The story of baseball is often told by the players and the managers whose faces we recognize. Those storytellers are always men. But this baseball story is a girl's coming-of-age memoir. Addie Beth Denton's 108 Stitches reminds us of the women and girls whose lives were shaped by America's national pastime.
The book you are holding in your hands has unique content and characteristics: it contains stories narrated by high school students. The first, as part of a Spanish project. The latter, as a sign of trust but at the same time a personal interest in motivating and helping others. They are stories of 100 Latino students who narrate obstacles but also triumphs of those who overcame them. There are 100 experiences that seek to make teachers, parents, and society in general aware that when a boy or
The story of one person's journey through a rather difficult year. Told in the form of a series of poems, it is a thought-provoking reminder of an experience shared by us all.
The year 2020 was a bully,
It won't be easy to forget,
The stinging punches, that it threw at me,
I've not recovered yet...
A newlywed couple were in the midst of unsuccessful fertility treatments at a nearby center during the time of the Oklahoma City bombing which occurred at 9:02 am on April 19, 1995. The personal heartbreak and simultaneous loss of 15 children at the day care center in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building and its aftermath set a sorrowful resonating tone of great sadness, acceptance, and getting on with life for the veteran marathon runner and his wife. But the impact of the second aircraft at
When the country started shutting down because the coronavirus pandemic took over, life got . . . cozy. Staying home and shredding old bills and boarding passes became the highlight of the day. How many machines does it take to shred papers? Two. One to shred and one to vacuum up the mess. #scrapseverywhere One day turned into another, and another and another. #ssdd #samestuffdifferentday
Shelter-in-place, social distancing and donning face masks became the norm. Sheri White began posting a
"23" is a heartfelt look at the profound influence of parents in shaping the personalities and values of children. "23" is filled with stories that will make the reader laugh, cry and reflect on how our families shape us in ways big and small.
When I started looking back I suddenly realised that all my years in Leeds, England, had been spent at one address only: 137 Victoria Road. All my childhood years and early experiences stemmed from here
'A fascinating Prisoner of War-Internee story. Dave's personality, technical skills, common sense and Scottish entrepreneurial attitude shine through.' Don Marshall, Military History Enthusiast The true story of a young Scottish soldier stranded in France during WW2 and sent to Prisoner-of-War camps in France, Austria and Germany.
At age 16, Logan Seelye had a dream: he was going to earn a football scholarship at a Division 1 football program and then, somehow, he was going to win a spot on an NFL team. Then, wham! A spinal cord injury shattered that dream forever. Rather than tumbling into depression, Logan lifted himself up and pursued new life goals.
Laughs and more laughs are in store as you follow this true story of the author and his young family in all their attempts to improve their living conditions. Their cold water flat and surrounding neighbors and friends provide the backdrop for som...