Books tagged: polio

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The Cripple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is a very short true story about a guy who was crippled for life, but that didn't stop him from earning a pilot's license and becoming a great success.
The Original Edison Field
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Historical » USA
The baseball season of 1951 doesn’t arrive soon enough for young Jimmy Fletcher, and the perfect refuge for this 10-year-old boy during that enchanted summer in the fictional town of Marshfield is transformed into The Original Edison Field. That’s where his dream of playing for the New York Yankees takes root. Unexpectedly, his quest ends all too soon.
The Man Within
Price: Free! Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
THE MAN WITHIN is the historic autobiography of a knuckle-head growing up in the 50’s and 60’s. The story starts with a devastating disease, moves into the foolishness of my teenage years, and the immaturity of being a young adult. God has opened his eyes to the illusions of what we call “church” and has uncovered to him a truth regarding the transparency of the rites and rituals of today.
Risking Exposure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,740. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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When a fourteen-year-old Hitler Youth member contracts polio, she begins a journey from which there is no return, one that changes her status from Nazi insider to Nazi target. Her only weapon is her camera. This book is a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree for Historical Fiction.
Too Early for Flowers: The Story of a Polio Mother
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY PUBLISHED MEMOIR: Too ambitious for her small Illinois town, Iris is determined to see the world with Washington, DC as the first stop, right before WWII. Her plans are curtailed when she marries a handsome young soldier and they have two boys. Tragically widowed and back home, her younger in braces from polio, Iris prepares herself for the challenges ahead.
The War Against Polio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
The War Against Polio describes the author's father's experience with polio. It also tells true stories of other polio survivors and is a concise but comprehensive history of polio in 20th century America. It covers F.D.R., polio treatments, the March of Dimes, the Salk vaccine, post-polio syndrome and the possibility of spiritual growth with severe paralysis.
Crush At First Blush: Collection Of Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Dearly beloved readers, in the absence of love and the presence of desire and lust, we gather here today to witness the union of letters “U” and ”I” in poetry writing, thereafter the birth of this collection as a result. Pieces of injustice, regret and death but above all love and crush.
The Origin of F.O.R.C.E. The Federal Organization for Response to Celestial Enemies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,620. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Science fiction at its best. Ever wondered about the real purpose behind the polio vaccine? How about what really goes on at the secret military base 135 miles north of Las Vegas? Ever met a tall, enigmatic person wearing a dark green trench coat, a fancy sombrero, and dark sunglasses? Join Whatsit and his human friends as they battle to save Earth from the invading Chrysallaman Empire.