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Lincoln's Grave Robbers

by Steve Sheinkin

A true crime thriller -- the first book for teens to tell the nearly unknown tale of the brazen attempt to steal Abraham Lincoln's body! The action begins in October of 1875, as Secret Service agents raid the...


Profiles #3: Tech Titans

by Carla Killough McClafferty

Full-color series-six bios in one! It takes more than one person to bring about change and innovation. Explore the lives of the people who have had a huge impact on technology today. So much more than just your...


Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II

by Cheryl Mullenbach

“Allow all black nurses to enlist, and the draft won’t be necessary. . . . If nurses are needed so desperately, why isn’t the Army using colored nurses?”

 

“My arm gets a little sore slinging a shovel...


Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America

by Amy Jurskis & Harold Holzer

A new book—and companion to the Steven Spielberg film—tracing how Abraham Lincoln came to view slavery . . . and came to end it.

Steven Spielberg focused his movie Lincoln on the sixteenth president's tumultuous...


Marshall Explores Arizona

by Angela P. Kirschner & William J. Kirschner

Marshall is off to Arizona, a fun state with a rich history and unique wildlife. As this adventurous eagle visits places high up in the mountains and way down in the desert, you'll learn about monsoons, the...


New York City History for Kids: From New Amsterdam to the Big Apple with 21 Activities

by Richard Panchyk

In this lively 400-year history, kids will read about Peter Stuyvesant and the enterprising Dutch colonists, follow the spirited patriots as they rebel against the British during the American Revolution, learn...


This Country of Ours

by H. E. Marshall

This Country of Ours is a classic work featuring details of United States history from settlement through the Woodrow administration. Included among the ninety-nine chapters are accounts of exploration, pioneers,...


The Dark Game: True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles

by Paul B. Janeczko

From clothesline codes to surveillance satellites and cyber espionage, Paul B. Janeczko uncovers two centuries' worth of true spy stories in U.S. history. Ever since George Washington used them to help topple...


The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure

by Martin W. Sandler

The dead of an Arctic winter. Whaling ships full of men, stranded in ice. Follow three rescuers in a race against time - and all odds - in this heartpounding true adventure. In 1897, whaling in the Arctic waters...


Dear America: Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie

by Kristiana Gregory

Critically acclaimed and award-winning author Kristiana Gregory's ACROSS THE WIDE AND LONESOME PRAIRIE is now back in print with a gorgeous new package! After the death of her two sisters, thirteen-year-old...


Chasing Lincoln's Killer

by James L. Swanson

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author James Swanson delivers a riveting account of the chase for Abraham Lincoln's assassin. Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives...


A Different Mirror for Young People: A History of Multicultural America

by Ronald Takaki & Rebecca Stefoff

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition...


Lincoln's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly & Dwight Jon Zimmerman

Lincoln’s Last Days is a gripping account of one of the most dramatic nights in American history—of how one gunshot changed the country forever. Adapted from Bill O’Reilly’s bestselling historical thriller,...


Discover American Indian Ways: A Carnegie Activity Book

by Pamela Soeder

An engrossing mix of games, brainteasers, and stories makes learning the basics of natural science and history fun.


I Am #1: Sacagawea

by Grace Norwich & Anthony Vanarsdale

A brand-new biography series featuring some of the most important people from history and today. I am only sixteen years old as I trek across the country with my infant son strapped to my back. I have a river,...


Rightfully Ours: How Women Won the Vote, 21 Activities

by Kerrie Logan Logan Hollihan

Though the Declaration of Independence stated that “all men are created equal,” married women and girls in the early days of the United States had few rights. For better or worse, their lives were controlled...


The End: 50 Apocalyptic Visions From Pop Culture That You Should Know About...Before It's Too Late

by Laura Barcella

You’ve probably heard rumors that the end of the world is going to happen in the year 2012. But people have been making predictions about how and when the world is going to end for ages. The End is a fun,...


Explore the Wild West!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Alex Kim

With engaging illustrations, easy-to-follow text, and diverse activities, this fun and educational journey through time invites young readers to experience the spirit of the Wild West. History comes to life...


Great Civil War Projects: You Can Build Yourself

by Maxine Anderson

From periscopes and lean-to shelters to uniforms and regimental flags, this interactive book explores the history and inventions of the Civil War through building projects and activities. Finished products include...


Frederick Douglass for Kids: His Life and Times, with 21 Activities

by Nancy I. I. Sanders

Few Americans have had as much impact on this nation as Frederick Douglass. Born on a plantation, he later escaped slavery and helped others to freedom via the Underground Railroad. In time he became a bestselling...