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Little Pilgrim's Progress: From John Bunyan's Classic
Helen L. Taylor
Fifty-five years ago, Helen L. Taylor took John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress and simplified the vocabulary and concepts for young readers, while keeping the storyline intact. The result was a classic in itself, which has now sold over 600,000 copies. It's both a simple adventure story and a profound allegory of the Christian journey through life, a delightful read with a message kids ages 6 to 12 can understand and remember. A new look and ...
Pilgrim's Progress in Today's English
Retold by James H. Thomas, the best allegory ever written is rewritten in modern English, making it clearer and more forceful to the modern reader (more than 100,000 in print).
Hopeful: Return to Sugarcreek, Book One
Avon Inspire, 2014
In the Amish town of Sugarcreek, love comes in many forms. But will it come at all for Miriam? Miriam Zehr has worked at the Sugarcreek Inn longer than she cares to admit. The restaurant is a favorite of town residents as well as the many tourists who come to taste the famous Amish fare. Though she always tries to have a smile for every customer, deep down Miriam knows something's missing: a family of her own. Miriam has never felt ...
A Hopeful Heart (Heart of the Prairie Book #5)
Bethany House Publishers, 2010
Dowryless and desperate, Tressa Neill applies to the inaugural class of Wyatt Herdsman School in Barnett, Kansas, in 1888. The school's one-of-a-kind program teaches young women from the East the skills needed to become a rancher--or the wife of one. Shy and small for her twenty-two years, Tressa is convinced she'll never have what it takes to survive Hattie Wyatt's hands-on instruction in skills such as milking a cow, branding a calf, riding a ...
Be Mine (Moonlight and Magnolias Novella)
Every year, millions of people wait for love to find them. The glue that holds our loosely strung and sometimes battered souls together, many believe that love will miraculously show up on their doorstep. But destiny isn’t a matter of chance – it’s a matter of choice. As Valentine’s Day approaches, follow the three intertwined love stories of six hopeful souls who will choose their destiny in love and let their hearts fall where they ...
Jessie Jones is living the life--except for the fact that she earns it by working the streets. She's been under pimp Spence's thumb for fourteen years, and she isn't looking to change it. That is, until undercover cop Gabe walks into her life and offers her something she's never had before: a love, a future, a home. But even if Jessie could walk away from Spence, there are darker forces of evil who want her to stay put, or worse, dead. In this ...
Adventure Bible, NIV
Ready for Adventure? Embark on a fun, exciting journey through God’s Word with the NIV Adventure Bible---now in full color throughout! Along the way you’ll meet all types of people, see all sorts of places, and learn all kinds of things about the Bible. Most importantly you’ll grow closer in your relationship with God. Features include: Full color throughout – makes learning about the people, places, and culture of the Bible even more ...
The Pilgrim's Progress in Modern English ( A Pure Gold Classic) (Pure Gold Classics)
Carefully revised in modern English, this modern classic includes Bunyan's original Scripture references plus hundreds of additional references, chapter end-notes to help clarify scriptural and historical references, and an index of words, meanings, titles, characters, and places. 50+ illustrations. Website address and instructions for free audio excerpts download are located on page IV.
A Hopeful Heart (Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel)
In A Hopeful Heart, the first novel of the new Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel series from best-selling author Amy Clipston, Hannah finds herself at a crossroads in her life. Her community offers her love and support after the untimely death of her husband, but an Englisher offers her the chance of a new life after her unexpected tragedy. Wealthy businessman Trey Peterson is surprised by his attraction to the gentle Amish woman who works as ...
The Calligrapher's Bible: 100 Complete Alphabets and How to Draw Them
Barron's Educational Series
Both hobbyists and students of design will value this easy-to-use self-teaching book. Each of its 100 sections shows a complete A-to-Z calligraphy alphabet, with lessons on correct pen strokes and advice on avoiding errors. Beginners will find sound basic instruction, while experienced calligraphers can extend their repertoire with letter styles that range from classic Roman to clean and elegant contemporary styles. In addition to analysis of ...
Suddenly a Spy
Booktrope Editions, 2011
On her wedding day, Veronica Sinclair thinks she has it all: the loving family, the Vera Wang dress, the hunky husband. But then a mysterious and beautiful woman shows up at the reception, suggesting Veronica’s new hubby isn’t exactly who he says he is. As if that weren't enough, Veronica and Richard must flee gunmen in the middle of their honeymoon, convincing Veronica she got more than she bargained for when she said, “I do.” Thrown ...
Be Hopeful (1 Peter): How to Make the Best of Times Out of Your Worst of Times (The BE Series Commentary)
David C. Cook, 2010
In Scripture, hope means the promise of salvation for those who have accepted God and His Son's death and resurrection. Christians who possess this hope and live as though then possess it will learn godly submission, holy living, and harmony with other believers. These qualities will prepare them for what Peter pains in his epistle as inevitable—suffering and persecution. Though Peter is writing to warn a people who would soon be under the ...
Blue Coyote Motel (Coyote Series Book 1)
Dianne Harman, 2013
A finalist in Chanticleer's CLUE Awards. A quarter finalist in Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award contest and Book of the Month - Goodreads Psychological Thrillers & e-thriller! Would you take an anti-aging hormone? What if you could keep your youth? If someone you knew was terrified of aging, and you'd invented the hormone, would you give it to them? Even if it meant discovery would cause you to lose your chance of winning the Nobel Prize? ...
Ever Hopeful (Evers, Texas)
Fate and second chances… Laura Kensington knows it’s now or never. If she doesn’t leave her abusive husband, not only is her life in danger but the life of her unborn child is as well. But even after the monster she married dies suddenly, Laura realizes she can never escape his family, the ruthless and dangerous Kensington clan, who consider the baby she’s carrying to be their own. Desperate and determined, she flees to Evers, Texas, ...
The Hodges Harbrace Handbook, 2009 MLA Update Edition
Continuously evolving to address the needs of today's students, the HODGES' HARBRACE HANDBOOK, 17th Edition, guides student writers in developing their understanding of the rhetorical situation. This understanding enables even students with minimal experience or confidence in their writing to learn to write more effectively--to choose the most pertinent information, arrange it well, and use the most appropriate language when writing for any ...
Butterfly Kisses and Wishes on Wings: When someone you love has cancer...a hopeful, helpful book for kids
NOW ALSO AVAILABLE IN SPANISH (softcover) on Amazon.com under "Besos de Mariposa y Deseos con Alas." This award winning children's book, illustrated by Nanci Hersh, award winning artist and cancer survivor, is a listen-to/read-aloud book for children. A beautifully illustrated resource that can be used to educate and support any child who is facing the cancer of a loved one. The story, as told through the eyes of a child, lends itself to a ...
Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes
This fun and fascinating trivia game tests your knowledge of the fruit of the vine. Let the battle begin as players answerquestions in categories such as Vine to Vino (growing grapes, making wine, and world production), Wine Cellar (selecting, storing, and tasting wine), and Cork Culture (wine people, business, arts and science, and trivia). Perfect for those new to the world of wine, but challenging enough for the devoted oenophile, Wine Wars ...
I'm Still Here: A New Philosophy of Alzheimer's Care
A revolutionary new approach to Alzheimer’s care, focusing on a patient’s strengths to maintain connections with others and the world There currently is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease though it can be treated. For the last fifteen years, John Zeisel, Ph.D. has spearheaded a movement to treat Alzheimer’s non-pharmacologically by focusing on the mind’s strengths. I’m Still Here is a guidebook to Dr. Zeisel’s treatment ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Bougainvillea Blues follows a family living in San Diego, CA in the early 1960’s. The dual narrators, Joey at 12 and as an adult, tell the story of a white middle-class boy in suburbia struggling to find the connection between sex and love. Voyeurism became his solution until he meets Gloria, his first girlfriend, on a family vacation in Texas. She shows him that he can be more intimate than the half promises merely watching provide, and that ...
Making Hope Happen: Create the Future You Want for Yourself and Others
Shane J. Lopez Ph.D.
How do some people make good things happen and bounce back from setbacks? Why do they lead happier, healthier, more productive lives? It’s because they have hope—not because of luck, or intelligence, or money. So, what exactly is hope and how can you get it, too? Using discoveries from the largest study of hopeful people ever conducted, world-renowned expert on the psychology of hope Shane J. Lopez, Ph.D., reveals that hope is not just an ...
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