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Catholic Schools in the Diocese of San Diego: A History of Service and Education for Catholic Youth
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
This book details the impressive history of Catholic schools in the Diocese of San Diego and provides the impetus for revitalizing and sustaining local Catholic schools. The book, which includes 50 photos, delves into the growth of Catholic schools from as early as the 1700s, the religious sisters who taught in the schools, and a look at every Catholic elementary school, high school, and college.
Hijinks, Habits, and Holy Water
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A light-hearted look at growing up Catholic in the 1970’s
Catholic School Renaissance: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Strengthening a National Asset
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Over the last generation, Catholic schools have been buffeted by a confluence of winds, but donors are leading the way for a Catholic-school renaissance. This practical guide describes hundreds of opportunities for savvy givers to put a stamp on this field—where there may be more opportunities for life-changing philanthropy than in any other corner of our nation.
The End of the Line
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A coming of age story that follows the relationships of five friends growing up together in the sheltered isolation of St. Joseph Catholic School and a changing economy in the small factory town of Milford Keynes. Beneath the uncertainty of youth blossoms a love story with implications for generations to come and ushers in a new understanding of what reaching 'the end of the line' truly means.
Clara: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Prodigal's Steps: The True Story of a Family's Desperate Flight Back Home
Series: The Prodigal Journey. Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
The James Family had it all: Dad, a Navy fighter pilot, now flying commercial planes; Mom, an attorney with her own small law firm. Their 4 children completed the picture: smart, athletic, successful, beautiful. This is the perfect story of how they had finally 'arrived'. Yet, it is also the story of how they almost lost it all; and how they fought to save their children - from hell itself...
Following Alice: A Life in Teaching
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,740. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education, Essay » Author profile
Using the adventures of Lewis Carroll's young Alice in Wonderland as a backdrop, Anne Koch explores the distance between formal training and true teaching. In a series of brief essays she traces the path from confusion to catastrophe to celebration as she learns.
Immaculate Misconceptions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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This book is an amusing (and often serious) memoir of life growing up in Catholic grade and high school. The designation, "Immaculate Misconceptions," applies to the simplistic explanations, half-truths, canonical misinterpretations, and outright disinformation received from the author’s teachers who sought to inscribe their version of the world on his young mind.
The Watch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Eleven-year-old Angel is trying to maneuver her increasingly messy childhood. Her mother's husband hunting, the nuns at school are mean; there's a steady stream of potential new step-parents. There's also her father, Ray. He's an awful parent, but Angel holds out hope that he'll change. The hope grows stronger when he hints of buying her a special gift, one that could transform her entire life.
The Dark Side of Enlightenment
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,240. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this eclectic collection of twelve stories Bruce E. Weber brings together humility and arrogance, spirituality and aggression, innocence and harsh lessons to illuminate the human experience, that the lighter and darker sides seldom exist in a vacuum and that serendipity and irony often play major roles in the ever-evolving landscape of human life and human interactions.