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Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown
Fearless takes you deep into SEAL Team SIX, straight to the heart of one of its most legendary operators. When Navy SEAL Adam Brown woke up on March 17, 2010, he didn’t know he would die that night in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan—but he was ready: In a letter to his children, not meant to be seen unless the worst happened, he wrote, “I’m not afraid of anything that might happen to me on this earth, because I know no ...
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
J. K. ROWLING
TITLE: HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE By J. K. ROWLING 2000 First American Edition AUTHOR: J. K. ROWLING PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: ARTHUR A. LEVINE BOOKS (AN IMPRINT OF SCHOLASTIC PRESS) NY 2000 EDITION: '10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0/0 01 02 03 04 Printed in the U.S.A. 12 First American edition, July 2000' CATEGORY: Children, First Edition, Adventure BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: OFF RUST COLOR WITH A BLACK BOARD
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Random House Audio
On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, the plane’s bombardier, who was struggling to a life raft and pulling himself aboard. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War. The lieutenant’s name was ...
A Higher Calling: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
[Read by Robertson Dean] The story of two enemy fighter pilots who met in the skies in the midst of a bloody war. Four days before Christmas in 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a twenty-one-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. It was their first mission. Suddenly a sleek, dark shape pulled up on the bomber's tail - a German Messerschmitt fighter. Worse, the German ...
Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence
Thomas Nelson, 2004
After many years of writing her own words in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to be more attentive to the Savior's voice and begin listening for what He was saying. So with pen in hand, she embarked on a journey that forever changed her—and many others around the world. In these powerful pages are the words and Scriptures Jesus lovingly laid on her heart. Words of reassurance, comfort, and hope. Words that have made her ...
The Remaining: Refugees
Book 1: The Remaining Book 2: The Remaining: Aftermath Book 3: The Remaining: Refugees He has fought the fight, and run the race. But the enemies never stop coming, and the race has no finish line. It has been three months since Captain Lee Harden found the survivors at Camp Ryder. With winter looming, Lee is on the verge of establishing Camp Ryder as a hub of safety and stability in the region. But not everyone agrees with Lee’s ...
I Declare: 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life
Broken into thirty-one segments, this book defines the most powerful blessings in Scripture and encourages readers to declare one each day for a month. The declarations will affirm God's blessings in the area of health, family legacy, decisions, finances, thoughts, outlook, and overcoming obstacles.
The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus)
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. After saving Olympus from the evil Titan lord Kronos, Percy and friends have rebuilt their beloved Camp Half-Blood where a new group of heroes will now inherit their own quest.
Ella Enchanted [With Earbuds]
Gail Carson Levine
How can a fairy's blessing be such a curse? At her birth, Ella of Frell was the unfortunate recipient of a foolish fairy's gift--the "gift' of obedience. Ella must obey any order given to her, whether it's hopping on one foot for a day and a half, or chopping off her own head! But strong-willed Ella does not tamely accept her fate. Against a bold backdrop of princes, ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, and fairy godmothers, Ella goes on a quest ...
A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans [With Earbuds] (Playaway Adult Fiction)
W. Bruce Cameron
After a tragically short life as a stray mutt, Bailey is surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden-haired puppy. Bailey's search for his new life's meaning leads him into the loving arms of eight-year-old Ethan. During their countless adventures, Bailey joyously discovers how to be a good dog.But this life as a beloved family pet is not the end of Bailey's journey. Reborn as a puppy yet again, Bailey wonders, will he ever find ...
The Battle of the Labyrinth: Library Edition (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Percy Jackson and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, a sprawling underground world with stunning surprises at every turn, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near.
The Hiding Place
Corrie Ten Boom
During the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland, Corrie ten Boom and her family became leaders in the Dutch underground, hiding Jewish people in their home in a specially built room and aiding their escape from the Nazis. For their pains, all but Corrie found death in a concentration camp. Listeners will experience all the fear and tension associated with hiding from the Nazis during World War II.
Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail. Three men changed Seabiscuit’s fortunes: Charles Howard was a onetime bicycle repairman who introduced the automobile ...
Aspire: Discovering Your Purpose Through the Power of Words
An expert recognized for his uncovering the hidden, and often secret meaning of words, Kevin Hall now shares his wisdom with us all. In Aspire! he teaches readers to understand what words mean in their purest sense and unlock their importance as they develop a thoughtful new vocabulary. As Stephen R. Covey so beautifully elucidates in his foreword, "this masterfully written book will help you understand that words have an inherent power, a ...
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Blackstone Audio Inc.
This is a thrilling account of one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded. In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October, 1915, still half a continent away from its intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. For five months, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs, were castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world. ...
Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan
A riveting story of American fighting men, Outlaw Platoon is Lieutenant Sean Parnell’s stunning personal account of the legendary U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division’s heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan. Acclaimed for its vivid, poignant, and honest recreation of sixteen brutal months of nearly continuous battle in the deadly Hindu Kesh, Outlaw Platoon is a Band of Brothers or We Were Soldiers Once and Young for the early ...
With the Old Breed
Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
“Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed . He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific—the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary—into terms we mortals can grasp.”—Tom Hanks NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In The Wall Street Journal , Victor Davis Hanson named With the Old Breed one of the top five books on epic ...
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (World of Eric Carle (Harper))
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
With more than two million copies sold, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has opened up a world of learning to a generation of children. For this edition, created for the twenty-fifth anniversay in 1992, Bill Martin, Jr., restored his text to its original wording. And Eric Carle created all new pictures—based on the originals, but clearer, brighter, and truer to the colors they represent. Bill Martin has been devoted to writing ...
Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption
Katie J. Davis
What would cause an eighteen-year-old old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother’s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends (because the rest of them think she has gone off the deep end), and break up with the love of her life, all so she could move to Uganda, where she knew only one person but didn’t know any of the language? A ...
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