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On Both Sides of the Civil War

Thomas S. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993802

When the Confederacy threatens to call 14-year-old Daniel Mayfield into service, the Mayfield family contemplates traveling north to Kentucky, a neutral state.

India

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993710

This book discusses the climate, geography, animals, and culture of India.

The Star-Spangled Banner

Thomas S. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993901

Mary Young Pickersgill sewed the Star-Spangled Banner, which later inspired Francis Scott Key to write the song that became the country's national anthem.

United Kingdom

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993949

This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the United Kingdom.

The southeast

Martha Sias Purcell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993871

This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the Southeast region of the United States.

Immigrants and Neighbors

Thomas S. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993703

The fictional Domato family came to the United States from Italy to find a new life. The family came to realize that as immigrants, they were not welcomed by all Americans.

Egypt

Stephen Hanks (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993635

This book discusses life in ancient Egypt.

Courage on the Oregon Trail

Dorothy Francis (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993611

The fictional chapters of this book tell the story of Luke Fletcher and his family as they make their journey along the Oregon Trail. The book's nonfiction chapters detail the realities of life on the Oregon Trail.

Yellowstone

Sara Louise Kras (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622994021

This book discusses the creatures, plants, and geysers of Yellowstone National Park.

Conrad Elroy, Powder Monkey

Alvin Robert Cunningham (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993604

This book begins with a factual introduction to the Civil War and then continues with a fictional story of Conrad Elroy, a 13-year-old powder monkey for the Union navy.

Traveling on the Freedom Machines of the Transportation Age

Thomas S. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993932

When the only family Joshua has ever known passes away, he decides to leave his life of slavery behind. He takes a covered wagon, a steamboat, and a train on his journey north to freedom.

Rome

Jarrett A. Lobell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993833

This book discusses the religion, language, and food of Rome.

Washington, D.C.

Thomas S. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993994

The origins of today's capital city began with George Washington, who hired Pierre Charles L'Enfant to design the capital. Washington, D.C. has been the sight of many historical events.

Russia

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993840

This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of Russia.

Spies of the American Revolution

Martha Sias Purcell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993895

This book gives an overview of the American Revolutionary War. As Commander in chief of the Continental army, George Washington set up a system of espionage. This book details the lives of several of these spies.

China

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993598

This book looks at the geography, history, resources, culture, and people of China. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

The Midwest

Martha Sias Purcell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993765

This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the Midwest region of the United States. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Monarchy

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9780789158925

The first monarchies date back to about the time civilization began. Many existing monarchies have survived for centuries. The monarchy of Great Britain is more than 1,000 years old. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Mount Rushmore

Thomas Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993789

Jonah Robinson wanted to entice people to South Dakota, so he proposed building a monument out of a mountain. Robinson found Gutzon Borglum, a talented sculptor who took on the incredible task. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Pioneer Pilots and Flying Aces of World War I

Martha Sias Purcell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9780789158819

This book introduces pioneer pilots Otto Lilienthal, the Wright brothers, Roland Garros, and Anthony Fokker. Flying aces such as the Red Baron, Albert Ball, and Edward Mannock are also discussed. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

The Statue of Liberty

Thomas Owens & Diana Helmer (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993925

France wanted to show its support of American democracy by giving the country a gift for the centennial. This gift would become the Statue of Liberty. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Washington Is Burning! The War of 1812

Alvin Cunningham (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9780789158963

Begins with a factual overview of the War of 1812 and then continues with a fictional story centering on Sophie Turner and her father. The Turners are slaves owned by President James Madison and his wife, Dolley. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

The West

Martha Sias Purcell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622994007

This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the West region of the United States. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Ancient Governments

Nancy Scniderman (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9780789158895

This book discusses several ancient civilizations and their form of government. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

Ancient China

Stephen Hanks & Jarrett A. Lobell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993581

This book discusses the history, daily life, and religion of China. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.