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Geneaology for Children: Family Trees Have Strong Roots
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
A nostalgic introduction to genealogy and the creation of family trees for youngsters in grades one through four. The illustrations complement advice contained in the text.
The Bronx Boy Discovers Invisible Ink
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Pre-teen or "tween" chlldren growing up in urban areas during the late 1940s and early 1950s, the nostalgic era between radio and television, learned primarily from other youngsters in the street. And this learning was not what we now consider to be conventional education. These naive youngsters loved to experiment.
Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
Poetic Whispers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Anthology of poems written by my mother and me. We are both published authors of fiction and non-fiction. Poetry portrays our personal emotions: love, sadness, joy, anguish and happiness. Poetry is our beginning and our end.
The 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.
Small Cowboys and Reflections of the Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
This is the story of one of the author's special days, a day that sparked the memory of another special day in her youth when she did something on the spur of the moment that was so adventurous and so against her calm and practical nature that she was astonished to find she'd actually survived the experience unscathed.
Wishes and Regrets
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Born with a gift that no human should possess, Darrel has lived a life of wonder. Now terminally ill, he has one last desire. While Darrel’s gift has allowed him to fulfill so many of his wishes, it also caused an unspeakable tragedy that left him forever filled with regret and cost him his true love. Is it too late to find closure, or has fate conspired to do Darrel one last favor?
Terwilliger's Tombstone Terror A Novella
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Kevin Terwilliger lives in relative peace in Cambridge, Oregon in 1958. He feels a little bit worse for the wear after being moved hither and yon due to his father's military background. He isn't safe at his new school, either. There's a proverbial bully there named Ronald Eugene Pfefferman who doesn't seem to him to want to back down with his snide remarks. Read on, and see how Kevin fares.
Magnetism of Glenhead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Set in a Scottish glen a young couple got married just before the onset of war.All eligible men in the glen were called to service leaving the women to cope
The Sundowner Diaries
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Series: Steve's Essays. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
The collected articles in The Sundowner Diaries Series. A series of essays on topics that demand my attention. Enjoy!