Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
The Aztec Treasure-House, billed as "A Romance of Contemporaneous Antiquity," is a lost-race novel, as the narrator travels to Mexico and finds a lost tribe of Aztecs, hidden treasure, and gold.
Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849-1913) was an American story-writer and historian, born in Philadelphia of Provencal descent. His father in law was Philadelphia businessman and poet Francis De Haes Janvier. He received a public school education, then worked in Philadelphia for newspapers from 1870-81. He became interested in the West and Mexico, and went on to pen several novels and non-fiction works on the subjects, including The Aztec Treasure House (1890), Stories of Old New Spain (1891), and Legends of the City of Mexico (1910)."
Margaret is a Kentucky belle, and Rich is a Wyoming cowboy. She has struggled to find direction in her life, while he is still dealing with the fallout from his fractured marriage.
In spite of their differing backgrounds, they become fast friends as soon as they meet and are soon working together and sharing an apartment in New York City in late summer of 2001 as they try to put their lives back on track. Together, they run the Firehouse, a small but thriving restaurant in a century-old building a few blocks from Grand Central Station.
As they grow closer, the broken pieces of their lives begin to mend. They experience the adventure that living in New York can offer, and the day-to-day lives that they lead are punctuated with the glitz as well as the tragedy that life in the city has to offer. Only time will tell, however, whether they can manage to let go of their pasts in order to allow true healing to start and love to flourish.
This novel tells the story of two wanderers brought together by fate as they work to break down the barriers that have kept them apart.
This collection of infant reading books works as the skills-focused backbone of guided reading resources, with step-by-step skills coverage and the full range of genre. The scheme correlates to the NLS and the Scottish 5-14 Attainment targets for children. The readers in this scheme feature a wide range of genres (including non-fiction) and are levelled to "Book Bands", the grading system recommended by the NLS. Within each Lighthouse band the books are organized in order of challenge, so each session moves children on. Each reader has an accompanying teaching notes booklet which gives guidance on teaching a range of reading skills.
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