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Clocked
Series: Clockwise. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
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A Novelette. Written from Nate Mackenzie's point of view, this new companion novelette to the Clockwise series is a much expanded version of the short story found in the In His Eyes Anthology (from 3k to 15k). Ever wonder how Nate got talked into asking Casey to dance on a dare? And what it felt like for him to experience 1860? How he really felt about Casey Donovan? Now you can know!
The Bent Reed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Historical » USA
Despite a stern mother and a life-threateningly crooked spine, Sarah McCoombs is determined to live the life of which she’s dreamed. When her family’s farm is overrun in the Battle of Gettysburg, she must put those dreams aside and find the strength to nurse both Union and Confederate wounded soldiers.
Dark Enough To See The Stars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Helping Hands Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Bloodhounds chase twelve-year-old slave Moses as he follows the North Star to Pennsylvania on the Underground Railroad. His mother had taught him to find the star before she was sold to a plantation hundreds of miles away. Finally in Harrisburg, Moses finds shelter with an Abolitionist family, but when the Fugitive Slave Act becomes law, Northerners caught harboring runaways must pay.
The Fiddling Contest
Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
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.
Lightning Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,380. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When Theodore Worth’s parents hide the abolitionist John Brown overnight, Theodore is impressed by the man’s courage. Brown wants to free the slaves—by any means necessary—and in 1857 this makes him a wanted man. Two years later, Theodore runs away to join Brown and his men at Harper’s Ferry. Brown has a daring plan that, if it works, could end slavery. And if it doesn’t, it may kill them all.
When Sparrows Fall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,810. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Leap Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When Susanna’s discovery of a strange nighttime visitor at her mysterious neighbor’s home leads to the unveiling of secrets, Susanna is forced to make a choice between her conscience and her Mennonite community.