The Meaning of Respect is written by an experienced teacher and principal about a twelve-year old Cree student with an attitude. The boy is sent to his grandfather on the reserve for some "counselling" and "spiritual guidance" when he shows disrespect toward his teacher, school, and learning in general. The boy thinks this will be a wonderful holiday away from school. From the time he arrives at his Moshum's home, the boy is kept busy helping his grandfather hunt, fish, and trap.
Dragon of Heaven: The Memoirs of the Last Memoirs of China is the fictionalized story of Tz-u-his, better known as the Empress Dowager, the controversial woman who ruled China for almost half a century. This sumptuous book combines 25 majestic oil paintings of the Empress by renowned artist Zhong-Yang Huang with engaging, anecdote-studded text by celebrated storyteller David Bouchard.Tz-u-his (1833-1908) began life as a concubine but managed to rule China while a series of lovers and finally her son actually sat on the throne.