Books tagged: multicultural

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The Wild Grass And Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A boy is the victim of a bizarre Buddhist ritual. A dog falls in love with a goose. A young mother leads her family through a crowded mall in search for a ghost. Davin Malasarn's quirky and emotional stories will transport readers to Thailand, the Amazon, and Paris. Yet, a common theme arises as each character in these 17 short pieces confronts the same need for understanding, acceptance, and love
With All My Might
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, a three-year-old girl makes the journey from an orphanage in Pakistan to a diplomat’s house in the Netherlands. This is the fresh and candid memoir of international activist, author, and speaker, Gabriella van Rij.
Cash In On Diversity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business
Cash In On Diversity; How Getting Along With Others Pays Off has been nominated for a Global eBook Award. Written for business people, educators, health workers, lawyers, ministers, engineers, computer experts, students and all others who want to do a better job of relating to each other in their daily lives. Storytelling approach. Includes a valuable glossary plus webinar script and more.
The Roux In The Gumbo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Roux in the Gumbo is my great grandmother and grandmother’s life story. My grandmother would sit telling all them old stories of her life that always start with “I remember” or “let me tell you about the time,” and one day we decided to start writing them down. She died November 1997 of spinal cancer.
Good Fortune
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Secretly guided by handwritten fortunes from an old Chinese man, Michael Hamilton reinvents his life after he's laid off his 12 year executive job. Dreams, symbols and unusual occurrences raise questions he wants answered. Once he learns to open his mind to accept a broader scope of reality, romance with Jennie Greene and his newly-opened chocolate patisserie point him in the right direction.
Over My Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Sang Jumnal jumps into the summer before her senior year with big plans. But she didn’t plan on facing her fear of swimming. Or falling hard for 20-year-old lifeguard Cameron. Or fighting with her dad, who bans her from seeing Cameron. Or discovering a huge secret about disappearing money. Suddenly Sang’s summer is overflowing with drama, and she's on the brink of love. Will she sink or swim?
PUNAHOU BLUES, a Hawaiian Novel
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Growing up in Honolulu isn't all it's cracked up to be for Jeffrey Gill. After he gets into prestigious Punahou School, his rite of passage includes losing the babe of his dreams to a creep, surviving Killahaole Day, and getting pushed around by the school bully.
No Tildes on Tuesday
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Isabella never wanted to learn to speak Spanish. But when her parents announce that they are moving the family to a predominantly Mexican-American neighborhood, Isabella becomes desperately afraid that she won’t be able to fit in and grudgingly agrees to start Spanish lessons with her abuela.
Maria
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 155,650. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In an era when a daughter has no rights but the right to be obedient, MARIA wants to belong to herself, be free, and find someone to love. If she can't have these precious things in her world she will look for them in another, and nothing and no one can stop her because a fifteen-year-old girl is a force of nature that cannot be denied.
Private Walls
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Since Maria was small she has suffered from a severe form of homesickness for a country she has never seen. And now when the old dream of living in America is finally becoming reality, a clique of GIs and their wives set out to teach her and Lucius that they can never be anything but second class citizens in it. It's not a lesson they're willing to learn.