The New York Times bestseller and Oprah's Book Club 2018 Selection: A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, and justice."An amazing and heartwarming story, it restores our faith in the inherent goodness of humanity.”- Archbishop Desmond TutuIn 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only twenty-nine years old, Hinton knew that it was a case of mistaken identity and believed that the truth would prove his innocence and ultimately set him free. But with no money and a different system of justice for a poor black man in the South, Hinton was sentenced to death by electrocution. He spent his first three years on Death Row at Holman State Prison in agonizing silence―full of despair and anger toward all those who had sent an innocent man to his death. But as Hinton realized and accepted his fate, he resolved not only to survive, but find a way to live on Death Row. For the next twenty-seven years he was a beacon―transforming not only his own spirit, but those of his fellow inmates, fifty-four of whom were executed mere feet from his cell. With the help of civil rights attorney and bestselling author of Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson, Hinton won his release in 2015. With a foreword by Stevenson, The Su...
What amazing creatures can you find within these pages Children will love exploring this beautifully illustrated Shine-a-Light title, packed with all sorts of habitats and the different dinosaurs that lived in them. Full-colour artwork gives an insight into dinosaurs big and small, including paleontologists discovering some enormous bones on an exciting dig. In addition, the unique design of the book allows children to discover a “hidden” image by holding the page up to a bright light, much like a lift-the-flap mechanism. For children aged 3 and up, this is a wonderful introduction to the engaging world of dinosaurs.
Love is infinite. Hate is absolute.In the short span of a year, Silver has gone from becoming a Mage to discovering the truth about her unique genetics. Logan Cross went from her mortal enemy to her immortal lover, but a threat is fast approaching like an inevitable storm. Attacks are underway against the Mageri and one man is behind it--an elusive foe who is an unstoppable force. Nero is not Silver's only concern as someone close to her is arrested for treason. In the midst of chaos, Silver discovers she cannot protect everyone from the wrath of fate, including her own Ghuardian.Justus finally opens his heart, but an unexpected turn of events could darken his soul forever. Secrets are revealed that will leave you reeling from one twist after the next. Would you sacrifice everything for love?Destiny has set sail and once she alters her course, no one's life will ever be the same in this explosive conclusion to the Mageri Series.USA TODAY BESTSELLING SERIES
Discover the secrets of the human body with the newest beautiful, educational, and fun title in the Shine-A-Light series. Hold a light behind the pages to see muscles flex, watch as food travels through the digestive system, and take a peek at the skeleton holding you upright.
#1 New York Time bestselling author Jan Karon delivers the wedding that millions of Mitford fans have waited for. It’s a June day in the mountains, with more than a few creatures great and small, and you’re invited—because you’re family. Over the course of ten Mitford novels, fans have kept a special place in their hearts for Dooley Kavanagh, first seen in At Home in Mitford as a barefoot, freckle-faced boy in filthy overalls. Now, Father Tim Kavanagh’s adopted son has graduated from vet school and opened his own animal clinic. Since money will be tight for a while, maybe he and Lace Harper, his once and future soul mate, should keep their wedding simple. By the way, it’s a pretty casual affair, so come as you are and remember to bring a tissue or two. After all, what’s a good wedding without a good cry?
Spot the tiny shrimps hiding in the sand, see a shy crab underneath a rock and watch a jewel-like anemone open its tentacles in this gorgeously illustrated book of nature's hidden habitats. By simply holding the book up to the light, or shining a light behind each page, young children will be able to discover the animals and plants that live in and around the ocean's edge, from the fish and seaweed in the water to the birds that feed there. The innovative see-through device fulfils a similar function to lift-the-flaps books, but has the added interactive dimension of the child being able to see both the surface and the hidden picture at the same time.
Rose Gardner collects secrets the way other people collect junk - and now she's being asked to expose them. Special prosecutor Mason Deveraux has called a grand jury to investigate the corruption in the Sweet Branch police department, and he's summoned Rose as a witness. Any topic is fair game, and the criminals in Fenton county are rightly scared of what she might share under oath. While trying to placate the lawless men, Rose is also caring for her dying sister, Violet. Only Violet's doctor has fled town after selling prescriptions, and Rose is sure big-time drug dealer Denny Carmichael has his hand in the situation. She has no intention of investigating, but like with a lot of her cases, clues keep falling into her lap. Then, just when it feels like everything's at a boiling point, Rose gets shocking news that turns her life upside down. Now, she's not just soothing the criminals' anxiety, but actively seeking allies for a fight she hasn't asked for - and her enemy just might be the man she loves.
Young engineers will delight in exploring all the hidden secrets On the Train. They simply hold the pages to the light to “see-through” the box cars of a freight train, the cabin of the passenger train, and much more. It’s an interactive, educational experience that will have them clamoring for more!
This birthday-themed Step 1 deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader features the characters from Nickelodeon's Shimmer and Shine--plus a glitter cover and shiny stickers!Nickelodeon's Shimmer and Shine are frosting the cake and lighting the candles to help you celebrate your very special birthday! Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 2 deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader featuring a glitter cover and over 30 shiny stickers. Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. For children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.
The all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life?For the first time, Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar is now available in e-book format, perfect for storytime anywhere. This classic story of a famished caterpillar who eats his way through a week of various foods makes the perfect addition to your child's digital library, easily available to read again and again.