Books tagged: pioneers

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Galapagos Pioneers: A Tough Paradise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
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Galapagos Islands forty years ago was still known as World's End. Isolation and limited resources made it a tough place to live and yet a paradise of natural beauty and simple living.
Beanblossom Creek and Stain-The Short Stories from the American Frontier
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
TWO SHORT STORIES FROM THE AMERICAN FRONTIER Beanblossom Creek - - Chief Black Hawk’s men are on the warpath and Captain Custis Cauley and his militiamen are waiting. The battle that follows is epic. Stain - - The government’s Indian removal policies and programs area a stain on US history. This is but one small portrayal of many that occurred.
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.
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.
Danny Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Whimsical and humorous, a riverbank tavern is the setting for pioneers quenching their thirst after long hot days on their wagon train journey to Indiana. They meet two riverboat men and have a merry time, hoisting rounds of boiler makers, until a fight breaks out in the tavern. Then—fists, knives, and pistols spice up the evening.
Benny and the Bank Robber
Series: Benny and the Bank Robber, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 58,160. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Christian » Historical
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First Benny's father died. Now a bank robber wants him dead. When will God show himself? Ten-year-old Benny found the drunken cart driver who caused his father's death, but he's got bigger mysteries to solve. A long, sharp knife, a bag of disguises and a savage black stallion don't reassure Benny about his traveling companion to frontier Missouri.
Children of The Earth
Price: Free! Words: 107,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The marriage of settler couple Hestia and Adam is not happy. But one by one three intriguing strangers arrive at their lonely bush farm, and lives are changed forever. Walton's first novel is an imaginative look at 1850s South Australia, set against a background of carefully researched history. Three ancient mythologies underlie the meeting of European and Aboriginal cultures. Captivating reading.
The Real Story of Kit Carson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Kit Carson was the consummate American hero. He was a little man but could handle a big man's courageous feats. He was a mountain man that led such explorers as John C. Fremont across the driest of deserts and highest of mountains into uncharted territory.
Pioneer Mother:The Life and Times of Esther Clark Short
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Esther Clark Short was a Native American woman who went West. She was a claim jumper, an enterprising business woman, and the founder of the town of Vancouver, Washington. She lived in a time when the Pacific Northwest was a place of danger and opportunity. This book explores not only her life, but the lives of the famous people she knew in the swirl of tummultous times.
A Home from the Woods ebook version
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Part how to, part adventure, A Home From The Woods details methods used for four different log cabin projects: Restoring A Standing Cabin; Building A Hand-hewn Cabin; Building with Rounded Logs; and Taking Down and Recreating An Original Log Cabin. The straightforward advice is put in perspective with a personal narrative of the challenges and rewards of building that idyllic cabin in the woods.