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The Fiddling Contest
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Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
The Bent Reed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Despite a stern mother and a life-threateningly crooked spine, Sarah McCoombs is determined to live the life of which she’s dreamed. When her family’s farm is overrun in the Battle of Gettysburg, she must put those dreams aside and find the strength to nurse both Union and Confederate wounded soldiers.
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.
Dark Enough To See The Stars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Helping Hands Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Bloodhounds chase twelve-year-old slave Moses as he follows the North Star to Pennsylvania on the Underground Railroad. His mother had taught him to find the star before she was sold to a plantation hundreds of miles away. Finally in Harrisburg, Moses finds shelter with an Abolitionist family, but when the Fugitive Slave Act becomes law, Northerners caught harboring runaways must pay.
Clocked
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Series: Clockwise. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
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A Novelette. Written from Nate Mackenzie's point of view, this new companion novelette to the Clockwise series is a much expanded version of the short story found in the In His Eyes Anthology (from 3k to 15k). Ever wonder how Nate got talked into asking Casey to dance on a dare? And what it felt like for him to experience 1860? How he really felt about Casey Donovan? Now you can know!