Descendant of the Crane

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Author : Joan He
Detail : “Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own.” blue blood Hesina of Yan has invariably been needing to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, however once her beloved father is dead, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of Associate in Nursing unstable kingdom. Determined to seek out her father’s killer, Hesina will one thing desperate: she engages the help of a soothsayer–a disloyal act, punishable by death… as a result of in Yan, magic was illicit centuries agone.

Using the knowledge illicitly provided by the truthfulness, and unsure if she will be able to trust even her family, Hesina turns to Akira–a good and beguiling investigator who’s conjointly a guilty criminal with secrets of his own. With the longer term of her kingdom at stake, will Hesina realize justice for her father? Or can the price be too high?

In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine troubled to try to to right during a world brimfull with deception.

Descendant of the Crane :

Young Adult Fiction

Author - Joan He
Publisher - Albert Whitman and Company
Pages - 416
ISBN - 0807515515


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Detail - Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she's thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina does something desperate: she enlists the aid of a soothsayer—a treasonous act, punishable by death—because in Yan, magic was outlawed centuries ago. Using the information illicitly provided by the sooth, and uncertain if she can trust even her family, Hesina turns to Akira—a brilliant investigator who's also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of her kingdom at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high? In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine struggling to do right in a world brimming with deception.

Descendant of the Crane :

Young Adult Fiction

Author - Joan He
Publisher - Albert Whitman & Company
Pages - 416
ISBN - 0807515507


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Detail - "Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own." Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she's thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina does something desperate: she engages the aid of a soothsayer—a treasonous act, punishable by death... because in Yan, magic was outlawed centuries ago. Using the information illicitly provided by the sooth, and uncertain if she can trust even her family, Hesina turns to Akira—a brilliant and alluring investigator who's also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of her kingdom at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high? In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine struggling to do right in a world brimming with deception.

The Lost Language of Cranes :

Fiction

Author - David Leavitt
Publisher - A&C Black
Pages - 368
ISBN - 1408854597


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Detail - Owen and Rose are facing serious challenges to their married life of routine and monotony as New York City grows and changes around them. They spend most Sundays apart; while Rose buries herself in crosswords and newspapers, Owen visits gay porn theaters. But when they discover they may lose their apartment and their son, prompted by his new relationship, reveals his homosexuality, their lives cannot continue as they were. Owen and Rose are forced to confront not only their son's revelation but also Owen's latent homosexuality. Poignant and lingering, this is a tale of love and relationships, secrets and unspoken desires.

Rare Form : Descended of Dragons, Book 1

Fiction

Author - Jen Crane
Publisher - Carpe Noctem Publishing, LLC
Pages - 227
ISBN - 099657560X


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Detail - Fans of the Throne of Glass, Red Queen, and Mortal Instruments series will love this high adventure fantasy series filled with dragons and shifters and set in an enchanted grad school. A Secret Past Fiery redhead Stella Stonewall can’t decide between a margarita and a manhattan. The rest of her life? Please. Stella has never really fit in, and her pretty world comes crashing down when she learns it was never her world at all. Rowan Gresham is domineering, brooding, and as sexy as chocolate-dipped sin. When he transports Stella to the magical realm of her parents she recognizes her rightful place immediately. Gresham’s motivations are less clear. A Scorching Chemistry The enigmatic Gresham aids in Stella’s metamorphosis and their chemistry ignites, though a long-time girlfriend and a significant age difference stand in the way. A Battle for the Rest of Her Life Stella’s life fast-tracks to extraordinary when she enrolls at Radix Citadel for Supernatural Learning, an enchanted college whose students turn furry on the regular. As Stella learns to navigate the magical new world of Thayer she must also find her animal form, a task as elusive as her ancestry. Stella soon faces an even greater challenge: staying alive long enough to learn to manipulate an animal form she never knew she possessed.

The Tiger/crane Form of Hung Gar Kung-fu :

Sports & Recreation

Author - Bucksam Kong
Publisher - Black Belt Communications
Pages - 159
ISBN - 9780897500876


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Detail - The book reveals the closely guarded techniques of hung gar kung-fu, a ferocious yet graceful art. This classic text, now on its twentieth printing, covers every aspect of the eponymous form, which melds the powerful attacks of the tiger with the elusive, flowing techniques of the crane. The accompanying DVD features five animal hand forms--tiger, crane, leopard, snake and dragon--as well as special conditioning and self-defense.

Saints and Misfits :

Juvenile Nonfiction

Author - S. K. Ali
Publisher - Simon and Schuster
Pages - 336
ISBN - 1481499246


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Detail - Fifteen-year-old Janna Yusuf, a Flannery O'Connor-obsessed book nerd and the daughter of the only divorced mother at their mosque, tries to make sense of the events that follow when her best friend's cousin--a holy star in the Muslim community--attempts to assault her at the end of sophomore year.

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings : 15 Retellings of Asian Myths and Legends

Large type books

Author - Ellen Oh
Publisher - Thorndike Press a Part of Gale a Cengage Company
Pages - 233
ISBN - 9781432875398


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Detail - Large Print�s increased font size and wider line spacing maximizes reading legibility, and has been proven to advance comprehension, improve fluency, reduce eye fatigue, and boost engagement in young readers of all abilities, especially struggling, reluctant, and striving readers.

Dark Descendant :

Fiction

Author - Jenna Black
Publisher - Simon and Schuster
Pages - 336
ISBN - 9781451606898


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Detail - From the acclaimed author of the Morgan Kingsley, Exorcist books comes the gripping first novel in a new series about a private eye who discovers, to her surprise, that she’s an immortal huntress. Nikki Glass can track down any man. But when her latest client turns out to be a true descendant of Hades, Nikki now discovers she can’t die. . . . Crazy as it sounds, Nikki’s manhunting skills are literally god-given. She’s a living, breathing descendant of Artemis who has stepped right into a trap set by the children of the gods. Nikki’s new “friends” include a descendant of Eros, who uses sex as a weapon; a descendant of Loki, whose tricks are no laughing matter; and a half-mad descendant of Kali who thinks she’s a spy. But most powerful of all are the Olympians, a rival clan of immortals seeking to destroy all Descendants who refuse to bow down to them. In the eternal battle of good god/bad god, Nikki would make a divine weapon. But if they think she’ll surrender without a fight, the gods must be crazy. . . .

Genealogy of the Crane Family; :

History

Author - Ellery Bicknell Crane
Publisher - Franklin Classics Trade Press
Pages - 704
ISBN - 9780353135895


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Detail - This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Killed Strangely : The Death of Rebecca Cornell

Biography & Autobiography

Author - Elaine Forman Crane
Publisher - Cornell University Press
Pages - 236
ISBN - 9780801440021


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Detail - "Killed Strangely is an engaging read that will entrance and inform readers who are at once murder mystery and history buffs."—Common-Place

Gates of Thread and Stone :

Juvenile Fiction

Author - Lori M. Lee
Publisher - Skyscape
Pages - 333
ISBN - 9781477847206


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Detail - Kai, who has no memories from before she was found by Reev, whom she considers her brother, but who has the ability to slow time, and her friend Avan search for the missing Reev and become involved in a revolt against the ruler of Ninurta.

Crane :

Author - Stacey Rourke
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 298
ISBN - 9780692221105


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Detail - The Horseman is unending, his presence shan't lessen. If you break the curse, you become the legend. Washington Irving and Rip Van Winkle had no choice but to cover up the deadly truth behind Ichabod Crane's disappearance. Centuries later, a Crane returns to Sleepy Hollow awakening macabre secrets once believed to be buried deep. What if the monster that spawned the legend lived within you? Now, Ireland Crane, reeling from a break-up and seeking a fresh start, must rely on the newly awakened Rip Van Winkle to discover the key to channeling the darkness swirling within her. Bodies are piling high and Ireland is the only one that can save Sleepy Hollow by embracing her own damning curse. But is anyone truly safe when the Horseman rides? Cover by Najla Qamber Designs

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