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Matthew Alexander Henson: The First Man to Reach the North Pole
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Matthew Henson was born in Maryland in 1866. As a boy he worked as a sharecropper. A sharecropper is a farmer, but they don't own the land they farm. They grow the food, then they share their crop with the landowner. Matthew's parents died when he when he was young. Matthew didn’t want to be a farmer, so he ran away to sail the seas. Find out how this choice led him to discover the North Pole.
The Consequent Touch of McHenry Feathers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Consequent Touch of McHenry Feathers, a meditation on race, prejudice and the past's hold on the present, follows a young man's struggle to come to terms with his father's death.
The DNA of Prejudice: On the One and the Many
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Series: Subway Line, no. 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Winner of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Social Change. This book takes the reader through the many layers of meaning that accompany the word ‘prejudice’. By critically confronting the ways in which we think and speak about prejudice, Michael Eskin clears the path for a new understanding of prejudice as a concept, a phenomenon, and a lived experience.
Tarnished: Tales of Broken Dragons and 300 Other Stories (UPDATE 3/10/13) (The Society On Da Run)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 401,290. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(This book contains all stories from Dragons & Cicadas released under a new title) "When a Space Dragon sins, he usually pays the price. When a Dragon God sins, his soul becomes shattered." This book contains 300+ flash fiction stories and poetry centered around space dragons, aliens, anime, wolves, zombies and other things, but with a twist in every story. ~~THIS BOOK IS FREE FOR LIMITED TIME~
Collateral Damage - Illustrations and essays about the state of the world in the new millennium.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Collateral Damage Illustrations and essays about the state of the world in the new millennium. Angry and jaded about the state of the world in the new millennium, I have set out to write about what has gone wrong in the world and offer advice about how we can rectify the situations we continue to face. Redi 25
Green, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.
Black Dad White Dad
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
Black Dad White Dad is author Harvey Jones's response to Robert Kiyosaki's bestseller "rich dad poor dad" and gives insights to realize the difference between self help and self hype. Jones explains why corporate elitist like Trump and Kioyosaki don't really want to educate you they want to sell you on a concept.
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 287,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The story is told through the eyes of travelling cats and shows that every country exercises discrimination against some of its citizens. The nature of discrimination may subtly change and vary from one country and situation to another in both shape and form, but it will always be present. Discrimination shows its ugly face most in issues of race, sexism, religion, culture, disability and colour.
Clockwork Dwarf
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Purple Sword Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Gustov Stoneheart is an unlikely hero, a dwarf who’s magically torn from friends and family, thrown into a world where magic collides with steampunk.
The Progressive Squeeze: Jobs, Economy & Laws
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Under reported, true news stories about USA politics,laws, ObamaCare racism and crime with pithy comments by attorney James A. Jackson. So, what solutions will unleash the USA economy, create jobs, rein in ObamaCare and enforce the laws that are on the books? Some solutions are suggested. Your comments invited. Do we want four more years? Speak up!