Books tagged: volunteer

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The Final Checkpoint
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pro photographer and volunteer firefighter, Ben DeCastro drives his vintage MGB in sports car rallies. He discovers a rally car abandoned in the California desert with a headless corpse in the trunk. The FBI looks at Ben as a suspect. Where are the missing drivers? Why is there a dead body in the trunk? How did their fingerprints get on his garage in Seagull Beach?
Stories From The Field: Volunteers Around The World Share Their Journeys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Volunteering abroad is a growing travel trend--one that changes lives worldwide, both for volunteers and the communities they serve. This book brings you 15 stories from travelers who've had the chance to volunteer throughout the Americas, Africa, and Asia.
Being Kind In An Unkind World
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A compilation of various ways of doing nice things for random people.
The Game Changing Assist: Six Simple Ways to Choose Success
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Game Changing Assist, eloquently uses the game of basketball as a metaphor for the game of life. This book represents the perfect pass to set the reader up to achieve his or her goals. Lewis uses timeless principles embedded in stories from her life to illustrate that success is a choice. As a bonus, each chapter ends with an activity that provides the reader an opportunity to self-reflect.
Child With No Name
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A little girl is orphaned in the Boxing Day Tsunami. No one knows who she is or what language she speaks. An aid worker visiting the orphanage discovers her name and wants to reunite her with family members, but the orphanage is in rebel held territory. A ransom is demanded. Aid worker Claire enlists her mother in a daring rescue attempt to free the child, and is punished. Based on a true story
Pagan Prisoner Advocate's Guide
Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Clergy
This illuminating handbook details a Wiccan clergywoman’s two decades' experience advocating for incarcerated & institutionalized Pagans persecuted behind bars. Lady Passion (Dixie Deerman), High Priestess of Coven Oldenwilde in Asheville, NC, reveals her techniques for securing their religious rights — empowering any volunteer to do the same & aid this vulnerable segment of the Craft community.
The Making of a Peace Corps Volunteer: From Maine to Thailand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a different book about the Peace Corps experience. It shows how the author’s growing up in Acadian French-speaking Maine prepared him for service as one of the first volunteers in Thailand. His unique background in the Acadian French culture of Northern Maine helped him to work effectively in Thailand, and thereby helped to shape the Peace Corps in the vibrant organization it i
Yovo: Experiences of West Africa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Kiana blogs her experiences living for 6 weeks in Togo (West Africa) and working at an orphanage. Her experiences -- and Africa -- come alive. Her insights are amazing; everyone should read this. She describes beauty, misery, joy, problems, learning and growing, frustrations, and understanding. See kianafrick.com. This book is 25 pages and all royalties will be donated to African orphanages.
Volunteer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,320. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Write Path NI Limited. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Volunteer is the exhilarating story of Chris Johnston, a 22 year old university student from Belfast who signs away another summer to lead a team of volunteers as they travel on a charity mission to Ethiopia. After an argument with the other leaders, Chris' search for adventure leads him to join a make-shift ambulance crew on the frontline but he find life very different off the beaten track.
#1-2 Helping Hands Comics - Help Has Risen
Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
The comic's main character of good, St. T, is born in Grand Island, Nebraska USA. The first issue takes readers from birth to the higher education days of St. T's life to give an understanding how he would become a dedicated new age yogi. The early 20's of St. T's life are portrayed in issue #2, showing the transition from college to family man and then to traveling philanthropist.