The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking is a 2012 non-fiction book written by Susan Cain. Cain argues that modern Western culture misunderstands and undervalues the traits and capabilities of introverted people, leading to “a colossal waste of talent
Separated from her twin brother Sebastian after a shipwreck, Viola disguises herself as a boy to serve the Duke of Illyria. Wooing a countess on his behalf, she is stunned to find herself the object of his beloved’s affections.
n a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-the first African-American to serve in that role-she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.
ANNE’S HOUSE OF DREAMS IS THE FIFTH NOVEL ABOUT ANNE SHIRLEY, THE RED-HAIRED GIRL FROM GREEN GABLES. LIFE SEEMS PERFECT TO ANNE SHIRLEY, ABOUT TO MARRY HER CHILDHOOD FRIEND GILBERT BLYTHE AND SET UP HOME WITH HIM IN HER ‘HOUSE OF DREAMS’ ON THE SHORES OF FOUR WINDS HARBOR. THERE ARE NEW NEIGHBOURS TO MEET AND FRESH PROBLEMS TO SOLVE. BUT THEN TRAGEDY STRIKES AND THERE’S HUGE HEARTACHE FOR THE YOUNG COUPLE WHICH TAKES ALL OF THEIR COURAGE AND LOVE TO OVERCOME.
This Ladybird Classic is an abridged retelling of the classic story of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, making it perfect for introducing the story to younger children, or for newly confident readers to tackle alone.