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Mary Reed: Female Pirate
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
One of the most famous pirates to sail the seas, was Mary Reed, a female pirate! Some people spell her last name Read, but since Mary couldn't read or write, it made no difference to her. Mary was born into a sailing family. Find out about the life of this girl who was raised as a boy, and who grew up to become one of only two women convicted of piracy! A 15-minute biography.
Sacajawea: Lewis and Clark Interpreter and Guide
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Many people have heard of Sacajawea and how she helped to lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition. But many people have not heard of her life before or after this time. Sacajawea had a very hard life, and she died young. Find out about the life of the 17-year-old girl who helped to lead Lewis and Clark to the Pacific in this 15-minute biography.
What I've Learnt ...and What I Was Secretly Thinking Behind Their Backs.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: Australian English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Thirty years in the making. A very serious book covering a plethora of very important topics including War, Religion, Biomechanics, Exercise, Nutrition, Communication, The Media, Professionalism, History and Globalisation to name only a few. Full of the best quotes, the best films and TV for watching. It also proves "The Real Devil", how to recognise it, understand it and resist it. A MUST HAVE!!
Havasu Palms, A Hostile Takeover
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
The true story of one hard working pioneering family in the 20th century, and how their life’s work was stolen – a theft sanctioned by the United States Government and the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe. Includes over 70 photographs.
Florida/McPooch Mail-A-Tale:Flying in Florida
Series: McPooch Mail-A-Tale/STATE, STATE. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by A. A. Randazzo. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / United States / General
Each "McPooch Mail-A-Tale" has an adventure and fun facts about a city, state or country. Characters include J. Pierpont McPooch, the globe-trotting hound dog, his sassy sidekick, Trixie, and, Big Bad Benny, the pirate cat who is after McPooch's magic suitcase. Children learn about the locale as they share in McPooch's wild adventure.
The Rex Guide to Roman Emperors
Series: The Rex Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A handy guide giving dates and information about the emperors of Ancient Rome.
The Rex Guide to the Kings and Queens of England
Series: The Rex Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » World
A handy guide to the Kings and Queens of England in chronological order.
The Last Battle - Letters May 1916 to Dec 1917
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fifth volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from the end of May 1916 to December 1917. From Bienvilliers to the presentation of his Distinguished Conduct Medal and Commission in the field, to the hell of the Battle of Gommecourt, hospitalisation, further training, heavy shelling resulting in his injury at Leuze Wood and final recuperation at Osborne House, Isle of Wight.
The Fabulous Miss Flimp
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Clothing & Dress
Miss Flimp is an old doll. This children’s book shows her life from 1920 to 1980. Within it is the history of fashion. There are several black and white costume illustrations, illustrated by a well known artist and art teacher. If you love dancing, you will enjoy this. There is a touching storyline which might be anyone’s life history that has lived through the 20th Century.
Back to War - Letters Jun 1915 to Oct 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Third Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from the end of May to the end of October 1915. The Letters describe his release from Hospital and journey to London for a quick marriage, to training in Rouen, St Omer and Calais before moving up to the Belgium border and Cassel, Bourgbourg, Bergues, Wormhout and Watten, in preparation for a new excursion to The Front.