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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 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 Oratia Books (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 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....


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,...


Kennedy's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (June 10, 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...


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...


Nuestra Am¿rica

by Sabrina Vourvoulias & Gloria Félix Running Press Kids (August 31, 2020)

Celebrate 30 influential Latinas/Latinos/Latinxs in U.S. history with Nuestra América, a fully-illustrated anthology from the Smithsonian Latino Center.

Nuestra América highlights the inspiring stories of...


Dark Hedges, Wizard Island, and Other Magical Places That Really Exist

by L. Rader Crandall Running Press Kids (February 17, 2020)

From a lost city in the desert to a cave alight with thousands of glowworms, learn about some of the most unusual places on earth and the myths, legends, and history behind each of them!

Looking at places like...


The North Pole Picnic

by Emma Beswetherick Rock the Boat (October 13, 2020)

Join Katy, Cassie and Zia on an Arctic adventure!

Winter has arrived, and the girls decide to warm up with a picnic in the North Pole. But to their surprise the animals give them a frosty reception.

Before they...


Lincoln's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly & Dwight Jon Zimmerman Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 20, 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,...


Haunted Histories

by J. H. Everett & Marilyn Scott-Waters Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (July 16, 2012)

Guided by tween "ghostorian" Virgil, readers will discover fascinating facts about calamitous events throughout history as they explore castles, palaces and dungeons and those infamous figures associated with...


Fantastic Fugitives

by Brianna DuMont & Bethany Straker Sky Pony (January 05, 2016)

Throughout historyand even todaythe head honchos usually like things the way they are. Rocking the boat does not make them happynot one bit. They may even want your head for going against the grain. But that...


Frontline General: Douglas MacArthur

by Jules Archer & Iain C. Martin Sky Pony (January 10, 2017)

At twenty-six Douglas MacArthur was military aide to President Theodore Roosevelt, and his courageous leadership of the Rainbow Division in World War I made him a general. At the same time, his reluctance to...


My Name Is Number 4

by Ting-Xing Ye St. Martin's Griffin (September 01, 2008)

Number Four will have a difficult life. These are the words that were uttered upon Ting-xing Ye's birth. Soon this prophecy would prove only too true. . . .

Here is the real-life story about the fourth child...


The Eagle Huntress

by Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Alexa Khan & Liz Welch Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 12, 2020)

The teenaged subject of the award-winning documentary The Eagle Huntress tells her story of becoming the first female eagle hunter to take part in a highly competitive festival.

Aisholpan Nurgaiv, the subject...


Little Leaders

by Vashti Harrison, Robin Miles & Bahni Turpin Hachette Book Group (December 05, 2017)

This book introduces listeners of all ages to forty women who changed the world.

Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of...


A Child's Introduction to African American History

by Jabari Asim & Dion Graham Hachette Book Group (January 02, 2018)

Jabari Asim goes beyond what's taught in the classroom and tells a fact-filled history of African Americans through politics, activism, sports, entertainment, music, and much more. You'll follow the road to...


Crash

by Marc Favreau & Oliver Wyman Hachette Book Group (April 10, 2018)

The incredible true story of how Americans from all walks of life weathered one of the most turbulent periods in our nation's history--the Great Depression--and emerged triumphant.

Crash tells the story of the...


Leaving Glorytown

by Eduardo F. Calcines Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (March 30, 2009)

In this absorbing memoir, by turns humorous and heartbreaking, Eduardo Calcines recounts his boyhood and chronicles the conditions that led him to wish above all else to leave behind his beloved extended family...


The Firefly Letters

by Margarita Engle Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 15, 2010)

The freedom to roam is something that women and girls in Cuba do not have. Yet when Fredrika Bremer visits from Sweden in 1851 to learn about the people of this magical island, she is accompanied by Cecilia,...


Tropical Secrets

by Margarita Engle Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 30, 2009)

Daniel has escaped Nazi Germany with nothing but a desperate dream that he might one day find his parents again. But that golden land called New York has turned away his ship full of refugees, and Daniel finds...


National Parks

by Erin McHugh, Doug Leen, Brian Maebius & Neal Aspinall Black Dog & Leventhal (April 01, 2019)

Calling all Junior Rangers! This fun-filled guide explores the wonders and weirdness of more than 75 U.S. parks, monuments, and landmarks, from Acadia to Zion.

From Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty, from...


Malala

by Malala Yousafzai & Sarah J. Robbins Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (November 05, 2018)

A chapter book edition of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's bestselling story of courageously standing up for girls' education.

Malala's powerful memoir of risking her life for the right to go to school...


Someone Like Me

by Julissa Arce Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 17, 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...


First Generation

by Sandra Neil Wallace, Rich Wallace & Agata Nowicka Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 03, 2018)

Celebrate the genius, diversity, and grit of immigrants and refugees in this boldly illustrated guide to 36 American trailblazers.

The men and women in this book represent nations from Somalia to Germany, from...


Crash

by Marc Favreau Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (April 09, 2018)

The incredible true story of how Americans from all walks of life weathered one of the most turbulent periods in our nation's history--the Great Depression--and emerged triumphant.

Crash tells the story of the...


Mama Africa!

by Kathryn Erskine & Charly Palmer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (October 09, 2017)

Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Award-winning South African singer, rose to fame in the hearts of her people at the pinnacle of apartheid--a brutal system of segregation similar to American Jim Crow laws. Mama Africa,...


Grand Canyon

by Jason Chin Roaring Brook Press (February 20, 2017)

Rivers wind through earth, cutting down and eroding the soil for millions of years, creating a cavity in the ground 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and more than a mile deep known as the Grand Canyon.

Home to...