This Month's Highlights
The Ancient Pinewoods of Scotland
Scattered across the Scottish Highlands are the last surviving remnants of the Caledonian forest which have survived, narutally seeding and growing since the last ice age. Visiting these ancient woods provides an emotional connection to the past with visible traces of the people who lived and worked there over the centuries. This journey to the pinewoods introduces a natural wonder alongside a rich cultural heritage.
Colloquial Scottish Gaelic
Katherine M. Spadaro
Colloquial Scottish Gaelic offers a series of stimulating and informative lessons in modern Gaelic, the historic language of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The text emphasises up-to-date, conversational language.
The Lion Rampant
A band of brothers has lost almost everything honouring their oath to Robert the Bruce. Wives, daughters, sisters, brothers and lovers have been slain or imprisoned. After seven long years of struggle and endurance, Bruce and his loyal supporter, Hal of Herdmanston, will come face-to-face with Edward II, the English King humiliated by defeat and determined to put down his Scottish enemy once and for all. And the last great battle for the Scottish throne will be decided on a bloody field called Bannockburn.
Patrick is happy living with his mum. Then Patrick meets Mosi, a quiet, polite boy who, along with his parents, is waiting for his asylum application to be processed. He discovers Mosi is terrified of someone. But who is it? Patrick and Mosi strike up an unlikely friendship. In trying to help each other, they will face situations that are both terrifying and dangerous. And Patrick will find out that there is much, much more to Mosi than at first appears.
Warrior of Silence
A journey to the beauty within ... imagine a Gift so precious, so real it may enlighten the world.
What if this Gift is the treasure you seek?
The Wasp Factory
Frank, no ordinary 16-year-old, lives with his father outside a remote Scottish village. His elder brother Eric is confined to a psychiatric hospital. When news comes of Eric's escape, Frank has to prepare the ground for his brother's inevitable return.