Books tagged: traditions

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Madness In March
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
The story begins in 1951 with the prologue. Ten years later, Belle, the chief character returns to the island Of Riarch for a holiday. The story is weaved round the seven members of the McCallum family with the odd few characters from the village. Belle has always felt different from the reat of family, with her Mum cknstantly saying that she was a throwback to a previous generation.
O Christmas Tree!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010 by DoveTail Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A Celebration of the Festive Christmas Season The Living Tree: The symbolism of the evergreen and the yule in the story of Christmas and the winter solstice. Feasts and Treasures: Christmas foods, treats, and toys. Well Loved Poems and Legends: Stories from around the world, favorite writings, and legends A Festival of Carols: Hymns and blessings for the season.
Stille Nacht
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Christmas—a time of family, tradition, togetherness. But what happens to a single mom when her parents are dead, and her daughters worry that Santa, like Daddy, won’t show up? Is the magic of Christmas an illusion? Or will that magic appear on Christmas morning like all the other gifts of the season? Includes complete bonus story "Canopy."
The Story of Santa Claus - The Secret Myths and Legends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,610. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Learn about Santa Claus! His history, origins and the legends and myths which surround him. Santa’s house in the North Pole, his sleigh, the reindeers and their names, Santa’s good and bad list and his helpers - the Christmas Elves. Stories, jokes, quotes and poems about Santa Claus. In fact, just about everything you need to know about Santa
The Magic Of Christmas - Customs & Traditions from Around the World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Christmas is celebrated all around the world. Each country has different customs and traditions. Learn about the Christmas traditions around the world. Different countries celebrate in their own way including different dates, food, drinks which lead to a variety of diverse Christmas traditions around the World!
Santa and Other Christmas Criminals
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Think about it: Santa sneaks in during the dead of night. He steals cookies, drinks some milk, maybe tracks ashes all over the living room. Yeah, he leaves presents, but maybe that’s just a cover for more nefarious behavior. Who knows…besides Santa himself? This five story collection includes the stories Doubting Thomas, Snow Angels, Substitutions, Rehabilitation and Nutball Season.
Ranting of a Psychic Grandmother
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Price: Free! 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.
Cultural Anthologies: Stories of India, Volume I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Please enjoy these stories, be they of elephants & buffalo, memory loss, dangerous balconies, family, or marriage. They are a collection by Cultural Anthologies submitted from the citizens of India for this anthology. It is meant to be a window into the Other, a way of understanding individual people who make up a whole of a nation or a population unknown to us.
Writing Your Family Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It’s important to teach our children their heritage. Who are your ancestors? What were their traditions? Each of us has a story from our ancestors or even our own story to tell. If these stories are unwritten, then how are your children going to know of their parentage? It’s up to us to write these experiences down. Make your ancestors come alive on paper.
On the Trails of Tradition: Explorations of Jewish Life and Learning
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Academic rivalries, medical ethics, child brides, vegetarianism, aversion to pork, gift-giving—these and other familiar issues have a fascinating history among the diverse communities that have contributed to the Jewish tradition. Unfortunately this enthralling lore is often known only to scholarly specialists or readers of esoteric academic journals. Dr. Segal reveals them in pithy, fun essays.