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VanLiere, Donna 1966-

Overview
Works: 89 works in 328 publications in 4 languages and 27,926 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Made-for-TV movies  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Drama  Christmas films  Historical fiction  Christmas television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PS3622.A66, 813.6
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The Christmas shoes by Donna VanLiere( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 2,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While shopping for gifts on Christmas Eve, Robert, a successful lawyer whose family life is falling apart, meets Nathan, an eight-year-old boy whose mother is dying
The Christmas blessing by Donna VanLiere( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Christmas blessing is an inspiring story about hope existing in the darkest places, and how love is always the greatest gift of all"--Jacket
The Angels of Morgan Hill by Donna VanLiere( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Gable thinks 1947 will be like every other year in Morgan Hill, Tennessee but but it's the year everything changes. Jane first lays eyes on young Milo Turner the day that her abusive, alcoholic father is buried in the Morgan Hill cemetery. The Turners are the first black family ever to move into the area, and while their presence challenges the comfort of many in the small, tight-knit community, Jane and her brother, John, have found new friends. Then tragedy strikes the Turner household, and the Gable family is asked to make a decision that could rip their world apart. One path might open up a whole new world and bring them closer than ever. Or it might bring them nothing but trouble and heartache. On their journey, Jane discovers that angels are all around us, every day, in the most extraordinary--and ordinary--ways
The Christmas hope by Donna VanLiere( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meeting a troubled five-year-old girl during the holiday season, social worker Patricia Addison and her husband, Mark, find themselves working through past sorrows and reevaluating their faith
The Christmas promise by Donna VanLiere( Book )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking what he hopes will be his first long-term job, lonely department store security officer Chaz McConnell reaches out to a four-year-old child, while Gloria Bailey, a charity worker who has taken in a single pregnant woman and a cantankerous senior, struggles with ensuing personality clashes
The Christmas secret by Donna VanLiere( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When struggling young single mother Christine Eisley saves the life of an elderly woman working in Wilson's department store, she sets into motion a series of events that will test her strength, loyalty, and determination, all the while setting her on the path to finding true love
The good dream by Donna VanLiere( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denounced by her 1950 Tennessee community as an old maid, 30-something Ivorie Walker hides her loneliness and grief over her mother's death behind good-humored independence before advocating on behalf of a feral boy who has been stealing vegetables from her garden
The Christmas note by Donna VanLiere( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relocating to an apartment with her two children to be closer to her mother, Gretchen offers to help clear out the home of a reclusive neighbor's recently deceased mother and discovers that the neighbor, Melissa, has two siblings and an identity that shenever suspected
The Christmas light by Donna VanLiere( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the small town of Grandon, five very different people discover the true meaning of Christmas. Jennifer and Ryan are both single parents, struggling with their own losses and heartache. Sixteen-year-old Kaylee is faced with a life-changing situation that has affected her whole family. Stephen and Lily are happily married and ready to start a family. All of them are facing their own struggles, and all are finding their way through the dark. When they are brought together for a rather unconventional church Nativity, they will learn that with strength, courage, and love, there is always hope. "--
The Christmas journey by Donna VanLiere( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautifully illustrated, modern retelling of the Nativity Story
The Christmas town by Donna VanLiere( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lauren Gabriel spent many years of her childhood in foster homes, wishing her mother would come back for her and be the family she needs. Now twenty-years-old, she still longs for a place that she can truly call home. Her work as a cashier is unfulfilling, and at Christmas it's unbearable with the songs and carols and chatter of Christmas that she hears throughout the day. When Lauren ends her shift one night, she finds herself driving aimlessly in order to avoid returning to her lonely apartment. And when she witnesses a car accident she is suddenly pulled into the small town of Grandon, first as a witness but then as a volunteer for the annual fundraiser for Glory's Place, a center for single mothers and families who need assistance. Could this town and its people be the home she has always longed for? The New York Times bestselling author of the timeless The Christmas Shoes and The Christmas Hope is back with this moving and uplifting story about finding love, hope, and family in unexpected places."-- Provided by publisher
High calling : the courageous life and faith of space shuttle Columbia commander Rick Husband by Evelyn Husband( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some people sppend their lives searching for a calling. For Rick Husband, the search ended at the age of four. That's when the future NASA Space Shuttle Commander first turned his gaze toward the heavens and committed himself to explore the far reaches of space. From that childhood commitment Rick prusued his dream-relentlessly, passionately, faithfully
The good dream by Donna VanLiere( Recording )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivorie Walker discovers that someone has been stealing from her garden: a feral, dirty-faced boy who disappears into the hills, and something about him haunts Ivorie. She can't imagine what would make him desperate enough to steal and eat from her garden. Who is he? How did he come to live in the hills? Where did he come from? Can she save him? As Ivorie steps tries to uncover the answers, she unleashes a firestorm in the town, a community that would rather let secrets stay secret
The Christmas promise by Donna VanLiere( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking what he hopes will be his first long-term job, lonely department store security officer Chaz McConnell reaches out to a four-year-old child, while Gloria Bailey, a charity worker who has taken in a single pregnant woman and a cantankerous senior, struggles with ensuing personality clashes
The Christmas shoes by Donna VanLiere( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Already a Christmas classic, The Christmas Shoes, is an extraordinary tale based on the remarkably popular song of the same name. The heartwarming story by NewSong instantly soared to the top of the charts, mesmerizing listeners. The books has captured the hearts of readers everywhere. The Christmas Shoes follows the paths of a man and a boy through one fateful, snowy Christmas. Beautifully rendered and poignantly touching The Christmas Shoes tells a take of hope, love and faith
The Christmas secret by Donna VanLiere( Recording )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Christine Eisley, a single mother of two, saves the life of a Wilson's department store employee, the store's owner wants to reward her. However, he is unable to find the charitable woman, mostly because Christine was forced to relocate after losing her job. Now, the owner's grandson, Jason, begins a long, life-changing search to find Christine
The Angels of Morgan Hill by Donna VanLiere( Recording )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Gable thinks 1947 will be like every other year in Morgan Hill, Tennessee, but it's the year everything changes. Jane first sees young Milo Turner the day that her abusive, alcoholic father is buried in the Morgan Hill cemetery. The Turners are the first black family ever to move into the area, and while their presence challenges the comfort of many in the small, tight-knit community, Jane and her brother, John, have found new friends. Then tragedy strikes the Turner household, and the Gable family is asked to make a decision that could rip their world apart. One path might open up a whole new world and bring them closer than ever. Or it might bring them nothing but trouble and heartache. On their journey, Jane discovers that angels are all around us, every day, in the most extraordinary, and ordinary, ways
The Christmas note by Donna VanLiere( Recording )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspirational novel about an unlikely friendship between two women, but one that will forever change each of their lives
The Christmas light by Donna VanLiere( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Grandon, five very different people discover the true meaning of Christmas. Jennifer and Ryan are single parents, struggling with their own loss and heartache. Sixteen-year-old Kaylee is faced with a life-changing situation that has affected her whole family. Stephen and Lily are happily married and ready to start a family. When they are brought together for a rather unconventional church Nativity, they will learn that with strength, courage, and love, there is always hope
The Christmas hope by Donna VanLiere( Recording )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patricia and Mark Addison have long given up the hope of having a meaningful Christmas. But this year, Patricia's job as a social worker will lead her to a very special five-year-old. Against her better judgment, Patricia bends the rules and takes the little girl to her own home. Through the presence of Emily in their house, and her penetrating questions about heaven, the Addisons learn that there is no sorrow so great that faith cannot help you find your way through. And Christmas will once more be a time of joy in their home
 
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The Christmas shoes
Alternative Names
Donna VanLiere American writer

Liere, Donna Van.

Liere, Donna van 1966-

Van Liere, Donna.

Van Liere, Donna 1966-

VanLiere, Donna

ヴァンリアー, ドナ

Languages
English (196)

German (17)

French (2)

Turkish (1)

Covers
The Christmas blessingThe Angels of Morgan HillThe Christmas hopeThe Christmas promiseThe Christmas secretThe Christmas noteThe Christmas journeyHigh calling : the courageous life and faith of space shuttle Columbia commander Rick Husband