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Footnotes in History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Some events in history are so obscured by legend that hardly anybody knows how things really happened. Some legends are self-perpetuating and facts get ignored by certain authors or are unknown to them. In chronicling history, it appears to be sufficient to parrot what somebody else said to the point that the truth just appears as footnotes.
Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book II
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Series: Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,570. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The 1800 Club is a 21st Century haven for people seeking to escape New York City's frantic pace. Dressed in clothes their ancestors might have worn during the 1800s, members enjoy foods of the period and read periodicals featuring news of a particular date in 1865. However, the 1800 Club also has an astounding secret; Time Travel. Members travel back in time to keep history on track.
The Birth of Flight: A History of the Wright Brothers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Orville and Wilbur Wright are two Americans credited with designing and constructing the world’s first successful airplane, as well as making the first controlled, motor-powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight. While their first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1912 was short (only 12 seconds) their impact on history would be long-lasting.
Tom Horn vs. The Warlords of Krupp
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Ex-gunslinger Tom Horn is rescued from a hangman's noose and recruited to escort teenage Eleanor Roosevelt to Vienna. The trip includes cameos by historical characters Theodore Roosevelt, the Wright Brothers,Thomas Edison, Mata Hari, and even a very young Adolf Hitler. The characters were real, the steampunk adventure is wild, and the fun is nonstop.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Perks of Being a Doctor's Kid
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The 4th book in "The Lost Chronicles" series, young Ernest Hemingway reflects on the perks of being the son of a doctor. A few close calls requiring survival skills lead him to appreciate the lessons his father has taught him. The troupe also experiences some travel through history and time to experience the first Wright Brother's flight, as well as a trip across the English Channel. Read on!
Across the Rainbow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,580. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Pilot David Terrell knows that rainbows are sunlight refracted off raindrops--nothing magic. When his young daughter urges him to fly across the rainbow and find a princess to be her mother, David doesn't expect anything but he finds he's been transported to another time... where he meets a beautiful woman. But David has to deal with his demons before he's ready for a princess.
If You Fly... Don't Crash!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“There are old pilots, and there are bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots.” — W.W. Windstaff The author piloted Air Force heavy jets for over two decades, in peacetime and wartime. IF YOU FLY… DON’T CRASH! (Confessions of a White-knuckle Pilot) highlights some of the good, the bad, and the simply silly aspects of aviation experienced during his thousands of hours airborne.
Miss Jones and the Wright Brothers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers that the first flight ended in a deadly crash! Something went wrong with the plane and Orville Wright crashed just after takeoff. The first flight never happened. Can Miss Jones reach Kill Devil Hill in time to fix it!
The Birth of Flight: A History of the Wright Brothers Just for Kids!
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
Planes have been flying ever since you were born, so why should you care about how they were invented? Why should you care about what happened over 100 years ago? Well, although humans have figured out a lot about flying, there is still a lot that we haven’t been able to do yet, and we need smart people who can solve these problems for us. Will you be one of them? The story of the Wright brothers
The Atomic Weight of Secrets or The Arrival of the Mysterious Men in Black: The Young Inventors Guild, Book One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,820. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
In 1903, five truly brilliant young inventors, the children of the world's most important scientists, are taken from their lives and their parents by the mysterious men in black and left at an isolated farmhouse in Dayton, Ohio. Who are the men in black? Are the men in black trying to kidnap them--or protect them? And if they're trying to protect them--from what?