This fictional short story is set in the Piedmont region of the Mid-Atlantic, when two fourth graders, Henry McCall and Joshua Jessup, go looking for remnants of the Underground Railroad in the small mining town where they live. After a series of misadventures, the two youngsters finally learn the truth from an unlikely source, an elderly moonshiner by the name of Ezekial Roberts.
The year is 1914 the place is the old manse colliery Birtley Co Durham England.
Robbie bowman is at work down the pit, he is just fourteen years of age.
Bobbie lives in a very large family, but his father is a lazy drunk and he beats Robbie up when he can't get money for a drink.
But things change for Robbie when there is a disaster down the pit, and from then on his fortunes change.
Challenges! Issues! Obstacles! We all face them. Some challenges just dare you to overcome them! How many of us have finished a project ahead of time because someone told us it could not be done? Other challenges try to wear you down by their sheer persistence over time. This book tells of the riveting true life challenges of eight individuals and their overcoming stories. A must read!
Lyndis does not want to be the "responsible" chaperone to her sister, Mina's summer trip to a cabin with her obnoxious friends. The only thing she's looking forward to is a bit of time with her crush, Max. But when they get sucked into a book that depicts the legendary Avalon as a kingdom of violence and war, will they do their best to get out or let the prophecy that involves them take its toll?
The Peters family changes drastically when a fire destroys not only their home but way of life. This family have to learn to care for one another.
Mark has a dream to own Missouri a horse he looks after but drugs and an accident nearly costs him his life.
Richard and Caroline his parents find rebuilding their lives nearly impossible.
This is the amusing and entertaining story of Mini, a little girl, who has no siblings. She is lonely at home and her only companion is Timmy, her cat. Her grandmother comes to spend a month with Mini’s family. She learns a lot of things from her grandmother and also enjoys her company.