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The Favored Child

By Philippa Gregory
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1439103402
  • Pages : 624
  • Category : Fiction
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author and “queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory comes the thrilling sequel to the New York Times bestseller Wideacre as the once-great Lacey estate is restored to its former grandeur—though not without cost. The Wideacre estate is bankrupt. The villagers are living in poverty and formerly stunning hall is a smoke-blackened ruin. But, in the Dower House nearby, two children are being raised in protected innocence. Equal claimants to the estate, rivals for the love of the village, they are tied by a secret childhood betrothal but forbidden to marry. Only one can be the favored child—only one can inherit the magical understanding between the land and the Lacey family that can make the Sussex village grow green again. Only one can be Beatrice Lacey’s true heir. Sensual, gripping, and mystical, The Favored Child irresistibly sweeps the reader into a world of secrets, betrayals, and power in this revolutionary period of English history.

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  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 766
  • File Pdf: raising-a-bilingual-child.pdf

Book Summary:

If you would like your children to experience the benefits of becoming bilingual, but you aren’t sure how to teach them a second language, then Raising a Bilingual Child is the perfect step-by-step guide for you. Raising a Bilingual Child provides parents with information, encouragement, and practical advice for creating a positive bilingual environment. It offers both an overview of why parents should raise their children to speak more than one language and detailed steps parents can take to integrate two languages into their child’s daily routine. Raising a Bilingual Child also includes inspirational first-hand accounts from parents. It dispels the myth that bilingualism may hinder a child’s academic performance and explains that learning languages at a young age can actually enhance a child’s overall intellectual development.

The Art of Biblical Narrative

By Robert Alter
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Isbn : 0465025552
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 190
  • File Pdf: the-art-of-biblical-narrative.pdf

Book Summary:

From celebrated translator of the Hebrew Bible Robert Alter, the classic study of the Bible as literature, a winner of the National Jewish Book Award. Renowned critic and translator Robert Alter's The Art of Biblical Narrative has radically expanded our view of the Bible by recasting it as a work of literary art deserving studied criticism. In this seminal work, Alter describes how the Hebrew Bible's many authors used innovative literary styles and devices such as parallelism, contrastive dialogue, and narrative tempo to tell one of the most revolutionary stories of all time: the revelation of a single God. In so doing, Alter shows, these writers reshaped not only history, but also the art of storytelling itself.

Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter

By Kerri K. Greenidge
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Isbn : 1631495356
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 273
  • File Pdf: black-radical.pdf

Book Summary:

New York Times • Times Critics Top Books of 2019 This long-overdue biography reestablishes William Monroe Trotter’s essential place next to Douglass, Du Bois, and King in the pantheon of American civil rights heroes. William Monroe Trotter (1872– 1934), though still virtually unknown to the wider public, was an unlikely American hero. With the stylistic verve of a newspaperman and the unwavering fearlessness of an emancipator, he galvanized black working- class citizens to wield their political power despite the violent racism of post- Reconstruction America. For more than thirty years, the Harvard-educated Trotter edited and published the Guardian, a weekly Boston newspaper that was read across the nation. Defining himself against the gradualist politics of Booker T. Washington and the elitism of W. E. B. Du Bois, Trotter advocated for a radical vision of black liberation that prefigured leaders such as Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. Synthesizing years of archival research, historian Kerri Greenidge renders the drama of turn- of- the- century America and reclaims Trotter as a seminal figure, whose prophetic, yet ultimately tragic, life offers a link between the vision of Frederick Douglass and black radicalism in the modern era.

Fortune's Favored Child

By Raouf Mama
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Northwestern University Press
  • Isbn : 0810167581
  • Pages : 586
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 707
  • File Pdf: fortune-s-favored-child.pdf

Book Summary:

Raouf Mama is widely beloved by children and adults alike for his books and especially for his African and multicultural storytelling, which incorporates poetry, song, music, and dance. In Fortune’s Favored Child, the master storyteller tells his own story, beginning in the West African country of Benin. Through a harrowing experience with sickness, an encounter with a clairvoyant traditional healer, and astonishing twists of fortune, the protagonist struggles to uncover his real identity, to get an education, and to make his own way in the world. His journey takes him to the shores of the United States to attend graduate school at the University of Michigan and begin a new chapter in his life. .

Angry Kids

By Dr. Richard L. Berry
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Isbn : 1441240810
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 831
  • File Pdf: angry-kids.pdf

Book Summary:

During the past several years, violence by children has dominated the media, exposing this issue as one of the new epidemics of our society. The slaughter of children by children at Littleton--and the backlash of similar incidents--have opened our eyes to the severity of this problem. But what is the cause of all this anger in kids? In Angry Kids, Richard Berry draws from his experience as a marriage and family therapist to provide some answers about angry kids to parents, teachers, youth workers, counselors, and school social workers. His biblical perspective challenges parents and children to be accountable for their actions while working out solutions. Well-written, timely, and practical, Angry Kids exposes three root causes of anger in children of all ages. It also explains how parents can inadvertently contribute to that rage, how they can help their children discover the real feelings behind their anger, and how to then teach them techniques for expressing and defusing that anger. Charts, specific examples, and practical application further clarify how to stop the spreading epidemic of angry kids.

When Dad Hurts Mom

By Lundy Bancroft
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101141824
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 737
  • File Pdf: when-dad-hurts-mom.pdf

Book Summary:

Written by a therapist who specializes in abusive men, this guide reveals how abusers interact with and manipulate children—and how mothers can help their children recover from the trauma of witnessing abuse. Can my partner abuse me and still be a good parent? Should I stay with my partner for my children's sake? How should I talk to my children about the abuse and help them heal? Am I a bad mother? Mothers in physically or emotionally abusive relationships ask themselves these questions every day. Whether it’s physical or “just” emotional abuse, whether it’s aimed at them or you, whether they see or hear it, your kids need you. This book, the first ever of its kind, shows mothers how to: • Protect children and help them heal emotionally • Provide love, support, and positive role models, even in the midst of abuse • Increase their chances of winning custody • Help their kids feel good about themselves “A must-read for every mother who has been abused...it offers the knowledge women need to protect their children and help them heal.”—William S. Pollack, Ph.D., author of the national bestseller Real Boys

Witchcraft in the Pews and Spiritual Warfare

By George Bloomer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Whitaker House
  • Isbn : 1641237589
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 386
  • File Pdf: witchcraft-in-the-pews-and-spiritual-warfare.pdf

Book Summary:

Guilt. Shame. Fear. They steal your joy and cripple you with doubt. Just when you think you’re gaining new revelation from God and developing fresh intimacy with Him, the devil comes to take away all of your progress. Shamefully, the schemes of the evil one have infiltrated the Christian church, with pastors who abuse their authority and allow deception, witchcraft, and occult practices to be used to manipulate their flocks. These toxic would-be shepherds twist and manipulate God’s design for authority, leaving innocent people as victims and prisoners of controlling, abusive situations. Free yourself from the devil’s assaults! Bishop George Bloomer teaches you how to recognize: Ministers who use intimidation and fear Controlling power in families Spiritual discernment and its many uses Manipulative media techniques Distractions coming from Satan Take a stand and engage in spiritual warfare! Claim the joyful life that God has planned for you!

Flowing in God’s Purpose

By Irwin Brown
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Isbn : 1490832971
  • Pages :
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 260
  • File Pdf: flowing-in-god-s-purpose.pdf

Book Summary:

Flowing in God’s Purpose offers different perspectives concerning spiritual warfare. It was written with theology as its theme. It is intended to show areas of our lives where the enemy may not be discernible. In our humanity, it is normal to observe trials, tests, and annoyances from a physical or psychological realm; however, we miss the bigger picture when we take an improper perspective. God understands our initial reactions because he gave us emotions. Emotions do have a place in our lives and are often manifested at the outset of trial. Flowing in God’s Purpose was not written to seek agreement; it was written to offer different perspectives.

Dark Tides

By Philippa Gregory
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1501187201
  • Pages : 464
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 296
  • File Pdf: dark-tides.pdf

Book Summary:

#1 New York Times bestselling author of Tidelands—the “searing portrait of a woman that resonates across the ages” (People)—returns with an evocative historical novel tracking the rise of the Tidelands family in London, Venice, and New England. Midsummer Eve 1670. Two unexpected visitors arrive at a shabby warehouse on the south side of the River Thames. The first is a wealthy nobleman seeking the lover he deserted twenty-one years earlier. Now James Avery has everything to offer: a fortune, a title, and the favor of the newly restored King Charles II. He believes that the warehouse’s poor owner Alinor has the one thing he cannot buy—his son and heir. The second visitor is a beautiful widow from Venice in deepest mourning. She claims Alinor as her mother-in-law and tells her of the death of Rob—Alinor’s son—drowned in the dark tides of the Venice lagoon. Meanwhile, Alinor’s brother Ned, in faraway New England, is making a life for himself between in the narrowing space between the jarring worlds of the English newcomers and the American Indians as they move towards inevitable war. Alinor writes to him that she knows—without doubt—that her son is alive and the widow is an imposter. But how can she prove it? Set in the poverty and glamour of Restoration London, in the golden streets of Venice, and on the tensely contested frontier of early America, this is a novel of greed and desire: for love, for wealth, for a child, and for home.

The Psychoanalytic Study of Society, V. 10

By Werner Muensterberger,L. Bryce Boyer,Simon A. Grolnick
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 131773694X
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 404
  • File Pdf: the-psychoanalytic-study-of-society-v-10.pdf

Book Summary:

First published in 1983. Volume 10 of the Psychoanalytic Study of Society papers. with essays on anthropology, religion, history, literature, and music.

The Twelve Greatest Gifts We Give Our Children: How to Be the Mom Your Children Truly Need and Create the Family You Always Wanted

By Trudi Mitchell Bartow
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Isbn : 1483447340
  • Pages :
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 158
  • File Pdf: the-twelve-greatest-gifts-we-give-our-children.pdf

Book Summary:

There’s no getting around it: The most important person in a child’s life is his or her mother. But many mothers feel overwhelmed and unsure of their decisions. They ask themselves questions such as: Am I raising my child to have good values? Am I teaching my child to be responsible? Will my child have faith? Drawing on her experiences with her three children, the author shares lessons such as: The words “I love you” mean something special to your child. Every child deserves to hear those words. Take time to have conversations with your children; find out what they are thinking, feeling, and wondering. Love your children’s personality traits even when they’re different from your own. With advice such as this, you’ll learn how to give children great gifts, including the gift of intrinsic motivation; the gift of rules, structure and discipline; the gift of responsibility; the gift of goals and work ethic; the gift of family traditions; and the gift of open dialogue.