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High Five To The Boys

Author : Various
ISBN : 9780143791782
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Australia has some seriously ace men who have broken new ground, stood up for what they believed in, achieved incredible things and defied stereotypes. You'll find some of those men inside the pages of this book - from astronaut Andy Thomas to YouTube maths teacher Eddie Woo, sportsman Johnathan Thurston and dancer David McAllister. Whether they end up being role models for girls or boys, it doesn't matter, because they're ace regardless! Brought to life by colourful illustrations from Australian male artists, High Five to the Boys is an uplifting and illuminating read for all ages. Royalties from sales of this book go to The Smith Family.
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Pork Buns And High Fives

Author : Norma Slavit
ISBN : 9780578224947
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This is a story of an Asian boy growing up in Silicon Valley, California. It is a wonderful coming-of-age true story that shares a powerful theme of overcoming differences, and rising above personal challenges. This inspiring story includes parental wisdom, direction and love. The chapters convey various situations that many children face today. The reader will get a glimpse of Chinese culture. It is a real page turner recommended for children and adults.
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High Five To The Hero

Author : Vita Murrow
ISBN : 9781786037831
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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What if heroes were celebrated for the power of their hearts instead of their swords? In this stunning anthology—elegantly presented in a green, clothbound hard cover with gold-toned metallic debossing—15 favorite fairytales have been retold for a new generation. Meet King Arthur, who rules by listening to others, and Prince Charming, who really wishes people wouldn't typecast him, in this stereotype-busting follow-up to Power to the Princess. Focused on issues including self-image, confidence, LGBTQ, friendship, advocacy, and disability, these stories are perfect for sharing between parents and children, or for older heroes and heroines to read by themselves. Get reacquainted with these caring, considerate, and responsible heroes: King Arthur Tom Thumb Sinbad The Emperor With New Clothes Jack and the Beanstalk Rumpelstiltskin Pinocchio Hercules Prince Charming King Midas The Pied Piper The Hunchback of Notre Dame The Snowman The Shoemaker (and the Elves) Anansi High-five to the hero!
Category: Juvenile Fiction

High Five Teaching K 5

Author : Rich Allen
ISBN : 9781452214931
Genre : Education
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Transform your classroom into a dynamic learning environment for all students! Focusing on engaging students through brain-based teaching practices, this resource provides practical ideas and implementation strategies for putting the principles of Green Light classrooms into practice. Tuned to the way today’s students learn best, this book offers: Five principles of high-five teaching Detailed sample high-five lesson plans in math, science, reading, writing, and social studies Case studies, technology connections, and ways to create true learning communities An appendix of sample forms, games, and other essential classroom resources
Category: Education

High Fives Gunfire And Humbug

Author : John E. Seaman
ISBN : 9781469154169
Genre : Social Science
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Tattoos of an old murder scene. A high-tech peeping Tom. Narcotics disguised in a childrens book. Eye-for-an-eye in Tehran. Assault with a digital thermometer. Knitting class in a male penitentiary. These topics and others are distilled from recent news and presented here at random without subheadings or commentary. What the items convey is for the reader to judge. Misfortune, triumph, discovery, hocus-pocus together with violence, conspiracy, and fraud. New versions of old mischief, read all about it.
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High Five

Author : Janet Evanovich
ISBN : 1429971398
Genre : Fiction
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Out of bail skippers and rent money, Stephanie Plum throws caution to the wind and follows in the entrepreneurial bootsteps of Super Bounty Hunter, Ranger, engaging in morally correct and marginally legal enterprises. So, a scumball blows himself to smithereens on her first day of policing a crack house and the sheik she was chauffeuring stole the limo. But hey, nobody's perfect! Anyway, Stephanie has other things on her mind. Her mother wants her to find Uncle Fred who's missing after arguing with his garbage company; homicidal rapist Benito Ramirez is back, quoting scripture and stalking Stephanie; vice cop Joe Morelli has a box of condoms with Stephanie's name on it; and Stephanie's afraid Ranger has his finger on her trigger. The whole gang's here for mirth and mayhem in Janet Evanovich's High Five. Read at your own risk in public places.
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The International Bank Of Bob

Author : Bob Harris
ISBN : 9780802778345
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Hired by ForbesTraveler.com to review some of the most luxurious accommodations on Earth, and then inspired by a chance encounter in Dubai with the impoverished workers whose backbreaking jobs create such opulence, Bob Harris had an epiphany: He would turn his own good fortune into an effort to make lives like theirs better. Bob found his way to Kiva.org, the leading portal through which individuals make microloans all over the world: for as little as $25-50, businesses are financed and people are uplifted. Astonishingly, the repayment rate was nearly 99%, so he re-loaned the money to others over and over again. ?After making hundreds of microloans online, Bob wanted to see the results first-hand, and in The International Bank of Bob he travels from Peru and Bosnia to Rwanda and Cambodia, introducing us to some of the most inspiring and enterprising people we've ever met, while illuminating day-to-day life-political and emotional-in much of the world that Americans never see. Told with humor and compassion, The International Bank of Bob brings the world to our doorstep, and makes clear that each of us can, actually, make it better.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

So That Happened

Author : Jon Cryer
ISBN : 9780698180741
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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If it can happen in show business, it’s happened to Jon Cryer. Now he’s opening up for the first time and sharing his behind-the-scenes stories in a warmly endearing, sharply observed, and frankly funny look at life in Hollywood. In 1986, Jon Cryer won over America as Molly Ringwald’s loyal and lovable best friend, Duckie, in the cult classic Pretty in Pink in a role that set the tone for his three-decade-long career in Hollywood. He went on to establish himself as one of the most talented comedic actors in the business, ultimately culminating in his current turn as Alan Harper on the massively popular sitcom Two and a Half Men. With the instincts of a natural storyteller, Cryer charts his extraordinary journey in show business, illuminating his many triumphs and some missteps along the way. Filled with exclusive behind-the-scenes anecdotes, Cryer offers his own endearing perspective on Hollywood, the business at large, and the art of acting. Cryer has worked with some of the biggest and most provocative names in the business, and here, for the first time, he details his experiences with Charlie Sheen, John Hughes, Robert Altman, Molly Ringwald, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, and Christopher Reeve, among many others. He shares the intimate details of his friendships and relationships, pays tribute to his mentors, and explores the peculiar combination of heart, talent, and wisdom it takes to survive not just the bad times in a notoriously fickle industry but even the good times. In this revealing, humorous, and introspective memoir, Cryer offers readers a front-row seat as he reminisces about his life and experiences in showbiz over the past thirty years.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Five High

Author : Bamberger
ISBN : 9781483665177
Genre : Fiction
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Five boys grow up together and they are all very different from everyone else. You can say Kyle is the genius and proper one of the group. Brandon and Niko are the two jokesters who love to kid around. Mace is what you can call "unique". And Darious, he's just trying to figure it all out. Together they go through many trials and tribulations. Their lives are filled with mountain climbing, shootings, shocking secrets and so much more. But through it all they are true to each other, their group, Five High.
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How To Kiss A Cowboy

Author : Joanne Kennedy
ISBN : 9781402283703
Genre : Fiction
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"How To Kiss A Cowboy is rich with characters, dialog and insight. Kennedy's characters are sexy, smart, troubled, flawed — real."—Fresh Fiction The last person barrel racer Suze Carlyle wants to see on her doorstep is the man who ended her career, but Saddle Bronc Champion Brady Caine wants to make up for his mistake. Winning comes naturally to bronc rider Brady Caine. Ruggedly handsome, careless and charismatic, the rodeo fans adore him and the buckle bunnies are his for the taking. He's riding high when he lands an endorsement deal with Lariat Western Wear that pairs him up with champion barrel racer Suze Carlyle. When a stupid move on Brady's part lands Suze in the hospital, her career in tatters, it's a whole new game for both of them. Brady is desperate to help Suze rebuild her life, but he's the last person she wants around now. Suze's got plenty of grit and determination—learning to trust Brady again is a very different matter. The Cowboys of Decker Ranch series: How To Handle A Cowboy (Book 1) How To Kiss A Cowboy (Book 2) How to Wrangle a Cowboy (Book 3) Praise for How to Kiss a Cowboy: "Joanne Kennedy's heroes are strong, honest, down-to-earth, and sexy as all get out." —New York Journal of Books "Kennedy combines an interesting look into the rodeo world, hot sex, and complicated relationships to make this a pleasurable read..." —Booklist
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Grandpa S Beard Has Disappeared

Author : Diana Levine
ISBN : 9781465329615
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A special man in my life had a beard. One day it was gone. This inspired me to write the poem Grandpa's Beard Has Disappeared. This in turn grew into this collection of stories and poems for children. All are biographic or autobiographic.
Category: Family & Relationships

Certified Cowboy

Author : Rita Herron
ISBN : 9781459219656
Genre : Fiction
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After a successful career as a Texas rodeo champ, Johnny Long quit living on the wild side. Now he was devoted to a cause he understood all too well: giving kids a second chance. But when he hires a mysterious woman, Johnny knows trouble has reentered his life. Not only is Rachel Presley beautiful, but the fear in her eyes—and in those of her five-year-old son—practically breaks his hardened heart. It isn't long before strange "accidents" put Rachel in serious jeopardy, convincing Johnny her past has caught up with her. Sharing some of his secrets is the only way to get to the bottom of Rachel's…even if revealing them could have their own dangerous consequences.
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Dead Broke

Author : C. M. Miller
ISBN : 9780595347421
Genre : Fiction
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"You killed my sister you bastard!" Paulita Davenport pressed her hefty three hundred ten pounds into the door, knocking Marcus off his feet. Marcus knew there would be no talking to her. She had come there for one reason. He'd be damned if he'd let this bitch kill him in his own place. Award-winning writer C.M. Miller returns with another suspense-filled mystery featuring financial planner and amateur sleuth Audrey Wilson. Audrey Wilson is a new mom and is deeply touched when the children of some of her clients fall prey to a serial killer. DEAD BROKE has all the intricate plot twists fans of this series love and will enhance any mystery collection. Praise for DEAD BROKE " Miller's best yet keeps readers guessing until the startling conclusion. A must read for mystery buffs." E.J. Gordon, reviewer, Chocolatesleuth.com
Category: Fiction

Boys Of Summer Bundle One

Author : Jill Penrod
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Get the first four books of the Boys of Summer series for Christian teens and young adults at a bargain price. If you read volume one, Courting the Clearwaters, as a free ebook, never fear, because it’s free in this bundle, too, so take the plunge and continue on the journey toward adulthood with the guys and the girls who care about them. Volumes include: Courting the Clearwaters—College student Shawn Carpenter is new to Christianity, and when he finds himself surrounded by new people, new purposes, and especially a new girl, he has to decide whether to bare his secrets and get involved or return to his old life of hiding and paying penance for past mistakes. Yucatan Cowboy—When Matt Tucker offered to lead horse rides at a Christian camp in Mexico to hide from a messy family life, he didn’t count on having to live with a team all summer. Between his uncle who knows all his secrets, a guy who’s grieving, and a girl who instantly dislikes him, Matt wonders if it wouldn’t have been easier just to stay home. Cross Country—Eric Van der Haas hasn’t seen much of his brother since they lost their mom years ago. This summer, though, he’s thrown into an RV with him and asked to cross the country. Joined by his best friend Samantha and his brooding, angry younger cousin Brenda, he expects this to be the worst summer of his life, but maybe God is planning some new beginnings. Measuring Up—Friends call Tom Van der Haas the big brother to the world, but he knows he’s just a difficult person who struggles to keep friends at all, and he knows it won’t be long before roommates Matt and Eric figure that out. This semester his friends will need him, though, and learning to see himself as his friends see him could become a matter of life or death.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Great Grandma S Shawl

Author : Diana Levine
ISBN : 9781465329585
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a brilliant juxtaposition of prose GREAT GRANDMAS SHAWL tells of the many experiences the author has had over the years from the time she was a young teacher until she became a grandmother. While all the stories are based on true experiences and real people, the stories themselves are fiction. No real names have been used. Love, friendship, family and youth are the subjects covered in GREAT GRANDMAS SHAWL. Although the stories are about children, adults will enjoy them as well.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Home For Christmas

Author : Melissa McClone
ISBN : 9781940296081
Genre : Fiction
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A touch of ginger. A dash of spice. A cowboy and a pastry chef... A recipe of naughty and nice. Spending the holidays with her brother after hitting a crossroads in her career, Rachel Murphy keeps her dream of owning a pastry shop alive by creating custom gingerbread houses for clients in a small Montana town. And her Christmas wish list keeps growing this year—a bigger kitchen, a family, a place to call home...and maybe someone to share it all with. When handsome dude ranch owner Nate Vaughn grants one of Rachel's Christmas wishes—offering her a workspace of her own—she can't refuse. As they grow closer, Rachel and Nate find more than pastries heating up in the kitchen. Is mixing business with affairs of the heart a recipe for disaster? Or will all of Rachel's wishes come true? Books in the Bar V5 Ranch Series: Book #1 - Home for Christmas (Rachel & Nate) Book #2 - Mistletoe Magic (Caitlin & Noah) Book #3 - Kiss Me, Cowboy (Charlotte/Charlie & Zack) Book #4 - Mistletoe Wedding (Meg & Ty) Book #5 - A Christmas Homecoming (Ellie & Josiah)
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Playing With Boys

Author : Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
ISBN : 9781429909778
Genre : Fiction
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From the author of The Dirty Girls Social Club comes another fast, funny, soulful, and sexy novel about friendship and love amid Latinas. It's a jungle out there -- in Los Angeles, that is, where the tangle of freeways and ingrained insincerity can make a girl feel very alone, no matter how fabulous the weather or how cute the clothes at the South Coast Plaza mall. With very different styles and attitudes, Marcella, Olivia, and Alexis are trying to crack the code in L.A, trying to snare love and success. But first they have to come together—to make their marks and plan the fun they're going to have along the way. Marcella is a hot, sharp young television actress who's barely able to enjoy the life she's bought for herself and certainly isn't enjoying her body, which is never quite perfect enough. Olivia, whose life revolves around her toddler son, Jack, is tethered to her suburban mommy track so tightly she can almost forget the horrible thing that happened to her family when she was a child herself. Alexis is a musicians' manager with a smart mouth, an ample body, and loads of style but barely enough self-esteem to fill a Prada card case. And the boys in their lives? Marcella's had about enough of them throwing themselves at her; Olivia's boy is her son; and Alexis is still searching, not for a boy this time, but for a man. Playing with Boys is a savvy novel with charm, style, and heart to spare.
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Megan Meade S Guide To The Mcgowan Boys

Author : Kate Brian
ISBN : 9781439107683
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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When she was nine, Megan Meade met a group of terrible, mean, Popsicle-goo-covered boys, the sons of her father's friend -- the McGowan boys. Now, seven years later, Megan's army doctor parents are shipping off to Korea and Megan is being sent to live with the little monsters, who are older now and quite different than she remembered them. Living in a house with seven boys will give Megan, who has never even been kissed, the perfect opportunity to learn everything there is to know about boys. And she'll send all her notes to her best friend, Tracy, in... Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys Observation #1: Being an army brat sucks. Except that this is definitely a better alternative to moving to Korea. Observation #2: Forget evil, laughing, little monsters. These guys have been touched by the Abercrombie gods. They are a blur of toned, suntanned perfection. Observation #3: I need a lock on my door. STAT. Observation #4: Three words: six-pack abs. Observation #5: Do not even get me started on the state of the bathroom. I'm thinking of calling in a hazmat team. Seriously. Observation #6: These boys know how to make enemies. Big time. Megan Meade will have to juggle a new school, a new family, a new crush -- on the boy next door, as in next bedroom door -- and a new life. Will she survive the McGowan boys?
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Family Lessons

Author : Steven Propp
ISBN : 9780595864621
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Who says it's easy to raise kids these days? Certainly not Nana and Papa, the proud grandparents―and definitely not the parents, other grandparents and great-grandparents, and aunts and uncles of 7-year old Deion and his younger cousins Joshua and Donovan. But "Life is for learning," and that's just what takes place: whether it's while going to the park, playing on the computer, talking a walk, making music, playing football, eating fast food, playing board games, going to the State Fair, or just doing homework―not to mention celebrating birthdays, and observing holidays such as Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, the 4th of July, Halloween, and Christmas. The lessons of life may involve the miracle of new birth, or the passing away of a loved one―but they are always shared in a gentle and loving way. Inspired by the real-life adventures, trials, and tribulations of real-life kids, Family Lessons is a heartfelt celebration of the joy, wonder, and beauty of children, told from the perspective of "Nana" and "Papa Teague"―who undoubtedly learn more lessons from their grandchildren than they ever impart to them
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Reports From Commissioners

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
ISBN : OXFORD:555100717
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