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History of Native Americans: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General, Nonfiction » History » Native American
This book about the history of Native Americans in the United States is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the culture of Native American tribes when Columbus first arrived including their art, religion, food, and homes. The book also includes biographies of several notable Native Americans.
Expatriate: A Biography of Ezra Pound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ezra Pound was one of the most important figures of Modernism in English literature. Ironically, it was his work on behalf of other more so than his own contributions that created this reputation. James Joyce, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway all owed an enormous debt to the redheaded, loudmouthed scholar whose life began on the Idaho frontier. On the other hand, Ezra made barely a dent in the p
The Scholar and the Farmer's Daughter
You set the price! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A short fairytale about a scholar who wants to win the love of a farmer's daughter.
Black By Popular Demand - Is the American Black Living on Borrowed Time?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A black man's candid look into American mainstream black society. Have African-Americans made any progress at all in the last fifty years, or are we just spinning our wheels and headed towards total extinction? Blunt and honest looks are taken at what black people need to do to survive. If black people do not do something soon, we may disappear completely.
American Arsenal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The American Arsenal leaps into action! The hero of the 1980s is a rampaging beast, fueled by aggression and on a never-ending war against crime and terrorism. But Arsenal is more than a war machine, but as he tries to unlock the mysteries of his own mind, can he hope to survive the super-powered villains aligned against him?
Essences III
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Essences III is a continuation of the poetry published in Essences and Essences II, which were published in 2006 and 2013 respectively. Mr. Webb has written about several sciences and major religions, using many traditional poetic forms. Subjects include The Universe, Nature, History, The Animal World, Characterizations, Potpourri, Japanese Haiku, Filipino Haynaku, Children's Poems, and America.
Fables & Rhymes for the Modern Disenchanted Being
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Various poems and songs about the current age we live in, plus a few other things...
Majority Rules
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Majority Rules is a story of conspiracy that moves through the halls of Congress with an insider’s view of currently relevant political history. It’s told through the eyes of unforgettable characters: a crooked lawmaker to his innocent congressional aides-turned-sleuths, to deadly trafficking on the border. The author’s experience in Congress unveils Washington’s inept majority/minority mindset.
Thomas Edison: America's Greatest Inventor
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Thomas Edison was an inventor. He invented the electric lighting system, the phonograph and alkaline batteries. He invented a camera to record moving pictures and a device for watching them. He added sound to create a motion picture. He worked on and improved many of the machines we use today. He even created a battery powered car. Thomas Edison created more inventions than any other inventor.
The Wright Brothers: America's First Fliers
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
Wilbur and Orville Wright dreamed of flying. They designed, built and tested gliders. They studied wings and propellers. They designed and built an engine. After years of testing and a few crashes, they flew the first powered aircraft. This is the story of their life. Find out more about these brave men and how they came to create the World's first powered airplane that really flew.