Tales Around The Campfire

An Inspiring Short Story Collection
Author: Sciantel Crista
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 3736893787
Category: Fiction
Page: 117
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HERE IS 5 SHORT STORIES TO ENTICE AND MAYBE EVEN BRING A BIT OF FRIGHT IN THE DARK... This is book 1 of 2. 1. Heaven's Narrow Path: Meet a little boy who had it all, but misfortune soon sends him on a quest he didn't sign up for and has him even questioning his own existence... 2. M.D: Mark Tanner is a really good physician but he has no bedside manner and he could learn a lot from his patient. But can he in time? 3. Forgiven: What would you do if a serial killer took everything from you but he got it all in turn. Forgiveness. 4. Someone Else's Child: This is about two teens who collide into each other's world and at first cannot stand one another, but soon they find they have more in common than they think... 5. The Spider's Tangled Web: We'd all like to have a dad who would love and accept us. But in Zake's life that just isn't the case. No matter how hard he tries his dad just will not even hardly acknowledge his son or let alone believe he has real potential.

The Curse of the Campfire Weenies

And Other Warped and Creepy Tales
Author: David Lubar
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 142995969X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 208
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A boy discovers the answer to one of the great urban mysteries: why are pigeons always pooping in parks? A second-grade class learns why they should always be nice to their math teacher....An ancient predator uses the internet to search out its prey... A young girl and her little brother escape a campfire weenie only to encounter something even more terrifying: a troupe of Girl Scouts singing campfire songs. For this, his third collection of warped and creepy "weenie" tales, critically-acclaimed author and master of the macabre David Lubar traveled deep into the shadowy corners of his mind, looking for new ways to amuse and terrify his readers. And in the tradition of In the Land of the Lawn Weenies and Invasion of the Road Weenies, he reveals the inspiration behind each of the thirty-five stories at the end of the book. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN Ultimate Collection: 21 Novels & 130+ Short Stories, Fairy Tales and Poems (Illustrated)

Including Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm & Penelope Hamilton Series: Rose o' the River, A Summer in a Cañon, The Birds' Christmas Carol, Timothy's Quest, The Arabian Nights, Golden Numbers & many more
Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8075832752
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 4845
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This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of Contents: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Series: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm New Chronicles of Rebecca The Flag-Raising Penelope Hamilton Series: Penelope's English Experiences Penelope's Experiences in Scotland Penelope's Irish Experiences Penelope's Postscripts The Homespun Trilogy: Rose o' the River The Old Peabody Pew Susanna and Sue Other Novels: A Summer in a Cañon: A California Story Polly Oliver's Problem: A Story for Girls The Birds' Christmas Carol The Romance of a Christmas Card Timothy's Quest Marm Lisa Mother Carey's Chickens The Diary of a Goose Girl A Cathedral Courtship The Story of Waitstill Baxter The Story of Patsy Short Stories: The Village Watch-Tower Tom O' the Blueb'ry Plains The Nooning Tree The Fore-Room Rug A Village Stradivarius The Eventful Trip of the Midnight Cry Ladies-in-Waiting Miss Thomasina Tucker The Turning-Point Huldah the Prophetess Two on a Tour Philippa's Nervous Prostration Anthologies: The Arabian Nights: Their Best Known Tales The Fairy Ring Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know The Talking Beasts: A Book of Fable Wisdom The Story Hour: A Book for the Home and the Kindergarten Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth The Posy Ring: A Book of Verse for Children Pinafore Palace Other Works: The Girl and the Kingdom: Learning to Teach The Republic of Childhood: Froebel's Gifts Children's Rights: A Book of Nursery Logic Bluebeard: A Musical Fantasy The Girl Scouts: A Training School for Womanhood Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856-1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She devoted her adult life to the welfare of children in an era when children were commonly thought of as cheap labor.

Encyclopedia of the New York School Poets

Author: Terence Diggory
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438119054
Category: American poetry
Page: 560
View: 2699

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An A-to-Z reference to writers of the New York School, including John Ashbery, who is often considered America's greatest living poet. Examines significant movements in literary history and its development through the years.

The Curiosities

A Collection of Stories
Author: Brenna Yovanoff,Tessa Gratton,Maggie Stiefvater
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab ™
ISBN: 1467731919
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 304
View: 8545

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From acclaimed and New York Times best-selling YA authors Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton, and Brenna Yovanoff comes The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories. • A vampire locked in a cage in the basement, for good luck. • Bad guys, clever girls, and the various reasons why the guys have to stop breathing. • A world where fires never go out (with references to vanilla ice cream). These are but a few of the curiosities collected in this volume of short stories by three acclaimed practitioners of paranormal fiction. But The Curiosities is more than the stories. Since 2008, Maggie, Tessa, and Brenna have posted more than 250 works of short fiction to their website www.merryfates.com. Their goal was simple: create a space for experimentation and improvisation in their writing—all in public and without a backspace key. In that spirit, The Curiosities includes the stories and each author's comments, critiques, and kudos in the margins. Think of it as a guided tour of the creative processes of three acclaimed authors.

The Sick-a-Bed Lady

And Other Tales
Author: Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775459144
Category: Fiction
Page: 271
View: 787

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Fans of charming domestic dramas in the vein of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women will love Eleanor Hallowell Abbott's short story collection The Sick-a-Bed Lady. Filled with industrious heroines, resilient families, and budding romance, these inspiring tales provide a delightful diversion for readers young and old.

Die Mäuse-Strategie für Manager

Veränderungen erfolgreich begegnen
Author: Spencer Johnson
Publisher: Ariston
ISBN: 3641191874
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 104
View: 3385

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WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? Die wichtigsten Mäuse-Strategien Spencer Johnsons erfolgreiche Mäuse-Fabel hat sich weltweit über 25 Millionen mal verkauft und unzähligen Menschen gezeigt, wie man erfolgreich mit Veränderungen umgehen und ihnen mit Mut und Gelassenheit begegnen kann. Nun gibt es den Bestseller mit den besten Erfolgsstrategien der Mäuse auch als E-Book.

The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies

And Other Warped and Creepy Tales
Author: David Lubar
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429962690
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 192
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A girl doesn't have a date for the school dance—until her dad makes one for her in his lab. "Lily—meet Stitchy." A family enjoys a nice Thanksgiving dinner—until they are interrupted by a torrent of turkeys out for revenge. A princess meets a pea-brained suitor. And the battle of two red hot pepper weenies ends in flames. Critically-acclaimed author and master of the macabre David Lubar returns from a journey into the darkest depths of his brain with thirty-five more warped and creepy tales. And in the tradition of the three previous Weenie collections—In the Land of the Lawn Weenies, Invasion of the Road Weenies, and The Curse of the Campfire Weenies—he reveals the inspiration behind each story at the end of the book. Don't be a weenie. Read these stories...if you dare! At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Christmas Moments:

Tales of Comfort and Joy
Author: Ken Casey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781791615628
Page: 89
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Bring the warmth of this season into your heart with these 12 tales of Christmas. In this inspirational short story collection set around the country, we explore modern tidings of comfort and joy. Witness an exceptional purchase at a Christmas Bazaar, marvel at the selections at an out-of-the-way candy shop, and experience the strength of friendship in the city. Cheer for the rescuers at a snowed-in mountain resort, give the ultimate gift to your cat and your dog, and rejoice in hearts filling from that which was thought lost.But wait, there's more! Will there be a 'man in red' or a 'man in green'? Explore the joy of giving as one of Santa's Helpers, take a magical bicycle excursion through time, and learn the sentiments behind two family's special antique ornaments.Join us for 12 heartwarming tales of faith, hope, and charity told over the Christmas holiday season.Grab a candy cane, some hot chocolate, and nestle in a chair by the fire. The glory of Christmas awaits you, as you retire.Bonus flash-fiction story 'Our First Noel 2100' at the end of this book.

A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Hesperus Press
ISBN: 1780940599
Category: Fiction
Page: 134
View: 1996

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Cosy-up on a cold winter’s night with a collection of festive tales from literary master Charles Dickens, re-issued just in time for Christmas. Published in its entirety for the first time since 1852, this Christmas number of Dickens’ periodical Household Words is a shining example of the varied thematic and narrative styles of Victorian storytelling. One of Dickens’ earliest collections of stories for the holiday season, A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire offers tales of romance, theft, justice and heart-warming family reunions. Continuing the tradition of ghost stories for Christmas, some of the haunting tales are inspiring while others are chilling. The voices of this round include servants and employers alike - host and charwoman, mother and nursemaid - and some surprising ruminations on topics as diverse as disability and interracial love.

The Book of Virtues

A Treasury of Great Moral Stories
Author: William J. Bennett
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780684835778
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 832
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Fables, folklore, fiction, drama, and other works by such authors as Aesop, Dickens, Tolstoy, Shakespeare, and Baldwin are presented to teach virtues including compassion, courage, honesty, friendship, and faith.

Der Fornit

unheimliche Geschichten
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783548263779
Page: 250
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Acht unterschiedliche Werke aus der Feder des "King of Horror", die eines gemeinsam haben: Gänsehaut-Garantie. Ein Junge findet auf dem Dachoden einen scheinbar harmlosen Spielzeugaffen, der den Tod bringt. Ein Paranoider lässt den Leser durch seine Augen blicken. Und ein Schiffbrüchiger wird auf einer felsigen Insel angespült - ohne Nahrung, doch mit seinem Chirurgenbesteck und zwei Kilo Heroin ... (Klappentext).

Dangerous Women

Author: George R.R. Martin,Gardner Dozois
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008104948
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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Commissioned by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, these tales of dangerous women by the most stellar names in fiction are available for the first time in three-volume paperback. George R.R. Martin is the bestselling author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO’s hit series GAME OF THRONES.

Something about the Author

Author: N.A
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787652067
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 230
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An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, each volume of this series provides illustrated biographical articles on approximately 70 children's authors and artists. The series covers more than 10,000 individuals, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources and photographs. Also availa is a cumulative author index, published in odd-numbered volumes.

Uncanny Tales

Author: Various
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775454398
Category: Fiction
Page: 111
View: 8163

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Craving a good scare? Dip into this carefully selected collection of freaky, fear-inspiring and fantastical tales written by a who's-who of writers from the golden age of horror. Just a fair warning, though: you'll probably be sleeping with the light on tonight.

Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents

Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780761537359
Category: Publishers and publishing
Page: 912
View: 9828

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A comprehensive directory for aspiring writers lists names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and Web sites for hundreds of North American publishing figures and companies, along with helpful advice on the writing and publishing process. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Das Erwachen

Author: Kate Chopin
Publisher: edition fünf
ISBN: 3942374765
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 216
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Sommerfrische am Meer, Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts: Mit 28 Jahren ist Edna Pontellier längst Ehefrau und Mutter. Ihre Ehe scheint harmonisch, das Leben geordnet. Doch dann leistet ihr der aufmerksame Robert Gesellschaft, und Edna verliebt sich. Als die beiden ihre Gefühle füreinander entdecken, flieht der junge Mann erschrocken auf eine Geschäftsreise. Edna wartet vergeblich auf Post. Alleingelassen kehrt sie in die Stadt zurück und lässt alle gesellschaftlichen Konventionen hinter sich — mit fatalen Folgen ...