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BISAC Subject JNF025210

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century

Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Children's eyes will grow wide as they listen to this true story of how Allen Jay helped a passenger on the Underground Railway escape from slavery in 1842. Light sound effects-the crackle… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.3

Danger at Sand Cave

From the Series On My Own History

When Arly's friend Floyd Collins is trapped by falling rocks in Sand Cave, Arly rushes to help. Arly runs errands for the workers, but he feels that he should be doing more. It is a race… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion

A visually stunning look at innovative and eye-popping measures used to protect ships during World War I. During World War I, British and American ships were painted with bold colors and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 940.4/5941

Double Cheeseburgers, Quiche, and Vegetarian Burritos: American Cooking from the 1920s through Today

From the Series Cooking Through Time

This book covers America's eating habits from 1920 up to the present. Not only did the twentieth century see a woman's role in the kitchen change from backbreaking durdgery to easy meal… Read More →

  • Dewey: 394.1'0973

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

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

Set

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

From the Series Presidential Leaders

Dwight D. Eisenhower spent almost his entire lifetime serving his country. After attending West Point, he began a celebrated military career highlighted by becoming supreme commander of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 973.921'092

Flash Points — Library Bound Set

From the Series Flash Points

Set

Flash Points is a high/low nonfiction series that showcases critical turning points in history, with subjects ranging from space exploration to civil rights. Each Flash Points title focuses… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Floodwaters and Flames: The 1913 Disaster in Dayton, Ohio

March 25, 1913, began as a typical day in Dayton, Ohio. Downtown bustled with streetcars, carriages, and automobiles. By 8:10 a rush of water from the Great Miami River flooded the city… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 977.1/73

Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game

When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.32307'7

Growing Up in the Great Depression 1929 to 1941

From the Series Our America

Confronted with starvation, lack of education, and homelessness, children of the Great Depression, like sixteen-year-old Clarence Lee, whose father asked him to leave home because he could no… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 973.91

Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band

What happened when a former slave took beat-up old instruments and gave them to a bunch of orphans? Thousands of futures got a little brighter and a great American art form was born. In… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 784.4'4060757915

Irving Berlin: The Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing

Irving Berlin came to the United States as a refugee from Tsarist Russia, escaping a pogrom that destroyed his village. Growing up on the streets of the lower East Side, the rhythms of jazz… Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Jackson and Bud's Bumpy Ride: America's First Cross-Country Automobile Trip

Dr. Horatio Jackson wasn’t necessarily a betting man. But in 1903, he overheard a stranger saying that it was just not possible to drive across the United States in one of those unreliable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 917.3

Liftoff!: Space Exploration

From the Series Flash Points

In 1957, the USSR sent its first man-made satellite into space. This began the Space Race between the USSR and the United States. The US quickly became the world leader in space exploration… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Famous Places Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

Set

Explore some of the world's most fascinating structures and natural places in this visually stimulating series. Compelling photographs and engaging text take readers on a journey through the… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Famous Places — eBook Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

Set

Explore some of the world's most fascinating structures and natural places in this visually stimulating series. Compelling photographs and engaging text take readers on a journey through the… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $767.70
  • Your Price: $575.78
  • 18 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Famous Places — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

Set

Explore some of the world's most fascinating structures and natural places in this visually stimulating series. Compelling photographs and engaging text take readers on a journey through the… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $119.94
  • Your Price: $107.95
  • 6 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Famous Places — Paperback Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

Set

Explore some of the world's most fascinating structures and natural places in this visually stimulating series. Compelling photographs and engaging text take readers on a journey through the… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $136.65
  • Your Price: $136.65
  • 16 titles

Live Oak Media eReadalong Collection (Multi-User Editions) — Live Oak Media eReadalong Set

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Set

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

Locked Up for Freedom: Civil Rights Protesters at the Leesburg Stockade

In 1963, more than 30 African-American girls ages 11 to 16 were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. They were taken without their families' knowledge to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 323.1196/07307580904

Margaret Bourke-White

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a young girl, Margaret Bourke-White dreamed of having great adventures—the kind only a brave and fearless woman would have. As she grew up, she found that the camera was her ticket to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 770'.92

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

On January 20, 1986, church bells rang in New York City, world leaders gathered in Atlanta, and thousands paraded in Chicago. It was the first annual celebration of a new national holiday… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 323'.092

On My Own Biography — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

Set

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 Set III — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

Set

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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