books about: lessons
A Lesson Before Dying (Oprah's Book Club)
Ernest J. Gaines
A Lesson Before Dying , is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shoot out in which three men are killed; the only survivor, he is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, who left his hometown for the university, has returned to the plantation school to teach. As he struggles with his decision whether to stay or escape to another state, ...
Lessons from Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learned While Living in Paris
Jennifer L. Scott
Simon & Schuster
Bring home the chic Parisian world of style and charm When Jennifer Scott arrived at the doorstep of a grand Sixteenth Arrondissement apartment as a foreign exchange student, she was greeted by the woman who would become her mentor and the inspiration for the way she lived long after her time abroad was over. Madame Chic took the casual California teenager under her wing, revealing the secrets of how the French elevate the little things in ...
Rumsfeld's Rules: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War, and Life
The legendary leadership guide, distilled from a lifetime of wisdom and experience in government and business Throughout his long and distinguished career—as a naval aviator, a U.S. Congressman, a top aide to four American presidents, a high-level diplomat, a CEO of two Fortune 500 companies, and the only twice-serving Secretary of Defense in American history—Donald Rumsfeld has collected hundreds of pithy, compelling, and often humorous ...
The Lessons of History
Simon & Schuster
A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, The Lessons of History is the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize–winning historians Will and Ariel Durant. With their accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress, the Durants take us on a journey through history, exploring the possibilities and limitations of humanity over time. Juxtaposing the great lives, ideas, and accomplishments with cycles of war ...
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Stephen R. Covey
In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity--principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities ...
A Lesson in Sacrifice (Lesson Series)
J Connors Publishing, 2012
Book #7 of the Lesson Series After Ginny's last adventure, she was certain that all things supernatural could be explained away with logic. Then she meets Count Nicholas Berchtold. The man is captivating, sexy and desirable, but he also possesses an ability to transport Ginny to another world. A world where she can enjoy incredible sex without any worries. She is certain Nicholas is her man until she meets David Marson. Brooding, handsome and ...
Lessons in Classical Drawing: Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier
The practice of drawing…distilled to its essential elements. In this elegant and inspiring primer, master contemporary artist and author Juliette Aristides breaks down the drawing process into small, manageable lessons; introduces time-tested principles and techniques that are easily accessible; and shares the language and context necessary to understand the artistic process and create superior, well-crafted drawings. The companion DVD ...
Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you'll do something wrong? SRAs DISTAR® is the most successful beginning reading program available to schools across the country. Research has proven that children taught by the DISTAR® method outperform their peers who receive instruction from other programs. ...
The Surfing Lesson
Reagan Arthur Books, 2013
A digital edition short story about a wife coming to terms with her fading marriage, based on a subplot from Elin Hilderbrand's forthcoming novel BEAUTIFUL DAY Margot's reservoir of romantic feelings for her husband Drum is running dry. But while the family is on vacation in Nantucket, Margot finds an opportunity to potentially regain her romantic love for her husband - in the form of Hadley Axelram, his ex-girlfriend. She is counting on ...
Lessons from the Lion, the Ox and their little friends (illustrated) (Four fables from Aesop)
Ripple Digital Publishing, 2012
Four fables from Aesop presented with modern illustrations: The Lion and the Mouse, The Four Oxen and the Lion, The Ant and the Grasshopper and The Frog and the Ox. These are short stories that are fun and easy to read. Each story is summarized with a moral that you might have even heard of.
Lessons from a Grief Diary:Rebuilding Your Life after the Death of a Loved One
When Tony discovered Judy had kept meticulous diaries and journals of the eight years preceding, during and after her husband Bob's death, he proposed the idea of writing a book together. For Tony, a clinical psychologist, Judy's candid letters, journal entries, stories and poems serve as an interesting case study of the process of grief recorded at the time it happened. His comments to her and the reader serve as a guide for all of us, for the ...
Four Leaf Luck (Children's Books about Life Lessons #2, Hard Work) (The Sally Series)
Golden Dot Publishing, 2013
When Sally finds a four-leaf clover, she believes she can make four good luck wishes, and they will all come true, but is it really just luck that makes good things happen, or is it something else? Recommended for Ages 4-8.
A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher
A layabout mutt turned therapy dog leads her owner to a new understanding of the good life. At loose ends with her daughter leaving home and her husband on the road, Sue Halpern decided to give herself and Pransky, her under-occupied Labradoodle, a new leash—er, lease—on life by getting the two of them certified as a therapy dog team. Smart, spirited, and instinctively compassionate, Pransky turned out to be not only a terrific therapist ...
A Lesson in Trust (Lesson Series)
J Connors Publishing, LLC, 2012
Book #6 of the Lesson Series After having lived so many different lives already, Ginny finds it hard to believe there isn't a storyline she can't figure out. That is, until now. Ginny becomes a young woman who has to live in the shadow of a scandal her parents created. Her only option is to move in with an eccentric uncle, far in the north of England. What she discovers at Arden Castle is nothing short of a mystery. Can she convince her love ...
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights ...
The Lesson Plan (Lords of Lancashire)
Circe Press, 2011
This ebook consists of THE LESSON PLAN, a 22,500 word/64 page novella and excerpts from two related short stories, GRACE UNDER FIRE and TAKING LIBERTIES. THE LESSON PLAN is the first novella in the Lords of Lancashire trilogy. The first three chapters of HOT UNDER THE COLLAR, the second Lords of Lancashire novella, are included at the end of this volume. COVER COPY Sometimes, love is the hardest lesson of all... Despite her imminent debut, ...
Lessons in French: A Novel
Simon & Schuster
It’s 1989, the Berlin Wall is coming down, and Kate has just graduated from Yale, eager to pursue her dreams as a fledgling painter. When she receives a job offer to work as the assistant to Lydia Schell, a famous American photographer in Paris, she immediately accepts. It’s a chance not only to be at the center of it all, but also to return to France for the first time since she was a lonely nine-year-old girl, sent to the outskirts of ...
15 Lessons on Personal Success (Collection)
FT Press, 2010
Achieve greatness! Fast, practical ways to overcome your weaknesses, build on your strengths, and supercharge your personal effectiveness Proven techniques for defining your vision, building your credibility, motivating your team, handling surprises and failure, getting answers, finding your passion, living your dream, preserving your integrity, and achieving breakthrough personal performance! From world-renowned leaders ...
Lessons in Truth (Unity Classic Library)
Unity Books, 2011
Foreword by Connie Fillmore, great-granddaughter of Unity's founders, Charles and Myrtle Fillmore. Original material previously removed has been added to this special edition. First presented as a series of articles in Unity Magazine in 1894-95, Lessons in Truth was published in three paperback volumes in 1896-97. In 1903 the book was published as a single volume by Unity School of Christianity. Lessons in Truth is a clear, concise ...
Rules for a Lady (A Lady's Lessons, Book 1)
ePublishing Works!, 2012
Newly Revised. If a lady is to become a Countess, there are rules... #1: A lady does not attempt to come out in London society disguised as her deceased half-sister. #2: A lady does not become enamored of her guardian; even when his masterful kisses and whispered words of affection tempt her beyond all endurance. #3: A lady may not climb barefoot from her bedroom onto a rose trellis, nor engage in fisticuffs with riffraff even if it is to ...
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