Description : What happens when Grace enters a world where birds speak, and she receives messages that reveal profound truths about herself?
Description : We've all heard the super hero stories. Teenager bitten by a radioactive bug, parents are killed and child seeks avengence, science project gone wrong, alien from another planet with powers. But what if all of the things we love about super heroes in comics were combined into one? Avery Kendall is just like any other teenage girl her age. Except for the fact that her parents died when she was little, lives with her uncle in a huge house in a small town, and is suffering from nightmares. However, whatever happens in her dreams ends up happening in real life. Avery discovers that she has an ability, a super power, that lets her become any type of hero she can imagine. After finding a group of teens just like her, they form a super hero team to stop crime and bring justice. Avery develops not only with her powers but also as a person. She learns what really happened to her parents, who her real friends are, and who her real enemies are.
Description : The Dreamcatcher series of English Readers knits selections from across the world, from every genre, every period into an unusual pattern. Each thread of this pattern tells a story which is unique, muchloved, and thoughtprovoking. Dreamcatcher encourages readers to understand and appreciate literature, and inspires further reading.The books for grades 1 to 8 adhere to the suggested language skill areas and themes defined by the new curriculum published by the CISCE.
Description : Our minds and hearts often exploded with joy as we became immersed in the scenes. At times, we were one with the mystical silence and landscape. "Suddenly, we started climbing and climbing until I felt we couldn't go higher. GERONIMO! I cried yet still we climbed. The road became so narrow and steep that I began to think we might begin to go backward. We down-shifted again. When we crossed Ten Sleep Creek, I peered out my window looking for snow pack. It was summer. Still we climbed, higher and higher. The clouds became bigger-and closer. The blue, bright sky blue...and rich forest green encompassed us. Had we passed over? Were we on the other side? Dreamcatcher downshifted and climbed some more. Dear Lord, if my ears hadn't popped earlier, I would have listened for the choir of angel voices. We passed through Big Horn, Sitting Bull, and climbed higher. The air got thinner, the water became purer, the sun brighter. Still we climbed. There were no people. There was no pollution. There was no barrier between us and God. We climbed higher. The road narrowed. The blue faded into grey. We were in the clouds and heaven bound."
Description : Young Richard buys a Native American dreamcatcher from a market stall. A medicine man, Running Wolf, takes Richard on a magical journey to a special place where bad dreams are safely stored. Taken from an ancient Scottish legend, 'The Sleeping Giant' is about a lazy giant prone to falling asleep.
Description : On the holy island of Patmos, where St. John wrote The Book of Revelation nearly 2,000 years ago, a young man experiences his own revelations with the help of a spiritual mentor, Robert Lax, the man Thomas Merton once said was "born with the deeper sense of who God was." These warm, wonderful insights are for anyone searching for wisdom.
Description : Struggling to adjust to his new life in the country with his mother and brother after his father's death, thirteen-year-old Fran adopts an orphaned raccoon and befriends a part-Iroquois girl named Jo, who helps him discover a new source of strength and un