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Explore Old West Colorado
By Darlene Corning
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is your guide to the past that was the old west: It tells of explorers who, centuries ago, trekked through this wilderness in search of land to claim; heroes who founded towns and risked their lives in the new frontier; renegade outlaws terrorizing the state; pioneers giving up everything to follow their dream; prospectors of the gold rush staking their claim to riches and so much more.
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.
Letters to Lyla
By Bob Fields
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
Clearing the Thickets: A History of Antebellum Alabama
By Herbert James Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Herbert James Lewis’ new, extensive book on antebellum Alabama joins Quid Pro Books' History & Heroes Series. The name "Alabama" comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating book. It examines Alabama's early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state's controversial secession from the Union.
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.
View America: South Atlantic - Part 2
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
South Atlantic - Part 2 is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of Georgia, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest. It is illustrated with more than 100 full-sized photos. 102 pages.
View America: North East - Part 1
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
North East - Part 1 is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of Michigan and Wisconsin. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest. It is illustrated with more than 100 full-sized photos. 97 pages
View America: North East - Part 2
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
View America, North East - Part 2 is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest. It is illustrated with more than 90 full-sized photos. 85 pages
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
A Brief History of Milk
By Peter Reich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy
Fluid milk entered American homes as Bossie, the family cow, and with Pasteurization, nutritious milk became the greatest public health measure in the 20th Century. John Keats and a dairy maid reveal the role of cows in public health; cows horn into obstetric history as revealed in a new pun on the birth of MacDuff, and finally, Laura Ingalls WIlder and Dr Johnson advise on "winter butter".
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.
Essential Guide to the Panama Canal: History, An Army's Enterprise, Story of Fort Clayton, Panama Takeover, Security Issues, Current Expansion Program Effects on U.S. Ports and Economy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 334,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of this incredible waterway. This compilation includes a professionally-formatted version of the important history book, Panama Canal, An Army's Enterprise.
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 Birth Of America And Who Were The First Americans - Two Books Collection
By Matt Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Before 1800, more people came to America from Africa than from anywhere else and most of them came in chains. Their toil helped make the United States the riches nation on earth. America was a slave owning country longer than it has been a free one. And the legacy of slavery haunts us still.
Moments In American History You Might Not Know
By HistoryCaps
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book tells the stories behind a half dozen events you might not know. The topics include: Cuban Missile Crisis, Negro Baseball, Dust Bowl, MFAA, 1906 Earthquake, The Last Men to Walk on the Moon This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
America ~ Love it or Leave it
By J H Ellison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A brief look at American history from its earliest beginning to the present, giving beginning industries and many inventions. A synopsis is given for each President from George Washington to Barack Obama, with notables that happened during their term.
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.