In Derry, Maine, four young boys once stood together and did a brave thing. Something that changed them in ways they hardly understand. A quarter of a century later, the boys are men who have gone their separate ways. Though they still get together once a year, to go hunting in the north woods of Maine. But this time is different. This time a man comes stumbling into their camp, lost, disoriented and muttering about lights in the sky. Before long, these old friends will be plunged into the most remarkable events of their lives as they struggle with a terrible creature from another world. Their only chance of survival is locked in their shared past - and in the Dreamcatcher.
Four men who reunite every year during hunting season in the woods of Maine, encounter a disoriented, incoherent stranger who drags the men into a terrifying struggle with a creature from another world, and their only chance for survival lies in their shared past.
Four friends, telepathically linked since childhood, find an alien life-form during their yearly hunting trip in the Maine woods.
While Kimmy’s parents look for a house close to Daddy’s job, Kimmy stays with her grandmother and learns how to make a dreamcatcher.
In the land of the Ojibway a baby sleeps, protected from bad dreams, as the life of the tribe goes on around him.
Jesse Alvarez is tired of being the new kid every time his dad takes a job on another ranch. It doesn’t help that Cade Savage, the boss’s son, is a bully who has everything Jesse wants—money, a permanent home, horses, and most of all, a mother who lives with his family. Then Jesse meets Aaron Little Elk, who lives on the Wind River Reservation, steals scraps of yarn from the art room to make dreamcatchers, and never stops talking about his older brother Reuben. Despite that, they become friends, and when Aaron stops coming to school, Jesse worries—and learns of a secret Aaron has been harboring. As he tries to find out what’s happened to his friend, Jesse must unravel the mystery of Aaron’s dreamcatchers and their connection to the wild paint mustang only Aaron can handle. Part contemporary western, part ghost story, Dreamcatcher is ultimately a novel about friendship, the pain of letting go, and the importance of holding on to what remains behind.
Contains history of dream catchers and directions for making them.
In her highly anticipated memoir, Margaret A. Salinger writes about life with her famously reclusive father, J.D. Salinger—offering a rare look into the man and the myth, what it is like to be his daughter, and the effect of such a charismatic figure on the girls and women closest to him. With generosity and insight, Ms. Salinger has written a book that is eloquent, spellbinding, and wise, yet at the same time retains the intimacy of a novel. Her story chronicles an almost cultlike environment of extreme isolation and early neglect interwoven with times of laughter, joy, and dazzling beauty. Compassionately exploring the complex dynamics of family relationships, her story is one that seeks to come to terms with the dark parts of her life that, quite literally, nearly killed her, and to pass on a life-affirming heritage to her own child. The story of being a Salinger is unique; the story of being a daughter is universal. This book appeals to anyone, J.D. Salinger fan or no, who has ever had to struggle to sort out who she really is from whom her parents dreamed she might be.
For powerful emotion and unforgettable romance Sharon Sala can't be beat. This beautifully repackaged classic is sure to delight her long-time fans and attract new ones! Unable to free herself from her husband's obsession, beautiful Amanda Potter retreats into her own dream world where a comforting lover adores her. But Jefferson Dupree, a man searching for the woman he knows is his destiny, is determined to create for Amanda a reality more fulfilling than any dream.
When nightmares start troubling her, young Marin goes to her grandmother's home to see an Elder. After visiting with the Elder Maskwa, Marin better understands her dreams and the importance of ritual, respect and connection to the Great Spirit, Kici Manitow. With the help of her family, Marin makes a dream catcher. It helps her appreciate herself and her connection to the land and the creatures around her.
The dream catcher is believed to have the power to catch all of a persons dreams, trapping the bad ones and letting only the good dreams pass through and down to the individual. Dream Catcher Lullabies is the perfect book to read with your child at bedtime or nap time so your child can fall asleep thinking about all the things that they are thankful for in their life. It will encourage them to think about the good things they wish to have in their life, to use their imagination, and to follow their dreams. Spiderweb above my head, catch all my dreams tonight . . .
"The more elaborate specimens are full-fledged works of art." -- Globe and Mail Christmas List 2012 "A stunning presentation." -- Winnipeg free Press Back in print with a new design. Considered the definitive book on dream catchers, this book is for all readers that want to learn about these important symbols in Native American tradition. It features close-up photographs of dream catchers; covers their history, legends, lore and cultural symbolism; and presents a stunning collection of dream catchers that are at once craft and high art. The text is suitable for a popular audience while also thorough, rigorous and valuable in research. This edition has been redesigned with a new jacket. The exact genesis of dream catchers is unknown and origin stories vary as do beliefs about how they work. One legend has it that a medicine woman made a circle from a willow branch and used sinew to weave a spider-web pattern across the hoop. The circular talisman was hung over the bed of a sick child where it would "catch" bad dreams and protect the child, or it would catch good dreams to bless the child. However it worked, the child would recover by morning. Purchasers of dream catchers might find such a story attached to it. Dream catchers made by artists and artisans vary in their design and decoration, and range from craft to high art. Making dream catchers is a popular project for craft groups; conversely, dream catchers are exhibited at museum and galleries where they can fetch a high price. Each element of a dream catcher carries a meaning and function, and these are discussed in the book. Part 1: Legend and Distribution -- Origins; Algonquian Cultures; Dreaming Part 2: Net Charms -- Power in Lines and Knots; Non-Algonquian Cultures; Dream Catchers Today Part 3: Scale -- Fascination with "Indians"; Marketing; Artists and Manufacturing; The Future. More than 40 color photographs feature contemporary dream catchers and artifacts with captions that identify and comment on the different patterns and their significance. The book features original works by Nick Huard, who creates dream catchers in his studio in Kahnawake near Montreal.
Runaway Dream Obeying her parents' orders, petite Rachel Robinson has traveled far from her home in the Kentucky hills to a remote Army outpost in the Dakotas -- to join the stranger she married by proxy. But when Major Shelby Bruckenridge turns out to be an abusive cad, the self-sufficient mountain miss knocks him cold on their "wedding night" -- and runs off to seek refuge among the Cheyenne. Dream Catcher A proud, magnetic leader, Strong Elk is irresistibly drawn to the tiny, tempestuous beauty who has stumbled into his camp. Though Strong Elk mistrusts whites, Rachel's radiant spirit warms the handsome warrior like the sun -- and her sensuous form fills him with a perilous desire. For their love courts the vengeance of a spurned husband and his soldiers -- and commands Strong Elk to choose between the needs of his people...and his heart.
When Isaac does not participate in class because he is too upset after dreaming about a monster, his teacher, Miss Louise, calls on her Native American heritage to help.
The Dream Catcher is a beautifully illustrated picture book that delves into the complexity of nightmares and empowers children to face their fears. Facing down pirates, skeletons, tree-eating zombies and pumpkin-eaters- The Dream Catcher helps Jamie find the path to sweet dreams. With a little help from Doggy, his friend, too!
Setting out one last time to hunt for the man who kidnapped his wife, Jonah Hook enlists the aid of his Comanche-raised son, Jeremiah, and his aging Shoshone warrior friend, Two Sleep. Reprint.
Medusa Pallister is about to interview for the most important job of her existence: an internship in Hell's accounting office. If she gets it, she'll report to Septimus, the coolest boss in the underworld. A sequel to The Devil's Intern.
Explores Ojibway history, culture, and handicraft through an examination of dream catchers and the legends surrounding them
Do ya wanna throw some? So began the lifelong friendship between NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Terry Bradshaw and his favorite receiver through junior high, high school, & college, Tommy Spinks. Through the eyes of Spinks, you'll gain special insight into friendship that withstands the rigors of time, trials of competition, and tests of tenacity.
They may have won the first battle, but the Apocalypse has just begun. Five weeks have passed since the battle that left Rome and Columbus in ruins. Sheltered in the hidden city of Caelum, Daniel and Kayla train alongside over one hundred Magus and Protectors, hoping that their unified ranks will be enough to take down their greatest threat yet: Richard, his followers, and his horde of Nightmares. Then a fallen comrade is returned to Caelum with a message carved into his chest and a note referencing the four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, and Daniel knows their time for training is over. Finally understanding Richard's plans for Kayla and the three other Magus born on Halloween, Daniel and the rest of Caelum's volunteers scout the U.S. in a desperate attempt to stop their enemy before he can unleash his first Horseman. But when massive attacks claim thousands of lives, people all over the world begin to fall ill-including those Daniel and Kayla care about the most. With the Horseman of Pestilence released, Daniel knows it's time to step aside and let Kayla take the lead. Only she has the power to rival her father's. But when Richard's plot turns out to be darker than they imagined, their fight is met with more death and destruction-and an enemy who might be unbeatable, after all.