Category: History/Biography
Two quick picks: Kindle Fire books for ages 5-8 – $1.99 each 0 comments

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Da Vinci’s Tiger – Historical fiction for grades 8-11 – $1.99 0 comments

The young and beautiful daughter of a wealthy family, Ginevra longs to share her poetry and participate in the artistic ferment of Renaissance Florence but is trapped in an arranged marriage in a society dictated by men. The arrival of the charismatic Venetian ambassador, Bernardo Bembo, introduces Ginevra to a dazzling circle of patrons, artists, and philosophers.
Bembo chooses Ginevra as his Platonic muse and commissions a portrait of her by a young Leonardo da Vinci. Posing for the brilliant painter inspires an intimate connection between them, one Ginevra only begins to understand.
In a rich and vivid world of exquisite art with a dangerous underbelly of deadly political feuds, Ginevra faces many challenges to discover her voice and artistic companionship—and to find love.
This historical fiction novel is for readers in grades 8-11 and is selling for $1.99 today.
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The Journals of Rachel Scott – A Journey of Faith at Columbine High – Grades 7-12 – $1.99 0 comments

Written teen to teen as a first-person narrative, this is not a book about the Columbine shootings – instead, it’s a story of faith, told in Rachel’s own words. The book includes first person narratives, journal entries, drawings from Rachel’s diary, and notes from her parents and friends at Columbine High School.
Additionally, “me pages” (what makes me angry, what I’m afraid of) encourage teens to explore issues central to their lives and faith. Highlighting Rachel’s faith journey from the time she became a Christian, through her joys and doubts, her hopes and dreams, this story is a triumphant testimony that teens will treasure.
This book is for readers in grades 7-12 and is selling for $1.99 today.
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Free now: American Challenge: Revolution, A New Nation, and Westward Expansion – Historical fiction for young adults from a faith-based publisher 0 comments
Free now: American Challenge: Revolution, A New Nation, and Westward Expansion – Historical fiction for young adults from a faith-based publisher
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Girls are girls wherever they live—and the Sisters in Time series shows that girls are girls whenever they lived, too! This new collection brings together four historical fiction books for 8–12-year-old girls: Lydia the Patriot: The Boston Massacre (covering the year 1770), Kate and the Spies: The American Revolution (1775), Betsy’s River Adventure: The Journey Westward (1808), and Grace and the Bully: Drought on the Frontier (1819), American Challenge will transport readers back to the formative years of our nation, teaching important lessons of history and Christian faith. Featuring bonus educational materials such as time lines and brief biographies of key historical figures, American Challenge is ideal for anytime reading and an excellent resource for home schooling.
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For Love and Honor – Inspirational historical fiction for teens – Just 99 cents 0 comments

Lady Sabine is harboring a skin blemish, one, that if revealed, could cause her to be branded as a witch, put her life in danger, and damage her chances of making a good marriage. After all, what nobleman would want to marry a woman so flawed?
Sir Bennet is returning home to protect his family from an imminent attack by neighboring lords who seek repayment of debts. Without fortune or means to pay those debts, Sir Bennet realizes his only option is to make a marriage match with a wealthy noblewoman. As a man of honor, he loathes the idea of courting a woman for her money, but with time running out for his family’s safety, what other choice does he have?
As Lady Sabine and Sir Bennet are thrust together under dangerous circumstances, will they both be able to learn to trust each other enough to share their deepest secrets? Or will those secrets ultimately lead to their demise?
This inspirational historical novel is for teens and is selling for only 99 cents today.
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When Jackie and Hank Met – A sports biography for ages 6-8 – $1.00 0 comments

Jackie and Hank were born eight years and one thousand miles apart. Nobody knew these babies would grow up and play baseball. Nobody knew Jackie and Hank would meet and become heroes. Jackie Robinson and Hank Greenberg were two very different people.
But they both became Major League Baseball players, and they both faced a lot of the same challenges in their lives and careers. For Jackie, it was because of his skin color. For Hank, it was because of his religion.
On May 17, 1947 these two men met for the first time colliding at first base in a close play. While the crowd urged them to fight, Jackie and Hank chose a different path. This is the story of two men who went on to break the barriers of race and religion in American sports and became baseball legends in the process.
This Kindle Fire book is written for ages 6-8 and is selling for $1.00 today.
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Driven by Faith: The Trevor Bayne Story – Biography for ages 9-12 – Just 99 cents 0 comments

Embracing the Race Trevor Bayne became the youngest race car driver to ever win the Daytona 500. Throughout his high-speed career, from his early start driving go-karts to his incredible win at NASCAR’s biggest race, Trevor attributes all his success to God—both on and off the track.
His amazing story, from start to finish, will inspire young and old, racing enthusiasts or not, as they read the incredible story of a boy unafraid to share his faith and a man who gives all the glory to God.
This biography is for readers ages 9-12 and is selling for only 99 cents today.
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The Contract – Baseball Series #1 by Derek Jeter – Grades 4-8 – $1.99 0 comments

As a young boy, Derek Jeter dreams of being the shortstop for the New York Yankees. He even imagines himself in the World Series. So when Derek is chosen for the Little League Tigers, he hopes to play shortstop. But on the day of the assignments, Derek Starts at second base.
Still, he tries his best while he wishes and dreams of that shortstop spot. And to help him stay focused on school, his parents make him a contract: keep up the grades or no baseball. Derek makes sure he always plays his best game—on and off the baseball field!
This sports book is for readers in grades 4-8 and is selling for $1.99 today.
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The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl – Biography for grades 6-10 – $1.99 0 comments

David Kherdian re-creates his mother’s voice in telling the true story of a childhood interrupted by one of the most devastating holocausts of our century. Vernon Dumehjian Kherdian was born into a loving and prosperous family. Then, in the year 1915, the Turkish government began the systematic destruction of its Armenian population.
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You Can Do It! – An inspirational story for ages 4-7 by Tony Dungy – $1.99 0 comments

Tony Dungy’s little brother, Linden, is a third grader who is having a bad day at school. Linden is the youngest of the Dungy family and the least motivated because he hasn’t found “it.” In a family where everyone seems to have found their special talent, all Linden knows is that he wants to make people happy.
With encouragement from his parents, a helping hand from his older brother Tony, and inspiration from God, Linden learns that if he dreams big and has faith, he can do anything!
This Kindle Fire book is for ages 4-7 and is selling for $1.99 today.
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