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  • Last-Minute Travel Secrets

    121 Ingenious Tips to Endure Cramped Planes, Car Trouble, Awful Hotels, and Other Trips from Hell

    The golden days of complimentary in-flight champagne and cushy sleeping car coaches on the Orient Express are largely behind us. Say hello to $50 "leg room upgrade" fees and bedbug-infested hotels. What's a weary, frustrated traveler to do? Ask Joey Green for advice, that's what! A lifelong world explorer, Green has collected more than a hundred of his best travel hacks to rescue your hard-earned ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Big Black Trunk

    Mary Rice Somerville wrote this book for her six sons, to capture some of the memories of their old home place in Boone County West Virginia. Its plot is set in the future, which of course we do not really know, and is written from the viewpoint of son Jim who is an Eagle Scout, with badges in the trunk, each one bearing the motto: BE PREPARED! ... Read more

    Free

  • The Chinatown Trunk Mystery

    Murder, Miscegenation, and Other Dangerous Encounters in Turn-of-the-Century New York City

    In the summer of 1909, the gruesome murder of nineteen-year-old Elsie Sigel sent shock waves through New York City and the nation at large. The young woman's strangled corpse was discovered inside a trunk in the midtown Manhattan apartment of her reputed former Sunday school student and lover, a Chinese man named Leon Ling.Through the lens of this unsolved murder, Mary Ting Yi Lui offers a ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • John H. Burdakin and the Grand Trunk Western Railroad

    John H. Burdakin and the Grand Trunk Western Railroad provides a look at the principles and personal values that guided John H. Burdakin through a long, successful career as a top manager at three railroads—the Pennsylvania, the Penn Central, and finally the Grand Trunk Western, where he was president of the regional carrier from 1974 to 1986. The book, written from interviews with Burdakin before ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • 12-Pack Quilts

    Simple Quilts that Start with 12 Fat Quarters

    A dozen fat quarters: that's all you need to begin a beautiful quilt. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced quilter, you'll love these simple, striking, and speedy quilt patterns. Discover simple piecing and clever color combinations that will make your favorite fabrics shine These crowd-pleasing patterns look great with anyone's fat-quarter collection and finish fast Mix and match your fat ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • George Washington at “Head Quarters, Dobbs Ferry”

    July 4 to August 19, 1781

    Gen. George Washington faced a myriad of obstacles in the summer of 1781. In George Washington at “Head Quarters, Dobbs Ferry,” author and historian Mary Sudman Donovan explores this crucial period during the American Revolutionary War by chronicling his activities. In July, he moved a large contingent of the Continental army to the east bank of the Hudson River near the eastern terminus of Dobbs ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    George Washington at “Head Quarters, Dobbs Ferry”

    July 4 to August 19, 1781

    Narrated by Michael Schwalbe ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 34 min

    Gen. George Washington faced a myriad of obstacles in the summer of 1781. In George Washington at “Head Quarters, Dobbs Ferry,” author and historian Mary Sudman Donovan explores this crucial period during the American Revolutionary War by chronicling his activities. In July, he moved a large contingent of the Continental army to the east bank of the Hudson River near the eastern terminus of Dobbs ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Surveillant’s Old Tin Trunk

    Life, Love and Death on Devil’s Island

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Some years ago an old tin trunk and its contents were given to the author of this book by an old lady approaching her ninetieth year. She was the only daughter of a guard who had been deployed to work in French Guiana (Devil’s Island) during the early days of the twentieth century. The rusting old box was full of the diaries, sketches, papers and personal effects of a young man and his wife, who ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Doctor Watson’s Trunk

    The Continuing Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    After Sherlock Holmes retired to the South Downs to raise bees - and of course, study and document their habits with his usual care and precision - Dr. John Hamish Watson reopened a medical practice and continued to live at 221B Baker Street for several years. Finally however, the absence of the excitement of sharing adventures with the great detective and acting as his biographer wore down the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • OK, I’ve Signed Up For Statistics. Now What?

    A Student’s Guide to Navigation and Success in Statistics

    OK, I’ve signed up for statistics. Now What? A Student’s Guide to Navigation and Success in Statistics is the book your students have been searching for. Courses in statistics are often approached with emotions ranging from mild anxiety to outright fear. The book is designed to be a valuable, easy to read supplement, interspersed with humor and examples. Using a question and answer format, ... Read more

    $26.99 USD

  • Journey to La Salle’s Settlement

    series Mr. Barrington’s Mysterious Trunk
    “Now don’t change history while I’m gone,” Mr. B had said before leaving Hannah and Nick to lock the trunk in the classroom closet. Despite Hannah’s pledge to comply, a trickle of beach sand and a slosh of seawater turn to a flood tide after she lifts the lid. The siblings, along with their friend Jackie, find themselves in a wooden canoe off the seventeenth-century Texas coast—with a gale ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Elephant with the Yellow Trunk

    Illustrated by Hammad Amin ...
    by S. Lemon ...
    Have you ever witnessed or been a part of bullying and taunting? The elephants at the same zoo as Ziggy tease him because he looks different, and has a yellow trunk. When a very nice elephant named Roger witnesses this taunting and bullying, he begins to talk to Ziggy and help him through it. ... Read more

    $3.99 USD