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The first 100 years --
Windsor, California
The Perfect Orange: A Tale from Ethiopa
by Frank P. Araujo, PhD
illustrated by Xiao Jun Li
ISBN 978-1-877810-94-7
Hardcover, 32 pages, 10½ x 9, 1994
Ages 4 - 13
  • PBS(TV) Storytime Selection (episode #305)
  • Time Magazine's TIME FOR KIDS MAGAZINE adaptation for Feb. 2012 grades 3-4 and grades 5-6 issues.
  • Smithonian Institute Let's Read  selection
  •  Do you have a question or comment for the illustrator? Contact Xiao Jun Li at xiaojun2006@gmail.com
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    SAVE $ when you purchase The Laughing River book and The Laughing River musical CD as a combo package which has the musical CD housed is in a sleeve attached inside the back cover of the hardcover book.

    The price of the combo package is $26.90 instead of the $31.90 price of the book $16.95 + musical CD $14.95 bought separately.

    Winner of  "Parents' Choice Award" recommendation.


    Your Exciting Search for Wow! Combinations
    by Norm and Barbara Ray
    ISBN 978-1-877810-00-8 
    Softcover, 224 pages, 6 x 9, 2006

    Hundreds of Activities for Men and Women with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
    by B. J. FitzRay
    ISBN 978-1-877810-80-0
    Hardcover, 288 pages, 6x9, 2001, reprints in 2002, 2005 & 2007 

    A book for brothers & sisters of hospitalized children
    by Debbie Duncan
    illustrated by Nina Ollikainen, MD

    New enhanced version

    Hardcover, 40 pages, 8x10, 1994

    Expanded Author Information at her website www.debbieduncan.com

    Do you have a question or comment for the author?
    Contact Debbie Duncan at debbie@debbieduncan.com


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    The Comprehensive Guidebook for Career Success in a Medical Transcription Business
    by Donna Avila-Weil, RHIT & Mary Glaccum
    ISBN 978-1-877810-04-6 Softcover, Layflat, 528 pages, 7x 9

    Do you have a question or comment for the authors?
    Contact Mary Glaccum at dictst@fuse.net.

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    The Comprehensive Guidebook for Career Success as a Medical Coder
    by Donna Avila-Weil, RHIT, and Rhonda Regan, CCS, CCS-P
    ISBN 978-1-877810-15-2
    Softcover, layflat
    448 pages, 7x 9, 2007

    Hundreds of tax deduction ideas for home-based businesses, independent contractors, all entrepreneurs
    by Norm Ray, CPA
    ISBN 978-1-877810-07-7
    Softcover, 128 pages, 6x9
    Includes TAX-SAVER CHECKLIST of over 1100 potential write-offs.
    Also includes
    2013-2014 UPDATES insert!

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    by Kellie Greenwald
    ISBN 978-1-877810-42-8
    2008, 52 pages, 11 x 8½, hardcover
    Ages 6 - adult. Enjoyed on many levels.

    Do you have a question or comment for the author?
    Contact Kellie Greenwald at HANCAR@aol.com .

    • A story of the historic Lincoln Highway
      by Mary Elizabeth Anderson
      ISBN 978-1-877810-97-8
      Hardcover, 52 pages, 10x8, 1997 Ages 7 - 13, and parents and grandparents
    • Remember Auto courts?
    • Teams of horses?
    • Burma Shave signs?
          Here's one of our favorites: 
         "Every Day" / "We Do Our Part" / "To Make Your Face" / "A Work of Art" / "Burma-Shave" 
    • YouTube video about The Lincoln Highway: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIpprCxX1M0

    If you have a question or comment for the author, you can contact her at her website www.meanderson.com or at her email address: marelizand@neb.rr.c

    by Mary Elizabeth Anderson
    ISBN: 978-1-877810-73-2 LCCN: 2008925252
    List price: $10.95 Copyright: 2008


    Middle schooler Gracie Gannon overcomes bullying and self-doubts, gaining new insights about her own beauty, the value of a loving family, true friendship, and what is important in life

    Chapter book for ages 10 to 15, Themes: Overcoming bullying and overcoming self-doubt.

    Expanded Author Information at her website: www.meanderson.com

    Author's email address: marelizand@neb.rr.com
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    by Chuck Elsbree
    ISBN 978-1-877810-41-1, Hardcover, 72 pages, 8.5 x 11, 2012, $27.95                                               

    More than 200 beautiful photos of Chuck Elsbree's turn-of-the-19th-century farm, ranch and other related implements manufactured prior to early tractor development. Chuck grew up working on the family ranch during the 1940s and 1950s and then had a successful career as a research and development engineer in the aerospace industry. He has been collecting antique farm equipment for 30 years and now presents in this book many pieces of his collection with his detailed analyses of operating mechanisms and farming purposes. He also Includes identification of many of the manufacturers' models and estimated dating of most of the implements.

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    The Laughing River book
    A folktale for peace
    by Elizabeth Haze Vega
    illustrated by Ashley Smith
    ISBN 978-1-877810-35-0
    Hardcover, 32 pages, 10½ x 8½, 1995
    Ages 5 - 12
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    The Laughing River is the story of two fanciful African tribes ? the Funga and the Alafia ? in conflict until the laughing river bubbles melodiously into their lives, bringing fun, friendship and peace. This enchanting lyrical folktale brings love and laughter into the lives of young and old. Lyrical fanciful folktale of peaceful conflict resolution.  The Laughing River CD narrates the lively story accompanied by captivating music and page-turn chimes.

    The musical CD has four tracks. Hear samples at CD Baby.com

    Download album (MP3) at
    CD Baby.com
    A rare collection of western stories
    by Hector Lee
    ISBN 978-1-877810-72-5 Softcover, 192 pages, 6 x 9, 2008
    LCCN 2008933275
    Ages 14 to adult


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    by Barbara & Norm Ray
    ISBN 978-1-877810-63-3 
    Each of the three books is softcover, 128 pages, 6x9
    Cooking with Chardonnay
    Cooking with Merlot
    Cooking with Riesling

    For your home-based business or other entrepreneurial venture we offer guidebooks on all aspects of setting up and successfully running your business; and software and reference books to make your work more efficient and profitable; and beautiful soothing music to help you relax in the office or at home.

    Are you a parent, teacher, librarian, child care professional, counselor with wonderful children in your lives? The books and music we offer for children are carefully selected to be exciting and fun for children while providing enhanced educational features. And we offer parenting and educator resources to help you promote the enjoyment of reading.

    Are you a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's disease? We offer practical, easy-to-use activities resources.

    Do you love to explore history? Want to record and preserve family history? Love to cook? Enjoy wine? Strive to maintain good personal health? Love to travel 

    Looking for great gift ideas? Looking for unique collectibles?

    We offer terrific resources and special gift and collectible items for you. And we are continuously on the lookout for new items to meet your needs.


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    The heirloom quality personal journal. The perfect companion to the old family Bible, preserving your unique life story for your family.
    ISBN 978-1-8778101-34-3
    Hardcover, 288 gilt-edged pages, 8½ x 11

    "LifeTimes, The Life Experiences Journal" will be a perfect gift to family and friends at holidays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations and birthdays.



    Spiritually uplifting favorites are accented with glorious sounds of nature including songbirds, a powerful thunderstorm, and much more. Harmony of nature's voices blend with the soulful acoustic piano-based gospel music of 
    The Matthews Henry Gospel Ensemble.

    What a Friend
    Walk All Over Heaven
    Precious Lord
    Walk with Me
    Amazing Grace
    Just a Closer Walk with Thee
    Love Will Find a Home
    23rd Psalm
    America the Beautiful
    Old Rugged Cross
    His Eye on the Sparrow

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                      -- William Jennings Bryan, 1899

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