"The wonderfully nostalgic and heartwarming new novel from the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of The Beggar Maid. b> orn out of wedlock when her mother was only fourteen, Lucy Pocket has spent all her life in the care of her disreputable but charming grandmother, Eva. They dodge from one poor lodging house to another, always in debt and resorting to theft in order to exist. Until her wealthy paternal grandfather buys her from Eva, determined to bring Lucy up to be a lady. When her grandfather dies, his despicable nephew cheats Lucy out of her inheritance, except for a run-down lodging house in Whitechapel, where she is forced to look after his three illegitimate children. Jilted by her would-be fiance, Lucy is determined to make a life for herself and the children, and to search for her long lost grandmother, creating the family she has always longed for."
From the author of such works as Dark Horizons, E.V.I.L., and the bestseller Haunted., comes the first in a trilogy that will keep you biting your nails in suspense, cringing in horror, and asking for more. The year is 1987. Running a restaurant can be a difficult, stressful venture, but the Rifflet's have it all figured out. Decent location with no other real competition, right off of Alligator Alley, steady flow of customers, and they receive numerous compliments about the food they serve. If only the people dining in knew where the meat came from that they were consuming... Dylan Masterson, lead singer of the rock band Forbidden Fruit, seems to have it all but is battling his own inner demons. Little does he know that he'll be fighting some real life monsters who have different plans for his future.
A house is a family?s refuge, yet the air in the average American home is up to ten times more polluted than air just outside. This shocking statistic highlights an inescapable truth of modern life: our homes have become unhealthy places! With The Everything Guide to a Healthy Home, readers will uncover the hidden dangers of their house, and learn how to neutralize the toxins, radiation, and chemicals that threaten the average house. The book includes: ? Instant fi x checklists that will immediately make the house a safer place ? Information on applying these principles to cars, workplaces, and even schools ? Foods that fi ght back against cancer and toxin exposure Whether readers make every fi x or just a targeted few, the decisive steps in The Everything Guide to a Healthy Home will result in a safer, more comfortable, and more livable home for readers and their families. AUTHOR: Lisa Stockwell is a writer and editor with a background in healthy and sustainable home design. She was editor-in-chief of Homeowner?s Resource, a San Francisco-based home improvement magazine, and, over six years, steered the magazine?s focus to eco-friendly and healthy living. She has written feature articles on healthy lifestyles and the environment for various organizations and publications. SELLING POINTS: ? Includes home fix prioritization checklists that are ranked on the projected health impact of making the fix, rather than the timeline associated with it. ? Includes activities designed to teach your children about the principles of a healthy home, and what they can do to protect themselves while they are away from the house ? The idea of the ?healthy home? free from toxins and other dangers is rapidly becoming a mainstream phenomenon. In the month of April alone, this idea of the healthy home has been featured on Oprah and CNN ? Everything home and garden titles have sold more than 350,000 copies!
Take it from Billionaire Book Seller and Filmmaker and Transformational Public Speaker and Rapper Dan Edward Knight Sr. has advised the President of the United States of America via his Radio Show and Govenor Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emmanuel via email and on his Radio Show teaching Prayer, Scripture Reading and Positive Productive Action and People like Steve Harvey who allowed him to recite his poetry on his show Club Throw down and now has his own book best seller. Queen latifah received a copy of this poem at her book signing and later went on to be a even greater success
The Sails Take-Home Library features two sets of stimulating texts to support take-home reading programs. The books are filled with amusing characters, humorous situations and colourful pictures, to engage students and encourage them to read outside the classroom. The inclusion of Parent Notes in each book enables parents to play an integral part in strengthening their child's reading skills.
The Sails Take-Home Library features an exciting mix of titles in both Set A and Set B. Covering a variety of genres and styles, the vibrant mix of fiction and non-fiction titles will engage every student.
This reader is classified as Reading Level 12 / Fountas and Pinnell Level G. Visit our Levelled readers page for further information on reading levels.
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