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Fascinating historical document includes Columbus' own words documenting voyage, discouraged crew, landfall in the Bahamas, natives, more. 44 illustrations, some from rare sources.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


Meet Me in St. Louis: The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

by Robert Jackson

You are holding a ticket to one of the largest and most magnificent celebrations of all time -- the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair!

For seven months nearly twenty million visitors from around the globe flooded the...


Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America

by 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...


Star-Spangled

by Tim Grove

The little-known and inspiring story behind the national anthem and the stars and stripes

 

?O say can you see? begins one of the most recognizable songs in the US. Originally a poem by Francis Scott Key, the...


The President Sang Amazing Grace

by Zoe Mulford & Jeff Scher

Lyrical account of the day President Obama sang with a grieving nation following the 2015 shooting in a black church in Charleston, South Carolina

 

When nine people were killed in a historic black church in...


Thurgood Marshall

by Teri Kanefield

The story of the brilliant lawyer who successfully argued the case that ended legal racial segregation in America

 

When Thurgood Marshall?the great grandson of a slave?was born, African Americans were denied...


A Woman in the House (and Senate) (Revised and Updated)

by Ilene Cooper & Elizabeth Baddeley

An inspiring history of all the women who have taken a seat in Congress!

 

For the first 128 years of Americaâ??s history, only men served in the Senate and House of Representatives. All that changed in...


Anna Strong

by Sarah Glenn Marsh & Sarah Green

The thrilling true story of the female spy who helped save the American Revolution

 

Anna Smith Strong (1740?1812) was a fearless woman who acted as a spy for George Washington during the Revolutionary War....


Harry Houdini (The First Names Series)

by Kjartan Poskitt & Geraint Ford

Discover the man behind the magic and see how Houdini pulled off his most daring escapes

 

Before Harry Houdini (1874–1926) became the greatest magician in the world, he was just little Ehrich Weisz, a Hungarian-born...


Franklin D. Roosevelt

by Teri Kanefield

Franklin D. Roosevelt tells the story of the president who lifted the United States from depression to global leadership

 

When Roosevelt was first elected president in 1933, America was in the throes of the...


Susan B. Anthony

by Teri Kanefield

In the fourth installment in the Making of America series, Susan B. Anthony, Teri Kanefield examines the life of America?s famous suffragette. Anthony was born into a world in which men ruled women: A man...


O Captain, My Captain

by Robert Burleigh & Sterling Hundley

Dramatic, lyrical, and beautifully illustrated, O Captain, My Captain tells the story of one of America?s greatest poets and how he was inspired by one of America?s greatest presidents. Whitman and Lincoln...


Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice

by Ilene Cooper

Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice shows young readers how the former First Lady evolved from a poor little rich girl to a protector and advocate for those without a voice. Though now seen as a cultural...


Abraham Lincoln

by Teri Kanefield

The third installment of the Making of America series, Abraham Lincoln, tells of one of our most beloved presidents. Born in a cabin deep in the backwoods of Kentucky, growing up in a family considered ?the...


Standing Up Against Hate

by Mary Cronk Farrell

Standing Up Against Hate tells the stories of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women?s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in World War II. They quickly discovered that they faced as many...


Andrew Jackson

by Teri Kanefield

Andrew Jackson tells the story of one of our most controversial presidents.

 

Born in the Carolina backwoods, Jackson joined the American Revolutionary War at the age of thirteen. After a reckless youth of...


Puritan Girl, Mohawk Girl

by John Demos

In this riveting historical fiction narrative, National Book Award Finalist John Demos shares the story of a young Puritan girl and her life-changing experience with the Mohawk people.

Inspired by Demos?s award-winning...