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The Pea That Was Me

The Pea That Was Me

A Two Moms/Sperm Donation Story

  • Author: Kimberly Kluger-Bell
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • ISBN: 9781495290046
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 26
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The Pea That Was Me is wonderful introduction for children to the fact that a donor helped to bring them into the loving arms of their "two moms." The basic fact that it takes an egg ("from a lady") and a sperm ("from a man") to make a baby that "grows in mommy's tummy" is introduced in a gentle and light-hearted way. Reading this one of a kind book opens the door to further talk about donors, how happy you are to have these special children, and how grateful you are to the doctor and the donor who helped!

An Australian Life

An Australian Life

  • Author: Stanley Graham
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1445748266
  • Category:
  • Page: 390
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A childhood spent living in NSW around 1900. Working in the outback and on the railways. A chequered war service in Light Railway Operating Companies. Deserting in 1919 and starting a new life in Manchester working for Armstrong Whitworths. Becoming works manager for General Gas Appliances in Audenshaw. War production including complete landing craft.Retirement as a grocer and farmer in Yorkshire. This is an unusual biography because he had many secrets whilst alive which the author has teased out by research. Despite all this he is still loved by his family. A very human story of a good man. Fully illustrated

Wycliffe and the Pea Green Boat

Wycliffe and the Pea Green Boat

  • Author: W.J. Burley
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1409134814
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 192
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Wycliffe tackles a case which reaches back down the generations ... When Cedric Tremain is charged with murdering his father by booby-trapping his fishing boat, all the locals are agreed that he is an unlikely murderer. But the case against him is strong: he has the motive, the opportunity and the know-how; not to mention the fact that there is some hard circumstantial evidence against him. So Cedric is arrested. But Chief Superintendent Wycliffe has a strong sense that something about the case just doesn't fit. As he quietly continues his investigations a confusing picture emerges. Twenty years ago Cedric's cousin was convicted of strangling his girlfriend and served fourteen years of a commuted death sentence. While the wheels of justice begin to grind Wycliffe searches for a link between past and present... Why readers love W.J. Burley: 'First-class, old-time, hyper-ingenious whodunit.' Observer 'You can always count on Wycliffe ... he inevitably guarantees a good story, convincing characters and appealing landscape ' Financial Times 'Wycliffe teases out the truth with delicate skill that leaves the reader intrigued and convinced.' Mail on Sunday 'Gripping.' The Times Fans of Ruth Rendell, Val McDermid and Peter Robinson will love W.J. Burley: 1. Wycliffe and the Three-Toed Pussy 2. Wycliffe and How to Kill a Cat 3. Wycliffe and the Guilt Edged Alibi 4. Wycliffe and Death in a Salubrious Place 5. Wycliffe and Death in Stanley Street 6. Wycliffe and the Pea-Green Boat 7. Wycliffe and the School Bullies 8. Wycliffe and the Scapegoat 9. Wycliffe in Paul's Court 10. Wycliffe's Wild Goose Chase 11. Wycliffe and the Beales 12. Wycliffe and the Four Jacks 13. Wycliffe and the Quiet Virgin 14. Wycliffe and the Winsor Blue 15. Wycliffe and the Tangled Web 16. Wycliffe and the Cycle of Death 17. Wycliffe and the Dead Flautist 18. Wycliffe and the Last Rites 19. Wycliffe and the Dunes Mystery 20. Wycliffe and the House of Fear 21. Wycliffe and the Redhead 22. Wycliffe and the Guild of Nine * Each Inspector Wycliffe novel can be read as part of a series or as a standalone*

Party Tricks for Dogs

Party Tricks for Dogs

  • Author: William Houston
  • Publisher: Trafford Publishing
  • ISBN: 1412090989
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 149
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Is there anything more satisfying than having a dog that everyone admires, and in many cases envy through your petOs ability to entertain both children and adults? Party tricks for dogs is a comprehensive guide on how all dogs will be stimulated and continue to learn through the use of tricks, all of which can be performed indoors. Read how to teach your pet everything from house training to obedience and agility through the use of teaching it tricks, All you require is the use of your front room to show off your dog as it performs these amusing tricks, such as playing I SPY. CARD TRICKS. CHOOSING COLOURS. FETCHING TOYS BY NAME. ANSWERING THE PHONE PUTTING ITS TOYS IN BIN and many more tricks, all of which can be performed by the authors own dog Molly. The books unique approach to dog training through the use of humor and the fact that it also tells the reader about the authorOs feud with his wife over the arrival of a rescued Mongrel, and her attempts to find a valid reason to evict it maintains the attention of the reader. The use of amusing illustration related to the task being discussed, or in the case of the wife argued about, will also add to the readerOs pleasure, and the techniques used are the simple every day actions that all dogs will perform in an attempt to please, and the only skill the owner requires is a little imagination, to turn a number of tricks into a full repertoire, while they learn step by step, how to teach their dog to perform, Party tricks for dogs.

Having Your Baby Through Egg Donation

Having Your Baby Through Egg Donation

Second Edition

  • Author: Evelina Weidman Sterling,Ellen Sarasohn Glazer
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • ISBN: 0857006525
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 312
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Having Your Baby Through Egg Donation is a helpful, authoritative guide to negotiating the complex and emotive issues that arise for those considering whether or not to pursue egg donation. It presents information clearly and with compassion, exploring the practical, financial, logistical, social and ethical questions that commonly arise. This fully updated second edition also includes recent developments in the field, including travelling for egg donation and the emerging field of epigenetics. This book will be valued by all those considering or undergoing donor conception, as well as the range of professionals who support them, including infertility counsellors, psychologists, therapists and social workers.

Manchild in the promised land

Manchild in the promised land

  • Author: Claude Brown
  • Publisher: Scribner
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 415
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Manchild in the Promised Land is indeed one of the most remarkable autobiographies of our time. This thinly fictionalized account of Claude Brown's childhood as a hardened, streetwise criminal trying to survive the toughest streets of Harlem has been heralded as the definitive account of everyday life for the first generation of African Americans raised in the Northern ghettos of the 1940s and 1950s. When the book was first published in 1965, it was praised for its realistic portrayal of Harlem -- the children, young people, hardworking parents; the hustlers, drug dealers, prostitutes, and numbers runners; the police; the violence, sex, and humor. The book continues to resonate generations later, not only because of its fierce and dignified anger, not only because the struggles of urban youth are as deeply felt today as they were in Brown's time, but also because the book is affirmative and inspiring. Here is the story about the one who "made it," the boy who kept landing on his feet and became a man.

Halfway to Heaven

Halfway to Heaven

My White-knuckled--and Knuckleheaded--Quest for the Rocky Mountain High

  • Author: Mark Obmascik
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1416567267
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 288
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Fat, forty-four, father of three sons, and facing a vasectomy, Mark Obmascik would never have guessed that his next move would be up a 14,000-foot mountain. But when his twelve-year-old son gets bitten by the climbing bug at summer camp, Obmascik can't resist the opportunity for some high-altitude father-son bonding by hiking a peak together. After their first joint climb, addled by the thin air, Obmascik decides to keep his head in the clouds and try scaling all 54 of Colorado's 14,000-foot mountains, known as the Fourteeners -- and to do them in less than one year. The result is Halfway to Heaven, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Obmascik's rollicking, witty, sometimes harrowing, often poignant chronicle of an outrageous midlife adventure that is no walk in the park, although sometimes it's A Walk in the Woods -- but with more sweat and less oxygen. Half a million people try climbing a Colorado Fourteener every year, but only twelve hundred have reported summiting them all. Can an overweight, stay-at-home dad become No. 1,201? With his ebullient personality and sparkling prose, Obmascik brings us inside the quirky, colorful subculture of mountaineering obsessives who summit these mountains year after year. Honoring his concerned wife's orders not to climb alone, Obmascik drags old friends up the slopes, some of them lifelong flatlanders tasting thin air for the first time, and lures seasoned Rockies junkies into taking on a huffing, puffing newbie by bribing them with free beer, lunches, and car washes. Among the new friends he makes are an ex-drag racer trying to perform a headstand on every summit, the lead oboe player in a Hebrew salsa band, and a climber with the counterproductive pre-climb ritual of gulping down four beers and a burrito. Along the way, Obmascik experiences the raw, rowdy, and rarely seen intimacy of male friendship, braced by the double intoxicants of adrenaline and altitude. Though danger is always present -- the Colorado Fourteeners have killed more climbers than Mount Everest -- Mark knows his aging scalp can't afford the hair-raising adventures of Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air, and his quest becomes a story of family, friendship, and fraternity. In Obmascik's summer of climbing, he loses fifteen pounds, finds a few dozen man-dates, and gains respect for the history of these storied mountains (home to cannibalism, gold rushes, shoot-outs, and one of the nation's most famed religious shrines). As much about midlife and male bonding as it is about mountains, Halfway to Heaven tells how weekend warriors can survive them all as they reach for those most distant things -- the summits of mountains and a teenage son. And as one man exceeds the physical achievements of his youth, he discovers that age -- like summit height -- is just a number.

Agents In My Brain

Agents In My Brain

How I Survived Manic Depression

  • Author: Bill Hannon
  • Publisher: Open Court
  • ISBN: 0812697871
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 258
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What is it like to be at the mercy of biochemical agents in your brain that make you think you are working in league with secret agents? In Agents in My Brain, Bill Hannon guides you into a world in which crossword puzzles are coded messages from the CIA and a scrap of masking tape on your car windshield means that your conversations are being monitored. Never before has anyone described the bizarre though processes of a manic-depressive so clearly. Hannon shares glimpses of his life as a happy, well-adjusted high school student with many friends, a member of the high school swim team, then as a young man going off to college and wondering what he should tell his roommates and potential girlfriends about the unpredictable behavior brought on by his illness. In this authentic, gutsy, sometimes humorous, first-person account of surviving manic depression, one that hasn't been prettified or romaticized, Hannon tells what is ultimately a success story. He describes how he eventually finds a competent doctor who prescribes medications that help prevent mania and depression with minimal side-effects.

The Werewolf of Walther Point

The Werewolf of Walther Point

A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story

  • Author: Caitlind L. Alexander
  • Publisher: Learning Island
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 20
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The fog rolled in, wrapping itself around my shoulders like a stale, wet, gray cloak. It gathered deeper and deeper, like an old friend happy to see me after a long absence. And it hid me. It hid my presence from the watchful eyes in the cabin before me. That was fine with me. I needed the concealment more than I needed the sight. In fact, I didn't need to see the cabin at all. I could smell it. And I could smell most strongly the one thing I wanted more than anything else in the world right now. The thing that made my stomach ache with hunger. Sweet, young, tender flesh about fifteen years old. A werewolf's favorite meal. Find out what happens to the people in the cabin in this 15-minute tale of terror. Ages 9 and up. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

The Werewolf of Walther Point: A 15-Minute Horror Story for Brave Souls

The Werewolf of Walther Point: A 15-Minute Horror Story for Brave Souls

Educational Version

  • Author: Caitlind L. Alexander
  • Publisher: Learning Island
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 30
  • View: 3792
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The fog rolled in, wrapping itself around my shoulders like a stale, wet, gray cloak. It gathered deeper and deeper, like an old friend happy to see me after a long absence. And it hid me. It hid my presence from the watchful eyes in the cabin before me. That was fine with me. I needed the concealment more than I needed the sight. In fact, I didn't need to see the cabin at all. I could smell it. And I could smell most strongly the one thing I wanted more than anything else in the world right now. The thing that made my stomach ache with hunger. Sweet, young, tender flesh about fifteen years old. A werewolf's favorite meal. Find out what happens to the people in the cabin in this 15-minute tale of terror. Ages 9 and up. Educational Versions have exercises designed to meet Common Core standards. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.