A light to the city

150 years of the City Missionary Society of Boston, 1816-1966
  • 294 Pages
  • 3.33 MB
  • English
Beacon Press , Boston
City Missionary Society, Boston -- His
Statementby J. Leslie Dunstan.
LC ClassificationsBV2805.B7 D8
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 294 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17765209M
LC Control Number66023785

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A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowlInstead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.

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Two kids fight to save their city from eternal winter in this gripping fantasy by Newbery Medalist Avi, illustrated by three-time Sibert honouree Brian Floca.

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By Brian Floca, Avi. Grades., Genre. Fiction Avi's ground-breaking graphic novel, about two kids fighting to save their city from eternal winter, gets a stunning new cover to celebrate its twentieth anniversary!"To begin with, there were these Kurbs.

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Her debut novel,City of Light, was a New York Times bestseller, as well as a number one Book Sense pick, a Barnes & Noble Discover Award nominee, a New York Times Notable Book, a Library Journal Best Book, and a Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. City of Light was a bestseller in Great Britain and has been translated into seven.

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Come Nov. 1, the city’s annual Light City and Baltimore Book festivals, which have traditionally taken place in April and September, respectively, will be combined for one free day.

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By the time you realize you've been pulled into its swift currents, the story moves urgently through its pages. A combination of the annual Light City and Baltimore Book festivals, the event coincided this year with daylight saving time, taking advantage of the earlier nightfall to light up the Inner Harbor.The only light the city has comes from large floodlights that are mounted on tall poles and on top of buildings.

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