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What's So Great About Jane Goodall? A Biography of Jane Goodall Just For Kids!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Most people today know about Jane Goodall because of her incredible work with chimpanzees in the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania. They may also know about her efforts to educate people about environmental conservation and the need to respect animals. But what few people know is that, throughout her life, Jane Goodall has been a woman shaped by Africa. She grew up thinking about Africa; she
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.
Approach to Freetown
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Series: Lion Mountain, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Mountain Springs House mspringspub@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Elizabeth Modra accompanies her boyfriend, Peter Safford, as he covers a story in Sierra Leone. The land and people have gotten into her blood so that she wants to make this new country her home. She is determined to find out why these people are so happy and content and good to one another, even after the horrors which had befallen them during the recent Civil war.
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.
Boer War Victoria Crosses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
With information drawn from official documents this extensively researched book provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds of a selection of men who were awarded the Victoria Cross for action during the Boer War of 1899-1902. With a summary of the conflict, a chronological roll of all 78 Boer War VCs and a useful bibliography for further reading.