Books tagged: orphanage

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Yovo: Experiences of West Africa
You set the price! Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Kiana lived 6 weeks in Togo (West Africa) working at an orphanage. Her insights into her amazing experiences make Africa come alive. She describes beauty, misery, joy, problems, learning and growing, frustrations, and understanding.
Balmythra
Series: The Guardian of Balmythra, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 83,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Seventeen-year -old Leah Baker lives a pretty normal life considering she has no memories before the night State Troopers found her walking down a deserted highway at age six. When the mysteries in her past, including an old love, finally catch up to her, she and and her friends will face challenges none of them could have imagined.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.
The Mystery of Falcon Falls Lake
Series: The Adventures of Ian and Zack, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Ian, and his best friend Zack while exploring the ground of the orphanage where they live, become entwined in one of the town's oldest mysteries. Hidden treasures, unscrupulous characters, adventure and danger meet the two at every turn. Their friendship and determination seal their bond and find there is more to the simple exterior of Green Acres Orphanage. Who can they trust?
Journey from San Rocco
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In post WWI Italy, a widow with four children is given the opportunity to travel to America to marry a wealthy widower. This may be her only chance for prosperity and happiness, but is she willing to accept his terms that she is to bring only one child for now to America? Based on the author’s family history, from 1918 to 2006, the dynamics of a family, separated and rejoined.
Window to another World, Joyland Orphanage, The Philippines
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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‘Window to another World’ is a light-hearted collection of anecdotes from an orphanage mum’s experience in Mindanao, Philippines. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Joyland Orphanage.
Child With No Name
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A little girl is orphaned in the Boxing Day Tsunami. No one knows who she is or what language she speaks. An aid worker visiting the orphanage discovers her name and wants to reunite her with family members, but the orphanage is in rebel held territory. A ransom is demanded. Aid worker Claire enlists her mother in a daring rescue attempt to free the child, and is punished. Based on a true story
The Singing Gardener
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,940. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
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“Why is life designed to break your heart?” The Singing Gardener is a story of unbounded passion, of what happens when you go after your dreams and what happens when you don’t. Book-ended in the voice of Maria’s daughter Donata, the heart of the novel takes place in the span of four days that forever change two people’s lives.
That Old White Magic
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Sujin wants to find romance and sets off to Thailand to find his love with the help of 'White Magic'. He does find what he is looking for but with an unhappy ending.
A Christmas Miracle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A Short Story - Christmas is the season of miracles and Detective Tony Preston will need one if he is to stop the monster kidnapping children. With the help of a sexy crime lab tech—and a little divine intervention—he may just get his Christmas wish.