Librarian at TSCPL, avid reader of Christian fiction, historical fiction, thrillers, and whatever non-fiction intrigues me. Facilitator of the So Many Books discussion group. Adult Learner and Literacy services advocate. Enthusiastic about audiobooks, local events, dogs, running and bicycling.
The inspirational story of a group of impoverished children who were transformed into champion swimmers. In 1937 an ordinary grammar school teacher on the island of Maui took a group of underprivileged children mostly of Japanese ancestry and, in...
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This is as close to horror as I'm likely to come to read. Candace misses her dead father terribly, so when his voice speaks to her from the shadows she is ready to do just about any..."
"This harrowing account from 3 Americans--Marc, Tom, and Keith--who were held hostage by FARC in Columbia will leave you thankful for your mundane life. The three were part of a team that was doing survellience work, the book starts with their pla..."