Books tagged: red cross

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50 Stories for Pakistan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,400. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Look at the cover of this book. A man and a boy knee-deep in water. Father and son? Uncle and nephew? Teacher and pupil? Or perhaps just a kid, lost, tagging on to an adult in the hope that he will be taken somewhere safe, dry? They can’t ask for your help. You must choose to give it. A simple way of doing that is to buy this book. Proceeds go to helping the victims of the Pakistan floods.
I Saw Them Die: Diary and Recollections of Shirley Millard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An unprepared nurse from the U.S. volunteering in World War I France shares her diary and reflections of the horrific, poignant events of 1918. And in the process reveals more about the fascinating people and times, and especially herself, than she apparently realized writing it. Presented to modern readers--expanded and introduced with a new Foreword--by Prof. Elizabeth Townsend Gard of Tulane.
Passage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
Passage is a gripping story of murder, war, and intrigue. A baby girl is dropped off at an orphanage with prior adoption arrangements. Death steals the planned future of the child and replaces it with bleakness, abuse, and neglect,yet,the child manages to survive into a young woman with hope.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
Gods of War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
When everything collapses, swept away in an angry red dust, what makes you hang on, cling to life? Marquez and Harris, Red Cross volunteers of Mars, grapple with this question while hunting survivors in the decimated city of Zhengwe.
Gli italiani nella Guerra di Corea
Series: Incroci, Book 10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: Italian. Published: May 31, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
La storia sconosciuta della partecipazione dell’Italia alla Guerra coreana del 1951-54
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
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Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
Giving Back When You're a Poor College Student
Price: Free! Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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When disasters strike do you ever feel the longing desire to help, but don't think you can make a difference? I wrote this eBook to encourage and guide students like you to utilize your own talents in order to give back in the community. Filled with national organizations to support, local NYC school clubs to join, and practical tips that can assist you all around, you too can start a revolution!
Clara Barton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
I have written my e-book largely from clippings and references, especially various American newspapers. Clara Barton was a widely known figure, a nurse/samaritan and a supervisor of organizations. The most prominent group she was associated with is the American Red Cross. She became the institution's first president in 1884. Years later she became a tireless advocate for women's suffrage.