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JeugdZORG? vergeet het maar!
Price: Free! Words: 14,640. Language: Dutch. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dit boek is gebaseerd op een waargebeurd verhaal, de ervaringen van een vader en zijn dochter. Het gaat over ongewenste gebeurtenissen bij Jeugdbescherming Overijssel, maar ook over een kind wat haar eigen onvermogen overwint en sterker wordt. Voor ouders die te maken hebben met jeugdzorg biedt het boek tips. De auteur hoopt dat dit boek een positieve bijdrage zal leveren tot betere jeugdZORG.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
Price: Free! Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
Love by Destination
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(4.67 from 12 reviews)
A child is surrounded by lifes influences,only some children are set a more rocky street to play on. A inside vision from the cold steps to the last steps of a tender mind.
In the Company of Heroes: Life-Shaping People, Life-Changing Moments
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you were lucky, mentors showed up to guide you through life's challenging times. You owe your heroes and need to pass their favors along to others. You're invited to meet 15 exceptional people who shaped my life. Most are no longer with us, so this book is part of my pay-back. I hope it will prompt you to remember the heroes in your life, and to keep those gifts alive by sharing them.
Cannabis Cures Cancer?
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Does cannabis cure cancer? There are many stories but little scientifically verifiable evidence. Cancer is a big subject and easily misunderstood. But there is no doubt cannabis has anti-cancer effects, so why does the US government pretend it has no legitimate medical uses?
I Am A Submariner
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
Dr. Shyam Singha, The Master Behind the Mustard Bath
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mustard Bath Formulator Dr. Shyam Singha, the Great Himalayan Master of natural medicine, was one of the most sought-after doctors of the 20th century. A Bodhisattva and master healer, Dr. Singha formulated the world-renowned mustard bath, pioneered the Food As Medicine movement, and taught the value of alkaline practices to balance the body's pH level.
Emigrant for a day
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
I moved to Sweden for a PhD from Florence, Italy. I studied neurology and made new experiences in the neurological laboratories of Stockholm. The book is the stoy of a special day in my life in the ice and darkness. Memories from a different time and space.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic"
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
SIRAT-E-HABIBULLAH (pbuh)
Price: Free! Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Brief, easy to read and ready reckoner type biography of the holy prophet Mohmmed (pbuh). In easy simple English. With emphasis on his noble character and moral, birth, youth, preaching, married life, diplomacy, military caliber, the last sermon and heavenly abode.
7 Temples to Bill Gates
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a man who made seven temples dedicated to Bill Gates.
Ever Considered Modeling? A Scam Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Convinced by the praise she received from family and strangers, a young woman decides to attend model castings to test her luck. One of them leads to what she believes could be her big break, but what she encounters instead is a fraudulent scheme. This a story of deception, crushed dreams, shameless crooks -- and a lesson to be learned.
The Art Teacher
Series: Growing Up Southern · The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
Bubble Gum in Disguise
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.
The Red Flyer
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
Ella and Boss: My Agrarian Grandparents of Van Buren County, Iowa
Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short nonfiction piece reveals the character of rural Iowa through the eccentricities of loving grandparents. It is a story of agrarian grandparents told by one of their thirteen grandchildren. Though anecdotal in nature, this work somehow reveals a good synopsis of what growing up in Van Buren County, Iowa during the 1980s was really like.
Rise: A Collection Inspired by Lift
Price: Free! Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Adventure » General
In celebration of the Kindle version release of LIFT, an award-winning falconry memoir, author Rebecca K. O’Connor shares a complementary collection of essays, short stories and poetry that further examines life in the shadow of a raptor’s wings.