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Today I Discovered How Copper Is Milled
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Rocks & Minerals
The Minto Copper Mine is located north of Whitehorse, Yukon. Through pictures and video clips, students experience visiting an copper milling facility. Students can see and even hear some of the machines at work in this media rich eBook. WestView Learning has 4 mining related eBooks: Underground Copper Mining, Open Pit Copper Mining, Milling Copper, and A Mountain Is Just A Mountain.
By FLare of Northern Lights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,800. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The last great gold rush of 1897 sent more than a hundred thousand people from all walks of life racing toward the Yukon and the Klondike. Terry Brandon was one of them. Abandoning his job and his fiancee, he scraped together a paltry $390 and bolted for the North. On the way, he meets George and Annie O’Connell, also seeking their fortune.
In Search of the Kuskokwim: The Life and Times of J. Edward Spurr
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The U.S. government commissioned J. Edward Spurr, a geologist, author, and explorer from New England, to mount two expeditions to explore and inventory Alaska, traveling thousand miles by canoe and on foot without benefit of telephones, radios, airplanes. The effort almost killed him, but his efforts helped provide detail to regions that had been largely blank on the Alaska map.
RVing to the Land of the Midnight Sun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(3.00)
This book is a narrative of my six-week road trip in the summer of 2014 from Lynden, Washington (state) to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, mainly with my car and small travel trailer (see its photo on the book cover). You'll read about the many adventures and misadventures I experienced on this 7,000-mile trip through British Columbia, the Yukon Territory, and Alaska.
Brock and Becca - Adventures In The Yukon
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca enjoy many adventures in the Yukon and Alaska. They see lots of wild animals and birds. Two flat tires at the same time on the lonely Dempster highway was a worry, but Mom's disappearance in a museum was of greater concern. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Dog Team to Dawson: A Quest for the Cosmic Bannock and Other Yukon Stories
Series: Yukon books by Bruce Batchelor. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Dog racing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Dog Team to Dawson" is a nostalgic collection of four true Yukon stories written by bestselling author Bruce Batchelor. The title story is the account of two young people travelling by dog team, tackling a long-abandoned Gold Rush era route. This book is the prequel to "Nine Dog Winter", providing readers of that classic account with earlier adventures into the heart and soul of Canada's North.
Yukon Tenderfoot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,630. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
Four “city slickers” crawl out of a plane wreckage to face the problems of the Yukon. Fortune seems to favor the men and they find an abandoned, well-stocked cabin. They enjoy their discovery — until the owner comes home. A story of survival that changes every man in the group.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
North to Alaska!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.00)
This book takes you on a 3,200-mile bicycle expedition from Missoula, Montana to Anchorage, Alaska. You’ll read about my 73-day bicycle tour that was filled with adventures including a grueling ascent to Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, a scary standoff with a black bear in the Yukon, a daring dash through a forest fire, and a harrowing ride over the Top-of-the-World Highway.
When Suzie Suburbs Ran Off to Alaska
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ever wonder what it would be like to just pack up the car and move to Alaska? The author did just that. When Suzie Suburbs Ran Off to Alaska is the true story of one family's comical adventures setting up their homestead on the Knik River near Palmer, Alaska.