Author: Glenn Beck

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 3455380867

Category: Art

Page: 288

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Sehnlich wünscht sich der zwölfjährige Eddie ein Fahrrad zu Weihnachten. Doch das Geld ist knapp, und unter dem Weihnachtsbaum liegt nur ein selbstgestrickter Pullover von seiner Mutter. Eddie wirft sich zornig aufs Bett. Ein reicher Junge, sein bescheidener Großvater und ein geheimnisvoller Nachbar begleiten Eddie auf einer Traumreise voller Ausflüchte, Notlügen und Trotz. Doch am Ende versteht Eddie, was er an einem Pullover hat, der voller Liebe gestrickt wurde. Dieses Buch wärmt noch lange, nachdem man es zugeklappt hat. Die ideale Lektüre für Adventsabende bei Kerzenschein.

The Christmas Sweater

Author: Glenn Beck,Kevin Balfe,Jason Wright

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439149478

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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If You Could Change Your Life by Reversing Your Biggest Regrets, Sorrows and Mistakes...Would You? #1 New York Times bestselling author and renowned radio and television host Glenn Beck delivers an instant holiday classic about boyhood memories, wrenching life lessons, and the true meaning of the gifts we give to one another in love. We weren't wealthy, we weren't poor -- we just were. We never wanted for anything, except maybe more time together.... When Eddie was twelve years old, all he wanted for Christmas was a bike. Although his life had gotten harder -- and money tighter -- since his father died and the family bakery closed...Eddie dreamed that somehow his mother would find a way to have his dream bike gleaming beside their modest Christmas tree that magical morning. What he got from her instead was a sweater. "A stupid, handmade, ugly sweater" that young Eddie left in a crumpled ball in the corner of his room. Scarred deeply by the realization that kids don't always get what they want, and too young to understand that he already owned life's most valuable treasures, that Christmas morning was the beginning of Eddie's dark and painful journey on the road to manhood. It will take wrestling with himself, his faith, and his family -- and the guidance of a mysterious neighbor named Russell -- to help Eddie find his path through the storm clouds of life and finally see the real significance of that simple gift his mother had crafted by hand with love in her heart. Based on a deeply personal true story, The Christmas Sweater is a warm and poignant tale of family, faith and forgiveness that offers us a glimpse of our own lives -- while also making us question if we really know what's most important in them.

The Christmas Sweater

Author: Ahban Azer

Publisher: DEK.BOOK



Page: N.A

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Based on a deeply personal true story, Glenn Beck’s bittersweet tale of boyhood memories, wrenching life lessons, and the true meaning of the giving season has touched the hearts of readers everywhere. If you could change your life by reversing your biggest regrets, sorrows, and mistakes . . . would you? When Eddie was twelve years old, all he wanted for Christmas was a bike. He knew money had been tight since his father died, but Eddie dreamed that somehow his mother would find a way to afford that dream bike. What he got from her instead was a sweater. “A stupid, handmade, ugly sweater” that young Eddie left in a crumpled ball in the corner of his room. Scarred deeply by the fateful events that transpired that day, Eddie begins a dark and painful journey toward manhood. It will take wrestling with himself, his faith, and his family—and the guidance of a mysterious neighbor named Russell—to help Eddie find his life’s path and finally understand the significance of that simple gift his mother had crafted with love. From Publishers Weekly Beck channels his softer side to offer a Christmas parable featuring 12-year old Eddie, whose hopes for a shiny new bicycle for Christmas are dashed when he finds an ugly, handmade sweater waiting for him under the tree. Eddie pitches a fit, dismaying his hardworking single mother—but will he regret his ingratitude when older? Naturally. There are no surprises in this contrived story, which is further doomed by Beck's ham-handed and histrionic reading. The maudlin material would have been better served by a seasoned narrator capable of conveying believability and evoking genuine feeling. A Threshold hardcover. (Oct.) Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. About the Author Glenn Beck, the nationally syndicated radio host and founder of The Blaze television network, is a ten-time #1 bestselling author and is one of the few authors in history to have had #1 national bestsellers in the fiction, nonfiction, self-help, and children’s picture book genres. His #1 fiction works include the novels The Overton Window, The Christmas Sweater, and The Christmas Sweater: A Picture Book. His #1 nonfiction works include Cowards, The Original Argument, The 7 (with Dr. Keith Ablow), Broke, Glenn Beck’s Common Sense, Arguing with Idiots, and An Inconvenient Book. His other books include the national bestsellers The Snow Angel, Being George Washington, and The Real America. Visit GlennBeck.com or TheBlaze.com.

The Ugly Sweater

Author: Gloria Moranski

Publisher: Now SC Press

ISBN: 9780999584590

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 42

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It's Christmas! The Closet Crew is excited to celebrate the holiday, but first, there's a class party at Kara's school and she needs an ugly Christmas sweater to wear. Elizabeth the Christmas sweater is sad that Kara thinks she's ugly, but then the Closet Crew cheers Elizabeth up and helps her realize that she's special just as she is. In this fun second book in the Closet Crew series, we get to meet lots of great new characters! Denise, Nettie, Shawna, Paula, and Linda all help Elizabeth find her sparkle and shine for the special day! The Ugly Christmas Sweater teaches children about embracing their uniqueness, and learning to celebrate each other's special qualities. The Closet Crew brings the same warm camaraderie to this story as they did in the first in the series, The Sneaky Sneakers. Come along on another adventure and enter this magical world of a closet that comes alive!

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Book

The Definitive Guide to Getting Your Ugly On

Author: Brian Miller,Adam Paulson,Kevin Wool

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613122233

Category: Humor

Page: 152

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Definitive in every way, Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Book includes the history of the event, how to throw the perfect party, what to wear, and how to judge the all-important ugly Christmas sweater contest. But most important, Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Book is packed with more than 100 hilarious, full-color photos of outrageously ugly Christmas sweaters, including Scarf Face, Wreath Witherspoon, and Ryan Treecrest. It’s a must-have for the millions who plan to throw or attend an ugly Christmas sweater party, and a sidesplitting look at the funniest, craziest, most unbelievable holiday sweaters you can imagine—authorized by Team Ugly, the recognized experts on ugly Christmas sweater parties. Praise for Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Book: “Part party primer, part not-so-tongue-in-cheek appraisal of holiday sweater fashion, this title delivers on both aspects.” —Library Journal

The Ugly Christmas Sweater Cats' Revenge

This Time It's Purrsonal

Author: Cusper Lynn

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781518793707


Page: 30

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It began, as so many regrettable things do, with poor judgement, alcohol, and social media. No, this isn't the story of your last three relationships or last year's office holiday party. This is the story that changed Christmas forever. This is the story of the ugly Christmas sweater cat videos and a short-haired house cat named Bella, who decided it was time to deliver a message. A message that humankind would not soon forget.

The Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Adult Coloring Book

Author: Sara Hickman

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539984641


Page: 62

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It is more than just a coloring book of Ugly Christmas Sweaters. It's a party in a book! This hand-drawn coloring book is that wonderful between place. Not completely adult and not completely "kid". Adults, Teens, and Seniors adore the options available in these coloring books. Each image is hand-drawn specifically for this Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. You can color sweaters, White Elephant Gifts, Cookies and Cocktails. 30 images in all! This coloring book is single-sided! Merry Christmas my Friends! May all your Sweaters be Ugly and Bright!

Dash & Lily

Neuer Winter, neues Glück

Author: Rachel Cohn,David Levithan

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641207592

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

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Endlich - die Geschichte von Dash und Lily geht weiter ... Seit Dash und Lily letztes Weihnachten ein Paar geworden sind, ist allerhand passiert: Lilys geliebter Großvater hatte einen Herzinfarkt und die Familie steht vor der schwierigen Frage, ob sie ihn noch zu Hause betreuen kann. Lily leidet sehr unter der angespannten Situation. Dabei steht in zwölf Tagen bereits wieder Weihnachten vor der Tür – Lilys Lieblingstage im Jahr! Höchste Zeit für Dash, ihr den magischen Zauber von New York City im Dezember wieder vor Augen zu führen ...

Merry Christmas Sweaters to Knit

Author: Sue Stratford

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781782210115

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

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In this knitter's guidebook, bestselling author Sue Stratford presents a collection of beautiful and classic winter sweater designs for the whole family. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions, this fun and festive book features a blend of fashion-forward designs and classic looks—including penguins, Rudolph, robins, snowflakes, snowmen, Santa Claus, and a Christmas tree—which can be called on for sweaters for adults and children. Using a basic sweater pattern as a template, knitters can customize their work by mixing and matching motifs for fronts, backs, and sleeves, in four adult sizes as well as children's sizes from ages five to preteen. A perfect resource for adding festive spirit to the Christmas season, this book can be used by knitters of any skill lever—from the first timer to the seasoned veteran.

Christmas Sweater: Blank Lined Journal to Write in - Ruled Writing Notebook

Author: Uab Kidkis

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781728697314


Page: 112

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Are you confused about choosing the right gift for celebrating Christmas? Then look no further! This funny product is a perfect hostess or housewarming gift ideal. A very good choices for Christmas present, birthday present, or any occassion.Need a gift for the Christmas lover in your life? The perfect Christmas gift is something you know they want but with a surprising twist! Surprise them with this adorable Christmas design gift, they won't find anywhere else this holiday season.

The Heart of Christmas

Author: Brenda Novak

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460341589

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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www.BrendaNovak.com Just call her Christmas Eve… Eve Harmon has always enjoyed Christmas, but this year it reminds her of everything she doesn't have. Almost all her friends are married now, and that's what Eve wants, too. Love. A husband and kids of her own. But the B and B she manages, and even Whiskey Creek, the small Gold Country town where she was born and raised, suddenly seem…confining. Eve's worried that her future will simply be a reflection of her past. There's no one in the area she could even imagine as a husband—until a handsome stranger comes to town. Eve's definitely attracted to him, and he seems to have the same reaction to her. But his darkly mysterious past could ruin Eve's happily ever after—just when it finally seems within reach. And just when she's counting on the best Christmas of her life!

Merry Christmas, Baby

It's Christmas, Cowboy!\Northern Fantasy\He'll Be Home for Christmas

Author: Vicki Lewis Thompson,Jennifer Labrecque,Rhonda Nelson

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0373796552

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Who will you find under your Christmas tree? A cowboy? Ranch hand Tucker Rankin isn't crazy about the holidays?until a wintry night before Christmas, when Lacey Evans shows him how much fun it is to be nestled all snug in her bed?. A wealthy New Yorker? Stockbroker Jared Martin needs to get away, and Alaska's the perfect place to unwind. Especially once actress Theodora "Teddy" Monroe gets him to loosen his tie?and take it all off! Or maybe even a man in uniform? Soldier Silas Davenport is on Christmas leave. But when he arrives at his parents' home, no one is there?except for the irresistible Delphie Moreau. And she's one gift he won't be exchanging!

Murder, Simply Stitched

Author: Isabella Alan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101638419

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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When Angela Braddock enters her quilts in an Amish auction, she never expects one of her neighbors to end up going, going, gone.... Angie is finding her niche as the new owner of her late aunt’s Amish quilt shop, Running Stitch. But as the summer is winding down, so is business. To bolster support for the shop, Angie decides to sell her quilts in the Rolling Brook Amish Auction, including some of her aunt’s most prized works. The quilts promise to be a hit—but the gavel comes down on the lively event when Angie stumbles upon the body of township trustee Wanda Hunt behind a canning shed. The cause of death: a poisoned blueberry fry pie from Rachel Miller’s bakery table. Now Angie’s closest friend is a murder suspect. With Angie taking the lead, she and the other women of her aunt’s quilting circle set out to patch together the clues and stop a killer set on shredding the simple peace of Rolling Brook. Includes Quilting Tips!

Bär feiert Weihnachten!

Author: Karma Wilson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783785575994

Category: Bears

Page: 40

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Es ist Winter geworden und der Bär liegt - wie sich das für Bären gehört - in seiner Höhle und schnarcht. Aber seine Freunde möchten so gerne einmal mit ihm Weihnachten feiern. Aber wie können sie den Winterschläfer wach halten? Ab 3.

Agenda 21: Into the Shadows

Author: Glenn Beck

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476746850

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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The sequel to Agenda 21—which Brad Thor called “a brilliantly written, exhilarating, pulse-pounding adventure”—from #1 New York Times bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio host Glenn Beck. It was once named America, but now it is just “the Republic.” Following the worldwide implementation of a UN-led program called Agenda 21, the once-proud people of America have become obedient residents who live in barren, brutal Compounds and serve the autocratic, merciless Authorities. Citizens mainly keep their heads down and their mouths shut—but Emmeline is different. When the Authorities took her mother away, she started questioning the world around her. What happened to her mom? Why is everyone confined to grim living spaces and made to eat the same food cubes every day? Why was her own baby taken from her to be raised in the Children’s Village? And are those who got away during the Relocations—the so-called shadow people—merely a rumor? When Emmeline’s questions lead to the realization that she will never see her child again, she decides to escape the Compound. Fleeing the armed enforcers of the Earth Protection Agency, and facing the unknown for the first time in their lives, Emmeline and her partner David run into the shadows in the desperate hope of finding something they’d only heard stories about from those who’d lived before the Relocations: freedom.

Dreamers and Deceivers

True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America

Author: Glenn Beck

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476787158

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

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From #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck, the powerful follow-up to his national bestseller Miracles and Massacres, which was praised as “moving, provocative, and masterful” (Michelle Malkin, bestselling author of Culture of Corruption). Everyone has heard of a “Ponzi scheme,” but do you know what Charles Ponzi actually did to make his name synonymous with fraud? You’ve probably been to a Disney theme park, but did you know that the park Walt believed would change the world was actually EPCOT? He died before his vision for it could ever be realized. History is about so much more than dates and dead guys; it’s the greatest story ever told. Now, in Dreamers and Deceivers, Glenn Beck brings ten more true and untold stories to life. The people who made America were not always what they seemed. There were entrepreneurs and visionaries whose selflessness propelled us forward, but there were also charlatans and fraudsters whose selfishness nearly derailed us. Dreamers and Deceivers brings both of these groups to life with stories written to put you right in the middle of the action. From the spy Alger Hiss, to the visionary Steve Jobs, to the code-breaker Alan Turing—once you know the full stories behind the half-truths you’ve been force fed…once you begin to see these amazing people from our past as people rather than just names—your perspective on today’s important issues may forever change.