Tag Archives: Adventure

"Conversations With Cheddar" by Bernard M. Levy, published by Dancing Moon Press

Conversations with Cheddar – And Adventures, Too

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My conversations with Cheddar are not confined to the house or backyard. They occur during our walks in the forest, in the park, and during the running of our many errands. On these outdoor adventures, our talks cover many non-walk subjects, but every park and forest conversation includes the weather, squirrels, cats and dogs and their owners, trees, and other vegetation. Cheddar has contributed greatly to my knowledge of the outdoors and canines.

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"Camping At Lone Gulch: a Danny Lawson adventure" by Gary Covey, published by Dancing Moon Press

Camping at Lone Gulch

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“Camping at Lone Gulch is the third Danny Lawson adventure by author Gary Covey. Woven into the saga is the companion story about Soaring Eagle.

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"When Dreams and Fear Collide" by Jan Warren

When Dreams And Fear Collide

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The true story of rafting the Upper Yangtze River from the source, at 17,400 feet elevation in the great Himalayan glaciers, to the city of Yibin. The dream was to be the first expedition to travel the 2,000 miles of uncharted water. But the death of a teammate, a so-called mutiny, and several all-Chinese rafting teams racing ahead of the expedition in an attempt to be first, turn a perfect trip into a voyage of drama, disaster and unexpected challenges.

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"Fishing With Hyenas" by Theresa Mathews

Fishing With Hyenas

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FISHING WITH HYENAS is a love story between girlie girl Theresa and commercial fisherman Captain Bart, who convinces her to crew on a ninety-two-foot tuna boat plying the North Pacific Ocean. Trading cashmere and high heels for rain gear and rubber boots, she becomes a deckhand, confined for three months at a time, thousands of miles from anywhere. Bart’s tight group of fishermen—the Hyenas—become her extended family, but no one explains what appalling weather and hauling thousands of pounds of tuna would do to her hands. Or to her heart. Or to her mind.

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"Alec's Fury and the Curious Treasures of Social Studies," by John Lopez Jr.

Alec’s Fury and the Curious Treasures of Social Studies

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Eighth-grader, Alec Ponders, is furious when a skinhead white power gang uses property damage, racist graffiti, and hate fliers to vandalize his hometown of West Valley, a multi-ethnic suburb of Los Angeles. They threaten his non-white and mixed-race friends, especially his Latina crush—the girl next door.

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Coincidences

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Kathryn Carlson’s gift to her granddaughter, Myndi, for her college graduation is an all-expense-paid road trip for Myndi and her dog, Ginger. It is Grandma Kate’s wish that Myndi’s adventure include numerous historic places throughout the Western United States. The gift is a trip Myndi’s grandmother had always longed to take for herself. But a series of odd coincidences occur along the route that Grandma Kate helped Myndi plan—a journey that eventually leads Myndi to solve a secret that festered for a quarter of a century.

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Going To Ocean Shores

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“I promised everyone I would write another Danny Lawson story someday so you could see what great pals Danny and Buck had become. After their adventure at Ocean Shores, the boys are certain to be lifelong friends. Or BFFs as Kaley and Chelsea would say. At the end of Danny’s first adventure, ‘Coming to Ash Hollow,’ I encouraged all of you to Live your dream! So ask yourself now—am I giving my dream my best effort?”—Gary Covey

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Mercy for the Fallen — Legacy of Hope

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When five unlikely misfits cross paths, they quickly find themselves locked in a desperate struggle against the evil behind the chaos that threatens to destroy their world.

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Wanderlust

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FootHills Publishing is pleased to announce the release of Wanderlust, a collection of poems by Carla Perry. The book is a 72-page hand-sewn paperbook with spine. It includes 16 photos by the author. To order the book: http://foothillspublishing.com/2014/id76.htm.

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Coming to Ash Hollow

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Danny Lawson is not thrilled about coming to Ash Hollow. Moving in the middle of a school year is never easy and it is even harder for Danny, who has trouble expressing himself when nervous or in a tough spot.

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