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The Red Balloon
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Little Fritz, from the (in)famous children's story about the evil sourcerer who captures little children, arrives at the magic castle to free the children and bring them home again. But not all of them are happy to return to the lives they were taken from...
The Day Jesus Died
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,350. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
This Ebook is Version 2.0 of a book of Stan Paregien's which was originally published in hardback in 1970. It grew out of his research, writing, sermons and life's experiences during his years as the preaching minister of the University Church of Christ in Las Cruces, NM. It deals with such still-current topics as the importance of truth, atheism, racism and the meaning of the gospel.
Ed Holley Chicago Cubs Pitcher
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
New Hope City
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(2.00)
A troubled teen and a disillusioned cop cross paths in a southern town suffering from economic and social collapse.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00)
Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Finding Verity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,410. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
How much loss can one man survive? A moving story about a boy's survival and search for truth. At 13, Puck is abandoned. Ten years later, he rescues an old woman from an assault. As their friendship develops, Puck reveals his troubled past, as well as a longing to reconnect with a homeless man who lived in the tunnels under New York City. Verity means truth. Follow Puck as he learns his truth.
Elmore's Accident
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Crime
"It was that most loathsome of all things: an uncanny, routine-disrupting inconvenience and anomaly." Elmore had never reckoned on the paranormal or the preternatural. But now that he's had his accident, he is "seeing" certain events in the near future – including his own (although he doesn't know it yet).
Duggan
Price: $2.58 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Jones House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.86)
Once a place where love grew and life and family were once cherished, Duggan has now turned into a valley of destruction. The people who lived there called it home. However, something came in and made the neighborhood change courses. Now, it is a misplaced neighborhood of people whose lives are intertwined by one decaying neighborhood.
Elephant Small Vol 3
Series: Elephant Small, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Welcome to Elephant Small Vol 3. This is the third in a series of five ebooks that cover five years of original verse previously published on my weblog 'Elephant Small'. Vol 3 covers edited highlights from the years 2008 & 2009.
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.