Der Nine-Eleven-Junge by Catherine Bruton

By Catherine Bruton

Ben conflict erst zwei, als sein Vater bei den Anschlägen auf das global exchange heart ums Leben kam. Obwohl er sich kaum an seinen Dad erinnern kann, hat er seitdem eine Sonderstellung: Er ist "Der Nine-Eleven-Junge". Als er für einige Wochen bei seinen Großeltern einzieht und das Nachbarsmädchen Priti kennenlernt, ist dies der Beginn eines unvergesslichen Sommers. Denn Priti, Ben und sein Cousin Jed wollen Helden sein - und ein Held ist, wer Ehrenmorde verhindert und potenzielle Terroristen schon von Weitem erkennt - Ein Roman, der nicht vom eleven. September handelt, sondern von den Folgen, die dieser Tag für die Menschen der westlichen Kulturen hatte. Er erzählt von Trauer und Verlust, von Erinnerung und Vergessen, von Familie und Freundschaft, von Vorurteilen und falschen Verdächtigungen - und zeigt, dass Nine-Eleven bis heute nachwirkt.

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Jesus is for Liars. A Hypocrite's Guide to Authenticity by Tim Baker

By Tim Baker

"Before you switch this e-book over and start thumbing during the pages, you want to be aware of anything. this isn't a type of books that tells you your existence goes to be ideal. this is not a ebook that may make you're feeling like Joe or Jane Superchristian. And the beauty of that's you are in solid corporation. There are not any excellent Christians--we all fight. if you are sincere with your self, you will likely admit that while you are trying to persist with Jesus, you reduce to rubble much. you could even consider like there is no such thing as a lot of room for questions and screw ups within the Christian religion. however the fact is these questions and screw ups is a part of studying to stick to Jesus. it is time to imagine outdoors the field and spot that genuine religion doesn't suggest attempting to healthy right into a specific mold--real religion skill being actual with God. Jesus is for Liars does not turn away from any of the harsh subjects--it asks the demanding, sincere questions that might allow you to discover who you're and who God is so that you can see that true...

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Oceans: How We Use the Seas (Our Fragile Planet) by Dana Desonie

By Dana Desonie

Earth's seas play a massive position within the planet's platforms: Ocean currents move water and warmth world wide, and ocean ecosystems are one of the such a lot biologically effective anyplace. however the oceans are being abused. Wild fisheries are harvested to the purpose of cave in, and a few aquaculture damages existence and the surroundings. humans deliberately or inadvertently sell off wastes - sewage, oil, poisonous chemical substances, detergents, fertilizers, and invasive species - and all affect ocean ecosystems. providing full-color photos and illustrations and beautiful textual content, "Oceans" introduces younger technological know-how scholars to those pressing concerns. this significant new paintings exhibits how holding the oceans calls for maintaining the full planet, and describes the significance of atmosphere apart marine reserves to save lots of very important ecosystems.

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