Raoul Wallenberg: Hero of Hope is a uniquely told child-friendly, non-fiction story of the consummate Christian Holocaust rescuer. Mr. Wallenberg is accurately depicted as risking his life continuously to save the lives of those of another faith: the remaining Jewish men, women, and children targeted by the Nazis towards the end of World War 11, in Hungary. It is written with sensitivity towards, and respect for, the intended young readers. It presents Mr. WallenberIt is written with sensitivity towards, and respect for, the intended young readers. It presents Mr. Wallenberg’s non-violent courage and altruism as exemplars of hope and, also, to inspire and educate children of all religions and backgrounds as they are introduced to the difficult subject of the Holocaust. The book is both factually thorough and, at times, lyrical -- particularly when it describes the feelings of a child survivor to whom Mr.Wallenberg gave back the invaluable gifts of self-worth and hopefulness, as well as having saved her life.Ilene Munetz Pachman is a freelance writer and children’s book author, as well as a retired preschool and special needs teacher. Ilene’s piece A Child Survivor and Her Hero (Raoul Wallenberg) is included in the book Chicken Soup for the Soul/Stories for a Better World. Her picture book Like a Knot in My Shoelace was published by the United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education. She has also penned Chuckle- Choo! (Mirror publishing). Ilene’s work has appeared in the Washington Post, the (Philadelphia) Jewish Exponent, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Palm Beach Post etc. She was the “Motherhood” columnist for the (former Philadelphia) Jewish Times. Also, Ilene was the successful national advocate of the Raoul Wallenberg U.S. commemorative postage stamp. Her articles on Wallenberg and other Christian Holocaust rescuers have been widely published. Ilene lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, near their children and grandchildren.… read more
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Lucy the Ladybird finds herself in a mucky situation which makes her friends not recognise who she is and treat Lucy in an unkind ...way. Can Lucy persuade her friends that she is Lucy the Ladybird and make them realise they were nasty? read more
A lyrical exploration of the transition between day and night and of the animals who thrive during this special time. As day slips... softly into night, sharp eyes catch glimpses of the special creatures who are active at dusk. Lyrical text and lush art capture the richness and life of this magical time in a sumptuous picture book that will inspire budding naturalists and anyone who has ever chased a lightning bug at twilight. An author’s note about twilight is included. read more
Excerpt from Miriam, the Avenger: Or the Missing Bride The manor comprises several hundred acres of cleared land, and a considerab...le portion of the surrounding forest. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This 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
A story of a curious little girl who's imagination takes her to places she never thought she'd go.
For centuries, peace reigned over the world of molten, until one day, the magician unfired destroyed the balance of good and evil ...with black magic. Darkness fell across the land and the only hope remaining to the people of molten was an ancient prophecy that one day, when the time was right, a hero would come and free the world of darkness. Portals provide ways for fantastic creatures and helpers to stand with you! Go to Molthar, collect magic pearls and build a team of allies from Legends. Strengthen your power and fulfill the prophecy the one who collects twelve power points saves the realm, becomes the true chosen one and wins the game. read more
Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his... girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they're all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for "bad kids." What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea--except that everything seems very wrong.Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, and her vivid nightmares reveal that he's in terrible danger. Now her boyfriend doesn't recognize her, and when a freak storm and strange creatures attack during a school field trip, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood. What is going on? Leo has a way with tools. His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is filled with them. Seriously, the place beats Wilderness School hands down, with its weapons training, monsters, and fine-looking girls. What's troubling is the curse everyone keeps talking about, and that a camper's gone missing. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist they are all--including Leo--related to a god. read more
An amazing and inspirational World War II story about how one man saved the lives of many.Raoul Wallenberg’s name may not be a uni...versally familiar one, but the impact he had is immeasurable. Wallenberg was a Swedish humanitarian who worked in Budapest during World War II to rescue Jews from the Holocaust. He did this by issuing protective passports and housing Jews in buildings established as Swedish territory, saving tens of thousands of lives. Louise Borden researched Wallenberg’s life for many years, visiting with his family and the site of his childhood home, and learned his story from beginning to end. Wallenberg himself has not been heard from since 1945. It is suspected he died while in Russian custody, though this has never been proven. Raoul Wallenberg . . . it’s a name you may not have known, but you’ll never forget his story. read more
Brand New! Please Note: The bands on the Storm Trooper came loose and he is loose inside the packaging.Bring home a whole galaxy o...f fun with the best Star Wars gift sets ever! The Star Wars Galactic Heroes Death Star Escape Figure Set includes 10... read more
For Napoleon's stepdaughter, nothing is simple - especially love.Paris, 1798. Hortense de Beauharnais is engrossed in her studies ...at a boarding school for aristocratic girls, most of whom have suffered tragic losses during the tumultuous days of the French Revolution. She loves to play and compose music, read and paint, and daydream about Christophe, her brother's dashing fellow officer. But Hortense is not an ordinary girl. Her beautiful, charming mother, Josephine, has married Napoleon Bonaparte, soon to become the most powerful man in France, but viewed by Hortense at the outset as a coarse, unworthy successor to her elegant father, who was guillotined during the Terror.Where will Hortense's future lie? it may not be in her power to decide.Inspired by Hortense's real-life autobiography with charming glimpses of life long ago, this is the story of a girl destined by fate to play a role she didn't choose. read more
A collection of short stories written by the youth of the Lois Bronze Children's Center in White Plains, NY.
"We still have a dream. Do you?" During her stay in Washington D.C., Lisa visits the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial with her gran...dmother. She learns how Dr. King's dream guided people of different backgrounds to come together and form a strong America. His dream became a reality as new generations of Americans understand the faults of racism and discrimination. In memory of Martin Luther King Jr., a memorial was built in the National Mall. Behind the Mountain of Despair, the Stone of Hope stands strong and tall. read more
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Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up in a bus full of kids on a field trip. Apparently he has a girl...friend named Piper and a best friend named Leo. They’re all students at a boarding school for “bad kids.” What did Jason do to end up here? And where is here, exactly?Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, ever since she had that terrifying nightmare. Piper doesn’t understand her dream, or why her boyfriend suddenly doesn’t recognize her. When a freak storm hits, unleashing strange creatures and whisking her, Jason, and Leo away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood, she has a feeling she’s going to find out.Leo has a way with tools. When he sees his cabin at Camp Half-Blood, filled with power tools and machine parts, he feels right at home. But there’s weird stuff, too—like the curse everyone keeps talking about. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist that each of them—including Leo—is related to a god.Join new and old friends from Camp Half-Blood in this thrilling first book in The Heroes of Olympus series. read more
Excerpt from A Hero's Work, Vol. 1 of 3"No, be assured, you shall not find me, daughter,After the slander of most step-mothers,Evi...l ey'd unto you."The Rectory of Crofton lay bathed in the pleasant sunshine of a bright spring morning. Flowers seemed to send forth additional fragrance, perfuming the air with their spirit of purity and perfection, even as they scented the air of Paradise so many ages ago. Birds warbled merrily their songs of love and content, and they skylark darted towards heaven, pouring out his "full heart in profuse strains of unpremeditated art;" the higher he soared, the more energetically he sang.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
After saving Olympus from the evil Titan lord, Kronos, Percy and friends have rebuilt their beloved Camp Half-Blood, where the nex...t generation of demigods must now prepare for a chilling prophecy of their own:Seven half-bloods shall answer the call,To storm or fire the world must fall.An oath to keep with a final breath,And foes bear arms to the Doors of Death.Now, in a brand-new series from blockbuster best-selling author Rick Riordan, fans return to the world of Camp Half-Blood. Here, a new group of heroes will inherit a quest. But to survive the journey, they’ll need the help of some familiar demigods. read more
Hero's Edge Foam Sai, 20", Set of 2:Inner core: fiberglass rod, polyurethane foamOuter material: latexSupports 30 pounds of weight...US patent number: US9,211,480Overall length: 19.00"Monouchi (blade) length: 12.75"Monouchi (blade) width: 0.75"tsuka (handle) length: 6.50"Safe, realistic and lightweight propLARP (live action roleplay) enthusiast approvedPerfect prop for costumes, cosplay and theaterInner core: fiberglass rod, polyurethane foamOuter material: latexSupports 30 pounds of weightUS patent number: US9,211,480Age range: 8 years and up read more
"The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they w...ill have to sail together to the ancient land--Greece itself--to find the Doors of Death"-- read more
At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five d...emigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through Gaea's forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors from both sides and prevent the giants from raising Gaea. But, Leo wonders, if the Doors are sealed, how will Percy and Annabeth be able to escape? They have no choice. If the demigods don't succeed, Gaea's armies will never die. They have no time. In about a month, the Romans will march on Camp Half-Blood. The stakes are higher than ever in this adventure that dives into the depths of Tartarus. This paperback edition will include a never-before-seen short story, "The Crown of Ptolemy," in which Percy and Annabeth fight alongside Carter and Sadie Kane, and more bonus content! read more
In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the la...nd beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six--who will complete the Prophecy of Seven? The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land to find the Doors of Death. What exactly are the Doors of Death? Much of the prophecy remains a mystery. . . . With old friends and new friends joining forces, a marvelous ship, fearsome foes, and an exotic setting, The Mark of Athena is be another unforgettable adventure by master storyteller Rick Riordan. read more
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pag...es, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. read more
Discusses the difficulties of Jewish immigrants and presents biographical sketches of well-known Jews in American history.
Space Boy Pete saves the dayA tale of a young boy Space Boy Pete, and his dad, Space Man James, rocketing off into deep space to s...ave the day. This small boy's active imagination are again taking him and his dad into a cartoonish adventure that is funny and a must read for little readers. read more
Nilla, a sixteen-year-old German girl, finds refuge from the tumult and influence of the rising Nazi regime by entering the Domini...can Order of the Poor School Sisters. But her life quickly turns her away from solitude and solace toward a remarkable journey that changes her forever. Nilla's story is a coming of age tale in a foreign land where nature and humanity show their most bitter faces. She encounters hardship, prejudice, and injustice, but also forges an enduring friendship with Tanik, a young Indian woman. The ensuing cultural frictions force Nilla to confront relentless questions as the lines between right and wrong are persistently blurred. Nowhere can she find answers; not even God seems to offer a clear path. But as Nilla faces her world, she discovers strength and value within herself and her religion. She learns to separate the light and darkness in the souls around her. read more
Excerpt from Poor Raoul Other FablesAnd whether they got to their journey's end I cannot tell, but I think that the inn keeper's b...ill must have been a very long one.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 Heroes of Asgard by Annie Keary and Eliza Keary; Illustrated by Charles Edmund Brock. Odin stepped forth calm and unruffled, s...pread his arms towards the sky, and called out to the spirits of the wind, Cease, strange Vanir, cease your rough play, and tell us in what manner we have offended you that you serve us thus. Annie and Eliza Keary's tales from Scandinavian mythlogy, The heroes of Asgard, was first published in 1870, and are drawn from the northern mythes. In the beginning of ages there lived a cow, whose breath was sweet, and whose milk was bitter. This cow was called Audhumla, and she lived all by herself on a frosty, misty plain, where there was nothing to be seen but heaps of snow and ice piled strangely over one another. Far away to the north it was night, far away to the south it was day; but all around where Audhumla lay a cold, grey twilight reigned. By-and-by a giant came out of the dark north, and lay down upon the ice near Audhumla. read more
Drawing on spiritual symbolism and scenes from the Bible, artist Sandra Bergeron presents a reverent view of Christianity in this ...1,000-piece puzzle. Reflected in the image of a dove are the lamb, the lighthouse, the magi and much more. Put together the Dove of Hope Shaped Puzzle and view the beautiful picture. It is recommended for ages 12 and up. It is a challenging, rewarding and fun activity for individuals or families. read more