My Uncle Gus the Garden

We’ve all got wacky families, it’s just that some are wackier than others – find out how in the fourth book of this hilarious series, My Uncle Gus Garden Gnome. tom has happiest family around. Dad is Senior Bogeyman for entire east coast and Mum First Assistant tooth Fairy. Only feels a professional failure he’s garden gnome. But when Most Powerful Witch World puts bad-luck spell on tom, tom’s friend Mog (who’s . well, no one quite sure what is, but large hairy) who put things right. A story featuring sabre-toothed tigers, mad scientist teachers, magic carpets, lots fun mayhem. Ages 7+

Russian, German, Tlingit. Like the languages he translates, Richard Dauenhauer’s poetry offers unexpected surprises. A prolific translator who also works in Finnish, Swedish, and classical Greek, has a poetic command of language that earned him wide recognition over fifty years published work. Benchmarks spans these decades writing, each poem contained within marks certain place time space, like surveyor’s benchmark. The poems play with while focusing on land people Alaska. And Alaska itself, this book variety delights—readers will find new experience turn.

Kentucky. Known today for its bluegrass, horse racing, and bourbon; it’s very name, embedded in Iroquois history, means Land of Tomorrow. The song birds are the sweetest, thoroughbreds fleetest, wrote James Mulligan, “The landscape is grandest–And politics—the damnedest In Kentucky.” It’s a hard look that we must face at European settlers, frightened by differences heritage, religion, skin, unable to respect beauty other races. They did not understand sexual orientation God’s creation. “Those who cannot remember past condemned repeat it,” George Santayana. We romanticize old days maybe because they behind us can no longer harm us. And from good was there, build better tomorrow. Here five historical dramas Kentucky: Botanic Garden Horace Holly arrives Kentucky with dreams create his own university which deemed be Harvard West. faculty he chooses includes an eccentric botanist believes every great have botanical garden. Dreams collide within struggles between government, ambition. A play about Constantine S. Rafinesque Transylvania University Lexington, Sabbath Soul Three weary travelers meet one evening railroad station awaiting arrival train carrying person most influential them. Remembrances this exceptional life help them come terms their mortality purpose. Emily H. Tubman Frankfort, Emma Elmwood An architect, hired demolish replace beloved house, haunted into rebuilding life. P. Watts Eastern Richmond, Dust Summer woman imprisoned her domestic discovers runaway soldier seeking refuge himself, both trapped courage duty. Pleasant View Farm Battle Richmond Madison County, Two Villages After years engagement set date wedding, struggling painter confronted fiancé as journey obstacles plagued relationship. Being true one’s art comes price. Kentucky’s impressionistic Paul Sawyer