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Counting On Grace

Author : Elizabeth Winthrop
ISBN : 9780307518224
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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1910. Pownal, Vermont. At 12, Grace and her best friend Arthur must leave school and go to work as a “doffers” on their mothers’ looms in the mill. Grace’s mother is the best worker, fast and powerful, and Grace desperately wants to help her. But she’s left handed and doffing is a right-handed job. Grace’s every mistake costs her mother, and the family. She only feels capable on Sundays, when she and Arthur receive special lessons from their teacher. Together they write a secret letter to the Child Labor Board about underage children working in Pownal. A few weeks later a man with a camera shows up. It is the famous reformer Lewis Hine, undercover, collecting evidence for the Child Labor Board. Grace’s brief acquaintance with Hine and the photos he takes of her are a gift that changes her sense of herself, her future, and her family’s future. From the Hardcover edition.

The Light Of Grace

Author : Kasey Claytor
ISBN : 9781504351317
Genre : Fiction
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Shifting between dimensions, as this story does, stretches our imagination and challenges us to consider possibilities we may not yet have thought about. Donna Miesbach, Award Winning Author of From Grief to Joy, A Journey Back to Life & Living The Light of Grace takes readers on an epic spiritual adventure as Grace, a newly-assigned angel, is given four humans to guide: Mumbi, an innovative prehistoric girl guided to break through limitations; Garth, a devout 14th century Christian who questions his faith; Arnina, a sensitive woman in the 21st century who seeks to rid herself of anxiety and fear; and Alistair, an extraordinary man living in the 26th century who explores the planes of consciousness. Grace is accompanied by her loyal emissary, Aelfraed, who takes the form of a dog, a wolf, and a fox on earth so he can keep watch on Graces people. Follow Grace as she leaps through time and space to guide her humans through clan battles, war, space travel, lost loves, high times, and times of despair; and celebrate with her as they earn their hard-wrought wisdom. Discover the secrets of life in a story that spans thousands of years: how angels and humans communicate, how they manifest their realities, and bring forth their latent abilities.

Notable Books Notable Lessons Putting Social Studies Back In The K 8 Curriculum

Author : Andrea S. Libresco
ISBN : 9781440840807
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book provides teachers, librarians, and education methods professors with strategies, lesson plans, and activities that enable them to use literature as a springboard to social studies thematic instruction. • Uses award-winning books to integrate social studies and English language arts • Provides engaging, ready-to-use lesson plans that encourage hands-on engagement • Suggests activities that connect to the social studies concepts, require thoughtful, active engagement, and foster critical thinking • Includes annotated bibliographies, linked to the thematic strands of each chapter, of other books from the lists of Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, selected by the National Council for the Social Studies and Children's Book Council

Moments Of Grace For A Woman S Heart

Author : Elizabeth George
ISBN : 9780736951296
Genre : Religion
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In A Couple After God's Own Heart Interactive Workbook, Jim and Elizabeth George build on the content of their book, A Couple After God's Own Heart, to create a companion guide that leads husbands and wives through a fascinating study on God's plan for marriage. Through a unique blend of Bible study material, questions for thought, and "What Can I Do Today?" applications, couples will grow a closer and deeper union as they... learn from the successes and failures of key couples in the Bible discover the essentials to a better marriage participate in discussions designed to stimulate communication with each other set and apply goals that help husbands and wives be all God designed them to be determine how to make the best of the strengths and weaknesses in their relationship This friendly and practical study offers life lessons from a variety of well-known couples in Scripture, and will equip spouses to experience more and more of the incredible bliss only God can bring into a marriage.

Betting On Grace

Author : Debra Salonen
ISBN : 0373836775
Genre : Fiction
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When her late father's friend offers her marriage, Las Vegas restaurateur Grace Radonovic accepts, only to discover that he is more interested in her money to pay off a relentless blackmailer, and finds a soulmate in Nikolai Sarna, whose arrival brings about great danger. Original.

Understanding Religious Experiences

Author : J. Harold Ellens
ISBN : 027599547X
Genre : Religion
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Considers the meaning of spirituality in the context of religious experiences and looks to the Bible and other sources to uncover a greater understanding of spirituality in general.

Days Of Grace

Author : Mark Falkin
ISBN : 9781411670792
Genre : Fiction
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DAYS OF GRACE tells the story of Ian Johns, a bleary and depressed thirty-one-year-old "professional student," who, in the throes of an early-life crisis brought on by his mother's untimely death from cancer, quits law school after surviving the rigors of its proverbially arduous first year to become an itinerant without a plan. With a voice and sensibility that can be likened to Lethem, Sedaris, Coupland and Kerouac, the book is unabashedly picaresque and Neo-Beat, written in a roman a clef and journalistic style which has been described as "modified stream-of-consciousness." It is at times dark and bittersweet but is relentlessly tinged with bright-sharp edges of humor. As we go forward with Ian on his travels and go back into the near-past to sit at his mother's deathbed in his childhood home, viewing the world through his admittedly cracked prism, we come away having learned something universal about ourselves, Y2K America and maybe even mortality itself.

40 Days Of Grace

Author : Rich Miller
ISBN : 9780857214584
Genre : Religion
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Here are 40 days of readings exploring, more searchingly than a course can offer, just what it means to live a grace-filled life. We obtain our introduction into God’s grace when by faith we receive God’s free gift of forgiveness in Christ. This is heartland stuff, the familiar core of Christian believing. But what next? Rich Miller believes that many who started out so well, excited about and grateful for God’s saving, rescuing grace, somehow take a wrong turn. It's as if we gradually get tricked into believing that somewhere, during the race, God changed the rules and it's actually up to us to make the Christian life work. This is why this book is needed: it provides 40 reflections allowing the reader to recalibrate their spirit, to engage imaginatively and wholly with the Father who loves people, and runs to meet a wayward son, and throws an excellent party.

Pownal

Author : Pownal Historical Society
ISBN : 9781439638514
Genre : Photography
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In the 1700s, the fertile valley lands and wooded hills of Pownal attracted Dutch tenant farmers and English settlers. French Canadians soon arrived in the villages of Pownal to work in the mills, as both adults and children. Later painters and magazines captured the beauty of the land, while hill farmers struggled to make the thin soil produce. Following World War II, a United Nations magazine featured Pownal on its cover as a symbol of the peace so many sought. The photographs in Pownal illustrate the beauty, as well as hardships, associated with rural life. Vintage images of barefooted school students, farmers working their horses, and proud owners of the first automobiles capture the hardworking people of this Vermont community living amid a beauty that tourists seek.

The Legend Of Zoey

Author : Candie Moonshower
ISBN : 9780375890932
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Zoey's family has a strange feeling about the two-tailed comet in the sky. But that doesn’t mean Zoey will let them chaperone her class field trip to Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee—especially since Grandma Cope grew up near there. What if Grandma tells everyone about being a Native American? Zoey has no interest in her family’s past. All she wants is for her parents to get back together, and for herself to fit in at school. She doesn’t know what’s hit her when, during the bus ride to Reelfoot, she’s propelled back in time to 1811, when the lake was formed! Now Zoey’s cell phone doesn’t work, there’s no fast food in sight, and massive earthquakes keep rattling the land. Prim, proper Prudence Charity and her way-too-pregnant mother are the first people Zoey sees, but they don’t believe her story—until they meet up with Chickasaw Chief Kalopin and his beautiful Choctaw bride. Kalopin is convinced that the Great Spirit has cursed him for stealing Laughing Eyes from Chief Copiah, and that soon, the river will swallow up his village and everyone in it. Zoey knows they’re headed for disaster, but can she find the courage to save them? From the Hardcover edition.

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