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Third Grade is Life By J. Biff Bannister
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Third Grade is Life is the story of a school day in the life of TJ O'Bannon, the seven year old terror of Glen Warden Elementary School and how he is seen by the school's administrators, faculty,... More > staff, and classmates. Set in the early 1960s in a small middleclass upstate New York town, TJ is well-known to prospective teachers and detested by those who have taught him for his tomfoolery, antics, and unmanageable behavior.< Less
Lessons in Life, Lessons of Love By Rich Mies
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It is 1967 in rural Minnesota and Mikey Hennen is a soon-to-be sixth grader who is about to bond with three people who will greatly influence his life amid an ever-changing world. Sister Marie Agnes... More > is a Bahamian nun who opens Mikey’s eyes to the world around him by teaching him about race, human relations, and the joys of the written word and music. From his great-grandmother, Mikey discovers the importance of family and of living a full life. After his mother’s cousin, Peter, befriends Mikey, he soon discovers they share a mutual love for baseball, and that Peter is eager to enlist in the military to help win the Vietnam War. As the war debate is brought home, Mikey must muddle through a sea of change, all while clinging to the one certainty he knows will always be there for him—baseball. In this coming-of-age tale, a boy must lean on his great-grandmother, a Vietnam-bound cousin, and a Bahamian nun for guidance while struggling with growing pains and the challenges of his time.< Less
Lessons in Life, Lessons of Love By Rich Mies
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It is 1967 in rural Minnesota and Mikey Hennen is a soon-to-be sixth grader who is about to bond with three people who will greatly influence his life amid an ever-changing world. Sister Marie... More > Agnes is a Bahamian nun who opens Mikey’s eyes to the world around him by teaching him about race, human relations, and the joys of the written word and music. From his great-grandmother, Mikey discovers the importance of family and of living a full life. After his mother’s cousin, Peter, befriends Mikey, he soon discovers they share a mutual love for baseball, and that Peter is eager to enlist in the military to help win the Vietnam War. As the war debate is brought home, Mikey must muddle through a sea of change, all while clinging to the one certainty he knows will always be there for him—baseball. In this coming-of-age tale, a boy must lean on his great-grandmother, a Vietnam-bound cousin, and a Bahamian nun for guidance while struggling with growing pains and the challenges of his time.< Less
Life's Little Lessons By D. Orval Strong
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Originally written in the 1960's, these 79 short lessons with Bible references are inspirational, historical and timeless. They are appropriate as weekly or daily devotionals.
Gangway A Life at Sea By Simon Quail
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‘GANGWAY– a Life at Sea’ is the story of the British Merchant Navy from its height in 1966 to its drastic slim-down by 1988, as experienced by the author in eleven shipping... More > companies. GANGWAY reveals the stresses - and rewards - experienced by a young deck officer aboard a wide variety of cargo vessels. GANGWAY is an engaging mix of personal account and technical data. The author describes the social and working life aboard ships crewed by fifty men who enjoyed regular opportunities to explore life ashore during weeks in port. ‘The Last Grain Race’ described life at sea in the age of sail. ‘Gangway - a Life at Sea’ is a maritime memoir which describes the challenges faced by cadet, navigator and chief officer in the last age of the general cargo motor ship, before the age of the super ship.< Less
My Life With Jim By Jerry Bates
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Jerry Bates thinks outside the box on the format of his new book as the book is actually two books in one. "My Life with Jim" recounts several episodes in the author's teenage life during... More > the 60's in Caldwell, Idaho. Unlike his previous short story, "The Paperboy" which was only about 90% true, these stories are 100% factual (as the memory serves.) About midway through the book (after the stories about Jim) the reader will discover that the pages are upside down and will be forced to turn the book over and start over - so the back cover becomes the front - with a collection of poetry, thoughts, and observations titled, "More Stuff . . . from a Common Man." This collection of "stuff" is basically a continuation of Bates' previous book, "Thoughts of a Common Man."< Less
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