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JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / Native American

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

A Story to Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Frances Nannauck Kraus takes her eleven-year-old granddaughter, Marissa, to Kake, Alaska--the place of much of their family history. On one of their walks, they climb up a hill to the tallest… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 979.8'004972

A Timeline History of Early American Indian Peoples

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

Hundreds, even thousands, of years before Europeans arrived in North America, American Indians had made their homes here. These many groups adapted to the varied lands and climates of what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

A Timeline History of the California Gold Rush

From the Series Timeline Trackers: Westward Expansion

In 1848, a carpenter named James Marshall discovered that there was gold in the riverbeds of the Sacramento Valley. Gold fever quickly spread across the country and around the world. By the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 979.4'04

A Timeline History of the Trail of Tears

From the Series Timeline Trackers: Westward Expansion

In the early nineteenth century, the United States was growing quickly, and many people wanted to set up homes and farms in new areas. For centuries, American Indian nations—including the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 975.004'97557

Children of Clay: A Family of Pueblo Potters

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Like their Pueblo ancestors, Gia Rose and her family treat the clay with respect. They believe that Clay-Old-Woman, the spirit of clay, watches over their work and that she lives and breathes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 978.9'52

Colors of the Navajo

From the Series Colors of the World

The colors of the Navajo include red like the sand paintings used in the Red Antway Ceremony, tan like the sandstone canyons in New Mexico and Arizona, and blue like blue corn bread. Get to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 979'.004972

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
Spring 2019

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ®) Audisee® eBooks with Audio Collection (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

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Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

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Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $511.80
  • Your Price: $383.85
  • 12 titles
Fall 2018

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Fall 2018

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

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Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $335.88
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Kinaaldá: A Navajo Girl Grows Up

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Thirteen-year-old Celinda McKelvey is getting ready for her Kinaalda, a coming-of-age ceremony for Navajo girls. When Celinda finishes this ceremony, she will be a woman. As she tests her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 392'.14
Fall 2018

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

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This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

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This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

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

Native Peoples of California

From the Series North American Indian Nations

California is a land of varied landscapes, climates, and cultures. Before Europeans arrived in North America, more than twenty independent American Indian groups lived in this region. Their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 979.4004'97

Native Peoples of the Arctic

From the Series North American Indian Nations

Long before Europeans explored the lands and waters above the Arctic Circle, several Inuit groups lived in this harsh, snowy landscape. They spoke different languages and developed unique… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 970.004/9712

Native Peoples of the Great Basin

From the Series North American Indian Nations

Long before Europeans came to the harsh landscape of the Great Basin, many nations of American Indians lived in the region. They had their own languages and cultures, and they knew how to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 979

Native Peoples of the Northeast

From the Series North American Indian Nations

Long before the United States existed as a nation, the Northeast region was home to more than thirty independent American Indian groups. Each group had its own language, political system, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 974

Native Peoples of the Northwest

From the Series North American Indian Nations

A thin strip of land and islands makes up the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States and Canada. This region has long been home to many groups of native peoples who spoke different… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 979.5004/97

Native Peoples of the Plains

From the Series North American Indian Nations

A long time ago, before the Plains region of the United States was divided up into states such as Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming, this land was home to American Indians. Twenty-eight unique… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 978.004'97

Native Peoples of the Plateau

From the Series North American Indian Nations

When explorers and traders moved west across the United States in the 1800s, they found many nations of American Indians already living in the Plateau region near the Columbia River. These… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 979.5/03