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The Classic Christmas tale that we all know and love. Scrooge is a miserable miser with no friends, who has isolated all his family and passed up the best choices in life. But he is about to get a second chance. Three nightly visitors are about to give him a final choice on how to view his life. A great story of learning about some of the most important things in life, compassion and a giving spirit. Beutifully Illustrated wiht a compilation of illustrations by two different artists.

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A masterpiece of the English Puritan tradition, is renowned for the simple beauty of its language, the abundance of its biblical references, and its vivid characterisations. The story is an allegory of the Christian life recounted as a dream, in which the protagonist Christian sets out from the City of Destruction on an arduous journey to the Celestial City. On the way, Christian encounters like-­minded pilgrims such as Faithful and Hopeful, as well as various tempters, false friends, and monstrous adversaries. The most dreadful of all - the Giant Despair and the River of Death itself - stand between Christian and his ultimate destination. Translated into more than one hundred languages, continues to captivate readers worldwide, even after three centuries!

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The Divine Comedy is an epic poem written by Dante Alighieri (c1265–1321) between 1308 and his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work of Italian literature,­and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature.­The poem's imaginative and allegorical vision of the afterlife is a culmination of the medieval world-­view as it was promulgated under the Western Church. It helped establish the Tuscan dialect, in which it is written, as the standardized Italian language. It is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. In central Italy's political struggle between Guelphs and Ghibellines, Dante was part of the Guelphs, who in general favored the Papacy over the Holy Roman Emperor. Florence's Guelphs split into factions around 1300, the White Guelphs, and the Black Guelphs. Dante was among the White Guelphs who were exiled in 1302 by the Lord-­Mayor Cante de' Gabrielli di Gubbio, after troops under Charles of Valois entered the city, at the . . .

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? Beautiful 27 illustrations are added ? FREE audio book link at the end of the book ? Active Table of Contents ? High formatting quality and standards, manually crafted by professionals The novel opens with the family in the hold of a sailing ship, weathering a great storm. The ship runs aground on a reef, and the family learns the ship's crew has taken to a lifeboat and abandoned them. Subsequent searches for the crew yield no trace. The ship survives the night as the storm abates, and the family finds themselves within sight of a tropical island. The ship's cargo of livestock, dogs, guns & powder, carpentry tools, books, a disassembled pinnace, and provisions have survived. The family builds a raft, lashes livestock and the most valuable supplies to it, and paddles to the island, where they set up a temporary shelter. Over the next few weeks they make several expeditions back to the ship, to empty its hold, and harvest rigging, planks, and sails. They construct a small . . .

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When the self-­satisfied members of a midwestern church are challenged by a tramp to live up to their declaration of faith, they pledge to live for one year asking themselves in every situation, "What would Jesus do?­" Newly designed and typeset for modern readers by Waking Lion Press.

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From the author who's inspired millions worldwide with books like Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven comes his most imaginative novel yet, The Time Keeper--­a compelling fable about the first man on earth to count the hours. The man who became Father Time.­In Mitch Albom's newest work of fiction, the inventor of the world's first clock is punished for trying to measure God's greatest gift. He is banished to a cave for centuries and forced to listen to the voices of all who come after him seeking more days, more years. Eventually, with his soul nearly broken, Father Time is granted his freedom, along with a magical hourglass and a mission: a chance to redeem himself by teaching two earthly people the true meaning of time.­He returns to our world--­now dominated by the hour-­counting he so innocently began--­and commences a journey with two unlikely partners: one a teenage girl who is about to give up on life, the other a wealthy old businessman who wants to live . . .

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Series : Book 4 of "What Katy Did"

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The Jebel es Zubleh is a mountain fifty miles and more in length, and so narrow that its tracery on the map gives it a likeness to a caterpillar crawling from the south to the north. Standing on its red-­and-­white cliffs, and looking off under the path of the rising sun, one sees only the Desert of Arabia, where the east winds, so hateful to vinegrowers of Jericho, have kept their playgrounds since the beginning.

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