Books similar to The Business of Fancydancing

The Business of Fancydancing
4.18 avg. rating
· 1894 Ratings
Poetry. Fiction. Published in 1992, well before Sherman Alexie became well-known as the screenwriter for the film SMOKE SIGNALS, THE BUSINESS OF FANCYDANCING has now been turned into a film with none …
Rate it:
Goodreads members who liked this book also liked:
A Small Place
3.99 avg. rating
· 9124 Ratings
Lyrical, sardonic, and forthright, A Small Place magnifies our vision of one small place with Swiftian wit and precision. Jamaica Kincaid's expansive essay candidly appraises the ten-by-twelve-mile is…
Rate it:
Falling Up
4.33 avg. rating
· 130001 Ratings

Millie McDeevit screamed a scream
So loud it made her eyebrows steam.
She screamed so loud
Her jawbone broke,
Her tongue caught fire,
Her nostrils smoked...

Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unfo…

Rate it:
The Cold Millions
3.97 avg. rating
· 6368 Ratings
A propulsive, richly entertaining novel about two adventure-seeking brothers, the enemies who threaten them, and the women who reveal to them an unjust world on the brink of upheaval.

The Dolan brother…
Rate it:
Working with Words: A Handbook for Media Writers and Editors
Written for journalists by journalists, Working with Words provides the examples, exercises, and rhetorical advice the Associated Press Stylebook does not. The ideal reference for journalism students,…
Rate it:
English Renaissance Drama
4.24 avg. rating
· 186 Ratings
Popular in their own time, the 27 plays included here by Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, John Webster, Thomas Middleton, among many others reveal why these playwrights achievements, like Shakespeare …
Rate it:
Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World
What year are you preparing your students for? 1973? 1995? Can you honestly say that your school's curriculum and the program you use are preparing your students for 2015 or 2020? Are you even prepari…
Rate it:
The Plum Tree
4.01 avg. rating
· 11692 Ratings
A deeply moving and masterfully written story of human resilience and enduring love, The Plum Tree follows a young German woman through the chaos of World War II and its aftermath.

“Bloom where you’re…
Rate it:
Slaves in Algiers: A Struggle for Freedom
A small booklet with basic historical information etc.
Rate it:
Writing That Works: Communicating Effectively on the Job
Combining clear advice on the writing process and countless model documents from real workplace settings, Writing That Works sets the standard for professional writing books today. More than ever, thi…
Rate it:
Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator
Based on Dave Burgess's popular "Outrageous Teaching" and "Teach Like a PIRATE" seminars, this book offers inspiration, practical techniques, and innovative ideas that will help you to increase studen…
Rate it:
The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law
More people write for the Associated Press than for any newspaper in the world, and writers have bought more copies of The AP Stylebook than of any other journalism reference. With this essential guid…
Rate it:
Portable Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing, 2009 MLA Update Edition
The 2009 MLA UPDATE EDITION - PORTABLE LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING, Seventh Edition, is the affordable, portable alternative to the full-length and compact versions of this popular introduc…
Rate it:
Fire
3.61 avg. rating
· 1602 Ratings
A riveting collection of literary journalism by the bestselling author of The Perfect Storm, capped off brilliantly by a new Afterword and a timely essay about war-torn Afghanistan -- a superb eyewitn…
Rate it:
Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism
This award-winning book explores one of the most successful cultures and society the world has ever seen-capitalism. From its European roots more than 500 years ago to the present, the book examines …
Rate it:
Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo
The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works (Hacket, 1997). Cooper has also contributed a number of n…
Rate it:
The Lords of Discipline
4.30 avg. rating
· 22253 Ratings
A novel you will never forget...

This powerful and breathtaking novel is the story of four cadets who have become bloodbrothers. Together they will encounter the hell of hazing and the rabid, raunchy …
Rate it:
A Map to the Next World: Poems and Tales
4.25 avg. rating
· 375 Ratings
In her fifth book, Joy Harjo, one of our foremost Native American voices, melds memories, dream visions, myths, and stories from America’s brutal history into a poetic whole.
Rate it:
The Ministry for the Future
3.87 avg. rating
· 2606 Ratings
Established in 2025, the purpose of the new organization was simple: To advocate for the world's future generations and to protect all living creatures, present and future. It soon became known as the…
Rate it:
House Made of Dawn
3.69 avg. rating
· 5977 Ratings
The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a proud stranger in his native land.

He was a young American Indian named Abel, and he lived in two worlds. One was that of his father, wedding him to th…
Rate it:
Gods and Heroes: Mythology Around the World
Journey through ancient lore in this hilarious, illustrated encyclopedia of world mythology. It's the perfect way to introduce kids to legendary lands, powerful gods, brave heroes, wild creatures, and…
Rate it:
Quicksand
3.71 avg. rating
· 4364 Ratings
Born to a white mother and an absent black father, and despised for her dark skin, Helga Crane has long had to fend for herself. As a young woman, Helga teaches at an all-black school in the South, bu…
Rate it:
The Devil Tree
3.61 avg. rating
· 834 Ratings
A searing novel from a writer of international stature, The Devil Tree is a tale that combines the existential emptiness of Camus's The Stranger with the universe of international playboys, violence, …
Rate it:
Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus)
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents a journey through America's past and our nation's attempts at renewal in this look at the Civil War's conclusion, Reconstruction, and the rise of Jim Crow segregation.

T…
Rate it:
The Killer in Me
3.70 avg. rating
· 728 Ratings
Seventeen-year-old Nina Barrows knows all about the Thief. She’s intimately familiar with his hunting methods: how he stalks and kills at random, how he disposes of his victims’ bodies in an abandoned…
Rate it:
The Apothecary
4.25 avg. rating
· 40 Ratings
I want an ingenious fibre to be treated as funny tragedy expressing a classic argument against materialism which runs like this: which changes of costume are bound to be dangerous? The Apothecary is a…
Rate it:
The Shelters of Stone (Earth's Children #5)
Los Refugios de Piedra comienza cuando Ayla y Jondalar terminan su épico viaje a través de Europa en compañía de sus amigos, los animales Lobo, Relinchona y Corredor, y son bienvenidos por los zelando…
Rate it:
The Plains of Passage (Earth's Children #4)
Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came…
Rate it:
She Had Some Horses
4.31 avg. rating
· 1138 Ratings
In this powerful collection of poetry, Creek Indian Joy Harjo explores womanhood's most intimate moments. Professor, poetry award winner, performer, and former member of the National Council on the Ar…
Rate it:
Curious George
4.14 avg. rating
· 121223 Ratings
The first adventure in this highly popular series tells how the little monkey Curious George, caught in the jungle and brought back to the city by a man in a yellow hat, can't help being interested in…
Rate it:
Crossing Open Ground
4.15 avg. rating
· 1077 Ratings
The author travels through the American Southwest and Alaska, discussing endangered wildlife and forgotten cultures.
Rate it: