A look at some of the most amazing elevators in the world. Addresses the obstacles of construction, the impact on society, and the science of engineering such superstructures.
The American flag is a symbol of freedom and patriotism. From the first flag that donned thirteen stars for the original thirteen colonies, to the flag we know today, it has always brought pride to the people of America. Many poems and songs have been written about Old Glory, and she flies in front of schools, government offices, and is waved in parades as a symbol of our freedom and all who fought to protect and preserve it. This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Relive the excitement of the Pony Express through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
Abigail Adams, the First Lady of the United States, takes Fiona and Finley back in time to her new home at the White House to share her story.
Fiona and Finley travel back in time with Benjamin Franklin.
Join Fiona and Finley as they travel back in time with America's first professional female astronomer, Maria Mitchell.
Fiona and Finley are going on a family hiking trip. Finley is determined to invent an ice cream that won't melt to celebrate. Albert Einstein enters the Sweets Shop to take Finely on an adventure that might inspire some answers.
Francis Scott Key takes Finley and Fiona back in time to see first-hand what inspired him to write "The Star-Spangled Banner."
Fiona is ready to quit her school's model rocket club. Things start to look up when Amelia Earhart stops by the Sweets Shop and whisks Fiona and Finley on a historic flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
When inventor Thomas Edison visits the family's Sweets Shop, Finley and Fiona embark on a sweet adventure through history.
Harriet Tubman stops in and tells Fiona and Finley about the Underground Railroad. Fiona and Finley don't just want to hear about it, they want to help.
Time Hop customer Clara Barton takes Fiona and Finley on a journey back to the Civil War, where they help her care for wounded soldiers.
Daniel Boone stops by the Sweets Shop and takes Fiona and Finley on an adventure through time to the frontier wilderness of Kentucky. The text discusses incidents and language of negative stereotypes.
This book describes the history, design, and construction of the World Trade Center, as well as the terrorist attack that destroyed it on September 11, 2001.
Although other cities have historical sites, Boston has organized a special way to see its famous places. In Boston, you can see most of the famous sites by walking a special path called the Freedom Trail.
The Underground Railroad was a system of people who helped slaves escape. People in the Underground Railroad provided food, clothing, transportation, and safe places for fugitive or runaway slaves to stay.
This book provides facts about Castillo de San Marcos National Monument at St. Augustine, Florida, and discusses its history and construction.
The west coast welcomed thousands of immigrants from Asia who carried with them hopes and dreams of a bright future. Many stayed on the island for weeks or months before moving into California. Why did they have to stay so long? What made them want to come to the United States? Immigrants coming to Angel Island had to have patience as they underwent humiliation and questioning. Learn about the history of Angel Island and the immigrants that passed through by examining photographs, maps, and informational sidebars.
This book explains the construction and significance of Fort Sumter, a national monument and symbol of the Civil War.
his book discusses the era of slavery in America and the impact it had on the future of the nation.
Examines the technological innovations and social changes that were bought about by the Industrial Revolution, describing the inventions which transformed textiles, transportation, communications, the generation of electricity, and manufacturing of steel.
Explore the building of the Panama Canal and America's involvement through engaging text and detailed illustrations.
Learn about recontruction in American history through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
Experience great battles of the Civil War through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.