Score: 4.5
From 1,312 Ratings

An Invisible Thread


  • Author: Laura Schroff
  • Release Date : 2011-11-01
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 14241835 Bytes


An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one small gesture of kindness.When Laura Schroff brushed by a young panhandler on a New York City corner one rainy afternoon, something made her stop and turn back. She took the boy to lunch at the McDonald’s across the street that day. And she continued to go back, again and again for the next four years until both their lives had changed dramatically. Nearly thirty years later, that young boy, Maurice, is married and has his own family. Now he works to change the lives of disadvantaged kids, just like the boy he used to be.      An Invisible Thread is the ...

Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

An Invisible Thread


  • Author: Laura Schroff & Alex Tresniowski
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Genre: Biography
  • File Size: 16208575 Bytes


A Parents’ Choice Recommended Award Winner A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard SelectionFrom New York Times bestselling authors Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski comes the young readers edition of an unbelievable memoir about an unlikely friendship that forever changed the lives of a busy sales executive and a hungry eleven-year-old boy.On one rainy afternoon, on a crowded New York City street corner, eleven-year-old Maurice met Laura. Maurice asked Laura for spare change because he was hungry, and something made Laura stop and ask Maurice if she could take him to lunch.Maurice and Laura went to lunch together, and also bought ice cream cones and played video games. It was the beginning of an unlikely and magical friendship that changed both of t...

An Invisible Thread
Score: 4
From 31 Ratings

An Invisible Thread


  • Author : Laura Schroff
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-08-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451648973


An Invisible Thread Book Description :

Presents the true story of a friendship that has spanned three decades, recounting how the author, a harried sales executive, befriended an eleven-year-old panhandler, changing both of their lives forever....

An Invisible Thread
Score: 4
From 31 Ratings

An Invisible Thread


  • Author : Laura Schroff
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-11-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451642513


An Invisible Thread Book Description :

This inspirational true story of a friendship that has spanned three decades recounts how the author, a harried sales executive, befriended an 11-year-old panhandler, changing both of their lives forever....

An Invisible Thread
Score: 4
From 40 Ratings

An Invisible Thread


  • Author : Laura Schroff
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-11-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 145164292X


An Invisible Thread Book Description :

An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one small gesture of kindness. When Laura Schroff brushed by a young panhandler on a New York City corner one rainy afternoon, something made her stop and turn back. She took the boy to lunch at the McDonald’s across the street that day. And she continued to go back, again and again for the next four years until both their lives had changed dramatically. Nearly thirty years later, that young boy, Maurice, is married and has his own family. Now he works to change the lives of disadvantaged kids, just like the boy he used to be. An Invisible Thread is the true story of the bond b...

An Invisible Thread

An Invisible Thread


  • Author : Laura Schroff
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781534437296


An Invisible Thread Book Description :

From New York Times bestselling authors Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski comes the young readers edition of an unbelievable memoir about an unlikely friendship that forever changed the lives of a busy sales executive and a hungry eleven-year-old boy. On one rainy afternoon, on a crowded New York City street corner, eleven-year-old Maurice met Laura. Maurice asked Laura for spare change because he was hungry, and something made Laura stop and ask Maurice if she could take him to lunch. Maurice and Laura went to lunch together, and also bought ice cream cones and played video games. It was the beginning of an unlikely and magical friendship that changed both of their lives forever. An Invisible Thread is the true story of the bond between an eleven-y...

Angels on Earth

Angels on Earth


  • Author : Laura Schroff
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-10-25
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501144721


Angels on Earth Book Description :

From the #1 New York Times and international bestselling authors of An Invisible Thread comes a heartwarming and inspiring book about the incredible impact that acts of kindness from strangers can have on the world around us. One day in 1986, Laura Schroff, a busy ad sales executive, passed an eleven-year-old boy panhandling on the street. She stopped and offered to take him to McDonald’s. Twenty years later, at Laura’s fiftieth birthday party, Maurice Mazyck gave a toast, thanking Laura for her act of kindness, which ended up changing the course of his life. In that toast, Maurice said that when Laura stopped on that busy street corner all those years ago, God had sent him an angel. Laura’s invisible thread journey has deepened her belief that...

The Invisible Thread
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Invisible Thread


  • Author : Yoshiko Uchida
  • Publisher : Harper Trophy
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0688137032


The Invisible Thread Book Description :

Children's author, Yoshiko Uchida, describes growing up in Berkeley, California, as a Nisei, second generation Japanese American, and her family's internment in a Nevada concentration camp during World War II....

An Invisible Thread Christmas Story

An Invisible Thread Christmas Story


  • Author : Laura Schroff
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-09-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481419314


An Invisible Thread Christmas Story Book Description :

From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of An Invisible Thread comes the true, heartfelt, and extraordinary story of how one woman’s decision to help a boy on the street changed both of their lives forever. New York Times bestselling author Laura Schroff tells the remarkable story of her lifelong friendship with a boy named Maurice who she met on the street while he was asking for change in her book, An Invisible Thread. Now, in this sweet picture book, Laura retells the first Christmas that she and Maurice spent together. She shares how Maurice gave her a small white bear and, as she later learns, the only thing he had that he could truly call his own—to show her how grateful he was for their friendship. This heartwarming tale captures th...

The Red Thread  A Novel
Score: 4
From 23 Ratings

The Red Thread A Novel


  • Author : Ann Hood
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2011-05-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393339765


The Red Thread A Novel Book Description :

After the loss of her daughter in a freak accident, Maya Lange opens an adoption agency to place baby girls from China with American families and discovers the painful and courageous journeys of both adoptive parents and birth mothers. Reprint. BOMC2....

Waking Up in Heaven
Score: 4
From 14 Ratings

Waking Up in Heaven


  • Author : Crystal McVea
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476711881


Waking Up in Heaven Book Description :

An inspirational memoir of near-death experience, rebirth, divine mercy, and faith from first-time author Crystal Leigh McVea. On December 10, 2009, McVea, a thirty-two-year-old mother of four, went to the hospital for a routine procedure. While undergoing treatment, her face suddenly turned a dark shade of blue, then black. Her mother screamed for help, and a nurse tried to revive her…to no avail. Today, Crystal does not remember what happened in that hospital room during the nine minutes she was unconscious and unable to breathe on her own. She has no memory of the panic and the rushing nurses and the loud cries of “Code Blue.” She only remembers drifting off…and waking up in heaven. This unexpected meeting of a self-described sinner and sk...

Invisible Threads
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Invisible Threads


  • Author : Annie Dalton
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-07-31
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446495568


Invisible Threads Book Description :

At the age of sixteen, shy introverted Naomi makes a harrowing adult decision about the future of her baby daughter. Sixteen years later, Carrie faces painful challenges of her own. These two very different girls from two different generations, are linked only by the invisible threads of DNA, but as their stories unfold, moving parallels as well as differences between their experiences emerge, lending unusual honesty and force to this compelling novel....