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The extraordinary tale of survival and friendship between a man and a dog in warFlight technician Frank Williams and Judy, a purebred pointer, met in the most unlikely of places: a World War II internment camp in the Pacific. Judy was a fiercely loyal dog, with a keen sense for who was friend and who was foe, and the pair's relationship deepened throughout their captivity. When the prisoners suffered beatings, Judy would repeatedly risk her life to intervene. She survived bombings and other near-death experiences and became a beacon not only for Frank but for all the men, who saw in her survival a flicker of hope for their own.Judy's devotion to those she was interned with was matched by their love for her, which helped keep the men and their dog alive despite the ever-present threat of death by disease or the rifles of the guards. At one point, deep in despair and starvation, Frank contemplated killing himself and the dog to prevent either from watching the other die. But both were rescued, and Judy spent the rest of her life with Frank. She became the war's only official canine POW, and after she died at age fourteen, Frank couldn't bring himself to ever have another dog. Their story--of an unbreakable bond forged in the worst circumstances--is one of the great undiscovered sagas of World War II.
Even the most angelic babies sometimes bite. This lift-the-flap story shows that even though they may misbehave sometimes, they really know how act most of the time. Teach children the right and wrong time for each action.
Biting is one of the most frustrating and widespread issues childcare providers and parents face.No Biting discusses why toddlers bite, how to respond to biting, and how to develop a plan to address repeated biting.<P><P> It also explores what parents think of biting, how to respond to their suggestions and demands, and how to create biting policies. This second edition includes additional anti-biting strategies, new information on the causes of biting, and sample newsletter articles to educate parents.
When Miriam gets Suzanne's role in the school play, Katie knows there will be trouble. But she certainly doesn't plan on being involved in it! Unfortunately, the magic wind has plans of its own it turns Katie into Miriam just before the show!
The class 3A trip to the Natural History Museum is turning out to be a disaster: Many of Katie's excited classmates are acting up, and they turn on Katie and call her a goodie-goodie when she won't join in!
From his childhood days in Mexico, to his experience of censorship in government-owned Mexican media companies, his student years in LA, and his early beginnings as a journalist in the USA, Ramos gives us a personal and touching account of his life. With a series of intimate portraits of the leading political figures he has interviewed over the years (Castro, George W. Bush, Chavez, Clinton) and the places he has been, he reflects on world events and how they have changed, not only humanity, but his own life.
A cross between Shades of Grey and Z-Rated, No Boundaries takes readers on an unforgettable journey as a young law school graduate stumbles into an alternative lifestyle full of naughty pleasures. Just out of law school, Jaguar is deep in debt. When his fellow graduates head off to exotic locations to celebrate with sun and fun, Jag has to stay behind and earn a living. Bartending seems undemanding--an easy way to make money before he gets on the fast-track of corporate law. Meanwhile, slinging drinks does have its perks: free booze, big tips, and plenty of women hitting on him constantly. He's not looking for love, just a little fun to forget his troubles. But when he meets a mysterious dark-skinned beauty named Fonia, Jaguar is intrigued. Handsome and confident, Jag has never had problems attracting the opposite sex, but he gets only a cold stare when he turns his charms on Fonia. During a rare conversation, Fonia offers Jag an opportunity to make extra cash bartending at a private party. But the party is nothing like Jag has ever experienced. Not even the wildest frat party could compare to this extravaganza where no pleasure is forbidden. Shocked to his core, Jag realizes that Fonia is heavily into bondage and submission. She belongs to a dominant master and Jag hates to watch her surrender to her deviant lover. But Jag refuses to give up on Fonia, trying to gain her trust and save her from her painful lifestyle. Gradually Jag convinces Fonia to leave her brutal lover. She's captured his heart, just as he helps her discover that true love never hurts.
The boys from Camp Eagle will be staying at Sunnyside, until their camp is repaired. The girls are outraged and determined to do away with the boys. Katie pushes for offensive tactics but when the camp leader disapproves, they adopt more restrained measures. At first Katie's followers are spirited about their ideas, but they learn that well-meant plans can be hard to execute.
It's not easy to have a private life on a small island. Thirteen-year-old Heather Blake can't stand the fact people on Tarragon Island know about her family's traumas practically before she does. The local youth writing group is supposed to help her meet people and improve her writing skills. Instead, Heather finds herself revealing way too much about both her writing life and her private thoughts to kids she can't believe are becoming her friends. Heather's new school, a budding romance, serious family illness, a strange crime, and even stranger island residents cause more trouble than she thinks she can handle. It will take all the strength and determination Heather can muster if she hopes to survive and carve out a place for herself in her new island home.
Lindsay Miller is knee-deep in Christmas cards and homemade fudge, but she's never felt more like a Grinch. Why can't Christmas be full of magic, like in her favorite movie, A Christmas Carol. . . ?. . . Enter Fred, a sexy and eccentric stranger who arrives at Lindsay's door out of the blue. Dressed like he just stepped out of a Dickens novel, complete with British accent, Fred claims he's a Messenger, sent from Headquarters to help her discover the joy of Christmas. But is Fred an angel from above--or just stone cold crazy? Fred's used to dealing with skeptics. Telling a stranger you've been ordered to inspire holiday cheer is a tough sell. But there's a further complication. Fred's mission is to help Lindsay right the wrongs from her past that have been holding her back. But somehow along the way, they've become wildly attracted to each other--and falling in love is not part of the plan. Fred only has 'til the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve to guide Lindsay to the magical future she deserves--even if it's a future without him. . .
Negativity in the workplace costs businesses billions of dollars and impacts the morale, productivity and health of individuals and teams. "In The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work, Jon Gordon, a bestselling author, consultant and speaker, shares an enlightening story that demonstrates how you can conquer negativity and inspire others to adopt a positive attitude." Based on one company's successful No Complaining Rule, the powerful principles and actionable plan are practical and easy-to-follow, making this book an ideal read for managers, team leaders and anyone interested in generating positive energy.
TURN UP THE FLAVOR-NOT THE HEAT!From easy, hearty breakfasts to mouth-watering entrees and even delectable desserts, it's easy to keep both your stress level and kitchen temperature low with these fast and fun no-cook meals. The No-Cook, No- Bake Cookbook features tons of creative dishes, including:* Salmon Mango Ceviche* Teriyaki Tofu Wraps* Peach Prosciutto Salad* No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake* Tex-Mex Chipotle Beans* Shrimp Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa* Salami Pizza Stacks* Moroccan Chicken Salad* Roast Beef Wraps* Blueberry Overnight Oats* Fresh Fruit Smoothies Who says you need to turn on the oven to cook a delicious meal? When temperatures rise and dinnertime looms, don't grab the take-out menu-reach for this guide to the best no-cook meals! Filled with full-color photos and easy-to-follow recipes, this handy cookbook shows how to whip up tasty, healthy and filling breakfast, lunch or dinner recipes without heating up the kitchen.
Elizabeth Pantley's previous sleep book, The No-Cry Sleep Solution, covered babies up to age two, but many of the parents are asking what to do about older children who are being awakened by a baby's cries, refusing to go to bed or to stay in bed, having nightmares, or getting into the parents' bed at night. This book now provides those parents with gentle, loving solutions to all of the sleep-related problems of children ages 2 through 6. Recent research has shown that kids who don't get enough sleep are far more likely to have behavior problems, be overweight, and have learning problems. But even if that weren't the case, children's sleep problems drive parents crazy. This is the book that will help parents regain time to themselves in the evening and better sleep during the night, without resorting to punishments, locking children in their rooms, and other negative (but common) measures.
With hard-won wisdom and refreshing insight, Thich Nhat Hanh confronts a subject that has been contemplated by Buddhist monks and nuns for twenty-five-hundred years--and a question that has been pondered by almost anyone who has ever lived: What is death? In No Death, No Fear, the acclaimed teacher and poet examines our concepts of death, fear, and the very nature of existence. Through Zen parables, guided meditations, and personal stories, he explodes traditional myths of how we live and die. Thich Nhat Hanh shows us a way to live a life unfettered by fear.
Ishan Mehra wants a dog, but his mother has a rule about dogs. (Guess what it is?) Ishan figures if he's helpful enough and does enough things right around the house, he can change her mind. Somehow, though, the right things seem to come out all wrong, whether it's making paratha for breakfast or repainting the hallway!
While out for a walk with her mom, a little girl has the surprise of her life - she meets a real, live, fire-breathing dragon! Now this dragon is nothing to be afraid of - in fact, he's so friendly that she invites him home for tea. But their afternoon snack is suddenly interrupted when the dragon sneezes and sets the table ablaze. Luckily, the girl knows just what to do, and she teaches her new friend to be fire smart, too. With its funny, rhyming verse and spunky illustrations, No Dragons for Tea shows kids that learning about fire safety doesn't have to be scary. The story ends with "The Dragon's Fire Safety Rhyme" - a fun and easy way to remember what to do in case of fire.
Music can bridge the Worlds... (This is not necessarily a good thing...) Long ago, in an English country mansion next to a deep, dark wood, Wicket Kit Arundel devised a masque, a musical "entertainment" to be performed on the eve of Midsummer's Night 1594. It was supposed to be a quest for the perfect music, a mystic bridge to ultimate knowledge. What actually crossed the bridge was the Queen of Faerie. Entranced by his music, she has taken him away, leaving Kit's true love Eleanor bereft and mad with grief. In 1994 lives one Ellen Ainsley, a master programmer, erstwhile musician, and a very confused woman. After collapsing in the middle of an important recital, Ellen has given up singing the music of the 16th century, given up music altogether - it makes her dizzy, makes her lose contact with the real world, makes her feel like a different person... Then one day she is approached by a strangely beautiful young man who, almost against her will, persuades her to fly to England and there perform a masque composed by the infamous "Wicked Kit." Every four hundred years the spheres of Earth and Faerie join together - and once again the Queen of Faerie is about to rob Eleanor of all that gives life meaning.
The #1 New York Times bestselling first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy SEAL who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments.<P><P> From the streets of Iraq to the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in the Indian Ocean, and from the mountaintops of Afghanistan to the third floor of Osama Bin Laden's compound, operator Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group--known as SEAL Team Six--has been a part of some of the most memorable special operations in history, as well as countless missions that never made headlines.<P> No Easy Day puts readers alongside Owen and his fellow SEAL team members as they train for the biggest mission of their lives. The blow-by-blow narrative of the assault, beginning with the helicopter crash that could have ended Owen's life straight through to the radio call confirming Bin Laden's death, is an essential piece of modern history.<P> In No Easy Day, Owen also takes readers into the War on Terror and details the formation of the most elite units in the military. Owen's story draws on his youth in Alaska and describes the SEALs' quest to challenge themselves at the highest levels of physical and mental endurance. With boots-on-the-ground detail, Owen describes several missions that illustrate the life and work of a SEAL and the evolution of the team after the events of September 11.<P> In telling the true story of the SEALs whose talents, skills, experiences, and exceptional sacrifices led to one of the greatest victories in the War on Terror, Mark Owen honors the men who risk everything for our country, and he leaves readers with a deep understanding of the warriors who keep America safe.
Adam Pfitzer: First Base/Pitcher. Adam plays first base more often than he pitches, so he's gotten through half the season without pitching to his cousin Stan, who plays for the rival Pit Bulls. Now Adam is going to face Stan in a key game the Scrappers have to win to have a chance at the second-half championship. Stan's been in a slump lately, and part of Adam would like to go easy on him. But what will Adam's teammates think if he doesn't throw his best stuff to his cousin?
The sequel to No Safety in Numbers; a modern day Lord of the Flies for fans of apocalyptic thrillers It's Day 7 in the quarantined mall. The riot is over and the senator trapped inside is determined to end the chaos. Even with new rules, assigned jobs, and heightened security, she still needs to get the teen population under control. So she enlists Marco's help--allowing him to keep his stolen universal card key in exchange for spying on the very football players who are protecting him. But someone is working against the new systems, targeting the teens, and putting the entire mall in even more danger. Lexi, Marco, Ryan, and Shay believe their new alliances are sound. They are wrong. Who can be trusted? And who will be left to trust? The virus was just the beginning.
Rachael Scdoris, the daughter of a sled musher, has a passion for sled dogs and racing. From a young age she dreams of racing the Iditarod. Afflicted with a rare eye disorder, she is legally blind but is determined to overcome obstacles to make her dream come true. The book tells of her childhood, her experiences at school, and her struggle to become independent. Her love of dogs and dogsledding are paramount throughout her young life.
He Was Taught How To KillEven behind bars, serial killer Harvey Day Smith exudes menace. Psychologist Jolene Granger has agreed to hear his dying confession, vowing not to let the monster inside her head. And Harvey has secrets to share-about bodies that were never found, and about the apprentice who is continuing his grisly work. . . And Now He'll Teach ThemHe buries his victims alive the way his mentor Harvey did, relishing their final screams as the earth rains down. And as one last gift to the only father he knew, he'll make the most perfect kill of all. How To DieEverything about this investigation is unnerving Jo, from Harvey's fascination with her to the fact that she's working alongside Texas Ranger Brody Winchester, her ex-husband. Harvey's protege is growing bolder and more vicious every day. And soon the trail of shallow graves will lead them to the last place Jo expected, and to the most terrifying truth of all. . . Praise for Mary Burton's The Seventh Victim"Dark and disturbing, a well-written tale of obsession and murder. " -Kat Martin"Burton delivers action-packed tension. " -"Publishers Weekly"
Through interviews, historical perspective, and anecdotes, feminist icon Feldt examines why barriers to gender equality still exist in American society, and explains nine ways women can change how they think about power.
4 plays about an existential portrayal of Hell, the reworking of the Electra-Orestes story, the conflict of a young intellectual torn between theory and conflict and an arresting attack on American racism.