Juvenile / History / United States

New Releases / Page 4

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

 

Category

Delete United States

 

In category

20th Century (66)

Colonial & Revolutionary Periods (50)

19th Century (45)

Civil War Period (1850-1877) (19)

State & Local (16)

21st Century (5)

 

Language

English (252)

French (1)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Protection

All (252)

DRM Free (2)

DRM (250)

More options

Top Secret Files: American Revolution: Spies, Secret Missions, and Hidden Facts from the American Revolution

by Stephanie Bearce

George Washington had his own secret agents, hired pirates to fight the British, and helped Congress smuggle weapons, but you won't learn that in your history books! Learn the true stories of the American Revolution...


Top Secret Files: World War I: Spies, Secret Missions, and Hidden Facts from World War I

by Stephanie Bearce

Flame throwers, spy trees, bird bombs, and Hell Fighters were all a part of World War I, but you won't learn that in your history books! Uncover long-lost secrets of spies like Howard Burnham, "The One Legged...


The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)

by Lori Haskins Houran & Wesley Lowe

Can Charles Lindbergh set a world record? Follow America’s first superstar pilot in this high-flying Totally True Adventure.

 

In the 1920s, flying was brand new—and very dangerous.

A $25,000 prize for...


History Heroes: Christopher Columbus

by Damian Harvey

Christopher Columbus sailed the seas in search of the perfect trade route - find out how his life and explorations helped to change the world!

Discover the stories of people who have helped to shape history,...


Who Was Clara Barton?

by Stephanie Spinner & David Groff

Clarissa “Clara” Barton was a shy girl who grew up to become a teacher, nurse, and humanitarian.  At a time when few women worked outside the home, she became the first woman to hold a government job, as...


THE ROARING TWENTIES: Discover the Era of Prohibition, Flappers, and Jazz

by Marcia Amidon Lusted & Jennifer Keller

The 1920s is one of the most fascinating decades in American history, when the seeds of modern American life were sown. It was a time of prosperity and recovery from war, when women's roles began to change and...


What Is the Panama Canal?

by Janet Pascal, Tim Foley & Fred Harper

Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast....


Who Was Robert E. Lee?

by Bonnie Bader, John O'Brien & Nancy Harrison

Robert E. Lee seemed destined for greatness. His father was a Revolutionary War hero and at West Point he graduated second in his class! In 1861, when the Southern states seceded from the Union, Lee was offered...


Who Was Ulysses S. Grant?

by Megan Stine, Nancy Harrison & Mark E Geyer

Ulysses S. Grant certainly does not have the typical war hero “back story.” Although a graduate of West Point, he never wanted to be a soldier and was terrified when he first saw battle. However, during...


Top Secret Files: The Civil War: Spies, Secret Missions, and Hidden Facts from the Civil War

by Stephanie Bearce

The pigpen cipher, the Devil's Coffee Mill, and germ warfare were all a part of the Civil War, but you won't learn that in your history books! Discover the truth about Widow Greenhow's spy ring, how soldiers...


Top Secret Files: World War II: Spies, Secret Missions, and Hidden Facts from World War II

by Stephanie Bearce

Spy school, poison pens, exploding muffins, and Night Witches were all a part of World War II, but you won't learn that in your history books! Crack open secret files and read about the mysterious Ghost Army,...


What Is the Statue of Liberty?

by Joan Holub, Scott Anderson & John Hinderliter

In 1876, France decided to give the United States a very big and very special present--the Statue of Liberty. The gift was to commemorate the 100th birthday of the United States, and just packing it was no small...


Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy

by Seymour Reit

In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned men’s clothing, and...


U.S. Presidents

by Ken Jennings & Mike Lowery

Become a presidential pro with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

With this book about U.S. Presidents, you’ll become an expert and wow your...


Who Was Theodore Roosevelt?

by Michael Burgan, Jerry Hoare & Nancy Harrison

He was only 42 years old when he was sworn in as President of the United States in 1901, making TR the youngest president ever.  But did you know that he was also the first sitting president to win the Nobel...


America Through the Lens

by Martin W. Sandler

"If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera."-Lewis Hine

A stunning view of America as captured by groundbreaking photographers

American history is punctuated by defining moments-some...


A Volcano Beneath the Snow: John Brown's War Against Slavery

by Albert Marrin

John Brown is a man of many legacies, from hero, freedom fighter, and martyr, to liar, fanatic, and "the father of American terrorism." Some have said that it was his seizure of the arsenal at Harper's Ferry...


An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793

by Jim Murphy

1793, Philadelphia. The nation's capital and the largest city in North America is devastated by an apparently incurable disease, cause unknown . . .

In a powerful, dramatic narrative, critically acclaimed author...


Earthrise: My Adventures as an Apollo 14 Astronaut

by Ellen Mahoney, Edgar Mitchell & Dr. Brian Cox

The inspiring and fascinating biography of the sixth man to ever walk on the Moon

 

Of the nearly seven billion people who live on Earth, only 12 have walked on the Moon and Dr. Edgar Mitchell was one of them....


The Star Spangled Banner

by Francis Scott Key

Did you know that the largest sculptures in the world are

the presidents’ heads on Mount Rushmore?

Featuring bright, bold pictures illustrating national pastimes, monuments, and moments in history, this patriotic...