Books tagged: social issues

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Choices
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,520. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Binge drinking, date rape, family secrets and teen pregnancy collide in Choices, a compelling coming-of-age journey for fifteen-year-old Kara MacNeill. Choices is the powerful story of a teenage girl who learns to think for herself and take responsibility for her choices. Kara emerges from her painful experience forever changed—but wiser, and stronger.
The Contest
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,010. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Shelly Stern,single mother working in Washington D.C. during 1960s, meets Doctor Fine. Fate intercedes and she moves west. They share active four-kid household for two years and marry when Shelly wins unique contest. Marriage is amazing roller coaster ride that matches inclines of hilly streets of San Francisco.
The Chronicles of Acqueria: Blood Moon Treachery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,380. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
At sixteen summers, Sentia is about to be joined for life to a man she does not love, while custom forbids her the one does. The two young men, submerigible pilots in the service of the rocky and shaky Acqueria, become rivals in pursuit of a lofty prize, for Sentia is the daughter of the Chief Elder. One of the young men would destroy his future for her, the other would destroy her for his future.
Alien Report Card: In Which a Real-Life Alien Being Gives Us a Progress Report on the Human Condition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by K&R Creative Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Meet Bonobo. He's an alien from outer space who's stranded on Earth, and he's taken time out from his busy schedule of taste-testing margaritas and chocolate to give us a report card on the human condition. Illustrated with highly technical stick-figure artwork, Bonobo gives us an outsider's perspective on human politics, sex, marriage, technology, toilet paper, and much, much more.
Pi Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Harry is ’different’.He is the kid the teacher does not know what to do with. The one who is obsessive, unusual and often misunderstood. That's Harry. Obsessed with the number ‘pi’ and ‘pi day- March 14th', warplanes, long distance swimming and the new girl, Amy Johnson. Harry and Amy become friends but Amy has a dark secret which shocks all.
The Intern (Sins07 Seven Deadly Sins, Book 1)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Dating & Sex
A 17-year-old intern must choose between trusting an irresistibly suave dance instructor—or her instincts * * * Book #1 in Jess C Scott’s SINS07 "seven deadly sins" series. A "Reviewer Top Pick" at Night Owl Reviews (Dec 2011)! * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott.
A New Generation of Homosexuality: Modern Trends in Gay and Lesbian Communities
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
This educational book, intended for young adult readers, examines the history of the LGBT community in America from its roots in the free-thinking seaport cities of the 1800s, through the social revolution of World War II, the early activists of the 1950s, the “gay pride” movements of the 1970s, the AIDS crisis, and the mainstreaming of LGBT communities of the present day.
Uncool- True Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Everyone has a breaking point. This girl was no exception. No friends. Bullies constantly picking on her. No one to talk to, and it seems like the whole school has branded her "Uncool" What's a girl to do!? She feels so alone in the world. Until the cutest boy at school (in her eyes) asks her out on a date! Without questioning it, she accepts... Note: This story has a tragic ending.
Gay Issues and Politics: Marriage, the Military, & Work Place Discrimination
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
From the early twentieth century views of LGBT people to the 1969 Stonewall riots, this book offers an overview of some of the issues the LGBT community has faced in the United States. The book also offers a closer look at three of the major issues faced by the LGBT community in America today: gay marriage, the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” military policy, and prejudice in the workplace.
Gay and Lesbian Role Models
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
Most people have at least one person to look up to and use as a model for their own life. But many of those who are a part of the LGBT community lack someone to relate to. This book features the lives and actions of various prominent gay and lesbian role models, including Bishop Eugene Robinson, comedian Ellen DeGeneres and late politician Harvey Milk.