Welcome to Smashwords!

Check out our new interface for discovering great ebooks! Read the official announcement at the Smashwords Blog.

Please confirm your erotica preferences.

Learn more about erotica controls. You may change these settings at any time.

[Close]

Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century

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
Hangin' Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Set in 1887 Texas frontier, two kids try to save their teacher who is wrongly accused of stealing a horse. The results are hilarious and the town of Justice will never be the same.
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 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!
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.
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 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?
Tucson Jo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
2014 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALIST. For Middle Grades and up (age 9 plus). Feisty 14-year-old Josephine Fiedler is reluctant to support her father’s bid for mayor of Tucson in 1882. When trouble erupts and her father’s opponent attacks him for being an Israelite, Jo has to reconsider her position and even what it means to be a Jew.
Joe Henry's Journey
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 37,070. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Joe Henry’s story is a look at the past. It reveals why people moved to the untamed region the miners called Montana in the mid 1800s and what they found there. The reader will be carried along with Joe Henry through all of his travels—a great adventure, but scary too.
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
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.
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.
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.
Shadows on Stoney Creek
Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, 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.
Itchy Mitch and the Taming of Broken Jaw Junction
Price: Free! 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 ...