Author: Robert Munsch
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release Date: 2013-02-19
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
When Allashua disobeys her parents and goes fishing on the sea ice, she has to use her wits to escape and to further trick the Qallupilluit when she promises to bring her brothers and sisters back to them. This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author as well as music and sound effects.
After a long winter's hibernation, Bruno the marmot wakes up to discover the most beautiful dandelion outside his burrow. The two quickly become friends, and they play together all spring long. But when summer comes, the dandelion asks Bruno to help her, and to trust her that everything will be fine. So, as she asks, he blows her seeds away into the wind, only to find that he's left without a friend anymore. He's sad at the loss of his dandelion, but after another winter's sleep, he wakes to find a wonderful surprise.This is an endearing book that shows the power of a promise, and it will warm the hearts of young and old alike.
Home Health Nurse Hal Lindstrom is assigned Amish widower John Tapp. She offers to stay with his children while he is in the hospital. Hal discovers that the troubled children are hiding a tragic secret at their farm in southern Iowa.
Author: Wayne W. Dyer
Release Date: 2009-11-24
A Promise is a Promise ''Promise you won't leave me, will you, Mommy?''.... ''Of course not, I would never leave you, darling, I promise. And a promise is a promise!'' These were the last words that were exchanged between Kaye O'Bara and her 16-yearold daughter, Edwarda, before the vivacious teenager fell into a diabetic coma on January 3, 1970. For more than 30 years, Edwarda has been in a comatose state - and her mother has kept her promise to never leave her beloved daughter! This dedicated parent, now in her 70s, has kept a vigil by her daughter's bedside for more than a quarter of a century, feeding her every two hours and giving her insulin every four hours around the clock, without fail! The strength, power, and tenacity of Kaye O'Bara's incomparable love has attracted miracles, including the spiritual apparition of the Blessed Mother, who is a frequent ''visitor'' to the O'Bara home in Miami, Florida. These events have astounded the community and have inspired intense interest from the media, and they will amaze you - and teach you - as well! This is a phenomenal book about two ordinary people, the miracles that have made their lives extraordinary, and the lessons that you can learn from them. This is a book you will always remember - about a mother and daughter whose bond of love is everlasting!
Author: Carlena Williams
Publisher: Author House
Release Date: 2006-04-13
When you''ve dreamed about becoming a professional singer, and that dream start to materalize, you also learn a lot more. I never thought that I had anything in common with Tina Turner, Humble Pie, Pink Floyd, Donna Summer and Rita Coolidge! What I found is that we were not that far apart in our love for music. When opportunity presented itself, I started to see how prayer works. It has come to the time in life that I realize who made all of that possible and has been there all the time. I decided it was time to share the journey with others.
Fern Barrett is a girl of high principles, and such people are born to be tested. When she and her husband Terry are forced by circumstances to take employment servants in the household of powerful financier Quentin Dorey, a bachelor, her trials begin. Terry becomes increasingly self-centred and feckless, while Fern finds herself more and more attracted by the charm and sympathy of her employer. She also incurs the hatred of Quentin's embittered mother, who has guessed something about the girl's background which Fern is desperate to conceal. What is Fern to do? Because of her, alas, a promise is forever.
When Allashua disobeys her parents and goes fishing on the sea ice, she has to use her wits to escape the Qallupilluit--the troll-like creatures her parents have always warned her about that live beneath the frozen surface of the sea. But the only way to break out of their grasp is through an exchange: Allashua can go free if she brings her brothers and sisters back to the sea ice instead. Allashua doesn't want to give them up, but what can she do? After all, a promise is a promise. A Promise Is a Promise is a collaboration between award-winning storyteller Michael Kusugak and celebrated children's author Robert Munsch. This 30th anniversary edition brings all of the tension of the traditional Inuit story to a new generation of readers. Added features include a new foreword by Michael Kusugak on his role as a storyteller and the importance of storytelling in Inuit culture.
Author: Miller B. Jones, Sr.
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Release Date: 2013-03-06
Genre: Family & Relationships
Charlie Lyndhurst and Tommy Chalmers are two orphaned boys who have to deal with life's trials as they grow up under the tutelage of extremely aggressive headmasters. With turmoil and intrigue following the boys wherever they go, their love for each other grows more with each passing day. Facing numerous obstacles and life-threatening situations, the boys grow to learn that they have their own special talents, and each one has the ability to achieve their dreams. Whether it's Charlie's amazing knack for golf or Tommy's beautiful violin playing, the boys keep pushing toward their dreams with the wonderful guidance of their new headmaster Henry “Loose” Wyles. From attempted murders to terrorist plots, Tommy and Charlie will face countless life-threatening and frightening challenges on their path to achieving their dreams.A moving story about hope and courage, A Promise is a Promise is a touching tale of fulfilling your dreams even if your past has been checkered by dangerous obstacles. A brilliant story about life and the many pitfalls we encounter in an attempt to follow our dreams, this illuminating novel shows us all that our ambitions and dreams are only accomplished through the love and support of those closest to us. A heartwarming story of two boys struggling to find hope, this captivating novel will hook readers from the very beginning with its powerful message, suspense-filled plot, and heartfelt emotions.
Author: Katie Flynn
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2011-03-29
Sometimes hope is all you need... Liverpool, 1917: When Irish seaman Michael Gallagher docks in Liverpool after years of fighting with the British Navy, he never expects to fall in love. But the moment he glimpses Stella Bennett standing on the quayside, all thoughts of returning to his homeland vanish. Determined to be together, the young couple defy Stella’s parents’ wishes. But their plans to marry are soon derailed by the arrival of baby Ginny. Her crop of fiery red hair plants a seed of doubt in her father’s mind and it’s not long before their world begins to fall apart. As Michael returns to Ireland, Stella dies unexpectedly, leaving Ginny to be brought up in the slums at the mercy of her grandmother. Will she escape the shackles of her new life and find a way back to her father?