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Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
Immaculee Ilibagiza, Steve Erwin

Hay House, 2007

Immaculee Ilibagiza grew up in a country she loved, surrounded by a family she cherished. But in 1994 her idyllic world was ripped apart as Rwanda descended into a bloody genocide. Immaculee’s family was brutally murdered during a killing spree that lasted three months and claimed the lives of nearly a million Rwandans. Incredibly, Immaculee survived the slaughter. For 91 days, she and seven other women huddled silently together in the ...
  
  











  



  
The Duck Commander Family 2014 Day-to-Day Calendar: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty
Willie & Korie Robertson

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2013

Members of the Robertson family are the stars of A&E's hit show Duck Dynasty. This calendar is based on Willie and Korie Robertson's book. Learn about the Robertson family beyond what you know from A&E's hit show Duck Dynasty. In this calendar based on the book The Duck Commander Family, Willie shares what it was like for him and his brothers growing up, how Phil and Kay put food on the table, how their faith sustained them, and of ...
  
  











  



  
The Jesus Storybook Bible Deluxe Edition
Sally Lloyd-Jones

Zonderkidz, 2009

Every Story Whispers His Name The award-winning Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to discover---through full-color illustrations and three read-along CDs---that Jesus is at the center of God's great story of salvation... and at the center of their story, too. This beautifully crafted deluxe edition, with ribbon marker and audio CDs, is a wonderful gift and sure to become a family treasure.
  
  











  



  
Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown
Eric Blehm

WaterBrook Press, 2012

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Wonder
R. J. Palacio

Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012

I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER , now a #1  New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas ...
  
  











  



  
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Laura Hillenbrand

Random House, 2010

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE •  Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, ...
  
  











  



  
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Barbara Demick

Spiegel & Grau, 2010

A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens   Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick follows the lives of six North Korean citizens over fifteen years—a chaotic period that saw the death of Kim Il-sung, the rise to power of his son Kim Jong-il, and a devastating famine that killed ...
  
  











  



  
The Walking Dead: Compendium One
Robert Kirkman

Image Comics, 2009

Part of the "New York Times Best Seller" series, this title collects "The Walking Dead numbered 1-48".
  
  











  



  
Redeeming Love
Francine Rivers

Fanfare, 1991

Can God’s Love Save Anyone? Bestselling author Francine Rivers skillfully retells the biblical love story of Gomer and Hosea in a tale set against the exciting backdrop of the California Gold Rush. The heroine, Angel, is a young woman who was sold into prostitution as a child. Michael Hosea is a godly man sent into Angel’s life to draw her into the Savior’s redeeming love. This remarkable novel has sold over a million copies and is ...
  
  











  



  
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Alfred Lansing

Basic Books, 1999

The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and ...
  
  











  



  
Gifted Hands [VHS]
Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey

Zondervan, 1992

From the pages of his best-selling book, Gifted Hands, Dr. Ben Carson comes to life in this even more inspiring video. Instead of having to imagine the man and his world, you can actually see and hear Ben Carson at home with his family and watch his gifted hands during surgery. You can observe him encouraging school children to try to be all that they can be. And you can accompany him on his professional rounds at Johns Hopkins University ...
  
  











  



  
The Hiding Place
John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill, ...

Chosen, 2006

Corrie ten Boom was a woman admired the world over for her courage, her forgiveness, and her memorable faith. In World War II, she and her family risked their lives to help Jews escape the Nazis, and their reward was a trip to Hitler's concentration camps. But she survived and was released--as a result of a clerical error--and now shares the story of how faith triumphs over evil. For thirty-five years Corrie's dramatic life story, full of ...
  
  











  



  
Parenting
Amber Dusick

Harlequin Non-Fiction, 2013
  
  











  



  
The Walking Dead: Compendium Two
Robert Kirkman

Image Comics, 2012

Returning with the second eight volumes of the fan-favorite, New York Times bestseller series, The Walking Dead, collected into one massive paperback collection! This is the perfect collection for any fan of the Emmy Award-winning television series on AMC: over one-thousand pages chronicling the next chapter of Robert Kirkman's Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror - beginning with Rick Grimes' struggle to survive after the ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
Ingri d'Aulaire

Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 1980

Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick Here are the immortals of Olympus—the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece—as freshly described as if they were alive today.             Mighty Zues with his fistful of thunderbolts; mischievous little Hermes; grey-eyed Athena, godess of wisdom; Asclepius, the first physician; Orpheus and his beloved Euridice; Helios the sun, crossing the heavens in his ...
  
  











  



  
Running for My Life: One Lost Boy's Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games
Lopez Lomong, Mark Tabb

Oasis Audio, 2012

A Christian church service is raided by a squad of armed soldiers. The parishioners are forced to lie down on the ground while soldiers forcibly take children from their mothers’ arms. It is 1991 in war-torn southern Sudan. The young prisoners endure weeks of harsh captivity and are given one option—become a child soldier—to survive the one-room prison where scores of young boys slept, lived, and died from dysentery. One night, however, a ...
  
  











  



  
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
Shel Silverstein

HarperCollins, 2014

Where the Sidewalk Ends turns forty! Celebrate with this anniversary edition that features an eye-catching commemorative red sticker. This classic poetry collection, which is both outrageously funny and profound, has been the most beloved of Shel Silverstein's poetry books for generations. Where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. There you'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the ...
  
  











  



  
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault

Little Simon, 1991

A long-time favorite children's story is narrated in lively fashion, and features the voice and music of Ray Charles.
  
  











  



  
Dear Lilly: From Father to Daughter: The Truth about Life, Love, and the World We Live in
Peter Greyson

iUniverse.com, 2009

A father offers his advice, opinions, and the many useful stories gleaned from his past experiences in order to help his beloved daughter not only survive, but thrive in the dangerous and unpredictable world of young adulthood. From the pen of a former abused child, drug addict, womanizing frat boy, and suicidal depressive, comes forth the emotionally stirring account of a young man's battle with crippling inner demons and his eventual road ...
  
  











  



  
The Action Bible
David C. Cook

David C. Cook, 2010

Here’s the most complete picture Bible ever! And it features a captivating, up-to-date artwork style—making it the perfect Bible for today’s visually focused culture.   The Action Bible presents 215 fast-paced narratives in chronological order, making it easier to follow the Bible’s historical flow—and reinforcing the build-up to its thrilling climax.   The stories in The Action Bible communicate clearly and forcefully to ...
  
  











  








   



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