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Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 5!) Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
Born in 1097, Princess Gwenllian's life changed forever when she fell in love with Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, the beleaguered heir to Rhys ap Tewdur of Deheubarth. Together husband and wife fought for and ruled southern Wales, challenging the Norman Conquest of Wales and proving once and for all the nobility and courage of the Welsh people, a courage that endures across the centuries.
Empress Wu Zetian by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 5!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
Monster Father by Hiranya Borah
Price: $1.00 USD. (Free until Aug. 26!) Words: 4,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence(5.00 from 1 review)
The story was told by a young brave lady who happened to be the cousin of the unfortunate unknown daughter. Incidentally, the young lady who told me the story is also a victim of molestation in the hands of a person who happened to be a friend and the spiritual Guru of her father.
The Boy Who Loved Ants: Edward O.Wilson by Sara van Dyck
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until May 29, 2021!) Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography(4.67 from 3 reviews)
As a boy, famed scientist Edward O. Wilson spent happy days outdoors, hunting for fish, snakes, and bugs. Drawing from Wilson’s autobiography Naturalist, author Sara van Dyck shows how the shy boy who loved ants became a world leader in nature conservation. Written for ages 7 and up, the book includes easy activities for children to explore life in their own backyard. Color photographs.
American Poverty by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 17!) Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness(4.00 from 1 review)
In this thought-provoking historical and economic analysis, Laurel A. Rockefeller takes on poverty culture head-on, exploring what it means to poor in the United States while taking a look at how America's closest and much more economically successful allies (Canada, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom) take care of their poor. Topics include complacency, poverty shaming, and rape culture.
Mary Queen of the Scots: Student - Teacher Edition by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: Legendary Women of World History Textbooks, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until June 14, 2021!) Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » European(4.00 from 1 review)
Mary Queen of the Scots tells Mary's true story, focusing primarily on her reign as queen of Scotland, celebrating her life more than her death, and showing us all why she was truly a woman ahead of her time. Student - Teacher Edition features study questions after every chapter, plus a detailed timeline, and an extensive suggested reading list.
Intelligent Universe by Ilyan Kei Lavanway
Price: $5.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 30, 2023!) Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Anthropology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cosmos(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What does our universe look like? How are we connected to it? What did the inhabitants of Babel intend to accomplish by building a pyramid? What of our Heavenly progenitors? Is there an eternal pattern of creation and redemption common to the Fathers of our God? Inquiring minds and sincere hearts may find a springboard to soul stretching questions in this candid, concise, and well sourced work.
Looking for a Wife at 13 by Hiranya Borah
Price: $1.00 USD. (Free until Aug. 28!) Words: 4,760. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Emotions, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It is a story of a mentally tortured boy at 13 by his own family members who used to think very seriously that if he would marry a girl his emotional problems would be solved. You can also enjoy some funny sides of the story.
Catherine de Valois: French Princess, Tudor Matriarch by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 2!) Words: 11,310. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine was an extraordinary woman. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of England's most fascinating and courageous queens.
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 10!) Words: 9,010. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European(4.00 from 8 reviews)
Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Tacitus meets modern archaeology in this exciting non-fiction tale!