When The Sun Fell Out Of The Sky

When the Sun Fell Out of the Sky PDF
Author: Hollie Rankin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429781105
Size: 21.73 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 17
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This beautifully illustrated, therapeutic picture book tells the story of Stan the Giraffe. Stan loves the sun and to feel its warmth on his long back; but one day it suddenly and unexpectedly falls from the sky and disappears from his life. Stan experiences many different and difficult emotions throughout the story, reflecting the seven stages of grief. The story aims to normalise these feelings, which for children and those around them, can be frightening. This storybook has been written to support key adults in helping bereaved children to find a way to cope, manage and make it through their grief. The resource Supporting Children through Bereavement and Loss has been written to accompany the storybook, providing information, guidance and ideas for anyone supporting a grieving child, in school or at home.

Nemesis The King Of Terror

Nemesis  The King of Terror PDF
Author: Claude Burghen
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1594674035
Size: 10.31 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 296
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The Enchanted

The Enchanted PDF
Author: Rene Denfeld
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0297870513
Size: 37.99 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 288
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A powerful and hauntingly beautiful novel for fans of THE GREEN MILE and THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION. THE ENCHANTED wrapped its beautiful and terrible fingers around me from the first page and refused to let go after the last. A wondrous book... so dark, yet so exquisite.' Erin Morgentern, author of The Night Circus A prisoner sits on death row in a maximum security prison. His only escape from his harsh existence is through the words he dreams about, the world he conjures around him using the power of language. For the reality of his world is brutal and stark. He is not named, nor do we know his crime. But he listens. He listens to the story of York, the prisoner in the cell next to him whose execution date has been set. He hears the lady, an investigator who is piecing together York's past. He watches as the lady falls in love with the priest and wonders if love is still possible here. He sees the corruption and the danger as tensions in 'this enchanted place' build. And he waits. Because every monster was once a child, and even monsters have a story . . .

Companions Of The Day And Night

Companions of the Day and Night PDF
Author: Wilson Harris
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571298230
Size: 53.86 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 84
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'He ascended, eyes riveted, nailed to the steps leading up to the top of the pyramid of the sun. How many human hearts he wondered had been plucked from bodies there to feed the dying light of the sun and create an obsession with royal sculptures, echoing stone?... It was time to take stock of others as hollow bodies and shelters into which one fell...' In Companions of the Day and Night (first published in 1975) Wilson Harris revives figures from his earlier Black Marsden - chiefly Clive Goodrich, the 'editor' of this text, who constructs a narrative from the papers of a figure known as Idiot Nameless: a wanderer between present and past, taking an Easter sojourn in Mexico that lasts both for days and for centuries. The results have the strangely hypnotic power characteristic of Wilson Harris's fiction.

The Power Of The Word

The Power of The Word PDF
Author: J A Russell
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1496993772
Size: 23.77 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 92
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When we hear a second-hand account of an event or a conversation, its true content can be distorted. When we read a biography we gain an insight into, rather than a full impression of, a person’s life. In the Gospels, Jesus as if gives us His autobiography, speaking in the first person saying “I Am”, giving His own testimony, His true account. Scripture tells us that ‘In Him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell’; this book looks at some of the ways in which Jesus fearlessly describes Himself, giving His followers confidence to call upon Him, for when we seek so shall we find.

The Rules Of The Tunnel

The Rules of the Tunnel PDF
Author: Ned Zeman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101543418
Size: 59.25 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 320
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A journalist faces his toughest assignment yet: profiling himself. Zeman recounts his struggle with clinical depression in this high- octane, brutally funny memoir about mood disorders, memory, shock treatment therapy and the quest to get back to normal. Thirty-five million Americans suffer from clinical depression. But Ned Zeman never thought he'd be one of them. He came from a happy Midwestern family. He had great friends and a busy social life. His career was thriving at Vanity Fair where he profiled adventurers and eccentrics who pushed the limits and died young. Then, at age thirty-two, anxiety and depression gripped Zeman with increasing violence and consequences. He experimented with therapist after therapist, medication after medication, hospital after hospital- including McLean Hospital, the facility famed for its treatment of writers, from Sylvia Plath to Susanna Kaysen to David Foster Wallace. Zeman eventually went further, by trying electroconvulsive therapy, aka shock treatment, aka "the treatment of last resort." By the time it was over, Zeman had lost nearly two years' worth of memory. He was a reporter with amnesia. He had no choice but to start from scratch, to reassemble the pieces of a life he didn't remember and, increasingly, didn't want to. His girlfriend was gone; friends weren't speaking to him. His life lay in ruins. And the biggest question remained, "What the hell did I do?" By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, profane and hopeful, The Rules of the Tunnel is a blistering account of Zeman's twisted ride to hell and back-a return made possible by friends real and less so, among them the dead "eccentrics" he once profiled. It's a guttural shout of a book, one that defies conventional notions about those with mood disorders, unlocks mysteries within mysteries, and proves that sometimes everything you're looking for is right in front of you.

The Moon Maiden Other Asian Folktales

The Moon Maiden   Other Asian Folktales PDF
Author: Hua Long
Publisher: China Books
ISBN: 9780835124935
Size: 49.67 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 30
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An illustrated collection of twelve well-known myths, legends and fables from China and East Asia adapted for younger readers.

The Conqueror Worm

The Conqueror Worm PDF
Author: JZ Murdock
Publisher: JZ Murdock
ISBN: 1310207488
Size: 73.84 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 25
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Jimmy and James are two young boys who leave on the same block. They are best friends, adventurers in the realm of childhood and they decided to dig for buried treasure. What they dig up is a terror beyond their ability to put it into words. Unless that word is, a scream. The adventures of Jimmy and James are continued in the book, Death of Heaven, and is also available as an audiobook.

Outside Days

Outside Days PDF
Author: Max Hastings
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447219066
Size: 66.18 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Sports & Recreation
Languages : en
Pages : 224
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Max Hastings is best known as an acclaimed journalist and military historian. But what is perhaps less well known is his love of the countryside and its pursuits, above all fishing and shooting, which he indulges as often as he can escape his urban working environment. In this classic selection of gentle, contemplative musings, Max Hastings shares some of his favourite rural moments; tramping the snipe bogs of Waterford; dogging hedges in Hampshire and moors in Sutherland; casting a fly from Scotland to Iceland and Alaska; and shooting in India and the west of Ireland. Combining a journalist's knack for storytelling with the enthusiasm of the dedicated amateur, Outside Days is the perfect companion for anyone who revels in the freedom of the outdoors.

The Girl Who Married A Lion

The Girl Who Married A Lion PDF
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1847676979
Size: 43.67 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 192
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How can a girl possibly have married a lion? How can a man have a tree growing out of his head? And how can a woman have children made of wax? The stories in this collection make these questions seem simple, everyday ones - then deftly supplies simple, everyday answers. Surprising and humorous, these beautifully rendered tales demonstrate McCall Smith's renowned storytelling skills.

The Divine Picture Book A Study Guide For The Book Of Revelation

The Divine Picture Book  A Study Guide for the Book of Revelation PDF
Author: James E. Sebela
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1304731367
Size: 25.88 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Bible
Languages : en
Pages : 164
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In this detailed study outline of the book, the author connects the message of the book to its Old Testament roots and reclaims it for contemporary Christians struggling to live out their faith in what seems to be an increasingly hostile world. The author presents the images of Revelation as a "divine picture book" not to be debated, or to serve as a detailed calendar of end-time events but to reassure believers today that the promise of the gospel is still as real, fresh, and powerful as it's ever been.

Bible Understanding Made Easy Vol 2

Bible Understanding Made Easy  Vol 2  PDF
Author: Anthony L. Norwood
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469117126
Size: 56.34 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 378
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Bible Understanding Made Easy is a series of books used to inspire and teach the Word of God to sincere souls trying to draw closer to God. This volume is dedicated to building understanding of the life of Jesus Christ as taught by the book of Matthew. The world has been intrigued by the life and teachings of Jesus Christ for nearly 2,000 years to this date. This is for good reason. He is a wonderful Lord and Savior. He is also the Master teacher. All mankind must know Him in order to be saved. Knowledge of His will for our lives brings peace and joy to ones soul. This work is dedicated to showing the world the peace and joy of Jesus Christ by a more in-depth study of who He is and what He offers to mankind. The method of teaching used in this book was purposely kept as simple as possible so that beginning students of the Bible can be inspired and build a rich foundation of understanding the Bible that will last a lifetime! This volume is more in-depth than the first installment of this series entitled Bible Understanding Made Easy, Volume 1: The Old Testament. This is because more time is devoted to studying verse-by-verse and small groups of verses. Lastly, as an added bonus, there are many life application style mini-lessons that Christians of today can use to help build faith, encourage, and inspire sincere folks to maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. For ordering within the United States of America and outside of the United States of America please call (toll-free in the U.S.) 1-888-795-4274 or Email XLibris at [email protected] The easiest way would be to add the book to your shopping cart above and order online as another alternative. Normally, you may pay using your nations own currency (i.e. the U.S. dollar, the British pound, Euro, etc.). Please call or Email XLibris Corporation for currency exchange rates.. Please do not forget to purchase the first in this series entitled Bible Understanding Made Easy, Volume 1: The Old Testament {click here to be taken to volume 1}