Historical novel set during Industrial Revolution about child labor at a watch factory.
A young boy meets a runaway slave in this historical novel set during the Civil War.
Remember and her family set sail on the Mayflower to the New World, where they celebrate the first Thanksgiving.
Neighbors divided over the country's declaration of independence converge, leading to conflict among friends and families.
On September 11, 2001, Americans witnessed the worst tragedy our country has ever seen. The World Trade Center, in New York City, disappeared that day as terrorists flew planes into the Twin Towers killing and injuring thousands of people. Left in its place was a massive pit of rubble and death known as Ground Zero. Shortly after the attack, planning began on the rebuilding of a new World Trade Center. In addition to the new buildings, it would include a memorial for all the lives lost on that tragic day. Today, the World Trade Center rises once again above Lower Manhattan. It remains a symbol of freedom strong enough to heal and rebuild what terrorists knocked down! Photographs, facts about the attacks, sidebars with key information, and places to visit at the new center are all included in this fascinating book! This title will allow students to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
When the Civil War began, Fort Sumter was an unfinished building in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. Over the next three years, this fort would become one of the most important symbols of the Civil War. Now open to the public as a national monument, visitors arrive at the fort by boat from Charleston. Walk over several acres and see many Civil War guns and cannonballs. National Park Service rangers are also on the island to give talks and demonstrations to bring the Civil War and other important facts of American history to life. Filled with photographs, sidebars with history about the fort, and all the stops you will want to make along the way are included. This title will allow students to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Millions of people visit Boston every year to see the famous places where history happened hundreds of years ago. In Boston, you can see most of the famous sites by walking a special path called the Freedom Trail. In this informational text, students will learn about all the special places they can visit. The history behind how and why the Freedom Trail was created, and the influential people who made it happen, photographs with captions, informational sidebars, and maps with keys of all the places you will want to stop along the way to appreciate this American symbol of freedom are just a page away! This title will allow students to describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
The Old Fort at St. Augustine has undergone many battles and restorations, but has never fallen! The Fort, which served alternately as both a shelter and a prison, also symbolizes the struggles of settlers and Native Americans as a new, united nation was forged. Interesting facts about the structure of the Fort, how to visit, and all the prominent people it has held as prisoners or people seeking refuge are all included with interested fact boxes, pictures with captions, and timelines of the Forts history are all included. This title will allow students to describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
The Underground Railroad was a path slaves traveled from the South to the North in hopes of being free. Why was it called a railroad? How did they know where to travel? Those who traveled the path had to be brave and courageous. Many slaves as well as those who helped them gain their freedom are highlighted. Learn about the history and the secrets of the Underground Railroad through photographs, maps, and informational sidebars. This title will allow students to determine the main idea of a text and recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Detailed descriptions about the World War I Memorial explore basic history about this war.
Learn detailed information about the World War II Memorial and basic history about this war.
Learn detailed information about the Korean War Memorial and basic history about this war.
Detailed descriptions and photos of the USS Arizona Memorial help the reader to understand and appreciate the sacrifices of our American soldiers.
Learn background information about Arlington Naitonal Cemetary and the sacrifices of American fallen soldiers.
Experience great battles of the Civil War through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
Learn about the way the Industrial Revolution shaped America through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
Explore the building of the Panama Canal and America's involvement through engaging text and detailed illustrations.
Learn about recontruction in American history through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
Explore the time of slavery in America through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
Volume 8: Ross, John to Thanksgiving
Volume 9: The-Other-Magpie to Zuni
Volume 10: Cumulative Index & Projects
Volume 6: Massasoit to Pamunkey
Volume 7: Papoose to Rosebud Reservation
Volume 3: Confederacy to Fort Stanwix Treaty