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White Seed: The Untold Story of the Lost Colony of Roanoke
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,510. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Roanoke Colonists and their children slowly starve. English soldiers de-evolve to a savagery not seen since the Romans encountered the fierce Picts. Powhattan’s braves press their stealthy attacks. In England, Governor White pleads for ships to a distracted court focused on the Armada. AS… Irish serving girl, Maggie, and Manteo, the Croatoan, fall in love.
Jamestown: The Birth Of A Nation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
We studied Jamestown in great depth a few years ago, just in time for the 400 year anniversary. I was surprised how little a knew about the settlement and its history. This little booklet came out of my research. I hope you enjoy getting to know this fascinating history as much as we did.
A Walking Tour of Jamestown, New York
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Jamestown, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Favorite Places in Historic Tidewater Virginia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is a supplement to accompany Chapter 1 of "A Guide to Historic Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia." In the Guide, my first chapter is about the history of Europeans in Virginia in the seventeenth century. Because of space limitations, we had to omit the tours that went with this chapter. What follows in this publication is that group of tours.
The Quell Stone
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Freddy never dreamed he would be living in St. Wigbod, alone, in an abandoned wing of his grandmother's mansion. He knows no one at school and must face his greatest fears...eating alone and sweaty palms. Freddy unearths the secret of the haunted lower basement of his school when he is cast back in time to 1607. Will he escape the savage Indians determined to kill him? The adventure begins...
Virginian Lover
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Bella, exiled to Jamestown, Virginia, in the seventeenth century, seeks to escape from her abusive husband. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books. Previously published as "Forbiddeen Love" under the pseudonym Donna Hunt.
Destiny Comes on the Wind - The Legend of Opechancanough
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 216,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
This book is partly based on actual historical events, myths, and legends surrounding the life of Paramount Chief Opechancanough of the Powhatan Confederation. More than anything else, it is the story of one man's determined efforts to stop the relentless encroachment of the Europeans that would seek to destroy the culture of his people and change forever their way of life.
A Kids Guide to American History - Volume 1: Jamestown to The Lewis and Clark Expedition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
This bundle book is a compilation of four of KidCaps top selling history books; it is the first in a two-part volume. The first volume presents the following subjects in an easy to understand format that kids love: *Jamestown *The Continental Convention *The Louisiana Purchase *The Lewis and Clark Expedition
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches and Pocahontas Helped Save Jamestown
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the first English colony in America in Jamestown, Virginia--from a roach's point of view! These pesky little insects believe that without their help the first settlers of Jamestown would have all starved. This volume gives a summary of this historic settlement even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The second of fifty books in the roach history series.