And Then Comes Summer

From flip-flops and hide and seek to fireworks and ice-cream trucks, there's something for everyone in this celebration of the summer season.

And Then Comes Summer

Author: Tom Brenner

Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

ISBN: 9780763660710

Page: 32

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A joyful, sun-drenched tribute to the anticipation and adventures of the warmest season of the year. When the days stretch out like a slow yawn, and the cheerful faces of Johnny-jump-ups jump up . . . then it’s time to get ready for summer! From flip-flops and hide-and-seek to fireworks and ice-cream trucks, from lemonade stands and late bedtimes to swimming in the lake and toasting marshmallows, there’s something for everyone in this bright and buoyant celebration of the sunny season. Tom Brenner’s lovely, lyrical ode to summers spent outdoors will strike a chord with anyone who’s ever counted down the days until school gets out, and Jaime Kim’s jubilant, nostalgia-soaked illustrations leave little doubt that summer is indeed a time unlike any other.

Montana Cowboy Christmas

Then you shouldn't object to me hanging out tonight,” he said, swinging his door
open and stepping out, boot crunching ice. “I do feel a ... “Go watch a Christmas
movie with your mom, and then come back at eleven, and then hang out with me.

Montana Cowboy Christmas

Author: Jane Porter

Publisher: Tule Publishing

ISBN: 1951786963

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It's almost Christmas and nationally-ranked barrel racer Ivy Wyckoff has returned home to Montana desperate for a miracle. A cowgirl to her bones, she’s always solved her own problems, but when her ex—rodeo champ, Sam Wyatt—shows up offering more than a shoulder to cry on, Ivy’s tempted to grab the safety line he throws. Sam Wyatt just wrapped his most successful year on the PRCA circuit. After long days and even longer nights, all he wants is a quiet holiday on his family's Paradise Valley ranch...until he sees Ivy again. He can tell she’s in trouble. They may have called it quits two years ago, but she's the one woman he regretted walking away from. Sam will do anything to keep Ivy safe, including putting a ring on her finger and sharing his name with her this Christmas.

The Living Age

And then begin the winter dodges , for otherwise the Herr Justizrath and
Christmas pleasures , the tree blazes , will not play . Then comes supper , and
and the yule raps are rapped , and then over the rabbit and roast goose , the Herr
comes a ...

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Whittlesworth Comes to Christmas

Thaddeus would pick up the proxy at 8:30 instead of picking up Whittlesworth. He
started to seal the envelope, then stopped. There had to be more — a final
flourish of some type. He grabbed a pen and scribbled a note: "Tired of business
and ...

Whittlesworth Comes to Christmas

Author: Toner, Gerald R.

Publisher: Pelican Publishing

ISBN: 9781455614158

Page: 143

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Reclusive millionaire James Whittlesworth Ash returns to his hometown after fifty years to a family he needs but does not know, and a feud that threatens his new-found relationships

Biff Becka S Splendiferous Christmas

“I think I'll call your mom after dinner and see if that will work for them. I hope
Neil's family can come then too.” “Well, I want to talk about Christmas, not
Thanksgiving,” Biff said as he put warm baked apples on his plate. “This will be
the best ...

Biff   Becka   S Splendiferous Christmas

Author: Elaine Beachy

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1512704881

Page: 182

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What child doesnt anticipate Thanksgiving and Christmas? Especially Christmas! In Biff and Beckas Splendiferous Christmas, can Biff learn that it is more blessed to give than to receive? He faces difficult circumstances with a bully at school, and something happens that threatens to kill his Christmas spirit. Can his Christmas spirit be revived? Find out what makes his Christmas splendiferous! Although written for children of ages seven to eleven, adults will also enjoy this book.

When Christmas Comes Again

James surprised them all by staying around much longer than predicted—long
enough to see Mary Carol and Abe get married in the fall. He was in a wheelchair
by then. Katherine couldn't help but smile when she recalled the blessing James
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When Christmas Comes Again

Author: Beth Wiseman

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 0718027515

Page: 91

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Katherine knows the first Christmas without Elias will be hard for her and the children. But when a mysterious Englischer appears with photographs of her late husband, Katherine begins to wonder what other blessings Christmas could have in store.

Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps

Nicholas Allan Sue Buswell. He feels his way — it's so dark, he fumbles, And
then his tummy goes . . . lo u d s th e r o o f.

Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps

Author: Nicholas Allan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448158842

Page: 32

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Father Christmas is back, and this time he's had three helping of sprouts! As he tries to deliver the presents, his tummy rumbles, gurgles and groans, but Father Christmas knows he must keep it in - he doesn't want to wake anyone up! Will he come up TRUMPS?

Coming Home for Christmas

A Christmas in Paradise\O Christmas Tree\No Crib for a Bed Carla Kelly.
delighted, as I am certain she ... This gives you an idea of my eagerness to have
you home for Christmas, and then for your wedding. Your mother sends her love,
too.

Coming Home for Christmas

Author: Carla Kelly

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0373296681

Page: 288

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1812: A Christmas in paradise: To save nurse Laura Ortiz from destitution, British naval surgeon Thomas Wilkie offers her a marriage of convenience.

Come Home for Christmas Cowboy

on a cold morning after such a warm night. She hadn't known how she would
explain it, what she would say. Much less how she would survive it. And it told her
all kinds of things she wasn't sure she wanted to know that the news he hadn't left
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Come Home for Christmas  Cowboy

Author: Megan Crane

Publisher: Tule Publishing

ISBN: 1942240244

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This Christmas season, Christina Grey Cooper has finally accepted that her marriage to her college sweetheart Dare is over. So she packs up her things, leaves a note, and heads back home for Marietta, Montana in the hope that a Christmas with her family will help piece her head—if not her heart—back together. Dare isn’t about to let the love of his life go, and who cares if that’s what he thought he wanted? He’ll do what it takes to win Christina back—even if that means suffering through Christmas with his in-laws, pretending to still be happily married for the sake of family harmony, and trying not to get caught up in all that holiday nonsense he’s never believed in… But Christmas is magical, especially in Montana. And if Dare has any hope of convincing Christina to give him one more chance, it’s going to be here…

The Christmas Party from the Black Lagoon Black Lagoon Adventures 9

In class, Mrs. Green says Christmas isn't about presents, but about kindness. She
says all year people think about themselves. Then comes Christmas, and for one
day, they think about others. They're polite and considerate of one another.

The Christmas Party from the Black Lagoon  Black Lagoon Adventures  9

Author: Mike Thaler

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545375819

Page: 64

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These fun-filled chapter books mix school, monsters, and common kid problems with hilarious results. You'll scream with laughter!

Miracle and Other Christmas Stories

I looked at Christmas Present, and then at Yet to Come, whose face I still could
not see, and then back at Marley. He smiled slyly. “Come, come,” Present said
into the silence. “We have not had a toast from Christmas Yet to Come.” “Yes, yes
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Miracle and Other Christmas Stories

Author: Connie Willis

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780307573667

Page: 336

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The winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards, Connie Willis capture the timeless essence of generosity and goodwill in this magical collection if Christmas stories. These eight tales-two of which have never before been published-boldly reimagine the stories of Christmas while celebrating the power of love and compassion. This enchanting treasury includes: "Miracle," in which a young woman's carefully devised plans to find romance go awry when her guardian angel shows her the true meaning of love "In Coppelius's Toyshop," where a jaded narcissist finds himself trapped in a crowded toy store at Christmastime "Epiphany," in which three modern-day wisemen embark on a quest unlike any they've ever experienced "Inn," where a choir singer gives shelter to a homeless man and his pregnant wife-only to learn later that there's much more to the couple than meets the eye And more From the Paperback edition.

Is It Christmas Yet

Mom: The shepherds knew God's promised one was coming some day, and they
had waited for him to arrive. ... Dad: But there's one more Advent candle that will
make this message known to everyone, and then it will really be Christmas!

Is It Christmas Yet

Author: Joanne Flath

Publisher: CSS Publishing

ISBN: 0788008439

Page: 8

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Christmas Comes to Little Hickman Creek

Don't forget about Tuesday night's practice for the Christmas program!” Sadie
smiled and nodded, and then Mr. Burton, one of the song leaders, approached
the podium and announced the first hymn, “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing.

Christmas Comes to Little Hickman Creek

Author: Sharlene MacLaren

Publisher: Whitaker House

ISBN: 1629111813

Page: 144

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Two years ago this Christmas, Sadie Bennett’s beloved husband was killed in a tragic accident at the local sawmill. What was once her favorite time of year now haunts her, with its cheerful trappings a cruel reminder of the love she lost. The young widow would like nothing more than to hibernate until the festivities are over. When she finds herself assigned to the committee tasked with picking a Christmas tree for the town square of Little Hickman, Kentucky, she begrudgingly agrees but determines to fulfill her duties to the bare minimum. As the search for a suitable tree gets under way, Sadie is dismayed to learn that one of her fellow committee members is a man she’s worked hard to avoid. Reed Harris owns the local livery, and while he’s friendly enough—good-looking, too—Sadie isn’t ready to invest in another relationship. In fact, she may never be ready, unless a Christmas miracle manages to thaw her frozen heart.

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

“And by a littlemanipulation I, too, become a guesthere for Christmas. This young
lady, she is supposed to have just come out of hospital. She is much better when
she arrives here. But then comes the news that I, too, arrive, a detective—a ...

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

Author: Otto Penzler

Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

ISBN: 0345802993

Page: 672

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Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else. From classic Victorian tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Thomas Hardy, to contemporary stories by Sara Paretsky and Ed McBain, this collection touches on all aspects of the holiday season, and all types of mysteries. They are suspenseful, funny, frightening, and poignant. Included are puzzles by Mary Higgins Clark, Isaac Asimov, and Ngaio Marsh; uncanny tales in the tradition of A Christmas Carol by Peter Lovesey and Max Allan Collins; O. Henry-like stories by Stanley Ellin and Joseph Shearing, stories by pulp icons John D. MacDonald and Damon Runyon; comic gems from Donald E. Westlake and John Mortimer; and many, many more. Almost any kind of mystery you’re in the mood for--suspense, pure detection, humor, cozy, private eye, or police procedural—can be found in these pages. FEATURING: - Unscrupulous Santas - Crimes of Christmases Past and Present - Festive felonies - Deadly puddings - Misdemeanors under the mistletoe - Christmas cases for classic characters including Sherlock Holmes, Brother Cadfael, Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, Ellery Queen, Rumpole of the Bailey, Inspector Morse, Inspector Ghote, A.J. Raffles, and Nero Wolfe.

LOOSE WOMEN Here Come the Girls

Christmas is about kids, isn't it? We always have our dinner on Christmas Eve,
which is apparently a Scandinavian tradition. ... You say, 'I'm not going to spoil
them this year,' and then the huge pile comes out. On Christmas Day, we have
the ...

LOOSE WOMEN  Here Come the Girls

Author: Loose Women

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848945132

Page: 352

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It's that time of year again - the clocks go back, you've ditched the bikini diet, lost your other half to the football and it's blooming freezing...Winter can seem bleak, but the award-winningLoose Women girls are here to help get you through.Packed with brand new exclusive content, this warm, honest and jaw-achingly funny book is a must-have for allLoose Women fans. The nation's favourite feisty females open up on the trickiest of seasonal dilemmas - including office party disasters, detox vs. retox, surviving heartbreak at Christmas and a stocking full of saucy confessions!Just like a night out with the girls, and brimming with all-new wit, wisdom and hilarious stories, this book is the perfect tonic for those cold winter nights.So grab a warm mug of hot chocolate, snuggle up on the sofa and be reminded of the things that really matter in life...with a little help from the girls!

Their Christmas Wish Come True

Finally, she said, “You know what I'd like for Christmas? German chocolates. My
Addie sent me home some when he was stationed over there. Before we even
got married. Then every year, I don't know how, he got me some. They come in a
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Their Christmas Wish Come True

Author: Cara Colter

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1426806906

Page: 192

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Forty days till Christmas—can they open their hearts in time? Kirsten Morrison runs the Secret Santa Society and loves making others happy. Although she knows opening your heart can be painful, her secret wish is to find a special man to share Christmas with.— Volunteering to wrap children's gifts isn't something Michael Brewster would normally do. But, facing his first Christmas alone, he finds himself on Kirsten's doorstep. As they work together, an undeniable attraction flares between them. Is a kiss under the mistletoe the start of their Christmas wish come true?

Mary Margaret Mary Christmas

I flap my mouth open and closed two times, but no words come out. ... But for the
person who has something to do—that is, put the globe in my closet—you will do
the right thing and then come back to the cafeteria with a clear conscience and ...

Mary Margaret Mary Christmas

Author: Christine Kole MacLean

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101015047

Page: 160

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Mary Margaret knows the true meaning of Christmas—presents! —and she is ready for her best Christmas yet. She has an ever-growing wish list and a tree with enough room at the bottom for lots of gifts. But when her teacher’s snow globe disappears from his desk and Mary Margaret becomes the prime suspect, all she really wants for Christmas is her good name back (although she wouldn’t say no to a present or two). Graduates of the Junie B. Jones and Ramona series will delight in discovering whether or not Mary Margaret makes it back onto Santa’s “nice” list.

Frank Leslie s Christmas Book

She feasts her eyes a moment upon it , then comes in her heart the question : “
Am I in time ? What secret ... Is it her mother coming toward her across the
meadow ? It is a pale ... The Christmas bells are ringing louder and louder . THE
MIST ...

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