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The Shadow Children the Complete Series

Author : Margaret Peterson Haddix
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To be a third child is to be in constant danger. Available for the first time, a boxed set of all seven books in the perennially popular Shadow Children series. Imagine a world where families are allowed only two children. Illegal third children—shadow children—must live in hiding. If they are discovered, there is only one punishment: Death. For the first time, all seven books in this beloved and bestselling series are available together in an attractive boxed set. Ideal for newcomers to the series and loyal fans alike, this collection includes Among the Hidden, Among the Impostors, Among the Betrayed, Among the Barons, Among the Brave, Among the Enemy, and Among the Free.

The Shadow Children

Author : Cheryl Bradshaw
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Save the children. This is her motivation, mantra, and endgame. Within the tunnels of the historic port city of Savannah, fourteen-year-old Andi Leland has her mind set on freedom—not just for herself but for all the other teens who have come before her. But it is not to be … As Andi’s dragged into the hellhole that would have them all sold to the highest bidder, she hears the strangled cries of a fellow captive echoing from the room below. When the silence comes, she knows she will never see that girl again. And she wonders … Who will save them now? The Shadow Children is the second book in the Sloane and Maddie: Peril Awaits series, written by New York Times bestselling author Cheryl Bradshaw and longtime editor Janet Fix. Replete with intrigue, action, and plenty of surprises, this book will have you flipping the pages until the very end. Grab your copy today and get swept up in a twisty tale of secrets and lies that will have you up reading all night. Reader Reviews about this Series: “Prepared to have your heart strings tugged just a bit.” “Great new spin-off.” “Can't wait to read more!” “The collaboration between these two authors is just brilliant!” “What a great pair of characters to follow.” “Looking forward to reading more of Sloane and Maddie adventures!” Books in this Series: The Silent Boy (Book 1) The Shadow Children (Book 2)

Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

Author : Marek C. Oziewicz
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This book is the first to offer a justice-focused cognitive reading of modern YA speculative fiction in its narrative and filmic forms. It links the expansion of YA speculative fiction in the 20th century with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian revolution in conceptualizations of justice, and with spectacular advances in cognitive sciences as applied to the examination of narrative fiction. Oziewicz argues that complex ideas such as justice are processed by the human mind as cognitive scripts; that scripts, when narrated, take the form of multiply indexable stories; and that YA speculative fiction is currently the largest conceptual testing ground in the forging of justice consciousness for the 21st century world. Drawing on recent research in the cognitive and evolutionary sciences, Oziewicz explains how poetic, retributive, restorative, environmental, social, and global types of justice have been represented in narrative fiction, from 19th century folk and fairy tales through 21st century fantasy, dystopia, and science fiction. Suggesting that the appeal of these and other nonmimetic genres is largely predicated on the dream of justice, Oziewicz theorizes new justice scripts as conceptual tools essential to help humanity survive the qualitative leap toward an environmentally conscious, culturally diversified global world. This book is an important contribution to studies of children’s and YA speculative fiction, adding a new perspective to discussions about the educational as well as social potential of nonmimetic genres. It demonstrates that the justice imperative is very much alive in YA speculative fiction, creating new visions of justice relevant to contemporary challenges.

Antique Instincts The Complete Series

Author : Odette C. Bell
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The complete four-book series of Antique Instincts in one volume. ... They say some things can’t wait. One of them is destiny. The other is murder. Sonia is meant to be normal. She isn’t. She has a rare magic – she can sort out the temporal order of anything. But while that might be incredible, it can’t catch his eye. Rushford Halsey is one of the most powerful vampires in the city. A resolute man who heads up Vampire Pharmaceuticals, he shouldn’t be interested in her. But there’s a problem. He’s her one-true vampire. Destiny has dictated they will be together. So what does Rushford do? Go and marry someone else. He seemingly has no interest in Sonia – other than to keep her as far from his murky world as possible. When a dangerous drug hits the streets and she’s dragged into the police investigation to stop it, that all ends, and once more they are thrown together. But destiny can be a fickle thing. It will give you one chance at happiness. Lose it or ignore it, and you will do so at your peril.

Shadow Children

Author : Anthony S. Dallmann-Jones
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Understanding and helping at-risk students First book to present in-depth, research-based information on at-risk students in schools todayIdentification and characteristics of at-risk students, and their impact on social and school environmentComponents and analysis of effective prevention and intervention programsSelection of Learner's Edge At-risk students present a major and growing problem in US schools today. Now in a completely updated second edition, Shadow Children: Understanding Education's #1 Problem provides an in-depth, research based examination of the at-risk problem and population by a leading authority. Included is a section of 5 chapters that provides guidance in prevention and intervention programs. The new edition is the primary text for Learner's Edge popular distance learning course "The Courage to Care: Working with At-Risk Students". How can educators identify, assess, understand and help at-risk students? This book provides in-depth answers to key questions such as: Who are today's at-risk children? How do children become at-risk? What are the characteristics of at-risk children—how do they impact the social and school environment? What are the components of effective prevention and intervention programs? The answers to these and questions provided by a leading authority will help you understand and deal with the growing issue of at-risk students in U.S. schools today.

THOMAS WINGFOLD CURATE PAUL FABER SURGEON THERE AND BACK The Complete Series The Curate s Awakening The Lady s Confession The Baron s Apprenticeship

Author : George MacDonald
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This carefully crafted ebook: "THOMAS WINGFOLD, CURATE + PAUL FABER, SURGEON + THERE AND BACK - The Complete Series: The Curate's Awakening, The Lady's Confession & The Baron's Apprenticeship" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "Thomas Wingfold, Curate or The Curate's Awakening" is the first novel of the series that begins with the story of a compliant and lifeless curate in the Church of England and the profound changes that happen in his life and the people around him. Thomas Wingfold is a clergyman who is losing belief in the faith, but he goes through many transformations as the story unfolds. "Paul Faber, Surgeon or The Lady's Confession" is the sequel to The Curate's Awakening and it tells the story of a village doctor and a proven atheist. His friend and village curate, Thomas Wingfold is trying to bring him closer to the Church, but constantly ends up failing in those attempts. Doctor believes that only victories and tragedies of life can bring one to Jesus. However, after one accident, Faber saves life of a beautiful woman and they fall in love, but her secret past comes in between. "There and Back or The Baron's Apprenticeship" is the third and final novel that completes the series. Another story about finding faith in God follows a life-changing journey of Baron Richard from skeptical atheist to a true believer. The main character sets quite an example of manhood for young people. George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle.

The Shadow Children

Author : Margaret Peterson Haddix
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In a future where the law limits a family to only two children, third-born Luke has been in hiding for twelve years, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong and he then enters boarding school under an assumed name.

Charlie Bone and the Shadow Children of the Red King 7

Author : Jenny Nimmo
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When Charlie is trapped in a magical painting he must battle an evil count thirsty for revenge. Will he be able to save himself and his friends? Find out in Book 7 of Jenny Nimmo's bestselling series!The enchanter Count Harken is back to take his revenge on the Red King's heirs, starting with Charlie Bone's family! Charlie's ancestor has been kidnapped and imprisoned in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock, and it's up to Charlie to save him. Traveling through a painting to the terrifying countryside, Charlie and his best friend's dog, Runner Bean, take up the quest. But when Runner Bean gets trapped, Charlie needs the help of his friends. Can they get past an army of trolls, rescue Runner Bean and Charlie's ancestor, and get out before it's too late?

My Protector Complete Series

Author : Layla Valentine
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He’ll do anything to protect her But stealing her away was the easy part Him: I was hired to protect her, but first I had to kidnap her. I’m a professional; I need to maintain the boundaries, But keeping my distance is getting harder by the hour. She doesn’t believe me, and I don’t blame her. She says I don’t need to restrain her; I can trust her not to run away. Well thank God for that, cause the image of her in handcuffs is the last thing I need. I’ll take a bullet for her But can I resist her? Her: He tells me I should trust him, that he’s the only thing standing between me and the real bad guys… Would you trust a guy who kidnapped you from the airport? Didn’t think so. Joel Rust, Ex-Navy SEAL with a delicious body Are you my captor, or my savior?

SIR EDWARD LEITHEN S MYSTERIES Complete Series

Author : John Buchan
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The Power-House - Barrister and Tory MP Edward Leithen must thwart an international anarchist organization plans to destroy Western civilisation, led by Andrew Lumley a rich Englishman. John Macnab - Leithan and his friends now in their mid-forties decide to turn to poaching. Under the collective name of 'John Macnab' they issue a challenge to their neighbours to prevent them from poaching on their lands undetected... The Dancing Floor - Leithan and his new friend Milburn find themselves on the Greek island of Plakos where they must save the beautiful Koré Arabin from the superstitious islanders and prevent Milburn's nightmares from coming true. The Gap in the Curtain - Leithen is introduced at a house party to the brilliant physicist and mathematician professor Moe. Moe has been working on a new theory of time, and believes he has found a way of enabling people to see, as if through a 'gap in the curtain', details of a future event... Sick Heart River - Leithen is diagnosed with advanced tuberculosis and given a year to live. While deciding how to spend his remaining days, an American associate, John S. Blenkiron, requests help to find his niece's husband, Francis Galliard, who has disappeared from his very successful financial career in New York and fled to Canada. Sing a Song of Sixpence – Leithan tells a story of a "pretty generous allowance of romance" that cost him sixpence. John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist and historian and also served as Canada's Governor General. He is now best remembered for his adventure and spy thrillers.