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Book: Echoes from the Farm by Dr. Jonathan T. Jefferson
In the early 1970s, when author Dr. Jonathan T. Jefferson (a.k.a. "John-John") was a young child, his parents did something unprecedented for a working class African American family from Queens: They bought an old, dilapidated farmhouse in Upstate New York's dairy country as a summer home for them and their eight children. Initially fish out of water, over the next decade the Jefferson family [...]
 
Book: Stoking the Embers of War by Jerry Genesio
Stoking the Embers of War is a historical novel set in Portland, District of Maine, Massachusetts, 1789-90. The Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed less than seven years earlier, in 1783, and though all that remained of the war's inferno was little more than smoldering embers in the memories of those who survived, passions ignited by the conflict [...]
 
Book: What Foreigners Need To Know About America From A To Z by Lance Johnson
This unique book paints a revealing picture of America and its people for those foreigners who will benefit from a better understanding of America. It will also inform Americans who want to learn more about the U.S. and how it compares to other countries around the world. World traveler and teacher Lance Johnson studies cultural differences and the difficulties foreigners have understanding crazy [...]
 
Book: The Republic by Peter O'Lalor
This is a student's guide to the The Never Realized Republic published in print, (2004) and a Kindle rewrite, (March of 2012). Since the book covers a lot of history it also explains what makes history non-fiction and explains the history of the written word. It is a lesson in scholarship as well as a lesson not only in history, but what history the American Founders were most familiar with. For [...]
 
Book: Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of [...]
 
Book: The Never Realized Republic - Political Economy and Republican Virtue by Peter O'Lalor
The Never Realized Republic demonstrates European heritage and English Common-law as being the foundation of society in colonial America and then its subsequent republican society. Before the inception of America's federal republic, in 1788, the Revolutionary generation upheld a traditional republican heritage. This heritage was supported through education, religion, and rooted in the English [...]
 
Book: Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States - A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
ON OPRAH'S "10 Titles to Pick Up Now" February 2018 AWARD WINNING CREATIVE NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY 1885 - 1914. Mary Fields, a fifty-three-year old second-generation slave, emancipated and residing in Toledo, receives news of her friend's impending death. Remedies packed in her satchel, Mary rushes to board the Northern Pacific. Days later, she arrives in the Montana wilderness to find Mother Mary [...]
 
Book: Dead Eye Will (An American Hero) by R. Frederick Riddle
The War of 1812 had broken out. William Riddle and his two older brothers joined the army to fight the British. William ("Will") quickly made a name for himself and was called Dead Eye. War, adventure, and romance follow Dead Eye through the years from 1812 to 1836. Throughout those years Dead Eye is an American hero who learns that God is sufficient in all areas of life!
 
Book: The History Essays by Joseph Cook
A collection of history research papers written by the author during his graduate coursework. Most of the articles relate to the American Civil War. The final paper included was honored by an academic conference as the top paper presented; it deals with the death of U.S. Army General Edward R.S. Canby. All in all, this collection is a valuable resource for students of American history. All [...]
 
Book: Swamp Fox (Interesting Characters of the American Revolution) by Gene Ligotti
Swamp Fox is the story, the second of the trilogy, of a man, Francis Marion, who scarifices all for his country during the Revolutionary War. With his charisma and patriotism, he rallies southern freedom fighters into a small but effective force. Using guerrilla tactics, he strikes the enemy when and where they least expect and then disappears into the dangerous southern swamps.
 
Book: Forgotten Objects by Carlos Rubio
FORGOTTEN OBJECTS traces the life of Anna d'Amio, daughter of opera singers Louis and Francesca d'Amio, from Mussolini's Italy to the city of Pittsburgh during the mid sixties. The novel proper is made up of three parts: Italy, Cuba and United States. Married at seventeen and widowed at twenty, Anna leaves war-torn Italy to find her fortune in Cuba, where she eventually meets Ramon Contreras, a [...]
 
Book: American Panorama - A Comprehensive Guide to the Culture of the United States by Michael H. Collins
American Panorama provides a comprehensive up to date guide to the culture of the United States in 12 chapters for the citizen, citizenship applicant, businessperson, the civics, language and culture student and the traveler, particularly readers who have limited access to libraries. American Panorama is a concise encyclopedia informed by the latest scholarship and statistics. In easy language, [...]
 
Book: AMERICA'S GREATEST BLUNDER - The Fateful Decision to Enter World War One by Burton Yale Pines
Entering World War One against Germany was America's greatest blunder of the 20th century. America had no reason to join the devastating and stalemated three-year-old European struggle. The two million doughboys, as they affectionately were called, whom America sent to the Western Front shattered the battlefield stalemate and won the war. This allowed Britain and France to impose a devastating [...]
 
Book: Storykeeper (Nine-Rivers Valley) by Daniel A. Smith
"A stunning novel and a joy to read" Helen Hollick, Managing Editor - Historical Novel Society (Editor's Choice) "Smith writes fluidly, and the society he depicts is intriguingly complex." - Kirkus Reviews "Steeped in immediacy and vivid detail." D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer - Midwest Book Review The first recorded Europeans to cross the Mississippi River reached the western shore on June 18, [...]
 
Book: The Youngest Patriot (Interesting Characters of the American Revolution) by Gene Ligotti
The Youngest Patriot is the story, the first in the trilogy, of the coming of age of a young boy set against the turmoil of the British occupation of Long Island during the American Revolution. Elijah Churchill defies his father and joins the Continental Army at age thirteen. The story culminates with Elijah as the recipent of the first Purple Heart; designed and awarded by General George [...]
 
Book: Strange But True, America - Weird Tales from All 50 States by John Hafnor
Strange But True, America is a 50-state tour de force of every oddball fact missing from standard travel and history books. Richly illustrated by veteran artist Dale Crawford, the book's 101 weird tales and matching drawings are crafted to surprise. Author John Hafnor employed a deeply curious research style to unearth the little-known tales, each building to a twist ending that assures reader [...]
 
Book: My Dear Wife and Children - Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer by Nick K. Adams
What does a father write to his wife and young children when he's gone to war? Does he explain why he left them? How does he answer their constant questions about his return? Which of his experiences does he relate, and which does he pass over? Should he describe his feelings of separation and loneliness? These questions are as relevant today as they were over 150 years ago, when David Brainard [...]
 
Book: Little Miss HISTORY Travels to FORD'S THEATER (Volume 4) by Barbara Ann Mojica
A single shot rings out; laughter turns to tears. President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated, and history is changed forever. The theater is closed and later collapses. Is Ford's Theater forever cursed or will it rise again to greater glory? Winner of the 2015 Independent Author Network Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Children's Book.
 
Book: The Devil Take Tomorrow by Gretchen Jeannette
RT Book Reviews. "Historical fiction lovers will easily become lost in this thrilling Revolutionary War adventure." 2018 Author Academy Awards Finalist. Historical Fiction. George Washington has been marked for death. British agents embedded in the Continental Army wait only for the order to strike. Racing against time, rebel spy Ethan Matlock sets out to protect the one man who can save the [...]
 
Book: Fields of the Fatherless by Elaine Marie Cooper
In the early months of 1775, war is brewing in the American colonies. Although frightened, eighteen-year-old Betsy Russell (an ancestor to actor Kurt Russell) of Menotomy Village, Massachusetts, wants to be prepared in case of attack by British troops. Her father, prosperous farmer Jason, is the fourth generation of Russells on this land yet their very rights as British Colonials are being [...]
 
Book: Beyond the Sand Creek Bridge by Scott Wyatt
1882. Northern Pacific Railroad Camp, Idaho Territory. The body of Sheriff Roger Langston is found beneath the Sand Creek Bridge. Chinese railroad worker Wong Hok-Ling is charged with murder days after the unexpected arrival of his fiancee, Mei-Yin, who has escaped her unscrupulous father and stowed away aboard a ship bound for America. Jason McQuade, the territory's newest lawyer, must defend [...]
 
Book: Genesee by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
Born to a runaway teen and Iroquois Warrior, Genesee struggles to find her place, her loyalties eternally torn between two warring peoples. When the American Revolution sets the Mohawk Valley ablaze, will a young soldier's love prove strong enough to save her? GENESEE is an extraordinary book about love, hardship and prejudice. It's well written and full of wonderful characters. Even though they [...]
 
Book: Sho-Rap Highway - The Native American Firefighters of Wind River by Robin P. Whiteplume
Native American tribes have for eons used fire to their advantage, and also fought wildfires, but it wasn't till the 20th century that there were efforts by the U.S. government to organize Indian firefighting crews. In Sho-Rap Highway, author Robin Whiteplume details the earliest years of the fire crews of the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming -- and the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho men [...]
 
Book: Tethered - The Life of Henrietta Hall Shuck, the First American Woman Missionary to China by Brenda H. Cox
Based on a true story, Tethered tells the story of Henrietta H. Shuck who leaves her home in Richmond, Virginia in 1835 to travel 19,000 mies on the ocean with her husband Lewis through Calcutta, Burma, Penang, and Singapore before reaching Chinese soil in Macau. Their mission is a dangerous one in a country known for imprisoning and torturing Christians. Through successive bouts of illness, [...]
 
Book: Spirit of the Mountain (Spirit Trilogy Book 1) by Paty Jager
Book One of the Native American Spirit Trilogy. Evil spirits, star-crossed lovers, and duty...which will prevail? Wren, the daughter of a Nimiipuu chief, loves the mountain and her people the Lake Nimmipuu. When a warrior from the enemy Blackleg tribe asks for her hand in marriage to bring peace between the tribes, she knows it is how she must fulfill her vision quest. But she is torn between [...]
 
Book: The Wished-For Country - Stories of American Courage by Rebecca Del Giudice
A Senator stands alone against the march to war. A man risks his life to expose the Ku Klux Klan. A slave escapes to freedom - and takes a Confederate warship with him. These stories and many more like them are the focus of The Wished-For Country: Stories of American Courage. Author Rebecca Del Giudice has been researching and writing about American history for more than 20 years. During that [...]
 
Book: JFK and the Willard Hotel Plot - The Explosive New Theory of Oswald in D.C. by Paul Blake Smith
Thanks in part to a leaked government document - and many other electrifying clues pieced together for the first time - we can now see where Lee Harvey Oswald was in late September of 1963: at the stately Willard Hotel in Washington D.C., two blocks from JFK's White House! Oswald was patiently waiting for President Kennedy and Ethiopia's Haile Selassie to ride by in a public motorcade on October [...]
 
Book: The Freedman and the Pharaoh's Staff by Lane Heymont
In 1871, the United States government has nearly eradicated the Ku Klux Klan, who they fear will inspire Southern whites to make certain the South will rise again. The Klan's remaining forces have retreated to Louisiana in hopes of escaping the "Northern" government. Jeb, a former slave, rescues his brother-in-law Crispus from the Ku Klux Klan, only to be drawn into a world of Creole Voodoo, [...]
 
Book: 1814 - The Year the United States Lost its Independence by Jonathan M. Nielson
Readers of historical fiction know there are two aspects to the genre. One, often highly entertaining and even exceedingly well crafted, is wholly imaginative and escapist by design. It might be a good yarn but the story is implausible in meeting the 'what might have been' test. The second attempts a more complex interweaving of fact and fiction and aspires to a more serious, thoughtful [...]
 
Book: Little Miss HISTORY COLORING BOOK (Volume 1) by Barbara Ann Mojica
Little Miss HISTORY has already taken you to national monuments like Mount Rushmore, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island. She has lured you to adventures exploring nature in the rugged Sequoia National Park. Our hearts were saddened by journeys to the site of Abraham Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theater and witnessing a museum honoring the sacrifices of our military aboard the Intrepid. [...]
 
Book: Know Where To Run - An American Odyssey by Lynn Petronella
NEW EDITION www.medalsformothers.com to honorworld's greatest achievement...birth (TM) VISIT US AT OUR NEW HOME! www.itsawomansworld.tvWith wit and candor, Lynn Petronella, former world class runner and l980 Olympic contender traces the roots of her history and her interest in running and gives us a true picture of the behind the scenes look at what it was really like to be a part of the [...]
 
Book: American Me? by Dennis Matranga
American Me? is the one book that will offend everyone-white, black, brown, yellow, green, red, or blue. Are you part of the problem or part of the solution? American Me? says what's on the minds of millions, and though it is not politically correct, someone had to say it: Are you an American? Do you really want to be an American? What is an American?
 
Book: Grace & Mercy Brought US Through by Phyllis Jean Robinson
Grace and Mercy Brought Us Through is loosely based on the life of my great-grandfather Rev. Aaron Davis. Rev. Davis was born into slavery and grew up during the Civil War. He received freedom with the Emancipation Proclamation and became a circuit riding minister with the Methodist Church in Mississippi. His life as a preacher is well documented, but little was known about his personal life. My [...]
 
Book: From a Foreign Shore - Stories of History and Alternate History by Andrew Knighton
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, someone claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? These short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it. Stories of daring and [...]
 
Book: In Russian Wonderland - An American's Odyssey in Soviet Russia by Charles Cole
As Winston Churchill famously quipped, "There are only two places where socialism will work; in heaven where it is not needed, and in hell where they already have it." As today's advocates of socialism repeat the empty slogans of the past about social justice, income equality through redistribution, and other failed mantras, western civilization would do well to look to the track record of this [...]
 
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