BISAC Subject JNF017000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Drama

A Slave's Education in Courage: The Life of Frederick Douglass

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

In 1845, Frederick Douglass’s first autobiography became a bestseller. Many readers could not believe that such a brilliant writer was ever a slave. When Douglass wrote the book, slavery had… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 812

Away She Goes!: Riding into Women's History

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

Most people take it for granted: riding a bike. In the late 1800s, the bicycle first came to the United States from Europe. This new "steel horse" was wildly popular. But for women, who… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 812

Exploring the West: Tales of Courage on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

History books tell much about Lewis and Clark's expedition West. But what is less known is how far the explorers went to ensure their entire team had an equal voice in decision-making, even… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 812

Follow the Drinking Gourd: Come Along the Underground Railroad

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

Slavery in the United States became illegal in the 1860s. Before that, many slaves found their way north by following the Big Dipper, or the Drinking Gourd as they called it. Our story begins… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 812

La Llorona: Retelling a Mexican Legend

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

La Llorona (The Crying Woman) is a sad and haunting tale from Mexico. Parents have told the story for hundreds of years to misbehaving children and to guard against vanity. Some say the story… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 812

My Sprig of Lilac: Remembering Abraham Lincoln

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

The 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln was killed by an assassin’s bullet on April 15, 1865. Lincoln preserved the union of the nation, but after the Civil War he struggled… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 812

Runaway Train: Saved by Belle of the Mines and Mountains

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

Lonely and bored with rural life in 1856, young Bella Lee Dunkinson began to hang around the local railroad. Engineer John Hardiman took a liking to the spirited girl and gave her a boy's… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 812

Sequoyah and His Talking Leaves: A Play about the Cherokee Syllabary

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

In the early 1800s, white settlers and missionaries were intent on bringing the English language to the illiterate Native Americans. Sequoyah was intrigued by these leaves of paper with… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 812

Setting the Stage for Fluency — eBook Set

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

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Reading dramatic literature is a fun way to put the reader into the writer's mind—and the director's role. Setting the Stage for Fluency gives readers a front-row seat to visualize a story… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $426.50
  • Your Price: $319.88
  • 10 titles

Setting the Stage for Fluency — Library Bound Set

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

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Reading dramatic literature is a fun way to put the reader into the writer's mind—and the director's role. Setting the Stage for Fluency gives readers a front-row seat to visualize a story… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 10 titles

Setting the Stage for Fluency — Paperback Set

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

Set

Reading dramatic literature is a fun way to put the reader into the writer's mind—and the director's role. Setting the Stage for Fluency gives readers a front-row seat to visualize a story… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $76.86
  • Your Price: $76.86
  • 9 titles

Steam!: Taming the River Monster

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

In 1807 at the age of 13, Brenton Dixon lived in Albany, New York, and expected to become a blacksmith's apprentice. Then one day he and his friends saw something strange out on the Hudson… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 812

Suffrage Sisters: The Fight for Liberty

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

Elizabeth Cady Stanton spoke before an eager crowd in Seneca Falls, New York, on a hot July morning in 1948. She began her speech with words that were familiar to American ears: But the ideas… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 812