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W. E. B. Du Bois

Don Troy (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542207

W. E. B. Du Bois was born a few years after the end of the Civil War, and he dedicated his life to the fight for racial equality. Du Bois was highly educated, and he used his knowledge to speak out against segregation and the commonly held belief that blacks were inferior to whites.

William Henry Harrison

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540449

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States.

Harry S. Truman

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540678

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the thirty-third president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

Woodrow Wilson

Carol Brunelli (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540623

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Woodrow Wilson, twenty-eighth president of the United States.

William Clinton

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540760

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William (Bill) Clinton, forty-second president of the United States.

William Howard Taft

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540616

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William Howard Taft, twenty-seventh president of the United States.

Warren G. Harding

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540630

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Warren G. Harding, twenty-ninth president of the United States.

Theodore Roosevelt

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540609

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth president of the United States.

Thomas Jefferson

Elizabeth Sirimarco (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540388

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Jefferson's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the third president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

The Emancipation Proclamation

Charles W. Carey Jr. (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542009

The Emancipation Proclamation, issued by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, declared all Confederate slaves to be free. Because the order only applied to Southern states that the Union did not control, few slaves benefited immediately. However, many see the historic document as a key turning point in the U.S. Civil War and in the movement to abolish slavery.

South Dakota

Holly Saari (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730901

Explore the colorful customs, people, and places of South Dakota. With straightforward text and captivating photos, this book is a great introduction to the state. Maps and symbols are included to enrich the student's understanding of geography and state identity.

Slavery: The Struggle for Freedom

James Meadows (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542160

The first enslaved Africans landed in North America in 1619 to begin a life of forced, unpaid labor, harsh living conditions, and cruel treatment. The Southern economy grew dependent on slave labor, and the terrible institution was not abolished until after the American Civil War. Although slavery ended almost 150 years ago in the United States, its legacies of racism, prejudice, and the struggle for equal treatment persist today.

Sojourner Truth

Laura Spinale (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542177

Sojourner Truth was born into slavery. Freed before its abolition, she dedicated her life to speaking out against inequality in all forms. She became one of the nation's foremost abolitionists and an important women's-rights advocate.

Richard M. Nixon

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540715

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Richard M. Nixon, thirty-seventh president of the United States.

Ronald Reagan

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540746

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the fortieth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

Rutherford B. Hayes

Sandra Francis (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540548

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Rutherford B. Hayes, nineteenth president of the United States.

Muhammad Ali

Clay Latimer (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542146

Muhammad Ali is one of America's most well-known athletes. From the time he was a young boy, Ali has been devoted to fighting racism in and out of the boxing ring. Later in his life, Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, but despite his illness he has not ceased to stand up for what he believes.

Millard Fillmore

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540487

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Millard Fillmore, thirteenth president of the United States.

Martin Van Buren

Steven Ferry (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540432

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States.

Mary McLeod Bethune

Amy Robin Jones (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542115

Throughout her life, Mary McLeod Bethune worked tirelessly to increase women's opportunities, from education to the military to the right to vote. Her activism led her to the White House as a consultant for several presidents. There, she helped advance important civil rights agendas.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540708

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the thirty-sixth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

Madam C. J. Walker

Lori Hobkirk (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542092

Madam C. J. Walker's skill as a businesswoman and desire to create products for black women drove her to become the first black female millionaire. While improving women's lives with her products, she employed women as sales agents and hair culturists, all while giving back to her community.

John Tyler

Steven Ferry (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540456

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of John Tyler, tenth president of the United States.

James K. Polk

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540463

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of James K. Polk, eleventh president of the United States.

James Madison

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540395

Though he was soft-spoken and small in stature, James Madison had a keen intelligence and a deep passion for his country. A co-writer of the Constitution, Madison also deftly guided the young United States through the War of 1812. Learn about his journey from sickly youth to fourth president of the United States inside.