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Boy Made of Dawn

Boy Made of Dawn ebook ISBN: 9781492358442
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Author: R. Allen Chappell
Number of Pages: 141 
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Boy Made of Dawn is the stand alone sequel to the highly acclaimed Navajo Autumn - second in the Navajo Nation Mystery Series. Follow Charlie Yazzi and Thomas Begay as they again meet danger and intrigue on the nations largest Indian reservation. Old and new characters emerge to unravel ongoing corruption in the upcoming Patsy Greyhorse murder trials. An irascible Ute family and their shrewd ranch-woman neighbor, become caught up in the plot to place certain tribal leaders above the law. ~~~~~~Man has always felt most vulnerable in that lonely, netherworld between darkness and dawn. Often it is then death takes the sick and weak, they give up finally, unable to bear the weight of another day. A person may - not knowing why - suddenly awaken, if only for an instant, to assure himself all is well. Charlie woke that morning, in the darkness, with just such a feeling. It was now late afternoon and hunger was finally getting the best of him. In old Navajo, when one was hungry he said, “hunger is hurting me.” Hunger was hurting Charlie now.

Navajo Autumn

Navajo Autumn ebook ISBN: 9781482393187
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Author: R. Allen Chappell
Number of Pages: 188 
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Thomas Begay is found dead-drunk under the La Plata Bridge ...not unusual for Thomas Begay. What is unusual, is the beautiful BIA investigator Patsy Greyhorse, found lying beside him ...not drunk, or even a Navajo, but very dead nonetheless. Long time friend Charlie Yazzi, fresh from law school, risks his career ...and even his life to help his old schoolmate. The Answer seems to lie with the Yeenaaldiooshii ...should one choose to believe in such things. In the far reaches of the reservation there still are traditional Navajos living their lives with few concessions to modern mores. Guided by their strong sense of cultural heritage these outliers remain a strong anchor for the Navajo Nation. This story follows the lives of such people, caught up in a plot that could have far reaching implications for the entire tribe. "The depth of characters and culture transcends that generally seen in novels of the genre."

Ancient Blood

Ancient Blood ebook ISBN: 9781500714772
Publisher: CreateSpace
Author: R. Allen Chappell
Number of Pages: 197 
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Charlie Yazzie's former archaeology professor becomes the target of a ruthless Indian rights movement - one determined to end an investigation that could change the face of an ancient tribe. Charlie and Thomas Begay find themselves caught up in a dangerous, intrigue filled adventure, involving one of the canyon-land's oldest riddles.

House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed]

House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed] ebook ISBN: 0062911066
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: N. Scott Momaday
Number of Pages: 224 
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The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a stranger in his native land “Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature. . . . A book everyone should read for the joy and emotion of the language it contains.” – The Paris Review A young Native American, Abel has come home from war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his father’s, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, and the ancient rites and traditions of his people. But the other world—modern, industrial America—pulls at Abel, demanding his loyalty, trying to claim his soul, and goading him into a destructive, compulsive cycle of depravity and disgust.

Devil in the Grove

Devil in the Grove ebook ISBN: 9780062692320
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Author: Gilbert King
Number of Pages: 544 
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* Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction * Nominated for a 2013 Edgar Award * Book of the Year (Non-fiction, 2012) The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor From acclaimed, prize-winning author Gilbert King comes this gripping true story of racism, murder, rape, and the law—a stirring account that brings to light one of the most dramatic court cases in American history, and offers a rare and revealing portrait of Thurgood Marshall that the world has never seen before—now available in a limited Olive Edition. Arguably the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century, Thurgood Marshall was on the verge of bringing the landmark suit Brown v. Board of Education before the U.S. Supreme Court when he became embroiled in a case that threatened to change the course of the civil rights movement and cost him his life. In 1949, Florida's orange industry was booming, and citrus barons got rich on the backs of cheap Jim Crow labor with the help of Sheriff Willis V. McCall, who ruled Lake County with murderous resolve. When a white seventeen-year-old girl cried rape, McCall pursued four young blacks who dared envision a future for themselves beyond the groves. The Ku Klux Klan joined the hunt, hell-bent on lynching the men who came to be known as "the Groveland Boys." Associates thought it was suicidal for Marshall to wade into the "Florida Terror," but the young lawyer would not shrink from the fight despite continuous death threats against him. Drawing on a wealth of never-before-published material, including the FBI's unredacted Groveland case files, as well as unprecedented access to the NAACP's Legal Defense Fund files, Gilbert King shines new light on this remarkable civil rights crusader.

On the Trail Made of Dawn

On the Trail Made of Dawn ebook ISBN: 9780208024978
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Author: N.A
Number of Pages: 69 
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Presents thirteen creation stories from Native American tribes, putting them in the context of the culture and beliefs of the tribes.

The Special Little Boy

The Special Little Boy ebook ISBN: 1434379434
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Author: Dawn Castillo
Number of Pages: 32 
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A teacher meets a special little boy being treated for cancer, who inspires her to enjoy her life and those who are in it.

Darkness Before Dawn

Darkness Before Dawn ebook ISBN: 142676975X
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Author: Ace Collins
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On the same night she discovers she is pregnant, twenty-eight-year-old nurse Meg Richards’ husband is killed in an auto accident caused by a drunken teen. James Thomas, the teen, comes from one of the most influential families in the community. He’s a star athlete and glamour boy at the local high school. Angered by her senseless loss, Meg blames God for what has happened and considers a decision that could change her life even further—until the D.A. intervenes. The results of the brutal trial enrage Meg, leading her down a frightening path of retribution. When the opportunity for revenge comes unexpectedly, will Meg follow through? Or will the remnants of her faith lead her in a different direction?

To the Break of Dawn

To the Break of Dawn ebook ISBN: 0814716709
Publisher: NYU Press
Author: William Jelani Cobb
Number of Pages: 200 
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Tracing hip hop's relationship to ancestral forms of expression, Cobb explores the cultural and literary elements that are at its core. From KRS-One and Notorious B.I.G to Tupac Shakur and Lauryn Hill, he profiles MCs who were pivotal to the rise of the genre. Unlike books that focus on hip hop as a social movement or a commercial phenomenon, To the Break of Dawn tracks the music's aesthetic, stylistic, and thematic evolution from its inception to today's distinctly regional subdivisions and styles.

Kingdom's Dawn

Kingdom's Dawn ebook ISBN: 0307562670
Publisher: Multnomah
Author: Chuck Black
Number of Pages: 160 
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A Riveting Medieval Parallel to the Bible Good and evil clash. Leinad and Cedric are determined to not only survive, but claim hope and victory! In Kingdom’s Dawn, Leinad and Tess, along with all the king’s people, must escape slavery by the powerful Lord Fairos. Kingdom’s Hope finds them free and arriving in the Chessington Valley. But when they forget the king, will Kergon and the Kessons capture them for good? After many years, Kingdom’s Edge finds Cedric living a hopeless life until a stranger appears with powerful words of a new kingdom and a grand army. Finally, Kingdom’s Reign marches you through the danger of earth’s last days as the evil dark knight threatens to defeat the prince once and for all. Swords, knights, and battles define these captivating tales that parallel biblical events from Genesis to Revelation! He’s just a young man, but that doesn’t change the truth. He was chosen… Sixteen-year-old Leinad thought he was a common farmer’s son, nothing more. He wondered why his father had trained him for years to master the sword—not exactly a tool of the trade for farmers—but one tragic event initiates a world of revelation. Only then does he begin to understand his calling—a calling no other man in the entire kingdom of Arrethtrae can fulfill—a calling given him by the King himself. Teamed with a young slave girl, Leinad is thrust into adversity and danger—for the Dark Knight and his vicious Shadow Warriors will stop at nothing to thwart the King’s plan to restore the kingdom. Leinad will need more than a sharp blade and a swift hand to fulfill his mission and survive the evil plots of the King’s sworn enemies! Journey to Arrethtrae, where the King and His Son implement a bold plan to save their kingdom; where courage, faith, and loyalty stand tall in the face of opposition; where good will not bow to evil—and the future of a kingdom lies in the hands of a young man. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS INCLUDED Story Behind the Book “When my six kids’ eyes glossed over during a reading from the Bible, I paused to explain the significance of redemption to a sin-sick soul. I was rewarded with patronizing elephant nods and more blank stares. Shortly thereafter, I awoke in the middle of the night with a medieval story enveloping my mind. I wrote it down and later read it to my children. Their waning attention transformed into complete anticipation. I was amazed and disappointed. Why did it take a fictional story, not a Bible passage, to get that response? Then I realized—that is how Jesus taught! Parables are powerful! I penned the Kingdom series to help young people get excited about the supremely significant story of Jesus Christ and His mission to save mankind.” — Chuck Black

Night Before Dawn

Night Before Dawn ebook ISBN: 0978608828
Publisher: True Vine Publishing
Author: Roschelle McKenzie
Number of Pages: 300 
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I Made My Boy Out of Poetry

I Made My Boy Out of Poetry ebook ISBN: 9780595157655
Publisher: Bright Skylark Book Products
Author: Aberjhani
Number of Pages: 128 
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I MADE MY BOY OUT OF POETRY is a powerful literary vision of rare scope, beauty and emotional intensity composed of stories and poems that flow in and out of each other like the most lucid and articulate of dreams. These are portraits and studies of individual souls attempting to make peace with an awareness of themselves as beings more spiritual than material in a world given largely to the latter. This book offers an amazing journey through the heart and soul of a modern seeker of visions.

Three Plays

Three Plays ebook ISBN: 9780806164526
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Author: N. Scott Momaday
Number of Pages: 188 
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Long a leading figure in American literature, N. Scott Momaday is perhaps best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning House Made of Dawn and his celebration of his Kiowa ancestry, The Way to Rainy Mountain. Momaday has also made his mark in theater through two plays and a screenplay. Published here for the first time, they display his signature talent for interweaving oral and literary traditions. The Indolent Boys recounts the 1891 tragedy of runaways from the Kiowa Boarding School who froze to death while trying to return to their families. The play explores the consequences, for Indian students and their white teachers, of the federal program to "kill the Indian and save the Man." A joyous counterpoint to this tragedy, Children of the Sun is a short children's play that explains the people's relationship to the sun. The Moon in Two Windows, a screenplay set in the early 1900s, centers on the children of defeated Indian tribes, who are forced into assimilation at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where the U.S. government established the first off-reservation boarding school. Belonging with the best of Momaday's classic writing, these plays are works of a mature craftsman that preserve the mythic and cultural tradition of unique tribal communities in the face of an increasingly homogeneous society.

I Need a New Bum!

I Need a New Bum! ebook ISBN: 1407196049
Publisher: Scholastic
Author: Dawn McMillan
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The Chronicles of Narnia Vol III: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The Chronicles of Narnia Vol III: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader ebook ISBN: 9887739588
Publisher: Enrich Spot Limited
Author: C.S.Lewis
Number of Pages: N.A 
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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader sees Edmund and Lucy, along with their priggish cousin Eustace Scrubb, return to Narnia. Once there, they join Caspian's voyage on the ship to find the seven lords who were banished when Miraz took over the throne. As they sail toward Aslan's country at the edge of the world, they come face to face with many dangers and wonders, including the place where dreams come true. They discover that their quest is more than they imagined and that the world's end is only the beginning…

At Dawn

At Dawn ebook ISBN: 059553225X
Publisher: iUniverse
Author: Sharon Lambert
Number of Pages: 76 
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Our orders were to march to the coast and board ships. In doing so we marched past a barracks of WAC's. They sang "We Don't Want Any Bacon, All We Want Is A Piece Of The Rhine." After being wounded at the Battle of St. Lo, France, I asked the nurse what we were to do if the First Aid Station was bombed in the night. She said, "Don't worry, there is a big white cross on top of the tent. They won't bomb us." I asked why she wore a steel helmet and what were the jagged holes in the tent wall from? She said, "Oh shut up." The following day a C-47 Flying Boxcar loaded the wounded. The pilot said, "Leave your shoes and steel helmets behind or we'll be overloaded." I said, "I'll leave my pants if that would help." Choosing to touch lightly on the horrors of war, Alfred Beard's true story is filled with interesting characters and humorous details of a soldiers everyday life. At Dawn takes you from Basic Training to Normandy and the Battle of St. Lo where, out of 360 men, 320 were killed or wounded. All in 48 hours time.

What a Boy Wants

What a Boy Wants ebook ISBN: 1472208757
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Nyrae Dawn
Number of Pages: 148 
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If you adore Jennifer E. Smith's The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight and Jessica Park's Flat-Out Love, you'll love this book. Courtesy of watching his mom's relationships, Sebastian Hawkins knows what girls need to do to get a guy. He has what he considers a PHD in hooking up. When he needs extra cash for a car, Sebastian starts up an online venture as The Hook-up Doctor, to anonymously help girls land the guy of their dreams. Of course, his services don't offer a happily-ever-after guarantee. He's seen firsthand getting together never means staying together. And then he falls in love... With the last girl he would expect... Totally not in his game plan. Suddenly, Sebastian finds himself muddled in the game he's always prided himself on. He can't even pick up girls at parties anymore! Why would anyone want to be in love when it turns you into a stuttering, screwed-up, mess with really lame stalker tendencies? Stalking? Totally not his gig. But the Hook-up Doctor won't let himself go down easily. He's always known how to give a girl what she wants and now it's time to figure out what a boy wants... and he definitely plans on getting it. A companion novel to What a Boy Needs.

Dawn

Dawn ebook ISBN: 1439187770
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: V.C. Andrews
Number of Pages: 416 
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In her fine new Virginia school, Dawn Longchamp feels happy and safe. But nothing is what it seems... Now Dawn and her older brother Jimmy have a chance for a decent, respectable life, and Dawn's secret, precious hope to study singing can come true. Philip Cutler, the handsomest boy in school, sets Dawn's heart on fire. She is deeply devoted to her brooding brother; but with Philip, she imagines a lovely dream of romance... Then Dawn's mother suddenly dies, and her entire world begins to crumble. After a terrible new shock, she is thrust into a different family and an evil web of unspoken sins. Her sweet innocence lost, humiliated and scorned, Dawn is desperate to find Jimmy again and...strip away the wicked lies that will change all their lives forever!

The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern

The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern ebook ISBN: 1317456629
Publisher: Routledge
Author: Jeffrey H. Hacker
Number of Pages: 232 
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The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern: 1877-1919, a new title in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the Gilded Age and early twentieth century. It brings together informational text and primary documents that cover notable historic events and trends, authors, literary works, social movements, and cultural and artistic themes. The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern begins with an interdisciplinary chronology that identifies, defines, and places in context the notable historical events, literary works, authors' lives, and cultural landmarks of the period. This is followed by a comprehensive overview essay that summarizes the era's major historical trends, social movements, cultural and artistic themes, literary voices, and enduring works as reflections of each other and the spirit of the times. The core content comprises 20-30 articles on representative writers of the period, along with excerpts from essential literary works that highlight a historical theme, sociocultural movement, or the confluence of the two. These excerpts serve the Common Core emphasis on "informational texts from a broad range of cultures and periods", including "stories, drama, poetry, and literary nonfiction".

Love at Dawn

Love at Dawn ebook ISBN:
Publisher: LARA DANIELS
Author: Lara Daniels
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A romance-suspense tale of forgiveness and redemption set in Zamzudan in East Africa. When spoiled and wealthy African teenager Tory Da-Silva meets broody Rashad Macaulay for the first time, she vows to make him hers. However, the price she'll pay for her quest will carry consequences of shame and guilt. Nine years later, temperamental Tory becomes a fiery beauty and multimillionaire Rashad can no longer fight his deep desires for her. All is set for Tory's dream to come true. But the dark secret she keeps from Rashad may be the one thing that may forever tear them apart.