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A is for Alaska: Written by Kids for Kids

by Boys and Girls Clubs Alaska 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....


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...


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...


O is for Oklahoma: Written by Kids for Kids

by Boys & Girls Club 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....


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...


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...


Little Legends

by Vashti Harrison, Cary Hite, J. D. Jackson & Kwesi Johnson Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (November 19, 2019)

New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history.

An important book for readers of all ages, this engagingly written volume brings to life...


The Closer: Young Readers Edition

by Mariano Rivera & Jon Curry Little, Brown Young Readers (September 02, 2014)

The legendary, record-breaking Hall of Fame pitcher tells his inspiring story

Mariano Rivera never dreamed of becoming a professional athlete. He didn't grow up collecting baseball cards, playing Little League,...


A Computer Called Katherine

by Suzanne Slade, Veronica Miller Jamison & Jeanette Illidge Little, Brown Young Readers (November 19, 2019)

The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon!

Katherine knew it...


Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow

by Henry Louis Gates Jr. & Dion Graham Scholastic Inc. Audio (August 01, 2019)

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents a journey through America's past and our nation's attempts at renewal in this look at the Civil War's conclusion, Reconstruction, and the rise of Jim Crow segregation. This is...


Martin Rising: Requiem for a King

by Andrea Davis Pinkney Scholastic Inc. Audio (August 01, 2019)

With imagination and power, the award-winning Pinkney duo celebrates MLK's nonviolent struggle for civil rights -- as he transforms America through the spirit of love. In a rich embroidery of visions, musical...


Franklin D. Roosevelt

by Teri Kanefield Abrams Books for Young Readers (October 07, 2019)

Franklin D. Roosevelt tells the story of the president who lifted the United States from depression to global leadership

 

When Roosevelt was first elected president in 1933, America was in the throes of the...


Susan B. Anthony

by Teri Kanefield Abrams Books for Young Readers (March 25, 2019)

In the fourth installment in the Making of America series, Susan B. Anthony, Teri Kanefield examines the life of America’s famous suffragette. Anthony was born into a world in which men ruled women: A man...


Abraham Lincoln

by Teri Kanefield Abrams Books for Young Readers (September 03, 2018)

The third installment of the Making of America series, Abraham Lincoln, tells of one of our most beloved presidents. Born in a cabin deep in the backwoods of Kentucky, growing up in a family considered “the...


Andrew Jackson

by Teri Kanefield Abrams Books for Young Readers (March 12, 2018)

Andrew Jackson tells the story of one of our most controversial presidents.

 

Born in the Carolina backwoods, Jackson joined the American Revolutionary War at the age of thirteen. After a reckless youth of...


The Quilts of Gee's Bend

by Susan Goldman Rubin Abrams Books for Young Readers (June 12, 2017)

Since the early nineteenth century, the women of Gee’s Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts. In the only photo-essay book about the quilts of Gee’s Bend for children, award-winning...


Alexander Hamilton

by Teri Kanefield Abrams Books for Young Readers (March 06, 2017)

The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. He...


Pathfinders

by Tonya Bolden Abrams Books for Young Readers (January 02, 2017)

Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women in America have achieved great things against the odds. Pathfinders is a collective biography of sixteen diverse American men and women of African...


Emancipation Proclamation

by Tonya Bolden Abrams Books for Young Readers (February 08, 2016)

Published on the anniversary of when President Abraham Lincoln’s order went into effect, this book offers readers a unique look at the events that led to the Emancipation Proclamation. Filled with little-known...


America's Tea Parties

by Marissa Moss Abrams Books for Young Readers (April 04, 2016)

America’s Tea Parties: Not One But Four! is the first nonfiction picture book to ever share that New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston each had their own tea party that took place around the same time as...


My Name Is Cool

by Antonio Sacre Familius (July 01, 2013)

“In 1960 my father got into a rowboat from Havana, Cuba and rowed 90 miles to the United States to start his new life.  By the time I got into seventh grade, I was telling my friends that my father saved...


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,...


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,...


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,...


Three Days in January: Young Readers' Edition

by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney HarperCollins (December 23, 2019)

In January 1961, three days before President Dwight D. Eisenhower passed the torch to John F. Kennedy, the president had one final mission.

In the young readers’ edition of his New York Times bestselling book,...


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...


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...


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:...


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...


Maria Tallchief : The First Native American Ballerina - Biography of Famous People | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

How did a Native American woman become a famous ballerina? What struggles did she win in order to claim her title in the world of ballet? How did the world receive her? Read about the story of Maria Tallchief...


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...


Into An Indian Tent : Native American Indian Homes - US History Books | Children's American History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Have you ever been inside an Indian tent? It’s not your traditional home with defined divisions. It lacks architectural depth but it is rich with customs, traditions and history. By learning how the Native...


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...


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...


Stolen into Slavery: The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man (Biography)

by Judy Fradin, Dennis Fradin & National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids (September 06, 2017)

The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana....


Soccertowns Book 9

by Andres Varela & Carlos Felipe Gonzalez Soccertowns LLC (May 30, 2017)

SoccerTowns is the story of a group of friends who travel and learn about the towns where soccer is played around the world. It starts in the United States and Canada and in the future it will go to many other...