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Simmie... With Secrets
Price: Free! Words: 46,610. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Clare lives in an alley shack in Chicago's poorest ward in 1894. She sews buttons and hems for Mr. Jones, the sweat boss, and only has a few pennies left to buy bread. Her mother has gone away. Clare doesn't know where or when she's coming back, but she is about to stumble upon a mystery that could change her life forever. It all begins with Simmie, her doll, and a taffy tin full of secrets.
The Ninja Librarian
Series: The Ninja Librarian, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,220. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The Ninja Librarian is a humorous set of tall tales set in the highly fictional gold-country town of Skunk Corners. It’s the story of a dusty, tough, unfriendly town that gets a new outlook on life thanks to the advent of the Ninja Librarian—a mild-mannered librarian who offers his wisdom with a little extra when folks don’t listen.
Under the Museum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
In a museum storeroom, among P. T. Barnum's other castoff exhibits, lives a fourteen-year old dwarf called Hector. Dreading exhibition as a freak, he is content to remain in the shadows. One night, he discovers a tunnel under the museum and is thrust into a world of adventure and danger. With his new friend Esther, he must uncover the secret of the underground laboratories before it is too late
Growing Up With Grandma: Moving To The Ranch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
S.I.S. was twelve years old when she interviewed her Grandma (known as "Sis") about her life on the ranch in the 1950's. S.I.S. received an "A" on her report to her class and was asked lots of questions about growing up on The Ranch. So here is her first book--as told to her by her Grandma. A chapter book for all those readers who are wistful for the "old days" and for the spice of adventure.
Itchy Mitch and the Taming of Broken Jaw Junction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
The new vegetable-loving sheriff of Broken Jaw Junction outwits outlaws, bank robbers and cattle rustlers--using just a few carrot sticks and celery! But one day, he meets an unexpected and unbeatable foe ...
Slaveboy, The Fiddling for Freedom Series, Book 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
"Slaveboy,"the first book in the Fiddling for Freedom series, was inspired by the life of African-American slave and pioneer, Louis Southworth, who traveled the Oregon Trail with his mother and master in the early 1850s and then went on to earn enough money to buy his freedom by playing fiddle in the gold camps in California and Nevada. This is a middle-grade chapter book.