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Beneath Black Clouds and White
Series: Tenterchilt. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,920. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
War and abolition create a fiery mix in this Historical Fiction novel, set in the 1700s.
Beneath Black Clouds and White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,040. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
War and abolition create a fiery mix in this Historical Fiction novel, set in the 1700s.
Platt Rogers Spencer: Creator of Spencerian Script
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Platt Rogers Spencer was the Father of American Penmanship. At age 10, he created Spencerian Script, a method of handwriting inspired by nature and that flowed across a sheet of paper.
What Comes Next?
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.
Yellow Rose of Texas, Freedom Fighter, 1836-1865
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Yellow Rose of Texas, Freedom Fighter, 1836-1865, is the historical fiction account of Rose, a quadroon slave born in 1814 on a Louisiana cotton plantation, sold to a representative of the Republic of Texas, trained as a spy, and placed into Santa Anna’s headquarters. She is recognized as a hero of the Texas Republic and continues to serve into the Civil War.
The New Jim Crow Study Guide and Call to Action
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
Drawing from and expanding on the themes of Michelle Alexander’s acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this in-depth guide provides a launching pad for groups wishing to engage in deep, meaningful dialogue about race, racism, and structural inequality in the age of mass incarceration. The Study Guidespans the entirety of The New Jim Crow, engaging the critical questions raised in the book.
Buster, a Story of a Slave
Price: Free! Words: 46,800. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
"Buster, a story of a slave" is a novel in which a young man from an Upstate New York community, inherits a South Carolina plantation and becomes a slave owner which is the last thing he wants to be. He gradually becomes strongly opposed to the institution of slavery when he meets Buster, a slave.
The Legend of Bayou La Fleur
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 88,650. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 and represented by Giuseppe (Joe) Lauretta. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Legend of Bayou La Fleur is set in the Louisiana bayou country, during the final days of our Civil War to the turn of the century. The town of Bayou La Fleur, the Desaird Swamp and the surrounding plantations form the backdrop for a cast of characters befitting any Hollywood script.
As Eagles Soar
Series: Of Wind and Sky, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,160. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Catherine Gilbert has fled to Wyoming to build a new life for herself and her younger sister. But someone is determined to prevent her at any cost. Bryan Hunt lost everything when he was drafted into the Union Army. Now all he wants is to build his cattle ranch and leave the memories of the past behind. Together they must learn to trust God as their refuge in the face of injustice and suffering.
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.