Once there lived three children and their trusty dog Nugget. Janner Igiby, his brother Tink and their crippled sister Leeli are gifted children as all children are, loved well by a noble mother and ex-pirate grandfather. But they will need all their gifts and all that love to survive the evil pursuit of the venomous Fangs of Dang who have crossed the dark sea to rule the land with malice and pursue the Igibys who hold the secret to the lost legend and jewels of good King Wingfeather of the Shining Isle of Anniera.
"Amazing start to an enticing series!"
Prince Myshkin, is thrust into the heart of a society more concerned with wealth, power, and sexual conquest than the ideals of Christianity. Myshkin soon finds himself at the center of a violent love triangle in which a notorious woman and a beautiful young girl become rivals for his affections. Extortion, scandal, and murder follow, testing the wreckage left by human misery to find "man in man."
Thanks to Thomas Cahill, the pivotal era called the "dark ages" is brought back to vibrant life, its personages portrayed in all their seemingly contemporary humanity, its issues simply and compellingly spelled out. How the Irish Saved Civilization will change forever the way we look at our past, and ourselves.
When Josie Jensen, an awkward 13-year-old musical prodigy, crashes headlong into newcomer Samuel Yazzie, an 18-year-old Navajo boy full of anger and confusion, an unlikely friendship blooms. Josie teaches Samuel about words, music, and friendship, and along the way finds a kindred spirit. Upon graduation, Samuel abandons the sleepy, small town in search of a future and a life, leaving his young mentor behind.
"Another great read"
When the Hardy boys eagerly agree to assist their friend Jack Dodd and his father in locating a family treasure, the two young detectives are unaware of the baffling complications that will arise.
These entertaining stories of nature, with a moral lesson thrown in for good measure, are fun as well as thought provoking.
Seasons change, and so will life for at least one park employee.Christmas is coming! An elf outfit and the minty scent of what seems like a gatrillion candy canes aren’t the only adjustments for Candace. Her biggest worry - what to get her boyfriend for Christmas - turns into a much larger project after Candace is reminded that real needs can be hiding right around the corner. Can this elf capture the true meaning of Christmas in time to make a difference?
Entertaining stories of nature with a moral lesson thrown in for good measure are fun as well as thought provoking. Children will be enthralled with the intimate look into the lives of the woodland creatures and their way of life. Subtleness in making a moral point is always a strength in Ms. Gatty’s stories.
They’re fun! They’re quirky! They’re Sweet Seasons—unlike any other girls’ books you’ve ever read. You could call them alternative, God-honoring chick lit. Join Candace Thompson on a sweet, lighthearted, and honest romp through the friendships, romances, family, school, faith, and values that make a girl’s life as full as it can be.
The series is specifically designed for those who are unfamiliar with Buddhism and delivered in plain language aimed at a western audience. In the past, it would have cost you several thousand dollars to get onboard and attend these lectures, but now they are available for the first time to the general public. Presented in a fun manner by Marshall Stern, it mixes profound lessons with a very light touch.
Dramatized audio stories for children of all ages from the Bible. This title covers David's reign as Israel's king and move down through Biblical History to the time of Queen Esther.
Her story is amazing enough to inspire a major motion picture. Back on the surfboard just one month after losing her arm in a shark attack, professional surfer Bethany Hamilton became the cover girl of courage, inspiring millions around the world. In this devotional, Bethany speaks straight to her “soul sisters,” teen girls, about the challenges of facing your fears, living your faith, and letting God take you on an epic ride. Flip through the pages to read about how to stand up for your faith, make a difference, and avoid wipeouts.
Growing up in the modern world, our children have to cope with ever-increasing amounts of stress, which can hinder their development. The ancient wisdom of Buddhism, with its emphasis on peace, love and compassion, is the ideal basis for helping any child to face these challenges with inner confidence and calm.
Remaining pure in body, mind, eyes, and heart could be the most difficult thing your kids will face in their preteens and teens—and into adulthood. Jim Burns, author of the Pure Foundations series, goes beyond the printed word with this unique audio resource, designed to open a dialog between parents and their kids about healthy sexuality.
Which One Are You? Short Stories! This is a book that contains 19 different short stories that relate to people of all ages. These short stories talk about a variety of different situations ranging from churches to other short stories talking about gangs and youth. Then there are other short stories ranging from teenage peer pressure to another one of short stories talking about a mother trying to battle abuse, fathers making poor choices, doctors not setting good examples, preachers focused too much on the wrong thing, athletes only focused on sports, people making success the only thing important, friendships, relationships, church members, and many more short stories. If you are looking for short stories that will change the way you look at yourself than look no further. No matter who you are one of these short stories will hit Home. Now it is time to stop reading about the short stories in the book “Which One Are You?” and decide which one of these stories could be you. Check here for more samples of the book: http://whichoneareyou.net/
Un ropero abandonado se convierte en el pasaje a la más maravillosa aventura donde cuatro niños, Pedro, Susana, Edmundo, y Lucía, entran a otro tiempo, a otra tierra esclavizada por el poder de la Bruja Blanca. Pero cuando todas las esperanzas están perdidas la llegada de los niños y el retorno del gran León Aslan señalan grandes cambios
A curse put on Shale Snyder, because of a secret, shrouds her with insecurity and fear. Following suspension from school, Shale's best friend isn't allowed to see her anymore and she feels abandoned by her family. When a stray dog befriends her, she follows it into the woods. There she discovers a door that leads to another world - a garden with talking animals, demonic underlings, and a king unlike any other.
A kingdom hangs in the balance as Quentin begins his quest. Carrying a sealed message from the Dragon King, Quentin and his outlaw companion, Theido, plunge headlong into a fantastic odyssey that leads them throughout Mensandor. Danger lurks at every turn: from the brutal terrain to deadly encounters with both humans and creatures of unknown origins.