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Death of N-Words
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Many people make excuses for using various forms of the N-word. No matter the version, the N-word is still one of the most racially charged, controversial words in this country. Depending on how it's used, one can expect a punch or a hug. Although the word has become trendy, an unwritten rule states only certain groups can say it--which only fuels the confusion associated with using the word.
Sellout
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,080. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
SELLOUT follows three individuals from different backgrounds--a black woman, black man and white woman--and the consequences of interracial dating. In their quest to find what they think is missing in their lives, they encounter guilt, fear, and struggles they never anticipated … including murder.
Finch Goes Wild
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Harmon doesn't fit into the hole he gets shoved into. He has to break out. With his grades at an all-time low and his weight off the charts, he knows he's headed for trouble. Even in his music he finds too many wrong notes. When the noise of his jeering classmates and nagging mother threatens to overwhelm him, he finds a whole new world to explore in nearby wild places.
Smashing Stereotypes: What Does It Mean to Be Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender?
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
“That’s so gay!” The words we use every day have power and can easily have a negative impact on life. This book considers common stereotypes of the LGBT community, explores where they come from and what they mean, and lets you decide if they are actually valid. Find out about informational resources and how young people are taking action in their communities to combat crude stereotypes.
Just For Boys
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,710. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Just For Boys is a discussion program that helps boys build resilience to deal with societal stressors in a healthy way. It broadens the definition of what it means to be male and teaches them how to create a life of balance and interconnectedness. It is also a comprehensive prevention program targeting substance abuse, depression, eating disorders and muscle dysmorphia.
A different perspective on disability equality a practical handbook
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This new handbook has been written to provide the busy professional with important insights in an easily accessible format. Hot on the heels of A Different Perspective on Equality, the first in the Different Perspective series, we hope it will prove an equal success.
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EZ Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
The EZ Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous is the first “translation” of AA's Big Book since its publication in 1939. The EZ Big Book follows the original text, sentence by sentence, rephrasing it for modern readers. Gender/lifestyle stereotypes and sexist language are avoided, and a "Higher Power" is referred to in terms acceptable to readers of any faith.
Misadventures in Filgersville
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Chris Hastings is the coolest. He is the most popular guy in school and his all-star baseball team is in the state championships. One day, his parents suspend him from his sports teams and force him to get a tutor, school nerd Melvin Moore, because of his poor grades. Chris must deal with crushes, his older brother, and deceitful friends during his race against time to play baseball again.
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.
Seemingly Invisible
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Lizzy Coleman is your average girl next door who was raised by a widowed father. She is also seemingly invisible. All Lizzy wants is for that one special guy to notice her and inside she feels like it will never happen. Kyle Baker seems determined to prove to Lizzy that she is worth noticing, but will she ever believe it? Will she disappear into the background or find her place to shine?