Books tagged: street kids

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ZipCodez 90002*90220 A Watts and Compton Tale
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 28,980. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
(4.00)
Shocking and uncensored sequence of events in the life of Debo and Lana growing up in two of Southern California's most notorious neighborhoods, Watts and the city of Compton, sparks issues and raises controversy. Gang banging, abuse, criminal activity, incarceration and coming to know the love and salvation of God's mercy describe in the gritty language of urban America has raised some eyebrows.
Three Christmas Tales
Price: $1.76 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Rubbish Christmas, Christmas Love, The Explorer's Christmas...Hunted street kids, child slavery, and an explorer starving and lost in the Frozen North. The Christmas message for grown-ups. And no syrup with that. But with happy endings...
Street Kid (Blades series part 1)
Series: Blades, Book 1 ยท Adventure Down Under, Book 5. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A 12-year-old boy with dreams of being a helicopter pilot, Julian, and his widowed father, Craig, move from a small city to a big metropolis to start a new life. Upon arrival, Craig dies accidently, and Julian flees foster care to live as a homeless street kid until badly burned saving a baby from a car fire. Whilst in hospital, he is offered a home by the baby's wealthy grandparents.
Blades (whole four-part series)
Series: Blades, Book 5. Price: $14.49 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Are heroes born or made? When a 12-year-old kid and his widowed father move to a big metropolis from a coastal city, a fatal tragedy begins a chain of events that tests the courage, self-reliance, integrity and survival skills of the boy. Set in many parts of Australia plus California, over a 5-year period, Blades follows his journey to adulthood and looks at the many lives he saves along the way.
The Lost Kids Spy Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A crook gives kids a hide-out home on the roof of a skyscraper in exchange for their services as pick-pockets. Three Swappers turn the stolen goods into cash to grow the "money baby". The cops are closing in and the Swappers are double-crossing him. He must choose between his kids and his cash when they beg his help to rescue a real baby. Great for group reading, help is provided for the activity.
Subterranean Emerald City Blues
You set the price! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sex trade
(5.00)
A short memoir from the authors life as a homeless teenager in Seattle during the late 1980's through early 1990's and the sad tale of encountering young prostitutes on the streets.
The Manila Album
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
The Manila Album is a street photography book capturing the everyday lives of Filipinos and being in their shoes. This book may not have many words, but it tells its story through photography, leaving the interpretation up to you. This book curtails, and is dedicated, to the masses and the beautiful lives they live.
Little Heroes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Guenter Heyes. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In the book “Little Heroes” you will meet a simple 10 year old shoe shine boy. Soon you will learn that there is nothing simple about him. In just a few pages you will understand just how special this shoe shine boy is.
Once Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,400. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Jacob, fifteen and a loner, never thought he’d get mixed up with a gang.
Solace and Grief: The Rare Book One
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,680. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Ford Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Solace Morgan was born a vampire. Raised in foster care, she has always tried to keep her abilities secret, until an eerie encounter with a faceless man prompts her to run away.Solace soon becomes caught up in a strange, more vibrant world than she ever knew existed. But when the mysterious Professor Lukin takes an interest in her friends, she is forced to start asking questions of her own.