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Temple Grandin by Tom Jacibons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 by Breeding Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a biography about the most famous person with autism in the world. Temple Grandin who is an animal lover and autistic hero to so many is one of the most amazing people you will ever meet. In this book you will learn how Temple invented the Hug machine and designs slaughterhouses for the beef industry. Temple shares how she was bullied and overcame all of that to be the hero she is today.
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Episodios memorables del feminismo en Chile: Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50 by Daniel Piedrabuena Ruiz-Tagle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lucía Richard Barnard fue una escritora chilena que destacó como poeta, ensayista, conferenciante, artículista, cuentista, sobresaliendo tanto por la belleza y profundidad de su obra, como por su participación en los principales movimientos culturales, literarios y feministas de la sociedad santiaguina de los años 50.
The Girl with Tiger's Eyes by Robert Schneider
Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Girl with Tiger's Eyes is a biography of a Cambodian woman who lived alone in the jungle when she was just 8 years old. Eventually, she found her way home, but her family had moved on. They were reunited and she lived a happy life at the edge of the jungle until she moved to Sihanoukville, Cambodia to earn a living to help her family. The author met her there and learned her remarkable story.
Guide de Survie by Vanessa Rivers
You set the price! Words: 14,130. Language: Canadian French. Published: June 18, 2017 by Petra Books. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Profiles of women entrepreneurs, Quebec, Canada. In French. ... des histoires de femmes inspirantes ainsi que des fiches de travail téléchargeables et imprimables. Un bon boost d’énergie et de confiance pour bien débuter la nouvelle saison!
Unexpected America by Wanjiru Warama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Unexpected America is a mainstream memoir which reads like a thriller. Wanjiru Warama leaves Kenya in a huff and heads to the United States for a year’s sabbatical. From the first day, she realizes she has to learn to live all over again in a new culture she knows nothing about.
Never Give Up by Judy Cline
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,340. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of a genuine Canadian heroine. “I remember Eleanor Mills as a determined woman with osteoporosis who wanted to make a difference… This inspirational woman demonstrated to others that osteoporosis need not be a crippling condition that prevents a person from doing what they want to do. For me, as a physician, Eleanor Mills provides a concrete story of...
Rosa Mexicano: A Culinary Autobiography (With 60 recipes) by Josefina Howard
Price: Free! Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Mexican, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is not just a cookbook. It is the Story of how a self made, independent woman became one of the most important pioneers in fine Mexican food dinning in the United States. The recipes are the ones that made Rosa Mexicano NYC famous and from there a whole chain has grown to more than 14 restaurants internationally and growing.
Pasión por Jesús by Ivonne Cervantes Corte
Price: Free! Words: 13,160. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2017 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ivonne habla de las diferencias y malentendidos que tiene con una amiga acerca de la existencia de Dios. Diferencias que parecen ser irreconciliables a partir de la discusión generada por la matanza de Acteal.
Salto de amor por la vida by Maria Antonieta Osornio Ramirez
Price: Free! Words: 17,240. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2017 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
María Antonieta creció siendo la consentida de su papá. Su mamá era muy exigente. Se casa con Serafín a los quince años, él, diez años mayor que ella, un hombre trabajador y responsable que amaba el deporte. Siendo inquieta e intrépida se apasiona con el paracaidismo. Desgraciadamente en un salto hay problemas y queda incapacitada. Dos milagros, Martha y Marcela la llevan a la libertad de su alma.
En busca de la felicidad by Marta Anchustegui
Price: Free! Words: 18,560. Language: Spanish. Published: May 3, 2017 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Testimonios de 9 niñas y mujeres jóvenes que han sido rescatadas de la violencia y maltrato en su entorno, y que han salido adelante. A través del taller impartido por DEMAC, las niñas descubrieron el poder de la escritura autobiográfica y nos comparten sus historias para prevenir y detectar estas situaciones.
Anna Leonowens: A Life Beyond 'The King and I' by Leslie Smith Dow
You set the price! Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anna Leonowens was famous for tutoring the children and wives of King Maha Mongkut (Rama IV) of Siam (now Thailand). Yet she disguised her lowly birth in India and pretended to be an English Governess. In her spare time, she travelled alone to Russia and wrote several books, including the fabulous bestseller, The English Governess at the Siamese Court, which astonished the world.
Cartas desde el maltrato (Diario real de una mujer maltratada) by Roberto Martínez Guzmán
Price: Free! Words: 61,410. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Montse sufrió durante varios años un cruel maltrato a manos de su marido. Primero psíquico y después, físico y sexual. Una vez que pudo salir de esa situación y rehacer su vida, decide dar a conocer el diario que escribió en aquellos años. Para este libro, ella aporta sus escritos y el autor su experiencia como novelista para ofrecer las claves necesarias para entender la historia.
A Doctor's Journey: what I learned about women, healing, and myself in Eritrea by Mary Lake Polan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dr. Mary Lake Polan takes us on a compelling journey into Eritrea, where she started a surgical clinic to offer life-changing care to African women. Dr. Polan describes how she and her surgical team offered the care and compassion that forever changed the lives of their African patients, in a story that will inspire readers to believe that they, too, can make a difference.
Testimony Below: One Woman's Witness to her Children by Chelsey Woolley
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
One evening before listening to prophets speak in LDS General Conference, my husband and I wrote down questions we wanted answered. Mine was, "What can I do to better strengthen my family?" My answer came when President Henry B. Eyring got up and said, "There are things you can do early, when those you love are young. Remember ... SHARING OUR TESTIMONY IN SACRAMENT MEETING ...
My Short-Lived Life at Being Perfect by Brenda Thornlow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brenda Thornlow shares her story of being raised a third-generation member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. From a young age, she struggles to accept what her devout family believes, to no avail. Marrying an abusive member with a position of authority in her church, she struggles to extricate herself from this dominating religious group who attempt to manipulate her into staying married to her abuser.
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This summary of Shonda Rhimes’ book ‘Year of Yes’: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person gives a chapter by chapter detail followed by an analysis and appraisal of the strengths and weaknesses of the book itself. The book has a main theme of how to be yourself while being more positive in these daily routines and it leads Shona Rhimes to discover aspects about herself
The Many Lives of Tania Laveder, Russian World War II Survivor by Jemma Helene
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Tania Laveder was completing her first year of medical school in Krasnodar, Russia, when she was drafted into World War II. Captured in 1942 in Crimea, in the catacombs outside Kerch, she was transferred to Germany, then to Italy, and finally to France’s Côte d’Azur, where she set out to reestablish her life. Two-and-a-half generations later, Tania at last shares her remarkable story.
Spymistress: The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II: Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
“There is safety in conjecture,” Atkins grew up learning to be a mass of conflictions. This served her well in later life by helping to confuse her enemies. Upon her relocation to Britain, Atkins followed another piece of her father's advice when he advised her not to sign any paperwork. She created her own identity and took her maternal grandfather's surname.
From MTV to Mecca by Kristiane Backer
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 157,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the early 1990’s Kristiane Backer was one of the very first presenters of MTV. For years she lived and breathed the music scene, gaining a following and becoming a darling of European press. In this very personal memoir Kristiane tells the story of her conversion and explains how faith has given her inner peace and the meaning she sought.
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