Books tagged: memories of childhood

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Armazém Colombo
By Carlos Gentil Vieira
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Short stories about the gorgeous life of a boy who was born and raised in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Este livro é um pequeno tributo às raízes de uma pessoa. De qualquer pessoa. Mostra a vida de um menino e suas interações com o mundo que o cerca, representado por sua família, amigos e colegas de escola.
The Accidental Teacher
By Kathie Harrington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Sometimes, the best teachers aren't teachers at all. They come in all sizes, shapes, and ages. This one came from the middle of Iowa, in the mid-1950's, to fix roller skates. Oh, the things he taught for a lifetime of treasures.
Looking Back with a Smile
By Edward Farber
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
There's a chuckle on every page in this collection of brief, humorous anecdotes that take us on a merry romp through growing up during the 1930s and 1940s, the transitions from grade school to high school to college to the military, work, and finally, to marriage, kids and grandkids. On the way we also laugh about pets, secretaries, bugs in the BOQ, and many more stories told with wit and warmth.
The Wading Pool
By Steve Dodge
Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
A visit to the old library park sparks summer memories of long ago. A short, short story.
Grandpa's Chair
By Debby Feo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Book of poetry about growing up in a small town in western Pennsylvania, in the 1950-60's.
Memories of Pearl Harbor Day
By Mary Griffin Frese
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This is a story of hometown life during World War II. . It is not about actual battle areas. It expresses the feelings of those on the home front and their fears and worries as the War progresses. It gives a good view of life during the l930's, the l940's, and the l950's.. .It is a good read for adults as well as teenagers. The book is now in the World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA.
Going Back : How childhood memories can unlock your future potential
By S V Gogarty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This self-help book enables the reader to revisit childhood events where they feel they have failed or others have hurt them. They will get a new perspective on these events. Then, they will be able to change their behavior by adopting new feelings about what happened. When they finally accept the truth about their past, they will be free to live their real life.
Die van der Merwes van Diepkloof
By Makkie de Beer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: Afrikaans. Published: March 15, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction
Die wêreld noord van die Soutpansberg is 'n harde wêreld en net die taaistes onder ons kan daar oorleef. Die mense van Diepkloof is van die taai soort wat winter en somer die elemente en die omgewing trotseer. Net soos die reuse kremetartbome op die plaas lê hulle wortels al lank en diep in die harde grond van die plaas.
My Dears
By Ruth Snary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction
Mother and I corresponded weekly for over fifty years and thirty years ago I began to keep her letters. Recently I decided to collate some in a book so that others could share my delight in reading them. They paint a vivid picture of her life, her interests and enthusiasms, and are lively, funny and informative, still making me smile when I read them.
Smellebrities
By Susan Pickup
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: British English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Totally unique! Celebrities contribute their special memory evoked by a smell. Purchase this beautifully illustrated book and discover the ‘smell-memories’ of celebrities including: Sir Bruce Forsyth, Kimberley Walsh, Jeremy Irons, Lenny Henry, and many more. Foreword by Jane Asher, president of Parkinson’s UK. All proceeds from the sale of this book go to Parkinson’s UK.