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BISAC Subject JNF025070

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Europe

Albania in Pictures

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Albania maintains a distinct national identity despite a violent history of many different ruling groups. In one of Europe's poorest nations, resourceful Albanians fight harsh terrain to make… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 949.65

Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ™)

Series

Uncover the mysteries of some of the most intriguing places on the planet. What was Stonehenge used for? Are the Egyptian pyramids really cursed? While answers to some questions have been… Read More →

Cause-and-Effect Disasters

Series

Provide readers with a deeper understanding of history through a cause-and-effect analysis of well-known disasters. What decisions were made, what shortcuts were taken, or what heroic acts… Read More →

Country Explorers

Series

Engaging photographs, colorful designs, and informative, accessible text are combined in this beginning geography series. World and country maps show the country's location and geographical… Read More →

Denmark in Pictures

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The smallest Scandinavian country, Denmark was once home to Vikings who used the country's abundant coastline to raid nearby lands. Today, Danes enjoy one of the highest standards of living… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 948.9

Finland in Pictures

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Historically fought over by Sweden and Russia, Finland today is a thriving country whose forests are its most important natural resource. One of the world's northernmost nations, Finland… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 948.97

France

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Pack your bags! We're headed to France. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore the sights of Paris, snow-covered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 944

France in Pictures

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The largest nation in the European Union, France serves as one of the world's cultural centers. With a rich national history and world-renowned art, fashion, and food, France draws millions… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 944

Iceland

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Pack your bags! We're headed to Iceland. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore Iceland's steamy hot springs and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 949.12

Italy

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Pack your bags! We're headed to Italy. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll see an active island volcano, ride the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 945

Mysteries of Pompeii

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Two thousand years ago, disaster struck the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. When Mount Vesuvius erupted, a deadly cloud of superheated ash, rock, and gas descended on the city and its… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 937/.7256807

Netherlands in Pictures

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The Netherlands was an early trading center for much of Europe. Still home to one of the world's busiest ports, this coastal country is also one of the most densely populated nations in Europe. Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.5
  • Dewey: 949.2

Norway

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Pack your bags! We're headed to Norway. On this whirl-wind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore Norway's beautiful cities, snowy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 948.1

Poland

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Pack your bags! We're headed to Poland. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore Poland's busy cities and rolling… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 943.8

Pompeii

Grade 5 - Grade 8

An ancient city unearthed… In the 1730s, Charles of Bourbon, king of the area around present-day Naples, Italy, learned that local peasants were finding marble and other ancient objects when… Read More →

  • Dewey: 937'.7

Searchlight Books ™ -- What Can We Learn from Early Civilizations?

Series

Introduce students to six major ancient civilizations in Searchlight Books™--What Can We Learn from Early Civilizations?. Readers will discover where the civilizations were located, what… Read More →

Slovakia in Pictures

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Slovakia sits at the very center of the European continent. Fighting pollution today, this largely rural country fights to protect its many undeveloped forests and endangered wildlife. Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 943.73

Spain

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Pack your bags! We're headed to Spain. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore Spain's beautiful seacoasts, rugged… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 946

Switzerland

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Pack your bags! We're headed to Switzerland. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore Switzerland's snowcapped… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 949.4

The Irish Potato Famine: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

Grade 4 - Grade 6

In the mid-1840s, potato blight ruined the crops of impoverished farmers across Ireland. Many families went hungry without their main source of food. Disease struck down people weakened by… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 941.5081

Tools and Treasures of Ancient Greece

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Have you ever watched the Olympic Games? Voted in a class election? Used an alphabet with twenty-six letters? All these things came from ancient Greece. More than two thousand years ago, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 938

Tools and Treasures of Ancient Rome

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Have you ever wanted to play the flute? Or have you seen a building with a domed ceiling? These things have roots in ancient Rome. More than two thousand years ago, the Roman Empire was the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 937'.63

United Kingdom

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Pack your bags! We're headed to the United Kingdom. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore green valleys and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 941