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Terror at the Lighthouse
By Terence O'Grady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
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.
Gilda and the Ghost
By Margaret Graham
Series: The Pleasantville Detectives, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
There is another mystery in Pleasantville! As autumn creeps toward winter, a dead body is found... and then disappears! Whose body could it be, and how could eight-year-old Gilda Hill have seen the same person fishing at the river? With her cousin Crystal and their friend Matthew, Gilda must use their sleuthing powers to identify the victim before a ghost can ruin Pleasantville's fall festival.
The Milk Wagon Mystery
By Margaret Graham
Series: The Pleasantville Detectives, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
There is a mystery in Pleasantville! Jason the milkman, has disappeared and left all the milk behind. Why would Jason leave in such a hurry? Ten-year-olds Matthew and Crystal are on the case, but more people are going missing, and Matthew and Crystal both have their own strange secrets. Can they work together to find Jason and the others in time, or are their friends gone for gone for good?
The Peerless Dulcinea
By Susanna Godoy Lohse
Price: Free! Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
An Award Winning Story. Also a Gold Award Winner at the WorldFest International Film Festival in the Family/Children category of unproduced screenplays. A Gone With the Wind kind of story set against the backdrop of a revolution, 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
Miss Jones and the Wright Brothers
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th 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 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!