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The Blind History Lady Presents; Stop The Presses, Frank Edgecombe
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Blinded as an adult, he felt that he could no longer be a banker, his first profession and chose to follow through on his second profession, publishing a local newspaper. One newspaper lead to another and before long, he was managing several Nebraska newspapers. With no training in blindness, he set out to do the best he could to support his young family.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Chemist, Edward Campbell
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Edward Campbell became blind while teaching chemistry. But Edward Campbell took a short spring break to deal with the results of the permanent blindness and took back control of his life and his dream.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Boat Builder and His Blind Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
John Brown Herreshoff built all kinds of boats. But he is most remembered for the many yachts that he built that won the America's Cup. Blinded as a teen, he used his love for boats to work through and overcome his blindness. But did you know that he also had several blind brothers and sisters? The other blind Herreshoff siblings were all very different from each other, yet successful.
The Blind History Lady Presents; James Woodlee - Chiropractor From New Mexico
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Blinded as a child, sent to a school for the blind and losing his father at an early age might have narrowed the prospects for many men. But not Woodlee. Leaving his home state of Tennessee, he left ended up in New Mexico where he set up a small chiropractic business that soon thrived. As a blind man, he wanted access to the same options as his fellow sighted doctors, but it was up to him.
We've Got This!
Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016 by Joni and Friends. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
The Irresistible Church Series responds to the most requested needs of churches serving individuals and families affected by disability. Practical, inspirational and essential, each title provides a comprehensive training and awareness resource to accelerate Christian ministry in the disability community.
In the House on Lakeside Drive
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
On the surface, Evan Dyer’s life in Otter Lake seems picture perfect: he’s a fairly successful entrepreneur and co-operator of a boarding house for young people with disabilities alongside his longtime girlfriend Rachel. But Evan is a man with a past, and that past is quickly closing in on him.
Things They Never Told Me When I Got Out of the Military
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military
A comprehensive guide for veterans to help them transition from military to civilian life. It explains VA health care and benefits, educational resources, suicide prevention, homelessness, jobs, mental health, and discounts.
Adventures With Skipper - Close Your Eyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Special needs, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Blind Bert comes to the reef for a visit and teaches Skipper and Marlin that you don't need eyes to see where you're going. A lesson in acceptance and understanding disability.
Fishing for Birds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
An anthology of 39 poems written over the course of 40 years by British equalities specialist and award winning campaigner Christine Burns MBE. A mixture of humorous and thoughtful poems on themes related to living, loving and leaving.
Healthcare Insights: Better Care, Better Business
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
Healthcare Insights reveals the relationship between good business management practices, effective and efficient hospital and medical care organization, and improved patient care. It's written for those interested in best healthcare practices: the healthcare consumer, public health student and teacher, medical and healthcare provider, and manufacturers of medical supplies, equipment and wearables.