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BLUE HOLE (Ozark Mountains Series (FREE))
RTL & Associates, 2014
Cover by Graphic Design Artist - Cheryl Moon Blue Hole and the SEQUEL River’s Edge are mystery suspense novels set in the Ozark Mountains that have received over (200) five star reviews. ★★★★★ ... In the second novel I aged the two brothers Dub and Tommy who were 12 and 15 in Blue Hole by 50 years and made them grandfathers. They take their grandsons back to Blue Hole where a murder occurred the last time they were there in ...
American Legends: The Life of Solomon Northup
Charles River Editors, 2014
*Includes pictures. *Includes excerpts from Twelve Years a Slave about Northup's life and experiences. *Includes a bibliography for further reading. *Includes a table of contents. “Having been born a freeman, and for more than thirty years enjoyed the blessings of liberty in a free State-and having at the end of that time been kidnapped and sold into Slavery, where I remained, until happily rescued in the month of January, 1853, after ...
Si-cology 1: Tales and Wisdom from Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle
Howard Books, 2013
As you read this book, there are a few things you have to understand: 95 percent of my stories are truthful. Every member of the Robertson family has the God- given gift of storytelling. Hey, when you’ve sat in a duck blind for more than half of your life, you have to figure out some way to pass the time! It’s better than looking at Willie and Jase for six hours! Many of the stories I like to tell happened when I was a young boy or when I ...
The Unknown Uncle
E.J. Bear, 2014
Buck Johnson's simple life is turned upside down with an unforgivable wrong. In an eye for an eye, his desire for revenge is just out of reach. As the adventure of life continues in a new place in an attempt to get away from the constant reminders of what he has lost, he discovers the hope for something new. As healing is almost complete, the past comes back with a vengeance. Finally, with information on his target, he sets out to right a ...
The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 7)
Amulet Books, 2012
Love is in the air--but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine’s Day dance at Greg’s middle school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he’s worried he’ll be left out in the cold on the big night. His best friend, Rowley, doesn’t have any prospects either, but that’s a small consolation. An unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves Rowley the odd man out. But a lot can ...
Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book!
Random House Books for Young Readers
With Dr. Seuss as your guide, learning the alphabet is as easy as A, B, C.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1)
Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant, to the unique curriculum ...
The Harbinger: The Ancient Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future
Frontline Pub Inc
Is it possible... That there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America's future? That this mystery lies behind everything from 9/11 to the collapse of the global economy? That ancient harbingers of judgment are now manifesting in America? That God is sending America a prophetic message of what is yet to come? Before its end as a nation, there appeared in ancient Israel nine specific warnings and omens of national ...
Twelve Years a Slave: Plus Five American Slave Narratives, Including Life of Frederick Douglass, Uncle Tom's ...
, ..., 2014
TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE (Plus MUCH more!) This exciting new release includes the complete text of "Twelve Years a Slave." Read the amazing story of Solomon Northup before (or after) you see the critically-acclaimed movie of 2013. But this collection doesn't stop there. It also includes: * Complete, unabridged texts of the five additional works listed below, all well-known works about slavery in America * An active table of contents for easy ...
Uncle Tom's Cabin
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
The book that shows how to get the job done and deliver results . . . whether you’re running an entire company or in your first management job. Larry Bossidy is one of the world’s most acclaimed CEOs, a man with few peers who has a track record for delivering results. Ram Charan is a legendary advisor to senior executives and boards of directors, a man with unparalleled insight into why some companies are successful and others are not. ...
Tell the Wolves I'm Home: A Novel
Carol Rifka Brunt
Dial Press Trade Paperback
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal • O: The Oprah Magazine • BookPage • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • School Library Journal In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don’t know you’ve lost someone until you’ve found them. NATIONAL ...
I Survived: The Shark Attacks of 1916
Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek? In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast, not far from Chet's hometown of Springfield, New Jersey. Then one day, swimming with his ...
Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
Robert C. Martin
Even bad code can function. But if code isn’t clean, it can bring a development organization to its knees. Every year, countless hours and significant resources are lost because of poorly written code. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Noted software expert Robert C. Martin presents a revolutionary paradigm with Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship . Martin has teamed up with his colleagues from Object Mentor to ...
I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 (I Survived, Book 6)
On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his family. A powerful addition to the gripping I SURVIVED series. The only thing Lucas loves more than football is his Uncle Benny, his dad's best friend at the fire department where they both work. Benny taught Lucas everything about football. So when Lucas's parents decide the sport is too dangerous and he needs to quit, Lucas has to talk to his biggest fan. So the next morning, ...
I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story (I Funny)
Little, Brown and Company
In this follow up to the #1 New York Times bestseller I Funny , middle schooler Jamie Grimm has big dreams of being the best stand-up comic in the world--and he won't let the fact that he's wheelchair-bound stand in his way. After winning the New York state finals in the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic Contest, Jamie's off to Boston to compete in the national semi-finals. But when one of his best buddies runs into trouble at school and a sudden ...
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
J. K. Rowling
Arthur A. Levine Books
Now for the first time ever, J.K. Rowling’s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set! The Harry Potter series has been hailed as “one for the ages” by Stephen King and “a spellbinding saga’ by USA Today. And most recently, The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the “fastest selling book in history.” This is the ultimate Harry Potter collection for Harry Potter ...
Millie McDeevit screamed a scream So loud it made her eyebrows steam. She screamed so loud Her jawbone broke, Her tongue caught fire, Her nostrils smoked... Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous new book of poems and drawings by the creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic. Here you will also meet Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O'Dare, the dancin' bear; the ...
The Silver Star: A Novel
The Silver Star, Jeannette Walls has written a heartbreaking and redemptive novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world—a triumph of imagination and storytelling. It is 1970 in a small town in California. “Bean” Holladay is twelve and her sister, Liz, is fifteen when their artistic mother, Charlotte, a woman who “found something wrong with every place she ever lived,” takes off to find herself, leaving ...
12 Years a Slave: Illustrated Edition (Includes Additional Slave Narratives, including Uncle Tom's Cabin)
Maplewood Books, 2014
Now a Major Motion Picture Twelve Years a Slave tells the remarkable true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped in Washington D.C. in 1841 and sold into slavery—for twelve years. Included this edition of 12 Years a Slave are: The complete unabridged text of Solomon Northup's Twelve Years a Slave , as well as the original classic illustrations, perfectly formatted for your Kindle reader. Four additional ...
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