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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 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.
Abe Lincoln & The Werewolves of the Sangamon
Series: The Young Presidents Adventure Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
When the village of New Salem is threatened by a pack of werewolves, its up to teenaged Abe Lincoln to save the day ... or night, in this case. With axe in hand and help from his fellow villagers, Abe forms a plan that, if successful, could rid the area of evil ... or it could spell disaster for the inhabitants of New Salem and the rest of the country.
Calvert the Raven in The Battle of Baltimore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / General
You think history is boring? Baltimore kid Daniel does, until a chance encounter with a magical talking raven named Calvert sends him flying back to 1814, where he finds his home city under siege by a British army on the verge of defeating the United States of America in the War of 1812.
Hawks Don't Say Goodbye
Series: The Nathan T. Riggins Western Adventure, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
It seems everyone is leaving the town of Galena, Nevada. Nathan and his friends watch as businesses board up and houses empty. Will the school close too? Who will be the next to move away? And then the bank is robbed and Nathan and Leah come face-to-face with the outlaws.
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.
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?
Lightning in His Hand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In 1848, thirteen-year-old orphan Jacob tries to convince his ornery, long-lost Uncle Whit to return home as they travel together over the Old Spanish Trail to California. Jacob's impatience with Whit's wild ways softens over time as he seeks to understand the troubled man, but his mission and dream of staying in the west are soon threatened by Whit's secret plan and unknown enemy.
The Room of 1,000 Slaves: A Full-length Broderick Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Join Jamie and Kendall Broderick in this exciting adventure as they search a house for clues to find out if it was used as a station on the underground railroad. The discovery of a secret passageway which locks Jamie inside is just the start of their adventure. This book is part of the exciting new Kendall and Jamie Broderick Mystery Series. Reading level: 3.3
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?
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.
Winter of the Shifting Stars: Children's Story of a Lakota-Sioux Family, 1833
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,500. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Winter of the Shifting Stars is a fictional, illustrated story about a year in the life of a 10-year-old Lakota-Sioux girl, set in the year 1833. Enemy warriors had killed Blue Whirlwind’s father the previous year. Her village must prepare for war, to avenge this death, while continuing their traditional activities through the 13 moons of the year.
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?
Return to Skunk Corners
Price: $2.99 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.
The Dewey Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » USA
(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
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.
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.
Who Tells the Moon to Sleep?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(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
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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!