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The Battle of San Juan Hill

Bonnie Hinman (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171822

Explores the Battle of San Juan Hill of the Spanish-American War. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative read.

The Battle of Midway

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171815

Explores the Battle of Midway of World War II. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative read.

The Battle of Little Bighorn

Katy Duffield (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171808

Explores the Battle of Little Bighorn of the Great Sioux War. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative read.

The Battle of Inchon

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171792

Explores the Battle of Inchon of the Korean War. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative read.

The Battle of Gettysburg

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171785

Explores the Battle of Gettysburg of the US Civil War. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative read.

Travels with Charlie: Across the Midwest

Miles Backer (author), Chuck Nitzberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054625

Mount Rushmore, the Motown museum, a dinosaur trail, and a hot rod showplace are among the fascinating array of well-known, historical, and wonderfully oddball destinations on Charlie's travels. For every state, a selection of Did You Know... facts adds colorful information about the stops along the way. Did you Know... why Missouri is called the "Show-Me- State"? where Kool-Aid was invented? where you can find a 600-pound ball of stamps? And do you think you'll be able to spot the hidden Charlie in every state?

How the Sphinx Got to the Museum

Jessi Hartland (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609050320

Acclaimed author and illustrator, Jessie Hartland, beautifully presents this informative and fascinating history of the Hatshepsut sphinx: from its carving in ancient Egypt to its arrival in the hallowed halls of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is essential reading for junior Egyptologists!

Discover Ancient Egypt

Amanda Trane (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532402548

Discover Ancient Egypt in this beginning reader.

I Like Art: Renaissance

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405280

Learn all about Renaissance Art in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Giovanni Bellini, El Greco, and Raphael and find out why they painted the way they did. The Renaissance period began in the 1300s after the middle ages and featured art that was inspired by the peace and prosperity of the time. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Renaissance art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.

I Like Art: Romanticism

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405327

Learn all about Romanticism in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Caspar David Friedrich, Henry Fuseli, and Eugene Delacroix and find out why they painted the way they did. The Romantic period of art began in the early 1800s in Germany. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Romantic art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.

Fossils

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623951849

Let's journey into the past and explore dinosaurs and more through fossils! From dinosaurs to mammoth tusks, kids can discover the treasures of our prehistoric past through colorful images and simple titles. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new ideas, words and concepts to kids.

I Like Art: Rococo

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405303

Learn all about Rococo Art in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like François Boucher, Antoine Watteau, and Jean Claude Richard and find out why they painted the way they did. The Rococo period began in the 1700s and featured art that was inspired by the extravagant nature of the court of Louis XV. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Rococo art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book

I Like Art: Realism

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405266

Learn all about the Realism period in art in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Jean-François Millet, Winslow Homer, and Gustave Courbet and find out why they painted the way they did. Realist art became popular after the French Revolution and featured art that depicted regular people in everyday situations. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Impressionist art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.

I Like Art: Neoclassical

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405242

Learn all about Neoclassical Art in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Benjamin West, Jacques Louis David, and Angelica Kauffmann and find out why they painted the way they did.

I Like Art: Impressionism

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405228

Learn all about Impressionism in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Paul Cezanne, Auguste Renoir, Mary Cassatt and Claude Monet and find out why they painted the way they did. The Impressionist period of art began in the 1860s and featured art that gave an impression of a set moment in time. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Impressionist art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book. is to show real life how the artist saw it.

I Like Art: Expressionism

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405204

Learn all about Expressionism in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Gustav Klimt, Edvard Munch, and Paul Klee and find out why they painted the way they did. The Baroque period of art began at the beginning of the 20th century and featured art that expressed the artists' feelings. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Expressionist art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.

I Like Art: Baroque

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405181

Learn all about the Baroque period in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Caravaggio, Rubens, and Strozzi and find out why they painted the way they did. The Baroque period of art began in 1600 and featured ornate paintings filled with movement. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Baroque art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.

Her Majesty

Lisa Graves (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623957377

This illustrated guide to famous (and infamous) queens tells us that power isn't everything. Each of the extraordinary women featured in this book have impacted world history. Featuring the bold and beautiful style of Lisa Graves' Women in History series, this book is sure to become a classroom, library and household favorite for parents and educators who want to show that being a princess or a queen means much more than fancy dresses and fairy tale endings.

Trail Blazers

Lisa Graves (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955809

By land, sea, and air, women have traveled the globe, blazing a trail of exploration, discovery and empowerment. This illustrated guide of explorers tells the incredible stories of the women who went against all odds to see the world and go beyond the limits set by their times. The second title in Lisa Graves' Women in History series, Trail Blazers is an indisputable resource for today's children.

History's Witches

Lisa Graves (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955175

They dared to stand up to kings...think for themselves...even practice medicine...and what was their reward? To be labeled a witch. This illustrated guide of the witches of history explores the lives of thirteen different women who were falsely accused of witchcraft. Using an infographic style, History's Witches will fascinate middle graders through teens with the rich history of accusing women of witchcraft.

G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet

Brad Herzog (author) Doug Bowles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410307965

From the first games held in ancient Greece to the cultural extravaganzas of recent years, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of Olympic sports. Now G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet, showcases those athletes and events that not only set sports records but also impacted history and world views. Learn the meaning behind the five interlocking rings featured on the Olympic flag. Cheer on American Jim Thorpe as he won the pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden, only to lose his medals later. Read how the man dubbed as the "world's laziest high jumper" won the gold in 1968 and later had a jump named after him.

Resistance Fighter

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780388

I carried messages for the Resistance. Secret messages from fighter to fighter. There were German soldiers everywhere. I was always in danger. These graphic and colorful 48-page books meet Common Core genre requirements and feature a fictional story, two pages of nonfiction, and two pages of activities, giving students some background knowledge necessary to understanding historical events. Using fiction to amplify history also allows students to think critically about the pas--and piques curiosity, leading to further exploration and discovery.

Women in Combat

Saddleback Educational Publishing (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645980568

Women have always played an important role in the U.S. military. However, for many years, they weren't allowed to fight in battle. Still, women fought for their right to defend their country, and now they are breaking barriers on the battlefield and in leadership roles. These are the stories of courageous women in combat.

Tail Gunner: The Story of a Bombing Raid

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780111

A tail gunner tries to keep his crew and his plane safe as Britain's Bomber Command Force carries out a bombing raid over Germany during World War II.

America Becomes a World Power 1890-1930

Saddleback Educational Publishing (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602916920

Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these graphic U.S. history titles teach student about key historical events in American history from 1500 to the present. Dramatic and colorful graphics highlights the text with easy transitions, which avoids a choppy narrative. These history titles offer a variety of rich material to support teaching to the standards.