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I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
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Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
When Chalk Is More Valuable Than Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The inspiring true story of how Frederick Douglass learned to read and write, in his own words.
Great Indian
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Price: $1.22 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Gandhiji was very simple even in his childhood. He never fought with anyone and did not life to play much. He used to climb trees and admire nature. One day he was sitting on the branch of a tree. His elder brother came near him and pulled his legs down.
Cliff Notes: Fights Like A Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
My life in excerpts is how these stories will unfold. They are the bits and pieces that defined me, the highlights of a life, moving from one fight to the next and meeting each with certainty and perseverance. An unwavering spirit to rise above the life my environment had laid out for me.
Cliff Notes: Fight 50 of 300
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
My life in excerpts is how these stories will unfold. They are the bits and pieces that defined me, the highlights of a life, moving from one fight to the next and meeting each with certainty and perseverance. An unwavering spirit to rise above the life my environment had laid out for me.
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Love them or hate them, rogues mesmerise us. From Bill Clinton, ex-president, to Howard Marks, ex-drug smuggler, this book describes the exploits of the ten top Oxford rogues. All of them have lived and studied in the city and all have had exciting lives: some were womanisers, others big drinkers, most were great fun.
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by WheelMan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman is the life journey of a little girl from the poor and rural hills of the island of Jamaica, chronicling her struggles with epilepsy as a young girl, as a student with Attention Deficit Disorder; as a child who was ashamed of her mother’s occupation...
Against Heavy Odds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Against Heavy Odds is the story of how little guy Eddie Swanson ended up becoming a world champion power lifter. This “little guy makes it big” tale will make you an Eddie Swanson fan and have you cheering for all the things he stands for in life.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
Tamales for Sale: The Untold Story of an Immigrant Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The short biography of the struggles a real, undocumented family faced in the United States and the unlikely road they travelled to success.
John Kirby and His Orchestra - A Forward Step in The Development of Jazz
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Big Band & Swing
John Kirby is a jazz icon and a forgotten legend. However, between 1937 and 1942 his orchestra had no equals. Notable accomplishments: gained instant superstardom recording a swing version of the Scottish ballad Loch Lomond in 1937; the first jazz band to sponsored their own radio show on CBS "Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm" in 1940, They were affectionately called - The Biggest Little Band in America.
The Highest Peak
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Price: $1.27 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miracles or Coincidences A powerful and captivating memoir of a woman’s determination to push past the obstacles that should have defeated her.
Change of Heart: A Black Man A White Woman A Heart Transplant, and A True Love Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Robert Dunn experienced hatred and bigotry as part of a black family moving into Queens. At the same time, Dorothy Moore was abandoned by her Irish-Catholic parents. Their stories became one when heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz implanted Moore’s heart into Dunn. The prior events, and the terror Dunn walked through upon realizing his life was saved by a white woman led to his true "change of heart".
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
All about Muhammad Ali
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 206. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) is considered to be the greatest of boxer in the world. No other boxer has been able to emulate the examples set by the Great Muhammad Ali.
When God Made Martin Luther King Jr. Smile: The Man, The Leader, The Dreamer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is all smiles as he watches over us as we celebrate his life and dedication to freedom. Author Raymond Sturgis has put in wonderful words the life work of Dr. King which was inspired by his faith in God. Martin Luther King Jr.
Mahendra Lal Bose, The Great Philanthropist
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Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The article depicts the life and activities of one of the great personalities of the Bengal-Renaissance during the Nineteenth Century.
Can Anything Good Come From Englewood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
William Estese is a young man who grew up on the streets of Englewood, a well-known dangerous area in Chicago, Illinois. During the 90's, 88 people were killed in this area within a period of only four months. In John 1:46 Nathaniel asks Phillip of Jesus: "Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth?" In this true biography we shall see if anything good can from Englewood.
The Devil's Waiting Room
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The Devil's Waiting Room is biographical journey through my eyes as a 10 year old boy centred around the summer of 1969 in the fishing port of North Shields on the banks of the River Tyne. Racism was still very strong and open and had an iron grip on the town during perpetual time for change. Outside we ran. At home we persevered. And late at night, I would hear my father cry...
El Rufián Ambulante
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
La serie “La isla de los fracasados” narra de forma amena biografías breves (en parte ficticias) de emigrantes europeos que han encontrado en la Isla Margarita del Caribe un hogar y que tienen una imagen algo dudosa. En “El Rufián Ambulante”, se cuenta la vida de uno de esos personajes fracasados, cuya propensión al fraude tiene un matiz casi cómico, o al menos grotesco.