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Heaven's Net Is Wide: A Prequel to Tales of the Otori
HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books, 2007
As Tolkien's The Silmarillion is to The Lord of the Rings, Liam Hearn's Heaven's Net Is Wide is to Tales of the Otori . This is the back story fans have been yearning for. Set before the Tales begin, Heaven's Net recounts the life of Lord Otori Shigeru, the series' spiritual warrior-godfather and the adoptive father of the Tales' Takeo. We learn about Shigeru's training in the ways of the warrior and feudal lord; his relationship ...
Across the Great Sparkling Water (The Peacemaker Series, book 2)
To live in captivity, adopted by the enemies of her people, or to break the law and tradition by running away? That question did not occur to Onheda until after she fled Little Falls on the spur of the moment, against any better judgment. If she was to die in the woods, making her way back to her people, accused, even by them, of breaking the ancient custom, it was still the better choice. She would not live among the enemies. Two moons of ...
Featherweight 221 - The Perfect Portable
Featherweight history at your fingertips —Enjoy an entertaining look at the history of the Featherweight sewing machine —Expanded third edition updated with the latest research —Packed with photos, stories, and handy information —Learn to date and troubleshoot your machine —A fun read for quilters, Featherweight owners, and history buffs
Eleanor H. Porter
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Just David is a 1916 children's novel by Eleanor H. Porter. It was among the top six bestsellers in cities across the United States in 1916, and in July 1916 it was the second bestselling novel. Originally published by Houghton Mifflin, it tells the story of a young boy, David, who must learn to adapt to living with others after the death of his recluse father; along the way, the villagers and his adoptive parents adopt as much or more to him
Across the Wide & Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell
Thirteen-year-old Hattie Campbell records the details of her family's harrowing migration to Oregon in a covered wagon and describes the many challenges, both joyful and tragic, that mark the journey.
Absolutely on Purpose: A Kick-Ass Guide to Unfurling Your Brilliance Across the Universe
Purple Moor Press, 2013
Blinded by a culture of ‘bigger, better, faster’ and seduced into wanting ‘more, more, more’, we’ve become distracted from what matters to us the most, and 'forgotten' how to tap into our own unique blueprint for brilliance. With a crumbling economy and disappearing jobs, established rules and expectations no longer serve us and it's becoming clear that there is only one option: to live Absolutely on Purpose. Cutting through the ...
The Longest Bridge across Water: An Ordinary Man's Encounters with an Unordinary God
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Does God still move today as He did for Moses, Elisha, Peter or Paul? Does He still speak to ordinary people like you and me? Can He use your hands to heal, your lips to prophecy, your words to birth miracles? What does it look like when He invades the life of an average person like you or me? Come along and be amazed at a true, unfolding story as God unexpectedly crashes a normal man’s life, leading a 29-year-old businessman into explosive ...
Train Like a Mother: How to Get Across Any Finish Line - and Not Lose Your Family, Job, or Sanity
Sarah Bowen Shea
Andrews McMeel Publishing
From the authors of the â€œrunâ€ away success Run Like a Mother, a book that fans are clamoring for on how to train for a race, including practical advice on all aspects of race preparation presented with the authorsâ€™ trademark wit and empathy. Since the publication of their first book, Run Like a Mother , the authors have built up an engaged, vibrant tribe of women runners--more than 10,000 fans on Facebook and an average of ...
Amor and Exile: True Stories of Love Across America's Borders
Nicole R Salgado
Cordillera West Books
ACROSS the United States, American citizens are forced underground, exiled abroad and separated from their spouses for a surprising reason. Amor and Exile is the story of American citizens--including Veronica, Ben, J.W., and Nicole--who fall in love with undocumented immigrants only to find themselves trapped in a legal labyrinth, stymied by their country's de facto exclusion of their partners. Journalist Nathaniel Hoffman visited both sides ...
Walk to Beautiful: The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way
Thomas Nelson on Brilliance Audio
A story of unconditional love and acceptance where you least expect it Imagine yourself a thirteen-year-old hundreds of miles away from home, in a strange city, and your mom leaves you at a bus station and drives off into the night with her lover. That's the real life story of country music star Jimmy Wayne. It's a miracle that Jimmy survived being hungry, homeless, and bouncing in and out of the foster care system, and sleeping in the ...
A Little House Traveler: Writings from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Journeys Across America
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls Wilder crossed the country by covered wagon, by train, and by car. Here, Laura's journal entries and letters from three of her most memorable journeys have been collected in one volume. On the Way Home recounts her 1894 move with her daughter, Rose, and her husband, Almanzo, from South Dakota to Mansfield, Missouri, where Laura would live for the rest of her life. In West From Home , Laura wrote letters to Almanzo about her ...
Race Across Alaska: First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story
Explores the history of the trail and celebrated the frontiersmen and their dogs who braved its dangers.
Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills, Grade 4
American Education Publishing
Designed by experts in education, this comprehensive best-selling workbook features vivid and full-color illustrations to guide fourth grade children step-by-step through a variety of engaging and developmentally appropriate activities. Topics and activities include phonics, reading, reading comprehension, language arts, writing, and math. Answer keys included. 544 pp. -- *Easy-to-understand examples and directions *High-interest topics *Fun, ...
The Decision to Trust: How Leaders Create High-Trust Organizations
Robert F. Hurley
A proven model to create high-performing, high-trust organizations Globally, there has been a decline in trust over the past few decades, and only a third of Americans believe they can trust the government, big business, and large institutions. In The Decision to Trust, Robert Hurley explains how this new culture of cynicism and distrust creates many problems, and why it is almost impossible to manage an organization well if its people do not ...
Across the Dark
C. M. Curtis
He knew that animals could sense when a natural disaster was about to occur and humans were often given warning by observing unusual animal behavior. But there were no animals in the mine. Maybe I m the animal, he thought, maybe what I m feeling right now is what animals feel before a disaster. ACROSS THE DARK begins in the 1920s with the story of Hank and Eliza Steadman, two people deeply in love, and the tale of Hank and his ill-fated crew of ...
Across From Lapeyrouse (The Savanoys Book 1)
Commess University Press, 2012
"Never before has Carnival, sand, soca and sex met in such a combustible mixture! Across From Lapeyrouse conjures it all as we fall in love with Jeneva Marie, the queen of the bands. The Savanoy family lives large in the pages of this trail blazing work by a Trini expat. You can hear the twang and see the streets of Port of Spain and Toronto as the story unveils with brilliant style and shrewd story telling"
Across the Ravaged Land
Harry N. Abrams
Across the Ravaged Land is the third and final volume in Nick Brandt’s trilogy of books documenting the disappearing animals of eastern Africa. The book offers a darker vision of this world, still filled with a stunning beauty but now tragically tainted and fast disappearing at the hands of man. In addition to a range of starkly powerful animal portraits, Brandt introduces some new themes, as humans make an appearance for the first time. He ...
Featherweight 221 - The Perfect Portable: And Its Stitches Across History, Expanded Third Edition
Featherweight history at your fingertips.
Polar Dream: The First Solo Expedition by a Woman and Her Dog to the Magnetic North Pole
In 1988, at the age of 50, Helen Thayer became the first woman in the world to travel on foot to the magnetic North Pole, one of the world's most remote and dangerous regions. Her only companion was Charlie, her loyal husky, who was integral to her survival. Polar Dream is the story of their heroic trek and extraordinary relationship as they faced polar bears, unimaginable cold, and a storm that destroyed most of their supplies and food. A new ...
What Spins The Wheel: Leadership Lessons From Our Race For Hope
Hopecam Publishing, 2014
When entrepreneur Len Forkas learned that his nine-year-old son had leukemia, his own life changed forever. In 2003, Len founded Hopecam, a nonprofit that uses technology to connect young cancer patients with their friends at school. Ten years later, Len's fight against childhood cancer rose to a new level. He qualified as a solo competitor in Race Across America, a 3,000-mile bicycle race that traverses scorching deserts and 11,000-foot ...
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