Books tagged: rites of passage

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The Lonely Place--Re-visioning Adolescence and the Rite of Passage
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
A beautiful exploration of how our culture has failed to maintain meaningful rites of passage for our young. As a result, they create their own destructive subcultures. Offers a strong vision for change.
Leaving Neverland (Why Little Boys Shouldn't Run Big Corporations)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,630. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
Mankind has become Pankind and never growing up today seems more the norm than the exception. In our desperate attempt to try to stay young forever we have achieved eternal childishness, rather than eternal youth. A delightful skewering of perpetual boys in positions of power, a call to leave Neverland and the timely solution of contemporary Rites of Passage as a way out. Clever, funny writing.
Children's Celebrations & Ceremonies Workbook
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » How-it-works
This award-winning author guides you through the simple steps that honor every day events and milestones to create the kinds of celebrations that lead to everlasting happy memories. This inspiring workbook is a timeless resource for anyone searching for practical and fun ways to bring more meaning and wholeness into their family and community. Every parent, grandparent & educator will love this!
Ranting of a Psychic Grandmother
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An astute visionary grandmother has psychic visitations from indigenous grandmothers who mirror her outrage at the problems facing today’s children. After feeling inspired and haunted to somehow be part of the solution for today’s children and families and address the dire needs and consequences of a society out of touch with its tribal roots, this grandma gets creative.
The Night Alex Almost Flew Over Old Lady Grayson's Place
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Every kid in town flies over Grayson castle when they turn 11. It is the town’s rite of passage and now it is Alex’s turn. He isn’t sure he has the courage to accept the dare, but knows if he declines he’ll lose all his friends. He takes the leap and survives the first part, but when he crash lands on the roof and a strange voice begins talking to him, he wonders if he’ll get out alive.
Two New Fairytales
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Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Great fun for kids of all ages, these two short stories are not traditional fairytales but like most fairytales, they offer lessons for life, with a little magic and darkness thrown in.
Usurper
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Series: A King's Head Trilogy, Part One of A King's Head. Price: Free! Words: 91,650. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Callin Vorst is the youngest member of the Kingdom's second family. Convinced that his father should occupy the throne instead of the incumbent, he strikes a bargain with a creature of myth: the 'Hag'. She launches him on a career that will see him befriend the beautiful Princess Avalind and become a national hero - but at a terrible cost as the Hag exacts her price. Part 1 of A King's Head.
A New Queen Rises
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Series: A King's Head Trilogy, Part Three of A King's Head. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,610. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Avalind and Cabral have been washed out to sea by a monstrous wave and the Hag has been destroyed. Or has she? In Draal, the new king, Kurian, faces the sternest test of his sovereignty yet as a massive insurrection bears down on Zinal. Meanwhile in the Kingdom, a murderous new queen rises, but who is she? 'A New Queen Rises' is the concluding part of the 'King's Head' Trilogy.
The Serpent's Tooth
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,890. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Polly Adams is only seven when her mother suddenly leaves home, but she takes on the care of her younger brother and goes with him when war breaks out and they are evacuated to the Yorkshire Dales. The Serpent's Tooth follows the fortune of these two children and the effect on Polly of the events of her childhood.
The Graveyard
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Series: Diamonds, #7. Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
For years Colin Abbott has put his life on hold, living only for his elderly mother. With her gone he is alone, adrift in a world he doesn’t fully understand. On one sunny summer day he sets off from his mother’s grave, and attempts to take control, to learn to enjoy his life and maybe even learn to love again.