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Books published by publisher Pelican Publishing, 2003

  • Cajun Night Before Christmas® Coloring Book

    James Rice

    Paperback (Pelican Publishing, Aug. 30, 1976)
    "Set in a Louisiana bayou and told in Cajun dialect-de chirren been nezzle/Good snug on de flo'--the poem has lively illustrations that perfectly suit the unique text."-Horn Book"Rice is especially good with facial expressions, whether they are on a Texas jack rabbit, a longhorn steer, a dusty cowboy, or the green and long-nosed alligator named Gaston."-Library JournalIt's the night before Christmas in a tiny shack on the Louisiana bayou, and Santa Claus, with his eight friendly alligators and toy-laden skiff, is on his way. Written in lively Cajun accents, the best-selling Cajun Night Before Christmas� is a beloved holiday classic. Now, with this innovative coloring book, children of all ages can put their own colorful spin on the story. These brilliant illustrations are sure to inspire some wide Cajun smiles.
  • Cowboy Night Before Christmas

    James Rice

    Hardcover (Pelican Publishing, Nov. 30, 1990)
    In a raging blizzard in the American Southwest, Santa employs cowpokes and cattle to make his deliveries.
  • Librarian's Night Before Christmas

    David Davis, Jim Harris

    Hardcover (Pelican Publishing, Feb. 1, 2007)
    A librarian who is busy shelving books on Christmas Eve is surprised to see Santa flying toward the library in his red bookmobile. Bringing wonderful gifts of new books, carpet, and more, Santa and his elves make the library as good as new.
  • See You at the Top

    Zig Ziglar

    Hardcover (Pelican Publishing, March 15, 1982)
    "An exciting book loaded with logical way to get mo-tivated and stay that way. Profound enough for a professor, yet simple enough for a teen ager"....... The Dallas Times Herald.
  • Cajun Night After Christmas

    Amy Dixon, Jenny Moss, James Rice

    Hardcover (Pelican Publishing, Aug. 31, 2000)
    Drifting down the bayou the night after Christmas, Boudreau discovers a fat alligator named Pierre, whom he takes home as a pet. The Boudreau children give Pierre their full attention, much to Pierre�s dismay, but in the end, it�s a very happy Cajun night after Christmas all through the year!
  • Warlord's Beads, The

    Virginia Pilegard, Nicolas Debon

    Hardcover (Pelican Publishing, Sept. 30, 2001)
    Clever Chuan devises a simple way for his father to quickly and accurately count all the warlord�s treasure.
  • Principal's Night Before Christmas, The

    Steven Layne, James Rice

    Hardcover (Pelican Publishing, Sept. 30, 2004)
    Though everybody else has settled down for a long winter's nap, poor Principal Swell has his hands full.
  • Texas Night Before Christmas

    James Rice

    Hardcover (Pelican Publishing, Aug. 31, 1981)
    With a team of Longhorns, Santa arrives at a sod shanty and drops down the chimney to fill the young�uns� boots with toys.
  • Clovis Crawfish and the Spinning Spider

    Mary Alice Fontenot, Christine Kidder

    Hardcover (Pelican Publishing, Jan. 31, 1986)
    Simone Spider builds her web near Clovis�s mud house. And this spider is hungry. She�d like nothing more than to capture one of the bayou residents for lunch.
  • Alaskan Night Before Christmas

    Tricia Brown, Alan Stacy

    Hardcover (Pelican Publishing, July 22, 2008)
    It's Christmastime in Alaska, and Santa is preparing for another winter ride with his sackful of toys and his magical team of flying caribou. But one caribou named Kotz is tired of all the stories about Rudolph and reindeer pulling the sleigh. He alerts the press across the world, determined to get noticed by the media. However, when Santa stops for a rest at a zoo, Kotz meets Star, a reindeer who understands the true meaning of Christmas.With Santa's help, Kotz learns that sharing is more important than earning fame.
  • SMUGGLER'S END: The Life and Death of Barry Seal

    Del Hahn, Tom Aswell

    eBook (Pelican Publishing, Jan. 31, 2016)
    Adler Berriman “Barry” Seal had a brief, but spectacular, career as a cocaine smuggler-turned DEA informant. At the height of his career, he was under investigation by the DEA in Mena, Arkansas, and New Orleans, Louisiana, in addition to being under the watchful eye of the FBI. Despite the heat surrounding Seal, he made a drug run to Nicaragua in 1984, where he picked up 1,465 pounds of cocaine and took photos of Sandinista soldiers loading the drugs. Then the Washington Post leaked the story, revealing that Seal was working undercover for the CIA. As a result of the article, Seal has long been identified as an undercover CIA informant. The conspiracy revolving around this supposition included the attorney general, FBI agents, Gov. Bill Clinton, and others inside the CIA. Author Del Hahn, who worked on the FBI drug task force that targeted Seal, presents a different story. Hahn begins by calling into question the accuracy and legitimacy of the primary literary sources that support these “CIA/Mena myths.” In doing so, Hahn aims to dispel the distorted stories, rumors, and outright lies about Seal, the government’s investigation of him, and the actions that led to his murder by Colombian drug lords in 1986 at a halfway house in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • War Crimes Against Southern Civilians

    Walter Cisco

    eBook (Pelican Publishing, April 30, 2007)
    This is the untold story of the Union�s �hard war� against the people of the Confederacy. Styled the �Black Flag� campaign, it was agreed to by Lincoln in a council with his generals in 1864. Cisco reveals the shelling and burning of cities, systematic destruction of entire districts, mass arrests, forced expulsions, wholesale plundering of personal property, and even murder of civilians.Carefully researched largely from primary sources, this examination also gives full attention to the suffering of Black victims of Federal brutality.