Stories in American History

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

These titles provide informative topics for research and reports and each offers in-depth coverage of a major event in American history.

  • In-depth coverage of defining moments in American history
  • Covers topics throughout our country's history
  • Excellent for research, reports, or leisure reading
  • Perennial favorite among librarians and readers
  • Supports the History/Social Studies curriculum
  • 6” x 9”
  • 128pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white illustrations
  • Contains a timeline, chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses and an index
  • Spring 2012
  • Series Lexile: 1050
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Surviving the Oregon Trail

Surviving the Oregon Trail

Stories in American History

Rebecca Stefoff
In the nineteenth century, over half a million men, women and children traveled west on the Oregon Trail. Stretching two thousand miles from Independence Missouri, to the Pacific Northwest, the Oregon Trail was the longest overland route used in the westward expansion...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3955-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Amazing Underground Railroad

The Amazing Underground Railroad

Stories in American History

Kem Knapp Sawyer
Thousands of courageous African Americans escaped from slavery in the South along what became known as "The Underground Railroad." The railroad provided a secret way to transport slaves to freedom in the Northern states and Canada...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3951-3
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The California Gold Rush

The California Gold Rush

Stories in American History

Linda Jacobs Altman
In 1848, gold was discovered in California! This exciting news spread eastward. People from all walks of life with dreams of enormous riches packed up their belongings and left their comfortable homes behind in search of the hidden treasure...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3953-7
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The Incredible Transcontinental Railroad

The Incredible Transcontinental Railroad

Stories in American History

R. Conrad Stein
In the Civil War, the Union's victory over the Confederacy was largely due in part to the superior Northern railroads, which kept the military stocked with supplies. As a result, the United States realized the great value of a transcontinental railroad and pushed to connect the east with the west...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3956-8
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The Legend of the Alamo

The Legend of the Alamo

Stories in American History

Roy Sorrels
The battle for the Alamo has become one of the most famous conflicts in American history. In 1836, General Santa Ana led troops in a battle to defend the Alamo—a Spanish-built mission in San Antonio. This battle escalated between American pioneers and Mexican troops into a fight for Texan Independence from Mexico...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3952-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Secret of the Manhattan Project

The Secret of the Manhattan Project

Stories in American History

Doreen Gonzales
Thousands of American soldiers were dying and millions more combattants and civilians were perishing during World War II. Some of the world’s greatest scientists escaped their own war-torn countries and fled to the Unites States...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3954-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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