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Celebrate Earth Day!

Earth Day: An Alphabet Book
By Gary Kowalski

"Earth Day: An Alphabet Book is a children's alphabet story that celebrates the immense variety of flora and fauna alive on earth from apricots and alligators to zucchini and zebras. Beautifully illustrated by spare, graceful paintings of creature and plant, each page presents one or two letters of the alphabet and gives examples from nature of words beginning with that letter. A tale of wonder unfolds, ending with simple gratitude for the existence of earth and its immense variety of life. Written by a Unitarian-Universalist minister, "Earth Day" will educate and appeal to the preschool audience."--  Midwest Book Review 

The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales
By Dawn Casey with illustrations by Anne Wilson

“Seven different areas of the earth—Australia, Nigeria, the American Southwest, Bali, Kazakhstan, India and Wales—are represented through folktales celebrating the natural world and the interdependence of living things. An introduction to each tale describes the cultures and beliefs of the peoples, and an ecological activity follows each story. A welcome addition to storytelling collections as well as a good choice for children to enjoy by themselves. Sources for the tales are well documented in an annotated bibliography."--Kirkus Review

 

Rose's Corner

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Dear Friends,

Spring feels as if it's almost here in Boston and Earth Day is just around the corner. 

The UUA Bookstore is once again partnering with the Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth (UUMFE) for Earth Day 2014!
The UUMFE continues its important work supporting sustainable communities with a new focus this year on the roles of waste, consumption, and socially responsible investing. Here's how you can help: 

One lucky congregation with a registered event will win a $50.00 gift certificate to the UUA Bookstore!  

 In Faith,

Rose Sig

Rose Hanig
Bookstore Manager
bookstore@uua.org

      

"A valuable reminder that this environmental crisis--and our response to it--must exist in many dimensions. Here's a deep take on how to make that happen." --Bill McKibben, author of Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist

 

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"Folklore and customs from around the world, history, mythology, food and religions old and new, plus moving contemporary rituals for large and small gatherings--this lovely book has it all. Highly recommended for anyone who feels a connection to our Mother Earth." --Barbara Ardinger, author of Finding New Goddesses

 

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Organize a study group around this book! Schuler has provided one of the most persuasive, cogent, readable, useful guidebooks I have ever seen to what really sustains an ecology, an economy, a society, and a human life that really matters."
--John Buehrens, Past President, Unitarian Universalist Association

 

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