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Alice By Accident

Author : Lynne Reid Banks
ISBN : 9780007529995
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Nine-year-old Alice must write about herself for a school assignment, and in doing so, she sorts out her feelings about her somewhat prickly single mother, the father she has never met, her flamboyant paternal grandmother and the rest of her sometimes confusing life.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Involved By Accident

Author : PCE Lambert
ISBN : 9781465303639
Genre : Fiction
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A fast moving drama covering 96 hours in the life of Stephen Leigh-Grace, trying to put his life back together following the death of his wife. While moving his boat from its winter moorings to a coastal berth, he accidentally becomes involved in an interracial attack. Initially thought to be involved by the police; he is eventually released, only to be savagely attacked on returning to his boat. A number of relationships begin to develop, and the pace of the story is maintained, as the police attempt to discover if the assaults are connected.
Category: Fiction

Alice S Adventures In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll

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ISBN : 1475932774
Genre : Fiction
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Lewis Carroll was the pen name used by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who was born in England on January 27, 1832, and died there on January 14, 1898. Though best known as an author today, during his life-time he was an Anglican deacon, mathematician, logician, and photographer. His most famous writings are Alices Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, and the nonsense poems, The Hunting of the Snark and Jabberwocky. Because his writing is noted for its word play, logic, and fantasy, it has a great appeal to adults. There are societies dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life in many parts of the world, including the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States, and New Zealand
Category: Fiction

Alice Fantastic

Author : Maggie Estep
ISBN : 9781617750052
Genre : Games & Activities
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"The storytelling has vitality and a spirit of rebellion, giving us hope for the future of all those bad girls with dirty faces and bad boys on bikes."—The New York Times "There is about Maggie Estep's work a directness, a clear determination—a drive to cut through, to break through, to claw through—that is impressive."—A.M. Homes, author of The Mistress’s Daughter "Maggie Estep is the bastard daughter of Raymond Chandler and Anaïs Nin. Her prose is hard-boiled and sexy; she turns a good phrase and shows some leg."—Jonathan Ames, author of Wake Up, Sir! Alice Hunter is a thirty-six-year-old professional gambler living in Queens, New York. She is modestly successful as a horseplayer and enjoys her work. Though avidly pursued by her lover, Clayton, who she refers to as The Big Oaf, Alice's closest companion is Candy, a small spotted dog, and Alice likes it that way. When Clayton's overzealousness leads Alice to ask one of her racetrack cronies to intimidate Clayton into leaving her, a few things go wrong and Alice turns to her half-sister Eloise, a toy maker, whose own lover has just been killed in a freak accident. There is fierce love between Alice, Eloise, and Kimberly (their unconventional mother), but it takes Alice's accidental discovery of an awful secret Kimberly has been keeping to truly bring three eccentric women, seventeen dogs, and assorted lovers together. Maggie Estep has published six books, including Hex, a New York Times Notable Book of 2003. Her work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies including: Brooklyn Noir, Queens Noir, Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, The Best American Erotica, and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. She has performed her work in a wide variety of venues ranging from Lincoln Center to Lollapalooza, Charlie Rose, and HBO's Def Poetry Jam. She lives in Woodstock, New York.
Category: Games & Activities

A Field Guide To The Classroom Library

Author : Lucy McCormick Calkins
ISBN : UVA:X004742760
Genre : Education
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Noted teacher/author Lucy Calkins and a team from The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Community have created the most comprehensive and accessible leveled lists and guides for nearly 1,200 children's trade books.
Category: Education

Humpty Dumpty With Alice In The Wonderland Of Law

Author : O. Chinnappa Reddy
ISBN : 9781462883813
Genre : Fiction
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As one of the most highly respected members of the Indian judiciary whose contribution to the cause of humanity and to the growth of human rights jurisprudence has been very significant, author O. Chinnappa Reddy has faced thousands of court cases. In his new book, Humpty Dumpty with Alice in the Wonderland of Law, he shares his cheerful disposition with a collection of humorous short stories drawn from law reports of the last two hundred years. With over 120 pages, this collection of law reports discusses a wide range of topics – most are bizarre – spanning from Humpty Dumpty and the Law, The Case of Adam and Eve, The Case of the Playing Cards to The Case of the Black Dollar vs. White Dollar, The Case of the Racehorses and the Woman, and many more. Through these true law reports, readers will find themselves amused, informed, and thinking at the same time. They will find out that even from simple and oftentimes strange situations, the law still prevails.
Category: Fiction

The Great Stallion Caper

Author : Ken Lord
ISBN : 9781466911413
Genre : Fiction
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Luck takes a backseat when a sure thing is a sure thing. A strange coincidence that triggered an outrageous plot to win a fortune in a masterful racetrack betting coup . . . The daring team that put the caper together . . . A flawed stallion that was the key to its success. A dangerous rogue who needed it to fail. Six people whose tomorrows hung in the balance. An iconic stud in Australias outback where the plot ripened. A town alive with hero worship and a racetrack torn by the threat of scandal. A rousing world of racing carnivals, sophisticates, touts, glittering women, virile men, dark secrets, and devious cheats who saw millions in the dancing tail and clipped mane of one spirited thoroughbred. There had never been a caper like this! You have never been more fascinated than you will be when you meet the players who come alive on the pages of The Great Stallion Caper. Ken Lords first novel; it will not be his last!
Category: Fiction

God S Timing Not Mine

Author : Kym Miller
ISBN : 9781503502826
Genre : Self-Help
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Alice is an Australian Christian mother who lived through many years of domestic and family violence before finally escaping it and beginning on a journey of self-improvement, rebuilding her shattered life. Through the book, we join her as she goes through the highs and the lows of these difficult times, as well as glimpsing God’s timing for Alice throughout it all. God’s Timing Not Mine also contains an article describing what domestic violence entails as well as related poetry and short stories. Do you know what domestic violence includes? Or wondered where God is during a hard time?
Category: Self-Help