Book List in Order:14 titles

  • A man passes through life possessing in turn seven dogs, each of whom offers him love in a different way. Man's best friend--over time, seven of them belong to Tom Wilson. Each comes in its turn with its own gift--comfort when Tom feels life's deepes...



  • Drawing from a lifetime of writing experience, Elizabeth Yates shares her thoughts with young writers: On inspiration "If an idea seizes you--and that is a form of inspiration for the writer--see how you can make it serve your purpose at the time, an...


  • "Each spring for hundreds of years, the herons have returned to Chilham, England, but only now have they become important to Kent. Their departure this fall marks the beginning of a new life for his mother, who has closed her heart to love, and for K...




  • Jared Austin, staunch member of the mutual protection society that defends his 1830s New Hampshire community against thieves, tries to temper justice with mercy when his deaf daughter Melody befriends a young Irish immigrant who has stolen a horse....


  • The boy isn't much to look at: thin, pale, and undersized for his age. Neighbors shake their heads over Jared Austin's odd ways. His father doesn't think he's good for anything much. Even his friend Jennet wonders what will become of him. But Jared i...


  • It takes courage to leave a familiar town, a comfortable homestead, and personal belongings and old friends. It takes courage to live in a small wagon, traveling barely a hundred miles a week through Indian territory. But it takes a special out-of-th...






  • "A Newbery Medal WinnerWhen Amos Fortune was only fifteen years old, he was captured by slave traders and brought to Massachusetts, where he was sold at auction. Although his freedom had been taken, Amos never lost his dinity and courage. For 45 year...


  • Gr 5 Up The training of hearing aide dogs and the process of bonding with their deaf owners is the subject of this book that imparts information through the framework of a story. A young deaf woman, accepted into one of the few programs providing hea...




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    There were boulders at the top and he picked his way carefully among them. Suddenly he stopped still, gripping a rock and flattening himself against it. Not ten paces from him was a gray wolf, and around her four well-grown cubs were playing--prettil...