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Begin the adventures of Horse and Coyote In Michael Jacobson's first book of poems and tales of two unlikely friends who stumble and learn together.
For older teens, Tom Reppert delivers an exciting, sci-fi adventure which starts in the future and travels back to the prohibition era.
Tom Reppert brings a modern day, bratty teenager back to a time when wagon wheels fell off wagons. Follow teenager, Paula Masters, as she grows up in the Wild West.
Greg and Colleen Lamberty team up to tell a read-outloud tale about their intuitive and fun-loving, family dog, Brownie.
Continue the adventures of Horse and Coyote in book II. Michael Jacobson draws upon memories of his childhood in his second book of poems and fictional stories about welcoming new friends and experiences.
Mortimer’s Odyssey is a story written by Gregory Lamberty about the father of Brownie, a half Australian Shepherd and half long haired dachshund.
Mortimer is the prized dachshund of Fred and Jane Best’s Dachshunds. Through a mistake made by Fred, Mortimer sneaks out of his pen and leaves the breeding barn to follow his nose, which takes the little dog on a wild adventure. Children will laugh out loud at Mortimer's shenanigans.
Tom Reppert is currently writing the sequel to this hit love story about a girl who was captured by Native Americans and then recaptured by the calvary.
Herb Wiens' THEY HAVE CONQUERED is an adult fictional account of an extended Mennonite family living in turn of the century Southern Russia. All individuals whose full names were used, places, and events are historically accurate. Part One covers the timespan from 1894 to early 1922.
Herb Wiens' second book in the adult fiction series, THEY HAVE CONQUERED PART TWO picks up in 1922 and follows Gerhardt and the majority of his extended family who have immigrated to North America.
Fourteen-year-old Rivka Resnik survives the brutal massacre of her family during the Holocaust, only to spend the rest of the war fighting as a partisan against Nazi forces. Tom Reppert's work earns rave reviews.
Convinced her blue-collar trailer park life has become a mausoleum of mediocrity, Karen makes some bad decisions. With the lurking presence of a serial killer, her choices place her in grave danger. Read Herb Wien's mature adult fiction about two women separated by over 400 years.
In Herb Wiens' second, mature adult fiction, time-slip novel, modern-day nurse practitioner Karen is a grieving military widow battling PTSD. Fighting for normality, almost able to breathe again, it all falls apart when a disturbed veteran living in a homeless camp claims to be her lost fiancee from 1573 Antwerp.
Susan Fleming's great grandmother fufilled her calling as a pioneer midwife-nurse. This epic, historical fiction saga follow's Alice's life through 1895 nursing schools, train robberies, home birthing, the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, women's suffrage, bubonic plague and unclaimed children. Stories from the 1918 Great Pandemic Flu and the Great Depression conclude her remarkable journey.
In his mesmerizing, firsthand account of what it was like to fly a Marine Corps H-34 helicopter in combat during the War in Vietnam, as a brand-new United States Naval Aviator with a mere 187.5 hours of helicopter flight experience, Second Lieutenant Bill Collier recalls many exciting adventures.
In this second edition of his memoir, previously titled "CIA Super Pilot Spills the Beans," former H-34 and Bell Huey pilot Capt. Bill Collier tells of his experiences flying helicopters in Laos for Air America, during the CIA's secret war waged into the 1970s.
Ammi Midstokke does what any sensible single mom would do after her divorce, she purchases an off-grid fixer-upper perched on a granite hilltop in rural Idaho. Follow her adventures of discovery in the unknown.
Ken Fischman, a senior member of our group, passed away in October 2022. He leaves memories from the 1930s and ‘40s, when he discovered his balance as a bullied, Jewish kid through the beginning of WWII, Franklin Roosevelt’s death, basketball thrills at Madison Square Garden, and his years at the historic Erasmus High School.
Jim Payne falls in love with Holland as he visits homes and kayaks Dutch waterways, exploring windmills, church services, local craft, art, and drama shows.
Captain Bill Collier is arguably the most experienced helicopter pilot in the world. Unsettled by PTSD acquired while flying 43 months of combat in the Vietnam war, he returned to civilian flying with a need to be constantly on the move.
No matter how many times it disappoints, the public keeps coming back for more. In this exciting new book, political scientist James Payne details the power of this unexamined cultural presumption, showing how it gives rise to fallacies and dysfunctions across the political landscape.
For over thirty years, Foster and Hermie Cline worked with other couples individually and in groups to build lasting relationships. In this marriage book, they share wisdom gained through various experiences. Perfect for the couple wishing to make the most of their relationship.
Sandpoint's Foster Cline, M.D. co-authored one of the all-time, best selling books on parenting. This is the updated version.
Foster Cline M.D., who wrote Parenting with Love and Logic, empowers parents with the skills necessary to set limits, teach important skills, and encourage decision-making in their teenagers.
Lisa Greene and Foster Cline, MD use Love and Logic principles to show parents and professionals how to navigate the special challenge facing some families: how to be the best parent possible in situations where serious health concerns are woven into everyday life.
Foster Cline M.D. and Jim Fay team up again to offer practical solutions to common classroom problems. Perspectives in the book touch on social interactions between students and teachers, the psychology of power struggles, and standards of behavior.
This book of interesting facts and observations, written by Ken Fischman, who passed away in October 2022, showcases his sense of humor with science and statistics.
A Veteran's Cry was written by Michael Jacobson as a self-help collection of stories and poems for veterans and those who love them. Powerful reflections for those who study the effects of war and military life.
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