books about: honor
A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love. All brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the struggle for power... From the Paperback edition.
House to House: A Soldier's Memoir
Sgt. David Bellavia
Bringing to searing life the terrifying intimacy of hand-to-hand infantry combat, House to House is far more than just another war story. Populated by an indelibly drawn cast of characters, it develops the intensely close relationships that form between soldiers under fire. Their friendships, tested in brutal combat, would never be quite the same. What happened to them in their bloody embrace with America's most implacable enemy is a ...
The Hiding Place
Corrie ten Boom
During the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland, Corrie ten Boom and her family became leaders in the Dutch underground, hiding Jewish people in their home in a specially built room and aiding their escape from the Nazis. For their pains, all but Corrie found death in a concentration camp. Listeners will experience all the fear and tension associated with hiding from the Nazis during World War II.
Millie McDeevit screamed a scream So loud it made her eyebrows steam. She screamed so loud Her jawbone broke, Her tongue caught fire, Her nostrils smoked... Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous new book of poems and drawings by the creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic . Here you will also meet Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O'Dare, the dancin' bear; the ...
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
This Newbery Honor book features magic, adventure, friendship, and even a dragon who can't fly! In the valley of Fruitless Mountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Inspired by these stories, Minli sets off on an extraordinary journey to find the Old ...
BLK STALLION MYSTRY-PA (Black Stallion (Paperback))
Random House Books for Young Readers
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. This series, full of action, excitement, and suspense, has set the pace for horse stories for 60 years.
The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book
Andrews McMeel Publishing
"Watterson re-created the thoughts and feelings of a six-year-old with uncanny accuracy ... Calvin and Hobbes was, simply, the best comic strip." --Charles Solomon, Los Angeles Times Many moons ago, the magic of Calvin and Hobbes first appeared on the funny pages and the world was introduced to a wondrous pair of friends -- a boy and his tiger, who brought new life to the comics page. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of this ...
Culture of Honor: Sustaining a Supernatural Enviornment
Destiny Image, 2009
The Culture of Honor is a book of reformation. It is intended to disrupt our current model of authority. Jesus put it like this in Matthew 20:25-26 But Jesus called them to Himself and said, You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and those who are great exercise authority over them. Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant. Those with power must learn to ...
The Bankroll Squad Trilogy (All 3 books combined Book 1)
SBR Publications, 2013
Read the urban fiction breakthrough series that has garnered over 1,000 positive reviews across Amazon and GoodReads. Many consider these books as one of the best trilogies ever written and contributed to the street fiction genre. For a limited time, download all three books and catch up on some of the most emotional and unpredictable creative writing that you shall ever witness! A must read! If you have never read the Bankroll Squad series, ...
Ashes of Honor
The Dot (Irma S and James H Black Honor for Excellence in Children's Literature (Awards))
Peter H. Reynolds
Candlewick Press (MA)
Vashti says she can't draw, but her teacher thinks she can. She knows that there's creative spirit in everyone and encourages Vashti to sign the angry dot she makes in frustration. This act makes Vashti begin to perceive herself differently and see that where there's a dot, there's a way.
King Bidgood's in the Bathtub (Caldecott Honor Book)
In this delightful story, the king refuses to leave his bathtub and rule the kingdom. “Beauty aside, this also has a panache and sly wit that will please children and their parents, who will be called on to peruse the book again and again.”-- Booklist
Ashes of Honor
It’s been almost a year since October “Toby” Daye averted a war, gave up a county, and suffered personal losses that have left her wishing for a good day’s sleep. She’s tried to focus on her responsibilities — training Quentin, upholding her position as Sylvester’s knight, and paying the bills — but she can’t help feeling like her world is crumbling around her, and her increasingly reckless behavior is beginning to worry even ...
PADDLE-TO-THE-SEA. Caldecott Honor Book 1942
Holling Clancy Holling
Blueberries for Sal [UNABRIDGED] (Audio CD)
One summer day, young Sal and her mother climb Blueberry Hill to pick berries from the many bushes growing there. As her mother fills the pail, Sal fills her tummy with the juicy blueberries. On the other side of the hill, a mother bear and her cub are enjoying the berries, too. Both Sal and the bear cub get tired, though. And when they stop to rest, their mothers keep climbing the hill. The resulting mixup is an adventure that highlights the ...
Tomie De Paola
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.
Sweet Temptation (Men Of Honor Book 2)
“If you could go back and change one moment in your life what would it be?” I expect him to say the week the three of them were held prisoner, but what he says next is something that I will remember for the rest of my life. “It would be to find you sooner, because I would have never let anyone hurt you.” And that was the moment I gave Sawyer Evans my whole heart. *** At 17 years old Grace Morgan had managed to live through ...
The Viking Press
"Bemelmans' drawings have put an authentic Paris within the covers of this book. The rhymes in which the tale is told make it one that children will enjoy repeating." The New York Times"
Zen Shorts (Caldecott Honor Book)
Jon J Muth
Jon J Muth, author of the best-selling book, THE THREE QUESTIONS, has crafted another profound and winning picture book. "Michael," said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. To Addy he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes the boundaries of good and bad. And to Karl he demonstrates ...
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