Books tagged: fathers and daughters

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The Difference a Father Makes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010 by Ampelon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Former NFL lineman and pastor Ed Tandy McGlasson challenges dads to excel in fatherhood and equips them to do so. He demonstrates how we can set up goal lines in the lives of children, marking when they enter into adulthood. He contends it is a must -- and a father's job does not end there. In a powerful way, he answers the "Yeah, but how?" question every man asks after being challenged.
Danger: Long Division
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When her dad goes off to fight in a war on the other side of the planet, Becca does her best to live up to his expectations. But suddenly she finds herself failing math because she can't do long division. With the help of unlikely allies, she develops new skills and strategies that enable her to solve her own problems, not only in math, but also in her relationships with her family and friends.
Still a dad: The divorced father's promise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010 by Proactive Change. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
Still a Dad validates the hurt and anger that many divorced dads feel, starting with the shock of being treated like the disposable parent. It goes on to deliver an inspiring message of hope, as well as practical advice on dealing with powerlessness, managing conflict, and being the best father you can be. It deals with deep and complex issues in an entertaining, easy-to-read style.
Brook Trout and the Writing Life
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Novelist Craig Nova's memoir reveals the life of an American novelist in the modern age. Joy, fear, love, children, fishing, friends, marriage are some of the elements of his wonderful life in which the personal and the literary are inextricably intertwined. It is a drama of what goes on just beyond the surface of the writing life.
My Father Came From Italy
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In his native village of Supino, is a rundown villa bought sight unseen by Mezzabotte Coletta 's daughter Maria - an olive branch after years of family struggle. While she and her husband breathe in the chatter of local tradesmen, fragrant offerings of well-wishing neighbors, and the aroma of fine wine, her father waits in Canada, anticipating the day he will again touch Italian soil.
Obama on Fatherhood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This brief book contains some of the most powerful remarks from President Barack Obama on the topic of Fatherhood. Chapters include presidential remarks about fathers, his comments on Father’s Day, as well as President Obama’s Father’s Day proclomations This rare collection will encourage fathers, inspire families, and offer powerful insight into the man and character of President Obama.
The Things We Save
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A broken 45 rpm record held together with tape, a fading stack of Polaroids, a cobalt blue perfume bottle, and a braid of human hair … these are just some of the things Claire Sokol keeps stashed in an old Marshall Field’s gift box. How did they get there and what do they signify? If these relics could talk, what stories would they tell? The Things We Save is for anyone with a box of her own.
Haymarket: A Sharlie Adventure Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
A Sharlie Short Story (A Triple Divide Prequel) Sharlie has a new baby sister, and now her dad is her very best friend. They read together, sled together, and, one day, have an unforgettable adventure.
The Turn-around Bird
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A modern African American family is hurled to the “end of the earth”— fourteenth century Timbuktu. It’s a time and place teeming with devious djinn, powerful sorcerers, devout Muslim marabouts and fierce Tuareg generals. Above it all reigns Mansa Kankan Musa, emperor of Africa’s legendary Golden Empire. Will he allow them to return to the twenty-first century with their heads still attached?
Gods and Monsters: Episode One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A girl and her father fight the gods and monsters of ancient mythology as they try to reclaim the world they once ruled.