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John F. Kennedy and the PT 109
Series: 15-Minute Books · Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The night was dark. There was no moon. There was no light from stars in the sky. On the ocean under this dark sky was a boat. Sailors were on board. The boat’s name was PT109. PT stands for Patrol Torpedo Boat. The sailors on board the boat were very worried. A young sailor named John Kennedy was also aboard. Find out how Kennedy saves his crew in this 15-minute Heroes in History book. RL: 2.3
Abbie Burgess And The Great Storm
Series: 15-Minute Books · Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
It was 1856. Abbie, her mother and her sisters were eating dinner. Suddenly the kitchen became very dark. The wind rattled the windows. The shutters slammed against the lighthouse. Abbie ran to the window. The sky was dark. "Is it a storm?" Abbie's mother asked? She was very afraid. "Yes," Abbie said. Find out how Abbie takes care of the lighthouse in this 15-Minute Heroes in History Book. RL: 2.6
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway was the only biography Ernest knew about, and he was pleased with it―although he asked his brother to postpone publication while he was still alive. First published in 1962, Leicester’s biography provides a revealing and intimate portrait of one of the great writers of our century.
The Last Good Man: The Beginning
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Theres only one person out there that no one notices. A good person. Trying to do all. Trying to do the best possible. Trying to be simpy a good man in a storm. This is his story.
Richard Doc Baily "The Way of The Savant"
You set the price! Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Richard Doc Baily - known as an Image Savant who worked on such films as Fight Club, Stay, Solaris and Superman returns. Richard was legendary in his field specializing in visual effects and creating the Spore Program. Susan Johnston compiled this book to let others into the mind of this genius. Richard 'Dr.' Baily was born on February 16, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Died April 2006.
Romantic Rocks - Poetry of a wandering geologist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Rocks and local people form a romantic backdrop to Martin's poems set in various remote parts of the world. Read of schoolboy inspiration in "Coffee Smoke"; being alone in Scotland with "That Russian Spy"; the discovery of "The Earliest Animal". Go around the world in "Places I know best" and hear of his near-death encounters in "Nine Lives" before he returns home to meet the Queen in "OBE Poem".
Escaping Vietnam - The Story of Sean and Candice Scott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
A true story, this tale tells the harrowing story of American twins, Sean and Candice Scott, who were born in Saigon during the Vietnam War. Unable to legally leave the country, the family decides to escape. This is their story.
The Milat Letters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the 1990s Australia, was rocked with the discoveries of several bodies of backpackers in the Belanglo State Forest in New South Wales. After a long search for the killer or killers Ivan Milat was arrested, accused and following trial incarcerated for the murders. Following an escape attempt, Milat was transferred to the maximum security prison Goulburn and confined in solitary confinement.
I Will Go with This Man: A Missionary Love Story!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Do soul-mates really exist? If so, how do we find that special person for our lives? In this book, you will see how God does bring two people together to fulfill His purposes. Learn what loving and waiting on God is all about. Becky shares her love story, but it is about far more than finding a marriage partner. Long before you choose that soul-mate, you must fall in love with Jesus!
No Funeral Arrangements: Memoirs of a Prophet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
No Funeral Arrangements: Memoirs of a Prophet is the story of Eboney Lewis (in her own words) as she remembers the accounts of homelessness and hopelessness during her life of awakening.