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The Titanic Sinks! (Totally True Adventures): How the Unsinkable Ship Met with Shocking Disaster . . .

by Thomas Conklin

Here is the exciting true story about the "unsinkable" Titanic! Dramatic accounts, white-knuckle suspense, and fast-paced action of how the world's biggest, safest ship sank on its maiden voyage. Includes black-and-white...


Fairies! A True Story

by Shirley Raye Redmond & Red Hansen

From the forest fairies of West Africa to the magical brownies of Scotland, people have told stories about fairies for a long, long time. In England, two little girls shocked the world when they claimed that...


Navy SEAL Dogs

by Mike Ritland, Gary Brozek & Thea Feldman

Before there was Max, there was Mike. A true story much like the touching movie, Navy SEAL Dogs explores the incomparable relationship between trainer and military dog.

From the author of Team Dog, Trident K9...


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...


Farewell to Manzanar

by James D. Houston, James A. Houston & Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

During World War II a community called Manzanar was hastily created in the high mountain desert country of California, east of the Sierras. Its purpose was to house thousands of Japanese American internees....


Tasting the Sky

by Ibtisam Barakat

Winner, Arab American National Museum Book Award for Children's/YA Literature, among other awards and honors.

"When a war ends it does not go away," my mother says."It hides inside us . . . Just forget!"

But...


Simeon's Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till

by Simeon Wright & Herb Boyd

A modern tragedy, this story has had a great impact on race relations in America. Emmett Till's kidnapping and murder, a grotesque crime in a Southern backwater that became the catalyst for the civil rights...


Dear Benjamin Banneker

by Andrea Davis Pinkney & Brian Pinkney

Throughout his life Banneker was troubled that all blacks were not free. And so, in 1791, he wrote to Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, who had signed the Declaration of Independence. Banneker attacked the...


Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #31: China: Land of the Emperor's Great Wall: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #14: Day of the Dragon King

by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce & Carlo Molinari

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

 

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House® #14: Day of the Dragon King, they had lots of questions. Who was the Dragon King? How did he build...


To Life

by Ruth Minsky Sender

"WE ARE FREE!"

When Russian soldiers liberate Grafenort, the Nazi labor camp where she is a prisoner, nineteen-year-old Riva discovers that liberation doesn't mean the end of her hardship and suffering.

Cold...


Meet Thomas Jefferson

by Marvin Barrett & Pat Fogarty

When Thomas Jefferson was young, Virginia was still a colony of England. Jefferson thought that many English laws and taxes were unfair, so he studied hard to become a lawyer and help make better laws. Soon...


Meet George Washington

by Joan Heilbroner

This valiant story of how young George Washington was drawn into his country's struggle for independence gives readers a vivid perspective on a crucial era in American history--and on the life of a revolutionary...


Meet Abraham Lincoln

by Barbara Cary

This warmly told biography of our sixteenth president is enriched by many authentic but seldom told anecdotes and complemented by bold color illustrations that capture the spirit of Lincoln and his era.  

From...


The Patagonia

by Henry James

Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at...


Discovery in the Cave

by Mark Dubowski & Bryn Barnard

This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too!

 

In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped...


What Was the Hindenburg?

by Janet Pascal, David Groff & Kevin McVeigh

At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flame as spectators watched it attempt to land in...


Who Was Charles Dickens?

by Pamela D. Pollack, Meg Belviso & Mark E Geyer

As a child, Charles Dickens worked in a shoe polish factory where his gritty surroundings inspired some of the most memorable characters and settings in literary history. Known for his masterful storytelling...


Who Is Stan Lee?

by Geoff Edgers, John Hinderliter & Nancy Harrison

Stanley Lieber was just seventeen when he got his first job at Timely Comics in 1939. Since then, the man now known as Stan Lee has launched a comic book empire, made Marvel Comics a household name, and created...


Our Flag

by Carl Memling

The youngest readers will enjoy this concise but informative history of the American flag with beautiful and exciting illlustrations of colonial life, Betsy Ross and George Washington, Fort McHenry, and more!...


The Untold History of the United States, Volume 1: Young Readers Edition, 1898-1945

by Peter Kuznick, Oliver Stone & Susan Campbell Bartoletti

The truth about America is revealed in this first of four volumes of the young readers’ edition of The Untold History of the United States, from Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick,...