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BISAC Subject JUV016150

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century

Annie Shapiro and the Clothing Workers' Strike

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

Life wasn’t easy for Annie Shapiro and the other clothing workers in Chicago in 1910. Bosses could be mean and the hours were long. When the workers’ pay was cut, Annie had to take a… A Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 331.892'887097731109041

Anywhere but Paradise

Moving from Texas to Hawaii in 1960, 12-year-old Peggy Sue faces a difficult transition when she is bulled as one of the few haole (white) students in her school. This lyrical debut novel is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Baseball Saved Us

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Author Ken Mochizuki reads his award-winning book. There is some soft background music, and a few gentle sound effects, but the power of the words need little embellishment...This treasure… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.9

Bronco Charlie y el Pony Express (Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express)

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

Bronco Charlie longs for a life of adventure. By the time he turned eleven, he’d been a sailor, a cowboy, and could tame wild bucking broncos. But Charlie was always itching for new… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 383'.143'092

Cracking the Wall: The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

The memorable and courageous story of nine teenagers in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 who helped "crack the wall" of segregation is clearly presented in this inspiring story. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5

Fire in the Sky

The Hindenberg was on its way! That was all nine-year old Stenny could think about as he pedaled his bike furiously toward the Naval Air Station on a rainy spring evening in 1937. Stenny knew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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

History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater — Library Bound 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 →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $139.95
  • Your Price: $104.96
  • 5 titles

History's Kid Heroes — Paperback Set

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

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History is brought to life using compelling stories in a visually contemporary way. Each History's Kid Heroes title brings historical fiction into the graphic novel format using strong… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $59.59
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi

It was the Freedom Summer of 1964. Civil rights workers Mickey Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney were driving through rural Mississippi. When a police cruiser flashed its lights… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 323.092

Johnny Moore and the Wright Brothers' Flying Machine

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

Before December 1903, flying in the air was just a dream for most people. That year, brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright went to North Carolina's Outer Banks. They were determined to make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 973

Live Oak Media eReadalong — Live Oak Media eReadalong Set

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

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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

Rifka Takes a Bow

Rifka's parents are actors in the Yiddish Theater in New York, but one day Rifka finds herself center stage in a special role! A slice of immigrant life on New York's Second Avenue, this is… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore

In the 1930s, Lewis's dad, Lewis Michaux Sr., had an itch he needed to scratch—a book itch. How to scratch it? He started a bookstore in Harlem and named it the National Memorial African… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Little Rock Nine Stand Up for Their Rights

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

Until 1957, two worlds existed in Little Rock, Arkansas: one for white Americans and another for African Americans. Whites and blacks went to separate schools, ate at separate restaurants… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 379.2'630976773

The Rescue Adventure of Stenny Green, Hindenburg Crash Eyewitness

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

On an airfield in New Jersey . . . a boy witnesses… Lakehurst, New Jersey, 1937. Stenny Green loves to build model airships. He’s excited to learn the Hindenburg will land in his tow Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Rooftop Adventure of Minnie and Tessa, Factory Fire Survivors

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

When fire breaks out at the factory . . . two friends must… New York, New York, 1911. Best friends Minnie and Tessa work together at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Suddenly, a fire b Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 974.7'041
Spring 2019

The Spacesuit: How a Seamstress Helped Put Man on the Moon

There is a competition to make the spacesuit for the first moon landing! Ellie, an ordinary woman, is asked to lead a team of other talented seamstresses. No one believes they can win, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]

The Underground Adventure of Arly Dunbar, Cave Explorer

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

Cave City, Kentucky, 1925. Young Arly Dunbar loves exploring caves with his grown-up friend Floyd Collins. When Floyd, exploring by himself, becomes trapped in Sand Cave, the entire town… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 796.52'509769752

Wheels of Change

Racial intolerance, social change, and sweeping progress make 1908 Washington, D.C., a turbulent place to grow up in for 12-year-old Emily Soper. For Emily, life in Papa's carriage barn is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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

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

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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