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1 Juillet 2020 21:41 - il y a 3 jours

Miss Buncle's Book

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TRES BON

D. E. Stevenson

Who Knew One Book Could Cause So Much Chaos? Barbara Bunde is in a bind. Times are harsh, and Barbara's bank account has seen better days. Maybe she could sell a novel ... if she knew any stories. Stumped for ideas, Barbara draws inspiration from her fellow residents of Silverstream, the little...

Genres : Contemporaine | Humoristique

Editions Sourcebooks (2012)

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27 Juin 2020 21:30 - il y a 7 jours

Auntie Robbo

17

TRES BON

Ann Scott-Moncrieff

Hector is an 11-year-old boy living near Edinburgh with his great auntie Robbo who is in her eighties. A woman calling herself his step-mother arrives from England and Hector and Auntie Robbo realise that they have to run away. The chase leads all over the north of Scotland, narrowly escaping...

Genres : Jeunesse

Editions Scotland Street Press (2019)

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26 Juin 2020 21:30

The Backyard Homestead

17

TRES BON

Collectif

Home-produced food almost always begins in the vegetable garden. So, too, begins "The Backyard Homestead". Planning charts and a thorough vegetable-by-vegetable growing guide are accompanied by simple techniques for canning, drying, and freezing the garden's bounty. The plant section...

Genres : Pratique

Editions Storey (2019)

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23 Juin 2020 18:52

Miss Charity, tome 1 : L'enfance de l'art

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BON

Loïc Clément, Marie-Aude Murail et Anne Montel

En 1880, Charity est une petite fille de la bonne société anglaise. Endeuillée par la mort de ses petites soeurs, sa famille lui accorde peu d'attention ; aussi se réfugie-t-elle auprès de sa bonne, Tabitha. Elle élève également des souris dans la nursery, dresse un lapin, étudie des...

Genres : Bande-dessinée | Jeunesse

Editions Rue de Sèvres (2020)

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18 Juin 2020 14:22

Amour et amitié (Love and friendship)

13

MOYEN

Jane Austen

La vocation de Jane Austen fut précoce : à peine sortie de l'enfance, elle faisait les délices du cercle familial par de désopilantes parodies du roman sensationnel alors en vogue. Écrit à l'âge de quinze ans, Amour et amitié est, comme le soulignait Chesterton dans sa préface de 1922,...

Genres : Classique

Editions Barnes & Noble (2005)

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8 Juin 2020 20:30

Marling Hall

Angela Thirkell

This dry comedy of manners, set in a parochial England that was rapidly disappearing under the threat of Nazi Germany, was the first of Thirkell's increasingly dark novels written during World War II. But the placid surface of middle-class life in towns such as Marling Melicent--where a bohemian,...

Genres : Historique

Editions Virago Press (2016)

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30 Mai 2020 16:58

Toutes les créatures du bon Dieu

13

MOYEN

James Herriot

Dans la verdoyante campagne anglaise, un vétérinaire frais émoulu de l'école apprend son métier sous l'aile d'un patron encore jeune, devenu rapidement un ami. Son métier : l'art de soigner les bêtes, mais aussi celui de conquérir les coeurs des paysans, toujours un peu méfiants à...

Genres : Jeunesse | Autobiographie

Editions Pan Books (2013)

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28 Mai 2020 17:54

The Lark

Edith Nesbit

It's 1919 and Jane and her cousin Lucilla leave school to find that their guardian has gambled away their money, leaving them with only a small cottage in the English countryside. In an attempt to earn their living, the orphaned cousins embark on a series of misadventures - cutting flowers from...

Genres : Classique

Editions Dean Street Press (2017)

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28 Mai 2020 17:54

Vivants ! L'Incroyable connexion qui nous lie à l'Univers tout entier (This phenomenal life : The amazing ways we are connected with our universe)

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Misha Maynerick Blaise

"Vivants! L'Incroyable connexion qui nous lie à l'Univers tout entier" est un album documentaire adressé aux petits comme aux grands, qui mêle science et poésie. Par des illustrations riches, ce livre nous fait prendre conscience des liens qui unissent tout être humain à l'univers...

Genres : Sciences | Album

Editions Fei (2018)

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28 Mai 2020 17:53

Anne quitte son île (Anne of the Island)

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EXCELLENT

Lucy Maud Montgomery

A dix-huit ans, Anne va pouvoir réaliser son rêve: poursuivre des études universitaires. Elle quitte l'île du Prince Édouard pour l'université de Redmond, en Nouvelle-Écosse. Elle va y nouer de nouvelles amitiés, rencontrer des personnages attachants et connaître sa première tentation...

Genres : Classique | Jeunesse

Editions Aladdin (2014)

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17 Mai 2020 15:26

Une demoiselle comme il faut (An Unsuitable Attachment)

16

BON

Barbara Pym

Barbara Pym ne s'est jamais cassé la tête pour trouver un sujet ! Tous ses romans portent sur le même thème : la vie d'une vieille fille à Londres ou en province, qui partage son existence entre les kermesses et l'église. On pourrait se lasser. On retrouve pourtant toujours avec le même...

Genres : Contemporaine

Editions Harper Perennial (1986)

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16 Mai 2020 15:13

The Worst Hard Time

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Timothy Egan

The dust storms that terrorized America's High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since, and the stories of the people that held on have never been fully told. Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times journalist and author Timothy Egan follows a...

Genres : Historique | Essai

Editions Mariner Books (2006)

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10 Mai 2020 10:28

The Triumph of Seeds

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FAIBLE

Thor Hanson

We live in a world of seeds. From our morning toast to the cotton in our clothes, they are quite literally the stuff and staff of life: supporting diets, economies, and civilizations around the globe. Just as the search for nutmeg and pepper drove the Age of Discovery, coffee beans fueled the...

Genres : Sciences

Editions Buchet/Chastel (2017)

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4 Mai 2020 17:33

The Blythes are quoted

14

MOYEN

Lucy Maud Montgomery

The Blythes Are Quoted is a book completed by L.M. Montgomery near the end of her life but not published in its entirety until 2009. It is her eleventh book to feature Anne Shirley Blythe. It consists of an experimental blend of fifteen short stories, forty-one poems, and numerous vignettes...

Genres : Poésie

Editions Penguin books (2018)

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4 Mai 2020 10:31

Pélerinage à Tinker Creek (Pilgrim at Tinker Creek)

Annie Dillard

" La nature est toujours mythique et mystique ; elle consacre tout son génie à la moindre de ses oeuvres." C'est sous le haut patronage de Henry David Thoreau que s'inscrit Annie Dillard, se livrant à une exploration quotidienne de son environnement. Dans ce "journal...

Genres : Contemporaine

Editions Harper Perennial (2013)

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4 Mai 2020 10:27

Molly Brown, book 1: Molly Brown's Freshman Days

14

MOYEN

Nell Speed

Molly Brown navigates her way through her freshman year at college.

Genres : Jeunesse

Editions Hurst (1912)

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25 Avril 2020 22:01

The Family Garden Plan : Grow a Year's Worth of Sustainable and Healthy Food

16

BON

Melissa K. Norris

Grow a Year's Worth of Food for Your Family Do something good for your loved ones by learning how to plant a garden that will yield wholesome, organic fruits and vegetables in surprisingly less space than you would think. Melissa K. Norris, fifth-generation homesteader and host of the popular...

Genres : Pratique

Editions Harvest House (2020)

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23 Avril 2020 14:30

Miss Crespigny

14

MOYEN

Frances Hodgson Burnett

"Another party?" said Mrs. Despard. "Oh yes!" said Lisbeth. "And, of course, a little music, and then a little supper, and a little dancing, and all that sort of thing." And she frowned impatiently. Mrs. Despard looked at her in some displeasure. "You are in one...

Genres : Classique

Editions Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (2015)

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21 Avril 2020 14:30

Herbal Medicine Natural Remedies

15

BON

Anne Kennedy

You don't have to be a doctor to make effective herbal medicine. With hundreds of different herbs and remedies out there, making herbal medicine can be overwhelming. Thankfully, Herbal Medicine Natural Remedies acts as the perfect salve, making things simple with 150 easy-to-follow recipes for...

Genres : Pratique

Editions Callisto Media Inc. (2017)

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19 Avril 2020 12:57

The Victorian House

Judith Flanders

The Victorian age is both recent and unimaginably distant. In the most prosperous and technologically advanced nation in the world, people carried slops up and down stairs; buried meat in fresh earth to prevent mould forming; wrung sheets out in boiling water with their bare hands. This drudgery...

Genres : Essai | Historique

Editions Harper Perennial (2004)