Saved By Dolphins: The Todd Endris Story
Saved By The Dolphins is the compelling true survival story of surfer Todd Endris. In August of 2007 after just catching a wave in Monterey Bay, California, a 3,000 pound Great White Shark attacked him not once but three times! Left for dead, some heroic surfers went straight into the pool of blood to help save Todd, at the same time a pod of fifteen Bottlenose Dolphins formed a barrier around him to protect him from the powerful predator. This is the full account oose Dolphins formed a barrier around him to protect him from the powerful predator. This is the full account of five eye witnesses and told by Todd himself. It's a truly miraculous story!… read more
What's worse than picking out a Christmas gift for picky tweens? Picking one out last minute! Thankfully, Amazon Prime's two-day shipping makes last minute purchases a piece of cake—and we have the whole great gift thing covered. Check out this selection of awesome, affordable last minute Christmas gifts tweens will love, from 'Star Wars' LEGO sets to mermaid-inspired sequin bags to the latest, greatest replacement for last year's fidget spinners.
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Your little one deserves the coziest, comfiest place to sleep—and you deserve a style that you love. We've compiled a list of the best crib bedding, made of baby-friendly materials, in a range of cute and trendy designs to complete your new baby's nursery space. Whether you're looking for baby girl crib bedding, baby boy crib bedding or gender neutral crib bedding with adorable woodland creatures, you'll find sets you love from retailers you know and trust, like Target, Wayfair, Pottery Barn Kids and more.
Pokémon video games are a classic favorite for kids and parents alike. The games center around fictional creatures that can be trained for battle and evolve into bigger, better versions. Pokémon games feature only mild cartoon violence, are rated E for everyone and are compatible with Nintendo gaming consoles and Android or iOS devices.
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Much like the still-hot onesie trend favored by bump-free fashionistas for the past few years, maternity rompers and jumpsuits are all the rage with the mother-to-be set as well. Casual, elegant, sporty and most importantly — comfortable! — these all-in-one outfits are nothing but versatile and especially easy to wear. Check out this collection of maternity one-piece jumpsuits; there's something chic for every mama at every phase of her pregnancy.
There are times when we don't want glitter or ruffles or confusing designs splattered all over our kids' clothes. That's why we love Primary. Their clothes are basic and simple and can be worn over and over again. Another reason we love Primary? They're also making Halloween easy by inspiring parents to take matters into their own hands to create clever and adorable DIY Halloween costumes without having to pick up a needle and thread. Best of all, the costumes can have a second life—the hoodie your little guy wore for his dragon costume can be the same hoodie he wears to school the following week — minus the scales, of course. Scroll to see our favorite Primary DIY costume picks, along with details on how to make them and where to buy the essential pieces.
Once all the holiday parties have died down and parents are back to work, the winter doldrums start to set in. Just because it's cold outside, that doesn't mean outdoor activities are out of the question. On the contrary, playing in the snow is one of the best ways to burn off (or chill out) all that pent-up energy. Plus, besides skating and sledding, there are all sorts of creative toys, games and even productive — snow chores, anyone? — things to do in the great, winter outdoors for kids and they're all available on Amazon now.
Hooray for snow days! That brisk chill in the air signals that it's time to bundle up the kids in warm winter gear and get outdoors for some cool family fun and winter activities. Way better than riding in a one-horse open sleigh, soaring downhill on the slickest sledding equipment is guaranteed to be a blast! Easy to pack for a trip to the park, our top picks of sleds, saucers, tubes, and toboggans are great for gliding through the season. Be sure to have helmets handy to keep the little ones safe, and enjoy the ride!
Excerpt from The Colonel's JewelsThis attitude has been fostered by political mal contents for many years and in 1857 the members ...Of the Old royal families Of India fomented the terrible Sepoy Rebellion.The Indian people seemed to have evinced a certain degree Of veneration for her gracious Majesty, Queen Victoria, and this feeling Of unrest has been noticed especially since her death.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Excerpt from The Diary of a Russian Lady: Reminiscences of Barbara Doukhovskoy (Née Princesse Galitzine)This book was not intended... to be published, and it is to accident that we owe its appearance.The author, from her childhood, followed affection ate advices and good examples, and noted every day her impressions of everything she saw and heard about her. She puts in these pages all the freshness and sincerity of her woman's heart.Circumstances placed the author in the centre of remarkable events. Remaining faithful to the principle of not interfering with her husband's business, she becomes, however, unwillingly, the spectatrix of particularly interesting facts: the outside of war, of different centres of Russian society, of exotic life in foreign colonies and on our remote frontiers, including the regions of the river Amour in Eastern Siberia.Our author does not pretend to give a thorough and complete study of political events and society customs. But here we have vivid pictures of different impressions which, linked together, give us a living picture of places, events, and persons; real life in fact is delineated in this book, which has thus become a considerable work.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
The Magical Scarecrows have been magically brought to life by the great power some know as Mother Earth to help look after our pre...cious wildlife, the environment, and our planet. Each Magical Scarecrow has a special name, a hat representing their country, and animal friends who share their special magical secret of being alive. Through exciting adventure stories in a series of books available at their website, The Magical Scarecrows teach us valuable lessons about life, history, culture, and our place in this beautiful world. Here all the Magical Scarecrows from around the world have come together to listen to stories told by children who each tell the tale of their favourite animal... but first the ten Magical Scarecrows would like to introduce themselves, each saying, "Hello" in their own language. read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we kno...w it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. read more
"A real friend is a companion for your heart."Godlike Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, has built a beautiful city, but is also a terrible ...tyrant. In answer to the prayers of his oppressed citizens, the gods create Enkidu, a wild man whose destiny is to first fight Gilgamesh, and then become his life-long friend. They embark on adventures together, but when they - together - kill the Bull of Heaven, Enkidu must pay the ultimate price. In his grief and fear of his own death, Gilgamesh goes on a journey to discover the secret to immortality ...Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
Now there's a girl who understands things, the crow thought.When two brothers, Eteocles and Polynices, die in a vicious battle ove...r the crown of Thebes, the new ruler, King Creon, decides that Eteocles will be buried as a hero, while Polynices will be left outside as a feast for the dogs and crows.But the young Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, will defy the cruel tyrant and attempt to give her brother the burial he deserves. This simple act of love and bravery will set in motion a terrible course of events that will reverberate acrossthe entire kingdom...Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
"For the first time in his life, Gulliver felt ashamed of himself and his fellow-humans."Gulliver is a travel-hungry and adventuro...us ship's doctor, who has the odd misfortune of being ship-wrecked four times in as many voyages. Through Jonathan Coe's expert retelling of Swift's famous satire about our human hubris and desires, today's young readers are swept along as Gulliver finds himself a giant among tiny humans in Lilliput; a tiny human among giants in Brobdignag; on the flying island of Laputa, with its most impractical intellectuals; and finally in the land of the Houyhnhnms, talking horses who think precious little of human "Yahoos".Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
"This marriage is not supposed to happen."Lombardy, 1628, a time of oppressive Spanish occupation of Northern Italy, and of the Th...irty Years' War. The young lovers Lorenzo and Lucia, both from peasant families, are planning their wedding. However, the villainous Don Rodrigo has designs on Lucia, and the lovers are forced to flee their village. Their dangerous journey in exile takes them through one of the most dramatic epochs in Italian history, filled with war, famine and plague - will they ever be able to find happiness together?Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
"Don't you worry, son. Whatever it is that's been killing the sailors, I will kill it."In this science-fiction classic - reimagine...d by Dave Eggers in modern times, and from the point of view of the fourteen-year-old Consuelo - the famous oceanographer Pierre Arronax sets sail from New York to hunt down a mysterious sea-monster which has been terrorizing the oceans, wrecking ship after ship and causing countless deaths. But they discover an even stranger truth: the "sea-monster" is in fact a submarine, captained by Nemo, who is living in self-imposed exile in international waters. Consuelo and Arronax join Nemo on the submarine, and so begin their exciting adventures ...Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
"The crazy life and courageous death of a man who loved women too much to want only one."Don Juan is a passionate lover of life an...d nearly 1,000 women. One night, the Commendatore of Calatrava catches him kissing his daughter, and challenges him to a duel. Don Juan wins the duel, which of course means that the Commendatore is slain-and so begins the end for the incorrigible seducer.Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
Salvar a los clasicos del olvido, con la ayuda de grandes escritores de hoy. Este es el sentido de «Save the Story», una coleccion... ideada por Alessandro Baricco. Los autores seleccionan las escenas mas emocionantes y significativas de los libros en cuestion y las interpretan con un lenguaje contemporaneo. Todos ellos con ilustraciones a cargo de disenadores de gran talento. Un objetivo basico es acercar los clasicos a las nuevas generaciones, pero es un proyecto pensado para toda la familia: para el lector culto, para uno mas perezoso, y sobre todo para que los padres lean el libro a los ninos a partir de seis anos. Y con la idea, quiza un poco loca, quiza sensata, de contar a los ninos del Tercer Milenio, empachados de television, internet y videojuegos, las historias que han fascinado a nuestros bisabuelos. / These stories are told using illustrations from talented designers. The basic objective is to introduce the classics to the newer generations, but it is also intended for the whole family. The idea is to tell children of the third millennium, hooked to the television, internet and video games, the stories that enchanted our great grandparents read more
For years Jasper, a moon bear, lived a miserable existence, held captive in a cage by bear farmers in rural China. The farmers ext...racted the bile from Jasper's body and sold it to be used in traditional medicines. It's a horrific practice and conducted on thousands of moon bears each year. But now Jasper has the chance to be free and live a life away from pain and torture. In 2000, Animals Asia, an animal welfare organization, rescued Jasper and other captive moon bears, taking them to its Moon Bear Rescue Centre. Here veterinarians attended to the bears' wounds, hoping to give them some chance of a peaceful existence in the animal sanctuary. But after so many years of abuse Jasper's wounds, both physical and mental, are extensive. Can Jasper mend his body and mind and finally enjoy the life he was meant to live? read more
An elder lizard couple was reincarnated into a world very different from their life in the desert. They expected to be together on...ce again but lost each other along the way. Sadness and a sense of something missing led them to search for that missing something. read more
Piracy on the high seas is not just from storybooks--it's a problem in the 21st century. When an American ship was captured by pir...ates from Somalia, the US called in one of its most elite units: SEAL Team Six. Trained to operate in any environment, the SEALs swarmed to the area . . . made a plan . . . and hit the target! Inside, read the blow-by-blow actions and meet the brave captain and crew that held out until the SEALs took over. Sometimes a job is so tough, so dangerous, and so important that a singular group of people is needed to get it done. When that happens, the United States military calls upon members of the Special Forces. These elite, dedicated, and highly trained operators use their skills, talent, and courage to complete key missions and save lives. The tales of many of those historic missions are highly classified, but some can be told . . . in SPECIAL FORCES STORIES. Each title in SPECIAL FORCES STORIES includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each title. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each title and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the backmatter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field. read more
Mister Hamster was a very happy and fluffy tan-and-white hamster who lived in a big cage in a big house with his young caretaker, ...Ricky. One day, when Ricky was done cleaning Mister Hamster's cage, he forgot to close the door properly. Mister Hamster discovered the door was open, so he snuck out for a walk around the house and an adventure.Mister Hamster was looking at all the new sights when suddenly he fell into a long dark tunnel and became trapped at the bottom. The family was worried when they discovered Mister Hamster was missing. They searched everywhere. Jason, the family dog, alerted the family to the hamster's whereabouts. He was trapped in a floor vent two stories down.The family concocted a unique plan to help rescue the lonely and hungry Mister Hamster. read more
Amazing, heartwarming and true animal stories – with photos!For animal lovers all over the planet, here is an easy-to-read collect...ion of real-life rescues, rehabilitations, and adoptions from a state renowned for its wildlife. Read about the bottle-nosed dolphin who paints pictures on canvas, the 205-pound baby elephant who needed a name, and the hippopotamus who was adopted by an entire town. Fun for the whole family.Jan Annino Godown is the author of several books about Florida, and lives in Tallahassee. read more
"Move aside, panda ... Photographed here with affection and care, moon bears, also known as Asiatic black bears, rival their Chine...se cousins in childlike appeal." --The New York TimesNamed 2013 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12 by the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council"In the early spring, when the snow was still deep, in a den inside a big hollow tree, Yasha was born. There, he and his mother lived, warm and snug. But one day, hunters came and Yasha's mother was gone." So begins the true story of Yasha, an orphaned moon bear, and how he was adopted into a brand new family. Left without his mother in the Russian wilderness, Yasha was scared and alone. Would he be an orphan forever? Then, two young scientists named Liya and Sergey take him deep into the forest to teach him how to live in the wild. Yasha meets two more cubs, Shum and Shiksha, and soon the three bears are playing together like real brothers and sisters. The scientists protect their new family, but it is also their mission to raise the cubs to become wild bears with skills to survive on their own. Through heartwarming photographs of this unique rescue story, we watch Yasha learn and grow with his new family until he's finally ready to be on his own. Curious kids will also appreciate looking at the map of Yasha's homeland and places where other moon bears live, as well as learning interesting facts about them.Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1076-8 , $25.90/$29.00 CanNational Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. read more
This book is a story of patience for children that may not understand that you may not get what you want when you want it, but you... will get it when you need it. The inspiration for me writing this book is my children. I am a father in i know how kids some time don't understand why they can't get what they want so I created this story for my children in I hope yours enjoy it too. read more
It comes to you in New and Fresh state Go Bayside! From the hit 90s sitcom, Saved by the Bell, it's Jessie Spano! Your favorite Ba...yside students have been given the POP treatment! Jessie stands 3 3/4 Inch and comes in a window display box. Check out the other Saved by the Bell POP figures from ! Collect them all!. What you see is what you will get read more
From the Author (Robbyn van Frankenhuyzen): "For twenty years we have rehabilitated a wide variety of wild critters, from fawns, f...oxes, skunks, and crows to opposums, raccoons, rabbits, and owls. Some of the animals were injured adults, others were orphaned babies, but all of them were in need of a little help to get them back into the wild. Growing up on a farm, as well as my training as an animal technician, prepared me for many of the medical situations that arose. Gijsbert took every opportunity to sketch, paint, and photograph our temporary guests during their stay on the farm. More importantly, Gijsbert was issued all the Federal and State permits needed to care for birds of prey. Without these permits, we would never have been able to care for hawks and owls. For good reason, caring for these birds is very tightly regulated and closely monitored. Taking an owl from its nest is dangerous and illegal. We have cared for many Great Horned Owls but none of them were like Jackson, the owl in this story. His personality was unique from the very beginning and we know that we were lucky to have shared such a close bond with this wild bird. This is the true story of his life with us. Enjoy." With illustrations from Gjisbert (Nick) van Frankenhuyzen, noted wildlife artist and illustrator of our Legends series as well as The Blue Spruce by Mario Cuomo and L is for Lincoln: An Illinois Alphabet. read more
It comes to you in New and Fresh state Go Bayside! From the hit 90s sitcom, Saved by the Bell, it's A.C. Slater! Your favorite Bay...side students have been given the POP treatment! A.C. stands 3 3/4 Inch and comes in a window display box. Check out the other Saved by the Bell POP figures from ! Collect them all!. What you see is what you will get read more
Dazzle Dolphin Stuffed Animal StoryTeller is a blue-gray 5" Dolphin Every StoryTeller comes with its own unique story printed on a...n easy-to-read fabric StorySheet StorySheets are hidden in a special Velcro pouch Discover Dazzle's personality through her engaging and exciting adventure StoryTellers help develop imagination, creativity and curiosity as well as inspire a love of learning, Recommended age group: 3 - 6 years, Manufacturer: Mary Meyer read more
Sara Stanley is only fourteen, but she can weave tales that are impossible to resist. In the picturesque town of Carlisle, childre...n and grown-ups alike flock from miles around to hear her spellbinding tales.When Bev and Felix, two city boys, are sent to Carlisle for the summer, they are captivated by this very different rural island and by Sara Stanley, the Story Girl. Their vacation becomes a time for magic and mischief as they spend their days with Sara and the eccentric local people, with a mysterious blue treasure chest and intrepid cat, and experience an ordeal that may cost a friend his life.But woven through the sunlit days and starry seaside nights is another kind of enchantment as well—one spun by the tales of the talented Story Girl. She tells tales of love and death, good and evil, and wondrous times and lands that exist only in the imagination. Like all stories written by L. M. Montgomery, these are timeless stories that live forever in our hearts. read more
The Henderson’s new puppy Laddie quickly settles into life with his new family. As he grows up he makes friends with the neighbour...s children Heather and Diane. Summer days come and go, spent at the beach and swimming in the sea but soon the seasons change. On a cold winter’s day Laddie hears a cry for help, he knew just what to do, but would he be able to make it in time….. read more
Excerpt from The Nine Lives of Michael ToddMichael Todd at the age of five, with his brother and sister, Frank and Edith, and his ...mother, Sophia Goldbogen.Chaim Goldbogen, Michael Todd's father. Michael Todd (age twelve) and friend. Michael Todd at seventeen. Michael Todd and Michael Todd, If. (los Angeles, At Cay New Orleans (world's Fair, 1940)About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Hamilton Narby moved to Bordeaux from Canada in the late 1970s to renovate a rundown château bought by his family in the sweet win...e region of Sauternes. Under the Narby stewardship of almost 30 years Château Guiraud, a 1st Classified Growth, was restored to its former glory. This short story, written for his grand daughter Margaux, draws on his love of the region and the story behind the Golden Dolphin that graced the wine label. The illustrations are by William and Amy Narby - a family affair. read more