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Dancing on the Day of the Kings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
Dancing on the Day of the Kings is part of a series called the Caribbean Reference Shelf. In this edition readers will learn about how people of color who lived in Havana, Cuba in the 1800s celebrated the Catholic feast of the Epiphany.
Miki and the Cricket Bat
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Series: Miki, Book I. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A fun family story set in Cape Town and suitable for African and all readers aged 9 – 14. When Miki borrows an old cricket bat, he hopes it might turn out to be a ‘magic’ bat. Unfortunately, after the embarrassing interference of his family, it seems that the bat will ruin his cricketing dreams. But Miki has no idea that the bat will eventually bring him luck in ways he can’t imagine.
From Clay to Classrooms: An Architect's Dream to Advance Education in Africa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In September 2010, Canadian architect Alan R. Roy left for Tanzania to realize two long-held dreams - climb Mount Kilimanjaro, and build a school. He accomplished both, and ended up building two schools, in five weeks! An amazing adventure full of colourful insights and amusing incidents that expose the charm and friendliness of a struggling people determined to educate their children.
Kemi's Journal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Kemi, a marketing executive, seems to have it all: a wonderful apartment, great job and fab boyfriend. Then she ruins it all by becoming a Jesus freak and getting pregnant with a child she doesn’t want. With its big themes, sassy style and strong, likeable characters, Kemi’s Journal will strike a chord with every woman juggling the demands of a faith-filled life with that of modern society.
The Ultimate Adventure: Journey to the Spirit Kingdom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,180. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A young African princess teams up with seven animal ghosts to prevent the destruction of pristine African wilderness by a deceptive mining baron.
Holy Trinity College: The Boarding School Mafia – Volume 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by DoroClem Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you think boarding school has no similarities with the Mafia, then think again. On the surface, Holy Trinity College is a regular single sex (boys only) Catholic secondary school somewhere in Africa. However, below the surface, without the knowledge of the college administration, the prefects run the college like the Mafia. This book is based on true events.
Charles Waverly and the Deadly African Safari
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
1911. East Africa. The golden age of safari. Unfortunately, Charles Waverly hates hunting. So why then did his father pull him from school to go on a hunt? But then the merely annoying turns deadly, forcing Charles on an unexpected adventure across the mystical African wilderness. With lives in the balance, everything depends on him. Ages 10 and up with no upper limit. Family friendly.
Callsign: King - Book I (A Jack Sigler - Chess Team Novella)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The fabled Elephant Graveyard has been discovered. It contains enough ivory to make Ethiopia a wealthy nation. But the cave contains more than physical riches—it also holds the means to control the world. Fifteen scientists enter the cave. Only one leaves. Jack Sigler, Callsign: King (field leader of the covert, black ops Chess Team) is brought in to investigate.
The Woman Who Danced for the Sun
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,150. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Riganna is the Druidess of Dunraven. When ruthless Norsemen drive her from Ireland, she sails southward to Africa in a desperate quest for freedom. Shipwrecked on cannibal shores, she fulfills an ancient prophecy to become The Woman Who Danced for the Sun. But her adventures have just begun – a stranger from the Land of Fire and Ice will burst upon the scene and change her life forever.
Ourstory: Afrikans from Antiquity to the 21st Century
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ourstory is an easy to read introduction to Afrikan history. The book offers a snapshot of various significant people, places, and events in Afrikan history.