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crowded in the middle of nowhere
dr bo brock
What do you do when you have a goat in your kitchen in the middle of the night? Why should you never put a pig in your mouth? With humor and heart, seasoned Texas veterinarian Bo Brock answers these questions and many more in his lighthearted collection of autobiographical essays, crowded in the middle of nowhere. Drawing from decades of work with every imaginable animal, as well as from his time off with his friends and family, Brock admits ...
Forgiven (Firstborn Series-Baxter 2, Book 2)
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Karen Kingsbury has skyrocketed to the top of the CBA charts. With Forgiven, she brings readers the second book in her life-changing Firstborn series. A-list Hollywood actor Dayne Matthews wrestles with the shocking information he learned about his past in Karen's best-selling novel Reunion. Now Dayne must come to terms with the reality of his situation and find both forgiveness and family along the way.
The Little Red Caboose (Little Golden Book)
The Black Stallion
No Flying in the House
Annabel suddenly appeared on Mrs. Vancourt's terrace one day. She looked like an ordinary little girl, but was she? Where did she come from? Who are her parents? What is the mysterious birthmark on her shoulder? Why should she - and nobody else - be able to kiss her elbow? The only one who knows is her guardian, Gloria - a tiny dog just three inches long. It is Gloria's job to protect Annabel and keep her secret - no matter what.
Six Months to Live
When 13-year-old Dawn Rochelle is diagnosed with leukemia, she's scared. While in the hospital undergoing chemotherapy, Dawn meets Sandy, who also has cancer. Dawn and Sandy battle the disease together, and remain best friends even after they both go into remission and return home. But when Sandy gets sick again, Dawn wonders what the future holds both for Sandy and herself.
Little Bear (An I Can Read Book)
Elsa Holmelund Minarik
Meet Little Bear, a friend to millions of children. And meet Mother Bear, who is there whenever Little Bear needs her. When it is cold and snowy outside, she finds just the right outfit for Little Bear to play in. When he goes to the moon, she has a hot lunch waiting for him on his return. And, of course, she never forgets his birthday. This classic from Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak was written in 1957 and remains as beloved today ...
When God Whispers Your Name
Are you ready to hope again? Are you ready to let go of doubt and sorrow? Just listen carefully. God is whispering your name. Somewhere, between the pages of this book and the pages of your heart, God is speaking. And He is calling you by name. Maybe that's hard to believe. Maybe you just can't imagine that the One who made it all thinks of you that personally -- that He keeps your name on His heart and lips. But it's true. In the Bible ...
The Black Stallion Mystery
Scholastic Book Services
Someone's set a treacherous trap for Alec and his horse...When three colts that look amazingly like the Black arrive from Spain, Alec wonders if the Black's legendary sire could actually be alive. And he'll stop at nothing to find out.
"Bemelmans' drawings have put an authentic Paris within the covers of this book. The rhymes in which the tale is told make it one that children will enjoy repeating."--The New York Times. Caldecott Honor Book; ALA Notable Children's Book. Full-color illustrations.
On the Edge of Nowhere
James; as told to Elliott, Lawrence Huntington
Crown Publishers, Inc
Elizabeth Marie Pope
In 1558, while exiled by Queen Mary Tudor to a remote castle known as Perilous Gard, young Kate Sutton becomes involved in a series of mysterious events that lead her to an underground world peopled by Fairy Folk-whose customs are even older than the Druids' and include human sacrifice.
The Man Who Loved Clowns
June Rae Wood
Delrita Jensen, 13, has no friends, and she prefers it that way. She doesn't want anyone to meet her uncle who has Down's syndrome and lives with her family. When her parents are killed in an auto accident, Delrita and her uncle go to live with relatives--and everything changes. Wood has created an engrossing story with a universal theme--the struggle to come of age and find a place in the world.
The Cat Who Turned On and Off
Lilian Jackson Braun
The team of Koko, the brilliant Siamese cat, and Qwilleran, the reporter with the perceptive moustache, is back in action--with an adorable female Siamese, Yum Yum, added to the household. When Qwilleran decides to do a feature story on Junktown, he gets more than he bargained for. Not the dope den he anticipated, Junktown is a haven for antique dealers and collectors--as strange a lot as the crafty reporter has ever encountered. When a ...
The Capture (Animorphs, #6)
Attempting to get more information about the Yeerks, the Human Controllers, Jakes is suddenly taken over by one of the parasitic aliens and becomes one of them, and the Animorphs launch a rescue mission.
Anne Frank and Me
In one moment Nicole Burns's life changes forever. The sound of gunfire at an Anne Frank exhibit, the panic, the crowd, and Nicole is no longer Nicole. Whiplashed through time and space, she wakes to find herself a privileged Jewish girl living in Nazi-occupied Paris during World War II. No more Internet diaries and boy troubles for Nicole-now she's a carefree Jewish girl, with wonderful friends and a charming boyfriend. But when the Nazi ...
In Germany engulfed by war and hatred, the beautiful wife of an influential banker fell in love with a German author. His Jewish heritage led them both to death. The husband who survives her lives on to protect her memory, and their children. And the ring he passes on to his daughter, Ariana von Gotthard, remains a bond of love between them. Separated from her family, and unable to escape Germany, Ariana is finally arrested. A young Nazi officer ...
A Bear Called Paddington
"A bear on Paddington Station?" said Mrs Brown in amazement. "Don't be silly - there can't be." The original story of Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru. The Browns first meet Paddington on a railway station - Paddington station, in fact. He has travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and his hat. The Browns soon find that Paddington is a very unusual bear. Ordinary things - like having a ...
Lafcadio : The Lion Who Shot Back
"You don't have to shoot me," says the young lion. "I will be your rug and I will lie in front of your fireplace and I won't move a muscle and you can sit on me and toast all the marshmallows you want. I love marshmallows." But the hunter will not listen to reason, so what is there for a young lion to do? After eating up the hunter, Lafcadio takes the gun home and practices and practices until he becomes the world's greatest sharp-shooter. ...
The Prayer That Changes Everything: The Hidden Power of Praising God
One of the most wonderful things about God is that He lives in our praise. He's a loving God who wants to be with us. And when we worship Him, He is. Isn't that amazing? Stormie Omartian is the bestselling author of The Power of a Praying books (more than 7 million copies sold), Stormie and Just Enough Light for the Step I'mOn. Stormie and her husband, Michael, have been married for 30 years and have three grown children.
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