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When I Was Little Like You

Author : Jill Paton Walsh
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122718427
Genre : Grandmothers
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A grandmother tells her grandson what life was like when she was as little as he is now.

The White Boy

Author : Trace Conger
ISBN : 9780996826754
Genre : Fiction
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WINNER - Fresh Ink Award for Best Novella of 2020. From award-winning author Trace Conger comes a ghost story that explores the fine line between what is real and what is the product of a child’s vivid imagination. Quinn Becker doesn't believe in ghosts. Or coincidences. That changes when his five-year-old son, Drew, tells him about the "white boy" who visits him at night. Drew recounts his ghostly experience with a boy who looks like him but "doesn’t have a face.” As Drew's encounters with the white boy escalate, Quinn and his wife, Mel, are forced to decipher what is real and what is the product of their son's vivid imagination. As the family searches for answers, they discover a link to a 40-year-old mystery and a connection to Quinn's own past.But the most unsettling discovery is that the white boy is only the beginning. A much more menacing threat is coming.

The Silent Scream

Author : Sandra A. Jones
ISBN : 1452088454
Genre : Fiction
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THE SILENT SCREAM As an early teenager, Sharon moved with her family to a part of the country not far from where she had grown up, but culturally, it was a million miles away. She endured the hardships of not being accepted in school or in the community and then one day she realized that she was a stranger in her own family. Sharon tried to reason whether her parents had always been that way or if they had been coerced into accepting a strange way of life. They had become treasonous enemies against her very soul. Eventually she was forced to change, or become, a good actor in order to survive to adulthood. She felt confused not knowing what to do or where to go, she was only sixteen Thinking she would endure a loveless marriage and build a normal life for herself, she made mistakes. She had no intention of letting the children she bore become a product of that destructive environment - she would flee one way or another. Later in life, thousands of miles away, she encountered even greater challenges than she had experienced in the place from which she had escaped Relative power governed the world of her teens. A turn to politics showed her another world of falsehoods. Greed, money, and the search for truth ruled her life as an adult. There was no winning; no life of normalcy - until the truth finally set her free. Like following a true compass, she found her refuge and learned that success is a journey not a destination.

Found A Mother For His Son

Author : Dianne Drake
ISBN : 9781460376614
Genre : Fiction
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A child in need of tender, loving care… Dr Dermott Callahan has devoted his life to his work, and to giving his five-year-old son Max all the love and care he needs so desperately. Dermott only has room in his heart for his brave and motherless little boy… For Jenna, being loved has always seemed completely out of reach ; that's why, six years ago, she knew she had to walk away from Dermott. She never expected to find herself working with the love of her life once more… Dermott and his adorable little boy light up her life. And Jenna finds herself wondering if she dares to reach out and risk her heart with them… for ever.

An Artist S Palette From Dark To Light

ISBN : 1453574867
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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ONE WOMAN’S SEARCH FOR LIGHT IN AN AGE OF GROWING DARKNESS Jessica was a talented, successful, sought-after artist and actress. So why was she drowning in depression and despair? When she was able to capture the color and design of God’s beautiful world with paint and brush, her joy was indescribable — but short-lived. She would find herself suddenly dashed into a dark hole of loneliness and depression. Despite her God-given gifts, “I was lost in a world of darkness of my own creation,” she writes. An Artist’s Palette, From Dark to Light, is the moving story of one woman’s journey from suicidal thoughts to sublime happiness. By developing an intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ, Jessica was born again — and finally able to move from a dark, destructive existence to a productive life, full of joy and light.

Our Voices Our Generation Still Surviving 2014

Author : autobiography of the Class of 2018
ISBN : 9781329193765
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Never again will I doubt myself, mentally regain my thoughts, ...Never again will I forget, ... Never again will I rage, and hopefully turn the page, into the chapter of reality." -RM, 2014 When we were asked to introduce ourselves, we asked around,

Torn Apart

Author : Sharon Sala
ISBN : 9781488034848
Genre : Fiction
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Revisit book 2 of the Storm Front novels—a fan-favorite romantic suspense series from New York Times best-selling author Sharon Sala The twister that touches down in Bordelaise, Louisiana, not only destroys the calm of a summer Sunday, it pierces the soul of Katie Earle, whose young son Bobby goes missing…and it wasn’t the storm that took him. Katie’s first thought is that her estranged husband, J.R., saw his chance and grabbed Bobby to spite her. But the reality goes beyond that to truly horrifying, and now her nightmare is only just beginning. The real terror will begin when the tornado’s wreckage is cleared away and the kidnapper can escape with his prize. The agony of uncertainty grows with every passing hour as Katie and J.R. reunite with a single, desperate purpose: to find their son before he slips from their grasp…forever. Originally published in 2010

Towards A Brighter Tomorrow

Author : Walter R. Allen
ISBN : 9781607522751
Genre : Education
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The book aims to develop a clearer understanding of the influence of social dynamics on the educational opportunities of high school students of color in the urban setting of California’s Los Angeles area. Specifically, we examine how students’ backgrounds, high school experiences and own agency shape their college preparation processes and postsecondary aspirations. While some research has been done on high school students’ college-choice process, this book is unique in its broad and comparative approach. It examines the experiences of students across 10 schools, identifying broad themes that are illustrated through specific case studies. This approach allows readers to understand the broader issues that face students from underserved backgrounds as they pursue college, while illuminating how these issues uniquely manifest hemselves in individual school contexts.

The Guardian Or Youth S Religious Instructor

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ISBN : UCSD:31822043008812
Genre : Children
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Silver Meadows Summer

Author : Emma Otheguy
ISBN : 9781524773267
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"Beautiful and wise, [this] is a gem of a book." --Adam Gidwitz, Newbery Honor-winning author of The Inquisitor's Tale Just right for fans of Pam Muñoz Ryan, this story of moving out and moving on is a touching portrayal of the experience of leaving one's home country and making new friends--sometimes where least expected. Eleven-year-old Carolina's summer--and life as she knows it--is upended when Papi loses his job, and she and her family must move from Puerto Rico to her Tía Cuca and Uncle Porter's house in upstate New York. Now Carolina must attend Silver Meadows camp, where her bossy older cousin Gabriela rules the social scene. Just as Carolina worries she'll have to spend the entire summer in Gabriela's shadow, she makes a friend of her own in Jennifer, a fellow artist. Carolina gets another welcome surprise when she stumbles upon a long-abandoned cottage in the woods near the campsite and immediately sees its potential as a creative haven for making art. There, with Jennifer, Carolina begins to reclaim the parts of the life she loved in Puerto Rico and forget about how her relationship with Mami has changed and how distant Papi has become. But when the future of Silver Meadows and the cottage is thrown into jeopardy, Carolina and--to everyone's surprise--Gabriela come up with a plan to save them. Will it work? "A warm depiction of family and of standing up for what you believe in."--Kirkus "An introspective, character-driven tale that will appeal to artists, introverts, or any child who has felt like an outsider."--SLJ "With comforting warmth and gentle realism, this is a hopeful exploration of what home means."--The Bulletin

Two Little Waifs

Author : Mrs. Molesworth
ISBN : 9785040515998
Genre : Fiction
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Oracle Of The Ages

Author : Dot Moore
ISBN : 9781603060080
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Annotation. The life of a famous Georgia fortuneteller and eccentric, told in a chorus of oral history interviews by people who knew her. Author Dot Moore worked on this book for more than twenty years, spurred on by her own memories and encounters with the late Mayhayley Lancaster while she was growing up in Heard County, Georgia. Moore is a retired educator and Democratic Party activist, and lives in Montgomery. This is her first book.

George Washington G?mez

Author : Am?rico Paredes
ISBN : 1611921546
Genre : Fiction
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In the 1930s, Am?rico Paredes, the renowned folklorist, wrote a novel set to the background of the struggles of Texas Mexicans to preserve their property, culture and identity in the face of Anglo-American migration to and growing dominance over the Rio Grande Valley. Episodes of guerilla warfare, land grabs, racism, jingoism, and abuses by the Texas Rangers make this an adventure novel as well as one of reflection on the making of modern day Texas. George Washington GÑmez is a true precursor of the modern Chicano novel.

Storm Front Complete Collection

Author : Sharon Sala
ISBN : 9781488037115
Genre : Fiction
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Revisit the fan-favorite Storm Front romantic suspense series from New York Times best-selling author Sharon Sala, now together in one complete digital box set! Blown Away Hunted by a man she once loved, sheltered by a man she hardly knows, Cari chooses to become the bait...and plots the twist of a lifetime to catch a killer. Torn Apart The agony of uncertainty grows with every passing hour as Katie and her estranged husband, J.R., reunite with a single, desperate purpose: to find their missing son before he slips from their grasp…forever. Swept Aside For Amalie, stranded with four escaped prisoners after a tornado rips through bayou country, the storm has passed, but the danger remains….

Once In A Lifetime

Author : Gwynne Forster
ISBN : 1426874537
Genre : Fiction
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With a young daughter to support, recently divorced Alexis Stevenson jumps at the chance to become household manager for wealthy businessman Telford Harrington and his two brothers. Though she knows it won't be easy turning their bachelor-pad mansion into a home, she is determined to handle any obstacles, while maintaining a separate life for herself and her daughter. But Alexis isn't at all ready for the red-hot chemistry crackling between her and Telford—or the fact that she's suddenly caught in a maze of unexpected secrets and deep mistrust. But if she and Telford find their way through it—together—can they both embrace the love they so deeply desire?

Mad At First Dream

Author : Dylan Dalleon
ISBN : 9781326222871
Genre : Fiction
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Jeff is a teenager with no time for the wonder and weirdness any world beyond his own one. He has plenty of time however to mope endlessly about how Jessica, the love of his life, now has a boyfriend. Such emotions only drive him to runaway from the pain and everyday existence of his dead end life. Perhaps this is why, when on trip into mountains on the edge of his world, he finds it so easy to be lured off the path by the perfume of a new romance - a goddess of love who hides away in the deepest valley. Little does Jeff realise that a thousand years back another young man did a very similar thing.The good news about such an act was that, apparently, the mysterious woman he found at the perfume's end could grant him every dream he could possibly imagine. The bad news, the experience transformed him into the Mang Croak - the terrible shaman-warrior who,with monsters madness and love, razed Jeff's civilisation to the ground the last time. Visit www.madatfirstdream.com for more details.

Little Miss By The Day

Author : Lucille Van Slyke
ISBN : EAN:4064066122751
Genre : Fiction
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"Little Miss By-The-Day" by Lucille Van Slyke. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Devil Dead

Author : Linda Ladd
ISBN : 9781601833860
Genre : Fiction
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An ex-cop turned PI is on the dangerous trail of the missing daughter of an arms dealer in this suspense thriller by the author of Bad Bones. LOST GIRL She was last seen in New Orleans. Her father, a rich, powerful arms dealer, believes she was abducted. For ransom. For revenge. For reasons too horrible to imagine. LOST INNOCENCE Claire Morgan, recent former cop turned private investigator, and her new partner begin their search at the girl’s school, where a violent junkie attacks Claire with scissors, raves of “demons and devils,” and then takes her own life. LAST RITES Sinister clues lead Claire on a twisted trail through the bars and bayous of New Orleans to a bloodstained altar in Paris. Vast, secret, and powerful, it is a world that few enter or escape. And Claire is going in—the devil be damned . . . Praise for Linda Ladd’s Claire Morgan Thrillers “One of the most creepy, crawly, and compelling psychological thrillers ever.” —Fresh Fiction “Chilling, compelling suspense . . . Be prepared to lose sleep!” —Eileen Dryer “Exciting, thrill-a-minute!” —Midwest Book Review “Plenty of suspense and surprises.” —Publishers Weekly

The Fountain Overflows

Author : Rebecca West
ISBN : 9781453206980
Genre : Fiction
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A talented, eccentric London family tries to find their place in the world in this semiautobiographical novel by a New York Times–bestselling author. Papa Aubrey’s wife and twin daughters, Mary and Rose, are piano prodigies, his young son Richard Quin is a lively boy, and his eldest daughter Cordelia is a beautiful and driven young woman with musical aspirations. But the talented and eccentric Aubrey family rarely enjoys a moment of harmony, as its members struggle to overcome the effects of their patriarch’s spendthrift ways. Now they must move so that their father, a noted journalist, can find stable employment. Throughout, it is the Aubreys’ hope that art will save them from the cacophony of a life sliding toward poverty. In this eloquent and winning portrait, West’s compelling characters must uncover their true talent for kindness in order to thrive in the world that exists outside of their life as a family.

A Stitch In Time

Author : Laurie Campbell
ISBN : 9781466902244
Genre : Fiction
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You rarely hear men talk about juggling children, work, and household today. Imagine if a nineteenth-century man was in that fix. What would he do? They didnt have the resources we have today. This book is a look at Otto von Goff and his daughter, Luise, during the time he made a contract to sell his cattle to France. That had never been done before. Railways were just starting, and Otto set out to take advantage of it. Unfortunately, his wife, Hildegard, is ill and hasnt paid the household staff, so Otto has to get the books without letting his guests know hes involved in the household. In addition, his daughter is sick and lonely, wanting his attention and someone to play with. He lets them go to his sorrow. He concentrates on the deal, letting his household and his daughter fall aside, thinking hell make up later. His mother taught him, A stitch in time saves nine, and now he has to deal with the consequences.

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