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Taylor Trade Publishing
Written at the height of her fame but not published until over a decade after her death, this autobiography of actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) poignantly recounts her childhood as an unwanted orphan, her early adolescence, her rise in the film industry from bit player to celebrity, and her marriage to Joe DiMaggio. In this intimate account of a very public life, she tells of her first (non-consensual) sexual experience, her ...
My Mom - Her Story. Her Words.
Compendium Publishing & Communications
This textured hardcover interview journal will be a gift for Mom that becomes a treasured family heirloom for future generations. Inside are questions to spark the memories of her life: "Mom, what music did you grow up listening to? What was your old neighborhood like? Who were your best friends? Get to know Mom. Laugh with her, hear her stories and memories, and celebrate her life by writing them down in this beautiful little book.
St. Martin's Press
For the first time, ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, Elizabeth Smart reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crime On June 5, 2002, fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a close-knit Mormon family, was taken from her home in the middle of the night by religious fanatic, Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. She was kept chained, dressed in ...
I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for an Answer and Disagreeing the Right Way! ...
Boys Town Pr
NO is RJ s least favorite word . . . and he tries his best to convince his dad, his mom, and his teacher to turn No into Maybe or We ll see or Later or I ll think about it. Even though he doesn t have much success, RJ keeps arguing until his teacher suggests that he try to join her classroom s Say YES to NO Club. If RJ can learn how to accept No for an answer and to disagree appropriately with his teacher and parents, he can add his name to the ...
The Story of My Thinking: Expository Writing Activities for 13 Teaching Situations
Dorothy N Hall
"If students used structures that more closely tracked the movement of their mind, weaving their own slaloms between the twins of knowledge and experience, readers would be more inclined to lean in and vicariously experience that movement of the mind. Wouldn't they?" -Gretchen Bernabei and Dorothy Hall In their signature easy-to-implement style, Gretchen Bernabei and Dorothy Hall offer new options for teaching expository writing that ...
Story of My People
Winner of the 2011 Strega Prize, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy’s declining economy. Starting from his family’s textile factory in Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi examines the recent shifts in Italy’s manufacturing industry. Only one generation ago, Prato was a thriving industrial center that prided itself on craftsmanship and quality. But during the last ...
My Story Can Beat Up Your Story: Ten Ways to Toughen Up Your Screenplay from Opening Hook to Knockout Punch
Michael Wiese Productions
My Story Can Beat Up Your Story! is the same powerful, easy-to-learn system that industry insiders have used to generate millions of dollars in script sales and ?assignments. In a clear, step-by-step fashion, this book is a fun, eye-opening, ?brain-expanding, and often irreverent guide to writing stories that sell. Covering everything from Heroes to Villains, from Theme to Plot Points, from cooking up good ideas to a business plan for smart ...
True Life Stories: My Past Shadows of Fear
Prose Publishing, 2012
Where is Lucy Pocklington? That was the question in the hearts and on the lips of those closest to her. For over 20 years, Lucy was missing and presumed dead, having vanished without a trace after being kicked out of her home by her father at the tender age of fifteen. Like so many people in our world, Lucy has a story - hers is simply different from what one would expect. Walking through the hell of starvation and homelessness, she bypassed ...
The Story of My Life (Signet Classics)
With a new afterword by actress Marlee Matlin Helen Keller' striumph over her blindness and deafness has become one of the most inspiring stories of our time. Here, in a book first published when she was young woman, is Helen Keller's own story- complex, poignant, and filled with love.
Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography
St. Martin's Griffin
A wryly funny and surprisingly moving account of an extraordinary life lived almost entirely in the public eye A teen idol at fifteen, an international icon and founder of the Brat Pack at twenty, and one of Hollywood's top stars to this day, Rob Lowe chronicles his experiences as a painfully misunderstood child actor in Ohio uprooted to the wild counterculture of mid-seventies Malibu, where he embarked on his unrelenting pursuit of a career ...
My Grandma: Her Stories
This textured hardcover book is a gift for Grandmother that becomes a cherished and priceless family heirloom. Inside are questions to spark the memories of her life. Get to know Grandma. Laugh with her, hear her stories and memories, and honor her life by writing them down for future generations.
My Dad: His Story, His Words
This textured hardcover interview journal is a gift for Dad that will be handed down to future generations. Inside are questions to spark the memories of his life. "Dad, kind of house did you grow up in? What was your old neighborhood like? What was the best lesson your Mom and Dad ever taught you?" Get to know Dad. Laugh with him, hear his stories and memories, and celebrate his life by writing them down in this wonderful little book.
There's a Spider in My Shoe! (Silly Rhyming Illustrated Children's Picture eBook)
Fat Moon Books, 2013
Ew! There's a spider in my shoe! There are many things I don't like, but spiders are the worst! Oh, it's not because of their many fuzzy legs or their creepy crawly smiles. No, no. The reason that spiders are the worst is because... Read along in this humorous rhyme to find out why this kid dislikes spiders. Fully illustrated eBook, for ages 2 years and up. Bonus Preview of Otto the Grouchy Owl
A Little Girl In My Room & Other Stories
A Little Girl in my Room & Other Stories is a collection of dark flash fiction by Claire Farrell. This book is Rated R: Adults Only. Some may find the themes addressed disturbing. Content includes child abuse, rape, suicide, murder and violence. This dark fiction collection contains 12 short stories: Skeleton in the Closet and Childlike Bride - What happens to the vulnerable when they are taken advantage of then abandoned? A Friend – A ...
Story of My Feelings
A charming lyrical story and CD from Laurie Berkner that allows kids to explore all their different emotions! "This is the story of when I laugh When I'm feeling happy that's when I laugh And it makes me feel better It makes me feel better You know I feel better After I laugh" Award-winning children's recording artist Laurie Berkner teaches kids to accept all their different feelings with this picture book and CD featuring her popular song, ...
Helen Keller: The Story of My Life (Dover Thrift Editions)
Great story of human courage and dedication recounted in autobiography of a remarkable woman: the magical moment when Miss Keller first recognizes the connection between words and objects, her joy at learning how to speak, friendships with notable figures, her education at Radcliffe and an extraordinary relationship with her inspired teacher, Anne Sullivan.
Earl The Pearl: My Story
Earl “The Pearl” Monroe is a basketball legend whose impact on the game transcends statistics, a player known as much for his unorthodox, “playground” style of play as his championship pedigree. Observers said that watching him play was like listening to jazz, his moves resembling freefloating improvisations. “I don’t know what I’m going to do with the ball,” Monroe once admitted, “and if I don’t know, I’m quite sure the ...
My Fake Fiancé (story #1 from Wedding Flirts! 5 Romantic Short Stories
Short story #1 from the Wedding Flirts! collection (13,000 words.) When Samantha’s invited to a frenemey’s wedding, she can’t show up dateless and pathetic—even though she is dateless and pathetic. So, Sam hires a hottie to pose as her perfect fiancé. But when he needs her to return the favor, Sam starts wishing the fake relationship was real. Can they turn their lies into love? This is one of the short stories from Wedding Flirts! ...
My Big Book of Catholic Bible Stories
My Big Book of Catholic Bible Stories is a Catholic family treasure! With almost 200 stories, this book is an excellent resource for children and families to grow together in their faith and knowledge of Catholic tradition. It uses selections from the actual text of the highly respected and readable New Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition, including stories from the Deuterocanonical Books. Along with stories from actual Bible ...
Story of My Life
In his breathlessly paced new novel Jay McInerney revisits the nocturnal New York of Bright Lights, Big City. Alison Poole, twenty going on 40,000, is a budding actress already fatally well versed in hopping the clubs, shopping Chanel falling in and out of, lust, and abusing other people's credit cards. As Alison races toward emotional breakdown, McInerney gives us a hilarious yet oddly touching portrait of a postmodern Holly Golightly coming to ...
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