Flying with a Broken Wing tells the true story of a boy growing up in India in turbulent times. Sat Mehta was five years old when he and his family became refugees, caught up in the biggest migration... More > in modern history at the time of Independence. His home was destroyed, his uncle murdered. Once very wealthy farmers, the Mehtas became destitute. Later, Sat suffered a broken arm – complications set in and amputation seemed inevitable. As he lay in hospital, a world famous surgeon, Professor Robert Roaf, strode on to the ward, choosing “hopeless cases” to help. Sat got a second chance. The gratitude he felt for the great man’s skill shaped the rest of Sat’s life. He qualified as a doctor and arrived in England, where he has lived and worked for 30 years. He says of his life: “It is a story of a disappearing world, sadhus, snakes and baking sun, monkeys, monsoons and riot and murder. As a boy, I saw it all.”< Less
The story of Auset and Heru is so famous that many other ancient cultures added it to their story! Even now, some cultures raise a green tree and put a red ribbon around it on December 25th to... More > celebrate the birth of their king, and make pictures of him and his mother. For modern Kemites though, this is a time to remember that this winter holiday originated with us. When we celebrate, it helps us to honor the wisdom of our ancestors, as well as to carry their legacy forward into the present day.< Less
The Second Edition of the best-selling "Maximum SAT", the UNOFFICIAL companion to "The Official SAT Study Guide", is here! Now with a unique new approach to mastering Reading... More > Comprehension!
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