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The Smithsonian by Kopp, Megan.

The Smithsonian

A brief history of the museum discusses its founders, various subdivisions, treasures, touring the museum, collection conservation, traveling exhibits, educational programs, and online community.

Mar 26, 2015
The South Carolina colony by Blashfield, Jean F.

The South Carolina colony

Relates the history of the Colony of South Carolina from the early Native Americans to the first settlers in 1526 to statehood in 1788.

Mar 26, 2015
The spirit of the sea by Hainnu, Rebecca, author.

The spirit of the sea

Mar 21, 2015
The story of Juneteenth - an interactive history adventure by Otfinoski, Steven.

The story of Juneteenth - an interactive history adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the history of Juneteenth Day, including the Emancipation Proclamation, the post-Civil War South, and efforts to end racism"--

Mar 26, 2015
The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs

"Examines the Montgomery Bus Boycott through primary source photographs, including Rosa Parks' role in the effort, other important leaders, the daily struggles of the boycott, and the end of segregation on Montgomery's buses"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs

"Examines the Montgomery Bus Boycott through primary source photographs, including Rosa Parks' role in the effort, other important leaders, the daily struggles of the boycott, and the end of segregation on Montgomery's buses"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the Birmingham civil rights movement in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Birmingham civil rights movement in photographs

"Examines the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement, including the organizers of the protests, the movement's support from young people, the violence that occurred, and the integration of Birmingham"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the civil rights - March on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights - March on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs

"Discusses the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, including the causes for the march, how the march was organized and its leaders, the important speeches, and the impact it had on the Civil Rights Movement"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the civil rights march on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights march on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs

"Discusses the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, including the causes for the march, how the march was organized and its leaders, the important speeches, and the impact it had on the Civil Rights Movement"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs

"Discusses the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, including the nine African-American students that successfully integrated the Arkansas school and the controversy and crisis surrounding the event"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs

"Discusses the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, including the nine African-American students that successfully integrated the Arkansas school and the controversy and crisis surrounding the event"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs

"Explores the Selma Voting Rights Marches of 1965, including the causes of the protests, the march organizers, the violence surrounding the events, and the impact the marches had on the passage of the Voting Rights Act"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs

"Explores the Selma Voting Rights Marches of 1965, including the causes of the protests, the march organizers, the violence surrounding the events, and the impact the marches had on the passage of the Voting Rights Act"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The thrills and chills of amusement parks by Brown, Jordan, author.

The thrills and chills of amusement parks

An introduction to the science that powers favorite amusement park rides reveals why a rollercoaster does not need an engine and how bumper cars can move without gasoline.

Mar 21, 2015
The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship

Explores the crew of the Titanic, discussing the different duties workers were in charge of and how their choices influenced the events that led to the ocean liner sinking.

Mar 25, 2015
The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship

"Describes the experiences of the crew of the Titanic, including daily responsibilities as well as how they handled the sinking of the ship"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable by Watts, Bernadette, author, illustrator.

The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable

Retells the story of the race between the tortoise and the hare.

Mar 24, 2015
The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable by Watts, Bernadette, author.

The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable

Mar 26, 2015
The ultimate sock puppet book - clever tips, tricks, and techniques for creating imaginative sock puppets by Kandel, Tiger.

The ultimate sock puppet book - clever tips, tricks, and techniques for creating imaginative sock puppets

Mar 26, 2015
The Underground Railroad - would you help them escape? by Landau, Elaine.

The Underground Railroad - would you help them escape?

"Discover the risks and rewards of the underground railroad. Readers decide what they would do, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015