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A Young Girl's Diary By Anonymous
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This detailed and expressive diary appeared in 1915, quickly causing an uproar in its readership due to the intimacy of its content, and the young age to which this intimacy was attached. The... More > anonymous author shocked and stirred the public with the candid perspectives, uncensored emotions and raw behaviors that chart her passage from childhood through puberty. First brought to mainstream attention by psychologist Sigmund Freud, the book is still regarded as a fascinating and controversial chronicle of one girl’s chrysalis. Equally as compelling as the content is the mystery of the manuscript’s origin. To this day, the authorship of the book remains under question. While the editor and ‘discoverer’ of the diary, Hermine Von Hug-Hellmuth, has testified to its authenticity, many scholars believe that it was Hug-Hellmuth and her sister who actually penned the diary in a rather fanatical attempt to garner widespread support of Freud’s psychoanalytic theories.< Less
The Magic of a Young Pharaoh By Iris Boersma
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This beautiful historical novel tells the hole story of the legendary boy king Tutankhamun. From the reign of his father Akhenaten and the birth of Tutankhamun untill his dead. He and his wife... More > Ankhesenamun were deeply in love. They spend their hole life together, untill the young pharaoh died at his 20th age..... It’s a amazing, exciting, romantic but also a sad story. Tutankhamun is worlds most famous pharaoh ever after the discovery of his tomb. A legend from the Nile and from the most high inteligent civilization ever lived. Author Iris Boersma immersed herself for years in the life of the legendary boy king Tutankhamun of Ancient Egypt... This book have as extra a photo/illustration special. Watch also the video book trailer at this link:< Less
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A fortune teller in London told the young secretary that she would soon go East and work abroad. Many of her predictions came true… Daphne Jackson was born in Ambleside and her love of nature... More > and her resilience remained strong throughout a turbulent life. Tough, independent yet vulnerable, she gives an intimate account of her life from childhood until she became a prisoner of war in 1942. About the Author Daphne Jackson worked as a secretary in Java until her marriage to Charles (Jack). Their happy life together was beset by difficulties but both came through the war and its aftermath with courage. Later in London she was involved in voluntary work and loved writing, especially plays; she said doing this in her head had kept her alive while imprisoned.< Less
The Sorrows of Young Werther By J. W. Von Goethe
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The Sorrows of Young Werther was Goethe's first major success, turning him from an unknown into a celebrated author practically overnight. Goethe distanced himself from The Sorrows of Young Werther... More > in his later years. He regretted his fame and making his youthful love of Charlotte Buff public knowledge. He wrote Werther at the age of twenty-four, and yet most of his visitors in his old age knew him only from this work, despite his many others. He even denounced the Romantic movement by calling it "everything that is sick." and: "I have carefully collected whatever I have been able to learn of the story of poor Werther, and here present it to you, knowing that you will thank me for it. To his spirit and character you cannot refuse your admiration and love: to his fate you will not deny your tears. And thou, good soul, who sufferest the same distress as he endured once, draw comfort from his sorrows"< Less
Young Eagle Standing By Gregory S. Walsh
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YOUNG EAGLE STANDING is a poem written by author Gregory S. Walsh in the summer of 1978 after his graduation from the University of Washington. Like many young people emerging from academic life into... More > the world of work, Gregory found himself wondering which career, which adventure, would lead to the most creative life. By late August of 1978 he had no clue and sat down to express his frustration in writing. Young Eagle Standing is the culmination of his thinking at that moment in his life. Some 25 years later Jean C. Walsh, Greg's mother, decided to turn his poem into an original work of art in book form. She spent a year and thousands of dollars on materials to design and handcraft each of the pages as well as the leather-bound and beaded cover of the book (which measures 22" wide by 25" tall.) Now, 36 years after writing the poem, ten years after Jean's design of the book, Greg has photographed her artwork and turned the poem and illustrations into a hardbound book for people around the world to enjoy.< Less
Spain: History for Young Readers By Frederick A. (Frederick Albion) Ober
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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: Frederick Albion Ober (February 13, 1849 - May 31, 1913) was an... More > American naturalist and writer.Ober was born February 13, 1849 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He received a common school education. While yet a boy, he evinced a fondness for natural history: he collected nearly all the birds of New England and noted their habits. From 1862 to 1866 he had an occupation as shoemaker. Subsequently he attended the Massachusetts Agricultural College but due to the lack of funds he was forced to leave the college after a short time. From 1867 to 1870 he worked as employee in a drugstore and again as shoemaker.In 1872, he abandoned his business pursuits to hunt in Florida. In 1874 he made a second trip, successfully explored Lake Okeechobee, and published in periodicals a description of the lake and its shores. Excerpt from:< Less
The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview By Edward Stratemeyer
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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: Edward L. Stratemeyer (October 4, 1862 – May 10, 1930)... More > was an American publisher and writer of children's fiction. He was one of the most prolific writers in the world, producing in excess of 1,300 books himself, selling in excess of 500 million copies. He also created many the well-known fictional book series for juveniles including The Rover Boys, The Bobbsey Twins, Tom Swift, The Hardy Boys, and Nancy Drew series, many of which sold millions of copies and are still in publication today. On Stratemeyer's legacy, Fortune wrote: "As oil had its Rockefeller, literature had its Stratemeyer. "Stratemeyer was born the youngest of six children in Elizabeth, New Jersey, to Henry Julius Stratemeyer, a tobacconist, and Anna Siegel. Excerpt from:< Less
Plain Facts for Old and Young By John Harvey Kellogg
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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: DivisionsJohn Harvey Kellogg, M.D. (February 26, 1852 –... More > December 14, 1943) was an American medical doctor in Battle Creek, Michigan, who ran a sanitarium using holistic methods, with a particular focus on nutrition, enemas, and exercise. Kellogg was an advocate of vegetarianism for health and is best known for the invention of the breakfast cereal known as corn flakes with his brother, Will Keith Kellogg.He led in the establishment of the American Medical Missionary College. The College, founded in 1895, operated until 1910 when it merged with Illinois State University.Kellogg was born in Tyrone, Michigan, to John Preston Kellogg (1806–1881) and Ann Janette Stanley (1824–1893). John was born in Hadley, Massachusetts and his mother was born in Livingston County, Michigan. Excerpt from:< Less
Young Folks' History of Rome By Charlotte M. (Charlotte Mary) Yonge
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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: Charlotte Mary Yonge (11 August 1823 – 24 May 1901) was an... More > English novelist known for her huge output, now mostly out of print.Charlotte Mary Yonge was born in Otterbourne, Hampshire, England, on 11 August 1823 to William Yonge and Fanny Yonge, née Bargus. She was educated at home by her father, studying Latin, Greek, French, Euclid and algebra. Her father's lessons could be harsh:He required a diligence and accuracy that were utterly alien to me. He thundered at me so that nobody could bear to hear it, and often reduced me to tears, but his approbation was so delightful that it was a delicious stimulus... I believe, in spite of all breezes over my innate slovenliness, it would have broken our hearts to leave off working together. Excerpt from:< Less
Spiritual Teachings for Young Souls By Craig Howell
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These are beginner spiritual teachings that explain some core metaphysical concepts in a simple way so they that can be easily understood. Created for ages around 12-15. This can also serve as a... More > guide to parents who wish to start approaching their children about spiritual practice. This is a guide book for young ones to give them a better footing. They need to know that there is so much more to life than what you see and that they have the creative power to change thier lives and others lives; to contribute a positive impact on the world.By reading this, my hope is that they will start to see things differntly, they will be able to handle what comes at them more easily, and they will gain a poise and an inner balance that will reduce the fear, anger, judgment and criticism in the world. And maybe they will pass on these teachings to their peers in some way, if only by demonstration.For more information about the author and samples of chapters, please go to< Less

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