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Slavery: The Struggle for Freedom

James Meadows (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542160

The first enslaved Africans landed in North America in 1619 to begin a life of forced, unpaid labor, harsh living conditions, and cruel treatment. The Southern economy grew dependent on slave labor, and the terrible institution was not abolished until after the American Civil War. Although slavery ended almost 150 years ago in the United States, its legacies of racism, prejudice, and the struggle for equal treatment persist today.

Sojourner Truth

Laura Spinale (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542177

Sojourner Truth was born into slavery. Freed before its abolition, she dedicated her life to speaking out against inequality in all forms. She became one of the nation's foremost abolitionists and an important women's-rights advocate.

Richard M. Nixon

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540715

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Richard M. Nixon, thirty-seventh president of the United States.

Ronald Reagan

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540746

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the fortieth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

Rosa Parks

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543662

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of famed civil-rights activist Rosa Parks.

Rutherford B. Hayes

Sandra Francis (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540548

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Rutherford B. Hayes, nineteenth president of the United States.

Oviraptor

Susan H. Gray (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542733

Oviraptor's name means 'egg thief.' Learn why scientists made a mistake when they named this dinosaur!

Muhammad Ali

Clay Latimer (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542146

Muhammad Ali is one of America's most well-known athletes. From the time he was a young boy, Ali has been devoted to fighting racism in and out of the boxing ring. Later in his life, Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, but despite his illness he has not ceased to stand up for what he believes.

Michelle Obama

Susan Kesselring (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543655

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of First Lady Michelle Robinson Obama.

Millard Fillmore

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540487

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Millard Fillmore, thirteenth president of the United States.

Martin Van Buren

Steven Ferry (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540432

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States.

Mary McLeod Bethune

Amy Robin Jones (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542115

Throughout her life, Mary McLeod Bethune worked tirelessly to increase women's opportunities, from education to the military to the right to vote. Her activism led her to the White House as a consultant for several presidents. There, she helped advance important civil rights agendas.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540708

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the thirty-sixth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

Madam C. J. Walker

Lori Hobkirk (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542092

Madam C. J. Walker's skill as a businesswoman and desire to create products for black women drove her to become the first black female millionaire. While improving women's lives with her products, she employed women as sales agents and hair culturists, all while giving back to her community.

John Tyler

Steven Ferry (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540456

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of John Tyler, tenth president of the United States.

James K. Polk

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540463

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of James K. Polk, eleventh president of the United States.

James Madison

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540395

Though he was soft-spoken and small in stature, James Madison had a keen intelligence and a deep passion for his country. A co-writer of the Constitution, Madison also deftly guided the young United States through the War of 1812. Learn about his journey from sickly youth to fourth president of the United States inside.

James Monroe

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540401

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Monroe's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the fifth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

John Adams

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540371

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Adams's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the second president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

John F. Kennedy

Judith E. Harper (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540692

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of John F. Kennedy, thirty-fifth president of the United States.

John Quincy Adams

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540418

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Adams's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the sixth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

James Buchanan

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540500

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of James Buchanan, fifteenth president of the United States.

Jackie Robinson

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543648

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of legendary baseball great Jackie Robinson.

Iguanodon

Susan H. Gray (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542719

Iguanodon was one of the first dinosaurs that had the ability to chew its food. Learn more facts about this unique and very social dinosaur in this interesting book.

Herbert Hoover

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540654

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Herbert Hoover, thirty-first president of the United States.