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.
Learn detailed information about the Vietnam War Memorial and basic history of this war.
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!
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!
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!
Scientific and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state tree and the processes used to select it.
Historical and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state flags, including the inspiration of the design.
A class project opens a girls eyes to the issues surrounding U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War when she meets a military veteran.
A young newsie's perfect summer is marred by a run-in with gangsters in the 1920s.
Neighbors divided over the country's declaration of independence converge, leading to conflict among friends and families.
This book describes the life of medieval knights, including a short story of two young knights' experiences in a tournament and in battle.
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.
This book discusses the lives of samurai warriors through a story about two samurai who served Oda Nobunaga, a powerful samurai leader.
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.
Hunt the sea for sunken boats filled with treasure in this graphic high interest book.
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.
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.
In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of Ellis Island while providing a story surrounding one family's immigration to America.
Be a part of history as you ride with Paul Revere through this graphic book.
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.
This brief introduction to the Vikings and their gods includes a story about the family of Eric the Red.