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How Come We No Fall Off? - Tutoring Refugee Children in an American School By Elizabeth M. Stratford
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Refugees are a new challenge to our American schools. One educator and one middle school in North Carolina has developed a volunteer tutoring program to help refugee students learn our language,... More > succeed in school and integrate into our American society.< Less
Revolution of the Monks By Ashin Yevata
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This novel is based on the Saffron Revolution of the Burmese Monks which took place in Burma (Myanmar), September 2007. Ashin Yevata was one of the monk leaders in the protest, just before the... More > Tibetan unrest in 2008. Burma had been under military dictatorship for 60 years. These are his accounts during this time. In this novel, he mixes Buddhist philosophy, Burmese culture, western culture, Burmese politics, love and his daily experiences with foreign people.< Less
Folk Tales from Burma By Students' Academy
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Burma is now known as Myanmar. The Burmese culture is highly rich in religion and folklore. Folk tales are an inevitable part of the Burmese society. Since most of the people in Burma are peasants,... More > they carry on the tradition of orally transmitting these folk tales to the posterity. They are very hard working people and are even today mostly away from the modern technical means of entertainment. The elders in the society call the young ones to an open place in the evenings and begin telling folk tales which have been continuing in their society for hundreds of years. In this book, some of the most popular of the Burmese folk tales have been presented, and they are definitely going to inform, entertain, and educate the prospective readers.< Less
Devious Devin: Pit of Doom By Matt Hurst
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Devious Devin tries out the classic "Burmese Tiger Pit" on his little brother. Hilarious illustrated fiction for anyone, highly recommended for pre-teen boys.
THAILAND | MYANMAR By Christie Hemm
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This book includes a series of images that I shot this past June and July in Myanmar and Thailand. I went to these countries to document the harsh social conditions endured by the Thai and Burmese... More > people.< Less
Pearl - A Sequel to Eugene By John G Smith
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This is a classic modern detective story. Pearl cannot accept that her deceased friend Eugene committed multiple murders back in 1956. She is merely an amateur sleuth with only a Burmese student Kyaw... More > to help delve into the past. The odds of success are slim and at times her faith is sorely tested. Conversely Marcus, a successful stock market day trader, has a burning moral obligation to prove that Eugene was a killer. It is the unexpected that shocks. Picture the scene. A bitterly cold winter’s day. A graveside. Pearl has thrown a handful of soil onto the coffin. She is weeping. Her friend had died suddenly. She wasn’t even in the country, never mind his cottage near Brighton. She is still staring at the nameplate “Eugene Whitby 1927 – 2015” when a stranger hands her an envelope. The note inside remains unread for days. The chain of events unleashed by the contents of that single piece of paper will shape her life for ever.< Less
Pearl By John G Smith
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This is a classic modern detective story. Pearl cannot accept that her deceased friend Eugene committed multiple murders back in 1956. She is merely an amateur sleuth with only a Burmese student Kyaw... More > to help delve into the past. The odds of success are slim and at times her faith is sorely tested. Conversely Marcus, a successful stock market day trader, has a burning moral obligation to prove that Eugene was a killer. It is the unexpected that shocks. Picture the scene. A bitterly cold winter’s day. A graveside. Pearl has thrown a handful of soil onto the coffin. She is weeping. Her friend had died suddenly. She wasn’t even in the country, never mind his cottage near Brighton. She is still staring at the nameplate “Eugene Whitby 1927 – 2015” when a stranger hands her an envelope. The note inside remains unread for days. The chain of events unleashed by the contents of that single piece of paper will shape her life for ever.< Less
Traders of the Golden Triangle By Andrew Forbes & David Henley
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During the latter half of the twentieth century the little-known and often lawless region where Laos, Burma, Thailand and China meet has become known and widely romanticised as ‘The Golden... More > Triangle’. Originally a Western designation applied to the region because of its wealth in jade, silver, rubies, lumber, rare animal products and, above all, opium, the name has stuck and is today accepted both in Chinese and in Thai. By reputation, by very definition, the area is off the beaten track. The home of drug warlords, arms dealers, insurgent armies, latter-day slave traders and plain, old-fashioned bandits, it is also the home of an extraordinarily wide range of colourful ethnic minorities, many still only partly known and understood, and a veritable Tower of Babel linguistically. 36,500 words, 70 historical images, 46 contemporary images, 5 maps, Bibliography< Less
The Family on the Cereal Packet By Vanessa Bryson
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An upbeat story of three generations of one family whose lives spanned continents, war, immigration and ultimately, life in New Zealand. Vanessa Bryson was born in 1949, into an age of post-war... More > idealism and austerity. Her English mother and New Zealand father had already lived through the Great Depression, personal loss, and a world war; experiences which shaped their hopes and dreams for the future. Like everyone else of their generation, they had good reason to want a quiet life. Vanessa and her siblings had an early literary diet of Enid Blyton and AA Milne; at school it was Janet and John and the family of the Commonwealth. And despite evidence to the contrary, this is a family for whom idealism was not easily overcome.< Less
People of the Games By David Gore
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Smallpox strikes. Mongols invade. The women of a medieval Burmese village are driven to desperate measures to survive, and break every tradition to transform themselves and their children into a... More > warrior clan. Generations later, their descendants set up a trading outpost in medieval Constantinople. Cultures clash as the newcomers strive to preserve their ways yet win acceptance in the Christian West.< Less

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