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Lost in a Good Book (A Thursday Next Novel)
Jasper Fforde

Penguin Books, 2004

The second installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York Times bestselling series follows literary detective Thursday Next on another adventure in her alternate reality of literature-obsessed England The inventive, exuberant, and totally original literary fun that began with The Eyre Affair continues with New York Times bestselling author Jasper Fforde’s magnificent second adventure starring the resourceful, fearless literary sleuth ...
  
  











  



  
You Are Special (Gift Edition): A Story for Everyone (Wemmicks Collection)
Max Lucado

Crossway, 2011

You Are Special tells the story of Punchinello, the wooden Wemmick. The inhabitants of Wemmicksville spend their days placing stickers on each other. Golden star stickers are put on the talented, smart, and attractive Wemmicks. Gray dot stickers are for those who make mistakes and don’t stand out. Punchinello, despite his best efforts to get stars from the other Wemmicks, is covered in gray dots and begins to believe he’ll never be worth ...
  
  











  



  
Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me
Karen Swallow Prior

T. S. Poetry Press, 2012

A life of books. A life of soul. Professor Karen Swallow Prior poignantly and humorously weaves the two, until you can't tell one life from the other. Booked draws on classics like Great Expectations, delights such as Charlotte's Web, the poetry of Hopkins and Donne, and more. This thoughtful, straight-up memoir will be pure pleasure for book-lovers, teachers, and anyone who has struggled to find a way to articulate the inexpressible ...
  
  











  



  
If Only I Had a Green Nose (Max Lucado's Wemmicks)
Max Lucado

Crossway, 2002

A green nose. How silly, thought Punchinello. It wouldn't make him faster, stronger, or even smarter. It would only make him greener--and make him look just like all the other Wemmicks! Why would he want that when he knows Eli made each of them different for a reason? But when Punchinello stops visiting Eli regularly, a painted nose somehow doesn't seem as foolish anymore. Now more than ever, Punchinello needs to hear his maker say, "I'll ...
  
  











  



  
Because I Love You
Max Lucado

Crossway, 1999

A long time ago a wise man named Shaddai built a wonderful village for children to live in. He talked to them and sang for them and told them stories. He gave them everything they needed. And with his own hands Shaddai built a protective wall around their village, rock by rock. He did all of this for just one reason—because he loved them. One day Paladin, the village's most curious child, discovers something troubling about the wall. ...
  
  











  



  
You Are Special (Max Lucado's Wemmicks)
Max Lucado

Crossway, 1997

Every day the small wooden people called Wemmicks do the same thing: stick either gold stars or gray dots on one another. The pretty ones--those with smooth wood and fine paint--always get stars. The talented ones do, too. Others, though, who can do little or who have chipped paint, get ugly gray dots. Like Punchinello. In this heartwarming children's tale from the best-selling pen of author Max Lucado, Eli the woodcarver helps Punchinello ...
  
  











  



  
Great Expectations (Dover Thrift Editions)
Charles Dickens

Dover Publications, 2001

In this unflaggingly suspenseful story of aspirations and moral redemption, humble, orphaned Pip, a ward of his short-tempered older sister and her husband, Joe, is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman. And, indeed, it seems as though that dream is destined to come to pass — because one day, under sudden and enigmatic circumstances, he finds himself in possession of "great expectations." In ...
  
  











  



  
Great Expectations
Charles Dickens

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Great Expectations is Charles Dickens's thirteenth novel. It is his second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the first person. Great Expectations is a bildungsroman, or a coming-of-age novel, and it is a classic work of Victorian literature. It depicts the growth and personal development of an orphan named Pip. The novel was first published in serial form in Dickens's weekly periodical All the Year Round, from 1 December ...
  
  











  



  
You Are Mine (Max Lucado's Wemmicks)
Max Lucado

Crossway, 2001

Bigger allowances. Better clothes. More toys. Bigger, better, more is how the world determines who's special and who's not. It's a message your kids are hearing every day. But it's not God's message. His truth is simple and never-changing: It's not what you have, it's Whose you are. And it's a truth that the lovable Wemmick, Punchinello, hears again at the knee of his creator in this faithful, fully illustrated sequel to You Are Special . ...
  
  











  



  
Your Special Gift (Max Lucado's Wemmicks)
Max Lucado

Crossway, 2006

One morning the people of Wemmicksville wake up to discover that they've all received gifts. Punchinello opens his gift to find a hammer; Lucia receives a paintbrush and set of paints; and Hans, the baker, gets a spoon. Nobody knows who sent the gifts, but each Wemmick receives the perfect gift: Punchinello likes to build, Lucia loves to paint, and Hans enjoys cooking. When a family of Wemmicks needs help to reach Eli the woodcarver, ...
  
  











  



  
The One vs. the Many: Minor Characters and the Space of the Protagonist in the Novel
Alex Woloch

Princeton University Press, 2003

Does a novel focus on one life or many? Alex Woloch uses this simple question to develop a powerful new theory of the realist novel, based on how narratives distribute limited attention among a crowded field of characters. His argument has important implications for both literary studies and narrative theory. Characterization has long been a troubled and neglected problem within literary theory. Through close readings of such novels as Pride ...
  
  











  



  
Great Expectations (Great Illustrated Classics)
Charles Dickens

Waldman Publishing Corp., 2008

To Be a Gentleman! Young Pip, an orphan boy, apprenticed to the village blacksmith, yearns to be a gentleman. Suddenly a mysterious person wills him a fortune and he leaves his village to be educated as a rich gentleman. Pip longs to marry Estella, beautiful ward of the eccentric Miss Havisham. But Pip's new life is shattered by the re-appearance of Magwitch, a convict who once forced him to steal. Will Magwitch's demands spell the end of Pip's ...
  
  











  



  
Punchinello and the Most Marvelous Gift (Max Lucado's Wemmicks)
Max Lucado

Crossway, 2004

With the Maker-Day Festival fast approaching, Punchinello wants to do something really big for Eli, the woodcarver. But everyone else he meets in Wemmicksville is also trying to make the best contribution to the festival. Hans believes that his seven-layer chocolate cherry truffle cake with double butter-cream frosting will be the best part, but Violet is sure her bountiful bouquet will come out on top. Lucia knows her vocal solo will make the ...
  
  











  



  
Tell Me the Secrets (Redesign): Treasures for Eternity
Max Lucado

Crossway, 2014

What do parents want for their children? Success? Happiness? Modern culture constantly feeds people lies about what’s really important in life. True joy and lasting satisfaction come only through going God’s way. This secret is hidden where all eternal truth has been revealed in the Bible. Tell Me the Secrets takes your family on a journey to discover eternal treasure in God’s Word. This treasure hunt uncovers the truth about ...
  
  











  



  
Best of All (Max Lucado's Wemmicks)
Max Lucado

Crossway, 2003

Bess Stovall is famous for being famous. "When it comes to Wemmicks, she's the best," they say. Who wouldn't want to join her Wonderful Wemmicks Club? The catch is this: only Wemmicks made of maple can join–the best wood from the best forest. But Punchinello can't join since he is made of willow. "Willow is weak wood," says Bess. "No one wants to be a willow." And Punchinello is the only willow in Wemmicksville. Everyone looks down on him, ...
  
  











  



  
Homespun Gospel: The Triumph of Sentimentality in Contemporary American Evangelicalism
Todd M. Brenneman

Oxford University Press, 2013

In popular evangelical literature, God is loving and friendly, described in heartfelt, often saccharine language that evokes nostalgia, comfortable domesticity, and familial love. This emotional style has been widely adopted by the writers most popular among American evangelicals, including such celebrity pastors as Max Lucado, Rick Warren, and Joel Osteen. Todd M. Brenneman provides groundbreaking insight into the phenomenon of evangelical ...
  
  











  



  
Great Expectations (Dover Thrift Study Edition)
Charles Dickens

Dover Publications, 2010

Includes the unabridged text of Dicken's classic novel plus a complete study guide that helps readers gain a thorough understanding of the work's content and context. The comprehensive guide includes chapter-by-chapter summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, analytical paper topics, list of characters, bibliography, and more.
  
  











  



  
Charles Dickens: Four Novels
Charles Dickens

Canterbury Classics, 2011

Oliver Twist. Pip. The ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. The characters of Charles Dickens live on in our imaginations long after we've read his renowned works of social commentary and vivid storytelling. And though these novels were written more than one hundred years ago, no home library today would be complete without them. This Canterbury Classics edition of Charles Dickens collects some of his most famous and beloved works— ...
  
  











  



  
Tu Eres Especial/You Are Special (Max Lucado's Wemmicks) (Spanish Edition)
Max Lucado

Unilit, 2001

El mundo dice a los ninos: Tu eres especial si… Eres inteligente, tienes buena apariencia y poses talento. Dios le dice a ellos: Tu eres especial por se tu, Sin condicion alguna. Ensene esta verdad a sus hijos a traves de este hermoso libro bellamente ilustrado.
  
  











  



  
Great Expectations (Ignatius Critical Editions)
Charles Dickens

Ignatius Press, 2010

Pope John Paul II described Dickens' books as "filled with love for the poor and a sense of social regeneration . . . warm with imagination and humanity". Such true charity permeates Dickens' novels and ultimately drives the characters either to choose regeneration or risk disintegration. In Great Expectations, Pip--symbolic of the pilgrim convert--gains both improved fortunes and a growth in wisdom, but as he acquires the latter, he must ...
  
  











  








   



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