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Little Bolton: The Story of a Lancashire Working Class Family at the Start of the Industrial Revolution.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,440. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A work of fiction based on genealogy research. The long-forgotten story of three young working class siblings, their family secrets and a man determined to destroy their lives. Not giving up, they each fight in their own particular way to make their lives better.
Summary of Orphan Train
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Summary of Orphan Train From Christina Baker Cline Summary Station In the 1850’s it was estimated that over 30,000 children were homeless, and roaming the busy streets of New York City. Charles Brace, saw a need for the children to have homes of their own. He founded the Children’s Aid Society. Brace theorized that he children would have a better chance...
Candlemas Eve: A Thing of Beauty II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Candlemas Eve begins in 1880 in the north of England, in the smoke and fire of the Industrial Revolution. Jack and Celeste Potter find themselves orphaned in a world that is unforgiving to the poor and the friendless. As a result, they embark on separate journeys--Jack emigrating to America to make his fortune, and Celeste staying behind to survive as best she can.
Industrial Revolution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Industrial Revolution was the changeover to new industrial processes from somewhere in 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This evolution comprised of moving from manufacturing goods with hands to machineries, bettered efficacy of water power, manufacturing of new chemicals and producing iron through new ways, usage of steam power, the advancement of machine tools.
A Sign of the Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Teacher Leanna Pallas is committed to bringing education to a rural Pennsylvania town in 1885. Not everyone there values education. The Collier family have been blacksmiths for generations. Now they must decide if they should send their teenage son Joshua to school, or train him to work in the family business.
The Danish Navy 1850-1943 - Through The Lens
Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the Danish navy is here presented along with more than 150 photographs from the period 1850 - 1943. The motifs are humorous, dramatic and sometimes tragic. They are snapshots from a nearly 100-year period of a proud Danish fleet - and put together show a part of the unique history of Denmark.
Princes in the Wilderness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » General
After defeating Napoleon in 1815, Britain’s population exploded. The Industrial Revolution had mechanized industry and agriculture. In the small village of Settrington, Yorkshire, Thomas Dale a young thirteen year old farmer, his brothers John, George, and their sister Hannah and her husband William saw little future in their homeland.
History of the Seaham Infirmary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
In the majority of towns and cities in the Victorian era it was “voluntary” infirmaries that provided care for the sick, elderly and infirm. The Seaham Infirmary served the town admirably for almost one hundred and twenty five years but it could not compete with the modern, up-to-date- hospitals in the near vicinity of the town. This book documents the fine history of Seaham Infirmary.
A Dead-Game Sport
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,980. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
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Dayton Shannon made two promises. One was too protect his little brother and the other was to earn enough money to get to the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Both seemed unattainable when his abusive father arbitrarily shipped him off to his uncle in Lexington, Kentucky to learn the horse trade. The job turned out to be bookmaking and it led him on an adventure that would change his life forever.
California As An Agricultural and Industrial Power (Fourth Grade Social Science Lesson, Activities, Discussion Questions and Quizzes)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / General
If your child is struggling with social science, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 10 discussion questions, 10 activities, and 20 quiz style questions. This subject comes from the book “Fourth Grade Social Science (For Home School or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more fourth grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of fo