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Martin Luther King Jr.

Wendy Conklin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743906715

Martin Luther King Jr. grew up knowing that there needed to be a change in the way that African Americans were treated, and he held a dream from the time he was a young boy that he would help make that change happen. Unlike most of the activists in the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. was committed to nonviolence.

Civil War Leaders

Wendy Conklin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757820

This nonfiction reader profiles some of the great leaders during the Civil War era. Students will examine the lives of these leaders that inspired others to fight bravely for the cause. It explores prominent figures in the Union Army, including William T. Sherman, Joseph Hooker, George McClellan, George Meade, and Ulysses Grant, as well as leaders in the Confederacy, such as John Bell Hood, Robert E. Lee, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and more. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might have been like during this turbulent time in American history. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other primary sources offer an intimate glimpse of life during this era.standards, this text readies students for college and career readiness.

Causes of the Civil War: A House Divided

Heather Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757684

Provide an engaging nonfiction reader for your students as they explore some of the causes of the Civil War. With the Causes of the Civil War: A House Divided e-Book, students will examine the divisive events in the nineteenth century that led up to the war, including the Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Dred Scott decision, and more. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might have been like during this turbulent time in American history. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other primary sources offer an intimate glimpse of life during this era.

Abolitionists: What We Need Is Action

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757660

Ignite a passion for history as students learn more about the abolitionists that organized during the early nineteen century to end slavery. The Abolitionists: What We Need Is Action e-Book offers an exciting nonfiction reader to support social studies lesson plans. Exploring some of the events during this time in America's history, this informative text spotlights significant pioneers in the abolitionist movement including William Lloyd Garrison, Sarah and Angelina Grimké, Frederick Douglass, William Still, and Harriet Tubman. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other primary sources offer an intimate glimpse of life during this era.

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Woman

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757639

This fascinating biography profiles the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the events in her life that helped shape her beloved children's books. Students will focus on the author's early years, from her westward travels by covered wagon into "Indian territory" to her adventures living on a homestead. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might have been like for Laura Ingalls Wilder during the 1800s. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other primary sources offer an intimate glimpse of life during this era.

The Story of the Miami Dolphins

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002661

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Dan Marino.

The Story of the Indianapolis Colts

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002616

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Peyton Manning.

The Story of the Seattle Seahawks

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002777

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Russell Wilson.

The Story of the Philadelphia Eagles

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002739

This high-interest history of the National Football League's Eagles highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players.

The Story of the Chicago Bears         

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002531

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Chicago Bears highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Walter Payton.

The Story of the New York Giants

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002708

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s New York Giants highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Eli Manning.

The Story of the New England Patriots        

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002685

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s New England Patriots highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Tom Brady.

The Story of the Los Angeles Rams

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002654

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Los Angeles Rams highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Merlin Olsen.

The Story of the Jacksonville Jaguars

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002623

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Jacksonville Jaguars highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Fred Taylor.

The Story of the Houston Texans

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002609

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Houston Texans highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as J. J. Watt.

The Story of the Denver Broncos

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002579

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Denver Broncos highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as John Elway.

The Story of the Philadelphia Eagles

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002746

This high-interest history of the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Russell Wilson.

The Story of the Tennessee Titans

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002722

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Tennessee Titans highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Marcus Mariota.

The Story of the New Orleans Saints

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002692

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s New Orleans Saints highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Drew Brees.

The Story of the Minnesota Vikings

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002678

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Adrian Peterson.

The Story of the Green Bay Packers

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002593

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Aaron Rodgers.

The Story of the Dallas Cowboys

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002562

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Emmitt Smith.

World War II Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847316

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how World War II spies gathered information for the Allied and Axis powers. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Josephine Baker and Juan Pujol risked their lives to defeat Nazi Germany. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman Who Rescued Anne Frank's Diary

Meeg Pincus (author) Jordi Solano (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146303

The story of Anne Frank and her diary is one of the world's most important and well-known, but less is known about the woman who sheltered Anne and her family for years and, ultimately, rescued Anne's diary from Nazi clutches. Miep Gies was a woman who rose to bravery when humanity needed it and risked everything for her neighbors. It is because of Miep we know Anne Frank--and now, this is Miep's story.

A Fist for Joe Louis and Me

Trinka Hakes Noble (author) Nicole Tadgell (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146174

Gordy and his family live in Detroit, Michigan, the heart of the United States automobile industry. Every night after coming home from work at one of the plants, Gordy's father teaches him how to box. Their hero is the famous American boxer Joe Louis, who grew up in Detroit. But the Great Depression has come down hard on the economy. Detroit's auto industry is affected and thousands of people lose their jobs, including Gordy's father. When his mother takes on work with a Jewish tailor, Gordy becomes friends with Ira, the tailor's son, bonding over their shared interest in boxing and Joe Louis. As the boys' friendship grows, Gordy feels protective of Ira, wanting to help the new boy fit in. At the same time, America is gearing up for the rematch between Joe Louis and the German boxer, Max Schmeling. For many Americans this fight is about good versus evil (US against Nazi Germany). Against the backdrop of the 1938 Fight of the Century, a young boy learns what it means to make a stand for a friend.