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Buried Treasures of New England

W.C. Jameson (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874834857

This book contains more than thirty stories from New England and the Northeast about hidden riches, forgotten war loot, and sunken ship treasures. Marie Antoinette's $1 million necklace lies in the cold waters of the Pennichuck Brook just a few miles from downtown Nashua, New Hampshire. A steamboat, possibly the country's first one, still remains deep in Lake Morey near Fairlee, Vermont. A young woman discovers her great-grandfather's lost money in the chimney of his mysterious Massachusetts mansion. But was there more hidden in the bricks? From Revolutionary War and Civil War tales to a legend about a missing silver church bell, this lore, grown out of true accounts and actual histories, has propelled New England into one of the most fascinating regions for lost treasure.

Buried Treasures of the Ozarks

W.C. Jameson (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874831061

This collection brings together 43 legends from Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma - stories about fabulous mines abandoned by De Soto's soldiers; ingots carried partway across the Ozarks long ago, stashed in some moment of danger and never recovered; lodes of precious metal known only to local Indians; and thieves and murderers' plunder that still lies hidden underground.

Outlaw Tales

Richard & Judy Dockrey Young (authors)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874831955

Tales of outlaws and desperadoes are one of the few types of folklore that are peculiarly American. The myths and legends surrounding such people as Belle Starr, Frank and Jesse James, and Wild Bill Hickock grip the national imagination just as tightly today as they did a century ago.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911604

A Midsummer Night's Dream takes place in mythical Athens. The theme of the story is that love has no laws and is blind and unpredictable. William Shakespeare wrote many great comedies and tragedies. This story, an entertaining fantasy, takes the reader through a romantic farce on a midsummer's eve, during a time of great rejoicing amongst the elves and fairies who live in the woods. Puck, Oberon, Theseus, Hermia, Demetrius, Helena, Bottom, and Lysander are just a few of the characters in this timeless, world-famous comedy.

Strange But True Book 1

Janice Greene (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781612472966

Contents Include: The Presidential Ghost, Mystery Spots on Earth, UFO or Weather Balloon? And many more.

Strange But True Book 3

Janet Lorimer (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781612472980

Contents Include: Phantom Ships, The Jersey Devil, Living Dinosaurs? And many more.

Strange But True Book 5

Janice Greene (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781612473000

Contents Include: King Tut's Curse, Amazing Athletic Feats, Monster or Myth? And many more.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Jules Verne (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911741

When seaman were sailing only wooden ships, Captain Nemo was the master of his incredible, futuristic submarine, the Nautilus, which journeyed through many strange and adventurous voyages...