School & Library ISBN: 1847808883
In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The book follows Amelia Earhart, whose strong will and self-belief helped her overcome prejudice and technical problems to become the first female flier to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Amelia's life at the back.
Paperback ISBN: 1402741405
A fascinating biography captures this female aviator's grit and unwavering determination to chart her own path in a male-dominated career until her tragic and mysterious disappearance over the Pacific that remains one of the great unsolved mysteries even today. Simultaneous.
Paperback ISBN: 0760354383
One of the most famous aviators of all time, Amelia Earhart took the golden age of flying by storm! Taking her first flight lesson in 1920, Earhart would go on to set the world altitude record, be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean alone, and many more feats. Who knows what she could have accomplished if not for her mysterious disappearance while attempting to fly around the entire world in 1937. This incredible history of Amelia Earhart is written especially for young adult readers. It is loaded with full color illustrations, comprehensive timelines, fascinating sidebars, and info on key figures in Earhart's story. Perfect for any kid interested in flying, or strong, important women in history!
Designs for a Young Nation
Hardcover ISBN: 0810945061
A colorful look at the American flags of the past presents seventy examples of these masterpieces of popular art, along with an essay on the history of the American flag from the founding of the United States until 1912, when a law was passed that created a uniform flag design.
An American Plague
The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
Hardcover ISBN: 0395776082
Accompanied by black-and-white archival photos and drawn from first-hand accounts, a compelling true story vividly recreates the devastation rendered to the city of Philadelphia in 1793 by an incurable disease known as yellow fever, detailing the major social and political events as well as 18th-century medical beliefs and practices.
Paperback ISBN: 1465438580
Be an eyewitness to the American struggle for independence. Discover how a few brave patriots battled a great empire, plus see the muskets and cannons of the armies, learn how soldiers were drilled, and find out why Yorktown was not the of the Revolution. Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.
Paperback ISBN: 142630840x
Fresh, dynamic presentations of nonfiction subjects that kids love best and that offer young readers an exciting way to absorb everything they want to know about a subject, whether they are driven by intense interest or curiosity or both. Includes colorful photographs, engaging facts and tantalizing anecdotes from real experts.
Paperback ISBN: 1481429523
Travel back in time to the age of the pyramids with this interactive trivia book fromJeopardy! winner and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings. With this book about ancient Egypt, you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with awesome ancient facts: Did you know that some Egyptians used to shave their eyebrows whenever a cat died? Or that some people worshiped a god of lettuce? With great illustrations, cool trivia, and fun quizzes to test your knowledge, this guide will have you on your way to whiz-kid status in no time.