The Whisper In The Ruins

Author: Lisa M. Hendey
Publisher: Servant Books
ISBN: 9781632530363
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Somebody is angry, and they’re taking it out on St. Anne’s. Patrick and his twin sister Katie are shocked when they learn that someone threw a brick through the St. Francis of Assisi stained glass window at St. Anne’s. What would make someone angry enough to damage the beautiful old window? And how will the church ever be able to repair it? The twins want to investigate, but before Patrick can learn anything, he’s swept into another adventure--in the year 1205! Patrick’s second Chime Travel journey takes him back to Assisi, where he meets a brave young man who wants to leave his family’s wealth behind so he can answer God’s call in his life. Young Francis invites Patrick to help him repair an old church, but Francis’s father is furious with his son’s decision and will do almost anything to stop him. Can Francis and Patrick follow God’s command to rebuild the church? And will Patrick’s time in Assisi help him solve the mystery of the broken window at St. Anne’s?

The Secret Of The Shamrock

Author: Lisa M. Hendey
Publisher: Servant Books
ISBN: 9781616368470
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When Patrick has to work on his church's cleaning team on a Saturday, he thinks his weekend fun is ruined. But when the old church bells start chiming, Patrick and his pet frog, Francis, are suddenly taken back through time to ancient Ireland. Will the strange shepherd he meets be able to help him get home, or will Patrick be stuck taking care of sheep in the rain and mud forever? Find out in The Secret of the Shamrock.

The Mystery At Midnight

Author: Lisa M. Hendey
Publisher: Servant Books
ISBN: 9781632530387
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If there's one thing Katie never thought she'd do, it was walk through something called the "Door of the Dead." During a class field trip to visit the monastery of the Poor Clares, Katie is unexpectedly swept up into her second Chime Travelers adventure. She finds herself in Assisi, the same city where her twin brother Patrick met St. Francis of Assisi on his last journey through time. Instead of meeting St. Francis, Katie meets a young woman named Clare. Clare has everything--she's beautiful, her family is wealthy, and she is to be married soon. Katie discovers that Clare also has a secret: she wants to leave everything behind and join Francis and his brothers in service to God. But Clare's family doesn't want her to go. On the night she leaves, Clare and Katie must run through the darkness and escape through a door only used for funerals, the Door of the Dead. Has Clare made a mistake? Is God really calling her to leave everything she knows behind? And should Katie go with her on this dangerous adventure?

The Sign Of The Carved Cross

Author: Lisa M. Hendey
Publisher: Servant Books
ISBN: 9781616368487
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Katie joins her friends in being mean to the new girl, Lily. But suddenly, Katie becomes the new girl—in 1675! She has no idea how she traveled in time to a Native American village, but she's hoping the young woman she meets will be nicer to her than Katie was to Lily. Tekakwitha is a quiet girl with scars on her face from a terrible disease. Tekakwitha's family doesn't accept her because of her faith, and soon she and Katie have to run away in the middle of the night. Will Katie ever find her way back home?Find out in The Sign of the Carved Cross.

The Sound Book The Science Of The Sonic Wonders Of The World

Author: Trevor Cox
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039324282X
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“A lucid and passionate case for a more mindful way of listening. . . . Anyone who has ever clapped, hollered or yodeled at an echo will delight in [Cox’s] zestful curiosity.”—New York Times Trevor Cox is on a hunt for the sonic wonders of the world. A renowned expert who engineers classrooms and concert halls, Cox has made a career of eradicating bizarre and unwanted sounds. But after an epiphany in the London sewers, Cox now revels in exotic noises—creaking glaciers, whispering galleries, stalactite organs, musical roads, humming dunes, seals that sound like alien angels, and a Mayan pyramid that chirps like a bird. With forays into archaeology, neuroscience, biology, and design, Cox explains how sound is made and altered by the environment, how our body reacts to peculiar noises, and how these mysterious wonders illuminate sound’s surprising dynamics in everyday settings—from your bedroom to the opera house. The Sound Book encourages us to become better listeners in a world dominated by the visual and to open our ears to the glorious cacophony all around us.

Daughters Of Ruin

Author: K. D. Castner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481436651
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As a war begins, four princesses of enemy kingdoms who were raised as sisters must decide where their loyalties lie: to their kingdoms, or to each other.

Shepherds To The Rescue

Author: Maria Grace Dateno
Publisher: Pauline Kids
ISBN: 9780819872517
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Siblings Hannah, Caleb, and Noah, aged six through ten, travel through time and space to Bethlehem, where they meet a family of shepherds who visited the Nativity thirty years before.

The Relic Of Perilous Falls

Author: Raymond Arroyo
Publisher: Crown Books For Young Readers
ISBN: 0553539590
Size: 79.53 MB
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Fans of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians and Peter Lerangis's Seven Wondersseries will embrace this first epic adventure in a rollicking new series by aNew York Times bestselling author. Will Wilder is a mischievous, headstrong twelve-year-old with an otherworldly gift—he alone can see the nefarious creatures encroaching on Perilous Falls. For nearly a century, a sacred relic has protected his hometown from the raging waters surrounding it. But when Will “borrows” the relic for his own purposes, he accidentally unleashes an ancient evil. As boats sink and hideous creatures crawl from the rising waters, Will must set things right before it is too late. With the help of his sweet (if lethal) Great Aunt Lucille, the curator of a museum of powerful artifacts, Will proves that the actions of one twelve-year-old boy can change the world. Praise for Will Wilder: The Relic of Perilous Falls • “Suspense, adventure, humor, a compelling story, and characters that fired my imagination.Great fun and great frights.” —Dean Koontz, #1 New York Times bestselling author • “Will Wilder is a brand-new, refreshing, entertaining, intrepid young hero who magically combines humor and genuine suspense. And I love Great Aunt Lucille!” —Mary Higgins Clark,New York Times bestselling author and “Queen of Suspense” • “Laugh-out-loud humor, palpitation-inducing suspense, and cliffhangers galoreawait readers young and old. Who knew the battle between good and evil could be so much fun?” —William Peter Blatty, author ofThe Exorcist • “Monsters! Prophecies! Ancient relics! This is a wildly inventive book, and Will Wilderis just the kind of hero you want when the small town of Perilous Falls turns out to be the most important place in the universe.” —Frank Cottrell Boyce, author ofMillions and Cosmic

Adventures Of Faith Hope And Charity

Author: Virginia Lieto
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781514632864
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Eight year-old, Faith Livingstone, just moved to town and is about to enter a new school. She wants to make new friends and feel like she belongs in her new surroundings. It can't happen fast enough for Faith! Journey with Faith as she struggles to make friends and learns the value of the virtue of patience in the process.

The Book Of Khalid

Author: Ameen Rihani
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3732680789
Size: 19.70 MB
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Reproduction of the original: The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani