Where do you come up with these off the wall titles? Lol. I keep waiting to see something like The art and joy of making stained glass snails come up on bookshare, lol. Keep up the good work! ----- Original Message ----- From: "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2007 8:18 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Trying to find a title > Thanks Cindy, > > I put it on hold, and it looks as though there are several copies so should > be able to pick it up this week, smile. My student will be very happy. > > Smile. > > I finished scanning and am starting to edit the Hot Zone, and I started > scanning The Speckled Monster. > > So... am staying busy with the books I have. > > Prestige is still in transit, and requested a few other things, some kids, > one called > > Color: A natural History of the Pallet which sounds really good, I have the > author's second book scanned Jewels which is very interesting and gives the > history and the legends behind Amber, Pearls, Diamond, Emeralds, Sapphires, > Rubies and let me think I think that is it. It is really fascinating. > > Need to take the dog out and get to bed have work tomorrow and a long list > of phone calls to make and sigh, not a ton of time to make them in. > > > Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI > and Judson, guiding golden > juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc. > Graduate Alumni Association Board > www.guidedogs.com > > Dog ownership is like a rainbow. > Puppies are the joy at one end. > Old dogs are the treasure at the other. > Carolyn Alexander > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2007 9:52 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Trying to find a title > > > Heym, Shelley--you're a reference librarian's > favorite. smilw. > > Is your student 12 and over? Is it possible that the > book--a novel based on real experiences--is Forgotten > Fire, by Adam Bagdasarian? Judging from the summary > below, it is indeed harrowing. > > If this isns't the book you're looking for, I'llkeep > looking. > > Cindy > > > Drawing on his own great-uncle's experiences, > Bagdasarian covers the years 1915-1918 when a boy from > a wealthy, well-respected family from Bitlis, Turkey, > is stripped of everything simply because he is > Armenian. Told from an adult perspective through > flashbacks, Vahan's narrative covers a harrowing > journey beginning with his father's disappearance and, > within a week or so, what he describes as the "last > day my childhood" at age 12: Turkish gendarmes execute > his two older brothers and force the rest of the > familyDa brother, two sisters and motherDto walk for > days without food or water. Upon his mother's urging, > Vahan and his last surviving brother, Sisak, escape > one night in the woods, and throughout the rest of the > novel he experiences and witnesses unspeakable > violence. The prose is often graceful (e.g., > loneliness "simply comes, sits in the center of the > heart where it cannot be overlooked, and abides") and > the events are as gripping as they are horrifying. But > unlike Anita Lobel's remarkable WWII memoir No Pretty > Pictures, told from the perspective of a child who > does not quite grasp what's happening around her, the > narrative here maintains an adult sensibility. This > point of view both distances readers from Vahan's > emotions and makes the events disturbing for even the > more mature adolescent readers (Vahan's sister commits > suicide in front of him rather than risk rape by a > Turk; he himself is sexually molested; he witnesses > the rape of a 10-year-old girl). While this is an > important history, it may be better suited to > sophisticated teens and adults. Ages 12-up. (Oct.) > > > --- "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx> > wrote: > > > Hey you all, > > > > I am trying to find a title to fill a request of one > > of our student > > subscribers she is from New Hampshire. > > > > But she couldn't remember the Author's last name, > > and I have forgotten the > > title, and well needless to say I can't contact her > > easily to get it, smile. > > > > I believe the book is called Falling Darkness but am > > thinking that may be > > wrong, is about the Armanian Revolution and the > > Genecide that came with it. > > > > Author's first name is Adam, last name she couldn't > > pronounce. RFB and D > > does have the title on disk. > > > > Does anyone know what book this is, and even better > > can anyone scan it for > > the site? > > > > As she the student would be really, really happy for > > it if it could be > > scanned, she said it is quite suspenseful, but... of > > course i didn't > > remember the title. > > > > Smile. > > > > My library doesn't appear to have it or else I am > > writing it wrong or > > working at it wrong. > > > > Smile. Thanks for the help if you can remember. > > > > Talk to you soon. > > > > > > Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. 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