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The War with Grandpa

By Robert Kimmel Smith
  • ISBN Code: : 1782692126
  • Publisher : Pushkin Press
  • Pages : 103
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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The award-winning children’s classic - now a major film Peter was so excited that Grandpa was coming to live with his family - but he hadn’t expected Grandpa to take his room... Peter loves his Grandpa, but now he feels he has only one choice: to declare war! With the help of his friends, Peter devises outrageous plans to make Grandpa surrender the room. But Grandpa is tougher than he looks. Rather than give in, Grandpa plans to get even. They used to be such great pals. Has their war gone too far?

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By Geoff Rodkey
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0316297828
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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  • Pdf File: the-tapper-twins-go-to-war.pdf

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This bestselling first book in the Tapper Twins series is a hilariously authentic showcase of what it's like to be in middle school in our digitally-saturated world, told as a colorful "oral history" with photos, screenshots, text messages, chat logs, and online gaming digital art. Twelve-year-old twins, Claudia and Reese, who couldn't be more different...except in their determination to come out on top in a vicious prank war. But when the competition escalates into an all-out battle that's fought from the cafeteria of their New York City private school all the way to the fictional universe of an online video game, the twins have to decide if their efforts to destroy each other are worth the price. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly declared "This uproarious series opener... is packed with both laugh-out-loud moments and heart." Don't miss the further adventures of the Tapper Twins in The Tapper Twins Tear Up New York, The Tapper Twins Run for President, and The Tapper Twins Go Viral.

Black, Blind, & In Charge

By David Paterson
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1510763090
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 484
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"I have had this desire my whole life to prove people wrong, to show them I could do things they didn't think I could do.”--David Paterson A title that hits you between the eyes is second only to a Governor put in office by a prostitution scandal. Scandals aside, David Paterson overcame severe disability and racial prejudice to become a state senator, lieutenant governor, and—unexpectedly—governor of New York. Paterson is well known for his remarkable vision. In a rising climate of denial and with fiscal crisis looming, Paterson appeared—seemingly from the wilderness—to sound the alarm about the impending crisis after being in service for only a few months. But his leadership extends well beyond reducing a 21.3-billion-dollar budget deficit during the worst economic downturn in recent history. From standing in protest outside Amazon against Kindle accessibility for the blind, to advocating the overthrow of a corrupt Trinidadian government, he made his mark during his three-year tenure. He made procedural changes that resulted in no state budget being late since his departure from office. He fought for same sex marriage and against disability discrimination. When he appeared on an episode of Saturday Night Live, he even quipped, “You guys spent so much time talking about my blindness that I forgot I was black.” Paterson was the first and only blind governor—other than a man who held the title for eleven days in 1975—and the fourth person of African descent to hold the office of governor in American history. Paterson may also be the only governor in history to have been arrested outside the governor's office prior to his service. You will want to read about that one. His candid admissions, even while serving as governor, are refreshing in this era where the truth and public servants are rarely mentioned in the same sentence. This book is at times hilarious, shocking, heartfelt, and then—when you least expect it—soulful, passionate, irreverent, and extraordinary. This is a self-help book encapsulated from the memories of one who continues to help himself through his service to others, the credo of public life. Since leaving office, the former governor has flourished as a talk show host, consultant to industry, Chair of the NY State Democratic Party, Director of Investments with the Moldaver Paterson Lee Group at Stifel Investment Bank, and now Senior Vice President & Special Advisor to the President of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. What’s next for David Paterson? The governor stated in one of his lighter moments in the journey of Black, Blind and In Charge: “I may take a run at the Presidency, or, better still, the Vice Presidency and another scandal.”

Conversations with Grandpa and Some

By Ernest Hausmann
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 9781469107981
  • Total of Pages : 69
  • Category : Family & Relationships
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Why did I write this book? I wanted to describe how children of various ages think and feel. What better opportunity could I have had than to be able to communicate with my thirteen grandchildren. My wife, Britta, and I are fortunate to have six of them living in the same community as us. These grandchildren: I get to see them often. We go on overnight hikes and work out together Sunday mornings. Four of our grandchildren live six hundred miles away in Indianapolis. We only see them three times a year. Once a year we rent a cottage together somewhere on the beach. Three others live in Jerusalem. We see them once a year. Whenever we visit we all go to a resort together for a few days. I do speak with all my grandchildren on the phone at least once a month; although only some are old enough to carry on a little meaningful conversation. Some adults have the mistaken belief that children are just little adults and that they think like adults do. A motivation for this book was to test the hypothesis was true. As you might hypothesize this proofed not to be true. A major part of this book represents an interview with each of my grandchildren dealing with various aspects of the childrens lives. This I believe has been the case. Furthermore, I included my diaries of two trips my wife and I took with some of my grandchildren: one with my oldest grandson to the Grand Canyon, and the other site seeing to Washington, D.C. with three of the grandchildren. These diaries contain different responses made by the children after different experiences. Lastly I included a section called Gems which represents truly precious comments different children had made. This three pronged presentation,, the question and answer portion, the gems, the diaries of trips we made together, should provide insight into the thinking of children in general, or at least my grandchildren. What is reasonable to conclude from this book about my thirteen grandchildren? All children are different is once again confirmed. This, of course, everyone knows but sometimes forgets. Therefore generalizations were difficult but individual characteristics were worthy to mention. Some features that were clearly demonstrated are: honest stating of views, a sense of humor, social consciousness and a sense of responsibility. In writing this book two conclusions come to mind with firm conviction. One is that childrens views are worthy of adult attention and it can be great fun for a grandfather to interact with his grandchildren.

Poke Greens for Breakfast

By Walta Sorrels Jennings
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 9781462092437
  • Total of Pages : 196
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 208
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In this book you will see life through a child's eyes, romping with a pet pig, becoming "hobbled" when you're unable to button your drawer-waist, and riding beside Grandpa in his buggy. You will survive the 1919 flu pandemic, suffer through the Great Depression, know the bitter cold of South Dakota Blizzards and discover strength and courage in the lives of isolated sheepherders in the foothills of the Black Hills. Add to this a bit of humor and a lot of wit, and you'll have Poke Greens for Breakfast!

The War Against America

By Laurie Mylroie
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062032615
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 688
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The destruction of the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the attack on the Pentagon -- all within one hour on September 11, 2001 -- demonstrated America's shocking vulnerability to terrorism. Yet terror had already emerged on America's shores eight years earlier, when the mysterious terrorist mastermind, Ramzi Yousef (arrested after a botched attempt to down a dozen U.S. airlines) bombed the World Trade Center in an attempt to fell the buildings.His attacks were viewed as the harbinger of a new terrorism, carried out by an elusive enemy driven by religious fanaticism to unprecedented hatred of the United States. But is that perception accurate? A real-life detective story, The War Against America engages the reader in a gripping examination of the evidence regarding Yousef and his terrorism. It reveals the split between New York and Washington that emerged during the investigation and tells a terrifying tale of America left exposed and vulnerable following the mishandling of what was once the most ambitious terrorist attack ever attempted on U.S. soil.

A War Against Terror Through My Lens

By Albert M. Stark
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 9781469105901
  • Total of Pages : 69
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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MARTHA FINLEY Ultimate Collection – 35+ Novels in One Volume (Including The Complete Elsie Dinsmore Series & Mildred Keith Collection)

By Martha Finley
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8026867130
  • Total of Pages : 6905
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 580
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Read and download full book MARTHA FINLEY Ultimate Collection – 35+ Novels in One Volume (Including The Complete Elsie Dinsmore Series & Mildred Keith Collection)

Exam Prep for: Grandpa Stops a War

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  • Publisher : N.a
  • Book Code : N.a
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Chutes, Beer, & Bullets

By Jesse C. Holder
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1468575104
  • Total of Pages : 219
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 975
  • Pdf File: chutes-beer-bullets.pdf

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Chutes, Beer, & Bullets: Not Your Grandpa's War Story is a humor filled narrative that takes place during the peak of The War on Terror. Follow Jesse is this uncut and unscripted adventure as he leads you through United States Army Airborne School, Europe, and ultimately to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Chutes, Beer, & Bullets is assured to have you laughing, sighing, looking away, and possibly even shedding a tear as you connect with the real life characters within. No doubt you will be longing for more as you turn the final page.