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The Book Fortune s Children
The Author Arthur T. Vanderbilt
The Publisher William Morrow Paperbacks
Release Date2012-12-26
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 544
ISBN 0062224069
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Vanderbilt: the very name signifies wealth. The family patriarch, "the Commodore," built up a fortune that made him the world's richest man by 1877. Yet, less than fifty years after the Commodore's death, one of his direct descendants died penniless, and no Vanderbilt was counted among the world's richest people. Fortune's Children tells the dramatic story of all the amazingly colorful spenders who dissipated such a vast inheritance.


The Book A Fortune s Children s Wedding
The Author Barbara Boswell
The Publisher Silhouette
Release Date2010-08-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 384
ISBN 9781426873270
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Was beautiful, headstrong Angelica Carroll another supposed longlost heiress claiming her right to the Fortune family riches? Not this time. Because twenty-five years ago, someone saw to it that the new baby Fortune remained a secret. And now someone—maybe the heiress, maybe one of their own—was blackmailing the powerful, wealthy Fortunes big-time. Yet when the family hired private investigator Flynt Corrigan to insinuate himself into Angelica's life, the handsome, jaded man mysteriously married the heiress. And now everyone—including the love-struck new bride—had a private stake in keeping the mystery under wraps….


The Book A Fortune s Children s Christmas
The Author Lisa Jackson
The Publisher Silhouette
Release Date2010-08-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 384
ISBN 9781426873294
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Angel Baby by Lisa Jackson Lesley Bastian has a lot to be grateful for this holiday season thanks to the gallant rancher who helped deliver her baby during a snowstorm. But trying to break down the walls that surround Chase Fortune is almost as challenging as motherhood.... A Home for Christmas by Barbara Boswell As CEO of a major corporation, Ryder Fortune has little time for romance--until the magic of the holiday season works its way into his hardened heart. And so does his assistant, Joanna Chandler.... The Christmas Child by Linda Turner A skilled tracker, Hunter Fortune has never prayed so hard for a case to have a happy ending. But with Naomi Windsong's little girl missing, and her biological father the prime suspect, time becomes his greatest enemy...and love the only thing that will set him free.


The Book Fortune s Secret Child
The Author Shawna Delacorte
The Publisher Harlequin
Release Date2012-12-17
Genre Fiction
Pages 192
ISBN 9781460311240
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: On a sultry midnight eve, Dr. Shane Fortune came face-to-face with his past. For his "intruder" was the woman he'd once loved but foolishly let go. Now Cynthia McCree and her son were his reluctant houseguests. Her reasons for being under his roof were no secret. But Shane knew that Cynthia was harboring a secret. One that had to do with her son…who bore an uncanny resemblance to him!


The Book Fortune s Child
The Author Lee Austin
The Publisher Lulu.com
Release Date2010-03
Genre Fiction
Pages 282
ISBN 9781445261683
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Lucas Fortune is left on the steps of a children's home before his first birthday. He grows up under the corrupt, watchful eye of the Home's staff, doing all the normal things a young boy does. One night he and a group of children all experience the same dream and wake up with newfound abilities and powers. They must come to terms with these changes; some revel in it, whilst others turn nasty. Old childhood rivalries develop into something sinister and destructive, until eventually they must leave the home and face the big world outside the gates. Guided by the voice of a mysterious entity who talks only in dreams, and pursued by some of his former schoolmates as well as the agents of a sinister agency who seem to know a lot about him, Lucas must lead his friends along a trail of clues towards the ultimate truth behind their experience; a revelation somehow connected to Lucas's unknown father, an ancient intelligence and a terrifying force which will threaten everyone on the planet...


The Book Fortune s Secret Child Mills Boon Desire Fortune s Children Book 25
The Author Shawna Delacorte
The Publisher HarperCollins UK
Release Date2014-01-27
Genre Fiction
Pages 192
ISBN 9781472037060
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: On a sultry midnight eve, Dr. Shane Fortune came face-to-face with his past. For his "intruder" was the woman he'd once loved but foolishly let go. Now Cynthia McCree and her son were his reluctant houseguests. Her reasons for being under his roof were no secret. But Shane knew that Cynthia was harboring a secret. One that had to do with her son...


The Book Mail Order Cinderella Mills Boon Desire Fortune s Children Book 24
The Author Kathryn Jensen
The Publisher HarperCollins UK
Release Date2014-01-27
Genre Fiction
Pages 192
ISBN 9781472037381
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: If diehard bachelor Tyler Fortune was being forced by his parents to marry, he' d darned well do it on his own terms– even if it meant securing a bride through a dating service! Mousy Julie Parker seemed the perfect candidate. In return for becoming his wife, all the shy librarian wanted was a baby.


The Book Fortune s Favorite Child
The Author Christopher Maurer
The Publisher Univ. Press of Mississippi
Release Date2003
Genre Art
Pages 367
ISBN 1578065399
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A celebration of the photographer's work shines light on his remarkable achievements as an artist and a naturalist who created beautiful paintings, prints, murals, journals, wood carvings, ceramic works, poems, aphorisms, and illustrations. (Biography)


The Book Child of Fortune
The Author Norman Spinrad
The Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date2013-10-31
Genre Fiction
Pages 320
ISBN 9780575117266
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In the exotic interstellar civilization of the Second Starfaring Age, youthful wanderers are known as Children of Fortune. This is the tale of one such wanderer, who seeks her destiny on an odyssey of self-discovery amid humanity's many worlds.


The Book Gedumpt
The Author Jeff Kinney
The Publisher de Fontein Jeugd
Release Date2015-04-29
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Pages
ISBN 9789026136399
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Dit e-book is NIET geschikt voor zwart-wit e-readers. Met Gedumpt, het achtste deel in de serie Het leven van een Loser van Jeff Kinney, is het weer lachen geblazen. Bram Botermans vindt zichzelf perfect! Maar jij en ik weten wel beter: Bram zal altijd een sukkel blijven. Het zit Bram Botermans niet mee. Zijn beste vriend Theo is hem spuugzat en heeft Bram gedumpt. Probeer dan maar eens nieuwe vrienden te maken! Als laatste wanhopige poging probeert Bram Sproet op te leiden tot officiële Theo-vervanger. Maar dat loopt niet helemaal volgens plan. Dat overkomt Bram Botermans vaker. Hij besluit daarom zijn geluk in handen van het lot te leggen: dobbelstenen, horoscopen en fortunecookies. En dan vindt hij iets dat hem écht kan helpen bij zijn beslissingen. Maar of dat nou zo slim is.... Jeff Kinney ontwikkelt online games. Als kind hield hij geen dagboek bij (daar heeft hij spijt van), maar hij wilde dolgraag cartoonist worden.


The Book Family Fortunes
The Author Sue Middleton
The Publisher Cpag
Release Date1994
Genre Child welfare
Pages 159
ISBN 0946744688
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book De dochter van de waard
The Author Cynthia Voigt
The Publisher
Release Date1995
Genre
Pages 257
ISBN 9021486296
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Birle, afkomstig uit het volk, wordt in het 16e eeuwse Engeland verliefd op de zoon van een graaf; door haar sterke karakter weet zij zelfs in barre omstandigheden de kloof van het standsverschil te overbruggen.


The Book Gifts of Fortune
The Author Barbara Boswell
The Publisher Harlequin
Release Date2012-01-17
Genre Fiction
Pages 384
ISBN 9781459228283
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: You are cordially invited to celebrate Christmas, Fortune-style, with these brand-new stories! Let bestselling authors Barbara Boswell, Jennifer Greene and Jackie Merritt enthrall you with a Texas-size celebration! Determined to repay the people who stood by him in his darkest hours, Ryan Fortune bestows on them three special gifts intended to bring love and the promise of family…. The powerful sheik. Ryan gives wealthy sheik Nico Tan-efi his prized signet ring with hopes that the brooding ruler can woo back his ex-fiancéeé. His daring rescuers. Two strangers are each given a home—only it's the same house! Can Ryan's matchmaking scheme pull these orphans together? The diligent doctor. Two million dollars allows researcher Dr. Maggie Taylor to hire her sexy rival to her cause, only his cause is loosening her tightly leashed passion!


The Book Fortune Finds Florist
The Author Arlene James
The Publisher Harlequin
Release Date2012-02-15
Genre Fiction
Pages 224
ISBN 9781459232761
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: THE OLDER WOMAN The first time fortune found Sierra Carlton, she'd become a millionaire. The second time, Sam Jayce stood before her, a long, lean, young farmer hungry to make her flower ranch a reality. Trouble was, Sam made her hunger for more than success. But Sierra had let desire dictate once…and found herself a single mom. Well, wild horses couldn't spook Sam from her side…especially once they became lovers. But when word spread of the Puma Springs heiress and her studly partner mixing business with pleasure, Sam refused to let the scandal that dogged him dishonor Sierra. Only, Sierra didn't need defending. She needed Sam as their baby's daddy—and she needed his love.


The Book Child of Fortune
The Author
The Publisher Norman Spinrad
Release Date
Genre
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Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Raising the Falling Fortunes of Young Families with Children
The Author Campaign 2000
The Publisher
Release Date2007
Genre Child welfare
Pages 25
ISBN OCLC:317816490
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Blue Eyed Child of Fortune
The Author Robert Gould Shaw
The Publisher University of Georgia Press
Release Date2011-08-15
Genre History
Pages 480
ISBN 9780820342771
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: On the Boston Common stands one of the great Civil War memorials, a magnificent bronze sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. It depicts the black soldiers of the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Infantry marching alongside their young white commander, Colonel Robert Gould Shaw. When the philosopher William James dedicated the memorial in May 1897, he stirred the assembled crowd with these words: "There they march, warm-blooded champions of a better day for man. There on horseback among them, in the very habit as he lived, sits the blue-eyed child of fortune." In this book Shaw speaks for himself with equal eloquence through nearly two hundred letters he wrote to his family and friends during the Civil War. The portrait that emerges is of a man more divided and complex--though no less heroic--than the Shaw depicted in the celebrated film Glory. The pampered son of wealthy Boston abolitionists, Shaw was no abolitionist himself, but he was among the first patriots to respond to Lincoln's call for troops after the attack on Fort Sumter. After Cedar Mountain and Antietam, Shaw knew the carnage of war firsthand. Describing nightfall on the Antietam battlefield, he wrote, "the crickets chirped, and the frogs croaked, just as if nothing unusual had happened all day long, and presently the stars came out bright, and we lay down among the dead, and slept soundly until daylight. There were twenty dead bodies within a rod of me." When Federal war aims shifted from an emphasis on restoring the Union to the higher goal of emancipation for four million slaves, Shaw's mother pressured her son into accepting the command of the North's vanguard black regiment, the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts. A paternalist who never fully reconciled his own prejudices about black inferiority, Shaw assumed the command with great reluctance. Yet, as he trained his recruits in Readville, Massachusetts, during the early months of 1963, he came to respect their pluck and dedication. "There is not the least doubt," he wrote his mother, "that we shall leave the state, with as good a regiment, as any that has marched." Despite such expressions of confidence, Shaw in fact continued to worry about how well his troops would perform under fire. The ultimate test came in South Carolina in July 1863, when the Fifty-fourth led a brave but ill-fated charge on Fort Wagner, at the approach to Charleston Harbor. As Shaw waved his sword and urged his men forward, an enemy bullet felled him on the fort's parapet. A few hours later the Confederates dumped his body into a mass grave with the bodies of twenty of his men. Although the assault was a failure from a military standpoint, it proved the proposition to which Shaw had reluctantly dedicated himself when he took command of the Fifty-fourth: that black soldiers could indeed be fighting men. By year's end, sixty new black regiments were being organized. A previous selection of Shaw's correspondence was privately published by his family in 1864. For this volume, Russell Duncan has restored many passages omitted from the earlier edition and has provided detailed explanatory notes to the letters. In addition he has written a lengthy biographical essay that places the young colonel and his regiment in historical context.


The Book Fortune s Favored Child
The Author Raouf Mama
The Publisher Northwestern University Press
Release Date2014-06-01
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 384
ISBN 9780810129733
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Raouf Mama is widely beloved by children and adults alike for his books and especially for his African and multicultural storytelling, which incorporates poetry, song, music, and dance. In Fortune’s Favored Child, the master storyteller tells his own story, beginning in the West African country of Benin. Through a harrowing experience with sickness, an encounter with a clairvoyant traditional healer, and astonishing twists of fortune, the protagonist struggles to uncover his real identity, to get an education, and to make his own way in the world. His journey takes him to the shores of the United States to attend graduate school at the University of Michigan and begin a new chapter in his life. .


The Book Living Stories Family Fortunes
The Author Chris Hudson
The Publisher Church House Publishing
Release Date1999-01
Genre Family & Relationships
Pages 111
ISBN 0715149245
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Every child is different, but almost everyone has one thing in common - the family. Love them or loathe them, they are part of everyday life. Family Fortunes is a collection of witty, sharp stories that draw on both biblical and modern narratives. It is intended to help children to talk about families, to think about what it means to be a member of a family and about making a positive contribution to their own family life. Issues explored include:Living with brothers and sisters Coping with anger Coping with conflict Love and forgiveness Leaving home Growing upEach unit includes:Photocopiable illustrated stories Teacher's notes packed with activies and ideas to prompt story telling Two or three photocopiable worksheets Suggested activities for use with children with special needs. Living Stories is an exciting series of books especially designed for KS2 classroom work. The books contain a series of units suitable for teaching RE, PSE, History and the Literacy Hour.


The Book The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders
The Author Daniel Defoe
The Publisher First Avenue Editions
Release Date2014-08-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 362
ISBN 9781467775397
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Life hasn't been generous to Moll Flanders. Moll's mother is in prison, so Moll is raised by a kind widow. As a teenager, Moll is seduced by the widow's oldest son, but he convinces her to marry his brother instead. This first husband dies a few years after, leaving Moll and her children without support. From that day on, Moll embarks on a quest to find a man with money. Instead, a series of failed marriages, assorted children, and poverty force Moll into a life of crime. Later imprisoned and without prospects, Moll discovers repentance may be the only thing that can save her and give her the life she has been seeking. English novelist Daniel Defoe published this classic book in 1722; it is presented here in its unabridged form.