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Poems Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
The poems in this book are perfect for reading aloud or performing as part of any King celebration. Children will better relate to Dr. King and his achievements when they know or understand his childhood. Hence, the poems include facts about his early life. The author's ultimate goal is to influence everyone to stand up for what is right so everyone is respected, using peaceful methods.
Democracy on Trial (the verdict)
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
This book shows how the democratic principle developed, as witnesses, such as Plato and Aristotle, come forward in time to explain their roles in developing Democracy in ancient Greece. Famous scientists give testimony concerning the importance of creative physics in serving to bring about Global democracy for the survival of humanity.
The Year of Jubilee
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 410,420. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In June 1863, the African American community of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania watched as Confederate soldiers invaded the free soil of their state and threatened the freedom that they had fought so hard and so long to establish. Although faced with certain death or enslavement if they were captured, the community stood fast, and heroically came to the defense of the Keystone State in an hour of crisis.
Rabbis and Lawyers: The Journey from Torah to Constitution
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A renowned historian examines the special contributions of rabbis and lawyers to American Jewish acculturation. Based on extensive research in U.S. and Israeli archives, his analysis of how lawyers displaced rabbis as community leaders in the 20th century illuminates a decisive moment in U.S Jewish history, and shows how law became deified, to the point of slighting the Holocaust and Zionism.
Cross to Bear
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,050. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The book is a factual investigation into the true origins of Christianity, with very controversial conclusions. An intensive 6-year period of investigating and reviewing many historical documents from the Dead Sea Scrolls, University archives, USA microfilm, the Bible etc which conclude that the foundations of Christianity are total false. ´éč Jesus had nothing to do with Christianity.
Love Knots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The first in a series of novels about Sara Ann and Jerome, a young loving couple struggling to overcome the obstacles of family and past relationships. Engaged when they meet, Jerome's ex does not take their break up well. Since her birth Sara Ann has been her mother, Sally's, meal ticket. Unwilling to give this up, Sally aggressively tries to control Sara Ann and break up this loving couple.
The Tree Line
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Tree Line is a about a melancholy Confederate captain who is struggling with the perilous combina-tion of war and alcohol addiction. The cruelty of the American Civil War not only affects the captain, but it also affects the emotional state of his deteriorating wife who resides in Union-occupied New Orleans. In desperation, the wife asks her husband to make a promise.
The Wind-Sphere Ship
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Heron of Alexandria, in the 1st Century A.D., invented a primitive steam engine he called an aeolipile, or “wind-sphere.” Persuaded by his friend Praxiteles, he used this engine to propel a ship. If his steam-ship could beat a man-rowed galley in a race, could Heron bring about the Industrial Revolution 1700 years early?
Wherebouts Are We
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Grannie has bad skin cancers but not bad enough to take her out of this world" where nobody wants her except one granddaughter. Luzanne drives her from house to house belonging to Grannie's three daughters, but each refuses to take her. It is while "visiting" Imo that the old lady finds a final rest while trailing a yellow cat out to a sunny porch.
Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus - My Sabbatical in Israel
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A journal with reflections covering an Episcopal priest's 28 day sabbatical in the Israel. Traveling alone and on foot most of the time, I spent 3 weeks in Jerusalem and 1 in Galilee. I also visited Bethlehem, Herodian, Qumran, Masada, and Beit Shean. I didn't find Jesus there. I had brought him with me and I felt he showed me around this place that was his earthly home.