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JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods

Alice Ray and the Salem Witch Trials

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

In 1692, four young girls from the Puritan town of Salem Village, Massachusetts, began acting strangely. They threw fits and cried out. They claimed that the spirits of some townspeople were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 133.4'3097445

Botones para el general Washington (Buttons for General Washington)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Fourteen-year-old John Darragh was a spy. But British-occupied Philadelphia in 1777 was not a safe place for an American spy. If he were captured, John knew he would be hanged. In this… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3

Buttons For General Washington

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"In Revolutionary times, spies sent secret messages in clever ways. In this true story, John Darragh, a teenaged spy from a Quaker family, carries a message to General Washington sewn inside… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.9

Emanuel and the Hanukkah Rescue

Angry that his father is afraid to kindle the Hanukkah lights, Emanuel stows away on a whaling ship. When a storm overtakes the boat, it is his father’s change of heart and the family menorah… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [E]

George Washington and the Story of the U.S. Constitution

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

Late in the spring of 1787, fifty-five men gathered at the Pennsylvania State House. They came to write a new constitution for the United States. The leader of this Constitutional Convention… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 973.4

History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater — eBook Set

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

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Bring to life important stories from U.S. history with the History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader’s Theater. These books bring together illustrated picture books with reader's theater… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $511.80
  • Your Price: $383.85
  • 12 titles

John Greenwood's Journey to Bunker Hill

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

In mid-May 1775, the American Revolution was barely a month old. Many British soldiers were in Boston, Massachusetts. The American troops were nearby. The next battle could break out at any… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'312
Spring 2020

Judah Touro Didn't Want to be Famous

Setting out from Boston to New Orleans in 1801, Judah Touro dreamed of becoming a successful shopkeeper. Through his skill in business, he earned a great fortune. But the harrowing experience… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [E]

Kate Shelley y el tren de medianoche (Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Kate miró el destartalado puente de madera. Había tablones sueltos en su estrecha pasarela. No había ninguna barandilla para sostener. Tenía miedo de cruzar este puente incluso a la luz del dí Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

La Bandera de Estrellas Centelleantes (The Star-Spangled Banner): el himno nacional

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

It was September 14, 1814, and America and Great Britain were at war. Frances Scott Key watched from the deck of a British ship, where he was being held captive, as cannons exploded around… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Live Oak Media eReadalong Collection (Multi-User Editions) — Live Oak Media eReadalong Set

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Set

eReadalongs are eBooks integrated with the fully-produced, high-quality audio productions that distinguish Live Oak Media in the field of children's recordings. Read by the most prominent… Read More →

  • Live Oak Media eReadalong
  • List Price: $3,504.15
  • Your Price: $3,153.74
  • 117 titles

Lizzie Newton and the San Francisco Earthquake

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

In the early morning on April 18, 1906, a terrible earthquake struck San Francisco, California. Lizzie Newton, who had been staying with her grandmother, woke up frightened but unhurt. She… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 979.4'61051

Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

"All men are born free and equal." Everybody knows about the Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence in 1776. But the founders weren't the only ones who believed that everyone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 306.3'62092

Social Studies Connects ® — Paperback Set

From the Series Social Studies Connects ®

Set

Bring social studies to life with stories that involve and engage even the most reluctant readers. Story characters model positive traits, find clever solutions to kid-sized problems, help… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $178.50
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Spotlight on Stacey: Colonial History

From the Series Social Studies Connects ®

The class is doing a play about life in Colonial America. But Stacey has a problem--stage fright! Can she get it under control in time for the big show? Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

The Horse-Riding Adventure of Sybil Ludington, Revolutionary War Messenger

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

The Connecticut countryside, 1777. A messenger arrives at Sybil Ludington’s farm with bad news. British soldiers are starting to burn villages in the area. Someone must alert the colonial… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 973.3'33

The Prison-Ship Adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War Captive

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

Captured at sea . . . a young man must choose between his country and his freedom. The Atlantic Ocean, 1781. James Forten is a free African American sailor on an American ship, the Royal… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 973.3'71

The Top-Secret Adventure of John Darragh, Revolutionary War Spy

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

Under the nose of the enemy army . . . a boy carries a dangerous secret. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1777. John Darragh’s family has sided with the rebel colonists during the Revolutionary… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History) — eBook Set

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Set

With striking, full-page illustrations, real and fictionalized characters, and stories featuring events that really happened, these histories engage readers’ interests and imaginations Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $425.15
  • Your Price: $318.86
  • 11 titles