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14 Fun Facts About the Pony Express: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Gold was discovered in California in 1848. It seemed like California had everything. What they did not have was a fast way to communicate with the east. That was when the Pony Express was born. Find out some fun facts about this enterprise in this fun book. Reading level: 6.8
Dangerous Ride Across Humboldt Flats
Series: Adventures on the American Frontier, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
Orphan Gabe Young gets lost and a girl leads him to a Pony Express station. He finds a lot more than shelter and a meal. The family's tender care astounds him. Then he gets a chance to help them by riding the dangerous Pony Express trail alone.
Iron Rider
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A classic western adventure set against the harsh landscape of the pony express route.
Reforming Seneca Jones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Historical
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How can Alabama schoolteacher Annie Fitzgerald protect her young brother from the influences of notorious Pony Express rider Seneca Jones? Especially when his roguish grin makes her feel she's the one in need of protection?
Swift Thunder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Lance Barlow was only nineteen when he started riding with a Missouri militia group known as the Border Ruffians. Hed joined them seeking adventure, but their wanton destruction and murder of the Free-Staters was too much for him. After a brutal attack on a farm family, Lance couldnt take any more. He rebelled and switched sides. He reunited with his best friend, a freed slave named Shadrack.
The Pony Express (Fourth Grade Social Science Lesson, Activities, Discussion Questions and Quizzes)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / General
If your child is struggling with social science, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 10 discussion questions, 10 activities, and 20 quiz style questions. 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 fo
Miss Jones and the Pony Express: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that Pony Express rider Wild Bill Hickock is in danger. He is trying to carry the news of President Lincoln’s election across the plains. But Bill is sick. Can Miss Jones help keep him from dying? Includes Common Core exercises.
A Kids Guide to American History - Volume 2: Trail of Tears to the California Gold Rush
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
This bundle book is a compilation of four of KidCaps top selling history books; it is the second in a two-part volume. The first volume presents the following subjects in an easy to understand format that kids love: *Trail of Tears *The Pony Express *The Underground Railroad *The California Gold Rush
Miss Jones and the Pony Express
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers that Pony Express rider Wild Bill Hickock is in danger. He is trying to carry the news of President Lincoln’s election across the plains. But Bill is sick. If he gets on his pony and tries to ride, he may die!
The Adventures of Zack Gentry A Tongue-in-Cheek History of the Opening of the West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Zack Gentry is not your typical western hero, but he does have some exciting adventures during the era when America was expanding westward. In his travels Zack meets some famous people like Kit Carson, Mark Twain, Wild Bill Hickok, Wyatt Earp, and Calamity Jane, to mention a few. This is an encapsulated history of actual events and people, with a little bit of legend thrown in.