Pathways Book

Pathways


  • Author : K/H (Pathways)
  • Publisher : Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 0757565166

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Pathways Excerpt :

Pathways: a journey to excellence through literacy is an instructional program that integrates language arts which allows students to follow a variety of avenues to becoming readers, writers and learners. The teacher manual provides the foundation for successful classroom implementation.

Hero of Hacksaw Ridge Book

Hero of Hacksaw Ridge


  • Author : Booton Herndon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-10
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 1629131547

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The Loyal Heart Book
Score: 4
From 48 Ratings

The Loyal Heart


  • Author : Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780718077754

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The Loyal Heart Excerpt :

Robert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn’t expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places. Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate officer in the Civil War, made a promise to his comrade Phillip Markham. If anything happened to Phillip, Robert would look after his beloved wife, Miranda. She was his life, his world, his everything. After the war, Robert is left to pick up the pieces and fulfill his pact. When he arrives at Miranda's home in Galveston, Texas, things are worse than he imagined. Phillip's name has been dragged through the mud, everyone in town believes him to be a traitor, and his widow is treated as an outcast. Even more disturbing is her emotional well-being. Miranda seems hopeless, lost, and so very alone. Robert had thought his duty would be simple. He would help Miranda as quickly as possible in order to honor a promise. But the moment Robert laid eyes on her, his plans changed. He's mesmerized by her beauty and yearns to help her in any way he can. He makes it his duty to protect Miranda, turn her reputation around, and to find some way to help her smile again. But it doesn't prove to be an easy task—Robert knows something about Phillip that could shake Miranda to the core and alter her view of the man she thought she knew so well.

Hero Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Hero


  • Author : R.A. Salvatore
  • Publisher : Wizards of the Coast
  • Release Date : 2016-10-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786966059

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Hero Excerpt :

New York Times–bestselling series: The saga of one of fantasy's most beloved heroes reaches a sweeping, epic climax in this conclusion to the Homecoming trilogy Something akin to "peace" has come to the Underdark. The demon hordes have receded, and now the matron mothers argue over the fate of Drizzt Do'Urden. Even so, it becomes clear to one matriarch after another that while the renegade drow may come and go Menzoberranzan, the City of Spiders will crawl forever on. And so Drizzt is free to return to his home on the surface once again. Scores are settled as lives are cut short, yet other lives move on. For the lone drow there is only a single final quest: a search for peace, for family, for home—for the future. Hero is the third book in the Homecoming trilogy and the thirty-third book in the Legend of Drizzt series.

Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants


  • Author : Giles Andreae
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2014-08-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9780718194369

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Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants Excerpt :

When King Colin's golden pants go missing, he calls for Sir Scallywag, the bravest knight in the land. But . . . Sir Scallywag is only 6 years old and with an evil giant to pursue, it's nearly mission impossible! Luckily, it's a story of David and Goliath. With his trusted steed Doofus at his side, Sir Scallywag proves that even the unlikeliest hero can be the bravest knight of all.

Narrow Escapes and Wilderness Adventures Book

Narrow Escapes and Wilderness Adventures


  • Author : Ben East
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-01
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789124705

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Narrow Escapes and Wilderness Adventures Excerpt :

Here’s a powerful collection of 21 true action stories—the best of Ben East, his most exciting and inspiring narratives of narrow escape, written over the past 30 years. In each of these thrilling tales, this master outdoor writer recreates a dramatic adventure of an ordinary man, usually alone, facing and surviving a sudden threat to his life. All the stories in NARROW ESCAPES AND WILDERNESS ADVENTURES are true. Wherever possible, Ben East has personally interviewed the survivors of these ordeals. The authenticity, immediacy and color of each adventure is heightened by the wealth of detail the author has culled from local newspaper accounts, hospital records, even the correspondence about these men, written by families and friends. Each spellbinding story in NARROW ESCAPES AND WILDERNESS ADVENTURES unfolds against a great outdoors background: Alaska, Equatorial Africa, the Florida Keys, the Michigan woods and many others. In these locales, the men in Ben East’s stories battle heroically to stay alive as they find themselves hopelessly lost, stranded in sub-zero wastes, confronted by enraged beasts, or swamped by savage seas. Suspense continuously mounts as these amateur hunters and fishermen summon previously untapped wells of courage and endurance and, above all, their will to live when nature on the rampage strikes. In addition to being fascinating reading, this book is, in a real sense, an invaluable survival manual which shows how to improve the safety of your outdoor trips and how to survive dangers that cannot be foreseen.

The Janissary Tree Book
Score: 3.5
From 36 Ratings

The Janissary Tree


  • Author : Jason Goodwin
  • Publisher : Sarah Crichton Books
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429934374

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The Janissary Tree Excerpt :

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL This first book in the Investigator Yashim series is a richly entertaining tale, full of exotic history and intrigue, introduces Investigator Yashim: In 1830s Istanbul, an extra-ordinary hero tackles an extraordinary plot that threatens to topple the Ottoman Empire It is 1836. Europe is modernizing, and the Ottoman Empire must follow suit. But just before the Sultan announces sweeping changes, a wave of murders threatens the fragile balance of power in his court. Who is behind them? Only one intelligence agent can be trusted to find out: Yashim Lastname, a man both brilliant and near-invisible in this world. You see, Yashim is a eunuch. He leads us into the palace's luxurious seraglios and Istanbul's teeming streets, and leans on the wisdom of a dyspeptic Polish ambassador, a transsexual dancer, and a Creole-born queen mother. And he introduces us to the Janissaries. For 400 years, they were the empire's elite soldiers, but they grew too powerful, and ten years ago, the Sultan had them crushed. Are the Janissaries staging a brutal comeback?

The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge  How It All Began Book

The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge How It All Began


  • Author : Gregory Crosby and
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-11-13
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1389372987

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The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge How It All Began Excerpt :

The authorized and only book ever written on the childhood and teenage years of Desmond T Doss. Find out what inspired this young man to honor God, family, and country, and to go on to become one of America's greatest heroes. BOY, DO WE NEED MORE LIKE HIM TODAY! A great book for all ages.

Slaughterhouse Five Or the Children s Crusade Book
Score: 4
From 26 Ratings

Slaughterhouse Five Or the Children s Crusade


  • Author : Kurt Vonnegut
  • Publisher : Dell Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN 10 : 9780440180296

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Slaughterhouse Five Or the Children s Crusade Excerpt :

Billy Pilgrim survives capture by the Gemans in World War II, the Dresden bombings, and the struggle for financial success only to be kidnapped in a flying saucer and taken to the planet Tralfamadore.

The Unlikely Spy Book
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

The Unlikely Spy


  • Author : Daniel Silva
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2003-05-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440627873

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The Unlikely Spy Excerpt :

#1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva’s celebrated debut novel, The Unlikely Spy, is “A ROLLER-COASTER WORLD WAR II ADVENTURE that conjures up memories of the best of Ken Follett and Frederick Forsyth” (The Orlando Sentinel). “In wartime,” Winston Churchill wrote, “truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” For Britain’s counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agent imaginable—a history professor named Alfred Vicary, handpicked by Churchill himself to expose a highly dangerous, but unknown, traitor. The Nazis, however, have also chosen an unlikely agent. Catherine Blake is the beautiful widow of a war hero, a hospital volunteer—and a Nazi spy under direct orders from Hitler: uncover the Allied plans for D-Day...

Berlin Command Book

Berlin Command


  • Author : Frank L. Howley
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-12-06
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839741302

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Berlin Command Excerpt :

Berlin Command, first published in 1950, is Brig. General Frank Howley's account of his four-year tenure in post-World War II Berlin with the U.S. Military Government. Filled with stories of Soviet complicity in undermining Allied efforts to rebuild the city, the book is throughout a testament to the ideals of freedom and democracy and the American determination to remain in Berlin, even though surrounded by a hostile opponent willing to lie, cheat, kidnap, rape, and steal to achieve its ends. Howley oversaw Allied efforts to counter the Soviets, and was instrumental in organizing massive airlifts of food, heating fuel, and other supplies that meant survival for the hungry, cold Berliners. General Howley was an unsung hero of the early Cold War period, and Berlin Command is a fascinating account of this historic period when Europe's fate was still being decided.

Bug  The Adventures of Forager Book

Bug The Adventures of Forager


  • Author : Lee Allred
  • Publisher : DC Comics
  • Release Date : 2018-05-01
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401284053

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Bug The Adventures of Forager Excerpt :

Creative team Mike, Lee and Laura Allred take a mindbending trip through the Fourth World and beyond with Jack “King” Kirby’s unlikeliest heroForager, the noble New God who thinks he’s a bugin Bug! The Adventures of Forager. After waking up in a mysterious basement with no memory of how he got there, Forager discovers two strange new companions who might have some answers. But before he can ask the mute girl ghost and her talking teddy bear how it is that he’s even alive, the surreal trio find themselves in a desperate quest to stop a madman from capturing the last remaining shards of orichalcuma mystic metal with the power to make dreams reality! In the ensuing scramble across the Multiverse, Forager will cross paths with countless more Kirby creations, from the Silver Age Sandman and Manhunter to Atlas and OMAC to the Black Racer himself! But when the New Gods come facetoface with destruction, can Forager embrace his destiny and once again save the entire universe? The acclaimed Allred team (Batman ’66, Silver Surfer, Madman) pays loving tribute to the undisputed King of Comics in Bug! The Adventures of Forager, part of DC’s weird and wild Young Animal imprint! Collects issues #16.

The Making of a Highlander Book

The Making of a Highlander


  • Author : Elisa Braden
  • Publisher : Elisa Braden
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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The Making of a Highlander Excerpt :

In Elisa Braden’s enchanting new Midnight in Scotland series, the unlikeliest matches generate the greatest heat. All it takes is a spark of Highland magic. “Make me a lady, and I’ll make ye a Highlander.” –Mad Annie Tulloch, Scottish lass “Challenge accepted.” –John Huxley, English gentleman No lady can tempt him more than the next shore Everyone wants handsome adventurer John Huxley to settle down—family, friends, London society. Everyone except John. He’s evaded too many scheming title huntresses to trust in happily-ever-after. Now, a vow made to a dying friend has him locked in a land dispute with a stubborn Scot who offers one way out: Win the Highland Games. John likes a challenge, but this one’s impossible. Still, with training from the Scot’s stepdaughter, victory might be within reach. He only has to teach the fiery, foul-mouthed, breeches-wearing lass how to land a lord. It seems “impossible” is just getting started. She’s no lady—she’s Mad Annie Tulloch Everyone calls her Mad Annie. True, her best friend is a ghost. And yes, her greatest talents involve cooking for giants and taunting ridiculously handsome Englishmen. But she’s not mad—she’s desperate. To save her friend, Annie must marry a lord. The trouble is no lord will look twice at a hoyden like her. This calls for “Lady Lessons,” and she knows just the uptight Englishman to provide them. When did a simple bargain become a battle of desire? Amidst cursed castles, caber tossing, and questionable chaperones, John and Annie’s wildfire attraction threatens to send their plans up in flames. And when Annie’s family is targeted by a dangerous enemy, John is tempted to stay, to fight, and to win the greatest prize of all: A fiery lass’s tender, loyal heart.

Unlikely Heroes  Ordinary People with Extraordinary Faith Book

Unlikely Heroes Ordinary People with Extraordinary Faith


  • Author : Daniel Lockwood
  • Publisher : Daniel R Lockwood
  • Release Date : 2012-08-21
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 9780615657578

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Unlikely Heroes Ordinary People with Extraordinary Faith Excerpt :

Is it possible for broken, ill-equipped, faltering, or average people to merit God's highest commendation?For him to say they lived "by faith"? Yes, it is.In Unlikely Heroes: Ordinary People with Extraordinary Faith, Daniel R. Lockwood presents a cast of Old Testament characters from Hebrews 11-seriously flawed people with stories that teach us about genuine, biblical faith.Biblical insights, historical significance, and engaging storytelling carry readers across generations of faith into the adventure that is ours today, with guidance for traveling wisely and courageously. So strap on your dusty sandals, shoulder your trail-worn knapsack, pick up your reliable walking stick, and get ready to travel in the footsteps of some remarkably unremarkable individuals. You will meet people whom God himself calls faithful and discover they are people like us!

No Hero Book
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

No Hero


  • Author : Mallory Kane
  • Publisher : Tule Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-08-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN 10 : 9781940296777

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No Hero Excerpt :

Police Detective Devereux Gautier knows he's no hero. He's seen too much and failed too many times. Now the homeless kids he mentors are dying and the only person who can help him find the killer is the woman who dug up his past to destroy him. Dev needs her help to solve the case, but he can’t trust her and he can't trust himself around her, because she's the sexiest, most intelligent woman he's ever met. Journalist Reghan Connor knows there are no heroes, and she's out to prove it on the air for all of New Orleans. Her latest debunked hero is Detective Dev Gautier, who hates her for exposing his mistakes. Now Reghan has been given the key to the murders of Dev's homeless teens, but how can she convince him she's not setting him up for another fall? As they work together to solve the murders, Reghan learns that being a hero is complicated and loving a hero can be downright deadly.