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Star-Spangled

by Tim Grove

The little-known and inspiring story behind the national anthem and the stars and stripes

 

?O say can you see? begins one of the most recognizable songs in the US. Originally a poem by Francis Scott Key, the...


The President Sang Amazing Grace

by Zoe Mulford & Jeff Scher

Lyrical account of the day President Obama sang with a grieving nation following the 2015 shooting in a black church in Charleston, South Carolina

 

When nine people were killed in a historic black church in...


Thurgood Marshall

by Teri Kanefield

The story of the brilliant lawyer who successfully argued the case that ended legal racial segregation in America

 

When Thurgood Marshall?the great grandson of a slave?was born, African Americans were denied...


A Woman in the House (and Senate) (Revised and Updated)

by Ilene Cooper & Elizabeth Baddeley

An inspiring history of all the women who have taken a seat in Congress!

 

For the first 128 years of Americaâ??s history, only men served in the Senate and House of Representatives. All that changed in...


Anna Strong

by Sarah Glenn Marsh & Sarah Green

The thrilling true story of the female spy who helped save the American Revolution

 

Anna Smith Strong (1740?1812) was a fearless woman who acted as a spy for George Washington during the Revolutionary War....


A Ride to Remember

by Sharon Langley, Amy Nathan & Floyd Cooper

The true story of how a ride on a carousel made a powerful Civil Rights statement

 

A Ride to Remember tells how a community came together—both black and white—to make a change. When Sharon Langley was...


Three Days in January: Young Readers' Edition

by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney

In January 1961, three days before President Dwight D. Eisenhower passed the torch to John F. Kennedy, the president had one final mission.

In the young readers’ edition of his New York Times bestselling book,...


Major Impossible (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #9)

by Nathan Hale

The ninth book in the bestselling series tells the story of John Wesley Powell, the one-armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon

John Wesley Powell (1834–1902) always had the spirit of adventure in him....


Three Days at the Brink: Young Readers' Edition

by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney

This young readers’ edition from New York Times bestselling author and Fox News anchor Bret Baier dives into the first of the secret World War II meetings between President Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill,...


Thomas Jefferson

by John T. Morse

Originally published in 1898, Thomas Jefferson is a classic biography of the man who so deeply ingrained the republican ideals of the Founding Fathers into American society.

As such, it is the kind of work that...


Franklin D. Roosevelt

by Teri Kanefield

Franklin D. Roosevelt tells the story of the president who lifted the United States from depression to global leadership

 

When Roosevelt was first elected president in 1933, America was in the throes of the...


Harry Houdini (The First Names Series)

by Kjartan Poskitt & Geraint Ford

Discover the man behind the magic and see how Houdini pulled off his most daring escapes

 

Before Harry Houdini (1874–1926) became the greatest magician in the world, he was just little Ehrich Weisz, a Hungarian-born...


Manhattan

by Jennifer Thermes

Told in dazzling maps and informative sidebars, Manhattan explores the 400+ year history of Manhattan Island.

 

From before its earliest settlement to the vibrant metropolis that exists today, the island of...


Black Holes: Discover These Pictures As Well As Facts For Kids To Learn About The Black holes

by Bold Kids

In this book, children can learn about black holes and also discover beautiful vivid photos as well. With a bunch of facts,kids can utilize this book to study for school projects or use the information as a...


British Raj In India: A Children's India History Book

by Bold Kids

The British Raj in India was a time when British people were ruling the land there. It was an interesting time, and your child can learn all about what happened in this book for kids. Check it out today and...


O Captain, My Captain

by Robert Burleigh & Sterling Hundley

Dramatic, lyrical, and beautifully illustrated, O Captain, My Captain tells the story of one of America?s greatest poets and how he was inspired by one of America?s greatest presidents. Whitman and Lincoln...


Susan B. Anthony

by Teri Kanefield

In the fourth installment in the Making of America series, Susan B. Anthony, Teri Kanefield examines the life of America?s famous suffragette. Anthony was born into a world in which men ruled women: A man...


Rocket to the Moon!

by Don Brown

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took ?one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind? when the Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it wasn?t just one man who got us to the moon. Rocket to the Moon! explores...


Standing Up Against Hate

by Mary Cronk Farrell

Standing Up Against Hate tells the stories of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women?s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in World War II. They quickly discovered that they faced as many...


STORIES OF GEORGIA (USA) - 27 illustrated stories

by Joel Chandler Harris

From the storyteller behind the Uncle Remus stories comes a young person's history of Georgia. Herein are 27 stories about prominent people and events in the History of the State of Georgia which stretch from...