Wind That Knocks Down Lodges loves his Apache mother Shining Waters, his grandfather Chief Strawberry Moon, his baby sister Cactus Flower, and the wildness of the desert canyon land they call home. He has even developed a rough-hewn trust for Cactus Flower's father, the pale face soldier from the fort that their mother loves. In one night of gross misunderstanding and novice mistakes, Knocks Down and Cactus Flower's innocent young world is broken and shaken.
Rebekah's mother, Elnora Stoll, is the finest quilter in all of Gasthof Village but it seems Rebekah has inherited none of her skill. It's not until the arrival of a mysterious English stranger that a lifetime of questions are answered and Rebekah, her special friend Joseph Graber, and the entire settlement of Gasthof Village learn the true meaning of what it truly means to be Amish.
War. Devotion. Deceit. Death. How long can a heart hold on before it breaks? Most women would carry on with their lives after being thrust into widowhood, but not Charlotte Adamsland. Upon learning that her husband, Captain Sanderson Redding, was killed in a botched escape from a Confederate prison in Illinois, she clings to his promise to return to her no matter what, and quickly heads north through a war-ravaged country with only her faith in God and her beloved horse.
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How much grief can a heart bear before being tested to the ultimate limit? The war is over, Sanderson is home and life is good…until the Army comes knocking. They have charged Sanderson with murder and sentenced him to “hang by the neck until dead” - unless he can track down and bring to justice the notorious outlaw William Quantrill. With Sanderson gone, Charlotte is left to endure a complicated pregnancy and battle a rash of hydrophobia that threatens Cotton, Achilles, and the entire the countryside - Sanderson included.
Gold. Soldiers. Indians. Massacres. Can Charlotte survive life on the trail, or will the wildness of the west tear her family apart? After bidding farewell to her family, Charlotte drops everything to follow Sanderson to a promised job out west. The journey proves more difficult than any of them could have ever imagined. Wild animals, natural disasters, and a heavy Indian presence test not only Sanderson and Charlotte's strength and endurance, but their faith in each other as well.
From Anderson to Zavala and El Paso to Wilbarger, come "waltz" down the alphabet with some of the silliest, strangest, and just plain weirdest plants that the Lone Star State has to offer! Hairy grama, check. Xylorhiza wrightii, check. Bluebonnets are are so much more than just blue, check. This book has them all and then some!
Halloween night can't get any worse when her boss, Joseph Clanton, is a no-show and Kelly is stuck closing up the Dairy King alone...or so she thought. A cryptic order from an empty room and late-season twister combine to make Kelly's Halloween night a truly unforgettable one. It sends her spiraling back through the folds of time and depositing her smack in the middle of an ancient grudge match between none other than Wyatt Earp and Ike Clanton.
With his troubled past never far from his mind, the once-handsome Smith heads out to lose himself in the anonymity offered by the American West. When he arrives in Gabriel's Settlement, Texas, he succumbs to the lifestyle of quick money and adventuresome living offered by a gang of wily bank robbers. It isn't until he crosses paths with Johanna Johannsen and her daughter, Sadie, that Smith discovers he isn't the only person in Texas with a looming past, and some people's devils are much closer to home.
Amazon #1 best-selling nature book!! Farkleberry. Chrysothamnus nauseosus. Old Man's Beard. Zanthoxylum clava-herculis. What do all of these farkling, nauseating, hairy clubs of Hercules have in common? They are all easily-identifiable plants found in Oklahoma, that's what!
Are wolves mean? Does anything scare a wolf? Are wolves really big and bad? Come along with Cocoa the gray wolf to discover the answers to these questions (and more) and meet America's wolves! Perfect for classrooms!
Esau Fitzpatrick is bad at being good - and even worse at being bad. As he waits for his sweetheart, Ella Allen, inside the Paisley Settlement church, a brewing storm erupts and lightning strikes, setting the church aflame. Ella and her parents pull Esau from the fire, but his parents are lost in the blazing inferno. Angry at God, Esau flees his home and all he holds dear, only to fall in with the notorious Covington-Jones gang. He journeys down the path to destruction and darkness, reliving the hellish fire in his nightmares.
With the help of her family, Shelby must try to piece together the story of the haunted mallet and a certain song by the Eagles that keeps playing ... and playing ... and playing - before this Texas-sized ancestral ghost story takes a turn that just might be headed down a dead end.
19th Century Navajo preschooler Walks With A Stumble wants nothing more than to be a great chef someday. The only problem is, well, he walks with a stumble. While trying to help, he loses most of his family's food stores for the winter, and Walks With A Stumble then learns that the only way to achieve your dreams is to just be yourself.
What happens when Mommy gets all of her chunky little baby's sugars? Find out in Chunky Sugars, mommy and baby fun filled with kisses and counting!
Free at last: how to free yourself from bad habits! The secret to a happier and healthier life. My research, as well as my experience and common sense, tell me that anyone can change if you have a compelling reason to change - and the right strategy to guide you.