Muskrat Courage

Muskrat Courage


  • Author : Philip Lawson
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2000-06-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0312274459


Muskrat Courage Book Description :

In the aftermath of his father's death, Will Keats's life finally seems to be settling down to some semblance of normalcy again in his new home with Adrienne and her daughter Olivia. Olivia is a bright, lively eight-year old who loves nothing more than The Wizard of Oz, except maybe her pony, Roogy Batoon. Until Will looks out during a sudden autumn thunderstorm to see Roogy running free. Leaving Olivia in front of her favorite video, Will goes to retrieve the pony. But when he returns to the house, Olivia is gone, and a trail of muddy bootprints indicates she didn't leave on her own. The trail leads to the door of Adrienne's disreputable ex-husband, Byron, Olivia's father. Byron has an alibi and an unlimited reserve of jealousy and hatred for Will. ...

Her Middle Name Is Courage

Her Middle Name Is Courage


  • Author : Heidi Dening
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2019-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1791591124


Her Middle Name Is Courage Book Description :

Heidi Dening is an award-winning entrepreneur and a remarkable human-being. She woke one morning and couldn't walk for the following 8mths; has been forced into a car at gunpoint in South Africa; made what she thought was the final goodbye call to her husband due to a tsunami; been amongst hundreds of thousands of Rwandan refugees after the 1994 genocide; and during a volunteer trip, she narrowly escaped being burnt alive when evil men threw petrol bombs at her bedroom while she slept.Heidi has transformed these real-life setbacks, and now shares strategies to inspire others to find their courage and become self-leaders.Join this impactful self-leadership movement so you can step up, speak out, and share your brilliance....

Anger Is My Middle Name

Anger Is My Middle Name


  • Author : Lisbeth Zornig Andersen
  • Publisher : AmazonCrossing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1542015898


Anger Is My Middle Name Book Description :

An empowering memoir of resilience and redemption, and the rage that helped a girl escape the darkness of a harrowing childhood. Born to a violently dysfunctional home in working-class Denmark, Lisbeth Zornig Andersen and her three older brothers were bounced between foster care and state-run institutions, then back again to their chemically dependent mother and sadistic stepfather. For Lisbeth, it was a childhood without perimeters. It was blighted by poverty, sexual abuse, neglect, betrayal, and further victimization by the broken Danish social services system that forced Lisbeth to live where and how it saw fit. Coming of age with a myriad of fears and emotional disorders, Lisbeth had three things that would become driving forces in her life: she ...

Braving the Wilderness
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Braving the Wilderness


  • Author : Brene Brown
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812985818


Braving the Wilderness Book Description :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A timely and important book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection Don't miss the hourlong Netflix special Brené Brown: The Call to Courage! HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK "True belonging doesn't require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are." Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives--experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an...

Helen Keller
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

Helen Keller


  • Author : Johanna Hurwitz
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2010-05-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307556689


Helen Keller Book Description :

When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity. This amazing true story is finally brought to the beginner reader level....

Courage to Sparkle

Courage to Sparkle


  • Author : Lois Barth
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 1628656484


Courage to Sparkle Book Description :

Courage to SPARKLE: The Feisty Female's Guide to Creating a Life that Lights You Up is like spending time with a motivational, light-a-fire-under-you coach, loving friend, and stand-up comedienne all rolled into one. This go-to guide is for smart, sassy, and sophisticated women who want to be championed personally and professionally. Lois' motivation meets methodology style opens minds and hearts with powerful solutions to live your truth, own your value and create a fulfilling life....

Where s Stephanie

Where s Stephanie


  • Author : Lenora Livingston
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2015-01-15
  • Genre: Adoption
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1511737417


Where s Stephanie Book Description :

Where's Stephanie? is about a grandmother's hope to be reunited with her granddaughter, who was given up for adoption. When her granddaughter Stephanie was born, Anna Weber got to hold her before saying goodbye. Longing to see her granddaughter again, she placed clues in unlikely places, including a letter in Stephanie's Social Services file, hoping that one day, by some miracle, Stephanie would follow the clues and find her. Based on actual events, this inspirational novel follows Anna on a long journey about loss, separation, and the power of redemption. Realizing others are facing similar situations, Livingston provides readers with a list of adoption groups that can help in search for surrendered family members....

Instrument of Courage

Instrument of Courage


  • Author : Donna O'Neil
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-05-16
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 149221907X


Instrument of Courage Book Description :

The flagship fiction work by new author Donna O'Neil is the story of a middle-aged man who finds himself pondering his choices after returning to his college town to attend a funeral. Larry Parker is forced to face all his demons when he returns to Remington to attend the funeral of a former garage band mate.Having no desire to see his friend planted in the newly-dug grave, Larry chooses to take a different road and breaks away from the funeral procession. Much like other split-second decisions in his life, this one leaves him questioning his judgment, much like that one-night-stand twenty years ago in the very town of Remington. That decision saddled him in a twenty year loveless marriage with three children and a job that was not his chosen career ...

The Book of Gutsy Women

The Book of Gutsy Women


  • Author : Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-05
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 1760856770


The Book of Gutsy Women Book Description :

She couldn't have been more than seven or eight years old. "Go ahead, ask your question," her father urged, nudging her forward. She smiled shyly and said, "You're my hero. Who's yours?" Many people--especially girls--have asked us that same question over the years. It's one of our favorite topics. HILLARY: Growing up, I knew hardly any women who worked outside the home. So I looked to my mother, my teachers, and the pages of Life magazine for inspiration. After learning that Amelia Earhart kept a scrapbook with newspaper articles about successful women in male-dominated jobs, I started a scrapbook of my own. Long after I stopped clipping articles, I continued to seek out stories of women who seemed to be redefining what was possible. CHELSEA: This b...