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Matthew Alexander Henson: The First Man to Reach the North Pole
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
Matthew Henson was born in Maryland in 1866. As a boy he worked as a sharecropper. A sharecropper is a farmer, but they don't own the land they farm. They grow the food, then they share their crop with the landowner. Matthew's parents died when he when he was young. Matthew didn’t want to be a farmer, so he ran away to sail the seas. Find out how this choice led him to discover the North Pole.
Land Rover Adventures in Africa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Land Rovers take you to the places others can’t reach and nowhere is this more true than in Africa. David Phillips shares his amazing adventures from the dunes of the Sahara to the desolate mountains of Lesotho and the wildlife-rich plains and swamps of the Okavanga Delta, driving vehicles ranging from vintage Series Is to the latest Discovery 3s. Don't travel to Africa without this book!
Arrows
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How does a monk raised in a monastery deal with naked women and the atrocities of war? In 1566, Spain expands its dominion over the newly discovered territories not yet widely known as America. The many native nations of this new land pose no threat to Spain's superiority, despite the ferocity of their resistance...
An Incredible Journey: The Idlewild Expedition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Hillbilly landlubber Ben Gray and his sons launched a 55 hp boat near their ranch in Alberta. 2,000 miles with portages and groundings to the Arctic Ocean. Then west past Alaska to the Bering St and turned back North and East through the ice choked NW Passage to circumnavigate the world in 2005. From hurricanes to pirates to being arrested to meeting lovely people, it was An Incredible Journey.
Stick Riders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
[Short Story] A larger-than-brains tale of rugged high adventure that lionizes two swashbuckling young explorers--tougher than biker gangers, more clever than sixty two percent of marsupials--as they straddle the unlikeliest of manly machines through the dry and deadly Australian Red Centre. A tale of men whose keen wits miss naught...and with glory.