Books tagged: illiteracy

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I Love Liberia
By Wayetu Moore
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 220. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by One Moore Book. Category: Fiction
I LOVE LIBERIA is an original illustrated poem that encourages national and cultural pride.
Jamonghoie
By Wayetu Moore
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by One Moore Book. Category: Fiction
Jamonghoie tells the story of a young prince whose life is saved by music, after being thrown in a ditch by his jealous older brothers.
A Gift for Yole
By Wayetu Moore
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by One Moore Book. Category: Fiction
A Gift for Yole tells the story of young Kona, who is looking for a gift for her favorite friend Yole. Kona looks all over Monrovia with her mother to find a gift for her friend, who she is convinced will only like her gift if it is from America. Luckily during her exploration of the beautiful city, Kona realizes otherwise.
1 Peking
By Wayetu Moore
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by One Moore Book. Category: Fiction
1 Peking is a counting book about a young boy on the day of his 7th birthday picnic in a Monrovian park. Peking is a Liberian phrase that means “small boy.”
More Than Just Courage
By @1Rebone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is the story of one courageous woman in the wasted rural village of Africa who went on to uplift herself and become the beacon of hope in her village.
The Angry Dust
By William Davey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction
Prescott Barnes and his family leave the dust bowl for California, but there its similarities with The Grapes of Wrath end. The grandson of a wealthy preacher who disinherited Prescott’s father, Barnes, despite his cynical black humor, hostility to religion, and his illiteracy, possesses a fierce integrity and passions that make him larger than life at the same time he is perfectly human.
The Reader
By Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the not too distant future reading and writing is not only not taught, it is frowned upon. Not long thereafter, teaching these arts became a crime. Now, you read at your peril. They will not kill you for it, not yet, but you are shunned and reviled, and have to wear the orange R on your chest.
Ο Αναλφαβητισμός στην Ελλάδα
By Θανάσης Βασιλόγιαννης
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: Greek. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Ελέγχεται η έκταση και η εξέλιξη του αναλφαβητισμού στη χώρα μας, ενώ γίνεται και συγκριτική παράθεση σε παγκόσμιο επίπεδο. Τέλος προσδιορίζονται οι φορείς και οι στρατηγικές που εφαρμόζουν στη χώρα μας με στόχο την εξάλειψη του φαινομένου.
I'm Coming Down Front Street!
By Mary Hall-Rayford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
Life is not fair, but it is what a person makes it to be. If living in "da hood" makes you nothing, then nothing is what you'll be. However, change is always possible when you see yourself doing something else, other than being a Nudnik, no matter where you live.