The Earl S Childe

Author: T. J. Wooldridge
Publisher: Spencer Hill Middle Grade
ISBN: 9781939392435
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Heather MacArthur has a hard enough time dealing with her kelpie, but as a liaison between humans and faerie she must also deal with a mad daoine sâith that wants to claim her family's land and kill or enslave everyone on it.

The Kelpie

Author: T. J. Wooldridge
Publisher: Spencer Hill Middle Grade
ISBN: 9781937053789
Size: 44.16 MB
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When children start going missing around the castle Heather's family lives in, she and Joe discover a kelpie--a child-eating faerie horse--has moved next door, and now they must face talking cats, faerie nobility, and a magick more powerful than they expected.

Silent Starsong

Author: T. J. Wooldridge
Publisher: Spencer Hill Middle Grade
ISBN: 9781939392930
Size: 69.40 MB
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When her father is killed by an intergalactic terrorist organization, eleven-year-old Kyra and her telepathic alien interpreter Marne must keep each other safe when several different worlds threaten their lives.

Black Authors And Illustrators Of Books For Children And Young Adults

Author: Barbara Thrash Murphy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135873542
Size: 13.18 MB
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Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults is a biographical dictionary that provides comprehensive coverage of all major authors and illustrators – past and present. As the only reference volume of its kind available, this book is a valuable research tool that provides quick access for anyone studying black children’s literature – whether one is a student, a librarian charged with maintaining a children’s literature collection, or a scholar of children’s literature. The Fourth Edition of this renowned reference work illuminates African American contributions to children’s literature and books for young adults. The new edition contains updated and new information for existing author/illustrator entries, the addition of approximately 50 new profiles, and a new section listing online resources of interest to the authors and readers of black children’s literature.

The Oxford Children S Book Of Famous People

Author: Oxford Staff
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780199109777
Size: 65.97 MB
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The Oxford Children's Book of Famous People is a one-stop guide to the people who matter. This stylish and information-packed book tells the stories of 1000 women and men whose lives have influenced the course of history. Learn about the famous and the infamous - leaders from Genghis Khan to Tony Blair; scientists and thinkers from Aristotle to Stephen Hawking; personalities from Rasputin to Michael Jordan. The text is organized alphabetically for easy reference, but there are also chronological and thematic directories linking people in time and by area of achievement. In this new edition the entries have been updated, and there are new biographies of such figures as George W Bush, J K Rowling, Julia Roberts and Steve Redgrave.

The Loose Ends List

Author: Carrie Firestone
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316382817
Size: 75.34 MB
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A refreshing, funny, and moving debut novel about first loves, last wishes, and letting go. Seventeen-year-old Maddie O'Neill Levine lives a charmed life, and is primed to spend the perfect pre-college summer with her best friends and young-at-heart socialite grandmother (also Maddie's closest confidante), tying up high school loose ends. Maddie's plans change the instant Gram announces that she is terminally ill and has booked the family on a secret "death with dignity" cruise ship so that she can leave the world in her own unconventional way - and give the O'Neill clan an unforgettable summer of dreams-come-true in the process. Soon, Maddie is on the trip of a lifetime with her over-the-top family. As they travel the globe, Maddie bonds with other passengers and falls for Enzo, who is processing his own grief. But despite the laughter, headiness of first love, and excitement of glamorous destinations, Maddie knows she is on the brink of losing Gram. She struggles to find the strength to say good-bye in a whirlwind summer shaped by love, loss, and the power of forgiveness.

Macarthur S Airman

Author: Thomas E. Griffith, Jr.
Publisher: Modern War Studies (Paperback)
ISBN: 9780700624461
Size: 10.12 MB
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Thomas Griffith offers a critical assessment of George C. Kenney's numerous contributions to MacArthur's war efforts. He depicts Kenney as a staunch proponent of airpower's ability to shape the outcome of military engagement and a commander who shared MacArthur's strategic vision.