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New Testament in Modern English

by J. B. Phillips

The New Testament in JB Phillips' own translation, bringing home to the modern reader the full force of the original message. The full text and introductions of J B Phillips' New Testament in Modern English. Originally written for the benefit of his youth group the demands of others led to the publication of this modern English translation. The language is up to date and forceful, involving today's reader in the dramatic events and powerful teaching of the New Testament so as to bring home the message of Good News as it was first heard two thousand years ago.

The Ugly Game

by Jonathan Calvert Heidi Blake

When FIFA awarded the tiny desert state of Qatar the rights to host the 2022 World Cup, the news was greeted with disbelief and allegations of corruption. How had a country with almost no football infrastructure or tradition, a high terror risk and searing summer temperatures of 50C beaten more established countries with stronger bids? The story behind the Qatari success soon developed into one of the greatest sporting scandals of our time. And when the Sunday TimesInsight team received a cache of hundreds of millions of documents from a whistleblower, the contents of the FIFA Files became a global sensation, unearthing the corruption that lay at the heart of the bidding process. Now in this remarkable new book by the Sunday Timesjournalists at the centre of the investigation, Heidi Blake and Jonathan Calvert, comes the most comprehensive account yet of what happened and who was involved. Above all, it explains why, despite all the evidence, FIFA under Sepp Blatter continues to support Qatar - even to the extent of publishing an edited and abbreviated report into the process that was immediately denounced by its original author. Longlisted for the William Hill prize, The Ugly Gameis undoubtedly the biggest sporting story of the year.

The 30-Day Sobriety Solution

by Jack Canfield Dave Andrews

From the bestselling co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul comes a revolutionary programme to help you cut back or quit drinking entirely - on your own and in the privacy of your own home. Existing established published resources have utterly failed to help most alcoholics. Only a tiny percentage of those with alcohol abuse issues ever receive any sort of treatment, including Alcoholics Anonymous, which provides a dated programme of recovery that many find difficult to accept or practical to implement. There has also been no dramatic decline in alcoholism over time, suggesting that we are desperately in need of a fresh approach. The 30-Day Sobriety Solutionoffers the answer to anyone who feels their drinking has become unmanageable. Inspired by Canfield's work in self-esteem and success training and developed into a programme by Dave Andrews, it integrates positive psychology, neurolinguistic programming, cognitive therapy, meditation, positive self-talk and the correction of negative self-perceptions, amongst numerous other techniques. At the core of this programme are the two concepts of a no alcohol '30-Day Reboot', with the option of a non-abstinence track after the first 30 days. This is a model of sobriety that you can achieve in the privacy of your own home in only a few minutes a day.

Chasing Darkness

by Robert Crais

Private Investigator Elvis Cole learns that LA fires bring more than heat, they bring his old friend Joe Pike and the past. Cole's fight to clear his name brings murder and corruption terrifyingly close to home.It's fire season, and the hills of Los Angeles are burning. When police and fire department personnel rush door to door in a frenzied evacuation effort, they discover the week-old corpse of an apparent suicide. But the gunshot victim is less gruesome than what they find in his lap: a photo album of seven brutally murdered young women--one per year, for seven years. And when the suicide victim is identified as a former suspect in one of the murders, the news turns Elvis Cole's world upside down. Three years earlier Lionel Byrd was brought to trial for the murder of a female prostitute named Yvonne Bennett. A taped confession coerced by the police inspired a prominent defense attorney to take Byrd's case, and Elvis Cole was hired to investigate. It was Cole's eleventh-hour discovery of an exculpatory videotape that allowed Lionel Byrd to walk free. Elvis was hailed as a hero. But the discovery of the death album in Byrd's lap now brands Elvis as an unwitting accomplice to murder. Captured in photographs that could only have been taken by the murderer, Yvonne Bennett was the fifth of the seven victims--two more young women were murdered after Lionel Byrd walked free. So Elvis can't help but wonder--did he, Elvis Cole, cost two more young women their lives? Shut out of the investigation by a special LAPD task force determined to close the case, Elvis Cole and Joe Pike desperately fight to uncover the truth about Lionel Byrd and his nightmare album of death--a truth hidden by lies, politics, and corruption in a world where nothing is what it seems to be. Chasing Darkness is a blistering thriller from the bestselling author who sets the standard for intense, powerful crime writing.

Talking Man

by Terry Bisson

A fast-paced story of saving the world from extinction .

Curious George Saves His Pennies

by H. A. Rey

When George decides to save up for that special red train in the toy store, he doesn't realize how long it will take--or how hard he'll have to work for his money. But when the time finally arrives to take his very full piggy bank to the toy store--surprise!--George loses it. Can this day, and George's hard-won earnings, be saved? For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George, books, promotions, games, activities, and more!

Curious George Christmas Carols

by H. A. Rey

This beautiful holiday ebook includes the songbook lyrics and music notation for ten classic Christmas carols as illustrated by Curious George creator H. A. Rey, with more than 30 minutes of original recordings--just click on the page to play! Carols included are: "O Christmas Tree," "Deck the Halls," "We Three Kings," "Good King Wenceslas," "I Saw Three Ships," "O Come, All Ye Faithful," "The First Noel," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," and "Silent Night." Joyce Raskin, Chick Graning, Joe Propatier, of the popular band Scarce, and Matt White provide the original music. Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Joyce Raskin says, "Our band has reinterpreted H. A. Rey's traditional Christmas carols as a folksy, lighthearted, and kid-friendly set of recordings--a little Carter family, Mazzy Star, and Buddy Holly mixed together. We hope it's musical fun for kids of all ages." Featuring the playful and curious monkey George and original H. A. Rey illustrations, Curious George Christmas Carols is truly an e-book to treasure.

The Christmas Quiet Book

by Deborah Underwood Renata Liwska

The holidays are filled with joyful noise. But Christmas is sometimes wrapped in quiet: "Searching for presents quiet," "Getting caught quiet," and "Hoping for a snow day quiet." Irresistibly cute, soft colored pencil illustrations of bunnies, bears, and more paint a magical holiday picture indeed.

Brothers at Bat

by Steven Salerno Audrey Vernick

The Acerra family had sixteen children, including twelve ball-playing boys. It was the 1930s, and many families had lots of kids. But only one had enough to field a baseball team . . . with three on the bench! The Acerras were the longest-playing all-brother team in baseball history. They loved the game, but more important, they cared for and supported each other and stayed together as a team. Nothing life threw their way could stop them.Full of action, drama, and excitement, this never-before-told true story is vividly brought to life by Audrey Vernick's expert storytelling and Steven Salerno's stunning vintage-style art.

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

by Chris Van Allsburg

Fourteen black-and-white drawings, each accompanied by a title and a caption, entice readers to make up his or her own story.

The Third Gift

by Bagram Ibatoulline Mrs Linda Sue Park

From two extraordinary talents, a beautifully crafted picture book for the Christmas season. The three wise men, or the three kings, are familiar figures in the Christmas tradition. Newbery medalist Linda Sue Park has taken the brief biblical references to the three as the starting point for a new story. In it we meet a boy who is learning his father's trade; a man who gathers resin from certain trees; a merchant in the marketplace; and three strangers in brightly colored robes who are shopping for a gift for a baby. Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline with exquisite paintings, this simple, moving tale of ordinary people involved in an extraordinary event brings new resonance to the well-known gift list of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Includes an author's note.

Tacky and the Winter Games

by Helen Lester Lynn Munsinger

"A-huff-and-a-puff-and-a-huff-and-a-puff-and-a-huff-and-a-puff" "WHAT'S HAPPENING?" Tacky the penguin wants to know. The Winter Games, that's what's happening. And Tacky and his fellow penguins Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect have to work hard to get in shape so they can represent Team Nice Icy Land in the athletic competitions. After rigorous training, they're ready - but are the games ready for Tacky? Will his antics keep Team Nice Icy Land from winning a medal? From bobsledless racing and ski jumping to speed skating, Tacky lends his unique, exuberant style to each competition. In laugh-out-loud scenes of Tacky and his fellow penguins' athletic debacles, Tacky reminds readers of the underlying joy and enthusiasm that propells athletes to greatness. So get ready to cheer for Team Nice Icy Land and let the games begin!

Sheep in a Jeep (Read-aloud)

by Nancy E. Shaw

Beep! Beep! Sheep in a jeep on a hill that's steep. Sheep in a Jeep is well loved by the preschool and early-reader sets for its slapstick story of five sheep (in a jeep) and silly sound effects--especially when the jeep goes splash and thud in the mud! Nancy Shaw's rollicking rhymes are Seuss-snappy, and Margot Apple's appealing pencil illustrations are expressive and hilarious. This ebook includes audio narration.

Ollie's Halloween

by Olivier Dunrea

This Halloween, Gossie is a wizard and Gertie is a chicken. Peedie is a dragon and BooBoo is a bunny. Ollie is a mummy who thinks sharing is more fun than scaring. Join the goslings as they hoot, howl, and haunt the night away. Goslings are on the prowl!

Motel of the Mysteries

by David Macaulay

It is the year 4022; all of the ancient country of Usa has been buried under many feet of detritus from a catastrophe that occurred back in 1985. Imagine, then, the excitement that Howard Carson, an amateur archeologist at best, experienced when in crossing the perimeter of an abandoned excavation site he felt the ground give way beneath him and found himself at the bottom of a shaft, which, judging from the DO NOT DISTURB sign hanging from an archaic doorknob, was clearly the entrance to a still-sealed burial chamber. Carson's incredible discoveries, including the remains of two bodies, one of then on a ceremonial bed facing an altar that appeared to be a means of communicating with the Gods and the other lying in a porcelain sarcophagus in the Inner Chamber, permitted him to piece together the whole fabric of that extraordinary civilization.

Merry Christmas, Ollie!

by Olivier Dunrea

An endearing and beautifully rendered tale sure to be a family favorite. It's Christmas Eve. Gossie and Gertie hang their bright colored boots in the barn. Peedie and BooBoo hang their striped stockings in the barn. Ollie stomps through the snow. It's not easy to wait for Father Christmas Goose!With ample wry humor, beautiful ink-and-watercolor pictures, and irresistible charm, Olivier Dunrea shares the first holiday story of Gossie and friends.Ollie perfectly encompasses the adorable impatience of young children waiting for Christmas to finally come.

The Goodnight Train

by June Sobel Laura Huliska-Beith

All aboard for Dreamland! Hold on to your pillow because the Goodnight Train is taking off. Roll that corner, rock that curve, and soar past mermaids, leaping sheep, and even ice-cream clouds. You won't want to miss a thing, so whatever you do, don't . . . close . . . your . . . eyes! With soothing, lyrical words and magical illustrations, June Sobel and Laura Huliska-Beith have created a nighttime fantasy that's guaranteed to make even the most resistant sleeper snuggle up tight.

Curious George Takes a Train

by H. A. Rey Margret Rey Martha Weston

Curious George heads to the train station to take a trip with the Man with the Yellow Hat, but when he tries to help out the station master, he gets himself into trouble. George finds himself a hiding place--only to discover that his help is really needed when a little boy's toy train is about to fall onto the tracks.

Curious George Goes to a Costume Party

by H. A. Rey

George and the man with the yellow hat arrive at a Halloween party--but they aren't wearing costumes. No matter--there are plenty in an old trunk upstairs, and soon George is trying on all kinds of outfits. But when he wants to look in the mirror, George finds he has to jump on the bed. Downstairs, the partygoers begin to hear noises. Then the lights go out and they hear a crash! Uh-oh. Did someone say the word ghost?

Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory

by H. A. Rey

When George and the man with the yellow hat stop to shop at a chocolate factory store, George becomes curious about how the chocolates are made. Though he begins to follow the factory tour, soon he is off to investigate on his own.

Boo, Bunny!

by Kathryn O. Galbraith Jeff Mack

Eeek! Squeak! Halloween can be especially spooky for a shy bunny. But when that shy bunny bumps into another shy bunny, friendship scares away fear. Once they join forces, not even the darkest night can stop them two brave bunnies from having the best Halloween ever.Full of sounds, spookiness, and sweetness, this dynamic picture book celebrates the best part of Halloween: friends!

The Bicycle Man

by Allen Say

The amazing tricks two American soldiers perform on a borrowed bicycle are a fitting finale for the school sports day festivities in a small village in occupied Japan.

Balloons over Broadway

by Melissa Sweet

Everyone's a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these "upside-down puppets"? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire! In brilliant collage illustrations, Caldecott Honor artist Melissa Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America--the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Parade. Winner of the 2012 Robert F. Sibert Medal and the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award.

Curious George Makes Pancakes

by H. A. Rey

Every year George and the man with the yellow hat attend the pancake breakfast to benefit the children's hospital. Always curious, George finds his way to the pancake table. After making some of the most interesting pancakes the crowd has ever seen George gets into even more monkey mischief. The adventures of Curious George continue in an all-new series beginning in fall 1998 with eight new stories. Written and illustrated in the style of Margret and H. A. Rey, the books appear in paperback (8 x 8") and hardcover editions and feature the art of Vipah Interactive, the animators of HMI's Curious George CD-ROMs.

Curious George Plants A Tree

by H. A. Rey

George loves to go to the science museum. So, when he finds out that the museum is planning a "Green Day" dedicated to recycling and planting trees, and George is curious and wants to help out! But little monkeys eager to help can sometimes become little monkeys getting into trouble. When George begins to find and recycle things around town that aren't quite ready for the recycle bin, he gets into a jam. Thankfully, George isn't the only one who wants to help--the whole community can't wait to lend a hand--and help George and the museum plant some trees!Did you know...? The new Rey Center at the Margret & H.A. Rey Center in Waterville, New Hampshire will a model for energy conservation, using solar panels and wind generators for its electricity. It will reuse and slow-release stormwater, and treat its "gray water" (from sinks/showers) in a constructed wetland.

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