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Orange You Glad: A Preschool Early Learning Colors Picture Book
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Series: My Color Friends, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Colors
You'll be glad you met my friend Orange! Orange introduces children to the happy color orange through 19 real life photos taken by the author on her family's adventures around the world. Orange You Glad is part of the My Color Friends Series by S. L. Poulton. Other titles include: White Went Around the World, Blue Went to Sea, My Friend, Mr. Brown and On Safari in Etosha National Park, Namibia.
Complete Guide to the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM, AFRICOM) - The Fight Against Terrorism, al-Qaida, Strategic Interests, Contingency Operations, ACOTA, Kony and LRA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The emerging role of the recently formed U.S. Africa Command is explored in this comprehensive ebook featuring a wide-ranging compilation of official documents.
Africa Lives in My Soul: Responses to an African Childhood
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How do missionary kids really feel about growing up in Africa? This heartfelt book exposes their raw feelings about their childhoods in Angola and Congo from the 1930s to the 1960s. Variously called third culture kids, global nomads, or MKs, we share an overwhelming love for Africa along with a lifelong sense of not belonging in North America.
Africa - An Essay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The ‘flame’ trees that lined the only road from Nairobi city to Jomo Kenyatta airport whizzed by as we drove past. Occasionally, a giraffe or impala stood out in the dusk, silhouetted against the setting sun, and a strange tugging at my heart made me want to stamp my feet and yell out “No!..." A Review "Sinha writes with fluidity, candor, as well as surprising layers of complexity..."
The See-Through Leopard
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Most sixteen-year-old girls are obsessed with their looks, but Jazz Hooper's obsessed for a different reason. After a car accident that kills her mum, Jazz is left with severe facial scars and retreats into a dark depression. When they move to a game reserve in Kenya for a new start, Jazz finds an orphaned leopard cub that leads her on a two year journey of discovery, healing, and love.
The African Quest
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Antiques dealer Lara McClintoch is leading a group of tourists through the souks, mosques and ruins of Tunisia. When one member of the tour is found dead in the pool and another dies in a hotel fire, the police think accident; Lara thinks murder. Then there’s trouble in the harbor as two ships compete for marine treasure. Lara’s quest for justice climaxes in a harrowing race across the desert.
Reader's Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Companion guide to "Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa" by Julie R. Dargis, with Eric James, Ph.D.
The Priest's Tale
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Series: Ottoman Cycle, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Ottoman Cycle, book 2 Crete, 1492. With vengeful Turkish pirates, slave markets, sea battles, enigmatic desert nomads, secretive knights, swordfighting Italians and a distressing time clad once more in priestly garb, Skiouros' life has never been more complex, and his end goal never seemed so far away.
Salticidae
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Grand Mal Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Giant jumping spiders attack American journalists and a mining company in the Congo.
Hypothetical Future Baby: An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
This unsentimental adoption memoir is the story of what happened to Claudia when pregnancy didn't. From England to Ethiopia and back again, it’s a story about doing something different. About too much cleaning. It’s a story about paperwork, pregnancy announcements, wrestling with God, falling down, getting up, coming to terms, and - eventually - it’s a story about becoming a mother.