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For more than forty years, world-renowned artist Alan Flattmann has used pastels to capture the unique architecture and the changing scene in New Orleans’ most historic neighborhood. In this, the first published collection of his work, over 120 color images portray landmarks like the French Market, St. Louis Cathedral, and Galatoire’s Restaurant. Hardcover.
Santa is back for another Christmas journey across the world, and this time, he is loading his sleigh under the brilliance of the Northern Lights in the chilly Alaskan air. Armed with an ice scraper and snuggled inside his heavy red coat, Saint Nick prepares the team of flying caribou.
Impetuous and strong-willed, a 15-year-old planter's daughter commits the unpardonable sin of the mid-19th century: desiring to marry a man beneath her family's social station. Hardcover.
Alligator Slim is tired of singing sad songs and playing the blues down in the swamp. From now on, he’s going to play jazz!
This alphabet book offers A is for the American Revolution, B is for the Battles of Lexington and Concord, and more. Each entry in this picture book for young readers includes one paragraph of relevant facts.
Featuring 13 gluten-free recipes along with classic cookies interpreted with flours from their regions of origin, Luane Kohnke’s newest cookbook is a delightful addition to any kitchen!
This second cookbook from Leah Chase—now in paperback—contains reflections on life, business, family, and friends, with the recipes that bring them all together. There are special menus from organizations that have gathered at the Dooky Chase Restaurant in New Orleans for years, “off the menu” specials prepared for customers with special needs or a craving for something different, and a number of classic Creole and gourmet recipes, with every recipe guaranteed to warm the heart and nourish the soul. Paperback.
Four generations of recipes from the kitchen of the Anderson House, the oldest continuously operating hotel in Minnesota, have gone into the making of The Anderson House Cookbook. Famous for its wonderful breads and desserts, the Anderson House has championed a tradition of homemade quality that has brought visitors flocking to the historic inn overlooking the Mississippi River.
Antietam: The Lost Order explains why Harper’s Ferry was key to the Union victory in September 1862, the importance of the location and timing of the Battle of Antietam, and how its outcome influenced the future of our country. The book concludes by analyzing what went wrong on the Union side, the lasting impact of finding the lost order, and finally, the fates of the major players. With as much emphasis given to human foibles as to troop movements, this book will appeal to a wide audience beyond Civil War devotees.
Arizona Humoresque, a collection of always humorous and often hilarious writing edited by noted Western folklorist C. L. Sonnichsen, adds a new chapter to the social history of the state. Covering the past century, excerpts range from Alfred Henry Lewis’s Wolfville series, which poked fun at the unhurried citizens of frontier Tombstone, to Barbara Kingsolver’s side-splitting account of trying to get a job and a place to stay in modern-day Tucson. Paperback.
Migrating northward from South and Central America more than a hundred years ago, this strange-looking animal can be readily identified by its tough, scale-like coat of armor, elongated snout, and its propensity for doing battle with eighteen-wheel vehicles on America's highways. Despite its lemming-like compulsion for self-destruction, the armadillo survives in large numbers and, as this volume duly records, continues to impose its presence on modern society. Paperback.
Author Doris Fisher traces the journey of camels from Africa to Texas in 1856 for use as the very first US Camel Corps. Young readers will delight in the illustrations as they learn about this little-known part of American history. Although the camels initially were not accepted by the locals, the people of Texas came to respect their strength and endurance as they transported US Army supplies through the desert.
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