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Daring Rescue at Sonora Pass
By Stephen Bly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
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?
Boogerberry Tales
By Uke Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Boogerberry Tales are three connected stories from the award-winning River Tales audio and public radio series. For free audio downloads of the recordings, please click http://www.ukejackson.com and follow the link to the Story of the Month page. This is the first time these stories are in print. Please enjoy, and thanks fior your interest in Uke Jackson stories, plays and books..
Return to Skunk Corners
By Rebecca Douglass
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
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.
Saving Miner's Gulch
By Kimberley Troutte
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
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.
Jacob's Oregon Trail Adventure Letters Through Time
By Ellen Anthony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
14-year-old Jacob Harding is traveling the Oregon Trail in 1850. Read his letters as he tells about why they're going, what they hope to find, and what he wants. Follow along as the Harding family faces disease, treacherous river crossings, and Indians. Share Jacob's secrets about his girl friend, a runaway slave, and his sister's birthday surprise. These fictional letters are historical.
The Dewey Boy
By Earline Marsh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Dewey Boy is historical fiction about the eight-year old George Perrin Dewey’s summer on the Perrin Farm in Berlin, Vermont, USA, owned by his Aunt Lucy and Uncle Porter Perrin. Some of his many adventures predict his future as the famous Admiral George Dewey. The book is suitable for classroom use, with discussion questions and explanations of idioms used in that time period.
Patchwork Trail
By Janet Kaderli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational
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.
Growing Up With Grandma: Moving To The Ranch
By Bj Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
A chapter book focusing on a young girl's perspective of living in the 1950's. This first book details the move to the ranch from her home in the suburbs. Sis's adventures lead her into capers that at first appear to be thoughtful and caring, while her family often finds them ill conceived and beyond parental approval.
Uncle Sam: A Horse's Tale
By Curt Iles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Uncle Sam, a cavalry horse, travels to Louisiana in the months before America enters World War II. Told by storyteller Curt Iles with creative illustrations by emerging artist Jade Ross and sleight of hand by graphic designer Julian Quebedeaux, Uncle Sam: A Horse's Tale is a delightful story of a memorable time seventy years ago.
Who Tells the Moon to Sleep?
By Haley Whitehall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
0.5 star(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Picture book for ages 8 and up. Having learned from Mama that the world is filled with things that do what they please like the moon and the cat, Tess wonders why she and Mama are constantly told what to do. They are told when to play, when to eat, and even when to sleep. Mama explains that they are slaves -- owned by the couple in the big house. But Tess realizes her heart is free.
Miss Jones and the Runaway Slaves
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th 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 a group of runaway slaves. They have become lost when Harriet Tubman, their leader, has suddenly fallen asleep. Miss Jones tries to discover which house is safe for them to go to, only to find that a trap is being set!
Fortune's Journey
By Bruce Coville
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
Fortune Plunkett's father left her two things: his acting troupe, and a deathbed wish that she fulfill his dream and lead the players across the continent to San Francisco. It's 1853, and the Gold Rush is in full swing. Joining a wagon train, Fortune and her actors find more action, adventure, and drama than any of their plays could offer in this carefully researched historical adventure.
Mrs. O'Leary's Cow
By Laura K Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Mrs. O’Leary had no idea that the lantern she carried out to the barn, that clear October night in 1871, would start the Great Chicago Fire.
Beneath the Slashings
By Michelle Isenhoff
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Candle Star Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Divided Decade Trilogy, book 3 After four uncertain years of war, Grace Nickerson is desperate to patch together what is left of her community and return to some sense of normalcy. But soon after his return, her father sells the farm and drags the family off to a lumber camp in Michigan’s northern wilderness. Will Grace ever find the peace and security she knew before the war?
Benny Study Questions Student Edition
By Mary C. Findley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Ten year-old Benny travels west with a knife-throwing, card-playing bank robber, a savage black stallion, and the promise that God will never leave him. Can he trust that promise? Explore this Historical adventure. Understand the time period better. Full story text, comprehension, thought questions essay and research suggestions plus vocabulary by chapter.
Shadows on Stoney Creek
By Wanda Luttrell
Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Sarah dreams of opening Stoney Creek's first school. She'd even like girls to attend! But strange things are happening. The fire in the schoolroom is blazing when they arrive. Food and clothing disappear from settlers' homes. There are threats of wildcats, Indians, blizzards. Still, the determined Sarah vows, with God's help, she won't let whatever is lurking in the shadows steal her dream.
Sackets Harbor Powder Monkey: The War of 1812
By Hope Irvin Marston
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It’s 1811 and 11-year-old Rankin McMullin is ready for action. He’s joined the warship Oneida to fight the British and end the laws that have forced New York farmers to become smugglers. As a powder boy, his job is to carry gunpowder to the carronades. When the shooting begins, the battle is seen through Rankin’s eyes. The unique way it’s fought and the unusual way it ends surprises both sides.
Lark of Yesteryear
By Mary Zinda
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,020. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lark survived the Peshtigo Fire of 1871 but died tragically two years later. She has been lingering in this world ever since, but she isn't alone. Lark's father watches her from the shadows of the attic, intent on holding her there forever. When their home becomes part of a living history museum, Lark is discovered by a teen-aged tourist who sets her on a course to uncover her long-forgotten past.
Itchy Mitch and the Taming of Broken Jaw Junction
By Duane L. Ostler
Price: Free! Words: 46,710. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
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 ...
Lavinia's Window
By Michelle Weisen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,310. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Grandmama gives Lavinia a journal for her 12th birthday and urges her to learn the seven heavenly virtues to tell the difference between right and wrong. Lavinia uses qualities from family and friends to improve her character but when her embittered papa decides to send her away from home, she must rely on the strength of her values to unite two estranged families and claim her own fate.