There Once Was A World

There Once Was a World
Publisher Back Bay Books
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 864
ISBN 0316232394
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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For 900 years the Polish shtetl was a home to generations of Jewish families. In 1944 almost every Jew was murdered and with them died a way of life that had survived for centuries. Yaffa Eliach has written a landmark history of the shtetl.

There Once Was a World
  • Author : Yaffa Eliach
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release Date : 1999-10-06

For 900 years the Polish shtetl was a home to generations of Jewish families. In 1944 almost every Jew was murdered and with them died a way of life that had survived for centuries. Yaffa Eliach has written a landmark history of the shtetl.

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There Once Was a Girl Who Created a World
  • Author : Louis Cannizzaro
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-29

Slip into the remarkable world of Louis XXX’s visual poetry, which finds simplicity in the infinite and infinity in the simple. “Louis’s books just plain make life better." —Greg Behrendt, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller He’s Just Not That Into You Self-published poet and painter

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Between the World and Me
  • Author : Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Publisher : One World
  • Release Date : 2015-07-14

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • ONE OF OPRAH’S “BOOKS THAT HELP ME THROUGH” • NOW AN HBO ORIGINAL SPECIAL EVENT Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required

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There Once Was a Girl Who Created a World
  • Author : Louis Cannizzaro
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-29

Slip into the remarkable world of Louis XXX’s visual poetry, which finds simplicity in the infinite and infinity in the simple. “Louis’s books just plain make life better." —Greg Behrendt, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller He’s Just Not That Into You Self-published poet and painter

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The Land of Stories  The Wishing Spell
  • Author : Chris Colfer
  • Publisher : Little Brown Bks Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2012-07-17

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change. When the twins' grandmother gives them a treasured fairy-tale book, they have no idea they're about to enter a land beyond all imagining: the Land of Stories, where fairy tales are real. But as Alex and Conner soon discover, the stories

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Once There Was a Story
  • Author : Jane Yolen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21

A collection of thirty shareable fairy tales, folk tales, and fables from around the world that includes magic tales, homey tales, animal tales, and two tales by Jane Yolen.

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Guinness Sports Record Book
  • Author : Norris McWhirter
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1979

An updated alphabetical list of records held in various sports from aerobatics to yachting.

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The Road
  • Author : Cormac McCarthy
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20

NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when

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Quondam
  • Author : John Devoy
  • Publisher : Quondam Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-29

Once in a while a travel book comes along that pushes at the boundaries of the genre. Quondam: Travels in a Once World does exactly that, asking us to re-imagine the relevance and potential of travel--in this case, an epic, true-grit expedition by bike through the heart of Africa without

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The Demon Haunted World
  • Author : Carl Sagan
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2011-07-06

A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace “A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought.”—Los Angeles Times How

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He Walks with Dragons
  • Author : Stanley S. Thornton
  • Publisher : Mystic Dragon Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30

"He Walks with Dragons" takes place when what was, what is, and what shall be were one in the same. Draig, a boy on the verge of his manhood, is summoned to the majestic mountain by the Great Ones. There he finds out he is about to transcend the ages

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Journey to America
  • Author : Sonia Levitin
  • Publisher : Aladdin
  • Release Date : 2020-07-21

A beautifully repackaged 50th anniversary edition of Sonia Levitin’s powerful classic story about a young Jewish girl forced to flee her home, winner of the National Jewish Book Award. In 1938, Lisa Platt and her family know something dangerous is happening in Germany. Lately, there have been more and more

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The War of the Worlds
  • Author : H. G. Wells
  • Publisher : First Avenue Editions ™
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01

When a meteorite lands in Surrey, the locals don't know what to make of it. But as Martians emerge and begin killing bystanders, it quickly becomes clear—England is under attack. Armed soldiers converge on the scene to ward off the invaders, but meanwhile, more Martian cylinders land on Earth,

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The Phantom Tollbooth
  • Author : Norton Juster
  • Publisher : Yearling Books
  • Release Date : 1996

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom.

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Once Upon a World Collection
  • Author : Chloe Perkins
  • Publisher : Little Simon
  • Release Date : 2018-08-21

Take a magical tour around the world with these four fairy tales from the Once Upon a World board book series—now available together in an enchanting collection! Read along as Snow White flees her castle in Japan and meets seven mysterious dwarves and Cinderella attends a ball in Mexico

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