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Blocked In
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011 by G Street Chronicles. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Nikole a high class call girl moved to Las Vegas as an incentive. Dramatically her life changes before her eyes. Panicked Nikole must decide to either go along with a payoff or murder.
City Lights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,630. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011 by G Street Chronicles. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Lies, deceit and murder ran rampant throughout the city of Atlanta. Real and his lady, Constance, were living in the lap of luxury, with fancy cars, expensive clothes and a million dollar home until someone close to them alerted the feds to their illegal activity. From the city of Atlanta to the cell block of Georgia's most dangerous prison, life under the City Lights would never be the same.
Turkmenbashi's Land of Fairy Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Turkmenbashi's Land of Fairy Tales is a $50,000,000 amusement park in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It was meant to be Central Asia's answer to Disney Land but fell somewhat short of expectations.
FIBERS An Introduction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
In the study of fibers, initial interest will be when they discover the natural fascination of fabrics and their cultural associations, particularly when factual study is supplemented by actual handling of the textile materials. The subject will seem worthwhile as they become familiar with illustrative specimens and fabrics and begin to handle and learn to compare the raw materials.
Nuno Felting Start to Finish
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Nuno felting is the hottest fiber art around. This gratifying and free-form process will transform layers of fabric and wool into a piece of wearable art you’ll be proud to show off. If you like creating things from raw materials, and love fiber art then nuno felting is for you. The transformation that takes place under your own hands will truly delight you.
Leizu: Empress of the Silkworm
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers. Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens. Read of how she discovered the secret of turning the cocoon of the silkworm into into silk cloth.
Matilda -The Story Mat Trilogy : Book 2
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Price: Free! Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Maximilian seems intent on placing Matilda in more dangerous situations each time she uses the Story Mat. In Book 2, Matilda travels to the City of Diamonds to help defeat The Jaguar; to a divided Chinese Empire with the challenge of uniting two cranky old men; and finally to the Ice Kingdom in an effort, with Maximilian, to solve the mystery of a frozen village and to settle old scores.
Leizu: Empress of the Silkworm: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers. Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
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Pre-release—available December 12, 2014. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published by CS Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
The World of Silk
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
The World of Silk is the third book in the series. It explores the history, lifestyle, fashions, culture and experiences of the many different countries and people whose lives are dependent on silk, from peasant farmers to haute couture. Each country tells its story and highlights the many changes over the centuries and looks towards the future of silk in the world today.