Books tagged: historic adventure

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Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A how-to manual showing how to properly care for bronze plaques and memorials.
La Virada Por La Estela de la Adversidad: El Cuarto Viaje Desafortunado De Cristóbal Colón
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This dual-language book about the calamitous fourth voyage of Christoper Columbus is designed for English-Speakers studying Spanish. The Spanish text is shown in boldface followed immediately by the English translation in italics. One can easily read the book in Spanish as one normally would or quickly check the translation to see how good their comprehension is.
The Nose Plumbers' Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Medieval
A highly original mix of history, comedy and boogers, telling the story of the Peasants' Revolt through the eyes of three young serfs whose bravery may have inspired the invention of the handkerchief and brought the rediscovery of medieval literature's most overlooked writer: Geoffrey Chaucer's elder brother Dennis. Then again it may all have been cooked up by a guy in a shed somewhere in England.
The Return, A Steve Dancy Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
It's the summer of 1880, and Thomas Edison's incandescent bulb is poised to put the gaslight industry out of business. Knowing a good business opportunity, former New York shopkeeper Steve Dancy sets out to obtain a license for Edison's electric lamp. Edison agrees, under one condition: Dancy and his friends must stop the saboteurs who are disrupting his electrification of Wall Street.
Land Without Evil
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,130. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*Finalist - San Diego Book Award* Journey back two hundred and fifty years to a long forgotten world where nature speaks through plants and song pours forth from waterfalls as breathtakingly as a church choir sings Ave Maria. A place where the rhythm of a feathered rattle is believed to bring you closer to your creator. A world where mysticism and innate spirituality conflict with Christianity.
Splidge the Cragflinger - The Royal Tournament
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Series: Splidge the Cragflinger, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,540. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Splidge needs a job urgently or he'll face the dreaded workhouse. He is only twelve and applies to the King of Gud to work as a cragflinger. As a result, he's pitched against the evil Baron, compelled to take part in the Royal Tournament and duty bound to save the raven-haired girl from certain death. This is the first adventure in an exciting page turning series.