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The Vale of Cedars, or The Martyr By Grace Aguilar
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The Vale of Cedars, or The Martyr by the British Sephardic author Grace Aguilar is a historical novel set in Mediaeval Spain. The main character, the crypto-Jewish Donna Marie Henriquez, falls in... More > love with the Englishman Arthur Stanley, but must marry Don Ferdinand Morales -- the man within her faith her family had promised her to. Later, Don Ferdinand is found killed, and Arthur Stanley is brought before the court as the main suspect. The story takes a complicated turn when Donna Marie is arrested by the Spanish Inquisition and suspicion arises that Arthur Stanley was framed....< Less
Four Oaks Cedar Valley IYWP Workshop: Fall 2012 By Iowa Youth Writing Project
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Young writers from 8 to 14 years old met at Four Oaks Cedar Valley in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in Fall 2012 to write creatively with IYWP's volunteer Teaching Writers. This is a collection of the... More > participants' own writing, taking readers to worlds of the imagination. The IYWP's free programs give ALL young people the opportunity for creativity! This opportunity is made possible by the generosity of readers like you. Please visit www.iywp.org to make a donation and learn more about the IYWP. Hard copies of this publication are available at Prairie Lights Bookstore (www.prairielights.com), and ALL proceeds go to the Iowa Youth Writing Project, providing more opportunities for Iowa's youth.< Less
The Story of the Cedar Valley Road Electric Railroad and Interurban Trolley System By Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
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In 1895, entrepreneur Louis S. Cass and his brothers opened a two-mile long narrow gauge horsecar line in Waterloo, Iowa. The line grew into the Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Northern Railway, or the... More > “Cedar Valley Road”, with right- of-way extending from Cedar Falls north to Waverly. A busy freight and passenger service, the Cedar Valley was unusual in its day for its reliance upon electricity for motive power. Five 60-ton Westinghouse locomotives hauled wheat, cotton, corn and mining and industrial products at high speed, while box motors and interurban trolley cars speeded passengers to and fro. The success of the operation inspired Westinghouse to create The Story of the Cedar Valley Road — and demonstrate how electric power could trump steam powered freight and passenger service. This reprint was made using an original copy of this rare book. It has been slightly reformatted for readability, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
In the Peace of this Place 2011 Calendar by Jim Crotty By Jim Crotty
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Ohio Professional Photographer Jim Crotty presents selections of his most recent body of photographic work captured from January to November 2010 in Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio. "In the Peace... More > of this Place" 2011 wall calendar are images that will be featured in Jim Crotty's next publishing project, highlighting the natural beauty and magical light of Ohio's Hocking Hills region.< Less
Biggie G's Big Book of Awesomeness By Peet's Talented Eighth Graders
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A collection of work by 8th grade students from Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Pieces of Me By Ann Garner
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For Delaney Roberts, moving across country and away from everyone who knew her darkest secrets, was the last chance she had at normal. When she starts her freshman year at Cedar Mountain University,... More > she isn't focused on making friends or falling in love. She just wants to pick up the pieces of her shattered life and fit them back together the best she can. Cole Marsh hadn't settled down since getting his heart broken three years before. But one look at the sexy brunette with the sad blue eyes and he’s lost. But can he convince her to trust him enough to put the past behind her?< Less
Bess Streeter Aldrich, Collection By Bess Streeter Aldrich
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Bess Streeter Aldrich (February 17, 1881 – August 3, 1954) was an American author. Streeter was born in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She went on to become one of the highest-paid women writers. Her... More > stories often concerned Midwestern pioneer history and were very popular with teenage girls and young women. Aldrich's first novel, Mother Mason, was published in 1924. She was the author of about 200 short stories and thirteen novels, including Miss Bishop. The latter novel was made into a movie Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941), which starred Martha Scott and Edmund Gwenn and premiered in Lincoln, Nebraska. Aldrich was named into the Nebraska Hall of Fame in 1973. In this ebook: Mother Mason A Lantern in her Hand A White Bird Flying Miss Bishop Spring Came on Forever Short stories: A Long-Distance Call From Jim Last Night When You Kissed Blanche Thompson Mother's Excitement Over Father's Old< Less