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MOLOKA'I BOY by Kirby Wright
By Kirby Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
A four-year-old learns lessons of life and death on his grandmother's remote island ranch.
A Timely Death
By Genia Stemper
Price: Free! Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Grace has a gorgeous home in the hills of Southern California, a loving husband and two grown daughters. But just as Grace begins to enjoy her newfound freedom, her kids and grandchildren move back into the house. Then, when her father dies suddenly, she must care for her ailing mother. Grace reaches her emotional brink, and the family is forced to make a controversial decision.
Laughs, Lies & Limericks
By Phil Latz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Fiction
This selection of racy and irreverent limericks is taken from Lorraine’s extensive collection of poetry. Anyone except prudes can enjoy a good laugh at her whimsical depiction of the human condition. Many different subjects are covered, most from the bawdy belly side of the tracks. Kiwi’s are known for their earthy view of life, her limericks are no exception. Enjoy her naughty look at life.
The Poetess
By Dr. Claus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 250. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Category: Fiction
This book is a timeless collection of love poems and photographs created by Dr. Claus. The poetry is designed to touch your heart, make you laugh and even cry. These poems speak to the heart and are joined together with brilliant photography of our natural world to create works of art you will enjoy. Take a moment to breathe a poem and when you breathe, love will surround you.
The Least Preacher
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
"There is a lot of red clay and long nights in every line Janice Daugharty puts on paper." Pat Conroy Duncan finds his lost faith hiking the roads to country churches with his nephew, who he passes off as the world's littlest preacher. Duncan used to be a preacher himself; his father was too. But as he tells the boy, "You gotta have a hook, or else be called. And you gotta leave the women alone
Gone With the Wind
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Gone with the wind were the mothers we knew, as they watched the movie. Usually strict, they let my cousins and me roam the shimmery, other-worldly theater. We went alone to the restrooms; we bought all the Cokes and popcorn we wanted. Coins seemed to spawn in our mothers' purses. They would never be the same and neither would I...
Hidden Messages in Children's Picture Books
By Claudia Pearson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010 by Look Again Press. Category: Essay
Analyzes six picture books to offer insights into the way children’s books can lead young children to either adopt and accept stereotyped gender roles for women, or challenge these socialized structures. What Maria Nikolajeva says: "Pearson's interpretation of the Velveteen Rabbit is very exciting to use in juxtaposition to the more conventional one."
Baby Codes: Top Ten Tips to Help Your Baby Sleep
By Kevin Mills
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Parents today are worn out, sleep-deprived and simply exhausted. They need quick and easy solutions to helping their baby sleep through the night. Baby Codes: Top Ten Tips provides 10 easy-to-understand suggestions to help them unlock the keys to their child’s unique sleep preferences. They're not only fast and applicable, they're all absolutely Free.
A Parents' Guide to Enhancing Early Language Development
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Perhaps no other event of the early years has received as much attention and acclaim as the onset of speech. Researchers have discovered that what children require in this regard is remarkably easy to provide. By maintaining adequate awareness and following a few basic strategies, most parents can see to it that their children will emerge from the early years with first-rate language skills.
A Parents' Guide to Selecting Toys for Infants and Toddlers
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
There is no such thing as a “foolproof” pick. However, by following a few basic guidelines, parents can see to it that their hard-earned money is wisely invested, rather than wasted, and with some reliable knowledge about what infants and toddlers are like at different stages of development, they can ensure that their baby will have an ample supply of appropriate and enjoyable playthings.