Iris Grace

Titre : Iris Grace
Auteur : Arabella Carter-Johnson
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9781405923651
Libération : 2016-02-25

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The astonishing tale of a little girl who was different, her cat and how they brought a family together. 'Different is brilliant . . .' Iris Grace is different. From the moment she was born she found the world a strange and terrifying place: she neither smiled nor spoke. The doctors couldn't help, telling her parents she might never be able to communicate - she'd never call them mummy or daddy. But then Iris met Thula. This special kitten and Iris became instant best friends. They did everything together - painting, playing, bathing, snuggling, sleeping, exploring. And then a miracle happened: Iris said her first words. The story of the amazing bond between Iris and Thula is a heartwarming tale of finding hope and happiness in the most unexpected places. Because different really is brilliant. *** 'Moving, honest and full of hope. Wonderful' Daily Mail, Books of the Year 'An astonishing talent' Daily Express 'A miracle' Best 'Astonishing, remarkable' ITV News 'Iris's astonishing tale of talent and relationship with Thula is lovingly told' Daily Mail

Iris Grace

Titre : Iris Grace
Auteur : Arabella Carter-Johnson
Éditeur : Skyhorse Publishing
ISBN-13 : 1510719784
Libération : 2017-04-25

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-First published in Great Britian in 2016 by Penguin Books Ltd.---Page before title page.

Iris Grace

Titre : Iris Grace
Auteur : Arabella Carter-Johnson
Éditeur : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 9781510719804
Libération : 2017-04-25

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Iris Grace is a beautiful little girl who, from a very young age, barely communicated, avoided social interaction with other people, and rarely smiled. From both before her diagnosis of autism and after, she seemed trapped in her own world, unable to connect with those around her. One day, her mother brought home a Maine Coon kitten for Iris, even though cats aren’t typically thought of as therapy pets. Thula, named after one of Iris’s favorite African lullabies and meaning “peace” in Zulu, immediately bonded with Iris. Thula knew right away how to assuage Iris when she became overstimulated; when to intervene when Iris became overwhelmed; and how to provide distraction when Iris started heading toward a meltdown. Whether exploring, playing, sleeping, or taking a bath with Iris or accompanying the family on a bike ride, Thula became so much more than a therapy cat. With Thula’s safe companionship, Iris began to talk and interact with her family. This heartwarming story is illustrated with sixty of Iris’s gorgeous impressionistic paintings, works of art that have allowed her to express herself since the age of three. A gifted artist, Iris sees the natural world in a profoundly vivid and visceral way. With Thula by her side, she’ll sit and paint for hours, and the results are stunning. Inspiring and touching, Iris Grace follows the struggles and triumphs of a family—and a miracle cat—as they learn to connect with an amazing child.

Showered by Grace

Titre : Showered by Grace
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 193774163X
Libération : 2015-07-20

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In Falling Snow

Titre : In Falling Snow
Auteur : Mary-Rose MacColl
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 9781101625019
Libération : 2013-08-27

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For fans of Vera Brittain’s Testament of Youth, a bestselling writer’s American debut and a heart-wrenching novel of WWI—a tale of love, regret, and the powerful draw of the road not taken Iris Crane’s tranquil life is shattered when a letter summons memories from her bittersweet past: her first love, her best friend, and the tragedy that changed everything. Iris, a young Australian nurse, travels to France during World War I to bring home her fifteen-year-old brother, who ran away to enlist. But in Paris she meets the charismatic Dr. Frances Ivens, who convinces Iris to help establish a field hospital in the old abbey at Royaumont, staffed entirely by women—a decision that will change her life. Seamlessly interwoven is the story of Grace, Iris’s granddaughter in 1970s Australia. Together their narratives paint a portrait of the changing role of women in medicine and the powerful legacy of love. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Iris Trophy of Grace

Titre : Iris Trophy of Grace
Auteur : Ron Owens
Éditeur : Innovo Publishing LLC
ISBN-13 : 1613143427
Libération : 2016-09-01

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As hard as Iris Urrey Blue tried, she could not hide from Him. Pursuing her every step of the way, in and out of prison, in the middle of heroin highs and robberies, was her Creator, who in eternity past had devised a plan that would turn this "incorrigible rebel" into one of His trophies of grace.

The Gilboa Iris

Titre : The Gilboa Iris
Auteur : Zahava Englard
Éditeur : Gefen Publishing House Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9789652295743
Libération : 2012

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Dara Harrow, daughter of a rocket physicist for the US department of defense, sends her parents into a tailspin of dual-loyalty anxiety when she plans to wed the brooding and mysterious Gidon Ben-Ari, an Israeli officer in an elite counter-terrorist unit. Yet Dara's budding perfect world is shattered when the terror that she thought she left behind in the States catches up to her in Israel with devastating results, and before long realizes she must come to terms with the shocking lie about the one man she trusted most. The Gilboa Iris is a blazing tale of romance, deceit, and international intrigue. Its rich characters and explosive plot take readers from Israel's Gilboa Mountains to the streets of New York, to Germany's Zehlendorf Forest, and back to Israel amid seminal events that rocked the world between 1982 and 2002.

When Fraser Met Billy

Titre : When Fraser Met Billy
Auteur : Louise Booth
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781476797298
Libération : 2015-04-21

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A mother offers a touching, true account of how a rescue cat named Billy transformed her autistic boy's life. Original.

The Blind Assassin

Titre : The Blind Assassin
Auteur : Margaret Atwood
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9780748113347
Libération : 2009-09-03

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Laura Chase's older sister Iris, married at eighteen to a politically prominent industrialist but now poor and eighty-two, is living in Port Ticonderoga, a town dominated by their once-prosperous family before the First War. While coping with her unreliable body, Iris reflects on her far from exemplary life, in particular the events surrounding her sister's tragic death. Chief among these was the publication of The Blind Assassin, a novel which earned the dead Laura Chase not only notoriety but also a devoted cult following. Sexually explicit for its time, The Blind Assassin describes a risky affair in the turbulent thirties between a wealthy young woman and a man on the run. During their secret meetings in rented rooms, the lovers concoct a pulp fantasy set on Planet Zycron. As the invented story twists through love and sacrifice and betrayal, so does the real one; while events in both move closer to war and catastrophe. By turns lyrical, outrageous, formidable, compelling and funny, this is a novel filled with deep humour and dark drama.

The Grace of Dogs

Titre : The Grace of Dogs
Auteur : Andrew Root, Ph.D.
Éditeur : Convergent Books
ISBN-13 : 9780451497604
Libération : 2017-06-20

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In the bestselling tradition of Inside of a Dog and Marley & Me, a smart, illuminating, and entertaining read on why the dog-human relationship is unique--and possibly even "spiritual." Dr. Andrew Root's search for the canine soul began the day his eight-year-old son led the family in a moving Christian ritual at the burial service for Kirby, their beloved black lab. In the coming weeks, Root found himself wondering: What was this thing we'd experienced with this animal? Why did the loss hurt so poignantly? Why did his son's act seem so right in its sacramental feel? In The Grace of Dogs, Root draws on biology, history, theology, cognitive ethology (the study of animal minds), and paleontology to trace how in our mutual evolution, humans and dogs have so often helped each other to become more fully ourselves. Root explores questions like: Do dogs have souls? Is it accurate to say that dogs "love" us? What do psychology and physiology say about why we react to dogs in the way that we do? The Grace of Dogs paints a vivid picture of how, beyond sentimentality, the dog-human connection can legitimately be described as "spiritual"--as existing not for the sake of gain, but for the unselfish desire to be with and for the other, and to remind us that we are persons worthy of love and able to share love. In this book for any parent whose kids have asked if they'll see Fido in Heaven, or who has looked their beloved dog in the face and wondered what's going on in there, Dr. Root delivers an illuminating and heartfelt read that will change how we understand man's best friend.