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"[This] account of a freed slave boy's search for his mother is distinguished by a vivid narrative voice and page-turning suspense.""Publishers Weekly"2012 Skipping Stone Honor Book Young Gabe s is a story of heartache and jubilation. He s a child slave freed after the Civil War and he sets off to reunite himself with his mother who was sold before the war's end. Come morning, the folks take to the road again, singing songs, telling stories and dream-talking of the lives they re gonna live in freedom. And I follow, keeping my eyes open for my mama. Days pass into weeks and one gray evening as Mr. Dark laid down his coat, I see a woman with a yellow scarf round her neck as bright as a star. I run up to grab her hand, saying, Mama? Gabe's odyssey in search for his mother has an epic American quality, and Keith Shepherd s illustrationsinfluenced deeply by the narrative work of Thomas Hart Bentonfervently portray the struggle in Gabe s heroic quest."
Set in three countries and across two continents, The Unexpected Homecoming narrates how Jean Pierre Elonga took a risk and fought several battles to follow his dream. Hear about what it's like to be an immigrant, to make sacrifices, to deal with financial strains, to leave your family behind, to be a supply teacher and a hard working parent but despite all of this, still aim to succeed!
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My dreams were instrumental in encouraging me to continue on my quest, guiding me along and giving me validations when I was feeling doubtful. By going deeper into that place within, I was able to find inner peace and discover the diamonds in the treasure chest of my soul. Through dreaming, journaling and analyzing, I was able to fully understand my soul's purpose, and I was able to find forgiveness where I thought none was needed. Within The Healing Power of Dreams are tips and suggestions to assist you in achieving dream recall so you can receive vital information, solve conflicts, and heal your life. As you continue to recall your dreams, not only will answers be revealed to you but you will learn more about yourself, your aspirations, your dreams, and your desires. As you open your heart to heal your life, life itself begins to unfold-exposing more aspects of you that you didn't know existed. When you unlock the immense power of love within you, you begin to evolve into more of who you were truly meant to be-a great magnificent being. Your past can not be ignored, avoided, or pushed aside because it is a part of who you are. All your life experiences and lessons along the way have brought you to this point in your life. As you no longer refuse to face your past, you are releasing the pain of the past and discovering the diamonds in the treasure chest of your soul.
This book is meant to support novice or first-time horse owners in finding the right answers to their questions and finding out what questions to ask to get the right answers!
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