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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: $1.99 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(1.00 from 2 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.
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century by Hugh Whelan
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
Early-Day Flying in Kansas City by Ken Weyand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
"Early-Day Flying in Kansas City" is based on a trade paperback published in 1970. The original book, Aviation History in Greater Kansas City, was compiled by "Historic Aviation" magazine, edited and published by Ken Weyand, a private pilot at the time, with a keen interest in aviation history.
Dirt Road Diary: Recalling a Country Childhood by Ken Weyand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journalist recalls growing up on a farm in northeast Missouri, where his only connection with the outside world was a dirt road. Recollections include farm animals, old-time vehicles, a one-room country school, fairs, hikes in creek-beds, party lines, and the foibles of rural life. Illustrated with family photographs, “Dirt Road Diary” covers the years before the author’s college days.
Independence, Mantle, and Miss Able by Jan Sumner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The first night baseball game in the history of Organized Baseball was played in Independence on April 28,1930. Mickey Mantle played his first season of professional baseball for the Independence Yankees. A number of ballplayers who spent time playing in Independence went on to outstanding careers in the Major Leagues and two are enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
2/64 The Month that Launched the Sixties by Thomas Del Signore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
2/64 The Month that Launched the Sixties focuses on one month in the most influential decade of the Twentieth Century and embellishes on the life-changing events of those 29 days, including passage of Civil Rights, forward steps from a new President, the Beatles' arrival in America, the stunning boxing upset of Sonny Liston by brash Cassius Clay, and the heating up of militant activity in Vietnam.
Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond: Book Two, The Law Keepers by Tom Rizzo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In "Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond, Book Two: The Law Keepers,“ novelist Tom Rizzo introduces you to true stories about a cross section of courageous lawmen who figured out the best way to enforce law and order on their own terms. Tough and uncompromising, they kept long hours and covered huge territories to bring peace to the expanding frontier.
Identification Credentials: Mandatory or Voluntary? by Steven D. Miller
You set the price! Words: 36,210. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
This book is for those who want to recognize the final world government’s brutal domination of humanity. Your ID is proof that you waived most of your rights.
The Federalist Papers (Revisited) by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 215,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
America the Great Series: The Birth of a Nation - The Revolutionary Era Volume III
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama by Ansel Hatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
They Stole our World: How Native Americans were Treated from Early Colonial Times Onward by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $2.09 USD. Words: 34,750. 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.
Vinegar Gang Lynching - Sis Vinegar's Story (Based On True Events) by Napoleon Crews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
On June 2, 1882 at about 9:30 p.m., David Bausman met death at the Kaw River while engaging in sexual intercourse with 14 year-old Sis Vinegar. On June 10, 1882 at about 1:00 a.m., a mob broke into the Douglas County Jail, removed and lynched the Vinegar Gang men for the death, the motive being robbery. Branded a prostitute, beggar, and a thief, Sis Vinegar never got to tell her story, until now.
Replace #2: Guns & Race in America: How to Save Lives by Elisha Rountree
Price: Free! Words: 36,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » History » American
Replace #2 proposes the Newtown Amendment, a replacement for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The book traces the origin of the gun culture in America and its connection to racism. This bold proposed amendment would overcome the legal and political might of the NRA by allowing all levels of government to regulate guns as they see necessary to build a safer America.
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