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14 Fun Facts About the Nile: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
The Nile River has amazed people for thousands of years. It runs opposite from most river systems. It floods for miles, pushing back the desert and providing farming lands for civilizations to thrive. It fills a massive swamp and has canyons and waterfalls. Most of its course is through the desert, yet it never runs dry. Learn more about this amazing river in this fun, short book.
Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes
Giraffes are the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can grow to be over 18 feet (5.5 m.) tall. That's taller than a two-story house! Giraffes look like a horse with a stretched out neck and stretched out legs. They have long skinny legs and a very long neck. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their backs slope down toward their rump. Find out more in this book!
Diga Hola en Suajili
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: Spanish. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Swahili
Sin preámbulos, este libro establece para hacerle saber que"Jambo" no significa "hola" en swahili. No importa cuántas veces usted puede haber oído que"Jambo"significa "hola". (La verdad sea dicha,'jambo' pueden estirarse para significar "hola", pero con un montón de advertencias). En pocas palabras, puede que no desee para mostrar su (falta de) Kiswahili 'destreza' que se hace evidente por saluda
Time Meddlers on the Nile
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Series: Time Meddlers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,210. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Africa
One of Canada’s top scientists has discovered the secret to time travel. But everything has gone wrong. Thirteen-year-old Matt Barnes and Sarah Sachs, while attempting to rescue Matt's father from multiple universes, face an even more challenging obstacle: the erasure of their own timeline. What can they do before they, themselves, are erased?
Wlengan Wiwenle Hwendo: Messages for Afrikan Cultural Preservation
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 19,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
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Born to be President
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
What could be simpler? All he has to do to be what he was born to be is kill the current president of Zambezi. The plan is simply and he is in a position to make it happen and then all hell breaks loose when the hired help fails to do what he was paid to do.
Prisons to Presidents
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
HOW A CONVICTED FELON WHO WAS WRITTEN OFF BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS ROSE TO THE HIGHER ECHELONS OF POWER AND WEALTH AND STEPS ON HOW ANYONE CAN CLIMB THE PYRAMID TO SUCCESS THROUGH SELF ACTUALIZATION.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.
The Piano Book
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A curious 10-year old school boy visits the house of a reclusive neighbor to play his piano. What he discovers is the ultimate reason why this neighbor does not like visitors.
Tears of the San
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Deep in the heart of the Kgalagadi (Kalahari) Desert, a San (Bushmen) community is attempting to come back from the cold after being dispossessed of everything. From health, politics, rights issues, livelihood ventures right up to education; the odds are stacked against it. However, one courageous woman is determined to be at the forefront of confronting the challenges. She is called Mma Mabaki.