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Sitting Bull – The Greatest Warrior
By Quik eBooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It was 1872, a battle was in progress between the Lakota Indians and US soldiers protecting railroad workers laying track close to the Yellowstone River. Their leader was Sitting Bull, one of the greatest Native American leaders of them all. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Crazy Horse. The Last Warrior
By Quik eBooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There were no photographs taken of the great Native American warrior Crazy Horse. It would be contrary to the spirit and culture of his people, the Lakota. Crazy Horse’s reputation as a great warrior was forged when very young and remained with him until his dying day. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Mark Twain's Guide To Audacious Sarcasm-volume 1
By Lowell Smith
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Many have called Samuel Longhorne Clemens' cantankerous alter ego, Mark Twain, the greatest American humorist-philosopher of his age-if not of all times. With his wry observations and forthright humor-unleashed in his particularly pithy paragraphs-Mark Twain became one of the most prolific satirists in American literature. The New York Times, in 1910,,called him America's most quoted author.
The Book of Poetry
By Sheldon Blair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
Iconic black historical poem (in three parts), for kids of all ages, two medieval tales: 1) Dragon Slayer: A queen, a princess, a dragon, and a hero 2) Funkelstilskin: A play on the old fairy tale with a 21th century twist, starring the Wax to Gold disc jockey, Groovemaker. Musical, rhythmic poems. Plus, five assorted poems of love and laughter.
Kilroy Was Here
By Bob Fields
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
Steamboats on the Tar
By Ronald Kemp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
Andrew Jackson: A Brief History of Old Hickory
By Nick Vulich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This short - 40 - page illustrated guide will tell you all you need to know to understand the Jacksonian Era in America... even if you know absolutely nothing about the South Carolina Nullifiers, the National Bank Crisis, or Indian Removal. In less than an hour, you'll learn all you need to know to impress your friends about Andrew Jackson, the Battle of New Orleans, the Creek and Seminole Ind
The First Christmas
By Yashi Nozawa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It is a non-religious book about history and origin of Christmas celebration. The author tries to determine who, when and where did perform the first Christmas celebration within the confines of the continental USA. During the process, he has to investigate many earlier explorers and settlers including the pre-Columbian period. It also describes the evolution of Christmas celebration in Japan.
JFK Assassination - 50 Years On in 60 Minutes
By Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
At 12:30 p.m. CST on 22 November 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States of America, was assassinated by a gunman as he rode through Dallas, Texas.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
By Amy Crimi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
A Legacy of Cultured Pearls: The Timeless Service of Zeta Nu Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, 1955-2013
By Lois C. Olden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Zeta Nu Omega is the first graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha chartered in Westchester County, New York. This book is a tribute to all the members, past and present, for their dedication and allegiance to this great sisterhood for more than 58 years, and to preserve the storied history of the Chapter.
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick
By Howard Brinkley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’
Eyewitness to History: A Personal Journal
By Robert Schrage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Author Robert Schrage has a lifetime of stories and memories of many of the events that have defined America in the last forty years including the Impeachment of the President of the United States, the execution of a most evil man, the most controversial election in history, inaugurations including the first African American President, and election history too strange to believe.
Literature Help: "Gone with the Wind"
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 174 · A Quick Guide, Book 34. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Scarlett O’Hara happens to be the spoiled daughter of a rich plantation owner. The story presents her experiences. She uses every means which she has to come out of the poverty which she finds herself in after Sherman’s “March to the Sea.”
The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself
By Leamington Books
Price: Free! Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Missouri guerrilla, Confederate officer, bank robber, notorious outlaw and Wild West showman, Cole Younger's life was the stuff of myth. In The Story of Cole Younger, he tells his story in his own words after his parole from prison at the age of 59.
Lincoln, Pericles, the Gettysburg Address, and the Dedication of Civic Sacrifice
By Tim McNeese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln is remembered not only for presiding over a war-torn nation a century and a half ago, but for his words, the most memorable of which were meant to be spoken as speeches. Legend insists that Lincoln's most famous speech, The Gettysburg Address, was written hastily on the back of an envelope. Instead, Lincoln labored over his oration, using the Athenian Pericles as an inspiration.
Many Trails and Tales Volume #2
By Louise Narvick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is volume #2 of a small book of short stories and articles that are easy reading and take little time to read as compared to a whole book. There are three separate sections of different themes that make for easy reading when you are limited in time but would like something on various topics. This can be fun and entertaining plus having valuable information for other useful ideas.
A Dog's Life
By Matt Sorensen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Based on true events, A Dog's Life is President Roosevelt's Scottish terrier Fala's answer to a letter from a poodle named Abigail. It tells of Falas life with FDR through the stressfull years oif WW-II and the response by the "greatest generation."
Everything You Need To Know About The JFK Assassination
By Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 13. You set the price! Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Although many books tell you we don't know who killed John F. Kennedy, the truth has been available for years to anyone who wants to look deeply into the evidence. Numerous sources from inside the CIA and organized crime have revealed what they knew about the plot over the years and Lee Harvey Oswald was just a patsy.
Scavenger Hunt – Historic Hollywood
By SleuthQuests
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
If you are looking for a quirky and unusual way to learn about Hollywood while on vacation, then this book is perfect for you! This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you and your date on a scavenger hunt throughout the older parts of the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your relationship, then you won’t want to miss this book!