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A Crankenstein Valentine

By Samantha Berger
  • ISBN Code: : 0316257648
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 40
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 310
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : a-crankenstein-valentine.pdf

Book Excerpt :

Even the crankiest monsters have hearts in this Valentine tale from fan favorite author Samantha Berger and Caldecott medalist illustrator Dan Santat. Cheesy cards, allergy-inducing bouquets, and heart-shaped everything? YECHHHH! It's enough to turn anyone into a monster! An ordinary kid becomes Crankenstein on the most lovey-dovey, yuckiest day of the year: Valentine's Day. Can Crankenstein find a way to turn his sour day sweet? Can a monster find a little love in his heart? Find out in the monstrously funny A Crankenstein Valentine.

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  • Pdf File: heart-in-chains.pdf

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Since the death of her almost bankrupt father, the beautiful Andrea Clerefall has been reduced to the status of a drudge under the stern eye of her stepmother and her two unpleasant stepsisters. Her only friend is her late mother’s old Nanny, Hattie, who is teaching her the art of embroidery. When Andrea encounters by chance the new Viscount at nearby Mannerly Hall and falls for his considerable charms, she never dares dream that her fortunes will soon be closely entwined with his. Unexpectedly she and her stepfamily are invited to the Mannerly masked ball, but her stepmother spitefully ensures that Andrea is excluded from the glittering occasion. However Hattie comes to the rescue at the last minute and in the guise of ‘Griselda’, Andrea goes to the ball where she is a sensation and attracts the attentions of the Viscount, who by the end of the night declares that he will never let her escape him. But escape she must as she is not of his class. By the time he discovers who she is, his heart is in chains to the calculating Lady Bethel and Andrea herself faces a life of degradation as the employee of the nefarious Madam Fabrice in the heart of London. Only love can free her and only her love can break the chains that hold the Viscount imprisoned.Find out what happens to Andrea and how her prayers are eventually answered in this intriguing story by BARBARA CARTLAND.

Heart and Science

By Wilkie Collins
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1609774736
  • Total of Pages : 377
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 615
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Heart and Science turns on the fate of the orphaned Carmina Graywell, who is left in the charge of her aunt and guardian Mrs. Gallilee when her fiancé is forced to take an extended trip to Canada’s drier climes in order to recover his health. Over the issue of her inheritance Mrs. Gallilee schemes to manipulate, control and ultimately destroy the naïve but strong-willed Carmina. The story is complicated by the machinations of Dr. Benjulia, a dark genius whose passionate devotion to the study of diseases of the brain leads him to encourage the progress of Carmina’s life-threatening brain illness for the sake of scientific observation; the narrative builds to a pair of spectacularly lurid climactic scenes. Collin’s novel tackles the debate over what he termed ‘the hideous secrets of Vivisection’ with a passionate intensity aroused in large part by the sensational 1880s case of a doctor who was acquitted on charges laid under the new Cruelty to Animals Act of having practiced live experimentation on animals without a license. Excerpts from a contemporary account of this trial, together with other documents relating to the vivisectionist controversy and a variety of contemporary reviews of the book, are included among the appendices of this volume. The edition also includes a full introduction, chronology, explanatory notes and a note on the text. Heart and Science’s story of the struggle between strong-willed women will strike chords of sympathetic understanding with modern readers?as will its vivisectionist theme, with it’s clear parallels to the animal welfare/ animal rights debates of today.

The Color of the Sky Is the Shape of the Heart

By Chesil
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  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Book Code : 164129230X
  • Total of Pages : 168
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 128
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Now in translation for the first time, the award-winning debut that broke literary ground in Japan explores diaspora, prejudice, and the complexities of a teen girl’s experience growing up as a Zainichi Korean, reminiscent of Min Jin Lee's classic Pachinko and Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street. Seventeen-year-old Ginny Park is about to get expelled from high school—again. Stephanie, the picture book author who took Ginny into her Oregon home after she was kicked out of school in Hawaii, isn’t upset; she only wants to know why. But Ginny has always been in-between. She can't bring herself to open up to anyone about her past, or about what prompted her to flee her native Japan. Then, Ginny finds a mysterious scrawl among Stephanie's scraps of paper and storybook drawings that changes everything: The sky is about to fall. Where do you go? Ginny sets off on the road in search of an answer, with only her journal as a confidante. In witty and brutally honest vignettes, and interspersed with old letters from her expatriated family in North Korea, Ginny recounts her adolescence growing up Zainichi, an ethnic Korean born in Japan, and the incident that forced her to leave years prior. Inspired by her own childhood, author Chesil creates a portrait of a girl who has been fighting alone against barriers of prejudice, nationality, and injustice all her life—and one searching for a place to belong.

The Heart of Scotland

By A. R. Hope Moncrieff
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 161
  • Category : Travel
  • Members : 751
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"The Heart of Scotland" by A. R. Hope Moncrieff. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Rainy Day Book

By Helen Brooks
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  • Publisher : Guardian Books
  • Book Code : 085265359X
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 601
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'MUUUUMMMM ... DAAADDDD ... I'm BORED!' Whether it's the weekend, half term or the summer holidays, these words will likely strike fear into any parent's heart - particularly if it's tipping it down with rain outside. Thankfully, this delightful collection is at hand, packed full of imaginative ideas that are guaranteed to inspire young minds, and maybe even remind older ones of the best bits of their own childhood. The selection not only includes simple and inexpensive ideas for science and craft activities, from making your own rocket to creating a memory box, it also gives suggestions for imaginative play, from indoor camping to pretending to be a pirate for the day. There are activities that will encourage children to learn about animals and insects, to pick up foreign languages and to find out more about their family history, and it even covers recommendations for the times when the weather isn't so bad, from leapfrog in the garden to visiting a local farm. Packed full of thoughtful and inventive ideas, The Rainy Day Book will prove an endless source of inspiration for anyone with children to entertain.

The Heart Of The Hunter

By Laurens Van Der Post
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1407073060
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Travel
  • Members : 657
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In this moving sequel to The Lost World of the Kalahari van der Post records everything he has learned of the life and lore of Africa's first inhabitants. The Heart of the Hunter is a journey into the mind and spirit of the Bushmen, a people outlawed by the advance of blacks and whites alike.

The Heart of Rome: A Tale of the "Lost Water"

By F. Marion Crawford
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 238
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 890
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"The Heart of Rome: A Tale of the "Lost Water"" by F. Marion Crawford. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.