Books tagged: civics

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Paying Taxes, American Style (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
With 15 minutes left on the clock until the county courthouse closes for the weekend, Leticia was all alone at the front desk, deep into a bodice-ripper paperback and hoping that no one walks in at the last minute. As fate would have it, an old man walks through the door wanting to pay his tax bill. In pennies. (A 1,825-word short story.)
CDR: Government
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Government is not a big mystery. It is not even unique to us human beings. Wolves hunt in packs and caribou migrate in herds. Fish school. Even insects swarm and live in “colonies.” Why? 1) Protection from threats and harm 2) Acquiring the basic necessities of life It's not rocket science. It's nature. Leave it to human nature, though, to pervert it. But that would be poltics.
Saviors of the Bugle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Unfazed by ridicule, rumors and danger, Wendy Wright rounds up her two best friends and other classmates to help pull the town's only newspaper, the Bugle, from the brink of financial collapse. The task is not an easy one for a band of teenagers, especially when the newspaper's biggest foe has a dark side that no one knows about. Wendy's actions make headlines, and not all of them are good.
Tucson Jo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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2014 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALIST. For Middle Grades and up (age 9 plus). Feisty 14-year-old Josephine Fiedler is reluctant to support her father’s bid for mayor of Tucson in 1882. When trouble erupts and her father’s opponent attacks him for being an Israelite, Jo has to reconsider her position and even what it means to be a Jew.
The Citizen Cannot Complain
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 20,490. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » American
Why have Americans lost “the rights of all mankind”? Rights have responsibilities. Those who evade their responsibilities lose their rights. People who are otherwise responsible are cunningly deceived into waiving their rights. They become snared into waiving their God-given rights. Once the citizen waives his rights, he has no right to complain. You have been assimilated. Resistance is futile.
Oaths: Mandatory or Voluntary?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
-- Christ told us not to swear at all. -- Americans hold the truth that all men are created equal. But an oath, like a salute, is only given to superiors. Swearing is a confession that you are no longer equal. -- Oaths are always religious rituals invoking the authority of a deity. Just who are the gods that you now worship? -- Can a perjury oath signature be any different?
The House That George Built: A Story of the U.S. Constitution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
The House that George Built explains the Constitution in a way we all can understand. Real-life photos give you a personal tour of the people and places mentioned throughout the book. Keep reading and you will even discover the secret reason why George Washington and the other founding Fathers fought so hard to write the Constitution in the first place.