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Emma's Rifles
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 41,530. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Meet Emma Reynolds-Chase. Born into the caldron state of frontier Missouri in the eighteen thirties. She witnesses its darker sides, as rough men of conviction square off into a conflict that threatens to tear America apart. A world of shifting alliances, with a divided loyalties. America in 1850 - new technology: Telegraph and Steam.: Gold, Iron, and Copper in abundance. New- enemies.
Miss Jones and the Golden Spike: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that the golden spike has been stolen! The transcontinental railroad is almost finished. Important people have come from all over to see the last, golden spike being laid, but it is gone! Can Miss Jones help? Has Common Core tasks.
Miss Jones and the Pony Express: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that Pony Express rider Wild Bill Hickock is in danger. He is trying to carry the news of President Lincoln’s election across the plains. But Bill is sick. Can Miss Jones help keep him from dying? Includes Common Core exercises.
Miss Jones and the David: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that Michelangelo’s great sculpture only shows David from the waist up! What could have gone wrong and how can she fix it? Educational Versions include Common Core exercises. Ages 7-10
Collage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by James Snow. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An intriguing tale spanning centuries and continents woven together in thirteen novelettes as a young professor traces his family roots and the mystery of what really happened to Hitler. Family secrets are revealed as the story progresses from the 1600's Poland across war torn Europe, African dictators, Middle East dangers and CIA involvement.
For the stellar and more voodoolulu – for the 1st annual scavenger hunt extravaganza [and her helpers and fellow organizers] From Danielle Hughes [thanks for all the great music over the years]
Price: Free! Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
These are rough notes from a fiction idea I was exploring that used an assortment of ideas I was considering. I thought the rough notes were interesting enough to allow people to see, but not worth pursuing further as a fiction piece currently. The idea was that sometimes in a community there might be a surge in group energy for an assortment of reasons might need to be worked off in many ways.5.2
American Celebration
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious), Nonfiction » History » History of things
Thoroughly researched, American Celebration analyzes and discusses the various components of holidays, festivals, and celebrations. Why do brides wear white? Why do new fathers pass out cigars? These, and many more questions are answered in depth and detail.
Hobson's Choice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is book is a cameo of Len Hobson’s memories of growing up in the 1930s, the early days of farming in the Karoo, his youthful exploits, his exposure to the poverty of the poor whites at that time and his grief at losing his sibling and later, two of his wives. Len Hobson is a humble soul who has never lost touch with the simple side of life. He is a down-toearth man of the soil.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
Morte nell'Abbazia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: Italian. Published: January 20, 2014 by PulpEdizioni. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Romanzo giallo ambientato nel Medioevo in un Abbazia dell'Italia centrale.