The Chalet School Companion

Author: Helen McClelland

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780006749110

Category: Authors, English

Page: 160

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A collection of articles compiled to tell the history of the school and the background of the pupils and staff.

Moon Glacier National Park

Author: Becky Lomax

Publisher: Moon Travel

ISBN: 163121490X

Category: Travel

Page: 352

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Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure Lush green parkland, jagged summits, and glacier-carved basins: forge your own path with Moon Glacier National Park. Inside you'll find: Flexible, strategic itineraries, ranging from one day in the park to a week-long road trip, designed for outdoor adventurers, families, road-trippers, and more The top experiences and unique ideas for exploring the park: Hike verdant valleys, meander fields of alpine wildflowers, and walk beneath frigid waterfalls and over scenic high passes. Go whitewater rafting, cast a line for wild trout into the Flathead River, or hop on a guided horseback ride. Drive or bike the Going-to-Sun-Road, take in views of peaks and glaciers, and spot wild moose or grizzlies roaming the mountainside. Spend a night in a historic lakeside lodge, or set up camp after a day of adventurous backcountry exploring Strategies for getting to Glacier and coverage of gateway cities and towns Expert tips for travelers looking to go hiking, biking, backpacking, fishing, rafting, and more, plus detailed hike descriptions with individual trail maps and backpacking options Valuable insight from seasoned explorer and Glacier local Becky Lomax including avoiding crowds, and exploring Glacier's less-visited areas Honest advice on when to go and where to stay inside the park, including hotels, campgrounds, hostels, and RV sites Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations, plus essential packing and health and safety information, including how to avoid encounters with grizzlies, mountain lions, and other common wildlife Recommendations for families, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets Thorough background on the terrain, culture, and the park's history With Moon Glacier National Park's expert advice, myriad activities, and insider perspective, you can plan your trip your way. Hitting the surrounding states? Try Moon Montana & Wyoming or Moon Idaho. For full coverage of America's national parks, check out Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 National Parks.

Ligonier Valley

Author: Sally Shirey

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 1439610649

Category: Photography

Page: 128

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Nestled in the hills of western Pennsylvania, the Ligonier Valley has always had an air of mystery about it. The small towns and rolling countryside bear little witness to all that has occurred here. A fort was built but decayed and disappeared before being reconstructed recently. Many people have made significant contributions to the town and beyond, although time has lost many of their stories. The valley became an early industrial center with the growth of lumbering, mining, and iron production until the best resources were spent and these industries dwindled. Using hundreds of rare photographs, author Sally Shirey tells the story of this beautiful, historic area. In Ligonier Valley, readers can see the valley as it stood many years ago. After making the steep descent of Laurel Mountain, many pioneers were content to stay and build their lives in the valley. In 1758, the army of Gen. John Forbes erected Fort Ligonier. John Ramsey laid out the town of Ligonier around a public square called the Diamond. The influx of people, thanks to the Ligonier Valley Rail Road, gave rise to the hospitality industry in the valley. The Hotel Breniser, Ligonier Springs Hotel, and Kissell Springs Hotel were among those that served tourists and residents alike. Idlewild Park, dating from the 1870s, remains one of America's most beautiful amusement parks today. Reconstructed Fort Ligonier has been named to the National Register of Historic Places.

Head-Girl of the Chalet School

Author: Elinor M. Brent-Dyer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781847451736

Category: Chalet School (Imaginary place)

Page: 304

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Grizel reluctantly becomes head girl and proves to be worthy of the choice. Soon adventures and mishaps threaten to make her last term an unhappy one, as a hot-headed prefect sets out to disgrace her. Will she rise above it all?

Topsy and Tim: Move House

Author: Jean Adamson,Gareth Adamson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0723292744

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Join Topsy and Tim as they prepare to move house with Mummy and Dad. In Topsy and Tim Move House, the twins are moving house but there is a lot of work to do. There are curtains to take down, toys to pack and pets to look after. It is an exciting time for Topsy and Tim, but Kitty, their cat, isn't quite so sure about the move... Topsy and Tim are just like you! They find fun and adventure in the real world. A trusted and well-loved pair who can help guide parents and children through 'first experiences', Topsy and Tim books have been beautifully updated with contemporary artwork. Topsy & Tim remain instantly recognizable to parents while in a fresh style that will appeal to a new generation of fans. These wonderful books deserve a place on every child's bookshelves. These wonderful ebooks have been enhanced with synched audio so you can listen along as you read! Other titles are Topsy and Tim The New Baby, Topsy and Tim Have a Birthday party, Topsy and Tim Go on an Aeroplane, Topsy and Tim Play football, Topsy and Tim Go on a Train, Topsy and Tim Learn to Swim, Topsy and Tim Start School, Topsy and Tim Go Camping, Topsy and Tim Go to Hospital, Topsy and Tim Go to the Zoo, Topsy and Tim Go to the Dentist, Topsy and Tim At the Farm, Topsy and Tim Go to the Doctor, Topsy and Tim Have Itchy Heads, Topsy and Tim Meet the Firefighters, Topsy and Tim Meet the Police, Topsy and Tim Safety First, Topsy and Tim Go for Gold, Topsy and Tim Visit London, Topsy and Tim Meet Father Christmas, Topsy and Tim Help a Friend

Glacier Ghosts Stories

Spooky Tales and Legends from Glacier National Park

Author: Karen Stevens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781606390672

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 103

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Ghost tales from hotels and trails in Glacier National Park.

Mandie and the Singing Chalet

Author: Lois Gladys Leppard

Publisher: Bethany House Pub

ISBN: 9781556611988

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 175

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When Mandie and her friends stay in a very old chalet while visting Switzerland, they try to solve the mysteries surrounding it as Mandie continues to explore her Christian faith.

The Valentine House

Author: Emma Henderson

Publisher: Sceptre

ISBN: 1848946406

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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'Henderson's Grace Williams Says It Loud was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and this more than matches it.' Elizabeth Buchan, Daily Mail In June 1914, Sir Anthony Valentine, a keen mountaineer, arrives with his family to spend the summer in their chalet, high in the French Alps. There, for the first time, fourteen-year-old foundling Mathilde starts work as one of the 'uglies' - village girls employed as servants and picked, it is believed, to ensure they don't catch Sir Anthony's roving eye. For Mathilde it is the start of a life-long entanglement with les anglais - strange, exciting people, far removed from the hard grind of farming. Except she soon finds the Valentines are less carefree than they appear, with a curiously absent daughter no one talks about. It will be decades - disrupted by war, accidents and a cruel betrayal - before Mathilde discovers the key to the mystery. And in 1976, the year Sir Anthony's great-great grandson comes to visit, she must decide whether to use it. Vividly evoking the dramatic landscape that so enthrals the Valentines, this deeply involving, intriguing novel tells the story of an English family through the generations and a memorable French woman, whose lives seem worlds apart yet which become inextricably connected.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101653671

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!

The Picts & the Martyrs

Or Not Welcome at All

Author: Arthur Ransome

Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher

ISBN: 9781567922288

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 304

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After their mother goes off sailing in the North Sea with Captain Flint, the two Blackett sisters find their eagerly awaited solo holiday at the lakeside interrupted by a visit from Great Aunt.

Prussian Blue

Author: Philip Kerr

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 069841313X

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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When his cover is blown, former Berlin bull and unwilling SS officer Bernie Gunther must re-enter a cat-and-mouse game that continues to shadow his life a decade after Germany’s defeat in World War 2... The French Riviera, 1956: Bernie’s old and dangerous adversary Erich Mielke, deputy head of the East German Stasi, has turned up in Nice—and he’s not on holiday. Mielke is calling in a debt and wants Bernie to travel to London to poison a female agent they’ve both had dealings with. But Bernie isn't keen on assassinating anyone. In an attempt to dodge his Stasi handler—former Kripo comrade Friedrich Korsch—Bernie bolts for the German border. Traveling by night and hiding by day, he has plenty of time to recall the last case he and Korsch worked together... Obersalzberg, Germany, 1939: A low-level bureaucrat has been found dead at Hitler’s mountaintop retreat in Bavaria. Bernie and Korsch have one week to find the killer before the leader of the Third Reich arrives to celebrate his fiftieth birthday. Bernie knows it would mean disaster if Hitler discovers a shocking murder has been committed on the terrace of his own home. But Obersalzberg is also home to an elite Nazi community, meaning an even bigger disaster for Bernie if his investigation takes aim at one of the party’s higher-ups... 1939 and 1956: two different eras about to converge in an explosion Bernie Gunther will never forget.

Glacier's Historic Hotels & Chalets

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Author: Ray Djuff,Chris Morrison,Louis F. Hill

Publisher: Farcountry Press

ISBN: 9781560371700

Category: Travel

Page: 168

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Traces creation and use of Great Northern Railway's hotels and chalet colonies in Glacier National Park, and Prince of Wales Hotel in Waterton Lakes National Park. Anecdotes, inside correspondence, and park and corporate lore. Covers history of Great Northern in the parks, and histories of: Belton ChaletsCut Bank ChaletsGlacier Park LodgeGoathaunt ChaletGoing-to-the-Sun ChaletsGranite Park ChaletsGunsight ChaletsLake McDonald LodgeMany Glacier HotelPrince of Wales HotelRising Sun Auto CabinsSt. Mary ChaletsSperry ChaletsSwiftcurrent Auto CabinsTwo Medicine ChaletsGenerously illustrated with color photographs of Great Northern promotional materials, and black-and-whites of guests and staff at play and work.

The 4-Hour Work Week

Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446490599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

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A new, updated and expanded edition of this New York Times bestseller on how to reconstruct your life so it's not all about work Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. This step-by step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches: * How Tim went from $40,000 dollars per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per MONTH and 4 hours per week * How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want * How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs * How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist * How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent 'mini-retirements'. This new updated and expanded edition includes: More than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point * Real-world templates you can copy for eliminating email, negotiating with bosses and clients, or getting a private chef for less than £5 a meal * How lifestyle design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times * The latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech shortcuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.

Raising Trump

Author: Ivana Trump

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501177303

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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In Raising Trump, Ivana Trump reflects on her extraordinary life and the raising of her three children—Donald Jr., Eric, and Ivanka—and recounts the lessons she taught her children as they were growing up. As her former husband takes his place as the 45th President of the United States, his children have also been thrust into the media spotlight—but it is Ivana who raised them and proudly instilled in them what she believes to be the most important life lessons: loyalty, honesty, integrity, and drive. Raising Trump is a non-partisan, non-political book about motherhood, strength, and resilience. Though Ivana writes about her childhood in communist Czechoslovakia, her escape from the regime and relocation to New York, her whirlwind romance, and her great success as a businesswoman, the focus of the book is devoted to Ivana’s raising of her children. Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, and Ivanka Trump will all contribute their own memories to the book. “Every day, people ask me how I raised such great kids. They are truly amazed when I tell them that there was no magic to their upbringing. I was a tough and loving mother who taught them the value of a dollar, not to lie, cheat, or steal, respect for others, and other life lessons that I’ll share now in Raising Trump, along with unfiltered personal stories about Don, Eric, and Ivanka from their early childhood to becoming the ‘first sons and daughter.’” —Ivana Trump

The Constant Nymph

Author: Margaret Kennedy

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 144819203X

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Avant-garde composer Albert Sanger lives in a ramshackle chalet in the Swiss Alps, surrounded by his 'Circus' of assorted children, admirers and a slatternly mistress. The family and their home life may be chaotic, but visitors fall into an enchantment, and the claims of respectable life or upbringing fall away. When Sanger dies, his Circus must break up and each find a more conventional way of life. But fourteen-year-old Teresa is already deeply in love: for her, the outside world holds nothing but tragedy.

Great Houses of the Queen City

Two Hundred Years of Historic and Contemporary Architecture and Interiors in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Author: Walter E. Langsam

Publisher: Cincinnati Historical Society


Category: History

Page: 166

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