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Eric Metaxas is the New York Times bestselling author of Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. His writing was first published in Atlantic Monthly, and has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Regeneration Quarterly, Christianity Today, National Review Online, Beliefnet and First Things. The American Booksellers Association chose Metaxas's The Birthday ABC as a 1995 Pick of the List and Amazon.com honored his Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving with their Number One Bestseller Award for Thanksgiving 1999. He has been featured numerous times on CNN, The Fox News Channel and other television networks, and has been a guest on NPR. He is the founder and host of Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life, a monthly event of entertaining and thought provoking discussions that feature such speakers as Sir John Polkinghorne, Dr. Armand Nicholi, Os Guinness, Lauren F. Winner and Peter Kreeft. Metaxas serves on the vestry of Calvary/St. George's Episcopal Church, and lives in Manhattan, New York, with his wife and daughter.

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No Pressure, Mr. President! The Power Of True Belief In A Time Of Crisis: The National Prayer Breakfast Speech
by Eric Metaxas
America's Bonhoeffer moment is here. There is a difference between real faith in God and mere religion. There is a kind of religion that is lifeless and is the bitter enemy of true faith. Think of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s prophetic attempts to waken the sleeping German church, often unwitting allies of Hitler and the Third Reich. Or of...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality
Everything Else You Always Wanted to Know About God (But Were Afraid to Ask)
by Eric Metaxas
In his earlier book, Eric Metaxas tackled the questions people had always wanted to ask about God. His book was well-received, but Metaxas soon realized there was a long list of questions that still needed to be addressed. In Everything Else You Always Wanted to Know about God… , the author answers the rest–and some of the very...
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Pinocchio (Rabbit Ears: A Classic Tale (Spotlight))
by Carlo Collodi, adaptation by Eric Metaxas
In this Italian children’s classic, a lonely toymaker named Gepetto creates a small wooden puppet who magically comes to life. In a series of mischievous adventures, Pinocchio thinks he can get by on a variety of clever lies and tricks. There is one problem: his nose grows every time he tells a lie. One way or another, the truth always...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery
by Eric Metaxas
Amazing Grace tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833). This accessible biography chronicles Wilberforce's extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament. At the center of this heroic life was a passionate twenty-year fight to...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
Princess Scargo and the Birthday Pumpkin (Rabbit Ears: a Classic Tale)
by Eric Metaxas
Double Tap to Zoom. Treat your family to this touching story about a young Native American girl who gives up a precious birthday gift in order to save her village. This enchanting adaptation, based on a popular Native American legend, embodies the true spirit of selflessness. Ages 5 and up
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby (Rabbit Ears: a Classic Tale)
by Eric Metaxas
Sassy, sassier, sassiest! That Brer Rabbit was the back-sassiest critter in ten counties and it got so Brer Fox just couldn’t bear it another second. So he stirred himself up a sticky, gooey Tar Baby and left it on a log for Brer Rabbit to run smack into. Chuckle through all the whimsical fun, as Brer Rabbit finally outsmarts his wily...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE (illustrated)
by BROTHERS GRIMM
The Fisherman and His Wife is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. Its theme was used in The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish, an 1835 poem by Aleksandr Pushkin. Virginia Woolf has her character Mrs. Ramsey in To the Lighthouse read a version of the story to her son, James. . Include a unique illustration!
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Seven Women: And the Secret of Their Greatness
by Eric Metaxas
A beautiful gift edition of this instant classic exclusively for graduates, with a special letter from Eric Metaxas to those entering the next phase of life’s journey. What makes a great woman great ? In Seven Women , New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas provides an answer by telling the captivating stories of seven...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People
Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness
by Eric Metaxas
A beautiful gift edition of this instant classic exclusively for graduates, with a special letter from Eric Metaxas to those entering the next phase of life’s journey. What makes a great man great? In Seven Men , New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas explores that most important of questions in through the captivating...
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If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty
by Eric Metaxas
#1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas delivers an extraordinary book that is part history and part rousing call to arms, steeped in a critical analysis of our founding fathers' original intentions for America. In 1787, when the Constitution was drafted, a woman asked Ben Franklin what the founders had given the American...
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Categories: History; Politics & Government
Emperor's New Clothes, The (Rabbit Ears: A Classic Tale (Spotlight))
by Hans Christian Andersen, adaptation by Eric Metaxas
Like everyone else in the kingdom, two clever swindlers understand the king’s passion for new clothes. Claiming to be the creators of the richest and most beautiful cloth in the world, they cleverly announce that the “magical” garments they are weaving for the Emperor are invisible to anyone lacking intelligence. Who will have the...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
King Midas and the Golden Touch (Rabbit Ears Set 4)
by Eric Metaxas
One day, King Midas sees a beautiful butterfly illuminated by the golden light of the afternoon sun. He is so taken with it that he wishes for the power to turn all things he touches into gold. But when a strange messenger arrives in a chariot and grants him this desire, King Midas soon comes to realize that there are some things in life...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Nonfiction; Social Sciences
Stormalong (Rabbit Ears: A Classic Tale (Spotlight))
by Eric Metaxas
Hop on board the biggest ship ever built and hold on tight for the story of Captain Stormalong—the saltiest sailor to sail the seven seas. This is the tallest fish tale any landlubber has ever heard, and your family will be hooked on this hilarious tribute to American’s Golden Age of Sail. Ages 4 and up
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Monkey People, The (Rabbit Ears: A Classic Tale (Spotlight))
by Eric Metaxas
Double Tap to Zoom. Deep in the rain forests of the Amazon jungle, a village of very lazy people wishes to do nothing but lie in their hammocks and think great thoughts. One day, a mysterious man arrives who is able to create monkeys that do absolutely everything for them. Soon, the monkeys multiply and take on every human...
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Squanto and the First Thanksgiving (Rabbit Ears: A Classic Tale (Spotlight))
by Eric Metaxas
Discover the moving, true story of the Native American named Squanto, who is captured from his beloved Pawtuxet tribe, taken to Spain, and sold into slavery. Years later, Squanto regains his freedom and embarks on a miraculous journey back to his homeland where he teaches the Pilgrims how to survive the difficult early years in the...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Nonfiction; History
David and Goliath
by Eric Metaxas
Your entire family will enjoy the inspiring story of David, a young shepherd boy armed only with a slingshot—and the power of faith—who miraculously saves his people from the Philistine giant Goliath. Beautiful illustrations evoke the atmosphere of the ancient Middle East in this moving tale. Ages 6 and up
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know about God (But Were Afraid to Ask): The Jesus Edition
by Eric Metaxas
We all have questions about Jesus, but very few of us get the answers we're looking for--if the answers even exist! New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas understands how hard it can be to get hard truths, which is why he wrote this hilarious, entertaining guide to the most influential individual to have ever lived on the face...
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Peachboy (Rabbit Ears: A Classic Tale (Spotlight))
by Eric Metaxas
In ancient Japan, a peasant couple discovers a little boy inside a giant peach. Momotaro, the Peachboy, grows up to become a courageous hero who vanquishes forever the evil band of ogres who have been tormenting his people. In this wonderful tale, good triumphs over evil, life overcomes death, and nature flourishes in the face of...
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Fool and the Flying Ship, The (Rabbit Ears Set 4)
by Eric Metaxas
Long ago in Russia, a proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar’s daughter. But when a country bumpkin and his oddball crew of extraordinary friends show up to claim her, the dumbfounded Tsar quickly has second thoughts. This hilarious retelling of a fantastical...
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Jack and the Beanstalk (Rabbit Ears: A Classic Tale (Spotlight))
by Eric Metaxas
Double Tap to Zoom. In this comic retelling, young Jack foolishly sells his family’s cow for a handful of magical beans. Overnight, they grow into a beanstalk that reaches up beyond the blue sky itself, leading Jack into a hilarious series of misadventures with a dimwitted ogre and his extra-large spouse. This beloved English...
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Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness
by Eric Metaxas
In Seven Men , New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas presents seven exquisitely crafted short portraits of widely known—but not well understood—Christian men, each of whom uniquely showcases a commitment to live by certain virtues in the truth of the gospel. Written in a beautiful and engaging style, Seven Men...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People
Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life
by Eric Metaxas
The #1 bestselling author of Bonhoeffer  and the forthcoming If You Can Keep It explores miracles in an inspiring response to the “New Atheists”  Not since C. S. Lewis in 1947 has an author of Eric Metaxas’s stature undertaken a major exploration of the phenomenon of miracles. In this groundbreaking work, Metaxas examines...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality; Philosophy
Bonhoeffer Student Edition: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
by Eric Metaxas
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy In his  New York Times  bestseller  Bonhoeffer, author Eric Metaxas presents the fullest account of Bonhoeffer's heart-wrenching 1939 decision to leave the safe haven of America for Hitler's Germany. Now abridged and adapted in student-friendly language,  Bonhoeffer, Student Edition...
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The White Cat
by Eric Metaxas
Based on an 18th-century French fairy tale, this is a magically romantic story about a young prince who befriends an enchanted cat-queen. She provides him with the rarities requested by his father, in a series of challenges to win his kingdom. Their affection for each other blossoms into love, and the prince helps break the spell that an...
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Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving
by Eric Metaxas
Experience the true story from American history about the spiritual roots and historical beginnings of Thanksgiving. This entertaining and historical story shows that the actual hero of Thanksgiving was neither white nor Indian but God. In 1608, English traders came to Massachusetts and captured a twelve-year-old Indian, Squanto...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; Bestsellers
Mose the Fireman (Rabbit Ears: a Classic Tale)
by Eric Metaxas
Jump to the clang of the firebell and take a colorful ride through New York in the 1800s with Mose the Fireman. This delightful comic history echoes all the sights and sounds of early New York through the outrageous exploits and adventures of American’s most famous fireman. Ages 4 and up
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About God (but were afraid to ask)
by Eric Metaxas
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bonhoeffer , Miracles , and the forthcoming If You Can Keep It We all have questions about God. But very few of us get the answers we’re looking for–if those answers even exist! Do they? Where (in heaven’s name) do you go to find out? Eric Metaxas understands. That’s...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality
Seven Women: And the Secret of Their Greatness
by Eric Metaxas
In his eagerly anticipated follow-up to the enormously successful Seven Men , New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas gives us seven captivating portraits of some of history’s greatest women, each of whom changed the course of history by following God’s call upon their lives— as women . Each of the world-changing...
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Categories: Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
by Eric Metaxas
WHO BETTER TO FACE THE GREATEST EVIL OF THE 20TH CENTURY THAN A HUMBLE MAN OF FAITH? As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a small number of dissidents and saboteurs worked to dismantle the Third Reich from the inside. One of these was Dietrich...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; History
Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
by Eric Metaxas
From the New York Times best-selling author, Eric Metaxas, an abridged version of the groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, a man who stood up to Hitler. A definitive, deeply moving narrative, Bonhoeffer is a story of moral courage in the face of monstrous evil. As...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People
Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving
by Eric Metaxas
Experience the true story from American history about the spiritual roots and historical beginnings of Thanksgiving. This entertaining and historical story shows that the actual hero of Thanksgiving was neither white nor Indian but God. In 1608, English traders came to Massachusetts and captured a twelve-year-old Indian, Squanto...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; Bestsellers
Life, God, and Other Small Topics: Conversations from Socrates in the City
by Eric Metaxas
This book is for the seeker in all of us, the collector of wisdom, and the person who asks, “What if?” from the author of Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness The Greek philosopher Socrates famously said that “the unexamined life is not worth living.” Using this as a starting point, Eric Metaxas created a forum...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; Philosophy
God Made You Special / VeggieTales (Big Idea Books / VeggieTales)
by Eric Metaxas
Bob’s red and round, and he bounces ‘cause he has no feet. Madame Blueberry lives in a tree. What makes her special? She’s as blue as can be. What about those French Peas? They speak with “zee accent.” Tots will discover that it’s okay to be different, because God made you special and he loves you very much. Through fun...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
The Emperor's new clothes
by Hans Christian Anderson
Children's classic with numerous humorous and instructive differentiated pictures
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Fantasy
Bonhoeffer Study Guide: The Life and Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
by Eric Metaxas
In this four-session video-based small group Bible study,  New York Times  best-selling author Eric Metaxas will help you discover the major themes of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s writing and speaking and how he not only helped transform an entire faith community in Germany during World War II, but how his beliefs continue to impact the...
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