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The Untold History of the United States, Volume 1

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,...


Michael Collins: Most Wanted Man

by Vincent McDonnell

?Michael Collins is one of the most famous figures in Irish history. He became the most wanted man in the British Empire, a minister in the first Irish government and Commander-in-Chief of the army. This is...


Men of Steel: Canadian Paratroopers in Normandy, 1944

by Bernd Horn

Men of Steel is the gripping story of some of Canadas toughest and most daring soldiers in the Second World War and what they did in their finest hours. Through the lens of these gallant paratroopers we glimpse...


Canada Under Attack

by Jennifer Crump

Canadians have been celebrated participants in many conflicts on foreign soils, but most Canadians aren't aware they've also had to defend themselves at home. Jennifer Crump brings to life the battles fought...


The Boy in the Picture: The Craigellachie Kid and the Driving of the Last Spike

by Ray Argyle

Edward Mallandaine had just turned 18 when he left his home to help the Canadian militia fight Louis Riel. He crossed the province as a Royal Mail carrier, following the unfinished stretches of railway before...


D-Day

by Rick Atkinson

Adapted for young readers from the #1 New York Times–bestselling The Guns at Last Light, D-Day captures the events and the spirit of that day—June 6, 1944—the day that led to the liberation of western...


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...


In Defiance of Hitler

by Carla Killough McClafferty

On August 4, 1940, an unassuming American journalist named Varian Fry made his way to Marseilles, France, carrying in his pockets the names of approximately two hundred artists and intellectuals – all enemies...


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...


Killer History

by Clive Gifford

Some kids are natural bookworms and others you have to chase down with a book. But every kid, even the ones that scowl when you say “read” will devour this mega mix of history’s grisly stories. From all...


I Wish I Knew That: U.S. Presidents

by Editors of Reader's Digest

Here is a look at the fascinating profiles of each of the 43 presidents, including the names of their pets! Sidebars are filled with fun and unusual information about our leaders-such as who appears on stamps...


Battle Cries in the Wilderness: The Struggle for North America in the Seven Years' War

by Bernd Horn

The savage struggle to take control of the North American wilderness during the epic Seven Years' War between France and England is a gripping tale. As the two European powers battled each other for global supremacy,...


Into the Mist: The Story of the Empress of Ireland

by Anne Renaud

From 1906 to 1914, the Empress of Ireland, one of the fastest and most elegant liners of the era, graced the waters of the Atlantic Ocean only to sink in 14 minutes in the St. Lawrence River. Its true legacy,...


Day of the Flying Fox: The True Story of World War II Pilot Charley Fox

by Steve Pitt

Author Steve Pitt examines the life of Canadian World War II pilot Charley Fox, who attacked famed German General Erwin Rommels car and wounded him.


Bold, Brave, and Born to Lead: Major General Isaac Brock and the Canadas

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Celebrated as the saviour of Upper Canada, Major General Sir Isaac Brocks charisma won him respect and propelled him into the significant role he would play in the War of 1812.


To Stand and Fight Together: Richard Pierpoint and the Coloured Corps of Upper Canada

by Steve Pitt

In 1812, Richard Pierpoint helped raise a Corps of Coloured Men that would serve during the War of 1812 and help to quash the Rebellion of 1837.


Hold the Oxo!: A Teenage Soldier Writes Home

by Marion Fargey Brooker

Canada was young. Twenty thousand underage soldiers left their homes to serve in the Great War. Jim, at seventeen, was one of them. His letters home gloss over the horrors of war, focusing on issues of the home...


Champlain: Peacemaker and Explorer

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Samuel de Champlain has long been known as the founder of Quebec and as a tireless explorer. His efforts to establish a colony encountered setbacks in France, and since he was not of the nobility, he was therefore...


Greek Mythology

by Ken Jennings & Mike Lowery

Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

With this Junior Genius Guide to Greek mythology,...


Maps and Geography

by Ken Jennings & Mike Lowery

Discover the fun facts about the world and become a master of geography with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

With this Junior Genius Guide...