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Monarch Butterflies: Magnificent Fliers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018 by Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
What is a Monarch Butterfly? A monarch butterfly has five stages of its life. First it is an egg. Then it hatches to become a larva. A larva looks like a tiny worm. The larva grows into a caterpillar. The caterpillar then wraps itself in a green cocoon. When it comes out of the cocoon, it is a butterfly. Find out more about this amazing animal in this 15-minute book. Reading level: 3.9 Ages 7-10
Of Dutch Descent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In postwar Europe six-year-old Ellie is torn from her home in Holland by her mother Rita to start a new life in New Zealand. Rita is reluctant to tell Ellie about her past, which adds to Ellie’s desire to know more about her roots and her father. She is determined to discover more about her roots but a visit to her home country only disrupts her feelings of belonging even more…
Across the Big Blue Sea: Good Intentions and Hard Lessons in an Italian Refugee Home
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture
"Riveting and funny... an important and illuminating book! Katja Meier brings a fresh and critical perspective to the complex issues surrounding the immigrant flows in and out of Italy. What unfolds in her quaint Tuscan village can teach us larger lessons about how to welcome new people into our communities." - Angela Ledgerwood, The Lit Up Show host and Esquire book editor
My Escape to Terra Australis and My Part in the Near Death of the Australian Wool Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,510. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book provides an absorbing account of life in Australia, tracing the life and times of young migrant Gerry Dubbin following his escape, in 1959, from a Britain on the long road to decline.
There is a Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It is a hot, airless New Year's Day in the remote South Island of New Zealand when Tony Addington miraculously encounters his Blountmere Street neighbours, Fred, Lori and Paula. They dedicate themselves to finding four former child migrants and to helping them discover their families, as Tony had his. All the while clouds of danger and intrigue are thickening. There is a time ...
Last Resort – Migration And The Middle East
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,610. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2017 by Gilead Books Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The Middle East sits at a crossroads of migration. How is migration affecting religious communities? How are the region’s Christians, as well as others of goodwill, responding to the opportunities created by disruption? Why are Middle Eastern church leaders asking Christians to stay in the region? This book offers credible reasons why emigration should be the option of last resort.
Till Life Do Us Part
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Till Life Do Us Part is a short story inspired by the idea of an ancient culture arranging for people to be married after death. It is set in the realm of Death, a dark vacuum in deep space, and explores the consequences of such a tradition.
Three Anzacs from Malta: a true story of friendship, love and loss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book follows the journey of three young Maltese men, Charles, Waldemar and Anthony, from their Mediterranean island all the way to Australia, the trenches of Gallipoli, France and the fields of Flanders against the backdrop of the raging First World War, as they are thrust in one of the deadliest conflicts humankind had ever seen, which would destroy a whole generation of youth.
Loretta's Pet Caterpillar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017 by LookUnderRocks. Categories: Fiction » Educational
Loretta finds a caterpillar egg on a milkweed plant. She watches over the egg, observes hatching, the maturation process, metamorphosis and migration. Book also has explanation of migration, sources of milkweed seeds, and how to recognize male and female monarch butterflies.
Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This flash fiction received a commended award for prose in the 2016 Talus Prize. It looks at themes of longing, belonging and family, and was inspired by an article on the front page of The West Australian Newspaper on 9 December 1952: 'U.K. Migrants In W.A. Complain'.