essays rooted in the rhythm of the natural world. Through the turn of the seasons, Heidi Barr illustrates how the cycles of the earth have informed her everyday life from community to vocation to the food that finds its way to the dinner table. Through gardening, simple living, and prioritizing sustainability, Barr paints a picture of how remaining close to the earth provides a solid foundation even as the climate changes and the story of the world shifts. Part stories, part wonderings, and part call to act, this collection of meditations invites reflection, encourages awareness, and inspires action.
You Know You're a Minnesotan If...
Paperback ISBN: 1885061625
Ed Fischer is a cartoonist syndicated throughout the Upper Midwest. Here, he lends his perspective on what it means to be a Minnesotan. Clever cartoons portray the stamina, fortitude and practical nature of residents of the Land of 10,000 Lakes.