Books tagged: orphans

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Webbster & Button Find a Home
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Series: Webbster and Button Children's Stories, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A puppy and a kitten are orphaned in a snowstorm and befriended by an unlikely character who deposits them in a tree trunk filled with a family of happy crows. And here is where they got their names.
Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
"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 Christian Looks to the Bible for Guidance on Illegal Immigration
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
This is another in the "A Christian Looks to the Bible for Guidance.." series. This study examines Biblical principles concerning illegal immigrants and helps Christians understand some of the important related issues.
A Partner's Promise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Recommended Read Award. EPPIE nomination for excellence in young peoples' literature. 1880's. Caught stealing! Eleven-year-old Axel O'Grady faces a choice--go to jail or leave New York on the orphan train bound for Iowa. Axel chooses Iowa, but he promises his best friend Nate he will return. Keeping his word won't be easy, but A PARTNER'S PROMISE can never be broken.
Children of the Elementi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,730. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A century ago, in the world of Eleria, five families ruled over the elements of air, earth, fire and water. Destroyed by Magi illusion, their heirs are scattered across time and space. On present day Earth, Jake has an ordinary life, school, bullies, and parties... until he learns about his past. Can he learn to control his new-found magical powers and reunite the heirs before it is too late?
Sharing
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Series: The Fold, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After being abducted from a home for at-risk youth in the middle of the night by a twisted, murderous creature called an Indrik, a young girl named Charlotte with a talent for survival is taken (along with five other children) to an empty desert where it never becomes night and all the sand flows like water into a bottomless hole in the ground. First book of "The Fold." Followed by "Shifting."
Project Mendel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Pittsburgh, Pa. 2030 It's a brave new post-war world. A world where parents cannot only choose the sex of their child, but eye color, hair color and talents. Project Mendel decides to take humanity a step closer to perfection. Dr. Eve Fyfe's research produces amazing, and horrific side effects. She's reporting them. But no one is listening. Because once in Project Mendel, always in Project Mendel!
Homegrown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Homegrown is a coming-of-age novel set in a contemporary children’s home. Teenaged Cooter finds his way of life crashing down when the Home begins to accept more hardened “state kids.” Told primarily as a flashback, Homegrown follows Cooter as he faces his troubled past, seeking answers and redemption.
A Family At Last
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
They were torn apart by misguided progressivism, but love made certain they'd find each other again.
Moskovsky Station
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,360. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Follow the journey of one courageous American child, who finds herself living among Russia’s homeless and manages to survive. Winner San Diego Book Awards Editor's Choice San Diego State University Writers Conference