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Letters To My Father: The Gifts By O. Raye Adkins
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The life of O. Raye Adkins was irrevocably altered on the evening of July 17, 1944 — four months before her birth. That tragic night took the life of her father, Raphel Orval Beason, and 320... More > men in the Port Chicago Naval Munitions base explosion, the largest stateside military disaster of WWII. This decisive event set Raye on a lifelong journey marked initially by loss and suffering, and later by inconceivable gifts and blessings. Forced to reveal hidden emotions and the unknown circumstances of her father’s death, she transcends pain and loss to emerge with a renewed sense of self. This book chronicles that process of discovery through a series of letters Raye writes to the namesake she never knew, but who, nevertheless, was the principal force in her life. Each letter, and the journey behind it, takes the reader inside the sorrow and mind of a confused little girl who has lost her daddy, but doesn’t understand how or why, and isn’t encouraged to ask.< Less
A TRUE STORY: Pneumonic Plague Outbreak! By Susan Fadler
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It was 1994 and my family and I were living in Chinle, a town at the mouth of Canyon de Chelly on the Navajo Indian Reservation in Northern Arizona. We'd been there a little over 4 years at that... More > point. It was a Tuesday morning and I was helping out the vet, which I did every week. She drove a mobile unit from Gallup, New Mexico, to spay and neuter dogs and cats. I encouraged boys and girls and their families to bring their pets in to see the vet when she was available. I did this by visiting classrooms during the week and talking about the proper health and welfare of their pets. It was always amazing to see kids actually bring their pets in dragging their parents along! That particular day, it was late afternoon when a Navajo woman and her 3 children came in with their cat. She was unaware of the danger. We all were, that is, until I unwrapped the blanket and saw the cat. I still have chills that run down my spine when I remember the buboes. It was a life altering moment for me and it can happen ANYWHERE.< Less
Rock - a - Bye Babygirls: The Stories of Time By Zorro Daddy
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Destiny and Day One. That is what Rock-a-Bye BabyGirls: The Stories of Time is all about. Thus begins a two-part tale of a girl who decided to pursue the true meaning of her name. Destiny had been... More > a scholastic student, graduating with honors and finding it easy to analyze what other people dreamed about. But on this day, Day One, she pursued the wishes of her own heart. Everything she had every done in life always came with a risk of danger, in a sense. And this included the pursuit of an emotion she knew to be more than just an off-the beaten path fetish. It was a way of life, a way of think, a way of feeling and loving and relating. On this day, she crosses the final threshold into littleness to find that it was okay to follow, even if she didn’t know where she was being led. With the loving guidance of Victor, her prized find and Daddy, she becomes enabled to focus in on the tiniest of details and simplest of emotions. This is adult material and therefore not intended for minors.< Less
Letters To My Father: The Gifts By O. Raye Adkins
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The life of O. Raye Adkins was irrevocably altered on the evening of July 17, 1944 — four months before her birth. That tragic night took the life of her father, Raphel Orval Beason, and 320... More > men in the Port Chicago Naval Munitions base explosion, the largest stateside military disaster of WWII. This decisive event set Raye on a lifelong journey marked initially by loss and suffering, and later by inconceivable gifts and blessings. Forced to reveal hidden emotions and the unknown circumstances of her father’s death, she transcends pain and loss to emerge with a renewed sense of self. This book chronicles that process of discovery through a series of letters Raye writes to the namesake she never knew, but who, nevertheless, was the principal force in her life. Each letter, and the journey behind it, takes the reader inside the sorrow and mind of a confused little girl who has lost her daddy, but doesn’t understand how or why, and isn’t encouraged to ask.< Less
Through my grandfather's eyes By Leah Zylbering
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The author was born in 1920 in Bodsanov, a small town near Warsaw Poland, and describes in great detail the social and economic life during the 2nd World War in Europe and Central Asia. He writes... More > about the German occupation that brought a curfew and forced labor. Fleeing across the border to Russia resulted in being put on a train to Northern Siberia and working in a labor camp (Gulag) on very little food. He then took a boat trip west on the Vela Morski canal towards the Caspian Sea with many stops and adventures along the way including having a love affair with a Georgian girl. Because of German army advances, Polish Jews were told to leave. Fleeing once again, he traveled to Siberia to work on rail lines that had been bombed. Then he volunteered for the Polish army and was put into a "sanitary batallion" which brought him deep into Germany. Upon being released from the army, he returned home to search for survivors. He eventually married and immigrated to Canada via Israel.< Less
Elementary School Counseling Lesson Plans And Tips from a Pro By Caren Lynne Krutsinger
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This book, written in a clear, concise manner, by a professional school counselor, includes personal antedotes, tips, and fifty-one easy character education lesson plans which could be used with... More > children ages eight to eleven. This text could be interesting reading for parents, elementary school teachers, girl scout troop leaders, coaches, principals, Sunday school teachers and superintendents in addition to school counselors. Any adult who has ever wondered, "What else can I teach the children entrusted to me today?" could readily use these easy lesson plans which take little if any preparation. The author of this book is brutally honest. She includes stories of her own blunders and mistakes. Although the reader can see what the writer is trying to accomplish, this is not a preachy book. The real beauty of this text is that a novice to character education could pick up this book, and readily utilize these worthwhile lesson plans without any methods training.< Less
A Simple Story of God's Providence By Maria D. Sobota
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Born Maria D. Skobel in 1927 she was the youngest of seven children. Through her narrative she takes us with her on the journey of her life. We meet her first husband and experience the heartbreak of... More > his early passing. We struggle through war torn Poland during World War II when the Nazis try to take her away to Germany to work in the “Chocolate Factory”. We travel with her to the United States to marry a man she hasn’t talked to for over a year. She shares with us her trials and tribulations. We laugh and cry together as we view a tiny piece of the world through Maria’s eyes. It’s an 80-year journey of one woman’s life. It takes us to two countries and three states. We watch as this timid little girl grows into a strong woman who not only gets her New York Drivers license but as a polish/English interpreter diverts a possible Polish/American incident.< Less
Elementary School Counseling Lesson Plans And Tips from a Pro By Caren Lynne Krutsinger
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This book, written in a clear, concise manner, by a professional school counselor, includes personal antedotes, tips, and fifty-one easy character education lesson plans which could be used with... More > children ages eight to eleven. This text could be interesting reading for parents, elementary school teachers, girl scout troop leaders, coaches, principals, Sunday school teachers and superintendents in addition to school counselors. Any adult who has ever wondered, "What else can I teach the children entrusted to me today?" could readily use these easy lesson plans which take little if any preparation. The author of this book is brutally honest. She includes stories of her own blunders and mistakes. Although the reader can see what the writer is trying to accomplish, this is not a preachy book. The real beauty of this text is that a novice to character education could pick up this book, and readily utilize these worthwhile lesson plans without any methods training.< Less
Sunny Side Up - The Gritty Memoirs of a Crazy Chica By Holly Kay Cronk
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Lying on a truck seat or the cold metal top of an old freezer, Holly would close her eyes and instantly leave her body behind, returning only when the embarrassment of exposing her pudgy adolescent... More > body to her grandfather was over.She was trapped in all directions, praying, dreaming and waiting for the day to come when she would be free.Sunny Side Up-The Gritty Memoirs of a Crazy Chica is a true story that follows the life of a little girl who spends her childhood living with secrets.As a teenager she gets married.Soon drugs, alcohol and domestic violence become a huge part of her life.20 years and three kids later life comes to a screeching halt.Decades of addiction and abuse erupt into a violent confrontation.As the SWAT team surrounds her family home waiting for her husband to surrender, Holly knew there was no turning back.Fighting for her husband and her family, she prevails and a new life opens up only to set the stage for an ultimate betrayal and the rape of her daughter at Ft. Hood Texas.< Less
Through my grandfather's eyes By Leah Zylbering
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The author was born in 1920 in Bodsanov, a small town near Warsaw Poland, and describes in great detail the social and economic life during the 2nd World War in Europe and Central Asia. He writes... More > about the German occupation that brought a curfew and forced labor. Fleeing across the border to Russia resulted in being put on a train to Northern Siberia and working in a labor camp (Gulag) on very little food. He then took a boat trip west on the Vela Morski canal towards the Caspian Sea with many stops and adventures along the way including having a love affair with a Georgian girl. Because of German army advances, Polish Jews were told to leave. Fleeing once again, he traveled to Siberia to work on rail lines that had been bombed. Then he volunteered for the Polish army and was put into a "sanitary batallion" which brought him deep into Germany. Upon being released from the army, he returned home to search for survivors. He eventually married and immigrated to Canada via Israel.< Less

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