Books tagged: overcoming hardship

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Danny and Oliver: A Ferret-Rescue Tale
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Twelve-year-old Danny McGuire loves his pet ferret, Oliver – but Danny’s parents don’t. Still, Danny manages to remain fairly cheerful and keep his grades up. Oliver consoles him, his mountain-bike rides bring him solace, and his best friend Mike offers some hard-won advice. It all works out, for the most part, until . . . things go terribly wrong.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
MagnifiCat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,970. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Meet the Katt family: Claude (a big hearted marmalade tomcat), his lady cat Mao, Mao’s mother Sylvia and Mao’s two kittens Pussywillow and Rupert. Despite the love in their little cottage they're finding it hard to make ends meet. When Claude loses his bartending job and the bank won't grant more time to pay the mortgage, the cats must find a way to save the day. A feel-good book.
Learning To Fly Without Wings
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Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Taiyra Sunmourn is a young tarin doe in training to become a druid, but it is also her dream to learn how to take on the forms of other animals and even to fly. Taiyra's unwavering determination and keeps her coming back after every failure, and hope keeps alive her dream of learning to fly on eagle's wings.