When Nell is sent to stay with distant family, she packs a suitcase full of secrets. Three extraordinary stories about special friendships that will stay with you forever. This story is about a girl learning to cope with the loss of her mother, trying to hold her family together, and finding her own voice. When Nell is sent to stay with distant family, she packs a suitcase full of secrets. Hannah is determined to solve the mystery but, as she gets closer to the truth, Grandad's story is more extraordinary than she imagined. Hannah's grandad loves telling stories from his past, but there's one that he can't remember…one that Hannah knows is important. I am keen to read more books by this writer.
When Azi's grandfather leaves their small Mediterranean island, Azi waits every day for him to return. A funny story of Georges, Safer and their inventive, quirky families and friends. As a child, I wanted to be a writer and used to dictate stories to my mother, but eventually I bought a laptop and decided I could type them myself. Meet animal lover, Tiger Days! Hannah's grandad loves telling stories from his past, but there's one that he can't remember. Meet animal lover, Tiger Days! I loved the focus on the microcosm of life as school kids with all its trouble through great humour and a poignant ending. Perhaps it was the clever structure - two versions of the same story told alternatively by Mouse and his sister - or the dawning of the inevitable and the emotional impact of the story, this is one of the best stories I think I have ever read about the power of the imagination.
A Horse for Angel:Sometimes when things are broken you can't fix them on your own — no matter how hard you try. All stories include beautiful inside artwork from hugely talented illustrator, Gary Blythe. By award-winning author, Sarah Lean. Suggestions for books to read are always welcome! The Forever Whale: A shared story can last forever. This was a joy to read. Here's the Amazon description: Cally Fisher knows she can see her dead mother, but the only other living soul who does is a mysterious wolfhound who always seems to be there when her mom appears.
I will definitely look for more books by this author! Hannah is determined to solve the mystery but, as she gets closer to the truth, Grandad's story is more extraordinary than she imagined. Three extraordinary stories about special friendships that will stay with you forever. I always knew he'd return across the water, triumphing over a few monsters on the way, I just didn't know when. I read this one as an e-book from my local library. For me, the key is to just look, just listen, wherever I am. This was another story where every word counts. A Dog Called Homeless is her first published novel.
No day is ever dull for Tiger! This text helps teachers understand how to select books that best serve their curriculum goals as well as the interests and needs of their students. Hannah's grandad loves telling stories from his past, but there's one that he can't remember. Each genre chapter contains criteria for evaluating literary quality, equipping students with a resource to guide text selection in the classroom. A powerful, intriguing story from the bestselling author of A Dog Called Homeless. I loved the way the author painted images with her words that connected to the feelings she created in the story. A heart-warming series about animals, friendship and adventure, by bestselling author Sarah Lean.
It's one of those books that very early on gives you a feeling that you know what's going to happen but are filled with both After a car accident, a boy called Mouse, a talking horse, a dinosaur and a sheep take a perilous journey home for Christmas. But no one believes her, so Cally's stopped talking. When a whale appears off the coast, clues to Grandad's secret begin to surface. Meet animal lover Tiger Days! A brand-new young fiction series about animals, friendship and adventure by bestselling author Sarah Lean. The short length makes Hero a great pick for reluctant readers and readers who have just graduated from chapter books, but its themes of bullying and finding courage to stand up for what's right mean the story is meaty enough for more advanced readers, too. How can Cally convince anyone that her mom is still with the family, or persuade her dad that the huge silver-gray dog belongs with them? A book of very few words actually they are noises - expressions of joy! A brand-new young fiction series about animals, friendship and adventure by bestselling author Sarah Lean.
A mysterious wolfhound always seems to be there when her mum appears and now he's started following her everywhere. By award-winning author, Sarah Lean. Meet animal lover, Tiger Days! I loved the friendships Cally made with Jed, a homeless man, and Sam, a boy who is deaf and blind. With beautiful, spare writing and adorable animals, A Dog Called Homeless is perfect for readers of favorite middle-grade novels starring dogs, such as Because of Winn-Dixie and Shiloh. But when Jack Pepper needs Leo's help, can Leo find it in himself to be a genuine hero? Nell isn't happy about spending her vacation on a farm, but when she meets a half-wild and mysterious girl named Angel, the two girls are tied in an adventure that may help Nell discover something special about herself—and the most special of a hundred horses. She started writing when she was around ten years old, but she became a teacher before she started her writing career.
Both girls must learn to trust each other, if they are to save a hundred horses. A family secret waiting to be discovered…from bestselling author of A Dog Called Homeless. Teachers and Homeschool Instructors may use the activities included to improve student learning and organization. The Forever Whale:A shared story can last forever. It made me want to start again as soon as I got to the end. When nine-year-old Tiger Days stays with her grandmother at Willowgate House she never knows what might happen.
When Tiger Days visits her grandmother at Willowgate House, she never knows what to expect. When Leo accidentally does something that makes the whole town think he's a hero, he rolls with it—it feels nice to be celebrated, even if it's a lie. With a focus on diverse award-winning titles, this market-leading text includes beautifully written and illustrated discussions of exemplary titles for readers in nursery school through middle school. I loved the focus on the microcosm of life as school kids with all its trouble through great humour and a poignant ending. A shared story can last forever. My fascination with animals began when I was aged 8 and a stray cat walked in the back door and decided to adopt me.
A Dog Called Homeless:Cally Fisher saw her mum bright and real and alive. A chance encounter with a wild horse draws Nell to Angel - a mysterious, troubled girl who is hiding secrets of her own. When a whale appears off the coast, clues to Grandad's secret begin to surface. I laid my head on him, forgot about the time. But how can Cally convince anyone that Mum is still with them, or persuade Dad that the huge silver-grey dog is their last link with her? A book of very few words actually they are noises - expressions of joy! Tiger meets Lucky - an injured otter who can't survive by himself.