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The United States in World War I - America's entry ensures victory by Gould, Jane H.

The United States in World War I - America's entry ensures victory

Follows the path of American doughboys during World War I, discussing why the U.S. joined the war effort in 1917 and the battles they fought in.

Apr 25, 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.

Apr 26, 2015
The ultimate unofficial guide to Minecraft strategies - everything you need to know to build, explore, attack, and survive in the world of Minecraft by Instructables.com (COR)/ Smith, Nicole (EDT)

The ultimate unofficial guide to Minecraft strategies - everything you need to know to build, explore, attack, and survive in the world of Minecraft

Collects expert advice and detailed instructions for mastering the computer game, covering such topics as how to defend against zombies and building basic utilities, with Minecraft-themed projects, including a pickaxe lamp and an enderman plush.

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

The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable

Apr 23, 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.

Apr 23, 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.

Apr 24, 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.

Apr 24, 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.

Apr 24, 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.

Apr 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.

Apr 24, 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"--

Apr 25, 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.

Apr 23, 2015
The Smithsonian by Kopp, Megan.

The Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institute boasts the largest and most diverse collection of historical artifacts in the United States. Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian's focus has been to increase and share knowledge with its patrons. Discover more about this incredible museum and its collections in 'The Smithsonian', a Museums of the World book.

Apr 24, 2015
The sleeping beauty by Mayer, Mercer, 1943-

The sleeping beauty

A wealthy and proud King sees his marriage and family threatened due to the continuous curses of an offended fairy. But thanks to the other fairies and fate, the Kingdom is eventually restored due to acts of courage and forgiveness.

Apr 26, 2015
The seasons by

The seasons

"Contains a collection of poems related to the changing seasons. With its blend of poetic brilliance and exquisite art, the Poetry for Young People series has won the admiration of critics, educators, children, and parents alike. Every breathtaking volume in this celebrated best-selling collection features an introduction to each poem, full-page images, annotations that define unfamiliar vocabulary, and fascinating biographical information. John N Serio, editor of Poetry for Young People: Walla

Apr 24, 2015
The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave

"Describes the discovery of the ship Titanic, including the people and equipment involved in the discovery as well as the artifacts recovered"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 23, 2015
The queen's shadow - a story about how animals see by Young, Cybèle, 1972- author.

The queen's shadow - a story about how animals see

Uses the story of someone stealing a Queen's shadow at a ball to illustrate the different types of vision that various animals have, including chameleons, sharks, lancehead snakes, dragonflies, pigeons, and sea urchins.

Apr 26, 2015
The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - leading from the bully pulpit by Berne, Emma Carlson.

The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - leading from the bully pulpit

"The charming and charismatic Theodore Roosevelt left a legacy that is still strong today. When Americans enjoy the country's many national parks, eat safe meat, or successfully transact business with a company of their choice, they have the progressive President Roosevelt to thank. Fiercely determined to protect the public good, the energetic Roosevelt worked tirelessly on behalf of his fellow citizens."--Publisher.

Apr 26, 2015
The presidency of George Washington - inspiring a young nation by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971-

The presidency of George Washington - inspiring a young nation

"George Washington knew he was setting an example in everything he did. The first American president had been a heroic military commander during the Revolutionary War, leading his forces to victory. As president he would guide the citizens of a new republic with a strong central government. No more would each state make its own decisions. Instead, they would band together, with the beloved Washington leading the way. It was up to him not to abuse the power of his mighty position."--Publisher.

Apr 26, 2015
The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt - confronting the Great Depression and World War II by Nardo, Don, 1947-

The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt - confronting the Great Depression and World War II

"Franklin Delano Roosevelt the longest serving president in U.S. history successfully guided Americans through two of the worst crises ever. He succeeded where others had failed in pulling the country back from the brink of collapse during the Great Depression. He lifted Americans spirits and turned them away from fear and defeatism. Then came the horrors and devastation of World War II. The brilliant and courageous Roosevelt proved to be an outstanding commander in chief, leading the world to v

Apr 26, 2015