Journey Through Heartsongs

Author: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316390186

Category: Poetry

Page: 74

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Mattie J. T. Stepanek takes us on a Journey Through Heartsongs with more of his moving poems. These poems share the rare wisdom that Mattie has acquired through his struggle with a rare form of muscular dystrophy and the death of his three siblings from the same disease. His life view was one of love and generosity and as a poet and a peacemaker, his desire was to bring his message of peace to as many people as possible.

Heartsongs ; And, Journey Through Heartsongs

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780786244324

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 176

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Collects poems written by eleven-year-old muscular dystrophy patient Mattie Stephanek sharing his feelings and thoughts about his life, the deaths of his siblings, nature, faith, and hope.

Loving Through Heartsongs

Author: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 9780786869466

Category: Poetry

Page: 80

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attie J.T. Stepanek has won the hearts of millions with his inspiring poems from his first two New York Times bestsellers. Now he's ready to spread a little love with Loving Through Heartsongs, a beautiful collection of poems written about innocence and trusting love from a child's perspective. Mattie's struggle with muscular dystrophy has never kept him from feeling deep love for his family, friends, country, and faith-heartfelt emotions that are reflected throughout these pages.

Messenger

The Legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek and Heartsongs

Author: Jeni Stepanek

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101155655

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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The moving tribute to the young man Oprah Winfrey called "an inspiration"-told by the woman who raised him. Mattie Stepanek's Heartsongs books were a phenomenon. Not only did they hit the bestseller lists, but the books-and Mattie himself- were a source of inspiration to many, and brought him major recognition. Jimmy Carter described young Mattie Stepanek as "the most remarkable person I have ever known." In Messenger, Jeni Stepanek shares the inspiring story of her son's life. Mattie was born with a rare disorder called Dysautonomic Mitochondrial Myopathy, and Jeni was advised to institutionalize him. Instead, she nurtured a child who transformed his hardships into a worldwide message of peace and hope. Though Mattie suffered through his disease, his mother's disabilities, and the loss of his three older siblings, he never abandoned his positive spirit. His Heartsong- the word he used to describe a person's inner self-spread a philosophy that peace begins with an attitude and can spread to the entire world.

Celebrate Through Heartsongs

Author: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 9780786869459

Category: Poetry

Page: 80

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Mattie J.T. Stepanek is an award-winning poet whose struggle with a rare form of muscular dystrophy has touched the lives of people nationwide. Celebrate Through Heartsongs, his fourth inspiring collection of poetry, features works written between the ages of three and eleven, and continues to spread Mattie's message of universal hope, peace, courage, and love. Fully illustrated by the poet, the collection will appeal to people of all ages, religions, and beliefs.

Hope through heartsongs

Author: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Publisher: Hyperion Books

ISBN: 9780786869442

Category: Poetry

Page: 59

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The young poet and artist offers his latest collection of verses, centered on the theme of hope--for the individual, the community, and the world.

Reflections of a Peacemaker

A Portrait Through Heartsongs

Author: Mattie J.T. Stepanek,Jennifer Smith Stepanek

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780740756252

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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A final collection of poems by the late young poet expresses his thoughts and feelings on such topics as peace, nature, death, hope, war, and faith.

Just Peace

A Message of Hope

Author: Mattie J.T. Stepanek,Jimmy Carter

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 0740786601

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 224

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"I was touched by the depth of passion and awed by the firm resolve with which Mattie Stepanek pursued a dream that has evaded men and women throughout history. What began as a casual discourse, not too different from others I have had with inquisitive young people who have reached out to me, became a treasured and enlightening friendship that changed my life forever. With the purity of heart that only a child can possess, and the indomitable spirit of one who has survived more physical suffering than most adults will ever know, Mattie convinced me that his quest was not inconceivable. Inspired by his enthusiasm and without reservation, I committed to a partnership with him. . . . These words of wisdom and inspiration came from the most remarkable person I have ever known." --Jimmy Carter Sometimes the most important messages come from the most unlikely places. Mattie J.T. Stepanek, a 13-year-old boy, made a difference before he died with his Heartsongs poetry. He continues to impact the world through Just Peace. This poet, best-selling author, peace activist, and prominent voice for the Muscular Dystrophy Association fervently believed in and promoted world peace not just as a concept, but as a reality. Mattie was working on this manuscript with Jimmy Carter when he died in June 2004. His mother, Jeni, who edited the material and wrote a preface for the book has published it at her son's request. Just Peace explores Mattie's concept of the world and all people as a unique mosaic of gifts. War and injustice shatter the mosaic, which can only be made whole again by planning and actively pursuing peace. The young visionary's essays, poetry, and photographs appear throughout the book. Jimmy Carter has written a special foreword for the book. Just as important to the book and enlightening to the reader are Mattie's many correspondences. Central to these are his personal e-mails to and from former president Jimmy Carter, Mattie's peace "hero" and role model. The Nobel Peace Prize winner met Mattie, considered him an angel, messenger, and hero in his own right, and was genuinely affected by Mattie's passion and drive. Just Peace is an intimate portrait of a president, a young man of hope, and peace itself.

Serenity

Simple Steps for Recovering Peace of Mind, Real Happiness, and Great Relationships

Author: Jane Nelsen

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 157324354X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 180

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Most readers know that "happiness is within," but they don't always know how to access that happiness whenever they like, and in all circumstances. In Serenity, Jane Nelsen teaches readers four principles that will help them to stop being a slave to their thought system in order to access wisdom from the heart and from the soul. The four basic and easily applied principles from Serenity: 1. Free yourself from the filters of your thought system. 2. Understand how feelings can act as a personal compass. 3. Improve relationships by understanding and respecting differences. 4. Learn how to overcome depression, anger, or any negative feeling. The chronic stress of modern life often interferes with enjoying the happiness that comes with peace of mind. Joy is needlessly missing from too many lives and from too many relationships. Serenity provides many tools to help readers discover innate feelings of joy, compassion, gratitude, wisdom, and love so they can live more fully every day.

Im Licht der Träume

Drei Romane in einem Band

Author: Nora Roberts

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641091888

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Viele Jahre lang haben Calin und Bryna einander gesucht. Jetzt haben sie sich gefunden, aber ist ihre Liebe stark genug, den mächtigen Feind zu besiegen? Wird die zauberhafte Allena Conal aus seiner Einsamkeit befreien können? Kann die Liebe im Traum ebenso verführen wie im richtigen Leben? Meisterhaft schildert Nora Roberts die Legenden Irlands und die bezaubernden Leidenschaften seiner Menschen.

Heartsongs

Author: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 9780786869473

Category: Poetry

Page: 48

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Collects poems written by eleven-year-old muscular dystrophy patient Mattie Stephanek sharing his feelings and thoughts about his life, the deaths of his siblings, nature, faith, and hope.

Herzenslieder

Author: Annie Proulx

Publisher: btb Verlag

ISBN: 3641015197

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Eine der ganz großen Autorinnen in der amerikanischen Gegenwartsliteratur In elf Erzählungen erkundet Annie Proulx das fiktive Chopping County, eine abgelegene Gegend in Neuengland. Hier gehen die Bauern fischen und jagen, weil sie von ihrem Land nicht mehr leben können, oder sie geben das anekdotensprühende Original für Wochenendausflügler und Sommerfrischler aus der Stadt. Rache, Bosheit, Gier, Leidenschaft – was die Menschen hier antreibt, ist so elementar wie die Landschaft. Die große Chronistin des amerikanischen Provinzlebens zeigt sich schon in ihrem Debüt, Jahre vor den großen Publikumserfolgen „Schiffsmeldungen“ und „Postkarten“, auf der Höhe ihrer Meisterschaft.

Voices from the Margins

An Annotated Bibliography of Fiction on Disabilities and Differences for Young People

Author: Marilyn Ward

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313317989

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 154

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A valuable tool to help librarians, teachers, health care professionals and parents identify special books that deal with a wide range of contemporary health and self-image topics, including physical handicaps, speech disorder, skin colour, and basic issues of popularity and "fitting in".



Feinde der Krone

Roman

Author: Anne Perry

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641082552

Category: Fiction

Page: 329

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London, 1892.Wieder steht Thomas Pitt dem intriganten Charles Voisey gegenüber: Der Inspektor soll verhindern, dass Voisey für das Unterhaus kandidiert. Als kurz darauf eine berühmte Spiritistin ermordet wird, vermutet Pitt einen Zusammenhang – und kommt einer perfiden Intrige auf die Spur.


Contemporary Authors

Author: Gale Group

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9780787666996

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 446

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Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors® .

Congressional Record

Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

Author: United States. Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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