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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.
Ironclad Waters by Paul Francis Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From the opening shot of the Civil War at Fort Sumter, to the confrontation at Hampton Roads between the ironclad vessels Monitor and Merrimac, as well as Admiral DuPont's heroic capture of Port Royal, this book chronicles the naval events and battles that ultimately led to the Union Navy fiasco at Charleston Harbor.
AP United States History Short-Answer Guide by Ethan Koch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,710. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » American
The most complete short-answer guide out there giving you an in-depth analysis along with the main theme of each lesson to propel your grade to an A.
The History of Family Rights by Steven D. Miller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Men defend their families, which is why we created government to secure the blessings of liberty to our posterity. CPS, social workers and the divorce industry overstep their authority to rip families from men. When men are told that they don’t have a right to their family, they get angry. This book is for angry men.
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.
General Morgan's Legacy: A Modern Story of the Civil War by Thomas S. Fiske
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why did a busy industrialist take time out from his hectic schedule to look into his family’s past? What was it about General John Hunt Morgan that caught his attention? In this novel about modern politics, Mexican Coyotes and the Civil War there is a record of a real historical event: the truth about Morgan’s escape from the Yankee Prison in Ohio is revealed for the first time.
Prayer Man: Out of the Shadows and Into the Light by Stan Dane
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Lee Harvey Oswald claimed he didn't kill anyone; claimed he was a patsy. No one can place him on the Sixth Floor of the Book Depository building at the time of the assassination. Investigators say Oswald ran down to the 2nd Floor lunchroom after the shooting, seen by a police officer. Oswald said he was on the First Floor. Was he telling the truth? This book answers that question.
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.
Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival by Tim Lake
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,460. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
Grand Theft History: How Liberals Stole Southern Valor in the America Revolution by Ilario Pantano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The explosive truth of America’s Revolution: a bloody civil war won largely in the South that modern liberals have kept buried until now… “Suspenseful and involving…absorbing psychology.” - Booklist "Pantano's story is a tough, gritty, no-holds-barred saga of war by one who knows what it's like to be caught in a crossfire." - Oliver L. North, Host of War Stories on Fox News Channel
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.
Battlelines: Gettysburg by Jim Stovall
Series: Battlelines. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Battlelines: Gettysburg presents more than 70 sketches, drawings, and paintings -- many of them never before published -- by Civil War sketch artists who were the eyewitnesses to the major battles of the Civil War. This volume concentrates on the battle of Gettysburg.
The History of Unlicensed Marriage by Steven D. Miller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court says marriage is a relation for life. When the Constitution was written there was no divorce that could cancel a marriage. Law textbooks once said that proof of a real marriage would stop a divorce case, and the first wife could divorce her husband’s second marriage. Arm yourself with facts to confront ungodly divorce lawyers and religious leaders.
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.
The History of the American West: The Facts by Dr Ken Taylor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,290. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Their names live on in the imagination: Geronimo, Sitting Bull, Custer, Jesse James, Wyatt Earp, Buffalo Bill. Myths and legends were born from western films and comics. Here at last is a book that gives us the true stories and biographies in fascinating detail.
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.
Lincoln's Family: The True Story by Troy Cowan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction
In his field, a farmer impregnated Nancy. Nancy’s caretaker offered a drunk five gallons of whiskey to marry her. Thomas Lincoln married Nancy and moved his bride into a horse shed. Thomas would be gone for months looking for work, leaving Nancy to take care of herself. With Thomas away, Nancy met a man and fell in love. He impregnated Nancy and when the baby was born, she named him Abraham.