If only everyone around him would let him. This is a beautifully spare novel in verse about one boy's life-a story that will resonate with anyone who has ever struggled to fit in.
Author: Holly Thompson
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Category: Juvenile Fiction
After the fall of South Vietnam, fourteen-year-old Mai is forced to flee across the South China Sea to a refugee camp near Malaysia.
Author: Joyce Burns Zeiss
Publisher: North Star Editions, Inc.
Category: Young Adult Fiction
... is to be preferred , in order to avoid falling to leeward of the Dragon's Mouth .
Port of Spain is easy of access ; there are no pilots , and none is needed . After
entering the gulf the vessels at anchor off the city will come into sight , and as the
exclaimed Lilith , clasping her hands in the fervency of her utterance . “ Now ,
here we are at Jersey City ! Gather your traps , my dear , and be ready to get off .
Don't be afraid . The dragon's mouth is always wide open , but you shall not fall
Author: Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
Fallon protested against the tasteless congee , and was surprised to receive a
change of diet . ... He began to get throbbing headaches because he had fallen
into the firm habit of drinking large quantities of tea , of which he was now
Author: LaSelle Gilman
Category: Americans in China
portant diagnostic tool, too, providing views of the deep structure of the Earth as
well as giving us the ability to monitor ... It was announced in Sian by the loud
ringing of a bronze ball falling from the northwest dragon's mouth into that of a
Author: Neil Schlager
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
figures in natural processes is so common that under natural circumstances
events conforming to special laws are almost an ... Harry Guntrip , an English
psychiatrist , reports that when patients are about to fall into a psychotic episode ,
Author: Ben Thomson Cowles
Publisher: Daniel & Daniel Publishers
Category: Biography & Autobiography
When an earthquake happened , one or more of the balls would be dislodged
from the dragons ' mouths and fall into the frogs ' mouths . Each falling ball
caused a sound upon impact , indicating that an earthquake had occurred . The
Author: Marko Perko
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Balls were held in the dragons ' mouths , which were probably connected by
linkages to a vertical pendulum , as shown ... It was reputed that when the device
was first brought to the Chinese court , a ball fell into a frog's mouth one day but
Author: Raffaele Cataldi
Category: Technology & Engineering
A by Trevor Leggett in enthusiast was explaining about Buddhism to a friend ,
and told him , " Perhaps I can best give the spirit of it by one of ... On hearing it ,
the Buddha - to - be became a Buddha , but his body fell into the dragon's mouth .
Though the storm raged far above him now , he called a gust of wind to stop his
fall and planted his feet gently to one side of the dragon's mouth . He barely
remembered in time to make sure that Cart landed safely on the other side . To
Author: James Wyatt
Each dragon's mouth contained a ball . When the ground moved , balls located
favorably to the direction of ground movement would drop out of the dragon's
mouth and fall into the mouth of a frog below . By noting the specific balls
Author: David S. Brumbaugh
At quite state the levels held a ball in mouth of each dragon . Earthquake
oscillations freed the ball from the mouth of certain dragon and the ball with
characteristic sound fell into the opened mouth of a toad standing below . This
fallen ball ...
Category: Classical antiquities
He kept falling to the ground without gaining any distance between himself and
the dragon . Flames shot from ... Fire and steam spewed from the dragon's mouth
. Walter held on . Then Walter's teeth sunk into the infuriated dragon's fire - sac .
Right under the roof ran a leaden gutter with an end like a dragon's head . 7. The
rain should have poured out through the dragon's mouth . 8. Actually the rain ran
out through a hole in the gutter . 9. The plaster was falling into the street . 10.
Author: George Anthony Twentyman
Category: English language
Our animators would animate the two cones at the sides of the dragon's mouth to
aim the fire , ” explained DeLeeuw ... guys were falling fast – reaching speeds of
180 knots – and if they'd collided with the cameraman , who was falling through ...
Clearly , for Ssu - k ' ung T ' u , what poetry originates from and ultimately points to
is closely associated with the Tao . ... s complete silence on the meaning of the
blooming and falling of the hibiscus flowers enables readers to enter into the ...
Author: Cecile C. C. Sun
Publisher: U OF M CENTER FOR CHINESE STUDIES
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
several dragon's mouths attached to the outside of the urn. The ball would fall
into the mouth of one of the toads mounted on the urn's base, which indicated the
direction of the tremor. In addition to the seismograph, Chang Heng invented the
Author: Sheila Wyborny
Publisher: Blackbirch PressInc
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
They toss privileges beyond those of mere housekeeper and drudge . from her
arm and laid it in the dragon's mouth . and ... I said . the front door , and went
away very shortly upon another until I fall into it one of these days if you don't stop
Category: Philadelphia (Pa.)
attained , either were already perfect : but I taken the work of men , bardly
discerning a strength and encouragement to me , in many ... in great fear at times
lest he should come from wbat quarter it would ; there being taining the principles
of truth , and the Chrisfall short in his ... manifested the dragon's mouth , in order
to carry away Spirit of Christ , who enables his upright due regard and respect for
Category: Society of Friends