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Attu and the snow giant

Alfred KoМ€nner

Attu and the snow giant

from an Eskimo (Inuit) folk-tale

by Alfred KoМ€nner

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of, Der riese im schnee.

Statementretold by Alfred Könner ; illustrated by Dieter Müller ; English text by Helen East.
ContributionsMüller, Dieter, 1950-
The Physical Object
Pagination(50)p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22159356M
ISBN 100356113388
OCLC/WorldCa13122967

Title taken from front. Two Japanese soldiers pose in snow on Attu Island, Alaska, during World War II. Photo among those later found on Attu Island after its capture by United States. From verso: "Property of Cook Inlet Historical Society." Original photograph size: 5" x 3 3/4". As you walk in Attu, you will be surprised to see giant ice bergs rising out of anywhere. The giant ice pieces vary in shape and sizes. One looks like a humongous mountain while the other looks like a ring. Come winters and whole Attu is covered with a thick blanket of snow. The thick layer of snow attracts scores of winter sports enthusiasts.

It's fine to not enjoy reading a book, but maybe you need a little perspective here. The ideas in that book, and in most good science fiction, are what set it apart. If I were forced to make a decision as to which book is "better" (Ready Player One or Snow Crash), I would pick Snow Crash with little to no off, RP1 owes a huge debt to Snow Crash. The Giant Song Sparrows of Attu Island by Christy L. Pruett Attu Island is not a tropical paradise; it is cold, windy, and generally inhospitable. It lies at the end of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, an archipelago that juts into the North Pacific Ocean. This high latitude geography makes Attu chilly year-round, but.

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Get this from a library. Attu and the snow giant: from an Eskimo (Inuit) folk-tale. [Alfred Könner; Dieter Müller] -- Suitable grades 3 and up.

The book is a delightful read that has one of my favorite frameworks for adventure stories: people from all walks of life come together for one mad, grand adventure. And what an adventure it is. I was captivated from the beginning and stayed enthralled all the way to the end.

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Contributions to various anthologies and resource packs include. This is the story of Corporal Ian W. Beaton’s U.S. Army World War II experiences based upon excerpts from over letters he wrote to his parents and young teen age sister from February, to November, Along with extensive quotes from his letters, the well-researched background text provides in depth perspectives about life and attitudes that prevailed in the United States in the.

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) spanned 37 years, from the inception of the Apollo program to the construction of the International Space Station. Pasted to the side of the 3,foot Attu Mountain was a snowfield with a dirty band of ice. Piatt, a U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Science Center scientist working on Savage Island, a small.

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and respects the almost unparalleled mental and physical stamina needed to meet the challenge of this forbidding giant. Sheldon's love affair with this monolith of a forgotten Ice Age began with his first sight of North America's tallest mountain, ris feet above Alaska's spruce.