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Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America?
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. Leif's father was Erik Thorvaldson. He was also known as Erik the Red. Read about Leif's life in this book.
Any Fool Can Let Out String
Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
ANY FOOL CAN LET OUT STRING is a short story, a memoir as it were, of a time in the author’s life when the importance of family trumped the pursuit of the daily grind. Readers will find the piece humorous and engendering a maybe-I-should-try-to-do-something-like-that reaction. This work is by the same older gentleman whose “way with words” was revealed in his other works.
America in World War II: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is going to teach you more about one of the most important period of human history: it was a time a huge part of the human race was actively working to support this war, either fighting in it, helping the soldiers, of keeping the country running until the soldiers came home. Ask your parents if anyone in your family fought in World War Two, and try to imagine what it was like for them
The Ten Worst Wild West Outlaws
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaws rampaged through the countryside, often killing, raping, or mutilating their victims. While all were finally captured, it sometimes took the wiles of the best western lawmen or troops of soldiers to bring the villains to justice.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis
You set the price! Words: 7,000. Language: Dutch. Published: December 20, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » War
Dit boek laat je kennismaken met de Anglo-Boerenoorlogen, twee van de Victoriaanse oorlogen van het Britse Rijk. Het is een begrijpelijk en uitvoerig verslag van de twee Anglo-Boerenoorlogen die in de periodes 1880-1881 en 1899-1902 werden uitgevochten. Dit is een fascinerend verhaal over twee van de bloedigste en duurste oorlogen sinds meer dan een eeuw, die de twee Boerenrepublieken
The Landlord's Friend by Mary Leadbeater
Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The Landlord's Friend is a pamphlet published in 1813 by Irish Quaker Mary Leadbeater for the instruction and education of the brutal Anglo-Irish landlords. It is a fascinating glimpse into the Ireland of the years between the 1798 Rising and the Great Hunger.
Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard - Beknopte geschiedenis van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: Dutch. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fisheries & Aquaculture
De tekst geeft een beknopt overzicht van de ontwikkeling van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij en kwam tot stand in het kader van de wisselexpositie 'Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard' van het Visserijmuseum Zoutkamp.
Spies! Women in the Civil War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Spies! Women in the Civil War tells the thrilling stories of women who served as spies for the North and for the South, including Harriet Tubman who led Union troops on raids up the Combahee River and Belle Boyd who provided information to Confederate generals. Smart, brave, committed, and clever, the women spies were undaunted by the risks of getting shot, arrested, imprisoned, even hanged.
Port Tobacco, MD prior to 1895
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by ByDand Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Founded in 1658 and once a thriving seaport, Port Tobacco served as the Charles County, MD county seat for 250 years. The town witnessed the nation’s founding and many subsequent events including the Civil War and the escape of John Wilkes Booth. This book contains the history, sketches and descriptions of Port Tobacco as it existed prior to 1895, provided by one of the town's last residents.
The Catacombs of Paris: A Strange But True Tale
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » History » European
It all started with a smell. In Paris, France, during the 1800s, the people were starting to get sick. They could not escape the foul smells coming from the cemeteries. The worst cemetery was Saints-Innocents (the Cemetery of Innocents). This cemetery was in the heart of the city next to the central market place. Find out what was done to solve the problem, and about the mysterious catacombs.
Look Up, Butte! A Walking Tour of Butte, Montana
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Butte, Montana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Helena! A Walking Tour of Helena, Montana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Helena, Montana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Cheyenne! A Walking Tour of Cheyenne, Wyoming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Cheyenne, Wyoming is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Bismarck! A Walking Tour of Bismarck, North Dakota
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Bismarck, North Dakota is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Pierre! A Walking Tour of Pierre, South Dakota
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Pierre, South Dakota is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Des Moines! A Walking Tour of Des Moines, Iowa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Des Moines, Iowa is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Omaha! A Walking Tour of Omaha, Nebraska
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Omaha, Nebraska is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Lincoln! A Walking Tour of Lincoln, Nebraska
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Lincoln, Nebraska is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Topeka! A Walking Tour of Topeka, Kansas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Topeka, Kansas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Jefferson City! A Walking Tour of Jefferson City, Missouri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Jefferson City, Missouri is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.