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An Artful Escape

M.M. Eboch (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634305891

Grace, Jaden, and Joy get to visit historical places around the world. Having a mom who is a history professor and a dad who writes for travel magazines has its benefits. Grace and Jaden love exploring their new surroundings and going on adventures with new friends. France is filled with wonderful museums, delicious restaurants, and, of course, history. Grace, Jaden, and their newest sister, Joy are spending the summer in Paris with their parents! While their parents are busy working, Sophie, the babysitter, has them explore the attic. The kids find a mysterious painting and decide to track down the artist. But did they get in too deep? Could this painting actually be worthy millions? Who is the guy that keeps following them? Can Grace, Jaden, and Sophie find the answers and help they need before it’s too late? Adventure books with longer, complex sentences, rich vocabulary, and minimal illustrations are perfect for fluent readers. Paired to the nonfiction title A Look at Renaissance Art.

From Pizza to Pisa

Alicia Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634305938

The Nylund kids are experienced world travelers thanks to their mom. Having a mom who works for the UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, means they get to tag along for amazing world adventures. They each record their trips in their travel journals so that can always have the memories… and because they have to share what they learned with their teachers and classmates! The family is packing up and shipping out to Italy! Excited and desperate to leave Chicago’s winter weather, the Nylund family meets one obstacle after another. A huge ice storm in New York before their flight, losing Ollie in the Roman Catacombs, a crab taking a chunk out of Samal’s foot, and an encounter with a viper threaten to terminate this trip. Will their luck ever turn around so they can enjoy their time in Italy? Adventure books with longer, complex sentences, rich vocabulary, and minimal illustrations are perfect for fluent readers. Paired to the nonfiction title STEM Guides to Maps.

Tall Tales of Jenny Gold

Sue Laneve (author), Giuliano Aloisi (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918792

One girl's journey from wealth to poverty changes her perspective during the Great Depression.

A Thousand Miles

Precious McKenzie (author), Luca Maggi (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918761

A young Cherokee boy and his family are forced to leave their home when the Indian Removal Act is enforced.

Cursed Journey of the Peculiar Bentleys

Erin Palmer (author), Laura Tolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918815

The Bentley family sets off on the Oregon Trail, encountering obstacles along the way, which lead the protagonist to believe she is cursed.

Gross Jobs

Darla Duhaime (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919553

This title highlights all the gross jobs that people do every day.

A Time for Change

Alicia Klepeis (author), Laura Tolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918778

A family's move to the South brings a young African American into the hub of racial inequality.

Not On My Watch

Brittany Canasi (author), Luca Maggi (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918730

Historical novel set during Industrial Revolution about child labor at a watch factory.

Girl in the Hay

Brittany Canasi (author), Ludovic Salle (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918747

A young boy meets a runaway slave in this historical novel set during the Civil War.

Mayflower Girl

Precious McKenzie (author), Amerigo Pinelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918822

Remember and her family set sail on the Mayflower to the New World, where they celebrate the first Thanksgiving.

Southern Atlantic Coast Region

Sue Vander Hook (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179157

This book explores the geography, industry, agriculture, and culture that define the Southern Atlantic Coastal region.

Dropping In On Boston

Brittany Canasi (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914886

We're taking field trips to new heights with a hot air balloon ride to explore Boston, Massachussetts. Join the class and drop into this exciting US city to learn about its history, architecture, sports teams, places to visit, and more.

Dropping In On Dallas

Judy Greenspan (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914879

We're taking field trips to new heights with a hot air balloon ride to explore Dallas, Texas. Join the class and drop into this exciting US city to learn about its history, architecture, sports teams, places to visit, and more.

Dropping In On New York City

Hilarie Staton (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914831

We're taking field trips to new heights with a hot air balloon ride to explore New York City. Join the class and drop into this exciting US city to learn about its history, architecture, sports teams, places to visit, and more.

Dropping In On Atlanta

Jeff Barger (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914848

We're taking field trips to new heights with a hot air balloon ride to explore Atlanta, Georgia. Join the class and drop into this exciting US city to learn about its history, architecture, sports teams, places to visit, and more.

Dropping In On Chicago

Hilarie Staton (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914862

We're taking field trips to new heights with a hot air balloon ride to explore Chicago, Illinois. Join the class and drop into this exciting US city to learn about its history, architecture, sports teams, places to visit, and more.

Dropping In On Washington DC

Jeff Barger (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914855

We're taking field trips to new heights with a hot air balloon ride to explore Washington, DC. Join the class and drop into this exciting US city to learn about its history, architecture, sports teams, places to visit, and more.

Dropping In On Philadelphia

Deb Nelson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914893

We're taking field trips to new heights with a hot air balloon ride to explore Philladelphia, Pennsylvania. Join the class and drop into this exciting US city to learn about its history, architecture, sports teams, places to visit, and more.

Dropping In On Orlando

Melanie Waxler (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914824

Join the class and drop into the city of Orlando to learn about its history, architecture, sports teams, places to visit, and more.

World Trade Center

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301015

This book describes the history, design, and construction of the World Trade Center, as well as the terrorist attack that destroyed it on September 11, 2001.

The Freedom Trail

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301046

Although other cities have historical sites, Boston has organized a special way to see its famous places. In Boston, you can see most of the famous sites by walking a special path called the Freedom Trail.

The Underground Railroad

Nancy Allen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301022

The Underground Railroad was a system of people who helped slaves escape. People in the Underground Railroad provided food, clothing, transportation, and safe places for fugitive or runaway slaves to stay.

The Old Fort at St. Augustine

Keli Sipperley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301008

This book provides facts about Castillo de San Marcos National Monument at St. Augustine, Florida, and discusses its history and construction.

Angel Island

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301039

The west coast welcomed thousands of immigrants from Asia who carried with them hopes and dreams of a bright future. Many stayed on the island for weeks or months before moving into California. Why did they have to stay so long? What made them want to come to the United States? Immigrants coming to Angel Island had to have patience as they underwent humiliation and questioning. Learn about the history of Angel Island and the immigrants that passed through by examining photographs, maps, and informational sidebars.

Fort Sumter

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301053

This book explains the construction and significance of Fort Sumter, a national monument and symbol of the Civil War.