Books tagged: prodigy

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Little Kids Who Did Big Things...What Has Your Kid Done Today?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
These people did AMAZING things as children! A seven-year-old surgeon; child entrepreneurs; musical prodigies...what has YOUR kid done today?
The Prodigy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Aubrey Swann catapults onto the concert stage at age four and soon becomes the world's musical darling. Much later, during his transition to mature artist, Aubrey composes his own survival. How does life history shape the creative process? How does art shape an artist? Baldino explores tough questions from a child's point of view.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Adventure » General
Travis Kealy-Della Turner. What is a Prodigy? A young musician or composer? Can one be a criminal prodigy? A daunting task for our three heroes: a writer-professor of Criminology,a beautiful Federal Marshal,and a Super Sleuth with an iron-clad memory for criminal faces and deeds. A fast-moving story of choices and decisions: youthful passion and the lure of money. YA-Adult. Art:JW Shearer.
The Avatar Syndrome
Series: Anne Howell Stories, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,210. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Prequel to Headless World—The Vatican Incident. Stan I.S. Law, author of over twenty-five books, is releasing his latest jaunt into the uncharted realms of human potential. "The Avatar Syndrome" follows Anne from childhood, to womanhood; from a troubled, taciturn youth, to a world-renowned violinist; from misunderstood recluse, to messiah of a higher truth and beauty.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
Triorion: Awakening (Book One)
Series: Triorion, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,320. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Triorion: Awakening finds five-year-old triplets Jetta, Jaeia, and Jahx struggling to survive on a harsh alien planet under the thumb of their brutal owner. When the Dominion discovers their extraordinary telepathic talents, they are coerced into military service.
Privileged Lives and Other Lies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Gifted fifteen-year-old Linden Thomas receives a college scholarship he didn’t apply for and can’t refuse. Arriving at Merriman College, he finds he’s as much a prisoner as a student in an experimental program run by the military/corporate government.
Sunday Morning Giraffe
Series: The Lombard Alchemist Tales, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It's 3AM on a Sunday in the middle of the desert, and Aldo wants a giraffe, but not just any giraffe will do. Aldo requires the particular one housed in the glass display case in a creepy pawn shop at the edge of nowhere. His parents are at loose ends to satisfy the five-year-old, unaware that he is being guided by a demon-posessed rat with an agenda of its own.
Gifted! The Story of a "Teenage Genius"
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / gifted
Cameron Thompson has been hailed by many as being a "Maths Prodigy" from a young age. After flying through GCSE and A-Level he began studying for his Honours Degree at the age of 11. What makes his story unusual is that Cameron still attends a regular high school with children his own age and enjoys many of the same hobbies and interests as his peers.
Canis Major
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 190,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After seventeen-year-old Russell Whitford confronts and kills a rabid dog, he seeks to prevent the news from reaching the dog's owner, whose hair-trigger temper is well-known in the small town of Riley, Alabama