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History of the old Classic Children's Stories By Pattimari Sheets Cacciolfi & Peter Cacciolfi
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Many of us have had the pleasure of listening to our parents or teachers read stories from the past. Sometimes we laugh, sometimes we cry, but rarely does anyone ever tell us the story behind the... More > story. Pattimari and I hope to bring to you, our dedicated readers, the true meaning of many stories that sometimes leave us puzzled as to why they were written. Most have hidden agendas which we plan to expose. In doing so, our purpose isn’t to degrade or disrespect anyone, but only to enlighten you to the fact that all things are not what they might appear to be. We will not interject any prejudice or distortions, but will only present the research we have found so that you might better appreciate stories you have heard from childhood but never gave them a second thought. We hope to provide that second thought.< Less
Stories Of London History - The Original Classic Edition By Elizabeth Louisa Hoskyn
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The stories of London in this book are interesting to everybody who loves the old city in all its nooks and corners for its own dear sake, feeling it in all the twists and turns of its varied... More > history, as if their life and its life were bound up in one. You’ll walk about the place and picture the events of which you read as happening within it - you’ll see London and its history in their real setting, as they happened in that city by the river on the marshes in its rich history. Contents Some Very Old Stories Westminster Abbey The Charter House Two Famous Charities The Story And The History Of Dick Whittington When Elizabeth Was Queen The Story Of St. Paul's< Less
Stories Of London History - The Original Classic Edition By Elizabeth Louisa Hoskyn
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The stories of London in this book are interesting to everybody who loves the old city in all its nooks and corners for its own dear sake, feeling it in all the twists and turns of its varied... More > history, as if their life and its life were bound up in one. You’ll walk about the place and picture the events of which you read as happening within it - you’ll see London and its history in their real setting, as they happened in that city by the river on the marshes in its rich history. Contents Some Very Old Stories Westminster Abbey The Charter House Two Famous Charities The Story And The History Of Dick Whittington When Elizabeth Was Queen The Story Of St. Paul's< Less
Hero Stories From American History (Esprios Classics) By Albert F. Blaisdell
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Albert F. Blaisdell and Francis K. Ball are the American co-authors of several historical short story collections for children, including Short Stories from American History (1905) and Stories of the... More > Civil War (1890)< Less
A Classic Town: The Story of Evanston By Jenny Thompson & Frances E. Willard
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First published in 1891, Frances E. Willard's A Classic Town, chronicles the history of Evanston, Illinois, a town that lies at the edge of Chicago and serves as the home of Northwestern University.... More > Willard's volume is early local history at its best, combining oral history, biography, and political and cultural history. Willard's book offers a glimpse into an American Midwestern town on the verge of the 20th century. This new volume faithfully reproduces Willard's original text and images, and also includes notes and a new introduction by Jenny Thompson.< Less
Hidden Treasure : A Classic Farm Story By John Thomas Simpson
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The classic story of a chore boy on an old Western Pennsylvania farm during the 1910s. This story presents the benefits of “going back to the land” in conjunction with the new... More > possibilities of modern farming technology, in opposition to the mass abandonment of family farms that was the norm during this time period.< Less
Constitutional Rights: A Pair of Classic Scifi Stories By Susan Hart
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Empathy – A man with psychic and empathetic powers decides that the fragile and topsy-turvy state of the union is about to collapse, so he devises a plan to fix it. This is a thought-provoking,... More > near future science fiction short story perfect for an election year. The Right to Bear Arms - A physics professor is so distraught at his son’s death by a mentally deranged man carrying an automatic weapon, that he devises an incredible plan that he hopes will change history forever.< Less
Consequences: A Pair of Classic Science Fiction Short Stories By Susan Hart
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The Right to Bear Arms: A Classic & Thought Provoking Short Story - A physics professor is so distraught at his son’s death by a mentally deranged man carrying an automatic weapon, that he... More > devises an incredible plan that he hopes will change history forever. Terran Spies On An Alien Planet - A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents. They are pretty ‘dense’ and after grilling them for a period of time, he follows up on a couple of tips they give him and their supposedly real reason for being on the planet. However, things change suddenly for the official and his planet as the situation heats up.< Less
In the Name of Love: Two Classic Science Fiction Stories By Susan Hart
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Recreating Genius - a very wealthy man and a collector of antique music and instruments, loses his wife and young son in an accident and becomes an alcoholic, but always holds out hope that he can... More > regain that lost happiness one day. A scientist contacts him, he sobers up, a plan is made, and a secret lab is funded. What emerges from the efforts of the doctor and the money provided by the man, is something that no one could have believed, let alone the man himself. The Right to Bear Arms - A physics professor is so distraught at his son’s death by a mentally deranged man carrying an automatic weapon, that he devises an incredible plan that he hopes will change history forever.< Less
The Hunters: Four Classic Science Fiction Short Stories By Susan Hart
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Empathy – A man with psychic and empathetic powers decides that the fragile and topsy-turvy state of the union is about to collapse, so he devises a plan to fix it. This is a thought provoking,... More > near future science fiction short story perfect for an election year. The Right to Bear Arms - A physics professor is so distraught at his son’s death by a mentally deranged man carrying an automatic weapon, that he devises an incredible plan that he hopes will change history forever. The Pied Piper of Spring - A galactic tinkerer is called to a small settlement on the planet known as Wesson, to take care of the rat population, which has exploded in the spring. The inhabitants are pacifist vegetarians and when the tinkerer finds out how they have previously taken care of the problem, he is horrified. Two Idiots From Earth - A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents.< Less