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Provocative and controversial, this collection, edited by Charles Brooks, offers the thirty-fourth edition of the most thought-provoking editorial cartoons of the year. Showcasing a variety of viewpoints, the cartoonists satirize headline-making news that defines and shapes the world. Agree or not, these award-winning cartoons are bound to stir your own emotions and opinions, making Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2006 Edition all the more enjoyable.
E. coli, bird flu, and global warming joined terrorism as major threats. President Bush’s approval rating plunged as gas prices reached new heights and antiterrorist surveillance came too close to home. More than stars fell after the steroid use in professional athletes was exposed and Pluto’s planetary status was revoked. Paperback.
Provocative and controversial, this collection, edited by Charles Brooks, offers the thirty-sixth edition of the most thought-provoking editorial cartoons of the year. Showcasing a variety of viewpoints, the cartoonists satirize headline-making news that defines and shapes the world. Agree or not, these award-winning cartoons are bound to stir your own emotions and opinions, making Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2008 Edition all the more enjoyable.
Provocative, sometimes controversial, and always clever, the more than 400 cartoons by some 160 cartoonists in this collection present the sharpest political and cultural commentary on the year’s major newsworthy events. Congressional politics, the war in Iraq, the Olympics, the brutal presidential campaign season, and the historic presidential election of Barack Obama provided ample fodder for the witty wiles of the country’s leading cartoonists.
This coming-of-age story shows how two boys work hard to fix a practical joke gone bad. Brandon and Wayne really enjoy going to the Houston Mounted Police’s stables after school to do odd jobs and help out with the horses. That is until they get into trouble with Chris Parker, a rookie cop.
If you want to partake of Mexican cuisine the way it is prepared in the homes of actual Mexicans, this is the cookbook for you. Surprisingly not as mysterious as the ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures that inspired them, these traditional south-of-the-border recipes are actually quite simple to prepare. In fact, the secrets to Mexico’s enormous and delicious cuisine have simply been passed down in the kitchens of Mexican households from generation to generation. Hardcover.
Being the new bird in town is tough, and when the Bad Bird Bunch give Bill the brush-off, Bill learns that the best of friends don’t have to look or act just like him. Bill discovers that real friends are those who stick by your side—even when you have to face up to mean bullies or a big, hungry alligator.
Big Chief of the Guardians of the Flame, philosopher, family man, and advocate for education, Donald Harrison took center stage in life. He demanded a well-deserved respect from his peers. An African American pushing through the Depression and the Civil Rights movement, he educated himself by reading scores of books while developing an acute understanding of philosophy and a love for jazz music. Out of a desire to give back to his community, Harrison and his wife, Herreast, founded the Guardians Institute, a cultural arts center for New Orleans youths.
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