If We Were Giants

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By world-renowned musician, environmentalist, and humanitarian Dave Matthews, an exciting and poignant fantasy set in wondrous natural environments about a girl who must summon the courage to face her own mistakes before she can help save her peaceful community from a gigantic threat. Kirra, a curious, agile, and outgoing girl, lives in an idyllic community hidden inside a dormant volcano. She and her father are the only two people allowed to venture beyond its walls. Kirra is in training to become a Storyteller like him, and together they travel from village to village spreading fearsome tales designed to keep outsiders away from their secret nest. One day, after hearing rumors of strangers called the "Takers," Kirra leaves the volcano by herself, hoping to discover her own story. But she unknowingly leads the Takers back to her doorstep, and they rob her of everything she has ever held dear. A devastated Kirra is found by a boy named Luwan and adopted into his family, which lives among others high in the trees of a dense forest. Now quiet and withdrawn, Kirra hides her dark past from everyone and never wants to leave the safety of her tree dwelling. Luwan, on the other hand, loves to explore. One day it leads to trouble: He is captured while spying on a group of strangers. The Takers have returned. To save the Tree Folk, Kirra must face her inner demons and summon all her storytelling to weave the most important tale of her life. This compelling novel about overcoming loss, embracing community, and living in harmony with nature is highlighted with a full-color insert of concept artwork, making it perfect for family sharing.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Dave Matthews
Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
Release : 2020-03-03
File : 238 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781368002035


If We Were Giants

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Kirra lives in an idyllic community hidden inside a dormant volcano. She is in training to become a Storyteller like her father, and together they travel from village to village spreading fearsome tales designed to keep outsiders away from their secret nest. But after the mysterious 'Takers' rob of her everything she holds dear, she is found and adopted by a family that lives high in the trees of a dense forest. When the Takers return, and Kirra must face her inner demons to save her new family and weave the most important tale of her life.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Dave Matthews
Publisher : Disney Press
Release : 2021-03-02
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1368018696


Once There Were Giants

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Once there was a baby in the house - and to that baby, Mum and Dad and Jill and John and Uncle Tom were giants. But little by little, that baby grew up - until she became a giant too. This book explores the stages of life and development.

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Genre : Children's stories
Author : Martin Waddell
Publisher :
Release : 2001-04
File : 24 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0744578361


There Were Giants Upon The Earth

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The crowning work of the best-selling Earth Chronicles series • Reveals the existence of physical evidence of alien presence on Earth in the distant past • Identifies and describes the demigods, such as Gilgamesh, descended from these visitors • Outlines the tests of this physical evidence of alien presence that could unlock the secrets of health, longevity, life, and death In whose genetic image were we made? From his first book The 12th Planet on, Zecharia Sitchin has asserted that the Bible’s Elohim who said “Let us fashion The Adam in our image and after our likeness” were the gods of Sumer and Babylon--the Anunnaki who had come to Earth from their planet Nibiru. The Adam, he wrote, was genetically engineered by adding Anunnaki genes to those of an existing hominid, some 300,000 years ago. Then, according to the Bible, intermarriage took place: “There were giants upon the Earth” who took Adam’s female offspring as wives, giving birth to “heroes of renown.” With meticulous detail, Sitchin shows that these were the demigods of Sumerian and Babylonian lore, such as the famed Mesopotamian king Gilgamesh as well as the hero of the Deluge, the Babylonian Utnapishtim. Are we then, all of us, descendants of demigods? In this crowning oeuvre, Zecharia Sitchin proceeds step-by-step through a mass of ancient writings and artifacts, leading the reader to the stunning Royal Tombs of Ur. He reveals a DNA source that could prove the biblical and Sumerian tales true, providing conclusive physical evidence for past alien presence on Earth and an unprecedented scientific opportunity to track down the “Missing Link” in humankind’s evolution, unlocking the secrets of longevity and even the ultimate mystery of life and death.

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Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Author : Zecharia Sitchin
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2010-05-05
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781591439578


Fall Of Giants

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Ken Follett’s magnificent historical epic begins as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage. A thirteen-year-old Welsh boy enters a man’s world in the mining pits. . . . An American law student rejected in love finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson’s White House. . . . A housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Maud Fitzherbert herself crosses deep into forbidden territory when she falls in love with a German spy. . . . And two orphaned Russian brothers embark on radically different paths when their plan to emigrate to America falls afoul of war, conscription, and revolution. From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty, Fall of Giants takes us into the inextricably entangled fates of five families—and into a century that we thought we knew, but that now will never seem the same again. . . .

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Ken Follett
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2011-08-30
File : 1010 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781101543559


In Our Hearts We Were Giants

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In this remarkable, never-before-told account of the Ovitz family, seven of whose ten members were dwarves, readers bear witness to the best and worst of humanity and to the terrible irony of the Ovitz's fate: being burdened with dwarfism helped them endure the Holocaust. Israeli authors Yehuda Koren and Eilat Negev weave the tale of a beloved and successful family of performers who were famous entertainers in Central Europe until the Nazis deported them to Auschwitz in May 1944. Descending into the hell of the concentration camp from the transport train, the Ovitz family—known widely as the Lilliput Troupe—was separated from other Jewish victims. Dr. Josef Mengele was notified of their arrival and they were assigned better quarters and provided more nutritious food than other inmates. The authors chronicle Mengele's experiments upon the Ovitz's, and the creepy fondness he developed for these small people, even the songs he composed and sang to this family of singers, dancers, and klezmorim. Finally liberated by Russian troops, the family returned to their deserted village in Transylvania, and eventually found their way to a new home in Israel. They resumed their careers, overcame their handicaps and became wealthy and successful performers.

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Genre : History
Author : Yehuda Koren
Publisher : Hachette+ORM
Release : 2009-04-27
File : 338 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780786738564


Once There Were Giants

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A celebration and memorial of the greatest era of heavyweight fighters from 1962 to 1997, as witnessed ringside by an International Boxing Hall of Fame sportswriter. Once upon a time, of all the memories made in ballparks and arenas from California to New York, there was nothing to rival that magic moment that could grab a heavyweight fight crowd by its collective jugular vein and trigger a tsunami of raw emotion before a single punch had even been thrown. That’s the way it was when the heavyweight giants danced in the boxing ring during the golden eras of the greats Ali, Frazier, Holmes, and Spinks, to name a few. There will never again be a heavyweight cycle like the one that began when Sonny Liston stopped Floyd Patterson and ended when Mike Tyson bit a slice out of Evander Holyfield’s ear; when no ersatz drama, smoke, mirrors, and noise followed a fighter’s entry into the ring; when the crowds knew that these men were not actors on a stage but rather giants in a ring with a single purpose—to fight other giants. By the ringside, acclaimed sportswriter Jerry Izenberg watched history as it was being made during those legendary days, witnessing fights like the Thrilla in Manila and the Rumble in the Jungle and preserving them in punchy yet tremendous prose. Delivering both his eyewitness accounts and revelatory back stories of this greatest era of heavyweight boxing, Izenberg invites readers to a place of recollection. Once There Were Giants is his memorial to this extraordinary time, the likes of which we shall never see again.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Jerry Izenberg
Publisher : Skyhorse
Release : 2017-02-07
File : 269 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781510714755


Of Giants And Ice

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Eleven-year-old Rory, daughter of a famous actress and a famous movie director, finds herself becoming a celebrity in her own right as she helps create a new fairy tale as a participant in the after-school program, Ever After School.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Shelby Bach
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2013-05-07
File : 355 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781442431478


Running With The Giants

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Motivational guru John C. Maxwell finds inspiration and encouragement in the lives of Old Testament personalities.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : John C. Maxwell
Publisher : FaithWords
Release : 2008-11-16
File : 160 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0446548898


Giants Fallen Angels And The Return Of The Nephilim

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Are you prepared for what is about to happen? Giants, Fallen Angels and the Return of the Nephilim will discuss Biblical prophecies of giants on the earth, the Last Days demonic plot of engineering genetic hybrids, and what all of it has to do with Israel and the Middle East. In this book, you will receive answers to these questions and more Have tribes of giants ever walked this Earth? Why are there massive and precise prehistoric megalithic structures throughout the world? Was early man a Neolithic Stone Age caveman or did he receive knowledge from other sources? Are aliens actually fallen angels? Who are the Nephilim, and are they returning to Earth? Discover how important these questions are, from both a personal and global perspective. Read this book and open your eyes to the dangers that await mankind, and humanitys only hope.

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Genre : Religion
Author : Dennis Lindsay
Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
Release : 2018-08-21
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780768444186