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Alaska history decoded!Aunt Phils Trunk Volume Three is a must read for anyone interested in Alaskas history!Aunt Phils Trunk Volume Three is filled with entertaining nonfiction short stories and hundreds of historical photographs that shareMoreAlaska history decoded!Aunt Phils Trunk Volume Three is a must read for anyone interested in Alaskas history!Aunt Phils Trunk Volume Three is filled with entertaining nonfiction short stories and hundreds of historical photographs that share Alaskas history from 1912 to 1935. This volume, appropriate for ages 9 to 99, is a delightful journey through Alaskas growing pains as a territory of the United States.Did you know?• The Alaska Railroad spurred the birth of Alaskas largest town in 1915?• Mushers and dog teams risked death to deliver life-saving diphtheria serum to Nome in 1925?• Famous aviator Wiley post and Will Rogers crashed their plane and died near Barrow in 1935?These and dozens more little-known stories fill the pages of Aunt Phils Trunk Volume ThreeLaurel Bill has an extraordinary eye for the telling detail. She knows a good story when she hears it and knows how to tell it. Her history comes alive. Thank goodness shes turned her talents to these compelling chapters from Alaskas rich past. - Kim Rich, Author, Johnnys GirlDrawn from the eventful stories told by Alaskans, author Laurel Downing Bill has expertly woven a seamless narrative of fascinating fact and lore spanning the triumphs and tragedies of the Great Land. - Pennelope Goforth, Author, Sailing The MailInformative and entertaining, the stories in Aunt Phils Trunk show that there is much more to Alaska than Eskimos, igloos, ice floes and polar bears. Whether youve lived in Alaska all of your life, or youve always wanted to visit, youll be enthralled by this collection of stories and photos chronicling a patchwork of Alaskas forgotten heroes. - Heather Resz, Editor, Alaska Newspapers Inc.Thousands of print books sold worldwide!Order your copy of Aunt Phils Trunk Volume Three now!Read More here:The third book in the Aunt Phils Trunk series is packed with easy-to-read short stories and close to 350 historical photographs to entertain the history buff within.It highlights the pioneering spirit of early Alaska as it enters a new era as a territory of the United States and showcases stories about early Anchorage and the Alaska Railroad.Other stories include:• Epidemics and rescues• Daring flyboys of the 1920s• Colonists who turn wilderness into fertile ground where giant vegetables grow• Alaskas Native people struggling for recognitionAunt Phils Trunk Volume Three is a treasure trove of short stories and is a must-have for anyone interested in Alaskas rich past!