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Lucky's Legacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016 by Barbara Cutrera. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Follow the adventures of Dave Lucky and his family as they settle in southwest Florida. Whether they were skinning gators, plowing and planting in swamplands, or surviving hurricanes and disease, the couple and their children faced hardships but were thankful for what they had. Even in the face of adversity, they refused to give up their dream of cultivating their own little piece of land.
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.
The Nineteenth Century Farmer In Upper-Canada
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,910. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
In his 1997 Master's Thesis, the author studies the zooarchaeological remains from four historic sites in Ontario, paying close attention to the manner in which these faunal remains were butchered. In his analysis, James introduces culturally relevant quantitative units in order to draw conclusions about the nature of the self-sufficiency of the earliest settlers in Upper Canada.
Prairie Christmas: Short Stories Celebrating America's Pioneer Past
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Journey to America's frontier past and join five families as they celebrate the simple joys of Christmas. Penned by award winning screenwriter Robin Bernheim ("Quantum Leap", " The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder"), these charming stories are perfect for young readers and the young at heart. If you're a fan of "Little House on the Prairie", you'll love these heartwarming tales of times past.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Marge Bump Affair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Hemmie fell for her in a big way, but she was just too young. She was the charming "coquet" he could not forget. Another year passes and young Ernest Hemingway is 12 years old, spending an ideal summer in Northern Michigan. His awkward family relationships encourage him to pursue friendship elsewhere, with the town girls, the Native boys, and a new animal spirit friend, Chicky.
Smoke
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story about the American frontier in the 1800s. Prairies are one of God’s greatest gifts, but these can also turn deadly. Pioneers take desperate measures to save everything they have created.
Roaring River
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.
Jane, A Woman's Determination and the Wild West Frontier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
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Jane McKechnie Walton was murdered during Utah's pioneer day celebration in 1891. One hundred and eighteen years later, her case - solved. Emigrated from Scotland in 1850, she braved an ocean crossing, walked the American plains as a pioneer and conquered, "Hole in the Rock," where wagons and cattle were lowered 2,000 feet below. Fought Indians and drunken outlaws and settled the west.
Nine Dog Winter
Series: Yukon books by Bruce Batchelor. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,010. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nine Dog Winter by Bruce T. Batchelor is a true story, about two young Canadians who recruit nine mismatched huskies, and head out to live in a log cabin and go camping in the Yukon as the temperature plunges to Sixty-Eight Below. Follow this 1980-'81 winter adventure of a young couple intent on recreating the classic Yukon pioneer lifestyle. Includes hundreds of tips from natives and trappers.