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Dad #1, Dad #2: A Queerspawn View from the Closet
Pre-release—available June 19, 2017. Price: $6.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Red Cricket Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
Dad #1, Dad #2: A Queerspawn View from the Closet is the first memoir written by a child growing up in a closeted LGBTQ family. While Natalie’s family kept their secret for two decades, they have all agreed to share their story. They hope this book starts conversations about how to accept families some still do not understand.
Resaca
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
What happened in the monster surf off Peru’s coast that changed the fate of Joe the American, Jose Miguel, and the spirited Milagros? Set among Peru's pastel-painted fishing villages, its barren Andean towns, and its old Spanish haciendas, Tocayos and Resaca tell a story of passion and betrayal, of rivalry and redemption, and of a boy who must choose how he will become a man.
Cuerpo de una isla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
Poesía femenina, testimonial y autobiográfica, que refleja el comportamiento de los individuos ante las difíciles circunstancias. Se trata de una visión desde la sensibilidad del trópico con sus estereotipos de belleza-eros-paisaje y el otro lado grotesco, triste, de la realidad. Escritura que defiende los valores humanos de siempre: el amor, la familia, la naturaleza, la cultura...
Car Living When There's No Other Choice: Tips & Strategies for Survival & Safety
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Could you survive in your car if you had no other place to live? Thousands of people worldwide have safely and successfully overcome short-term housing crises by living in a vehicle. This book will give you the knowledge, courage and confidence to do so, too.
Disgracing Lady Justice
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Disgracing Lady Justice is a poetry chapbook by contemporary poet Samantha Terrell, comprised of poems which stir the reader to consider the current state of American politics, and offers opportunity for reflection on civil liberties and rights.
Comments on Fr. Dan Pattee’s Essay (2016) Social Justice and Catholic Social Thought
Series: Re-Articulations. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
This 4400 word essay applies the category-based nested form to an essay by Fr. Dan Pattee, T.O.R., entitled “Social Justice and Catholic Social Thought”, appearing in The Catholic Social Science Review (volume 21, pages 99-115).
Of Boxes and Ceilings
Series: Fresh Perspectives. Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 3, 2016 by IETM. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This Fresh Perspectives publication produced by IETM deals with a complex and delicate topic whose borders are often blurred - gender. It highlights some crucial points, clarifies terms, and focuses on the insoluble tension between the individual and the social and respectfully suggests possible ways to use this tension creatively in order to advance society.
Is Capitalism Forever?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,330. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Nelson Gist writes a detailed and thoughtful expose of political economy and Capitalism in the United States. "Is Capitalism Forever?" takes the reader on an activist's journey from the Vietnam War through the current election.
An Absolute Mind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young woman with a genetically evolved, cognitive ability is transported to a secret safe island, for her protection from underground gangs who are out to kill people like her. But upon learning the real forces in charge of the island, she steps up and leads a revolution to take action against inaction.
High-level Math for Little Tykes
Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula, Nonfiction » Parenting » Math skills
The baby’s brain is a curious thing. It is genetically engineered to decode any language, so that in a few years, children can understand most conversations they hear. If they hear the language of math, they learn the language of math. It's that simple. This guide advocates for teaching the vocabulary and concepts of math in the critical time to learn language--zero to seven.