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Four Read-Aloud Plays from Tales From the Drake House Outhouse
By Joe Novara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Screenplays
These four read-aloud plays are based on my book Tales From the Drake House Outhouse. Students may read the ebook then dramatize what they have read. Used in many classroom presentations, the story and these plays explore the distinction between historical fiction and real historical facts while offering an enjoyable opportunity to play modern and pioneer roles.
The Pioneers
By Jack Cavanaugh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,320. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
Book 5, American Family Portrait series. In an age of sweatshops and oppressive factory conditions, tenement dwellers cling to dreams of better days. One such dreamer is Jesse Morgan. But when a real-life act of heroism goes terribly wrong, Jesse flees New York’s east side for the pioneering West, pursued by his past. On steamboats, wagon trains, railroads and open buggies, the chase is on.
Roaring River
By Richard Puz
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.
Three Bells & Newtonia
By Richard Puz
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 7 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Two short stories are presented about American frontier life in the 1800s. Three Bells- -Settlers on remote Indiana farms prepare for attacks from Chief Blackhawk's warriors. What happens one fateful night changes everyone forever. Newtonia--Compassion is found by settlers on the frontier, caught between warring armies as the Civil War rages in southwest Missouri.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
By Richard Puz
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
Daniel A Tale of Courage and Determination, of Love and Loss
By Vicky Adin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,150. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A vivid, attention-grabbing insight into the everyday lives of pioneering New Zealanders, Daniel makes history come alive! A powerful and moving narrative traces Daniel Adin through the generations, from 1863 until his death in 1926. The story alternates between real-life events as they happen to Daniel and following Libby, the modern-day researcher, as she seeks his true story.
The Engelking Letters
By Flora von Roeder
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by The Hugh & Helene Schonfield World Service Trust. Category: Nonfiction
'The Engelking Letters' is a collection of letters written by or pertaining to Ferdinand Friedrich Engelking 1810-1885.
Hank of Twin Rivers, Book One: Journey of Change
By M. C. Arvanitis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
Twelve-year-old Hank loses his mother to cholera in 1855. When Hank’s pa leaves their Iowa homestead to find free land in Nebraska, Hank is forced to go with him. Uncle Mac brings Irish humor into Hank's life and serves as a cushion between Hank and his father. Hank tangles with thieves, meets a black trapper along the Platte, and discovers the preacher's daughter, a tomboy who doesn't like boys.