What Would You Do?

Age Level: 8–11  Grade Level: N/A

Award-winning author Elaine Landau asks readers to help make the decisions in turning points in American history. At the end of each chapter, the author will ask the reader what they would do if faced with the decisions each historical figure had to make. The next chapter reveals important decisions that real historic figures made.

  • Well-researched books by an award-winning author present history as a high-interest, exciting story geared toward young readers
  • Focuses on turning points in American history
  • At the end of each chapter, author invites reader to make a difficult decision from history, stimulating creative thought in the reader
  • Each book contains large, readable text and eye-catching color illustrations
  • Supports the History/Social Studies curriculum
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, a timeline, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2008
  • Series Lexile: 640
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Discovering a New World

Discovering a New World

Would You Sail with Columbus?

Elaine Landau
In 1492, three ships set sail. Ahead—the unknown high seas that no one had dared to cross. Where will Christopher Columbus and his men land? Will they discover a New World? Will they return alive to tell the tale? Would you sail with Columbus? What would you DO?..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4222-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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General Washington Crosses the Delaware

General Washington Crosses the Delaware

Would You Join the American Revolution?

Elaine Landau
What would you do if you were George Washington and the British Army had forced you to retreat into Pennsylvania? American colonists desperately needed a victory in their fight for independence. In the middle of a fierce winter storm, Washington daringly crossed the Delaware River to attack the British Army...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6315-0
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George Washington Crosses the Delaware

George Washington Crosses the Delaware

Would You Risk the Revolution?

Elaine Landau
George Washington’s soldiers were tired and hungry. The British Army had forced Washington to retreat into Pennsylvania. American colonists desperately needed a victory in their fight for independence...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2904-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase

Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase

Would You Make the Deal of the Century?

Elaine Landau
Should the United States expand across the continent of North America or stay a small country? That was the big question in 1804, when the United States had a chance to buy the huge Louisiana Territory from France...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6305-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation

Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation

Would You Sign the Great Document?

Elaine Landau
The United States was in the middle of the Civil War when President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. It declared all the slaves in the Southern states to be free. Because the order only applied to Southern states that the Union did not control, few slaves benefited immediately...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6290-0
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The Alamo

The Alamo

Would You Join the Fight?

Elaine Landau
In 1835, a small group of rebels inside the Alamo stood up against a Mexican army. The rebels—including Davey Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Travis—were fighting for Texas independence. Would you or would you not join the rebels? What would you do?..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4226-1
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