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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...


Kennedy's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly

On a sunny day in Dallas, Texas, at the end of a campaign trip, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is assassinated by an angry, lonely drifter named Lee Harvey Oswald. The former Marine Corps sharpshooter escapes...


Flying to the Moon

by Michael Collins

In this entrancing account, space traveler Michael Collins recalls his early days as an Air Force test pilot, his astronaut training at NASA, and his unparalleled experiences in orbit, including the Apollo 11...


Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Homefront During World War I (History (US))

by Ann Bausum & National Geographic Kids

In 1915, the United States experienced the 9/11 of its time. A German torpedo sank the Lusitania killing nearly 2,000 innocent passengers. The ensuing hysteria helped draw the United States into World War I—the...


Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate (History (US))

by Richard Bowers & National Geographic Kids

This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman...


Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours (History (US))

by Ann Bausum, National Geographic Kids & Jim Lawson

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors.

Workers sought union...


The Day the World Went Nuclear

by Bill O'Reilly

Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe, but in the Pacific, American soldiers face an enemy who will not surrender, despite a massive and mounting death toll. Meanwhile, in Los Alamos, New Mexico,...


Streetcar to Justice

by Amy Hill Hearth

Bestselling author and journalist Amy Hill Hearth uncovers the story of a little-known figure in U.S. history in this fascinating biography. In 1854, a young African American woman named Elizabeth Jennings won...


The Clever Teens’ Guide to World War Two (The Clever Teens’ Guides)

by Felix Rhodes

The Clever Teens' Guide to World War Two

Lasting six years and a day, World War Two saw the civilian, however young or old, in the frontline of war. Civilian deaths accounted for 5% of those killed during World...


The Clever Teens' Guide to World War One (The Clever Teens’ Guides)

by Felix Rhodes

The Clever Teens' Guide to World War One

It lasted over 1,500 days and was without parallel. World War One threw the globe into a war of unprecedented horror, fought with terrifying new weapons, and of death...


The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s from the Dust Bowl to the New Deal

by Marcia Amidon Lusted & Tom Casteel

In The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s From the Dust Bowl to the New Deal, readers ages 12 to 15 investigate the causes, duration, and outcome of the Great Depression, the period of time when more than...


GREAT WORLD WAR II PROJECTS: YOU CAN BUILD YOURSELF

by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt

From spy maps and victory banners to spotter planes and ration cakes, Great World War II Projects You Can Build Yourself brings one of the most defining periods of American and world history to life through...


The Roaring Twenties: Discover the Era of Prohibition, Flappers, and Jazz

by Marcia Amidon Lusted & Jennifer Keller

The 1920s is one of the most fascinating decades in American history, when the seeds of modern American life were sown. It was a time of prosperity and recovery from war, when women's roles began to change and...


Battle of the Bulge [The Young Readers Adaptation]

by Rick Atkinson

On the 16th of December, 1944, in the frozen forests of the Ardennes, the German army attacked American Allied forces, launching a final bid to turn the tide of World War II. Thus began the long, hard slog of...


Presenting Buffalo Bill

by Candace Fleming

Everyone knows the name Buffalo Bill, but few these days know what he did or, in some cases, didn't do. Was he a Pony Express rider? Did he serve Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn? Did he scalp countless...


The Harlem Hellfighters

by Walter Dean Myers & Bill Miles

New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and renowned filmmaker Bill Miles deftly tell the true story of the unsung American heroes of the 369th Infantry Regiment of World War I in The Harlem Hellfighters:...


Now Is Your Time!: The African-American Struggle for Freedo

by Walter Dean Myers

History has made me an African American. It is an Africa that I have come from, and an America that I have helped to create.

Since they were first brought as captives to Virginia, the people who would become...