Books tagged: orphans

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Webbster & Button Find a Home
Series: Webbster and Button Children's Stories, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A puppy and a kitten are orphaned in a snowstorm and befriended by an unlikely character who deposits them in a tree trunk filled with a family of happy crows. And here is where they got their names.
Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: 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.
A Christian Looks to the Bible for Guidance on Illegal Immigration
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
This is another in the "A Christian Looks to the Bible for Guidance.." series. This study examines Biblical principles concerning illegal immigrants and helps Christians understand some of the important related issues.
A Partner's Promise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Recommended Read Award. EPPIE nomination for excellence in young peoples' literature. 1880's. Caught stealing! Eleven-year-old Axel O'Grady faces a choice--go to jail or leave New York on the orphan train bound for Iowa. Axel chooses Iowa, but he promises his best friend Nate he will return. Keeping his word won't be easy, but A PARTNER'S PROMISE can never be broken.
Project Mendel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Pittsburgh, Pa. 2030 It's a brave new post-war world. A world where parents cannot only choose the sex of their child, but eye color, hair color and talents. Project Mendel decides to take humanity a step closer to perfection. Dr. Eve Fyfe's research produces amazing, and horrific side effects. She's reporting them. But no one is listening. Because once in Project Mendel, always in Project Mendel!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Homegrown is a coming-of-age novel set in a contemporary children’s home. Teenaged Cooter finds his way of life crashing down when the Home begins to accept more hardened “state kids.” Told primarily as a flashback, Homegrown follows Cooter as he faces his troubled past, seeking answers and redemption.
A Family At Last
You set the price! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
They were torn apart by misguided progressivism, but love made certain they'd find each other again.
Moskovsky Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,360. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Follow the journey of one courageous American child, who finds herself living among Russia’s homeless and manages to survive. Winner San Diego Book Awards Editor's Choice San Diego State University Writers Conference
Social Injustice: What Evangelicals Need to Know About the World
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by Sacred Tribes Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
William Moulder and Michael Cooper have done us a great service in compiling these essays on justice from an evangelical perspective. The first three essays in this timely and important book lay out the biblical, theological and his-torical foundations of justice. The next six essays address the practical application of biblical principles of justice.
Budding Magic
Series: The O'Byrne Daughters, Book 1 · The O'Byrne, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 113,560. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Ireland – 1838 Aine and Keegan set up magical devices which would aid the Irish during the famine. Before these protections were finished, Keegan was murdered. On the day her seventh daughter is born, Aine activates the magical devices with Birth magic, and then Death—her death magic. Shocked, the daughters find themselves orphaned with mysterious magic working around them.