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JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People

From the Series Great Leaders and Events

The life of Abraham Lincoln, America's greatest president, in a new, illustrated edition of the Newbery Honor classic. Clara Ingram Judson's Newbery Honor Book is a richly drawn biography of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 973.7

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — eBook Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

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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

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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

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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

Dressing a Nation: The History of U.S. Fashion — Library Bound Set

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

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What was it like to wear pumpkin breeches in colonial times? Or hoopskirts during the Civil War era? Find out in this fascinating series that covers American fashions through many historical… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $127.96
  • Your Price: $95.97
  • 0 titles

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

Go Free or Die: A Story about Harriet Tubman

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

For the first twenty-eight years of her life. Harriet Tubman lived as a slave on a southern plantation. Finally, with the help of a Quaker woman, she was able to escape to Philadelphia by way… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 305.5'67'0924

Great Leaders and Events — Library Bound Set

From the Series Great Leaders and Events

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Kids will learn about the lives of famous historical figures and famous events in history through compelling stories paired with fresh illustrated images, timelines, and fact boxes. The theme… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $143.96
  • Your Price: $107.97
  • 4 titles

Holidays & Heroes — eBook Set

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

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Bring to life the people behind the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Each book combines engaging text, colorful artwork, photographs, and historical images. Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $541.10
  • Your Price: $405.83
  • 14 titles

Holidays & Heroes — Library Bound Set

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

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Bring to life the people behind the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Each book combines engaging text, colorful artwork, photographs, and historical images. Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $303.84
  • Your Price: $227.88
  • 12 titles
Fall 2018

Holidays & Heroes — Library Bound Set: New for Fall 2018

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

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Bring to life the people behind the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Each book combines engaging text, colorful artwork, photographs, and historical images. Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $101.28
  • Your Price: $75.96
  • 4 titles

Holidays & Heroes — Paperback Set

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

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Bring to life the people behind the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Each book combines engaging text, colorful artwork, photographs, and historical images. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $105.74
  • Your Price: $105.74
  • 14 titles

Hoopskirts, Union Blues, and Confederate Grays: Civil War Fashions from 1861 to 1865

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

What would you have worn if you lived during the Civil War era? It depends on who you were! For example, upper-class women wore tight corsets, bustles, and wide hoop skirts to fancy balls… Read More →

  • Dewey: 355.1'40973

How Did Slaves Find a Route to Freedom?: And Other Questions about the Underground Railroad

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In the early 1800s, many black slaves in the southern states began to risk their lives to gain freedom in the North. They escaped from plantations with no money to buy food and no maps to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 973.7'115

John Brown

From the Series On My Own Biography

Ever since he was a boy, John Brown had hated slavery. He was an abolitionist, a person who believed that no one should be able to own others. Many abolitionists hope that strong words would… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 973.7'116'092

Lee and Grant at Appomattox

From the Series Great Leaders and Events

Recounts the dramatic surrender of General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia in a new, illustrated edition. From the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Andersonville comes the story of an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 973.7
Fall 2018

Let's Celebrate Emancipation Day & Juneteenth

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

In the 1800s, abolitionists like Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Sojourner Truth fought for freedom from slavery for all African Americans. They fought with speeches, songs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 326/.809764

Let's Celebrate Memorial Day

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

On the last Monday of May, when spring flowers are in bloom and summer is just around the corner, we pause to remember all the brave men and women in our Armed Forces who died while… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 390

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 782.25/3

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

On My Own Biography — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

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Engage readers' interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,159.50
  • Your Price: $869.63
  • 30 titles

On My Own Biography — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

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Engage readers' interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $53.13
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On My Own History — eBook Set

From the Series 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 books capture readers' interest and imagination. Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,314.10
  • Your Price: $985.58
  • 34 titles

On My Own History — Paperback Set

From the Series 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 books capture readers' interest and imagination. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $215.73
  • Your Price: $204.94
  • 26 titles