books about: journeys
Unabridged CD Audiobook 47 CDs / 54.75 hours long
The Hiding Place
Corrie Ten Boom
World Wide Publications
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.
The Success Principles(TM): How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
William Morrow Paperbacks
Jack Canfield, cocreator of the phenomenal bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul ® series, turns to the principles he's studied, taught, and lived for more than 30 years in this practical and inspiring guide that will help any aspiring person get from where they are to where they want to be. The Success Principles ™ will teach you how to increase your confidence, tackle daily challenges, live with passion and purpose, and realize ...
A Dog's Journey
Macmillan Audio, 2012
Direct sequel to the New York Times and USA Today best-selling A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron. Buddy is a good dog. After searching for his purpose through several eventful lives, Buddy is sure that he has found and fulfilled it. Yet as he watches curious baby Clarity get into dangerous mischief, he is certain that this little girl is very much in need of a dog of her own. When Buddy is reborn, he realizes that he has a new destiny. ...
Game of Thrones fans will love the New York Times bestselling Abhorsen series. Sabriel , the first installment in the trilogy, launched critically acclaimed author Garth Nix onto the fantasy scene as a rising star. Since childhood, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the power of Free Magic, and away from the Dead who refuse to stay dead. But now her father, the Abhorson, is missing, and Sabriel must cross into ...
Hind's Feet on High Places: An Allegory Dramatizing the Journey Each of Us Must Take Before We Can Live in ...
Hannah Hurnard created the story of Much Afraid, a young girl hoping to travel from the Valley of Humiliation to the High Places. Along the way, she meets a number of memorable characters— including the Family of Fearings, Cousin Pride, Mrs. Valiant, Mercy, and Peace. Much Afraid also meets the ever-caring Shepherd, who helps her on her journey, at the end of which she receives a new name: Grace and Glory. This long-time best-seller is an ...
A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron
This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog’s search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, A Dog’s Purpose touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we here? Surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden-haired puppy after a tragically short life as a stray mutt, Bailey’s search for his new life’s meaning leads him into ...
Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption
Katie J. Davis
What would cause an eighteen-year-old old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother’s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends (because the rest of them 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 but didn’t know any of the language? A ...
Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen next! Children and adults alike will giggle with delight as the dots multiply, change direction, and grow in size! Especially remarkable because the adventure occurs on the flat surface of the ...
Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey
Harry Potter: Page to Screen , the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Harry Potter: Film Wizardry , is a lavish and personal look at the entire filmmaking process that transformed J. K. Rowling’s fantasy series into a blockbuster movie franchise. Featuring all-new interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, and Michael Gambon, behind-the-scenes anecdotes from producer David Heyman, production designer Stuart Craig, ...
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 ...
Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie, The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell (Dear America)
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 Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
Linda Sue Park
HMH Books for Young Readers
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families ...
Running for My Life (International Edition): One Lost Boy's Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the ...
Running for My Life is not a story about Africa or track and field athletics. It is about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. It is the American dream come true and a stark reminder that saving one can help to save thousands more. Lopez Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of the Sudanese Civil War to a Nike sponsored athlete on the US Olympic Team. Though ...
The Andalite Chronicles (Elfangor's Journey, Alloran's Choice, An Alien Dies) - Animorphs
Katherine A. Applegate
Elfangor-Sirinial-Shamtul is an Andalite war prince--the one who gave the Animorphs the power to morph. "The Andalite Chronicles" is the story of how this warrior-cadet ended up on planet Earth Ages 9-12. Pub: 12/97. .
Into the Wind: My Six-Month Journey Wandering the World for Life's Purpose
Without a map, 19-year-old Jake Ducey leaves behind a drug-filled life and college basketball scholarship to wander the world and prove we can find our dreams by following our heart. On the outskirts of civilization, often uncertain, without money and near death, he finds that everything he was seeking in the world was within him the whole time. Journeying from Guatemala to Australia, Indonesia to Thailand, and ending with fourteen days of ...
I Am contains spiritual and mystical teachings from enlightened masters in South Africa, Egypt, Bhutan, The Maldives, Italy and Peru. These profound teachings point the way to love, peace, bliss and freedom, encouraging a transformation of consciousness and spiritual awakening.
The Happiest Refugee: My journey from tragedy to comedy
Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. But nothing - not murderous pirates, nor the imminent threat of death by hunger, disease or dehydration as they drifted for days - could quench their desire to make a better life in the country they had dreamed about. Life in Australia was hard, an endless succession of ...
Out of the Devil's Cauldron
Heaven and Earth Media
Have you ever wondered if Satan is real? In his book Out of the Devil's Caldron: A Journey from Darkness to Light , John Ramirez tells the story of how he was trained to be the third-ranked high priest of a satanic cult in New York City-casting powerful witchcraft spells and controlling entire spiritual regions. But what started as a long spiral into the underworld ended in a miraculous encounter with Jesus Christ that changed the course of ...
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