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Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » History » North America
In fall turned to winter in 1949, the residents of Shallmar, Maryland, were starving. The town's only business, the Wolf Den Coal Corp. had closed down, unemployment benefits had ended and few coal miners had cars to drive to other jobs. When children started fainting in school, Principal J. Paul Andrick realized the dire situation the town was in and set out to help.
American Presidents
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The history of the United States is the history of its elected presidents, without whom the country would still be a mash-mash of several territories, native tribes and colonial possessions.
Anna's Prayer: The True Story of an Immigrant Girl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » North America
(Nonfiction) Young Anna arrives in 1880s America alone and unable to speak English. She prays for someone who will understand her. The answer to her prayer goes beyond what she could have hoped. A delightful tale of courage and faith for all ages (4 yrs. & up, 1,000 words, 30 illustrations)
Looking Back: True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
From the unsolved to the unusual. From the historical to the hysterical. From the famous to the friendly. This is life in the Maryland mountains. Here are the stories of people who tamed the mountains, established cities, raised families and lived their lives. This collection of 40 stories spans 220 years of life in Western Maryland.
Birth of a Nation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover America's roots and path to Independence, the brave and wise founding fathers [and mothers], and what they endured to give us the United States of America. Great sacrifices were made, and great freedom was obtained.
Descendants of Melchor De Los Reyes de Ecija: Circa 4 1/2 Centuries in America (2 Centuries in Nueva España/present day México and circa 2 1/2 Centuries in Texas)
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 78,360. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Descendants of Melchor De Los Reyes de Ecija have resided in North America for about 4 1/2 Centuries (2 Centuries in Nueva España (New Spain)/present day México and circa 2 1/2 Centuries in Texas). Circa 1576 his son Baltazar De Los Reyes arrived in New Spain and was among the first settlers of this family name to migrate to New Spain.
Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,610. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Some of the content in Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West is graphic, though not gratuitous. The subject of killing requires a level of description necessary to understand what occurred during an event. More difficult to understand are the reasons why these acts were committed.
Who Killed John F. Kennedy and Why.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
This book reveals how George Bush, Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson were directly involved in the murder of John F. Kennedy. You will learn: Who the people were behind John F. Kennedy's assassination? What their motives were? Where and how they chose to ambush the president, the reasons Why John F, Kennedy was killed, and who's wealth, power, corporate and political interest gained by his murder.
The Pledge of Allegiance: A Revised History and Analysis 1892–2007
Price: Free! Words: 58,410. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016 by Avrio Knowledge Group in partnership with Vintage American Ways. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Written by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy, the Pledge of Allegiance was first published in The Youth's Companion National Magazine on September 8, 1892. Dr. Baer delves deep into the circumstances, characters, and controversies surrounding the Pledge, from its inception as part of a public school celebration, its role in a campaign to sell U.S. flags, its Supreme Court case, thru today.
Summary of Adios America From Ann Coulter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The views that are presented in this book are the views of Ann Coulter, who is the author of “Adios, America.” The writers at summary station have made it their goal to stay impartial when it came to crafting this book. Their goal was to give the readers an idea of Coulter’s opinions and the reasons she has formed them. Immigration reform is a very controversial issue
Nathaniel Philbrick’s Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This is a Summary of Nathaniel Philbrick’s Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution From the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea and Mayflower comes a surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution, and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.
David McCullough’s John Adams | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of David McCullough’s John Adams The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.
In the Heart of the Sea | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
One of the things that makes this book so much more interesting is that there are different accounts from different persons who went through the ordeal, as well as experiences of past and more recent men who have been in the same or similar position as the men of the Essex. This book highlighted the fight, bravery, and sacrifice these men went through....
Jefferson County, Colorado - A Unique & Eventful History - Vol.1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
An amazing history of Jeffco. With 2,000 pictures, a must read for everyone living in the Denver area or interested in the history of Colorado and the West! NOTE: Because of file size constraints, Chapters 13-18 and the many Appendices are in Volume 2. This is Volume 1 of 2.
My Enemy's Tears: The Witch of Northampton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,930. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by FawkesPress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
She was real. She was rich and beautiful. She was tried as a witch in 1675 -- and survived. This fictional account of a true story describes two lives in conflict -- one cursed and one blessed -- and the transcendent power of forgiveness.
Looking Back II: More True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Enjoy more true stories of Mountain Maryland in this follow-up to James Rada, Jr.'s popular Looking Back collection. Looking Back II collects 47 history articles gathered from Rada's award-winning Looking Back columns, Allegany Magazine and other publications. Some of them have been updated with new information that Rada uncovered since their initial publication.
Spirits of Southeast Alaska: The History & Hauntings of Alaska's Panhandle
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Nonfiction » History » North America
Ghostly footsteps and poltergeist occurrences abound in the Alaskan Panhandle. Author James P. Devereaux, archaeologist, lived in Alaska for years, collecting stories and researching the history of these ghost stories, collected here in Spirits of Southeast Alaska.
Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Never before told account of CW arsenal explosions and the girls and young women who were the victims. "We can now add their names to the human toll of America's greatest conflict," declares Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, who calls Gunpowder Girls "outstanding" and "thoroughly researched and beautifully written."
“...and the Mille Lacs who have no reservation...” — A History of the Chippewa Indians in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota up to 1934
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,720. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book, well documented with archival records, chronologically explains the bungling of the federal government as it attempted to be fair to the Indians while at the same time moving them out of the way of settlement. And it delves into the interaction in the 1800’s between the Sioux and the Chippewa and how that interaction affected Mille Lacs County, MN and still does in 2016.
The Root of United States Public and Private Debt Told by the Pen of History
Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » North America
The "pen of history" shows that the root of both public and private debt in the United States goes back to the founding of the Bank of North America in 1781. Since then, total debt grew at an average annual rate of 7.9 percent from $2.5 million in 1781 to more than $80 trillion in 2015. It is time now for Congress to begin to build a money supply based on citizenship instead of debt.