Books tagged: settlers

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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.
Wherever the Wind Blows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Devastated by the loss of her family, Eleanor seeks a new life in New Zealand. Meeting John on-board ship seems to promise a wonderful future until they must disembark in totally different parts of the new country. It takes persistence and patience and a murder to be solved before the young lovers can look to a happy ending.
Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
Little Red Cloud and the Americans
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Here is a story with humour, about a Native American Tribe living at a time in America during the rush to the West, and the take over of land from the white settlers.
Miscalculation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Amos O’Neal and his family joined the wagon train with dreams of a new life in Oregon, but then a flying saucer descended from the sky. The aliens offered to trade incredible machines for the settlers’ possessions. Miscalculation is a tale of unlikely friends and contrasting cultures. Featuring uniquely endearing characters and insightful humor, Miscalculation is a story you will never forget.
Through Colonial Eyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The story of Australian Colonial art from precolonial times, discovery, settlement and exploration to the centenary period (1880s) through the eyes of the artists at the time.
Annie McGuire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00)
Inspired by verse on the gravestone of a child in an old cemetery, this is the touching story of family and friends who may have surrounded the little girl buried there. Filled with love and tenderness, this tiny tale provides a view of simple times gone by, and leaves the reader with a warm heart and a misty eye.
A Story of the Sioux War: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
In the summer of 1862, we were living in the State of Minnesota. There I had a most remarkable experience. We lived about a mile from the town of Lac Qui Parle. There were only father, mother, and myself. I am Susanna. We had moved to Minnesota three years before. My parents moved to restore their health. They were feeble and needed a change of climate. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
Simple Contentment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1910 the U.S. Government opened the Flathead Indian Reservation to white settlers. A flood of immigrants made their way to the Little Bitterroot Valley in western Montana. This is their story.
Threshold: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00)
A series of eighteen stories about one American family’s struggle to thrive across race and through time and space. From five-year-old Joseph Swope kidnapped and adopted by a war chief to Cecil Colburn, blasting up U.S. 41 with a turtle as co-pilot, trying to save a marriage, this memoir reveals what happens when communities fail and how they thrive.