Stories About Us
Come learn about The Principles of Our World. In a series of real-life stories, readers will be introduced to The Principle of Honesty. The stories are meant to remind all of us about the importance of honesty in our lives. Enjoy the book in one sitting or read just one story at a time. It is never too early in the development of a child to start talking about the importance of principles like honesty, courage, and teamwork.
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The Truth of Me tells the story of Robbie, who loves spending time with his grandmother Maddy. Robbie loves the stories Maddy tells, and also how wild animals trust her enough to come right up to her. But Robbie has always felt as if something is missing in his life-his parents donâ t always act like they love him. Maddy helps him understand that an experience his mother had long ago is at the heart of the problem in his family.
What most of us don't know about our presidents could fill a book-and this just happens to be that book From the archives of The History Channel(R) comes a treasure trove of quirky presidential history that will truly astonish, bewilder, and stupefy. Like Abraham Lincoln's duel or Jimmy Carter's UFO sighting. and let's not forget about the president who went skinny-dipping in the Potomac every day That's the kind of presidential history you'll find in The Greatest Presidential Stories Never Told One hundred little-known stories to make you shake your head in wonder.
Just in time for Valentine's Day comes a confection from David Levithan that is sure to have fans of "Boy Meets Boy "eager to devour it. Here are 18 stories, all about love, all kinds of love. From the aching for the one you pine for, to standing up and speaking up for the one you love, to pure joy and happiness, these love stories run the gamut of that emotion that at some point has turned every one of us inside out and upside down.
100 tales of invention and discovery to astonish, bewilder, & stupefyMeet the angry undertaker who gave us the push-button phone. Discover how modesty led to the invention of the stethoscope. Find out why Albert Einstein patented a refrigerator. Learn how a train full of trumpeters made science history. Did you know about: The frustrated fashion designer who created the space suit? The gun-toting newspaperman who invented the parking meter?The midnight dreams that led to a Nobel Prize? They're so good, you can't read just one
At a time when we are once again talking and thinking about the meaning of America, bestselling author and award-winning journalist Dan Rather provides a powerful look at Americans who struggle to achieve their desires and ambitions. With the stories of ordinary men and women accomplishing the extraordinary, Rather demonstrates how the American dream brings us together and guides us, as it has for more than 200 years.
What is an Egyptian pyramid doing on the U.S. dollar bill? Did a pharaoh inspire Moses to worship one God? What's a Canaanite demoness doing at a rock concert?Since the beginning of time, people have been insatiably curious. They've asked questions about where we come from, why the stars shine and the seasons change, and what constitutes evil. The imaginative answers crafted by our ancestors have served as religion, science, philosophy, and popular literature.
In The First Christmas, two of today's top Jesus scholars, Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan, join forces to show how history has biased our reading of the nativity story as it appears in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. As they did for Easter in their previous book, The Last Week, here they explore the beginning of the life of Christ, peeling away the sentimentalism that has built up over the last two thousand years around this most well known of all stories to reveal the truth of what the gospels actually say.
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"Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Dog "will delight readers with humorous, heartwarming, and inspiring stories about lessons our canine friends and family members have taught us. Lessons come in all shapes and sizes, like our faithful canine friends. Dog lovers share their stories about the valuable, heartwarming, and oftern fummy, lessons they have learned from their loyal pets.
"Ah go on. tell us." "New York Times" bestselling authors Maeve Binchy and Marian Keyes top an impressive roster of the Emerald Isle's most popular women writers and prove that when it comes to spinning a good yarn, the Irish are the best in the business. Showcasing dazzling wit and remarkable insight in short stories that run the gamut from provocative to poignant, these Irish women will tug at your heartstrings and have you crying with laughter in no time.
"True Stories of Faith "in "Unexpected Places" In this very personal, welcoming book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tom Hallman, Jr, shares his journey of faith from indifferent agnostic to growing believer. "Faith," Hallman tells us, "is looking in the mirror in the morning and wondering why." It's about doubt and hope. It's catching a glimpse of a beacon piercing the fog of life and walking toward it, never knowing if you're headed in the right direction, but pressing onward.
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Existe la vida despues de la muerte? Existe realmente el cielo y el infierno? Que sucede cuando muera? Estas son algunas de las preguntas constantes que le hacen a Bill Wiese, autor del libro "23 minutos en el infierno." En este nuevo libro," Que sucede c
A perfect Christmas gift-a beautifully jacketed Everyman's Library Pocket Classics hardcover anthology of two centuries of short fiction about our most majestic companion animal. With full-cloth binding and a silk ribbon marker. Annie Proulx and Bret Harte transport us to the ranches of the Old West and Rudyard Kipling to the polo fields of India. Arthur Conan Doyle makes a famous Thoroughbred disappear, and Raymond Carver gives us a vision of runaway horses in the mist.
""There are lives lost in this book, and there are lives saved, too, if salvation means a young man or woman begins to feel deserving of a place on the planet. . What could be more soul-satisfying? These are the most influential professionals most of us will ever meet. The effects of their work will last forever." -from the foreword by Anna Quindlen"Now depicted in a bestselling book and a feature film, the Freedom Writers phenomenon came about in 1994 when Erin Gruwell stepped into Room 203 and began her first teaching job out of college.
THE "MUST-READ"* BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE EXTRAORDINARY DOCUMENTARY FOR PUBLIC TELEVISION After the Band of Brothers went home, they never forgot the lessons of war. After chronicling the personal stories of the Band of Brothers in "We Who Are Alive and Remain," author Marcus Brotherton presents a collection of remembrances from the families of the soldiers of Easy Company-and how their wartime experiences shaped their lives off the battlefield.
Bedtime stories for elders
Michael Useem is a most unusual business school professor. While he teaches at the No.1-ranked Wharton School, he doesn't believe that executives should be limited to learning about leadership by looking at what their peers do at other companies. Rather, he goes far and wide to study in detail the stories of people who have performed under the greatest pressure.
Poignant true stories of resilience, determination, and the search for fulfillmentInspired by Studs Terkel's "Working" and by James Agee and Walker Evans' "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men," DW Gibson sets off on a journey across the United States to interview Americans who have lost their jobs. Here is the mortgage broker who arrived at work to find the door to his office building padlocked, the human resources executive who laid off a couple hundred people before being laid off herself, the husband who was laid off two weeks after his wife learned she was pregnant, the wife who was forced to lay off her husband.
Real-life stories of out-of-body experiences, encountering a special light, greeters from the afterlife, life reviews, tunnels, and 360-degree vision-are all part of this intriguing look at near-death experiences (NDEs) by one of the world's noted authorities, P.M.H. Atwater. Atwater shares her amazing findings, based on her sessions with more than 4,000 adults and children, and over 40 years of research; a breathtaking culmination to a successful and controversial career.
In "Boom, " Tom Brokaw, one of America's premier journalists and the acclaimed author of The Greatest Generation, gives us an epic portrait of another defining era in America: the tumultuous Sixties. The voices and stories of both famous people and ordinary citizens come together in this "virtual reunion" as Brokaw takes us on a memorable journey through a remarkable time, exploring how individuals and the national mood were affected by a controversial era and showing how the aftershocks of the Sixties continue to resound in our lives today.
This moving collection of true stories about gay weddings shows how LGBT couples have overcome cultural and personal obstacles to their unions, made wedding traditions their own, and what everyone can learn from them. Told in a series of essays that mimics the course of a traditional wedding, from engagement to walking down the aisle to the honeymoon and beyond, "The Best Party of Our Lives "invites readers to reflect on what makes their own relationships unique, and the significance of public celebrations of love.
Stories - Stories/About Us (CD NEW)Label: Raven (Ast)Format: CDRelease Date: 24 Apr 2007No. of Discs: 1UPC: 612657024621Album Tracks1. HELLO PEOPLE2. I'M COMING HOME3. WINTER SCENES4. STEP BACK5. YOU TOLD ME6. SAINT JAMES7. KATHLEEN8. TAKE COVER9. NICE TO HAVE YOU HERE10. HIGH AND LOW11. DARLING12. DON'T EVER LET ME DOWN13. LOVE IS IN MOTION14. HEY FRANCE15.
For sheer richness and diversity of voice, The Stories That Shape Us is unbeatable. This book gives the widest possible perspective on what it means to grow up female in the West. Susan Lyman-Whitney, Deseret News
What happens when a young child is traumatized? How does terror affect a child's mind-and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses to their own parents' murders, children raised in closets and cages, the Branch Davidian children, and victims of family violence.