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The Development of U.S. Industry

Mary Meinking (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802161

Chronicles the development of industry in the United States. Presented as the diary of a student who visits historic sites on a road trip, this book will be an excellent selection for readers who want to know more about the birth and growth of industry in the United States.

The Great Depression and World War II

Sheryl Peterson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802178

Follows the history of the United States from the Great Depression through World War II. This book, which follows a student researcher investigating primary sources, will be an excellent selection for readers who want to know more about this challenging period in US history.

The Birth of the United States

Linda Crotta Brennan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802222

Following a student helping set up a museum display, this title chronicles the history of the United States, from the causes of the American Revolution to the birth of the new nation.

The United States Enters the 20th Century

DeAnn Herringshaw (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802185

Chronicles the history of the United States as it entered the 20th Century. This book, which follows a student who is helping set up a museum exhibit, will be an excellent selection for readers who want to know more about this important period in US history.

The US Civil War and Reconstruction

Brian Howell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802192

This book follows a student who is helping set up a museum exhibit about the Civil War. The student uses primary sources and artifacts to learn about the causes of the war, the hardships of the war, and how the war concluded.

US Growth and Change in the 19th Century

Brian Howell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802208

Focuses on the growth and change of the United States in the 19th Century. This book, which follows a student learning about primary documents and artifacts on a field trip, will be an excellent selection for readers who want to know more about this important period in US history.

America: Three Worlds Meet

M. J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802130

Following a student who is helping make a documentary film, this engaging title takes readers on a journey of US history from its beginnings to 1620, a period that the three worlds of Europe, North America, and Africa meet.

Contemporary United States

Kevin Cunningham (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802154

Following a student working on a school project, this engaging title takes readers on a journey of contemporary US history using primary sources and artifacts.

Postwar United States

Maggie Combs (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610802215

This book uses the narrative voice of an historian to take readers on a journey in US history following the end of World War II through the cold war.

Hydroelectric Energy

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791848

For years, people have used water power to provide electricity. This study recaps that history and describes exciting new techniques.

Salt

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793521

You eat salt everyday, but did you know that only 20% of the world's salt is consumed as food? Read this book to learn more about how salt is harvested, its other uses, and why wars have been fought over this common, yet important, mineral.

Architects

Kathleen Manatt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791879

Architects are designing more and more amazing buildings every year. Many are "green buildings", friendly to the environment. Look inside to learn about the history of architecture, what architects do, and some unique examples of their work.

Democracy at Work

Fredrik Liljeblad (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791930

This study makes the United States government system - three branches with checks and balances - clear and understandable.

Passenger Ships

Judy Alter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793859

Rock climbing walls, swimming pools, mini golf courses, ice skating rinks are now available on passenger ships. How do they do it? Who comes up with the next new thing? What role does innovation play in the development of the next generation of passenger ships? This "Innovation in Transportation" book, Passenger Ships, takes a look at the people and creative ideas that have changed the way we think about passenger ships.

Trucks

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793866

Who can up with the idea behind the first truck? How big is the largest truck in the world? How much does it haul? The "Innovation in Transportation" book Trucks takes a look at the people and creative ideas that have changed the way we think about trucks.

Trains

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793835

Where is the fastest train in the world? How is it possible for a train to go under the English Channel? What does the next generations of trains look like? Find the answers to these questions and more when you take a look at trains from a new perspective.

Space Travel

James M. Flammang (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793811

Who was the first man to walk on the moon? Who developed the space shuttle? Will man ever land on mars? Find the answers to these questions and more when you take a look at space travel from a new perspective.

Cars

James M. Flammang (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793804

Your new family car looks very different than the Model T developed by Henry Ford. Cars of today are much faster, safer, and more reliable than the Model T. Have you ever wondered how new cars are developed? The Innovation in Transportation series takes a look at the people and creative ideas that have changed the automotive industry.

Motorcycles

Vicky Franchino (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793873

Who was the first person to ride a motorcycle? How did they come up with idea? Who makes the fastest motorcycle? This "Innovation in Transportation" book, Motorcycles, takes a look at the people and creative ideas that have changed the way we think about motorcycles.

Airplanes

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793842

The new Boeing Superliner looks much different than the plane the Wright Brothers flew at Kitty Hawk. Have you ever wondered how new planes are developed? This "Innovation in Transportation" book, Airplanes, takes a look at the people and creative ideas that have changed the way we think about flying.

Cargo Ships

James M. Flammang (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793828

We hear a lot about the new global economy. How does it work? How are we able to transport so many products around the world? How have innovations in the development of cargo ships fueled the global economy? Find the answers to these questions and more when you take a look at cargo ships from a new perspective.

Skateboarding

Jim Fitzpatrick (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794085

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, skateboarding, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the sport and the people who play it, better.

Snowboarding

Jim Fitzpatrick (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794092

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, snowboarding, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the sport and the people who play it, better.

Golf

Jim Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794115

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, golf, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the game and the people who play it, better.

Swimming

Stephen Timblin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794078

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, swimming, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the sport and the people who compete in it, better.