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Mount Rushmore

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that it took more than fourteen years to carve Mount Rushmore? Why were Washington, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Lincoln chosen to be carved? Memorializing the first one… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 730'.92

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

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

Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols — Paperback Set

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Set

Visit some of America's national monuments and investigate our most recognizable symbols. Historical photographs and illustrations provide background and perspective while modern images show… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $68.24
  • Your Price: $68.24
  • 9 titles

Ramadan

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Muslims around the world celebrate the month of Ramadan to honor Allah. During every day in that month, Muslims do not eat food between sunrise and sunset. Then, each night at sunset, they… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 297.3'62

Respecting Others

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Citizenship

An introduction to respecting yourself, friends, parents, teachers, people you don't know, and the earth, with specific examples of how to show respect at home and at school. Read More →

  • Dewey: 179'.9

Sacagawea

Taking a rare look beyond the myths and legends surrounding Sacagawea's life, this extraordinary illustrated history recounts the known facts about a remarkable woman and her contribution to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 978.004'9745'0092

School Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Briefly describes how school in the United States has changed through the years, including such topics as transportation, supplies, and subjects taught. Read More →

  • Dewey: 371'.00973

Squanto and the First Thanksgiving, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

When the Pilgrims landed near Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 they were unprepared for the challenges they would face. Many Pilgrims died until Squanto, a Patuxet Indian, taught them how to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 394.2649

The Alamo

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that the word Alamo means cottonwood in Spanish? Or that the first hospital in Texas was inside the Alamo? Go back in time to understand why hundreds of men lost their lives… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 976.4'03

The American Flag

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Do you know why there are thirteen stripes and fifty stars on the American flag? Or how the American flag inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star Spangled Banner?" Find out the answers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 929.9'2'0973

The Bald Eagle

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that Benjamin Franklin wanted a turkey to be the symbol of America instead of the bald eagle? Discover interesting facts about why the bald eagle is important to Americans, how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 929.9'2'0973

The Liberty Bell

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Do you know what the Liberty Bell is? Go back in history to understand why Americans fought for freedom from Britain, why the Liberty Bell was important to that time, and more in The Liberty Bell. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 974.8'11

The Lincoln Memorial

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

The Lincoln Memorial looks like a Greek temple with thirty-six columns. Do you know why there are thirty-six of them? Or which of Lincoln's speeches are carved into the walls of the memorial?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 973.7'092

The Statue of Liberty

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

One of the most famous American symbols, the Statue of Liberty stands for freedom and opportunity. Standing on Liberty Island at the tip of New York City, the statue welcomed immigrants from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 974.7'1

The Washington Monument

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

The Washington Monument is a beautiful marble memorial that honors America's first president. But, did you know that the monument was supposed to be built on top of a domed building? Or that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 975.3

The White House

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that the president doesn't just work in the White House, he also lives there? Or that the first White House was burned down by the British in the War of 1812? Take a tour through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 975.3

Toys and Games Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Briefly describes how toys and games have changed through the years, including such topics as how playgrounds differ and how today's toys relate to those of the past. Read More →

  • Dewey: 790.1'33

Transportation Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Presents a brief look at how transportation has changed over the years. Read More →

  • Dewey: 388'.0973

A Mexican Christmas

In Oaxaca, Mexico, Christmas lasts for more than one day--it lasts almost an entire month! All month long, children and their families celebrate with parades, fiestas, fireworks, dancing, and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 394.2663'0972

Africa Is Not a Country

Enter into the daily life of children in the many countries of modern Africa. Countering stereotypes, Africa Is Not a Country celebrates the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 960

Earthmovers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

There are differnt types of earthmovers, and each kind has a different job to do. Whether they push, scoop, spread, pack, smooth, or flatten, earthmovers do important work. Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 624.1'52

Farm Tractors

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Farm tractors help farmers do all kinds of things--like tow a plow, a seed drill, or a mower. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 631.3'72

Fire Trucks

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Bright red fire trucks with flashing lights and noisy sirens carry firemen, hoses, ladders, and more to fight fires. Find out how they work and what types of jobs they do. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 628.9'259