Lost Boy

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Author: Johannes Groschupf

Publisher: Oetinger Taschenbuch GmbH

ISBN: 3864180406

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 240

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Verloren in den Tunneln des Vergessens: Als Lennart nachts im Hamburger Hauptbahnhof erwacht, weiß er weder wo er ist, noch wer er ist oder warum er hier ist. Nur mit dem Foto eines ihm unbekannten Mädchens in der Tasche macht er sich auf die Suche nach seiner Identität und seiner scheinbar verlorenen Liebe. Seine Reise führt ihn tief in die Clubszene Berlins und bringt ihn seiner Vergangenheit immer näher. Nach und nach findet Lennart heraus, dass er den musikalischen Manipulationen des charismatischen, aber gefährlichen DJs Bulgur verfallen ist. Wird Lennart sich retten können? Der neue Roman vom Autor von "Lost Places".

J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys

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Author: Andrew Birkin,Sharon Goode

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300098228

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 323

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An account of the Scottish novelist and dramatist's life focuses on his discovery, befriending, and guardianship of five boys who served as models for "Peter Pan" and "The Lost Boys."

The Lost Boy

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Author: Greg Ruth

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545576903

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Some mysteries are too dangerous to leave alone . . . Nate's not happy about his family moving to a new house in a new town. After all, nobody asked him if he wanted to move in the first place. But when he discovers a tape recorder and note addressed to him under the floorboards of his bedroom, Nate is thrust into a dark mystery about a boy who went missing many, many years ago. Now, as strange happenings and weird creatures begin to track Nate, he must partner with Tabitha, a local girl, to find out what they want with him. But time is running out, for a powerful force is gathering strength in the woods at the edge of town, and before long Nate and Tabitha will be forced to confront a terrifying foe, and uncover the truth about the Lost Boy.

The Lost Boy

A Novella

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Author: Thomas Wolfe

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9780807844861

Category: Fiction

Page: 95

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Grover Gant, a young boy who died of typhoid fever at the turn of the century, is portrayed through the eyes of family members

The Lost Boy

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Author: Duncan Staff

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448167140

Category: True Crime

Page: 416

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Between 1963 and 1965 the Moors Murderers - Ian Brady and Myra Hindley - kidnapped and murdered five children before they were caught and sentenced to life in prison. The case shook the nation and has held us both horrified and fascinated for fifty years. Three of the children - Pauline Reade, John Kilbride and Lesley Ann Downey - were discovered in shallow graves on Saddleworth Moor. Edward Evans' body was found in their spare bedroom. The body of Keith Bennett has never been found. In the late nineties Myra Hindley contributed to a documentary on the murders, made by Duncan Staff. When she died in 2002 he was sent her unpublished papers. Drawing on this unique resource, and with the cooperation of the families of the victims, the police and expert witnesses, Duncan Staff is able to cast new light on the crimes, Hindley's relationship with Brady and her life in prison. And in this new edition of his bestselling book he is able to present, for the first time, compelling new evidence about the Moors murderers' system for hiding their victims' bodies.

Lost Boy: My Story (Large Print 16pt)

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Author: Greg Laurie Laurie,Dutch Sheets

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1459607007

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 318

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This book presents the life of an evangelist raised in a dysfunctional family, subcumbed to drugs and alcohol, and recovered to rise and found a mega-church.

Lost Boy, Lost Girl

Escaping Civil War in Sudan

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Author: John Bul Dau

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426307294

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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One of thousands of children who fled strife in southern Sudan, John Bul Dau survived hunger, exhaustion, and violence. His wife, Martha, endured similar hardships. In this memorable book, the two convey the best of African values while relating searing accounts of famine and war. There’s warmth as well, in their humorous tales of adapting to American life. For its importance as a primary source, for its inclusion of the rarely told female perspective of Sudan’s lost children, for its celebration of human resilience, this is the perfect story to inform and inspire young readers.

Case of the Lost Boy

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Author: Dori Hillestad Butler,Jeremy Tugeau

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company

ISBN: 0807592447

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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"My name is King. I am a dog. I am also a detective."King has a very big mystery to solve. His family is missing, and he's been put in the P-O-U-N-D. Why doesn't his beloved human (Kayla) come to get him? When King is adopted by Connor and his mom, things get more confusing. The new family calls him Buddy!And just as Connor and Buddy start to get acquainted, Connor disappears! Buddy (aka King) has big problems to solve, but with some help from his friend Mouse (a very large dog) and the mysterious cat with no name, he shows what a smart, brave dog can do.Mystery fans and dog lovers will be swept up in Dori Hillestad Butler's funny, satisfying story... and left eager for Buddy's next adventure.

The Lost Boy

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Author: David J. Pelzer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780752838700

Category: Abused children

Page: 160

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The Lost Boy is the harrowing but ultimately uplifting true story of a boy's journey through the foster-care system in search of a family to love. This is Dave Pelzer's long-awaited sequel to A Child Called 'It'. The Lost Boy is Pelzer's story - a moving sequel and inspirational read for all.

Lost boy

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Author: Chanda Hahn

Publisher: Chanda Hahn

ISBN: 0996104895

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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After nearly losing Wendy, Peter returns her to her family but fears she may not be safe from Hook. Torn between protecting Wendy and leading the lost boys, he must decide to fulfill his duty or follow his heart. Wendy pans, and awakes in her bedroom, clothes stained in blood, with no memories of Peter or Neverland. Wendy struggles to return to her normal life, for shadows plague her during the day, and where shadows roam—monsters follow. With Hook closing in on the lost boys’ hideout, Peter faces a betrayer from within the ranks of Neverwood. The final battle is on the horizon, and the secret to victory lies with the shadows, but only one can hear their voice, the Lost Girl.

Lost Boy No More

A True Story of Survival and Salvation

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Author: Abraham Nhial,DiAnn Mills

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 0805431861

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

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Lost Boys Of Sudan.

The Lost Boy

A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family

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Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.

ISBN: 1558745157

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 340

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The author continues the story of his own child abuse, and his experiences being a foster child moving in and out of five different foster homes

Lily and the Lost Boy

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Author: Paula Fox

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504037480

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 149

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Newbery Medal winner Paula Fox depicts a fateful summer on the mysterious Greek island of Thasos in this “haunting tale” (TheNew York Times Book Review). Lily Corey and her older brother, Paul, have been summering on the Greek island of Thasos with their parents. For Lily, it’s been fun hanging out with her brother, exploring the island, and studying ancient mythology and archaeology—until they meet Jack Hemmings. When Paul and Jack become friends, Lily feels left out. She thinks Jack is a show-off and a fake. She also knows he’s sad and lonely, yet she still wishes the boys would include her on their wild adventures. Then, one day, Jack shows off too much and something terrible happens . . . Amid the wilds of an exotic Greek island, Lily and the Lost Boy is the “beautifully crafted” (Kirkus Reviews) story of a young girl coming of age and discovering her courage and compassion.

Lost Boy

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Author: Linda Newbery

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444005405

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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New house, new school, new friends - but Matt Lanchester knows it won't all be that easy when he moves from Milton Keynes to Hay-on-Wye. Almost as soon as he arrives he is drawn into a mystery when he sees a roadside memorial marked by a little wooden cross with the initials M.L carved into it. His initials! Then he meets Robbo and Tig and Old Wil Jones and his wife, Gwynnie. There's history here and a well kept village secret - and Matt is desperate to find out more. His new acquaintances are keener on taunting Wil - Wil, the murderer. But that's not Matt' s style. Befriending Wil, and with a sense of a shadowy figure always close by, he learns about a tragedy in the past, helps set the record straight and finally lay to rest the ghost of boy he feels he's come to know. Linda Newbery effortlessly mixes the old with the new, the past with the present, tragedy with triumph as she writes about communities and individuals, facing challenges and being accepted.

Lost Boy

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Author: Brent W. Jeffs,Maia Szalavitz

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0767932277

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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In the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS), girls can become valuable property as plural wives, but boys are expendable, even a liability. In this powerful and heartbreaking account, former FLDS member Brent Jeffs reveals both the terror and the love he experienced growing up on his prophet’s compound—and the harsh exile existence that so many boys face once they have been expelled by the sect. Brent Jeffs is the nephew of Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader of the FLDS. The son of a prominent family in the church, Brent could have grown up to have multiple wives of his own and significant power in the 10,000-strong community. But he knew that behind the group’s pious public image—women in chaste dresses carrying babies on their hips—lay a much darker reality. So he walked away, and was the first to file a sexual-abuse lawsuit against his uncle. Now Brent shares his courageous story and that of many other young men who have become “lost boys” when they leave the FLDS, either by choice or by expulsion. Brent experienced firsthand the absolute power that church leaders wield—the kind of power that corrupts and perverts those who will do anything to maintain it. Once young men no longer belong to the church, they are cast out into a world for which they are utterly unprepared. More often than not, they succumb to the temptations of alcohol and other drugs. Tragically, Brent lost two of his brothers in this struggle, one to suicide, the other to overdose. In this book he shows that lost boys can triumph and that abuse and trauma can be overcome, and he hopes that readers will be inspired to help former FLDS members find their way in the world.

A Lost Boy

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Author: Mike Rossman

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1490850066

Category: Self-Help

Page: 190

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"A Lost Boy" chronicles Mike's relentless search and misguided pursuit of a false and elusive freedom, only to receive what he desperately longed for through the one true Savior he intentionally avoided. If you have experienced trauma, feelings of worthlessness, divorce, failure as a parent, addiction, or financial loss, this book will provide an honest account of healing, restoration, peace, and transformation into a new life of hope lived under the covering and protection of our Father's promises. Authentic freedom has a cost, but it is a gift freely given to those willing to surrender to the goodness of God.

One Lost Boy

His Escape from Polygamy

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Author: David Beagley

Publisher: Cedar Fort

ISBN: 1599552043

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 99

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David's family lived upright Christian lives as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Then, one day, his father decided to follow another path. Forcing his wife to agree and his family to follow, he joined a polygamist group and left his wife and children to support themselves while he pursued other wives. One Lost Boy is the true story of a boy who, at a young age, was forced into the polygamist culture. This story depicts the heart-wrenching emotions David experienced as he watched his family leave normal society for the grim and unforgiving polygamist lifestyle. He spent long, hot summers in the polygamist community of Short Creek, Arizona, and during the school year he had to hide his true identity from classmates for fear that his family's secret lifestyle would be discovered. Years prior to his escape he knew he had to get out. Shortly after he turned sixteen the opportunity presented itself, and, with his family and the law close on his heels, he ran. David's story is a series of life-altering events that shows the importance of faith in times of darkness and affirms the truth that God truly loves and cares for all - even one lost boy.

Lost Boy: A Prequel Novella to Everland

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Author: Wendy Spinale

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 1338035797

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 75

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Before Captain Hook annihilated England, before the Lost City was built underground, before Gwen stole his heart, Pete was a just boy living among the shadows. Determined to get himself and his sister out the rundown orphanage, Pete finds a solution in the seedy underbelly of London, a deadly place of scamps and thieves where survival is determined by cunning skill and bareknuckle bravery. But then one night, everything changes . . . In this dark reimagining of the original Lost Boy, Wendy Spinale weaves a stunning story of courage and heartbreak, loss and redemption as one boy is forced to face his past . . . and his future.

Survival of the Fittest and How the Lost Boy Survived It All

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Author: Mator Adol Mawien

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449778860

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 238

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Since 1983, Sudan has been the epicenter of a horrific conflict. Battles between northern Sudan’s government forces and the southern Sudanese People’s Liberation Army have left scars and ethnic divisions too numerous for world media to cover. Each day, thousands of refugees escape to neighboring regions. Mass killings, torture, and rape are common practice within and around the borders. Survival of the Fittest is not only the story of Mator Adol-Mawien’s survival but his relentless drive to find freedom from his captors and justice for his people. Malek Tor, a wise man known for his predictions in my Dinka village, predicted my birth. He said my parents’ fourth born would be a boy, and they were to name him Mator. It means dust storm, wind storm, and tornado in the Dinka language. It would not be long before he was proven correct. I was the throne-holder for my family, a future king, and I was treated very well. All who entered my kingdom knew that I had a big heart and followed in my father’s greatness. But when the northern army entered my village with the intent to kill and destroy, escaping Sudan became the only option for my survival. I was only nine years old when SPLA soldiers rescued me from my village, telling me that they wanted to make sure my village was safe before they would reunite me with my family. Thousands of miles later, I realized they lied. The civil war killed many in my village, including my father and other family members. Many of my friends either died or found themselves torn from their families, as I had been.

Lost Boy- Bipolar Dreaming

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Author: Jocelyn M. Price

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479793620

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 74

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A silver lining in the storm clouds of mental illness and suicide. Mental health issues touch all of us who live in the human community. In Lost Boy Bipolar Dreaming, Jocelyn Price tells the story of her journey with her son (Cameron suffered from bipolar disorder and eventually suicided). She writes of his dreams, his good times and his not so good times. Told through the veil of a mothers compassion, dawning consciousness, receptivity, understanding, acceptance and strength to go on in life with peace, we see Cameron as a person with a unique purpose in life, a purpose that is no way diminished by the manner of his death.