In the dimness of the early morning, I could see field after neighborhood field as I let my gaze wander. First there was ours -- I supposed I would always think of the farm as Grandpa's, Uncle Charlie's and mine; though in truth it was just mine now. Guess that was one of the reasons I was whistling. Just yesterday they had signed all the official papers to make the farm mine -- really and legally mine. Joshua Chadwick Jones they read, clear as could be. The full impact had yet to hit me. But I was excited. Really excited. I mean, what other fella my age had a farm of his own, title clear and paid for?
Spunky is like most other puppies--curious and frisky, and always creating mischief. Even though he stumbles into trouble a lot, he still manages to warm his way into the hearts of his family. They can't help but love their silly dog. But one day, Spunky's curiosity leads to serious danger, and he finds himself far from home with no hope of getting back. Will his family find him in time? It takes a lesson in obedience to teach Spunky that rules are not meant to be broken.
While drinking tea and watching life pass from her front porch, during a break from packing to move to the city, Cassie remembers her life, from her girlhood days with her best friend to her marriage, her move to a new location, the births of her children and theirs after them, and traumas that tried her faith, but left her strong.
Kyle is a purposeful young woman who, in Another Homecoming, delights in a reunion with her birth parents and a new relationship with her brother. Now with husband Kenneth beside her to share her joy and oversee the family's legacy, Kyle's life seems perfect. And then a medical diagnosis pulls the thread that leaves the tapestry of her world unraveling around her. Utterly isolated from the emotional and spiritual anchors in her life, Kyle discovers that her "homecoming" was only the beginning of the story.
Having survived the harshness of their first year in the far Northwest, Elizabeth and Wynn, her Royal Canadian Mountie, now face new challenges, make new friends, start a new school and are presented with a new posting. Will their love for each other, hope for the future and their faithin God carry them through a crushing disappointment? The lovely young schoolteacher from the east has become a frontier woman--or has she?
Another heartwarming prairie romance from the pen of bestselling author Janette Oke! Young, pretty, cultured and educated, Elizabeth's eastern upbringing in a rather well-to-do family has not prepared her for a teaching position on the Canadian frontier. But she squares her shoulders and takes on her formidable task with love, humor and determination. She is just as determined not to become romantically involved with a frontiersman. And then she meets Wynn -. But Beth discovers that he also has determined never to marry; that he would "never ask a woman he loved" to share the perils in the life of a Royal Canadian Mountie! Can Beth change his mind? Will Wynn listen - ? Laugh, cry and learn with Beth as she experiences life and love on the prairie!
Elizabeth, the lovely young eastern schoolteacher, has braved the western frontier and spent a year teaching in a one-room schoolhouse. Now she and Wynn, her Royal Canadian Mountie, are planning their wedding and their new life together at his outpost in the far north. Will their love for each other sustain them through a harsh winter, loneliness and the rigors of life without any of the conveniences they have been accustomed to?
Leaving behind their dear friends in Beaver Creek, Elizabeth and Wynn take over an even more primitive outpost in the Canadian Northwest.
The sequel to Beyond the Gathering Storm is the touching story of one woman's journey from heartbreak to joy.
In the early 20th century, new schoolteacher Beth Thatcher is assigned a post in a remote mining community in Western Canada. There her courage and her heart will be tested in unexpected ways. This is the first entry in the Return to the Canadian West series which continues from the author's Canadian West / When Calls the Heart series which began in the 1980s.
In this Second book of the Return to the Canadian West series, Beth Thatcher returns home from her first year as a schoolteacher in the mining town of Coal Valley and steps into a whole new and different world.
a young man's Faith is put to the test when a teacher with strange ideas comes to town, bringing his pretty daughter. A story about the bonds of family and the strength of faith and good friends.
The trauma of her father coming home drunk and mean had been repeated as long as Damaris could remember. The idea that she no longer needs to tolerate this, that she's old enough to manage on her own, is planted in her mind and grows. When the opportunity to run away arrives, she carries with her the strength of her mother's love. But Damaris can't escape the "aloneness" that haunts her life or the bitterness she feels when she sees others suffering, particularly children. Two treasures hidden for years from her father are Damaris' only legacy from her past. That and her name. Her mother said it had a special meaning that she can no longer remember. What difference might it make?
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.