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Fireflies

Author : Julie Brinckloe
ISBN : 9780689710551
Language : English
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A young boy is proud of having caught a jar full of fireflies, which seems to him like owning a piece of moonlight, but as the light begins to dim he realizes he must set the insects free or they will die.

Firefly Beach

Author : Luanne Rice
ISBN : 9780553573206
Language : English
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Under the summer sky, anything is possible....

Author of the acclaimed novels Cloud Nine and Follow the Stars Home, Luanne Rice returns with another moving portrait of a family in crisis—as three sisters come face-to-face with the past and find in each other the courage to go on.

Coolly sophisticated and steadfastly single, Caroline Renwick has always been the sister everyone could count on. As she and Clea and Skye gathered at Firefly Hill, their childhood home, Caroline thought that they had all put the past behind them. But as summer gets under way, a mysterious man arrives—a man who has the power to bring it all back....

Joe Connor was only six when his father died at Firefly Hill. Though he and Caroline had never met, the five-year-old girl reached out to him. They became pen pals and friends, until a teenaged Joe finally learned the truth about what had happened to his father that night. Now, after years of silence, Joe is suddenly here ... and Caroline still feels a connection. But she can't help but wonder if this handsome man holds the key to her family's healing—or its destruction. And in his presence, how long will she be able to guard her heart?

Firefly Lane

Author : Kristin Hannah
ISBN : 9780312537074
Language : English
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From the New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah comes a powerful novel of love, loss, and the magic of friendship. . . .

In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the "coolest girl in the world" moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all---beauty, brains, ambition. On the surface they are as opposite as two people can be: Kate, doomed to be forever uncool, with a loving family who mortifies her at every turn. Tully, steeped in glamour and mystery, but with a secret that is destroying her. They make a pact to be best friends forever; by summer's end they've become TullyandKate. Inseparable.

So begins Kristin Hannah's magnificent new novel. Spanning more than three decades and playing out across the ever-changing face of the Pacific Northwest, Firefly Lane is the poignant, powerful story of two women and the friendship that becomes the bulkhead of their lives.

From the beginning, Tully is desperate to prove her worth to the world. Abandoned by her mother at an early age, she longs to be loved unconditionally. In the glittering, big-hair era of the eighties, she looks to men to fill the void in her soul. But in the buttoned-down nineties, it is television news that captivates her. She will follow her own blind ambition to New York and around the globe, finding fame and success . . . and loneliness.

Kate knows early on that her life will be nothing special. Throughout college, she pretends to be driven by a need for success, but all she really wants is to fall in love and have children and live an ordinary life. In her own quiet way, Kate is as driven as Tully. What she doesn't know is how being a wife and mother will change her . . . how she'll lose sight of who she once was, and what she once wanted. And how much she'll envy her famous best friend. . . .

For thirty years, Tully and Kate buoy each other through life, weathering the storms of friendship---jealousy, anger, hurt, resentment. They think they've survived it all until a single act of betrayal tears them apart . . . and puts their courage and friendship to the ultimate test.

Firefly Lane is for anyone who ever drank Boone's Farm apple wine while listening to Abba or Fleetwood Mac. More than a coming-of-age novel, it's the story of a generation of women who were both blessed and cursed by choices. It's about promises and secrets and betrayals. And ultimately, about the one person who really, truly knows you---and knows what has the power to hurt you . . . and heal you. Firefly Lane is a story you'll never forget . . . one you'll want to pass on to your best friend.


Fireflies Glow Worms And Lightning Bugs Identification And Natural History Of The Fireflies Of The Eastern And Central United States And Canada Wormsloe Foundation Nature Book Ser

Author : Lynn Frierson Faust
ISBN : 9780820348728
Language : English
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Fireflies, Glow-worms, and Lightning Bugs is the first-ever comprehensive firefly guide for eastern and central North America. It is written for all those who want to know more about the amazing world of lightning bugs and learn the secrets hidden in the flash patterns of the 75+ species found in the eastern and central United States and Canada. As an independent researcher working with numerous university teams, naturalist Lynn Frierson Faust, “The Lightning Bug Lady,” has spent decades tracking the behavior and researching the habitats of these fascinating creatures.

Based on her twenty-five years of fieldwork, this book is intended to increase understanding and appreciation of bioluminescent insects while igniting enthusiasm in a fun and informative way. Species accounts are coupled with historical backgrounds and literary epigraphs to engage and draw readers young and old into the world of these tiny sparklers. A chart documenting the flash patterns of the various species will aid in identification.

Clear photos illustrate the insects’ distinguishing physical characteristics, while habitats, seasonality, and common names are provided in easy-to-understand yet scientifically accurate language. The guide will be welcomed by everyone who wants to learn more about fireflies’ and glow-worms’ unique traits and fragile niche in the ecosystem.

Features:

Over 600 color photographs

Detailed accounts and anatomical diagrams of 75+ species, as well as aids in distinguishing between similar species

A first-of-its-kind flash-pattern chart that folds out on heavy-weight paper

Extensive scientific details written in an understandable and engaging way

Colorful common names―Twilight Bush Baby, Shadow Ghosts, Snappy Syncs, and more―for easy species identification based on flash patterns

Tips on ideal sites and times of year for firefly watching

Conservation-oriented approach


The Very Lonely Firefly Board Book

Author : Eric Carle
ISBN : 9780399234279
Language : English
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A VERY classic from Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

When a very lonely firefly goes out into the night searching for other fireflies, it sees a lantern, a candle, and the eyes of a dog, cat, and owl all glowing in the darkness. It even sees a surprise celebration of light. But it is not until it discovers other fireflies that it finds exactly what it's looking for--a surprise sure to bring smiles to anyone who turn the final page!

Lushly illustrated with Eric Carle's trademark vibrant collage art, soothingly told with a gentle read-aloud rhythm, and complete with a surprise sure to "light up" children's faces, The Very Lonely Firefly will fast become a storytime favorite. Read it with a flashlight in the dark or under the table--and watch those fireflies glow!

Fireflies In The Night Revised Edition Let S Read And Find Out Science 1

Author : Judy Hawes
ISBN : 9780064451017
Language : English
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"[In] a revision of the 1963 edition, [a] brief, clearly written text [tells of a young girl who] learns some interesting facts about fireflies from her grandfather. Alexander uses richly hued pastels for her illustrations of the young girl, her grandparents' farm, and the creatures of a summer night."—SLJ.


The Light Of The Fireflies

Author : Paul Pen
ISBN : 9781503933545
Language : English
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A haunting and hopeful tale of discovering light in even the darkest of places.

For his whole life, the boy has lived underground, in a basement with his parents, grandmother, sister, and brother. Before he was born, his family was disfigured by a fire. His sister wears a white mask to cover her burns.

He spends his hours with his cactus, reading his book on insects, or touching the one ray of sunlight that filters in through a crack in the ceiling. Ever since his sister had a baby, everyone’s been acting very strangely. The boy begins to wonder why they never say who the father is, about what happened before his own birth, about why they’re shut away.

A few days ago, some fireflies arrived in the basement. His grandma said, There’s no creature more amazing than one that can make its own light. That light makes the boy want to escape, to know the outside world. Problem is, all the doors are locked. And he doesn’t know how to get out…


Firefly Hollow

Author : T.L. Haddix
ISBN : 9780984528196
Language : English
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Genre: Romance with Paranormal Elements
Book One in the Firefly Hollow Series

The mysterious recluse...
 

Owen Campbell holds himself apart from other people. Badly scarred from emotional wounds that have never healed, he doesn't expect to find true love or happiness. He remains isolated in a prison of his own making, determined to not let anyone close enough to hurt him again.
But his willpower is shaken to the core when Sarah Browning enters his world. 

The girl next door...
 

Sarah Jane Browning is three years into her college degree when a call from home changes everything. Back at the family homestead in the heart of Appalachia, she's forced to reevaluate her hopes and dreams for the future.

Distraction from her heartache comes in the form of her parents' neighbor. Whispers about "odd Owen Campbell" abound in their small community, and Sarah's curiosity is aroused. When she breaks the rules and trespasses onto his land, what she finds is beyond her wildest imaginings. 

As Sarah struggles to overcome tragedy and loss, her burgeoning relationship with Owen is sorely tested. Will love conquer all, or will the secrets from Owen's past tear them apart forever? 

Firefly Hollow is the first book in the "Firefly Hollow" series. Other titles include Butterfly Lane, Dragonfly Creek, Cattail Ridge, and Cricket Cove. Also by this author: the Shadows/Leroy Collection, a series of standalone Romantic Suspense novels. Titles include Secrets in the Shadows, Under the Moon's Shadow, Shadows from the Grave, Hidden in the Shadows, In the Heart's Shadow, and Deception in the Shadows.

Firefly Summer

Author : Maeve Binchy
ISBN : 9780440204190
Language : English
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It was a summer of warmth.... Kate Ryan and her  husband, John, have a rollicking pub in the Irish  village of Mountfern... lovely twelve-year-old  twins... and such wonderful dreams.... It was a summer  of innocence... but all that is about to change  this fateful summer of 1962 when American  millionaire Patrick O'Neill comes to town with his  irresistible charm and a pocketful of money... when love  and hate vie for a town's quiet heart and old  traditions begin to crumble away.... It was a summer of  love that would never come again.... A time that  has been captured forever in Maeve Binchy's  compelling family drama... a novel you will never forget.

Fireflies A Tale Of Life And Death Heroes Next Door Trilogy Volume 1

Author : Bree Wolf
ISBN : 9781540350589
Language : English
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He is lonely. So is she.
Can one summer change both their lives?


Unseen and unheard, Gabriel Scott retreats from his parents into a computer world of adventure and companionship. However,when he is forced to spend the summer with his grandparents, he finally realizes that the digital world could never compete with the real one.

As the neighbor kids invite him along,Gabriel steps out into the world for an adventure he never could have imagined.A treasure hunt guides them all over town as they do their best to solve riddle after riddle. On their way, they meet Hannah, a young girl forbidden from leaving her room.

Soon, Gabriel learns her secret, and before long, the treasure hunt is not the greatest challenge presented to him that year.

Will that summer change him? And what happens when summer ends? Will Gabriel return home to parents who barely notice him? Or will he fight for his right to happiness?

Fireflies

Author : Sally M. Walker
ISBN : 0822530473
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of fireflies.

Fireflies

Author : Melt Van Der Spuy
ISBN : 1632694301
Genre : Business & Economics
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Just as firefly populations are dwindling worldwide, so are populations of business leaders who radiate thelight of well-developed, virtuous characters. In Fireflies, Melt van der Spuy explains how to foster such character and become a leader who deliversexcellence with integrity--and leads others to do the same.

Fireflies In December

Author : Jennifer Valent
ISBN : 1414341555
Genre : Fiction
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When her best friend, Gemma, loses her parents in a tragic fire, Jessilyn's father vows to care for her as one of his own, despite the fact that Gemma is black and prejudice is prevalent in their southern Virginia town.

Fireflies In The Mist

Author : Qurratulain Hyder
ISBN : 0811218651
Genre : Fiction
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One woman’s journey through the tumultuous and passionate birth of a new nation.

The Possibility Of Fireflies

Author : Dominique Paul
ISBN : 9781439104194
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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I am sitting on my front stoop. I think it's about midnight. I was busy reading up until an hour ago, but my eyes started to hurt from squinting. Now it's just me and the waiting. It's 1987 and fourteen-year-old Ellie Roma doesn't have much of a family. She lives with her mother, who has taken a break from parenting; and her older sister, Gwen, who is on her way to becoming a juvenile delinquent. Her father left them to start a new life. So Ellie spends a lot of time alone, especially at night, when all she has to keep her company are the fireflies that flicker in the summer air. Then one day a mysterious stranger enters her dark world. He is Leo, twenty-one, who is on his way to Hollywood to become a rock star. Ellie and Leo connect instantly, and Ellie hopes Leo will be the one to rescue her from her unhappy life. But instead, Leo teaches Ellie that no one can save you. You have to go after what you want. So one night -- one terrible, frightening, thrilling night -- that's exactly what Ellie decides to do. With a fresh perspective, first-time novelist Dominique Paul deftly weaves a family drama about chaos and dysfunction, with a young girl's journey of triumph. Full of humor and sorrow, heartbreak and hope, The Possibility of Fireflies is really a story that we all have to tell: the story of the summer we grew up.

Fireflies

Author : Ana María Matute
ISBN : 0820430153
Genre : Fiction
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Fireflies, although set in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War, could readily take place in a bellicose situation anywhere in the world. It contains an expose of the chasm between generations, between rich and poor, between materialism and idealism. This novel has a socioeconomic/psychological relevance that leaves the reader pondering the consequences of war and the nugatory effects of imposing status quo values on adolescents who are in search of their own truth, their raison d'etre. The story centers on the lives of two adolescents from opposite levels of society whose redemption lies in their short-lived mutual love, which ends tragically.

Why Do Fireflies Glow

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ISBN : 0439337313
Genre : Nature
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Fireflies

Author : Shiva Naipaul
ISBN : 9780141969329
Genre : Fiction
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Shiva Naipaul was the brother of V. S. Naipaul and author of Firefles and The Chip-Chip Gatherers. Fireflies, his first novel, published in 1970 and longlisted for the 'Lost Man Booker Award' in 2010, is set in Naipaul's native Trinidad. It includes a new foreword by Amit Chaudhuri. The Khojas are Trinidad's most venerated Hindu family. Rigidly orthodox, presiding over acres of ill-kept sugarcane and hoards of jewellery enthusiastically guarded by old Mrs Khoja, they seem to have triumphed more by default than by anything else. Only 'Baby' Khoja, who is parcelled off into an arranged marriage with a blustering bus driver, proves an exception to this rule. Her heroic story - of resourcefulness, strength and survival - is the gleaming thread in Shiva Naipaul's ferociously comic and profoundly sad first novel.

Amy Belligera And The Fireflies

Author : Paul Buckley
ISBN : 080750324X
Genre : Fireflies
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Fireflies are created when a remorseful witch, after casting a spell that strikes forest bugs dumb, attaches miniature lanterns to their tails so they can flash signals to each other.

The Firefly

Author : Minoru Yajima
ISBN : 0817225358
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Text and photographs describe the life cycle, behavior, and natural habitat of the firefly.

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