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BOYS ON THE WATER: Story of the Murray Brothers By Wilson James
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This book tells the story of Derek Murray and his family, starting just prior to the death of his father, and continuing through his teen years to early adulthood. Derek was born and lived in a... More > relatively small coastal community. He was not yet five when his mother died in childbirth, and he started helping to care for his younger brother even before his father died. After his father’s death, he looked after Sean on his own, keeping the outside world fooled as to the circumstances in which they lived. For the first year, they lived on their Dad’s savings, and then Derek started earning money through some part time work. First, he delivered papers, with Sean’s help. Then he also started getting part time work at the community recreation center, and eventually he got summer employment at a camp, and finally, he graduated early from high school and got full time work at the recreation center, where he stayed for a few years before the two brothers worked their way through college.< Less
Of Sea and Sky By Adam Martin
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Dread Captain Valerie Vennosa: the most feared pirate of sea and sky. Feared for her prowess with a blade and cunning mind, all know to run when they see her sails. The beautiful, ruthless young... More > woman has a secret however… She’s never actually killed anyone. Having inherited her father’s sky ship, the Blood Falcon, at a very young age, Valerie thrived in a dangerous world full of flying ships, dragons, and pirates. Valerie surpassed her rivals, playing the role of a vicious woman who is nothing more than a character of her own creation. Valerie’s days of pretending and mercy may be at an end when she discovers evidence suggesting her mother’s killer still lives… and there may have been more to the woman’s death than a simple raid on Valerie’s childhood home. Burning with revenge, the young pirate captain must venture into the heart of the very Union that would see her dead, in search of answers that may cost more than just the lives of Valerie and her crew.< Less
ATLANTIS - C'sir Princess Shardana and the mystery of the stolen nuptial box By Enzo Marciante
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A wonderful island in the middle of the West Mediterranean, a Princess to whom the trousseau box is stolen... it is the beginning of a dream-adventure in the authentic Shardana World, a jump in... More > three thousand years ago, the rediscovery of a splendid forgotten Civilization. A chance to meet Ulysses at the end of his wandering, above all to rediscover and give back dignity to the real Mare Nostrum and to the great People that was lord of it in ancient time, in the most ancient time as ever!!< Less
ATLANTIS - C'sir Princess Shardana and the mystery of the stolen nuptial box By Enzo Marciante
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A wonderful island in the middle of the West Mediterranean, a Princess to whom the trousseau box is stolen... it is the beginning of a dream-adventure in the authentic Shardana World, a jump in... More > three thousand years ago, the rediscovery of a splendid forgotten Civilization. A chance to meet Ulysses at the end of his wandering, above all to rediscover and give back dignity to the real Mare Nostrum and to the great People that was lord of it in ancient time, in the most ancient time as ever!!< Less
The Diary of Elizabeth Eleanor (Elly) D’Arcy 19th December 1871 to 15th March 1872 By Timothy C D'Arcy Anderson
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In 1871 Elly and Mary D'Arcy had been travelling around Europe and were studying art in Vevey Switzerland when their mother died. A few years previously their elder brother had emigrated with his... More > new wife to Australia to breed race horses on a small estate he had purchased in Brisbane. On the death of their mother he returned to collect his sisters and took them back to Australia with him. This diary was kept by Elly as she travelled from Gravesend to Australia. Both sisters were accomplished artists and they recorded many of the events and characters they encountered on the journey in their paintings. These have been put together to form this short illustrated book which not only is an accurate historical record of the time but also an insight into the lives of one family in the late 1800s. It is perhaps more poignant in that the girls were leaving behind not only the country that had been their home but also one man with whom they had both fallen in love.< Less
Mykell's Journal By S. R.
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The tale of a girl growing up on an island (told from her perspective)with a family who are not who they seem. Her mother is a healer but who is her father? All she knows is her father walked off a... More > ship long ago. The same ship has returned to the island and the crew have tales to tell of who her father was in distant lands but she only wants to know one thing. Will he be leaving with the ship? After a tangle with slavers leaves her father wounded the next question is will he live through the night?< Less
A Fine Gray Rain: In the Shadow of Mount Pinatubo By Robert Reynolds
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In 1991 the Philippines’ Mt. Pinatubo near Clark Air Base awoke after 500 years dormancy. Base officials evacuated non-essential personnel to Subic Bay Navy Base. Soon, the first eruption sent... More > ash and gas towering into the sky. A climactic explosion blew the top off the mountain. Day turned into midnight as thick ash blocked the sun and pumice and rock rained down. Aircraft hangars, warehouses and buildings collapsed. Earthquakes repeatedly rattled the area. Simultaneously, typhoon Yunya blew in causing muddy lahars to flood the countryside and sweep away bridges and homes. Volcanic ash buried parts of the base. Similar devastation occurred miles away at the Navy base. Military personnel and their families departed the devastated island via ships. However, some remained to conduct salvage operations before relinquishing the base. It was the 2nd largest volcanic eruption of the century. This is the exhilarating story leading up to this catastrophic event.< Less
A Fine Gray Rain: In the Shadow of Mount Pinatubo By Robert Reynolds
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In 1991 the Philippines’ Mt. Pinatubo near Clark Air Base awoke after 500 years dormancy. Base officials evacuated non-essential personnel to Subic Bay Navy Base. Soon, the first eruption sent... More > ash and gas towering into the sky. A climactic explosion blew the top off the mountain. Day turned into midnight as thick ash blocked the sun and pumice and rock rained down. Aircraft hangars, warehouses and buildings collapsed. Earthquakes repeatedly rattled the area. Simultaneously, typhoon Yunya blew in causing muddy lahars to flood the countryside and sweep away bridges and homes. Volcanic ash buried parts of the base. Similar devastation occurred miles away at the Navy base. Military personnel and their families departed the devastated island via ships. However, some remained to conduct salvage operations before relinquishing the base. It was the 2nd largest volcanic eruption of the century. This is the exhilarating story leading up to this catastrophic event.< Less
Portrait of American Patriotism By John G. Rothlauf & Patricia L. Meyers
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John G. Rothlauf grew up during the depression in Albany, NY with a father confined to a hospital and a mother and three younger siblings to provide for. Once he was sure they were taken care of, he... More > joined the Navy. He spent spent most of his Navy time aboard the USS Indus in the Pacific during WWII. John particpated as part of the 7th Fleet during the Invasion of the Phillipines and was part the largest naval battle of all time - the battle of Leyte Gulf. He contributed to the war effort as many of the Greatest Generation did and, after the war, was able to have the American life they all fought for.< Less
Oh, No! Armadillo! By Mary Troxclair Adamson
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Scooter is a curious armadillo pup who dreams of sailing the oceans… but his dreams turn topsy-turvy when he finds himself on a pirate ship! Children are invited to join in Scooter’s... More > adventure with a responsive reading as they watch him test the boundaries of home. (3-7 years, 1100 words)< Less

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