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By Rakete, Robert; Thomas, Jeanette; Illustrated by Andrews, Kimberly
Join much-loved radio hosts Jeanette Thomas and Robert Rakete with Ernie, Benny and a colourful cast of adorable doggie pals on a magical journey of family and friendship around the world.
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By Thomas, Jeanette
Spider of Calico MountainMarigold had a severe trauma that erased her whole life from her memory. She had been in the hospital therapy unit for a year, yet she could not recall her life. The only thing she could remember was waking up in the hospital. The story is the struggle sh...e faced trying to remember. The doctors, nurses, and her parents were exhausted from feeding her information to bring back her memory. All resources the hospital had to offer had been exhausted. The doctor suggested one other thing that could be tried--that she return to where the trauma took place. She was sent back to where the trauma took her memory. Her struggles to remember were slowly overcome. Until the Tulips BloomThe sudden death of Catherine's father left her alone and bewildered until her sister Cynthia suggested she take a year off, make it her time, return to her writing and illustrating, travel to Holland as she had planned when she finished college, and also learn about their ancestry.Catherine went to Holland and fell deeply in love with the country and a Dutchman named Felix Zee. She saw Holland through Felix's eyes as he gave her many tours. But then a violent storm came and took his life. She was unsure if she wanted to stay in Holland or go back home. By the WindowMadrigal is a child with Down syndrome, and the story is told by her. She tells the story of how she met her friends and the learning process with which they taught her the many things she learned. Most of all, she learned to love.Read more
From her early childhood, Calista had been lost in her daydreams of living in a castle. She read every book, searched for pictures, and dreamed about everything that had to do with castles. But only her mother's words rang in her heart: Calista, knights are no more. This dreaming... of castles will take you down a path you will not want to travel. Over and over, she heard these words ringing in her heart, filling her entire being with words of power and deep feelings. They were her mother's words of doom. Would she be traveling down the wrong road? The opportunity came for her to purchase property with a castle on the grounds. The castle was in ruins, but she was determined she could bring it back to its original structure by restoration. She sells her childhood home after her mother and father's accident and sets out to accomplish her dreams. There were many pitfalls and obstructions that tried to discourage her work. But she had closed her mind to defeat.Read more
Take the wings of Morning is written about a student majoring in Botany. her his estate for the summer to study plants and write her thesis. a mute and cripple. caretaker of Charla.
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