When the River Ran Backward

When the River Ran Backward
Title When the River Ran Backward PDF eBook
Author Emily Crofford
Publisher Carolrhoda Books ®
Pages 184
Release 2000-08-01
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 1467726648

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Fifteen-year-old Laurel Mawston has just moved to the Mississippi River town of New Madrid with her parents and brother when disaster strikes. A series of terrible earthquakes devastate New Madrid and the land around it, tearing up trees and altering rivers, wrecking houses, and injuring or killing people and animals. Laurel and her family find themselves living outdoors, working to save their animals and their home. Through weeks of hardship, Laurel discovers that challenges can bring people together in unexpected ways. Join Laurel as she relates this exciting and touching story of adventure, newfound love, and courage during a little-known episode of American history.

Voices from the Margins

Voices from the Margins
Title Voices from the Margins PDF eBook
Author Marilyn Ward
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 176
Release 2002-07-30
Genre Literary Criticism
ISBN 0313011303

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Young people who feel marginalized due to physical differences or disabilities may benefit from discovering fictional characters who face similar difficulties. This unique bibliography surveys the field of children's and young adult literature published since 1990, identifying 200 quality books that deal with a wide range of contemporary health and self-image topics. Coverage includes physical handicaps, Autism, burns, scars, and disfigurement, obesity and anorexia, speech disorders, skin color, and basic issues of popularity and fitting in. The literature covered here includes picture books, chapter books for middle school readers, and young adult novels spanning different genres, such as mysteries, historical fiction, and poetry. Annotations provide brief plot synopses, full bibliographic information, publishers' age-level suggestions, and subject key words. This resource is perfect for obtaining information about authors, titles, and age levels of books on particular subjects, or to determine the subject of a particular book. Four indexes-Title, Author, Subject, and Age Level-facilitate easy reference for all users and readers.

Bowker's Guide to Characters in Fiction

Bowker's Guide to Characters in Fiction
Title Bowker's Guide to Characters in Fiction PDF eBook
Author
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Pages 712
Release 2003
Genre Children
ISBN

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American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record
Title American Book Publishing Record PDF eBook
Author
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Pages 1866
Release 2000-07
Genre Books
ISBN

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The Greatest Adventure Books of All Time - Henry Rider Haggard Collection

The Greatest Adventure Books of All Time - Henry Rider Haggard Collection
Title The Greatest Adventure Books of All Time - Henry Rider Haggard Collection PDF eBook
Author Henry Rider Haggard
Publisher DigiCat
Pages 10549
Release 2022-11-13
Genre Fiction
ISBN

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This unique adventure collection includes: Dawn The Witch's Head King Solomon's Mines She: A History of Adventure Allan Quatermain Jess Maiwa's Revenge Colonel Quaritch, V.C. Cleopatra Eric Brighteyes Nada the Lily Montezuma's Daughter Heart of the World The Wizard Swallow Ayesha Benita: An African Romance The Yellow God The Lady of Blossholme Morning Star Queen Sheba's Ring Marie Child of Storm The Wanderer's Necklace The Holy Flower The Ivory Child Finished Moon of Israel When the World Shook Ancient Allan The Treasure of the Lake Allan and the Ice-gods Elissa Allan's Wife Hunter Quatermain's Story A Tale of Three Lions Long Odds Black Heart and White Heart: A Zulu Idyll Magepa the Buck Smith and the Pharaohs The Blue Curtains Little Flower Only a Dream Barbara Who Came Back

The Greatest Adventure Books of All Time - Jules Verne Collection

The Greatest Adventure Books of All Time - Jules Verne Collection
Title The Greatest Adventure Books of All Time - Jules Verne Collection PDF eBook
Author Jules Verne
Publisher Good Press
Pages 6427
Release 2023-12-29
Genre Fiction
ISBN

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This unique collection includes: Five Weeks in a Balloon Journey to the Center of the Earth From the Earth to the Moon Around the Moon The Purchase of the North Pole or, Topsy Turvy The Adventures of Captain Hatteras In Search of the Castaways or, The Children of Captain Grant Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa The Fur Country Around the World in Eighty Days The Mysterious Island The Survivors of the Chancellor Michael Strogoff: The Courier of the Czar Hector Servadac or, Off on a Comet Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen Tribulations of a Chinaman in China The Steam House Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon Godfrey Morgan or, The Robinson Crusoe School Mathias Sandorf The Star of the South or, The Vanished Diamond Robur the Conqueror or, The Clipper of the Clouds Master of the World The Waif of "Cynthia" Kéraban the Inflexible Adrift in Pacific or, Two Years' Vacation Cæsar Cascabel The Castle of the Carpathians Claudius Bombarnac or, The Adventures of a Special Correspondent Captain Antifer An Antarctic Mystery A Voyage in a Balloon or, A Drama in the Air A Drama in Mexico A Winter Amid The Ice The Blockade Runners Ascent of Mont Blanc The Mutineers of the Bounty Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French novelist who pioneered the genre of science fiction. A true visionary with an extraordinary talent for writing adventure stories, his writings incorporated the latest scientific knowledge of his day and envisioned technological developments that were years ahead of their time. Verne wrote about undersea, air, and space travel long before any navigable or practical craft were invented.

School Library Journal

School Library Journal
Title School Library Journal PDF eBook
Author
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Pages 1364
Release 2000
Genre Children's libraries
ISBN

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