BISAC Subject JNF025210

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century

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
  • Your Price: $53.13
  • 7 titles

On My Own History — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own History

Set

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 Holidays — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Set

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations, these beautiful editions look at the history and customs associated with various holidays and present early… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $579.75
  • Your Price: $434.81
  • 15 titles

On My Own Holidays — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Set

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations, these beautiful editions look at the history and customs associated with various holidays and present early… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $45.54
  • Your Price: $45.54
  • 6 titles
Fall 2019

Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist

An inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life. Before he became an artist named Tyrus Wong, he… Read More →

Fall 2019

RHCB Nonfiction Picture Books — Library Bound Set

Set

Learn about remarkable historical figures and timely social topics with this nonfiction picture book collection. Explore today's issues through the stories of Thurgood Marshall, Tyrus Wong… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $125.94
  • Your Price: $113.35
  • 6 titles

Six Questions of American History — eBook Set

From the Series Six Questions of American History

Set

Explore pivotal moments in US history, from colonial times to the Civil War. Discover the who, what, where, when, why, and how of important events such as the Pilgrims settling at Plymouth… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $839.70
  • Your Price: $629.78
  • 18 titles

Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio

In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call—Satchel Paige, the best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.3570922

Stand Up!: Fighting for Civil Rights

From the Series Flash Points

Jackie Robinson plays his first game for the Dodgers in 1947. Hundreds of people boycott buses in Montgomery, Alabama. Seventeen people are killed in a march for voting equality. Two athletes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.4

The Empire State Building

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

People come from all over the world to see the Empire State Building. You can see all of New York City from the top of this tall skyscraper! Just how many floors does the Empire State… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 974.7'1

The Gateway Arch

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

The Gateway Arch is the tallest monument in the United States. At 630 feet, it is more than twice the height of the Statue of Liberty. The Gateway Arch honors all the settlers who passed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 977.8'66

The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth

From the Series On My Own History

Jackie Mitchell has always wanted to be a great pitcher, and she finally has the chance to become one! In her first minor league game, she is up against two of the greatest home-run hitters… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

The Golden Gate Bridge

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

The Golden Gate Bridge is an important structure in San Francisco, California. Before this bridge was built, people had to take a ferry across the dangerous stretch of water to get to Marin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 979.4'61

The Hoover Dam

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

The Hoover Dam is one of the largest dams in the world! It provides power and water to people in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and California. Just how does the Hoover Dam work? And how many people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 627'.820979313

The Little Black Dress and Zoot Suits: Depression and Wartime Fashions from the 1930s to the 1950s

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

What would you have worn if you lived during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s? It depends on who you were! For 1930s high fashion, nothing beat Coco Chanel's women's suit—a slim, straight skirt… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 391.00973
Fall 2019

Thurgood

Thurgood Marshall—the first black justice on the Supreme Court and a giant of the civil rights movement—jumps to life in this inspiring picture-book biography from an award-winning author and… Read More →

Titanic

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

This title is replete with brilliant photographs and exclusive in-depth coverage including Bob Ballard's 1985 discovery. Read More →

Fall 2019

Trailblazers: Jackie Robinson: Breaking Barriers in Baseball

From the Series Trailblazers

Meet history's game changers! This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level. When Jackie Robinson stepped up to the plate for the Brooklyn Dodgers on… Read More →

Fall 2019

Trailblazers — Library Bound Set

From the Series Trailblazers

Set

Meet history's game changers! This biography series celebrates amazing pioneers of the past and present from all over the world. Trace the lives and careers of well-known figures and discover… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $51.96
  • Your Price: $46.76
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Trailblazers: Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon

From the Series Trailblazers

Meet history's game changers! This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level. On July 20, 1969, the whole world was watching Neil Armstrong. He was the… Read More →

What Difference Could a Waterway Make?: And Other Questions about the Erie Canal

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In the early 1800s, many Americans living in the eastern states wanted to explore the western frontier. Vast amounts of land and resources lay to the west—but the Appalachian Mountains formed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 386'.4809747

Will and Orv

From the Series On My Own History

Johnny Moore watched as the amazing airplane moved along the track. He wondered if the Flyer would make it off the ground and if the pilot would be able to stay in control. then suddenly it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 629.13'0092'2