America's Living History

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Engaging the young reader, each book focuses on the drama of an event or era in American history. Topics span in time from American Indian groups before Columbus to the first human to walk on the Moon. Young readers will be drawn to the high-impact illustrations that accent these lively titles.

  • Exciting topics, dramatically conveyed, to engage the young reader
  • American-related topics from an event or era in history
  • Sidebars provide additional information
  • Maps locate historical events and places for young readers
  • Supports the History/Social Studies curriculum
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 128pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white illustrations
  • Contains a timeline, chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2008
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Alamo

Alamo

Victory or Death on the Texas Frontier

Karen Clemens Warrick
In 1836, a small group of rebels inside the Alamo stood up against a Mexican army. The rebels—including David Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Travis—were fighting for the independence of Texas. The group knew time was short and scrambled to prepare for battle...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2937-8
Binding: Library Ed.
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Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis

In the Shadow of Nuclear War

R. Conrad Stein
For thirteen days in 1962, two leaders, U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, faced an unthinkable situation—nuclear war. The possible loss of life and the amount of destruction would be incalculable...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2905-7
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Space Race

Space Race

The Mission, the Men, the Moon

Tom McGowen
In July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the Moon, marking an incredible achievement that took many years to complete. SPACE RACE: THE MISSION, THE MEN, THE MOON, chronicles the race to the Moon between the United States and the Soviet Union, including the creation of NASA, the first astronauts, and the monumental APOLLO 11 mission...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2910-1
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Teetotalers and Saloon Smashers

Teetotalers and Saloon Smashers

The Temperance Movement and Prohibition

Richard Worth
One of America’s founders, Dr. Benjamin Rush often wrote about the importance of temperance, or not drinking too much alcohol. By the nineteenth century, many more Americans thought alcohol was a big problem and began to speak out...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2908-8
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The Fascinating History of American Indians

The Fascinating History of American Indians

The Age Before Columbus

Tim McNeese
Before Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Caribbean, the landscape of the United States looked much different. Thousands of years ago ancient hunters migrated to North America following the animals they hunted for food...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2938-5
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The Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance

An Explosion of African-American Culture

Richard Worth
African-American literature, art, and music exploded with creativity in the Harlem section of New York during the 1920s. Artists and thinkers like poet Langston Hughes, activist and writer W.E.B. Du Bois, and painter Aaron Douglas began to explore their African roots...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2907-1
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