Browse Results What Format Should I Choose?

Showing 68,551 through 68,575 of 189,150 results

Chicken Run

by Ellen Weiss

Written specifically for the fully-independent young reader, this lively novelization tells the full story of the film--from Ginger's capture by Farmer Tweedy, to Rocky's dramatic arrival at the farm, to the chickens' heroic escape from the clutches of Mrs. Tweedy and her Pie Machine. Chock full of humor, adventure, and chicken romance, this action-packed novel brings CHICKEN RUN to life.

Chicken Soup for Every Mom's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Marci Shimoff Heather Mcnamara

An inspiration for moms everywhere! It will change your life forever. Although you undoubtedly heard those six words many times after announcing that you were expecting, you couldn't have imagined what they really meant. And then the moment came. You held your baby in your arms and felt an outpouring of emotion like you had never known before. And just like they said, nothing was ever the same. Motherhood is a lifelong journey that's as unique as every woman who embarks on it. No other role defines us as deeply and fills us with as much compassion, or tests our strength and patience more extremely! No other relationship fills our hearts with as much love, wonder, and awe for another human being. Although motherhood is a timeless calling, today's moms have unique challenges and rewards. In this book you'll learn from other mothers and seasoned grandmothers who share the universal worries, the tears and the laughs that come with the job, as well as the wisdom to help you be the very best mom you can be. These stories are for every mom, whether you're an expectant or an adoptive mom, a stay-at-home or working mom, or a grandmother watching your grandchildren grow. Share this book with any mom to remind her of the profound role she will forever play in her child's life.

Chicken Soup for Little Souls: 3 Colorful Stories to Warm the Hearts of Children

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Lisa Mccourt

As an original hardcover, each of these books sold more than 150,000 copies. Due to frequent requests, the stories are now available in one volume. Each offers a lesson on how to make the world a better place. These inspirational stories are sure to put smiles on the faces of children everywhere. In "The Goodness Gorillas," the friends of the Goodness Gorilla Club have lots of great plans! But what will they do about Todd, the meanest kid in the class? In "The Best Night Out with Dad," Danny has a new friend, and an important decision to make. Will he get to see the circus after all? In "The Never-Forgotten Doll," Ellie want s to give a special gift to Miss Maggie, the best babysitter in the world. But everything is going wrong! How will she show Miss Maggie how much she loves her?

Chicken Soup for Little Souls: A Dog of My Own

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Katya Krenina

When Ben and his friend Kelly spontaneously decide to rescue an abused dog, they can't possibly foresee the obstacles that accompany such a decision. Armed with patience and the immense power of his never-wavering love, Ben works toward--and waits for--his most cherished goal. A Dog Of My Own is a tender story of the healing power of love--one that will long live in the hearts of all little souls. This heartwarming story was beautifully illustrated by Katya Krenina, whose stylized, contemporary illustrations have been lavishly praised by reviewers and heralded as "stunning" by the New York Times Book Review. Publishers Weekly has compared her style to that of Chagall, for its intuitive, dreamlike quality.

Chicken Soup for Little Souls: The Goodness Gorillas

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Pat Grant Porter

Make way for the Goodness Gorillas! These self-appointed kindness-spreaders are turning their classroom, their families, and their whole community topsy-turvy with good deeds! Peter sharpens all his classmates' pencils for them . . . Jessica pulls out a mat for everyone in her gymnastics class . . . Tina packs up her old toys and gives them to a charity . . . the whole group cleans up the neighborhood park. But the Goodness Gorillas are about to face their toughest challenge ever. What will they do about Todd, the meanest boy in class? Is Todd really bad through and through, or is it true that there's goodness hiding within every little soul?

Chicken Soup For The Soul: Children With Special Needs: Stories Of Love And Understanding For Those Who Care For Children With Disabilities

by Mark Victor Hansen Jack L. Canfield Heather Mcnamara Karen Simmons

'These powerful heart-rending stories are filled with honesty, humor, hope and offer inspiration to parents, teachers, and anyone else who cares for children with special needs. By embracing the magnificence, inner peace, and beauty each child possess, our own attitudes are shifted from despair to promise. ' Gerold G Jampolsky, M. D. , Founder of International Center of Attitudinal Healing, Sausalito , California. Raising a child with special needs is a lifelong commitment that is as unique as each person who embarks on it. Written by a variety of authors who share in this distinctive relationship, "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Children with Special Needs" offers a glimpse into the lives of others who are on a similar path. These stories provide insight, comfort, and connection with others who have walked this powerful and transformational journey. The authors of these candid stories relate their own experiences of adjusting, reaching out, and flourishing and share their universal worries, their tears, and the laughter that come with this extraordinary relationship. Most important, through these stories, you will be guided with the wisdom of fellow parents, caregivers, and those with special needs to help you be the very best parent or caregiver you can be.

Chicken Soup For The Soul: Like Mother, Like Daughter: Stories About The Special Bond Between Mothers And Daughters

by Mark Victor Hansen Jack L. Canfield Amy Newmark

How often have you seen a teenage girl pretend to be perturbed, but secretly smile, when she is told that she acts or looks just like her mother? Fathers, brothers, and friends sometimes shake their heads in wonder as girls "turn into their mothers." This new collection from Chicken Soup represents the best 101 stories from Chicken Soup's library on the special bond between mothers and daughters, and the magical, mysterious similarities between them. Mothers and daughters of all ages will laugh, cry, and find inspiration in these stories that remind them how much they appreciate each other. The first "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book was published in 1993, and became a publishing industry sensation, ultimately selling eight million copies. Since then, more than 150 Chicken Soup titles have been published, selling more than 100 million copies. "Chicken Soup for the Soul" has won dozens of awards over the past 15 years, and its founders, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have become celebrity motivational speakers and authors.

Chicken Soup For The Soul: Loving Our Cats: Heartwarming And Humorous Stories About Our Feline Family Members

by Mark Victor Hansen Jack L. Canfield Amy Newmark

We are all crazy about our mysterious cats. Sometimes they are our best friends; sometimes they are aloof. They are fun to watch and often surprise us, and they are always well loved members of our families. This new book from Chicken Soup for the Soul contains the best 101 cat stories from the company's extensive library. Readers will revel in the heartwarming, amusing, inspirational, and occasionally tearful stories about our best friends and faithful companions - our cats. The first Chicken Soup for the Soul book was published in 1993, and became a publishing industry sensation, ultimately selling eight million copies Since then, more than 150 Chicken Soup titles have been published, selling more than 100 million copies. Chicken Soup for the Soul has won dozens of awards over the past 15 years, and its founders, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have become celebrity motivational speakers and authors.

Chicken Soup For The Soul: Moms And Sons: Stories By Mothers And Sons, In Appreciation Of Each Other

by Mark Victor Hansen Jack L. Canfield Amy Newmark

There is a special bond between mothers and their sons and it never goes away. This new book contains the 101 best stories and poems from Chicken Soup's library honoring that lifelong relationship between mothers and their male offspring. These heartfelt and loving stories written by mothers, grandmothers, and sons, about each other, span generations and show how the mother-son bond transcends time. Some of theses stories will make readers laugh and some will make them cry, but they all will warm their hearts and remind them of the things they love about each other. The first "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book was published in 1993, and became a publishing industry sensation, ultimately selling eight million copies. Since then, more than 150 Chicken Soup titles have been published, selling more than 100 million copies Chicken Soup for the Soul had won dozens of awards over the past 15 years, and its founders, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have become celebrity motivational speakers and authors.

Chicken Soup For The Soul: Moms Know Best: Stories Of Appreciation For Mothers And Their Wisdom

by Mark Victor Hansen Jack L. Canfield Amy Newmark

"Mom will know where it is. . . what to say. . . how to fix it. " This is the first Chicken Soup book to focus on the pervasive wisdom of mothers everywhere. It includes the best 101 stories from Chicken Soup's library on our perceptive, understanding, and insightful mothers. These heartfelt stories written by mothers and their children will inspire and amuse readers, and will remind them of all that is right about being a mother. These stories celebrate the special bond between mothers and children, our mothers' unerring wisdom about everything from the mundane to the life-changing, and the hard work that goes into being a mother every day. The first Chicken Soup for the Soul book was published in 1993, and became a publishing industry sensation, ultimately selling eight million copies. The company went on to publish more than 150 Chicken Soup titles, selling more then 100 million copies, and becoming a household name. Chicken Soup for the Soul has won dozens of awards over the past 15 years, and its founders, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have become celebrity motivational speakers and authors.

Chicken Soup For The Soul: On Being A Parent: Inspirational, Humorous, And Heartwarming Stories About Parenthood

by Mark Victor Hansen Jack L. Canfield Amy Newmark

Parenting is the hardest and most rewarding job in the world. This upbeat and compelling new book includes the best selections on parenting from Chicken Soup's rich history, with 101 stories carefully selected to appeal to both mothers and fathers.

Chicken Soup For The Teen Soul: Real-Life Stories By Real Teens

by Mark Victor Hansen Jack L. Canfield Stephanie H. Meyer John Meyer

Every day you are faced with choices about friends, school, work, family obligations, and the future. It isn't always easy to know which direction to take, and if you do make a mistake, then what? To help you out, "Chicken Soup for the Soul" got together with Teen Ink magazine to bring you compelling, real-life stories from teenagers going through many of these issues. Teen Ink magazine is written by and for teenagers about everything from getting ready for the prom to losing someone you love. In "Chicken Soup for the Teen Soul: Real Stories by Real Teens", you will find honesty and insight about the everyday situations you face and see how other teens tackled them. Challenges, loss, constant change--how are you expected to handle it all? Like you, the teens in these stories often laugh, sometimes cry, and at times make mistakes. So share with them their innermost fears and thoughts as they cope with loss, watch their parents go through divorce, fall in love, and conquer their fears.

Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul Letters: Letters Of Life, Love And Learning

by Mark Victor Hansen Kimberly Kirberger Jack L. Canfield

A collection of the most important letters received from teens responding to the "Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul" series, this book is a powerful reflection of the feelings of generation of readers. Some letters will make readers laugh and others will make them cry; but all the letters reveal that teens share similar outlooks, experiences and feelings. Teens have been writing letters in response to the teenage Chicken Soup books since the birth of the series in 1997. These letters represent reactions to a wide array of issues and events, all of interest to teens, whose consistently enthusiastic response to the series indicates an ongoing interest. Letters from contributors to previous volumes, along with letters from the organizations that support teens, provide a nice complement to this collection. "Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Letters", with its candor and compassion, is sure to be the next great success in this blockbuster series.

Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul: The Real Deal: School

by Mark Victor Hansen Jack L. Canfield Deborah Reber

School: It's frustrating, it's boring, it's embarrassing. But it's also thought provoking, challenging and full of possible friends. And until you turn 18, like it or not, it's just about your whole life. So what's the deal? "Chicken Soup for the Soul" knows that school is more than classes and tests. It's also a social scene, filled with cliques, clubs and life-changing decisions (or so it seems this week). It's where you meet your best friends...and run into your worst enemies. And it's an opportunity to figure out what you want to do--whether it's kick a soccer ball, play the trombone or act in a play. Sometimes it's overwhelming and confusing, but don't worry, it's like that for everyone. That's what the stories in this book are all about. They're from real teens, and they're about the bizarre, embarrassing and sometimes triumphant things that really happened to them. And they're here to give you some perspective on everything that goes down at your school. . . and outside of it, too. Put that together with weird facts, cool graphics, fun advice and quizzes designed to help you figure out who you are and what you're up to, and you've got the real deal on school--full of all the laughter, tears and daily drama that life is all about.

Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Leann Thieman

Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul will touch your heart with stories of finding and creating families. From tales about international orphaned babies and children who spent years in the foster-care system to those who were adopted at birth, this very special compilation conveys the true meaning of unconditional love. Read a moving letter from a birth mother to her son explaining how difficult it was to give him up when she didn't have the means to care for him, how she still thinks about him often, and how she will always love him. Read stories from now-grown children and even those from the Vietnam Operation Babylift in 1975. Through their stories, you will delight in meeting happy, well-adjusted, grateful members of families and society. Find hope in stories of infertile couples who are given the gift of parenthood, adopted children who thrive and find joy in life, and older couples given a second chance at family. Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul provides insight into what adoption is all about and what it's really like to be adopted. Share in our celebration of the lives of adopted children who found forever families and parents who found forever love.

Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul: Stories Celebrating Forever Families

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Leann Thieman

Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul will touch your heart with stories of finding and creating families. From tales about international orphaned babies and children who spent years in the foster-care system to those who were adopted at birth, this very special compilation conveys the true meaning of unconditional love. Read a moving letter from a birth mother to her son explaining how difficult it was to give him up when she didn't have the means to care for him, how she still thinks about him often, and how she will always love him. Read stories from now-grown children and even those from the Vietnam Operation Babylift in 1975. Through their stories, you will delight in meeting happy, well-adjusted, grateful members of families and society. Find hope in stories of infertile couples who are given the gift of parenthood, adopted children who thrive and find joy in life, and older couples given a second chance at family. Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul provides insight into what adoption is all about and what it's really like to be adopted. Share in our celebration of the lives of adopted children who found forever families and parents who found forever love.

Chicken Soup for the African American Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Lisa Nichols Tom Joyner

This is the book everyone has been waiting for--an inspiring celebration of the joy, challenges, and triumphs of being African American.Combine Ilyana Vanzant and Terry McMillan, then include a dash of E. Lynn Harris, and you've got Chicken Soup for the African American Soul. This book captures the spirit of the community through inspiring storytelling that understands both the struggles and joys of being African American. From Jim Crow to the Civil Rights movement to today's business leaders and gangsta culture, this book is a primer on black history. And like all Chicken Soup books, it's a moving tribute to the small things--a moment of insight, a mentor, a lover, the loss of innocence--that make life worth living.This great volume is focused on representing all facets of African American life--man and woman; young and old; rural, suburban, and urban; rich and poor; race conscious and mostly color-blind.

Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Lisa Nichols

Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul is a rich collection of stories that truly celebrate the mountaintops and share the valleys of the African American woman's experience; highlighting her moments of strength, as well as her struggles. This candid, touching, and inspiring collection of stories proves that the spirit of sisterhood extends beyond geography, economics, age, and time. Whether we're passing on family traditions, keeping the faith, or just keepin' it real, one thing is for sure; we are here because of the shoulders we stand on. Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul will leave you feeling as if you've just shared a sacred space with some legendary African American women through quotes or stories from Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, Mary McLeod Bethune, and modern day heroines like Patti LaBelle, Halle Berry, and Queen Latifah. Experience inspiring moments of ordinary sisters doing extraordinary things in the world like voting in a time when voting could cost you your life to learning the true meaning of self love through the simple gesture of letting your hair down. Allow these stories--exclusively for sisters, from sisters--encourage and inspire you as you feed your soul and soothe your spirit.

Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul: Laughter, Love and Memories to Honor the Legacy of Sisterhood

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Lisa Nichols

A multi-generational celebration and acknowledgement, this edition combines stories of legendary African-American women with stories of modern-day heroines, and up and coming young African-American sisters and ordinary women.

Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Mark Donnelly Chrissy Donnelly Tommy Lasorda

"Play Ball!" These words resonate with special meaning in the minds of anyone who has ever enjoyed a game of baseball. Every fan will be amused and touched by stories of sportsmanship and victory gathered from the clay diamonds of America. A tribute to America''s favorite past time, Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan's Soul is written by people at every level of competition, from World Series champions to tee-ball moms. Their inspiring stories highlight the best of baseball, the importance of sportsmanship and a love of the game. Whether these stories take place on the field of a local YMCA or under the bright lights of a major league ballpark, the focus is the same: The Love of the Game.

Chicken Soup for the Bride’s Soul: Stories of Love, Laughter and Commitment to Last a Lifetime

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Maria Nickless Gina Romanello

Your wedding day is one of the most memorable of your life-- especially if you're the bride.

Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Raymond Aaron Janet Matthews

Wearing poppies on your lapel during the month of November. Enjoying local fiddlers playing music on Cape Breton Island. Cheering your favorite team on during Hockey Night. Swatting mosquitoes in Muskoka on the first long weekend in May. Driving the Trans-Canada Highway. Questioning why the ABC song ends in "z" and not "zed." All these things are distinctly Canadian and now there's another one more: Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul. Written by fellow Canadians from Cape Breton Island to Prince Edward Island, from Montreal to Vancouver, this book reveals the people, the history and the special moments that give Canada such a distinctive charm and character. With chapters including: On Being Canadian, Living Your Dream, Overcoming Obstacles, On Love, On Kindness, and Making a Difference, these stories weave a rich tapestry of life from the people who call Canada home. Notable stories include: hockey player Paul Henderson's "Goal of the Century," Chief Dan George's recounting of his great land, Marilyn Bell DiLascio's historic 1954 Lake Ontario swim, cartoonist Lynn Johnston's delightful story of an encounter with Wayne Gretzky, and journalist Sally Armstrong's details of Princess Diana's first trip to Canada. Like hearing a heartfelt version of "O, Canada!" this book will instill renewed pride and patriotism in a well-deserving country and its people.

Chicken Soup for the Cancer Survivor's Soul: Healing Stories of Courage and Inspiration

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Patty Aubery Nancy Mitchell R. N Beverly Kirkhart

More than 100 cancer survivors share their personal stories in this touching new collection of Chicken Soup. These heartwarming accounts of courageous people who found the power to battle cancer in their endless hope, unwavering faith, and steadfast determination will inspire you to adopt a positive attitude, discover your faith, and cherish every moment. Just what the doctor ordered for healing your body, mind, and soul.

Chicken Soup for the Caregiver's Soul: Stories to Inspire Caregivers in the Home, the Community and the World

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Leann Thieman

From the Book jacket: "There are only four kinds of people in the world-those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers. .. These stories soothe and nourish family members and professionals devoting themselves to the care of those who are ill or disabled. " -Rosalynn Carter Whether you've chosen caregiving as a profession or caregiving has chosen you, your daily commitment and sacrifice are true testaments to the human spirit. The unexpected blessings and lessons of love that blossom in caregiving moments are innumerable-from the glimmer of recognition in a loved one's gaze to nurturing the body and soul of a beloved patient, from the gentle embrace of a trusting grandchild to the caress of a friendly hand offered in comfort. The true, inspirational stories in Chicken Soup for the Caregivers Soul offer you a respite from your responsibilities, bringing uplifting and comforting insights to fill you with renewed hope, courage and strength. The perfect gift for caregivers everywhere, Chicken Soup for the Caregivers Soul celebrates their singular contributions and reminds us all of the inspiring difference they make every day in people's lives . . . and the world. Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. LeAnn Thieman, L.P.N., has been a nurse for over thirty years and is the coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul. A professional speaker, she shares life lessons on balancing your life, living your priorities and making a difference in the world.

Chicken Soup for the Cat & Dog Lover's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Marty Becker Carol Kline

Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul spoke directly to the hearts of all readers whose lives have ever been changed by the love of a pet. Now the coauthors bring readers this volume, honoring the unique and enduring love that people share with their cats and dogs. Like its predecessor, this book is a joyous and inspiring collection--sometimes poignant, sometimes amusing, always filled with the special and incredibly unconditional love only cats and dogs can give. The stories in this collection celebrate those lovable furry, four-legged creatures that bring out the best in all of us, inspiring us to be happier, kinder, more understanding, and more loving. Readers will discover that many of humanity's greatest heroes, healers, and teachers are not humans at all, but those amazing cats and dogs that brighten all our lives.

Showing 68,551 through 68,575 of 189,150 results

Help

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 "Using Bookshare" page in 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 Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.