Friday, February 8, 2013

American History Living Books - FREE on Kindle

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Amazon has an incredible amount of e-books available for free.  If you have a kindle, or even just a kindle app on another device, you can have a plethora of great literature at your disposal.  My goal here is to group titles in ways that will be helpful to you, allowing your to easily find titles that will aid in what your are teaching.  This week I have a great list of...

American History Living Books

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Life of Abraham Lincoln 

Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln 1832-1865 

Lincoln's Yarns and Stories 

Gettysburg Address by: Abraham Lincoln 

Common Sense by Thomas Paine

Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography

History of the United States vol.3 by: E. Benjamin Andrews

The United States Constution

The United States Bill of Rights

History of the United States vol. 2 by E. Benjamin Andrews

History of the United States by: Charles and Mary Beard

History of the United States vol. 4 by: E. Benjamin Andrews

History of the United States vol. 5 by: E. Benjamin Andrews

History of the United States vol. 6 by: E Benjamin Andrews

The War if Independence by: John Fiske

The Frontier in American History by: Frederick Turner

Up From Slavery: and autobiography by: Booker T. Washington

Kit Carson by: John S. C. Abbott

King Philip by: John S.C. Abbott

Adventurres of the Chevalier De La Salle by: John S. C. Abbott

Four Great Americans by: James Baldwin

Stories of American Life and Adventure by: Edward Eggleston

Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by: Edward Eggleston

Blackfeet Indian Stories by: G. B. Grinnell

When Buffalo Ran by: G. B. Grinnell

Uncle Remus, His Songs and Sayings by: J. C. Harris

On the Trail of Grant and Lee by: Federick T. Hill

The Famous Missions of California by: William Henry Hudson

Uncle Tom's Cabin, Young Folks Edition by: Harriot Beecher Stowe

Richard of Jamestown by: James Otis

The Puritan Twins by: Lucy F. Perkins

Four American Indians by: Frances Perry

Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters by: Edwin Sabin

Gold Seekers of '49 by: Edwin Sabin

Boys Book of Indian Warriors and Heroic Indian Women by: Edwin Sabin

Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by: F. R. Stockton

Up From Slavery: an Autobiography by Booker T. Washington

This Country of Ours by H.E. Marshall


If you think I have placed a book in this list by mistake (whether it be for not fitting well in the category, or for being inappropriate reading material), please let me know!  I try my hardest to make these lists accurate and beneficial, but I am not perfect =)  Thank you for your help!

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  1. oops forgot to put this one on the previous post... sorry... Antoine of Oregon by: James Otis is not a kindle book ...

  2. hi, just wanted to let you know that this particular book is no longer free... This Country of Ours by: H. E. Marshall. it is cheap though... just 0.99....

    1. Thing sure chance fast =) Thanks for noticing and letting me know! I've deleted it.

  3. I still see "This Country of Ours" as free.

    1. Thank you, Jeremy! I'll add it to the list right now...

  4. This is wonderful! Could you make a list like this for English history as well?

    1. Thanks! I'm not planning on it right now, but if I do I will link to it here for you.

  5. Amazon says Common Sense is not available. "Item Under Review. This book is currently unavailable because there is an issue with its description, content, or formatting. We are working with the publisher to fix the issue. As always, we value customer feedback."

    1. It looks like it's available again, but it's not free anymore. Thanks for letting me know!

  6. The three books by Eastman are no longer free as of 3/27/15. They are only 99 cents each though.

    1. Thanks for letting me know! I'll take them off the list right now...


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