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Civil Rights

Martha London (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885092067

Throughout U.S. history, many groups of people have had to fight for their civil rights—and many are still fighting today. Black Lives Matter protesters work to bring safety to everyone regardless of race. Women have fought for the right to vote but still struggle for further equality. Explore how these groups and others fight for civil rights. Dyslexic-friendly font and design in this curricular hi-lo series makes current events approachable for all!

Bring Them Back Alive!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090025

When explorer Ernest Shackleton's ship got stuck in Antarctic ice, he and his crew found themselves stranded and fighting for their lives in a freezing, faraway place. Explore the exciting true story of Antarctic survivors pushed to the limits in this graphic adventure. Then, learn Antarctic survival tips and read the stories of other Antarctic survivors.

Accused of Witchcraft!

Tim Cooke (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885090957

No one in Salem was safe. From 1692 through 1693 neighbors were accusing neighbors of witchcraft and sentencing one another to death. Follow along with the true story of a doomed town in the midst of some of the world’s most famous witch trials. Then, review what you’ve learned with a recap timeline and quick quiz to check how much doomed history you remember.

The Illuminati Controls Everything

V. C. Thompson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914281

Do you think students can tell fact from fiction? In a world where social media reigns supreme and tweets and posts go viral, discerning what's fact from fiction can be more difficult than it seems. In The Illuminati Controls Everything, readers will take a closer look at this conspiracy, why it spread, and where this theory originated.

Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement in the U.S.

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914106

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Virginia Loh-Hagan to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement in the U.S. explores the events in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way.

Political Power

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914144

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Asian achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. In the Political Power book, students learn about Asian American men and women in politics.

Japanese American Incarceration

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914083

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Virginia Loh-Hagan to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Japanese American Incarceration explores the events in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way.

Extraterrestrial: Past, Present, and Future

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914632

Our solar system is more than six billion years old. Scientists believe there was life on Mars four million years ago. Many people on Earth believe they are the only life forms in the universe but, with millions of undiscovered planets out there, can that really be true? Find out how life began on Earth, how far humans have come in a short period of time, and how we might measure up to other worlds.

Colonization of Hawai‘i

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914090

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Virginia Loh-Hagan to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Colonization of Hawai‘i explores the events in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way.

Civilization Was Reset

V. C. Thompson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914267

Do you think students can tell fact from fiction? In a world where social media reigns supreme and tweets and posts go viral, discerning what's fact from fiction can be more difficult than it seems. In Civilization Was Reset, readers will take a closer look at this conspiracy, why it spread, and where this theory originated. Includes educational sidebars and activity, table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index.

Angel Island Immigration Station

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914076

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Virginia Loh-Hagan to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Angel Island Immigration Station explores the events in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way.

Pirate Life

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503860759

Gather 'round, me hearties! Time for tales of scallywags and pirates, of treasure and trouble. Find out the real story behind the dark deeds of pirates! Additional features include informative captions and sidebars, a Think-About-It section, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, a table of contents, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Knight Life

Jim Gigliotti (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503860735

Clashing swords...clanking armor...the thundering hooves of a jousting match.... Step back in time and take a look at the life of a medieval knight! Additional features include informative captions and sidebars, a Think-About-It section, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, a table of contents, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Deadly Dinos

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503860704

Some of history's most ferocious meat-eaters--Tyrannosaurus rex, Velociraptor, and Allosaurus--are all on the prowl for their next meals. Meet all these deadly dinos and more inside! Additional features include informative captions and sidebars, a Think-About-It section, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, a table of contents, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Tiny Giants: Titanosaur Discovery

Sarah Eason (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636913513

Paleontologist Luis Chiappe was searching under the hot sun in Patagonia for fossils of ancient birds when he and his team stumbled upon something even more incredible--eggshells. They found the old nesting site of something far bigger than birds. Follow along on the graphic adventure based on a true story to discover eggs from the titanosaur, the biggest dinosaur ever discovered. Then, take a trip back in time to learn all about the creatures who lived alongside titanosaurs and discover even more about paleontology.

The Clue in the Painted Pattern

Ken Bowser (author) Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634409537

While on a camping trip, Jesse finds a curious piece of stone with an interesting pattern on it. With research and the help of Professor Peach, she learns that it's a piece of broken pottery with a pattern unique to a certain Native American tribe. After an archaeological dig with the Professor and her friends she finds more pieces of the ancient artifact. Using her art skills, Jesse is able to preserve the clay pot.

Mrs. Paddington and the Silver Mousetraps

Gail Skroback Hennessey (author) Steve Cox (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634409018

History is full of fascinating stories of colorful characters, but some of the most interesting parts of history are really odd. You have probably seen scenes of government officials with their powdered white wigs, but in 1700s England and high-society in the American colonies, women created towering hairstyles. Decorations such as ships and flowers were sometimes added to their hairdos, especially if attending a big party. Taking hours to create, women used beef tallow and sugar-water to keep their hairdos in place. This fictional account explains a very real fashion trend and the problems it created for women trying to look stylish!

What is Yellow Peril?

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901960

Students will learn about yellow peril and discover how it endangers lives and leads to racially motivated hate crimes against Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in America. This series explores the issues specific to the AAPI community in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Series is written by Virginia Loh-Hagan, a prolific author, advocate, and director of the San Diego State University Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource Center. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing, these books were created to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, an activity across books, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

We the People: Writing the Constitution

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902080

The events surrounding the creation of the U.S. Constitution did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of a serving girl at a Pennsylvania boardinghouse, a law clerk in the state of Virginia, and an apprentice printer as readers act out scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

What is Asian-Black Solidarity?

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901953

Students will learn about Asian-Black solidarity and discover how the cooperation can help dismantle harmful racism in America. This series explores the issues specific to the AAPI community in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Series is written by Virginia Loh-Hagan, a prolific author, advocate, and director of the San Diego State University Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource Center. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing, these books were created to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, an activity across books, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

The Harlem Renaissance

Hedreich Nichols, Kelisa Wing (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901885

The music, literature, and culture that came out of the Harlem Renaissance is still celebrated today--and continues to influence art around the world. This book explores the people and places that made the era so important. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

The History of PC Gaming

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902257

By building their own custom PCs, video game fans can tweak every detail to make sure they get the best possible experience every time they play. In this book, readers will explore the long, fascinating history of PC gaming, from the earliest innovations to the latest developments. Includes a table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Never Forget: September 11 and Terrorism in America

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902059

The events surrounding September 11 did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of a New York Muslim student, a NYFD firefighter, and a Midwestern student as readers act out scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901878

Readers will learn more about the history, traditions, and modern achievements of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). From Howard University and homecoming celebrations to all the amazing graduates of HBCUs, students will discover what makes these institutions so special and vital to America. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

Friend Request: Invention of Facebook and Internet Privacy

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902042

The events surrounding the creation of Facebook did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of two Harvard students and a Harvard professor as readers act out scenes and compare and contrast various perspectives. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.