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Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen
  • Author : Frank B. Gilbreth,Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-11-05
  • Total pages :207
  • ISBN : 9781480457072
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Summary : The #1 New York Times–bestselling classic: A hilarious memoir of two parents, twelve kids, and “a life of cheerfully controlled chaos” (The New York Times). Translated into more than fifty languages, Cheaper by the Dozen is the unforgettable story of the Gilbreth clan as told by two of its members. In this endearing, amusing memoir, siblings Frank Jr. and Ernestine capture the hilarity and heart of growing up in an oversized family. Mother and Dad are world-renowned efficiency experts, helping factories fine-tune their assembly lines for maximum output at minimum cost. At home, the Gilbreths themselves have cranked out twelve kids, and Dad is out to prove that efficiency principles can apply to family as well as the workplace. The heartwarming and comic stories of the jumbo-size Gilbreth clan have delighted generations of readers, and will keep you and yours laughing for years. This ebook features an illustrated biography including rare photos from the authors’ estates.

Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : OCLC:733692754
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Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen
  • Author : Frank Bunker Gilbreth,Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2000-09
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 0440416426
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Summary : A time-and-motion expert and his engineer wife use scientific principles to raise their twelve children.

Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen
  • Author : Clara Raber
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004
  • Total pages :366
  • ISBN : OCLC:63123071
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Belles on Their Toes

Belles on Their Toes
  • Author : Frank B. Gilbreth,Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-11-05
  • Total pages :225
  • ISBN : 9781480457089
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Summary : In this delightful memoir by the authors of Cheaper by the Dozen, the twelve Gilbreth children cope with the loss of their father as they grow up together. With twelve kids, life at the Gilbreth house has always been a big project. But after their father passes away, there are more challenges than ever. And yet, with the irrepressible blend of humor and good cheer characteristic of one of the most beloved families in America, the Gilbreths happily rise to every occasion and find a way to keep it all together. With the clan struggling to make ends meet, everyone has to pitch in. As their resourceful mother works to keep the family business running without Dad, the kids tackle the adventures of raising themselves and running a household. Their attempts to pinch pennies frequently result in chaos. From tragedy and the trials of the first year as a single-parent household to the daily crises of a family with a double-digit headcount, the episodes in Belles on Their Toes are poignant, inspiring, and hilarious. “From start to finish, it is a reading joy,” raved the Chicago Sunday Tribune. “There is a sincere and heartwarming atmosphere in this second volume,” wrote Library Journal, “that makes it almost better reading, if possible, than the first.” This ebook features an illustrated biography including rare photos from the authors’ estates.

Making Time

Making Time
  • Author : Jane Lancaster
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-12-01
  • Total pages :428
  • ISBN : 9781555538613
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Summary : Readers of Cheaper by the Dozen remember Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972) as the working mom who endures the antics of not only twelve children but also an engineer husband eager to experiment with the principles of efficiency -- especially on his own household. What readers today might not know is that Lillian Gilbreth was herself a high-profile engineer, and the only woman to win the coveted Hoover Medal for engineers. She traveled the world, served as an advisor on women's issues to five U.S. presidents, and mingled with the likes of Eleanor Roosevelt and Amelia Earhart. Her husband, Frank Gilbreth, died after twenty years of marriage, leaving her to raise their eleven surviving children, all under the age of nineteen. She continued her career and put each child through college. Retiring at the age of ninety, Lillian Gilbreth was the working mother who "did it all." Jane Lancaster's spirited and richly detailed biography tells Lillian Gilbreth's life story-one that resonates with issues faced today by many working women. Lancaster confronts the complexities of how one of the twentieth century's foremost career women could be pregnant, nursing, or caring for children for more than three decades. Yet we see how Gilbreth's engineering work dovetailed with her family life in the professional and domestic partnership that she forged with her husband and in her long solo career. The innovators behind many labor-saving devices and procedures used in factories, offices, and kitchens, the Gilbreths tackled the problem of efficiency through motion study. To this Lillian added a psychological dimension, with empathy toward the worker. The couple's expertise also yielded the "Gilbreth family system," a model that allowed the mother to be professionally active if she chose, while the parents worked together to raise responsible citizens. Lancaster has woven into her narrative many insights gleaned from interviews with the surviving Gilbreth children and from historical research into such topics as technology, family, work, and feminism. Filled with anecdotes, this definitive biography of Lillian Gilbreth will engage readers intrigued by one of America's most famous families and by one of the nation's most successful women.

Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on Their Toes

Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on Their Toes
  • Author : Frank B. Gilbreth,Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-05-22
  • Total pages :830
  • ISBN : 9781504053891
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Summary : The hilarious and heartwarming #1 New York Times bestseller and its beloved sequel about a larger-than-life family with twelve kids. Cheaper by the Dozen: Made into two classic movies—one starring Clifton Webb and the other starring Steve Martin—and translated into more than fifty languages, Cheaper by the Dozen is an amusing, endearing, and unforgettable memoir of the Gilbreth clan as told by siblings Frank Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth. Mother and Dad are world-renowned efficiency experts, helping factories fine-tune their assembly lines for maximum output at minimum cost. At home, the Gilbreths themselves have cranked out twelve kids, and Dad is out to prove that efficiency principles can apply to family as well as the workplace—with riotous results. “A touching family portrait that also happens to be very, very funny.” —Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Belles on Their Toes: With twelve kids, life at the Gilbreth house has always been a big project. But after their father passes away, there are more challenges than ever. As their resourceful mother works to keep the family business running, the kids tackle the adventures of raising themselves and running a household. With the irrepressible blend of humor and good cheer characteristic of one of the most beloved families in America, the Gilbreths rise to every occasion and find a way to keep it all together. Belles on Their Toes was also made into a movie with Myrna Loy and Jeanne Crain reprising their roles. “There is a sincere and heartwarming atmosphere in this second volume that makes it almost better reading, if possible, than the first.” —Library Journal

Cheaper by the Dozen - Musical

Cheaper by the Dozen - Musical
  • Author : Frank B Gilbreth, Jr,Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1969
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 0871295601
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If Children Are Cheaper by the Dozen... Can I Get a Discount on Six?

If Children Are Cheaper by the Dozen... Can I Get a Discount on Six?
  • Author : Elizabeth Kathleen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-12
  • Total pages :227
  • ISBN : 9781616637620
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Summary : A mass exodus to the ER for a child to regurgitate possibly swallowed pills, blow-drying a half-naked toddler's pants in a museum restroom, hauling several youngsters up and down hills after a stroller collapses—these are the everyday experiences of a mother of six. In her quirky, lighthearted memoir, If Children Are Cheaper by the Dozen, Can I Get a Discount on Six? Elizabeth Kathleen shares the mayhem of mothering a busy household. Embracing the pressures of a crowded household, Elizabeth maintains positivity to meet each challenge. From clothing mishaps to outlandish pets, this family has seen it all. Things as simple as washing a dog turn into a comedy event when there are half a dozen extra minds in the mix. Follow the fun-filled account of raising six children born within seven years, Shiloh, Abigail, Josiah, Elijah, and twins Isaiah and Loru, and experience a glimpse of family life that would leave you asking, If Children Are Cheaper by the Dozen, Can I Get a Discount on Six?

Cheaper by the dozen

Cheaper by the dozen
  • Author : Lamar Trotti
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1949
  • Total pages :322
  • ISBN : OCLC:32669314
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Time Out for Happiness

Time Out for Happiness
  • Author : Frank Bunker Gilbreth
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1971
  • Total pages :254
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105035267140
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Summary : "Frank Gilbreth chronicles the extraordinary partnership of his parents, which produced not only a dozen children but landmark contributions in the field of scientific management. His story follows Lillie Gilbreth from her childhood in Oakland, California, through her commencement day speech at Berkeley (at a time when few women attended college) to the day in Boston where the slim, shy girl from the West met the big, brash, and bluster Easterner who ran a successful contracting business and dabbled in time and motion studies."--Inside flap of dust jacket.

Death by the Dozen

Death by the Dozen
  • Author : Jenn McKinlay
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-10-04
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9781101544709
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Summary : Melanie and Angie are determined to win the Challenge to the Chef to promote their Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery. Mel's mentor from culinary school, Vic Mazzotta, may be one of the judges, but Mel and Angie will have to win fair and square. But, when Vic's dead body is found inside a freezer truck, Mel and Angie will need to use their best judgment to find the cold-blooded killer or they may lose more than the contest- they may lose their lives.

The Story of Canada

The Story of Canada
  • Author : Janet Lunn,Christopher Moore
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-09-27
  • Total pages :344
  • ISBN : 9781443119542
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Summary : Learn the story of Canada in this beautiful new edition, fully updated! Who better than award-winning writer Janet Lunn and historian Christopher Moore to tell our country's story through rich narrative, recreations of daily life, folk tales and intriguing facts. Coupled with Alan Daniel's evocative original paintings, as well as dozens of historical photographs, maps, paintings, documents and cartoons, The Story of Canada is as splendid to look at as it is fascinating to read. Includes new material to bring us to the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen
  • Author : Pam Damour,Debbie Homer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-11-30
  • Total pages :175
  • ISBN : 0984842500
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Hidden Girl

Hidden Girl
  • Author : Shyima Hall,Lisa Wysocky
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-01-21
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9781442481688
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Summary : The author relates how she was sold by poor parents into slavery and forced to endure brutal servitude in California until a neighbor's anonymous call to the police began her journey to freedom and her subsequent efforts to fight for child slaves.

The Lifegiving Parent

The Lifegiving Parent
  • Author : Sally Clarkson,Clay Clarkson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-05-01
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781496422002
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Summary : From the family that brought you The Lifegiving Home and The Lifegiving Table, discover how you can become a parent who gives your child a life worth living for Christ. In today’s world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and even paralyzed by the constant flow of parenting advice. We’re flooded with so much practical information that we wonder if we’re choosing the right way. And we may be missing the one thing God really wants us to give to our children: His life. God doesn’t include a divine methodology for parenting in the Bible, but He does provide principles that can enable any faithful parent to bring His life into the life of their home. In The Lifegiving Parent, respected authors and parents Clay and Sally Clarkson explore eight key principles—heartbeats of lifegiving parenting—to shed light on what it means to create a home where your children will experience the living God in your family. Now parents of four grown children—each with their own unique personality and gifts—Sally and Clay have learned (sometimes the hard way!) that the key to shaping a heart begins at home as you foster a deep and thoughtful God-infused relationship with each child. Filled with biblical insight and classic Clarkson stories, The Lifegiving Parent will equip you with the tools and wisdom you need to give your children much more than just a good Christian life. You’ll give them the life of Christ. (Don’t miss the companion piece, The Lifegiving Parent Experience!)

Cheaper by the dozen

Cheaper by the dozen
  • Author : Klaus George Roy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1989
  • Total pages :19
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822003817483
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Better by the Dozen, Plus Two

Better by the Dozen, Plus Two
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9781257135509
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Girls' Club

Girls' Club
  • Author : Sally Clarkson,Joy Clarkson,Sarah Clarkson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9781496432155
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Summary : "In an era when many women struggle with feelings of isolation and deep loneliness, Girls' Club calls us to embrace the delight and joy that can be found in life-giving female friendships--relationships that not only offer emotional affirmation and acceptance, but also inspire, educate, and stretch us to live out our God-given potential. Girls' Club is a book of stories and encouragement based on the experiences of the authors: a middle-aged mom, her newly married oldest daughter, and her youngest daughter, a single woman in graduate school. While there are many books on women's friendships that tout the message of "meeting each other in the mess," Girls' Club will speak to the value and satisfaction found through friendships in which women not only support each other emotionally but also encourage each other to become more excellent women. Girls' Club will encourage women to take the initiative to seek out other women with whom to share life and to be blessed with the gift of deep friendship"--

21 Siblings

21 Siblings
  • Author : Helen Miller
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 0692089284
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Summary : Helen Miller's memoir, "21 Siblings: Cheaper by the Two Dozen" depicts the organized chaos of raising 22 children in a relatively small home. Her parents married young and proceeded to have 22 single birth children between December 16th, 1940 and January 13th, 1966. According to Wikipedia, the Miller family of 22 children held the record as the largest living single-birth U.S. family from one mother and one father in this century. Miller describes how the family managed as they grew up on a farm and lived off the land through good years and bad, and focuses on traditional meals depending on what produce was in season. She develops the theme of everyday life in a family where schedules revolved around the rhythm of the Catholic church and school calendar. It's a surprisingly up-beat and always fascinating story of a unique Minnesota family's history. Miller is the 13th of 22 children, which puts her in a good position to see the whole picture of this unusual family.

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street
  • Author : Karina Yan Glaser
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-10-03
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9781328829023
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Summary : From New York Times best-selling author Karina Yan Glaser comes one of Times' Notable Children's Books of 2017: “In this delightful and heartwarming throwback to the big-family novels of yesteryear, a large biracial family might lose their beloved brownstone home, but win it back with an all-out charm offensive.” The Vanderbeekers have always lived in the brownstone on 141st Street. It's practically another member of the family. So when their reclusive, curmudgeonly landlord decides not to renew their lease, the five siblings have eleven days to do whatever it takes to stay in their beloved home and convince the dreaded Beiderman just how wonderful they are. And all is fair in love and war when it comes to keeping their home.