Books tagged: triumph against odds

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Ballerina Dreams: A book for Children with Diabetes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
This is the story of Zippy, a young girl who falls in love with ballet. With hard work she dances all the way to her pointes and the leading role in the performance. But soon Zippy and her family learn that she has type 1 diabetes. Will she still be able to dance in the performance? Zippy proves that she can take care of herself and still live her passion.
The Sugarless Plum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For dancer Zippora Karz, a rising young star with the famed New York City Ballet, being diagnosed with diabetes could easily have ended all her dreams. The Sugarless Plum takes readers deep into the heart and soul of a young dancer, and is a remarkable testament to determination and perseverance.
Rise Up Shine On
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Rise Up, Shine On is based on a true story of resilience and hope. It is a must read for women who have endured different types of abuse, disappointment or heartbreak. Every woman will learn from these real life experiences, that you are not defined by your past. You can indeed, live your life by design and your past can make you a stronger individual.
A Mile in Her Shoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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“A Mile in Her Shoes” is a semi-fictional tale that combines storytelling, science, and magical realism to transport the reader through 60 years and across two continents. Lytle presents a “life flashed before my eyes” scenario with a twist, chronicling the life of her mother, a Korean-born American full of vim and vigor, who was quick with a dirty joke, and fiercely battled racism and illness.
Two Geraniums A Symbol of Hope
Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Kelly Busch. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Essay » Literature
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An Inspirational true story with the symbolism behind two geraniums that died and came back to life through my journey as a morphine addict. A story to give hope to the weary and show triumph through perseverance and seemingly bleak circumstances.
The Rubber Knife Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Naked Jane Bares All
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The 31-year-old newlywed is diagnosed with cancer and “cured” for 10 years until it recurs. Through slice-of-life vignettes, Jane reveals how to embrace life when you’re down for the count.
Big Small Dog
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 350. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Big Small Dog is an inspiring story for dog lovers of all ages. When Small Dogs are chased from their home by Big Dogs, one dog stands her ground only to discover that she is not alone. In this canine adventure, dogs of all sizes and shapes triumph against bullying and prejudice. With dynamic dog photos, this children's book tells a story of courage, conviction & friendship. For ages 5 & up.
Parenting A Parent: The Sequel to Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
Series: Accepting the Unacceptable, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parenting A Parent is an autobiographical story that begins when JoAnn’s mother, who has dementia, moves in with her. JoAnn found herself caring for her aging parent and her disabled daughter. This is the inspiring true story of what happened during the next five years of intensely difficult trials and hardships, the ultimate triumph of perseverance, love, and the strength that resides within us.
Boarding School Secrets
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Hanny has secrets about her exclusive school in Cambridge, UK. Get a copy of “Boarding School Secrets”. Exhilarating, Enticing, and Dark story. Recommended Reading for ages 13 and up. This book is available as Paperback or E-book. This Novel contains story of abuse.