In the Civil War, battles raged in more than 20 states. The war between North and South remains the bloodiest in U.S. history. The casualties of the Battle of Gettysburg numbered more than 50,000 alone, and the day the Battle of Antietam was fought September 17, 1862 is recorded as the deadliest sin..
Carefully leveled text coupled with primary-source images will encourage young readers to take a closer look at the U.S. Constitution's first ten Amendments, known as the Bill of Rights. Citizens of the newly independent United States proposed several freedoms, including speech, assembly, and worshi..
In May 1963 news photographer Charles Moore was on hand to document the Children's Crusade, a civil rights protest. But the photographs he took that day did more than document an event; they helped change history. His photograph of a trio of African-American teenagers being slammed against a buildin..
Ages 6 to 9 yearsBlast off to the moon in biscuit pirate rockets! When Oliver sneaks out of bed to pinch a midnight snack, he gets a surprise when his kitchen
is overrun by mice stealing his biscuits!
Captain McSqueaky and his crew of pirate mice are trying to fly to the moon to steal moon
Ages 6 to 9 yearsA wonderful and touching story about friendship and inclusion by firsttime
author Alice Hemming. The penguins of Heavenly Hippo Wildlife Park have started up a new club... but only black and white
animals are invited to join!
Poor George the giraffe feels terribly left out as the on..
Two American athletes made history at the 1968 Summer Olympics but not on the track. They staged a silent protest against racial injustice. Tommie Smith and John Carlos gold and bronze medalists in the 200-meter sprint stood with heads bowed and black-gloved fists raised as the national anthem playe..
Combine b and l, and you have the bl sound. It lets you sing the blues, curl up in your blanket, and blow a trumpet. Join in on the fun in this outlandish story set to music. This paperback book comes with CD and online music access...
A terrible crime has occurred. At first glance, it looks like nothing was left behind. But when bloodstain analysts arrive, they find tiny drops of blood invisible to the naked eye. Find out about the techniques and tools bloodstain analysts use to help bring even the toughest cases to a close...
The human body can be astonishing. This book is filledwith energy-packed photographs of kids running, jumping, riding bikes, and using all five senses. The photosare overlaid with depictions of the nervous, skeletal, muscular, respiratory, and circulatory systems andmajor organs to show the amazing ..
Though the Pony Express existed for less than two years, its legend lives on today. Its mission was to deliver mail 2,000 miles across the American plains and deserts in half the time it would take by stagecoach. Riders faced many dangers, from hostile American Indians to wicked weather. Lively lang..