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Not On My Watch

Brittany Canasi (author), Luca Maggi (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918730

Historical novel set during Industrial Revolution about child labor at a watch factory.

Girl in the Hay

Brittany Canasi (author), Ludovic Salle (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918747

A young boy meets a runaway slave in this historical novel set during the Civil War.

Mayflower Girl

Precious McKenzie (author), Amerigo Pinelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918822

Remember and her family set sail on the Mayflower to the New World, where they celebrate the first Thanksgiving.

Flames of Freedom

Sam George (author), Ludovic Salle (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918808

Neighbors divided over the country's declaration of independence converge, leading to conflict among friends and families.

World Trade Center

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301015

On September 11, 2001, Americans witnessed the worst tragedy our country has ever seen. The World Trade Center, in New York City, disappeared that day as terrorists flew planes into the Twin Towers killing and injuring thousands of people. Left in its place was a massive pit of rubble and death known as Ground Zero. Shortly after the attack, planning began on the rebuilding of a new World Trade Center. In addition to the new buildings, it would include a memorial for all the lives lost on that tragic day. Today, the World Trade Center rises once again above Lower Manhattan. It remains a symbol of freedom strong enough to heal and rebuild what terrorists knocked down! Photographs, facts about the attacks, sidebars with key information, and places to visit at the new center are all included in this fascinating book! This title will allow students to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Fort Sumter

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301053

When the Civil War began, Fort Sumter was an unfinished building in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. Over the next three years, this fort would become one of the most important symbols of the Civil War. Now open to the public as a national monument, visitors arrive at the fort by boat from Charleston. Walk over several acres and see many Civil War guns and cannonballs. National Park Service rangers are also on the island to give talks and demonstrations to bring the Civil War and other important facts of American history to life. Filled with photographs, sidebars with history about the fort, and all the stops you will want to make along the way are included. This title will allow students to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

The Freedom Trail

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301046

Millions of people visit Boston every year to see the famous places where history happened hundreds of years ago. In Boston, you can see most of the famous sites by walking a special path called the Freedom Trail. In this informational text, students will learn about all the special places they can visit. The history behind how and why the Freedom Trail was created, and the influential people who made it happen, photographs with captions, informational sidebars, and maps with keys of all the places you will want to stop along the way to appreciate this American symbol of freedom are just a page away! This title will allow students to describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

The Old Fort at St. Augustine

Keli Sipperley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301008

The Old Fort at St. Augustine has undergone many battles and restorations, but has never fallen! The Fort, which served alternately as both a shelter and a prison, also symbolizes the struggles of settlers and Native Americans as a new, united nation was forged. Interesting facts about the structure of the Fort, how to visit, and all the prominent people it has held as prisoners or people seeking refuge are all included with interested fact boxes, pictures with captions, and timelines of the Forts history are all included. This title will allow students to describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

The Underground Railroad

Nancy Allen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301022

The Underground Railroad was a path slaves traveled from the South to the North in hopes of being free. Why was it called a railroad? How did they know where to travel? Those who traveled the path had to be brave and courageous. Many slaves as well as those who helped them gain their freedom are highlighted. Learn about the history and the secrets of the Underground Railroad through photographs, maps, and informational sidebars. This title will allow students to determine the main idea of a text and recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

World War I Memorial

Maureen Robins

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944271

Detailed descriptions about the World War I Memorial explore basic history about this war.

World War II Memorial

Maureen Robins

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944282

Learn detailed information about the World War II Memorial and basic history about this war.

Korean War Memorial

Jennifer Burrows

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944264

Learn detailed information about the Korean War Memorial and basic history about this war.

USS Arizona Memorial

Maureen Robins

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944295

Detailed descriptions and photos of the USS Arizona Memorial help the reader to understand and appreciate the sacrifices of our American soldiers.

Arlington National Cemetery

Jennifer Burrows

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944257

Learn background information about Arlington Naitonal Cemetary and the sacrifices of American fallen soldiers.

Great Battles of the Civil War

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944462

Experience great battles of the Civil War through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Industrial Revolution

Susan Hamen

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944495

Learn about the way the Industrial Revolution shaped America through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Panama Canal

Peg Hamen

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944509

Explore the building of the Panama Canal and America's involvement through engaging text and detailed illustrations.

Reconstruction

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944487

Learn about recontruction in American history through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Slavery in America

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944479

Explore the time of slavery in America through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 8

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727142

Volume 8: Ross, John to Thanksgiving

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 9

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727159

Volume 9: The-Other-Magpie to Zuni

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 10

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727166

Volume 10: Cumulative Index & Projects

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 6

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727128

Volume 6: Massasoit to Pamunkey

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 7

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727135

Volume 7: Papoose to Rosebud Reservation

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 3

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727098

Volume 3: Confederacy to Fort Stanwix Treaty