Books tagged: orphanage

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The Skin of Lions: Rwandan Folk Tales and Fables
You set the price! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This is a picture book collection from Rwanda. At one time all of the children in this book lived on the streets. The stories are from their personal experiences, traditional folk tales or creative imaginations. They continue a thousand-year-old oral tradition and speak for all of those that have been silenced. Author royalties go to the Rwanda Orphan's Project at www.rwandanorphansproject.org.
Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
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"Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch" is author Terry Gelormino Silver's memoir of growing up in three different orphanages in Ohio during the Great Depression and World War II era. Two of the orphanages where she lived were run by a strict order of nuns, and the third orphanage was non-sectarian. Think "Oliver Twist" meets "Angela's Ashes," and you've got the idea.
A Change in Fortune
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The child's pleading eyes and outstretched hand dug at painful memories John had worked hard to bury. When he turned away, stern eyes and hands on hips awaited him. "You can't even spare a smile for that boy, John?" John blew out a tired sigh. "To what end, Mary? That boy's fate is as meat for the predators out there. Or meat for the Magistrate's axe – just like what happened to Jimmy."
Kingdom of Lost Children: The Book of Ren
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,080. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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When Leyla discovers an ancient script in her old childhood home she is thrust into a world she never expected; a world filled with strange creatures, secrets and dark magic. There is more to Leyla’s past than she realised and more than just her future is threatened. Only an ancient book holds the key to her survival but Leyla is not the only one after the book’s great power… (Illustrated)
I Talk to Togo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
I Talk to Togo follows the life of an exceptionally gifted, young orphaned boy suffering with Aphonia, who, under the tutelage of his quirky, inventive uncle, attempts to reclaim his most coveted possession; his missing voice.
With All My Might
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, a three-year-old girl makes the journey from an orphanage in Pakistan to a diplomat’s house in the Netherlands. This is the fresh and candid memoir of international activist, author, and speaker, Gabriella van Rij.
The Building Of Joe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Unwanted by his mother, abandoned by his father, unappreciated by his boss and loathed by his senator, meet Joe Johnson; he happens to be on a mission from God.
Down a Narrow Alley
Series: The Natalia Chronicles, II. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
International model Natalia Edgerly and her husband Arlo have relocated from the U.S. to Lima, Peru. She now works at the same orphanage from which she was adopted as an infant. Although childless, Natalia experiences a maternal awakening when ten-year-old Marisol Lagos, is abandoned at the orphanage gate.
Social Injustice: What Evangelicals Need to Know About the World
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by Sacred Tribes Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
William Moulder and Michael Cooper have done us a great service in compiling these essays on justice from an evangelical perspective. The first three essays in this timely and important book lay out the biblical, theological and his-torical foundations of justice. The next six essays address the practical application of biblical principles of justice.
A Place for Lily Kate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Red Letter Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A young girl, orphaned by the death of her grandmother, is uprooted from her Charleston, S.C., home and relocated in a new town.