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Cursing Columbus

by Eve Tal

The dream was always the same: I was back in Russia. My family was sitting around the Sabbath table: Mama, Papa, baby Hannah and my brothers Lemmel and Shloyme. I was telling a story about America—there were...


Picturing Alyssa

by Alison Lohans

Every time Alyssa looks at an old family portrait, she lands on an Iowa farm in 1931. The past is nothing like Alyssas unhappy life, and Alyssa finds herself wanting to live on the farm with her new friend,...


Holly Jean and the Box in Granny's Attic

by Bonnie Compton Hanson

While her dad is away fighting in World War II, Holly Jean discovers a box in Granny's attic that holds mysterious letters from her dad's past. Who was this woman writing love letters to Holly Jean's father?...


We Were There at the First Airplane Flight

by Felix Sutton & Laszlo Matulay

A brother and sister meet Orville and Wilbur Wright and assist the inventors in realizing their dream of human flight. Reviewed by historical consultants for accuracy and illustrated with 35 dramatic drawings....


We Were There at the Battle of Gettysburg

by Alida Sims Malkus & Leonard Vosburgh

Expert-approved, illustrated novel unfolds in a small Pennsylvania town, where Confederate and Union troops converge for a decisive confrontation. A dramatic series of adventures features cameos by Lee, Lincoln,...


The Dan Carter, Cub Scout MEGAPACK ®: The Complete 6-Book Series and More

by Mildred A. Wirt

The "Dan Carter, Cub Scout" series, written by Mildred A. Wirt (writing as Ann Wirt) follows the adventures of 10-year-old Dan Carter and the boys in Den 2 of the Cub Scouts. Dan Carter is the pack leader, and...


Holly Jean and the Secret of Razorback Ridge

by Bonnie Compton Hanson

When her father is drafted during World War II, Holly Jean Roberts must leave the big city of Cincinnati to live with her granny in Eastern Kentucky mountains. Life is anything but boring on the farm. There...


Kent State

by Deborah Wiles

May 4, 1970.



Kent State University.



As protestors roil the campus, National Guardsmen are called in. In the chaos of what happens next, shots are fired and four students are killed. To this day, there is still...


Not Your All-American Girl

by Wendy Wan-Long Shang & Madelyn Rosenberg

Lauren and her best friend, Tara, have always done absolutely everything together. So when they don't have any classes together in sixth grade, it's disastrous. The solution? Trying out for the school play....


War Stories

by Gordon Korman

There are two things Trevor loves more than anything else: playing war-based video games and his great-grandfather Jacob, who is a true-blue, bona fide war hero. At the height of the war, Jacob helped liberate...


Attack on Pearl Harbor (Ranger in Time #12)

by Kate Messner & Kelley McMorris

Ranger travels back to 1941 Hawaii, where World War II is on everyone's minds. That includes Ben Hansen, a young sailor stationed at Pearl Harbor, and twins Paul and Grace Yamada who are making their weekly...


I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novel #1): A Graphix Book

by Lauren Tarshis & Haus Studio

George Calder must be the luckiest kid alive - he and his little sister, Phoebe, are sailing with their aunt on the Titanic, the greatest ship ever built! George can't resist exploring every inch of the incredible...


I Survived The Great Molasses Flood, 1919 (I Survived #19)

by Lauren Tarshis

A deadly - and strange - disaster.
It's been four years since Carmen and Papa moved from Italy to Boston. Life here is exciting, but not always easy. And then there's the massive metal tank that rises up over...


Minesweeper (Special Forces, Book 2)

by Chris Lynch

Discover the secret missions behind America's greatest conflicts.

Fergus Frew thought he knew what to expect when he signed up with the Navy's demolitions team. But as the Korean War rages on, Fergus and his...


Unconventional Warfare (Special Forces, Book 1)

by Chris Lynch

Discover the secret missions behind America's greatest conflicts.

Danny Manion has been fighting his entire life. Sometimes with his fists. Sometimes with his words. But when his actions finally land him in real...


Bat 6

by Virginia Euwer Wolff

?Extraordinarily artful.? ? Booklist The sixth-grade girls of Barlow and Bear Creek Ridge have been waiting to play in the annual softball game -- the Bat 6 -- for as long as they can remember. But something...


The Haunted Museum #1: The Titanic Locket

by Suzanne Weyn

Don't touch anything in The Haunted Museum! It looks like the high point of Samantha's spring vacation is going to be a glimpse of a cute boy she sees at The Haunted Museum in England. She and her sister, Jessica,...


The Story of Ruby Bridges

by Robert Coles & George Ford

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first African American child to integrate a New Orleans school with this paperback reissue! The year is 1960, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges and her family have recently...


Maiden Voyage: A Titanic Story

by Sarah Jane

Isabella is shocked when her parents book her passage on the incredible Titanic and inform her that she'll be sailing by herself. She is given an envelope and told the contents will explain everything, but she...


I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16)

by Lauren Tarshis

Eleven-year-old John Hale has already survived one brutal Dakota winter, and now he's about to experience one of the deadliest blizzards in American history. The storm of 1888 was a monster, a frozen hurricane...