The Art of Racing in the Rain

The Art of Racing in the Rain
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780061738098
Release: 2009-03-17
Editor: Harper Collins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM FOX 2000 STARRING MILO VENTIMIGLIA, AMANDA SEYFRIED, AND KEVIN COSTNER MEET THE DOG WHO WILL SHOW THE WORLD HOW TO BE HUMAN The New York Times bestselling novel from Garth Stein—a heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope—a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it. “Splendid.” —People “The perfect book for anyone who knows that compassion isn’t only for humans, and that the relationship between two souls who are meant for each other never really comes to an end. Every now and then I’m lucky enough to read a novel I can’t stop thinking about: this is one of them.” —Jodi Picoult “It’s impossible not to love Enzo.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune “This old soul of a dog has much to teach us about being human. I loved this book.” —Sara Gruen

The Art of Racing in the Rain

The Art of Racing in the Rain
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0062021494
Release: 2016-05-15
Editor: Harper

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Meet Enzo, the unforgettable canine narrator of this bittersweet and transformative story of family, love, loyalty, and hope. Enzo is a philosopher with a nearly human soul, and he's gained a wealth of knowledge from hours spent in front of the TV.

Racing in the Rain

Racing in the Rain
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 304
ISBN: 0062077171
Release: 2011-05-03
Editor: Harper Collins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Soon to be a family friendly major motion picture from Fox 2000 Studios—featuring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo the dog! In this young readers’ edition of the New York Times bestselling adult novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, meet one funny mutt—Enzo, the lovable dog who tells this story. Enzo knows he is different from other dogs. Most dogs love to chase cars, but Enzo longs to race them. He learns about racing and the world around him by watching TV and by listening to the words of his best friend, Denny, an up-and-coming race car driver, and Denny's daughter, Zoë, his constant companion. Enzo finds that life is just like being on the racetrack—it isn't simply about going fast. Applying the rules of racing to his world, Enzo takes on his family's challenges and emerges a hero. In the end, Enzo holds in his heart the dream that Denny will go on to be a racing champion with his daughter by his side. For theirs is an extraordinary friendship—one that reminds us all to celebrate the triumph of the human (and canine) spirit.

Raven Stole the Moon

Raven Stole the Moon
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 464
ISBN: 0061969516
Release: 2010-03-02
Editor: Harper Collins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

“Deeply moving, superbly crafted, and highly unconventional.” —Washington Times Raven Stole the Moon is the stunning first novel from Garth Stein, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Art of Racing in the Rain. A profoundly poignant and unforgettable story of a grieving mother’s return to a remote Alaskan town to make peace with the loss of her young son, Raven Stole the Moon combines intense emotion with Native American mysticism and a timeless and terrifying mystery, and earned raves for a young writer and his uniquely captivating imagination. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, this remarkable novel “serves notice that Stein is a rare talent.”

Enzo Races in the Rain

Enzo Races in the Rain
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 40
ISBN: 0062939661
Release: 2019-08-13
Editor: HarperCollins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A heartwarming tale of coming home, this is Garth Stein's picture book about the lovable dog Enzo from The Art of Racing in the Rain. Young dog lovers will enjoy cuddling up with this sweet story. Enzo the puppy's action-packed adventure begins when he makes the journey from the farm to the city, discovers just how big the world is, and finds the family that was meant to be his. R. W. Alley's bright and funny art brings the beloved Enzo to life as he learns to adapt to life in his new home and discovers just what it means to become a family. Fans of Biscuit, Spot, Clifford, and other beloved dog stories will welcome Enzo!

How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets

How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 359
ISBN: 9781569474983
Release: 2008
Editor: Soho Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

When his son's mother dies and leaves him a single parent to Dean, a fourteen-year-old boy he has never met, Evan Wallace is forced to confront his music career and his epilepsy.

A Sudden Light

A Sudden Light
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780857205780
Release: 2014-09-30
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the author of the million-copy bestselling The Art of Racing in the Raincomes the breathtaking and long-awaited new novel. This novel centres on four generations of a once terribly wealthy and influential timber family who have fallen from grace; a mysterious yet majestic mansion, crumbling slowy into the bluff overlooking Puget Sound in Seattle; a love affair so powerful it reaches across the planes of existence; and a young man who simply wants his parents to once again experience the moment they fell in love, hoping that if can feel that emotion again, maybe they won't get divorced after all.

The Cloven Book One

The Cloven  Book One
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781683963103
Release: 2020-07-28
Editor: Fantagraphics Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From Garth Stein, the author of the #1 bestseller The Art of Racing in the Rain, and Matthew Southworth, the co-creator of Stumptown come a raucously funny and fast-moving series of graphic novels. James Tucker is the most successful Genetically Modified Human Organism ever created. Half-man, half-goat, Tuck's story unfurls like an action-packed fever dream spanning the Pacific Northwest, from a homeless encampment to a secret sanctuary in the woods where elites perform ritual goat sacrifices. The Cloven Book One features a special full-color four page fold-out spread.

The Art of Racing in the Rain

The Art of Racing in the Rain
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 321
ISBN: 0007271239
Release: 2008
Editor: Harpercollins Pub Limited

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Meet Enzo, the unforgettable canine narrator of this bittersweet and transformative story of family, love, loyalty, and hope. Enzo is a philosopher with a nearly human soul, and he's gained a wealth of knowledge from hours spent in front of the TV.

The Art of Racing in the Rain Tie in

The Art of Racing in the Rain Tie in
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 336
ISBN: 006236491X
Release: 2019-08-13
Editor: Harper Paperbacks

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

New York Times Bestseller A beautifully crafted and captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it—now a major motion picture from Fox 2000 starring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, and Kevin Costner. “The Art of Racing in The Rain has everything: love, tragedy, redemption, danger, and—most especially—the canine narrator Enzo. This old soul of a dog has much to teach us about being human. I loved this book.”—Sara Gruen, Author of Water for Elephants The Art of Racing in the Rain—the blockbuster New York Times bestselling novel—is now a major motion picture from Fox 2000, with a screenplay by Mark Bomback, starring Milo Ventimiglia as Denny, Amanda Seyfried as Eve, and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo, with Simon Curtis (Goodbye Christopher Robin) directing. Enzo is a very special dog who takes stock of his life on the eve of his death. As he recalls all that he and his family have been through: the sacrifices his master, Denny Swift—an up-and-coming race car driver—has made to succeed professionally; the unexpected loss of Eve, Denny's wife; the three-year battle over their daughter, Zoë, whose maternal grandparents pulled every string to gain custody. In the end, Enzo comes through heroically to preserve the Swift family, holding in his heart the dream that Denny will become a racing champion with Zoë at his side. Having gained tremendous insight into the human condition, Enzo discovers that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life.

The Secrets of Bones

The Secrets of Bones
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Author: Kylie Logan
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781250180605
Release: 2020-05-05
Editor: Minotaur Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Second in a new series from national bestselling author Kylie Logan, The Secrets of Bones is a riveting mystery following Jazz Ramsey as she trains a cadaver dog. Assembly Day at St. Catherine’s dawns bright and cloudless as professional woman gather from all around Ohio to talk to the schoolgirls about their careers ranging from medicine, to NASA, to yoga. Jazz Ramsey has also signed up to give the girls a taste of her lifelong passion: cadaver dog training. Her adorable new puppy Wally hasn’t been certified yet, so she borrows the fully-trained Gus from a friend and hides a few bones in the unused fourth floor of the school for him to find. The girls are impressed when Gus easily finds the first bone, but then Gus heads confidently to a part of the floor where Jazz is sure no bones are hidden—at least not any that she’s put there. But Gus is a professional, and sure enough, behind a door that no one has opened in ages, is a human skeleton. Jazz recognizes the necklace the skeleton is wearing, and that it belonged to Bernadette Quinn, an ex-teacher at the school who’d quit her job abruptly one Christmas break. But now it seems Bernadette never left the school at all, and her hiding place makes it clear: this was murder. Bernadette in life had been a difficult personality, and so there are a plethora of suspects inside the school and out of it. As Jazz gets closer to the truth she can’t help but wonder if someone might be dogging her footsteps...

Anne of Green Gables My Daughter and Me

Anne of Green Gables  My Daughter  and Me
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Author: Lorilee Craker
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781496409737
Release: 2015-08-20
Editor: NavPress

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A charming and heartwarming true story for anyone who has ever longed for a place to belong. “Anne of Green Gables,” My Daughter, and Me is a witty romp through the classic novel; a visit to the magical shores of Prince Edward Island; and a poignant personal tale of love, faith, and loss. And it all started with a simple question: “What’s an orphan?” The words from her adopted daughter, Phoebe, during a bedtime reading of Anne of Green Gables stopped Lorilee Craker in her tracks. How could Lorilee, who grew up not knowing her own birth parents, answer Phoebe’s question when she had wrestled all her life with feeling orphaned—and learned too well that not every story has a happy ending? So Lorilee set off on a quest to find answers in the pages of the very book that started it all, determined to discover—and teach her daughter—what home, family, and belonging really mean. If you loved the poignancy of Orphan Train and the humor of Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, you will be captivated by “Anne of Green Gables,” My Daughter, and Me. It’s a beautiful memoir that deftly braids three lost girls’ stories together, speaks straight to the heart of the orphan in us all, and shows us the way home at last.

Siddhartha

Siddhartha
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Author: Herman Hesse
Pages: 145
ISBN: 9781623957995
Release: 2015-03-06
Editor: Xist Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A unique spiritual journey influenced by Hinduism and Buddhism Herman Hesse's Siddhartha tells the story of a young Brahimin's search for reality after a meeting with the Buddha. This strange and simple story has resonated with millions of readers looking for enlightenment and a blend of Eastern mysticism and Western psychology. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it.

Speed Secrets

Speed Secrets
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Author: Ross Bentley
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781610600019
Release: 1998-08-13
Editor: Motorbooks

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Shave lap times or find a faster line through your favorite set of S-curves with professional race driver Ross Bentley as he shows you the quickest line from apex to apex! With tips and commentary from current race drivers, Bentley covers the vital techniques of speed, from visualizing lines to interpreting tire temps to put you in front of the pack. Includes discussion of practice techniques, chassis set-up, and working with your pit chief.

Carrie

Carrie
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Author: Stephen King
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780385528832
Release: 2008-06-24
Editor: Anchor

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Stephen King's legendary debut, the bestselling smash hit that put him on the map as one of America's favorite writers "Gory and horrifying. . . . You can't put it down." —Chicago Tribune Unpopular at school and subjected to her mother's religious fanaticism at home, Carrie White does not have it easy. But while she may be picked on by her classmates, she has a gift she's kept secret since she was a little girl: she can move things with her mind. Doors lock. Candles fall. Her ability has been both a power and a problem. And when she finds herself the recipient of a sudden act of kindness, Carrie feels like she's finally been given a chance to be normal. She hopes that the nightmare of her classmates' vicious taunts is over . . . but an unexpected and cruel prank turns her gift into a weapon of horror so destructive that the town may never recover.

The Art of Racing in the Rain A Novel by Garth Stein Trivia On Books

The Art of Racing in the Rain  A Novel by Garth Stein  Trivia On Books
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Author: Trivion Books
Pages: 70
ISBN:
Release: 2016-09-07
Editor: The Missing Trivia

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Trivia-on-Book: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!

Racing in the Rain

Racing in the Rain
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Author: John Horsman
Pages: 415
ISBN: 1893618714
Release: 2006-01
Editor: David Bull Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Few can claim that their racing careers spanned the greatest decades in sports-car competition the 1960s and 1970s and then extended into the 1980s. Fewer still were consistently successful. John Horsman is one of the fortunate few. The blue-and-orange Gulf-sponsored Ford GT40s, Mirages, and Porsche 917s prepared by Horsman and his team are among the most famous race cars ever produced. The all-star driver lineup that competed in his cars includes Derek Bell, Mike Hailwood, David Hobbs, Jacky Ickx, Brian Redman, Pedro Rodriguez, Vern Schuppan, and Jo Siffert.

Because of Winn Dixie

Because of Winn Dixie
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Author: Kate DiCamillo
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780763649456
Release: 2009-09-08
Editor: Candlewick Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storyteller. One summer’s day, ten-year-old India Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceries – and comes home with a dog. But Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. It’s because of Winn-Dixie that Opal begins to make friends. And it’s because of Winn-Dixie that she finally dares to ask her father about her mother, who left when Opal was three. In fact, as Opal admits, just about everything that happens that summer is because of Winn-Dixie. Featuring a new cover illustration by E. B. Lewis and an excerpt of Kate DiCamillo's newest novel, Raymie Nightingale.

Where the Red Fern Grows

Where the Red Fern Grows
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Author: Wilson Rawls
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780307781567
Release: 2011-01-12
Editor: Laurel Leaf

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A beloved classic that captures the powerful bond between man and man’s best friend. Billy has long dreamt of owning not one, but two, dogs. So when he’s finally able to save up enough money for two pups to call his own—Old Dan and Little Ann—he’s ecstatic. It doesn’t matter that times are tough; together they’ll roam the hills of the Ozarks. Soon Billy and his hounds become the finest hunting team in the valley. Stories of their great achievements spread throughout the region, and the combination of Old Dan’s brawn, Little Ann’s brains, and Billy’s sheer will seems unbeatable. But tragedy awaits these determined hunters—now friends—and Billy learns that hope can grow out of despair, and that the seeds of the future can come from the scars of the past. Praise for Where the Red Fern Grows A Top 100 Children’s Novel, School Library Journal's A Fuse #8 Production A Must-Read for Kids 9 to 14, NPR Winner of Multiple State Awards Over 7 million copies in print! “Very touching.” —The New York Times Book Review “One of the great classics of children’s literature . . . Any child who doesn’t get to read this beloved and powerfully emotional book has missed out on an important piece of childhood for the last 40-plus years.” —Common Sense Media “An exciting tale of love and adventure you’ll never forget.” —School Library Journal “A book of unadorned naturalness.” —Kirkus Reviews “Written with so much feeling and sentiment that adults as well as children are drawn [in] with a passion.” —Arizona Daily Star “It’s a story about a young boy and his two hunting dogs and . . . I can’t even go on without getting a little misty.” —The Huffington Post “We tear up just thinking about it.” —Time on the film adaptation

Racing in the Rain Movie Tie In Edition

Racing in the Rain Movie Tie In Edition
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Author: Garth Stein
Pages: 304
ISBN: 0062935070
Release: 2019-08-13
Editor: HarperCollins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Soon to be a family friendly major motion picture from Fox 2000 Studios—featuring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo the dog! In this young readers’ edition of the New York Times bestselling adult novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, with cover art from the movie, meet one funny mutt—Enzo, the lovable dog who tells this story. Enzo knows he is different from other dogs. Most dogs love to chase cars, but Enzo longs to race them. He learns about racing and the world around him by watching TV and by listening to the words of his best friend, Denny, an up-and-coming race car driver, and Denny's daughter, Zoë, his constant companion. Enzo finds that life is just like being on the racetrack—it isn't simply about going fast. Applying the rules of racing to his world, Enzo takes on his family's challenges and emerges a hero. In the end, Enzo holds in his heart the dream that Denny will go on to be a racing champion with his daughter by his side. For theirs is an extraordinary friendship—one that reminds us all to celebrate the triumph of the human (and canine) spirit.