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Holidays and Traditions

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425366

Every culture has their own traditions, customs, and festivals, but some are especially unique. From Christmas trees decorated with spider webs to a festival dedicated to a monkey’s delicious dinner, these really weird, totally true holidays and traditions will surprise and delight you!

U.S. Presidents

Erin Palmer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425335

Ever wondered what sort of silly things go on behind the White House doors? From alligators in the bathroom to sheep on the lawn, the United States presidents are full of surprising stories! Discover some of the wackiest, really weird, totally true presidential tales from throughout American history!

Ancient Cultures

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425359

From the Great Pyramids of Egypt to the Great Wall of China and beyond, the landmarks of the world’s ancient cultures still stand as impressive reminders of our past. But traces of these long-ago civilizations can also be found in more unusual places, including a fast-food restaurant!

State Guides to Trees

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425656

Scientific and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state tree and the processes used to select it.

State Guides to Flags

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425663

Historical and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state flags, including the inspiration of the design.

Greek Mythology

Erin Palmer (author) Matt Forsyth (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425236

Introduce young readers to the basics of Greek mythology, focusing on origin, intriguing anecdotes, lesser known but fascinating information, ties to modern culture, and more!

American Indian Mythology

Anthony Clark (author) Matt Forsyth (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425267

Introduce young readers to the basics of American Indian mythology, focusing on origin, intriguing anecdotes, lesser known but fascinating information, ties to modern culture, and more!

Roman Mythology

Anthony Clark (author) Matt Forsyth (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425243

Introduce young readers to the basics of Roman mythology, focusing on origin, intriguing anecdotes, lesser known but fascinating information, ties to modern culture, and more!

Elevators

Tracy Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425588

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

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179683

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.

Pony Express

M.C. Hall (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944455

Relive the excitement of the Pony Express through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Tall Tales of Jenny Gold

Sue Laneve (author), Giuliano Aloisi (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918792

One girl's journey from wealth to poverty changes her perspective during the Great Depression.

A Thousand Miles

Precious McKenzie (author), Luca Maggi (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918761

A young Cherokee boy and his family are forced to leave their home when the Indian Removal Act is enforced.

Cursed Journey of the Peculiar Bentleys

Erin Palmer (author), Laura Tolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918815

The Bentley family sets off on the Oregon Trail, encountering obstacles along the way, which lead the protagonist to believe she is cursed.

A Time for Change

Alicia Klepeis (author), Laura Tolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918778

A family's move to the South brings a young African American into the hub of racial inequality.

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.

World Trade Center

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301015

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.

The Freedom Trail

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301046

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

Nancy Allen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301022

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.

The Old Fort at St. Augustine

Keli Sipperley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301008

This book provides facts about Castillo de San Marcos National Monument at St. Augustine, Florida, and discusses its history and construction.

Angel Island

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301039

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.

Fort Sumter

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301053

This book explains the construction and significance of Fort Sumter, a national monument and symbol of the Civil War.

Knights

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945408

This book describes the life of medieval knights, including a short story of two young knights' experiences in a tournament and in battle.