Books tagged: pioneer

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Call of the Cruins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
A fast paced adventure set in pioneer times, with a feisty hero. A finalist in the 2001 New Zealand Book Awards
Ceritha
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,050. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Adult and teen readers: Join the John Tibbs wagon train Get to know the pioneer families who rolled the trail to Oregon. Their search for a better life and their willingness to accept the dangers of this journey populated and hence secured America’s western frontier from foreign takeover Share their adventures, their happiness and sorrows. Was an ancestor of yours part of this historic era?
The Case of the Sheep Stew: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Peter, the local bully stood before Kris Williams. They were standing outside the school at the end of the day. “Something came in that your mom would love,” Peter said. “I know you’ll want to buy it.” “What is it?” Kendall asked. “It’s supposed to be an old diary,” Kris explained. “It’s from a child who crossed the plains with her family.” Is the book real? See if you can solve the mystery.
Worst Case Scenario: Evacuate Earth!
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Price: Free! Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
An unofficial companion to the National Geographic television special, "Evacuate Earth". A rogue neutron star is headed for our solar system. Total destruction of the Earth is certain. Can we work together to design, assemble, supply, and launch a starship? Can some fraction of humanity be saved by evacuating the planet? This book is an insider's look at the docudrama. Includes photos. Now Rev 2!
Zions Promise Volume 2: Will Mercy Rob Justice?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pulling from his great-great-grandfather's journals, Chris Jefferies tells of the journey of William Jefferies westward to Zion. William and his family encounter illness, renegades, and the kidnapping of a family member. Using documented events from Porter Rockwell's life, we live through his painstaking search for the girl through western Utah Territory, and the showdown when he finds her captors
The Engelking Letters
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by The Hugh & Helene Schonfield World Service Trust. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
'The Engelking Letters' is a collection of letters written by or pertaining to Ferdinand Friedrich Engelking 1810-1885.
Lily's Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
Christopher's Journey: Sometimes it takes being lost to find yourself
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Price: Free! Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by Concerning Life Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Homeless, hopeless and on the run in the large city, Chris huddles near a dumpster for refuge. Alone, cold and confused, he drifts off to sleep only to awake to what begins as a nightmare. From 1998 to 1868 his fight to survive fills the pages of this book with excitement. New values, new Morals, an entirely new life awaits.
Amidst War's Alarms
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,440. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Adam Weldon thinks that only a few short weeks of hard work stand between him and a very bright future. Soon, however, he is caught up in forces beyond his control—forces unleashed by the Civil War. Both his love for his fiance, Laura, and his new faith will be tried in ways he can’t imagine.
Backwards to Oregon
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Series: The Oregon, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,540. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
“Luke” Hamilton accepted that she would spend her life alone when she chose to live her life disguised as a man. Nora Macauley, who worked in a brothel for three years, has lost all illusions about love. But now they find themselves married and on the way to Oregon in a covered wagon, with two thousand miles ahead of them.