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.
Describes life in United States in the year 1968, including the war in Vietnam, the draft, war protesters, hippies and yippies, the presidential campaign and election, and the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gina Mendoza is not happy about having to cancel her weekend plans when Ricky Vargas, the son of her mother's old friend Lupe, comes for a visit, especially when she finds out that Ricky is blind.
A young Cuban boy and his family leave Cuba secretly after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, and use the family fishing boat to make their way to a new life in Florida.
Readers experience some of the rich culture of ancient Egypt from the pyramids to King Tut to Cleopatra. Describes what ancient Egypt was like and several legends that have been passed down over time.
Thirteen-year-old Louis and his family escape from the political unrest in Haiti in 1991, but after they are rescued at sea by the U.S. Coast Guard, they are taken to a refugee camp in Cuba, where they must wait before joining relatives in Miami.