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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.
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 ...
The Hidden Kingdom (A Chapter Book)
Series: Heroes of the Highest Order, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
THE DARK ENEMY NEVER RESTS. BUT NEITHER DO THE HEROES OF THE HIGHEST ORDER! A magical playground whisks Dan and Page into the Hidden Kingdom where a skinny giant quickly registers them for hero training camp. There, they learn they must gain skills and earn a powerful treasure of peace by travelling back in time and walking in the footsteps of a real pioneer hero.
A New Start in the Niobrara for Mr. and Mrs. O'Malley
Series: American Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Darcy and Brigit O'Malley always wanted a new start for themselves. Hearing that things in the Niobrara Valley of northeast Nebraska offered them opportunities denied them in County Mayo, they eagerly board the train bound for the new town of Randolph Nebraska with hopes and dreams in their hearts.
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.
The Journey of Hannah
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Eleven-year-old Hannah is sold as a slave to a kind Georgia family, but tragedy strikes and Hannah is sold again, this time to cruel tavern owners in Kentucky who beat her often. Hannah runs away, but if she is caught, she could be killed! Should Hannah return to her cruel owners? Can they be persuaded to sell her to caring Miss Rachel next door, or must Hannah continue to live a life of misery?
The Problem With Peggy (The Ninja Librarian, Book 3)
Series: The Ninja Librarian, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,480. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Ninja Librarian and Big Al are back in action, making sure Skunk Corners is in good shape for whatever happens!
Promises
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the days before Bryce Canyon became a national park, timid twelve-year-old Hattie faces making new friends when her family moves to Tropic, Utah. Adventures in the nearby canyon help her learn that there is a difference between complaining and standing up for one's self.
Return to Skunk Corners
Series: The Ninja Librarian, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Big Al wakes up one morning and finds the Ninja Librarian has left town, everything seems to go wrong. And just about the time she’s thinking maybe the town can cope after all, he comes back. After that, it’s business as usual in Skunk Corners: bad guys, irritated skunks, and crises big and small that require the Librarian’s unique brand of outside-the-box thinking and direct action.
Never Dance With a Bobcat
Series: The Nathan T. Riggins Western Adventure, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Nathan's delighted to get a real job for the summer. He's helping freight supplies to the mining town of 10, Nevada. It's all an exciting adventure until his dog Tona confronts a bobcat and gets into a disastrous fight. Nathan desperately tries to save his life as he also confronts two bushwhackers intent on stealing his gold.
Daring Rescue at Sonora Pass
Series: Adventures on the American Frontier, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A stagecoach arrives at the Joyton family's Butterfield Stage Line in southern Arizona with a dead man inside. Fourteen-year-old Drew Joyton suspects foul play. When a suspicious stranger appears, he and his sister plot a risky action to save lives. Or are some hostile Apaches to blame?
Vengeance in Virginia City, a Floyd Sisters Mystery
Series: Floyd Sisters Mystery, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
Timbers swayed and crashed as the old mine collapsed. Can they get out in time? The Floyd sisters, Lynda, Cheri, and Sinda, are in Virginia City to see the camel races. An ancient town feud comes to light and they get involved, but to what end? Will it help the city residents and make things worse than before? When Sinda gets caught in the mine, it sure looks like curtains.
The Buffalo's Last Stand
Series: Retta Barre's Oregon Trail, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
When her friends go missing out on the Oregon trail, Retta doesn't think twice. She heads out to help them. It will take courage and strength to face the dangers that come her way, just like the heroes she reads about in her novels.
The Lost Wagon Train
Series: Retta Barre's Oregon Trail, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,110. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(4.00 from 1 review)
Retta Barre thinks the long, slow travel west on the Oregon Trail is quite boring until she takes a simple trip into the prairie alone. She finds more adventure and big time trouble than she could imagine. Soon Retta's the talk of the wagon train. And her friends don't want to miss her next caper.
The Dog Who Would Not Smile
Series: The Nathan T. Riggins Western Adventure, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Christian » Western
Nathan T. Riggins loses both his grandparents due to a pox disease. So he heads West by stagecoach to find his parents. As he faces one danger after another, a strange dog keeps following behind. Is the dog part of divine providence? Can he trust God to take care of him?
The Town That Disappeared
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Driven from his neighborhood during the Chicago fire of 1871, Adrian moves to the Michigan wilderness. The town is called Singapore – as if a name could make a tiny spit of a town into a great seaport. Just as Adrian starts to feel that Singapore is his home, he discovers the moving sand dunes along the Lake Michigan shore are slowly burying his town. How can he fight both man and nature?
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.
Saving Miner's Gulch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Saving Miner's Gulch is a middle-grade boy adventure. A miner forty-niner ghost joins forces with two young brothers searching for gold in an attempt to stop dangerous mobsters from turning a mining town into a giant cow pie.
Patchwork Trail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Trails of wildflowers. Trails of cattle. Trails of stitches. Trails of history. Ten-year old Erica Kraft explores all these trails and more when she visits her grandparents at their farm in Caldwell County, Texas.
Running and Dancing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Red Phoenix Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Two African American girls grow into teenagers at the turn of the 20th century. The older girl's sister fled the U.S. to find fame and fortune in another country. She left behind a daughter, and the two girls each experience different coming of age adventures, according to their temperaments. Bertine, eldest of the pair, is a runner, like her sister. But Alma enjoys the dance of life where she is.