The Red Bandanna  Young Readers Adaptation  Book
Score: 4
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The Red Bandanna Young Readers Adaptation


  • Author : Tom Rinaldi
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780425287637

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The Red Bandanna Young Readers Adaptation Book Description :

Winner of the Christopher Award An ILA-CBC Children’s Choices Book A NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Book Welles Crowther did not see himself as hero. He was just an ordinary kid who played sports, volunteered at his local fire department, and eventually headed off to college and then Wall Street to start a career. Throughout it all, he always kept a red bandanna in his pocket, a gift from his father. On September 11, 2001, Welles was working on the 104th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center when the Twin Towers were attacked. That day, Welles made a fearless choice, and in doing so, saved many lives. The survivors didn’t know his name, but one of them remembered a single detail clearly: the man was wearing a red bandanna. Welles Crowther was a hero. Award-winning ESPN reporter Tom Rinaldi brings Welles's inspirational story of selflessness and compassion to life in this accessible young readers’ adaptation of his New York Times bestselling book. This powerful story of making a difference through our actions is perfect for helping the post-9/11 generation understand the meaning of this historic day through the eyes of one young man. “Rinaldi’s young reader edition of his award-winning adult story puts a face on that day (9/11), a hero’s face, and brings to young people someone who stood brave in the toughest of times and who, in the end, was lost doing his best to help others survive.”—VOYA

The Man in the Red Bandanna Book

The Man in the Red Bandanna


  • Author : Honor Crowther Fagan
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2013-02-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 34
  • ISBN 10 : 1481961926

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The Man in the Red Bandanna Book Description :

When Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father gave him a red bandanna, which he always carried with him. On September 11, 2001, Welles Remy Crowther saved numerous people from the upper floors of the World Trade Center South Tower. "The Man in the Red Bandanna" recounts and celebrates his heroism on that day. Welles' story carries an inspirational message that will resonate with adults as well as young children.

The Heroes Fall  2  By Fate Or Chance Book

The Heroes Fall 2 By Fate Or Chance


  • Author : Zy J. Rykoa
  • Publisher : Zy Rykoa
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 395
  • ISBN 10 : 9781310418112

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The Heroes Fall 2 By Fate Or Chance Book Description :

In World War 4 most of the cities are in ruins. There are people with superpowers who can defend the cities, but not enough to protect them all. In one, a young man stays alive with his little brother by fighting in the tournaments and stealing when they don't win enough. But they are not ordinary people. Their hidden talents are about to draw the attention of powerful people all around the world, and it's up to Jaden to get to them first, before they are forced to fight for their lives. Although he wants to help, Jaden knows that his life is in danger. He learns that his recurring nightmare of a dark haired boy is real, and these powerful brothers could destroy him too if he is not careful.

A New Day Rising  Red River of the North Book  2  Book
Score: 5
From 7 Ratings

A New Day Rising Red River of the North Book 2


  • Author : Lauraine Snelling
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2006-05-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441203014

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A New Day Rising Red River of the North Book 2 Book Description :

Spring of 1884 in Dakota Territory brings the promise of ... A New Day Rising The dream of a farmstead and a good life in America had led Roald and Inegborg Bjorklund to cross the Atlantic and pioneer the virgin prairie of Dakota Territory. But Roald's tragic disappearance in a winter storm had turned Ingeborg's dreams into a living nightmare. Against nearly impossible circumstances and overwhelming grief, she struggles to keep the farm and her family together. Finally, with the coming of spring and the arrival of Roald's distant cousin to temporarily take over the heavy fieldwork, Ingeborg is definitely on the mend after the long winter of darkness of both her soul and mind. Able to return to her care of the children and the soddy, Ingeborg cannot ignore the joy that Haaken brings to their lives or the attraction she begins to feel toward him. When Roald's brother from Norway also arrives to help her, things become very complicated around the simple prairie dwelling! He Reminded Her of a Viking of Old. Could He Be Persuaded to Stay?

DEFENDERS GUARDIAN VOLUME 2 Book

DEFENDERS GUARDIAN VOLUME 2


  • Author : Brian M.
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-02-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493160143

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DEFENDERS GUARDIAN VOLUME 2 Book Description :

The story thus far: In the last episode of Defenders, Brandon was enjoying a nice day for himself. He ate lunch at his favorite place and met a girl who seemed interested in him. However his quiet time was short lived. A fire broke out at a high rise apartment building. Grabbing his lunch, Brandon hurried to a nearby rooftop and transformed into Guardian. He arrived at the scene where he was informed of people trapped inside the burning building. Guardian, despite the fire chief's reluctance, rushed inside and saved the trapped tenants, including a nearly forgotten little girl. Guardian used a nearby tanker trailer and the Delaware River to extinguish the flames. But his day was just starting. Two bank robberies occur while he was at the Buckingham-Royals apartment building. Guardian takes off after the two sets of robbers. He introduces himself to the robbers in his own special way and stops them from escaping. With the robbers left behind for the police to take care of, Guardian flies back to Philadelphia. Unknown to the trench-coated hero, a mysterious figure has been watching him. Who is this mystery person? Could they be friend or foe? One thing is for certain, whoever it is, Guardian will be ever cautious.

Town Social  The Homespun Hearts Series  Book 2  Book

Town Social The Homespun Hearts Series Book 2


  • Author : Trana Mae Simmons
  • Publisher : ePublishing Works!
  • Release Date : 2014-04-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614175957

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Town Social The Homespun Hearts Series Book 2 Book Description :

Stuck playing sheriff in Liberty Flats, Jake Cameron impatiently waits for headquarters to assign a permanent lawman so he can return to his life as a Texas Ranger. Then Sunny Fannin sashays into town, intent on claiming her late-mother's estate and bullying the townsfolk into some semblance of social culture. At least now, Jake has something interesting to watch. But, Sunny has no use for a lazy Texas Ranger who spends his days watching the folk from beneath his tipped-down hat. She's on the hunt for her scoundrel of a father, who left her mother to raise her alone. Then the town's orphaned ragamuffin, who's been Sunny's yammering shadow since her arrival, begins talking-up Jake's 'better' side including the Ranger's ability to protect Sunny from danger. Can the wisdom of a child overcome the obstacles keeping two opposites from attracting? Only if Jake is willing to help Sunny by betraying a perilous secret. REVIEWS: "...a fun-to-read western romance filled with elements from the mystery genre that make it a very interesting reading experience." ~Harriet Klausner "[the] small town folksiness and caring will surround you with warmth. Sunny and Jake are living proof that opposites attract." ~Frances L. Trainor, Romantic Times Magazine THE HOMESPUN HEARTS SERIES, in order Tennessee Waltz Town Social Winter Dreams

The Best Angel Stories 2 Book

The Best Angel Stories 2


  • Author : Editors of Guideposts
  • Publisher : Conari Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633410381

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The Best Angel Stories 2 Book Description :

Featuring stories by Eben Alexander, Mary C. Neal, Sophie Bernhard and many others. Here from the editors of Angels on Earth and Guideposts are 82 stories of real people who encountered real angels—whether the angels appear as a cloud of butterflies or a strain of heavenly music or adorned with wings and robes, these messengers offer assurance that we are never alone and that we are watched over, cared for, and loved. Included here are classic stories from Angels on Earth magazine, favorite angel stories from other books and magazines, and all-new stories that have never before been told. Meet people who have experienced impossible rescues and amazing protection, received messages of love and comfort from beyond, and died and visited heaven before returning to Earth. See how the innocence of a child or the loyalty of a beloved pet can draw angels to your side. This "big book of angel stories" covers core angel categories: Angels on Assignment Angels Watching over Me Calling All Angels Angels from the Realms of Glory Touched by an Angel Sleep in Heavenly Peace Hark! The Herald Angels Sing! This is a book filled with hope and healing. Indeed, it is a book for anyone who wants affirmation that that we are not alone—that help is on the way from the other side.

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Book
Score: 4
From 129 Ratings

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers


  • Author : Mordicai Gerstein
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Release Date : 2007-04-17
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429939959

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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Book Description :

In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry of its own: lyrical words and lovely paintings that present the detail, daring, and--in two dramatic foldout spreads-- the vertiginous drama of Petit's feat. The Man Who Walked Between the Towers is the winner of the 2004 Caldecott Medal, the winner of the 2004 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Picture Books, and the winner of the 2006 Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video.

Sherlock Holmes  The Complete Novels and Stories  Volumes I and II Book
Score: 4
From 72 Ratings

Sherlock Holmes The Complete Novels and Stories Volumes I and II


  • Author : Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Release Date : 2003-08-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 1856
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553897449

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Sherlock Holmes The Complete Novels and Stories Volumes I and II Book Description :

Since his first appearance in Beeton’s Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in one eBook, Bantam Classics presents all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Conan Doyle’s classic hero—a truly complete collection of Sherlock Holmes’s adventures in crime! Volume I includes the early novel A Study in Scarlet, which introduced the eccentric genius of Sherlock Holmes to the world. This baffling murder mystery, with the cryptic word Rache written in blood, first brought Holmes together with Dr. John Watson. Next, The Sign of Four presents Holmes’s famous “seven percent solution” and the strange puzzle of Mary Morstan in the quintessential locked-room mystery. Also included are Holmes’s feats of extraordinary deception in such famous cases as the chilling “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” the baffling riddle of “The Musgrave Ritual,” and the ingeniously plotted “The Five Orange Pips.” Volume II begins with The Hound of Baskervilles, a haunting novel of murder on eerie Grimpen Moor, which has rightly earned its reputation as the finest murder mystery ever written. The Valley of Fear matches Holmes against his archenemy, the master of imaginative crime, Professor Moriarty. In addition, the loyal Dr. Watson has faithfully recorded Holmes’s feats of extraordinary detection in such famous cases as the thrilling “The Adventure of the Red Circle,” Holmes’s tragic and fortunately premature farewell in “The Final Problem,” and the twelve baffling adventures from The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes. Conan Doyle’s incomparable tales bring to life a Victorian England of horse-drawn cabs, fogs, and the famous lodgings at 221 B Baker Street, where for more than forty years Sherlock Holmes earned his undisputed reputation as the greatest fictional detective of all time.

Rescue on the Rio  Lilah  Book 2 in Finding Home Series Book

Rescue on the Rio Lilah Book 2 in Finding Home Series


  • Author : Verna Clay
  • Publisher : M.O.I. Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-05-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN 10 :

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Rescue on the Rio Lilah Book 2 in Finding Home Series Book Description :

Finding Home Series: Cry of the West: Hallie Rescue on the Rio: Lilah Missouri Challenge: Daisy Rush Garrett has been hired by his friends, Cooper and Hallie Jerome (book one), to find Hallie's sister, Lilah, and persuade her to return to Oregon with him. The sisters parted ways twenty years earlier and Hallie longs to be reunited with her only sibling. Lilah Parker yearns for her family, but in her infrequent letters to her sister Hallie, she has lied about her occupation. Her sister believes her to be a seamstress, when, in truth, she is a wealthy man's mistress. Lilah's shame and fear that she will be disowned by her loved ones causes her to reject Rush's offer of escort to Oregon. However, fate has other plans for these mismatched lovers as they travel from New Orleans to the Willamette Valley in Oregon. Oh, and along the way, Lilah gets kidnapped by bandits. The book can be read as a standalone.