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FS: Long list of American & World History books for kids

 
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2006 9:56 pm    Post subject: FS: Long list of American & World History books for kids Reply with quote

FS: Long list of American & World History books for kids

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Around the World in A Hundred Years by Jean Fritz
PB ~ $5
VGC
Biographies of ten European explorers who journeyed between the years of 1421-1522. Pencil drawings accompany the text which includes profiles of such adventurers as Christopher Columbus, Henry the Navigator, and Amerigo Vespucci.,Examines the great wave of European exploration during the fifteenth century which resulted in more accurate maps.
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A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln by David A. Adler
PB ~ $2.50
VGC
Follows the life of the popular president, from his childhood on the frontier to his assassination after the end of the Civil War.
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A Picture Book of John F. Kennedy by David A. Adler
PB ~ $2.50
VGC
Depicts the life and career of John F. Kennedy.
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Eyes on America Famous Presidents
PB ~ $2.00
VGC
This book of Famous Presidents is just one of the fascinating Eyewitness series. It focuses on some of the most prominent presidents, about twelve to be exact. Each one featured has a two page spread of colorful pictures, facts, and interesting information. It doesn't mention all the presidents, however. I assume just some of the most popular ones were chosen. It's a wonderful book that quickly draws the attention of both kids and adults alike. The book is presented in an busy eye-grabbing format with short paragraph to support each photo.
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Social Studies Made Simple ~ An Easy to Use Teaching Resource Grade 4
PB ~ $5
VGC
A Frank Schaffer Publication book
This easy-to-use series is packed with interesting activities and projects that are designed to reinforce the knowledge, skills, and values children need to become informed and involved citizens. Teacher pages guide you through activities that cover culture, national identity, map and globe skills, citizenship, communication systems, transportation, charts, graphs, critical thinking, and much more. Student pages will spark their interest and imagination as they explore the worlds of civics, the creative arts, economics, geography, history, and language arts.
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Don’t Know Much About The Pilgrims by Kenneth C. Davis
HC ~ $11
Excellent condition with slip cover (New List is $17.99)
Questions and answers present information about who the Pilgrims were, how and why they came to America on the Mayflower, and what happened in the colony of New Plymouth.
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How People Lived ~ DK book
HC ~ $5
VGC
Introduces the everyday lives of those who lived during such important early civilizations as ancient Greece, ancient Egypt, and the Roman Empire.
These gorgeously illustrated with more than 200 full-color images per title are matched with clear and extensive captioning.
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The Vikings ~ Facts ~ Stories ~ Activities
PB ~ $2.50
VGC
Presents information on the history, activities, and way of life of the Vikings. Includes activities, puzzles, games, and experiments.
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Roughing It On The Oregon Trail with the Time Traveling Twins by Diane Stanley
PB ~ $2.50
VGC
What if you could close your eyes and open them to find you were amongst hundreds of pioneers in 1843, packing up your covered wagon to travel the 2,000 miles of the Oregon Trail? Meet twins Liz and Lenny and their unique grandmother, who, with the help of her magic hat, can transport the twins to any time in history.
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Knights in Shinning Armor by Gail Gibson
PB ~$6
VGC
The medieval world of knights and knighthood is described in detail. Includes information on the skills needed to become a knight, illustrations of armor and weaponry, and stories of famous knights such as Sir Lancelot and Saint George.
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Westward with Columbus Set Sail on the Voyage that Changed the World
PB ~ $3
VGC
Through the eyes of Pedro, a young boy on the Santa Maria, readers relive what it was like to sail on the fateful voyage that changed the world forever. Full color photographs of John Dyson's 1990 voyage in the new Nina across the Atlantic, as well as original illustrations, historical paintings, maps and diagrams, give a vivid picture of what it was like to sail with Columbus.
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The Story of Harriet Tubman, Conductor of the Underground Railroad ~ A Yearling Book
PB ~ $2
VGC
One in a series of biographies written for readers ages seven to eleven, this is the life of Harriet Tubman dramatically told. It tells how Tubman led over 300 slaves to safety as a 'conductor' on the Underground Railroad and how this incredible woman became a nurse, a scout, and a spy for Union Forces during the Civil War.
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Cornerstone of Freedom ~ The USS Arizona
HC ~ $3
VGC
Discusses the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, with an emphasis on the fate of the USS Arizona.
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Cornerstone of Freedom ~ The Statue of Liberty
HC ~ $3
VGC
Describes Auguste Bartholdi's conception of the Statue of Liberty, its construction in France, and its eventual -CENSORED- and dedication in New York Harbor.
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Cornerstone of Freedom ~ The Declaration of Independence
HC ~ $3
VGC
Discusses the events leading to the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the people who signed it.
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Rachel's Journal. The Story of a Pioneer Girl.
PB ~ $3
VGC
In her journal, Rachel chronicles her family's adventures traveling by covered wagon on the Oregon Trail in 1850. Young Rachel and her family follow the Oregon Trail from Illinois all the way to California. The terrain is rough and the seven-month trip is filled with adventure. Rachel's own handwritten journal chronicles every detail and features cherished "pasted-in" mementos gathered along the way.
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Johnny Appleseed A Tale Retold and Illustrated by Steven Kellog
PB ~ $2
VGC
The larger-than-life story of a true American hero--John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. Kellogg "is ideal as interpreter of this fascinating man....[His] color has never been so rich and luxuriant....An affectionate portrayal, enthusiastically accomplished."
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First Biographies Johnny Appleseed
PB ~ $4.50
VGC ~ With the exception of bend on back cover
True stories of true legends! Legendary figures triumph over tough challenges in these brief biographies. Beginning readers learn about favorite heroes and heroines in books they can read for themselves. He devoted his life to making others happy, sharing his Bible, and lending a helping hand. He also devised a way to help settlers help themselves by planting apple trees as they made their journey west.
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Beethoven Lives Upstairs
PB ~ $3
VGC
The letters that ten-year-old Christoph and his uncle exchange show how Christoph's feelings for Mr. Beethoven, the eccentric boarder that shares his house, change from anger and embarrassment to compassion and admiration. Relive the musical sensation the Venetian musician experienced when he composed the Ninth Symphony near the end of his life. In the form of letters, the book tells a fictional story of Beethoven's life.
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Heroes & Monsters of Greek Myth
PB ~ $2
VGC
Heroes who defy the gods, warriors who battle strange and powerful creatures, beasts whose glance turns men to stone--the legends of Ancient Greece are as exciting now as they have been for thousands of years. Read about all the greatest heroes--and the most horrific monsters--in this classic collection of timeless adventures.
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Secrets of the Mummies Step-Up Series
HC ~ $2
VGC
Written for children who have outgrown beginning readers. The words are harder (but not too hard) There is more text (but it is still in big print) , lost of illustrations (but the book is not a picture book).The subject matter has been chosen to appeal to younger readers who want to find out about the world around them. Informative and lively book.
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Explorer Books ~ Mummies
PB ~ $1.50
VGC
Full of facts every one should know about mummies. Photos, facts, stories, more!
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A Student’s Guide to History by Jules R Benjamin
PB ~ $6
A comprehensive guide to researching and writing papers. Detailed advice on reading sources teaches students to become more engaged and critical readers.
Coverage of fundamental skills helps students develop college study skills. A complete resource that is easy to navigate so that students can quickly find the help they need.
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