Description : Annemarie “Shug” Wilcox is clever and brave and true (on the inside anyway). And she’s about to become your new best friend in this enchanting middle grade novel from the New York Times bestselling author of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (soon to be a major motion picture!), Jenny Han. Annemarie Wilcox, or Shug as her family calls her, is beginning to think there's nothing worse than being twelve. She's too tall, too freckled, and way too flat-chested. Shug is sure that there's not one good or amazing thing about her. And now she has to start junior high, where the friends she counts most dear aren't acting so dear anymore -- especially Mark...
Description : Growing up in a very small city of Natchitoches, Louisiana, the oldest one in the Louisiana Purchase, author, Bonita Grace Moses, was not only the youngest sibling but also the only girl, along with four brothers, born to Elena Moses. She was reared by her mother and her grandmother, Georgiana Moses, in a small three-room house. In Mama Shug: the Bridge Whom We Loved So Dearly, Moses shares her life story and how it was particularly influenced by her God-fearing grandmother, affectionately known as Mama Shug, who lived to the age of ninety-eight. This memoir narrates how Mama Shug quit school at age seven to care for her siblings, but she instilled the importance of a good education in her grandchildren. Full of wisdom, Moses’ grandmother also preached how faith in the Lord was central to life. She was a woman who lived what she practiced. A testament to the strength, tenacity, spirituality, and love of Mama Shug, this memoir describes the life of one woman who paved the way and provided an important foundation helping her grandchildren achieve success.
Description : Presents the story of Celie, a poor, black woman who overcomes a life of abuse due to the support of the females in her life. This edition also offers a compilation of criticism on the characters and themes in this novel. It also features a chronology of the author's life and notes on the contributors.
Description : These 11 stories and the novella, Hi Bonnybrig, are set in an imaginary version of Shug Hanlan's home village - a place which has entered sci-fi folklore as a popular cafe-stop for visiting aliens. The collection draws on Scottish and American culture in an experiment with differing language.
Description : This poignant book takes you on a journey of adultery when she finds Haman's girlfriend in Shug's bed, love, abuse. Shug tries to commit suicide five times. To the eventual defining moment when a choice had to be made, to either continue living in domestic violence or save yourself and create a new life free from violence.
Description : "Prepare your high school students for AP, IB, and other standardized tests that demand an understanding of the subtle elements that comprise an author's unique voice. Each of the 100 sharply focused, historically and culturally diverse passages from world literature targets a specific component of voice, presenting the elements in short, manageable exercises that function well as class openers. Includes teacher notes and discussion suggestions."
Description : "A truly wonderful and fun Milestones Book which will encourage you to produce memorable photos of your pooch. A Must Have!"
Description : Shug'ah has an ideal teenaged life and a boyfriend who loves her. However, her life changes at fifteen when she becomes the victim of rape. After a year of being violated, Shug'ah puts an end to the assault the only way she knows how...by murdering her rapist. After serving time in a juvenile facility for murder, at twenty-one, Shug'ah finds herself outcast and alone. She joins an all-male crew, making them her new "family." She's got something to prove, becoming a paid killer for one of LAPD's dirtiest cops. When the crew's leader is gunned down, Shug'ah steps up to help lead the group. Everything is good until her past shows up, offering her a chance at a life she believed was out of her reach. Shug'ah's worlds begin to collide. Can she stop it? Can she really have the happiness she desires? Or is it too late?