Dare to Make History is the story of two courageous and talented women who weren't willing to accept anything less than being treated as equals. On their journey to a gold medal in women's ice hockey, they became role models for generations before and after them.
This humorous how-to is for any fundraising professional looking to elevate their relationships with current and prospective donors. Patrick's bite-sized nuggets of wisdom on time management and the importance of gratitude is a must-have source of do-good inspiration and a template for structuring your work week in a way that optimizes your time and talents.
Star of Food Network's Girl Meets Farm, and winner of the Judges' Choice IACP Cookbook Award, Molly Yeh explores home and family and celebrates her Jewish and Chinese heritage and her current Midwestern farm life in this cookbook featuring more than 120 recipes.
Before Dave Osborn became one of the all-time great running backs with the Minnesota Vikings, he grew up on a farm near Cando, N.D., without electricity all the while riding his horse to school. Even in the middle of winter.
Adopting a pet from a shelter is not only exciting, but it's truly a feelgood experience as well. Join Kat and her family as they bring their adopted dog, Pickles, home to their family farm. Kat and Pickles work together to make the transition fun.
It's the first Christmas a dog named Pickles has with her new family. Kat is excited to share her Christmas traditions with Pickles. Her traditions are not so traditional, they are all about how she likes to give at Christmas time. The story includes an old Midwestern / German tradition of hiding a pickle ornament on the tree and there are hidden pickles throughout the pages.
In 1999, Juliet Cutler leaves the United States to teach at the first school for Maasai girls in East Africa. Captivated by the stories of young Maasai women determined to get an education in the midst of a culture caught between the past and the future, she seeks to empower and support her students as they struggle to define their own fates.
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Vanessa Enderson lives within the boundaries of the Alphan Society. A group that wields incredible Magik. She has always believed in her government. They live in secret, but there is peace. An agreement with the non-Magik Betas. Now another, more dangerous, group of Magik wielders, the Omegas, threaten this coexistence.Vanessa must decide which side is worth sacrificing everything for.
Memoir from Marc de Celle of his family's first five years in Fargo. Having always lived in either Arizona, California or Florida, Fargo was a big change -- but the biggest shock wasn't the climate, it was the culture. The locals frequently left de Celle speechless, until he finally figured out what to say: "Oh. How Fargo of You."
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When a devastating tornado hit Grand Forks and East Grand Forks on June 16, 1887, nobody saw it coming.
Even the United States Signal Service believed there was a northern limit for tornadoes in the United States.
A young girl discovers an ancient Native American medicine wheel on her parents' ranch. Through her discovery, she is taken on a spiritual journey and taught an important lesson in life.
It is a whimsical interpretation meant to awaken its readers, lift spirits and teach children and adults that no matter your color or beliefs, we are all the same on the inside.
An idyllic upbringing, unconditional love, and the serenity of the Heartland USA were not enough to shield this close-knit family from heroin. In her moving, ultimately hopeful narrative of struggle and redemption, Dana Chase writes unsparingly of how she survived the shock of learning that her beautiful identical twin sons had become heroin addicts and the terror that unfolded as a result.
Once upon a time, salad was iceberg lettuce with a few shredded carrots and a cucumber slice, if you were lucky. A vegetable side was potatoes—would you like those baked, mashed, or au gratin? A nice anniversary dinner? Would you rather visit the Holiday Inn or the Regency Inn?
Childhood is filled with many new and interesting ideas and concepts and lots of fun, exciting things to learn and do. Children often have many innocent questions and are learning daily about the world around them. In this story, Are There Dirt Bikes in Heaven? a child is interested in learning more about heaven. He is pondering over it and has a lot of questions.
Steamboats transformed the Missouri Valley. Enterprising men like Joseph La Barge and Grant Marsh braved financial and mortal danger to reap fantastic profits from trade in furs and buffalo robes. But steamboats also brought smallpox, soldiers and settlers to the lands of Native Americans.
For more than a century, American communities erected monuments to western pioneers. Although many of these statues receive little attention today, the images they depict--sturdy white men, saintly mothers, and wholesome pioneer families--enshrine prevailing notions of American exceptionalism, race relations, and gender identity.
A MOST EXCITING ADVENTURE . . . Ready for Blast Off For Kellan the Astronaut, the sky is the limit This story was inspired by a little boy's curiosity, imagination, and adventurous spirit, together with a required helmet he wore for a year following cranial surgery.
A teen without a family. A town with a dark history. A body in the lake.
The story continues from Mailboat Book I
The story continues from Mailboat I and Mailboat II.
The hopes of foster kid Bailey hang on a prayer as her beloved mentor Captain Tommy fights for his life, the most recent victim in a spate of violence that's rocked their idyllic lakeside town. She'd give anything to save him--even if it means making a devil's deal and walking away from him forever.
Most people think the fae are gone. Most people are wrong.
Owen Williams wakes after a horrific car accident to find his wife is dead-and somehow turned into a gryphon-and his kids gone after a home invasion turned horribly wrong. Shattered and reeling, he vows to do whatever it takes to find them.
The fae are on the brink of war.
It's been nearly a year since the Battle of Tearmann.
Does your child understand what makes them so great?
Imaginative, Kind, Smart, Talented, and Brave. These are just a few of the affirmations that you will read and explore with your child.