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Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest

by Douglas Preston & Walter W. Nelson

This new ebook edition of Cities of Gold includes for very first time over 100 never-before-published photographs taken during the author’s epic, thousand mile horseback journey across Arizona and New Mexico....


First Voyage to America: From the Log of the "Santa Maria"

by Christopher Columbus

Fascinating historical document includes Columbus' own words documenting voyage, discouraged crew, landfall in the Bahamas, natives, more. 44 illustrations, some from rare sources. Publisher's note.


Bold Women in Colorado History

by Phyllis J. Perry

Bold Women in Colorado History shares the stories of ten Centennial State women, among them Clara Brown, a former slave who ventured west and remade herself into a respected entrepreneur; Chipeta, a Kiowa Apache...


What Kind of War Was It, Anyhow?

by Nancy Ekberg

In the summer of 1862, Jeremy, a Southern boy, becomes aware that a war is going on. But what kind of war was it? He begins his investigation by asking the people around him. His father explains to him that...


Scholastic Book of Presidents 2020

by George Sullivan

Refresh your knowledge of the leaders who took our nation's highest office with this easy-to-read, fact-filled book of mini biographies on everyone from George Washington to Donald Trump, and catch up on all...


To Fly Among the Stars: The Hidden Story of the Fight for Women Astronauts (Scholastic Focus)

by Rebecca Siegel

In the 1960s, locked in a heated race to launch the first human into space, the United States selected seven superstar test pilots and former military air fighters to NASA's astronaut class -- the Mercury 7....


Nazi Saboteurs: Hitler's Secret Attack on America (Scholastic Focus)

by Samantha Seiple

In 1942, amid a growing German threat, Nazi agents infiltrated the United States in hopes of destroying American infrastructure and sowing panic throughout the nation. Nazi Saboteurs tells the nail-biting tale...


Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus)

by Henry Louis Gates Jr. & Tonya Bolden

This is a story about America during and after Reconstruction, one of history's most pivotal and misunderstood chapters. In a stirring account of emancipation, the struggle for citizenship and national reunion,...


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...


Here Come the Girl Scouts! The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure

by Shana Corey & Hadley Hooper

The amazing, all-true story of the first Girl Scouts and their visionary founder. Juliette Gordon Low--Daisy to her friends and family--was not like most girls of the Victorian era. Prim and proper? BOSH! Dainty...


Women Who Changed the World: 50 Amazing Americans

by Laurie Calkhoven & Patricia Castelao

From the author of "I Grew Up to be President" comes an exciting new book that explores fifty influential and inspirational American women who changed the world. Women have always played an important role in...


Clara and Davie

by Patricia Polacco

From bestselling author Patricia Polacco's family tree -- the true story of young Clara Barton. Animals and flowers were Clara's best friends. She had a special way with critters and found joy in the beauty...


Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific

by Deborah Hopkinson

Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific tells the incredible story of America's little known "war within a war" -- US submarine warfare during World War II. Following the attack on...


Lost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13 (Lost #2)

by Tod Olson

April 13, 1970: Two hundred thousand miles from Earth and counting, an explosion rips through Jim Lovell's spacecraft. The crippled ship hurtles toward the moon at three times the speed of sound, losing power...


Scholastic Book of Presidents

by George Sullivan

Hail to the Chief! Get ready to meet all of our nation's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, and everyone in between, including a section on Donald Trump, our newest president elected in 2016....


Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska's WWII Invasion

by Samantha Seiple

Few know the story of the Japanese invasion of Alaska during World War II--until now. GHOSTS IN THE FOG is the first narrative nonfiction book for young adults to tell the riveting story of how the Japanese...


The Great Fire

by Jim Murphy

An account of the Great Chicago Fire combines archival photographs and drawings with personal accounts by its survivors and historical documents.


The Freedom Summer Murders

by Don Mitchell

On June 21, 1964, three young men were killed by the Ku Klux Klan for trying to help black Americans vote as part of the 1964 Fredom Summer registration effort in Mississippi. The disappearance and brutal murders...


Native American Heroes

by Ann Mcgovern

November is Native American Heritage month!Osceola, Cochise, and Tecumseh are three Native American heroes who fought valiantly for their land and for their people. This book is divided into three parts--each...


The Giant and How He Humbugged America

by Jim Murphy

When a 10-foot tall purported "petrified man" is unearthed from a backyard in upstate New York in 1869, the discovery immediately turns into a spectacle of epic proportions. News of the giant spreads like wildfire,...