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Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling, Traveling the World, and Other Adventures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by Alan Cook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bonny Cook left teaching in 1966 and entered the business world as a programmer. She joined Xerox Corporation in 1973 and worked her way up to vice president, against the background of the women’s movement. She also traveled to all seven continents and had many adventures along the way. The knowledge she gained will be useful for anybody working in business today.
Tales of Sorrow and Wonder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,050. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
This collection of seventeen tales - moving, funny and wide-ranging - explores the boundary where the everyday meets the mysterious. These stories give readers the chance to encounter the lusty inhabitants of an English fishing town or the Tribe of Eternal Laughter deep in the Amazon rainforest. You will emerge from these tales shaken, seduced and wide-eyed with fascination.
Thomas Jefferson – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » North America
Thomas Jefferson – patriot, author of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, … this is just the short version of this man’s accomplishments. A truly amazing man that was a Founding Father of America.
True Crime : Prolific Killers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A look at the most prolific serial killers in world history.
Florence Nightingale: The Lady With The Lamp: A 15-Minute Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
Florence Nightingale went from being a rich child to the poorest conditions in war. Along the way she saved countless lives, changed the world of health care, created schools and trained countless nurses. She also wrote hundreds of books, and changed the way women and hospital patients were treated. Find out more about this founder of modern nursing in this short 15-minute children's bio. RL: 6.5
Clara Barton's First Nursing Job: A 15-Minute Heroes in History Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Clara Barton was 11. It was a great time in her life. Most of her family was moving! Clara, her father and her mother had moved to a new home three years ago. Now her older brothers and sisters were moving. They were coming to the same valley. Today would be fun. They were building a new barn! But the day turns into a disaster. Find out what happens in this exciting short book. Reading level: 2.5
Where's the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
“A deeply compelling memoir from a transgender man who birthed and breastfed his children – it’s informative, inspiring, and transformational.” – DIANA WEST, co-author of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th edition
Alpine Beach: a Family Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: Australian English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alpine Beach: A Family Adventure is an account of a decade the Steggall family spent in the French Alps. In 1978 we (John, Susan, Zeke, aged seven and Zali, aged four) left Australia neither for work nor study, but for the adventure of it. It was an active, energetic life with few comforts or possessions, the passing seasons marked by our our experiences of living in two cultures, two languages.
Jesse Owens, Adolf Hitler and the 1936 Summer Olympics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
One of the evilest men in history, Adolf Hitler, would cross paths with the fastest man on the planet, Jesse Owens, at the 1936 Summer Olympics at Berlin, Germany during the dangerous time leading up to World War II.
John F. Kennedy and the PT 109
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The night was dark. There was no moon. There was no light from stars in the sky. On the ocean under this dark sky was a boat. Sailors were on board. The boat’s name was PT109. PT stands for Patrol Torpedo Boat. The sailors on board the boat were very worried. A young sailor named John Kennedy was also aboard. Find out how Kennedy saves his crew in this 15-minute Heroes in History book. RL: 2.3