William Hoy led the National League in stolen bases in his rookie year. He had a strong, sure arm and a knack for catching fly balls. He was also deaf. Discover the true story of how William Hoy became one of the greatest and most beloved players of his time as he made baseball a better game for everyone.
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Free Book Friday Non-Fiction!
For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked. From author Kari Kampakis comes a powerful book for girls in the digital age. Designed to empower teens and tweens through the Christian faith, it’s packed with godly wisdom and practical advice related to identity, friendships, social media, and a relationship with God.
Happy Labor Day from Free Book Friday! We thought we’d give everyone a chance enter for a great read on (hopefully) their day off. We appreciate all those folks who are working hard and especially those hard workers at Starbucks who are making our, wait for it… Pumpkin Spiced Lattes! Fall is in the air, Readers! Yes, we know it’s technically not Fall just yet, but we like to celebrate a little early. So grab your latte of choice and check out these three amazing non-fiction titles we have up for grabs this week!
The residual affects of yoga are amazing. Just as when you place your cell phone on a charger, yoga is plugging yourself into your own built-in charger to live a full and healthy life! The average person only accesses a minimal percentage of their potential energy. Yoga for Gymnasts guides you will find access to your inner energy source to help you unlock your champion from within.
In 1969 the Vietnam War was a sinking ship. Some 300 men were coming home each week in boxes. Peace negotiations had stalled. Lawmakers rallied against the war, as did the people, in proportions never seen before. In the middle of the maelstrom, in the middle of the most controversial year, in a most controversial war, one U.S. ship did sink. This is their heartbreaking story.
“Lost in My Mind” is a stunning memoir describing Kelly Bouldin Darmofal’s journey from adolescent girl to special education teacher, wife and mother — despite severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Spanning three decades, Kelly’s journey is unique in its focus on TBI education in America (or lack thereof). Kelly also abridges her mother’s journals to describe forgotten experiences.
Power. Revenge. Love. Shakespeare’s themes can be found in any schoolyard. And so a naïve Mel Ryane volunteers to create The Shakespeare Club at a public school – for kids who have never seen a play, much less acted in one. With a lifetime of theatrical experience but zero classroom skills, Mel throws herself into this rollicking adventure expecting to inspire young lives.
We’ve got yet another awesome “Grab Bag” giveaway for you this week! Up for grabs is a copy of HAPPIER AT HOME by Gretchen Rubin and DIVERGENT THINKING edited by Leah Wilson.