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The Last Drop of Living: A Minimalist's Guide to Living The High Life On A Low Budget
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
"The Last Drop of Living" offers a unique perspective on the concept that minimalism requires self-denial and deprivation. Indeed, after reading this book, you undoubtedly will be inspired to adopt this simple, yet elegant way of experiencing life, and you will eagerly and greedily approach the concept of living simply.
The Woods of Wicomico
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
During the lazy days of summer, life in the woods of Wicomico is peaceful. But when humans plan to build a new development in their woodland, a community of forest animals springs into action to save their homes. This imaginative, richly illustrated story invites us all to discover, enjoy and preserve the natural world around us.
Underwater Odyssey - "Sick & Injured Marine Animals Tell Their Stories"
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Author Krista Dunlop, believes the future of our environmental world rests in the hands of our young children. Through the creation of her Underwater Odyssey publication series, she carefully nurtures young children's imaginations, providing windows through which they can look into their world and empower them to become "Blue Planet Legacy Hero's" and voice their environmental concerns.
The Ultimate Adventure: Journey to the Spirit Kingdom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,180. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A young African princess teams up with seven animal ghosts to prevent the destruction of pristine African wilderness by a deceptive mining baron.
Embryos in Space
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
Saving Maine: A Personal Gazetteer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Saving Maine combines history and fact about this unique state with personal commentary and nature appreciation and a deep commitment to a Maine way of life. Conservation is fragile now,under assault by developers and financiers; Maine is a place we must keep looming large, both in reality and in imagination. This book, therefore, is a personal geography, a manual for dreamers.
Live and Let Live
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Wildlife Conservationist Phillip Spar looks at the real issues that face free roaming predators throughout the world. Predators are under threat whether that be Leopards in Africa to Coyotes in the USA and Foxes in the UK. This short book provides an understanding of the issues but more importantly it it offers practical solutions for farmers and conservationists.
What the Parrot Told Alice
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
"What the Parrot Told Alice" is an entertaining and engaging story about a curious young girl and a parrot that changes her view of the world. “‘What the Parrot Told Alice’” is not only delightful – it is inspired." -- Dr. Jane Goodall
What the Orangutan Told Alice
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,710. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When two American teens visit Indonesia, they follow a gibbon into a Borneo rain forest where they meet orangutans threatened with extinction. They meet scientists working to save them. And… they learn how young people can make a difference in the world. “… one of the leading environmental writers for children…” -- Dr. Jane Gooda
The Boy Who Loved Ants: Edward O.Wilson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
As a boy, famed scientist Edward O. Wilson spent happy days outdoors, hunting for fish, snakes, and bugs. Drawing from Wilson’s autobiography Naturalist, author Sara van Dyck shows how the shy boy who loved ants became a world leader in nature conservation. Written for ages 7 and up, the book includes easy activities for children to explore life in their own backyard. Color photographs.