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Gladiators

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944325

This book presents an introduction to gladiators, warriors of the Roman arena. It includes a brief story about two slaves who became gladiators and a description of the various kinds of gladiators, their styles, and weapons.

Holidays and Traditions

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425366

Every culture has their own traditions, customs, and festivals, but some are especially unique. From Christmas trees decorated with spider webs to a festival dedicated to a monkey’s delicious dinner, these really weird, totally true holidays and traditions will surprise and delight you!

Ancient Cultures

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425359

From the Great Pyramids of Egypt to the Great Wall of China and beyond, the landmarks of the world’s ancient cultures still stand as impressive reminders of our past. But traces of these long-ago civilizations can also be found in more unusual places, including a fast-food restaurant!

Knights

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945408

This book describes the life of medieval knights, including a short story of two young knights' experiences in a tournament and in battle.

Samurai

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944356

This book discusses the lives of samurai warriors through a story about two samurai who served Oda Nobunaga, a powerful samurai leader.

Landing at Ellis Island

Holly Karapetkova

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945521

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of Ellis Island while providing a story surrounding one family's immigration to America.

Vikings

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944349

This brief introduction to the Vikings and their gods includes a story about the family of Eric the Red.

Spartans

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944363

This book describes the life of a Spartan warrior and includes a short story that follows two Spartan boys from the age of seven to the battle of Thermopylae.

Vol. 8: Ross, John to Thanksgiving

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727142

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 9: The-Other-Magpie to Zuni

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727159

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 10: Cumulative Index & Projects

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727166

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 6: Massasoit to Pamunkey

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727128

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 7: Papoose to Rosebud Reservation

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727135

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 3: Confederacy To Fort Stanwix Treaty

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727098

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 4: Fox to Indian Territory

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604724219

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 5: Indian Wars to Massachuset

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727111

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 2: Bonepickers To Camanchero

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727081

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 1: Abalone Shells To Bone Artifacts

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727074

Learn about the history and culture of Native Americans, past and present.

Afghanistan

Michael Burgan (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723496

Provides the most current information on the people, culture, and conflicts of Afghanistan. Maps, photographs, and other text features help to support understanding.

Pakistan

Alan Wachtel (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604723521

Pakistan's current situation is addressed using information about its history, culture, and people.

Iran

Dale Anderson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723502

The ancient history and current events of the country of Iran are explained in this book. Its impact on the rest of the world is emphasized using the most up to date information.

Israel

Alan Wachtel

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723519

One of the most sacred yet volatile countries in the world is Israel. Its history helps the reader to understand the current crisis it faces.