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Grandma’s Christmas Wish — Fiction

Posted on Jun 6, 2016 in Christmas, New Releases

by Shelley Bingham Husk It would take the knowledge of her impending death, for Grandma’s Christmas wish to come true. The Cavanaugh’s are a young family torn apart by tragedy, reunited by a wish. All Grandma ever wanted for Christmas was to have her family together. Twenty-nine-year-old Claire eloped to escape the memories of her parents, believing that her grandmother was responsible for their deaths. Twenty-seven-year-old Jack rarely comes home, having bought into Claire’s memories of the tragic night their parents were killed. Twenty-year-old Darby was only six when her parents died, ten when Claire ran away, and twelve when Jack left the house. Darby stayed home to take care of the grandmother who raised her. The kitchen at the Cavanaugh’s has always been the heart of the home. As Darby says, “Grandma always said, ‘You miss all the...

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Let Me Come In — An Illustrated Storybook for Christmas

Posted on Jun 3, 2014 in Christmas

by Richard Bugg illustrated by Ruth Santos Have you ever wondered where Christ went in our celebration of Christmas? During not only the frantic rush of the modern Christmas season, but in the hurry and complexity of everyday life, the true meaning and origin of Christmas can get lost, or temporarily mislaid. In the tradition of Clement Moore’s classic “Twas The Night Before Christmas”, the authors hope to elicit you to invite the Saviour back into your celebration of this special time of year. Let’s put the “Christ” back in Christmas as we are told of a special Christmas Eve encountered by one man who was worried and haggard and drawn by all the secular trappings that have been laid on top of this holiday; and how he found release from his worries. PRODUCT DETAILS: List Price: $13.99 8.25″...

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The Popcorn Wreath

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in Christmas, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Shirlee Hurst Shields Illustrated by Melita Lee Price: $7.99 (+ shipping and Maine Sales Tax) The warm memories of childhood Christmases long ago, spent with the family we love and remember, tend to return to us over and over again. Each remembering brings some new flavor, or aroma or sight — some indelible memory — that kindles or re-lights those warm feelings of the season. Each time the memory is made fresh, some new detail, or little delight springs back fully blown. Author, Shirlee Shields, and Illustrator, Melita Lee, have created just such a memory for us in The Popcorn Wreath. This magnificent lesson of the real meaning of Christmas began with a simple kernel of corn… More of the work of the cover artist and illustrator, Melita Lee, can be seen HERE. Product Details: Retail Price: $8.99...

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Dinosaurs of Utah and Dino Destinations

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Banner, Classics, Leicester Bay Books, Nonfiction, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Pat Bagley & Gayen Wharton Retail Price: $8.95 Internet Sale Price: $7.95 About the Book: An introduction for children, and other dinosaur lovers who know children, by one of Utah’s great humorists. Also includes locations as to where these creatures lived and where you can see what fossils remain. Approved by the Utah Office of Education About the Authors Pat Bagley is the award winning author and illustrator of several Utah and LDS books, including I Spy A Nephite, and Welcome to Utah. Gayen Wharton has coauthored several bestselling Utah travel guides and a history of the state with her husband, Tom. Product Details PRICE: $8.95 • Paperback: 48 pages • Original Publisher: White Horse Books; 1st edition (January 1, 2001) • Language: English • ISBN-10: 1566846013 • ISBN-13: 978-1566846011 • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.9 x 0.2...

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Change Your Voice Change Your Image (Change Your Life!)

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Classics, Leicester Bay Books, Nonfiction, Special Sales

by Shirlee H. Shields (B.S., M.F.A., Ph. D.) List Price: $19.95 Internet Special: $10.00 Are you a prince to look at… but a frog to listen to? A tiger to see… but a mouse to hear? An elegant princess to view… but a screeching witch to listen to? Is your voice whiny? Nasal? Are you a whisper-talker? A mumbler? Do you mispronounce words? Do you draw out words like taffy or speak with all the interest of a monotonous dripping faucet? Do your speech “tics” drive a listener away? The techniques and theories contained in this new approach to speech training will teach you to: Change the ten major speech faults Improve your self image Control Nervousness Listen and respond to others Be positive and assertive Use visual aids and a microphone Find your true vocal tone Liberate your...

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