Soul Surfer

Soul Surfer
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Author: Bethany Hamilton,Rick Bundschuh
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781416510840
Release: 2004-10-28
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The amazing story of the thirteen-year-old surfer girl who lost her arm in a shark attack but never lost her faith -- and of her triumphant return to competitive surfing. They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the tremendous passion that drives her to surf? How else could one explain that nothing -- not even the loss of her arm in a horrific shark attack -- could come between her and the waves? That Halloween morning in Kauai, Hawaii -- a glorious part of the world, where it's hard to deny the divine -- Bethany responded to the shark's stealth attack with the calm of a girl with God on her side. Pushing pain and panic aside, she immediately began to paddle with one arm, focusing on a single thought: "Get to the beach...." Rushed to the hospital, where her father, Tom Hamilton, was about to undergo knee surgery, Bethany found herself taking his spot in the O.R. It's the kind of coincidence that isn't mere coincidence to the Hamilton family, a clan whose motto could easily be "the family that surfs and prays together stays together." To them it was a sign someone had a greater plan than the one they'd been working on themselves -- which had been to scrape together whatever resources they could to help Bethany rise to the top of her sport. When the first thing Bethany wanted to know after surgery was "When can I surf again?" it became clear that her unfaltering spirit and determination were part of a greater story -- a tale of courage and faith that this modest and soft-spoken girl would come to share with the world. Soul Surfer is a moving account of Bethany's life as a young surfer, her recovery in the wake of the shark attack, the adjustments she's made to her unique surfing style, her unprecedented bid for a top showing in the World Surfing Championships, and, most fundamentally, her belief in God. It is a story of girl power and spiritual grit that shows that the body is no more essential to surfing -- perhaps even less so -- than the soul.

Burned

Burned
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Author: Rick Bundschuh,Bethany Hamilton
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780310865810
Release: 2009-08-30
Editor: Zonderkidz

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

It took real faith and courage to get Bethany back on a surfboard after losing her arm to a shark. In this new four-book fiction series based on the life of surfer star Bethany Hamilton, Bethany and her friends discover God’s love and guidance as they tackle the waves that life hands them. Also available: Soul Surfer™ Bible, Ask Bethany, and Rise Above. In Clash, it’s a challenge to their tight-knit group when a new girl with a secret crowds Bethany and her friends. Important heart issues lead to difficult decisions. In Burned, Bethany has a run-in with an unpleasant kid on a surf trip to Samoa and discovers something in the Samoan culture that brings healing and forgiveness. In Storm, Bethany helps a young family lost on the Kalalun trail. As Bethany’s youth group struggles to raise funds for a mission trip, her small act of kindness blesses them all. In Crunch, Bethany meets a little girl at an orphanage in Mexico who must have her arm removed. Concerned by her condition, Bethany makes a promise to the child that threatens Bethany’s opportunity to surf in a prestigious contest.

Raising a Soul Surfer

Raising a Soul Surfer
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Author: Rick Bundschuh,Cheri Hamilton
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780830760602
Release: 2013-07-25
Editor: Gospel Light Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Cheri Hamilton, Bethany’s mom, tells the inspiring story of the Hamilton Family. Bethany Hamilton’s incredible story of surviving and thriving in the wake of a shark attack, told in her best-selling autobiography Soul Surfer, has sold more than 1.5 million copies. Yet her family’s adventures started long before Bethany lost her arm and became a pro surfer. Now Cheri Hamilton, Bethany’s mom, tells the inspiring story of the Hamilton Family. Raising a Soul Surfer invites readers to journey with the Hamiltons to the lush islands of Hawaii, to experience a worldwide news event, Bethany’s shark attack, from her parents’ point of view. Witness the many small steps of faith and how God stepped in and gave them a higher purpose.

Clash

Clash
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Author: Rick Bundschuh,Bethany Hamilton
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780310865896
Release: 2009-08-30
Editor: Zonderkidz

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

It took real faith and courage to get Bethany back on a surfboard after losing her arm to a shark. In this new four-book fiction series based on the life of surfer star Bethany Hamilton, Bethany and her friends discover God’s love and guidance as they tackle the waves that life hands them. Also available: Soul Surfer™ Bible, Ask Bethany, and Rise Above. In Clash, it’s a challenge to their tight-knit group when a new girl with a secret crowds Bethany and her friends. Important heart issues lead to difficult decisions. In Burned, Bethany has a run-in with an unpleasant kid on a surf trip to Samoa and discovers something in the Samoan culture that brings healing and forgiveness. (added a return) In Storm, Bethany helps a young family lost on the Hanakapiai Trail. As Bethany’s youth group struggles to raise funds for a mission trip, her small act of kindness blesses them all. In Crunch, Bethany meets a little boy at an orphanage in Mexico who must have his foot removed. Concerned by his condition, Bethany makes a promise to the child that threatens her opportunity to surf in a prestigious contest.

Rise Above

Rise Above
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Author: Bethany Hamilton
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780310757351
Release: 2016-05-03
Editor: Zonderkidz

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In Rise Above, a book of devotions, teen surfing star Bethany Hamilton shares with young girls her courage and enthusiasm for God, inspiring them to face life head on and stand strong in their faith.

Soul Surfer Devotions

Soul Surfer Devotions
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Author: Bethany Hamilton
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781418554569
Release: 2011-04-10
Editor: Thomas Nelson

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

She’s blonde, brave, and totally determined—she’s a gutsy professional surfer who has inspired millions, and her biggest audience is teenage girls. In this devotional, Bethany speaks straight to her soul sisters about letting God lead in the epic ride of life. In this devotional, Bethany shares stories of women to admire, prayers to focus on, and wipeouts to avoid. Girls will hear thoughts on friends, family, faith, gossip, and peer pressure—Bethany covers it all. This book will release in time for the scheduled Spring 2011 launch of Bethany’s movie, Soul Surfer, starring AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, and Carrie Underwood. This re-release is updated with new content, a “Where Is She Now?” page, and journaling spots.

Be Unstoppable

Be Unstoppable
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Author: Bethany Hamilton
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780310764908
Release: 2018-06-05
Editor: Zondervan

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In Be Unstoppable, New York Times bestselling author and champion surfer Bethany Hamilton shares how God’s creation and never-failing promises inspire her to life her best life. Alongside breathtaking photos on each page, Bethany inspires readers to be bold, enjoy life, and take the risk of trusting God each day. No one knows where God will lead or what will happen along life’s journey, but the sense of wonder and adventure found in biblical promises is enough to step out and live in faith. Life is full of what if’s, but you can’t let what happens in life hold you back. Known most notably for one of the biggest comeback stories of our era, Bethany Hamilton has since become synonymous with inspiration. Bethany is a sought-after public speaker, professional surfer, and spiritual icon. She is motivating audiences worldwide to live their lives with more tenacity, courage, and faith. She is motivating audiences worldwide to live their lives with more tenacity, courage, and faith. In this four-color photo book, inspiration is found on every page.

Crunch

Crunch
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Author: Rick Bundschuh,Bethany Hamilton
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780310868507
Release: 2009-12-15
Editor: Zonderkidz

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Hamilton, Bethany and her friends discover God’s love and guidance as they tackle the waves that life hands them. Also available: Soul SurferTM Bible, Ask Bethany, and Rise Above. In Clash, it’s a challenge to their tight-knit group when a new girl with a secret crowds Bethany and her friends. Important heart issues lead to difficult decisions. In Burned, Bethany has a run-in with an unpleasant kid on a surf trip to Samoa and discovers something in the Samoan culture that brings healing and forgiveness. In Storm, Bethany helps a young family lost on the Hanakapiai Trail. As Bethany’s youth group struggles to raise funds for a mission trip, her small act of kindness blesses them all. In Crunch, Bethany meets a little boy at an orphanage in Mexico who must have his arm removed. Concerned by his condition, Bethany makes a promise to the child that threatens her opportunity to surf in a prestigious contest.

Bethany Hamilton She Dared

Bethany Hamilton  She Dared
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Author: Jenni L. Walsh
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781338149036
Release: 2019-01-01
Editor: Scholastic Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A new MG bio series presenting narrative and highly accessible accounts of some of the world's most courageous young women. Bethany overcame a vicious shark attack to become an accomplished surfer.

Ask Bethany Updated Edition

Ask Bethany  Updated Edition
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Author: Bethany Hamilton
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780310757313
Release: 2016-05-03
Editor: Zonderkidz

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From Bethany Hamilton’s fan letters come these honest, sometimes gut-wrenching questions. Some questions you may have asked about yourself at some time. Bethany’s sincere answers reflect her faith, and with some of her favorite Scripture versus, her answers will inspire you, let you into Bethany’s heart, and possibly help you with some of your own life questions. This updated edition includes some new questions and answers, and lets readers see how she has grown and changed, and where she is today.

Surviving a Shark Attack

Surviving a Shark Attack
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Author: Katie Marsico
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781541551886
Release: 2019-01-01
Editor: Lerner Publications ™

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Surfer Bethany Hamilton paddled out into the ocean for a early morning session with friends. Suddenly, she was attacked by a tiger shark and badly wounded. Learn how Bethany managed to survive losing her arm in this riveting true story.

Beyond the Break

Beyond the Break
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Author: Heather Buchta
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780593097007
Release: 2020-06-02
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For fans of Sarah Dessen and Jenny Han, Beyond the Break is a funny and gorgeous debut about a girl experiencing her first love. Well, second, if you count her faith... and that's where things may get complicated. Manhattan Beach native Lovette has two rules in life. One: no surfing. Not after her brother's accident. Two: absolutely, no dating. And going into her junior year of high school, she's pretty happy with that arrangement. She has friends, her church youth group, and God to fall back on when things get dicey. But after Jake Evans walks into her life, following these two simple rules gets a lot more complicated. Jake is the boy from Lovette's childhood who grew up. Handsome and sweet, he unlocks the part of Lovette that wants nothing more than to surf the waves again. And as their relationship grows, she begins to question what it means to be faithful: to her family, to God, but mostly, to herself. Told with humor and heart, Heather Buchta delivers a sparkling debut that asks the question: Can you fall in love, be a teenager, and also be a good Christian?

Body and Soul

Body and Soul
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Author: Bethany Hamilton
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780310731078
Release: 2014-05-06
Editor: Zondervan

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Bethany Hamilton has become a fitness expert by virtue of being a professional athlete who has excelled—and she's done it while overcoming incredible challenges. Whether you know Bethany or not, whether you surf or not, everyone has challenges, and in Surfer Style, Bethany shares some of her core experiences with body, mind and spirit. Sharing her expertise as an athlete, New You helps young girls develop a healthy lifestyle, understand their changing bodies, gain confidence, and establish a pattern of healthy living starting at a young age. This book includes workouts specially developed for young girls by Bethany’s personal trainer, recipes and information on healthy eating based on “Bethany’s food pyramid,” which follows the Mediterranean diet, and advice on deepening your spiritual health, for a total body wellness book perfect for growing girls. This isn't a book about Bethany, this is a book about wellness, becoming your best “you,” through physical and spiritual balance, because spiritual health is just as important as physical health.

Unstoppable Me

Unstoppable Me
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Author: Adam Dirks
Pages: 26
ISBN: 9780310764847
Release: 2018-06-05
Editor: Zonderkidz

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Unstoppable Me, written by New York Times bestselling author and champion surfer Bethany Hamilton with husband, Adam Dirks, tells the story of Makana the lion, who loves to surf but loses her nerve when she wipes out. When her friend encourages her to go back out again, Makana summons up the courage and discovers the success that comes from believing in yourself and never giving up. As seen in the feature film Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable, this playful book will have little ones cheering for Makana and inspire them to stay strong and keep trying, no matter what challenges might come their way.

Soul Surfer Catching God s Wave for Your Life Your Faith Guide to Becoming a Soul Surfer

Soul Surfer  Catching God s Wave for Your Life  Your Faith Guide to Becoming a Soul Surfer
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Author: Jeremy V. Jones,Janna Jones
Pages: 235
ISBN: 1935541447
Release: 2011-03-01
Editor: Outreach Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Devotional insights drawn from the movie Soul Surfer, about Bethany Hamilton, a teenage surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack but returned to the sport.

Denali

Denali
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Author: Ben Moon
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780525505419
Release: 2020-01-14
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The story of a dog, his human, and the friendship that saved both of their lives. When Ben Moon moved from the Midwest to Oregon, he hadn’t planned on getting a dog. But when he first met the soulful gaze of a rescue pup in a shelter, Ben instantly felt a connection, and his friendship with Denali was born. The two of them set out on the road together, on an adventure that would take them across the American west and through some of the best years of their lives. But when Ben was diagnosed with colorectal cancer at age 29, he faced a difficult battle with the disease, and Denali never once left his side until they were back out surfing and climbing crags. It was only a short time later that Denali was struck by the same disease, and Ben had the chance to return the favor. Denali is the story of this powerful friendship that shaped Ben and Denali’s lives, showing the strength and love that we give and receive when we have our friends by our side.

Ask Bethany

Ask Bethany
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Author: Bethany Hamilton
Pages: 189
ISBN: 0310745721
Release: 2014-04-28
Editor: Zondervan

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Surfer Bethany Hamilton answers common fan questions and explains how her faith has guided her throughout her career and life.

Cupcake Club

Cupcake Club
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Author: Sheryl Berk,Carrie Berk
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781402264511
Release: 2012-04-01
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Includes recipes and tips to try at home! "Kids and cupcakes are the perfect recipe!"—Sophie and Katerine, stars of TLC's DC Cupcakes Meet Kylie Carson. She's a fourth grader with a big problem. How will she make friends at her new school? Should she tell her classmates she loves monster movies? Forget it. Play the part of a turnip in the school play? Disaster! Then Kylie comes up with a delicious idea: What if she starts a cupcake club? Soon Kylie's club is spinning out tasty treats with the help of her fellow bakers and new friends. But when Meredith tries to sabotage the girls' big cupcake party, will it be the end of the Cupcake Club? Sheryl Berk, New York Times bestselling author of Soul Surfer, and her nine-year-old daughter, Carrie, a cupcake connoisseur who has reviewed confections from the world in her Carrie's Cupcakes Critiques newsletter, have cooked up a delightful new series sure to be a treat.

Silver Surfer

Silver Surfer
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Author: Donny Cates
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781302517434
Release: 2019-12-11
Editor: Marvel Entertainment

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Collects Silver Surfer: Black #1-5. Is this the end of Norrin Radd? In GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, the cosmos’ greatest defenders were thrown through a black hole — including the Silver Surfer! But his story doesn’t end there! To beat back oblivion and avoid losing himself to the darkness, the Sentinel of the Spaceways must call on all his inner light to save his own soul! With his Power Cosmic fading and the all-consuming darkness descending, will help come in the form of an unexpected ally? When the Surfer discovers something with the potential power to turn the tide, is he prepared to pay the terrible price for awakening it? And how does the Surfer’s predicament tie in to the sinister world of symbiotes? Donny Cates and Tradd Moore take the Surfer on a journey that will change him forever!

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 I Survived 2

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916  I Survived  2
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Author: Lauren Tarshis
Pages: 112
ISBN: 0545414873
Release: 2011-10-01
Editor: Scholastic Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek?In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast, not far from Chet's hometown of Springfield, New Jersey.Then one day, swimming with his friends, Chet sees something in the water. . .