books about: goodbyes
Big Nate: Say Good-bye to Dork City
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Wanted: Nate Wright, better known as Big Nate, four-and-a-half feet tall, black hair with seven spikes, age eleven, sixth-grader at P.S. 38, record holder for school detentions. Reward: Big Nate: Say Good-bye to Dork City! Can Nate Wright get any cooler? Not according to Nate himself. He’s already P.S. 38’s rockin’est drummer, finest poet (check out his haiku about brazil nuts), and deepest thinker--in his own mind. But does Nate have ...
Big Nate's Greatest Hits
Andrews McMeel Publishing
The more Big Nate , the better! Readers will have their fill of Nate's wisecracks and school day shenanigans in this giant collection of hilarious comic strips. Big Nate's Greatest Hits collects three bestselling e-book only collections-- Big Nate Makes a Splash, Big Nate Dibs on This Chair , and Big Nate Pray for a Fire Drill --in this supersized paperback edition. Eleven-year-old Nate Wright is no one-hit wonder. He’s the king of ...
So Long, Insecurity: You've Been a Bad Friend to Us
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
2011 Retailers Choice Award winner! Perhaps one of the biggest issues all women face is their own insecurity. Beth Moore, one of today’s most admired and trusted Christian writers, wants women to be free from the insecurity trap. So Long, Insecurity will strike a chord with women everywhere, as Beth speaks truth into the lives of readers, showing them how to deal with their innermost fears, rediscover their God-given dignity, and develop a ...
Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays (FSG Classics)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
The first nonfiction work by one of the most distinctive prose stylists of our era, Slouching Towards Bethlehem remains, forty years after its first publication, the essential portrait of America— particularly California—in the sixties. It focuses on such subjects as John Wayne and Howard Hughes, growing up a girl in California, ruminating on the nature of good and evil in a Death Valley motel room, and, especially, the essence of San ...
I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One
Pamela Blair PhD
Now there is a hand to hold... Each year about eight million Americans suffer the death of someone close to them. Now for thse who face the challenges of sudden death, there is a hand to hold, written by two women who have experienced sudden loss. This updated edition of the best-selling bereavement classic will touch, comfort, uplift and console. Authors Brook Noel and Pamela D. Blair, Ph.D. explore sudden death and offers a comforting hand ...
The Last Time We Say Goodbye
From New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Hand comes a gorgeous and heart-wrenching story of love, loss, and letting go. Since her brother, Tyler, committed suicide, Lex has been trying to keep her grief locked away, and to forget about what happened that night. But as she starts putting her life, her family, and her friendships back together, Lex is haunted by a secret she hasn't told anyone—a text Tyler sent, that could have changed ...
Mr. Food Test Kitchen's Hello Taste, Goodbye Guilt!: Over 150 Healthy and Diabetes Friendly Recipes
Mr. Food Test Kitchen
American Diabetes Association
Mr. Food has been delivering recipes, cooking tips, and kitchen techniques to television audiences for more than 30 years. Now, he and the Mr. Food Test Kitchen have again teamed up with the American Diabetes Association for their fifth project; a brand new cookbook filled with recipes that are nearly too good to be true! Perfect for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes, Hello Taste, Goodbye Guilt is a collection of unbelievable meals and ...
Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel
Back Bay Books
Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom. Then Bernadette disappears. It began when Bee aced her report card and claimed her promised reward: a family trip to Antarctica. But Bernadette's intensifying allergy to ...
Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey
Marie Mutsuki Mockett
W. W. Norton & Company
How does one cope with overwhelming grief? Marie Mutsuki Mockett's family owns a Buddhist temple 25 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In March 2011, after the earthquake and tsunami, radiation levels prohibited the burial of her Japanese grandfather's bones. As Japan mourned thousands of people lost in the disaster, Mockett also grieved for her American father, who had died unexpectedly. Seeking consolation, Mockett is ...
Margaret Wise Brown
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room--to the picture of the three little bears sitting in chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one--he says goodnight. In this classic of modern children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and ...
Farewell to Manzanar
James D. Houston
Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp--with 10,000 other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy Scouts, sock hops, baton twirling lessons and a dance band called the Jive Bombers who would play any popular song except the nation's #1 hit: "Don't Fence Me In." Farewell ...
The Long Goodbye
Marlowe befriends a down on his luck war veteran with the scars to prove it. Then he finds out that Terry Lennox has a very wealthy nymphomaniac wife, who he's divorced and re-married and who ends up dead. and now Lennox is on the lam and the cops and a crazy gangster are after Marlowe.
In New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards’s latest heart-pounding thriller, a woman must uncover a murderer—or risk being the next victim of a vicious killer. When Riley Cowan finds her estranged husband Jeff dead in his palatial home, she’s sure it’s no coincidence. The police rule it a suicide, but Riley thinks someone’s out for blood—specifically someone Jeff’s father ripped off in one of the biggest financial fraud ...
I Kissed Dating Goodbye
Joshua Harris's first book, written when he was only 21, turned the Christian singles scene upside down...and people are still talking. More than 800,000 copies later, I Kissed Dating Goodbye , with its inspiring call to sincere love, real purity, and purposeful singleness, remains the benchmark for books on Christian dating. Now, for the first time since its release, the national #1 bestseller has been expanded with new content and updated for ...
Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship
Purpose Driven Romance The last thing singles want is more rules. But if you’re looking for an intentional, God-pleasing game plan for finding a future spouse, Joshua Harris delivers an appealing one. A compelling new foreword, an all-new “8 Great Courtship Conversations” section, and updated material throughout makes this five-year revision of the original Boy Meets Girl a must-have! Harris illustrates how biblical courtship—a ...
Say Good Night to Insomnia: The Six-Week, Drug-Free Program Developed At Harvard Medical School
Gregg D. Jacobs
The bestselling guide to curing insomnia without drugs by "a pioneer" of the field, now updated with the latest research ( The Wall Street Journal ) For the past ten years, sleep-deprived Americans have found natural, drug-free relief from insomnia with the help of Dr. Gregg D. Jacobs’s Say Good Night to Insomnia . Jacobs’s program, developed and tested at Harvard Medical School and based on cognitive behavioral therapy, has been shown ...
No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving The Suicide Of A Loved One
Suicide would appear to be the last taboo. Even incest is now discussed freely in popular media, but the suicide of a loved one is still an act most people are unable to talk about--or even admit to their closest family or friends. This is just one of the many painful and paralyzing truths author Carla Fine discovered when her husband, a successful young physician, took his own life in December 1989. And being unable to speak openly and honestly ...
Help Me Say Goodbye: Activities for Helping Kids Cope When a Special Person Dies
An art therapy and activity book for children coping with death. Sensitive exercises address all the questions children may have during this emotional and troubling crisis. Children are encouraged to express in pictures what they are often incapable of expressing in words.
Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet
New World Library
From the moment pets come into our lives, we know the day will arrive when we have to say farewell. Still, we are never emotionally prepared for the last adieu. In Goodbye, Friend , Gary Kowalski takes you on a journey of healing, offering warmth and sound advice on how to cope with the death of your pet. Filled with heartwarming stories and practical guidance on such matters as taking care of yourself while mourning, creating rituals to ...
Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography
In this autobiography, first published in 1929, poet Robert Graves traces the monumental and universal loss of innocence that occurred as a result of the First World War. Written after the war and as he was leaving his birthplace, he thought, forever, Good-Bye to All That bids farewell not only to England and his English family and friends, but also to a way of life. Tracing his upbringing from his solidly middle-class Victorian childhood ...
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