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Pioneer Voices By Harry G. Enoch
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This work focuses on the first-hand accounts of men and women who came to Clark County, Kentucky during the early settlement period, 1775-1800. The accounts are drawn from the interviews conducted... More > by Rev. John D. Shane with aging pioneers in the 1840s and 50s. To make their stories accessible to modern readers, thirty-two interviews and one memoir were transcribed from microfilm and explanatory material was added. They describe their adventures coming out to this new country, America’s first western frontier, and many recounted their clashes with Indians, often in graphic detail. Shane recorded their stories in plain language that includes a wealth of valuable information about everyday life in the wilderness that was then Kentucky.< Less
Found at Blazing Star : A Classic 1800s Western By Bret Harte
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A classic Western short story. 19th century (1800s) American fiction. An engrossing tale with humorous twists and turns that captivate the reader. This tale revolves around the protagonist’s... More > discovery of a ring that leads to love, marriage, scorn and ridicule. This one discovery changes the life of all the characters. Captivating! Bret Harte was a popular American author, editor and poet, famed for his depiction of early pioneering days in California. At the start of his professional life, he worked as a teacher, miner, messenger, printer, journalist and editor.< Less
Zoonomia; Or, the Laws of Organic Life, Vol. I By Erasmus Darwin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Erasmus Darwin (12 December 1731 – 18 April 1802) was... More > an English physician. One of the key thinkers of the Midlands Enlightenment, he was also a natural philosopher, physiologist, slave-trade abolitionist, inventor and poet. His poems included much natural history, including a statement of evolution and the relatedness of all forms of life. He was a member of the Darwin–Wedgwood family, which includes his grandsons Charles Darwin and Francis Galton. Darwin was also a founding member of the Lunar Society of Birmingham, a discussion group of pioneering industrialists and natural philosophers. He turned down George III's invitation to be a physician to the King.Erasmus Darwin House, his home in Lichfield, is now a museum dedicated to Erasmus Darwin and his life's work. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erasmus_Darwin< Less
Babies at Work: Bringing New Life to the Workplace By Carla Moquin
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Written by the president of the Parenting in the Workplace Institute, Babies at Work is the first book to explain the transformation that occurs when babies can come to work with their parents for... More > the first several months of life. Babies at Work explains why well-structured baby programs are highly successful and describes the dramatic benefits that more than 1,800 babies have brought to more than 140 organizations to date. Testimonial: "Ms. Moquin addresses a highly pertinent topic and is a pioneer for business leaders and parents. Her expertise and research highlight an important way for organizations to find and keep top employees and contribute toward making themselves great places to work. This concept makes solid business sense and I would recommend this as "must-read" material for any Human Resources executive and every business owner." Deborah Driskill, CEO, CDG & Associates, Winning Workplaces national finalist; Working Woman Regional Recipient - Best Company to Work For< Less
Babies at Work: Bringing New Life to the Workplace By Carla Moquin
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Written by the president of the Parenting in the Workplace Institute, Babies at Work is the first book to explain the transformation that occurs when babies can come to work with their parents for... More > the first several months of life. Babies at Work explains why well-structured baby programs are highly successful and describes the dramatic benefits that more than 1,800 babies have brought to more than 140 organizations to date. Testimonial: "Ms. Moquin addresses a highly pertinent topic and is a pioneer for business leaders and parents. Her expertise and research highlight an important way for organizations to find and keep top employees and contribute toward making themselves great places to work. This concept makes solid business sense and I would recommend this as "must-read" material for any Human Resources executive and every business owner." Deborah Driskill, CEO, CDG & Associates, Winning Workplaces national finalist; Working Woman Regional Recipient - Best Company to Work For< Less
A Life Full of Color: Four Mail Order Bride Romances By Vanessa Carvo
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The Canadian Woman & The Scarred Cowboy - A woman leaves England with her family and a cholera outbreak devastates the family, making her an orphan. The Burnt Out Shop Owner & The Cowboy -... More > After her shop burns down a woman decides to make a clean break and leave Boston for a new life and husband in Nevada. Mercy Found Along The Oregon Trail: A Child Leads The Way, is about a young, single Amish woman traveling with her parents along the Oregon Trail. She is both adamant about remaining unmarried, becoming a schoolteacher, and having many children. The only problem with her plan is that Amish schoolteachers must remain single and have no children of their own. Baby Left Along The Oregon Trail & Rescued By Christian Pioneers, is a heartwarming story about a poor wagon train making its way along the Oregon Trail. The train may be poor but the Christians on it are strong. A Native American baby is found along the trail by one young man and he takes it immediately to the wagon train.< Less
Feet Without Gold By Gordon King
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The setting for this fiction novel “Feet without Gold” is the Gympie district of south-east Queensland during the late 1800’s. It is a self-contained sequel to the author’s... More > first novel “Goldfoot”. “Feet Without Gold” relates the story of a Welsh family that immigrated to Australia and settled in the Chatsworth area of Gympie District. It portrays the lives and hardships of people on the land and the pioneering work of farmers together with the innovative existence of small business entrepreneurs. In addition, there is the intrigue involving an undisclosed distant relative of the family who is intent on causing upheaval to the farm and the business interests of the family. Whilst gold is an important aspect of early Gympie life, the story determines that there is more to life than a continual search for the precious material.< Less
The Tea Set By Helen Atwood Stark
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This is the story of a small girl who was left an orphan in Utah in the latter part of the 1800’s. Her loves and losses make a wonderful tale of a human life. This story is an actual account of... More > a real life; one so interesting it had to be told.< Less
The Tea Set By Helen Atwood Stark
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This is the story of a small girl who was left an orphan in Utah in the latter part of the 1800’s. Her loves and losses make a wonderful tale of a human life. This story is an actual account of... More > a real life; one so interesting it had to be told.< Less
The Curse of the Dark Woods By Brad Craddock
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In 1932 Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote a book about her life in the pioneering days that has charmed generations of children and adults. This is not that book. This book tells the story of Helena, a... More > plucky pioneer girl, and her family as they run afoul of sinister blackberries, thwart bear attacks, and begin a family outing through a bloodthirsty forest hungry for their souls. The Curse of the Dark Woods is the first book in the Little House in the Dark Woods series.< Less