This book discusses the climate, geography, animals, and culture of Mexico.
This book explains what the Everglades are and the creatures that inhabit it.
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.
This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of Russia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Explains the five main types of mountains--fold, fault-block, dome, volcanic, and plateau--and describes how they provide valuable resources for people, farming, mining, and tourism. Reading Essentials in Science.