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One for the Murphys
Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Nancy Paulsen Books, 2012

A moving debut novel about a foster child learning to open her heart to a family's love Carley uses humor and street smarts to keep her emotional walls high and thick. But the day she becomes a foster child, and moves in with the Murphys, she's blindsided. This loving, bustling family shows Carley the stable family life she never thought existed, and she feels like an alien in their cookie-cutter-perfect household. Despite her resistance, the ...
  
  











  



  
The Cross and the Switchblade
Elizabeth Sherrill, John Sherrill, ...

Jove Publications, 1986

The tortured face of a young killer, one of seven boys on trial for a brutal murder, started country preacher David Wilkerson on his lonely crusade to the most dangerous streets in the world. Violent gangs ruled by warlords, drug pushers and pimps held the streets of New York's ghettoes in an iron grip. It was into this world that David Wilkerson stepped, armed only with the simple message of God's love and the promise of the Holy Spirit's ...
  
  











  



  
Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay: Tools and Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures
Katherine Dewey

Potter Craft, 2008
  
  











  



  
Because of Mr. Terupt
Rob Buyea

Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2010

Features seven narrators, each with a unique story, and each with a different perspective on what makes their teacher so special. It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School. There’s . . . Jessica, the new girl, smart and perceptive, who’s having a hard time fitting in; Alexia, a bully, your friend one second, your enemy the next; Peter, class prankster and troublemaker; Luke, the brain; Danielle, who ...
  
  











  



  
Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter
James Gurney

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2010

From New York Times best-selling author of the Dinotopia series, James Gurney, comes a carefully crafted and researched study on color and light in paintings. This art instruction book will accompany the acclaimed Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist. James Gurney, New York Times best-selling author and artist of the Dinotopia series, follows Imaginative Realism with his second art-instruction book, Color and Light: ...
  
  











  



  
Nobody's Perfect (Rescue Me Saga #3)

Kallypso Masters LLC, 2012

Why would someone choose the BDSM lifestyle of consensual bondage, discipline, dominance, submission, sado-masochism as a means to heal from a traumatic and abusive past? PRAISE FOR NOBODY’S PERFECT: …(W)hen a book can move you, make you connect, engage you to the point that it feels as if you know these characters and you care so much for their well-being, not just for their happily ever after…then that is greatness! (Francesca, ...
  
  











  



  
Wonder

Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012

The extraordinary #1  New York Times  bestseller that has captivated over 1 million readers and inspired a movement to choose kind. 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 ...
  
  











  



  
Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay: Tools and Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures
Katherine Dewey

Potter Craft, 2008

Polymer-clay crafters everywhere can learn how to sculpt realistic 6"-8" figures using the author's simple techniques. A well-known polymer clay teacher and sculptor, she shares a wealth of information that's accessible even to beginning sculptors. She covers the essentials, the fundamentals of figurative modelling and how to make the tools that will ensure success. She shows readers how to recreate faces and expressions, torsos, legs, hands and ...
  
  











  



  
The Running Dream
Wendelin Van Draanen

Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2011

Winner of the 2012 Schneider Family Book Award Jessica thinks her life is over when she loses a leg in a car accident. She's not comforted by the news that she'll be able to walk with the help of a prosthetic leg. Who cares about walking when you live to run? As she struggles to cope with crutches and a first cyborg-like prosthetic, Jessica feels oddly both in the spotlight and invisible. People who don't know what to say, act like she's not ...
  
  











  



  
Front & Center (Book 2 of The Back-Up Series)
A.M. Madden

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

AMAZON BEST SELLING AUTHOR Warning: This book is meant for mature readers who are 18+. It contains explicit language, and graphic sexual content. Jack was a rock star on the way to fame. Leila was following her dream and joining his band as a back-up singer. An insane attraction sparked between them that they couldn't deny.  Attraction quickly led to so much more. They ignored all the ...
  
  











  



  
Executive Toughness: The Mental-Training Program to Increase Your Leadership Performance
Jason Selk

McGraw-Hill, 2011

Take your professional game to the next level—in 100 seconds o r less! People with inborn talent may be good at what they do—but only the mentally tough reach the highest plateaus in their field. And here’s the best news of all: mental toughness is something anyone can learn. Director of mental training for the St. Louis Cardinals and a top-tier executive coach, Dr. Jason Selk knows everything there is to know about developing the ...
  
  











  



  
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon
Patty Lovell

G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2001

"Leave it to Molly to transform all her 'faults' into marvelous talents.. . . #Catrow's# pictures fill the pages with wild perspectives, goofy-looking kids, and hilarious details. . . . Leaves readers with the feeling that anything can be accomplished if you are the best person you can be and make the most of your gifts." ( Kirkus Reviews ) "What keeps the storytelling fresh is the crisp prose and the heroine's full-spead-ahead determination. . ...
  
  











  



  
Madeline
Ludwig Bemelmans

The Viking Press, 1967

"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"
  
  











  



  
Eagle Strike (Alex Rider Adventure)
Anthony Horowitz

Puffin Books, 2006

Sir Damian Cray is a philanthropist, peace activist, and the world's most famouspop star. But still it's not enough. He needs more if he is to save the world. Trouble is, only Alex Rider recognizes that it's the world that needs saving from Sir Damian Cray. Underneath the luster of glamour and fame lies a twisted mind, ready to sacrifice the world for his beliefs. But in the past, Alex has always had the backing of the government. This time, ...
  
  











  



  
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwell's Class Adventures)
Julie Danneberg

Charlesbridge, 2000

Everyone knows that sinking feeling in the pit of the stomach just before diving into a new situation. Sarah Jane Hartwell is scared and doesn't want to start over at a new school. She doesn't know anybody, and nobody knows her. It will be awful. She just knows it. With much prodding from Mr. Hartwell, Sarah Jane reluctantly pulls herself together and goes to school. She is quickly befriended by Mrs. Burton, who helps smooth her jittery ...
  
  











  



  
All-of-a-Kind Family

Yearling, 2011

Meet the All-of-a-Kind  Family -- Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie -- who live with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century. Together they share adventures that find them searching for hidden buttons while dusting Mama's front parlor and visiting with the peddlers in Papa's shop on rainy days. The girls enjoy doing everything together, especially when it involves holidays and surprises. But no one could have ...
  
  











  



  
The Dot
Peter H. Reynolds

Candlewick, 2003

With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark - and follow where it takes us. Her teacher smiled. "Just make a mark and see where it takes you." Art class is over, but Vashti is sitting glued to her chair in front of a blank piece of paper. The words of her teacher are a gentle invitation to express herself. But Vashti can’t draw - she’s no ...
  
  











  



  
Ish (Creatrilogy)
Peter H. Reynolds

Candlewick, 2004

A creative spirit learns that thinking "ish-ly" is far more wonderful than "getting it right" in this gentle new fable from the creator of the award-winning picture book THE DOT. Ramon loved to draw. Anytime. Anything. Anywhere. Drawing is what Ramon does. It¹s what makes him happy. But in one split second, all that changes. A single reckless remark by Ramon's older brother, Leon, turns Ramon's carefree sketches into joyless struggles. ...
  
  











  



  
The Cadet Edition Of The Cruel Sea
Nicholas Monsarrat

Cassell, 1900
  
  











  








   



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