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The Great Monroe High School Fire By Michael Cooney
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The Great Monroe High School Fire is based upon events surrounding the unsolved arson fire that did major damage to James Monroe High School in the South Bronx over thirty years ago. The characters... More > are inspired by the young people who learned how to survive in that era of gangs, drugs, and failing educational schools. The narrator, Joey Sanchez, lives in the worlds of both his Italian mother and his absent Puerto Rican father and is influenced by very different people. There is his impoverished mother whom he cannot bear to disappoint. And there is his closest friend Sapo who joins him in a frenzy of graffiti writing while they are still at Junior High 22, and who later nearly gets both of them killed in a drug deal gone wrong.< Less
The Prairie Mother By Arthur Stringer
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Arthur Stringer (February 26, 1874 – September 13, 1950)... More > was a Canadian novelist, screenwriter, and poet who later moved to the United States.He published 45 works of fiction and 15 other books, in addition to writing numerous filmscripts and articles.Stringer was born in Chatham, Ontario, the son of Sarah Mary Delmage and Hugh Stringer. "He was a high spirited boy who spent his childhood days fishing, swimming, raiding orchards and manning a pirate ship." In 1884 the family moved to London, Ontario, where Charles attended London Collegiate Institute. At the Institute he founded and edited a school magazine called Chips. He then attended University College, University of Toronto from 1892 to 1894 and later studied at Oxford University. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Stringer_(writer)< Less
World of High School-An Erotic Novella By Michelle Jane
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Time moves so fast that one can hardly keep track of the events that take place in one’s life. Set to graduate from high school in just two weeks, he sat, looking out the window of his... More > third-floor apartment that he shared with his mother. His mind was in a contemplative mood as he stared at the slum that had been constructed some twenty years ago from the old three-story walkups that had been there for close to a hundred years. The red brick 12-story structures had been beautiful at first - before the lack of maintenance and tenant abuse - but now were just another slum with broken windows, graffiti on the walls, the stench of backed up sanitary drains and just plain filth all about... World of High School... Chapter One ... Chapter Two ... Chapter Three ... Chapter Four ... Chapter Five ... Chapter Six ... It can only Happen in America ... All the Way ... Goodbye< Less
World of High School-An Erotic Novella By Michelle Jane
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Time moves so fast that one can hardly keep track of the events that take place in one’s life. Set to graduate from high school in just two weeks, he sat, looking out the window of his... More > third-floor apartment that he shared with his mother. His mind was in a contemplative mood as he stared at the slum that had been constructed some twenty years ago from the old three-story walkups that had been there for close to a hundred years. The red brick 12-story structures had been beautiful at first - before the lack of maintenance and tenant abuse - but now were just another slum with broken windows, graffiti on the walls, the stench of backed up sanitary drains and just plain filth all about... World of High School... Chapter One ... Chapter Two ... Chapter Three ... Chapter Four ... Chapter Five ... Chapter Six ... It can only Happen in America ... All the Way ... Goodbye< Less
Brook High By Eli Brown
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Brook High is Eli Brown’s first novel, a book celebrated for its vibrant characters and dynamic vision. Brook High transcends race, gender and age taking its readers along Elijah... More > William’s journey into manhood. Elijah is a teenager whose life begins to change when he meets Miraculous Mikey. Soon, Elijah opts to leave his sheltered life of private schools and big houses. After convincing his mother to let him attend Brook High, a public school, Elijah’s life begins to take pivotal turns. On his voyage into discovering his purpose in life, Elijah basks in money, love and lust, yet his life changes – in painful, heartbreaking ways.< Less
Brook High By Eli Brown
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Brook High is Eli Brown’s first novel, a book celebrated for its vibrant characters and dynamic vision. Brook High transcends race, gender and age taking its readers along Elijah... More > William’s journey into manhood. Elijah is a teenager whose life begins to change when he meets Miraculous Mikey. Soon, Elijah opts to leave his sheltered life of private schools and big houses. After convincing his mother to let him attend Brook High, a public school, Elijah’s life begins to take pivotal turns. On his voyage into discovering his purpose in life, Elijah basks in money, love and lust, yet his life changes – in painful, heartbreaking ways.< Less
The Incredibly Unexpected: From High School Dropout to College Graduate By Anthony Perseveres
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Anthony Perseveres wasn’t supposed to get accepted to a top university and obtain a college degree. Most people didn’t even expect him to live to the age of twenty-four—let alone... More > get married, father children, and play an essential role in their lives. But Perseveres, a black Latino who grew up in a rough Bronx projects, did all of these things and more, surprising even himself. He managed to do it even though he had an absentee father and a mother who abused substances during a crack epidemic that swirled all around him. With grace and grit, he navigated the harsh terrain and went on to earn three college degrees. In this memoir, he shares his inspiring journey about struggling to succeed despite overwhelming obstacles. While he can’t pinpoint one factor that led to his success, his story serves as a blueprint for those who want to escape poor neighborhoods, abusive households, and makeshift prisons to do The Incredibly Unexpected.< Less
The Incredibly Unexpected: From High School Dropout to College Graduate By Anthony Perseveres
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Anthony Perseveres wasn’t supposed to get accepted to a top university and obtain a college degree. Most people didn’t even expect him to live to the age of twenty-four—let alone... More > get married, father children, and play an essential role in their lives. But Perseveres, a black Latino who grew up in a rough Bronx projects, did all of these things and more, surprising even himself. He managed to do it even though he had an absentee father and a mother who abused substances during a crack epidemic that swirled all around him. With grace and grit, he navigated the harsh terrain and went on to earn three college degrees. In this memoir, he shares his inspiring journey about struggling to succeed despite overwhelming obstacles. While he can’t pinpoint one factor that led to his success, his story serves as a blueprint for those who want to escape poor neighborhoods, abusive households, and makeshift prisons to do The Incredibly Unexpected.< Less
Mother Goose Murder By Madison Green
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Rosemary Gabriels walks right into a murder scene at a high school party. After that, bodies pop up all over town and the murderer enjoys tauntinh Rosemary with all the details. Rosemary must find... More > the murderer and prove her innocence.< Less
A Mother's Wisdom - Words to live By anthony ryan
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This short book presents a mother's sayings, a mother who left school at fourteen, and knew the highs and tragedies of a hard worked life… We may read deeply and search widely for wisdom, and... More > yet find that all the while it is at hand, pouring our tea. Here are words and short anecdotes, about the why of things, Life, heartache, people, our purpose, and of course love… Short, simple, and true.< Less