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Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals ...
Rachel Lloyd

Harper, 2011

"Powerfully raw, deeply moving, and utterly authentic. Rachel Lloyd has turned a personal atrocity into triumph and is nothing less than a true hero. . . . Never again will you look at young girls on the street as one of 'those' women—you will only see little girls that are girls just like us." —Demi Moore, actress and activist  With the power and verity of First They Killed My Father and A Long Way Gone , Rachel Lloyd’s riveting ...
  
  











  



  
All of a Kind Family
Sydney Taylor, Helen John

Taylor Productions, 1994

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Beauty for Ashes
Joyce Meyer

Harrison House Inc, 1995

Many people seem to have it all together outwardly, but inside they are wrecks. Their pasts have broken, crushed and wounded them inwardly. Bible teacher Joyce Meyer says they can be healed. . Isaiah 61 reveals that the Lord came to heal the brokenhearted. He wants to heal victims of abuse! Joyce Meyer is a victim of the physical and sexual abuse she suffered as a child. Yet today she has a nationwide ministry of emotional healing to others like ...
  
  











  



  
The Monster at the End of This Book
Jon Stone

Golden Books, 2003

By all accounts, this book is a favorite among toddlers and adults alike. Generations will recall their first time reading along as lovable, furry old Grover begs the reader not to turn the page . . . for a monster is at the end of the book! But, of course, the monster is none other than Grover himself. A classic, not to be missed.
  
  











  



  
For Laci
Sharon Rocha

Random House Audio, 2005

Laci Rocha Peterson, 8 months pregnant, was last seen by her sister, Amy, in the late afternoon of December 23, 2002. She spoke to her mother, Sharon Rocha, at 8:30 p.m. that night. This would be the last time anyone from her immediate family ever spoke to her. A search began which lasted an agonizing four months. Sadly, Laci Peterson and her son Conner were found dead on the shores of San Francisco Bay on April 18, 2003. Her husband, Scott, ...
  
  











  



  
Words
Ginny L Yttrup

B&H Books, 2011

"I collect words. I keep them in a box in my mind. I'd like to keep them in a real box, something pretty, maybe a shoe box covered with flowered wrapping paper. Whenever I wanted, I'd open the box and pick up the papers, reading and feeling the words all at once. Then I could hide the box. But the words are safer in my mind. There, he can't take them." Ten-year old Kaylee Wren doesn't speak. Not since her drug-addled mother walked ...
  
  











  



  
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs (Viking Kestrel picture books)
Jon Scieszka

Viking Children's Books, 1990

You may think you know the story of the three little pigs and the big bad wolf - but only one person knows the real story, and that person is a wolf. His tale starts with a birthday cake for his dear old granny, a bad head cold and a bad reputation.
  
  











  



  
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning (Chicken Soup for the Soul)
Jack Canfield

Health Communications, 1997

Some minor shelf wear; otherwise excellent condition.
  
  











  



  
Stronger
Jeff Bauman, Bret Witter

Grand Central Publishing, 2014

When Jeff Bauman woke up on Tuesday, April 16 th , 2013 in the Boston Medical Center, groggy from a series of lifesaving surgeries and missing his legs, the first thing he did was try to speak. When he realized he couldn't, he asked for a pad and paper and wrote down seven words: "Saw the guy. Looked right at me," setting off one of the biggest manhunts in the country's history. Just thirty hours before, Jeff had been at the finish line of the ...
  
  











  



  
Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings
Michelle Knight

Weinstein Books, 2014

Michelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed by Gina DeJesus in 2004. Their escape on May 6, 2013, made headlines around the world.    Barely out of her own tumultuous childhood, Michelle was estranged from her family and ...
  
  











  



  
The Cat, the Vagabond and the Victim: A Cats in Trouble Mystery

NAL, 2014

Heir of the cat... When Clyde the cat travels two hundred miles back home only to find his former owner dead, the story makes national news. While everyone seems eager to tell Clyde’s incredible tale, someone needs to step up to care for him. Because the media attention is creating chaos at the local shelter, cat quilter Jillian Hart agrees to foster the loyal orange tabby, hoping his location is kept secret. But while the media circus ...
  
  











  



  
The Missing Piece
Shel Silverstein

HarperCollins, 1995

Hardcover Publisher: HarperCollins; 1st edition (1995) Language: English ISBN-10: 0590257617 ISBN-13: 978-0590257619 Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 7.1 x 0.6 inches Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  
  











  



  
Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Breaking the Ties That Bind (Norton Professional Book)
Amy J. L. Baker

W. W. Norton & Company, 2007

An examination of adults who have been manipulated by divorcing parents. Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) occurs when divorcing parents use children as pawns, trying to turn the child against the other parent. This book examines the impact of PAS on adults and offers strategies and hope for dealing with the long-term effects.
  
  











  



  
And Then Came The Angels
Beth Gayle

Whitman Publishing, LLC, 2012

Richard Gipson Gayle and his family had the world on a string. "Gip" was a star student-athlete; active in school, sports, church, and youth groups; just starting college and already making new friends. Dad's business was booming, Mom had just started a dream job, and younger brother Taylor was about to follow in Gip's footsteps in high school. Then the unimaginable happened — a horrific hunting accident in rural Georgia — the news no ...
  
  











  



  
Snowmen at Night
Caralyn Buehner

Scholastic, 2005

CD has audio for the book Snowmen at Night.
  
  











  



  
Portraits of Guilt
Jeanne Boylan

Atria, 2000

Inside the investigations of the deadly crimes that have shocked our nation -- the Polly Klaas kidnapping, Susan Smith's drownings of her own children, the Oklahoma City bombing -- one woman is the investigative world's secret weapon. You've seen her work: it was her composite sketch that revealed the face of the Unabomber, her hand that put a profile on Oklahoma City's John Doe II, her "dead ringers" that led to resolutions of those and other ...
  
  











  



  
Not for Sale 1st (first) edition Text Only
David Batstone, 2007
  
  











  



  
Miracle for Jen: A Tragic Accident, a Mother's Desperate Prayer, and Heaven's Extraordinary Answer
Linda Barrick

christianaudio, 2012

On the night of November 5, 2006, the Barrick family was driving home from church when their van was struck by a drunk driver. Fifteen-year-old Jen suffered multiple skull fractures and severe brain trauma and was not expected to survive the night. But against all odds, she did. As she lingered in a coma, doctors warned that if Jen ever woke up, she would be cursing and screaming in confusion due to her brain injuries. Instead, after five weeks ...
  
  











  



  
In Her Wake: A Child Psychiatrist Explores the Mystery of Her Mother's Suicide
Nancy Rappaport

Basic Books, 2009

In 1963, Nancy Rappaport’s mother committed suicide after a bitter divorce and custody battle. Nancy was four years old. As one of eleven children in a prominent Boston family, Nancy struggled to come to terms with the reasons why her mother took her own life. After years spent interviewing family and friends, Rappaport uncovers the story of a conflicted and troubled activist, socialite, and community leader. Drawing on court depositions, her ...
  
  











  



  
Miss America by Day
Marilyn Van Derbur

Oak Hill Ridge Press, 2003

About the Book In this long-awaited book, Marilyn Van Derbur, a former Miss America, tells the story of how she was sexually violated by her prominent, millionaire father from age 5 to age 18. She was 53 years old before she was able to speak the words in public, "I am an incest survivor." She opened the door for tens of thousands of sexual abuse survivors to also speak the words, many for the first time, within their own families and ...
  
  











  








   



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