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BISAC Subject JNF025190

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods

Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Colonial America

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Toothless at twenty in Colonial America? Discover some of the most amazing and amusing facts about life in Colonial America and how the pilgrims survived it all. Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 973.2
Spring 2020

Alexander Hamilton: The Story of a Statesman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

A founder of the United States turned cultural phenomenon thanks to the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton helped create American democracy. Follow his story from orphaned… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973.4092 [B]

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092

A Timeline History of the Declaration of Independence

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

By the 1760s, most American colonists had become fed up with British rule. They were tired of the unfair taxes and not being able to create their own laws, and cries for revolution were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 973.3'13

A Timeline History of the Early American Republic

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

In September 1783, the United States signed a peace treaty with Great Britain. This event officially ended the Revolutionary War. More importantly, it proclaimed the United States an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 973.2

A Timeline History of the Thirteen Colonies

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

In the spring of 1607, an English ship landed at modern-day Virginia. The ship's passengers quickly built shelters and a fort. Their settlement, Jamestown, was the first permanent English… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 973.2

Ben Franklin: Inventing America

From the Series Great Leaders and Events

A classic biography of Benjamin Franklin for young readers in a new, illustrated edition. Benjamin Franklin was a true American original—an accomplished scientist, athlete, inventor, writer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.5
  • Dewey: 900

Ben Franklin's Big Shock

From the Series On My Own Science

Describes Ben Franklin’s interest in and experiments with electricity, what he learned about electricity, and his famous experiment with lightning. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 537'.078

Buckskin Dresses and Pumpkin Breeches: Colonial Fashions from the 1580s to the 1760s

From the Series Dressing a Nation: The History of U.S. Fashion

What would you have worn if you lived during the Colonial era? It depends on who you were! For example, many Native American women made skirts or dresses out of deerskin, and they completed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 391.00973

Buttons for General Washington

From the Series 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 →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 973.3'85

Cause-and-Effect Disasters — eBook Set

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

Set

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 →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Cause-and-Effect Disasters — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

Set

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 →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $183.90
  • Your Price: $137.93
  • 6 titles

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays — eBook Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays

Set

It's time to celebrate! Learn how and why fall and winter holidays are celebrated through the eyes of a young narrator. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $231.90
  • Your Price: $173.93
  • 6 titles

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays

Set

It's time to celebrate! Learn how and why fall and winter holidays are celebrated through the eyes of a young narrator. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $151.92
  • Your Price: $113.94
  • 6 titles

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays — Paperback Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays

Set

It's time to celebrate! Learn how and why fall and winter holidays are celebrated through the eyes of a young narrator. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $30.36
  • Your Price: $30.36
  • 4 titles

Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America — eBook Set

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

Set

Experience the history of some of the most important sites and symbols of the United States of America. Learn about natural wonders and human-made monuments and discover why they are still… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $399.90
  • Your Price: $299.92
  • 10 titles

Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America — Library Bound Set

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

Set

Experience the history of some of the most important sites and symbols of the United States of America. Learn about natural wonders and human-made monuments and discover why they are still… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $266.50
  • Your Price: $199.88
  • 10 titles

Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America — Paperback Set

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

Set

Experience the history of some of the most important sites and symbols of the United States of America. Learn about natural wonders and human-made monuments and discover why they are still… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $89.90
  • Your Price: $85.41
  • 10 titles

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — eBook Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Set

Cub Reporter is on a mission. He's interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—h Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $479.88
  • Your Price: $359.91
  • 12 titles

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Set

Cub Reporter is on a mission. He's interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—h Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $293.15
  • Your Price: $219.86
  • 11 titles

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — Paperback Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Set

Cub Reporter is on a mission. He's interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—h Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $42.70
  • Your Price: $42.70
  • 5 titles

First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays — eBook Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

Set

These content-rich resources give readers an understanding of why and how we celebrate our national holidays. A simple timeline in the back of each book clarifies how the holiday started and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $143.96
  • Your Price: $107.97
  • 4 titles

First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

Set

These content-rich resources give readers an understanding of why and how we celebrate our national holidays. A simple timeline in the back of each book clarifies how the holiday started and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $73.05
  • Your Price: $73.05
  • 11 titles

Forgotten Bones: Uncovering a Slave Cemetery

Imagine you're watching a backhoe dig up the ground for a construction project when a round object rolls down a pile of dirt and stops at your feet. You pick it up, brush off some dirt, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 306.3'620974