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Rosa Parks's Magic Farm Adventures (A Fast-paced Fictional Story of her Early Life and Childhood) By Joseph J. Charles
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We met Rosa Parks when she was 42 years old on December 1, 1955 in the front row of a city bus. How about her early life and childhood? Born Rosa Louise McCauley, she was the loving daughter of... More > James and Leona McCauley, respectively a carpenter and a teacher. Rosa grew up on a large farm in Level, Alabama. It will tell you about the many adventures she used to go on with her pet dog Chester and pet goat Chiva. It is also the story of the two boys she was babysitting. Playing soldiers is one thing, but trespassing onto a forbidden community full of hatred and bent on keeping the status quo was another thing. It was pure suicide for those two young black boys. And the suspense builds on. Find out what happened when some guards spotted them galloping away.....from their cross stockpile....< Less
Born A Crime - Summarized for Busy People: Stories from a South African Childhood: Based on the Book by Trevor Noah By Goldmine Reads
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Born a Crime, tells the tale of a young mixed-race boy growing up in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It tells his story of overcoming difficulties he could possibly face with his... More > strong, courageous, dedicated, and religion mother who was determined to take her son away from all the violence, poverty, and abuse that she, herself, faced. Every story within the overarching story of Trevor involves crises that are overwhelming, dangerous, and touching—with a touch of humor. From having to survive eating caterpillars for dinner, experiencing attempted kidnapping, to simply trying to work out how the world of dating in high school, Trevor shows the stories reflecting himself through wit and humor. He creates a tale entwining small sagas of trying to grow up as a fine man amidst a difficult and dangerous world, guided by his own sense of humor and his mother’s unconditional love.< Less
A Childhood Missed: Stories and Poems to Read to Your Children So They Don't Miss Theirs By Karen J. Hornsby
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This is a collection of stories we read or heard when we were children. It also contains poetry to be read to your children while they're still young with vivid imaginations. Sleeping Beauty,... More > Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast are all here, just to name a few. Pass on these traditional tales and poetry to the next generation so they don't disappear from our bookshelves or our collective memories.< Less
STORIES OF THERE AND THEN By Cathy Fowley
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Stories of There and Then is a collection of short memoir pieces written by senior writers, all participants in a memoir writing class. The stories all belong to a specific place and time... More > –Ireland in the first half of the 20th century–, and deal with themes of loss, courage, and the beauty of everyday life through memories of childhood.< Less
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MY JOURNEY THOUGH LIFE FROM CHILDHOOD TO THE GOLDEN YEARS By LOIS LESTER
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This book contains a true story of a daughter who remembers the hardships as well as good times growing up. The book also includes pictures and events of her family as she journeyed through life... More > from birth to the Golden Years.< Less
MY JOURNEY THOUGH LIFE FROM CHILDHOOD TO THE GOLDEN YEARS By LOIS LESTER
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This book contains a true story of a daughter who remembers the hardships as well as good times growing up. The book also includes pictures and events of her family as she journeyed through life... More > from birth to the Golden Years.< Less
Quest for Freedom: My Childhood Escape from Communist Vietnam By Son (Samuel) Ngoc Nguyen & Christine Nguyen
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“Your story provides insight and shows how fortitude can be much stronger than courage and proves that if you stay true to your beliefs you can overcome. The Quest for Freedom is a powerful... More > story of survival and triumph. Thanks for sharing it with me! - Bryan Penn, Principal Blessed Sacrament Catholic School “This true story exemplifies and honors the determination Son had as both a young boy, and then as a teenager. He navigates a world no child should ever have to know. He tells his story from the perspectives that made sense to a mind that remained bright despite physical and emotional starvation growing up in Vietnam.” - Tita Smith, psychologist “I read quite fast but with this book I had to read every word and savor the story. It is full of life lessons many of us forget and take for granted.” - Lina Smith, Director of Refugee Services & Immigration Refugee & Immigrant Center Asian Association of Utah< Less
The Slayer of Serpents - Tales from a Childhood in 1940s South India By George Mathew Muthoot, M.D.
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In this charming book of short stories, Dr. George Mathew Muthoot evokes a vivid portrait of life in a magical, tropical village. Set in the 1940s, just prior to India's independence from Great... More > Britain, the stories offer a glimpse into rural life from the perspective of a precocious young boy. Raised in a multigenerational household, Sunny is surrounded by his tight knit family, a quirky group of neighbors and townspeople who never fail to entertain and educate him.< Less
Out of East Africa: Our Childhood Memories 1934 – 1956 By Robert Hall & Margaret Johnston
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This is a Story Book of the wonderful memories of a sister and her younger brother who were uniquely privileged to live through this period of East African history. From 1934 to 1956 their parents... More > were posted to various remote ports on the lakes and rivers of Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika (modern day Tanzania), including Lake Victoria and the River Nile. Their father was a marine engineer with the East African Railway and Harbours (EAR&H) and many of the stories and photographs in this book are taken from the times spent in these remote and isolated outposts far from the norms of western civilization.< Less

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LOOKING FOR A MIRACLE...LOOK WITHIN YOUR LIFE LOOKING FOR A... By May Lewis
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