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Gunfighters and Hooligans of the Old West by Kenneth R. Rooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaw, is a character unique in our national history, and one who has been seen in many other countries than this. The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, John Westley Hardin, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in our history.
Five Florida Generations by Tom Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A Genealogy of North Florida settlers of Madison, Suwannee and Lafayette Counties 1830 to 1945, surnames included are Garner, Landen, Johnson, Smith, Underwood, Webb, Sullivan, Parker, Stevens and others.
Common Sense (Annotated) by Thomas Paine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Common Sense is the timeless classic that inspired the Thirteen Colonies to fight for and declare their independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, this pamphlet boldly challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy to rule over the American colonists.
The Federalist Papers: A Collection of Essays Written in Favour of the New Constitution by Alexander Hamilton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 194,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The Federalist Papers are a collection of eighty-five articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in favor of ratifying the United States Constitution. First appearing in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers, this collective body of work is widely considered to be among the most important historical collections of all time.
Lighthouses of Georgia by Elinor DeWire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,110. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This handy guidebook to the lighthouses of Georgia is written by America's award-winning and best-known author of lighthouse books--Elinor DeWire. She details the seven historic lighthouses along the coastline of Georgia, with meaty histories, lore, trivia, and travel instructions for each lighthouse profiled. A separate chapter talks about lighthouses in general and how they work.
Massachusetts Calling - A compilation of short stories, recipes, poetry, memories, and histories by Lisa Shea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » History » American
All proceeds benefit local shelters and food pantries. Massachusetts was first settled over 7,000 years ago. It has a long and storied history. From the Salem Witch Trials to the birthplace of Dr. Seuss, from Louisa May Alcott to Edgar Allen Poe, Massachusetts offers a range of fascinating, evocative, and historically important moments to explore and understand. Enjoy the works of these fifteen
Birth of a Nation by J H Ellison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover America's roots and path to Independence, the brave and wise founding fathers [and mothers], and what they endured to give us the United States of America. Great sacrifices were made, and great freedom was obtained.
E Pluribus by David Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » American
To save their lives, Akira Madison, and Ty Yates, political opposites and descendants of the famous founding fathers, must band together to unearth the true story of the US Constitution, and expose the secret society that protects it to this day.
Gunfighters of the West by William Howard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Ride the trail with William Howard as he tells the story of famous and not-so famous gunfighters of the old American West. Among the gunfighters are the stories of Billy the Kid, Wild Bill Hickcok, Doc Holliday, Jesse James, John Wesley Hardin, Cullen Baker, Johnny Ringo, Bill Doolin and others. Each story is fast paced and no myths are included, only facts.
What Comes Next? by Karl Zinsmeister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short book explains how citizens have repeatedly used voluntary action, private giving, and the processes of civil society to dramatically elevate our society. In eras when our national prospects were considerably bleaker than they are now, Americans found effective ways to solve their problems. It can happen again.
Abraham Lincoln: Ascent to Power 1840-1860 by Mary Beth Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln retired from politics in 1849 when he was forty to concentrate on honing his speaking and lawyering skills. He felt compelled to go back into politics when the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. The Lincoln Douglas debates and the election of 1860 are covered as well as the Compromise of 1850 and many of Lincoln's speeches.
9/11 Truth Untold by Dr.Troy Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » American
Endorsed by a noted 9/11/2001 World Trade Center North Tower survivor, Dr. Troy Clark’s epic research enlightens us to little-known findings, heroes, and miracles of all 9/11 events. Was 9/11 an “inside job?” What was God doing on 9/11/2001? Did President Bush “lie” to the nation about Saddam’s WMDs in Iraq? Did Osama bin Laden’s last will and testament caution his children to not join al Qaeda?
My Mother and Amelia Earhart by Jane Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
A memoir of growing up in Berkeley California during the '40s and '50s as the fatherless daughter of a newspaperman.
Engage by Dr.Troy Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » American
Compatriot Dr. Troy Clark signals permanent losses to religious liberty in America as an eroding pillar undergirding basic freedoms enjoyed by all U.S. citizens. Churches remain largely paralyzed and unmobilized politically, as large swaths of freedom in America disappear forever. Yet, what is a Christian’s role in politics? Dr. Clark delivers a powerful response challenging Christians today.
Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America by Penny Colman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America" tells the stirring stories of a diverse group of American girls, highlighting their spirit, their will, their courage, and their contributions. Images, Chronology, Statues of Girls, Source Note, Bibliography/Webliography. The 2016 ebook is a revised edition of the bestselling, awarding-winning book with the same title (Scholastic, 2000).
A Proposed New Constitution by Al Carroll
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution(4.11 from 9 reviews)
Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
Gospel Singers and Gunslingers; Riots and Radicals by steve mccrossan
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book confronts the misconceptions, distortions and outright lies that have created a popular myth of the American Civil Rights movement as nonviolent. Only after the introduction of armed self defense, riots and militant rhetoric was the nonviolent civil rights movement able to affect change and achieve its main goals of desegregation and voting rights.
The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West by Sherry Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
In the mid-nineteenth century, the southwest was inhospitable to horses and mules. The Army needed a mount that could go without water for days, eat only the available vegetation, and carry heavy loads. There was only one animal that could meet their demands. The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West is the true story of that noble beast's journey from the Middle East to the United States.
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania by Joseph Peter Klapatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII by Matt Zeigler
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII is a story of men who not only overcame the challenge of the Marine Corps and war, but perils of racism as well. Their saga began at Montford Point in North Carolina, where combat units were forged that served in the Marines’ gallant amphibious assault campaigns of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
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