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A Igreja em Angola: Um rio com várias correntes
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 179,660. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
The definitive history of all the Christian churches and denominations active in Angola from colonial times to 1989. Written in Portuguese, it is a basic text useful for scholars, seminarians, and others. It was written by Lawrence W. Henderson who spent 22 years as a UCC missionary in Angola from 1947 to 1969. This edition is available with authorization from the original publisher.
How They Spend Their Sundays
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Courtney McDermott’s debut story collection unveils a perspective of African life that is both startling and intimate. An Afrikaner woman sleeps with a shotgun because she fears black Africans, an undead garbage man “saves” lives by taking them, a modern day Cinderella struggles to escape the bitter residual constraints of colonialism. These twenty-two tales embrace graphic realism and magic.
I Speak of Ghana
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Series: Ghanaman Musings, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I Speak of Ghana is an honest journey of deft oration replete with the sounds, smells, sights, frustrations, triumphs and the mundane – everything that makes the Ghanaian experience finds its way into this book. Nana Awere Damoah performs an insightful examination of the heart of the matter. Narrated with humor, the book is Nana’s eloquence at its best.
Somlandela
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
She was a young, unmarried missionary arriving in Africa. He was a battle hardened marine who had been torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Coast of Africa. Both were Norwegian, and both met in Africa. This is the true biographical story of two lives fully committed to following Gods call to Africa. Ella and Olav Sörensen, Norwegian missionaries to Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
14 Fun Facts About Elephants: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants
You might know that they are the biggest land animal on earth, but here are some other things about elephants that you might not know. How much water can an elephant’s trunk hold? Can an elephant drink through its trunk? Can an elephant’s foot get stuck in the mud? Can elephants run? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the Nile: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
The Nile River has amazed people for years. It runs opposite from most river systems. It floods for miles, pushing back the desert and providing farming lands for people to thrive. It fills a massive swamp and has canyons and waterfalls that are as spectacular as anywhere in the world. Most of its course is through the desert, yet it never runs dry. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
This book will introduce you to ostriches and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: How tall is an ostrich? What does an ostrich like to eat? How big is an ostrich egg? Do ostriches bury their head in the sand? Find out what an ostrich looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Gorillas: Men of the African Forest: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Jungle Animals
Gorillas are huge, hairy, man-like creatures that live in Africa. How much do you know about them? Do you know: How long are a gorilla's arms? What is a gorilla's favorite food? Where does a gorilla sleep? Can gorillas tie knots? Find out what a gorilla looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Hippos: Giants Who Love the Water: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Hippos & Rhinos
Hippos are giant animals that live in Africa. How much do you know about these huge beasts? Find out: Are there such things as hippos that like to surf? What does a hippo like to eat? Can a hippo get sunburned? Do hippos really sweat blood? Find out what a hippo looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Educational Versions have CCSS activiti