Books tagged: poverty childhood

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The Shelter
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world around ten-year-old Sunni Brown is crumbling. War, disease and crushing poverty are everyday realities. For a while, she counts herself amongst the lucky. But will she survive when she's forced to live in an abandoned parking structure? This is a scary future; but there are no werewolves, vampires or zombies…in this future, human beings are the scariest creatures of all.
The Kid in Purple Pants: Structured Approaches to Educating Underprivileged Students
Price: $16.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Gordon Burgett. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / school superintendents & principals
The Kid in Purple Pants: Structured Approaches to Educating Underprivileged Students, by Patrick Anderson, is a best methods book that is immediately applicable for any teacher, principal, superintendent, or board member. It tells what it takes to meet the needs of those underprivileged students who either never reach their full potential or simply vanish in today's U.S. educational system.
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
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.
A Menina Que Queria Desafinar
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
a história de uma menina pobre que gostaria de ter um piano. a história de uma menina que é salva por um afinador de pianos. a história da mesma menina depois de envelhecer.
Behind the Curtains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A novel about romance, family, and overcoming personal struggles, Behind the Curtains tells the story of a humble boy born on a small Caribbean island who suffered from abject poverty and was abandoned by his parents at an early age. Marked by the negative experiences of his childhood, he did all he could to overcome his past and follow the path to success. Based on a true story.
The 7 Poems of Poverty: 2nd Edition
Series: The 7 Poems of..., Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
The 2nd Edition of Poems related to Poverty by Amanda Song. The poems are related to direct experiences the author has encountered throughout life. Enjoy!
Gods of the Neon Age: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
During the Atomic Age and into the New Frontier, a boy and his mother drive aimlessly state to state in a stolen pickup truck, where they manage an existence on temporary jobs, spare dollars, and spare coins in the search of a home that they can one day call their own. As money and choices dwindle, the mother must choose between two paths that can bring a new life, or bring ruin upon them both.
A Canadian Girl's Memoir: The Early Years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A Canadian Girl's Memoir: The Early Years, is a story of love in poverty, under the skin life of families surviving with spunk and humor in a time gone by on the St. John River in New Brunswick Canada just before WWII when King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were Canada's Royalty.
Lemons To Lemonade -- Growing up Poor in 1950s Atlanta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
On the south side of Atlanta during the 1950s and 60s there once lived two little sisters. Share their struggles as they are raised by parents who care mostly about themselves and their addictions. You will come to appreciate their ability to face life with courage and hope while wrestling with fear and poverty.