Category: Family Life

Download E-books Louanne Pig in the Perfect Family (Revised Edition) (Nancy Carlson's Neighborhood) PDF

By Nancy L. Carlson

Louanne’s an purely baby. She thinks that it'd be enjoyable to have an important family members, similar to her neighbor George. He has 5 sisters and 4 brothers―the excellent dimension. whilst her mom and dad need to go away city for the weekend, Louanne jumps on the likelihood to stick with George. yet in the course of her remain, there’s an excessive amount of noisily snoring, an extended line for the lavatory, and totally nowhere to be by myself. possibly 3 is the ideal quantity finally!

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Download E-books Almost Home PDF

By Joan Bauer

Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will contact your middle

When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her playing father takes to the air all over again, Sugar and her mom lose their domestic in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a clean begin, merely to find that clean starts off aren't really easy to return via for the homeless. however, Sugar's mom has taught her to be thankful it doesn't matter what, so Sugar does her top. With the aid of a rescue puppy, Shush; a foster relatives; a supportive instructor; a love of poetry; and her personal grace and reliable humor, Sugar involves keep in mind that whereas she cannot keep watch over the hand lifestyles offers her, she will regulate how she responds.

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Download E-books Stillwater Creek PDF

By Alison Booth

A impressive debut novel approximately redemption, struggle, and the binds that carry households together
 
It is 1957 and—after the loss of life of her husband—pianist Ilona Talivaldis and her nine-year-old daughter Zidra commute to the distant coastal city of Jingera in New South Wales. Ilona, a focus camp survivor from Latvia, is looking for peace and a chance to begin anew. In her attractive vine-covered cottage at the fringe of the lagoon, she plans to set herself up as a piano instructor. The weeks cross, and slowly mom and daughter get to grasp the  townsfolk—including kind-hearted butcher George Cadwallader who's perpetually staring at on the stars; his son Jim, a boy clever past his years; Peter Vincent, a former wartime pilot and POW; and Cherry Bates, the publican's spouse who's approximately to make a frightening discovery. it is fast obvious that Jingera isn't rather the utopia Ilona imagined it to be—a discovery that may force her to risk the single thing she holds dear.

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Download E-books All the Lovely Bad Ones PDF

By Mary Downing Hahn

Travis and his sister, Corey, cannot withstand a great trick. once they examine that their grandmother's quiet Vermont hotel, the place they're spending the summer season, has a background of ghost sightings, they choose to do some "haunting" in their personal. prior to lengthy, their supernatural pranks have travelers flocking to the hotel, and enterprise booms.
     yet Travis and Corey quickly discover that they don't seem to be the single ghosts at Fox Hill lodge. Their inconsiderate video games have woke up anything harmful, whatever that are supposed to have stayed asleep. Can those siblings lay to relaxation the ghosts they’ve stirred?

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Download E-books Secret Daughter: A Novel PDF

By Shilpi Somaya Gowda

“Moving and thought-provoking and informative and ingenious and wonderfully executed.  What a superb story!”
—Mary Jane Clark

 

“This booklet is a needs to for someone touched through adoption, or India, or the fragile dynamic among adolescent women and their mothers.”
—Sujata Massey, writer of Shimura Trouble

 

Secret Daughter, a primary novel via Shilpi Somaya Gowda, explores powerfully and poignantly the emotional terrain of motherhood, loss, identification, and love during the reviews of 2 families—one Indian, one American—and the kid that binds them jointly. A masterful paintings set in part within the Mumbai slums so vividly portrayed within the hit movie Slumdog Millionaire, Secret Daughter recollects the acclaimed novels of Kim Edwards and Thrity Umrigar, but flickers with the freshness of a very intriguing new literary voice.

 

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Download E-books Prince Siddhartha: The Story of Buddha PDF

By Jonathan Landaw

This is often the tale of Prince Siddhartha and the way he grew to become Buddha, the woke up One. Lyrical verse and lovely full-color illustrations depict each one significant lifestyles occasion in Siddhartha's improvement. His message of nonviolence, loving-kindness, and unselfishness is vitally invaluable for today's--and tomorrow's--children. a narrative made for the telling--open this story to a toddler and shore up the opportunity of a brilliant and loving destiny!

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Download E-books Gila Monsters Meet You at the Airport (Reading Rainbow Book) PDF

By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

"I dwell at a hundred sixty five East ninety fifth road, big apple urban, and i am going to stick the following forever," says a tender boy. yet his mom and dad are relocating out West, and he has to compliment them--and out West, no one performs baseball simply because they're too busy chasing buffaloes, and you've got to experience a horse to college whether you do not know how, and also you cannot sit end result of the cactus! He simply is aware it is going to be awful.
This humorous, sympathetic ebook is simply correct for kids dealing with a move--or trying to snort!

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Download E-books The Intervention Series (Books 1-3) PDF

By Hilary Dartt

Three neighbors. 3 interventions. What might move wrong?

Meet Delaney Collins, Josie Garcia, and summer season grey, 3 acquaintances with questionable obstacles and simply the simplest intentions. within the Intervention sequence, they got down to "fix" each one other's lives, demonstrating that typically, even real love calls for an intervention ... and friendship quite is healthier than treatment.

Save forty% on greater than 900 pages of this sequence, which readers say is "packed with simply the correct amount of wit and heart."

The relationship Intervention

When Delaney Collins’s fail-proof courting procedure fails thoroughly, her most sensible associates, summer season and Josie, degree The courting Intervention, within which they take keep watch over of her courting existence. even though she struggles to keep on with the principles they set out for her, her instinct tells her that if she doesn’t, she may result by myself and ceaselessly lonely in a sea of fellows with stained neckties and bulky luggage.

The Marriage Intervention

If Josie Garcia’s marriage have been at the rocks, at the least she may well drink it like a vodka cranberry. yet issues are a lot worse than that. in recent years, she and her husband Paul conflict like peanut butter and pickles. to assist fix her marriage, Josie’s top acquaintances Delaney and summer time level the wedding Intervention to reignite the flame among Josie and Paul. the difficulty is, Josie’s ex-lover (and present boss), Scott, is making issues sizzle at paintings. Scott has constantly been a secret-keeper, and now it’s Josie’s flip. Being a secret-keeper may cost a little Josie her marriage.

The Motherhood Intervention

With her 5th baby at the approach and her son’s center surgical procedure simply round the nook, summer season grey is already imminent her verge of collapse. Then her estranged mom exhibits up on her doorstep after fifteen years, claiming to wish to rebuild their courting. whereas suffering to forgive her mom (who does not appear to have replaced) for years of overlook, summer season daydreams of contracting a semi-serious ailment or discomfort nearly-life-threatening accidents so she will be able to get a clinic stay-cation. Her pals Delaney and Josie degree The Motherhood Intervention to assist summer season rediscover the existence she loves and forgive her mom within the process.

What Readers Say

"Hilary Dartt's skill to create likable, smart, relatable characters makes the 3 major characters in her Intervention trilogy consider like your new top neighbors. The storylines are quick-paced and filled with simply the correct amount of wit and center. each one booklet fairly presents a front-row price tag into the lives of Dartt's 3 major characters - a trio of acquaintances who depend on one another like sisters. i might hugely suggest this e-book to people who are searhing for a brief, light-hearted, and extremely exciting read." - Amazon reviewer

"I learn The Intervention sequence as quick as i'll. I enjoyed the way in which the characters have been jointly through the sequence. i used to be chuffed on the way to learn throughout the books and stay involved with the women for only a little longer ahead of having to assert strong bye. i will not look ahead to the subsequent sequence to be on hand. learn those three! you will not be disappointed!" - Amazon reviewer

"I enjoyed this sequence! I loved attending to develop with the characters from e-book 1 to e-book three. The books felt actual. love it should be me and my most sensible neighbors facing the struggles and triumphs. cannot wait to learn extra from this author." - Amazon reviewer

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Download E-books Little Buggy Runs Away PDF

By Kevin O'Malley

It's difficult dwelling together with your mom and dad. simply ask Little Buggy. he's so mad at immense Buggy that he is operating clear of domestic. With the aid of ants, Little Buggy unearths a comfortable shoe the place he can sleep, a few nutrients to consume, or even a cough drop in case he will get unwell. but if the sky turns darkish and his buddies needs to go away, Little Buggy wonders if domestic is not so bad after all.
well known illustrator Kevin O'Malley has created one other hilarious and emotionally resonant Little Buggy event, excellent for children who're desirous to attempt their independence--and for fogeys who're aiding them deal with it.

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