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The Untold History of the United States, Volume 1

by Peter Kuznick, Oliver Stone & Susan Campbell Bartoletti Atheneum Books for Young Readers (December 09, 2014)

The truth about America is revealed in this first of four volumes of the young readers’ edition of The Untold History of the United States, from Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick,...


U.S. Presidents

by Ken Jennings & Mike Lowery Little Simon (May 06, 2014)

Become a presidential pro with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

With this book about U.S. Presidents, you’ll become an expert and wow your...


I Wish I Knew That: U.S. Presidents

by Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (February 14, 2012)

Here is a look at the fascinating profiles of each of the 43 presidents, including the names of their pets! Sidebars are filled with fun and unusual information about our leaders-such as who appears on stamps...


Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest

by Douglas Preston & Walter W. Nelson 212 Books (March 04, 2014)

This new ebook edition of Cities of Gold includes for very first time over 100 never-before-published photographs taken during the author’s epic, thousand mile horseback journey across Arizona and New Mexico....


Jesse James

by Adam Woog Sky Pony (January 07, 2014)

Notorious for his widely publicized bank and train robberies, Jesse James will forever be known as the American outlaw and gang leader. James began his infamous career during the Civil War, as part of a group...


Crazy Horse

by Jon Sterngass Sky Pony (January 07, 2014)

The true life of Crazy Horse is plagued with questions. He did not leave any letters or diaries nor are there any records of speeches he made. Most notably, it is still unclear whether his death was an accident...


Cesar Chavez

by Gary Soto & Lori Lohstoeter Aladdin (June 25, 2008)

¡Viva la causa!

¡Viva César Chávez!

Up and down the San Joaquin Valley of California, and across the country, people chanted these words. Cesar Chavez, a migrant worker himself, was helping Mexican Americans...


Our Kansas Home

by Deborah Hopkinson & Patrick Faricy Aladdin (June 30, 2008)

Danger Close To Home

Papa is in danger for helping to rescue a free-state settler who was unjustly arrested by Kansas's proslavery sheriff. He has gone into hiding, and Momma and the Keller children are alone...


Gettysburg

by Iain C. Martin Sky Pony (September 10, 2013)

In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia advanced into Pennsylvania in a daring offensive to win the Civil War in a single campaign. They met the Union Army at a quiet crossroads...


The True Story Behind Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

by Jennifer Armstrong & Albert Lorenz Aladdin (September 03, 2013)

Four score and seven years ago...

So begins one of the most important speeches in the history of the United States -- Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Given on a cold November day, it wasn't much of a...


What Kind of War Was It, Anyhow?

by Nancy Ekberg NewSouth Books (February 01, 2002)

In the summer of 1862, Jeremy, a Southern boy, becomes aware that a war is going on. But what kind of war was it? He begins his investigation by asking the people around him. His father explains to him that...


Meet Me in St. Louis: The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

by Robert Jackson HarperCollins (November 30, 2010)

You are holding a ticket to one of the largest and most magnificent celebrations of all time -- the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair!

For seven months nearly twenty million visitors from around the globe flooded the...


Six Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 1929; A Wall Street Jour

by Karen Blumenthal Atheneum Books for Young Readers (February 12, 2013)

Over six terrifying, desperate days in October 1929, the fabulous fortune that Americans had built in stocks plunged with a fervor never seen before. At first, the drop seemed like a mistake, a mere glitch in...


Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America

by Harold Holzer Newmarket for It Books (December 11, 2012)

A new book—and companion to the Steven Spielberg film—tracing how Abraham Lincoln came to view slavery . . . and came to end it.

Steven Spielberg focused his movie Lincoln on the sixteenth president's tumultuous...


Superheroes of the Constitution

by Jane Bedell & Bill Greenhead Racehorse (June 20, 2017)

Superheroes of the Constitution tells the stories of the protectors of liberty and the avengers of justice of the United States. From George Washington and Abraham Lincoln to Susan B. Anthony and Sojourner Truth,...


Christmas Unwrapped

by Amy Shields & Kathy Ross Sky Pony (September 22, 2011)

Now curious kids can learn about all their favorite holiday traditions in this fun, full-color, fact-?lled book. What do reindeer have to do with anything? What is the most popular Christmas present? Who is...


To Save the Earth

by Jules Archer & Erin Peabody Sky Pony (April 12, 2016)

With today's climate change, our environmental problems aren’t going away any time soon.

To Save the Earth looks at the lives of four extraordinary Americans who fought to save our earth. John Muir, a pioneer...


They Had a Dream

by Jules Archer Sky Pony (January 26, 2016)

The majority of the civil rights movement in the United States occurred in three stages. The first stage began with the slaves in America fighting for their freedom. Frederick Douglass was a key player from...


Choosing Courage

by Peter Collier Artisan (May 19, 2015)

How does an ordinary person become a hero? It happens in a split second, a moment of focus and clarity, when a choice is made. Here are the gripping accounts of Medal of Honor recipients who demonstrated guts...


Three Days at the Brink: Young Readers' Edition

by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney HarperCollins (October 22, 2019)

This young readers’ edition from New York Times bestselling author and Fox News anchor Bret Baier dives into the first of the secret World War II meetings between President Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill,...


Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge

by Erica Armstrong Dunbar & Kathleen Van Cleve Aladdin (January 08, 2019)

A National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington’s runaway slave, who risked everything for a better life—now available...


The Awakening of Europe

by M. B. Synge Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

The Awakening of Europe covers the reformation in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and England, as well as the settlement of colonies in America. The rise of England and the Netherlands as sea powers, and the...


Lizzie Borden

by Michael Burgan Aladdin (October 02, 2018)

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to be considered one of the worst figures in history, with this fourth book in a nonfiction series that focuses on the most nefarious historical figures.

Lizzie...


Alexander Hamilton

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Code Girls

by Liza Mundy Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (October 09, 2018)

In the tradition of Hidden Figures and The Girls of Atomic City, Code Girls is the amazing true story of the young American women who cracked German and Japanese military codes during World War II.

More than...


Three Days in Moscow Young Readers' Edition

by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney HarperCollins (May 15, 2018)

A gripping historical account of President Ronald Reagan’s battle to end the Cold War, adapted for young readers from the book by #1 bestselling author and Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier

On May 31, 1988,...


Presidents of the United States (A TIME for Kids Book)

by Editors of TIME For Kids Magazine Time For Kids (January 10, 2017)

TIME For Kids presents a complete overview of our nation's chief executives from George Washington to the newly elected 45th president!

Did you know that James Monroe was the first president to appear without...


The Civil War: The Struggle that Divided America

by Judy Dodge Cummings & Sam Carbaugh Nomad Press (November 01, 2017)

Slavery or freedom? The question of whether to make the United States a slave country or to make all people free was the question that pitted the states against each other in a brutal battle. In The Civil War:...


The Oregon Trail: The Journey Across the Country From Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental Railroad With 25 Projects

by Karen Bush Gibson & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (October 15, 2017)

Westward ho! If you travel across certain parts of the United States, you can still see wagon wheel ruts where people crossed the west in search of more opportunity and better lives more than 200 years ago!...


Gift of the Unicorn

by Virginia Aronson Pineapple Press (September 01, 2002)

Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a brilliant man who blessed the world with his horticultural gift. In China, the expression "Gift of the Unicorn" means a...


The Mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke - History 5th Grade | Children's History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

Was the Lost Colony of Roanoke really lost? History books tell us that the settlement was found but the colonists disappeared under mysterious circumstances. This book will not try to solve the mystery but it...


The Heart-Shattering Facts about the Trail of Tears - US History Non Fiction 4th Grade | Children's American History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

By reading this book, you will gain the historical knowledge behind the Trail of Tears. You will be met with heart-shattering facts so be prepared. The purpose of this book is not dishearten you but to empower...


King Philip's War : The Natives vs. The English Colonists - US History Lessons | Children's American Revolution History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Read about the circumstances that led to the King Philip’s War. Why did it happen? What were the events before, during and after the war? Encourage your child to study history one event at a time. The key...


Did President Herbert Hoover Really Cause the Great Depression? Biography of Presidents | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

The Great Depression was truly depressing. Everyone was struggling to make ends meet. The stock market crashed and took the economy with it. Jobs were lost and families were greatly affected. But who is to blame...


What Happened Before, During and After the Battle of the Little Bighorn? - US History Lessons 4th Grade | Children's American History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Let’s examine what life was like before, during and after the Battle of Little Bighorn. What were the differences in terms of customs and traditions? Was life easier or more difficult during each of these...


Before FedEx, There Was the Pony Express - History Book 3rd Grade | Children's History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Did you know that the idea of express mail was born way before the FedEx? In the olden times, they called it the Pony Express. Yes, it was literally the use of the pony to deliver mail and packages from one...


C is for Civil Rights : The African-American Civil Rights Movement | Children's History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Why did the African-Americans fight so hard for their civil rights? There are many reasons why but they all point to injustice. Open your eyes to how unfair the world was before the Civil Rights Movement. Learn...


Getting to Know the Native American Indian Tribes - US History for Kids | Children's American History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

There are several Native American tribes introduced in this US history book for kids. By going over the facts of the most influential tribes, you will see subtle similarities and differences. You will also be...


Are Indian Reservations Part of the US? US History Lessons 4th Grade | Children's American History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Here lies the big question on territory that once plagued the Native American Indians. Are their reservations part of the US? Let’s explore the answer in this history book for fourth graders. An additional...


Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Homefront During World War I (History (US))

by Ann Bausum & National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids (September 06, 2017)

In 1915, the United States experienced the 9/11 of its time. A German torpedo sank the Lusitania killing nearly 2,000 innocent passengers. The ensuing hysteria helped draw the United States into World War I—the...


Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem (History (US))

by Rosalyn Schanzer & National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids (September 06, 2017)

Tackling the same twisted subject as Stacy Schiff's much-lauded book The Witches: Salem, 1692, this Sibert Honor book for young readers features unique scratchboard illustrations, chilling primary source material,...


Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate (History (US))

by Rick Bowers & National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids (September 06, 2017)

This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman...


Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours (History (US))

by Ann Bausum, National Geographic Kids & Jim Lawson National Geographic Kids (September 06, 2017)

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors.

Workers sought union...


Bonnie and Clyde

by James Buckley Aladdin (April 03, 2018)

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to be considered two of the worst figures in history, with the third book in this nonfiction series that focuses on the most despicable historical figures.

Bonnie...


Allagash River Towboat

by Jack Schneider Down East Books (January 01, 2003)

Back in the days of the lumberjack and river drive, supplies and equipment were moved up Maine's most remote river by towboats - large, wooden barge-like vessels - which were towed upriver by horses or oxen...


50 States (A TIME for Kids Book): Our America

by The Editors of Time for Kids Time For Kids (May 09, 2017)

Did you know that the last state to join the United States was Hawaii in 1959? Or that St. Augustine, Florida was founded in 1565 and is the oldest city in our country?

This informative reference guide by the...


Becoming Kareem

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (November 07, 2017)

In his first memoir written especially for young readers, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will focus on his relationships with several important coaches in his life - including his father, his high-school coach and Coach...


Streetcar to Justice

by Amy Hill Hearth Greenwillow Books (January 02, 2018)

Starred reviews hail Streetcar to Justice as "a book that belongs in any civil rights library collection" (Publishers Weekly) and "completely fascinating and unique” (Kirkus). 

An ALA Notable Book

Bestselling...


Constitution for Kids | Bill Of Rights Edition | 2nd Grade U.S. History Vol 3

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The constitution is a big book with big words. So why does a kid have to learn it? The constitution is likened to a manual, which details how the State and the government works. It will also provide the foundation...