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Heroism of Hope for Africa: Patriotic Poems on a Dawn of a New Era
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,080. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
"Guaranteed to capture and sustain the attention of all consumers and connoisseurs of poetry, especially those with emotional investments in Africa, Ahiabuike's poetry is fresh, natural, and mellifluous, grounded in a unique craft that relies on the power of intuition and shuns the blind spots of visible verities. It is vivid and deeply layered, truthfully grim and hopeful." Moses Ebe Ochonu, PhD
Mandela on My Mind
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A tribute to the life and work of Nelson Mandela through his own words, the memories of others in his life and the comments of the author. An opportunity to learn about an iconic figure of the 20th & 21st centuries who brought change to South Africa through the force of his personality and the strength and clarity of his ideas. A timely book that seeks to understand the impact of this great man.
Saints and Soldiers: Thunderbolt Squadron
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 129,690. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lieutenant "Dobby" Dobson and Captain Micheal "Flash" Turner lead their squadron of Thunderbolt fighter pilots across the sands of Africa and through the rains of Italy to fight the Germans and Fascists in World War II. What they discover is that they must free themselves from their inner demons as well. Read an exciting tale as these men find the Saint in every Soldier.
An African Fable: What's The Matter With Elephant
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Series: An African Fable, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General
The elephants are migrating and Young Elephant had forgotten that his best friend was still sitting on his head! That is how Mouse came to migrate with the elephants. This is a beautiful story about an unusual friendship that helps Young Elephant through some special moments of his life. It is suitable for children of all ages, even for the big children who like to call themselves "adults".
The Three Peaks Challenge; Making the Most for Charity
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The "How To" raise money by doing the 3 Peaks Challenge book. This is a book based on the 3 Peaks challenge. It details our efforts from start to finish with advice for the challenge as well as fundraising and even a section for the driver. If you are thinking of attempting the three peaks challenge, know someone who is or just want to get an idea of what it is like. Own this book now.
The Entrapment Of A Nation
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Price: Free! Words: 41,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A book about the corruption and bad governance in Nigeria. A Collection of essays written by Adeola Aderounmu
Rapunzel is Dead
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You set the price! Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Short Story Day Africa. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A vibrant collection of stories by Africa’s younger writers – here Short Story Day Africa has assembled the best seventeen stories from their 2013 competition.
RUMINATIONS: a prose-poetry collection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Imagine reading a series of exciting short stories but in poetry form... Imagine the flow of narrative with the juxtaposition of lyrical rhythms that can only be brought on by poetry... Presenting Ruminations, a collection of prose-poems that is simply but beautifully written in reflection of everyday struggles, both the seemingly trivial and the most pertinent.
An African Fable: How Hippo helped the tides (Book #5, African Fable Series)
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Series: An African Fable, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General
The baby turtles are in trouble! What could be the problem? The Animals send a team to find the little turtles, but would they be able to help them? This time Hippo decides to go along on the mission.
I Am An Ostrich, Don't You Know: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
Well hello there. My name is like, Val. I’m, like, an ostrich, ya know. But I bet you knew that. You’re a smart one, you are. But even if you’re smart, I’m a lot smarter. And I’m better looking. Don’t I look just grand? Meet Val, the vain ostrich, and let her tell you all about her life and what it is like to be an ostrich in Africa. Ages 7-10. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.