Books tagged: poverty

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Kitty Itty And The Seawall Broke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
A novella, about 9,000 words. Jonny lives with his mom on the hardscrabble coast of North Carolina. The old coast is underwater -- Jonny's dad makes a living diving to salvage valuables from drowned towns, rarely home. It's a hard life. When Jonny rescues Kitty Itty he learns a bit about responsibility and caring, but the coming hurricane Xerxes may teach them both some harder lessons.
Radical Response Free Market Solutions to Global Crises
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 49,130. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Free enterprise, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Radical Response confronts the problem of human survival through a bold new perspective. Authors Richard Lackey and Thom Garlock carefully survey the landscape of disaster relief, agriculture, aid and philanthropy, weigh the pros and cons of traditional approaches, and take stock of new technologies that are available to us for the first time in our history.
Only the Devil Tells the Truth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
In a world where success is too often defined by dollars and cents, sometimes a person has to go through hell to find out what really matters. No one knows this better than ex-alcoholic and drug addict Nick Johnson. But while his heart tells him he’s destined for greatness, so far life has yet to deliver. That is, until the day Nick is in a horrendous car crash that almost kills him.
A Fine Poet
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With the shirt dirty and torn from the sleeve, shoes unpolished, and without a pencil, what chance does the boy have in a class of poetry? A short story.
The Stolen Pumpkin
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Arthur is an outcast on medication who lives with his ailing single mother in the poorest part of town. He envies the Baker family for their prosperity and good fortune. He lurks in the shadows, trying to steal from them whatever they cherish the most ...
Synthetic Food Production: Solving Global Hunger
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
This short technical paper presents a concept with the potential to solve the global hunger problem. A Synthetic Food Production facility is described which can provide daily food supplies for thousands of people at extremely low cost. Using the representative example, and 5 to 10 people operating the facility, it is possible to provide up to 10,000 ears (about 200 bushels) of corn per day.
Gifted With Strong Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
One woman's inspiring story of growing up in rural New Brunswick amid abject poverty and how she dealt with a mother who abandoned her and her eight siblings; being sent to a convent; cancer; a cruel drunken husband, and a new baby arriving every year. It wasn't until a conversation with a neighbor at Sunday church service gave her the courage to take control of her life.
The Wealth System
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Discover how to change wrong beliefs and how to break free from a religiously imposed poverty prison.
The Season of Autumn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
How does a teen girl cope in a world full of poverty and uncertainty. What happens when she discovers that her best friend is not the person she thought she was? Find out what happens in the Season of Autumn; an emotional, heartfelt roller coaster.
Pilots On Food Stamps --An Inside Look At Why Your Flight Was Cancelled
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Vocational, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
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Pilots On Food Stamps is a true to life account of the current pilot shortage facing the United States. The author uses real time-lines and actual pilot wages to demonstrate how airline flights are being cancelled and passengers left with few options. While airlines make billions of dollars in profits, the American taxpayer is paying for the food stamps that many airline pilots qualify for.