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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.

Whooping Crane

Precious Stearns

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606948408

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered whooping cranes face and how they can be saved.

Steller Sea Lion

Precious Stearns

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606948415

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered Steller Sea lions face and how they can be saved.

Rocks, Minerals, and Soil

Susan Meredith

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944110

Describes how rocks, minerals, and soils are formed, their properties, and why humans are dependent on them.

Restoring Wetlands

Jeanne Sturm

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944096

Discover the vital role of disappearing wetlands and what can be done to protect and restore this resource.

Safari Guide

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943724

Encounter animals and poachers on an African Safari in this graphic high interest book.

Our Footprint on Earth

Jeanne Sturm

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944080

This book provides an understanding of the impact that humans have on Earth and suggests ways to reduce damage to the environment.

Surviving the Great Chicago Fire

Jo Cleland

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606945490

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.

Bats

Cindy Rodriguez

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944066

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered bats face and how they can be saved.

Manatees

Precious McKenzie

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606948422

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered manatees face and how they can be saved.

Landing at Ellis Island

Holly Karapetkova

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945521

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of Ellis Island while providing a story surrounding one family's immigration to America.

Cougars

Cindy Rodriguez

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606948431

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered cougars face and how they can be saved.

Industrial Revolution

Susan Hamen

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944495

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.

Reconstruction

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944487

Learn about recontruction in American history through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Great Battles of the Civil War

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944462

Experience great battles of the Civil War through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Slavery in America

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944479

his book discusses the era of slavery in America and the impact it had on the future of the nation.

The Earth and the Role of Water

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103864

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.

Afghanistan

Michael Burgan (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723496

Provides the most current information on the people, culture, and conflicts of Afghanistan. Maps, photographs, and other text features help to support understanding.

Our Economy In Action

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604724059

Explores economics and provides real world examples and applications.

Biofuels

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723212

Provides the history of biofuels, different uses, positive and negative characteristics, and how they will impact the future.

Cell Phones

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723281

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

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615906840

The internet and email have changed our lives. Find out why by reading the history, characteristics, uses, and future applications of this incredible invention.

Wind Energy

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723267

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.

The United States Capitol

Holly Karapetkova (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615906000

Describes the history of the United States Capitol, its significance, and its importance to our country.