books about: nowhere
The Kids from Nowhere
Alaska Northwest Books
From the world-award-winning writer comes the gripping, true story of a group of Alaskan Eskimo students who, despite nearly impossible odds, achieve one of the most stunning educational feats in the history of American education. In 1982, George Guthridge brought his wife and two young daughters to Gambell, Alaska, a small village on the edge of the remote blizzard-swept St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea, one of the harshest and most ...
Nowhere, a story of exile
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte lost her childhood to ethnic cleansing. In 1988, she was a ten year old girl living in the seaside city of Baku, in the Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan. Like any other young girl, she had childhood aspirations, crushes and dreams. That entire life was swept away as the majority Muslim Azeri population drove the minority Christian Armenians out of the country using terror and violence. Her family was forced to flee for ...
Come From Nowhere
In the early hours of July 13, 1977, seven female characters - ranging from a nine-year-old girl and her Greek immigrant mother, to a young chef who is losing her vision, to a brown rat - share the same subway platform. They are unaware that the next 24 hours will see them struggling to find their way home, both literally and metaphorically, when a historic power outage hits the city. In the tradition of Homer's Odyssey and Joyce's Ulysses, ...
Thousand Words Press, 2011
A vibrantly and poignantly illustrated book that focuses on explaining the loss of hair due to chemotherapy. Explains hats, scarves, wigs, going bald in public, and the idea that what is inside of us is far more important than how we look on the outside. Appropriate for ages 3 to 12. One of two books LIVESTRONG.ORG recently recommended to help explain cancer to children.
99 to Nowhere
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Maxx has never known what it felt like to be loved, until, she met a crazy, but handsome, guy named Rio on 99th street. Living homeless and depending on each other until the day they are forced apart, Rio and Maxx do everything in their power to stay together, no matter the consequence
Lost on the Road to Nowhere
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"Lost on the Road to Nowhere" is a family-friendly adventure, recommended for anyone ages 8 and up. In this fast-paced story, four children are stranded all alone in the North Carolina wilderness. They face an untold number of miles of deserted road between them and the medical help they desperately need to find for their parents, who have been badly injured in a wreck on Christmas Eve. As the three brothers and their baby sister climb out of ...
The Sunset Warrior-Erotic Romance Native American Myths and Legends (Nowhere Arizona)
Wicked Muse Publishing, 2012
NEW SPECIAL EDITION (April 2013) PRG'S REVIEWERS CHOICE AWARD WINNER FOR 2011 Can A Myth Change Your Life? Madeline Sayers finds herself in the middle of nowhere. Nowhere, Arizona, that is. Out of the blistering heat of the sun, she sees Devon. Although, in her eyes he is truly magnificent, she fears him. Will he make her tear down the walls that she had built around herself? The seduction is hot and the colors are bright in Nowhere Arizona. ...
Gypsy From Nowhere
Western Publishing Company
Golden Press 1972
Going Nowhere Sideways
Daniel & Daniel Publishers
Going Nowhere Sideways follows the life of Molly Williams through landmark experiences, from young adulthood and Woodstock to middle age and the fall of the Berlin wall. In between come marriages, lovers--both male and female, motherhood, and artistic exploration. Journal extracts provide information about Molly's inner life and her self-exploration.
Nowhere, a Story of Exile
Ms. Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte lost her childhood to ethnic cleansing. In 1988, she was a ten year old girl living in the seaside city of Baku, in the Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan. Like any other young girl, she had childhood aspirations, crushes and dreams. That entire life was swept away as the majority Muslim Azeri population drove the minority Christian Armenians out of the country using terror and violence. Her family was forced to flee ...
Journey to Nowhere
Mary Jane Auch
It is the spring of 1815, and eleven-year-old Remembrance "Mem" Nye is leaving the comforts of her farm in Hartland, Connecticut, to settle in the wilderness of western New York. Lured by the promise of a better life in the Genesee Country, Mem and her family set off in a covered wagon. Here is the story of Mem's unforgettable journey as she becomes separated from her family and then, after being reunited, almost loses them in a flood. The book ...
Amped : Notes from a Go-Nowhere Punk Band
Get In The Van by Rollins is the ultimate punk rock road book. This might, however, be the ultimate punk rock book, period. Jon Resh was a member of Spoke. You've probably never heard of them. He was a never a star. But he records in hilarious, wry, painful, and simple prose, the small victories, minor tragedies and humdrum existence of playing in a band. The pure joy of the bar E, the fumbling attempts with groupies, the hernias and cut ...
Somebody Somewhere: Breaking Free from the World of Autism
In the acclaimed sequel to Nobody Nowhere--in which Donna Williams gives readers a guided tour of life with autism--Williams explores the four years since her diagnosis and her attempts to leave her "world under glass" and live normally. NPR sponsorship.
Right Out of Nowhere
Blue Feather Books, 2013
Roni Oatman belongs to a crew that conducts Search and Rescue Operations for the Forestry Service deep in the Bitterroot Mountains of Idaho. They save lost people, but Roni is a bit lost herself. She’s a loner, who loves a woman she can’t have. Rather than dwell on what is out of reach, she buries herself in her work—or in her other business of training horses. Which, to her chagrin, isn't going so smoothly, either. When the SAR crew is ...
On A Road Going Nowhere
Tommie Crawford is just another guy in another going-nowhere town and his future is as bleak as any other in Jonesville, Texas, Population 3,437. Then, in the middle of the night, the beautiful and dangerous Sally Powell comes out of nowhere - off the highway that’s bypassed Jonesville, off the exit ramp and into his life. That’s when everything changes, when the magic begins. But if his dreams are any indication, not all magic is good, and ...
Adventures in Nowhere
Pineapple Press, 2012
Ten-year-old Danny Ryan refers to his neighborhood as Nowhere because it seems trapped in time, some parts on the verge of rebirth and others slowly falling apart. Among the things falling apart is the Ryan family, dominated by a schizophrenic father who makes every day an adventure. Yet Danny keeps his good humor, seeking escape on the nearby Hillsborough River or in the little community of Sulphur Springs. But Danny’s adventures take a ...
Nowhere to Run
namelos llc, 2012
”How ’bout lettin’ Calvin keep his knees on loan?” ”Meanin’ what?” ”Meanin’ you let him walk, and then his knees owe you. Like maybe he’s favored to win the District Championship next spring. Some dudes are layin’ bets. You say Calvin’s gonna lose. And he does.” ”I own Calvin’s knees.” Norris said the words slowly, like they tasted good in his mouth. He smiled and nodded. ”Okay, Deej. I like that.” He ...
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