Books tagged: award nominee

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Backstage Pass: An Easy-English Adventure with 8 Different Endings
Series: Atama-ii multiple-path graded readers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Atama-ii Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
YOUR favorite band is coming to town, and you have tickets. Will you end up on stage jamming with the band... or will you spend the night in jail? Choose from 8 different endings! The Atama-ii series is nominated for the 2015 British Council ELTon Award for Innovation in Learner Resources, and this title is also nominated for a Language Learner Literature Award.
Valley of Day-Glo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » General
In this brightly satiric, post-apocalyptic novel of the far future, a young Native brave named Broadway Danny Rose embarks upon a quest across the desolate planet Earth to find the mysterious Valley of Day-Glo, where plants and animals and large bodies of water are rumored to exist, and where, according to legend, “death becomes life.” From Hugo and World Fantasy-Award nominee Nick DiChario.
A Small and Remarkable Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A story of courage, hope and survival, "A Small and Remarkable Life" chronicles the journey of the alien Tink Puddah, a lonely outsider who finds the strength within him to endure the harsh, brutal planet Earth. From Hugo and World Fantasy Award-nominated author Nick DiChario comes this charming first novel about an orphaned alien who touches the lives of many people. Suitable for all ages.
Bridges of Longing and Other Strange Passageways
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
What do a broom-wielding wizard’s apprentice, a goddess with postpartum depression, a sentient electric chair, a Navy Chop on planetside rotation, and a boy with Downs Syndrome who is more than what he seems – at least some of the time – have in common? They’re all characters waiting for you on the other side of Bridges of Longing and Other Strange Passageways.
The End Of It All
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,010. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a world where there is little time to stop, a world where nothing is real and nobody exists and nothing is any longer done for the good of our fellow man our hero finds himself in need of help. He meets a strange old man who fills his life with direction and cause. But is he real? B
Memorable Films of the Forties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book not only captures headliners like Laura, Casablanca, Easter Parade, Meet Me in St Louis, Yankee Doodle Dandy, All About Eve, Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 3 Musketeers, Picture of Dorian Gray and The Paleface, but also focuses on popular pix like Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, Egg and I, Ali Baba and 40 Thieves, Cobra Woman, Cat and the Canary, Ghost Breakers, Caught, Glass Key, Dallas.
Beyond the Masks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Stanbrough's poetry derives from the real world. If you want milquetoast poetry, this is not for you. If you want poetry that you have to "interpret" to understand, this is not for you. If you want brain-twisting reality and gut-wrenching emotional depth---if you want poetry that will make you get up and pour yourself a brandy---you want this collection
Award-Winning Films of the 1930s
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Unlike other books on this topic, Reid's account includes more than just the main winners. Most books, even those that claim to be complete, exclude those films associated with honorary award winners such as Judy Garland's Babes in Arms, Mickey Rooney's Hold That Kiss and Judge Hardy's Children, Edgar Bergen's Goldwyn Follies, Shirley Temple's Baby Take a Bow, Charles Chaplin's The Circus, etc.
Alien Influences
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
On the sun-scorched planet Bountiful, human colonists live peacefully alongside natives known as Dancers until an unspeakable disaster devastates the colony. Six children found dead, their bodies marked in a bizarre parody of a Dancer ritual. The crime’s solution makes the situation worse, sending ripples throughout the sector, shattering lives.
Discovery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Pita Cardenas has taken the case of her life. The only attorney in small Rio Gordo, she has decided to fight the biggest railroad company in the state to get compensation for the widow of a man who may have raced a train. He’s guilty—or is he? A Shamus Award nominee by this bestselling writer.