Books tagged: childhood

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More Adventures Of Junior
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
A mother recounts memories of her young son Junior and his pet dog Marbles as they grew together. Junior and his family go on their first camping trip, and he and Marbles encounter noises by night, strange visitors, a bird that seems to talk and many other things as well as their first fishing trip. It seems that no matter where Junior and Marbles may be, humor is sure to follow.
Greenland
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You set the price! Words: 93,270. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A story about growing up and leaving things behind. Inspired by Stephen King's "It." I believe the difference between childhood and adulthood lies in the nature of memory. I also believe that memory is the sole basis for identity, and the only thing that makes us human. This book was written as a way for me to explore that.
A Childs War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,400. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their small son Alex is set in the apparent calm of Oxford. Alex reacts with a mixture of hope and anxiety coloured by a selfpreserving humour ....
Bitten
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Relationship with people can be cruel, just because of the nature of human beings. A bond with a cat can be purer, especially both of you are young. Harshness of not knowing comes out in a child. Even worse if you are not an equal to that child. Intent in the relationship is good but real treatment can be brutal.
Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With the depth of a memoir and the flow of a novel, John Sheirer chronicles how his simple youth of farm, sports, school, nature, and family led him to an unlikely adulthood as an author and college professor. He explores intensely personal experiences and relationships with humor, surprise, awe, suspense, and deep insight. He teaches us we can go home again.
A Wonderful Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This brief memoir describes aspects of family life during and after the Second World War. It is offered in memory of my mother, Rose, a truly wonderful woman. Nowadays, similar living conditions are often portrayed in TV shows where a family may suffer a month in such poverty. My wonderful mother coped for ten hard years and ensured that her three children survived, and often thrived.
I Want to Show You: Poems
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Through poetry, Jane Gilgun tells the story of one woman’s life. Inspired by Carolyn Heilbrun’s Writing a Woman’s Life, Jane writes in imagistic, lyric, and narrative styles to convey the rhythms of a life fully lived that includes the wonder of erotic love, the intrigues of bodily changes, and the warmth and com-fort of everyday life.
If Trees Could Fly
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
« Henri Debidour has written a gripping novel. This coming of age story from France is as it turns a powerful drama on the American Dream. » Khaled Hosseini (« The Kite Runner » – Riverhead Books – Penguin) (« A Thousand Splendid Suns » - Riverhead Books – Penguin)
The Sullivan Saga: Memories of an Overseas Childhood
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the exotic, funny and sometimes bittersweet stories of an overseas childhood in Asia & Africa from 1957-1972. The author is the daughter of a State Dept. diplomat and through her stories, you can begin to appreciate the adaptability of children to other cultures and the fortitude of parents trying to raise their children to be citizens of the world as well as good Americans overseas.
Nowhere Near Manhood
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 36,760. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In his "laugh-out-loud" debut, author Michael Mecherikoff captures the timeless episodes of American boyhood—from bringing home a stray dog to discovering pornography, toilet-papering houses to underage drinking. With charm, wit, nostalgia, and humor, this book takes readers on an endearing and hilarious trip back in time to relive the joy, the pain, the danger and the laughter of childhood.