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Window Of Opportunity: Living with the reality of Parkinson's and the threat of dementia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
"Window of Opportunity" is the story of one person’s journey through the initial signs of cognitive impairment associated with Parkinson’s disease and the uncertainty of a future that includes a significant probability of dementia. The book is a tribute to someone who is able to maintain a positive orientation despite the threat of something as devastatingly frightening as dementia.
Last Reader Standing: The Story of a Man Who Learned to Read at 54
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The Last Reader Standing is the story of Archie’s amazing—and often painful—journey of becoming literate at middle age, struggling with the new found knowledge of his dyslexia.
Pagan Prisoner Advocate's Guide
Price: Free! Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Clergy
This illuminating handbook details a Wiccan clergywoman’s two decades' experience advocating for incarcerated & institutionalized Pagans persecuted behind bars. Lady Passion (Dixie Deerman), High Priestess of Coven Oldenwilde in Asheville, NC, reveals her techniques for securing their religious rights — empowering any volunteer to do the same & aid this vulnerable segment of the Craft community.
But I Did Everything Right
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
This collection of personal essays on prematurity reveals one mother's experience coping with the extremely premature birth of her first son, Mikan, who weighed a mere 1 lb. 12 oz.
To a Jury With the Vigilante
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
We now take the case so diligently worked by Inspector Marko before a jury with flashy defense counsel Chernik plying his craft for the benefit of Carruthers, the bereaved accountant with a shotgun.
8 Must-Ask Questions to Get the Best Education for YOUR Child - and How to Evaluate the Answers [minibook]
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / school safety
Don't waste another precious day of your child's education! We’ve got 8 cut-to-the-chase questions you can use to start a learner-focused conversation with your local school. Don’t be afraid to ask them! If all parents started asking questions like these – if parents were informed, demanding consumers of education – school leaders and teachers would sit up and take notice. Things would change.
The Mutilation, Degradation, and Humiliation of Joseph Marcus Barron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An exposé of gross dereliction and political misconduct on the part of Bexar County, Texas. A terminally ill boy, experiencing a medical emergency while in the custody of his parents, is confronted by three Bexar County Sheriff's Deputies, chased from his home, cornered and shot three times as his mother watches. But that is only the beginning of the family's nightmare.
Rekindling Stakeholder Outreach: Leveraging the e-reader format for effective outreach and communication
Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations
The e-reader format for mobile devices offers tremendous potential for conducting effective stakeholder outreach and communication work. This e-book highlights stakeholder outreach and “inreach” opportunities offered by the e-reader format, enabling companies, trade associations, advocacy groups and other entities to engage and inform their constituencies at virtually no incremental cost.
Amputeddy Meets Nubby Bear
Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Special needs, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Special Needs
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Amputeddy meets a new friend who is missing an arm. They play and become friends, comparing experiences and trials as amputee kids. They're glad to meet another little bear who knows what it is like to be a little different. Amputeddy books voice the feelings of children who have an amputation, or know someone who does. Todd's experiences pave the way for communication and understanding.
Amputeddy Goes Back to School
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Special needs
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Amputeddy is a little bear who has just recovered from an accident in which he lost his leg. This is his first day back at school! Join him in his fears and triumphs as he learns that he can still be a regular bear, just like everyone else.