Books tagged: pioneers

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The Light of a Fire Opal
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Series: Light Gatherers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The orphaned child of a runaway slave demonstrates a mysterious gift of healing. Her adoptive family must hide her wondrous power from the plantation masters. When The Civil War brings a harvest of wounded to their door, the secret is out. Join her as she grows and builds a life of love and freedom. Romantic, clean, historical fiction with a paranormal twist.
On the Strength of Wings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Abigail Belshaw is a practical woman born into a family of practical men and artistic women in 1828. At the age of ten she meets her future husband, Samuel Gray, but their friendship is cut short when Samuel's family is killed and he is sent to live with his godfather. Abigail must follow her husband west, against her wishes. This is her story.
Extracted (Book 1 of The Pioneers Saga)
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Series: The Pioneers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Plasma Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
While on a routine mission in the neighboring province of Broughtonhaven, Caleb Eaves and his squadron are ambushed by a band of assassins. Left to die in an icy prison, Caleb has not heard from his wife who has gone missing, and he fears that his people have abandoned him. He must find a way to escape and track down his attackers if he ever hopes to regain the life he once he had.
Refined (Book 3 of The Pioneers Saga)
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Series: The Pioneers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,460. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Plasma Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Since the last war, the mainland of Clydenholm has known peace for the past three years. The Pioneers have settled their own civil disputes, and the life of tranquility that Caleb has longed for seems to be within his grasp. What he soon realizes is that this life is farther from him than he knows. While on an Emblem Run in the Polarist Region, Caleb and Sarai discover that they are being watched
Rush to the Rockies! The 1859 Pikes Peak or Bust Gold Rush
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,300. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Rush to the Rockies! The 1859 Pikes Peak or Bust Gold Rush provides a glimpse into the excitement of Colorado’s formative years, into the development of industrialized mining, and into the lives of people who thrived (or just survived) to establish the Centennial State of Colorado in 1876.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
Gold Rush Girl Book One of The California Argonauts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Lucinda Martin York and George Arnold may be at odds about how to make money during the California Gold Rush, but they have one thing in common, and it is the desire to survive and thrive at any cost. In this historical novel, two strangers join forces to fight against thieves, fire, and the elements, but the hardest fight is for the survival of their relationship.
The Scapegoat
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Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.
100 PC Moments
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Series: PC Pioneer series, PC Pioneers Lite. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: British English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
A 'Lite' version of 'The PC Pioneers' that selects those moments that advanced the development of PCs and the Net. Particularly looking at the 400 innovative individuals, dynamic duos and creative clusters that advanced the art and science of these systems and solutions.
Fourth Grade Social Science Activities
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / General
If your child is struggling with social science, then this book is for you; the short book includes over 100 activities. 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 fourth grade math. If you purchased that book, or plan to purchase that book