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Growing Character By Walter Edgar Byaruhanga
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Growing character aims to nurture character at home and in schools based on human values adapted from religious and non religious teachings. It uses classic simple case studies from a developing... More > country that the writer experienced and came across while implementing several development programs in Africa also recognizing culture from Asia. It uses a classic fictional approach of stories and parables adapted from the holy Bible for the Christian community and hadiths from the sunna for the muslims, beautifully woven to teach youth how to lead morally upright lives irrespective of their backgrounds. An inspiring book that can easily pass for a training manual that mirror's today's immorality that has taken on many definitions and characterization but naturally comes down to the body,soul,spirit and its desires.< Less
Tarzan Trilogy By Thomas Zachek
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Here are three tales of Tarzan at Point Station, a remote English outpost near the Waziri homelands. Set during the advent of World War II, we see more and more European intrusion to the Bolongo... More > River Basin. Tarzan becomes embroiled in increasingly dangerous events cultures clash. Tarzan and the "Fountain of Youth": Searching for the mission son of a friend, Tarzan encounters agents of an unscrupulous pharmaceutical company exploiting jungle resources for its own profit. Tarzan and the Cross of Vengeance: A team of archaeologists making a groundbreaking discover; a group of well-meaning but naïve tribes; and a ruthless band of men with a dark purpose stir up a heady mix of challenges for Tarzan, fomenting an intertribal war that only he can stop. Tarzan the Conqueror: When the Third Reich invades Africa to exploit the land for riches and enslave the native populations in labor camps, Tarzan leads the tribes in an unprecedented tribal resistance.< Less
Botchan (Master Darling): A Humorous Story of Japanese Tradition and Morality in a Matsuyama on the Cusp of Modernity (Hardcover) By Natsume Soseki Soseki & Yasotaro Morri
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Botchan is one of Japan's most popular novels for young people for its meditations upon Japanese culture, lively characters, and coming-of-age theme. The titular character is a young, headstrong and... More > reckless youth who is nevertheless possessed of a serious sense of honor and integrity. Although his temper and impulsiveness create problems, Botchan's moral convictions underpin his journey: indeed, whether he will compromise his morals is the central question. After taking a job as a junior teacher in a local middle school, Botchan comes into conflict with Red Shirt; his school's eloquent but manipulative and conniving head teacher. Vying for the hand of a local beauty, Red Shirt will stop at nothing to achieve his aims, using his position and the system to undermine or defeat others. However a hot tempered but justice-seeking mathematics teacher, Yama Arashi, is determined to oppose such underhand behavior. Who will Botchan side with in the end?< Less
Botchan (Master Darling): A Humorous Story of Japanese Tradition and Morality in a Matsuyama on the Cusp of Modernity By Yasotaro Morri & Natsume Soseki
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Botchan is one of Japan's most popular novels for young people for its meditations upon Japanese culture, lively characters, and coming-of-age theme. The titular character is a young, headstrong and... More > reckless youth who is nevertheless possessed of a serious sense of honor and integrity. Although his temper and impulsiveness create problems, Botchan's moral convictions underpin his journey: indeed, whether he will compromise his morals is the central question. After taking a job as a junior teacher in a local middle school, Botchan comes into conflict with Red Shirt; his school's eloquent but manipulative and conniving head teacher. Vying for the hand of a local beauty, Red Shirt will stop at nothing to achieve his aims, using his position and the system to undermine or defeat others. However a hot tempered but justice-seeking mathematics teacher, Yama Arashi, is determined to oppose such underhand behavior. Who will Botchan side with in the end?< Less
Racing in the Street. Early Cafe Racer Years By Billy Wells
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Authentic tales of early 60s teenage motorcycling, daring dynamism and all the surrounding capers and comedy. Vividly told with all the passion and humour of the day. A historic document on the... More > epoch, chronicling the emergence of the Mods, the coining of the word 'Rocker' the rapidly evolving post war youth culture. This story of a young crowd hanging out in a café in Morden, South London, on the edge of a vast council estate, is illustrated with many photographs of the bikes and the cafe, fun and games on seaside adventures, racing in the streets of London, scorching down the By-passes at 100mph plus and general posing. It spans the years, 1960-63 which was a time before there were too many rules. A kid could buy a 650 motorcycle at 16, tie on some 'L' plates and blast off down the highway with fire in his belly and the breeze of glory in his hair.< Less
The Gadfly By E. L. (Ethel Lillian) Voynich
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The Gadfly is a novel by Irish writer Ethel Voynich, published in 1897 (United States, June; Great Britain, September of the same year), set in 1840s Italy under the dominance of Austria, a time of... More > tumultuous revolt and uprisings. The story centres on the life of the protagonist, Arthur Burton, as a member of the Youth movement, and his antagonist, Padre Montanelli. A thread of a tragic relationship between Arthur and his love Gemma simultaneously runs through the story. It is a story of faith, disillusionment, revolution, romance, and heroism.The book, set during the Italian Risorgimento, is primarily concerned with the culture of revolution and revolutionaries. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gadfly Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A Tribute To Old Glory By Stephen Combs
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The Youth Companion was the largest selling publication in the U.S. in the 1890's. Its purpose was to teach patriotism to young people. Somehow, that goal seems to have been forgotten. This book... More > is designed for families that want to teach their children why our American flag deserves our respect. The story of the Stars and Stripes is a story of heroism, a story of our culture, and a story of traditions. The book gives a history of our flag and offers tribute to those who have carried it and fought for our country. The book presents short stories with facts and information on how our flag has evolved, along with fun trivia and quizzes. Yet, it makes strong moral assertions about the ideals our flag represents.< Less
THIS IS YOUR MOORISH EDUCATION VOLUME 3 By FAHEEM JUDAH-EL D.D.
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Faheem Judah-El is an innovative thinker, researcher, and teacher. He has studied The Christian Mysteries, Al-Islam (Sufi) at the Ansarullah University, Christian Theology, Moorish Science, Ethiopian... More > Kebre Negest, Egyptian (Tamerian) Mysteries, Kundilini, Ethiopian - Hebrew History, Natural Health, Indigenous Cultures Around The World, and Sumerian Theology. He holds a B.S. degree in Herbology and Natural Health from Clayton College of Natural Health, he also holds a Doctor of Divinity Degree in Metaphysics. He has traveled to Mexico (Amexem), Arabia, Sudan, (Upper Egypt) Ethiopia, Pertoria, South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, and the Native American Mounds of the United States. His true passion is teaching, and uplifting the minds of our youth. “Have an appetite for knowledge, but starve for The Truth” FAHEEM JUDAH-EL< Less
Peter Pan . / children collection / By J. M. Barrie
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Peter Pan is a fictional character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie. A free-spirited and mischievous young boy who can fly and never grows up, Peter Pan spends his... More > never-ending childhood having adventures on the mythical island of Neverland as the leader of the Lost Boys, interacting with fairies, pirates, mermaids, Native Americans, and occasionally ordinary children from the world outside Neverland. Peter Pan has become a cultural icon symbolizing youthful innocence and escapism. In addition to two distinct works by Barrie, the character has been featured in a variety of media and merchandise, both adapting and expanding on Barrie's works. These include a 1953 animated film, a 2003 dramatic/live-action film, a television series and many other works.< Less
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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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