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Intellectually and athletically gifted, T. J., a multiracial, adopted teenager, shuns organized sports and the gung-ho athletes at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team and recruits some of the school's less popular students.
They want to see a whale? Will they see one? Read this beginning reader to find out.
A field guide on whales, dolphins and porpoises, which are elusive creatures, spending a major portion of their lives underwater or in remote areas far out to sea; as a result, they can be extremely difficult to study.
The whale family includes the largest animal on earth, the blue whale, as well as smaller animals such as dolphins and porpoises.
Brian Waters is so nervous that he can't seem to do anything right on his little league team, the Angel Park Dodgers, but a pep talk from a big league star psyches him up to make a winning catch.
What woman would refuse a Duke's kiss? Running from a dark secret past, Isabella Masters craves peace and stability, a life far from the prying eyes of society. She does not dream of landing a lord. But in the arms of a stranger with magnificent eyes, she loses herself in one breath-stealing kiss- only to discover she has been misled by a reluctant Duke. Angered but enthralled, she dares not submit . . . though her passionate heart begs her to. He cannot wed her . . . but he must not lose her. Only one possibility remains- one too scandalous to consider . . . yet too tempting to resist.
Ashley Stockingdale is a 31-year-old patent attorney in Silicon Valley. She's cute, eligible, Christian---and sitting home alone most weekends. Until she decides to go for it! But what's "it" . . . a promotion? A new wardrobe? The handsome doctor she recently met? Will Ashley discover the difference between her "wants" and her "needs"? 288 pages, softcover from Nelson.
One bachelor down . . . three more to go. Four most desirable gentlemen have wagered one shilling apiece and a bottle of cognac that will go to the last unmarried man standing . . . Nigel Cavendish knows he'll marry one day, but hopefully that day is many years-and many women-in the future! Until then, the handsome, unrepentant rake intends to enjoy life's pleasures to the fullest! From the moment Lady Felicity Melville spies the adventurous scoundrel climbing from a neighbor's window-with his comely conquest's husband in hot pursuit-she knows Nigel is the answer to her prayers . . . with a little reformation, of course! Felicity craves excitement and who in all of London is more exciting than the infamous Mr. Cavendish? So what's a girl to do but hatch a scheme to win what she so fervently desires. But her plan works too well when a game of chance and an errant pistol shot abruptly make them husband and wife-but in a way neither wanted. Now Felicity has to prove to her wayward husband that she's the only woman he could ever want . . . or need!
He knows what he has to do Rancher Dex Hightower wants custody of his six-year-old daughter. He's tired of arguing with his ex-wife about visitation rights. But she'll never agree, even though she's more interested in her career than in being a mother. Somehow Dex has to convince a judge that he's the better parent. So he needs to hire the best lawyer in town.And that means Claire Cavanaugh. But Claire grew up on a ranch, and she remembers the isolation-no friends to play with after school, no ballet lessons, no trips to the mall or the movies. Not an ideal situation for a little girl.Of course, Dex is not like any cowboy she's known. Maybe life on a ranch with him wouldn't be too bad-even for a grown woman.
Big news: Baby's First Disney Books are now bilingual! It's easier, and more fun,- than ever for the adorable Disney Babies characters to teach your baby about shapes, colors, letters and other important early-learning concepts. Filled with fun Disney adventures, the bright, colorful board books are simply irresistible to baby. Each one features short, simple sentences that are repeated in both English and Spanish to help make learning easier. Plus, the sturdy pages with rounded corners help keep your little one safe!
A gentleman and a very improper lady are bound together by a passion that crosses the line between upper class and underworld in Caroline Lindens daring new romance. . . What A Rogue Desires After a wayward youth, David Reece, the youngest scion in a noble family, has been called one of the most scandalous rogues of the ton. What he wants to be called is trustworthy and a true gentleman. To prove he has reformed hes agreed to watch over his absent brothers estate and signet ring. All is going swimmingly until highwaymen waylay his coach and steal that precious ring. . . Street orphan Vivian Beecham has grown up a pickpocket, and a very pretty one indeed. Now she and her brother have reluctantly graduated to highway robbery. And handsome David Reece has become their victim--until he tracks her down and makes her his prisoner. Locked in a spare bedroom, Vivian vows to hate her captor. Instead she becomes a former rogues greatest challenge: the object of a passionate seduction. But David and Vivian are playing a dangerous game in which forbidden love is a wild card. . . Praise for Caroline Lindens What a Woman Needs "A skillful blend of scorching sensuality and the tenderness that tempers passion. . . dont miss it!" --Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling author
On his terms only! Moving countries, cutting all ties and giving birth to her baby alone, Grace Holden is desperately hiding from her past. But just when she thinks she might have broken free, it catches up with her in the form of her millionaire Sicilian husband! Grace swore her daughter wouldn't grow up among the dark power and money of his family...but no one walks away from Luca Mastrangelo. Now, back within his reach, Grace is surprised to see new depths to the man she married, and each crack in his armor makes it harder to fight the desire still blazing between them.
A powerful and spiritually satisfying novel from a compelling new voice about three courageous women who must confront the harsh realities of their lives through faith and prayer. Pam Lyons has a husband who places more trust in money and marijuana than in God. Yvonne Hastings is a minister's wife whose husband's infidelity and physical abuse brings their marriage to a crossroads. Taylor Johnson is a single mother who is looking for a good Christian man to help raise her son, but is unable to rid herself of the guilt left over from her promiscuous past. The secret of Taylor's child's paternity is the catalyst for the tumultuous relationship between the three women. Together, they will learn unforgettable lessons about love, forgiveness, prayer, and sisterhood.
Mel, an ordinary kid from New Jersey, is walking down the street one day when he trips and lands in another dimension. A pointy dimension! There are pointy dogs, pointy clouds, pointy cars, pointy houses-everything is pointy. When Mel finds his way back home and reports his astonishing discovery, his parents are skeptical. Even his friends don't believe him. Mel is about to give up, but his next visit to the pointy dimension leads to a topsy-turvy climax and total vindication for our hero. With this hilarious picture book, the matchless team of Yorinks and Egielski makes a triumphant return.
Amber Brown and her parents go to the Poconos for two weeks with Amber's best friend, Justin, and his family.
A paddle boat steamer is not exactly Frankie and Devin's chosen form of transportation. But when they find themselves in Jules Verne's "Around the World in Eighty Days", they figure they had better get used to it! Frankie and Devin join Phileas Fogg on his crazy adventure to beat an 80-day deadline to circle the globe. Rescuing a princess, fighting off savages, and engaging in duels are all in an 80 days' work. Oh, what a trip!
In the third novel in Maya Rodale's charming Wallflower series, London's Least Likely to Be Caught in a Compromising Position finds temptation in a devilishly handsome stranger . . .Miss Prudence Merryweather Payton has a secret.Everyone knows that she's the only graduate from her finishing school to remain unwed on her fourth season--but no one knows why. With her romantic illusions shattered after being compromised against her will, Prudence accepts a proposal even though her betrothed is not exactly a knight in shining armor. When he cowardly pushes her out of their stagecoach to divert a highwayman, she vows never to trust another man again.John Roark, Viscount Castleton, is nobody's hero. He's a blue-eyed charmer with a mysterious past and ambitious plans for his future--that do not include a wife. When he finds himself stranded at a country inn with a captivating young woman, a delicate dance of seduction ensues. He knows he should keep his distance. And he definitely shouldn't start falling in love with her.When Prudence's dark past comes back to haunt her, John must protect her--even though he risks revealing his own secrets that could destroy his future.
Mr. September: Callum Austell, sexy Australian ranch owner. His Deepest Desire: The elusive Gemma Westmoreland. The Seduction Plan: Get her on his turf--ASAP! He'd been biding his time, and now the perfect opportunity had arrived to pursue the ultimate object of his affections. Offering Gemma a job to decorate his new home meant she had to come to him. And on his territory, the Aussie knew he could easily woo her into his bed. But this Westmoreland woman was no pushover. If Callum was going to get what he wanted--as always--the millionaire just might have to utter three little words first.
After starting her housecleaning company, Manley Maids, one woman is determined to make it on her own. And what a woman she is... Now that Mary-Alice Catherine Manley--Mac--has her hunky brothers working for her, she can sit back and watch the business roll in. But her new assignment quickly tosses that plan out the window. Mildred, her grandmother's best friend, needs her house cleaned and Gran has volunteered Mac for the job. The problem is Mildred's cocky grandson. He thinks Mac's at his beck and call, but she has a few things to tell him...aside from how hot he is. Jared Nolan is currently lying low, nursing some broken bones--and a bruised ego. The former professional baseball player let himself be used by woman once, and now it could rob him of his beloved career. No woman is ever going to call the shots again, which is why, when the bossy Mac shows up, he's going to show her who's really in charge. He's just not prepared for the undeniable attraction between them. And with the two of them in one house, there's no telling who will come out swinging...
Dorrie adores art. She is determined that she will graduate from high school in New York, and go on to art school. When her parents tell her that they will be leaving the city so that Dorrie's mother will have more help caring for Dorrie's younger brother who is developmentally delayed, Dorrie is furious. She is often resentful of the time and attention her parents devote to her brother, embarrassed by his odd behaviour, and angry that she is asked to make social sacrifices in order to help care for him, and this decision to move only fuels her anger and resentment. In the end, something happens that makes Dorrie reassess her feelings.
Ed Young once again turns a fable into a saucy collage treat in this tale about a boy who is just looking for a little bit of knowledge! Told he can have knowledge if he gets the Grand Master a carpet, he begins a journey on which everyone-from Spinner to Goatkeeper-tells him their problems. What about me? they demand. In the search for the answers, the boy discovers he has all the knowledge he needs. A wonderful, circular tale that makes a terrific read-aloud, What About Me? is also a story with a wise moral. Ed Young's deceptively simple cut-paper images seem to jump off the page.
Can anyone explain the human anatomy to a child in such a pleasingly simple and enjoyable style? This book does it!
New cover art and packaging bring a fresh look to this acclaimed series. Olivia is confident and not afraid to speak her mind. But then she develops a crush on Lou Hochstetter. Olivia's new friend Morgan thinks Lou is a total nerd.