Bradley Chalkers IS the oldest kid in the fifth grade. He tells enormous lies. He picks fights with girls. No one likes him - except Carla, the new school counselor. She thinks Bradley is sensitive and generous, and knows that Bradley could change, if only he weren’t afraid to try. But when you feel like the most-hated kid in the whole school, believing in yourself can be the hardest thing in the world....
A woman commits suicide for no apparent reason. A week later, her son- fifteen-year-old Mark Underhill - vanishes. His uncle, novelist Timothy Underhill, searches his hometown of Millhaven for clues that might help unravel this horrible dual mystery. He soon learns that a pedophilic murderer is on the loose in the vicinity, and that shortly before his mother's suicide, Mark had become obsessed with an abandoned house where he imagined the killer might have taken refuge.
Best-selling author Beverly Donofrio is building a growing following of fans with her honest, moving accounts of experiences from her own colorful life. Riding in Cars with Boys--the basis of the hit movie starring Drew Barrymore--is her funny and touching account of growing up too fast in the 1960s.
A hip, modern, must-listen for women of any age! Dr. Lyn tells you all the "bad" traits in men and what makes a man "bad" for relationships, how to measure his severity of "badness (or goodness)," how to know if he's "manageable" and if so, how to be a "Good Jane" and get him to behave the way you want him to.
In this profoundly significant book, author Michael Gurian synthesizes current knowledge and clearly demonstrates how this distinction in hard-wiring and socialized gender differences affects how boys and girls learn. Gurian presents a new way to educate our children based on brain science, neurological development, and chemical and hormonal disparities.
Abby Bartlett is the quintessential nice girl. Between teaching, volunteering, completing her PhD, and helping her best friend raise his daughter, Abby never gets the chance to be anything but nice. That is, until the all-wrong-for-her man she's only ever known from afar starts daring her to simply take that chance for herself. His sage advice? Try something wild - and fast. Preferably him.
A witch's curse ensures that a boy can never wake at night nor sleep when the sun beams. Conversely, a girl is doomed never to sleep at night nor be awake during the daylight hours. Finally, a twist of fate unites them. MacDonald's skill and imagery and grandfatherly style deliver a remarkable story that is accessible and light, yet acutely stirring and imbued with enduring value. Your capacity for imagination is sure to grow through this story that lifts our spirits and fills our minds with joy.
"This book is amazing!"
You have gone through childbirth, numerous doctors visits for immunization shots and other issues, many feedings and diaper changes, first words and first steps and now the real battle is at hand, potty training. You wonder how your parent got you through it as you have a toddler who is just not interested in getting things done anywhere else but in the diaper. The solution to all these challenges are provided in Potty Training Guide for Your Toddlers: Moms and Dads Guide.
Browne believes all children are gifted. These gifts have merely been either stifled or exploited by society over the centuries. The gifts usually appear at very tender ages; they are, in Browne's view, special blessings from God. The respected New York Times best-selling psychic shares profound stories of how children can be channels to the Other Side.
"loved this book"
Fox, a breathtaking 19-year-old girl, throws her clothes out of the plane during her skydiving lesson inviting Hunter, her new step-daddy, to join the Mile High Club. But when her daddy reacts with rage towards the nubile beauty, she is trapped 6,000 feet in the air with sexy man that threatens to toss her out of the plane unless she does everything he says.
"Worst Narration in the History of narrations"
Ever wondered why some people are just "Bad"? In this book - Bad Girls of the Bible - you will discover some well-known characters like Jezebel and other obscure ones like Athaliah that can teach you life lessons for the 21st Century. This book will educate and inspire at the same time! Plus Bad Boys of the Bible. This is the sequel to Bad Boys and Girls Of The Bible. I assure you that you are about to face some of the most horrific scenes in the Holy Book - The Bible.
Guys and girls get together, get played, and get real. Who Am I Without Him? is a Booklist Top 10 Romance Novel for Teens and is "breaking new and necessary ground" in 12 short stories about guys and girls falling in and out of love and relationships, testing out ways to communicate with one another, respect each other - and respect themselves. This is a complex, often humorous, and always on-point exploration of today's teens determined to find love and self-worth...any way they know how.
Nathaniel Hawthorne's retelling of the story of Perseus and the Gorgon, Medusa - the lady with snakes for hair - whose gaze will turn you to stone. For all ages, not too hard for younger listeners, and not too simple for older ones.
Author Yiyun Li, honored as one of Granta’s 21 Best Young American Novelists under age 35, continues her illustrious career with this insightful collection of short stories. With compelling visions of the scrapes and unpleasant situations in which people find themselves, Li’s works trigger emotional responses of all types - whether through a tale of unrequited love, an unburdening of guilt, or something else entirely.
Date: July 4 Rental type: 2-person sailboat Rented by: Jen Taylor and Dylan Nelson Rental time: 8:15 p.m. Destination: Out to sea! Life jackets: 2 Time back: ??? Don't wait up!
A bundle of two stories involving the most mischievous bitches around. Femdom at its finest. In "Hide from the Sex Cult!", Eric wakes up in a cabin, unsure how he got there or why. He slowly comes to learn that he is a pawn in an elaborate hierarchy; a sex cult run by women who keep men in a coop like chickens. These naughty women keep guys around for their seed, feeding them the best steak and eggs every day to maximize their fertility.
The JT LeRoy scandal is a story of our times. In January 2006, the New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy. A media frenzy ensued as JT's fans, mentors, and readers came to terms with the fact that the gay-male-ex-truck-stop-prostitute-turned literary-wunderkind was really a girl from San Francisco, whose sister-in-law wrote the books.
"Fascinating memoir, awful narration"
Aryn Kyle, whose first novel was hailed as "reason for readers to rejoice" (USA Today), turns her gift for storytelling to the lives of girls and women in this spectacular collection.
"Not In My History, Not Like This Girl"
Thirteen authors (fifteen if you count pseudonyms) from the Book View Cafe got together one rainy Saturday afternoon with a big bowl of popcorn and reruns of Buck Rogers. They started comparing short stories and a new anthology took form. Rare reprints, hard-to-find favorites, and new tales all combine in this one-of-a-kind story collection, available exclusively from Book View Press.
King Midas is obsessed with gold: counting it, touching it, imagining it. But when a strange young man grants his wish for a golden touch, things don't go quite as he planned -- particularly for his daughter Marigold. In these selections from classic American author Nathaniel Hawthorne's charming retellings of Greek myths, children meet Midas and another engaging troublemaker, Pandora, and learn lessons about love and forgiveness.