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Parker, Johanna

Works: 52 works in 78 publications in 2 languages and 1,179 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Records and correspondence  Biography  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Young adult works  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Set designer, Costume designer
Classifications: PS3573.E3935, 813.6
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Publications about Johanna Parker
Publications by Johanna Parker
Most widely held works by Johanna Parker
Perfectly reasonable deviations from the beaten track : selected letters of Richard P. Feynman by Richard P Feynman( file )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
One of the towering figures of twentieth-century science, Richard Feynman possessed a curiosity that was the stuff of legend. Even before he won the Nobel Prize in 1965, his unorthodox and spellbinding lectures on physics secured his reputation amongst students and seekers around the world. It was his love for life, however, that earned him the status of an American cultural icon--here was an extraordinary intellect devoted to the proposition that the thrill of discovery was matched only by the joy of communicating it to others. In this career-spanning collection of letters, we are able to see this side of Feynman like never before. As edited and annotated by his daughter, Michelle, these letters not only allow us to better grasp the how and why of Feynman's enduring appeal, but also to see the virtues of an inquiring eye in spectacular fashion. The result is a wonderful de facto guide to life, an eloquent testimony to the human quest for knowledge at all levels
In search of the Birdsville Track : an artist in the outback by Noelle Sandwith( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Revenge : eleven dark tales by Yōko Ogawa( file )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Offers eleven interwoven macabre short stories that take an ominous look at grotesque characters, violent emotions, and murder
Better off undead by D. D Barant( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Jace Valchek must track down the rogue don of a mafia werewolf family before the delicate balance of the underworld is irrevocably upset
Motherhood and terrorism by Amanda Eyre Ward( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Lola's husband takes a job in Saudi Arabia and the couple moves to an American compound there. Surrounded by incidents of terrorism and murder, Lola is nonetheless consumed with thoughts of mothering a child
Heaven sent by Meg Cabot( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The mediator : young blood by Meg Cabot( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Killing rocks by D. D Barant( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
FBI profiler Jace Valchek is abducted as she tries to capture serial killer Aristotle Stoker
Little earthquakes : a novel by Jennifer Weiner( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Undetermined and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Four women who meet at class for expectant mothers. Each of these women must struggle with the challenges of being new mums while at the same time balancing all of the other areas in their lives
Deadly beginnings by Jaycee Clark( file )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Kaitlyn O'Reilly, an RN, believed that she'd found love with the charming and well-liked surgeon she'd met at work. Landon Goldburg was kind, attentive, and she thought that they had so much in common. Now engaged, the good doctor has quickly become the man of her nightmares. As he grows more controlling and violent, Kaitlyn wants her freedom. Jock Kinncaid can't stop thinking about the quietly beautiful-and engaged-redhead he met at a fund-raising gala months ago. He knows that a spitfire lurks beneath the surface of this woman who's invaded his dreams, and he realizes that she's exactly what's been missing from his otherwise ideal life. When a chance meeting throws the two of them together again, Jock swears that he won't let her get away this time. But even as Jock vows to protect the woman he loves, the deranged doctor is bent on destroying them both, even if it means killing the only thing he loves. Contains mature themes
On time : from seasons to split seconds by Gloria Skurzynski( file )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Stars, sundials, hour glasses, wrist watches, pendulum clocks, atomic clocks- all of these have been used to keep time. Whether recording split seconds, seasons, years or centuries, human beings have always tried to find the best and most accurate way to chronicle the passing of time. In prehistoric times, early humans had only the signs of nature to keep track of when it was time to hunt, forage, or take shelter. Then came the rock formations at Stonehenge, the Roman sundials, and the Mayan astronomical calendars. Today, scientists have instruments than can precisely clock time down to the nanosecond. How timekeeping progressed from its first simple steps to its modern accuracy is an incredible story that will forever capture the imagination
Miss Brenda and the Loveladies : a heartwarming true story of grace, God, and gumption by Brenda Spahn( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
For Brenda Spahn, entrepreneur and businesswoman, wealth was a lifestyle--until a brush with the law threatened to send her to prison. In those dark moments, Brenda made a promise to God. Spared incarceration, a renewed Brenda glimpsed into the lives of women serving time in one of the worst places in America--the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Alabama. What she saw prompted a God-inspired vision. With a heart to help and a will that couldn't be crushed, Brenda fought the system and overcame tremendous obstacles to take ex-cons into her home and help them navigate the alien world of life on the outside. This is the story of Brenda's journey from rags to riches to redemption. It's the story of the first unlikely year of her "Whole Way House" and of the extraordinary lives of the first seven women who came to call her "Miss Brenda." It's a story that testifies to the power of faith and how God changes hearts every day
Yawuru purral = Two yellow-mouth owls : ancestral knowledge of the Murrawarri people by Christine Hooper( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Australian languages and held by 11 libraries worldwide
In this house, we will giggle : making virtues, love, & laughter a daily part of your family life by Courtney Defeo( file )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
As a mom in the throes of parenting, Courtney DeFeo believes that instilling virtues in children starts with laughter not lecture. That perspective propelled her to create this idea-packed book in which she offers motivating reflections, real-life stories and a sandbox full of inventive ways to help you turn your kids' hearts toward God
Murder in the paperback parlor by Ellery Adams( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed. Rosamund had as many enemies as she did admirers, including envious fellow novelists, a jealous former lover, and dozens of angry fans. It's up to Jane, with the help of her book club, the Cover Girls, to catalogue the list of suspects and find a heartless killer quickly-before the murderer writes someone else off
A hairy question by Hazel Edwards( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Tina's new haircut looks terrible. In fact, it's a disaster. Bits of hair stick out everywhere. What made Tina decide to have all her beautiful, long hair cut off?
Dead but not forgotten ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
COLLECTIONS & ANTHOLOGIES OF VARIOUS LITERARY FORMS. A collection of original Sookie Stackhouse stories written by authors handpicked by Charlaine Harris herself. There's more to Sookie Stackhouse than you ever knew.. The #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris spawned a hit TV show and captivated fans around the world-including other authors. Now this group of writers, specifically chosen by Charlaine, pays tribute to "the southern, mind-reading belle who gets mixed up in the world of vampires and magical creatures" (The Kansas City Star) with a collection of fifteen all-new stories about your favorite residents of Bon Temps
Lively Aunt Lizzie by Elizabeth Best( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Aunt Lizzie wants to live to be 100 so she buys a book to help her
Ngurrunj nga kuwinj = The emu and the frill-necked lizard : ancestral knowledge of the Murrawarri people by Christine Hooper( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Australian languages and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Over the moon at the Big Lizard Diner by Lisa Wingate( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Archeologist Lindsey Attwood is distraught that her ex-husband has taken their eight-year-old daughter to Mexico for the summer. To take her mind off her worries, she agrees to visit her twin sister Laura and best friend Collie to help find stolen fossilized dinosaur tracks. Posing as a client for the horse psychology camp on the farm where the tracks were stolen, Lindsey discovers more than she bargained for, including a friendly mutt and hunky cowboy/veterinarian Zack Truitt
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