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After briefly recapping Elizabeth Taylor's rise to fame in Hollywood, this admiring new biography characterizes her love affairs and eight marriages as well as her emotional state during different stages of her life. Interviews with friends, magazine articles, and spousal biographies serve as sources. Fifty black-and-white photographs are provided. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
When her pal Melissa McCormick, along with Melissa's brother, is orphaned, Elizabeth helps Melissa and her brother get jobs so that they can pay the bills and avoid being placed in separate foster homes.
Elizabeth Wakefield is in love...with Todd Wilkins. Todd was only supposed to cheer up a brokenhearted Elizabeth--help her forget about longtime love Tom Watts. But the familiar taste of Todd's gentle kiss and the feel of his strong arms around her makes Elizabeth's head spin. You never get a second chance to make an impression. Jessica Wakefield learns this the hard way when she slams her Jeep into a sports car on the freeway. Jessica blows up at the crazy driver. Who cares? She'll never see the woman again. But Jessica does...the night her boyfriend Nick Fox takes her home to meet his parents.
Hailed by the Times of London as "an author who makes historical fiction come gloriously alive", Elizabeth Chadwick is a gifted storyteller who captures the passion, deceit, honor, and heartbreak of Medieval England like none other. Now, get three books from historical fiction powerhouse Elizabeth Chadwick at one low price. This bundle includes The Greatest Knight, The Scarlet Lion, and For the King's Favor, each on their own a shining example of a novelist at the peak of her powers. Taken collectively, you'll witness an era you won't want to leave. "Just like a fine wine Chadwick is to be savored all the way down to the last drop... what more could a reader ask for?" --Historically Obsessed. "Elizabeth Chadwick is a gifted novelist and a dedicated researcher... I rank her with such historical novelist stars as Dorothy Dunnett and Anya Seton." --Sharon Kay Penman, New York Times bestselling author of Devil's Brood. "Elizabeth Chadwick is to Medieval England what Philippa Gregory is to the Tudors and the Stuarts, and Bernard Cornwell is to the Dark Ages." --Books Monthly.
Foster child Elizabeth Gall finds love and acceptance with the Johnsons, a family who introduces her to the healing power of Christ. Following volumes relate her experiences in growing from a likable girl to an admirable young woman. Picture descriptions present.
Elizabeth wins an Easter egg in a school contest. She is amazed when the egg hatches and decides that she must save her new pet, Sneeches, from being sent to a farm.
In this major biography, MacCaffrey focuses on Elizabeth's career as a practicing politician, taking into account her formative personal experiences, her temperament, her own view of her role, and the constraints she frequently faced.
In a series of diary entries, Princess Elizabeth, the eleven-year-old daughter of King Henry VIII, celebrates holidays and birthdays, relives her mother's execution, revels in her studies, and agonizes over her father's health.
Everybody's shocked by Elizabeth's new love . . . especially Jessica. Neil won't tell a soul his summer plans . . . does he have something to hide? Chloe and Nina friends? Weirder stuff has happened . . . like what's going on behind closed doors at the duplex.
Elizabeth Wakefield never planned on straying from her longtime boyfriend, Todd Wilkins. But then, she'd never met anyone like Devon Whitelaw. Not only is Devon devastatingly sexy, he's also brilliant--and impossible for Elizabeth to resist. Elizabeth tries to break up with Todd gently, but the more she pushes him away, the tighter he clings. Can Elizabeth make Todd understand that she no longer loves him... without breaking his heart? Todd's going insane with jealousy. Why would Elizabeth pick that arrogant jerk Devon over him? Todd needs to prove how much he loves Elizabeth and quick. And he's got the perfect plan. He'll ask her to marry him! If that doesn't work, Todd will have only one option left to make Devon Whitelaw go away....
If she can make it there... When Elizabeth Wakefield wins a summer fellowship to produce her own play in New York City, no one is more surprised than she is. It's an offer Elizabeth can't refuse, even though she and Tom Watts vowed to spend the summer together. So Tom gives up his prestigious summer internship to be with her! Will Elizabeth have to give up something in return -- and make a sacrifice she's not yet ready for?
Elizabeth Wakefield can't wait for the next class trip. She's going to get to see a taping of her favorite TV show, Dr Snapturtle's Animal Hour. The trip is a lot of fun until Elizabeth overhears Dr. Snapturtle yelling at his trusty dog, Duke. Then she doesn't know what to think. How could her hero be so mean?
Spending the summer helping people and making new friends ... what could be cooler? From the personal journal of soon-to-be-eighth grader Elizabeth Wakefield: I came to Costa Rica to work hard and help people. But what do I get? A nonstop party.
Elizabeth's new advice column is a big hit at Sweet Valley School. She is excited with her success. But soon she runs out of answers and her advice causes problems instead of solving them. Can she get out of this mess?
"Shimmering in blue sequins and periwinkle eye shadow, Elizabeth Taylor strode onto the stage of the Mark Hellinger Theater to present the 1981 Antoinette Perry Award for Broadway's best musical...As she started to speak, the entire audience suddenly rose to give her a standing ovation. Wildly cheering, the crowd paid homage to the woman whose beauty had for so long enchanted the America. Now ripe and opulent at forty-nine, she no longer looked like the little girl who had ridden to glory in National Velvet; but the audience did not care, She could still bestow a touch of magic."--from the preface This biography of Elizabeth Taylor tells her story as no other can. Drawing on extensive reporting and interviews, Kitty Kelley's classic portrait follows the rise, fall, and rebirth of the woman who was perhaps Hollywood's brightest star. Now with a new Afterword by the author, this is the definitive record of Elizabeth Taylor's fascinating life.
Elizabeth Wakefield and her friends are walking on the beach one stormy afternoon when they witness a terrible surfing accident. Denny Jacobson is drowning! Elizabeth dives into the water and saves him. Now Elizabeth is a hero. Her picture's in the newspaper, and Denny showers her with gifts and attention. But Janet Howell, president of the Unicorns, is mad! She's got a big crush on Denny and is determined to make Elizabeth's life miserable. Elizabeth decides being a hero stinks. How can she possibly get Denny -- and now Janet -- to leave her alone? Finally she and Jessica cook up a brilliant plan to get rid of them both, but it might mean putting Elizabeth in danger!
Elizabeth is selected for "Model Student of the Year" at Sweet Valley Middle School. But Elizabeth lets this get to her head. She starts treating people as if she's superior to them.
Elizabeth The Seventh-Grader ... High expectations ... Elizabeth Wakefield is thrilled when she hears the news: Her teachers want to skip her to seventh grade! Everyone is proud of her -- except her identical twin, Jessica, who wants her sister back in sixth grade where she belongs. But Elizabeth vows to prove that she can make it as a seventh-grader -- even if it means staying up all night to finish her homework, or sneaking out to a seventh-grade party. Trying to meet everyone's high expectations is turning Elizabeth into a zombie. Maybe she can make it as a seventh-grader, but does she want to?
When Elizabeth Wakefield breaks her arm, she starts getting a lot of attention. This makes her twin sister, Jessica, so angry that she votes against Elizabeth in an important class election. Now Elizabeth is upset. Is this the beginning of the twins' biggest feud ever?
In love with her horseback riding lessons and her horse Puddles, Elizabeth Wakefield dreams of competing in horse shows, that is until Puddles throws her and Elizabeth decides to never ride again.
[From the back Cover) "Identical twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield are taking piano lessons. Jessica loves them. Elizabeth hates them. They can't stop fighting about it. Elizabeth is doubly mad because Jessica bullied her into taking the lessons. Now the twins are supposed to play a duet at a recital. The better Jessica plays, the worse Elizabeth does. Will Elizabeth get her revenge by ruining Jessica's big day--on purpose?" Bookshare has over a hundred more books about the Sweet Valley twins Jessica and Elizabeth from their elementary school days through their college years.
Elizabeth is thrilled to be a junior counselor at Camp Echo Mountain in Montana! Best of all, Elizabeth is reunited with Maria Slater, one of her closest friends from middle school, who's also a counselor. But when Maria introduces Elizabeth to her best friend Nicole Banes, it's hate at first sight. And now the two girls are falling for the same guy.
Dear Diary, Todd and I are finished! I've never been more miserable in my life. It all started when I found a letter on his desk from a girl in Vermont. It sounded more than friendly, if you know what I mean. I should trust Todd, but he didn't make things better by getting mad at me for being a snoop (as he put it). I know what you're thinking, Diary. I have no right to complain. When Todd was gone, I let Nicholas Morrow kiss me. I even fell in love with Jeffrey French. But Todd doesn't know the worst. Only you, Diary, know the true story of what happened between Todd's best friend, Ken Matthews, and me.
Elizabeth Wakefield has a confession to make. She's met a guy -- an intelligent, caring, and unbelievably handsome guy. But it's not Todd Wilkins, her longtime boyfriend, whom she loves more than anybody. It's Sam. Elizabeth wouldn't even need to change her initials. Mrs. Elizabeth Woodruff. She's fallen hard. But no one can know about Elizabeth and Sam, especially not Jessica. She could never keep a secret this big. And if Todd ever finds out, it'll break his heart.
Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield's second-grade teacher is getting married, and the whole class is invited to the wedding. The twins and all their friends pick the perfect present for Mrs. Becker, and everyone decides to help pay for it. Elizabeth and Jessica set up a lemonade stand to make money. First, Elizabeth does all the work. Then Jessica spends all the money! Will they be able to replace the money in time to buy the wedding present?
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