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Hobos I Have Known
By Art Burton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Things during the Great Depression of the 1930s were much different than they are today. Men, soon known to everyone as hobos, threw themselves at the mercy of the residents of the towns and villages they traveled through looking for increasingly scarce work. These short stories tell their story through the eyes of one of the rural people who fed them.
At all cost
By John Liu Kamina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Chris (12) and Laura (9) ran away from the father who didn’t wanted them to go to the mother they longed for six years. Criminals caught them in the juggernaut’s trailer they hid from the father. Criminals planned to sell them to Mr. Charlie to export them outside the country. Charlotte, the pretty lady, escaped with the kids to rescue them. Criminals hunted them in order to kill them all.
Unsettled
By Shirley Rousseau Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
Fifteen-year-old Jenny Middle struggles to hold her family together despite poverty, constant moves, the jail sentence and drunkenness of her mother, and a sister tragically involved with drugs. This timeless story of growing up forty years ago will be as relevant and moving to girls of today as it was to those who read it when first published under the title Poor Jenny, Bright as a Penny.
Poverty and the Foundation of Economics
By David Coplin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book describes an economic alternative to our current western credit system that will eliminate poverty and recessions, control inflation, and release the full potential of your economy.
Benny J. & The Broken Bicycle Gang
By Liz Trigg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,250. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Navarone Books. Category: Fiction
It's tough for 11-year-old Benny J. to be the man of the house, when his mother insists he needs to be babysat by his 13-year-old bossy sister! After his parents divorce and he is forced to move to a new town, leaving behind his father, friends, and brand new bike. Maybe if he earns enough money to buy a bus ticket he can just go back home, but when that time comes, will he be able to leave?
100 Things You Can Do, To Change Your Life
By Greg Vanden Berge
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever wanted to do something, but were afraid to try? Have you ever wondered why someone else has accomplished something, but you never have? Are you having problems with your marriage, dealing with divorce, children, parents, death, life, your job, school, etc.? Well this book isn't going to answer all of your questions, but it will provide you with plenty of inspiration.
Nujood Ali, 10, Divorces Her 30 Year-Old Husband
By Jane Gilgun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is a story about Nujood Ali, 10, who divorced her 30 year-old husband and wrote a best-seller that lifted her and her family out of poverty. The analysis shows how the theory of unkind deeds and cover-ups applies and how important resistance is to abuses of power.
Who Cares? Or why war, poverty, environmental destruction and debt remain so popular.
By Richard Walker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A powerful and truly original look at why we still make war, accept poverty, trash our living space and owe so much money. This neat little book that says it all.
Day
By Ashley Meyer
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
They have different homes. They live separate lives. They do not even know the other exists. However, they are connected. Follow two teenagers as they live a single day of their lives, which, despite the differences, share similar aspects.
Robin Hood In Berlin
By Michael McLaughlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
How do the rich perceive the poor and vice versa? In this story, set in Berlin, characters appear and we get a glimpse of their thoughts and actions until they by chance cross paths with someone else, who the reader then goes along with. The rift between the haves and have-nots is seen through their eyes.