Cheaper By The Dozen

Cheaper By The Dozen

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Release : 2005
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ISBN-13 : OCLC:733692754


Cheaper By The Dozen

Cheaper By The Dozen

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The #1 New York Times–bestselling classic: A hilarious memoir of two parents, twelve kids, and “a life of cheerfully controlled chaos” (The New York Times). Translated into more than fifty languages, Cheaper by the Dozen is the unforgettable story of the Gilbreth clan as told by two of its members. In this endearing, amusing memoir, siblings Frank Jr. and Ernestine capture the hilarity and heart of growing up in an oversized family. Mother and Dad are world-renowned efficiency experts, helping factories fine-tune their assembly lines for maximum output at minimum cost. At home, the Gilbreths themselves have cranked out twelve kids, and Dad is out to prove that efficiency principles can apply to family as well as the workplace. The heartwarming and comic stories of the jumbo-size Gilbreth clan have delighted generations of readers, and will keep you and yours laughing for years. This ebook features an illustrated biography including rare photos from the authors’ estates.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Frank B. Gilbreth
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2013-11-05
File : 207 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781480457072


Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

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Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia investigates the increasingly complex relationships, struggles, obsessions, and idols of American tween and teen girls who are growing up faster today than ever before. Comprehensive in its coverage of the twenty and twenty-first century trendsetters, fashion, literature, film, in-group rituals and hot-button issues that shape-and are shaped by-girl culture, this two-volume resource offers a wealth of information to help students, educators, and interested readers better understand the ongoing interplay between girls and mainstream culture.

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Genre : Family & Relationships
Author by : Claudia Mitchell
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 2007-12-30
File : 744 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780313084447


My Heart S At Home

My Heart S At Home

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Founder and Executive Director of Hearts at Home Jill Savage explores the important role "home" plays in a family's journey. With her personable, humorous style, Jill shares from her experience as a mother of five and from conversations with many other moms to offer practical ideas and motivation to create a home that is a safe place for a functional family to blossom community center that offers hospitality and compassion church where prayer and Scripture guide all members museum filled with a family's history, stories, and heritage school with lessons of virtue, integrity, and ethics This anchor book for Hearts at Home will extend beyond this valuable ministry to encourage all women to build the heart of their home on biblical principles and to raise a family that is strong, loving, and firmly standing on a foundation of faith.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Jill Savage
Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
Release : 2007-02-15
File : 256 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780736934992


Belles On Their Toes

Belles On Their Toes

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In this delightful memoir by the authors of Cheaper by the Dozen, the twelve Gilbreth children cope with the loss of their father as they grow up together. With twelve kids, life at the Gilbreth house has always been a big project. But after their father passes away, there are more challenges than ever. And yet, with the irrepressible blend of humor and good cheer characteristic of one of the most beloved families in America, the Gilbreths happily rise to every occasion and find a way to keep it all together. With the clan struggling to make ends meet, everyone has to pitch in. As their resourceful mother works to keep the family business running without Dad, the kids tackle the adventures of raising themselves and running a household. Their attempts to pinch pennies frequently result in chaos. From tragedy and the trials of the first year as a single-parent household to the daily crises of a family with a double-digit headcount, the episodes in Belles on Their Toes are poignant, inspiring, and hilarious. “From start to finish, it is a reading joy,” raved the Chicago Sunday Tribune. “There is a sincere and heartwarming atmosphere in this second volume,” wrote Library Journal, “that makes it almost better reading, if possible, than the first.” This ebook features an illustrated biography including rare photos from the authors’ estates.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Frank B. Gilbreth
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2013-11-05
File : 225 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781480457089


The Hollywood Sequel

The Hollywood Sequel

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This illuminating study charts the changing role of the Hollywood film sequel over the past century. Considering a range of sequels in their industrial, historical and aesthetic contexts, from The Son of a Sheik (1926) to Toy Story 3 (2010), this book provides a comprehensive history of this critically-neglected yet commercially-dominant art form.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Stuart Henderson
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2019-07-25
File : 232 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781839020193


Teenstuff April 2006

Teenstuff April 2006

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Taylor Lautner

Taylor Lautner

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Taylor's early life in Michigan, how he got into acting, and his involvement in the Twilight series.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Ally Azzarelli
Publisher : Enslow Publishers, Inc.
Release : 2013-02
File : 48 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781464503269


Home Movies

Home Movies

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The American family has long been at the centre of the typical Hollywood narrative. But the depiction of the nuclear family within contemporary mainstream US cinema has not yet been closely studied. Home Movies addresses this oversight by assessing recent cinematic representations of the family in terms of cultural politics and representations of gender, sexuality, race and class. Focusing on a diverse range of popular films - from Meet the Parents to The Incredibles - Claire Jenkins analyses the father-daughter relationship within sequels and series; Meryl Streep's embodiment of the mother; the superhero family and extraordinary manifestations of the ordinary family; disaster films which depict the president as father; 'mom-coms' and Hollywood's representations of the non-traditional family. She combines film studies, gender studies and family history to demonstrate the complexities of Hollywood's family values.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Claire Jenkins
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2015-04-06
File : 224 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780857726377


Best Wishes Warmest Regards

Best Wishes Warmest Regards

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER GLOBE AND MAIL BESTSELLER The official tie-in book for the beloved, nine-time Emmy® Award-winning series Schitt's Creek. This beautifully produced, keepsake coffee-table book is the ultimate celebration of the series, the town, the characters, and the state of mind that is Schitt's Creek. Capturing the essence and alchemy of all six seasons of what is now considered to be one of the most groundbreaking comedy television series of the last decade, Best Wishes, Warmest Regards is a gift to fans everywhere who have made the show their own. Included are character profiles from the cast of Johnny, Moira, David, and Alexis, and all of the characters that populate the town, major moments from Moira's endorsement of Herb Ertlinger Winery, to Patrick and David's first kiss, to Cabaret and the Rose Family Christmas episode. Also included are special features, such as the complete, illustrated catalogs of David's knits and Moira's wigs, Moira's vocabulary, Alexis's adventures, and behind-the-scenes moments from Dan and Eugene Levy and the cast of Schitt's Creek.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Daniel Levy
Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
Release : 2021-10-26
File : 368 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780762479443