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Penny, Thomas

Works: 163 works in 266 publications in 1 language and 4,980 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Western stories  Biography  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Children's audiobooks  Poetry 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PZ7.M992, FIC
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Publications about Thomas Penny
Publications by Thomas Penny
Most widely held works by Thomas Penny
Slam! by Walter Dean Myers( file )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old "Slam" Harris is counting on his noteworthy basketball talents to get him out of the inner city and give him a chance to succeed in life, but his coach sees things differently
The John Deere way by David Magee( file )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
While other American businesses are crumbling under low-cost foreign competition, John Deere Company thrives by maintaining such ideas as building the best product, being open for change and innovation, listening rather than leading and keeping virtuous business practices
Before the dawn by Beverly Jenkins( file )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
"Tavern manager Leah Barnett can scarcely believe the path that destiny has chosen for her. Travelling from Boston to Colorado, Leah has come to face Ryder Damien, the son of her recently deceased lover. Ryder, an angry, ruggedly sexy man, is incensed that this woman will inherit his father's fortune - even if he hadn't seen the man in 30 years. But Leah's charms are many, and soon anger is the last thing in Ryder's heart. As obstacles arise and danger draws near, Leah and Ryder must fight for their passions."--Container
Forged by fire by Sharon M Draper( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Teenage Gerald, who has spent years protecting his fragile half-sister from their abusive father, faces the prospect of one final confrontation before the problem can be solved
Strivers row by Kevin Baker( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Summer 1943. Harlem is a never-ending carnival in the second year of the war. Yet underneath the glitter, its black residents remain second-class citizens, and the neighborhood is a tinderbox, waiting for a match. Along these restless streets, two very different young men will cross paths. Their chance encounter will change both of their lives, and presage the battle for civil rights that is to come. Malcolm Little is a naive, cocky, troubled teenager and not yet the iconic civil rights leader Malcolm X. The Rev. Jonah Dove is the minister of one of Harlem's greatest churches, and lives in the blocks known as Strivers Row. Their lives intersect when Malcolm rescues Jonah and his wife from a group of drunken white soldiers
Fighting for America : black soldiers-- the unsung heroes of World War II by Christopher Paul Moore( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Christopher Paul Moore is a curator and research historian for the New York Public Library's world-renowned Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. This noble work of history is a tribute to the inspiring accomplishments of black servicemen and servicewomen whose selflessness helped America achieve victory in World War II
Gabriel's story by David Anthony Durham( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Gabriel, the teenaged son of an emancipated slave, travels west with his mother, who is lured by the promise of unclaimed land. Despising life as a farmer, Gabriel runs away with a dangerous band of cowboys. But hindered by youth and inexperience, he must escape the racism and brutality that surround him
The divine conspiracy : rediscovering our hidden life in God by Dallas Willard( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
"[This book] weaves Biblical teaching, popular culture, science, scholarship, and spiritual practice into a tour de force that shows the necessity of profound changes in how we view our lives and faith. In an era when many Christians consider Jesus a beloved but remote savior, [the author] argues ... for the relevance of God to every aspect of our existence."--Jacket
Destiny's captive by Beverly Jenkins( file )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
In national bestselling author Beverly Jenkins' Destiny series, the Yates men play hard and live hard. And when they find that special woman, they fall hard . . .Noah Yates fully believes in the joys of a happy family and a good wife. But that's not the life for him. No, he would much rather sail the wild seas in search of adventure, not tied down. But then the unthinkable happens . . . he finds himself literally tied down. To a bed. By a woman... And Pilar isn't just an ordinary woman. She's descended from pirates. And after giving him one of the worst nights of his life, she steals his ship! Now Noah is on the hunt, and he'll stop at nothing to find this extraordinary woman . . . and make her his
Ever after by Edwardo Jackson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
In Ever After, recent Morehouse graduate Nick takes his first job in New York, where he falls in love with the mesmerizing Jasmine. After two years together, Nick proposes -- but gets turned down. Hurt and confused, he leaves for Chicago to forge a new life. But can he truly be happy without Jasmine?
Destiny's surrender by Beverly Jenkins( file )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
The child he didn't know he had ... Andrew Yates has come to a decision: it's time to stop sowing those oats and start a family. But searching for a bride isn't as simple as he'd hoped, and many of the respectable women of his acquaintance feel ... lacking. Then beautiful, feisty Wilhelmina "Billie" Wells arrives at the family ranch with a toddler in her arms, claiming Drew is the father! The woman he didn't know he loved . .
The edge of dawn by Beverly Jenkins( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
As the daughter of a prominent doctor, 37 year-old Narice Jordan is enjoying a good life. Then her father is murdered, and everything unravels. Federal agents accost Narice, and accusations about stolen diamonds start flying. But before the dazed woman can be questioned, she is abducted at gunpoint by a mysterious man who calls himself Saint -- a man who may be Narice's only chance for survival
The last mountain man by William W Johnstone( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
From his Missouri farm, the boy traveled west. In his hand was a Navy Colt given to him by Jesse James. By his side was the old mountain man named Preacher, who would teach young Smoke Jensen everything he needed to fight like the devil, and die like a man. And in his heart was vengeance. His enemies destroyed everything he'd every loved. But they made one mistake. They let Smoke Jensen live
Gunsmoke and gold by William W Johnstone( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
In Dale, Colorado, any cowboy with good sense knows better than to step through the batwings of the Plowshare Saloon-- and any sheep-herder crazy enough to belly up to the bar at the Red Dog is ordering the last taste of whiskey he'll ever lift to his lips. The town of Dale is heading for an all-out war that will pit father against son, and brother against brother
Talons of eagles by William W Johnstone( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
In the middle of the Civil War, Jamie MacCallister, a 50-year-old retired gunfighter from Colorado is offered work by both President Lincoln and General Robert E. Lee. Although MacCallister is anti-slavery, he is even more pro-states' rights and signs on with the Confederacy to become a guerrilla commander
Death wind by James V Smith( file )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
While on a search-and-destroy mission in the middle of Iraq, Marine Force Recon Team 2400 winds up on the wrong end of a life-or-death chase across the desert. After taking out a meeting of international extremists, the team finds itself tracked by the one terrorist who got away. Leading the team on a treacherous march for survival, Captain Jack Swayne is determined to get his boys out of the hellish landscape alive. But that might not be in the cards. The terrorist has captured someone very close to Swayne, someone who may end up as the bait leading the strike team to their own graves
Shootout at Gold Creek by William W Johnstone( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Matt Bodine and Josiah Ranger wander into the gold mining town of Jordanville looking for something to stave off their roaring hunger and a swig or two of something cold. But their sense of justice is triggered when they see an unarmed man taking a beating, and they jump in, spurs and boots, to lend a hand. Suddenly, the Brothers of the Wolf find themselves in the midst of a bloody battle over mineral rights and claim jumpers
The taming of Jessi Rose by Beverly Jenkins( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
In trying to save her family ranch from falling into the greedy hands of the wrong people, Jessi finds a unique solution-hiring outlaw railroad robber Griffin Blake as her protector. Now, with this strong, bronze-bodied man on her side, Jessi might just be tempted to mix business with pleasure
A town called Fury by William W Johnstone( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The last thing Jason Fury wants is to lead this wagon train west to California. Hell, he just wants to head back east, where a smart young man like himself has a real shot at a better life. But halfway across Oklahoma the wagon train is attacked by bloodthirsty Commanche, and Jebediah Fury - the leader of the settlers, and Jason's father - is counted among the dead. Before he knows it, Jason is leading the wagons into Arizona Territory, where the squabbling settlers decide to stop for good and start a town they'll name Fury in honor of Jebediah. It's going to be a hardscrabble life, what with the ruthless Apaches always on the attack and the harsh country they've chosen. Jason knows he can't just leave these defenseless pioneers to be slaughtered - among them a certain young lady he's taken a real shine to
Destiny by Alex Archer( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Archaeologist and explorer Annja Creed's fascination with the myths and mysteries of the past leads her to a crypt in the caves of France, where the terrifying legend of the Beast of Gevaudan hints at the unimaginable. What she discovers is shattering: an artifact that will seal her destiny; a brotherhood of monks willing to murder to protect their secret; and a powerful black market occultist desperate to put his own claim to centuries-old blood money
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