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Lone Star Ranger #3: A Ranger to Fight With
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,560. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
A gang of raiders have left their trail of blood and death along the Texas border. Will Nate Stewart and his Ranger companions survive their dangerous bid for vengeance?
On the Colorado Trail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
After a failed attempt at escape that leaves Cactus Flower injured and both of them in danger, can Knocks Down bring himself to trust the soldier, Pale Face Joe? His life depends on it, and his little sister's does, as well!
The Town That Disappeared
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Driven from his neighborhood during the Chicago fire of 1871, Adrian moves to the Michigan wilderness. The town is called Singapore – as if a name could make a tiny spit of a town into a great seaport. Just as Adrian starts to feel that Singapore is his home, he discovers the moving sand dunes along the Lake Michigan shore are slowly burying his town. How can he fight both man and nature?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.