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Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
Chance Encounters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,840. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Chronicling the intersection of two lives, Chance and Emily's, as they meet up and separate throughout the years. Time and again they rescue each other, but can't seem to stay together as their lives are out of synch.
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Nob Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. 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 San Francisco's Nob Hill 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.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific in Utah to Promontory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
As the Union Pacific entered the Utah canyons progress slowed to a crawl. The builders were forced to use large embankments, trestles and tunnels. All of them slower, difficult to build and expensive. Then as the competing railroads drew closer to their meeting point at Promontory Summit the competition became intense. "Build it fast, we'll fix it later" was the by-word.
Look Up, Truckee! A Walking Tour of Truckee, California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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 Truckee, California 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.
Fancy Vol 5: Thomas P. Greene
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Series: Fancy, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Widower Thomas P. Greene has to leave his daughters, fourteen year-old Fancy and four year-old Danni when he is called into the service of the Confederacy at the beginning of the war. When the Yankees finally release him, he has to make his way back home on foot, only to find his daughters gone and his farm taken by a neighbor.
Miss Jones and the Golden Spike: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that the golden spike has been stolen! The transcontinental railroad is almost finished. Important people have come from all over to see the last, golden spike being laid, but it is gone! Can Miss Jones help? Has Common Core tasks.
Fourth Grade Social Science (For Homeschool or Extra Practice)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / General
Over 100 discussion questions and activities, and 200 questions, fill this comprehensive social science book. The book covers the following topics: The Gold Rush, California Missions, Pioneers, Natural Disasters, African-American Poetry, The Pony Express, The Transcontinental Railroad, Famous Americans, Animal Migration, Native Americans, Pre-Columbian Settlements, European Exploration, and mor
The Transcontinental Railroad (Fourth Grade Social Science Lesson, Activities, Discussion Questions and Quizzes)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / General
If your child is struggling with social science, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 10 discussion questions, 10 activities, and 20 quiz style questions. This subject comes from the book “Fourth Grade Social Science (For Home School or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more fourth grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of fo