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Gladiators

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944325

This book presents an introduction to gladiators, warriors of the Roman arena. It includes a brief story about two slaves who became gladiators and a description of the various kinds of gladiators, their styles, and weapons.

Vietnam War Memorial

Jennifer Burrows

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944240

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

Holidays and Traditions

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425366

Every culture has their own traditions, customs, and festivals, but some are especially unique. From Christmas trees decorated with spider webs to a festival dedicated to a monkey’s delicious dinner, these really weird, totally true holidays and traditions will surprise and delight you!

U.S. Presidents

Erin Palmer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425335

Ever wondered what sort of silly things go on behind the White House doors? From alligators in the bathroom to sheep on the lawn, the United States presidents are full of surprising stories! Discover some of the wackiest, really weird, totally true presidential tales from throughout American history!

Ancient Cultures

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425359

From the Great Pyramids of Egypt to the Great Wall of China and beyond, the landmarks of the world’s ancient cultures still stand as impressive reminders of our past. But traces of these long-ago civilizations can also be found in more unusual places, including a fast-food restaurant!

State Guides to Trees

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425656

Scientific and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state tree and the processes used to select it.

State Guides to Flags

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425663

Historical and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state flags, including the inspiration of the design.

War Torn

Linden McNeilly (author), Giuliano Aloisi (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918754

A class project opens a girls eyes to the issues surrounding U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War when she meets a military veteran.

Rockefeller Caper

Jonathan Rosen (author), Amerigo Pinelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918785

A young newsie's perfect summer is marred by a run-in with gangsters in the 1920s.

Flames of Freedom

Sam George (author), Ludovic Salle (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918808

Neighbors divided over the country's declaration of independence converge, leading to conflict among friends and families.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Korean War Memorial

Jennifer Burrows

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944264

Learn detailed information about the Korean War Memorial and 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.