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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.
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
A Pocket Full of Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: American English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Rebecca misses her Mama, who died four years ago.  When Papa gets engaged to Melody, Rebecca is thrilled.  Then Melody is jailed for theft—and Rebecca knows she didn’t do it. But who did? And who is trying to pin the crime on Melody? Rebecca must find out! Includes the bonus story "Look Here, Hercules"
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 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.
Uncle Sam: A Horse's Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: 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?
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!
Mrs. O'Leary's Cow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Earthly Tales & Other Adventures - A Visitor from Ether
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
As Natalie cleans her bathroom sink, a mysterious Voice speaks to her in such insistent tones that she must rush to her computer and take dictation. The stories that emerge carry us back to pre-Civil War days and provide compelling glimpses into the life and adventures of a woman, born slave, who loved Freedom above all else: the perils of her quest, lessons learned, and timeless she wisdom gained
The Hidden Kingdom (A Chapter Book)
Series: Heroes of the Highest Order, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. 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.