"I walked across the room and opened the small door. The sound stopped as I peered in. All I could see were some old magazines and a book. As I watched, the book moved! I was scared and wanted to run, but my feet seemed nailed to the floor. I finally reached out and picked up the book and blew dust from it. I felt someone or something next to me once more."
Kodi runs away from his boarding school after learning that his mare has been sold to a brutal rancher. His reunion with his brother resolves all his conflicts, and the two return to live and start a school on the reservation where they were born.
Embarrassed by his father's deafness and bullied by kids at school, P.J. Ramos finds strength in a new friendship, a chessboard, and an army of tiny soldiers.
After the death of his mother, Miguel is sent to live with his Uncle Small Bear on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
Describes the role of the African American pilots who trained at Alabama's Tuskegee Army Air Field to fight in World War II.
Recounts the history of the Mayas and describes their cities, government, religion, families, festivals, and mathematics, as well as everyday life.
In 1100 A.D., the Incas ruled a vast empire that stretched from southern Columbia to central Chile. This book explores the fascinating and dramatic history of the Inca civilization.
This book is about the history, culture, people, and community life of the Aztec civilization focusing on the history of the Americas from ancient history to c 500 CE.
Describes the events and circumstances surrounding the forced journey of the Cherokee to an Oklahoma reservation during the nineteenth century.
This is a collection of biographies of Maria Mitchell, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Bethenia Owens-Adair, Linda Richards, Marian Anderson, Margaret Bourke-White, and Jackie Cochran.
Provides factual information about the history of the life of a cowboy through the fictional story of Eddie, a young boy who goes to the Bar W Ranch where his Uncle Hank and Uncle Charlie work.
Examines the history of ancient Egypt and the many different aspects of ancient Egyptian society, including religion, technology, the pyramids, and home life.
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.
Why don't we know more about this mysterious ancient culture? This book provides information about the history and culture of the Maya and the impact of the Spanish conquest.
A short introduction to Inca civilization and history.
Adam spends his first summer at a camp for the hearing-impaired and discovers a lot of new things he never thought possible.
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.
This book is about an Indian girl who comes to America and how she deals with being different.
Li Ming and his father are lured to America after hearing about the wealth to be found in California.
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.
Little Eagle raises a baby buffalo as a pet and friend until he realizes what friendship means.
After Cossacks raid their village and destroy their home, Sophie and her brother Victor are sent to the United States to live with relatives in New York City.
After the Creator throws a lightning bolt and injures Great Eagle's foot and feathers, Small Eagle helps his friend by providing fish to eat until Great Eagle's spirit is able to heal both body and soul.
The ancient city of Rome grew into a vast empire. Learn how the ancient Romans lived and how they influence us today.
Ten-year-old Pepa and her family face many challenges when they leave their home in Mexico to find work in the United States.