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A Court of Silver Flames
Nesta Archeron has always been prickly-proud, swift to anger, and slow to forgive. And ever since being forced into the Cauldron and becoming High Fae against her will, she''s struggled to find a place for herself within the strange, deadly world she inhabits. Worse, she can''t seem to move past the horrors of the war with Hybern and all she lost in it.
The one person who ignites her temper more than any other is Cassian, the battle-scarred warrior whose position in Rhysand and Feyre''s Night Court keeps him constantly in Nesta''s orbit. But her temper isn''t the only thing Cassian ignites. The fire between them is undeniable, and only burns hotter as they are forced into close quarters with each other.
Meanwhile, the treacherous human queens who returned to the Continent during the last war have forged a dangerous new alliance, threatening the fragile peace that has settled over the realms. And the key to halting them might very well rely on Cassian and Nesta facing their haunting pasts.
In 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life. They moved to Homs, in Syria ? just before the Syrian civil war broke out.
Abu Bakr, one of eight children, was ten years old when the violence began on the streets around him: car bombings, attacks on his mosque and school, firebombs late at night. Homes tells of the strange juxtapositions of growing up in a war zone: horrific, unimaginable events punctuated by normalcy ? soccer, cousins, video games, friends.
Homes is the remarkable true story of how a young boy emerged from a war zone with a passion for sharing his story and telling the world what is truly happening in Syria.
Guiness Book of World Records 2021
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 1999 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
The Baysitter's Club: Claudia and the New Girl
Claudia has always been the most creative kid in her class... until Ashley Wyeth comes along. Ashley''s really different: She wears hippie clothes and has multiple earrings, and she''s the most fantastic artist Claudia has ever met.
Ashley says Claudia is a great artist, too, but thinks she''s wasting her artistic talent with The Baby-sitters Club. When Claudia starts spending more time with Ashley and missing BSC meetings, it becomes clear that Claudia has to make a decision -- one of them has to go!
The Four Winds
Texas, 1921. A time of abundance. The Great War is over, the bounty of the land is plentiful, and America is on the brink of a new and optimistic era. But for Elsa Wolcott, deemed too old to marry in a time when marriage is a woman''s only option, the future seems bleak. Until the night she meets Rafe Martinelli and decides to change the direction of her life. With her reputation in ruin, there is only one respectable choice: marriage to a man she barely knows.
By 1934, the world has changed; millions are out of work and drought has devastated the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as crops fail and water dries up and the earth cracks open. Dust storms roll relentlessly across the plains. Everything on the Martinelli farm is dying, including Elsa''s tenuous marriage; each day is a desperate battle against nature and a fight to keep her children alive.
In this uncertain and perilous time, Elsa-like so many of her neighbors-must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or leave it behind and go west, to California, in search of a better life for her family.
Anne...La maison aux pignons verts
La magie du chef-d''oeuvre de L.M. Montgomery est réinventée dans cette magnifique bande dessinée parfaite pour les nouveaux lecteurs qui connaissent moins bien Anne. La maison aux pignons verts ou les véritables amateurs du roman classique.
Quand Matthew et Marilla Cuthbert décident d''adopter une orpheline pour les aider à s''occuper de la ferme familiale, ils n''ont aucune idée des péripéties qui les attendent. Avec sa chevelure rousse et son imagination indomptable, Anne Shirley prend le domaine des pignons verts d''assaut!
Les mésaventures de la jeune fille apportent un brin de romance dans la vie des gens qui partagent son quotidien. De l''excitation triomphale aux profondeurs du désespoir, Anne transforme chaque instant en un moment inoubliable.
Wings of Fire: The Dangerous Gift (book 14)
Snowfall didn''t expect to be queen of the IceWings at such a young age, but now that she is, she''s going to be the best queen ever. All she has to do is keep her tribe within IceWing territory, where it''s safe -- while keeping every other tribe out, where they belong.
It''s a perfect and simple plan, backed up by all the IceWing magic Snowfall can find. That is, until a storm of unidentified dragons arrives on her shore, looking for asylum.
The foreigners are completely strange and, Snowfall is certain, utterly untrustworthy. But as she escorts the miserable new tribes out of her kingdom, Snowfall is forced to reconsider her plan. Maybe she can only keep her tribe safe . . . if she''s willing to risk everything.
At home, Maggie is the odd one out. Her parents are preoccupied with the new baby they''re expecting, and her younger brothers are twins and always in their own world. Maggie thinks a new puppy is the answer, but when she goes to select one on her birthday, she breaks out in hives and rashes. She''s severely allergic to anything with fur!
Can Maggie outsmart her allergies and find the perfect pet? With illustrations by Michelle Mee Nutter, Megan Wagner Lloyd draws on her own experiences with allergies to tell a heartfelt story of family, friendship, and finding a place to belong.
A Fleur De Peau
Marie-Pierre vit avec Suzanne, sa mère avocate, depuis que son père les a quittées pour un autre continent. Le travail de Suzanne l'obligeant à travailler de longues heures au bureau, Marie-Pierre se retrouve le plus souvent seule à la maison. Jeune fille responsable et autonome, Marie-Pierre passe ses soirées à faire ses devoirs, parfois en compagnie de son ami Loulou avec qui elle partage tout. Depuis quelque temps, elle reçoit des appels anonymes qui l'inquiètent et remarque une activité étrange dans sa chambre. Les objets personnels disparaissent de manière inexpliquée. Ne voulant pas inquiéter sa mère, débordée de travail, Marie-Pierre, Loulou et leur ami David tentent de faire la lumière sur ces événements mystérieux. Serait-ce Léveillé, le petit garçon insolent de l'école, et sa bande qui s'amusent à lui faire peur? Voici les trois amis lancés dans une enquête qui leur réserve de nombreuses surprises et, surtout, plusieurs frissons. Extrait Ma gorge se resserre. J'ai l'impression de ressentir quelque chose dans la pièce, une présence inhabituelle. Je me retourne lentement, essayant de voir à travers l'obscurité. J'attrape ma table de chevet et je brosse, je brosse. Non, je ne rêve pas, c'est vraiment de la peau, une main, je pense. Je retire rapidement ma main et je demande: - C'est toi, Loulou? Avez-vous décidé de venir me rejoindre? "Mon coeur bat la chamade. J'ai du mal à avaler. Je n'ai jamais eu aussi peur de ma vie. Personne ne répond. Je n'ai qu'une envie: crier, crier sans fin. Je répète, me forçant à garder un ton calme: - Loulou? C'est un vrai cauchemar. J'entends Loulou crier depuis le salon: - Tu me parles, Marie?
Trailblazers introduces readers to Canada’s Black history through the under-told stories of over forty incredible Black change makers.
Some of these trailblazers, such as Josiah Henson, have saved lives through their bravery. Some, such as Viola Desmond and Bromley Armstrong, have improved laws through their advocacy. Others, such as Albert Jackson and Bernice Redmon, have broken down barriers by being the first in their fields and inventing new ways of doing things.
With each short story carefully written in poetic form and accompanied by beautiful illustrations, this tribute brings complex topics and historical facts to life. Engaged readers will finish Trailblazers feeling enlightened, inspired, and ready to blaze their own trails.