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U.S. Military Deployments to Africa: Lessons from the Hunt for Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) - Uganda, Sub-Saharan Africa, Special Operations (SOF), People's Liberation Army (SPLA)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work explores lessons and observations from the recent United States Special Operations Forces' (USSOF) effort to help Ugandan and other African regional forces locate and apprehend Joseph Kony and members of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).
The Fortunate Few IVS Volunteers from Asia to the Andes
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,360. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
IVS placed almost 1,400 idealistic young people in development projects in forty countries. The IVS story as an organization, its various programs, and its historical shifts is complex and has yet to be told in full. This volume is an inspiring step in the right direction.
The Ancient Lands: Tribe of Leopards
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,890. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Tau has always been different, but changing into a leopard, and being blamed for his best friend’s death would lead him to be banished from his home. When all he wants to do is go back, he must decide whether or not to follow his new destiny to be the savior of his people, The Leopard Tribe.
Brighter Futures
Price: Free! Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Inclusive education
Having an education is not a guarantee of success, especially in a country with an unemployment rate of around 90%. Not having an education, on the other hand, is almost a guarantee of a bleak future in such a country. This is an introduction to some very special AIDS orphans in Zimbabwe and the people who who are helping them turn their lives around.
Trouble in Timbuktu
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Ayisha and Ahmed know there is trouble. Something is not right with this American archaeologist and his wife. Supposedly tourists. Why are they so interested in the ancient manuscripts of Timbuktu? Could they really be plotting to steal one? Well, they are more than old manuscripts to Ayisha and Ahmed—they are a rich part of their own heritage. No way are the two teens going to let this happen!
No Condition is Permanent
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
In an unforgettable novel that teems with authentic details of African culture and life, Cristina Kessler gracefully and heroically tackles one of the most important, most controversial issues for women of our time.
Our Secret, Siri Aang
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Inspirational
Award-winning author Cristina Kessler brings her firsthand knowledge and love of Africa to this powerful and authentic story of a young girl’s courage to challenge tradition and to accept her dynamic role in a changing Maasai world.
Out of the Blue Valise
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,610. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015 by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a cancer diagnosis begins to drain author Mila's vital force, a hippopotamus with magical powers comes to her rescue, inspiring a brand new story. "Out of the Blue Valise" takes us from Oregon to Malibu, Paris to Africa, unpacking such delights as a Hollywood artist sober on AA, a lovable red-and-white zebra, twin can-do British aristocrats, and s supersized villain you will love to hate.
After C. T. Studd
Price: Free! Words: 47,810. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
This book is a record of the daring adventures of the men and women who followed C. T. Studd - the cricketer-missionary whose life story has thrilled so many thousands of people. It is a straightforward account of how ordinary men and women in many parts of the world learned the secret of turning crisis and calamity into achievement and opportunity.
Empress Melanina
You set the price! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
A story of a young gifted Egyption Empress who uses her powers to help the people and animals of the empire.