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Quinton Finds His Family
By Philip Wooldridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction
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
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Philip Wooldridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: 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
By Richard Tornello
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
"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
By Morley Torgov
Series: Morley Torgov Classics. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,290. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction
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
By Patricia Walker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: 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
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Holly Perzynski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Winston Road Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Tanner Givnan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
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
By Roberta Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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!