The Haunting Of Krakow Convent

Author: Carrie Bates
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ISBN: 9781549828461
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The Convent of Mary the Queen sits majestically on beautiful grounds miles from the nearest town. Years ago, something so sinister and evil happened in the convent, something so dire that no one speaks about it.Therese is excited to become a nun; it has been her lifelong dream. She enters the convent with much happiness and enthusiasm, ecstatic that her dream has now become a reality.She works hard, and prays hard. The sisters are overjoyed to have a young woman join them, and Therese soon falls into the daily rituals of the convent.But when chilling apparitions appear, voices are heard out of nowhere, and encounters of the most evil and deadly kind occur, a terrified Therese finds herself losing her religion. When she goes searching for answers, she discovers such a grisly answer that her faith is put to the test. Staying means a sure death but leaving means losing her dream and life as she has ever wanted it to be.

No Pretty Pictures

Author: Anita Lobel
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780380732852
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The author, known as an illustrator of children's books, describes her experiences as a Polish Jew during World War II and for years in Sweden afterwards.

Famous Ghosts And Haunted Places

Author: Gordon J. Lynch
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 1448859859
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Chronicles ghosts and hauntings, including famous cases, celebrity ghosts, and ghostly creatures.

The Haunting Of Maple Mansion

Author: Carrie Bates
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ISBN: 9781522054054
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Emma is excited for her new job at Maple Mansion babysitting little Elijah. But on her first evening alone with him, Elijah asks her for money to give to a man that Emma had never heard of. Brushing it off as the child's imagination, she obliges.Later that night, she hears men talking in the kitchen. Terrified, she looks in the kitchen, only to find no one there. Over the next few weeks, the occurrences become so terrifying that she tells Elijah's mother, who does not believe her.As evil prevails in the mansion, Emma has a horrifying encounter with an evil apparition who will stop at nothing to possess those who live in his mansion. Once Emma discovers the mansion's horrific past, she vows to never go back - or meet the same terrifying fate as those others so many years ago.

The Trumpeter Of Krakow

Author: Eric P. Kelly
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439136211
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For well over thirty years, Eric P. Kelly's Newbery Award winner has brought the color and romance of ancient times to young readers. Today, The Trumpeter of Krakow is an absorbing and dramatic as when it was first published in 1928. There was somthing about the Great Tarnov Crystal....Wise men spoke of it in hushed tones. Others were ready to kill for it. Now a murderous Tartar chief is bent on possessing it. But young Joseph Charnetski was bound by an ancient oath to protect the jewel at all costs. When Joseph and his family seek refuge in medieval Krakow, they are caught up in the plots and intrigues of alchemists, hypnotists, and a dark messenger of evil. Will Joseph be able to protect the crystal, and the city, from the plundering Tartars?

Seeing Through The Eyes Of The Polish Revolution

Author: Jack M. Bloom
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004252762
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Jack M. Bloom presents a moving account of how an opposition developed and triumphed in communist Poland, showing the perspectives and experiences of the participants, while often letting them recount their own stories and explain their thinking.

Haunted House Horrors

Author: Carrie Bates
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ISBN: 9781521467077
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Carrie Bates gives readers scary horror stories complete with evil spirits and terrifying ghostly encounters. Something dark and evil resides in all of these mansions, each with its own terrifying, horrific and grisly pasts.

Urban Watercolor Sketching

Author: Felix Scheinberger
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 0770435246
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A guide that shows painters, drawers, doodlers, and urban sketchers how to bring their drawings to life with colorful, bold, yet accessible painting methods. Watercolor sketching is a rapidly emerging technique that enlivens sketches done in pen or pencil with the expressive washes, glazes, and luminous hues of watercolor . This lushly illustrated resource teaches artists on the go how to sketch with watercolor, rendering subjects efficiently and without inhibitions. Readers are guided through all aspects of the medium, from fundamental techniques including wet-on-wet, glazing, and washes; materials and supplies; and little known tips and tricks for getting the most out of watercolor (for example, just sprinkling a little salt on your painting creates a texture that's impossible to achieve with a brush.) A strong focus color theory provides a solid foundation for enhancing drawings with vibrant hues.

Archisketcher

Author: Simone Ridyard
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440341036
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"For urban sketchers...each new city is a clean white page." There is nothing quite like the thrill of heading out on the town, sketchbook in hand, in search of a view worth capturing. Archisketcher will help you embrace the excitement of sketching on location while overcoming common challenges. You'll see that you don't need to be an architect to draw architecture confidently. Nor do you need to understand the intricate details of perspective, design or color theory. This dynamic handbook tells you just what you need to know to create sketches that work well compositionally, provide a sense of depth and scale, and--most importantly--capture the true spirit of place. Richly illustrated with urban landscapes from around the world--from skyscrapers in Asia, to picturesque English villages, to Mediterranean hill towns Two-page spreads present various artists' interpretations of Notre Dame, the Brooklyn Bridge and other iconic landmarks Features ten spotlights on contemporary urban sketchers who discuss the architectural styles and features in their own neighborhoods, from Montreal to Madrid From architectural portraits to bustling streetscapes to sweeping skylines, the art of urban sketching comes alive on these pages. Whether you aspire to capture the pulse of cities afar or your own hometown, the art and ideas in this book will make your efforts more successful and enjoyable.

Time Work And Culture In The Middle Ages

Author: Jacques Le Goff
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226470818
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Studies a wide range of topics concerning Medieval society, including the universities, folklore, and economy of the Middle Ages