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To Life

by Ruth Minsky Sender Simon Pulse (January 13, 2015)

"WE ARE FREE!"

When Russian soldiers liberate Grafenort, the Nazi labor camp where she is a prisoner, nineteen-year-old Riva discovers that liberation doesn't mean the end of her hardship and suffering.

Cold...


A is for Alaska: Written by Kids for Kids

by Boys and Girls Clubs Alaska & Michelle McCann WestWinds Press (March 09, 2015)

This kid-size photo book covers locations, peoples, landmarks, and icons from across Alaska. Kids like the See-My-State Series because they are written by kids.


The Crafts of Florida's First People

by Robin C. Brown Pineapple Press (January 01, 2013)

There were people living all over Florida for twelve thousand years before Columbus got here. Before hardware stores and shopping malls, these people managed to get food, make clothing, and cook their meals....


All About China: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More for Kids

by Allison Branscombe & Lin Wang Tuttle Publishing (November 11, 2014)

Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese history and culture with this delightfully illustrated book that is packed with stories, activities and games. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties...


Wiremu Pere

by Joseph Te Kani Pere Libro International (November 02, 2010)

Wiremu Pere (Wi Pere) lived from 1837 to 1915, leading his tribes of Rongowhakaata and Te Aitanga a Mahaki through some of the most turbulent chapters of New Zealand history. He stood resolute against colonialism...


Nga Waka o Nehera

by Jeff Evans Libro International (November 05, 2014)

Finally back in print after more than twelve years, this is the essential reference work to the traditions of Maori canoes that voyaged to New Zealand – including lists of the waka, names of crew members and...


Wonders Of The World (Did You Know): From the Pyramids of Egypt to the Leaning Tower Of Piza

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Kids (September 30, 2014)

A child would love to see a book like this mainly because of the many beautiful architecture pictures within it. When a child sees something like an impressive pyramid, an ancient temple, or even something that...


Countries Of The Worlds (Quick Facts And Figures)

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Kids (September 30, 2014)

When our children turn on the home's television sets, they will often flip through the channels to see the news or some nature channel. After seeing the video clips of film taken in other parts of the world,...


Cities Of The World - Fun Facts and Picture Guide for Children: From London to New York

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Kids (September 30, 2014)

As our children ride along with us in the backseats of our vehicles, they will often become mesmerized by the tall buildings, high-rises, and night lights of the city. A Cities Of The World Picture Book will...


Popular Places On The Planet: An Awesome Picture Book

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Kids (September 30, 2014)

Children love to explore and are very inquisitive when it comes to their environment. As they learn about where they live, they also think beyond and wish to know more about what is out there, the different...


Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Traditional Favorites (Share and Sing in Japanese & English; includes Downloadable Aud

by Danielle Wright & Helen Acraman Tuttle Publishing (January 04, 2014)

**2012 Creative Child Magazine Media of the Year Award Winner!**

A delightful collection of fifteen well-loved rhymes, Japanese Nursery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Japanese language and culture for...


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...


True Stories of Rescue and Survival: Canada's Unknown Heroes

by Carolyn Matthews Dundurn (December 01, 2008)

True Stories of Rescue and Survival features true stories from across the country, past and present. Its heroes are to be found in the RCMP, city police forces, the Canadian military, and among all the rescue...


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...


The Flag of Childhood

by Naomi Shihab Nye Aladdin (June 30, 2008)

A stirring anthology of sixty poems from the Middle East selected by honored anthologist, writer, and editor Naomi Shihab Nye.

This beautiful collection of eloquent poems from Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Iraq,...


Native North Americans in Literature for Youth: A Selective Annotated Bibliography for K-12

by Alice Crosetto & Rajinder Garcha Scarecrow Press (September 12, 2013)

This reference volume lists hundreds of resources—books, Internet sites, and media titles—that will assist K-12 students and educators to learn about North American Natives. These appropriate and quality...


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...


The Diary of Ma Yan

by Ma Yan & Pierre Haski HarperCollins (September 08, 2009)

Wednesday, November 7

My father gave me and my brother a little money. My stomach is all twisted up with hunger, but I don't want to spend the money on anything as frivolous as food. Because it's money my parents...


O is for Oklahoma: Written by Kids for Kids

by Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County WestWinds Press (April 08, 2013)

See-My-State Alphabet Books have a subject related to that specific state for each letter of the alphabet. Children from schools or Boys & Girls Clubs in each state write the rhyming couplet for each subject....


Ana's Story

by Jenna Bush Hager & Mia Baxter HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Ana's life is a collection of bits and pieces of her past. Infected with HIV at birth, she's unaware of many details of her early childhood and barely remembers her mother. Living with her strict grandmother,...


Little Green: Growing Up During the Chinese Cultural Revolution

by Chun Yu Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (April 30, 2013)

I was born in a small city near the East Sea,

when the Great Cultural Revolution began.

My name is Little Green,

my country Zhong Guo, the Middle Kingdom.

When I was ten years old,

our leader had died and the revolution...


Inca: Discover the Culture and Geography of a Lost Civilization with 25 Projects

by Lawrence Kovacs & Farah Rizvi Nomad Press (February 01, 2013)

Revealing legends and legacies, Inca: Discover the Culture and Geography of a Lost Civilization with 25 Projects offers engaging insight into the continent-sprawling ancient Inca culture. The text and activities...


In Disguise!: Undercover with Real Women Spies

by Ryan Ann Hunter & Jeanette Little Aladdin/Beyond Words (February 12, 2013)

Investigate real-life adventures of espionage in this collection of impressive and inspiring profiles.

Spanning more than 300 years and numerous countries, In Disguise! details the lives of some of history’s...


Explore Native American Cultures!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Jennifer Keller Nomad Press (January 07, 2013)

Explore Native American Cultures! with 25 Great Projects introduces readers to seven main Native American cultural regions, from the northeast woodlands to the Northwest tribes. It encourages readers to investigate...


Geronimo: Young Warrior

by George E. Stanley & Meryl Henderson Aladdin (January 15, 2013)

In this illustrated biography, young Apache Goyahkla and his friend play games in their village that will prepare him for his role as a hunter and warrior—and the place he will hold in history as Geronimo,...


Thurgood Marshall

by Montrew Dunham Aladdin (December 18, 2012)

The childhood of civil rights hero and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall comes to life in this engaging biography. Whenever Thurgood Marshall got into trouble at school, the principal would make him sit...


Canadian Sports Sites for Kids: Places Named for Speedsters, Scorers, and Other Sportsworld Citizens

by Christopher MacKinnon Dundurn (November 05, 2012)

Wayne Gretzky Drive, Mike Weir Park, Roberto Luongo Arena, the Cindy Klassen Centre, Justin Morneau Field - Canadian Sports Sites for Kids is your entertaining, map-filled guidebook to hundreds of these special...


No Surrender Young Readers’ Edition

My Feminist ABC

by duopress labs & Irene Pizzolante duopress (April 14, 2018)

E is for Equal Rights, F is for Feminism, G is for Girl Power and also for Grit. This inspiring board book teaches little ones an esteemed alphabet of female (and human) values. Big ideas start early in life,...


Antartica For Kids: Discover Pictures and Facts About Antartica For Kids! A Children's Antartica Book

by Bold Kids Bold Kids (May 15, 2019)

In this book, children can learn about Antartica and also discover beautiful vivid photos as well. With a bunch of facts,kids can utilize this book to study for school projects or use the information as a guide...


The Golden Girls of Rio

by Nikkolas Smith Sky Pony (November 15, 2016)

The women athletes of the 2016 Summer Olympics captivated the world: Simon Biles, the most decorated American gymnast of all time; Katie Ledecky, who shattered swimming records in multiple events; Michelle Carter,...


Famous Phonies

by Brianna DuMont Sky Pony (November 04, 2014)

Fakes, frauds, and phonies. Sounds like a book filled with criminals and delinquents, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. Some of the biggest names in history can be found between these pages—and the light isn’t...


Rage in the Streets

by Jules Archer & Kathleen Krull Sky Pony (April 19, 2016)

Why do people riot?

From the Boston Massacre in 1770 to the Los Angeles riots of 1992, mob violence in the United States is often sparked by unjust court decisions, unfair taxes, unpopular wars, the fear of unemployment,...


Treason in America

by Jules Archer & Brianna DuMont Sky Pony (June 14, 2016)

Treason can be defined as “the breach of the allegiance which a person owes to the state under whose protection he lives.” But what exactly does it mean to be guilty of a “breach of the allegiance” owed...


Extremists

by Jules Archer & Kathleen Krull Sky Pony (April 25, 2017)

“Extremism tends to flourish in times of crisis,” writes Jules Archer. It comes in all shapes and sizes and attaches itself to various causes. You can find extremism at the beginning with the founding fathers,...


The Unpopular Ones

by Jules Archer & Kathleen Krull Sky Pony (February 02, 2016)

Slavery is wrong. Women can be doctors. Women can wear pants. These are truths that most Americans today would agree are unambiguous. But there was a time in this country when each of those statements resulted...


Totally Epic, True and Wacky Soccer Facts and Stories

by Puck & Jon Stollberg duopress (March 07, 2017)

Get your cleats ready; this is going to be an epic game!

 

Soccer is full of stories about the great players and the amazing GOOOOOOOOOOALS. But soccer also has a wild side, and tons of wacky stuff happens...


Heroism Begins with Her

by Winifred Conkling & Julia Kuo HarperCollins (August 06, 2019)

For fans of Rad American Women A–Z, Rebel Girls, and Women Who Dared comes an inspiring collection of more than 80 profiles about the brave women in the US military who fought hard for their country and even...


Pedal It!

by Michelle Mulder Orca Book Publishers (April 01, 2015)

Pedal It! celebrates the humble bicycle, from the very first boneshakers to the sleek racing bikes of today, from handlebars to spokes to gear sprockets, and shows you why and how bikes can make the world a...


Better Together

by Nikki Tate Orca Book Publishers (April 03, 2018)

Better Together explores how people gather in groups of all kinds to fulfill the basic human need for companionship. From the smallest units of parents, siblings and friends to global organizations that try...


Brilliant!

by Michelle Mulder Orca Book Publishers (April 01, 2015)

Did you know that cars can run on french-fry grease or that human poop can be used to provide power to classrooms? Kids in Mexico help light up their houses by playing soccer, and in the Philippines, pop-bottle...


Proud (Young Readers Edition)

by Ibtihaj Muhammad Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 24, 2018)

The inspiring all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, and Time"100 Most Influential People" honoree Ibtihaj Muhammad

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Ibtihaj Muhammad...


On the Field with ... Terrell Davis

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (December 19, 2009)

Superstar running back Terrell Davis helped his team, the Denver Broncos, to two consecutive Super Bowl titles, first in 1998, then again in 1999. He holds multiple records, including those for postseason rushing...


Someone Like Me

by Julissa Arce Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 04, 2018)

A remarkable true story from social justice advocate and national bestselling author Julissa Arce about her journey to belong in America while growing up undocumented in Texas.

Born in the picturesque town of...


Mali Under the Night Sky

by Youme Landowne Cinco Puntos Press (October 19, 2010)

Mali Under the Night Sky, a 2011 Skipping Stones honor book, is the true story of Laotian American artist Malichansouk Kouanchao, whose family was forced by civil war to flee Laos when she was five. Before the...


Flying Above Expectations

by Larry Simmons Jr. & Sehreen Shahzad Melanin Origins LLC (February 01, 2018)

Join Melanin Origins as we tell of the Tuskegee Airmen and a few of their accomplishments in flight and in moral character. Author Larry Simmons penned this story for children worldwide in hopes to awaken the...


Carver park

by Lynda Jones Mubarak & The Eminence System LYNDA JONES MUBARAK (December 05, 2017)

It would seem that growing up in segregated Waco, Texas in the 1950s would be filled with challenges and disappointments for any African-American child, but one little girl learned everything possible about...


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:...


My ABC's

by John W Ensley II & Wesley Van Eeden Melanin Origins LLC (July 17, 2017)

My ABC’s is an English alphabet learning tool that provides images associated with the cradle of civilization. This book provides a fun, colorful way for children to learn the alphabet and a little more about...


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...