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2013 Boston Marathon

Heather Williams (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131316

Most of the time sports are seen as the height of competition, but often they also bring people together in times of cultural, social, and political upheaval. 2013 Boston Marathon explores the way the athletes and spectators at the famous race came together after a terrible tragedy. Includes ties to 21st Century themes, as well as infographics, timelines, glossary, and index.

The Dropping of the Atomic Bombs

Roberta Baxter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317194

This book relays the factual details of the dropping of the atomic bombs that took place during World War II. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a Manhattan Project scientist, a witness in Hiroshima, and an aide to the US secretary of war. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

Soccer

Jim Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794108

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, soccer, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the game and the people who play it, better.

Social Networks

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797598

Social Networks have become part of life in the 21st Century. This book looks at the growth of social networks and the role innovation has played in their development.

America's Colonization and Settlement

Marcia Amidon Lusted (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802147

Following a student visiting a living history museum, this engaging title takes readers on a journey in US history from 1585-1763, the period of North America's Colonization and settlement.

The California Gold Rush

Marcia Amidon Lusted (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377051

This book relays the factual details of the California Gold Rush. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a builder working on Sutter's Mill when gold was discovered, a '49er who left New York for California, and a prospector from Chile who came by ship to California to find riches. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

Diplodocus

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312311

This book details the life of the dinosaur known as Diplodocus. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning when Diplodocus lived and what it likely looked like. They will also find out how it lived, from what it ate to how it dealt with enemies. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

The Story of the Statue of Liberty

Annie Qaiser (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314605

This book relays the factual details behind the building and gift of the Statue of Liberty. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details from the point of view of a U.S. harbor worker, a French artisan, and a U.S. Reporter. This book offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in a text while gathering and analyzing information about an historical event.

The Boston Tea Party

Linda Crotta Brennan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314544

This book relays the factual details of the Boston Tea Party and the events that led up to it. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a colonial merchant's wife, a British soldier, and a Patriot activist. This book offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about an historical event.

Compsognathus

Jennifer Zeiger (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805490

Learn about Compsognathus with this easy-to-read text.

The US Civil War and Reconstruction

Brian Howell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802192

This book follows a student who is helping set up a museum exhibit about the Civil War. The student uses primary sources and artifacts to learn about the causes of the war, the hardships of the war, and how the war concluded.

The United States Enters the 20th Century

DeAnn Herringshaw (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802185

Chronicles the history of the United States as it entered the 20th Century. This book, which follows a student who is helping set up a museum exhibit, will be an excellent selection for readers who want to know more about this important period in US history.

US Growth and Change in the 19th Century

Brian Howell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802208

Focuses on the growth and change of the United States in the 19th Century. This book, which follows a student learning about primary documents and artifacts on a field trip, will be an excellent selection for readers who want to know more about this important period in US history.

The Development of U.S. Industry

Mary Meinking (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802161

Chronicles the development of industry in the United States. Presented as the diary of a student who visits historic sites on a road trip, this book will be an excellent selection for readers who want to know more about the birth and growth of industry in the United States.

The Birth of the United States

Linda Crotta Brennan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802222

Following a student helping set up a museum display, this title chronicles the history of the United States, from the causes of the American Revolution to the birth of the new nation.

The Great Depression and World War II

Sheryl Peterson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802178

Follows the history of the United States from the Great Depression through World War II. This book, which follows a student researcher investigating primary sources, will be an excellent selection for readers who want to know more about this challenging period in US history.

America: Three Worlds Meet

M. J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802130

Following a student who is helping make a documentary film, this engaging title takes readers on a journey of US history from its beginnings to 1620, a period that the three worlds of Europe, North America, and Africa meet.

Contemporary United States

Kevin Cunningham (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802154

Following a student working on a school project, this engaging title takes readers on a journey of contemporary US history using primary sources and artifacts.

Postwar United States

Maggie Combs (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802215

This book uses the narrative voice of an historian to take readers on a journey in US history following the end of World War II through the cold war.

Hydroelectric Energy

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791848

For years, people have used water power to provide electricity. This study recaps that history and describes exciting new techniques.

Salt

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793521

You eat salt everyday, but did you know that only 20% of the world's salt is consumed as food? Read this book to learn more about how salt is harvested, its other uses, and why wars have been fought over this common, yet important, mineral.

Architects

Kathleen Manatt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791879

Architects are designing more and more amazing buildings every year. Many are "green buildings", friendly to the environment. Look inside to learn about the history of architecture, what architects do, and some unique examples of their work.

Democracy at Work

Fredrik Liljeblad (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791930

This study makes the United States government system - three branches with checks and balances - clear and understandable.

Trains

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793835

Where is the fastest train in the world? How is it possible for a train to go under the English Channel? What does the next generations of trains look like? Find the answers to these questions and more when you take a look at trains from a new perspective.

Trucks

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793866

Who can up with the idea behind the first truck? How big is the largest truck in the world? How much does it haul? The "Innovation in Transportation" book Trucks takes a look at the people and creative ideas that have changed the way we think about trucks.