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Tales from the Vicarage – Volume 6: Rocket Men



In the summer of 1977, Graham Taylor took over as manager of Watford, a Fourth Division club unremarkable except for their rock-star owner, Elton John. Within six years, Taylor had taken them into the top flight to finish as runners-up in the League, the second-best team in the land. Four heroes – goalkeeper Steve Sherwood, defender Ian Bolton, and strikers Ross Jenkins and Luther Blissett – played in all four divisions during that extraordinary journey. They were Taylor’s Rocket Men, the…


10 000 Days Of Thunder

Pub Date : 2011-11-15 | Author : Philip Caputo | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781442444546
ISBN 13 : 1442444541

It was the war that lasted ten thousand days. The war that inspired scores of songs. The war that sparked dozens of riots. And in this stirring chronicle, Pulitzer Prize- winning j..


145th Street

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Walter Dean Myers | Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9780307976109
ISBN 13 : 0307976106

Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem...


1001 Cranes

Pub Date : 2009-06-01 | Author : Naomi Hirahara | Publisher : Yearling Books

ISBN 10 : 9780440422341
ISBN 13 : 0440422345

With her parents on the verge of separating, a twelve-year-old Japanese American girl spends the summer in Los Angeles with her grandparents, where she folds paper cranes into wedd..


12 Brown Boys

Pub Date : 2008-09-01 | Author : Omar Tyree | Publisher : Just Us Books Incorporated

ISBN 10 : 1933491124
ISBN 13 : 9781933491127

A collection of short stories looks at the lives of pre-teen African American boys, featuring such characters as Chestnut, who is sent to live with his relatives in the South to ke..


Absolute Brightness

Pub Date : 2016-05-31 | Author : James Lecesne | Publisher : Feiwel & Friends

ISBN 10 : 9781250106100
ISBN 13 : 1250106109

From Academy Award-winning writer, actor, and activist in the LGBTQ community comes a groundbreaking story about love, prejudice, and being yourself. “This complex, illuminating ..


121 Express

Pub Date : 2008-03-01 | Author : Monique Polak | Publisher : Orca Book Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781554695614
ISBN 13 : 1554695619

The students of the 121 Express are infamous for bad behavior. Lucas knows his role on the bus will determine his social standing at his new school. When a cool troublemaker single..


12 Again

Pub Date : 2009-02-09 | Author : Sue Corbett | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1439597332
ISBN 13 : 9781439597330

When an overburdened journalist mom makes an idle wish while drinking a special cordial, she wakes up the next morning as her twelve-year-old self and needs her son's help survivin..


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