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Vermont Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 14. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Vermont's Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types. Self Guided Tours which cover every bridge.
Woman Slugged; Left for Dead: The True Crime of Handsome Jack Koetters
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
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On November 14, 1912, house detectives at the Saratoga Hotel in Chicago discovered the body of a woman in room 409 on a blood-soaked mattress. The labels in her clothing led police to Cincinnati, where Mrs. Emma Kraft, a highly-respected widow who had recently taken up with a much younger man of dubious reputation, one "Handsome Jack" Koetters, and a nationwide manhunt was on.
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. The city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
Understanding the Electoral College
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
If you are confused about what the Electoral College is, or how it works, this little book is for you. Catherine answers: 1) When was the Electoral College instituted and why? 2) How many electors are there? How are they divided? 3) What is the difference between a Democracy and a Republic? 5) What is the difference between a plurality and a majority?
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Elizabeth Blackwell, America’s First Woman Physician (1821-1910)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Medicine. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Elizabeth Blackwell, America’s first woman physician. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Jacqueline Cochran, Aviator (1906-1980)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Aviators or Astronauts. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Jacqueline Cochran, Aviator. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Ghosts of Gettysburg VII: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » American
"Ghosts of Gettysburg VII" is the newest addition to Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. It contains a multitude of stories never heard in public before, including an entire chapter dedicated to the eerie and unexplainable events experienced by tour guides while conducting their tours for the Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Walking Tours.
They Stole our World: How Native Americans were Treated from Early Colonial Times Onward
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
From the earliest moments of contact until after World War I, find out what debates raged on behalf of and against Native Americans, how their culture was stripped from them, citizenship denied them, and the schemes against them, to not only steal their land but to make them white. Their contributions to society have been immeasurable, but their rewards have been few and almost unseen.
Big Love in Little Egypt: The True Crimes of Lawrence Hight and Elsie Sweetin
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The tongues of Ina, Illinois, were already wagging about the friendship between the Reverend Lawrence Hight, the local circuit-riding Methodist preacher, and the pretty young housewife Elsie Sweetin when their spouses turned up dead from similar sudden illnesses just a couple of months apart in the summer of 1924. Was it food poisoning as the doctors first said? Or something more sinister?
The Arsenic Affair: The True Crime of Belle Wardlow and Harry Cowdry
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
When farmer Lorel Wardlow died from an acute case of quinsy, the country doctor who took care of him signed off on the death certificate without an autopsy. The little town of Kyle was soon buzzing with gossip about his widow and her behavior with the farmhand Harry Cowdry, who helped take care of his boss in his last days. When the coroner got wind of the scandal, he started the investigation.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Bessie Coleman, Aviator (1892-1926)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Aviators or Astronauts. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Bessie Coleman, Aviator. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
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Early one winter morning in 1903, Ohio laborer Sam Keelor awoke with a bloody cooper's hammer in his hand and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. He panicked and decided to get rid of the body, but cutting his pretty wife up into portable pieces proved to be more work than he bargained for, so he opted to cut his own throat instead. He made a mess of that, too.
The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
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Late one fall night in 1929, the barber Charlie King opened the gas lines of his Hamilton, Ohio, home and left his five sons and wife sleeping in the deadly fumes, then hopped on a freight train heading north. In spite of a heroic effort by police and neighbors alike, Ethel King and four of her children died in the tragedy. It was a year before he would show up behind a barber chair 250 miles away
Where's Your Mother, George? The True Crime of George Schneider
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Everyone in the Schneider family presumed that the widow matriarch Catharine was staying with her favorite son George on his remote Ohio farm. When George, his wife Margaret and their seven children showed up to a family dinner without her, suspicions ran high. No one could believe the story he told about a pair of highway bandits and a shallow grave.
The Blood-Soaked Woman at the Top of the Stairs: The True Crime of Grace Lusk
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Summoned to the home of his mistress Grace Lusk by telephone, Waukesha veterinarian Dr. David Roberts found his wife, Mary, dying in the parlor, a bullet through her heart, and Grace bleeding from a self-inflicted wound, standing at the top of the stairs, where she held the police chief and a doctor at bay for over an hour before she shot herself again.
Profiles of Women Past & Present - Ida B. Wells-Barnett - Anti-Lynching Crusader, Journalist (1862 – 1931)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Activists · Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Journalists. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, anti-lynching crusader and journalist. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Marie Curie, Physicist (1867-1934)
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Marie Curie, physicist. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present –Katherine G. Johnson, Mathematician (1918-)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Katherine G. Johnson, mathematician. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present –Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of Girl Scouts of The U.S.A. (1860 – 1927)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Leadership. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of Girl Scouts of The U.S.A. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate Environmentalist (1940 - 2011)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Nobel Prize Women. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate environmentalist. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.

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