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Home on Stoney Creek
By Wanda Luttrell
Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
The cry for freedom is spreading through the colonies calling many people to war, but Sarah's family feels called to a new, untamed wilderness called Kentucky. Kentucky doesn't feel much like freedom to Sarah, however, with its harsh living conditions and non-stop Indian raids. She can't understand why God didn't answer her prayers to stay in Virginia, and she vows she'll return some day.
The Grist Mill Secret
By Lillie V. Albrecht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
In 1773, in a hidden cellar below the lonely mill where Tabby lives, is a gunshop where Father makes muskets for the Minute Men. But when an English family, suspected by all to be loyalist spies, builds a country house nearby, Tabby is torn between patriotism and friendship with the new neighbors. Can she remain friends with Alice and Jack and still keep the vital secret of the grist mill?
Susanna's Candlestick
By Lillie V. Albrecht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Susanna had only one keepsake to bring to New England in 1663: her silver candlestick. But when a gypsy foretold, "The light will show you the way," her candlestick seemed very special indeed. Susanna carries it through a long journey in a strange, wild land, meeting kindness and cruelty, understanding and prejudice, until at last she finds in the gypsy’s words an unexpected meaning.
Hannah's Hessian
By Lillie V. Albrecht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Little Hannah has plenty to worry about in the spring of 1775—war, smallpox, storing enough food and firewood to last through the New England winters—and also school. But worst of all are the terrifying Hessians, soldiers hired to fight the American patriot army. And when Hessian prisoners pass through their own village, Hannah’s greatest fear seems to be coming true—or does it?
The Spinning Wheel Secret
By Lillie V. Albrecht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Jo’s brothers didn’t want a baby sister and never admitted she was a girl. An ordinary Puritan girl in 1705 would never know the skills, like fishing and swimming, that Jo learns from Dan and Sam; with household tasks, though, she's hopeless. When Indians capture Jo’s mother, Jo must find shelter with her grandfather, where more bad news awaits her and all her skills and courage are sorely tested.
Deborah Remembers
By Lillie V. Albrecht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Deborah, a very special doll, was created 300 years ago in New England: She can remember a terrible Indian massacre, the old Puritan settlements, the Revolutionary War and the Underground Railroad. Deborah Remembers was based on many real local events and personalities from the history of Westfield, Massachusetts. Her long, rich, often poignant story will captivate you and touch your heart.
The Haunted House on Walnut Street
By Brian Barnes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
For thousands of years a select group of people have been given the unique ability to travel through time. You may not know it, but you might have encountered one or two of them in your life. Most are usually good. However some of them, guided by villainous intentions, have taken advantage of this special gift and have attempted to alter life as we know it. Can they be stopped?
Between the Lines: A Revolutionary War Slave’s Journey to Freedom
By Phyllis Hall Haislip
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by White Mane Publishing, Co., Inc.. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Twelve-year-old Cassie, a mixed-race slave, is caught between the color lines in eighteenth-century Revolutionary War Virginia. She escapes slavery finding refuge with the British Army only to be cast out of Yorktown between the battle lines during the last great battle for American Independence. With her future in the balance, she must decide whether or not to reveal her true identity.
A Tea Party
By Janet Quinn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,590. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Chelsea is having trouble with her fifth grade history homework. Theodora, the magic cat, offers to take both Chelsea and her friend Robby back to the time of the Boston Tea Party. Theodora helps them while they learn about the Boston Tea Party and have an adventure in old Boston.
The Wampum Exchange
By Rosemary McKinley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Rosemary McKinley has written a young adult historical novella, The Wampum Exchange, set in 1650, Southold, New York. A twelve-year-old boy has a chance meeting with a Native American boy and their worlds connect in a most interesting way. The tale is told through their daily lives, giving the reader a glimpse into life in early America. Middle grade readers would enjoy this book.
Jamestown: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
The weather is starting to get very cold. It is December of 1607, and Captain John Smith is one of the men who are in charge of the Jamestown colony. Things are not going well. They have been in America for about eight months, and winter is almost here. Even so, they have hardly any food, their living conditions are poor, and they did not have time to plant any crops in the time since they
Amanda's Secret
By Jami Borek
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Amanda had just turned twelve when the mean-spirited servant Jane arrived at her colonial plantation household, full of dark hints and dire predictions about Amanda's future and her past. Could Jane's terrible words be right? Risking everything she'd ever known, Amanda sets forth to learn the truth.