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Pneuma By Serena Kearney
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pneu·ma ˈn(y)o͞omə/ noun the vital spirit, soul, or creative force of a person. Do you know what it feels like to hold fate in your hand? Was it fate that my whole life got... More > turned upside down? He was the reason I had to leave. Making the sacrifice caused my heart to rip in two. I wanted normalcy. I wanted my life to be my own. But it’s nothing without the people I love, and it’s for the people I love that I have to leave. Fate. Please be kind. Will he still remember me? Will our first and last kiss be one and the same? Please remember. Please be with me.< Less
In the Shadow of the Crown: Some Men Look At Constitutions… By Christopher Reynolds
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Christopher Reynolds began an extensive study of Australian political history and the Australian Constitution when he was a senior professional staff member in the U.S. Congress in the 1980s. As... More > someone who drafted and promoted legislation, he was interested in Australia’s complicated relationship with Britain as well as what it needs to change to promote democracy. Quoting authors from Aristotle to Thomas Jefferson, and a host of Australian authorities, Reynolds outlines Australia’s journey from being a dominion of the British Empire toward independence. He supports his findings by examining documents from British archives, Australian constitutional debates, as well as the constitutions of other nations that lead to the path of meaningful reform. Take a revealing journey through the history of Australian politics and consider a model of government based on involvement and interaction rather than conflict with In the Shadow of the Crown.< Less
A World Found By Andrea Moen
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Dani gets called home to bury her father, and find out that he has left a mess for her to clean up. She finds herself in a new world of intrigue, deception, murder and corporate betrayal that she... More > didn't know existed and finds that this world needs her help to make better or she prays she can make a difference.< Less
P.S. I'm Eleven (Surviving Haiti's Quake) By Mae Claire
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A very bright eleven year old girl, attending a private school in Haiti realizes the importance of her family and friends. She observes those who were not given the opportunity to be educated and... More > tells herself that she does not want to be “Menm jan ak yo.” She is given several opportunities to see different parts of the world. The trips make her wise beyond her years. Tragedy in Haiti strikes and it is now up to her to find the living amongst the dead. She loses all hope in finding her best friend but still believes that her parents may still be alive. Looking frantically for her Mami and Papi in the debris, she comes to terms with the fact that she may never see them again. Life as she knows it ceases to exist until she encounters several other victims on the way to Port-Au-Prince to find food. Her bond with the broken and hungry gives her the strength to search her heart and soul for what death and life really means.< Less