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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 and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and 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: $1.99 USD. 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.
As Eagles Soar
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
You set the price! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00)
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.
Benevolent Designs: The Countess and the General: George Washington, Selina Countess of Huntingdon, their correspondence, & the evangelizing of America
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The correspondence between Selina, Countess of Huntingdon, the Methodist sponsor, and her distant cousin George Washington in the 1780s shaped American immigration policy, the Westward Expansion, attitudes towards slavery and Native American rights, and religious pluralism. This is its history, in context.
19 Years 10 Months 24 Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A novel of time-travel and the Underground Railroad. Museum tour guide Sophie Irving is one day caught in a rainstorm that begins a chain of encounters with people from the past. As instances of time travel become stronger, Sophie and two of her friends land themselves in a posse of vigilante abolitionists and a dangerous plot to rescue a group of slaves from an 1857 auction.
Each Other
Price: Free! Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.50)
Each Other: A Novel is the story of Annie Cunningham, a Union spy during the (American) Civil War and the complications created against the backdrop of her love affair with Warren Dodd, a Confederate Captain. Beginning and ending in 1891, the novel wraps around a story of Annie and Warren through the events of 1862 in northern Virginia.
Obscure Stories of the Civil War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This collection of short stories narrates the history of obscure and fascinating Civil War events.