A young man arrives in the Ukraine, clutching in his hand a tattered photograph. He is searching for the woman who fifty years ago saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Unfortunately he is aided in his quest by Alex, a translator with an uncanny ability to mangle English into bizarre new forms; a 'blind' old man haunted by memories of the war; and an undersexed guide dog named Sammy Davis Jr., Jr. What they are looking for seems elusive - a truth hidden behind veils of time, language and the horrors of war.
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A heartbreaking novel that offers no easy answers, Give a Boy a Gun addresses the growing problem of school violence. Although it is a work of fiction, it could tragically be the leading nightly news story in any community. After a high school shooting at her alma mater, a college journalism student returns home to interview students, teachers, parents, and friends of the suspects. Intermingled with her interviews are journal entries written by the two troubled boys responsible for the shooting.
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Some kids want to be President when they grow up. Twelve-year-old Judson Moon wants to be President right now! "Grown-ups have had a thousand years to mess up the world," Judson explains. "Now it's our turn." But running for President is hard. You have to kiss a zillion babies and shake a zillion hands, and say a zillion 'hellos'."
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Half Apache and mostly orphaned, Edgar Presley Mint's adventures begin on an Arizona reservation at the age of seven, when the mailman's jeep accidentally runs over his head. Shunted from hospital to a school for delinquents to a Mormon foster family, comedy, pain and trouble accompany Edgar through a string of larger-than-life experiences. Through it all, listeners will root for this irresistible innocent who never truly loses heart and whose quest for the mailman leads him to an unexpected home.
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In this funny, perceptive memoir, Golf Digest writer and ESPN commentator Darren Kilfara lives the dream of many American golf enthusiasts. While a student at Harvard, Kilfara convinces the school that he needs a year of study in Scotland. Once there, he purchases a student pass to the courses of St. Andrews for a mere $150. Taking full advantage, Kilfara plays the most legendary courses in the world and gains an entirely new perspective on life.
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In America, they say any kid might someday be elected President. Well, 13-year-old Justin Moon did get elected President. The only problem is that now he has to actually serve in the nation's highest office. Being the leader of the most powerful country in the world is not as much fun as it sounds. Sure, the White House is filled with great stuff like its own movie theater, bowling alley, and swimming pool.
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Wallace Wallace hates the book Old Shep, My Pal. His reasons? It's boring, and he's tired of dog stories because the dog always dies. In his book report, he writes that his favorite part is on the last page where it says, "The End".
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This Chelsea House’s Galaxy of Superstars book features 'N Sync, the popular boy band. The group consisted of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, and Lance Bass. The group's second album, No Strings Attached, sold over one million copies in one day and 2.42 million copies in one week.
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For many of those who have been left behind, the sudden disappearance of millions of people throughout the world is completely baffling. For Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan - four kids who have lost their families - the explanation couldn’t be clearer: the faithful have been taken to heaven in fulfillment of Biblical prophecy. With no one to turn to but each other, the four young people have banded together, finding strength in their faith. So when Ryan discovers some unbelievable news regarding Lionel’s uncle....
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The world has been thrown into chaos after thousands of people suddenly vanished one horrifying evening. Four kids in the Chicago suburbs - Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan - reel with shock as they learn they are the only ones left in their families. As the truth behind the disappearances becomes clear, the kids discover they are faced with far-reaching decisions. But while the others are making their choices, Lionel gets a disturbing message from his uncle in Chicago. Not knowing if his uncle is still alive, Lionel rushes to the inner city to search for him.
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The evening begins like many others. Lionel falls asleep while listening to his uncle tell stories. Ryan stays up reading and listening to music. Vicki goes out smoking pot with her friends. And Judd, tired of being told what to do, takes his father’s credit card and heads to the airport in search of freedom. But in one shocking moment, everything changes. All over the world, millions of people suddenly vanish. Driverless cars crash on the highways, and planes fall through the sky without pilots.
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When the Rapture occurred, many young people were left behind. Four of these, orphaned teenagers Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan, have turned to Christ and are learning about the coming events from their spiritual teacher, Bruce Barnes. But they have many questions and want to know what signs they should look for. One question that burns brightest in their minds is, "Who is the Antichrist?" Bruce Barnes thinks he knows, and shares this with the group. They have trouble believing him. But when they meet Buck Williams and hear his eyewitness account of one man’s evil powers, the four young people resolve to stand in faith against the Antichrist.
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Deeply affected by a teenaged affair with a man nearly three times her age, Marcy Bunkleman subtly shapes the lives of everyone she meets. As she and the people closest to her tell their stories, an incredible picture emerges of secrets and lies, of knowledge and ignorance, and gradually of people longing to recapture those moments of effortless goodness in their lives. As Huddle gently strips away the layers of stories we tell ourselves and others, we find the strengths and weaknesses of people like ourselves.
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Recognized by the Texas Institute of Letters, critically acclaimed author Robert Flynn is a treasure of the Lone Star State. The Sounds of Rescue, the Signs of Hope is his masterpiece. World War II pilot Greg Wallace is shot down over the Pacific. Luckily, hebails out and makes his way to land to await rescue. But with each day that passes, it grows less likely that a rescuer will ever come.
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Since first grade, Christopher Creed has been everyone's favorite freak and weirdo whipping boy. But when he disappears without a trace, leaving behind only a strange e-mail message that might be a suicide note, his quiet town becomes consumed with speculation and finger-pointing. And the longer he remains missing, the more clear it becomes that for most people, finding out what happened to Christopher is much less important than finding someone besides themselves to blame.
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Fourteen-year-old Alex has heard lies all his life. His mother has rarely told him the truth. Instead, she filled his childhood with broken promises, neglect, and abuse. Confused and angry, Alex has found plenty of trouble in his life. Now on probation, Alex has just moved to his grandparents' home in a small Oregon town. If he can't stay out of trouble there, he will be sent to a "training camp" for delinquents
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