The girls saw her seldom , but she sent an occasional telephone message of reassurance . Meanwhile , the months passed , and Freda worked her way into the very core of the “ Booklover's ” life . “ Ask for Miss Bayne , " its old ...
department and cheerful flowered underwear in the Girls department and they bought all kinds of toys. A boy doll that made pee-pee and cried Papa, and a girl doll that talked in three languages and said 'I am the president of General ...
Author: Mike Royston
Category: Children's stories, English
Collection consists of stories from Britain with stories from other countries, cultures and literary traditions. the stories from the western world (mainly the UK) are paired by theme or genre with stories from other parts of the globe. This helps students get their bearings on literature which may otherwise seem alien to their interests and reading experience. The collection includes nineteen fables, folk tales and modern stories to make multicultural fiction to students of all ages and abilities.
the girl's face between her hands and looked at her long and earnestly. "She has Jack's eyes," she said to her daughter. Nan smiled; it pleased her to be told this. "And his smile," continued her grandmother.
The girl, Tamara Shipley, riding her shitty bike on her shitty street, turns a corner at the end of the block onto a stretch of empty gravel lane, not so much a street itself as a connection between two streets, a kind of open alley.
Author: Craig Holden
In his critically acclaimed novels The River Sorrow and The Last Sanctuary, Craig Holden forged a powerful, poetic vision of the American heartland. Now the writer The New York Times calls "astonishing" returns to this haunting landscape in his newest work. At once a suspenseful search for the truth in a teenage girl's abduction and a multilayered rumination on family, love, and friendship, Four Corners of Night explores bold new terrain in literary suspense fiction. It's 9:00 A.M. in an unnamed Midwestern city. Bank Arbaugh and Mack Steiner have just come off a typical night shift--patrolling the city, scaring off prostitutes, shaking up the usual suspects. Sitting in Denny's, waiting for bacon and eggs, they get a call over the radio: A teenage girl is missing. With a glance, the two cops--best friends since childhood, as close as brothers-- know their lives have shifted off balance, because seven years before, Bank's own daughter went missing and has not been found to this day. Two parallel stories: two girls from opposite sides of town, seven years separating them. As evidence mounts, one case begins to illuminate the other, until finally, the inevitable conclusion is revealed. Craig Holden takes us on a harrowing journey into the night, and exposes not only the heart of a tattered American city, but also of two men whose lives are intertwined in loss, envy, and love. Stunning, haunting, and unforgettable, Four Corners of Night is a book that makes us think about friendship, the stuff of heroism, and the meaning of truth. Holden stops at nothing to ask the question: To what lengths will we go to overlook what we don't want to see?
I say but we'll have a lot of boxes, shan't we?" she went on with a strong English accent. "My word, but I'm a silly ass to think I can get all this in one box. How is that, Jo? Shall I be taken for an English girl, do you think?
Of course, a girl always claims the right to be ever so much older than a man of her own age, but she stood on the top ... A piano stood open in a corner with a rug thrown upon it to protect the strings from the cold; books lay upon the ...
Author: A. E. W. Mason
DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Four Corners of the World" by A. E. W. Mason. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.
Mrs. Corner raised her voice slightly to say, "Jean, dear, come in here and bring the letter you had this morning." Jean, who could hear perfectly ... of the girls fought shy of her, but I always liked her, she was so sweet and gentle.
Inviting Sam and a resistant Annie to help him assemble the sky, he told them, “We'll get the corners first. ... The plump little black-haired girl had suddenly come loudly skittering into the kitchen of Pilgrim's Rest, flinging herself ...
Author: Michael Malone
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
"There's humor and action aplenty, but Four Corners is also a warmhearted look at how we love and forgive. Five hundred and forty-four pages never seemed so short"—People, 4 stars, People Pick The Four Corners of the Sky is master storyteller Michael Malone's new novel of love, secrets, and the mysterious bonds of families. Malone brings characters to life as only he can, exploring the questions that defy easy answers: Is love a choice or a calling? Why do the ties of family bind so tightly? And is forgiveness a gift to others...or a gift we give ourselves? In small towns between the North Carolina Piedmont and the coast the best scenery is often in the sky. On flat sweeps of red clay and scrub pine the days move monotonously, safely, but above, in the blink of an eye, dangerous clouds can boil out of all four corners of the sky...The flat slow land starts to shiver and anything can happen. In such a storm, on Annie Peregrine's seventh birthday, her father gave her the airplane and minutes later drove out of her life. Thus begins an enchanting novel that bursts with energy from the first pages, and sweeps you off on a journey of unforgettable characters, hilarious encounters, and haunting secrets. Praise for The Four Corners of the Sky: "Devoted Michael Malone fans have been waiting more than twenty years for another Handling Sin, perhaps the greatest road novel since Tom Jones. The wait is over..."— Bill Ott, editor-in-chief, Booklist "Secrets and intrigues among the honeysuckle: a sun-washed yarn of the New South, affectionately told." —Kirkus starred review "The Four Corners of the Sky is the best thing I have read in years and you can imagine how much I read. Truly, I couldn't put it down. I loved it."—Kathy Ashton, The King's English Bookshop BONUS READING GROUP GUIDE INCLUDED
It flares in the corner below a kettle. The girl serves saki in white porcelain and we sip it slowly with sushi, shoveled (then fumbled) to our occidental mouths on nervous ivory, this exotic dish for mountain gods.
Author: MOHIT JAIN with AMITA SOODPublish On: 2013-12-24
A girl child is a blessing. She is as tender as a flower when it comes to emotions or relationships. She is as strong as the mountains when it comes to career. She is worthy of respect in every sense. She is a mother, a daughter, ...
Author: MOHIT JAIN with AMITA SOOD
Publisher: Partridge Publishing
Ever heard about the four corners of the circle? Since childhood, it has been taught in schools that the circle has no corners. Life is a never-ending marathon. It keeps on revolving in circles, and everyone is in search of a final destination, a corner, that they never reach. This book is a small initiative to throw light on different aspects of the education system and how could we join hands to make it more productive. It guides the aspiring students to follow a right approach, take correct decisions, and overcome distractions in their career. It advocates that the educational institutions should focus on enlightening the lives of the students by providing quality education, quality learning ambience, practical grounds to implement class room theories, and by helping students convert their black cat into a white one. The book is neither biased toward students nor educational institutes; the sole purpose is to provide their individual perspectives and reach to a common conclusion. The book contains five theories, which Mr. Mohit Jain has discovered in his sixteen years of teaching experience and which would help the youngsters reach closer and closer to their goals. This book is about us.