Books tagged: pioneer life

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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.
Spinning a New Life in Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The hand-hewn, primitive spinning wheel is real, a treasure picked up in an antique store at least a hundred (or more) years after its creation. For this fictional story, the author moved back 150 years in time, mixed in a portion of her research on pioneer families in north Texas, and tells the tales of Hannah and Benjamin. Download this first story from Wash on Monday!
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.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
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.
Three Bells & Newtonia
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 7 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short stories are presented about American frontier life in the 1800s. Three Bells- -Settlers on remote Indiana farms prepare for attacks from Chief Blackhawk's warriors. What happens one fateful night changes everyone forever. Newtonia--Compassion is found by settlers on the frontier, caught between warring armies as the Civil War rages in southwest Missouri.