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The Genius of the Romans

Izzi Howell (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123930

Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the Romans? Find out how the Romans trained their soldiers, built their roads and buildings, and supplied their people with food and water. Discover how their brilliant developments in language, government, law, and entertainment still influence the way we live today.

The Genius of the Maya

Izzi Howell (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123923

Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the Maya? Find out how the Maya built their cities to suit the landscape and population, traded their resources, and developed a complex system of writing. Discover how their brilliant developments in farming, astronomy, and cloth-making still influence the way we live today.

The Genius of the Benin Kingdom

Sonya Newland (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123916

Which innovative ideas and inventions began in the Benin Kingdom in Africa? Find out how a collection of separate villages and communities grew into a strong, united kingdom and developed a network of successful trading relationships. Discover how their brilliant developments in town planning, language, art, and medicine still influence the way we live today.

The Genius of the Anglo-Saxons

Izzi Howell (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123909

Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the Anglo-Saxons? Find out how the Anglo-Saxons farmed their land, built their houses, and organized their society. Discover how their brilliant developments in defense, law, language, and storytelling still influence the way we live today.

The Genius of the Ancient Greeks

Izzi Howell (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123893

Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the ancient Greeks? Find out how the ancient Greeks organized their society, trained their soldiers, used their ships for trade and transportation, and built their temples. Discover how their brilliant developments in architecture, politics, art, medicine, theater, and sports still influence the way we live today.

The Genius of the Ancient Egyptians

Sonya Newland (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123886

Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the ancient Egyptians? Find out how the ancient Egyptians built their temples and pyramids, irrigated and farmed their land, and took care of their people during life and after death. Discover how their brilliant developments in farming, papermaking, timekeeping, and medicine still influence the way we live today. 

The Tet Offensive

Katy Duffield (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171853

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

The Invasion of Normandy

Moira Rose Donohue (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171846

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

The Battles of Lexington and Concord

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171839

Explores the Battles of Lexington and Concord of the American Revolution. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative read.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Voice That Won the Vote: How One Woman's Words Made History

Elisa Boxer (author) Vivien Mildenberger (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166738

In August of 1920, women's suffrage in America came down to the vote in Tennessee. If the Tennessee legislature approved the 19th amendment it would be ratified, giving all American women the right to vote. The historic moment came down to a single vote and the voter who tipped the scale toward equality did so because of a powerful letter his mother, Febb Burn, had written him urging him to "Vote for suffrage and don't forget to be a good boy." The Voice That Won the Vote is the story of Febb, her son Harry, and the letter than gave all American women a voice.

Winged Wonders: Solving the Monarch Migration Mystery

Meeg Pincus (author) Yas Imamura (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166752

For decades, as the monarch butterflies swooped through every year like clockwork, people from Canada to the United States to Mexico wondered, "Where do they go?" In 1976 the world learned the answer: after migrating thousands of miles, the monarchs roost by the millions in an oyamel grove in Central Mexico's mountains. But who solved this mystery? Was it the scientist or the American adventurer? The citizen scientists or the teacher or his students? Winged Wonders shows that the mystery could only be solved when they all worked as a team--and reminds readers that there's another monarch mystery today, one that we all must work together to solve.