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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

Sybil Ludington's Midnight Ride

From the Series On My Own History

On a dark, cold, and rainy night in April 1777, Sybil Ludington sets out on a journey to warn American soldiers that danger is headed their way. The British are coming! They have already… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 973.3'33

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859 Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.8'00496073'0092

Pablo Picasso

From the Series On My Own Biography

This biography for new readers tells Pablo Picasso's story by describing the evolution of his art--from his Blue Period to his Rose Period to cubism. As a child in Spain, Picasso drew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 709'.2

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

Wilma Rudolph

From the Series On My Own Biography

In 1946, six-year-old Wilma Rudolph dreamed of walking and playing like other children, but a sickness called polio had damaged her left leg. Wilma spent hours each week doing painful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 796.42'092

Laura Ingalls Wilder

From the Series On My Own Biography

Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up listening to her Pa's fascinating tales about living on the prairies, in the woods, and on the plains. When she was 65 years old, Laura began to write down her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 813'.52

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

The Flight of the Union

From the Series On My Own History

In 1847 the people of Niagara Falls, New York and their neighbors in Canada wanted to build a bridge across the river that separated them. The first step was to get a line from one side to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Booker T. Washington

From the Series On My Own Biography

More than anything, nine-year-old Booker T. Washington longed to go to school, but he had to get a job to earn money for his family. Though the Civil War had freed them from slavery, Booker's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 370'.92

Cracking the Wall: The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine

From the Series On My Own History

In 1957, nine teenagers were chosen to be the first black students to attend all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. A small group of people in Little Rock, including the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 379.2'63'0976773

The Copper Lady

From the Series On My Own History

The boat creaked and moaned as the storm's waves smashed into the ship. Down in the hold, Andre‚ sat between crates that held the great copper lady, the Statue of Liberty. They were on their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

The Snow Walker

From the Series On My Own History

One morning in March 1888, twelve-year-old Milton Daub awoke to find the world buried in snow. The blizzard was like nothing Milton and his neighbors in the Bronx had ever seen. No one dared… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 974.7'275

Clouds of Terror

From the Series On My Own History

Helga and Erik could not believe their eyes. There were grasshoppers everywhere, and they were eating the crops! In the 1870s, when grasshoppers destroyed farms in Minnesota and other… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad

From the Series On My Own History

Allen Jay's family farm is a stop on the Underground Railroad. Allen's parents give food and shelter to slaves escaping from the South. One day in 1842, Allen's father asks him to help a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

An American Army of Two

From the Series On My Own History

The war of 1812 is raging, and from the lighthouse where their father works, Rebecca Bates and her sister Abigail can see a British ship coming. But the American troops are nowhere near!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Fire at the Triangle Factory

From the Series On My Own History

Six days a week Minnie and Tessa sit, shoulder to shoulder, bent over sewing machines in a big room overflowing with piles of fabric, patterns, and lace. There is no fresh air, the light is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

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

Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express

From the Series On My Own History

Kate stared at the rickety wooden bridge. There were boards loose on its narrow walkway. There was no railing to hold on to. She was afraid to cross this bridge even in daylight. But she had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 921

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

Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie

From the Series On My Own History

Abbie was afraid. She had never had to keep the lights burning by herself. But many lives depended on the lighthouse, and Papa was depending on Abbie. This is the exciting true story of Abbie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 260
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 387.1'55