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101 Sensational Story Starters for 5th and 6th Grade Students
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You set the price! Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Students will enjoy the assorted writing prompts in various genres. The book includes enough detail to create a polished piece of creative writing. Bone chilling to laugh out loud humorous, they are springboards for success. Students will be carried away to the future, transported to the past and improve their writing skills in the present. Written by a teacher for teachers it is invaluable.
The 365-Day Writer’s Block Workbook (Volume 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Over a thousand sentence starts, three per day, with writing tips at the end of each week to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. Useful for any writer at any level, whether they have 10 minutes or 10 hours, to start a new project. Also an ideal tool for writing groups.
Extra Credit: A Short Story about Higher Education in America
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Price: Free! Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Professor Nathan Carter is old school. When senior Amy Watson takes a course from Professor Carter in her last semester, all hell breaks loose and a prestigious award goes down the drain for Ms. Watson. But has this clash of cultures really harmed the student? Her answer to that question changes dramatically as surprising events unfold in this true-to-life story about higher education in America.
Letting Them
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
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Near the South Texas border in 2005, two geezer teachers, Calvin Sizemore and Emir Rubio, fight for their very existences against an inept administration with a philosophy that says, "We will tolerate student inactivity."
The Roasted Professor
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Price: Free! Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
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It takes 32 years and several anxious moments at his retirement roast, but Professor Ray Dennison finally finds the secret to success in his profession. He shares it in this entertaining short story about college teaching and those who do it. All characters, locations and events are fictional, but the issues are real and cause for reflection.
The Grade-Curve Caper
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Price: Free! Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Professor Wallace Tullen is at his wits end. The untenured assistant professor can’t seem to balance his grading standards with the need to improve student evaluations of his teaching. As his tenure date approaches, the last thing he needs is another round of student complaints. Reluctantly, Wally decides to curve grades. His new grading policy changes everything, but not in the way he expected.
The Same Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Pearl Zhang was born in China, and grew up during the Cultural Revolution. She was raised in a typically Chinese manner, went to school, got a job and got married, then she went to the United Kingdom, and stayed. Follow Pearl's Journey, from the East to the West, and discover a New World through her eyes.
Being Different
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Three short fictional stories, showing a young boy, an adult woman and a teenager as they are - different, standing out and isolated. These snapshots reveal their inner struggles, leaving you wondering what will happen next.
Il pesce illuminato
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You set the price! Words: 9,490. Language: Italian. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Il pesce illuminato è una favola per grandi e piccini, un racconto originale e ricco di spunti di riflessione, una narrazione indispensabile a chi voglia avvicinarsi alla filosofia ZEN senza fatica.
The Death of the Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a fiction story about a possible future of the United States. Overspending and over-borrowing put the U.S. in great debt to China. In 2030, China called the loan, to be paid back in gold. China knew there wasn't enough gold in the world to cover the $40 trillion debt that had piled up over the years. China gave the U.S. "an offer it couldn't refuse."