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The hungry lion and the donkey
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Adventure » General
Free eBook narrating the short Sotho story of the hungry lion and the donkey.
The Inkalimeva and the hare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Inkalimeva is a mythical and fabulous creature according to Xhosa mythology. Read about the time when there was a severe drought and the Inkalimeva tried to sneak the food of the other animals!
The Jackal and the Sun Child
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Read about the curious encounter of the jackal and the sun child and learn why the jackal has a black mark on his back. Adapted from stories by the Nama.
Why the warthog shuffles on his knees
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Adventure » General
Curious about why the warthog shuffles on his knees? Adapted from stories of the Zulu.
How the ostrich lost his fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Curious about why the ostrich can't fly and is covered with black feathers? Read the story on how ostrich lost his fire. Adapted from stories of the San.
How the ostrich lost his fire and other stories
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Curious about why the warthog shuffles on his knees or how the ostrich lost his fire? Then read on for a collection of short animal stories from the Nama, San, Sotho, Xhosa and Zulu people.
Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.
Single-mom in the Hood
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This powerful epic details what's it like to be black in America. Through pain, love, and forgiveness learn something of what black Americans go through every day. Spiritually written to penetrate the heart and mind, this ebook is for those seeking wisdom, knowledge, and understanding of the past, present, and future.
The Rum Shop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Life in the Windward Islands is a little different than in other places, but sometimes the problems of life are exactly the same. This story reflects their attitudes toward life and throws a light on the happenings on an ordinary day at the hub of life on the islands--the local rum shop
Bearin's: The Book
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Essay » Sociology
Bearin’s (bâr'ĭns)—When you’re on the water, the act of figuring out where you are and what’s going on is known as “getting your bearings.” The same applies to life itself. In the Northeast, we often don’t fuss around with the letter “g” at the ends of our words. Therefore, “Bearin’s”—which has been a column in Commercial Fisheries News for over 20 years. This book is a collection of those columns