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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.

Samurai

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944356

This book discusses the lives of samurai warriors through a story about two samurai who served Oda Nobunaga, a powerful samurai leader.

Pirates

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944332

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of piracy while providing a story that brings the danger and adventure of high seas to life.

World War II Memorial

Maureen Robins

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944282

Learn detailed information about the World War II Memorial and basic history about this war.

World War I Memorial

Maureen Robins

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944271

Detailed descriptions about the World War I Memorial explore basic history about this war.

USS Arizona Memorial

Maureen Robins

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944295

Detailed descriptions and photos of the USS Arizona Memorial help the reader to understand and appreciate the sacrifices of our American soldiers.

Korean War Memorial

Jennifer Burrows

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944264

Learn detailed information about the Korean War Memorial and basic history about this war.

Arlington National Cemetery

Jennifer Burrows

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944257

Learn background information about Arlington Naitonal Cemetary and the sacrifices of American fallen soldiers.

Treasure Hunter

Susan Koehler

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943748

Hunt the sea for sunken boats filled with treasure in this graphic high interest book.

Surviving the San Francisco Earthquake

Jo Cleland

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606945483

In graphic-novel format, this book chronicles the 1906 earthquake that destroyed the city of San Francisco while providing a story of one family's escape from the disaster.

Surviving the Great Chicago Fire

Jo Cleland

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606945490

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of the Chicago fire in 1871 while providing a story that brings to life one family's struggle to survive the devastation.

Landing at Ellis Island

Holly Karapetkova

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945521

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of Ellis Island while providing a story surrounding one family's immigration to America.

Riding with Paul Revere

Holly Karapetkova

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944424

Be a part of history as you ride with Paul Revere through this graphic book.

Surviving the Galveston Hurricane

Jo Cleland

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944387

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of the Galveston Hurricane in 1900 while providing a story that depicts the community's struggle to survive the storm and rebuild their homes afterward.

Industrial Revolution

Susan Hamen

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944495

Examines the technological innovations and social changes that were bought about by the Industrial Revolution, describing the inventions which transformed textiles, transportation, communications, the generation of electricity, and manufacturing of steel.

Panama Canal

M.C. Hall (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944509

Explore the building of the Panama Canal and America's involvement through engaging text and detailed illustrations.

Reconstruction

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944487

Learn about recontruction in American history through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Great Battles of the Civil War

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944462

Experience great battles of the Civil War through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Slavery in America

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944479

his book discusses the era of slavery in America and the impact it had on the future of the nation.

Vikings

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944349

This brief introduction to the Vikings and their gods includes a story about the family of Eric the Red.

Spartans

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944363

This book describes the life of a Spartan warrior and includes a short story that follows two Spartan boys from the age of seven to the battle of Thermopylae.

Vol. 9: The-Other-Magpie to Zuni

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727159

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.

Vol. 8: Ross, John to Thanksgiving

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727142

Learn about Native American history and culture, past and present.