A young newsie's perfect summer is marred by a run-in with gangsters in the 1920s.
A young boy meets a runaway slave in this historical novel set during the Civil War.
A class project opens a girls eyes to the issues surrounding U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War when she meets a military veteran.
A family's move to the South brings a young African American into the hub of racial inequality.
One girl's journey from wealth to poverty changes her perspective during the Great Depression.
What could be more exciting than the discovery of something that was hidden tens, hundreds, or even thousands of years ago? Readers will be amazed at the examples of hidden things revealed such as underground tunnels, abandoned towns, ancient cave paintings, and an emperor's lost tomb.
Stories of lost treasures have been told since ancient times, passed along by storytelling or on maps and scribbled notes. This exciting book describes some of the dangerous journeys - and sometimes remarkable finds - made by treasure hunters throughout history. Find out about lost pirate gold, treasure protected by an Egyptian pharaohs curse, a fortune in ancient Roman coins found by a farmer's son with a metal detector, and more!