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Diary Of An Oak Tree

Author : James Cressler
ISBN : 9781489708786
Genre : Fiction
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Hurricane Charlie strikes without warning, devastating Orlando and the treetop realm of Dreylanda secret society of urban birds and animals. The desperate wildlife migrates to other neighborhood groves defended by hostile residents. Worst of all, the Winter Slayer, a specter with power over death, reigns supreme in the carnage and destruction. In this chaotic post-hurricane setting, we see the power of the Creator, and of family and friendship eclipsing death as two wayward squirrels, Notch and Fuzzy, encounter Reek-Lee, Spook and other dangerous predators while searching for Heaven on Earththe legendary Nirvana tree. The story is told by Q, a wise old mother tree, and revolves around the three animals ruling in a Troika: Sage, a raccoon prophetess; Notch, the governor; and the regulator, a cat aptly called Dagger. They enjoy very long lives, in fact near immortality. But, after many seasons, a grudge between Dagger and Notch boils over into mortal combat, breaking the Troika, and releasing the Winter Slayer to claim what its long been denied. More than a modern-day animal story, in Diary of an Oak Tree we time-travel from Dreyland, back to the magical Age of Oaks, where rebellious men fought nature itself in the Battle of the Valley of Nigh, changing the Earth forever.
Category: Fiction

My Diary Of An Oak Tree

Author : Mark McArthur-Christie
ISBN : 0199157693
Genre : Oak
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The Oxford Literacy Web is an exciting new literacy programme designed to guide schools successfully through the primary years. Fitting the requirements of the National Literacy Strategy, National Curriculum in England and Wales, English Language 5-14 in Scotland, and Common Curriculum in Northern Ireland, the Oxford Literacy Web guides pupils through the core skills associated with learning to read and write with a diverse range of literary styles within the genres of fiction, non-fiction, rhymes, language, and poetry. The "Non-Fiction" strand is a series of colourful, lively information books. They can be used to teach valuable information retrieval and research skills, and they enable children to learn to read and write a range of different text types. The books can be used with children at different levels of reading ability for shared reading with the teacher, guided reading, or independent reading. The First Non-Fiction books are designed to be used with childrenat Reception or Year 1. They present a range of text types on a variety of infant topics at a very low reading level (there is normally no more than one or two lines of text per page). The books are available in both standard and `big book' format. My Diary of an Oak Tree uses photos and diagrams to show how an oak tree and its environs change over a year.
Category: Oak


Author : Bridget Heos
ISBN : 9780525579380
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This adorable picture book illustrates the life of a tiny acorn growing up to be a tall oak tree. A wonderful introduction to nonfiction for curious, nature-loving kids! Hello, world! This little acorn is so excited to grow! Told in the diary entries of an acorn, this picture book follows a young acorn and its long life as an oak tree, from being buried by a squirrel to towering over other trees. The text communicates the basic science simply and with humor, and the illustrations up the fun factor! Parents will love the sweet story and charming illustrations, and teachers and librarians will love the extra resources at the back.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Misha And His Leningrad Diary

Author : Evelina De Gelmont
ISBN : 9781606473207
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is the story of Misha, a young Russian boy who survived the siege of Leningrad by Nazi Germany during World War II. For 900 days (1941-1944) three million Leningraders endured starvation, lack of water, electricity, and fuel, living on one small piece of bread per day and subjected to endless air raids and bombardments. Cold and starvation destroyed over one million lives. The focal point of the book is based on the events detailed in Misha's diary. The remainder describes the historical context and impact of the blockade, and the survivor's life story. The book is intended as a tribute to the human spirit. Evelina was born in Russia in 1934. She worked as an engineer in Lvov, Ukraine for many years. It was there that she married Misha. After her husband died prematurely, Evelina decided to emigrate to America. She settled in Minnesota and found a job as an engineer. It was in America that Evelina became a Christian and married a minister. For many years she had an unshakeable determination to write this book, a biography of her beloved husband. Even as she struggled with cancer, which eventually took her life, finishing the book remained one of her top concerns. Although she never saw it published, her hope was that one day many people would be inspired by her husband's great zeal for life. In Misha's own words, "I have just now realized what life means to me. Life is a great gift given to us; it is not always lived properly."
Category: Biography & Autobiography

He Said Diary Of A Daughter

Author : V.L. Harris
ISBN : 9781490881133
Genre : Religion
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Who is this King of kings and Lord of lords, The only sovereign, the one who knows us so well yet has an everlasting love and compassion for us? Do the things that concern us really concern Him? Does He listen to our cries as we wrestle with the daily issues of this life? Yes, yes, a thousand times over! He Said: Diary of a Daughter was born from countless early-morning rendezvous between V.L. Harris and God. As she revealed her heart to Him, He revealed His to her: her cries painfully open and honest, His responses truthful yet comforting. Their conversations have been recorded for the benefit of all who will open their ears to hear what the Father is saying. Read for yourself and discover the wonderful counselor of Isaiah 25:4! “For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.” (KJV) -Carole S.
Category: Religion

Sherlock Holmes And Frankenstein S Diary

Author : Barry Grant
ISBN : 9781780104010
Genre : Fiction
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A scientist who tortures apes in a mountain lab. A corpse in a locked study. A super-hacker called Black Swann. These send Sherlock Holmes from Switzerland to the English countryside – plunging him into an Orwellian world where tabloids, government and police have made a devil’s pact to hack the private lives of citizens. With animal and human rights threatened, Holmes moves to end the mad experiments of Professor Droon, find what killed Sylvia Swann, and save Inspector Lestrade from corrupt superiors. Quick and quirky as ever, Sherlock is fully recovered from the icy journey that carried him from 1914 to the present day. And in this fourth adventure he proves yet again the superiority of mind over megabytes.
Category: Fiction

Diary Of The Beloved

Author : Alesa Acorn
ISBN : 1463402759
Genre : Fiction
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At 13 years old, Catherine Hepburn is described by her friends as the prettiest girl in the county. However, the description favoured by her family is that of a good girl with big ears. In fact, her mother and housekeeper often take the time to help Catherine style her hair in a manner to help hide her big ears. Gifted by her Uncle Nicholas with a diary one Christmas, Catherine begins to record in it the events and circumstances involving the lives of her family and friends. Unknowingly, she records the events of the Hidden, children of noble birth who are hidden in common households until they are of an age to inherit their nobility. At 25 years old, trying to realize her dream as the CEO and Founder of the National Paralegal Foundation is a daunting task for Simone Devereaux. Her days are spent caring for her mother who suffers from a hereditary mental disorder. Her nights are spent in the arms of her fiancé, District Attorney Jacque Parker and her lover, trust attorney Wolf Carlyle. On the death of her grandfather, Simone inherits his private library which contains an extensive collection of books known as the Diary of the Beloved written by Catherine Hepburn, her mother's college roommate. As she reads the diaries to her mother, soon it becomes clear to Simone that Catherine's diaries hold the secrets of the Hidden, children of noble birth who are hidden amongst commoners until they are of an age to inherit their nobility. With the help of her fiancé and her lover, Simone must learn the identities of the hidden in order to save the life of her mother.
Category: Fiction

Diary Of A Young Naturalist

Author : Dara McAnulty
ISBN : 9781473592209
Genre : Nature
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WINNER OF THE 2020 WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR NATURE WRITING WINNER OF THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARDS FOR NON-FICTION 2020 SHORTLISTED FOR WATERSTONES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH POST AWARDS 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2020 'Really, really special' CHRIS PACKHAM 'An extraordinary voice and vision' ROBERT MACFARLANE Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of Dara McAnulty's world, from spring to summer, autumn to winter, on his home patch, at school, in the wild and in his head. Evocative, raw and beautifully written, this startling and special book vividly explores the natural world from the perspective of an autistic teenager coping with the uprooting of home, school, and his mental health, while pursuing his life as a conservationist and environmental activist. In a work of power and hope, Dara recalls his sensory encounters in the wild - with blackbirds, whooper swans, red kites, hen harriers, frogs, dandelions, Irish hares and more - while drawing a moving portrait of a young activist dealing with change, and a family making their way in the world. 'One of the most talented and passionate writers of our era' STEVE SILBERMAN
Category: Nature

The Diary Of A Dreamer

Author : Alice Dew-Smith
Genre : Married women
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Category: Married women

A Reading Diary A Year Of Favourite Books

Author : Alberto Manguel
ISBN : 9781847677310
Genre : Travel
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While travelling in Calgary, Alberto Manguel was struck by how the novel he was reading seemed to reflect the world he was living in. An article in the daily paper would be suddenly illuminated by a passage in the novel; a long reflection would be prompted by a single word. He decided to keep a record of these moments, rereading a book a month, and formed A Reading Diary: a volume of notes, impressions of travel, of friends, of public and private events, all elicited by his reading.
Category: Travel

Southern Notes

Author : Geaux Rite Publishing
ISBN : 1795425466
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The tranquility of ancient oaks sprawl across the southern landscape, inviting you to live deeply, stay grounded, and rise above the bustle of life. Use this blank lined notebook to record your thoughts, stay focused, or keep organized. Make a to-do list, jot down what you need from the grocery store, pen poetry, journal your travels, or keep a diary of daily life. Whatever your writing desires require, this beautiful notebook provides you with options for your Southern lifestyle.

The Curse The Diary And The Cross

Author : W R Abshire
ISBN : 9781449767204
Genre : Fiction
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In early spring of 1872, Donya Heidsheim stood on the banks of the Weser River looking out at the raging waters. Her father had been brutally murdered, her mother was dead from a broken heart, all she had left was unanswered questions. She would no longer pray to the God her parents taught her to love. In anger she screamed out for revenge. Someone heard her. It appeared. Something gave her peace and a chance for revenge. Something gave her a chance to see her child again. But it all came with a high price tag. The peaceful village of Brunstoke, Germany, surrounded by the beautiful Harz Mountains, was invaded by an ancient sect. A presence as old as the Garden uses the manipulation of lust and avarice to wrap its talons around Brunstokes nobility. Sent from the throne of God, two unlikely companions join forces to work together to combat the curse placed on the Brunstoke familyShomer, a warring angel for the righteous, and Leb, a mystery character fight the forces of the fallen ones who try to destroy Gods seed born of faith through the Lord Jesus Christ.
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The Diary Of William Shakespeare Gentleman

Author : Jackie French
ISBN : 9781460705131
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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THE DIARY OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, GENTLEMAN is part comedy, part love story, the threads of Shakespeare's life drawn from his plays. Could the world's greatest writer truly put down his pen forever to become a gentleman? He was a boy who escaped small town life to be the most acclaimed playwright of the land. A lover whose sonnets still sing 400 years later; a glover's apprentice who became a gentleman. But was he happy with his new riches? Who was the woman he truly loved? The world knows the name of William Shakespeare. This book reveals the man - lover, son and poet. Based on new documentary evidence, as well as textual examination of his plays, this fascinating book gives a tantalising glimpse at what might have been: the other hands that helped craft those plays, the secrets that must ever be hidden but - just possibly - may now be told. Ages 12+
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Diary Of A Black Church Musician

Author : C. Angela
ISBN : 9780982796627
Genre : Religion
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This is a story about the experiences of C. Angela, a church musician, who has served in many different denominations in her lifetime. This book also shares the stories of several other church musicians portrayed in the composite, Roland Barber. It addresses some of the challenges and concerns that musicians have faced. It also provides practical guidance to musicians and gives information to music lovers that will help them to be more appreciative and understanding of their church musicians.
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Her Mother S Diary

Author : David Curry Kahn
ISBN : 9781604943597
Genre : Fiction
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Allison Etcheverry is homeless, estranged from a wealthy family that refuses to acknowledge her, and on the run from the drug lords responsible for her parents' deaths. But she has more than her own survival to think about. To fulfill her late mother's last wish, Allison needs to find the money her mother hid before the killers do. An unlikely haven appears in the form of an elderly man, devastated by the loss of his wife. As Allison reaches out to him and his family, she finds that she has the strength not only to overcome her own struggles, but to help others do so as well. "Her Mother's Diary" combines suspense and romance in a tightly woven, fast-paced story that you won t want to put down.
Category: Fiction