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Silvana The Turning
Price: $4.34 USD. Words: 130,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(The second book in the Silvana series) The seasons change; Turning and Greening and one more Turning and Lesandor of Deepvale, human son of a Silvanan mother, will reach manhood. Promised to a life he doesn't want, Lesandor is torn between destined duty and the only future he desires; But are his dreams worth the necessary sacrifice, and who pays the price?
Silk and Scars
Series: The Silk Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,820. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Edward, Duke of Sowrith, has longed to meet Gwen. After arranging her passage to his estate, he's tongue-tied when confronted with her quiet beauty. All too aware of the twisted ruin of his face, he allows fear to hold him silent, until her safety is threatened. Finally together, they grow closer until it seems they can never again be apart. But can a commoner and a duke find a happily ever after?
Silvana The Greening
Price: $4.34 USD. Words: 99,520. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(The first book in the Silvana series) Once heard, the song of a Silvana can never be forgotten. Yet for every man who wins such a wife there are three destroyed in the attempt.
Unwed Widow
You set the price! Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Another patient sets out for the sanatorium at the feet of the Final Mountains.
The World of Silk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The World of Silk is the third book in the series. It explores the history, lifestyle, fashions, culture and experiences of the many different countries and people whose lives are dependent on silk, from peasant farmers to haute couture. Each country tells its story and highlights the many changes over the centuries and looks towards the future of silk in the world today.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
Leizu: Empress of the Silkworm: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers. Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
Matilda -The Story Mat Trilogy : Book 2
Price: Free! Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Maximilian seems intent on placing Matilda in more dangerous situations each time she uses the Story Mat. In Book 2, Matilda travels to the City of Diamonds to help defeat The Jaguar; to a divided Chinese Empire with the challenge of uniting two cranky old men; and finally to the Ice Kingdom in an effort, with Maximilian, to solve the mystery of a frozen village and to settle old scores.
Leizu: Empress of the Silkworm
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Asia
In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers. Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens. Read of how she discovered the secret of turning the cocoon of the silkworm into into silk cloth.
FIBERS An Introduction
You set the price! Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
In the study of fibers, initial interest will be when they discover the natural fascination of fabrics and their cultural associations, particularly when factual study is supplemented by actual handling of the textile materials. The subject will seem worthwhile as they become familiar with illustrative specimens and fabrics and begin to handle and learn to compare the raw materials.