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Peter Pan and the amazing machine of Lord Rubbish By Max J. Aldridge
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Peter Pan and the Amazing Machine of Lord Rubbish is a sequel to J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan. It is set in 1907 in the same location as the original story. At school, Wendy becomes best friends... More > with Betty, a little orphan who is under the care of her uncle, Lord Bryan, a wealthy businessman who runs two orphanages in the heart of London and has recently won the City Council contract to dispose the city’s rubbish. Wendy whispers a secret to Betty: Peter Pan has promised to come and fetch her as well as her brothers and they will spend a few days in the Neverland before going back to school. For his part, Lord Bryan is more worried about making good use of the enormous amount of rubbish that lies in the city dump. As such he forces the young boys who live in his orphanages (who call him Lord Rubbish) to sift through the garbage and pick out anything that is of economic value. But Lord Bryan’s greatest dream is to utilize the refuse to produce cheap food to sell to the poor…< Less
Lili, Lala, and Lila Are Looking for a Servant Girl Named Tifani Restavèk After the Quake By Joseph J. Charles
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Three adventurous and well-off Haitian girls, Lili, Lala, and Lila set out to rescue a servant girl named Tifani Restavèk from a mean neighbor family who mistreats her and makes her do all... More > kinds of forced labor while their own children, especially KansonFè IronPants, tease her while watching her work her heart out in the stiffling Caribbean sun. These three girls go to private catholic schools in Port-au-Prince. Way before the quake that hit Haiti, the three girls devise a plan to start reading stories to Tifani while she stands by the fence. They want to teach her to read and write. In general, Restaveks (servant boys and girls whose parents can not take care of them and economically forced to let them go live with well-off city dwellers) do not expect to be treated well and go to school. Will these girls ever even get close to Tifani to tell her about their plans? A miracle would have to happen first.< Less
Lili, Lala, and Lila Are Looking for a Servant Girl Named Tifani Restavèk After the Quake By Joseph J. Charles
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Three adventurous and well-off Haitian girls, Lili, Lala, and Lila set out to rescue a servant girl named Tifani Restavèk from a mean neighbor family who mistreats her and makes her do all... More > kinds of forced labor while their own children, especially KansonFè IronPants, tease her while watching her work her heart out in the stiffling Caribbean sun. These three girls go to private catholic schools in Port-au-Prince. Way before the quake that hit Haiti, the three girls devise a plan to start reading stories to Tifani while she stands by the fence. They want to teach her to read and write. In general, Restaveks (servant boys and girls whose parents can not take care of them and economically forced to let them go live with well-off city dwellers) do not expect to be treated well and go to school. Will these girls ever even get close to Tifani to tell her about their plans? A miracle would have to happen first.< Less
Somebody's Eyes By Demmarie Boreland
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Stella, Luna, and Cometa are three groups that make up almost the entire adolescent population of Kenderton. They’re not gangs. They’re social groups without stereotypical or economic... More > boundaries. Things used to be simple, but after someone decided to carve an “S” into the side of Luna leader, Boston Carven’s truck things went downhill. Fast. Crystal Rayder is a Cometa that just can’t seem to keep herself out of trouble, and quite frankly isn’t really all that interested in her own safety. Bennette Rayder, the Cometa leader, would probably install a tracking device under Crystal's scalp if he could. At least it'd help keep his sister away from Boston. Boston Carven is the Luna leader and a tough guy dealing with a tough break-up. Luna member, Gia Avell is finding herself developing a friendship with Stella boy Christopher Oakens. Christopher just wants to dance. Ashlinn McMain is sitting back with her notebook and pen, watching and writing. She’s groupless.< Less
Somebody's Eyes By Demmarie Boreland
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Stella, Luna, and Cometa are three groups that make up almost the entire adolescent population of Kenderton. They’re not gangs. They’re social groups without stereotypical or economic... More > boundaries. Things used to be simple, but after someone decided to carve an “S” into the side of Luna leader, Boston Carven’s truck things went downhill. Fast. Crystal Rayder is a Cometa that just can’t seem to keep herself out of trouble, and quite frankly isn’t really all that interested in her own safety. Bennette Rayder, the Cometa leader, would probably install a tracking device under Crystal's scalp if he could. At least it'd help keep his sister away from Boston. Boston Carven is the Luna leader and a tough guy dealing with a tough break-up. Luna member, Gia Avell is finding herself developing a friendship with Stella boy Christopher Oakens. Christopher just wants to dance. Ashlinn McMain is sitting back with her notebook and pen, watching and writing. She’s groupless.< Less
Wisdom from M's: Lessons Learned from Moms, Mentors and Mistakes By Nicole Newman
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We all know that words can be used to hurt or used to heal. I have witnessed words that forever scared a child all the way into adulthood or transformed thinking for an entire lifetime that affected... More > multiple generations. I recently read “The word "no" is heard with great frequency in our lives. There are signs all over our landscape with messages that read "no smoking", " no parking" or "no skateboards". The word "no" is just a fact of life for us all." I was not raised to accept no. My follow-up was "Why Not". My mother took the time to explain but sometimes the answer would be "Life is not fair". This book is dedicated to my mom and the many mentors and writers who used the power of their words to allow me to dream bigger dreams that someday this little girl from West Philadelphia could make a mark on this world to change the answer of "Life is not fair", to an answer that says “life is fair” regardless of economic status, gender, race, creed, color or religion In sha Allah< Less
Savor the Moments: Inspired by True Stories By Yanatha Desouvre
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In this collection of 11 timeless short stories, we meet Grayson Goodman, a traveling businessman, who encounters people dealing with challenging situations in life that are no different than our... More > own. Discover how they cope with the unexpectedly difficult circumstances they face and how Goodman touches their lives with words that ring with simple, honest clarity. Goodman introduces us to an executive in Miami, Fla., facing difficult economic times and yet striving to keep her company intact; a world-renowned, frustrated artist in Cayenne, French Guiana, whose music is leaked to the public before his album was completed and many others. As we share in his conversations, we travel with Goodman on his warm-hearted and inspiring journey to different establishments throughout the world as he searches to find the answers to the difficult questions we all face. Savor the Moments: includes stories about love, loss, compassion, and ultimately, the most powerful force in all of our lives--hope.< Less
50/50: Finding Life’s Balance for All Human Beings By Gregory L. Doctor
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Has your life ever felt out of balance? Has it ever seemed to you that society is imbalanced, with racial and economic disparities unfairly affecting people’s lives—and maybe even your... More > own? More importantly, in the face of these inequalities, where can you turn for answers and solutions? In 50/50: Finding Life’s Balance for All Human Beings, author Gregory L. Doctor explores the history of social inequality and oppression, sharing his own story and showing you how to discover that there is something more to your life. God has a message for you, and by listening to this valuable lesson, you can learn how to be your brother’s keeper and live powerfully and in balance. The key is to embrace the fifty-fifty rule: be a well-informed learner for one part of your life, but become a knowledgeable teacher for the other half. By blending the two together, you can live a completely balanced life and be in a position to help someone younger live a complete and balanced life too.< Less
A Magical Medieval Society: Western Europe (2nd Edition Softcover) By Joseph Browning & Suzi Yee
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"If you're a DM and running a D&D game, you should have this book. Period." Monte Cook, author of the 3E Dungeon Master's Guide. This 192-page supplement is for GMs and players who wish... More > to add a touch of realism to their game. It's for the people who'd like to flesh out the background of their gaming world, but don't have the time to dig through scholarly books. A Magical Medieval Society: Western Europe provides you flexibility and advice in creating your own world. It contains a massive amount of game-usable information about the medieval period and focuses on how D20 magic could change a traditional medieval setting. Generation systems for kingdoms, cities, manors, aristocratic wealth and landholding; a thorough construction system; and an economic simulator allow GMs to recreate the high middle ages feel with ease. The book is easily usable with any fantasy role-playing game.< Less
A Magical Medieval Society: Western Europe (2nd Edition) By Joseph Browning & Suzi Yee
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"If you're a DM and running a D&D game, you should have this book. Period." Monte Cook, author of the 3E Dungeon Master's Guide. This 192-page supplement is for GMs and players who... More > wish to add a touch of realism to their game. It's for the people who'd like to flesh out the background of their gaming world, but don't have the time to dig through scholarly books. A Magical Medieval Society: Western Europe provides you flexibility and advice in creating your own world. It contains a massive amount of game-usable information about the medieval period and focuses on how D20 magic could change a traditional medieval setting. Generation systems for kingdoms, cities, manors, aristocratic wealth and landholding; a thorough construction system; and an economic simulator allow GMs to recreate the high middle ages feel with ease. The book is easily usable with any fantasy role-playing game.< Less

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