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Your Oliver & Andy Category Results for "History"

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NEW! *1NF - Fun Hist - Gr K-3: History Of Favorite Foods (#1 NF Best-Sellers)

Making History Fun is The Theme! A Big, Juicy Burger with Ice Cream for Dessert? Get hungry just reading the titles. Through close text-photo match & simple writing in bite-size chunks – no pun intended, each title explores the history, inventors, trials & errors, evolution and ultimate success of America’s Favorite Foods. It even lists the ingredients, so with help from an adult, the reader can make their own. Another Great “starter” set into History!

 OA524778   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! -(Fun Hist): History Of Amusement Park Rides-(Gr K-3 Best-Seller)

Another GREAT HISTORY series for your Young Readers! Kids LOVE Amusement Park Rides. Now they will learn the history, people who designed the attraction, evolution, how it works and safety. (No mention of the carnies who assemble & run’em…no scares here.) Also touches on the newest, biggest, fastest rides out there! And a Larger Size, 11-1/4” x 9-1/4” makes the book EVEN more enjoyable! History Made Fun!

 OA525015   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! African-American Hist - Gr. 3-7: Freedom's Promise

Throughout history, activists who have faced discrimination have made significant accomplishments while fighting to secure their rights. Some of these activists and their achievements have become well known, while others are more obscure. Freedom's Promise explores many of these lesser-known stories and perspectives. Readers discover important events and the people who have influenced society, science, culture, and the arts. Also they encounter the importance of events and people who have influenced society, science, culture, and the arts.

 OA524999   |  36 Books in Set
African-American Hist - Gr. 3-7: Stories Of The Civil Rights Movement

This compelling series highlights some of the key events and aspects of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Each title will break down a significant event in or aspect of the civil rights movement, including historical context, what happened, who was involved, and its impact the civil rights movement as a whole.

 OA524226   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! African-American Hist - Gr. 7-12: Slavery In America

Africans began to arrive in North America about four hundred years ago, not of their own free will but rather through force, to serve as slaves in the developing English colonies. This series examines the history of slavery in the United States and why it matters today.

 OA525099   |  4 Books in Set
NEW! American Freedoms - Gr. 3+: America's Songs (Unique, PATRIOTIC!!!)

This series explores some of America’s most recognizable PATRIOTIC Songs. Supplemented by sidebars, Fun Facts, age-appropriate text, each title examines the origins, historical events shaped it, people who wrote the song, its evolution and a timeline tracing the song until it defined a nation. Lyrics are also listed. Very unique. The set shows how studying the history behind music can help your students better understand the past.

 OA524908   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! American Freedoms - Gr. 3+: U. S. Elections: A Look

Getting voters to the polls starts with educating people on how elections work and why they are important. While readers of these engaging volumes may not be old enough to vote in elections yet, they're never too young to start learning about them. From primaries and general elections to voting laws that changed history and the most famous presidential elections, this set offers a comprehensive guide to the U.S. voting process—past and present.

 OA525345   |  6 Books in Set
American Freedoms - Gr. 3-7: Citizenship

America is the Greatest Country the World has Ever Known! Since Day 1, people have been coming to – and desperately wanting to be part of – the Land of Opportunity. What does it mean to be a U.S. citizen? How does our Government work? What part do we, the people, have in it? With this series, your students will learn how culture, politics, processes, and symbols connect all American citizens. Sometimes we forget how lucky we are to have been born here.

 OA524288   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! American Freedoms - Gr. 3-7: Constitution Explained!

The U.S. Constitution is the backbone of the nation. This written document details how the American government works as well as the powers that each branch wields. The oldest written constitution still in use, the Constitution has only been amended 27 times since 1789, with the Bill of Rights and other amendments that further define the liberties of American citizens. This essential set defines and presents the Constitution in comprehensible parts and connects it to the lives of everyday Americans. A must for every social studies library and class, Your readers learn more about the nation's framework and why the Constitution continue to be its vital foundation.

 OA525346   |  6 Books in Set
American Freedoms - Gr. 3-7: Immigration Today

A Timely Topic! Gives your students very solid information on immigration - past & present. My great-grandfather came here from Lithuania in 1905, at the age of 15; he believed the U.S. was the Land of Opportunity, and those who worked hard could achieve anything - he was right.

 OA523645   |  6 Books in Set
American Freedoms - Gr. 5-9: Bill Of Rights

Actually Riveting. Each title focuses on one amendment – events led to writing, key writers, ratifications, and the effects the amendment has had on American policies.

 OA524433   |  10 Books in Set
American Freedoms - Gr. 5-9: Our Basic Freedoms

Important Curriculum Topic. Very readable, each title covers the history of the Right, amendment it is found in, and how the Right has been interpreted over time. Emphasis placed on cases students can easily relate to.

 OA524444   |  6 Books in Set
American Hist - Gr. 2-5: My Place In History

This series explores many incredible aspects of our country’s past through unique, first-person accounts of those who experienced it! Through the use of authentic photos & illustrations, maps, tickets, telegrams, and other nonfiction material, the fictional journal entries weave it all together. Critically acclaimed, these books offer readers a deeper understanding of historical events and will pique their interest to read more on the subject.

 OA524442   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! American Hist - Gr. 3+: Famous Events:Different Viewpoints (INTERESTING PERSPECTIVES)

EVERYTHING is PERSPECTIVE. Especially in History. Everything in life has at least two-sides to the story. Your readers come to understand different viewpoints by stepping into the shoes of central characters as they “act out” dramatic retellings of history’s biggest events. Written with simplified text, an engaging design, Fun Facts and close photo-text match, these books were designed for all students including struggling readers. Another GREAT History Series!

 OA524777A   |  16 Books in Set
NEW! American Hist - Gr. 3-7: Famous Speeches

What would it have been like to stand in the crowd during history's most famous speeches? This narrative-nonfiction series gives readers the chance to imagine it first-hand. Exploring the historical context, polarizing reactions, and their lasting legacies, this series places readers right in the front row of the action. Aligned with curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Media Literacy, and Civic Literacy. Thought-provoking content and hands-on activities encourage critical thinking.

 OA525363   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! American Hist - Gr. 3-7: Historical Opponents (Revealing)

Americans will ALWAYS have differing opinions. Sometimes the issues are resolved peacefully – and other times not. Each title uses an engaging design with colorful graphics, interesting captions and Fun Facts. The age-appropriate text is extremely manageable and gives each adversary’s opinion in their own words and how they tried to convince the opposition their stance was right. A GREAT Way to approach History – not dull or boring. More like a mini-soap opera as the various opinions are laid out.

 OA524907   |  6 Books in Set
American Hist - Gr. 3-7: History Of American Institutions

Unique Series! And The Titles Support Your Curriculum. There are not very many books on the I.R.S., the Postal Service, and the U.S. Mint – all important parts of History and our Daily Lives. Each title explores America’s past to explain what made each of these Institutions a lasting part of our culture. An engaging design featuring interesting information matched with both Historical & Current Photos, make this set a Perfect Supplement for Elementary Learning.

 OA524440   |  5 Books in Set
American Hist - Gr. 3-7: Wild West (Wild West=Readers!)

What student doesn’t want to read about the adventurous Wild West? I’ll take an outlaw story anytime! From Notorious Outlaws to Famous Lawmen, this series separates MYTH from REALITY. These absorbing, likeable stories feature the triumphs, tragedies, and colorful characters who shaped the West. Ideal for Reluctant Readers!

 OA524289   |  8 Books in Set
American Hist Movements - Gr. 3-7: Historical Protest Movements

Protest movements in the United States have changed both the nation's culture and its government policies. From protesting taxation & Civil rights sit-ins, to Political resistance. All these movements have been influential in writing US history.

 OA524678   |  5 Books in Set
American Hist Movements - Gr. 3-7: Major Cultural Movements

A movement is a collective effort by a mass of people to achieve reforms in a society. Movements have organized around civil rights, women’s rights, labor reforms, and environmental protections, among other issues. This fascinating series permits readers access to the major cultural movements in the United States, movements that are still relevant and making headlines today. Your readers analyzes accounts of events and recognize.

 OA524645   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! American Hist Overview - Gr. 3+: Look At U.S. History (Best-Seller)

Each title is written in accessible language – especially for struggling readers – and includes all of the essential details to fully understand each time period, event or document. The most significant names, dates, battles, documents are woven into the text of each book, giving your readers a clear understanding.

 OA524902A   |  18 Books in Set
American Hist Overview - Gr. 3-7: Daily Life In U.S. History

This series answers all the questions your students have about everyday life in different eras of U.S. History. Comprehensive, your students discover what people did for fun, work, school, and so much more!

 OA523791   |  8 Books in Set
American Hist Overview - Gr. 3-7: Story Of The United States

Readers will step back in time to learn what life was like for Native Americans before colonists arrived. They will learn how the Civil War nearly tore the nation apart, what life was like during the Roaring Twenties, and why events in their lifetime will go down in history. The Story of the United States reviews the people, events, and forces that have shape our country.

 OA523497   |  10 Books in Set
American Hist Overview - Gr. 5-9: Defining Images

A few people have made great contributions to visual history. This series examines the individual and how their images helped inform our understanding of these dramatic events.

 OA524435   |  4 Books in Set
NEW! American Hist Q&A - Gr. 3+: Myths About Early American History (HARD TO PUT DOWN!)

Growing-up, people called me the Foreman. Not because I was in-charge, but because I did the work of FOUR MEN! Myth you say? Prove it! This series covers the BIGGEST MYTHS in Early America. Your Young Readers will be surprised Betsy Ross didn’t create the American Flag or Thomas Jefferson didn’t sign the Constitution! Your readers will be Astonished by truth, and the engaging text accompanied with relevant images will keep them Spellbound. The PERFECT series to get kids into History.

 OA524776A   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! American Hist Q&A - Gr. 3-7: Questions & Answers (OUTSTANDING SELECTION!)

Inquiring Minds Want to Know: How many people Struck it Rich at the CA Gold Rush? Why did Salem’s citizens think there was Witches? Who started the Underground Railroad? Through Informative Captions, Fun Facts, Documents, Maps, the text is broken into manageable blocks utilizing Primary Sources to answer the questions. Another series that builds interest in Reading History.

 OA525014   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! American Hist Q&A - Gr. 5-9: Uncovering American History

Major events in American history have never been so vivid as they are in this detailed collection of primary sources and historical evidence on such topics as slavery and Reconstruction, the Industrial Revolution, and the United States’ westward expansion. Each book examines a different historical era in a narrative format, describing notable figures, setbacks, and triumphs. Each text is accompanied by ample primary source images and transcriptions of documents to analyze, giving students a direct view into the influential episodes of U.S. history.

 OA525134   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Ancient Hist - Gr K-3: World Wonders (Wonderful Choice!)

The Great Colosseum-the original sport stadium. Great Wall Of China-built to keep the enemy at bay. The Great Pyramid Of Giza-a magnificent site. Who built these Wonders? and out of What? these and many other questions are answered for your inquisitive students. Simple text and JUMBO-"11-1/4" x 9-1/4" full-color pics make these a wonderful addition to your library.

 OA524683   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Ancient Hist - Gr. 2-5: Ancient Times

Help your student visualize the idea in living the ancient life style. What would there life be like? Would they work on a farm or go to school? Let them step back in time to explore five of the most influential societies in history from a young person's point of view. Key aspects of daily life, basic governmental structures, and beliefs are explored. Each title includes a spotlight on a well-known architectural accomplishment that still exist today.

 OA525409   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! Ancient Hist - Gr. 3+: Look At Ancient Civilizations (Best-Seller)

Your students may find it difficult to understand Ancient Civilizations. The books are typically at a higher reading with poor design – just plain boring. Each title is written in accessible language – especially for struggling readers – and gives an overview of civilization. Important events, people, dates, major cultural achievements are highlighted covered, allowing readers to fully grasp the subject.

 OA524781   |  6 Books in Set
Ancient Hist - Gr. 5-9: Archaeology:Digging Up The Past

Digging Up the Past highlights well-known archaeological discoveries with amazing facts about what was found. Each book digs into what these finds tell us about human history and how we have come to understand it. With clear text and well-chosen images, your readers explore how the historical record informed the archaeological investigation. They discover the story of the dig, including its leaders, techniques, tools, and findings. And, they learn how the discoveries shed new light on our understanding of the past.

 OA523647   |  8 Books in Set
Ancient Hist - Gr. 5-9: Essential Library Of Ancient Civilizations

In this appealing series, your readers learn all about the ancient civilization’s history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

 OA523792   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Disaster Hist - Gr. 3+: Surviving History

Would your students have survived aboard the Titanic? What about lost in the pyramids of Ancient Egypt? students read the books in the Surviving History series and tally up their score to find out! While flipping through, they learn wild facts and survival tips. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers as they engage and play along.

 OA525362   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Disaster Hist - Gr. 3+: Xtreme Rescues (Good Reads!)

I SURVIVED, pg. 28, is a BIG SELLER-the BEST Historical Fiction! This Series Does it One Better: completely true! each title takes the reader through the Drama Of a Key Historical Event. With an engaging layout, text broken into very manageable chunks, vivid pics and facts, students learn HOW IMPORTANT THESE EVENTS REALLY WERE.

 OA525196   |  6 Books in Set
Disaster Hist - Gr. 3-7: History's Greatest Disasters

DISASTERS! Always Fascinating to Your Kids! Your readers will be introduced to major disasters – such as the Sinking of the Titanic or the 1918 Flu Pandemic or Super-Storm Sandy. Engrossing, the text & images will educate your students not only on the disaster, but its historical significance. (Hmm. Doesn’t contain any titles on current disasters in politics; I suppose that would be an awfully big book.)

 OA523287   |  8 Books in Set
Disaster Hist - Gr. 5-9: Surviving Disasters

This series gives your students a look at what it was like to experience such Horrific Disasters and how citizens & governments reacted. Each event is thoroughly documented from its onset to aftermath. Stories from survivors and participants are featured throughout, providing many unique perspectives.

 OA524108   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Gen. Hist - Gr. 3-7: Debunking History

History books aren't always right. Sometimes they skip important details, sometimes they only present one side of the story, and sometimes they repeat outdated ideas about a topic rather than striving for the truth. In an era when allegations of “fake news” fly and differing opinions dominate the U.S. media, your young readers need to realize they're at risk of learning half-truths and biased opinions about history. With this set, your readers learn the importance of consulting multiple resources and learning about different perspectives before they form an opinion about a topic. Addressing these concepts through the lens of U.S. history help your students to become discerning readers and researchers, rather than accepting commonly held ideas about historical events.

 OA524969   |  6 Books in Set
Gen. Hist - Gr. 3-7: Mysteries Of History

What reader doesn’t love a good Mystery? Here they will delve into HISTORY’S GREATEST PUZZLES such as Area 51—what is the government hiding there—perhaps, ALIENS! I, myself, think that’s where they keep the LITTLE GREEN MEN or the Manchurian Candidate! Was there really an Atlantis—LEGEND OR FACT! These books are well written with facts and clues to let your readers come to their own conclusions!

 OA524106   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Gen. Hist - Gr. 5-9: Great Exit Projects

New pedagogical trends encourage students to be proactive, developing and carrying out projects for in-depth curricular topics in great detail. Many states require “exit projects,” to demonstrate mastery over a curricular subject before completing middle school. This series meets that demand, offering examples of engaging, investigative projects closely aligned to state middle school social studies standards. Project examples explore critical periods of U.S. history, teaching readers how to develop an independent project to explore key questions related to their favorite unit. They learn how to develop a project and prepare displays or presentations to share their discoveries.

 OA525003   |  8 Books in Set
Gen. Hist - Gr. 5-9: Mysteries Of History (Very Intriguing)

Certain events & monuments baffle academia despite years of study. This series explores those unanswered questions through archaeological evidence & scientific findings which also provides insights about the people living during that time. Highly Engaging. Gr.5-9

 OA524443   |  6 Books in Set
Gross Hist - Gr. 3-7: Awfully Ancient History

Your readers love GROSS subjects. This series is full of them. From Death in Ancient Egypt to the History of Toilets (what young reader won’t find that book funny) to Early Medicine. A famed surgeon in the 1800’s could cut off (or amputate) a leg in 30 seconds, as speed was necessary to prevent the patient from bleeding to death! These stories are presented in an engaging, amusing way with illustrations. Sure to GROSS you out – but delight your students!

 OA524101   |  6 Books in Set
Gross Hist - Gr. 5-9: Totally Gross History

More Great Books for Your Kids! They love all things GROSS! In this series, they learn about all the Gruesome and Distasteful Aspects occurring in the Ancient Civilizations of Egypt, China, etc. concerning Diet, Hygiene, Medical Practices, Bizarre Rituals, Military Battle Techniques, and more. While delighting in the Grossness, readers will also pick up a quite a bit of Ancient Civilization History.

 OA524106   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! High-Interest Hist - Gr. 3+: Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors (PERFECT FOR RELUCTANT READERS!!!)

In Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, we have a matchup of historic magnitude. We took the deadliest warriors from two different time periods and matched them in a battle of weaponry, strength, and grit. Who will come out victorious? You'll have to read to find out. This series utilizes considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers.

 OA524775   |  16 Books in Set
NEW! High-Interest Hist - Gr. 3-7: Bizarre History Of Beauty (Worth Adding!)

This series is for your girls who don’t care for History. Heck, who doesn’t find applying lead powder and using leeches to appear younger entertaining? With wrap-around graphics, various cut-outs, interesting captions, Sidebars, Fun Facts, these books are completely designed like a magazine. The text is broken into various blocks – “separated” by various features. Readers will learn the amazing histories – the inventors, ludicrous ideas, evolutions of others and how they impact today’s World. A Really Fun, Historical Series.

 OA524952   |  6 Books in Set
High-Interest Hist - Gr. 3-7: Hidden History (FASCINATING!)

I have lots of Hidden History in my Living Room! Others may refer to it as clutter or the need to clean…Unlike my casa, budding historians & archaeologists will go on a journey to unearth sites and make discoveries. Each insightful book provides critical information about significant subjects and time periods, supporting key curriculum. Readers will absorb fascinating information seldom found in textbooks, as well as historical images and what they reveal about the past. Great Reads.

 OA524438   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! High-Interest Hist - Gr. 3-7: History Of Video Game Heroes

Press start and jumps into action with today's most popular video game heroes like Super Mario, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Lara Croft! Thrilling Spreads and exciting, simple text delights your young readers while they learn!

 OA525287   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! High-Interest Hist - Gr. 3-7: History's Hotshots

This fast-paced series introduces your readers to history's most famous warriors and rebels! Each book examines the strategies, tools, techniques, and training used by a specific group, as well as the environment and culture of the era it dominated. Historic photos and artworks bring History's Hotshots to life!

 OA525016   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! High-Interest Hist - Gr. 3-7: Musical History

Turn up the volume to the max with these rocking and informative books. Students learn all about music's most popular genres like pop, Latin, and country! With easy text and famous pictures, these books have all your young readers asking for an encore!

 OA525261   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Inventions Hist - Gr K-3: Past & Present (Eye-Opener!)

For your younger readers, it is hard to imagine a time with no cars, computers, smart phones or having no switch to turn-on the lights. They surely think life would be impossible! That is what makes this series so enjoyable – the bewilderment of how people Did Live. With a close photo-text match, the simple text compares and contrasts the past to the present. Fun Series. Gets kids talking about what they are reading.

 OA525068   |  6 Books in Set
Inventions Hist - Gr. 5-9: Essential Library Of Inventions

Well-written, these engaging books cover the inventions we not only take for granted, but would be hard-pressed to live without! From the printing press, which forever changed the way ideas spread, to the automobile, which forever changed the way we travel. Each book covers the complete history and legacy of each invention. But where is the book on air-conditioning? See our Science & Bio sections for more titles on Inventions.

 OA523892   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Native Am. Hist - Gr. 2-5: First Peoples

Before the arrival of Europeans, numerous native people thrived across North America. This compelling series presents an overview of their daily life and culture, examining each group's community structures, significant ceremonies, and traditions. Their relationship with European settles is also explored, including their forced relocation. With a focus on the tribe's way of life, each title also includes a traditional story and tells how the people continue to keep the tradition of their ancestors alive today.

 OA525413   |  6 Books in Set
Native Am. Hist - Gr. 2-5: Native Americans

Each book in this series introduces readers to a Native American tribe. Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized photos draw in readers as they learn about the tribe's homeland and traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more. Also discussed is contact with Europeans and American settlers, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today. Each book includes a map of the tribe's homelands, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and a closing quote from a tribe leader. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of the people who first lived in North America. Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

 OA523975   |  16 Books in Set
Native Am. Hist - Gr. 2-5: Native Peoples Of North America

Before the United States was founded, North America was populated by various tribes of people who lived in different areas of the country. This series covers these different groups—from the Buffalo Hunters of the Great Plains to the Salmon Fishing Tribes of the Pacific Northwest. Historic images and age-appropriate text will give your readers a sense of this nation before it became the Good ol’ U.S of A. Gr. 2-5

 OA524292   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Native Am. Hist - Gr. 3-7: Native American Oral Histories

For thousands of years, Native American Nations throughout the continent of North America have maintained their traditional cultures. One important part of these cultures has been the collection of storytelling traditions found in each region. With clear text, vivid photos, and helpful maps, Native American Oral Histories introduces readers to Native American Nations, explores how their traditional stories reflect each Nation's history, and discusses how storytelling remains an important part of Native cultures today.

 OA525060   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Naval Hist - Gr. 3-7 : History On The High Seas (New Topic)

REAL-LIFE HISTORY! ‘I Sailed The High Seas and Managed not to get a tattoo…’ - A sailor started a presentation that way. True Story. No tattoos mentioned here! Each thrilling book places the reader on the ship – facing the hardships, danger and a sense of travel would have been like. Riveting historical accounts, breathtaking images, fascinating narratives make these titles a very appealing way to get kids into HISTORY.

 OA524779   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Naval Hist - Gr. 5-9: Famous Ships

This series brings alive four of the ships lost to history--the Mayflower, the Titanic, the USS Arizona, and the Wilhelm Gustl off. With information on the building and technology of each ship, the people involved and on board, and the story that made the ship famous, each book is a compelling, true story.

 OA524992   |  4 Books in Set
Scary Hist - Gr. 3+: History Of Urban Legends (RELUCTANT READERS!)

This series explores the Creepiest, Spookiest, Strangest Stories out there – URBAN LEGENDS! These High-Interest topics are written with a lower-level of complexity and strong photo-text match. Your readers learn History through the investigations, wild facts, and tons of fascinating information. They will be able to draw their own conclusions on these truly bizarre topics. Ideal for getting kids into History and “Drawing” their own conclusions from the engaging text.

 OA524446   |  8 Books in Set
Scary Hist - Gr. 3-7: Crypts, Tombs, & Secret Rooms

I find Tombs a Little Creepy. However, they also give us unbelievable historical lessons – how cultures viewed life, death, and the afterlife. These riveting titles take readers on a tour featuring intriguing final resting places around the world. Fascinating images paired with engaging text creates a very full picture about the individuals buried. And the CREEPINESS is an Easy Way to get some of your Readers into History.

 OA524434   |  6 Books in Set
Scary Hist - Gr. 3-7: Murderous Villains

Vlad The Impaler. Ivan The Terrible. Certain people in history are remembered for their chilling and wicked deeds. This series not only covers the basic biographical details of these fearsome individuals, but it explains the places, times, and forces at work in their historical context. GREAT Titles for Your RELUCTANT READERS.

 OA524290   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Scary Hist - Gr. 5-9: History's True Horror Stories (Can't Put Down!)

This series looks at the Gruesome & Disgusting side of the most revered Empires in History. Readers will learn the dark & gory secrets including slave labor, human sacrifices, mummification and more. Unbelievable design featuring graphics, fact boxes per page, and the text is broken into blocks over the two page spread.

 OA525017   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Scary Hist - Gr. 5-9: Paranormal Throughout History

Society has always been fascinated by the unexplained. Nothing seems more like a real-life fantasy or horror film than the idea that aliens, demonic possessions, reincarnation, and ghosts exist. It seems like the stuff of folklore and fable, but each has its roots in ancient history leading up to modern day. This captivating set explores bizarre and engrossing accounts of the paranormal in depth, allowing your readers to get swept up in the unexplained. Accounts of incidents throughout time, many of which blur the lines of fact and fiction, prompt your readers to question for themselves whether these phenomenon are real.

 OA525067   |  6 Books in Set
War Hist - Gr. 3+: All-American Fighting Forces

Continue diversity discussions and open your readers' eyes with this series. African Americans, American Indians, and other groups committed heroic acts to protect their country. But they did so while overcoming violent discrimination. Perfect for use with cause and effect discussions and meeting NCSS standards. With primary source photos and infographics, the All-American Fighting Forces hi/lo books are almost as strong as the men and women they're about.

 OA525384   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! War Hist - Gr. 3-7: Civil War & Reconstruction (A Must!!)

The Civil War is fascinating History because it happened here. The War reminds readers how the past shaped modern day America. Each title explores an important aspect: From the fight to end slavery and the Civil War itself to the events following the War. Solid design featuring photos, illustrations, interesting captions, full graphics and text identifying the key people, dates, battles, documents, allows readers to grasp the War.

 OA524956   |  7 Books in Set
NEW! War Hist - Gr. 3-7: Heroes Of World War II

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused sidebars highlight technology and advancements used during the war.

 OA525012   |  12 Books in Set
War Hist - Gr. 3-7: Rebellions, Revolts & Uprisings (Distinct Collection)

Rebellions have played a large part in America’s evolution. Many were unsuccessful, but they had lasting ramifications for social & political change. Each volume in this must-read series presents the circumstances leading to an uprising, key players, events that led to its success or failure, and its impact on U.S. History.

 OA524445   |  6 Books in Set
War Hist - Gr. 5-9: Essential Library Of American Wars

"Freedom Is Never Free!" This series covers the most significant armed conflicts in American history. Covering the most important leaders, battles, and what people felt on the front lines & at home, these books give multiple perspectives of each war. Gr.5-9

 OA523646   |  6 Books in Set
War Hist - Gr. 5-9: Essential Library Of World War II

Complete coverage of WW II—from Pearl Harbor to the dropping of the Atomic bomb. Well-Designed & Well-Written, these books cover every aspect of a war that defined not only a Generation, but the World. An ideal addition to any library.

 OA523893   |  10 Books in Set
War Hist - Gr. 5-9: Why War Happened

Why are there Wars? A question asked many times over the centuries! (Best answer—look at your politics.) This series covers six major conflicts in American History. Such as what events led to the conflict—battles—outcomes—A Serious Discussion of War. Gr.5-9

 OA524293   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! War Hist - Gr. 5-9: World War I

Marking the 100-year anniversary of World War I, these fascinating books cover the heroes and horrors of "The War to End All Wars." Concise writing, historical photographs, and detailed diagrams show the main events of one of the deadliest wars of all time. Your readers come to know the leaders, soldiers, battles, and weapons that made the Great War a global conflict never to be forgotten.

 OA525220   |  6 Books in Set
War Hist: Essential Library Of World War I - Gr. 5-9

The “War to End all Wars” was 100 Years Ago! This series covers the major events of WWI. Each subject is comprehensively covered, with compelling text, well-chosen photographs, primary sources, and extensive back matter, making this ideal for curriculum support or simply interested students.

 OA524103   |  10 Books in Set
NEW! Women's Historical Yearbooks - Gr. 3+(Bad Name,Great Titles)

Often, Women are overlooked in History. Yet they played a huge part – from fierce warriors to quick-thinking spies to savvy innovators to outstanding leaders. Each book highlights 12 women who best encompass the topic. With a very unique design featuring photos, graphics, Fun Facts, interesting captions, the text is written at a lower level engaging all your students. By far, the Best “Women in History” Series Available.

 OA524783   |  8 Books in Set
World Hist - Gr. 3+: Historical Races

FIRST. A Race Against Time. Not a Movie. Or me racing against my imaginary friend across the Parking Lot. We are talking about Historical Significance. Through fascinating facts, intrigue, & an engaging design, readers learn about the Race to The Moon, Completing the Transcontinental Railway, the Potentially Destructive Nature of a Nuclear Arms Race, and even two individuals trying to find the most Dinosaur Bones! These races literally altered history and your students be right there as it happened!

 OA524439   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! World Hist - Gr. 3+: Look At World History (Best-Seller)

World History can be daunting. Most series take this later elementary grade subject and write it at too high of a level with little integrated design. Here, each title uses accessible text – especially good for struggling readers – and clearly explains the most important facts for the time period or event. The significant names, dates, battles, documents are part of the text, making it easy for your kids to learn about these important events.

 OA524782   |  6 Books in Set
World Hist - Gr. 3-7: History's Greatest Rivals (Capone=Great Quotes)

Some historical figures are so connected that you can’t think of one without the other. Like Custer And Sitting Bull at the Battle of Little Bighorn. (We all know how that one turned out!) This series presents the historical context surrounding these historical rivalries including the impact and aftermath. A Very appealing series – great design & engaging text. This SERIES is a PERFECT starting point to get your readers into other titles on the various subjects.

 OA524105   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! World Hist - Gr. 3-7: Nasty Past

Many like to think the past was a pleasant place: orderly kingdoms, chivalrous knights, verdant farms, that kind of thing. But the past wasn't picture perfect—far from it. It was filled with horrible wars, dreadful disasters, disgusting diseases, and ghastly crime. In short, it was both hair-raising and fascinating! Your enthralled readers will love the intriguing stories in these gripping books, an entertaining aid to the elementary history curriculum. Each detailed volume focuses on high-interest events that young historians should know about, such as the sinking of the Titanic. The past wasn't perfect, but it's perfectly compelling to read about.

 OA525333   |  4 Books in Set
NEW! World Hist - Gr. 3-7: Whatever Happened?

Some of the largest, most advanced civilizations in history aren't around anymore. Why? Were they conquered? Did they have warring leaders? Was there a revolution? Your curious readers learn the specific of what happened to the Roman Empire, Ancient Greeks, Ancient Egyptians, and the Shang Dynasty. This Innovated set gives your readers an inside look into the collapse of each civilization. Each book is written in a conversational style and supported by an engaging design.

 OA525418   |  4 Books in Set

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