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Adamson, Rick

Works: 176 works in 319 publications in 1 language and 7,804 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Domestic fiction  Motion pictures  Life skills guides  Psychological fiction  Allegories  Love stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PS3573.I47533, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Rick Adamson
Most widely held works by Rick Adamson
The view from Saturday by E. L Konigsburg( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition
One good dog [a novel] by Susan Wilson( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circumstances bring a stray dog and an ex-businessman together
Fast food nation [the dark side of the all-American meal] by Eric Schlosser( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast food has hastened the malling of our landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American cultural imperialism abroad. That's a lengthy list of charges
The experts' guide to 100 things everyone should know how to do by Samantha Ettus( Recording )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The simplest things are the hardest to master. From brewing your morning cup of coffee and reading the newspaper to apologizing or remembering names, it's the small stuff that makes up day-to-day life. This guide provides unparalleled insights into how to do them better--more resourcefully, more effectively, and more efficiently--in 100 brief how-to essays by 100 of the world's leading experts
In a heartbeat sharing the power of cheerful giving by Leigh Anne Tuohy( Recording )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy, the family who adopted football star Michael Oher as depicted in the Oscar-nominated movie 'The blind side', retell their amazing story in their own words. Including anecdotes from their childhoods, the Tuohy's offer a message of hope, charity, and kindness
A friend of the family [a novel] by Lauren Grodstein( Recording )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his best friend's daughter, Laura, sets her sights on his son, Alec, Pete Dizinoff sees his plans for a perfect son not just unraveling but being destroyed completely and sets out to derail the romance
The dog who saved me a novel by Susan Wilson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Boston K-9 unit policeman turned animal control officer in bucolic Harmony Farms is up against rescuing a gun shy and wounded dog gone feral, and proving that his low-life older brother is back in the drug business. Fighting his shattering grief at the death of his K-9 partner killed in the line of duty, and a staggering loss of confidence from physical and psychic wounds of his own, Cooper Harrison is back where he started, where Cooper must learn to forgive and, only then, heal
If the dinosaurs came back by Bernard Most( Recording )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who wishes for the return of dinosaurs imagines how useful they would be
Emma's pet by David McPhail( Recording )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma's search for a soft, cuddly pet has a surprising ending
Anna Banana and me by Lenore Blegvad( Recording )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Banana's fearlessness inspires a playmate to face his own fears
Epic stories of survival from the world's highest peaks by David Roberts( Recording )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic, a mountaineering term that evokes a sense of treacherous disaster. The climb that went wrong : fighting blinding snowstorms and horrific avalanches; days spent tentbound running low on food, water and oxygen; surviving broken bones and shattered spirits. This is a collection of the most memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the worst possible conditions
Keep the lights burning, Abbie by Peter Roop( Recording )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the true tale of young Abbie Burgess who, in 1856, kept a Maine lighthouse in operation during a brutal winter storm
Kids are Americans too by Bill O'Reilly( Recording )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counsels adolescents and their loved ones on juvenile legal protections, discussing such topics as how to respect and safeguard constitutional rights and surveying modern court cases that are redefining children's lives
Happy at last [the thinking person's guide to finding joy] by Richard O'Connor( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on the latest scientific and psychological research to discuss how the brain responds to happy stimuli and can be trained for greater receptivity to happiness, and shares advice on how to develop core skills for managing sadness and experiencing happiness
Wimzie's house( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Be yourself" everyone learns that being yourself is better than trying to be like someone else. In "The boys against the girls" the kids argue over whether girls or boys are better until Yaya shows them that it's best to celebrate everyone's differences
Younger next year [a guide to living like 50 until you're 80 and beyond] by Chris Crowley( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This draws on the very latest science of aging to show how men 50 or older can become functionally younger every year for the next five to ten years, and continue to live like fifty-year-olds until well into their eighties. To enjoy life and be stronger, healthier, and more alert. To stave off 70% of the normal decay associated with aging (weakness, sore joints, apathy). and to eliminate over 50% of all illness and potential injuries. This is the real thing, a program that will work for anyone who decides to apply himself to "Harry's Rules."
A man of his own a novel by Susan Wilson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Stanton was once a promising professional baseball player with a bright future ahead of him. World War II changed everything. Rick returns home with his body permanently broken and his dreams shattered. But it was not just body and spirit he sacrificed for the war. He and his devoted wife Francesca volunteered their beloved dog Pax for the Army's K9 Corp, not knowing if they'd ever see him again
The O'Reilly factor for kids a survival guide for America's families by Bill O'Reilly( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The bestselling author ofThe O'Reilly Factor, The No Spin Zone, and Who's Looking Out for You? talks straight to kids this time. He is as demanding, direct, and wry as ever -- but he's also more revealing too, sharing candid snapshots of his own childhood throughout. Bill O'Reilly, a former schoolteacher, now an award-winning broadcast news journalist, husband, and father of two, joins forces with an experienced educator to bring you, America's youth, a code of ethics by which to live. In this latest book, Bill takes to task bullies, cheaters, advertisers who target you irresponsibly, and parents who fight for their children to win undeserved honors instead of earning them on their own merit. He lays bare the unvarnished truths about sex, money, smoking, drugs, alcohol, and friends. What he has to say about these issues may very well surprise you. He offers coping devices for those enduring a divorce, struggling with teacher, parent, or sibling relationships, and planning their futures. He also shares wisdom on such subjects as death, politics, and God. Whether you take the tests he's provided, take the advice he doles out, or just take a cue from the personal stories he shares, you're bound to make smarter choices in your life, and that's all Bill asks for"--Book description
The nature principle human restoration and the end of nature-deficit disorder by Richard Louv( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues that a strong connection to nature is essential for human health and outlines seven precepts that demonstrate how to draw on the restorative powers of nature to boost mental sharpness, promote wellness, and strengthen human bonds
The explanation for everything a novel by Lauren Grodstein( Recording )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Andy Waite is nearing the moment when his life might settle down a bit. Tenure is in sight, his daughters are starting to grow up, and he's slowly but surely healing from the sudden loss of his wife. His life is starting to make sense again-- until the scientific stance that has defined his work (and his life) is challenged by a charismatic young student
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The view from Saturday
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One good dog [a novel]Fast food nation [the dark side of the all-American meal]The experts' guide to 100 things everyone should know how to doIn a heartbeat sharing the power of cheerful givingA friend of the family [a novel]If the dinosaurs came backEmma's petAnna Banana and me