Yoko's Diary by Paul Ham

By Paul Ham

The diary is one little girl's imaginative and prescient of her international because it closes in and destroys her. She is a extremely smart baby; however the complete weight of eastern propaganda might be felt via her techniques and observations; she can also be a vintage instance of the dutiful jap daughter, yet one with a keenly observant eye. The e-book contains Yoko's diary in addition to a stirring prologue from Yoko's brother, a diary access from Yoko's father after her loss of life and a truly relocating letter of Yoko's dying from the lady who nursed Yoko as she died. whereas the center of the e-book is Yoko's diary, it can additionally contain information regarding the struggle, the japanese lifestyle, Hiroshima at the present time and additional fabric to accomplish a poignant and finished view of 1 of history's such a lot awful occasions. a long time: 8-12

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George Orwell. The Political Pen by Keith Ferrell

By Keith Ferrell

Born as Eric Blair in India in 1903, George Orwell used to be a sickly baby who was once despatched away to boarding university at age 8. Later he gained a scholarship to Eton, the place he was once no longer a very good pupil and earned a name as a insurgent. Following Eton, he lower back to Burma as a police officer, intentionally suspending his dream of changing into a writer.
Orwell moved to Paris in 1928. He was once occupied with the plight of the terrible and was firm to discover his personal literary voice and topics. within the following years, he traveled and lived one of the terrible and unemployed. Orwell released a number of books and novels approximately his stories, yet luck and popularity appeared gradual in coming.
In England, Orwell turned often called an indignant political author and crusader for the left. He stood up for his convictions and fought within the Spanish Civil conflict, regardless of unwell overall healthiness. After this disillusioning event, Orwell turned an enemy of any type of totalitarianism.
He attempted to do his half for England under...

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Die Akte Kachelmann: Anatomie eines Skandals by Thomas Knellwolf

By Thomas Knellwolf

Der Kachelmann-Prozess beschäftigt die Öffentlichkeit wie kein anderer Straffall der vergangenen Jahrzehnte. Noch nie in der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik löste ein Vergewaltigungsvorwurf ein derart intensives Verfahren aus. Kaum je stellten sich führende Medien während der Untersuchungen so einseitig auf die Seite des Tatverdächtigen oder des mutmaßlichen Opfers. Das Urteil ist gefallen. Doch was once geschah tatsächlich in der fraglichen Februarnacht 2010? Gerichtsreporter Thomas Knellwolf verfolgte den Werdegang Jörg Kachelmanns über Jahre und begleitete den Prozess Tag für Tag. Anhand von unzähligen Gesprächen mit Prozessbeteiligten, Geschäftspartnern und Bekannten zeichnet er den spektakulären Fall und das Leben des Schweizer Wettermoderators im Rampenlicht der Öffentlichkeit nach.

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Alexander Hamilton: Young Statesman by Helen Boyd Higgins

By Helen Boyd Higgins

The grownup accomplishments of this Founding Father, architect of the structure and primary Secretary of the Treasury, are mythical, and in this newest providing, teenagers meet the younger ''Alec'' starting to be up within the Caribbean as he goals of traveling the land known as the United States. followed by way of his parrot, Hurry-Up, and his spouse, Poleon, Alec's tranquil days are choked with the books he loves and visits to the waterfront to greet the huge ships arriving from Europe—until his uncle insists that Alec healthy using classes into his agenda. kids will determine with Alec's fight to beat his fear of horses and cheer at his braveness as he narrowly escapes a violent typhoon whereas on horseback, all whereas retaining his eye at the prize—school in the USA. Featured sections and enjoyable proof clarify what occurred subsequent and when Alexander Hamilton lived, supplying younger readers with a photo of the leader's whole life.

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