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Beautiful Sayers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
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Nine year old Beautiful Sayers wants nothing more than to be liked and accepted, and never stops trying to unlock the secret of finding her way into the hearts of others. Do unto others and love your enemies is what she has been taught, but her classmates can't see past her bright red hair and two different colored eyes. She and her faithful dog Colby might just crack the code.
Elizabeth's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
It’s April of 1917, and World War I has reached Elizabeth’s family on their wheat farm in North Dakota. Although the battles are being fought overseas, the war has affected her in ways she couldn’t have imagined. Elizabeth is thrust into a new role after her brother and father leave the farm to do their part in the war. And she’s only eleven years old!
The Kidzter Kids Meet Motown
Price: Free! Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
The Kidzter Kids (Jimi, Carlos & Eva) visit Motown in the 'Sixties to learn about teamwork,
Making It Home
Price: Free! Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Book One in the series takes three siblings back to the early 20th century during the mass immigration to America. Dozens of photographs, illustrations, games, and recipes make history come alive!
Just Claire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
ClaireLee’s life changes when she must take charge of her siblings and depressed mother, and she finds relief in lies. She sets out to impress a group of popular girls and deceives her way into the Lavender Girls Club, though her best friend Belinda won't be caught with such shallow puddles. ClaireLee drifts further from honesty, her friend, and a broken mother’s love, until one very public night.
Summer and Shiner
Price: $2.99 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!
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 Clean Reads. 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. However, her father tells her she has her own, personal, guardian angel. 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!
The Hollywood Scoop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,120. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Joey Delaney is only sixteen years-old, but she's not letting that stop her quest to become a star newspaper reporter. It's the summer of 1942, the world is going mad, and there are a million stories begging to be told. When a sought-after movie script gets swiped right under Joey's nose, she's on the case. The only thing she hasn't bargained for is the attention of dreamy Elliot Duncan.
Ociee and Ben Nash, the Asheville Adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
As did Ociee Nash in the first novel, “A Flower Blooms on Charlotte Street,” she now travels back to Asheville, North Carolina, but this time, she’s in the company of her brother, Ben. Before they depart, however, thanks to Ma Gram, they are treated to a thrilling riverboat ride on the Mississippi.It’s easy to pick up the trail of the young Nash children even without having read the other stories.