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My Brother's Unknowable World
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my brother, Leonard, who was born blind and profoundly "retarded" and is now 59 years old. I began writing this memoir in 1987 to reveal grim truths about people who had no choices. By the time there were laws to protect my brother’s human rights, he had already been a victim of immeasurable neglect in two institutions. Eventually, Leonard prevailed, and this is my tribute.
First Steps (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
'"First Steps" is the story of Dave Riggler's first psychotherapy session. He's a handicapped teenager, who uses a wheelchair, in therapy (he thinks) because the school he's going to wants him to walk on a walker, but he doesn't want to. "First Steps" is a story about being handicapped, identity, and self-determination, for better or worse.
Who Hit the Down Button
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
This is a useful and encouraging book for anyone living with a chronic illness or disability. Life has its ups and downs, but for those who struggle with physical handicaps, the downside is often daunting.
My Blindy Girl
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Price: $2.23 USD. Words: 84,290. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Baby Katy’s eyes jiggle, bounce, cross, and squint, but her mother, author Ellen Tomaszewski, soon discovers that she's got much bigger problems: learning how to accept imperfection, dealing with others' insensitivity, and especially, living with her own unmet expectations.
21st Century VA Independent Study Course: American Prisoners of War (POW) - Diseases, Service-Connected Disabilities, Psychiatric Problems, Internment Morbidity and Mortality, Camp Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Veterans Administration (VA) Independent Study Course on American prisoners of war (POWs) describes the kinds of experiences and resulting conditions that affect veterans who have been prisoners of war in the German, Pacific, Korean and Vietnam theaters of conflict.
A Blessing in the Storm... Muscular Dystrophy messed up my life and made me whole - Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Although Muscular Dystrophy was the catalyst helping me to see my need for God, this book is not just about physical suffering. It's for precious souls who are weary... souls who simply feel beaten down by life. In this 2nd volume, I share wisdom and insights I've learned on this journey.
A Blessing in the Storm... Muscular Dystrophy messed up my life and made me whole - Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
"A radical transformation. You will learn all about the hopeless broken girl I used to be. It's out of that brokenness you will meet the woman I was destined to become!"
Family Reunion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,480. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Family Reunion is the sequel to Spring Blossom and tells Jennifer's story. "The author's handling of the male protagonist's handicap is nothing short of incredible and she should be congratulated for tackling a sensitive issue in such a tender and finely tuned romance" ... Affaire de Coeur
Partners With Paws: Service Dogs and the Lives They Change
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You set the price! Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Partners With Paws highlights the irreplaceable benefits service dogs provide to the people the help, with heartfelt sentiments from both puppy-raisers and those who have benefited from these amazing creatures.
Science Fiction: Future Youth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Written by Richard S. Levine, these stories have appeared in other publications. Though all the protagonists are young adults (YA), these stories may be a bit edgier than your average YA story. In "Cosmic Consequences", Candor is sick on Mars. "Assisted Living" takes a look at disability and Jupiter's moon. In "Surfing the Wave", Jerry calculates the future. Read "The Big Picture", a scifaiku.