When Allashua disobeys her parents and goes fishing on the sea ice, she has to use her wits to escape and to further trick the Qallupilluit when she promises to bring her brothers and sisters back to them. This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author as well as music and sound effects.
After a long winter's hibernation, Bruno the marmot wakes up to discover the most beautiful dandelion outside his burrow. The two quickly become friends, and they play together all spring long. But when summer comes, the dandelion asks Bruno to help her, and to trust her that everything will be fine. So, as she asks, he blows her seeds away into the wind, only to find that he's left without a friend anymore. He's sad at the loss of his dandelion, but after another winter's sleep, he wakes to find a wonderful surprise.This is an endearing book that shows the power of a promise, and it will warm the hearts of young and old alike.
A Promise is a Promise ''Promise you won't leave me, will you, Mommy?''.... ''Of course not, I would never leave you, darling, I promise. And a promise is a promise!'' These were the last words that were exchanged between Kaye O'Bara and her 16-yearold daughter, Edwarda, before the vivacious teenager fell into a diabetic coma on January 3, 1970. For more than 30 years, Edwarda has been in a comatose state - and her mother has kept her promise to never leave her beloved daughter! This dedicated parent, now in her 70s, has kept a vigil by her daughter's bedside for more than a quarter of a century, feeding her every two hours and giving her insulin every four hours around the clock, without fail! The strength, power, and tenacity of Kaye O'Bara's incomparable love has attracted miracles, including the spiritual apparition of the Blessed Mother, who is a frequent ''visitor'' to the O'Bara home in Miami, Florida. These events have astounded the community and have inspired intense interest from the media, and they will amaze you - and teach you - as well! This is a phenomenal book about two ordinary people, the miracles that have made their lives extraordinary, and the lessons that you can learn from them. This is a book you will always remember - about a mother and daughter whose bond of love is everlasting!
Home Health Nurse Hal Lindstrom is assigned Amish widower John Tapp. She offers to stay with his children while he is in the hospital. Hal discovers that the troubled children are hiding a tragic secret at their farm in southern Iowa.
When you''ve dreamed about becoming a professional singer, and that dream start to materalize, you also learn a lot more. I never thought that I had anything in common with Tina Turner, Humble Pie, Pink Floyd, Donna Summer and Rita Coolidge! What I found is that we were not that far apart in our love for music. When opportunity presented itself, I started to see how prayer works. It has come to the time in life that I realize who made all of that possible and has been there all the time. I decided it was time to share the journey with others.
Fern Barrett is a girl of high principles, and such people are born to be tested. When she and her husband Terry are forced by circumstances to take employment servants in the household of powerful financier Quentin Dorey, a bachelor, her trials begin. Terry becomes increasingly self-centred and feckless, while Fern finds herself more and more attracted by the charm and sympathy of her employer. She also incurs the hatred of Quentin's embittered mother, who has guessed something about the girl's background which Fern is desperate to conceal. What is Fern to do? Because of her, alas, a promise is forever.