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Birds in Migration: a descriptive nature essay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
They come and go, the birds flying over our farmplace in South Georgia. We feed them, we watch them, we carry on about them. This year however, because of the Asian Bird Flu scare I'm hoping they will have forgotten our Southern hospitality.
Five Special Saints of the British Isles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religious / Christian / Holidays & Celebrations
In the UK we have four patron saints whose special days we celebrate and also, St Valentine whose special day we celebrate too. This is a small collection of information and pictures about St George, St Patrick, St Andrew, St David and St Valentine. At the end of the information is a whole set of ideas, most of which can be done with a computer, to develop literacy and ICT skills.
The Road Less Travelled
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 247,910. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the epic tale of a real-life journey that began by mistake way back last century in a quiet European backwater, spanning three continents in a largely unexpected fashion: a fifty-year walk. It includes triumphs, adventure, excitement and dissappointments, heart-rending losses, love, death, discovery, wonderment and hope. Retrace the journey as you too wander along The Road Less Travelled.
Heart of Thanksgiving
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The truest “holiday,” or “holy day” is in the essence of gratitude we carry in our heart, and live in each day. Not a date on a calendar. Celebrating holidays gives us an opportunity to pause from daily to-do’s and survival to find greater meaning and significance in our life. Heart of Thanksgiving is about family celebrations and traditions.
Chanukah Lights: Psalms for Hallel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish
Psalms of Hallel are prayers of celebration, appreciation and awe. They give thanks for the wonders of creation, and acknowledge the beauty and the gifts of life. Rabbi Yael Levy, founder of Philadelphia's A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Center, presents a moving mindfulness translation of the six psalms, which are prayed and sung during Chanukah to call forth the light in ourselves and in each other.
Georgetown at the Turn of the Millennium
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Georgetown is located 35 miles north of the City of Boston. It is in Essex County and has a number of historical seventeenth century neighbors. Unlike its neighbors, Georgetown has its own K-12 public school system, and is the home of "Erie Four," the oldest still operating privately owned fire company in the United States, funded primarily by donations. These are some of its citizens' stories.
Tales from The Painted Door IV: The Pumpkin Carvers
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Halloween is always a reason to party at The Painted Door, with costumed patrons and staff, decorations, and abundant food and drink. In the fourth installment of award-winning author David H. Keith’s acclaimed Tales from The Painted Door series, Mike and Shelly, two of The Door’s regulars, will never forget this particular Halloween.
That Summer in Normandy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nelly Spencer, an animal rescuer in northern France, investigates an isolated farm in Normandy, where she discovers an Allied jeep from the D-Day invasion. An elderly farm lady, Louise, recounts the story of an injured Canadian soldier she hid in the summer of 1944, and his love for a nurse who risked betrayal. Louise's revelations confront Nelly with the uncertainty surrounding her own childhood.