Summary: - SMALL STEPS is a hip young adult novel from Louis Sachar, the - New York Times - bestselling author of the Newbery Award–winning smash hit phenomenon book and movie/DVD sensation HOLES. -   - Two years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is home in Austin, Texas, trying to turn his life around. But it's hard when you have a record and everyone expects the worst from you. The only person who believe in Armpit is Ginny, his ten-year-old disabled neighbor. Together, they are learning to take small steps. -   - Armpit seems to be on the right path until X-Ray, a buddy from Camp Green Lake, comes up with a get-rich-quick scheme. X-Ray's plan leads to a chance encounter with teen pop sensation Kaira DeLeon, and suddenly Armpit's life spins out of control. Only one thing is certain: he'll never be the same again. -   - Combining his signature wit with a unique blend of adventure and deeply felt characters, Sachar explores issues of race, the nature of celebrity, the invisible connections that shape a person's life, and what it takes to stay the course. Doing the right thing is never a wrong choice—but always a small step in right direction. - - About the Author: - - •Louis Sachar is the author of the Newbery Award winner - Holes, - as well as - Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake. - His books for younger readers include - There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, The Boy Who Lost His Face, Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, - and the Marvin Redpost series, among many other books. - Author: Louis Sachar - Illustrator:0 - Publisher:Delacorte Books for Young Readers - Published Date:01/08/2008 - Format:Paperback - ISBN:0385733151 - #of pages:#N/A -
Summary: - Now in a paperback edition, this acclaimed memoir tells the unforgettable story of a young boy's journey from a refugee camp in Sudan to Chicago, where his family survived on welfare. Mawi followed his father's advice to "treat people . . . as though they were angels sent from heaven, " and realized his dream of a full-tuition scholarship to Harvard University. Updated with 14 black-and-white photos and a new epilogue. - - About the Author: - - •Mawi graduated from Harvard University and delivered the commencement address at his graduation in 1999. Now 25 years old, he is a successful inspirational speaker for students, community groups, and businesses. - - The author is donating one-third of all final proceeds from the book to The HAT Foundation. HAT is a nonprofit organization that provides educational resources and emotional support for recently arrived third-world immigrants in the United States and provides funding for AIDS and malaria relief in Ethiopia and Eritrea. - - Author: Mawi Asgedom - Illustrator:0 - Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - Published Date:09/01/2002 - Format:Paperback - ISBN:0316826200 - #of pages:#N/A -
- This romantic scene represents a time and place in every camper's imagination. A tent has already been set up at Rendezvous Point. The campfire has been lit. Now, at sundown, before a dramatic sky, the rest of the group glides toward their destination. Artist:Terry Redlin: Item 645: 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle. - - Features include: - - •Master of Memories - •Artist Terry Redlin - •Made in USA - •Recycled materials - •1000 pieces -
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