Author: Judith Lennox

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472224094

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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July 1914, the eve of the First World War, and fourteen-year-old Alix Gregory is holidaying in France with the wealthy Lanchbury family. She is looking after two-year-old Charlie Lanchbury when he disappears during a family picnic and is never seen again. Once a happy, carefree girl, Alix is blamed for the tragedy and cannot escape from the resulting disintegration of the family. The war ends and Alix tries to pick up the threads of her life. Through her marriage and the birth of her son, Rory, she finds happiness, and through her meeting with the brothers Derry and Jonathan Fox, she finds love. Yet, living in her ancient and beautiful home, Owlscote, she is haunted by the loss of her baby cousin. As the years pass, and as the world descends into the horrors of war once more, the question remains: will Charlie Lanchbury ever be found?
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Among the Hidden; Among the Impostors

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416990275

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

View: 1411

In a future where the law limits a family to only two children, third-born Luke has been in hiding for twelve years, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong and he then enters boarding school under an assumed name.
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Roman

Author: Margaret Forster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596154470

Category:

Page: 505

View: 5874

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A Story of Self Discovery

Author: Shawna A. Grey, MA

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504354532

Category: Religion

Page: 180

View: 8443

This book is about Ms Greys spiritual awaking, and the voice she heard from Spirit, that led her through many challenges, and encouraged her to continue to seek her true potential. Ms Grey talks of her abusive marriage and how she dealt with the death of her only son.
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My Life in a Cult

Author: Katy Morgan-Davies

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 147356686X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 416

View: 4588

'I was the shadow child no one ever saw...' From the day she was born until she escaped aged 30, Katy Morgan-Davies knew nothing but a life in captivity. Her father was the deluded and cruel leader of a cult based in South London who brainwashed those around him. Her father's paranoia and his need to completely control others led to Katy being imprisoned indoors and denied any kind of love or friendship. From a young age, Katy's father subjected her to violence and mental abuse. She was not permitted contact with anyone outside the house and on the rare occasions she did have to go out, she was always chaperoned. Katy never gave up hope of one day breaking free from her father's cruel clutches and finally found her freedom. This is her true story of endurance and survival.
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Roman

Author: Judith Lennox

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492953441

Category: Fiction

Page: 560

View: 1118

Nur ein kurzer Moment der Unachtsamkeit, der das Schicksal einer jungen Frau und die Lebenswege einer ganzen Familie für immer verändert... Sommer 1914: Als junges Mädchen verbringt Alix mit der reichen Verwandtschaft die großen Ferien in Frankreich– eine unbeschwerte Zeit, die jäh endet, als ihr kleiner Cousin Charlie spurlos verschwindet. Alix trägt die Schuld daran, eine Schuld, die sie nie wieder loslassen wird. Eine dramatische Geschichte um Liebe, Verrat und Vergebung.
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My Life in a Cult

Author: Katy Morgan-Davies

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 147356686X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 416

View: 9167

'I was the shadow child no one ever saw...' From the day she was born until she escaped aged 30, Katy Morgan-Davies knew nothing but a life in captivity. Her father was the deluded and cruel leader of a cult based in South London who brainwashed those around him. Her father's paranoia and his need to completely control others led to Katy being imprisoned indoors and denied any kind of love or friendship. From a young age, Katy's father subjected her to violence and mental abuse. She was not permitted contact with anyone outside the house and on the rare occasions she did have to go out, she was always chaperoned. Katy never gave up hope of one day breaking free from her father's cruel clutches and finally found her freedom. This is her true story of endurance and survival.
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a book about children's learning disorders

Author: Careth Ellingson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 254

View: 7233

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Author: Pieter F. Thomése

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783833303432

Category:

Page: 106

View: 1750

"Fehlendes Wort. Eine Frau, die ihren Mann begräbt, wird Witwe genannt, ein Mann, der ohne seine Frau zurückbleibt, Witwer. Ein Kind ohne Eltern ist eine Waise. Wie aber heißen Vater und Mutter eines gestorbenen Kindes?" Zum Schlimmsten, was einem Menschen widerfahren kann, gehört gewiss der Tod eines eigenen Kindes. Ebendieses Schlimmste ist dem Autor P. F. Thomése widerfahren, und in Schattenkind versucht er auf seine Weise, mit den Mitteln des Schriftstellers, diesen Schicksalsschlag zu verarbeiten. Thomése ist etwas Außerordentliches gelungen: Er beschreibt den unfassbaren Schmerz, ohne je ins Sentimentale abzugleiten. Er schildert seine Empfindungen mit einer inneren Haltung, die sich um Nüchternheit bemüht. Und gerade in der klaren Analyse, in dem Ringen um eine Sprache für die eigenen Gefühle, zeigt sich das Unbegreifliche des erlittenen Verlusts. "Irgendwo in der Sprache ist sie noch, irgendwo zwischen ein paar Wörtern. Wörtern, die einander noch nicht kennen. Und die sie noch nicht kennen. Schreiben heißt, Sätze auszuprobieren, um zu sehen, was sie bedeuten können." Schattenkind ist ein sehr intimes Buch über einen großen (den vielleicht größten) Schmerz, und die Art, wie Thomése diesen Schmerz offen legt, hat etwas Ergreifendes. Es ist zugleich ein Versuch über die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Sprache und damit nicht zuletzt ein unvergessliches Zeugnis für die wahre Kraft der Literatur.
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Hearing Joshua

Author: Raymond M. Chester

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780990443841

Category:

Page: N.A

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Don worked hard at his handyman business but he barely made enough to buy food for his small family. To heap yet another burden on his tired soul filled with thoughts of how he was falling short as a husband and father, a second child was due any time. This young couple was trying hard to be content with what little they had; trust God; paint on a smile; do what they were taught, and go to church every week. Then, in one brief moment, their tiny fragile world was swallowed by the surreal hardcore world where Dr. Steves lived daily - a nightmarish realm where time stood still.ѲCan Ignacio, the school janitor who speaks broken English possibly be of any help? An elderly grandfather - all but forgotten inside an assisted living facility - prays fervently, but will Lucie come before his Lord calls him home?ѲImmersed in a cacophony of repetitively beeping medical equipment, Code Blue alerts in sterile halls, doctors barking orders while desperately trying to save a tiny life their medical knowledge tells them is not savable, and weeping parents; can anyone hear Joshua's silence?
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Understanding Education's #1 Problem, Second Edition

Author: Anthony S. Dallmann-Jones

Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc

ISBN: 0978761030

Category: Education

Page: 233

View: 3120

Understanding and helping at-risk students First book to present in-depth, research-based information on at-risk students in schools todayIdentification and characteristics of at-risk students, and their impact on social and school environmentComponents and analysis of effective prevention and intervention programsSelection of Learner's Edge At-risk students present a major and growing problem in US schools today. Now in a completely updated second edition, Shadow Children: Understanding Education's #1 Problem provides an in-depth, research based examination of the at-risk problem and population by a leading authority. Included is a section of 5 chapters that provides guidance in prevention and intervention programs. The new edition is the primary text for Learner's Edge popular distance learning course "The Courage to Care: Working with At-Risk Students". How can educators identify, assess, understand and help at-risk students? This book provides in-depth answers to key questions such as: Who are today's at-risk children? How do children become at-risk? What are the characteristics of at-risk children—how do they impact the social and school environment? What are the components of effective prevention and intervention programs? The answers to these and questions provided by a leading authority will help you understand and deal with the growing issue of at-risk students in U.S. schools today.
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Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780689848070

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 1671

In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix. Luke has never been to school. He's never had a birthday party, or gone to a friend's house for an overnight. In fact, Luke has never had a friend. Luke is one of the shadow children, a third child forbidden by the Population Police. He's lived his entire life in hiding, and now, with a new housing development replacing the woods next to his family's farm, he is no longer even allowed to go outside. Then, one day Luke sees a girl's face in the window of a house where he knows two other children already live. Finally, he's met a shadow child like himself. Jen is willing to risk everything to come out of the shadows -- does Luke dare to become involved in her dangerous plan? Can he afford not to?
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Among the Hidden; Among the Impostors; Among the Betrayed; Among the Barons; Among the Brave; Among the Enemy; Among the Free

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9781442468641

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 1424

View: 5609

To be a third child is to be in constant danger. Available for the first time, a boxed set of all seven books in the perennially popular Shadow Children series. Imagine a world where families are allowed only two children. Illegal third children—shadow children—must live in hiding. If they are discovered, there is only one punishment: Death. For the first time, all seven books in this beloved and bestselling series are available together in an attractive boxed set. Ideal for newcomers to the series and loyal fans alike, this collection includes Among the Hidden, Among the Impostors, Among the Betrayed, Among the Barons, Among the Brave, Among the Enemy, and Among the Free.
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Author: Jenny Nimmo

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545520975

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 464

View: 845

When Charlie is trapped in a magical painting he must battle an evil count thirsty for revenge. Will he be able to save himself and his friends? Find out in Book 7 of Jenny Nimmo's bestselling series! The enchanter Count Harken is back to take his revenge on the Red King's heirs, starting with Charlie Bone's family! Charlie's ancestor has been kidnapped and imprisoned in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock, and it's up to Charlie to save him. Traveling through a painting to the terrifying countryside, Charlie and his best friend's dog, Runner Bean, take up the quest. But when Runner Bean gets trapped, Charlie needs the help of his friends. Can they get past an army of trolls, rescue Runner Bean and Charlie's ancestor, and get out before it's too late?
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Author: Joseph A. Citro

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 9780874518849

Category: Fiction

Page: 283

View: 3237

To outsiders, the deep, impenetrable forest that blankets Vermont's Green Mountains gives the state its peaceful and verdant mystique, but those same dark woods hide a secret from pre-history that reaches menacingly into the present. Joseph A. Citro's widely read publications about the more haunting history, legends, and lore of New England have earned him a reputation as an expert on themes of the supernatural. In this book (first published in 1987), however, he deftly melds real-life ancient ruins, a keen eye for the social fabric of small-town Vermont, and a soaring imagination to fashion a gripping tale of a family's life-or-death struggle to save their farm from an enemy far more devastating than banks, taxes, or land developers. Eric Nolan is a man already too familiar with death. His brother's long-ago disappearance, the loss of his parents, and his wife's recent demise in an auto accident have left him near the edge physically and emotionally. In desperation he returns to his boyhood haunt, the family farm in rural Antrim, Vermont, now occupied by his cousin, Pamela, her husband, Clint, and Luke, their four-year-old son. But any solace Eric might find there is short-lived. Something terrible is going on in the woods on Pinnacle Mountain and it seems to be centered around a mysterious stone structure that, a local historian believes may be the relic of an ancient race. The mystery deepens as people begin to vanish one by one, first a village policeman, then a local hermit, a researcher, and finally Clint himself. As baffling and violent incidents continue it becomes harder to deny that a powerful and malevolent force is at work in the Green Mountains, a force that has targeted young Luke. Though it defies Eric's every rational instinct, he must ultimately confront a reality he can neither accept nor deny. As he and the others struggle to quell the rising tide of evil, the siege escalates to a brutal battle for life itself. Citro twists every shock possible out of this finely crafted gothic thriller that tests the limits of legend and belief.
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Roman

Author: Vaddey Ratner

Publisher: Unionsverlag

ISBN: 3293308325

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 9113

Die Kindheit der siebenjährigen Raami endet jäh, als die Roten Khmer in Kambodscha die Macht übernehmen und sämtliche Bewohner aus der Hauptstadt vertreiben. Die behütete Welt der Adelsfamilie bricht zusammen. Das Mädchen und ihre Angehörigen erleben die Grausamkeit der neuen Machthaber, aber auch die unermessliche Großzügigkeit der Menschen draußen auf dem weiten Land. Aus der Perspektive eines fantasiebegabten Mädchens, das unbeirrbar und mutig an seinen Träumen festhält, erzählt Vaddey Ratner eine unfassbare Lebensgeschichte, die auch die ihre ist.
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Thriller

Author: Mary Higgins Clark

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641048729

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 1353

Wähle das Schweigen – oder den Tod Die 82-jährige Olivia Morrow steht vor einer schicksalhaften Entscheidung: Soll sie ihren Schwur brechen und das dunkle Geheimnis ihrer Cousine lüften? Sie könnte so deren Enkelin ein ganz neues Leben in Reichtum verschaffen. Oder aber, was sie nicht weiß: den Tod bringen ...
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Parents and Siblings of the Chronically Ill Child

Author: Myra Bluebond-Langner

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691050799

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 328

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What is it like to live with a child who has a chronic, life-threatening disease? What impact does the illness have on well siblings in the family? Myra Bluebond-Langner suggests that understanding the impact of the illness lies not in identifying deficiencies in the lives of those affected, but in appreciating how family members carry on with their lives in the face of the disease's intrusion. The Private Worlds of Dying Children, Bluebond-Langner's previous book, now considered a classic in the field, explored the world of terminally ill children. In her new book, she turns her attention to the lives of those who live in the shadow of chronic illness: the parents and well siblings of children who have cystic fibrosis. Through a series of narrative portraits, she draws us into the daily lives of nine families of children at different points in the natural history of the illness--from diagnosis through the terminal phase. In these portraits, as family members talk about their experiences in their own words, we see how parents, well siblings, and the ill children themselves struggle, in different ways, to contain the intrusion of the disease into their lives. Bluebond-Langner looks at how parents adjust their priorities and their idea of what constitutes a normal life, how they try to balance the needs of other family members while caring for the ill child, and how they see the future. This context helps us understand how well siblings view the illness and how they relate to their ill sibling and parents. Since the issues raised are not unique to cystic fibrosis but are common to other chronic and life-threatening illnesses, this book will be of interest to all who study, care for, or live with the seriously ill.
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Author: Christine Breese

Publisher: Light Technology Publishing

ISBN: 1622336216

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: N.A

View: 2475

Did you have a tougher life than most? This book is "Taking Back Your Power 101" Anwan, a group energy, helps you understand the soul's reasons for choosing the difficult path, why you have a dark side, what causes it, and how to integrate it. Most importantly, Anwan advises you on facing deep fear and releasing it once and tor all. You are concluding the reincarnational cycle in this lifetime. This is the first task you have come here to complete. Anwan will show you how to sum up your past and present life experiences, which many of you are doing now. The second task is to lead others to enlightenment. This presents the new challenge of becoming a guide to others. Anwan is a collective of souls offering great experience and wisdom. They are amazingly compassionate and will touch your heart and mind. Each Chapter Includes Affirmations, Exercises and Beautiful Illustrations.
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