The Long Road Ahead (The Land Girls of Home Farm Book 2)

The Long Road Ahead (The Land Girls of Home Farm Book 2)The war might be over, but trying to get life back on track is anything but easy for Alice Watts.Follow Alice’s journey back to post-Blitz Bristol where she searches for family, friends, and one particular loved one, in a world where it’s expected to mend and make do… and where it’s sometimes impossible to put your heart before your head…A tale of true courage and the power of sheer determination, this un-put-downable post-WWII set saga…

Pablo’s Tree

Pablo's TreePablo’s Tree Each year on his birthday, a young Mexican American boy looks forward to seeing how his grandfather has decorated the tree he planted on the day the boy was adopted. Full description…

Thea’s Tree

Thea's TreeWhat Thea wants more than anything in the world is a tree–a real tree to climb and hide in, to sit under and dream. But in the city where she lives, there are no trees. So one day, Thea goes in search of a tree. This elemental story is written and illustrated by Judith Clay.”Thea’s Tree” was chosen for the White Ravens List of the International Youth Library in 2012.Judith Clay is an award-winning German artist and writer. Her work has widely be…

There’s No Place Like (Nursing) Home – Stories of Dementia, Dying, and Peeing on the Christmas Tree

There’s No Place Like (Nursing) Home –  Stories of Dementia, Dying, and Peeing on the Christmas TreeI have an Nh.D…Doctorate in Nursing Homes. I got it at the University of Experience. One day my mother moved into a nursing home. On another she died there. What happened in between changed my life. This is a book for my ‘friends’, almost all of whom I haven’t met. There are over millions of them across the country. They, like me, are getting older. So are their parents. Many are or will end up in nursing homes. Most who do will die…

Abraham Lincoln: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House Merlin Mission) (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)

Abraham Lincoln: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House Merlin Mission) (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in “Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, ” they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why did the US fight the Civil War? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, th…

Family Tree Book 4: Home Is the Place

Family Tree Book 4: Home Is the PlaceFar and near. Lost and found. Four girls. Four generations. Georgia cannot figure out what’s going on in her family. Her mother, Francie, is extremely overprotective. Her grandmother, Dana, and her great-grandmother, Abby, don’t speak to each other. And Georgia’s great-great-grandmother also had some secrets that nobody else knows about. Georgia knows this because she’s found her great-great grandmother’s diary hidden in a wall in the family’s ho…

Hothouse Flower

Hothouse FlowerFROM THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE OLIVE TREE AND THE SHADOW SISTERA heart-rending page turner which sweeps from war-torn Europe to Thailand and back again . . .As a child, Julia Forrester would linger in the hothouse of Wharton Park estate, where exotic flowers tended by her grandfather blossomed and faded with the seasons.Now, recovering from a family tragedy, she once more seeks comfort at Wharton Park, newly inherit…

Zoe in Wonderland

Zoe in WonderlandFROM THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE OLIVE TREE AND THE SHADOW SISTERA heart-rending page turner which sweeps from war-torn Europe to Thailand and back again . . .As a child, Julia Forrester would linger in the hothouse of Wharton Park estate, where exotic flowers tended by her grandfather blossomed and faded with the seasons.Now, recovering from a family tragedy, she once more seeks comfort at Wharton Park, newly inherit…