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An Uncommon Road: How Canadian Sikhs Struggled out of the Fringes and into the Mainstream by Gian Sandhu
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A riveting, incisive account of some of the most complex politics in modern Canada, from the founder of the World Sikh Organization of Canada. An Uncommon Road is the celebration of an extraordinarily resilient people and a moving roadmap for how individuals, and a community, can fight for their own social justice and gain justice for all.
Hombre de Sabiduría by Camilla Chance
Price: Free! Words: 90,490. Language: Spanish. Published: March 28, 2018 by ManuPax Editores. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Una amistad de 27 años entre la autora, Camilla Chance, y Banjo dio forma al corazón de este libro, donde la memoria de Clarke vivirá para siempre. Él luchó toda su vida contra el racismo y las barreras culturales; aún así, él sabiamente supo que no debía sentir rabia hacia quienes lo lastimaban. Fue con esperanza y fe en sí mismo, y en su pueblo, que Banjo logró inspirar a mucha gente.
The Recipe Retrospective by Roberta Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
For the generation of women born just after World War II The Recipe Retrospective has captured in time and preserved what otherwise might have once again been lost.
Cries of Redemption (The Abeng and My Conscious Pen) by Kaya Omodele
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Cries of Redemption is comprised of Short Stories, Poetry and Essays with themes of the Caribbean and the African Diaspora. The stories are highly vivid and most are didactic or educational, while being entertaining. Along with being literary, this book also makes a great gift for teenagers and college students. It is an exotic and visually appealing coffee table or bedside, nightstand piece.
The Crazy Emigrant by Robert Longpre
Price: Free! Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
I originally wrote this because Andrew’s stories intrigued me. I also knew that at some point my own children would want to know more about their Ukrainian roots. With that said, I dedicate this book to all of the descendants of Andrew Kohuch, who was born Nicholas Berdowitz.
Finding Janine by Chiufang Hwang
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2017 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Chiufang Hwang, M.D. was born in Taiwan but came to the US as a toddler so her father could pursue a PhD. Usually the only Asian kid on the block growing up in Columbia, SC, she was outwardly shy but inwardly eager to absorb the culture of her adopted country. It wasn’t until she met Janine that Chiufang would identify her own inner-American by embracing the melting pot of cultures she encountered
Benin Republic, and Dahomey. Kingdom by Dosu Alfonse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,250. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
History of Dahomey, Queen Mother, and the Ruling Environment. Benin Republic, and Dahomey. The Pre-history of Dahomey Kingdom and the Queen Mother. Benin was the seat of one of the great medieval African kingdoms called Dahomey. Europeans began arriving in the area in the 18th century, as the kingdom of Dahomey was expanding its territory.
Prisoner in Paradise by Sally Dudley
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Prisoner in Paradise is the story of five generations of an Aboriginal family as they have unwittingly and also knowingly struggled against annihilation. Australia has recently been facing an awakening of race relations in respect to Indigenous people but many people remain blissfully ignorant of the true facts.
Through Fields to an Education by Ana A. Cavazos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In this memoir, the author uses descriptive language and voice to transport the reader into the day in the life of a teenage girl, as she accompanies her family to work in the fields during a summer in the Rio Grande Valley.
Growing Up Under the Third Reich by Helga Arndt
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true story of one ordinary family’s struggle to persevere during WWII living in Germany. In their own words family members recall their adaption to a changing political, economic and social environment occurring under Hitler’s reign. Narrated by the youngest in the family, Helga describes the tragic and happy events that led to her family’s immigration to the United States of America.
Lebanon Levi Stoltzfus by Patrick Bunker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Lebanon Levi Stoltzfus The Amish Life of Lebanon Levi Stoltzfus; Businessman, Storyteller, and Star of the Hit Reality Show Called Amish Mafia By Patrick Bunker This is a book which details the life of a man known as “Lebanon” Levi Stoltzfus and the Pennsylvania Amish communities he resides in, revealing both the good and bad sides. The main subject, a man who has had a hit show...
Sgt. Reckless by World Watch Media
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Sgt. Reckless America’s Favorite War Horse By World Watch Media Bought by the members of the United States Marine Corps in October 1952 when she was three or four years old from a young Korean stable boy named Kim Huk Moon, Sergeant Reckless was a chestnut colored horse with three white stockings and blaze. Ah Chim Hai was the horse’s original name which means “Flame of the Morning”...
Ya Te Puedes Casar y Otras Tonterías by M.P. Capellan
Price: Free! Words: 8,580. Language: Spanish. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
El machismo latino y caribeño lo han perfeccionado tanto que hasta las mismas mujeres repiten las frases que las denigran. De tantas expresiones y moralejas que existen sobre la subordinación del género femenino, surge esta idea: un breve relato acerca de algunas de esas frases “inocentes” que escuchamos desde niñas y que continuamos perpetuando. El fin es promover la igualdad entre los géneros.
Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » American
1885. Emancipated slave, Mary Fields, rushes to the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life and remains, surviving inclement weather, peril and plots against her while helping Ursuline nuns and native american girls to survive. Employing strategy, grit and goodwill toward her community for thirty years, Mary Fields manifests a personal vision of rightful independence before her death in 1914.
In Those Other Lands by Caroline Mertens
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,290. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The Dekkers are a Dutch family transplanted from the Netherlands into the maturing culture of the Dutch East Indies, and the country transforms them – as they help influence the country.
Die aandvuur se kole by Annemarie Pieterse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: Afrikaans. Published: February 2, 2017 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Die sketse in hierdie bundel is Heiveldstories en sluit aan by Tussen die waboomrante wat in 1988 verskyn het. Dis ’n bydrae tot die voorgeskiedenis van Agter-Pakhuis sowel as Clanwilliam se mense in die jare toe die dorp nog Jan Disselsvlei geheet het.
Kersfees op Wonderfontein. Sketse oor vergange se dae by Gerrit Olivier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,920. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 23, 2017 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Dit teken ‘n landelike kontrei waar die skrywer sy gelukkige kindertyd deurgebring het, spesifiek by ‘n sendingstasie in die Noord-Transvaalse Bosveld. Daar ontmoet ons die mense, dikwels die karakters, in hulle uniekheid, beleef ons die avonture en waarnemings van ‘n optekenaar soos min.
American Sweetheart: Still Not Making the Team by Chiufang Hwang
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In 1999, Chiufang Hwang tried out for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders on a whim, and the experience was an epiphany. “That day in Texas Stadium, I finally understood what I had missed out on in high school and college growing up as the eldest daughter of Taiwanese immigrants. I felt so special. I felt included. I felt more like a teenage girl than when I was one. But mostly, I felt so American."
My Polish Grandmother: From Tragedy In Poland To Her Rose Garden In America by Stephen Szabados
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Anna was the youngest daughter of a Polish farmer and very small physically. However, she was always in command when she was in the room. This book describes the tragedies in her early life and the challenges she overcame to make a new life in America. It is different from many stories of immigrants because it is told from the perspective of a woman.