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The Presidents

Campbell Collison (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471354

Abraham Lincoln wore size 14 shoes, Thomas Jefferson spoke 6 different languages, and Barack Obama converted the White House tennis courts to a basketball court. Dive into all the extreme facts you never know about the presidents of the United States in this zany book.

The 13 Original Colonies

Campbell Collison (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471385

What did it take to start a colony in the United States? For some, it took eating shoe leather during the harsh winter in Jamestown. These extreme conditions weren't the only challenges colonists faced as they settled in America. Explore even more about the 13 original colonies by reading this book.

The Constitution

Campbell Collison (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471361

Did you know the U.S. Constitution doesn't include the word democracy? Or that it took 10 long months to ratify? How about how much the clerk who handwrote the original copy of the Constitution was paid? (It was $30, by the way.) Find out all the extreme history behind one of our nation's most important documents.

The Declaration of Independence

Marcia Abramson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471347

Everyone knows the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776. But did you know that it took until July 9th for General George Washington to get his hands on it? Explore the extreme history of our nation's birth certificate.

Monuments and Memorials

Marcia Abramson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471330

One is a 100th birthday present from France, one was once the tallest building in the world, and one was sculpted in China. What are we talking about? United States monuments and memorials, of course! Discover the extreme history behind some of the nation's most iconic landmarks.

Lincoln's Ghost

K.C. Kelley Lisa Naffziger (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476120

The White House is filled with the history of a nation. But you might be surprised by how much of this history comes from residents who never left . . . even after their own deaths! Among the most famous of these phantoms is Abraham Lincoln. Ever since the president's death, politicians and First Families alike have spotted the ghostly president around his former home. Find out more in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other haunted houses.

Mason versus the Tornado

James Buckley Jr. Kerstin LaCross (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476328

When tornados tore through Alabama, they ripped the roofs off houses, tore apart trees, and sent debris flying miles away. They also picked up Mason, the dog and sent him sailing away from his home and owners. Mason's family searched desperately for their beloved pet, but he was nowhere to be seen. Find out about this brave dog's slow, crawling journey back home after a tornado in this graphic adventure of animal escape. Then, learn more about the heroes that saved other animals from terrifying tornadoes.

Green Berets

Sarah Eason Diego Vaisberg (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476557

It takes a brave soldier to run straight into enemy fire. But that's just what Green Beret Sergeant Bernard Good did when his team was in trouble during the Iraq War. Follow along on this graphic adventure as Sergeant Good and beret Don Hogan help a fellow injured soldier to safety after their reconnaissance mission turned dangerous. Then, learn more about green berets and their gear.

Deepwater Disaster

James Buckley Jr. Kerstin LaCross (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476311

The Deepwater Horizon disaster sent millions of barrels of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico--straight into the water that is home to countless animals. The oil quickly coated the wings of the brown pelican, putting this already endangered species into even more risk. How were these animals rescued? Find out about the brave scientists who saved the oil-soaked birds in this graphic adventure of animal escapes. Then, learn more about other oil spills that threatened sea life around the world.

Delta Force

Sarah Eason Diego Vaisberg (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476540

Kurt Muse spoke out--and was taken in. Who did the U.S. send to rescue the American citizen locked in a Panama jail? The elite members of the Delta Force. The special ops team trained for the dangerous mission then set out on the harrowing journey to save Kurt from behind enemy lines. Follow along on this graphic rescue mission. Then, learn more about the Delta Force and the soldiers' gear.

Vaccines

Martha London (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885092104

Throughout time, scientists have made vaccines to prevent deadly illnesses. Even today, scientists are still studying diseases and working to make new and better vaccines. Explore how vaccines work, how they are made, and how they stop communities from getting sick. Dyslexic-friendly font and design in this curricular hi-lo series makes current events approachable for all!

The Great Plague!

Tim Cooke (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090995

The streets were littered with rats scurrying over dead and dying bodies. Fear spread through the city of London just as fast as the plague, killing almost a quarter of the city’s population by the end of 1666. Follow along with the true story of a doomed city in the midst of a deadly epidemic. Then, review what you’ve learned with a recap timeline and a quick quiz to check how much doomed history you remember.

Sunken Ship of Dreams!

Anne O'Daly (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090988

As an iceberg sliced into the side of the Titanic, frigid waters started pouring into the vessel. Soon, the ship of dreams turned into a living nightmare in the early morning of April 15, 1912. Follow along with the true story of a doomed passenger ship, sinking in the icy waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. Then, review what you’ve learned with a recap timeline and a quick quiz to check how much doomed history you remember.

Six Days Alone!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090063

A short hike turned into a lonely fight for survival as Yang Chen got separated from her friend in the forest. She fought for days to survive, working to find shelter and food--and hoping that someone would find her. Explore the exciting true story of a forest survivor pushed to the limits in this graphic adventure. Then, learn forest survival tips and read the stories of other forest survivors.

Sandstorm Terror!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090056

When Mauro Prosperi set out on an ultramarathon through the desert, he didn't realize he would soon enter a race for his life. After a sandstorm sent Mauro off course, he had to do whatever he could to survive the harsh conditions of the Sahara Desert on his own. Explore the exciting true story of a desert survivor pushed to the limits in this graphic adventure. Then, learn desert survival tips and read the stories of other desert survivors.

No Sign of Land!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090049

As three friends set out to take a boat to a nearby island, they thought the trip would only last a couple of days. But then their small boat drifted off course, and the boys found themselves lost in the middle of the ocean. Explore the exciting true story of sea survivors pushed to the limits in this graphic adventure. Then, learn sea survival tips and read the stories of other sea survivors.

Mt. Vesuvius Erupts!

Nancy Dickman (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090971

Ash rained down like burning snowflakes. There was nowhere to run and hide for the residents of Pompeii after Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE. Follow along with the true story of a doomed city pummeled with pumice and molten rock. Then, review what you’ve learned with a recap timeline and a quick quiz to check how much doomed history you remember.

Earthquake Disaster!

Nancy Dickman (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090940

The ground shook and buildings tumbled. San Francisco was struck by a violent earthquake during the early morning of April 18, 1906. Follow along with the true story of a city shaken into rubble. Then, review what you’ve learned with a recap timeline and quick quiz to check how much doomed history you remember.

Civil Rights

Martha London (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885092067

Throughout U.S. history, many groups of people have had to fight for their civil rights—and many are still fighting today. Black Lives Matter protesters work to bring safety to everyone regardless of race. Women have fought for the right to vote but still struggle for further equality. Explore how these groups and others fight for civil rights. Dyslexic-friendly font and design in this curricular hi-lo series makes current events approachable for all!

Bring Them Back Alive!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090025

When explorer Ernest Shackleton's ship got stuck in Antarctic ice, he and his crew found themselves stranded and fighting for their lives in a freezing, faraway place. Explore the exciting true story of Antarctic survivors pushed to the limits in this graphic adventure. Then, learn Antarctic survival tips and read the stories of other Antarctic survivors.

Accused of Witchcraft!

Tim Cooke (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090957

No one in Salem was safe. From 1692 through 1693 neighbors were accusing neighbors of witchcraft and sentencing one another to death. Follow along with the true story of a doomed town in the midst of some of the world’s most famous witch trials. Then, review what you’ve learned with a recap timeline and quick quiz to check how much doomed history you remember.

The Illuminati Controls Everything

V. C. Thompson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914281

Do you think students can tell fact from fiction? In a world where social media reigns supreme and tweets and posts go viral, discerning what's fact from fiction can be more difficult than it seems. In The Illuminati Controls Everything, readers will take a closer look at this conspiracy, why it spread, and where this theory originated.

Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement in the U.S.

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914106

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Virginia Loh-Hagan to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement in the U.S. explores the events in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way.

Political Power

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914144

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Asian achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. In the Political Power book, students learn about Asian American men and women in politics.

Japanese American Incarceration

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914083

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Virginia Loh-Hagan to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Japanese American Incarceration explores the events in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way.