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From Wrongs to Gay Rights: Cruelty and Change for LGBT People in an Uncertain World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
In a world where 76+ countries still have laws against homosexuality, a same-sex kiss can lead to a prison sentence or even death. In those countries, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face arrest for loving the wrong people. Here, in their own words, activists tell what’s going on.
R2P: The Essence of Human Commonality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
In a globalized world, perennially plagued by the crisis of genocide and the obliteration of human rights, countries must gravely consider their rights and their duties to intervene—politically, economically, and, if necessary, militarily—in the mission to create peace and to save lives.
U.S. Army War College Key Strategic Issues List 2012-2013 (KSIL) - Landpower, Homeland Security, Regional Strategic Issues, Military Commands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Key Strategic Issues List (KSIL) is published annually for the purpose of making students and other researchers aware of strategic topics that are, or are likely to become, of special importance to the U.S. Army.
Meet the Elephant: A 15-Minute book for Early Readers
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Elephants are the biggest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant is taller than the room in your house! They can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Female elephants are smaller, but they are still big. This book is a shortened version of our popular “Elephants: Kings of the Land” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 994 easy to read words, young children can read it!
Basha, Baby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Throughout her life Basha fought to keep alive that small flame which lit her being. Whether in Toender in Denmark, St. Petersburg in Russia, London in England, Durban, Standerton or Johannesburg in South Africa, Basha’s life has been determined by others.
A Monkey Ate My Breakfast : Motorhome Adventures In Morocco
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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With the abyss of Fortysomethingness looming, Julie and Jason quit work and set off on an adventure. Their goal - tour Europe for a year. Their transport - Dave, a motorhome half their age. Join them and pet pooch Charlie (almost 40 in dog years) as they explore the mountains and deserts of Morocco - a country they never planned to visit.
Travel is my Passion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This book begins with a short essay on my philosophy of world travel that can be summed up in four short sentences: Be a dreamer. Be open-minded. Be confident. Be prepared. The book contains twenty-nine chapters of stories about my extensive travels in thirty-four countries in six regions of the world. The book ends with a description of one of my several journeys around the world.
Bully!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In March 1909, Theodore Roosevelt went on a safari to central Africa. In this fictionalized account of that trip, Mike Resnick takes us on an amusing “what-if” with Roosevelt deciding to “liberate” the native Africans from Belgian rule and to set up a model democratic state in the heart of Africa.
Al Qaida's (Mis)adventures in the Horn of Africa - Kenya, Eritrea, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti, Al-Ittihad al-Islami (AIAI), Eritrean Islamic Jihad (EJIM)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
In Al-Qa'ida's (Mis)Adventures in the Horn of Africa, area experts and terrorism scholars analyzed al-Qa'ida's attempts to establish bases of operations and recruit followers in the Horn of Africa.
Travelling Time Plains
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This is a poetry collection that scans many different topics: love, nature, travel, inspiration, history and general.