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Song of the Wanderer (The Unicorn Chronicles, Book 2)
Here is the mesmerizing sequel to INTO THE LAND OF THE UNICORNS, Book I of Bruce Coville's popular Unicorn Chronicles series. "The Wanderer is weary," was the message that Cara brought to Luster, and what quickly became her mission. But it is more complicated than simply bringing her grandmother, the Wanderer, back to Luster: the "gates" between Earth and Luster are only open at certain times and only found in particular locations. And ...
The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus, Book 2)
This is the second title in this number one, bestselling spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan. This crazy messed up world of gods and monsters is Percy Jackson's reality, which pretty much sucks for him. Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die. But they're the least of his problems. Because Percy finds himself at a ...
Where the Wind Leads: A Refugee Family's Miraculous Story of Loss, Rescue, and Redemption
Back Cover: “The account of Dr. Chung and his family will inspire you to believe in second chances and miracles and the God who gives them both.” -Max Lucado, New York Times best-selling author My name is Vinh Chung. This is a story that spans two continents, ten decades, and eleven thousand miles. When I was three and a half years old, my family was forced to flee Vietnam in June 1979, a place we had never heard of somewhere in ...
Into The Land of the Unicorns (The Unicorn Chronicles: Book 1)
This is the magical story of Cara, a girl sent on a mission by her grandmother to the land of the unicorns. Only Cara can protect the unicorns and their world from invasion.
Stand tall, Molly Lou Melon
"Leave it to Molly to transform all her 'faults' into marvelous talents.. . . #Catrow's# pictures fill the pages with wild perspectives, goofy-looking kids, and hilarious details. . . . Leaves readers with the feeling that anything can be accomplished if you are the best person you can be and make the most of your gifts." ( Kirkus Reviews ) "What keeps the storytelling fresh is the crisp prose and the heroine's full-spead-ahead determination. ...
The Problem Child (The Sisters Grimm Book 3)
Amulet Books, 2011
In book three of the series, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm tackle their most important mystery: Who kidnapped their parents more than a year ago? Sabrina enters the hideout of the Scarlet Hand, the sinister group of Everafters who are keeping her parents prisoner. She has a chance to rescue her mom and dad but is foiled by the most famous fairy-tale character in the world. With the help of her little sister (who might be tougher than Sabrina ...
The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
After decades of hiding, the evil Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty is back with a vengeance. Alex and Conner Bailey have not been back to the magical Land of Stories since their adventures in The Wishing Spell ended. But one night, they learn the famed Enchantress has kidnapped their mother! Against the will of their grandmother, the twins must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale ...
The Second Diary
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Some people keep diaries that merely record the forgettable tidbits of their daily life. Dorothy Rose Nolte Hughes had one of those. But after her passing, her cherished granddaughter Cherry found another one that proved to be the tell-it-like-it-really-is version. It revealed family secrets that may have otherwise been buried forever; the romantic conspiracies of two generations. Granny's spunk shined radiantly through each page. She'd turned ...
Deadly Decisions II
Ink Game Publication
After a three year prison sentence Keisha Cones is back with a vengeance and is as determined as ever to recover all of her loses; including the love of her life Cameron. The city that once loved Keisha and screamed her name is no longer the same and they want her out! Thick headed Keisha refuses to be pushed out of the city and moves through the streets as if she were made of teflon. Bossing up like never before Keisha assures that her ...
Wendy Lamb Books
"I had everything I needed to run a household: a house, food, and a new family. From now on it would just be me and Sammy–the two of us, and no one else." A tragic accident has turned eleven-year-old Aubrey’s world upside down. Starting a new life all alone, Aubrey has everything she thinks she needs: SpaghettiOs and Sammy, her new pet fish. She cannot talk about what happened to her. Writing letters is the only thing that feels right ...
"A memorable picture book that will speak to children about facing their fears and overcoming them."--Booklist, starred review. "A picture book that will appeal mightily to any child who has quaked at the sounds of a thunderstorm . . ."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. Full-color illustrations.
The Story of Holly and Ivy
Ivy, Holly, and Mr. and Mrs. Jones all have one Christmas wish. Ivy, an orphan, wishes for a real home and sets out in search of the grandmother she's sure she can find. Holly, a doll, wishes for a child to bring her to life. And the Joneses wish more than anything for a son or daughter to share their holiday. Can all three wishes come true? This festive tale is perfectly complemented by beloved Barbara Cooney's luminous illustrations, filled ...
Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother's Secret Ingredient
Editors of Grit Magazine
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Better than butter! Here are 150 sweet and savory recipes for cooking with lard from the editors of Grit magazine. Using lard in cooking dates at least as far back as the 1300s. It is prized by pastry chefs today, and it is an excellent cooking fat because it burns at a very high temperature and tends not to smoke as heavily as many other fats and oils do. Rediscovered along with other healthful animal fats in the 1990s, lard is once again ...
The Unusual Suspects (The Sisters Grimm, Book 2) (Bk. 2)
Harry N. Abrams
In book two of the series, the Sisters Grimm start school at Ferryport Landing Elementary. Daphne’s lucky enough to get Snow White for a teacher—she loves little people—but poor Sabrina’s stuck with Mr. Grumpner and a class of mildly psychotic sixth graders. When Mr. Grumpner is found hanging in a spider’s web, it is up to the Grimms to find the Everafter who did it. If only Sabrina can get over her distrust of all fairy-tale folk. But ...
Beyond Bridalveil Fall (Dwellers of Ahwahnee, Book 1)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Alarmed, I put both my hands on his chest and down into the wounds. I immediately got this feeling in my inner being that the blood flow that was gushing had diminished. I lifted my hands to the top of the laceration and watched as a glowing light spread throughout. It slowly sealed itself together until all that remained was a few pink lines where the claws had gouged him.
A Season of Angels (Cape Light Novels)
Christmas evokes heartfelt songs of joy and devotion. Yet so often we hold back and fail to express our feelings of love and joy to the ones we hold dear. This year, the residents of Cape Light and Angel Island will learn to speak what’s in their hearts… Adele Morgan has made a few mistakes in her life. After a serious medical scare, she realizes that her greatest regret is that she sat idly by while a petty dispute tore her family ...
Christmas with Tucker
The touching prequel to the bestselling novel A Dog Named Christmas The sleeper hit of 2008, A Dog Named Christmas became a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie a year later, seen by more than twelve million people in the United States alone. Now, in Christmas with Tucker, Greg Kincaid brings back one of that book’s most endearing characters, sharing the moving story of George, a young boy dealing with the loss of his father, and the dog that ...
The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living (Compass)
Joseph M. Marshall III
Joseph M. Marshall’s thoughtful, illuminating account of how the spiritual beliefs of the Lakota people can help us all lead more meaningful, ethical lives. Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, The Lakota Way expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and reveals the path to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Joseph Marshall is a member of the Sicunga Lakota Sioux and has dedicated his entire life to the wisdom he learned ...
All the Lovely Bad Ones
Mary Downing Hahn
Travis and his sister, Corey, can’t resist a good trick—so when they learn that their grandmother’s sleepy Vermont inn has a history of ghost sightings, they decide to do a little “haunting” of their own. Scaring the guests proves to be great fun, and before long, the inn is filled with tourists and ghost hunters eager for a glimpse of the supernatural. But Travis and Corey soon find out that they aren’t the only ghosts at Fox Hill ...
Beyond Oria Falls (Dwellers of Ahwahnee) (Volume 2)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Oria is the Golden Queen of the Ahwahneechees and a Dweller of Ahwahnee. Together with her friends she travels back to find out why the Village of Lost Souls cannot find their way home to the West. The Ale is back in this second book full of action packed magic and shapeshifting. Will Oria finally find love and happiness with Grey Wolf or will a new evil threaten her magical world Beyond Oria Falls? Join the Dwellers as they try to keep evil out ...
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