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September 11, 2001

Helga Schier Ph.D. (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617851636

Describes the events of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.

La bandera

Mary Lindeen (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478836902

Aprende como es la bandera de los Estados Unidos. Teach early Social Studies concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

Roots of the Revolution

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690662

Most people have heard Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's famous poem, The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. Many also know that this famous ride took place the night before the American Revolution began. But do you know about the events that led up to this important war in our nation's history? The British colonies fought for their independence from England for a number of reasons-including taxation without representation in England's Parliament. Within this book, you will learn exactly what drove the colonists to wage war against their mother country-and also what helped them gain important advantages even before war broke out.

The Amendments to the Constitution

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690709

Reading the 27 amendments built into America's constitution may not seem exciting at first. Look beyond the old-fashioned phrasing and the government terms, however, and you will find remarkable details. You will meet political leaders and representatives struggling to make the wisest choices, American citizens fighting for basic rights, and a country that is constantly adjusting to the changes it faces with every passing year. The story behind each amendment is important to understand-and fascinating to learn.

The Constitution: Defender of Freedom

Amie Jane Leavitt (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690068

After the Revolutionary War established the independent United States of America, a different kind of revolution took place. Between Shays' Rebellion and the final flourish of a quill pen on the Constitution, the country's greatest leaders faced a challenge that would either keep the states together or tear them apart. From the roads of Boston to Independence Hall in Philadelphia, delegates battled out the particulars of how the new country would be governed. In this inspiring story of leadership, discover how diplomacy and compromise created a document that would defend the nation's freedom at once and for the future.

The Revolutionary War: The War for Freedom

Russell Roberts (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690686

The British Army-the best in the world-expected to easily win the war against the American colonies. It was a war that should have been a short footnote in the history of the British Empire. The Continental Army-made up of farmers, merchants, and craftsmen-scarcely fought with gunpowder, let alone guns. They could not possibly succeed in their quest to form a new nation. On the way to victory, the British met American Commander-in-Chief George Washington, a man with an indomitable will. He led an army that refused to lose, no matter how great the odds or how many times it was discounted. In the end, it was the British who were desperate for peace. This is the story of the Revolutionary War and how it produced a country forged on freedom.

Police Officers

Rachel Tisdale (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180759

Police officers are the protective barrier standing between the public on one side and lawlessness on the otherthe so-called "thin blue line." A high-stress job, officers face daily interactions in stressful situations where the element of risk is always lurking. An officer's main duty is to maintain law and order within a community, which means they are regularly face to face with citizens and out patrolling the streets. This book looks at the duties of police officers in crime prevention, the apprehension of offenders, and emergency situations.

Abraham Lincoln (Spanish)

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703794

This title will introduce little readers to the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Readers will gather basic, biographical information about Lincoln through easy-to-read, simple text. Theyll also love the historical photographs, the More Facts section, and bolded glossary terms. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Barack Obama

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703800

This title will introduce little readers to the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama. Readers will gather basic, biographical information about Obama through easy-to-read, simple text. Theyll also love the historical photographs, the More Facts section, and bolded glossary terms. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Bill Clinton

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703817

This title will introduce little readers to the 42nd president of the United States, Bill Clinton. Readers will gather basic, biographical information about Clinton through easy-to-read, simple text. Theyll also love the historical photographs, the More Facts section, and bolded glossary terms. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703824

This title will introduce little readers to the 32nd president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Readers will gather basic, biographical information about Roosevelt through easy-to-read, simple text. Theyll also love the historical photographs, the More Facts section, and bolded glossary terms. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

George Washington

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703831

This title will introduce little readers to the 1st president of the United States, George Washington. Readers will gather basic, biographical information about Washington through easy-to-read, simple text. Theyll also love the historical photographs and images, the More Facts section, and bolded glossary terms. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

John F. Kennedy (Spanish)

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703848

This title will introduce little readers to the 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy. Readers will gather basic, biographical information about Kennedy through easy-to-read, simple text. Theyll also love the historical photographs, the More Facts section, and bolded glossary terms. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Citizenship

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795655

CITIZENSHIP: Get involved in community affairs. Stay informed. Vote. The 21st Century Jr. Library Character Education books help kids learn how to make the choices that will help them be people of good character.

Asking Questions about Political Campaigns

Nancy E. Weiss (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633625228

Campaign ads are inescapable, especially in election years. Asking Questions about Political Campaigns shows what goes into those ads, how successful campaigns get their messages across, and how political campaigns and the media influence each other. Case studies prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of specific issues. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Classified: Spies at Work

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427189721

To be a spy in todays high-tech world, youve got to specializewhether youre keeping tabs on foreign governments, fighting terrorist organizations, or stopping cyber espionage. This fascinating book describes spying throughout history, the gadgetry of a spy, and what kind of training is required to join intelligence-gathering agencies around the world.

Gettysburg

James Bow (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179692

This title provides a factual and in-depth look at one of the bloodiest battles in American history. Features include a day-by-day breakdown of events, profiles of major figures, and a detailed review of President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, one of the most important speeches in American history.

March on Washington

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191670

As the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march for Civil Rights in Washington, D.C. approaches, this timely book looks at its organization, the key players, and why it is still relevant today.

Political Maps

Jessica Pegis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193193

Political maps are often the first kind of maps children learn about. These maps identify the boundaries of countries, states or provinces, and cities, as well as such physical features as lakes and oceans. Detailed, up-to-date maps and clearly written text help readers understand how to use political maps to solve problems.

Explore Antarctica

Rebecca Sjonger Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427163837

Antarctica is one of the most desolate and fascinating continents on Earth! In Explore Antarctica, kids are taken on a journey through this continents chilly geography, exploring its mountains, peninsula, seas, and mile-thick layer of ice. Kids will be thrilled to learn about why Antarctica receives six months each of sunlight and darkness every year the beautiful animals that live in Antarctica the ground-breaking Antarctic Treaty the amazing findings of researchers studying this little-known continent

Cyber Cop

Patricia Hynes (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791916

Law enforcement is keeping up with technology - and the criminals attempting to take advantage of it. Cyber cops use the latest electronic devices to track and find the bad guys.

Rights and Values

Patricia Hynes (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602792005

Our unalienable rights, and efforts to protect them, are a foundation of American government. Those rights, the Bill of Rights, and other protections are described in this book

Voting

Fredrik Liljeblad (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791978

The foundation of democracy is the vote of the people. The history of voting in the United States and some of the interesting results are recapped in this book.

Democracy at Work

Fredrik Liljeblad (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791930

This study makes the United States government system - three branches with checks and balances - clear and understandable.

Government at Work

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791947

All the things governments do at all levels - national, state, and local - are highlighted.