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Larry Saves the Prairie: The Story of Larry Haverfield, A True Wildlife Hero
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Animal Welfare, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
Through the voices of Annabelle and Angus, discover what almost happened to wildlife on the Kansas prairie. When Larry receives a letter that says he must destroy the prairie dogs on his land, he and some of his neighbors join together to make certain that all wildlife remains unharmed.
Threshold: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00)
A series of eighteen stories about one American family’s struggle to thrive across race and through time and space. From five-year-old Joseph Swope kidnapped and adopted by a war chief to Cecil Colburn, blasting up U.S. 41 with a turtle as co-pilot, trying to save a marriage, this memoir reveals what happens when communities fail and how they thrive.
Look Up, Omaha! A Walking Tour of Omaha, Nebraska
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Omaha, Nebraska is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Dirty Thirties: A History of the Dust Bowl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Dust Bowl was the largest ecological disaster in United States history, coinciding with the nation’s worst economic crisis, the Great Depression of the 1930s. Massive dust storms, combined with nearly a decade of drought, wreaked havoc on parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas.
The Hunt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00)
Texas 1813. The Great Plains. Seeking to make a quick fortune from their hides a motley crew of buffalo hunters ride out into the wilderness in pursuit of the Great Herd. But soon unseen forces begin to make their presence felt and in the vast wilderness of the prairie there is no place for the hunters to take refuge and noone to rescue them from their fate.
Ghetto Plainsman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,480. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Gritty, raw and spiritual, Ghetto Plainsman chronicles one man’s triumph over humiliation, self-hatred, anger and violence in a chaotic journey between urban survival and the life-or-death struggles of the ravaged American Great Plains. This gripping parable takes us from the streets to the even more devastated American West and finally into a place of deeper healing for us all.