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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!
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 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Earthly Tales & Other Adventures - A Visitor from Ether
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
As Natalie cleans her bathroom sink, a mysterious Voice speaks to her in such insistent tones that she must rush to her computer and take dictation. The stories that emerge carry us back to pre-Civil War days and provide compelling glimpses into the life and adventures of a woman, born slave, who loved Freedom above all else: the perils of her quest, lessons learned, and timeless she wisdom gained
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.