Award-winning poet and scholar, George Elliott Clarke edits this pioneer collection of passionate, spiritual, earthy and liberating prose, poetry and song.
Author: George Elliott Clarke
Publisher: Porter's Lake, N.S. : Pottersfield
Award-winning poet and scholar, George Elliott Clarke edits this pioneer collection of passionate, spiritual, earthy and liberating prose, poetry and song.. His first book of poetry, 'Saltwater Spirituals and Deeper Blues' appeared from Pottersfield Press in 1983 and 'Whylah Falls', a second volume, was brought out by Polestar Press in 1990.
This original graphic novel imagines the lives of blue-colar workers involved in the real-life Lake Erie in Cleveland.
Author: Scott Macgregor
Publisher: Abrams ComicArts
A novel based on a true tale of heroism and invention in the tunnels beneath Lake Erie in 1916 This original graphic novel imagines the lives of blue-collar workers involved in the real-life Lake Erie tunnel disaster of 1916 in Cleveland. Author Scott MacGregor and illustrator Gary Dumm tell the intersecting stories of a brilliant African American inventor, Ben Beltran (based on the real-life Garrett Morgan, Sr.), desperate immigrants tunneling beneath Lake Erie, and corrupt overseers who risk countless lives for profit. As historical fiction, Fire on the Water sheds light not only on one of America's earliest man-made ecological disasters but also on racism and the economic disparity between classes in the Midwest at the turn of the century.
Effects of fire on soil and water. Figure 2 . 11 - Sequence of rill formation on a
burned slope with a water - repellent layer includes ( A ) saturation of wettable
surface area , ( B ) development of a failure zone in wettable surface layer , ( C )
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on soils and water can assist land and fire managers with information on the physical, chemical, and biological effects of fire needed to successfully conduct ecosystem management, and effectively inform others about the role and impacts of wildland fire. Chapter topics include the soil resource, soil physical properties and fire, soil chemistry effects, soil biology responses, the hydrologic cycle and water resources, water quality, aquatic biology, fire effects on wetland and riparian systems, fire effects models, and watershed rehabilitation.
Award-winning author Wendy A. Lewis recounts the compelling story of the "Boy in Blue," from his childhood on the Toronto Islands, where he rowed himself to school on the mainland every day, to laurels won around the world.
Author: Wendy A. A. Lewis
Publisher: James Lorimer & Company
How did the son of Irish immigrants outrow blueblood scullers from Oxford and Cambridge to become one of the most famous athletes of his time? Award-winning author Wendy A. Lewis recounts the compelling story of the "Boy in Blue," from his childhood on the Toronto Islands, where he rowed himself to school on the mainland every day, to laurels won around the world. Selected as an "Honour Book" - Red Maple Non-fiction Awards, 2009 [Fry Reading Level - 3.8]