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Women of the West
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sure, there are famous ones—Annie Oakley, Belle Starr, Calamity Jane—but those stories have been often told. This is a collection of stories about other women who made the American West. Turns out that how the West was won is not as interesting as why the West was fun. After all, it could have happened that way . . . no really!
A Deeper Wild
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A rollicking saga of the Oregon frontier, this novel is based on the true adventures and conflicting loves of Joaquin Miller, the Pony Express rider and Gold Rush miner who galloped to world-wide fame as the "Poet of the Sierras."
Pony Anne and the Silver Lantern Express
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Pony Anne and the Silver Lantern Express is a fanciful tale of the only female Pony Express rider. On Christmas Eve, 1860 Anne takes the reins for her injured fiancé and delivers the mail. Along the way Anne meets a helpful, but mysterious stranger driving a sleigh across the deep snow. The stranger gives Pony Anne a magical silver lantern that helps her family for generations.
The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Missouri Connection is a multi-cultural book which includes more than fifty short profiles of men and women who once lived in Missouri. Through their stories, the reader will learn how politicians,entrepreneurs, scientists,and others overcame obstacles, allowing them to contribute to our nation. Read about people during the Civil War, World War I & II, Women's Right Movement, and other events.
Song of Hoofbeats
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,750. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Orphaned unexpectedly, fifteen-year-old Danny Kelly must grow from boy to man. With a match race to win and mules to care for, there's not much time to grieve. Then a job offer with a new venture called the Pony Express will change his life forever. He faces new dangers as he takes on new responsibility. Dan's life changes yet again when he meets a young woman who makes him feel tingly all over.
The Adventures of Zack Gentry A Tongue-in-Cheek History of the Opening of the West
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Zack Gentry is not your typical western hero, but he does have some exciting adventures during the era when America was expanding westward. In his travels Zack meets some famous people like Kit Carson, Mark Twain, Wild Bill Hickok, Wyatt Earp, and Calamity Jane, to mention a few. This is an encapsulated history of actual events and people, with a little bit of legend thrown in.
Miss Jones and the Pony Express
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers that Pony Express rider Wild Bill Hickock is in danger. He is trying to carry the news of President Lincoln’s election across the plains. But Bill is sick. If he gets on his pony and tries to ride, he may die!
Riding by Starlight (A Matty Trescott Novel)
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Series: The Matty Trescott books, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Fifteen-year-old Henry Trescott leaves home to become a Pony Express Rider, sure that he can earn enough to save the family farm in a few weeks. It is almost a year before Henry is able to return home, but he makes new friends, including (Buffalo) Bill Cody, faces hostile Indians, buffalo stampedes, and notorious outlaws, and comes of age in the dangerous world of the West in 1860.
A Kids Guide to American History - Volume 2: Trail of Tears to the California Gold Rush
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: March 13, 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 second in a two-part volume. The first volume presents the following subjects in an easy to understand format that kids love: *Trail of Tears *The Pony Express *The Underground Railroad *The California Gold Rush
Miss Jones and the Pony Express: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that Pony Express rider Wild Bill Hickock is in danger. He is trying to carry the news of President Lincoln’s election across the plains. But Bill is sick. Can Miss Jones help keep him from dying? Includes Common Core exercises.