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Quinton Finds His Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Quinton is a somewhat different quail among the others in his village, for he has two plumes instead of one, and has not yet learned to fly. Follow Quinton as he goes from a life as a belittled child and local outcast to one of happiness and love, watch him as he learns the true meaning of family, and see him take the first step into a world of acceptance and belonging.
Bubble Gum in Disguise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.
Quinton's Reading Rainbow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Quinton returns in this second short story, and finds that he's having difficulty in school. With the help of his loving Grandfather Briscoe, and the patience of his school teacher, Quinton finds new ways to learn as he discovers he has dyslexia. Read as Quinton's mind, body, and soul take flight in this adorable short story.
Gloria The Chipmunk
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
"Gloria the Chipmunk" is just enough off-kilter to be really fun reading. The author doesn't talk down his readers with dumbed-down language and story lines. He kicks it up a notch and uses real-world conversational sentence structure punctuated with juicy word combinations and unusual vocabulary.
Stickler and Me
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Series: Morley Torgov Classics. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,290. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Ben Marshall, 13, faces a summer of unpalatable choices: He can shuffle between his newly divorced parents, too distracted to notice him; or he can visit his grandfather Ira, a cranky, small-town lawyer, who is a stickler for rules. When Ira's wealthy client, Mrs. O'Hearn dies, instructing him in her will to "put down" her beloved dog, Ira rebels. With Ben as his accomplice, they go on the run.
Tommy's New Barn Mates
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Tommy's New Barn Mates is a book about changes that might take place in families. It uses a cat and kittens to tell the story, but is very easily understood as something that might happen in a human family. Good and bad ways to deal with various situations are expressed.
The Littlest Caregiver
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
When my father was diagnosed with brain cancer, I could handle the hospital. I'm a doctor. I pushed for faster and better treatment. But the actual caretaking? I fumbled. Luckily, my infant son Max was wiser than me. Here is Max and Dad's story. This essay will also appear in my book, The Unfeeling Doctor, Unplugged. "Beautiful...one of your best pieces ever."-Medical Post editor David Hodges
My Great Grandpa Was in World War II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Winston Road Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
This book is about my great grandpa, who was in World War II. He brought back some pictures and you can see them in the book. This is a great book for kids and their parents who want to read and talk about World War II.
Jill in a Box
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Death & Dying
A young girl deals with the loss of her grandmother by retreating into a refrigerator box. With the help of her friend and confidant, William the Ox, she comes to realize that the ones we love live on in us through our memories. A tender and joyful story for young and old that have experienced the loss of a loved one.
The Solvency Struggle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions
One grandmother’s yearlong fight with the ‘Debt Dragon’while facing financial reality • Read this before investing in Registered Retirement Savings Plans! • Receive more, income-based benefits upon the age of eligibility! • Reduce the chance of straying into debt later in life!