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Somewhere Over Austin's Rainbow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,020. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Do you believe in angels? Mia's struggle with Meniere's Disease, a chronic incurable and disabling condition, worsens after the loss of her therapy dog. On Halloween night, a stranger at her door changes Mia's life in ways she never dreamed possible.Mia follows her heart as Austin’s angel leads the way and shows her that she's never truly been alone after all.
Men From the Horizon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Men visit Rewa's island with monstrous automatons and promises--and the ability to help her walk normally again. They just want to farm the sugar cane fields for Rewa and her people. If one farmer agrees, everyone will agree. The decision hangs on what Rewa does. And no matter what her decision Rewa makes, it will cost her.
Fairy Earmuffs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Amanda doesn't think she's slow, but everyone else seems to. When she finds a pair of magic earmuffs that allow her to hear fairies, everything changes.
The Briers
Price: Free! Words: 37,940. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Everyone has a past, but not everyone has a future. The Briers is based on true events of a young adult who struggled between reconciling two extremes. The fictional story does a retelling that allows the extremes to be exposed of two individuals' futures and the consequences of their actions.
MyaGrace Wants To Make Music: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016 by Finding My Way Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Special Needs
Everyone in MyaGrace’s family makes music. MyaGrace plays the piano but it’s not the same. She wants to join her family when they are making music. How is she going to figure this out? Fortunately, MyaGrace knows just the person to help. Finding My Way Books honor children with special needs or disabilities by sharing their stories. MyaGrace has CP, Autism and Intellectual Disabilities.
Animal Therapy: Healing Power of Pets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Pets help and heal all types of people and provide humans with love and comfort second to none. This is a book that highlights the many ways that animals heal and the gift of unconditional love they give!
Great Gray Meets New Friends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016 by thewordverve inc.. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
There is much excitement when the maharaja calls on them for a special assignment. On their journey, they face another GREAT adventure, where they make new friends and overcome more obstacles. This time, their perseverance and positive thinking allow them to help unite a family and fulfill a young prince’s dream.
The Blind History Lady Presents: Albert Gonzales; New Mexico's Blind Man of Firsts
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Albert Gonzales came from a family that touched much of the New Mexico History from the 1850's on up through today. Albert, a blind attorney, and much, much more left his mark in New Mexico history with some of his legal cases involving Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and Reies Tijerina. Blinded in an accident, he discovered that any help or support for him as a blind man was almost non-existent.
Krystal’s Challenges: Questions and Answers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Special needs
Krystal Hart has cerebral palsy and uses an electric wheelchair to get around. Three years ago, she was in a special classroom with other kids like her. She is now mainstreamed, and is in second grade. She explains what she can and can not do to the class.
Ido in Autismland. Climbing Out of Autism's Silent Prison.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,140. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / adolescent, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
"Not speaking is not the same as not thinking." In this remarkable series of essays, a nonverbal autistic teenager, Ido Kedar, argues that severe autism is not a cognitive disorder but a mind/motor disconnect. Chronicling his own story of learning to communicate through typing which enabled him to thrive in a normal education, Ido advocates for a change in the way people with autism are taught.