Every day we went on patrol. The Viet Cong were everywhere. Hiding in jungles. Hiding in villages. We had to find them, before they found us.
"They took my clothes. They shaved my head. I was given a prisoner number. I was no longer a human!"
"The ship is sinking. I don't want to die in the icy sea. When will help come? Who will save us?"
"We face each other on the battlefield. Two proud samurai. Revenge burns in my heart. Here is where it ends."
"Life was hard in my village in Poland. So I came to America. I have little money, and I don't speak English. Will my dream of a better life come true?”
Nine high school students in Little Rock, Arkansas were at the heart of the battle to integrate schools in the late 1950s. Many places in the south were slow to change, but things got especially heated in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world the pyramids of Giza remain relatively intact, but through ancient texts and legends, the other six wonders come to life.
Are spies criminals or heroes? Some spies are greedy. They only want money. Others spy in wartime. They want to help their country. Businesses also spy on each other. The book explores six famous spies.
American soldiers who show valor in combat can receive the Medal of Honor. This is the top military award in the US. Learn more about several heroes who received this award, from the Civil War to the War in Afghanistan.
We wait in the early morning darkness. Soon we will attack. My axe and sword are ready. Viking blood runs through my veins. These graphic and colorful 48-page books meet Common Core genre requirements and feature a fictional story, two pages of nonfiction, and two pages of activities, giving students some background knowledge necessary to understanding historical events. Using fiction to amplify history also allows students to think critically about the pas--and piques curiosity, leading to further exploration and discovery.
I wait in the trench. The big guns boom all night. The big guns boom all night. Tomorrow we go over the top. Will I ever see my home again?
I wait deep below the arena. Soon it will be my turn to fight. I am a gladiator now. I must kill or be killed!
This graphic novel highlights significant people and events in United States history between 1800 and 1830, including the War of 1812 and the burning of Washington, D.C., by the British.
This graphic novel highlights significant events in United States history between the years 1830 and 1860.
It is the most famous house in the United States. Major moments in world history have taken place within its walls. World leaders, children, and even animals have roamed the halls. War once destroyed it. But now the house stands as a symbol of freedom and democracy in the U.S. This is the story of the White House.
I carried messages for the Resistance. Secret messages from fighter to fighter. There were German soldiers everywhere. I was always in danger. These graphic and colorful 48-page books meet Common Core genre requirements and feature a fictional story, two pages of nonfiction, and two pages of activities, giving students some background knowledge necessary to understanding historical events. Using fiction to amplify history also allows students to think critically about the pas--and piques curiosity, leading to further exploration and discovery.
Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these graphic U.S. history titles teach student about key historical events in American history from 1500 to the present. Dramatic and colorful graphics highlights the text with easy transitions, which avoids a choppy narrative. These history titles offer a variety of rich material to support teaching to the standards.
This graphic novel highlights significant events in the industrial development of the United States. The text contains racial slurs.
Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these graphic U.S. history titles teach students about key historical events in American history from 1500 to the present. Dramatic and colorful graphics highlight the text with easy transitions, which avoids a choppy narrative. These history titles offer a variety of rich materials to support teaching to the standards.
The discovery of King Tut’s tomb brought a curse upon those who found it. A young killer countess bathed in the blood of her victims. Two men dug up dead people and even turned to murder, all in the name of science. Some stories sound too strange to be true. But the astonishing tales within this collection have facts to back them up.
A mysterious mine in Arizona lures people in with the promise of gold. But many who seek it are never seen again. After being stranded in a snowstorm, a group of pioneers turns to cannibalism to survive. People with synesthesia may hear things they touch or taste things they see. This collection of stories explores the weird, the wild, and the wonderful that exists all around us. You’ll have to read it to believe it.
Abraham Lincoln may have dreamed about his own death. Scary Halloween decorations turn out to be actual dead people. Frogs, fish, and seeds rain down from above. A woman lives in someone’s closet for a year without being found. Believe it or not, these strange tales are true. Learn the facts in this collection of amazing stories.
How did Edison help movies get started? What was Technicolor? How do 3-D glasses work? Who was Dar Robinson? Has a movie ever amazed you?
Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader.
In graphic-novel format, this brief biography of Martin Luther King Jr. discusses his childhood, his protests and marches, and his "I Have a Dream" speech.