Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Free Strange Stories from American History! Ebooks for Homeschool, etc.

     Cool offering today that should interest history fans plus students of any kind:
Strange Stories from American History! « Homeschool Freebie of the Day: PDF ebooks.
    According to the Erskines," these four mini-ebooks from this classic collection by George Eggleston feature remarkable but little known tales from the pages of American History that will fascinate your kids.

“The Jamestown Wife Market”

In our first ebook, learn the little-known story of the Virginia “wife market”, when two shiploads of sweethearts who journeyed to the colony to become wives to the men colonists, and discover the odd prices that were paid for them."

“Young Washington’s Perilous Journey”
Follow young George Washington on a perilous journey through the wilderness as he is faced with bitter cold, an ice-choked river, and betrayal by his native guides.

The story of the smallest wartime naval battle ever fought in all history, which occurred on the Alabama River on the 13th of November, 1813 — between two canoes

Great two-part story of how General Andrew Jackson and his rag-tag army took on an overwhelming British force which sought to capture New Orleans in the War of 1812 — in the pitch dark of midnight!

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