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Featured Author: Stephen W. Meader


Given the whirlwind excitement of the early 1900s and the arrival of the roaring 20s is it any wonder that Meader was inspired to immortalize the ideal boy when he looked to provide for his growing family by writing novels? Meader expressed a wish to write books that covered a variety of historical times and geographical areas focusing on the romance of adventure. His over forty books cover genres of adventure, biographical fiction, nautical historical fiction, entrepreneurial or occupational fiction, environmental fiction, sports, mystery and war. His books were meant to educate the mind and cultivate the character as well as entertain which make them books we highly recommend. Full descriptions of Stephen W. Meader's books are publicly available for the month of April.
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Because Reshelving Alexandria has already done this for me, bringing together the best of the best of living literature in a searchable and easily navigable database, it allows me to both focus and stretch our book budget by narrowing down my search to precisely those books that are the best fit for our family and then helping me to easily take advantage of free online books and used book searches to grow our family library. And all the time I am saving? What a joy to re-invest that in reading these books with my children!"

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