Young Talent Time
Fill in the blanks for Kidz Bop fun Now for the first time, millions of devoted fans can create their own stories starring the most talented young stars in America: the Kidz Bop kids. Kidz Bop fans will love this interactive fill-in-the-blanks story, in which they jam with all of their fave Kidz Bop stars Plus As an added bonus, these enthusiastic song lovers will be able to participate online with Kidz Bop and vote on storylines, upload original videos for e-book inclusion, and access special bonus content.
In "Alma Llanera", two friends separated since childhood meet after many years, only to discover that they are in love with the same woman. They will have to find a way to sort out their differences and at the same time save the heart of the woman they both love. In "Mexico De Mi Corazon", two young Mexican-American women win a talent contest and their prize is an all-expenses-paid trip to Mexico City.
The axiom that good pitching and timely hitting will win you a World Series(R) title has been around as long as the Fall Classic(TM). But few teams ever proved that theory better than the World Series Champions(TM), the San Francisco Giants. Riding the wave of an impossibly young and talented starting rotation, a lights-out closer and crucial hits from a self-proclaimed band of castoffs and misfits, the Giants silenced the powerful Texas Rangers in five games to capture their sixth World Series title and first since moving to the City by the Bay in 1958.
The eclectic story of the biggest hard rock band in the world. Succinctly told but very entertaining. Four exceptionally talented young British musicians who literally rocked the world.
After taking note of a particularly powerful shift in pop culture during the 1960s, acclaimed jazz proponent Ralph J. Gleason played a crucial role in spotlighting such legendary San Francisco bands as The Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane. A man who always seemed a bit ahead of his time, Gleason also recognized the remarkable talents of a radical young folk singer named Bob Dylan.
A 100 "Best of the Best" ALA Best Books for Young Adults of the Last 25 Years, Up Country is a heart-wrenching, powerful story from an exceptionally talented writer. Carl knows he's playing with fire every time he fixes up a stolen car stereo to resell. But he needs the money; how else is he going to get away from his boozing mom and her endless parade of classy guys? Then one night his mother's drinking gets out of control and Carl's plan to get himself a decent life takes a nosedive.
Talent. It's easy to confuse the "raw" kind with the "real" kind. We're all born with some flavor of raw talent. Many people forget about their creative ability because they were told at a young age to stop wasting time dabbling with it and get serious ab
In the tradition of the bestselling book The One Minute Manager, authors Ken Blanchard and S. Truett Cathy, entrepreneur and founder of Chic-fil-A restaurants, present The Generosity Factor-a parable that demonstrates the virtues of generosity. It's the story of a meeting between the Broker-a young man on his way up the corporate ladder who has the illusion of success, yet deep inside feels insignificant-and the Executive-the CEO of a very large and successful company who claims the greatest joy in his life is his ability to give to others.
A haunting and beautifully written debut novel by an exciting new talent. When Betty Gardiner dies, leaving behind an unkempt country home, her grandson and his young wife take a break from city life to prepare the house for sale. Nowell Gardiner leaves first to begin work on his second mystery novel. By the time his wife Vivian joins him, a real mystery has begun: a local girl has been found dead in the woods behind the house.
The first novel by Fanny Fern, otherwise known as Sara Payson Willis, is a semi-autobiographical tale of a talented writer who loses her husband and is forced to support herself and two young children in the mid 1800s. Fern writes with biting social commentary on the subject of traditional assumptions of a woman's place in society.
Set in 1934 as Chicago slides from Prohibition into the Depression, Perfect Pitch tells the story of Albertine, a young wife and mother who won't settle for an ordinary life. Albertine uses her musical talent and her beauty to escape hard times a few hour
Already a wildly popular bestseller in South Korea, this gripping and passionate debut novel is a death row love story of crime, punishment, and forgiveness vividly told by the exquisitely talented Gong Ji-young. Yu-Jung, beautiful, wealthy, and bright, is lying in her hospital bed, recovering from her third suicide attempt, when she receives a life-changing visit.
â Fine, carefully wrought. reading this novel [is] a heartening experience.â â The New York Times Book Reviewâ Brelinskiâ s page-turning debut is full of humor, insight, and imaginative sympathy. Think of it as the annunciation of a new talent.â â The Wall Street Journalâ A revelation.â â Vanity Fairâ [Brelinski] had readers hooked from page 1.â â ElleFor Fans of Celeste Ngâ s Everything I Never Told You and Meg Wolitzerâ s The Interestings, an entrancing literary debut about religion, science, secrets, and the power and burden of family from recent Wallace Stegner Fellow Val BrelinskiSet in Arco, Idaho, in 1970, Val Brelinskiâ s powerfully affecting first novel tells the story of three sisters: young Frances, gregarious and strong-willed Jory, and moral-minded Grace.
Russian novelist Victor Pelevin is rapidly establishing himself as one of the most brilliant young writers at work today. His comic inventiveness and mind-bending talent prompted Time magazine to proclaim him a "psychedelic Nabokov for the cyber-age." In his third novel, Buddha's Little Finger, Pelevin has created an intellectually dazzling tale about identity and Russian history, as well as a spectacular elaboration of Buddhist philosophy.
"Everything Is Illuminated, " Jonathan Safran Foer's stunning debut, tells the story of a young Jewish American's quixotic journey into an unexpected past. Foer then turned his talent to the traumas of our recent history in his exhilarating second novel, "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." This beautiful edition brings together, for the first time, two works from one of this generation's most original writers.
Those wacky scrambled states are back. This time they've come together for a spectacular show featuring their many goofball talents. But just when Indiana (the director) is about to call "SHOWTIME, " Georgia gets a bad case of stage fright and can't perform in her juggling act. Will the show go on, or will it be curtains? In this winning companion to "The Scrambled States of America," young readers will revel in the madcap adventure and silly antics all while learning interesting facts about states and geography.
First-time novelist Natasha Friend is a writer with a talent for realistically expressing the fears and uncertainties of today's adolescents in a good story. Perfect has received the Milkweed Prize for Children's Literature and is a Book Sense "Winter Picks" selection. This is the moving story of a young girl who develops a dangerous eating disorder while dealing with intense grief.
Young Amar'e Stoudemire is back in the all-star basketball adventure-STAT: Standing Tall and Talented Eleven-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire has had a lot of success playing in tournaments and street ball. But now it's time to try out for his school's te
"Combining ice-skating and traditional acrobatics may be a great marketing tool, but it will take a team of ultra talented and dedicated performers to turn this idea into reality. After training practices and performances, the Heilongjiang Acrobatic troupe is ready to take its unique style of ice acrobatics beyond mainland China. This is a tense and exciting time for all the young performers-but will circumstances beyond their control conspire to end this momentous endeavourer before it even begins?".
Three young skaters, the "Deck Dogz," dream of escaping their suburban existence and making it in the world of pro-skating. Their best shot is to skate off for Tony Hawk, the legendary US twelve time World Champion, who's scouting for young talent to sponsor. Problem is, he's holding the competition at a beach bowl which is miles from home and there is no way their parents or teachers will let them travel.
Neil Young is one of the most important musicians in the history of rock. His prolific talent has produced more than 50 albums and 400 songs, among them some of the most enduring of all time, including "Like a Hurricane," "Tonightâ s the Night," "Down by the River," "The Needle and the Damage Done," "Old Man," "Rockinâ in the Free World," "Southern Man," "Cinnamon Girl," "Cortez the Killer," "Hey Hey, My My," "After the Gold Rush," and "Heart of Gold.
Written and directed by Ethan Hunter and starring Grant "Stemage" Henry, (of MetroidMetal.com) Travis Barkley and a host of other Asheville talent, "For Catherin"? is an honest, funny and only mildly masochistic look at love and character as it applies to a new generation of twenty something's seemingly lost in the tall grass of adoration. It is a film about all sorts of mangled remains of affection, as well as a look at the unswerving devotion friendship can inspire at a time in a young persons life where one?s friends are very much one?s family.
Talented novelist Kim Echlin pens this "powerful, transcendent love story" (Publishers Weekly) about two young lovers torn apart by political turmoil. Anne meets Serey-a Cambodian refugee-in Montréal when she is just 16 years old. But when the Cambodian border opens up for only a short time, Serey returns to find his family. For years Anne hears no news, so she finally travels to the devastated country herself in search of answers.
The author of a Book Sense 76 pick and Los Angeles Times Best Book, Nina Revoyr is a writer of rare voice and distinct talent. Wingshooters is the tale of an isolated, all-white community torn apart by prejudice after the arrival of a half-Japanese girl and a young black couple.
A classic tale retold for 21st century London. A tale of love and tragedy, indulgence and excess. Having wowed audiences at Kilburn's Cock Tavern in a record-breaking, sell-out six-month run, Soho Theatre takes on opera for the very first time as Puccini's "La Boheme" is retold for contemporary Soho with a talented, classically trained young cast.
With New York Times best-sellers like Bloodsucking Fiends to his credit, Christopher Moore has developed a devoted cult following. Coyote Blue introduces Samuel Hunter, a young man who's running from his past while being tormented by an ancient Crow God with a talent for mischief.
Walk in My Soul is the story of Beloved Woman, Tiana Rogers, and the young Sam Houston who was adopted into the Cherokee tribe. It is a novel of quiet power, painstaking research, and pure storytelling by one of the finest talents of our time, Lucia St
Research has shown that when young people know their sparks (their unique interests, passions, and talents), and have adults in their lives who support them in pursuing those sparks, they tend to have greater academic success and school attendance, lead h