Amazing Summer On a Budget

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Author: Erin Revey

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1312190000

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: N.A

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Amazing Summer On a Budget is an outstanding reference book designed by a former teacher. This book is for families who want to get the most out of their summer vacations without spending a lot of money. This book is full of tips for keeping costs down while creating engaging, fun activities for children. If you have ever wondered how you would make it through an entire summer with your children and still maintain your sanity, this is the book for you.

Into the Mix #4

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Author: Diane Muldrow

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101222379

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 1996

The girls have had an amazing summer with their cooking business. But now that middle school is starting, everything is changing. The girls need to find a way to balance business, school, and friends—because friendship is what Dish is all about.

Mirror Bride

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Author: Jane Peart

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 9780310832300

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

View: 8548

"Why, Cara, why did you do it?" "Maybe no one wants to see me as I really am. Maybe in this family it isn't all right to be different. And I am different, Kitty, whether anyone wants to admit it or not." "But, Cara,--it just seems like tonight you set out deliberately to cause trouble." "Even you don’t understand, do you, Kitty?" "I do, I mean I'm trying to. You're my twin, I want to understand!" "Yes, I know we're twins, but who am I?" demanded Cara hotly. "We're not like paper dolls cut out of the same cardboard!" Although identical in appearance, the Cameron twins were dramatically different in temperament. Cara, vivacious, adventurous. Kitty, sensitive, introspective. But these differences had never kept them from being each other's best friend, confidante, and close companion; that is -- until one fateful summer -- the summer everything changed. It began as a carefree vacation at Cape Cod; a summer filled with sailing, swimming, shell-searching, dances, and parties. But slowly Kitty starts to suspect that her twin is keeping something from her. Puzzled, hurt, and more than a little resentful, Kitty longs to find out what it is. But something hidden in her own heart prevents her from doing so, because Kitty has her own secret she cannot share.

Hometown Reunion

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Author: Lisa Carter

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488090513

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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A single dad starting over. Is this his second chance at love? Widowed former Green Beret Jaxon Pruitt comes home to face his toughest battle: reconnecting with his toddler son. He also makes an unwitting enemy of childhood friend Darcy Parks when he takes over the kayak shop Darcy hoped to buy! For little Brody’s sake, she’ll stay until summer’s end. But could a growing connection turn their temporary truce into an unexpected forever?

Our Garden Birds

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Author: Matt Sewell

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446489086

Category: Nature

Page: 128

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In this beautiful, collectible new volume, street artist Matt Sewell offers his own unique take on 52 of our favourite British garden birds. Since its first appearance in July 2009, Matt's 'Bird of the Week' feature for the Caught by the River website has quickly become a cult hit. His pop-art watercolours are distinctive and enchanting, as are his innovative descriptions, which see great tits 'bossing the other birds around', the 'playful yet shy buoyancy' of bullfinches and the 'improbable' nature of the waxwing ('like a computer-generated samurai finch'). With 52 birds, one for each week of the year, this delightful gift book will appeal to bird watching enthusiasts, children and adults, and art and illustration fans alike.

I Won't Be Home Next Summer

Flight Lieutenant R.N. Selley DFC (1917Ð1941)

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Author: Ron Selley,Kerrin Cocks

Publisher: 30 Degrees South Publishers

ISBN: 1920143947

Category: History

Page: 324

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Ronnie Selley, a South African from rural Natal, joined the RAF on a short-service commission in 1937, considered the Golden Age of aviation. During these glory years of Howard Hughes and Amelia Earhart few guessed at the brewing storm and dark days to come. After completing his training on antiquated First World War aircraft, Selley was posted to 220 Squadron Coastal Command, the RAFÕs under-staffed and under-equipped poor relation to the more prestigious Fighter and Bomber Commands. Tasked with reconnaissance, convoy patrols and submarine-hunting the pilots of Coastal Command chalked up more flying hours than any other RAF Command. It was not uncommon for pilots to be in the air, searching the waters of the North Atlantic, for up to sixteen hours a day, in aircraft that were neither capable of such ranges nor, initially, adequately armed to defend their charges. From the outbreak of war until after its cessation Coastal Command had aircraft in the air twenty-four hours a day, every single day. The toll this took on the men of Coastal Command was unthinkable. The first RAF pilot to sink a German U-boat, Selley went on the win the DFC for his actions during the Dunkirk evacuation. He won high praise and newspaper headlines such as ÒPlane fights 13 German warshipsÓ, ÒOne RAF man bombs 3 ships, routs NazisÓ and ÒOne against eightÓ were not uncommon. Selley subsequently suffered acute battle fatigue and spent time convalescing at the Dunblane Hydro. Thereafter, he was posted by the Air Ministry as Air Vice-Marshal BreeseÕs personal pilot. On 5 March 1941 Ronnie Selley, Air Vice-Marshal Breese and the entire crew of the fully armed Lockheed Hudson they was flying experienced engine problems, lost speed, stalled and exploded on impact at Wick in northern Scotland.

Until Next Time . . . Good Selling!

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Author: Raymond J. Ohlson

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1598581163

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

View: 8933

"Until Next Time . Good Selling " Raymond J. Ohlson, CLU What they're saying about Ray Ohlson: "Ray brings a unique marketing perspective that reaches out and grabs his audience. He always looks beyond the obvious answer to find the right answer and because of this, I trust him. He is a man of great personal integrity, creativity, and enthusiasm. He doesn't fail himself nor the people he works with." - Jack Marrion, President, The Advantage Compendium "Ray Ohlson has a passion for selling. His energy, enthusiasm, and drive to give clients what they want and need are remarkable. He knows what works " - Lynne Richardson, Dean and Professor of Marketing, Miller College of Business, Ball State University "Ray Ohlson is widely recognized by insurance professionals as one of the most gifted and insightful executive in the field. In this easily accessible work, Ray distills the essence his approach in a way that provides valuable advice for both the seasoned and the less experienced in the industry" - James C. Lanshe, JD, MBA, Assistant Dean and Adjunct Professor of Law, Seton Hall University Law School $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ Ray Ohlson began selling life insurance while completing his undergraduate degree at Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana). Ironically, his major was Radio/TV and Motion Pictures with a Journalism minor. The business world, however, appealed to him as he quickly became a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), a CLU, an agency builder, president of two US life insurance companies, and Chief Marketing Officer for a Luxembourg and Bermuda carrier. Ray re-opened The Ohlson Group - a national insurance marketing organization - and counsels agents and producers throughout the country with his over 30 years of "in the trenches" experience and knowledge. Each week he signs off his e-newsletter columns of advice and counsel on a wide range of subjects applicable to the insurance industry and life itself with his trademark phrase, "Until next time . good selling " The palm tree on the cover is symbolic of Ray's life adventure - it sits near his second home on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Surviving the hurricanes and storms of life, the tree has bent but never broken. As Ray says, "Let this book help you develop the same strength and fortitude . may you bend but never break " Ray and the love of his life, Ann, reside in Carmel, Indiana, and they adore their three adult children, Nick, Joe, and Kiley.

Whistling in the Dark

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Author: Tamara Allen

Publisher: Lethe Press

ISBN: 1590210492

Category: Fiction

Page: 340

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A war injury ends Sutton Albright's career as a concert pianist. His nights are spent in a debauched romp through gay Manhattan. After he meets Jack, their attraction cannot be denied. Can music heal them both, or will sudden prosperity jeopardize their chance at love?

The Only Way You Are Reading This, Is If I Am Gone.

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Author: Trent Bolesky

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469175827

Category: Religion

Page: 88

View: 8112

On September 12, 2010 Trent and Carrie Boleskys only son, TJ, was killed in a car accident. He was a sixteen year old passenger in the back seat and sat with his arm around his girlfriend, Lydia, possibly saving her life that night. Roy, Lydias brother and TJs best friend was driving them, responsibly to youth group that night. In a freak quick turn, the jeep was in the ditch and Tj was killed instantly. What happens to each of these families and those around them, is beyond humanitys moral compass at its best. This is a wild, spiritual rollercoaster of the twist and turns that occured in the next several months. From finding a good-bye note from TJ to hearing from his friends how God whispered to TJs spirit of his early homecoming. This is a story of Gods grace, love and mercy following a life.

The Coming Storm

A Novel

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Author: Paul Russell

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466806206

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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Set against the backdrop of a traditional boys' school in upstate New York, The Coming Storm is a delicately and brilliantly rendered tale that reveals the most closely held secrets of the human heart. Russell's award-winning novel is the story of four interlocking lives - Louis Tremper, the headmaster at the Forge School; his wife Claire; Tracey Parker, a 25-year old gay man and recently hired teacher at the Forge School; and Noah Lathrop III, a troubled student; all of whom struggle with their own inner demons, desires, and conflicted loyalties. When Tracey and Noah become involved in an illicit relationship, dark incidents from the school's past begin colliding with the current growing confusion that all of them must face. Compelling and poignant, this is the finest work yet from one of best contemporary American novelists.

Drift

A Novel

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Author: Manuel Luis Martinez

Publisher: Picador

ISBN: 1466889071

Category: Fiction

Page: 264

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An explosive, fierce, and lyrical novel, set in the barrios of San Antonio and Los Angeles, from an electrifying new voice in American fiction At sixteen, Robert Lomos has lost his family. His father, a Latin jazz musician, has left San Antonio for life on the road as a cool-hand playboy. His mother, shattered by a complete emotional and psychological breakdown, has moved to Los Angeles and taken Robert's little brother with her. Only his iron-willed grandmother, worn down by years of hard work, is left. But Robert's got a plan: Duck trouble, save his money, and head to California to put the family back together. Trouble is, no one believes a delinquent Mexican American kid has a chance—least of all, Robert himself. Wrenching and wise, Drift by Manuel Luis Martinez gives an unflinching vision of the menace of adolescence, the hard edge of physical labor, and the debts we owe to family.

Summer Boys #2: Next Summer

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Author: Hailey Abbott

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545231884

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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Things are heating up again. Can you handle it? The SUMMER BOYS girls are back for another dose of sizzling drama. Will soul mates Beth and George be able to maintain their long-distance love affair, even while another boy is catching Beth's eye? Will reformed bad girl Ella REALLY be able to suppress her wild ways? And can shy, smart Kelsi open herself up to love again, even after she's had her heart broken? And what's happening with Jamie on her summer writing program? Find out all this--and much more--in this sexy sequel.

Tennis Ace

Steve must tell his father the truth... before it's too late!

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Author: Matt Christopher

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316094382

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 300

View: 1984

Steve wishes he had as much drive to win at tennis as his older sister, Ginny. He knows nothing would please his father more. But the truth is, Ginny is the real tennis ace in the family. It's frustrating for both children that their father ignores Ginny's talents while pushing a reluctant Steve harder and harder. Will brother and sister finally get up the courage to tell him how they feel?

Always Next Year

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Author: WSC Books Limited

Publisher: WSC Books Limited

ISBN: 9780954013424

Category:

Page: 160

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Patriots

Surviving the Coming Collapse

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Author: James Wesley Rawles

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 156975229X

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 7541

A Beachin' Summer

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Author: Andrea Dahle Sinnott

Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.

ISBN: 1622878116

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

View: 8590

Fire Island is the setting for a host of characters who find love and mayhem as they gather at a beach house for the summer. When Sheila and her friends, along with her college student son, and a gorgeous stripper, share a house on Fire Island for the summer, adventure ensues. Some colorful characters round out the scene, including the strip club owner, a questionable gentleman from Vegas, an Italian deli owner and a handsome widower. Sexual identity, the memory of a young mother's choice, the struggle of drug abuse and the quest for love, are challenges that the characters experience in the steamy summer days. Keywords: Clever, Romantic, Witty, Invoking, Sexy, Warm, Fuzzy, Thoughtful, Provoking, Engaging

Cottage economy

containing information relative to the brewing of beer, making of bread, keeping of cows, pigs, bees, ewes, goats, poultry and rabbits, and relative to other matters deemed useful in the conducting of the affairs of a labourer's family : to which are added, instructions relative to the selecting, the cutting and the bleaching of the plants of English grass and grain, for the purpose of making hats and bonnets

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Author: William Cobbett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: 194

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Layers

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Author: Mj Callaway

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477162593

Category: Fiction

Page: 284

View: 4155

Liz is a young woman and a promising painter. Beth, her aunt, is an established painter. This story is about their lives. Beth is missing near the Black Hills where she owns a large ranch. Jake, their ranch foreman, calls Liz with the news of Beths disappearance where she is studying in North Carolina. Liz is studying art at a college near the beach home and property the family owns. The familys pasts are intertwined with an old gold mine, visions, swampland, and ancient hills of South Dakota. Secrets are revealed as the story continues. Visions called mirrors guide Liz. Since childhood, both she and her aunt Beth have painted messages at the bottom of their paintings. This is the way to help Liz solve problems with their lives, past events, and the lands they own. Along the way, she meets Ben Kelly, a Native American. He is a professor at the university and does archeology research. Their lives intermingle, both learning about each others pasts, lifestyles, and ideals. Jake is not only her foreman as Liz soon discovers family secrets after Beths body is discovered in the old gold mine. Many characters keep the storyline moving in several directions.