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"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..."
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Within these pages the reader will find the mostly true ramblings, mid-life musings, and occasional opinion offerings of a secondary teacher. Teachers of teenagers might resonate with the stories, future teachers might gain insight before entering the classroom, and non-teachers might get a glimpse into the classified life of a certified teacher. Hopefully, all readers will find humor and hope.
The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Remembrances about the life and ideas of John Holt, a school reform advocate and best-selling author who became the secular founder of the homeschooling movement. Holt is a pivotal figure in American education whose ten books and work continue to inspire both schoolteachers and homeschoolers to help children learn in their own ways.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 226,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.
All About Mother Teresa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
During her life time, Mother Teresa received numerous honors and awards for her hard work with the poor and downtrodden people. She was the recipient of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
Aspies Alone Together- A Survival Guide for Women Living with Asperger Syndrome
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book is my autobiography as an undiagnosed Aspie until the age of 32, as well as a survival guide for female Aspies.
A Boy From Down East
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Growing up in eastern North Carolina in a small rural community during the 1950’s and 1960’s was the best possible childhood you could wish for. Family, church, friends, school, and working on the farm was the center of my world. This is a collection of stories of my childhood. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have enjoyed remembering them.
Valuable discovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In the arctic night, Julie Dorval grabs a lot of rough diamonds containing an exceptional stone in the offices of a mine north of Yellowknife. She also drilled a dark secret.
Life of a Push Goddess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Inspirational Autobiography By Sharina Jones In this compelling and inspirational book, author Sharina Annette Jones shares her life experiences following a shooting incident which left her paralyzed as a very young child.
Son of a Preacher Man: Growing up in the Seventies and Eighties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. Rodney Jetton grew up in the Seventies and Eighties as the son of a Southern Baptist preacher. Being a pastor’s son can be challenging, and his autobiography does a great job of providing us with a candid and sometimes humorous look at what goes on after the Sunday sermon.
Un Vistazo al Sueño Americano
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“¿En qué oficinas trabajaste allá en Estados Unidos?” le preguntó Armando cándidamente a su amigo. “Allá nadie va a trabajar en oficinas,” le respondió secamente. “Razón por la que nunca voy a ir a Estados Unidos,” se dijo a sí mismo; mientras caminaba por la acera...
Footbridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of one man’s walk around South Africa undertaken in 1999 in support of the South African Police Services; a first-hand account of the state of Police Service stations and the mind-set of a country. This is an intimate picture of the South African public, the remnants of Apartheid and the streets of SA like few you will ever read…
Making the Connection: A Training Book for Bouviers and Their Owners and The Unexpected Memoir of an Exceptional Dog Trainer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A posthumous compilation of the writings of a remarkable and gifted dog trainer describing her adventures, her successes, and her training methods. Both wise and humorous, Donna Rioux talks about what it is like to train the smart and strong-willed Bouvier des Flandres. Her style is conversational yet clear and highly motivating, reaching owners and trainers at all levels.
Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
DENIED BASIC RIGHTS: As a child in Saudi Arabia, Nabila knew no other life than that in which she lived, a society where women had no rights. Females could not attend school, pursue careers unless sanctioned by the government, drive cars, or choose their husbands. From birth to marriage, women in Nabila’s culture remained under the control of males: a father, a brother, or a husband.
2013-2014 Anthology of Personal Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a compilation of personal narratives from Ms. DuVall's 8th grade ELA classes at Toisnot Middle School.
Prima che il giorno vi lasci delusi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: Italian. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Il rapporto con tre ragazzi con handicap durante il servizio civile. Un incontro dopo tanti anni da cui nasce una visione retrospettiva dell'esistenza. Davvero è meglio accendere una luce che maledire l'oscurità?
Look
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kelvin's story is a must read for anyone who has experienced childhood abandonment, familial trauma, and is seeking hope and meaning. For those studying the complexities of human behavior, and for anyone needing affirmation that risking vulnerability and living with profound empathy is the foundation of resilience and humanity, this book is a definite gift. PAUL DEMPSEY
Letters to Lyla
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
La dama se suelta el chongo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
En La dama se suelta el chongo desfilan, con humor y entrañable sentimiento, las memorias de Laura Fernández MacGregor Maza: esposa, madre, hermana y amiga que por medio de una narración ágil, apasionada, franca, espontánea e hilarante, se suelta el chongo y nos cuenta, sin cautela, su historia.
The Second of Three
Series: For One Night Only, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When you're born at the end of the line there's only one place to go. Such is the realisation and primary motivating force at the heart of The Second of Three. For those whom fate has decreed birth and upbringing in a kind of no man's land - whether a figurative or literal one or a combination of both - the urge to find a sense of 'place' and 'belonging' may be ever more strongly felt.
Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio - Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is a timeless tale -- two legends with extraordinary careers in their individual fields and remarkable existences. This book chronicles each of their lives from the days before they met, until their paths finally crossed, their nine month marriage, the love after their marriage, and the love he held for her beyond her life and until the end of his.