1,000 Facts About the White House
Library ISBN: 1426328745
Welcome to the White House! Go behind the scenes to get a 360-degree view of America's most famous president’s residence, from how it was built in 1792 and the fire of 1812, to today's state dinners, celebrations, celebrity pets, and more. Discover through 1,000 fun-to-read facts what it's like to live and work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the quirky rules of the house and how the Secret Service keeps it safe. Find out how the kids who have lived there play, watch movies, and entertain friends. With a treasure trove of material from the White House Historical Association, this book presents a fascinating story of the building and the many people who have shaped its 225-year history.
50 Cities of the U.S.A.
Explore America's Cities With 50 Fact-filled Maps
Hardcover ISBN: 1847808700
From the team that brought you The 50 States comes 50 Cities of the USA. Explore skycraper streets, museum miles, local food trucks and city parks from Anchorage to Washington D.C., and discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, culture, and diversity that have helped make America what it is today. Cities include Anchorage • Atlanta • Austin • Baltimore • Birmingham • Boise • Boston • Burlington • Charleston Charlotte • Cheyenne • Chicago • Cleveland • Columbus • Denver • Detroit • Hartford • Honolulu • Houston Indianapolis • Jacksonville • Kansas City • Las Vegas • Little Rock • Los Angeles • Louisville • Memphis Miami • Milwaukee • Minneapolis-St. Paul Nashville • New Orleans • New York • Newark • Newport • Oklahoma City • Philadelphia • Phoenix • Pittsburgh • Portland, MA • Portland, OR • Rapid City • Salt Lake City • San Francisco • Santa Fe • Seattle • St. Louis • Tucson • Virginia Beach • Washington, D.C.
50 Impressive Kids and Their Amazing and True Stories
Paperback ISBN: 014751813x
"A collection of short biographies profiling some of the most influential kids in history and today. From inventors, athletes, and musicians, to artists, actors, and even world leaders"--
The 50 States
Explore the U.S.A. with 50 Fact-Filled Maps!
Hardcover ISBN: 1847807119
Illustrated maps of the 50 states in America feature state capitals, famous residents and key historical moments and are complemented by a guide to the state flags, a list of presidents and numerous state facts.
The 50 States Fun Facts
Includes a Puzzle Map of the U.S.A.!
Hardcover ISBN: 1847808697
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.
50 Things You Should Know About the Vietnam War
Paperback ISBN: 1609929616
This new title from the 50 Things You Should Know About series is packed full of infographics, illustrations, maps, and color photographs from the period. Not only identifying major political and military figures from both sides of the conflict with the 'Who's Who' pages, this title also documents the significance of medical workers, protesters, and civilians caught in the crossfire. Photos of memorabilia, such as patches, pins, and bracelets, add a personal aspect to the war.
50 Things You Should Know About the Vikings
Hardcover ISBN: 1682971953
Known for their vicious raids, love of treasure, and fearsome warriors, the Vikings are remembered as the most feared invaders of the Medieval period. But did you know, they also created a peaceful, well-ordered society full of rich art and culture? 50 Things You Should Know About the Vikings explores every aspect of Viking life, revealing the softer side to these nordic peoples that History forgets. Go beyond the battles and adventures to look at the everyday lives of the Vikings: what they traded, how they made and sailed their famous long ships and how their contribution to art, culture, and literature has influenced our modern world.