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Kid Calhoun

by Joan Johnston

Texas Ranger Jake Kearney was astonished to discover that the "Kid" Calhoun he stalked, the same outlaw who saved him from ambush, was a woman--and an irresistible one at that! Now Anabeth Calhoun was an unwilling captive of the flinty-eyed Ranger as they pursued a gang of cold-blooded killers . . . and a cache of stolen gold that had mysteriously disappeared. But the lawman's problems had only just begun. Fighting his desire for the outlaw he had sworn would not escape justice, Jake Kearney was soon torn between his duty . . . and his love. . . .Anabeth knew she had found her match in the rugged loner who taught her the joys of passion . . . while she taught him the exquisite perils of love. She also knew that Anabeth "Kid" Calhoun was one outlaw both willing and eager to fall into the long arms of the law!From the Paperback edition.

Kid Carolina: R.J. Reynolds, Jr., A Tobacco Fortune, and the Mysterious Death of a Southern Icon

by Heidi Schnakenberg

The Reynolds tobacco family was an American dynasty like the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and Astors. R.J. "Dick" Reynolds Jr. was born into privilege and decadence, but his disastrous personal life eventually destroyed almost every relationship he cherished and stole his health at a relatively young age. Dick Reynolds was dubbed "Kid Carolina" when as a teenager, he ran away from home and stowed away as part of the crew on a freighter. For the rest of his life he'd turn to the sea, instead of his friends and family, for comfort. Dick disappeared for months at a time, leading the dual life of a business mogul and troubled soul, both of which became legendary. Despite his personal demons, Dick played a pivotal role in shaping twentieth-century America through his business savvy and politics. He developed Delta and Eastern Airlines, single handedly secured FDR's third term election, and served as mayor of Winston-Salem, where his tobacco fortune was built. Yet below the gilded surface lay a turbulent life of alcoholism, infidelity, and loneliness. His chaotic existence culminated in a surprise fourth marriage and was shortly followed by a strange death, the end of a life every bit as awe-inspiring as it was disturbing.

Kid CEO: How to Keep Your Children from Running Your Life

by Ed Young

In these days of corporate scandal, there's a far more pervasive and serious problem going on right under our noses.It's a family takeover orchestrated by our kids.That's right - children are taking control of family units in record numbers.When a man and woman marry, says author Ed Young, they occupy the leadership roles in their relationship.But in some cases, as children enter the family arena, that begins to change.The kids slowly become the center of the family universe as parents relinquish control to them.In effect, the children become Kid CEO's and the parents become the support staff.As parents, we have charge of our children for only a short time. It's up to us to prepare them for life.

The Kid Coach

by Fred Bowen

When they lose their coach, Scott and his teammates decide that he should try his hand at coaching, but it takes teamwork and the efforts of a player they call "Brain" to produce a winning season.

The Kid Dictionary

by Eric Ruhalter

Wishjack:(WISH--jak) v:To blow out the candles on another child's birthday cake. Been a kid? Have a kid? Know a kid? Been left utterly speechless by the wit, wisdom, grossness, and hilarity that accompanies children wherever they go?The Kid Dictionary has the ingenious and hilarious words you need to describe the indescribable: life with kids. Humorous, insightful, and unique, it's perfect for anyone with kids even remotely in their life -- from expectant parents to grandparents to aunts and uncles. Finally, the pitch-perfect "why didn't I think of that?" words you've always needed!Brofitti:(broh-FEE-tee) v:The act of scribbling with permanent marker on the face of a younger sibling. Clandesdine:(klan-DES-dyne) v:To hide from one's child while eating a cookie so he doesn't ask for one too.

Kid Pirates: Their Battles, Shipwrecks, & Narrow Escapes (Ten True Tales)

by Allan Zullo

Some volunteered. Others were forced to serve. But each of these young people sailed with the world's most feared pirates -- from the notorious Blackbeard and Captain Kidd to Sir Henry Morgan and others. Some of these kids fought side-by-side with the pirates, and others tried to escape. You will never forget their incredible true stories.

Kid Power

by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Janie wants to earn money for a new bike and comes up with the idea for Kid Power.

The Kid Stays in the Picture

by Robert Evans

This is the intimate and fascinating account of the rise and fall and rise again in show business of Hollywood giant and legendary "bad boy" Robert Evans. From Errol Flynn to Ava Garnder to Francis Ford Coppola and Mia Farrow, Evans spares no reputation, least of all his own, in this sizzling, tell-all biography.

Kid Trouble

by Laurie Mcelroy Dan Schneider George Doty

Josh is student-teaching in Megan's classroom, but the class soon rebels against their new taskmaster. Then Drake joins forces with Megan to lead the revolt. Could it be that Drake is just trying to snare the class's amazing drummer for his band?

The Kid (What Happened After my Boyfriend and I Decided To Go Get Pregnant): An Adoption Story

by Dan Savage

Dan Savage and his partner go through the open adoption process.

The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories About Inventions

by Don L. Wulffson

Arranged in alphabetical order with anecdotal, fun-to-read text, this fascinating book is packed with the stories behind over 100 inventions.

The Kid Who Only Hit Homers

by Matthew F Christopher

Sylvester loved baseball, but he wasn't what you'd call a good hitter. He had decided against joining the team, when he met George Baruth. He promised Sylvester he would help him become one of the best players ever. Before long he was hitting homers.

Kidding Season

by Lydia Peelle

With this first book of fiction, a gifted young writer brings together eight superbly crafted stories that peer deeply into the human heart, exploring lives derailed by the loss of a vital connection to the land and to the natural world of which they are a part. "Mule Killers" evokes the end of an era and of a grandfather's dreams when he decides to replace animal power on his farm with tractors. Two restless young girls in "Sweethearts of the Rodeo" live out their last summer of innocence, riding ponies recklessly and spying on their boss and the wealthy women who visit him. In "Phantom Pain," the Tennessee woods are a sliver of what they once were, men now hunt with GPS and cell phones, and the rumor of a dangerous panther on the loose stirs up a small town. An unexpected vision of the beauty and mystery of life redeems the darkest moments in this stellar debut collection, a book that readers will want to read and reread.

The Kidfixer Baby Book: An Easy-to-Use Guide to Your Baby's First Year

by Stuart J. Altman

IF BABIES CAME WITH A USER'S MANUAL-THIS WOULD BE IT! Here is a lifeline of reliable, reassuring information for those busy days and often sleepless nights from pregnancy through the first year. This trouble shooting, sanity-saving book covers more than five hundred topics-everything from allergies to zoster (commonly known as shingles)-and is filled with warm, comforting advice from an experienced pediatrician and father of two. Wondering about those little bumps or spots? Worried that your baby sleeps or eats too much (or too little)? Coping with colic? Concerned about teething? Confused about car seats, medications, vaccinations? Designed to console even the most stressed-out parents during the always challenging first twelve months, this essential guide includes * Guidelines for a healthy pregnancy (tip: limit fish and avoid peanut butter)-and what supplies to have on hand when baby arrives * Advice on choosing a pediatrician: three vital questions for the prenatal interview * The advantages (and disadvantages) of breast- and bottle-feeding, as well as time-tested tips on feeding schedules * Hints for getting through the night-and avoiding ineffective bedtime rituals, including the "Sneaky" and "Buddy" approaches * Crucial facts about shots, screening tests, and immunizations (yes, kids still do get whooping cough) * At-your-fingertips information on common illnesses, fevers, when to call the doctor, and what to do in an emergency * Special advice for working moms, single parents, adoptive parents, and parents of twins, triplets, and preemies Plus-handy checklists, growth charts, eye-catching diagrams, "Myths and Truths" about baby care, and Kidfixer FAQs-real questions from parents and Dr. Altman's helpful advice From the Trade Paperback edition.

Kidnap Kids

by Todd Strasser

The last thing most kids want to do is kidnap their own parents. But life has reached a crisis point for Steven and Benjy Marks. Their dad is always away on business, and ever since their mom began prosecuting a group of terrorists, the boys have been confined to their home with police protection. So where does that leave Steven and Benjy? Stuck in the house with a weird "nanny" named Dewey, whose idea of a good meal is Pop Tarts and Kool-Aid. The refrigerator's empty, their clothes aren't washed, and it's hard to get up for school when there's never a bedtime. It may sound like fun, but it wears thin after a while. That's when Steven and Benjy take matters into their own hands. On a weekend in the country, the boys take their parents by surprise with a plan that will assure them some quality family time. But the surprise is on Steven and Benjy, because there's a pair of terrorists outside their cabin and what they have in mind for the boys' mom is no joke!

Kidnap & Ransom

by Michelle Gagnon

FBI agent Kelly Jones has little left to lose. Following months of grueling rehab after losing her lower leg--and nearly losing her life--she knows she may never do fieldwork again. And in the slums of Mexico City, she's about to encounter an old and infinitely twisted enemy. Original.


by Robert Louis Stevenson

Classic coming-of-age story.


by Robert Louis Stevenson

When young David Balfour is orphaned, he discovers some surprising truths about his family. His meeting with his uncle Ebenezer turns out to have disastrous consequences leading to kidnap and imprisonment on board a ship bound for the Carolinas. The voyage is full of incident and, after violent conflict and a shipwreck, David finds himself in a daredevil chase across the Scottish Highlands in the company of the irrepressible warrior Alan Breck Stewart.


by Jo Leigh

Okay, it's certainly an unconventional way for Manhattan heiress Tate Baxter to conquer her fears. But when your whole life takes place behind the tinted windows of a limo and your household staff are all gun-toting ex-CIA, drastic measures have to be taken. Especially when one member of that staff has got her all hot and bothered. Chauffeur Michael Caulfield has just one assignment -- keeping Tate safe. But when she's kidnapped for real, the only way he can save her is to become a prisoner with her. He may be just the help, but as her take-charge protector, he's the Michael of her sexual fantasies. Maybe a man she can trust and even dare to love? Except once out of his uniform, he isn't exactly laying bare all his secrets -- to Tate.


by Leszli Kalli

"It all happened so fast that even now, a month later, I still have trouble believing it, and I have to tell myself over and over again: Leszli, you have been kidnapped." On April 12, 1999, Leszli Kálli boarded a plane in Colombia to work on a kibbutz in Israel, but she never made it. The plane was hijacked by a leftist guerrilla group and forced to land on an abandoned runway in the jungle. Leszli, along with her father and the other passengers, were held hostage for 373 days. Her diary reveals her innermost thoughts, darkest fears, and visions of hope. Leszli vividly presents this painful time in her life: trapped, held at gunpoint, and never knowing if she would live to see another day. Although never close before, the bond between her and her father grows as they provide one another with vital support. Alienated as the only woman in her group, she maintains her guard but finds comfort caring for animals, including a tarantula living beneath her bed. As the pages of her diary unfold, so, too, does the incredible story of one girl's fight for survival against overwhelming odds.

Kidnapped at the Capital (Capital Mysteries #2)

by Ron Roy

K. C. Corcoran and her best friend Marshall Li searching Washington, D.C., for K. C.'s mom and President Zacary Thornton, who mysteriously disappear while the two kids are buying ice cream at the Cherry Blossom Festival.

The Kidnapped Bride

by Metsy Hingle

SHANGHAIED FROM THE CHURCH?Slung over the broad shoulders of her ex-fiancé as he kidnapped her from the church was not the way Lorelei Mason had envisioned her wedding day to her new fiancé. Jack Storm had left her at the altar once; now he had the nerve to want her back!Jack had made the biggest mistake of his life when he was a no-show for his wedding. Now he hoped Lorelei would fall in love with him again. And only then would he take her back to the church-to marry him!RIGHT BRIDE, WRONG GROOM:Marrying Mr. Almost-Right is all wrong, especially when the perfect man is ready to sweep you into his arms!

Kidnapped by River Rats

by Dave Jackson Neta Jackson

Jack and Amy have come to London during the 1860s as orphans searching for a relative. London society is cruel to the needy, and Jack and Amy are left on their own without money, food or shelter. When Amy is stolen away to be sold, Jack turns to an unlikely source for help.

Kidnapped by the Cowboy

by Pam Crooks

Taken!Callie Mae Lockett had once trusted TJ Grier, cared for him even, but then her brother was killed and TJ took the blame. Now he wants a chance to clear his name, even if that means kidnapping Callie Mae. . . . Redeemed?Alone in the wilderness with TJ, Callie Mae should feel afraid. Instead, she is attracted to this rugged cowboy and begins to believe in his innocence. But the truth will be dangerous for both of them and, with time running out, can TJ clear his name and claim his woman?

Kidnapped by the Cult! (Sweet Valley High #82)

by Francine Pascal Kate William

A dangerous cult has entered Sweet Valley and Jessica has fallen under its spell. Elizabeth is worried so she is trying to help Jessica.

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