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Dreams From My Father

Author : Barack Obama
ISBN : 0307394123
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 81. 88 MB
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In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother’s family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance. Pictured in lefthand photograph on cover: Habiba Akumu Hussein and Barack Obama, Sr. (President Obama's paternal grandmother and his father as a young boy). Pictured in righthand photograph on cover: Stanley Dunham and Ann Dunham (President Obama's maternal grandfather and his mother as a young girl). From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Girl Who Could Not Dream

Author : Sarah Beth Durst
ISBN : 9780544464995
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 71. 80 MB
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"A perfect combination of adventure, humor, and pure imagination!" —Jessica Day George, New York Times best-selling author of Tuesdays at the Castle "Funny, scary, and endlessly inventive.” —Bruce Coville, author of Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher Sophie loves the hidden shop below her parents' bookstore, where dreams are secretly bought and sold. When the dream shop is robbed and her parents go missing, Sophie must unravel the truth to save them. Together with her best friend—a wisecracking and fanatically loyal monster named Monster—she must decide whom to trust with her family’s carefully guarded secrets. Who will help them, and who will betray them?

Out Of The Dust

Author : Karen Hesse
ISBN : 9780545517126
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 52. 4 MB
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Acclaimed author Karen Hesse's Newbery Medal-winning novel-in-verse explores the life of fourteen-year-old Billie Jo growing up in the dust bowls of Oklahoma.

The Third Reich Of Dreams

Author : Charlotte Beradt
ISBN : UVA:X001145687
Genre : Dreams
File Size : 69. 52 MB
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The Glass Castle

Author : Jeannette Walls
ISBN : 9781439156964
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 90. 71 MB
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The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.

Bless Me Ultima

Author : Rudolfo Anaya
ISBN : 9781455521326
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 72. 17 MB
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Stories filled with wonder and the haunting beauty of his culture have helped make Rudolfo Anaya the father of Chicano literature in English, and his tales fairly shimmer with the lyric richness of his prose. Acclaimed in both Spanish and English, Anaya is perhaps best loved for his classic bestseller ... Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will test the bonds that tie him to his people, and discover himself in the pagan past, in his father's wisdom, and in his mother's Catholicism. And at each life turn there is Ultima, who delivered Tony into the world-and will nurture the birth of his soul. (68,000 words)

The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part Time Indian

Author : Sherman Alexie
ISBN : 9780316219303
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
File Size : 62. 69 MB
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Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.

A Midsummer Night S Dream

Author : William Shakespeare
ISBN : HARVARD:32044086737038
Genre : Athens (Greece)
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Dream S Journey

Author : Franklin Chang-Diaz
ISBN : 0692330429
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Dream's Journey is the second book in a three-part autobiography of Astronaut and Rocket Scientist Franklin R. Chang Daz. His first book "Los Primeros Aos" (ISBN 978-9968-47-133-6), written in Spanish, covers his early childhood and adolescence, growing up in the 1950s and 1960s in Venezuela and Costa Rica, and where he forms his dreams of space exploration. In Dream's Journey, written in English, Franklin embarks on a journey to that dream, alone, as an 18-year old immigrant, with fifty dollars in his pocket and a one-way ticket to the Land of Opportunity. With many triumphs and defeats along the way, his American journey is a story of personal struggle and perseverance that unfolds against the backdrop of the tumultuous 1970s and takes him on an extraordinary decade of adventure and discovery to the pinnacle of scientific achievement and his selection to NASA's Astronaut Corps.

Brown Girl Dreaming

Author : Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN : 9780147515827
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 42. 72 MB
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"Contains seven new, original poems by the author"--Page [4] of cover.

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