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Scarers
Series: Theatre ยท Monologos. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
The six monologues of the six Scarers of Guatemalan tradition written by Claudio Valerio Gaetani from the point of view of personal judgment of character. In I oral tradition of Guatemala there are many characters, walkers and ghosts, ghosts and banshees, ancestral traditions sended from one generation to another constantly, is telling the people of a village, with their fears and fears.
General James Wilkinson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
James Wilkinson was a friend of Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr during the American Revolution. Unlike these two dubious figures of American History Wilkinson was able to continue influencing events in our nation's history. He did so despite blatantly working as an agent of the Spanish government which wanted to make Kentucky a foreign territory. Wilkinson continued as a general in the War of 1812.
Andrew Ellicott: The Stargazer Who Defined America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,750. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This true never-before-told story is about the four year expedition to survey the southern boundary separating the young U.S. from Spain after the end of the Revolutionary War. Andrew Ellicott, the brilliant astronomer-surveyor had to deal with the duplicitous Spanish, hostile Indians, counter-spies and living in swamps and dense forests.
Mary Dyer, Friend of Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
Mary Dyer was the first woman in America executed for her religious beliefs, but her death started a revolution no one could stop. Learn how this humble Quaker woman brought religious freedom to the colonies and became an international civil rights hero.
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
A Friend of America
Series: A Friend of America, book and learning guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Seventeen year old Alexander Hamilton and his best friend Hercules Mulligan travel to Boston to stave off an assassination attempt on the leaders of the Sons of Liberty. Along the way they learn about the American Revolution and meet patriots like John and Abigail Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, and Samuel Adams. Alex and Hercules get caught up in the revolutionary spirit as they join the fight!
Sold into Slavery: The Story of Adaku, A Black Slave Woman Part I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The Story of Adaku discusses African slavery during the colonial times and highlights one young Igbo woman's plight as she journeys towards a world that means nothing to her.
The Graves of the Golden Bear: Ancient Fortresses and Monuments of the Ohio Valley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » American
From the earliest maps of the Gulf of Mexico by the Spanish explorers to the beginning of the 20th century, claims were made that a Welsh prince named Madoc brought thousands of colonists to North America centuries before Columbus. Find out how a 18th Century map and an inscription on an ancient fortress wall will make you doubt what you learned in history class.