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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....


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 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....


Kennedy's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (June 11, 2013)

On a sunny day in Dallas, Texas, at the end of a campaign trip, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is assassinated by an angry, lonely drifter named Lee Harvey Oswald. The former Marine Corps sharpshooter escapes...


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...


Lincoln's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly & Dwight Jon Zimmerman Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (August 21, 2012)

Lincoln's Last Days is a gripping account of one of the most dramatic nights in American history—of how one gunshot changed the country forever. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's bestselling historical thriller,...


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,...


Jack Montgomery

by Michael P. Spradlin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (January 15, 2019)

Jack C. Montgomery was a Cherokee from Oklahoma, and a first lieutenant with the 45th Infantry Division Thunderbirds. On February 22, 1944, near Padiglione, Italy, Montgomery's rifle platoon was under fire by...


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 Richard 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...


Famous Americans in History | Inventors & Inventions | 2nd Grade U.S. History Vol 2

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Why is it important to go back to history instead of just focusing on the present? The reason is because there is so many lessons that you can learn from the past! You have the vantage point of being in the...


Early American Indian Tribes | 2nd Grade U.S. History Vol 4

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

One little two, little three American Indians! You will be learning more than just counting little Indians the moment you open this educational book. You will be learning about their culture, tradition, history...


A First Book in American History

by Edward Eggleston Dancing Unicorn Books (January 29, 2017)

See the times as they were: the people, the places, the food, the importance of events as they happened. From Columbus' boyhood to his discovery voyage; John Cabot; Henry Hudson; William Penn; Ben Franklin;...


The Origin of the Milky Way and Other Living Stories of the Cherokee

by Barbara R. Duncan The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2008)

Cherokee people have lived in the Great Smoky Mountains for thousands of years. During all this time, they have told stories to each other to explain how things came to be, to pass on lessons about life, and...


Native Americans: DISCOVER THE HISTORY & CULTURES OF THE FIRST AMERICANS WITH 15 PROJECTS

by Kim Kavin & Beth Hetland Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

Explore how the first Americans, faced with varying climates in a vast land hundreds and thousands of years ago, developed everything we take for granted today: food supplies, shelter, clothing, religion, games,...


Great Civil War Projects: You Can Build Yourself

by Maxine Anderson Nomad Press (June 01, 2012)

From periscopes to homemade paper, uniforms to telegraphs, Great Civil War Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the Civil War era through hands-on building projects and activities using common household...


Great Colonial America Projects: You Can Build Yourself

by Kris Bordessa Nomad Press (June 01, 2007)

Great Colonial America Projects You Can Build Yourself introduces readers ages 9–12 to colonial America through hands-on building projects. From dyeing and spinning yarn to weaving cloth, from creating tin...


GREAT PIONEER PROJECTS: YOU CAN BUILD YOURSELF

by Rachel Dickinson & Shawn Braley Nomad Press (May 01, 2007)

What was it like to be an American pioneer during the 1800s? Great Pioneer Projects You Can Build Yourself introduces readers ages 9 and up to the settling of the great American frontier with over 25 hands-on...


Explore Colonial America!: 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments

by Verna Fisher & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (August 01, 2009)

In Explore Colonial America!, kids ages 6-9 learn about America’s earliest days as European settlements, and how the colonists managed to survive, build thriving colonies, and eventually challenge England...


George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself

by Carla Mooney & Samuel Carbaugh Nomad Press (November 01, 2010)

George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself offers a fascinating look into the life and times of our nation’s first president. Readers ages 9 and up can explore Washington’s years as a young...


Arthur Ashe

by Paul Mantell & Meryl Henderson Aladdin (March 13, 2012)

A childhood biography of a groundbreaking African-American athlete.

Arthur Ashe (1943-1993) was the first African American man to win a major tennis tournament.

     He did not start out with a love of the...


T is for Texas

by Boys and Girls Club of Greater Fort Worth & Michelle McCann WestWinds Press (July 15, 2014)

The seventh title in the See My State series, T is for Texas combines vibrant photos with fun and informative couplets that elaborate on the pictures and offer clear picture/word associations. The couplets were...


Crash

by Marc Favreau Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 12, 2017)

Marc Favreau documents the Great Depression--a time when Americans from all walks of life fell victim to poverty, insecurity, and fear--and tells the incredible story of how they survived and, ultimately, thrived....


Skywalkers

by David Weitzman Roaring Brook Press (April 29, 2014)

Skyscrapers define the American city. Through a narrative text and gorgeous historical photographs, Skywalkers by David Weitzman explores Native American history and the evolution of structural engineering and...


Guts & Glory: The American Revolution

by Ben Thompson Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (June 06, 2017)

A fierce group of rebels who will never surrender.An empire with an army that has never known defeat.And a war that changed the world forever.

From George Washington crossing the icy Delaware, to Molly Pitcher...