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A Story of the Sioux War: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. 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
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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.
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.
Spinster's Folly
Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Book 3: The Owen Family Saga. 2013 Winner USA Best Books Award, Westerns. Marie Owen longs for a loving husband, but marriage prospects on the Colorado frontier are limited. Her desperation at the prospect of remaining unmarried, fueled by her younger sister's taunting jibes about her becoming a spinster, drives Marie into the arms of a sweet-talking predator, landing her in unimaginable dangers.
Across the Rainbow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,580. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Pilot David Terrell knows that rainbows are sunlight refracted off raindrops--nothing magic. When his young daughter urges him to fly across the rainbow and find a princess to be her mother, David doesn't expect anything but he finds he's been transported to another time... where he meets a beautiful woman. But David has to deal with his demons before he's ready for a princess.
American Falls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
At the age of 16, Christian Miller leaves home to escape his past and finds adventure, enlightenment, disillusion and a new friendship that leads to revelation.
Ebb And Flow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Two centuries of one of Australia's founding families unfold as generations are shaped and moulded by historic events, relationships, and the grand and majestic sweep of the Hawkesbury River. One in a series of ten short stories published in a compilation entitled A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.
A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
No erotica in this collection, despite the title! Just tales of people getting filthy mad at each other, commiting dirty deeds out of greed, lust or jealousy, and generally a whole swag of grubby goings-on. Some are filled with wry humour, others will make you laugh out loud, and some are filled with pathos. Adventure, mystery, smiles and history, there's something for everyone in this collection!
A Little Old Fashioned
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wanda has to jettison her cargo on Dora, a planet on the frontier of space. Instead of a minor disciplinary hearing – she must choose life or death. She receives an offer she can't refuse. If she accepts she’ll be given a section of land to homestead. Her dreams will come true. Will she succumb to temptation and gain her little piece of paradise or do the right thing.