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Author: Susan Engle
John Birks "Dizzy” Gillespie was a jazz musician who pioneered a new style of jazz music, known as bebop, in the 1940s. This book, written for junior youth, chronicles Dizzy’s life, beginning with his childhood in South Carolina, his move to New York City, and his eventual travels around the world. Dizzy Gillespie became a Bahá’í in 1968 and strove to be of service to others through his unique gift in music.
Through the eyes of MARGARET COUSINS – Irish & Indian Suffragette
Author: MUNRO KEITH (Grandnephew of Margaret Cousins)
Margaret Cousins, born in Boyle, Roscommon, in 1878 was co-founder of the Irish Women's Franchise League in 1908 together with Hanna and Frank Sheehy-Skeffington. She spent a month in Tullamore Jail for breaking the windows of Dublin Castle in protest against the lack of votes for women. Although remaining a staunch member of the Theosophical Society she had connections with the Bahá’í Faith including a meeting with the Guardian of the Faith in 1932. Martha Root, records having met her in Kerala in India.
by Shar Mitchell
A personal memoir of one woman's journey that took her from the windswept Canadian prairies to cities and villages across Europe and North Africa.
Author: Lou Turner
From the African bush to an international school in India, from the tropical islands of the South Pacific to Poland in Europe, this heart - warming autobiographical account will touch your very soul.
Learmount Publishing, Northern Ireland
Stories from the Cradle of the Faith consists of six different narratives of individuals from the Iranian Bahá'í community. The stories span from the late nineteenth century through the early 1970s. The life stories depict heroism, sacrifice, and transformation as these six individuals arose under tremendous pressure and oppression to serve their community and humanity.
Author: William Grohe & Jamshid Afnan.
Our Friend Mona tells the true story of Mona Mahmudnizhad, a sixteen-year-old girl from Shiraz, Iran who sacrificed her life for her belief in Bahá’u’lláh and the Bahá’í Faith. Written from the first-person perspective of Azadeh Rohanian Perry, a friend of Mona’s and her family, as well as memories shared from Mona’s family members.
Author: Azadeh Rohanian Perry