Pansy Boy

Author: Paul Harfleet

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781909954243

Category: Bullying

Page: 64

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In this graphic novel in rhymed couplets, a young boy tackles homophobia in school by planting pansies at the site of homophobic attacks, taking strength from the flowers he loves. The power of his actions empowers his school to value what is delicate and different. The book comes to life in vivid graphic art and comes complete with a personal field guide to the flowers and birds included in its pages.
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For the Love of Pete

Author: Elizabeth Hoyt writing as Julia Harper

Publisher: Forever

ISBN: 9780446543552

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Dante Torelli is an undercover FBI agent assigned to protect a mob informant and his family. But when the informant's hiding place is blown, a baby girl is snatched by a ruthless hitman. Now, Dante must save the toddler, uncover the traitor in his department, evade various bad guys, and deal with the toddler's sexy aunt, all before the biggest mob trial in Chicago history, set to begin in just three days. When Zoe Adler's stepsister went into the witness protection program because of her sleazeball boyfriend, she wasn't supposed to tell anyone. Except the two sisters have always been close, and Zoe has been babysitting her niece, Pete, since her birth. What harm could it be to secretly get Zoe an apartment in the same building where the FBI is keeping the family under protection? So when someone inside the FBI turns and a hitman snatches Pete, Zoe is right there. During the shootout, she jumps into a sexy, uptight FBI agent's car and hangs on as he pursues the hitman. No matter what it takes, Zoe is going to bring her niece back.
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Herd register

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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American Swineherd

Published Monthly in the Interests of Swine Raising

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Pansy and the Promise

Author: Stanley Ross Rule

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 149085634X

Category: Fiction

Page: 230

View: 6834

A spiritual awakening happens to ten-year-old Pansy Hunt when her parents launch out on a covered wagon adventure from Lincoln, New Mexico, to Galveston Island, Texas, in the year 1900. Along the trail, Papa shares campfire stories with Pansy about her unique family history. Stories like Pansy's great-great grandmother, who is captured and raised by a warring Indian tribe, only to be rescued seven years later by a brave Indian scout. Stories that teach her about trusting God in the most impossible circumstances imaginable. These tales combine with real adventures along the trail to develop Pansy's spiritual understanding that God promises He will "never leave us nor forsake us." Letters and photos at the end of the book reveal that these adventures are drawn from the true life and family history of Pansy Virginia Hunt Rule. Pansy and the Promise is written for young minds to easily grasp the concept of God's grace, mercy, and strength in a story of adventure, mystery, and intrigue.
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The August 5

Author: Jenna Helland

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

ISBN: 0374302863

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 192

View: 1927

In a world rocked by revolt, your worst enemy can become your greatest hope Fourteen-year-old Tommy Shore lives a life of privilege: he has the finest clothing, food, and education available and servants to take care of his every whim. He is the son of the chief administrator of Aeren-the most important man on the islands. Fifteen-year-old Tamsin Henry has grown up knowing only poverty, but she is the daughter of a revolutionary who longs to give her and their people more. Ordinarily, Tommy and Tamsin would never cross paths, but on the day of a violent and deadly revolt, chance brings them together. Now the world waits to hear the fate of the August 5, five men led by, and including, Tamsin's father and captured during the uprising. As tensions between the government and the rebels escalate, Tommy uncovers a brutal truth about his father. How will he ever get Tamsin to trust that he wants to help her cause, when she believes he stands for everything she's fighting against?
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Deflowered

My Life in Pansy Division

Author: Jon Ginoli

Publisher: Cleis Press

ISBN: 1573443433

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 275

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Presents a memoir by one of the founding member of the gay rock band, as he discusses his experiences during the early days of the band's beginnings in San Francisco, its struggles for acceptance, seach for a label, rise on the tour circuit, and final emergence as an iconic musical group.
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Extraordinary

Author: Miriam Spitzer Franklin

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1632208229

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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Last spring, Pansy chickened out on going to spring break camp, even though she’d promised her best friend, Anna, she’d go. It was just like when they went to get their hair cut for Locks of Love; only one of them walked out with a new hairstyle, and it wasn’t Pansy. But Pansy never got the chance to make it up to Anna. While at camp, Anna contracted meningitis and a dangerously high fever, and she hasn’t been the same since. Now all Pansy wants is her best friend back—not the silent girl in the wheelchair who has to go to a special school and who can’t do all the things Pansy used to chicken out of doing. So when Pansy discovers that Anna is getting a surgery that might cure her, Pansy realizes this is her chance—she’ll become the friend she always should have been. She’ll become the best friend Anna’s ever had—even if it means taking risks, trying new things (like those scary roller skates), and running herself ragged in the process. Pansy’s chasing extraordinary, hoping she reaches it in time for her friend’s triumphant return. But what lies at the end of Pansy’s journey might not be exactly what she had expected—or wanted. Extraordinary is a heartfelt, occasionally funny, coming-of-age middle grade novel by debut author Miriam Spitzer Franklin. It’s sure to appeal to fans of Cynthia Lord’s Rules and will inspire young friends to cherish the times they spend together. Every day should be lived like it’s extraordinary. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
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A Delicate Truth

Author: John le Carré

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241965179

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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A counter-terror operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted in Britain's most precious colony, Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, and a private defence contractor who is also his close friend. So delicate is the operation that even the Minister's Private Secretary, Toby Bell, is not cleared for it. Suspecting a disastrous conspiracy, Toby attempts to forestall it, but is promptly posted overseas. Three years on, summoned by Sir Christopher Probyn, retired British diplomat, to his decaying Cornish manor house, and closely watched by Probyn's daughter Emily, Toby must choose between his conscience and his duty to the Service. If the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing, how can he keep silent? 'No other writer has charted - pitilessly for politicians but thrillingly for readers - the public and secret histories of his times, from the Second World War to the 'War on Terror'' Guardian 'The master of the modern spy novel returns . . . this is writing of such quality that - as Robert Harris put it - it will be read in one hundred years. John le Carré was never a spy-turned-writer, he was a writer who found his canvas in espionage, as Dickens did in other worlds. The two men deserve comparison' Daily Mail 'A brilliant climax, with sinister deaths, casual torture, wrecked lives and shameful compromises' Observer 'With A Delicate Truth, le Carré has in a sense come home. And it's a splendid homecoming . . . the novel is the most satisfying, subtle and compelling of his recent oeuvre' The Times
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Eat the Pretty Ones

A Testament

Author: Nick Wedlake

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1449017142

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 236

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This is the true story of what happens to a pretty little boy, and his brothers in the shadows. It is the suppresed story of the sexual exploitation of boys and young men. The number of boys being exploited, molested, abused, and beaten is actually astounding. This is the story of the separation of the soul from the flesh. How boys are taught to be strong, like the men who hurt them, even as most girls are taught to be weary of men; how the broken vessel of a man finds the boy...the boy he once was...with all the make-believe...with all the hope...
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Going Bovine

Author: Libba Bray

Publisher: Ember

ISBN: 0385733984

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

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In an attempt to find a cure after being diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob (aka mad cow) disease, Cameron Smith, a disaffected sixteen-year-old boy, sets off on a road trip with a death-obsessed video gaming dwarf he meets in the hospital.
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Philip Larkin: Letters to Monica

Author: Philip Larkin

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571264611

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 496

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Philip Larkin met Monica Jones at University College Leicester in autumn 1946, when they were both twenty-four; he was the newly-appointed assistant librarian and she was an English lecturer. In 1950 Larkin moved to Belfast, and thence to Hull, while Monica remained in Leicester, becoming by turns his correspondent, lover and closest confidante, in a relationship which lasted over forty years until the poet's death in 1985. This remarkable unpublished correspondence only came to light after Monica Jones's death in 2001, and consists of nearly two thousand letters, postcards and telegrams, which chronicle - day by day, sometimes hour by hour - every aspect of Larkin's life and the convolutions of their relationship.
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Dream Katcher

Author: S. Harrington

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595308988

Category: Fiction

Page: 132

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Dream Katcher is a spell binding thriller-that you can't put down. Anna Sullivan's dream job as a homicide detective for Seattle is quickly shattered by a series of killings. This friendly city is on high alert as a brilliant stalker goes on a killing spree. The unmarred bodies of women continue to be dumped in local parks only to be discovered by unsuspecting early morning walkers. Quickly the local press nicknamed the stalker as "The Park Killer". Anna becomes obsessed by the case and compelled to catch the murderer. Unfortunately, fate deals her an unlucky card and her life starts to unravel. But she can't give up. She is addicted to following the clues and determined to solve the case.
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Aristophanes: The Complete Plays

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440623837

Category: Drama

Page: 736

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A brand-new translation of the world's greatest satirist. With a signature style that is at once bawdy and delicate, as well as a fearless penchant for lampooning the rich and powerful, Aristophanes remains arguably the finest satirist of all time. Collected here are all 11 of his surviving plays-newly translated by the distinguished poet and translator Paul Roche.
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