[bksvol-discuss] Re: Trying to find a title

  • From: "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 07:28:34 -0500

Ah, Jean it is my off the wall personality smile.


Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI
and Judson, guiding golden
juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
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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: "GenePoole" <captinlogic@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 12:51 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Trying to find a title


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. 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
> >
> >
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