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The Giving Festival
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It’s summertime and Dylan and his friends are dismayed to spend their days with the odd Mrs. Ticklepenny, until she helps them throw a Giving Festival. The children use the money to donate animals to Fridah and her classmates in Kenya. What begins as a bad summer turns into a summer Dylan's friends will never forget. Readers meet the real children of Kenya. Authors proceeds to benefit Kenyans.
Once Upon a Summer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Sissy, 6, and Jim, 8, have been sent to their father, the community drunk, for the summer, hoping to find food and a kind word from the man they barely know. Always hungry, obviously unwanted, Sissy repeats "Thank the Lord" at every meal, which their grandmother, aunt and uncle find obnoxious. When their father finally speaks to Sissy and Jim it is in the form of a strange goodbye.
Dreams for Kids
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the true story of Dreams for Kids. It is a story of hope, empowerment, and transformation. During one of the most challenging times in human history, when so many people are seeking a sense of fulfillment and a reason to hope, this book gives you this inspiration you need to act and do your part...one person at a time.
Along A Wider River
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Fishing from the Alapaha River bank, Dump Watson faces off with his long-time enemy Boss Pender who is fishing from a boat. Dump has a deep-seated hatred of Pender, one of the farmers who he used to farm on halves for. Pender has mocked and insulted the poorer tenant farmer and now Dump recalls it all. But when Pender has an accident Dump risks his life to help him...
Law and the Search for Community
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This enduring study of law and organizations that change the community--the core relations of citizen and state--takes aim at real problems that resonate today and the limits of bureaucracy: health care, medical consent, pollution, special ed, care for the elderly and poor. A recognized sociolegal classic by a UCLA law prof, first published by Penn Press, now in digital edition with 2010 Foreword.
Departure: The Poetry of Theodorus J. van Joolen
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Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The following poems were excerpted from the post-heart attack, post-bypass surgery, recovery journal of Theodorus J. van Joolen written in 1982. The poems speak for themselves. "Departure" is the title of one of the poems and seemed a fitting title for the entire collection. Edited by Theo van Joolen [son]
Lovie's Baby
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
From "Lovie's Baby": "They said they saw her that Monday morning running up the road toward the courthouse, with that pink blanket all nussed-up to her bosom like the baby was still alive. And it SOME cold..."
Poverty is a Choice: How and Why Millions Turn Their Backs on the American Dream
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
REVISED EDITION(aka Reviled by-drug-addicts-alcoholics-slackers-occupy-wall-street/dc edition) This is the best 2012 graduation gift for the brother, sister, cousin, etc. who lives in the basement.
A Christian Looks to the Bible for Guidance on Abortion
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Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
A Christian with years of experience as a youth leader, divorce recovery counselor, and Bible study teacher searches the Bible for guidance and principles related to the abortion debate.
Jesus Does Not Care
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
It's Christmas time again and her friend gleefully declares, "Jesus Does Not Care". In this anthology of five thought-provoking, spiritually uplifting and at times heart-wrenching stories, Sharon Cohen tosses aside the wrappings and trappings of the season to ask the reader, "Are you ready for Christmas?"