A young guy goes West in 1845 and and ends up working for a wealthy rancher in Los Angeles. The rancher becomes one of the first mayors of L.A., just as Spanish rule is ending… When Water Was Everywhere is both epic and intimate as Tongva Indian, Franciscan friar, and cattle baron intermingle in a story of great gain with great loss.
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Liora Day, half-human, half mess-with-her-and-you’ll-die Damaclan, had been thrown onto a rough path at a very early age. But when she is broken out of a cage by Devren, the young captain of the SS Kratos, she is shown that perhaps humanity does have a heart… Star Wars meets Romeo and Juliet in this space opera action/adventure.
How can an African American boy, born during the time of slavery, realize his dream to become a Shakespearean actor? Ira Aldridge’s dream comes true as he become the most celebrated Shakespearean actor of his time…
The anxiety of finding one’s own place and friends in kindergarten without the comfort of having her fraternal twin sister nearby at first overwhelms Dee, until she realizes she’s not the only one who has first day of school jitters.
An angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life–until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah. But when 9/11 happens and John reenlists, he must face the hardest decision of his life.
Opening the door into the innermost places of the heart, The Secret Garden is a timeless classic that has left generations of readers with warm, lifelong memories of its magical charms…
The tale that unfolds in this weeks FBF Library title is an unforgettable story of love on many levels — first love, love between parents and children — that demonstrates, as only a Nicholas Sparks novel can, the many ways that love can break our hearts… and heal them.
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