A new series by Dandi Daley Mackall, author of the best-selling Winnie the Horse Gentler series! I've run away seven times—never once to anything, just away from. Maybe that's why they call me a “runaway,” and not a “run-to.” Meet 16-year-old Dakota Brown. She used to love all things “horse” until she lost everything, including hope. The minute she sets foot on her foster parents' farm—Starlight Animal Rescue—she plans her escape. But can an “impossible” horse named Blackfire and this quirky collection of animal lovers be the home she's always dreamed of? Starlight Animal Rescue: Where problem horses are trained and loved, where abandoned dogs become heroes, where stray cats become loyal companions. And where people with nowhere to fit in find a place to belong.
A new series by Dandi Daley Mackall, author of the best-selling Winnie the Horse Gentler series! If the world had any idea how mad I, Wesley “Mad Dog” Williams, am at it, the sun would be too scared to show its ugly face around here. Meet 14-year-old Wes Williams, aka Mad Dog. He's from Chicago and looking to return—just as soon as his mother gets out of rehab. In the meantime, he's stuck at Starlight Animal Rescue, where his only friend is his dog, Rex. As Wes schemes to get his old life back, will Rex and the other shelter dogs be able to rescue him . . . before his anger makes him go too far? Starlight Animal Rescue: Where problem horses are trained and loved, where abandoned dogs become heroes, where stray cats become loyal companions. And where people with nowhere to fit in find a place to belong.
I haven't done anything with my life. . . . I need to do something . . . like Mom and Dad and Hank do all the time. And I need to do it now. Meet 12-year-old Kat—short for Katharine. She thinks she has two weeks to do something worthy of being adopted by her wonderful foster family. But cancer, medicine, and the older kids at Starlight Animal Rescue make it difficult for Kat to really help out around the farm. On top of that, she's just started junior high and has to work on a project with the most popular—and demanding—girl in her class. When Kat accepts the role of “cat shrink” for her classmates' pets, could her success . . . or failure . . . be more than she can handle? Starlight Animal Rescue: Where problem horses are trained and loved, where abandoned dogs become heroes, where stray cats become loyal companions. And where people with nowhere to fit in find a place to belong.
Starlight tosses her head, and I know instantly by the tightening I feel in her back that something's wrong. . . . Nothing unusual I can make out. . . . Then I smell it. Smoke. Meet 18-year-old Hank. He's Catman's cousin and the all-American, popular, good guy at Starlight Animal Rescue. But a tragic fire has Hank questioning everything—including his ability to rescue anything, even himself. With a burned, wild horse and a lost cat at stake, Winnie the Horse Gentler, now a senior in high school, and Catman Coolidge will have to join Hank, bringing Nickers and everything they've got to save Starlight Animal Rescue. Starlight Animal Rescue: Where problem horses are trained and loved, where abandoned dogs become heroes, where stray cats become loyal companions. And where people with nowhere to fit in find a place to belong.
The Divine Divas are going big-time -- to the finals of the Glory 2 God Teen Talent Search. They're just one big win away from a recording contract, and then...well, watch out, gospel music!
When Diamond first thought up the Divine Divas, Aaliyah wasn't sure this was her thing. She loves singing, and everyone says her voice is pretty fine, but since Aaliyah is planning on Harvard and a degree in nuclear physics, winning a recording contract could actually put a crimp in her dreams. Diamond has been her BFF all her life, though, and when Diamond wants something bad, saying no just isn't a choice. Now, with the Divas just winning and winning, even Aaliyah is fired up.
Then they hear the big news. Each top group will have a professional mentor, and the Divine Divas are getting superstar singer Zena. Leading to a secret Aaliyah never thought would get out. Her mother isn't dead: she just chose a singing career over her marriage and her baby girl. So if being a Diva means accepting the mother she can't remember, the mother who didn't care enough to stay, then Aaliyah isn't sure she can bear to stay a Diva even one day longer....
The second book in an exciting and inspiring new series from national bestselling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley
They share a precious gift. . . .
Joining Rachel Jackson's church youth group has been a lifesaver for Camille, Alexis, Jasmine, and Angel. The fabulous four share everything from juicy gossip to mentoring school kids. But their loyalty is put to the test when two of the girls get caught up in problems of their own -- and may drag their girlfriends down with them.
Will they forget who their friends are?
Wealthy Alexis seems to have the perfect life -- but no one can see her fear as her parents head for divorce. Meanwhile, Jasmine is tired of being the glue that holds her mother and siblings together, and she escapes by moving in with her father. Both girls are tempted to do something drastic to get the attention they crave, and both need to hear Rachel's hard-won advice on why stealing will only get them more trouble. But when it comes to winning back Camille and Angel's trust, Alexis and Jasmine will have to find the answers in their own hearts.
The seventh book in The Good Girlz series from national bestselling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley
She’s in the spotlight . . .
The Good Girlz have always known their girlfriend Camille is a gifted dancer. But when she wins the Search for a Star talent competition, it’s her incredible singing voice that blows them away—why didn’t she tell them she could sing like Beyoncé and Ciara rolled into one? And when Camille lands a spot in rap superstar Sisco’s new music video, Jasmine, Angel, and Alexis discover yet another side to their friend—total diva!
Will it get too hot too soon?
With her new hair weave, trendy clothes, and too-cool attitude, Camille is working everyone’s nerves, even her boyfriend Xavier’s. But when a photo of Camille and Sisco causes a tabloid scandal, the wannabe starlet gets a taste of unwanted fame. Meanwhile Alexis, upset over her wealthy parents’ divorce, suddenly disappears. . . . With more than enough drama to go around, what will it take to bring the girlfriends together and keep Camille grounded while reaching for the stars?
When Jeri McKane is blamed by her best friend Rosa for using a secret against her, Jeri’s world is turned upside down. Unless the real blackmailer is found, Rosa could be expelled from Landmark School and her starring role in Cinderella given to a snobbish seventh grader. Worse still, Jeri could lose her best friend’s trust just when things with her own absentee father are heating up. Why does everything have to be so complicated—and where is God when you need him? Middle schoolers will identify with Jeri and her friends as they solve this mystery and learn valuable lessons about truth-telling, faith, hope, and love.
So, sharing’s fun.It’s good to do,and lots of times—it’s easy, too.And if you shareit’s also trueyour fellow bearwill share with you!What’s more fun than spending alone time? Spending time with friends and family! Share in Sister Bear’s joy as she learns that God has blessed her with great friends and lots of time and toys to share.
I’ll make a kite. Just wait and see,with the special talentsthat God gave me!Papa and the Bear cubs enter a kite flying contest with a homemade kite. They work hard and do their best, but with all the negative comments they hear from others, will their kite actually fly let alone win the contest?
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