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Charlie and the Secret Journey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Twelve-year-old Charlie Applegate and his three best friends embark on a journey to find Travis' father. Their quest takes them to many strange places where they meet a host of unusual characters and dangerous situations.
Charlie and the Broken Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Eleven-year-old Charlie Applegate's life gets complicated as he copes with girls, a new friend who lives in a foster home and a psychotic bully. He is also worried about his increasingly prophetic and cryptic dreams.
Waiting For a Comet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
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During the long, hot spring of 1910 it seemed all 12-year-old Jo Harper could do was wait. Wait for her father, wait for her friends, wait for the comet that might appear in the sky and wipe out the whole town of Willowby, Wyoming once and for all. But when wild west legend Abby Drake arrives in town lugging an orphaned baby calf, an old-fashioned revolver, and a mystery.
Orphan Train Riders Charles' Christmas Gift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
When six year old Charles is orphaned he is sent from New York City to Colorado on the orphan train with nothing but a letter from his mother which tells him to be brave and find a new family to love. Will he find the gift of love before Christmas? This is one book in the Orphan Train Riders Series. Other books in the series are: Joanna's Journey and Irish Strong William.
Orphan Train Riders Joanna's Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
The only life Joanna has ever known is one of hardship in orphanages and living on the streets. When she accidentally joins up with a group of children headed out of New York City on an orphan train, her life changes. Although she's not sure if it's for the better or worse. Will Joanna ever find a place where she belongs? This is one book in the Orphan Train Riders Series.
Orphan Train Riders Irish Strong William
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
William has traveled to America from Ireland with the hope of finding a better life. Unfortunately, things do not go well for William in the new country and he is separated from his family. Will William be Irish Strong enough to ride on the orphan train a new home in a new country?
Terror at the Lighthouse
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Price: Free! Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Twelve-year old William and ten-year old Rebecca have come to live with their family at a lighthouse on the edge of Lake Michigan in Door County, Wisconsin in the 1920s.They soon find themselves facing a series of adventures and dangers climaxing with a terrible catastrophe that threatens the lives of the entire family.
Gilda and the Ghost
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Series: The Pleasantville Detectives, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
There is another mystery in Pleasantville! As autumn creeps toward winter, a dead body is found... and then disappears! Whose body could it be, and how could eight-year-old Gilda Hill have seen the same person fishing at the river? With her cousin Crystal and their friend Matthew, Gilda must use their sleuthing powers to identify the victim before a ghost can ruin Pleasantville's fall festival.
The Milk Wagon Mystery
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Series: The Pleasantville Detectives, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
There is a mystery in Pleasantville! Jason the milkman, has disappeared and left all the milk behind. Why would Jason leave in such a hurry? Ten-year-olds Matthew and Crystal are on the case, but more people are going missing, and Matthew and Crystal both have their own strange secrets. Can they work together to find Jason and the others in time, or are their friends gone for gone for good?
Fearless Freedom
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Eleven-year-old Bernice Givens learns about courage and fear when she becomes a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement that her hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leads in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, during the historic spring and summer of 1963.
Mattie's Secret
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
In 1929, times are tough. Twelve-year-old Mattie Blackson is orphaned when her parents die. With orphanages full, she is placed in the home of a family with 7 other children. She loves her new life, but then Mattie finds a tiny baby left on the doorstep. She keeps baby Sophie a secret and takes care of her on her own. Can Mattie preserve her role as a mama when she finds out she has a new home?
The Peerless Dulcinea
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Price: Free! Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
An Award Winning Story. Also a Gold Award Winner at the WorldFest International Film Festival in the Family/Children category of unproduced screenplays. A Gone With the Wind kind of story set against the backdrop of a revolution, in the era of Madmen (late 1950's). Emmy, the daughter of an eccentric aristocrat and her beloved nanny suffer the whims of an evil socialite. Ages 9 and up
The Atomic Weight of Secrets or The Arrival of the Mysterious Men in Black: The Young Inventors Guild, Book One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,820. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
In 1903, five truly brilliant young inventors, the children of the world's most important scientists, are taken from their lives and their parents by the mysterious men in black and left at an isolated farmhouse in Dayton, Ohio. Who are the men in black? Are the men in black trying to kidnap them--or protect them? And if they're trying to protect them--from what?
Miss Jones and the Wright Brothers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th 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 that the first flight ended in a deadly crash! Something went wrong with the plane and Orville Wright crashed just after takeoff. The first flight never happened. Can Miss Jones reach Kill Devil Hill in time to fix it!
The Hollywood Scoop
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,120. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Joey Delaney is only sixteen years-old, but she's not letting that stop her quest to become a star newspaper reporter. It's the summer of 1942, the world is going mad, and there are a million stories begging to be told. When a sought-after movie script gets swiped right under Joey's nose, she's on the case. The only thing she hasn't bargained for is the attention of dreamy Elliot Duncan.
Ociee and Ben Nash, the Asheville Adventure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
As did Ociee Nash in the first novel, “A Flower Blooms on Charlotte Street,” she now travels back to Asheville, North Carolina, but this time, she’s in the company of her brother, Ben. Before they depart, however, thanks to Ma Gram, they are treated to a thrilling riverboat ride on the Mississippi.It’s easy to pick up the trail of the young Nash children even without having read the other stories.
Sometimes a Warm Rain Falls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,950. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Sometimes A Warm Rain Falls is a young adult novel about growing up in the old mill town of Lowell, Massachusetts during the 1960s. More specifically, it tells about the relationship between Noel and Guy, two mismatched friends who end up forming an unlikely bond.
Shadows of St. Louis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
It’s 1917 in East St. Louis, Illinois. The wealthy Goodwin family and their children have been living with a dangerous secret. Suddenly, their 16 year old Negro maid Emma Lynn starts asking questions no one wants to answer. Where did she come from? Where are her parents? Why does she look like a darker version of the Goodwin daughter?
Stranger in Williamsburg
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Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
The American Revolution is in full swing, and Sarah Moore finds herself right in the middle of it. When she returned to Virginia to live with her aunt’s family and learn from their tutor, she certainly had no plans to get involved with a possible spy! With a war going on, her family back in Kentucky, and people choosing sides all around, Sarah begins to wonder if she can trust anyone—even God!