books by Betty Smith
Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC
University of Illinois Press
In Hands on the Freedom Plow, fifty-two women--northern and southern, young and old, urban and rural, black, white, and Latina--share their courageous personal stories of working for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement. The testimonies gathered here present a sweeping personal history of SNCC: early sit-ins, voter registration campaigns, and freedom rides; the 1963 March ...
Children of the Dust: An Okie Family Story (Plains Histories)
Betty Grant Henshaw
Texas Tech University Press
Betty Grant Henshaw was born into a large family of tenant farmers in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl era. For years her father, Bill, worked himself to exhaustion, trying to earn enough to provide for his wife and nine children and to buy his own small farm, but he was never able to get ahead. Other family members had joined the great migration of Okies to California. Finally yielding to pressure from others, with some reluctance Bill piled his ...
A Death in Texas
L&L Dreamspell, 2011
Murder and mystery with a Texas Twist! Welcome to the second annual mystery anthology by The Final Twist, a Houston, Texas based writers group. Sample an assortment of unique stories set in cities and towns throughout the Lone Star State. Some characters reappear from the first anthology, Dead and Breakfast, also set in Texas. Other short stories are adapted from the authors’ novels, such as Men in Jeans, where Pauline Baird Jones brings in ...
The Common Thread
L&L Dreamspell, 2011
Apathy is the veil that evil wears. It hides in shadows waiting for the innocent. When Michael Adams receives a call from a woman on his radio show, he is amazed the effect her angelic voice has on him. It whispers of love and hope. But as mysteries unfold from his past and tragedy haunts his family, Michael starts to fear the voice. Could her ranting’s be from a killer? Is she here to save or destroy him? With help from his friends, a priest ...
Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance (Selected Material From)
Cheryl A Coker - Mark G Fischman - Joseph B Oxendine
Ronald E Smith - Joan L Duda - Darren C Treasure
Jane Hicks Gentry: A Singer Among Singers
Betty N. Smith
The University Press of Kentucky
"Winner of the North Carolina Society of Historians Award Jane Hicks Gentry lived her entire life in the remote, mountainous northwest corner of North Carolina and was descended from old Appalachian families in which singing and storytelling were part of everyday life. Gentry took this tradition to heart, and her legacy includes ballads, songs, stories, and riddles. Smith provides a full biography of this vibrant woman and the tradition into ...
A Chilling Absence of Love
Based on convicted murderer, Anna's (Norma Jean Jackson's), bizarre crimes, the story traces the mental struggle of a soul thirsting for love. No fiction can equal the horrors engulfing both Anna and her victims. The slaughter described in court reflects the final scream of an anguished life.
The Gift of Music (Expanded and Revised, 3rd Edition): Great Composers and Their Influence
Jane Stuart Smith
One of the finest achievements of Western culture is its brilliant heritage of classical music. A Gift of Music looks at the lives of the greatest composers who have given us this heritage, and especially at how their music was shaped by their beliefs. The result is a remarkable and inspiring book, showing the importance of Christian faith for many composers, and the effect of this upon their music. But it also shows how the lack of faith ...
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Harper & Brothers
A poignant tale of childhood and the ties of family, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" will transport the reader to the early 1900s where a little girl named Francie dreamily looks out her window at a tree struggling to reach the sky.
Art of the Carousel
Louisiana (Images of America)
Betty Jane Allen,
Martha Sue Smith
Louisiana was founded in 1818, and by 1866 it was the 12th largest city in Missouri. The citys proximity to the Mississippi River fostered lumber, tobacco, and agriculture industries and lured river captains and others whose commerce depended on the river. In 1873, another form of transit bolstered the city with the construction of the Chicago & Alton Railroad Bridge. The third bridge built across the Mississippi, it remains in use today. Pardee ...
Reader's Digest Best Loved Book for Young Readers Vol. 10: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - A Tree ...
Jules; Smith, Betty; Lawson, Robert; Wren, Percival Christopher Verne
The Reader's Digest Association
Reader's Digest Best Loved Book for Young Readers Vol. 10: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Rabbit Hill - Beau Geste [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1968] Verne, Jules; Smith, Betty; Lawson, Robert; Wren, Percival Christopher
Morgan Is Coming!: Confederate Raiders in the Heartland of Kentucky
Betty J. Gorin
Harmony House Publishers (KY)
John Hunt Morgan, and his dauntless cavalrymen, roamed the countryside of Taylor and surrounding counties in KY, burning Pleasant Hill Church, stockades and bridges, tearing up rail lines, and striking fear into the hearts of Kentuckians, with Union forces in hot pursuit. The "invincible" Morgan met his match in Michigan's Col. Orlando Moore at the decisive bloody battle of Tebbs Bend, July 4, 1863. Book includes: 15 maps, 42 ...
HARVEST OF TEARS
BETTY PELLEY SMITH
Betty Pelley Smith was born on March 24, 1924 in Sherman, Texas. She graduated High School and Draughons Business College in Dallas, Texas. During World War II, she married Jack Gordon Smith from Cincinnati, Ohio who was stationed with the Tenth Army Corps in Sherman. While Jack was in the military, they lived in a number of states and in Paris, France. Returning to the U.S. in 1966 after 22 years in the military, they moved to Gardena, ...
Eagle's Wings Considering God's Creation (A Creative Biblical Approach to Natura
Susan and Betty Smith Mortimer
Eagle's Wings Considering God's Creation, A Creative Biblical Approach to Natural Science. Paperback.
The Power to Change: The Shadow Side of Idealism
When author Betty L. Smith's husband returned from military service in the early 50s, they started a family. Unaware that cultural conditioning was misguiding their lives, they recreated their dysfunctional family origins. Unbearably unhappy, Betty stood at a dinette window and cried out to God. She wanted things to change regardless of the cost.The spirit of all life answered her prayer. "If you want change in your life then feel your feelings, ...
THE GREEK DIALOGUES
Betty Mallett Smith
Nothing Wasted: When Evil Befalls You, Know That God Keeps You Standing
Betty T Smith
When her husband announces that he has been unfaithful and asks for a divorce after twenty-eight years of marriage, it appears to Betty that her dream has died. However, in the midst of her pain, God gives her a promise of restoration. Clinging to that promise, she chooses to stay faithful until her husband's return, however long it may take. With candor and courage Betty Smith shares her highs and lows, from the courtship, to the birth of her ...
Favorite Women Hymn Writers
Jane Stuart Smith
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