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Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
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A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
Each One Must Shine: The Legacy of Vasily Sukhomlinsky
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,090. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
An account of the life and ideas of the holistic Ukrainian educator Vasily Sukhomlinsky. This study introduces English speakers to the work of a very signficant educator, who has influenced the practices of many teachers in Ukraine, Russia, China and other parts of the world.
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Broken Ground is a gripping new novel that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the heart of an impoverished nation. Told through the words of first time writer Patrick Doyle, the young Irishman delivers a personal, honest and sometimes harrowing testament on his experiences of life in Haiti.
Elsie at Ebb Tide: Emerging from the Undertow of Alzheimer's
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
elsie nurmi begins school in minnesota speaking no english yet becomes a u.s. protocol officer escorting dignitaries such as astronaut borman abroad on air force two. when diagnosed with alzheimer's, she begins a dreaded-yet transcendent-journey. as she becomes increasingly nonverbal, her daughter explores psychic communication proving soul-to-soul communication and love are never lost.
Günther Rall: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Gunther Rall, fighter ace and NATO general, waited fifty years before authorizing this first biography that chronicles almost a century of his life and coincides with some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the twentieth century.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
You Might As Well Be Singing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Musical Memoir - A retired couple's singing career with different choral groups and orchestras, their favorite conductors, their favorite music, and their unusual experiences.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - All at Sea (Book Three)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Without a penny in his pocket, Lucky set out at the age of twenty to build a yacht and sail around the world. Two years later, he made the money, built the yacht and sailed away to begin the voyage of a lifetime! From a five-year circumnavigation, to exciting tales on some of the largest and fastest yachts afloat, Lucky offers a unique insight into living life as a free spirit upon the ocean.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - The Danger Zone (Book Two)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
At fifteen, Lucky finds himself desperately alone, living in the subways of London! In a dramatic twist of fate he is conscripted into the navy as a diver, which has some breath-taking moments, like being attacked by a Great White shark! In a quest to overcome his fear of heights, he takes up skydiving and Base jumping, perhaps the worlds most dangerous and thrilling sports!
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - Into Africa (Book One)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Armed with only love, peace and respect, Lucky Mike set out alone into the untamed wilderness of southern and east Africa. Brushes with death from lions and leopards, make for a thrilling story in a magical, mystical place. Traveling through thirteen countries, this exciting year-long adventure will remain with you forever!
The Drug Addict Pattern
Series: Basic Home Security, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 22,280. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
It seems that Society blames the parents of the drug addict for his feebleness in life. In this short book you will not find any sympathy for the drug addict as we deal with the real victims which are the abused parents. It shows you how to spot a drug addict for they all manifest the same pattern which is impossible to hide. We answer the legal questions which go with drug abuse.
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
Jim Shoulders: King of the Rodeo Cowboys
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This Ebook tells about the life and rodeo career of the legendary Oklahoma cowboy Jim Shoulders. He was born in Tulsa but lived most of his adult life in tiny Henryetta, Oklahoma. Shouders was tough as a boot, mentally and physically, until the day he died. That is how he won an astounding 16 world championships in rodeo competition. And he still continues to inspire youngsters today.
A Squirrel (ish) Adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Baby Animals
Life is a learning process, life is an adventure. This is the true story of how a baby squirrel fell from the ‘Tree Trees’ and through instinct, learning and an unerring drive for independence developed into a very wild animal.
Son of Sam: A Biography of David Berkowitz
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Starting in the summer of 1976, one man terrorized a city and fascinated a nation: Son of Sam. Over 30 years after his capture, David Berkowitz (AKA Son of Sam), is still one of the most known serial killers of all time. The life, murders, trial, and prison life of David Berkowitz is recapped in this book. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book, a lesser known or
Chronicles of a Norfolk Farmer: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1937-1939
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Covering Williamson's last months at Shallowford in Devon, the family's move to a derelict farm in North Norfolk in 1937, the difficulties encountered by a total beginner to farming – including the disastrous crash in the price of barley in 1938 – and the opening months of the Second World War, these 45 articles form a fascinating contemporary record of those times.
Tragedies and Triumph: The Story of a Quadriplegic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
True story of a man facing a devastating injury. Heartwarming and tragic.
Homestead on the Trask
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Lady Di. La bella Princesa del pueblo que desafió a la Corona británica y se eternizo tras su muerte.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Diana Frances Spencer, Lady Di, tuvo una breve y apasionante historia, que el presente libro evoca en su esencia. La trágica muerte de Diana, a los 36 años y en circunstancias dudosas, no hizo mas que elevar a la categoría de mito a esta mujer que vivió a medias, y que tuvo el coraje de desafiar los anquilosados hábitos de la Corona británica.