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Mia the Meek
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,580. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Mia Fullerton has entered her freshman year at St. Hilary’s with a goal: to lose her nickname “Mia the Meek,” and soar into a confident high school career. Unfortunately, her transformation is made harder by her English-teacher mom, bratty little brother, already popular nemesis, and new neighbor. In telling her story, Mia proves to be a witty, candid, and interesting fourteen-year-old.
Uncovering Sadie's Secrets
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Allow us to introduce Bianca Balducci, a normal fifteen-year-old girl attending a co-ed parochial school in Baltimore, Maryland. She worries about her hair, her clothes, her would-be boyfriend Doug . . . and solving mysteries. There's something strange about new girl Sadie Sinclair. Why is Sadie being stalked by a nefarious duo of grown-ups? An Edgar Award finalist and a delightful mystery.
Fitting In
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Gina Pioricci is growing up fat, holy, and smart, and feels more like she's living in Italy than America. As she tries to lose weight, her next-door neighbor uses her diet as comedy material, her uncles make bets against her, and her parents keep her in the kitchen preparing food. Her family is certain she will become a nun, but she wants to do more with her life than pray for lottery numbers.
The Doorstop Thieves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
"When I was eleven years old, my best friend was Chris Thomas, and together we were doorstop thieves." In a small Iowa town, two sixth-graders create their own brand of mischief during their final year at the Catholic elementary school -- they steal all the doorstops in the entire school, including the replacements set out each new day. All's fun and games until Sister Virginia gets involved.
Myrtle Takes Tea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Myrtle Takes Tea is a humourous novel for tea lovers and depression sufferers of all ages! When lonely, depressed, tea-obsessed Myrtle Madison runs away from school to a local tea shop, she discovers the Twin Kingdoms of Tcha and Arabica, the warring kingdoms of tea and coffee. And in the fighting against depression and Arabica, she discovers that the sword is more her cup of tea than tea itself!
Sister Albert Marchetti - "An Angel Of God"
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mid 1950's and mother wanted us to receive a Catholic education. Our diocese was thriving with the best schools in our state dedicated teaching nuns. Sister Gabriel was one who used the fear of God coupled with the rubber tipped pointer across your knuckles to keep you in line. Sister Gabriel was very demeaning until Sister Albert Marchetti was assigned the new Mother Superior! True Story.
My Marian Year
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You set the price! Words: 123,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A fictional auto-biography describing the daily life of a ten-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland, New Zealand, in 1954. The suthor's simple, unvarnished, plain language gives the reader a taste of daily life in suburban New Zealand in 1954. Full of detail and always informative, entertaining and amusing.
That'll Be The Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
When Chris finds out his cousin Sammy is in a gang, his friends Blaise and Johnny determine to get him out with the help of some talented friends.
600 Crises or Growing Up Italian
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,410. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Jane Curtin of “Saturday Night Live” did not want to talk about her high school days on the “Tonight Show”, but author Carol Olivieri Schulte has taken the plunge and done just that, in her latest book. School was an important part of the Italian way, as well as food, and family. Enjoy the minute-by-minute crisis comedy, written in the delightful manner of a person who’s been there.
The Paper Saint
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max Rust: Fifth Grade baseball star. Boy Scout. Altar boy. Private Eye. It's that last part Melanie Olive is interested in when she hires Max to track down her missing report on Saint Jude the Apostle. Max finds himself up against the Catholic parochial education system. It's certainly not the first time.