Books tagged: marbles

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Ringers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
There are times when everyone needs to play games. The game Ringers got John through the hard times of World War II. The electronic games his grandson plays seem silly by comparison. Or are they?
Jason and the Friendly Ghost
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Series: The Adventures of Jason Foster, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Tommy is a boy who died at the beginning of world war two, and has returned to look for his parents. Wayne, Jason’s best friend, takes some convincing that Tommy is a ghost, as he seems so normal. But the appearances and disappearances soon convince Wayne. The problem is: how can they tell Tommy that he is dead?
A Game of Marbles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by WolfSinger Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A look at the creation of the Asteroid Belt, and it all begins with a simple game of marbles.
Revolución en el recreo * Recess Revolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2012 by Piggy Press Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
Changing schools is not so pleasant for Eric when he meets up with Hank ‘the Tank’ Granger. Find out how Eric and his friends solve their problem. Bilingual juvenile novel in Spanish and English, with Ideas to Think About. Approved by Panama's Ministry of Education.
Fawn and Snail
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Price: $2.10 USD. Words: 970. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A children's story about an ingenious fawn told by Mirsad Becirbasic. The illustrations by Bozidarka Scerbe-Haupt
Desperate Measures
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Price: Free! Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Set in the late 1960s Desperate Measures is a humorous story that follows twelve-year old Owen Finnegan as he tries to cope with one of the biggest events that has ever taken place at his school in the small rural town of Barclay.
The Marble Game
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Series: Marble Game Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Eleanor Tweedy, an eccentric inventor killed in a tragic accident in 1938, left her inventions behind in her childhood home. They are in the form of marbles, and were inspired by a mysterious marble game given to Eleanor as a child. Now, an anxious raven and a grouchy, grey cat lead another child living in Eleanor’s home to two translating marbles, and from there to the Marble Board.
A Stones Throw
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The Upper Cumberland Region of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky are home to some of the world's finest marble shooters. Local games, played since childhood, still fill the yards and fields of this area in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains.
Marblefish
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Series: Novels of the Chain. Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Three bullies steal the wonderful, swirling marbles offered that year during the summer, county fair from the brothers Brad and Brett. Brad fears that such cruelty might crush his younger brother Brett's heart. Brett has not yet learned the injustices crowding the real world. Yet a game comprised of tossed marbles reminds Brad that fairness, and miracles, have not yet faded from the world.
101 Marbles
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Money
What happens when a boy takes his new red bag of 101 marbles to school?