Books tagged: orphan

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Bloodroot
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 63,720. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Callie McCree was a normal teenager. If normal meant that she left no footprints, no sound, and she could fall into a river without so much as a bruise. Then yes, she was perfectly and mundanely normal. Follow Callie through a journey of magic, friendship, love, and self-discovery.
Kyleah's Tree
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Wishing on the sunrise from her treetop refuge, eleven-year-old Kyleah clings to the hope of finding her twin brother and attaining beauty to please the father who abandoned her. When her foster parents bar access to her favorite tree, she runs away with her foster brother, Benjamin. They experience many narrow escapes and breathtaking adventures on their journey from Kansas to Moose Jaw, Canada.
It's Time for Your Close-up
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This Coming-of-Age fiction novel follows the life of a 9-year-old, street-wise orphan girl from Spanish Harlem. When her parents die,she goes to live with her staunch Christian grandmother in Los Angeles. In L.A. she forms a close relationship with an older boy, an aspiring actor, who becomes a guiding force in her life. Their close relationship gives rise to one of Hollywood’s biggest scandals.
Robbie the Roller
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
An action-packed tale about a young roller pigeon who is placed with homing pigeons, and has an identity crisis. The fortitude he gains against these odds ends up saving a friend's life.
Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
"Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch" is author Terry Gelormino Silver's memoir of growing up in three different orphanages in Ohio during the Great Depression and World War II era. Two of the orphanages where she lived were run by a strict order of nuns, and the third orphanage was non-sectarian. Think "Oliver Twist" meets "Angela's Ashes," and you've got the idea.
Black Lightning
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Price: $7.85 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Josie Stevens is orphaned, all at the hands of a trained killer, that wants something her father had. She gets placed at a horse ranch, where it's readily apparent she has "the gift" of being able to communicate with the horses, the first is a big black stallion no one else could gentle. The killer lurks as Josie begins her new life.
Bright Face of Danger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,550. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
One fateful night a shot rings out. A pretty farm girl disappears with a scandalous secret that could destroy a political empire. A year later, she resurfaces with a stunning new face that dazzles Hollywood and ignites the passion of movie executive Dom Whitfield. Dom is tormented by the feeling that he already knows her, but what he doesn’t know is she is hiding from a man who wants her dead.
Mail-Order Kid: An Orphan Train Rider’s Story
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mail-Order Kid looks at the orphan train movement through the eyes of one small child who yearns to know her "real" mother, survives a tortured childhood, and ultimately, as an adult, comes to terms with her past, her faith, and herself.
Black Gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
15 year old Danny Brooks has one love in his life - his dog. His life in a children's home is not a bag of laughs but Danny gets by, stealing things from shops. Then events in Danny's life catch up with him, as does Cookie Roberts - and things change dramatically. I like Danny and I hope you will, too.
Bite Me.
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Series: Serpents and Saints, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
When an angel and a vampire are tied together by an ancient prophecy, the caustic couple must wonder: can true love conquer all? Even death?