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The Search for El Dorado (Totally True Adventures)

by Lois Miner Huey

Was the City of Gold a real place? Treasure seekers and mystery readers alike will love this action-packed Totally True Adventure.

 

Towers of gold! Glittering streets! Jewels, coins, and more! Early Spanish...


This Land Is Our Land: A History of American Immigration

by Linda Barrett Osborne

American attitudes toward immigrants are paradoxical. On the one hand, we see our country as a haven for the poor and oppressed; anyone, no matter his or her background, can find freedom here and achieve the...


America's Tea Parties: Not One but Four! Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia

by Marissa Moss

America's Tea Parties: Not One But Four! is the first nonfiction picture book to ever share that New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston each had their own tea party that took place around the same time as Boston's. ...


Baseball History for Kids: America at Bat from 1900 to Today, with 19 Activities

by Richard Panchyk

A fascinating journey through the history of America’s favorite pastime

 

With this interactive book, kids will discover how the game of baseball has changed over the years by reading about topics such as...


Guts & Glory: World War II

by Ben Thompson

Devastating surprise attacks, epic victories, unstoppable armies, and tough-as-nails men and women from the greatest war in human history.

From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly...


Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original "Girl" Reporter, Nellie Bly

by Deborah Noyes

Work for a New York newspaper

Fall in love

Marry a millionaire

Change the world

 

Young Nellie Bly had ambitious goals, especially for a woman at the end of the nineteenth century, when the few female journalists...


The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s from the Dust Bowl to the New Deal

by Marcia Amidon Lusted & Tom Casteel

In The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s From the Dust Bowl to the New Deal, readers ages 12 to 15 investigate the causes, duration, and outcome of the Great Depression, the period of time when more than...


Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty

by Tonya Bolden

Published on the anniversary of when President Abraham Lincoln's order went into effect, this book offers readers a unique look at the events that led to the Emancipation Proclamation. Filled with little-known...


Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune

by Pamela S. Turner & Gareth Hinds

Minamoto Yoshitsune should not have been a samurai. But his story is legend in this real-life saga.

This epic warrior tale reads like a novel, but this is the true story of the greatest samurai in Japanese history....


A Weird and Wild Beauty: The Story of Yellowstone, the World's First National Park

by Erin Peabody

The summer of 1871, a team of thirty-two men set out on the first scientific expedition across Yellowstone. Through uncharted territory, some of the day’s most renowned scientists and artists explored, sampled,...


Dinosaurs

by Ken Jennings & Mike Lowery

Travel back in time to the dinosaur age with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! winner and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

With this book about dinosaurs, you’ll become an expert and...


Women of Colonial America: 13 Stories of Courage and Survival in the New World

by Brandon Marie Miller

An authentic, rich tapestry of women’s lives in colonial America

 

Using a host of primary sources, author Brandon Marie Miller recounts the roles, hardships, and daily lives of Native American, European,...


1493 for Young People: From Columbus's Voyage to Globalization

by Charles Mann & Rebecca Stefoff

1493 for Young People by Charles C. Mann tells the gripping story of globalization through travel, trade, colonization, and migration from its beginnings in the fifteenth century to the present. How did the...


Where Is the Parthenon?

by Roberta Edwards, John Hinderliter & David Groff

Discover the ruins of the Parthenon, one of the most famous and beautiful places in the world!

    

Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor...


Mercy: The Incredible Story of Henry Bergh, Founder of the ASPCA and Friend to Animals

by Nancy Furstinger & Vincent Desjardins

An extremely entertaining and meaningful biography about America's first animal rights activist and founder of the ASPCA: Henry Bergh.


The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century

by Sarah Miller

Here’s middle-grade nonfiction that reads like a thriller. With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and perfect for the Common Core....


What Was Woodstock?

by Joan Holub, Gregory Copeland & Kevin McVeigh

On August 15, 1969, a music festival called "Woodstock" transformed one small dairy farm in upstate New York into a gathering place for over 400,000 young music fans. Concert-goers, called "hippies," traveled...


Hana's Suitcase: The Quest to Solve a Holocaust Mystery

by Karen Levine

This award-winning true Holocaust story, newly updated, connects generations through one woman’s quest to find the truth behind a mysterious suitcase.

 

In March 2000, Fumiko Ishioka, the curator of a small...


Radioactive!: How Irène Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World

by Winifred Conkling

Irene Curie won a Nobel Prize but was denied admission to the French Academy. Lise Meitner solved the riddle of nuclear fission but was written out of the record. This is the first book for young readers to...


Fantastic Fugitives: Criminals, Cutthroats, and Rebels Who Changed History (While on the Run!)

by Brianna DuMont & Bethany Straker

Throughout history—and even today—the head honchos usually like things the way they are. Rocking the boat does not make them happy—not one bit. They may even want your head for going against the grain. But...