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The Voice That Won the Vote: How One Woman's Words Made History

Elisa Boxer (author) Vivien Mildenberger (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166738

In August of 1920, women's suffrage in America came down to the vote in Tennessee. If the Tennessee legislature approved the 19th amendment it would be ratified, giving all American women the right to vote. The historic moment came down to a single vote and the voter who tipped the scale toward equality did so because of a powerful letter his mother, Febb Burn, had written him urging him to "Vote for suffrage and don't forget to be a good boy." The Voice That Won the Vote is the story of Febb, her son Harry, and the letter than gave all American women a voice.

Winged Wonders: Solving the Monarch Migration Mystery

Meeg Pincus (author) Yas Imamura (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166752

For decades, as the monarch butterflies swooped through every year like clockwork, people from Canada to the United States to Mexico wondered, "Where do they go?" In 1976 the world learned the answer: after migrating thousands of miles, the monarchs roost by the millions in an oyamel grove in Central Mexico's mountains. But who solved this mystery? Was it the scientist or the American adventurer? The citizen scientists or the teacher or his students? Winged Wonders shows that the mystery could only be solved when they all worked as a team--and reminds readers that there's another monarch mystery today, one that we all must work together to solve.

The Life of Susan B. Anthony

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517636

This book for elementary readers outlines key dates throughout this change maker's life. Engaging photographs and a timeline depict each step in the road to change, from Susan B. Anthony's early life as a Quaker through her friendship with Elizabeth Stanton and her work for women's right to vote. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Understanding the Path to Citizenship

Kremena Spengler (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517520

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from immigrating to the United States, applying for a green card, and becoming a naturalzied citizen. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step in the citizenship process, from first arrival in the U.S. through the application process, interview and final ceremony. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Writing the Bill of Rights

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517537

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to implementation. Engaging photographs and a timeline support each step in the process, from the creation of the Constitution through the writing of the Bill of Rights and the importance of these rights today. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Understanding How Laws Are Made

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517544

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from the idea to implementation. Engaging photographs and a timeline support each step in the process, from thinking of an idea for a new law through writing a bill, getting it passed by Congress and getting the president to sign it into law. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Writing the Declaration of Independence

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517551

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to implementation. Engaging photographs and a timeline support each step in the process, from British rule through the Boston Tea Party, early Revolutionary War and declaring independence. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Understanding Presidential Elections

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517568

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from the idea to implementation. Engaging photographs and a timeline support each step in the process, from campaigning through primary elections, the general election, and Inauguration Day. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Writing the U.S. Constitution

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517575

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to implementation. Engaging photographs and a timeline support each step in the process, from the Articles of Confederation through ratifying the Constitution and the importance it still holds today. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

The Life of Harriet Tubman

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517582

This book for elementary readers outlines key dates throughout this change maker's life. Engaging photographs and a timeline depict each step in the road to change, from Harriet Tubman's early life in slavery to her work liberating slaves as a famous conductor of the Underground Railroad. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

The Life of Malala Yousafzai

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517599

This book for elementary readers outlines key dates throughout this change maker's life. Engaging photographs and a timeline depict each step in the road to change, from Malala Yousafzai's early interest in school through her brave stand against the Taliban and strong advocacy for education. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

The Life of Ruby Bridges

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517612

This book for elementary readers outlines key dates throughout this change maker's life. Engaging photographs and a timeline depict each step in paving the way for other African Americans, from Ruby Bridges's early life through her first steps in an integrated school and her struggles against racism. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Great Depression

Veronica B. Wilkins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645271406

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the causes, main events, key players, and lasting impacts of the Great Depression. Interesting photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about this important period in American history. An infographic enhances understanding of the Great Depression, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. A timeline highlights key events and dates. Great Depression also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

California Gold Rush

Veronica B. Wilkins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645271314

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the causes, main events, key players, and lasting impacts of the California gold rush. Interesting photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about this important period in American history. An infographic enhances understanding of the gold rush, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. A timeline highlights key events and dates. California Gold Rush also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Cheyenne

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003583

An introduction to the Cheyenne lifestyle and history, including their forced relocation and how they keep traditions alive today. A Cheyenne story recounts how people became chief of the animals.

Comanche

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003590

An introduction to the Comanche lifestyle and history, including their forced relocation and how they keep traditions alive today. A Comanche story recounts how bluebonnet flowers came to be.

Shawnee

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003637

An introduction to the Shawnee lifestyle and history, including their forced relocation and how they keep traditions alive today. A Shawnee story recounts the importance of family.

Inuit

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003613

An introduction to the Inuit lifestyle and history, including their forced relocation and how they keep traditions alive today. An Inuit story recounts how the northern lights came to exist.

Hopi

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003606

An introduction to the Hopi lifestyle and history, including their forced relocation and how they keep traditions alive today. A Hopi story recounts how people came to live in this world.

Seminole

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003620

An introduction to the Seminole lifestyle and history, including their forced relocation and how they keep traditions alive today. A Seminole story recounts why it is important to respect traditions.

Typewriter

Yevgenia Nayberg (author, illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003187

A neglected Russian typewriter clicks, clacks, and rings to life with a new owner.

Always, Jackie

J. Patrick Lewis (author) John Thompson (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608374

The unbelievable yet true story of how an eight-year-old white kid from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, met the legendary Jackie Robinson in the 1950s--and how the two became lifelong friends.

Salton Riviera: The Deserted Resort Community

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918338

Rusty boats litter the ground. The smell of dead fish fills the air. Who would believe the Salton Riviera was once a popular vacation spot? Once host to thousands of beachgoers, the area now sits empty. This high-interest book will outline just what caused the community’s decline. Special features such as maps, timelines, and fun facts add even more to this interesting title.

Six Flags New Orleans: The Ruined Theme Park

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918321

Six Flags New Orleans was once a thriving theme park. But today, rusted rides rise over the swampy, alligator-infested ponds. The park is abandoned. This title explores the park from the day it opened to its fall after Hurricane Katrina. An attention-grabbing opening narrative gives way to haunting photos as well as a map, a timeline, and fascinating fun facts.

When the Ground Shook: San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160552

The events surrounding the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a fireman fighting the fires, a girl whose home is destroyed, and a resident of Chinatown as readers act out the scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timelines.