When the Confederacy threatens to call 14-year-old Daniel Mayfield into service, the Mayfield family contemplates traveling north to Kentucky, a neutral state.
The fictional Domato family came to the United States from Italy to find a new life. The family came to realize that as immigrants, they were not welcomed by all Americans.
This book contains a fictional story and factual information about labor problems, child welfare issues, women's suffrage, and rural and urban life in 1893. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.
The fictional chapters of this book tell the story of Luke Fletcher and his family as they make their journey along the Oregon Trail. The book's nonfiction chapters detail the realities of life on the Oregon Trail.
When the only family Joshua has ever known passes away, he decides to leave his life of slavery behind. He takes a covered wagon, a steamboat, and a train on his journey north to freedom.
Although women had participated in previous wars, World War II was the first war that officially allowed women to serve in the armed forces. Women in the military attended boot camp, took classes, and were trained for military jobs. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.
This book begins with a factual introduction to the Civil War and then continues with a fictional story of Conrad Elroy, a 13-year-old powder monkey for the Union navy.