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Fernando and The Thames Barge

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Meet Fernando the seafaring cat! He lives aboard a Thames sailing barge with rusty red sails and a cargo of coal. Thames barges are iconic sailing boats that carried cargo into the city of London for centuries and can still be seen on the River Thames today. This charming story will introduce young children to the Thames barge using beautiful illustrations, rhyming nautical language and of course, Fernando the cat!


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Into the Shadows: An Illustrated Memoir of Brain Injury

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Into the Shadows is a story of survival and recovery from a traumatic brain injury. Dr. Krista Breithaupt was enjoying a family vacation when she suffered an aneurism that left her hospitalized for months. This book is an account of brain injury and her long journey of renewal, rediscovery, and growth. This story lends special insight and an intimate voice to a very common but misunderstood condition which changes the lives of the sufferer and those who care for her. Into the Shadows is a ...


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Poems That Spark Discussion

One Veteran's quest to find his voice and manage Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by

“I wish my arm or leg were lost, then you will realize what war cost, as you cannot see my mind that was lost.” Poems That Spark Discussion is the story of one veteran’s quest to find his voice and manage post-traumatic stress disorder. A collection of poetry, it features thoughts about love, fear, suicide, drugs, anger and, most importantly, survival. For many, PTSD is considered a curse; for Wayne D. Federation, it was life saving. He spent decades thinking his anger, emotional numbness, ...


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My Tears Were for Her

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“If they knew I had been sexually abused, if they knew my secret, they would think differently of me. I’ll go through life wearing this mask that I believe is one that is acceptable. People will never know it’s not the real me. Yet my life is not real. I don’t know real love, for others or for myself. There has to be more to life on earth. I must tell, I must be real about who I am, with those I love and especially myself. If I don’t, it will surely be the death of me. The stress, the inner ...


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She Who Wears Moccasins and Carries A Big Stick

If I I Told You Would You Believe Me by

My father calls and tells me I have a name for you—"She Who Wears Moccasins and Carries a Big Stick" to which I reply what does that mean and he replies—"the moccasins represents your traditional spiritual walk and the big stick is symbolized by your political health activism walk". He could not be closer to the truth as my life is a journey of two very different yet connected parts of my life path the last thirty years. The stories you read may be hard to believe but they are all true and my ...


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Neverborn

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Did you ever have a period of time in your life when the whole world crashed in on you? Rachael, the principal character in this book had such a time; an entire year of tragic events piled one upon the other. She finds strength and reassurance from the imagined voices of her never-born children. Her path leads her to write about relentless attacks on her spirit. Along the way she seeks solace from reading about others who have experienced similar loss. Rachael’s family and friends join her on ...


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Still Standing

A Personal Journey to Find the Heart of God and to Restore Mine by

Growing up in a prairie farm family, with a very close-knit church community, Paul Vollmin is raised to believe that a Christian should be different. But somehow, even though the Bible tells him that he has changed when he’s accepted Jesus as his savior, he doesn’t feel changed. And as Paul enters a rebellious stage, he starts to indulge his own personal failures, losing touch with his faith and living lie after lie. One day, as a young husband and father, he just can’t sustain it any longer ...


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Sunrise at Dusk

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The seedy underworld of drugs and violence has infiltrated Lakewood High, and seventeen-year-old Jesse Decruz becomes their unlikely hero. The product of a broken home, Jesse suffers severe abuse at the hands of his alcoholic father, and this changes him forever. Now fuelled by a desire to make a difference and stop the ­cycle of violence in his community, Jesse will do whatever it takes to restore order to his school and his life—even if it means forging an alliance with the man who has abused ...


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Uncomplicated Tuscan Cooking

Cucina Semplice Toscana by

An innate love of all things culinary, a multicultural upbringing, and immersion training in both Firenze and Venezia, Italy has breathed life into this collection of simple yet exquisite recipes that anyone can master and enjoy. With a focus on the freshest ingredients, and by using time-honored, straightforward techniques, you will be transported to the Tuscan region in Italy through its tantalizing aromas and flavors. From appetizers and salads to main dishes and desserts, the authors invite ...


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The Hidden Treasure of Dutch Buffalo Creek

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An eight year old boy named James, aka the wannabe Cisco Kid, nearly lost his life as he searched for precious metal in a bone dry southwest Arizona gulley. He retrieved only pyrite before a desert flood swept away his world. Over the course of half a century James acquired several additional nicknames. They were reflections of his multiple personalities. His dad called him Traveler or Trav. Some coworkers referred to him as Point Man. A few colleagues labeled him Knowledge Navigator or Nav. ...