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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,...

Laura Bush

by Beatrice Gormley Aladdin (May 11, 2010)

Laura Bush has loved education and reading since she was a young child, and today she brings her experienced viewpoints, her love of children, and her interest in education to a much broader audience as the...

No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row

by Susan Kuklin Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (September 30, 2013)

No Choirboy takes readers inside America's prisons, and allows inmates sentenced to death as teenagers to speak for themselves. In their own voices--raw and uncensored--they talk about their lives in prison,...

Lincoln and Kennedy

by Gene Barretta Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (June 13, 2016)

President Abraham Lincoln grew up in a one-room log cabin. President John F. Kennedy was raised in the lap of luxury. One was a Republican and one a Democrat. They lived and served a hundred years apart.


Imagine You Were There... Winning the Vote for Women

by Caryn Jenner Kingfisher (August 21, 2019)

The Imagine You Were There... series celebrates events that changed the world and the people who made them happen. 2019 sees the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment giving women the vote in...

Ripples of Hope

by David Plouffe Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 02, 2020)

Ripples of Hope is a middle-grade nonfiction project about the United States' election process.

You may not have a vote yet, but you do have a voice!

In November 2020, one of the most pivotal elections in United...

When You Grow Up to Vote

by Eleanor Roosevelt, Michelle Markel & Grace Lin Roaring Brook Press (September 24, 2018)

Eleanor Roosevelt's book on citizenship for young people now revised and updated for a contemporary audience.

In the voice of one of the most iconic and beloved political figures of the twentieth century comes...

From a Small Seed - The Story of Eliza Hamilton

by Camille Andros & Tessa Blackham Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (October 21, 2019)

A lyrical picture book biography of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, co-founder and director of the first private orphanage in New York City and wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton.

Ever since she was a young...

Thurgood Marshall

by Teri Kanefield Abrams Books for Young Readers (April 20, 2020)

The story of the brilliant lawyer who successfully argued the case that ended legal racial segregation in America


When Thurgood Marshall--the great grandson of a slave--was born, African Americans were denied...

Thank You for Voting Young Readers' Edition

by Erin Geiger Smith & Lisa Cordileone HarperCollins (June 16, 2020)

In this young readers' edition of Thank You for Voting, debut author and journalist Erin Geiger Smith presents a fascinating look into America's voting history and inspires young people to get involved! 


How Women Won the Vote

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti & Sandy Rustin HarperCollins (May 19, 2020)

This is how history should be told to kids!

From Newbery Honor medalist Susan Campbell Bartoletti and in time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of woman suffrage in America comes the tirelessly researched story...

Three Days in January: Young Readers' Edition

by Bret Baier, Catherine Whitney & Danny Campbell 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,...

A Woman in the House (and Senate) (Revised and Updated)

by Ilene Cooper & Elizabeth Baddeley Abrams Books for Young Readers (March 02, 2020)

An inspiring history of all the women who have taken a seat in Congress!


For the first 128 years of AmericaâEUR(TM)s history, only men served in the Senate and House of Representatives. All that changed...

Bringing Down a President

by Andrea Balis, Elizabeth Levy & Liisa Ivary Blackstone Publishing (November 05, 2019)

A middle-grade retelling of Richard Nixon's downfall, Bringing Down a President: The Watergate Scandal is an inventive and timely look at one of the biggest scandals to ever rock our nation by Andrea Balis and...

The Middle Road

The Jeffersonian Republicans

Come On In, America

by Linda Barrett Osborne Abrams Books for Young Readers (March 13, 2017)

On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on Germany and joined World War I. German submarine attacks on American ships in March 1917 were the overt motive for declaring war, but the underlying reasons...

A Woman in the House (and Senate)

by Ilene Cooper Abrams Books for Young Readers (March 10, 2014)

For the first 128 years of our country's history, not a single woman served in the Senate or House of Representatives. All of that changed, however, in November 1916, when Jeannette Rankin of Montana became...

Ballots for Belva

by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen & Courtney A. Martin Abrams Books for Young Readers (November 09, 2014)

In 1884, when men were the only people allowed to vote in national elections, Belva Lockwood took a bold but legal step: She ran for president! Though her campaign was difficult, Belva never wavered in her commitment...

Bringing Down A President

by Andrea Balis, Elizabeth Levy & Tim Foley Roaring Brook Press (August 05, 2019)

A middle-grade retelling of Richard Nixon's downfall, Bringing Down A President: The Watergate Scandal is an inventive and timely look at one of the biggest scandals to ever rock our nation by Andrea Balis and...

Special Interests

by Jules Archer Sky Pony (June 13, 2017)

In order to advance their various causes and concerns, these groups hire individuals or firms called lobbyists to work on their behalf to influence the decisions of state and federal lawmakers.

Lobbies have...

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...


by Jules Archer & Brianna DuMont Sky Pony (June 06, 2017)

Anyone who has ever participated in a demonstration, gone to a rally, or even written a term paper on a subject remotely “un-American,” you may have been watched. Whether they’ve helped organize a union...

Dear America: Young Readers’ Edition

by Jose Antonio Vargas HarperCollins (March 05, 2019)

In this young readers’ adaptation of his adult memoir Dear America, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas tells his story, in light of the 12 million undocumented...

Alexander Hamilton

George Washington

Our Nation's Documents

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:...

Terrorism: Violence, Intimidation, and Solutions for Peace

by Carla Mooney & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (November 15, 2017)

Why did terrorists attack the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001? The answer to that question is ancient, complicated, and crucial to a perceptive understanding of the global community we live in today....

The 13 Amendments of the US Constitution - Government Books 7th Grade | Children's Government Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

What are the 13 Amendments of the US Constitution? Why should you study them? What good are they? The 13 Amendments form the foundation of America, as a nation. Learning about government will help establish...

The Aztec Government and Society - History Books Best Sellers | Children's History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

It’s interesting to know that despite the absence of great technological feats and volumes of information, the Aztecs were able to create a highly progressive government and society. How did they do it? Let’s...

Inca Government and Society - History Kids Books | Children's History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

How did the ancient civilizations survive? Did they have a government? If so, then what was leadership like? Inca societies have distinct differences and similarities to the societies of today. They are worth...

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...

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...

Democracy's Birth in Ancient Rome-Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

You got to show your kids that there’s more to history books than just long names and ancient dates to honor and remember. This book will hopefully make them appreciate the momentous events and lessons gathered...

The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s from the Dust Bowl to the New Deal

by Marcia Amidon Lusted & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (February 22, 2016)

In The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s From the Dust Bowl to the New Deal, readers ages 12 to 15 investigate the causes, duration, and outcome of the Great Depression, the period of time when more than...

MICRONATIONS: Invent Your Own Country and Culture with 25 Projects

by Kathy Ceceri & Chad Thompson Nomad Press (May 12, 2014)

For anyone who's ever dreamed of ruling over their own empire, here's your chance! Micronations are imaginary countries that have a lot of the same things as real ones: laws, customs, history, and their own...

Civic Unrest: Investigate the Struggle for Social Change

by Marcia Amidon Lusted & Lena Chandhok Nomad Press (May 18, 2015)

From the American Revolution to the French Revolution, from the civil rights era in the United States to Arab Spring in the Middle East, the ongoing battle for freedom and democracy is a profound and fascinating...

Hillary Rodham Clinton

by Karen Blumenthal Feiwel & Friends (January 11, 2016)

As a young girl, Hillary Diane Rodham's parents told her she could be whatever she wanted--as long as she was willing to work for it. Hillary took those words and ran. In a life on the front row of modern American...

United Nations Development Programme

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (September 16, 2015)

Leading the way to development

This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the role and mission of the United Nations Development Programme, providing you with the essential information and...

So, You Want to Be a Leader?

by Patricia Wooster Aladdin/Beyond Words (August 02, 2016)

Have you ever been excited by the idea of leading a group or being in charge? This comprehensive guide reveals a whole host of careers you can pursue with leadership skills you can start building today.

We have...

The Untold History of the United States, Volume 2

by Peter Kuznick, Oliver Stone & Eric Singer Atheneum Books for Young Readers (January 15, 2019)

Discover America’s secrets in this second of two volumes of the young readers’ edition of The Untold History of the United States, from Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick, adapted...


by Jules Archer & Roger Stone Sky Pony (June 23, 2015)

With expert storytelling skills, historian Jules Archer recounts the complete story of Watergate, from that first fateful predawn Saturday morningJune 18, 1972when night watchman Frank Willis discovered burglars"...

The Bullies of Wall Street

by Sheila Bair Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 14, 2015)

Can knowing how a financial crisis happened keep it from happening again? Sheila Bair, the former chairman of the FDIC, explains how the Great Recession impacted families on a personal level in this easy-to-understand...

The American Revolution: Experience the Battle for Independence

by Judy Dodge Cummings & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (March 16, 2015)

Kids love stories about underdogs, and the American Revolution is among the most famous of these tales. Desperate to be an independent country free from Britain, the rebel colonists relied on their cunning wit...

The Big Book of Presidents

by Nancy J. Hajeski Sky Pony (February 17, 2015)

The president has been the figurehead of the United States since the time when our country was a small band of thirteen fledgling colonies until its current position as a world superpower. The forty-four leaders...