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The Chisholm Trail

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847138

A young cowboy from Texas describes his experiences on his first cattle drive along the Chisholm Trail from Texas to Kansas.

Square Against the World: The Story of a Sod House

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848104

Rachel recounts how she and her family left Illinois to move to Nebraska, where they built and lived in a sod house on the prairie.

The Barbed Wires of Hate

Martha Sias Purcell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847008

This book is about a Japanese American boy and his family, who were forced to live in internment camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Terror in the City: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848111

Tells the story of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake as seen through the eyes of eleven-year-old Stuart as he helps his father on his milk delivery route.

The Jesse Owens Story

Gabi Mezger (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847510

This fictionalized biography describes the life and athletic accomplishments of the track athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics, and includes a brief history of the Olympic games.

The Longest Journey: The Story of the Donner Party

Mercati, Cynthia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847596

Patty's family join the Donners on their shortcut and become trapped during a long, horrible winter in this fictionalized account of the historical event.

The Forty-Niners: The Story of the California Gold Rush

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847329

After gold is discovered in California in 1849, a boy and his father leave their Massachusetts home to prospect for gold in the hills outside of Sacramento.

The Believers

Diana Star Helmer (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847015

This book tells the story of a young boy planned to be a preacher. When he is called to save a white girl living with an Indian tribe, he is surprised by what he learns.

The Great Race: The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847411

Relates the building of the transcontinental railroad from Omaha, Nebraska, to Sacramento, California, in the mid-nineteenth century through the story of three Irish workers who laid tracks for the Central Pacific Railroad.

Panic in the Snow: The 1888 New York City Blizzard

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847855

Gerald braves the blizzard of 1888 to find a drugstore to get medicine for his little sister.

Search for Gold Mountain: Coming to America from China--1850

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848012

Li Ming and his father are lured to America after hearing about the wealth to be found in California.

My Name Is Kofi: Coming to America from Nigeria--1976

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847664

Kofi's mother sends him to America to live with his father's family, but Kofi feels betrayed and wonders if he will ever be happy again.

Sagebrush

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847985

Little Eagle raises a baby buffalo as a pet and friend until he realizes what friendship means.

Schoolhouse on the Prairie

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847992

In 1870 sixteen-year-old Rose Witherspoon leaves home to become a teacher in Iowa. This book presents the story of some of her students and their adventures in school during pioneer days on the prairie.

Remember the Alamo!

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847947

A young girl and her father, prospering in their new life in Texas, join the volunteers at the Alamo to fight against the forces of Mexican General Santa Anna.

Mother of Invention

Thomas Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847657

After his father dies, John Alexander and his mother are forced to become indentured servants to pay off debts, but find their luck changes after Mrs. Alexander invents a new method for grinding corn.

Song of David

Kimberly Klier (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848067

David's grandmother raised him with songs about freedom, and when he is old enough he leaves the plantation where he is a slave to make his way north to Canada with the help of the Underground Railroad.

Priya's Project: Coming to America from India--1986

Cosson, M.J. (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847916

This book is about an Indian girl who comes to America and how she deals with being different.

Flames of Fear: The Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847305

Returning home after his violin recital, wealthy Philip Thorpe and his father become separated during the Great Chicago Fire in 1871, and Philip tries to find his way home.

Kit Carson: A Life of Adventure

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847541

Presents a fictionalized account of the early life of Kit Carson and his travels throughout the West.

Having It All: Coming to America from Mexico--1920

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847442

Ten-year-old Pepa and her family face many challenges when they leave their home in Mexico to find work in the United States.

Horror from the Sky: The 1924 Lorain, Ohio, Tornado

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847466

Calvin panics when he is caught in the 1924 Lorain, Ohio, tornado and races to find his family and make sure they survived.

Holding the Ribbons: The Story of the Overland Stagecoach

Alvin Robert Cunningham (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847459

Willa dreams of driving a stagecoach when she grows up, but when an accident forces her to take over a stage, she wonders if she can handle the challenge and keep her passengers safe.

Friends, No Matter What

Rose Bevins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847343

Kelly is excited to learn that a new family is moving next door with a boy his age, but when he meets his new neighbor Alex, he is surprised to see him in a wheelchair.

Join Hands and Sing

Kathleen Muldoon (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847527

Unhappy living on a plantation after being sent to Virginia in 1858 on an "orphan train," Danny Murphy decides to return to New York City and accompanies two runaway slave children on their dangerous journey north.