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  • Águilas Calvas (Bald Eagles)

    By Grace Hansen

    Our Price: $28.50
    • ISBN-13: 9781624026652
    • Publisher: Abdo Kids
  • 'The President Has Been Shot!': The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

    By James L. Swanson

    Our Price: $9.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780545490078
    • Publisher: Scholastic Press
    • Published: September 2013
    A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER!In his new young-adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestselling Scholastic YA book, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER, Swanson will deploy his signature "you are there" style -- a riveting, ticking-clock pace, with an unprecedented eye for dramatic details and impeccable historical accuracy -- to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before. The book will be illustrated with archival photos, and will have diagrams, source notes, bibliography, places to visit, and index
  • 10 True Tales: Battle Heroes: Afghanistan

    By Allan Zullo

    Our Price: $3.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780545818100
    • Publisher: Scholastic Nonfiction
    • Published: December 2014
    Ten true stories of real-life battle heroes in Afghanistan!Medic Mark DeCorte jumps from a chopper on a nighttime rescue mission. Can he save the life of a badly wounded soldier -- and escape from a deadly enemy? In a remote Afghan village, Marine Lieutenant Stephen Boada picks up a chilling Taliban message on his radio scanner. Can the outnumbered Marines fight their way out?These and other American heroes risk their lives serving their country in Afghanistan. You will never forget their courageous true stories.
  • 100 Americans Making Constitutional History: A Biographical History

    By Melvin I. Urofsky

    Our Price: $160.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781568027999
    • Publisher: CONGRESSIONAL QUARTERLY BOOKS
    • Published: April 2004
    Urofsky (history, emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University) presents profiles of key people behind some of the most important US Supreme Court cases. Written by constitutional scholars and legal analysts, each profile reveals the human side of these cases, and includes a discussion about the Court's decision, material on the social and political context behind the decision, and an account of how the specific legal issues considered evolved into great constitutional questions. Appendices provide the text of the Constitution, abbreviated summaries for all 100 cases, biographical data on current and former justices, hints on reading legal citations, and information about online sources for Supreme Court decisions. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • 101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed U.S. History

    By Michele Bollinger

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781608461561
    • Publisher: Haymarket Books
    • Published: July 2012
    101 profiles of social justice leaders that changed the world, made accessible for students in grades 5-9.
  • 1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving (I Am American)

    By Catherine O'Neill Grace

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780792261391
    • Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
    • Published: October 2004
    A recreation of the first Thanksgiving reveals the actual events during the three days that the Wampanoag people and the colonists came together.
  • 1919: The Year That Changed America

    By Martin W. Sandler

    Our Price: $24.99
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781681198019
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
    • Published: January 2019
    The award-winning author of "Imprisoned" and "Lincoln Through the Lens" examines the pinnacle events of 1919 and their relevance to significant issues in American life today. Full color with archival photos
  • 1929 Stock Market Crash

    By Martin Gitlin

    Our Price: $37.07
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781604530506
    • Publisher: ABDO PUBLISHING COMPANY
    • Published: January 2008
    (Essential Events). Ages 10 and up.
  • 20 Fun Facts about the Industrial Revolution

    By Joan Stoltman

    Our Price: $25.25
    • ISBN-13: 9781538219133
    • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • 29 Missing: The True and Tragic Story of the Disappearance of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald

    By Andrew Kantar

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780870134463
    • Publisher: Michigan State University Press
    • Published: June 1998
    Recounts the sinking of the huge freighter the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald in the icy waters of Lake Superior in 1975 and describes subsequent expeditions to the wreck site to uncover clues to her mysterious disappearance.
  • 3-D Printers

    By Debbie Vilardi

    Our Price: $27.07
    • ISBN-13: 9781532160387
    • Publisher: Cody Koala
  • 33 Things Every Girl Should Know About Women's History: From Suffragettes to Skirt Lengths to the E.R.A.

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375811227
    • Publisher: Crown Publishers
    • Published: February 2002
    Uses poems, essays, letters, photographs and more to present the actions and achievements of women in the United States, from its beginnings up through the twentieth century.
  • The 50 States Activity Book

    By Gabrielle Balkan

    Our Price: $9.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781847808622
    • Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
    • Published: June 2016
    Pack your bags and take the journey of a lifetime with this activity book packed with maps, wildlife, people, and places unique to the 50 states. As a summer companion title to The 50 States, activities include state trivia, picture scrambles, dot-to-dots and much more, plus a double sided fold-out map of the 50 states and more than 50 stickers.
  • 50 States Fandex

    By Thomas Craughwell

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: X
    • ISBN-13: 9780761113997
    • Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING
    • Published: October 1998
    50 STATES Bringing America to your fingertips, Fandex presents a field guide to the 50 states plus the District of Columbia. Which is the only state with a tropical rain forest? Which state sparked the civil rights movement? Which two states entered the Union on the same day, and which was bought from a single family for the bargain price of $6,000? Illustrated with full-color, custom-designed maps and featuring nicknames, capitals, mottoes, emblems, anecdotes and natural treasures, it's a rich mosaic of the United States.
  • The 50 States: Fun Facts

    By Gabrielle Balkan

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781847808691
    • Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
    • Published: September 2016
    Pack your bags and take the journey of a lifetime with this puzzle book packed with maps, wildlife, people, and places unique to the 50 states. As a holiday companion title to The 50 States, spreads are thematically ordered by subject, featuring 50 Animals, 50 Things that Go, 50 People, 50 Places, 50 Festivals and Cultural events, plus a make-your-own puzzle of the 50 states on the final spread.

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