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A is for Alaska: Written by Kids for Kids

by Boys and Girls Clubs Alaska

This kid-size photo book covers locations, peoples, landmarks, and icons from across Alaska. Kids like the See-My-State Series because they are written by kids.


The Crafts of Florida's First People

by Robin C. Brown

There were people living all over Florida for twelve thousand years before Columbus got here. Before hardware stores and shopping malls, these people managed to get food, make clothing, and cook their meals....


Native North Americans in Literature for Youth: A Selective Annotated Bibliography for K-12

by Alice Crosetto & Rajinder Garcha

This reference volume lists hundreds of resources—books, Internet sites, and media titles—that will assist K-12 students and educators to learn about North American Natives. These appropriate and quality...


O is for Oklahoma: Written by Kids for Kids

by Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma County

See-My-State Alphabet Books have a subject related to that specific state for each letter of the alphabet. Children from schools or Boys & Girls Clubs in each state write the rhyming couplet for each subject....


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...


Explore Native American Cultures!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Jennifer Keller

Explore Native American Cultures! with 25 Great Projects introduces readers to seven main Native American cultural regions, from the northeast woodlands to the Northwest tribes. It encourages readers to investigate...


Lincoln's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly & Dwight Jon Zimmerman

Lincoln's Last Days is a gripping account of one of the most dramatic nights in American history--of how one gunshot changed the country forever. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's bestselling historical thriller,...


The Oregon Trail

by Francis Parkman

On April 28, 1846, Francis Parkman, who had already decided that he was going to write the history of the settling of America, and Quincy Adams Shaw set forth from St. Louis up the Missouri River and onto the...


If You Want to Visit a Sea Garden

by Kay Weisman & Roy Henry Vickers

Sea gardens have been created by First Peoples on the Northwest Coast for more than three thousand years. These gardens consist of stone reefs that are constructed at the lowest tide line, encouraging the growth...


The Baking Cookbook for Teens

by S.Timothy

This baking cookbook for teens will take you step-by-step through the principles of baking. It has a bunch of super easy recipes to follow. Recipes include bread, cake and cookies recipes with timing, servings,...


Mama Africa!

by Kathryn Erskine & Charly Palmer

Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Award-winning South African singer, rose to fame in the hearts of her people at the pinnacle of apartheid--a brutal system of segregation similar to American Jim Crow laws. Mama Africa,...


Grand Canyon

by Jason Chin

Rivers wind through earth, cutting down and eroding the soil for millions of years, creating a cavity in the ground 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and more than a mile deep known as the Grand Canyon.

Home to...


Arctic White

by Danna Smith & Lee White

When you live in the arctic in winter,

everything is a shade of white.

A young girl looks around her home in the arctic and sees only white, white, white . . . but one day her grandfather takes her out on a...


Pocket Bios: Muhammad Ali

by Al Berenger

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of the famous professional boxer and activist Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali remains one of the most inspiring and celebrated sports figures today. A gold-medal...


Pocket Bios: Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Al Berenger

Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most prominent leaders of the civil rights movement, is best known for his dedication to nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience. He received the Nobel Peace Prize for...


Underground

by Shane W. Evans

One of School Library Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011

A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where...


Brave Ballerina

by Michelle Meadows & Ebony Glenn

A lyrical picture book biography of Janet Collins, the first African American principal dancer at the Metropolitan Opera House.

Janet Collins wanted to be a ballerina in the 1930s and 40s, a time when racial...


Bravo!

by Margarita Engle & Rafael Lopez

Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot--the Latinos featured in this collection, Bravo!, come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their...


Paiute Princess

by Deborah Kogan Ray

Born into the Northern Paiute tribe of Nevada in 1844, Sarah Winnemucca straddled two cultures: the traditional life of her people, and the modern ways of her grandfather's white friends. Sarah was smart and...


Red, White, and Boom!

by Lee Wardlaw & Huy Voun Lee

Fireflies flit

Sparklers spit

Pinwheels spin

Goosebump skin

It's the Fourth of July! Travel across the country for a city parade, a beach picnic, and fireworks in the park in this poetic celebration of the many...