Words That Built a Nation
Voices of Democracy That Have Shaped America’s History
Hardcover ISBN: 1635651883
When originally published in 1999, Words That Built a Nation was hailed for bringing together the United States’ most important historical essays, speeches, and documents into one accessible collection for kids. Now, this history lovers’ must-have is back, and it’s been revised, revamped, and expanded for the 21st century. From the Constitution and the Gettysburg Address to the 2015 Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, the updated collection preserves the documents of the first edition and introduces the landmark statements that are impacting our nation today. With all new illustrations, a refreshed design, and complementary background information behind each of the documents, Words That Built a Nation is the ultimate tour of United States history, created to engage, inspire, and equip kids with the knowledge they need to change and shape their world. “This book is attractive and the presentation engaging.
The World Almanac for Kids Reading, Ages 7-9
Mind-bending Brain Teasers
Paperback ISBN: 0811859894
The No. 1 selling kids' almanac becomes a fun educational tool in these portable decks tailored by age and subject. Seventy-five curriculum-based activities encourage children to develop their comprehension of a specific subject from reading and math to science and geography. The decks are packed with all-new brain-engaging games, puzzles, riddles, fascinating facts, and more. Perfect for children, parents, and teachers, The World Almanac for Kids Puzzler Decks make learning easy and enjoyable at home or in the classroom.
The World of Little House
Hardcover ISBN: 0062430491
A compendium of anecdotes, recipes, and crafts from the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
World War II
Paperback ISBN: 1465420592
For over 25 years, the books in DK's Eyewitness series have been the most trusted nonfiction resource in classrooms, libraries and homes around the world, and in the summer of 2014, this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out, including the introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets and updated interiors to ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education. Simultaneous.
You Are Here
An Interactive Book of Maps & Worlds
Paperback ISBN: 1908714204
A playful introduction to maps and global geography. Interactive, warm illustrations allow young readers to learn and engage with the fundamentals of maps by drawing maps of their room, house, and town. Cities are compared to one another in terms of geographical size and population size. Subway maps can be completed and colored in. Countries' resources, foods, languages, and landmarks are brought to life, by doodling, completing, redesigning, and embellishing the illustrations. Weather maps, climate change, bird migration, and ocean geography also find their place. Plenty of space is left for maps to be drawn, flags to be designed, and transport systems to be built. Finally, a fold-out poster slotted into the back of the book allows readers to create their own world. The book is printed in four pantone colors, creating a bright, almost neon canvas for the fun within. Printed on heavy creamy paper stock, this is a great gift book that follows on from the success of Cicada Books'sDraw Me a House. Kathrin Jacobsen is an emerging artist embedded in the East London design scene. Her illustration style is humorous and accessible to both adults and children.
You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?
Paperback ISBN: 0698117646
A biography details the life of one of the first leaders of the women's rights movement, whose work led to the adoption of the nineteenth amendment--women's right to vote. An ALA Notable Book. Reprint. AB. H. PW. SLJ.
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Civil War Soldier!
Paperback ISBN: 0531245039
What are your chances of surviving America's bloodiest war? This interactive series will enthrall young and reluctant readers (Ages 8-12) by making them part of the story, inviting them to become the main character. Each book uses humorous illustrations to depict the sometimes dark and horrific side of life during important eras in history. It's 1861. War has broken out between the United States and the Confederate States of America, and you have answered President Lincoln's call for volunteers to fight for the Union. This new extended edition includes a Civil War timeline, details of major battles, and fascinating information on the role of women in the Civil War.