books about: children
Dream of Things, 2013
In the tradition of Frank McCourt and Angela's Ashes , Don Dempsey uses Betty's Child to tell the story of life with his cruel and neglectful mother, his mother's abusive boyfriends, and hypocritical church leaders who want to save twelve-year-old Donny's soul but ignore threats to his physical well-being. Meanwhile, Donny's best friend is trying to recruit Donny to do petty theft and deal drugs for a dangerous local thug. Young Donny is a ...
The Ugly Duckling (Illustrated)
Ripple Digital Publishing, 2011
A classic story by Hans Christian Andersen presented with modern illustrations. The story of how a little bird endures the abuses and miseries as he was growing up not realizing he would mature into a beautiful swan. It’s a great tale about personal transformation for the better. "It is only with the heart that one can see clearly, for the most essential things are invisible to the eye." – Antonie De Sainte Exupery
Live, Love, Laugh and Laundry?
Infinity Publishing, 2013
By Tracy Ramos, author of Letters to Darcy: Live, Love, Laugh and Laundry? is a must-read for anyone with the need for inspiration, renewal of spirit, and the feeling of not being alone in this journey, called life. Terri beautifully shares glimpses into her life and all the challenges that come with it, and then bundles them up in laughter. She reminds us that although motherhood is challenging, it is one of life’s most rewarding ...
The One You Love (Emma Holden suspense mystery #1)
Emma Holden's nightmare has just begun. Her fiancé vanishes, leaving the battered and bloodied body of his brother in their London apartment. Someone is stalking her, watching her every move. And her family are hiding a horrifying secret; a secret that threatens all those she loves. In a desperate race against time, Emma must uncover the truth if she ever wants to see her fiancé alive again. The One You Love is a fast-paced suspense mystery, ...
Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games)
Scholastic Press, 2010
Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The ...
Lethal Circuit: Spy Action Adventure for Mystery Thriller Fans (#1)
Fantastic Press, 2011
WARNING: "You will not be able to let it go until you read to the very last page." From Bestselling Amazon Author, Lars Guignard, comes the #1 turbo-charged, Action Spy Thriller, Lethal Circuit . A Chinese satellite is on a crash course with Earth. It contains enough plutonium to irradiate a large city. And that's the good news... Michael Chase is a twenty-six year old backpacker, a recent college graduate, an ...
Les Misérables (English language)
Public Domain Books, 2010
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
Tuesday's Child (Book 1 of Psychic Visions, a paranormal romantic suspense)
Valley Publishing, 2011
What she doesn't want...is exactly what he needs. Shunned and ridiculed all her life for something she can't control, Samantha Blair hides her psychic abilities and lives on the fringes of society. Against her will, however, she's tapped into a killer--or rather, his victims. Each woman's murder, blow-by-blow, ravages her mind until their death releases her back to her body. Sam knows she must go to the authorities, but will the ...
Tongue Twisters for Kids
Riley Weber, 2012
"Rubber baby buggy bumpers" - Say this three times as fast as you can. How about, try saying " Loopy lizards lying lazily aloft a little lane of logs," without messing up. This Tongue Twister book is huge collection of funny phrases, ridiculous rhymes, and silly sentences that will have kids laughing for hours. Each one challenges your mouth muscles as you try to say these tongue twisters faster and multiple times. A tongue twister is a phrase ...
Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games)
Scholastic Press, 2010
The greatly anticipated final book in the New York Times bestselling Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss Everdeen. The final book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins will have hearts racing, pages turning, and everyone talking about one of the biggest and most talked-about books and authors in recent publishing history!!!!
Lily Lemon Blossom Welcome to Lily's Room
Meet Lily Lemon Blossom, a delightful little girl who loves adventures and playing with her friends. Lily invites you to see her lovely room and meet her many friends, including Bunny Rabbit and Josephine her kitten who is always by her side. A quick peek into Lily's room will tell you quite a lot about her. The room comes alive with it's vibrant colors and huggable plush toys. It's a happy place for a happy little girl and her friends.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Public Domain Books, 1997
After a tumble down the rabbit hole, Alice finds herself far away from home in the absurd world of Wonderland. As mind-bending as it is delightful, Lewis Carroll’s 1865 novel is pure magic for young and old alike.
Alone: Finding Connection in a Lonely World
Teens are going through some of the hardest times in history, and you know the biggest issue they face? Young people feel alone. Author Andy Braner tackles the universal desire we have to belong. Covering topics such as isolation, addiction, shallow relationships, and the patterns we often fall into when we long to fit in, Andy teaches us how to develop meaningful relationships as well as learn to depend on the Creator for the only form of ...
The Host: A Novel
Back Bay Books, 2010
Now available as a special edition eBook: New Bonus Chapter and Reading Group Guide, including Stephenie Meyer's Annotated Playlist for the book with linking to and back from text. Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, didn't expect to find its former tenant ...
Newborn Photography Made Easy
Do you want to learn how to become a professional newborn photographer? Well…now it's easier than ever and this book will explain exactly how to get started…step by step! Lisa Voelker who has been photographing Newborns for over 12 years now, has written a book to explain everything you'll need to know to get started. She said when first writing this book, "I wanted to write a book that could have helped me, when I was just starting ...
The Hunger Games
Scholastic Press, 2009
Now in paperback, the book no one can stop talking about . . . In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. Sixteen-year-old ...
Ready or Not (Aggie's Inheritance)
Fresh out of college, Aggie Milliken thinks she's prepared for anything life can throw her way. Think again, Aggie! After the abrupt loss of her sister and brother-in-law, Aggie is stunned to find herself the sole guardian of their eight lively children. If learning basic parenting skills wasn't complicated enough, she must also battle the children's half-crazed grandmother, survive a massive remodeling project, and navigate the waters of new ...
HOSTILE WITNESS (legal thriller, thriller) (The Witness Series,#1)
When sixteen-year-old Hannah Sheraton is arrested for the murder of her stepgrandfather, the chief justice of the California Supreme court, her distraught mother turns to her old college roommate, Josie Baylor-Bates, for help. Josie, once a hot-shot criminal defense attorney, left the fast track behind for a small practice in Hermosa Beach, California. But Hannah Sheraton intrigues her and, when the girl is charged as an adult, Josie cannot turn ...
Killing Hope (Gabe Quinn Thriller #1)
Keith Houghton, 2013
' - a gripping thriller with a killer twist ... ' "Don't let the title put you off ... this is a tour de force of thriller writing that will sweep you up in its unyielding grip and shake you to the core." "Every bit up there as Patterson, Child and Connelly" - 5 ★ Star Review by ' I Love New York' - (Burns Country) AMAZON INTERNATIONAL #1 BEST-SELLER - Over 192,000 Kindle Downloads Worldwide Amazon ...
Florian's Gate (Priceless Collection Book #1)
Bethany House Publishers, 1992
As the main entrance to the medieval city of Cracow, Poland, centuries of history have passed through Florian's Gate. But for Alexander Kantor, now a successful antiques dealer in London, the place holds only one memory. It was here that he was arrested by the Nazis as a young man. There he passed from freedom to imprisonment; there began a lifetime of challenges to his heritage, his well-being, his relationships and his faith. Through dramatic ...
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