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I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
When Chalk Is More Valuable Than Gold
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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The inspiring true story of how Frederick Douglass learned to read and write, in his own words.
Great Indian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Gandhiji was very simple even in his childhood. He never fought with anyone and did not life to play much. He used to climb trees and admire nature. One day he was sitting on the branch of a tree. His elder brother came near him and pulled his legs down.
Down The Line
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,790. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Having survived the trauma of acrimonious divorces and travelling the world opening bank accounts,Joe and Helen decide it’s time to put down some roots. For logistical reasons the South of Spain is their preferred option and for a while life is good. The economy is booming and money freely available. Come 9/11 however they are forced to sell their apartment and again become embroiled in bad things
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Love them or hate them, rogues mesmerise us. From Bill Clinton, ex-president, to Howard Marks, ex-drug smuggler, this book describes the exploits of the ten top Oxford rogues. All of them have lived and studied in the city and all have had exciting lives: some were womanisers, others big drinkers, most were great fun.
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by WheelMan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman is the life journey of a little girl from the poor and rural hills of the island of Jamaica, chronicling her struggles with epilepsy as a young girl, as a student with Attention Deficit Disorder; as a child who was ashamed of her mother’s occupation...
Against Heavy Odds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Against Heavy Odds is the story of how little guy Eddie Swanson ended up becoming a world champion power lifter. This “little guy makes it big” tale will make you an Eddie Swanson fan and have you cheering for all the things he stands for in life.
Tamales for Sale: The Untold Story of an Immigrant Family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The short biography of the struggles a real, undocumented family faced in the United States and the unlikely road they travelled to success.
John Kirby and His Orchestra - Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Big Band & Swing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
They were affectionately called - The Biggest Little Band in America. John Kirby and His Orchestra were the first orchestra - big or small - black or white, to have there own sponsored radio program on CBS called "Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm" in 1941. They gained international fame when they recorded a swing version of the Scottish ballad, "Loch Lomond" in 1938 -it was a huge success.
Change of Heart: A Black Man A White Woman A Heart Transplant, and A True Love Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Robert Dunn experienced hatred and bigotry as part of a black family moving into Queens. At the same time, Dorothy Moore was abandoned by her Irish-Catholic parents. Their stories became one when heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz implanted Moore’s heart into Dunn. The prior events, and the terror Dunn walked through upon realizing his life was saved by a white woman led to his true "change of heart".
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
All about Muhammad Ali
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 206 ยท A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) is considered to be the greatest of boxer in the world. No other boxer has been able to emulate the examples set by the Great Muhammad Ali.
When God Made Martin Luther King Jr. Smile: The Man, The Leader, The Dreamer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is all smiles as he watches over us as we celebrate his life and dedication to freedom. Author Raymond Sturgis has put in wonderful words the life work of Dr. King which was inspired by his faith in God. Martin Luther King Jr.
Mahendra Lal Bose, The Great Philanthropist
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The article depicts the life and activities of one of the great personalities of the Bengal-Renaissance during the Nineteenth Century.
The Devil's Waiting Room
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The Devil's Waiting Room is biographical journey through my eyes as a 10 year old boy centred around the summer of 1969 in the fishing port of North Shields on the banks of the River Tyne. Racism was still very strong and open and had an iron grip on the town during perpetual time for change. Outside we ran. At home we persevered. And late at night, I would hear my father cry...
El Rufián Ambulante
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Fiction » Biographical
La serie “La isla de los fracasados” narra de forma amena biografías breves (en parte ficticias) de emigrantes europeos que han encontrado en la Isla Margarita del Caribe un hogar y que tienen una imagen algo dudosa. En “El Rufián Ambulante”, se cuenta la vida de uno de esos personajes fracasados, cuya propensión al fraude tiene un matiz casi cómico, o al menos grotesco.
Der Strizzi
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: German. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Die Reihe „Die Insel der Gestrandeten“ erzählt in unterhaltsamer Weise (teilw. fiktive) Kurzbiographien europäischer Auswanderer, die auf der karibischen Insel Margarita eine Heimat gefunden und zu zweifelhaftem Ansehen gelangt sind. „Der Strizzi“ beschreibt einen Gestrandeten, dessen betrügerischer Charakter auf eine seltsame Art nahezu komisch wirkt, zumindest jedoch grotesk.
The Strizzi
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Fiction » Biographical
The series “The Island of the Marooned” offers entertaining, partially fictitious biographical portraits of European expats that have found a refuge on the Caribbean Island of Margarita where some have come to enjoy a rather dubious reputation. “The Strizzi” lampoons the fraudulent character traits of this marooned, whose acts of felony are sometimes grotesquely humorous.
The Gordons of Tallahassee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
In the summer of 1955, our mother, Georgia recalled the details of the story I had heard all of my life. She was recuperating from a mastectomy, and I was trying to rearrange the pieces of my life. The continuous conversation under the ash tree on West Street, about Mama and all the kin folks was therapy for both of us.
God Has Smiled on Me: A Tribute to a Black Father Who Stayed and a Tribute to All Black Fathers Who Stay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 by Torch Legacy Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Daniel Whyte III's father, Rev. Daniel White, Jr., was not a perfect man, but he loved his family dearly. And even though there were many problems in the family, Rev. White did what so many black fathers today do not do—he stayed with his family through thick and thin. This book is a tribute to him—a father who stayed.