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Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption
Katie J. Davis
What would cause an eighteen-year-old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disobey and disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother’s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends (because they think she has gone off the deep end), and break up with the love of her life, all so she could move to Uganda, where she knew only one person and didn’t even speak the language? A passion ...
Before You Take a Stand ... You Got to Take a Chance. Holden Harris is an eighteen-year-old locked in a prison of autism. Despite his quiet ways and quirky behaviors, Holden is very happy and socially normal---on the inside, in a private world all his own. In reality, he is bullied at school by kids who only see that he is very different. Ella Reynolds is part of the 'in' crowd. A cheerleader and star of the high school drama production, her ...
Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown
Fearless takes you deep into SEAL Team SIX, straight to the heart of one of its most legendary operators. When Navy SEAL Adam Brown woke up on March 17, 2010, he didn’t know he would die that night in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan—but he was ready: In a letter to his children, not meant to be seen unless the worst happened, he wrote, “I’m not afraid of anything that might happen to me on this earth, because I know no ...
Following Atticus LP: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship
Following Atticus is the remarkable true story of a man and a dog embarking on the challenge of a lifetime. This is author Tom Ryan’s inspiring tale of how he and his miniature schnauzer companion, the “Little Buddha” Atticus M. Finch, attempted to scale all forty-eight of New Hampshire’s four thousand foot White Mountains twice in the dead of winter. It is a story of love, loss, and the resilience of the human and animal spirit ...
Les Misérables (Signet Classics)
Victor Hugo's towering novel of Jean Valjean, his unjust imprisonment, and his lifelong flight from a relentless police officer.
Shadow Kiss (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Vampire Academy (Prebound))
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Rose Hathaway knows it is forbidden to love another guardian. Her best friend, Lissa-the last Dragomir princess-must always come first. Unfortunately, when it comes to gorgeous Dimitri Belikov, some rules are meant to be broken . . .
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia
Dark Horse Books and Nintendo team up to bring you The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise. This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more! Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong, Mario, and ...
The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty
Howard Books, 2012
Faith. Family. Ducks—in that order. This book gives readers an up-close and personal, behind-the-scenes look at the family in the exploding A&E show— Duck Dynasty . This Louisiana bayou family operates Duck Commander, a booming family business that has made them millions. You’ll hear all about the Robertson clan from Willie and what it was like growing up in the Robertson household. You’ll sample some of Willie’s favorite family ...
A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
Four days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a 21-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. It was their first mission. Suddenly, a sleek, dark shape pulled up on the bomber’s tail—a German Messerschmitt fighter. Worse, the German pilot was an ace, a man able to destroy the American bomber in the squeeze of a trigger. What happened next would defy ...
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss's wonderfully wise graduation speech is the perfect send-off for children starting out in the world, be they nursery, high school, or college grads! With his trademark use of humorous verse and illustrations, Dr. Seuss addresses the the ups and downs life presents while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within them all. "Don't be fooled by the title of this seriocomic ode to success; it's not 'Climb Every Mountain,' ...
The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease-and the Statin-Free ...
Fair Winds Press
Heart disease is the #1 killer. However, traditional heart disease protocols--with their emphasis on lowering cholesterol--have it all wrong. Emerging science is showing that cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart disease and that standard prescriptions for lowering it, such as ineffective low-fat/high-carb diets and serious, side-effect-causing statin drugs, obscure the real causes of heart disease. Even doctors at leading ...
Everyday Paleo Family Cookbook: Real Food for Real Life (No)
Victory Belt Publishing
The Everyday Paleo Family Cookbook offers guidance on how to bring your family together with the magic of real food. As modern life grows more hectic with each passing day, a part of living the paleo lifestyle is slowing down and enjoying the time we have with family and friends. This cookbook is intended to remind us of how precious these moments are, and that some of the fondest memories can be made while sitting at the dinner table with the ...
Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, 1847 (Dear America Series)
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.
A Time for Dancing
Davida Wills Hurwin
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Sam and Jules - everyone knows that when you see one, the other can't be far behind. Best friends for more than half their lives, the two are practically inseparable. And in the summer before their last year of high school, Sam and Jules are certain that whatever the future brings - college or professional dance careers or both - they'll be ready for it, sharing the triumphs and facing the tears together. But nothing could have prepared them ...
MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST - UPDATED
Discovery House Publishers
Jim Reimann's modernization of the beloved devotional My Utmost for His Highest has introduced tens of thousands of new readers to the classic work of Oswald Chambers. Now, you can bring the challenging, life-changing insights of the updated My Utmost for His Highest to even more readers--through this specially-priced promotional volume. Featuring the complete text of the Discovery House Publishers edition, helpful Scripture and subject indexes, ...
Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
In the first hours there was nothing, no fear or sadness, just a black and perfect silence. Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. He soon learned that many were dead or dying—among them his own mother and sister. Those who remained were stranded on a ...
The Full Plate Diet: Slim Down, Look Great, Be Healthy!
Stuart A. Seale
Slim Down, Look Great, Be Healthy—The Full Plate Diet (TM) is based on eating foods our Moms said we should eat— fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans & peas, and nuts & seeds. You can eat meat—just follow Mom's advice. No yo-yo—you can stay on this diet because you won't feel deprived—won't have to eat tiny portions. You get started by making small changes, not big ones. No hassle—you don't have to count calories, you can shop at ...
Four Feet Tall and Rising: A Memoir
Luigi Francis Shorty Rossi, the tough-talking, fedora-wearing star of Animal Planet’s hit show Pit Boss , may stand only four feet tall but that hasn’t stopped him from living large, becoming a successful businessman and an outspoken advocate for pit bulls, the most misunderstood breed of dog in the world. A third generation dwarf, ex-gang member, and ex-con, Shorty knows what it’s like to be misunderstood and in this candid memoir, he ...
Ansel Adams 2013 Wall Calendar
The 2013 Wall Calendar features thirteen exquisite, high-quality reproductions of Adams' photographs carefully selected and ordered to reflect the changing seasons. These stunning images-majestic mountain vistas, intimate nature studies, and landscapes of the American West-will delight all year long. A classic and popular now as ever, the Ansel Adams Wall Calendar is an elegant addition to any home or office.
Second Helpings (Jessica Darling, Book 2)
Three Rivers Press
“Knowing that I’ve just done something that will take decades off my parents’ lives with worry, you’ll excuse me for not getting into the fa-la-la-la-la Yuletide spirit this year. . . . The only difference between Christmas 2001 and Christmas 2000 is that I don’t have a visit from Hope to look forward to. And Bethany has already packed on some major fetal flab. Oh, and now Gladdie doesn’t need to ask a bizillion questions about my ...
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