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Six-Gun Salad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Would you cry over spilled potato salad? Would you risk your life for it? Jo Harper can't contain her frustration when a determined Danish lawyer and a hard-headed German farmer get ready to square off with guns over just that. But things are more than they seem, and an old-world grudge means Jo has less than 48 hours to stop certain violence between these two!
Dogbread and Diamonds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
In the wild west, decades before Willowby, Wyoming was founded, Stink Carmichael robbed a stage coach of the famous Dakota Diamonds and was never heard from again. When Jo Harper and her best friend Frog find the loot in a hidden cellar, old secrets come out and greed can't help but rear its ugly head. After Frog disappears Jo is accused of pilfering the diamonds herself. Dogbread recipe included.
Between the Lines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Between the Lines tells the story of three girls who become friends during the racially-charged aftermath of the 1967 Detroit Riots. Hattie Percha is crushed when the riots start on her tenth birthday, and when she must move away from her treasured childhood home and friends, attending public school for the first time, she’s afraid her life is over. Then, she meets Beverly Jo Nichols, her first b
Redbuds and Bullets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sixth story in the Jo Harper Adventure. Thirteen year old Jo Harper's trip to attend the reading of her mysterious uncle's will isn't welcome news to everybody in Willowby, Wyoming, and with the notorious Casper Brothers on the loose, the spring of 1911 isn't the best time to steam across the wide open west. But with great expectations and grim determination, Jo hurtles into adventure.
Summer and Shiner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,850. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Carley and Troop, blood brothers for life, spend a summer together like no other. Releasing a trapped raccoon, battling their club rivals, the Spiders, climbing Cave Springs Mountain at night, and skinny dipping in crazy old Luke Webster's pond are just a few of their adventures. Travel back with Carley and Troop to a simpler time...a time for growing up, adventure, and fun!
A Covey of Quail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
He came to Willowby every Christmas, an Arapaho boy looking for something, looking for someone. The first thing Stranger Cat found in 1910 was Jake Trail’s bullets, the next thing he found was a family of friends. But then the weather turned bad, and Jo Harper would have to rely on everything she’d learned as Deputy Constable to lead her covey to safety and, just maybe, a Christmas miracle.
Roping A Planet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
During the autumn of 1910 twelve-year old deputy constable Jo Harper is making the most of a warm Indian Summer until a deadly mystery brings a winter chill to the season. Jo Harper, Abby Drake, and Frog return with Jupiter, "a Horse to Remember!" in this sequel to RACING A DOG STAR.
Racing a Dog Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In this sequel to WAITING FOR A COMET, Jo, Frog and sure-shootin' lady Constable Abby Drake return for another visit to the exciting town of Willowby, Wyoming in the hot, dry summer of 1910.
The Second Cellar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,020. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Leah's dull summer turns dangerous when she discovers a hidden ladder that transports her back to the days of the Underground Railroad, where she helps freedom seekers, risking her own life in the process. Leah also wrestles an ethical dilemma as she journeys through time and a crisis of faith.
Charlie and the Secret Journey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Twelve-year-old Charlie Applegate and his three best friends embark on a journey to find Travis' father. Their quest takes them to many strange places where they meet a host of unusual characters and dangerous situations.
Charlie and the Broken Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Eleven-year-old Charlie Applegate's life gets complicated as he copes with girls, a new friend who lives in a foster home and a psychotic bully. He is also worried about his increasingly prophetic and cryptic dreams.
Orphan Train Riders Charles' Christmas Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
When six year old Charles is orphaned he is sent from New York City to Colorado on the orphan train with nothing but a letter from his mother which tells him to be brave and find a new family to love. Will he find the gift of love before Christmas? This is one book in the Orphan Train Riders Series. Other books in the series are: Joanna's Journey and Irish Strong William.
Orphan Train Riders Joanna's Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
The only life Joanna has ever known is one of hardship in orphanages and living on the streets. When she accidentally joins up with a group of children headed out of New York City on an orphan train, her life changes. Although she's not sure if it's for the better or worse. Will Joanna ever find a place where she belongs? This is one book in the Orphan Train Riders Series.
Orphan Train Riders Irish Strong William
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
William has traveled to America from Ireland with the hope of finding a better life. Unfortunately, things do not go well for William in the new country and he is separated from his family. Will William be Irish Strong enough to ride on the orphan train a new home in a new country?
Terror at the Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Twelve-year old William and ten-year old Rebecca have come to live with their family at a lighthouse on the edge of Lake Michigan in Door County, Wisconsin in the 1920s.They soon find themselves facing a series of adventures and dangers climaxing with a terrible catastrophe that threatens the lives of the entire family.
Fearless Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Eleven-year-old Bernice Givens learns about courage and fear when she becomes a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement that her hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leads in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, during the historic spring and summer of 1963.
Mattie's Secret
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
In 1929, times are tough. Twelve-year-old Mattie Blackson is orphaned when her parents die. With orphanages full, she is placed in the home of a family with 7 other children. She loves her new life, but then Mattie finds a tiny baby left on the doorstep. She keeps baby Sophie a secret and takes care of her on her own. Can Mattie preserve her role as a mama when she finds out she has a new home?
The Peerless Dulcinea
Price: Free! Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America
The screenplay adaptation (unproduced) of this book has already won a Gold Award at the WorldFest International Film Festival. A Gone With the Wind kind of story set in the era of Madmen (late 1950's). Emmy, the daughter of an eccentric aristocrat and her beloved nanny suffer the whims of an evil socialite. Ages 9 and up.
The Atomic Weight of Secrets or The Arrival of the Mysterious Men in Black: The Young Inventors Guild, Book One
Series: The Young Inventors Guild. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,820. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
In 1903, five truly brilliant young inventors, the children of the world's most important scientists, are taken from their lives and their parents by the mysterious men in black and left at an isolated farmhouse in Dayton, Ohio. Who are the men in black? Are the men in black trying to kidnap them--or protect them? And if they're trying to protect them--from what?
Miss Jones and the Wright Brothers
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th 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 that the first flight ended in a deadly crash! Something went wrong with the plane and Orville Wright crashed just after takeoff. The first flight never happened. Can Miss Jones reach Kill Devil Hill in time to fix it!