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A New Start in the Niobrara for Mr. and Mrs. O'Malley
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Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Darcy and Brigit O'Malley always wanted a new start for themselves. Hearing that things in the Niobrara Valley of northeast Nebraska offered them opportunities denied them in County Mayo, they eagerly board the train bound for the new town of Randolph Nebraska with hopes and dreams in their hearts.
The Second Cellar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,020. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Leah's dull summer turns dangerous when she discovers a hidden ladder that transports her back to the days of the Underground Railroad, where she helps freedom seekers, risking her own life in the process. Leah also wrestles an ethical dilemma as she journeys through time and a crisis of faith.
The Saga of Indian Em’ly: The Apache and the Pale Face Soldiers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
With no one to lean on but each other and the fragile balance between the Apache and the soldiers irreparably upset, Knocks Down and Cactus Flower must make their way as children of The People in the pale face world – pale faces who have now become the enemy.
Tucson Jo
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Feisty 14-year-old Josephine Fiedler is reluctant to support her father’s bid for mayor of Tucson in 1882: “I could be sealing my fate, helping to elect someone who wants nothing more than my docility.” When trouble erupts and her father’s opponent attacks him for being an Israelite, Jo has to reconsider her position and even what it means to be a Jew.
Joe Henry's Journey
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 37,070. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Joe Henry’s story is a look at the past. It reveals why people moved to the untamed region the miners called Montana in the mid 1800s and what they found there. The reader will be carried along with Joe Henry through all of his travels—a great adventure, but scary too.
Winter of the Shifting Stars: Children's Story of a Lakota-Sioux Family, 1833
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,500. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Winter of the Shifting Stars is a fictional, illustrated story about a year in the life of a 10-year-old Lakota-Sioux girl, set in the year 1833. Enemy warriors had killed Blue Whirlwind’s father the previous year. Her village must prepare for war, to avenge this death, while continuing their traditional activities through the 13 moons of the year.
Mockingbird And Big Earl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
They were an unlikely team, the big, gruff circuit judge and the talkative Blackfoot girl. They travel across the Old West solving mysteries and bringing justice. Judge Earl Stark comes to El Paso to try the case of a man accused of a crime, but it's Mockingbird who finds the clues that lead to what really happened.
Daring Rescue at Sonora Pass
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
A stagecoach arrives at the Joyton family's Butterfield Stage Line in southern Arizona with a dead man inside. Fourteen-year-old Drew Joyton suspects foul play. When a suspicious stranger appears, he and his sister plot a risky action to save lives. Or are some hostile Apaches to blame?
Return to Skunk Corners
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
When Big Al wakes up one morning and finds the Ninja Librarian has left town, everything seems to go wrong. And just about the time she’s thinking maybe the town can cope after all, he comes back. After that, it’s business as usual in Skunk Corners: bad guys, irritated skunks, and crises big and small that require the Librarian’s unique brand of outside-the-box thinking and direct action.
Saving Miner's Gulch
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Saving Miner's Gulch is a middle-grade boy adventure. A miner forty-niner ghost joins forces with two young brothers searching for gold in an attempt to stop dangerous mobsters from turning a mining town into a giant cow pie.
Jacob's Oregon Trail Adventure Letters Through Time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
14-year-old Jacob Harding is traveling the Oregon Trail in 1850. Read his letters as he tells about why they're going, what they hope to find, and what he wants. Follow along as the Harding family faces disease, treacherous river crossings, and Indians. Share Jacob's secrets about his girl friend, a runaway slave, and his sister's birthday surprise. These fictional letters are historical.
The Dewey Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Dewey Boy is historical fiction about the eight-year old George Perrin Dewey’s summer on the Perrin Farm in Berlin, Vermont, USA, owned by his Aunt Lucy and Uncle Porter Perrin. Some of his many adventures predict his future as the famous Admiral George Dewey. The book is suitable for classroom use, with discussion questions and explanations of idioms used in that time period.
Patchwork Trail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational
Trails of wildflowers. Trails of cattle. Trails of stitches. Trails of history. Ten-year old Erica Kraft explores all these trails and more when she visits her grandparents at their farm in Caldwell County, Texas.
Growing Up With Grandma: Moving To The Ranch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
A chapter book focusing on a young girl's perspective of living in the 1950's. This first book details the move to the ranch from her home in the suburbs. Sis's adventures lead her into capers that at first appear to be thoughtful and caring, while her family often finds them ill conceived and beyond parental approval.
Uncle Sam: A Horse's Tale
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Uncle Sam, a cavalry horse, travels to Louisiana in the months before America enters World War II. Told by storyteller Curt Iles with creative illustrations by emerging artist Jade Ross and sleight of hand by graphic designer Julian Quebedeaux, Uncle Sam: A Horse's Tale is a delightful story of a memorable time seventy years ago.
Who Tells the Moon to Sleep?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Picture book for ages 8 and up. Having learned from Mama that the world is filled with things that do what they please like the moon and the cat, Tess wonders why she and Mama are constantly told what to do. They are told when to play, when to eat, and even when to sleep. Mama explains that they are slaves -- owned by the couple in the big house. But Tess realizes her heart is free.
Miss Jones and the Runaway Slaves
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers a group of runaway slaves. They have become lost when Harriet Tubman, their leader, has suddenly fallen asleep. Miss Jones tries to discover which house is safe for them to go to, only to find that a trap is being set!
Fortune's Journey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
Fortune Plunkett's father left her two things: his acting troupe, and a deathbed wish that she fulfill his dream and lead the players across the continent to San Francisco. It's 1853, and the Gold Rush is in full swing. Joining a wagon train, Fortune and her actors find more action, adventure, and drama than any of their plays could offer in this carefully researched historical adventure.
Mrs. O'Leary's Cow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Mrs. O’Leary had no idea that the lantern she carried out to the barn, that clear October night in 1871, would start the Great Chicago Fire.
Beneath the Slashings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Candle Star Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(Divided Decade Trilogy, book 3) After four uncertain years of war, Grace Nickerson is desperate to patch together what is left of her community and return to some sense of normalcy. But soon after his return, her father sells the farm and drags the family off to a lumber camp in Michigan’s northern wilderness. Will Grace ever find the peace and security she knew before the war?