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Kristy and the Baby-Sitters suspect that Cary and his Mischief Knights are behind recent school vandalism pranks. They begin an inquiry that leads them to solve eight puzzles in order to catch the real culprits.
The babysitters are searching for Jake Kuhn. He is mysteriously missing. Was he taken away? Where is he?
Kristy and the Baby-sitters Club investigate a century-old mystery involving an heiress named Christina Thomas -- possibly an ancestor of Kristy's -- who disappeared in 1863 with a fortune that might belong to Kristy.
Mother's Day is coming up, and the Baby-sitters have the same problem they do every year: What do they get their mothers? Kristy, especially, wants to do something nice for her mom. Mrs. Brewer has been acting kind of strange and secretive lately, and Kristy's worried about her. But then Kristy gets another one of her great ideas. Why don't the Baby-sitters treat their moms--and the mothers of the kids they sit for--to a day off without any kids around? Together with Stacey, the Baby-sitters plan a gigantic baby-sitting party. It's a Mother's Day surprise that couldn't be beat! . . .until Kristy's mom reveals a very special surprise of her own.
Accompanying young child star Derek Masters aboard the "mystery train" that is publicizing his newest movie, Kristy, Abby, and Stacey ward off a saboteur who is staging dangerous accidents.
Hollywood comes to Stoneybrook ... When a TV movie begins filming in Stoneybrook, Kristy is hired to look after Derek Masters, child actor and friend of the Club, who begins receiving threatening letters demanding he quit the project.
Kristy volunteers to be a student teacher. Her friends call her "the idea machine", so naturally she thinks she's going to show the teachers how to do a better job! But what happens when she's stuck with a partner she doesn't like?
Kristy's mom is getting married, and Kristy's a bridesmaid. The only trouble is, fourteen little kids are coming to the wedding, and they all need baby-sitters. Here comes the Baby-sitters Club! Stacey, Claudia, Mary Anne, Dawn, and Kristy think they can handle fourteen kids. But that's before they spend five days changing diapers, stopping fights, solving mix-ups, righting wrongs...and getting sick and tired of baby-sitting! One thing's for sure: This is a crazy way to have a wedding. But it's a great way to have a lot of fun!
Kristy hasn't seen her father since he left the family years ago. When he calls out of the blue to invite Kristy and her brothers to his wedding, they find themselves taking a surreal trip into their father's new life.
Need a baby-sitter? Save time! Call: The Babysitters Club and reach four experienced baby-sitters. Kristy Thomas, President Mary Anne Spier, Secretary Claudia Kishi, Vice-President Stacey McGill, Treasurer Kristy thinks the Baby-sitters Club is a great idea. She and her friends Claudia, Stacey, and Mary Anne all love taking care of kids. A club will give them the chance to have lots of fun-and make tons of money. But nobody counted on crank calls, uncontrollable two-year-olds, wild pets, and parents who don't always tell the truth. And then there's Stacey, who's acting more and more mysterious. Having a baby-sitters club isn't easy, but Kristy and her friends aren't giving up until they get it right!
Someone is sending anonymous love letters to Kristy. Is it a practical joke or do the letters mean something more?
New York Times bestselling author Raymond E. Feist returns us now to a place of unparalleled wonders--a sprawling kingdom coveted by enemies on all sides; a bustling center of commerce and magic, vibrantly alive and eternally in conflict. This is Midkemia, where great heroes are bred, and its glorious center...KrondorPrince Arutha--newly returned from battle--is concerned about a rash of unexplained assassinations that plagues his capital city. And so he commissions his most trusted agent, Squire James--formerly the thief known as "Jimmy the Hand"--to discover the source of the deadly epidemic. The answers seem to lie far beneath the streets in the dank depths of Krondor, where a terrible war rages in secret between two rival criminal gangs: those who call themselves "Mockers" and others in the thrall of a mysterious being known as "The Crawler." But the deeper the Squire delves, the closer he gets to the true nature of the horror that has left untold dead in its wake. And unless James can prevent one last, unthinkable slaying, the nightmare forces of corruption and deceit will destroy his liege and reduce his beloved Krondor to ruins.
The vile sorcerer Sidi plans to strike the kingdom a fatal blow, setting the murderous pirate Bear upon the high seas in pursuit of the vessel that is transporting Midkemia's most holy object; the Tear of the Gods. From this miraculous stone all magic power is believed to flow. And if the Tear becomes the mage's trinket, the future will hold only terror, death and unending night. For Squire James, Lieutenant William, and the able magician Jazhara, the race is on to rescue the remarkable artifact. For all manner of dark creatures are gathering with one unspeakable purpose: to breed the chaos that will hasten the destruction of Squire James and his brave companions . . . and bring about the total corruption of the Tear of the Gods.
Ohio-based journalist Gitlin chronicles the history and philosophy of the Ku Klux Klan, which was founded in 1865 and today maintains a presence in pockets around the US. A timeline opens the text, followed by six loosely chronological chapters covering the following themes: origin of the Klan, its growth after the release of the 1915 film Birth of a Nation, Klan terrorism during the Civil Rights era, attempts to depict a "cleaner" clan after 1970, the Klan philosophy, and the demographics and motivations of members. Following are a glossary of terms used within the KKK and biographical sketches of major leaders. Finally, 20 excerpts of primary press documents with reflections from the author are provided, including notes from Stetson Kennedy's undercover infiltration of the Klan that resulted in the group's secret codes being broadcast on the Superman radio show. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This is a suspenseful Science fiction title by a British sf author about an orderly subterranean society and what curiosity caused.
"Howard's writing seems so highly charged with energy that it nearly gives off sparks. " -Stephen King "Robert E. Howard had a gritty, vibrant style-broadsword writing that cut its way to the heart, with heroes who are truly larger than life. " -David Gemmell In a meteoric career that spanned a mere twelve years, Robert E. Howard single-handedly invented the genre that came to be called sword and sorcery. From his fertile imagination sprang some of fiction's most enduring heroes. Yet while Conan is...
In ancient Japan, beautiful yet functional cords made with the traditional braiding art of kumihimo adorned everything from kimonos to samurai armor to prayer scrolls. In Kumihimo Wire Jewelry, innovative jewelry artist Giovanna Imperia offers a fresh twist on this time-honored technique, adapting it to create stunning wire jewelry. In addition to a concise history of kumihimo and an overview of its essential materials, tools, and techniques, readers will learn the basics of this braiding method, plus how to create 20 striking projects--stylish bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces--all supported with detailed, step-by-step instructions and illustrations. This comprehensive book, which also includes pieces by prominent kumihimo jewelry artists from around the world, will inspire jewelry makers, beaders, and wireworkers at all skill levels to take their craft in a vibrant new direction.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Kundalini Awakeningdelivers a universe of easy benefits for readers seeking to find relaxation, harmony, and inner peace. Kundalini Awakeningdemystifies the complex science of Kundalini in a compelling content of: · A full understanding of the seven Chakras, from the first Root Chakra located at the base of the spine to the brain's Crown Chakra · The power of mantras and complete instructions for their use · Breathing techniques for relaxation and stress reduction · Meditation exercises using the guided imagery and the magnificent full color Chakra paintings of Zachary Selig that clarify the color coding of the Chakras Kundalini Awakeningpresents a dynamic humanization solution through Chakra models framed in meditations to address the challenges in our world and the way we interact with ourselves.
Case histories of Kundalini experiences and theories about the meaning of the phenomena.
No one is more shocked than Po the Panda when he is chosen to become the Dragon Warrior. It is up to Po to defend the Valley of Peace from the evil snow leopard Tai Lung. At first glance, kung fu master Shifu and the Furious Five dismiss Po as a lazy panda who just loves to eat. But when Po is able to turn his love of food into his great strength, he knows he's stumbled upon something special. Join Po as he rises to the occasion and surprises everyone including himself.
The legend of the Dragon Warrior is famous all over the Valley of Peace. Many have dreamed of being chosen. The time has come to name the great warrior. And the Dragon Warrior is ... a clumsy panda?
Po is a clumsy, lazy panda. And, oh yeah, he has dreams of becoming a kung fu master instead of working in his family's noodle shop! Po's life gets turned upside down when he is chosen to enter the disciplined world of kung fu. There he meets his idols: Viper, Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Monkey, and kung fu master Shifu. When word gets out that the dangerous snow leopard Tai Lung is headed their way, Po must transform himself into a kung fu master like his idols . . . but will he be able to turn his dreams into reality?
On her fourteenth birthday, Cassidy Chen receives five ancient and mysterious Chinese coins, which introduce her to the supernatural world known to her Chinese and Irish ancestors, and which lead her to accept her destiny as a warrior princess.
Kurinjithen is a family saga of three generations of Badagas in the Nilgiris. As the winds of social change and modernity invade their protected lives, the innocence and harmony is replaced by conflict and tragedy that precede a new beginning.
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