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Itchy Mitch and the Taming of Broken Jaw Junction
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Price: Free! Words: 46,710. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
The new vegetable-loving sheriff of Broken Jaw Junction outwits outlaws, bank robbers and cattle rustlers--using just a few carrot sticks and celery! But one day, he meets an unexpected and unbeatable foe ...
The Hidden Kingdom (A Chapter Book)
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Series: Heroes of the Highest Order, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
THE DARK ENEMY NEVER RESTS. BUT NEITHER DO THE HEROES OF THE HIGHEST ORDER! A magical playground whisks Dan and Page into the Hidden Kingdom where a skinny giant quickly registers them for hero training camp. There, they learn they must gain skills and earn a powerful treasure of peace by travelling back in time and walking in the footsteps of a real pioneer hero.
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?
The Ninja Librarian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Ninja Librarian is a humorous set of tall tales set in the highly fictional gold-country town of Skunk Corners. It’s the story of a dusty, tough, unfriendly town that gets a new outlook on life thanks to the advent of the Ninja Librarian—a mild-mannered librarian who offers his wisdom with a little extra when folks don’t listen.
Slaveboy, The Fiddling for Freedom Series, Book 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
"Slaveboy,"the first book in the Fiddling for Freedom series, was inspired by the life of African-American slave and pioneer, Louis Southworth, who traveled the Oregon Trail with his mother and master in the early 1850s and then went on to earn enough money to buy his freedom by playing fiddle in the gold camps in California and Nevada. This is a middle-grade chapter book.
Running and Dancing
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Red Phoenix Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Two African American girls grow into teenagers at the turn of the 20th century. The older girl's sister fled the U.S. to find fame and fortune in another country. She left behind a daughter, and the two girls each experience different coming of age adventures, according to their temperaments. Bertine, eldest of the pair, is a runner, like her sister. But Alma enjoys the dance of life where she is.
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.
Promises
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,910. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the days before Bryce Canyon became a national park, timid twelve-year-old Hattie faces making new friends when her family moves to Tropic, Utah. Adventures in the nearby canyon help her learn that there is a difference between complaining and standing up for one's self.
Lavinia's Window
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,310. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Grandmama gives Lavinia a journal for her 12th birthday and urges her to learn the seven heavenly virtues to tell the difference between right and wrong. Lavinia uses qualities from family and friends to improve her character but when her embittered papa decides to send her away from home, she must rely on the strength of her values to unite two estranged families and claim her own fate.
Benny Study Questions Student Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Ten year-old Benny travels west with a knife-throwing, card-playing bank robber, a savage black stallion, and the promise that God will never leave him. Can he trust that promise? Explore this Historical adventure. Understand the time period better. Full story text, comprehension, thought questions essay and research suggestions plus vocabulary by chapter.
The Journey of Hannah
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Eleven-year-old Hannah is sold as a slave to a kind Georgia family, but tragedy strikes and Hannah is sold again, this time to cruel tavern owners in Kentucky who beat her often. Hannah runs away, but if she is caught, she could be killed! Should Hannah return to her cruel owners? Can they be persuaded to sell her to caring Miss Rachel next door, or must Hannah continue to live a life of misery?
Shadows on Stoney Creek
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Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Sarah dreams of opening Stoney Creek's first school. She'd even like girls to attend! But strange things are happening. The fire in the schoolroom is blazing when they arrive. Food and clothing disappear from settlers' homes. There are threats of wildcats, Indians, blizzards. Still, the determined Sarah vows, with God's help, she won't let whatever is lurking in the shadows steal her dream.
A New Start in the Niobrara for Mr. and Mrs. O'Malley
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Series: American Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
Sackets Harbor Powder Monkey: The War of 1812
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It’s 1811 and 11-year-old Rankin McMullin is ready for action. He’s joined the warship Oneida to fight the British and end the laws that have forced New York farmers to become smugglers. As a powder boy, his job is to carry gunpowder to the carronades. When the shooting begins, the battle is seen through Rankin’s eyes. The unique way it’s fought and the unusual way it ends surprises both sides.
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.
"The Young West" The Joey Zackary Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
About a young man having to grow up fast. He was making his own way because his parents were dead. The things which happened to him in a short span of four years and of the people he met along the way.
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.
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.
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.