The Marvelous Journey Home pdf

The Marvelous Journey Home  pdf

Title: The Marvelous Journey Home pdf

Author: John M. Simmons

Genre: ,Fiction,Parenting,Adoption,Education

Pages: 382 pages

The Marvelous Journey Home pdf

Fictional novel based on the actual experiences of the author and his family’s journey through the Russian adoption process. The story is not only engaging and inspiring but also informs readers of the struggles many people face with international adoptions. The Marvelous Journey Home is the perfect blend of realism and invention. The reader is given unique insight into the perspectives of several players in the adoption process including adoptive parents, the children and adoption officials and supervisors. The story also carefully touches on another journey elusive to many, the journey of death. The author makes an enlightening association between the two journeys to help the reader better understand and accept death.

 

“Shoot, Minnie, Shoot!” pdf

Title: “Shoot, Minnie, Shoot!” pdf

Author: Happy Jack Feder

Genre: ,Literature,Sports,Sports,Education

Pages: 

“Shoot, Minnie, Shoot!” pdf

In 1903, over three hundred Indian children from across America lived at the Fort Shaw Indian Boarding School in a remote, isolated valley in Montana. Among the children were a handful of teenage girls, many who had only lived in tepees. They quickly learned to play basketball and resoundingly crushed all opponents, including men’s and women’s university teams. After the games, the girls recited Shelley and Longfellow, played mandolins and violins, sang, danced, and pantomimed. Less than one year after first seeing a basketball, they were crowned the first world champions of basketball at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. Millions saw them and gained a deeper understanding and love for Indians. This is the story of that team, seen through the eyes of star player Minnie Burton.

 

Lessons from Shadow: My Life Lessons for Boys and Girls pdf

Lessons from Shadow: My Life Lessons for Boys and Girls  pdf

Title: Lessons from Shadow: My Life Lessons for Boys and Girls pdf

Author: Shadow Bregman

Genre: ,Childrens,Education,Animals

Pages: 46 pages

Lessons from Shadow: My Life Lessons for Boys and Girls pdf

Shadow Bregman, a twelve-year-old rescue dog, passes on to six- to ten-year-old boys and girls the life lessons she has learned. This book can be read by a child alone and is also ideal as a teaching book. Shadow will ask every child what lesson is learned before it is revealed. Because of its short chapters and charming illustrations, it is an ideal bedtime book.