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.
This book explains the construction and significance of Fort Sumter, a national monument and symbol of the Civil War.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered whooping cranes face and how they can be saved.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered Steller Sea lions face and how they can be saved.
Describes how rocks, minerals, and soils are formed, their properties, and why humans are dependent on them.
Discover the vital role of disappearing wetlands and what can be done to protect and restore this resource.
Encounter animals and poachers on an African Safari in this graphic high interest book.
This book provides an understanding of the impact that humans have on Earth and suggests ways to reduce damage to the environment.
In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of the Chicago fire in 1871 while providing a story that brings to life one family's struggle to survive the devastation.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered bats face and how they can be saved.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered manatees face and how they can be saved.
In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of Ellis Island while providing a story surrounding one family's immigration to America.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered cougars face and how they can be saved.
Examines the technological innovations and social changes that were bought about by the Industrial Revolution, describing the inventions which transformed textiles, transportation, communications, the generation of electricity, and manufacturing of steel.
Learn about recontruction in American history through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
Experience great battles of the Civil War through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
his book discusses the era of slavery in America and the impact it had on the future of the nation.
This book explains the water cycle and how water is used to generate many forms of electricity. It introduces students to the importance of keeping our water supplies clean has detailed information about the effects water has on different formations on our Earth. From weathering to landslides, it can all be found in this title.
Provides the most current information on the people, culture, and conflicts of Afghanistan. Maps, photographs, and other text features help to support understanding.
Explores economics and provides real world examples and applications.
Provides the history of biofuels, different uses, positive and negative characteristics, and how they will impact the future.
The most current information on cell phones is provided in this book. Also included are facts about how they work, how to text, and how they have impacted our world.
The internet and email have changed our lives. Find out why by reading the history, characteristics, uses, and future applications of this incredible invention.
The uses of wind energy is the topic of this book. Explains the positive and negative impact this form of energy can have on our world.
Describes the history of the United States Capitol, its significance, and its importance to our country.