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  • Montana Bullwhacker
    C. C. Rouse

    “How old are you, kid?” Lisha drew himself up to his full height. “Sixteen, he said and hoped he knew the reason why McClellan had asked. “The big boss needs men badly, kid. Why don’t you try to get on as a stage hand or maybe a driver? You’re right handy with…

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  • Canyon Girl
    Paula Montgomery

    …her grandmother's stories, Big Enough deals with roundups, rattlesnakes, and all the excitement of dangers of life in the old west. Canyon Girl, the story of a young lady growing up in the wilds of Eastern Oregon, is the first book in a four-part biography. Click here to find this book as an eBook.

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  • Four on the Edge
    Heidi Borrink

    …and trying to please. Holly and Jim had the perfect relationship—till that night they parked in a dark driveway . . . Keeler: The new kid in school. The wild misfit. Getting stoned is his way to drown out the loneliness. What will happen when Jim, his only friend, discovers Keeler’s…

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  • Life Without Parole
    Rick Fleck

    …money, prestige, and life in the fast lane. At first cocaine was just something to take so he could work harder and earn more money. The charming kid with so much potential had begun his inevitable transformation into the visage in the steel mirror. This is a story of rebellion and redemption you…

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  • Sinkira
    Gail Walker

    This book is part of the Pacific Press Heritage line up and is printed on demand. Please allow additional time for delivery. If you need this title right away, please call your local Adventist Book Center to determine availability. Because Sinkira was born after his Masai warrior father’s…

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  • Singing Tree and Laughing Water
    Sylvia Hardwick

    When two little Native American girls are dropped off at the home of their adoptive family, many tears are shed. But it doesn’t take long for the irrepressibly curious Singing Tree and the slow-but-sure to trust Laughing Water to begin feeling part of their new family. With so much to see and…

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  • Gifted Hands
    Ben Carson, M.D.

    Here is the inspiring story of an inner-city kid . . . with poor grades and little motivation, who, at age thirty-three, became director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Gifted Hands will transplant you into the operating room to witness surgeries that made headlines…

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  • Gifted Hands
    Ben Carson, M.D.

    Here is the inspiring story of an inner-city kid . . . with poor grades and little motivation, who, at age thirty-three, became director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Gifted Hands will transplant you into the operating room to witness surgeries that made headlines…

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  • Randy and Cynthia
    Jeanette E. Burgett

    This book is part of the Pacific Press Heritage line up and is printed on demand. Please allow additional time for delivery. If you need this title right away, please call your local Adventist Book Center to determine availability. Come along with eight- year-old Randy as he and his family travel to…

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  • Encore!
    Dorothy Minchin-Comm, Dr. Virginia-Gene Rittenhouse

    …Book Center to determine availability. If you love music—especially music of the classical variety ?and if you love kids—especially kids of the teenage variety ?you’re in for a surprising yet delightful treat. Encore! is the amazing, often comical, but nevertheless inspiring…

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  • Jose: God Found Me in LA
    José Vicente Rojas

    …father’s drunken rampages. "Mama, what’s wrong with me? Why do I make you and Dad fight so much?" Then things got worse. In school the other kids laughed at his accent, tormented him, called him "skunk" and "dirty Mexican." His mom called him "my dreamer." Then the Rojas family stumbled…

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  • Seasons of the Heart
    Kay D. Rizzo

    …personalities with mutual attraction and you have the perfect recipe for trouble--especially when one is a city slicker and the other a farmer's kid. Raised on Chicago's south side, Kari grew up defending herself against wolves on the street and a lecherous stepfather at home. Marc, on the other…

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  • Valley Girl
    Paula Montgomery

    …come alive in this touching story about rural Americans, their triumphs and tragedies, as seen through the eyes of a young girl. Valley Girl, the story of a young lady growing up in the wilds of Eastern Oregon, is the second book in a four-part biography. Click here to find this book as an eBook.

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  • Finding Waldo
    David B. Smith

    …Clark Gable, Katherine Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Jackie Cooper and Robert Blake. But Darwood is best known for his role as Waldo, the snooty rich kid, in Our Gang. He spent four years in the spotlight, enjoying the antics of Alfalfa, Spanky, Darla, and the rest of the Gang. These movies later became…

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  • Any Way Out
    Ann Vitorovich

    They had dreamed of this moment for years, and on that snowy day in January their dream finally began coming true. Identical twin brothers Voja and Cveja Vitorović would escape from Communist Yugoslavia—Voja defecting from a tour group in Rome, and Cveja taking his chances at the heavily…

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  • Brushed Back
    Ethan Fowler

    Cocky and good-looking, Trevor Bullock was the man. He was a star pitcher, the life of the party, and the girls loved him. Drugs and alcohol were easy to come by in high school, even though his dad was the narcotics captain at the local police department. But that didn’t faze…

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  • Wounded Healer
    Kay D. Rizzo, Tom Sanford

    The story of Tom Sanford and Project PATCH Tom Sanford’s life growing up under the abusive hand of a father who used rage to manipulate and control others was anything but idyllic. His red eyes and swollen lips from beatings at home earned him cruel nicknames at school. But the physical…

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  • Love, Kirsten
    Rainey H. Park

    Behind the tragic headlines . . . was a beautiful young Christian. On the morning of November 19, 2009, Kirsten Wolcott was murdered while jogging on the Micronesian island of Yap, where she served as a student missionary. Kirsten’s death shocked the Yapese people and devastated her family and…

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  • 4GVN
    Willy Ramos

    Willy Ramos is capturing the hearts of youth everywhere. They call him, “The Ghetto Preacher”! “I was there when my homeboy, Roland Martinez, killed a dude named Manny. I could’ve called the police. I didn’t. I could’ve stopped him. Why didn’t I? Maybe it…

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  • Shot Down!
    John M Curnow

    It’s said that in a POW camp only 25 percent of the prisoners are interested in escaping, and only 5 percent are what is known as “dedicated escapers.” John Curnow was one of the 5 percent. When he lied about his age and joined the Royal Air Force, at age 17, John didn’t know…

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  • Whom Shall I Fear?
    Ann Vitorovich

    How do you pick up the shattered pieces and move on, when your life is being torn apart? Is there something, or Someone, you can really believe in, and depend on, to get you through? For Mara, life was a literal war zone. Her true story takes us back in time to battle-scarred Serbia in World War I.…

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  • From Hollywood To Heaven
    Steve Wohlberg

    The true story of an amazing escape from darkness into light. From Hollywood to Heaven is the gripping true story of Steve Wohlberg, who started out as a happy, innocent little boy growing up in the Hollywood Hills of Southern California during the 1960s and 1970s, but who slowly yielded to the…

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  • My Enemy, My Brother
    Helen Heavirland

    It was anything but quiet on the Russian front . . . 'Here we were—young men who had nothing against each other; frontline soldiers drafted to do a job we didn’t want; shooting at each other, killing each other, not because we wanted to . . . but because someone hundreds of miles away…

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  • Hunted by The KGB
    Sophie Berecz

    This item is temporarily out-of-stock via the web site. Some local stores may have stock. Please call your local store at 1-800-765-6955 for availability. Theodor and his two friends, Petro and Ivan had deserted the Soviet Army in Hungary. They had been running for a week. Now they could see Austria…

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