With home life destabilized by her father's postwar trauma, Ellie Honeycutt seeks escape at the NASCAR speedway and in her dreams of travel and college, while her twin sister, Ida, clings to family and finds solace in her sketchbook. Their close relationship is threatened when they both fall for the same charming classmate at their new high school.
Drive Bakers Mountain Stories #ad - But a devastating car accident renews the sisters' deep bond and forces them to reverse their roles.
Comfort Bakers Mountain StoriesCalkins Creek #ad - But now i didn't know where else to go and cry myself a river. I pulled my crutches in behind me. Before i had to cut it back all by myself because Momma was in a bad way about my brother dying and didn't care two cents about the garden just then. So i crawled in under the vines which had grown thicker than ever.
Ever responsible, she tries to fix things until she finally admits that she herself needs fixing. My frustration with not being able to cross the room without crutches. World war ii is over and ann fay honeycut has new challengesmostly her relationship with her father, home from the war, and the emotional and physical demands of polio.
Comfort Bakers Mountain Stories #ad - She travels to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, founded by Franklin D. Then i collapsed in the pine needles and let it all out. But ann fay discovers she no longer fits easily into old friendships and Daddy has been traumatized by the war. Her family and social life are both falling apart. But that was before I was in charge of Daddy's garden.
Although this invigorating experience does not solve all her problems, it does give Ann Fay a new view of herself. And misery about not having anyone who knew what it felt like to be me! —FROM THE BOOK. Roosevelt, healing, where she finds comfort, and even a little romance.
Aim Bakers Mountain StoriesCalkins Creek #ad - This heartfelt and inspiring prequel to the author's Blue and Comfort also includes an author's note and bibliography. But he finds relief in escaping to the quiet of the nearby woods and tinkering with cars, something he learned from his Pop, and a fatherly neighbor provides much-needed guidance. Junior struggles with school and with anger—at his father, his neighbors, his insufferable granddaddy, and himself—as he desperately tries to understand himself and find his own aim in life.
As world war ii threatens the united States in 1941, fourteen-year-old Junior Bledsoe fights his own battles at home.
Aim Bakers Mountain StoriesCalkins Creek #ad - World war ii looms over the united states while fourteen-year-old junior bledsoe struggles with anger and identity after his father's death in this coming-of-age title in the award-winning middle-grade Bakers Mountain Stories series -- now in paperback!As World War II threatens the United States in 1941, Junior Bledsoe fights his own battles at home.
And a fatherly neighbor provides much-needed guidance. But he finds relief escaping to the quiet of the nearby woods and tinkering with cars, something he learned from his pop. This heartfelt and inspiring novel about a boy learning to accept the past and create his own future also includes an author's note and bibliography.
Aim Bakers Mountain Stories #ad - He struggles with school and with anger--at his late father, his insufferable granddaddy, his neighbors, and himself--as he desperately tries to find his own aim in life.
Blue Bakers Mountain StoriesCalkins Creek #ad - Her town of hickory responds by creating an emergency hospital in three days. In the face of tragedy, Ann Fay discovers her ability to move forward. Ann fay honeycutt accepts the role of "man of the house" when her father leaves to fight Hitler because she wants to do her part for the war in this Parents' Choice Silver Honor Book.
Ann fay reads each issue of the newspaper for the latest news of the 1944 epidemic, but soon she discovers for herself just how devastating polio can be. She experiences the healing qualities of friendship and explores the depths of her own faithfulness to those she loves—even to one she never expected to love at all.
Blue Bakers Mountain Stories #ad - . She's doing well with the extra responsibilities when a frightening polio epidemic strikes, crippling many local children. As her challenges grow, so does her resourcefulness.
Comfort by Joyce Moyer Hostetter 2011-10-03Calkins Creek #ad -
The Last Musketeer #3: Double CrossHarperCollins #ad - After all, become one of the legendary Musketeers, he’s traveled through time, and—most recently—prevented the Spanish army from attacking Paris. Instead, he and his friends are languishing in prison, having fallen into a trap set by Milady and the Prince of Condé. But greg didn’t come to the seventeenth century to sit in a jail cell and await execution.
He, and porthos need to get to king Louis, Athos, Aramis, who is in immediate danger of being overthrown by the scheming prince. Now with a brand-new look!Greg Rich should feel invincible. To save the king and history itself, defend Louis, the boys must break out of prison, and return Greg and his parents to the twenty-first century before it’s too late.
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Woods RunnerWendy Lamb Books #ad - Wendy Lamb Books. Samuel, spends his days in the forest, 13, hunting for food for his family. Samuel follows, moving silently, hiding, determined to find a way to rescue them. But he also discovers allies, men and women working secretly for the patriot cause. And he learns that he must go deep into enemy territory to find his parents: all the way to the British headquarters, New York City.
Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun near Boston. But the war comes to them. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Samuel’s parents are taken away, prisoners. Each day he confronts the enemy, and the tragedy and horror of this war. British soldiers and Iroquois attack.
Ban This BookTor Teen TR #ad - You’re never too young to fight censorship!in Ban This Book by Alan Gratz, a fourth grader fights back when From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Amy anne and her lieutenants wage a battle for the books that will make you laugh and pump your fists as they start a secret banned books locker library, make up ridiculous reasons to ban every single book in the library to make a point, and take a stand against censorship.
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Ban This Book #ad - Frankweiler by E. Konigsburg is challenged by a well-meaning parent and taken off the shelves of her school library. Amy anne is shy and soft-spoken, but don’t mess with her when it comes to her favorite book in the whole world. This one’s for you. Kathi appelt, author of the newbery honor-winning The Underneath“Ban This Book is absolutely brilliant and belongs on the shelves of every library in the multiverse.
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Serafina and the Seven Stars The Serafina Series Book 4Disney-Hyperion #ad - But as serafina investigates, she becomes more and more unsettled by what Biltmore has become-a place haunted by nameless terrors where no dark corridor is safe. How can all that once seemed good and worthy of protection now be evil? And how can she guard those around her when she can't even be sure of the truth of her own heart? Serafina and the Seven Stars marks the return of a heroine like no other, as master storyteller Robert Beatty weaves his darkest, most astonishing tale yet.
Is braeden really hundreds of miles away, or did he return to Biltmore for one strange night before vanishing? Is the bond between them truly broken or is it stronger than ever? Then Serafina witnesses a crime that turns her world upside down. Serafina and braeden make an epic return in the hotly anticipated fourth installment of Robert Beatty's #1 New York Times best-selling Serafina series.
Serafina and the Seven Stars The Serafina Series Book 4 #ad - Wendy Lamb Books. Even worse, she begins to doubt her own senses. Serafina, the guardian of Biltmore Estate, has won battle after battle against the dark forces encroaching on her home. When Mr. Serafina doesn't trust it. Now, tranquility has returned to Biltmore. She patrols the grounds night and day, hardly sleeping, uncertain of her place after her best friend Braeden Vanderbilt's departure for boarding school in New York.
Comfort Bakers Mountain StoriesCalkins Creek #ad - Although this invigorating experience does not solve all her problems, it does give Ann Fay a new view of herself. But ann fay discovers she no longer fits easily into old friendships and Daddy has been traumatized by the war. Her family and social life are both falling apart. She travels to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, founded by Franklin D.
Used book in Good Condition. Now that daddy has returned from fighting Hitler and Ann Fay is home from the polio hospital, life should get back to normal. Ever responsible, she tries to fix things until she finally admits that she herself needs fixing. Roosevelt, healing, where she finds comfort, and even a little romance.
Comfort Bakers Mountain Stories #ad - Wendy Lamb Books. In this parents' choice awards recommended Book, Ann Fay makes new friends, sequel to Blue, reevaluates old relationships and discovers her unique place in the community.