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Your Oliver & Andy Category Results for "History"

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#7 - U.S. Landmarks / American Symbols - Gr. K-3

LOWEST-LEVEL.Ben Franklin wanted a Rattlesnake – then a Turkey – as our National Symbols – Too bad he wasn’t around for our U.S. Landmarks! With easy text and colorful pictures, this series teaches your younger readers the simple history surrounding important U.S. Landmarks & National Symbols Gr. K-3

 OA524418   |  10 Books in Set
Ancient Civilizations - Gr. 3-7

Your students will learn about the Ancient Civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome and the effects they had on our culture. Readers will learn how the pyramids were constructed, how the ancients lived their daily lives, and their influence on our language, government and much more. Eye-catching photos and readable text make this series a winner and a nice match to your curriculum! Gr.3-7

 OA824680   |  18 Books in Set
Awfully Ancient History - Gr. 3-7

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! Gr. 3-7

 OA524101   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Bill Of Rights-Gr. 5-9

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. Gr. 5-9

 OA524433   |  10 Books in Set
Choosing Government Leaders - Gr.3-7

A Timely Series. Besides Money, your students will learn what it takes to run for an elective office – campaigning, prior experience, a desire to do good work and help their communities or country – and of course, make more money. They’ll gain an understanding of our government system, from the history of the Presidency to the Supreme Court Justices. Solid curriculum choice. Gr.3-7

 OA524102   |  6 Books in Set
Core Library: American Citizenship - Gr. 3-7

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. Gr.3-7

 OA524288   |  6 Books in Set
Core Library: Daily Life In U.S History - Gr. 3-7

This series answers all the questions your students have about everyday life in different eras of U.S. History. Comprehensive, your students will discover what people did for fun, work, school, and so much more! Gr.3-7

 OA523791   |  8 Books in Set
Core Library: Foundations Of Our Nation - Gr. 3-7

Foundations of Our Nation introduces readers to key topics in early American history, addressing important events and documents central to the founding of the United States. Concise, informative text and well-chosen photographs bring each aspect of U.S. history to life in an engaging narrative. Gr.3-7

 OA523167   |  8 Books in Set
Core Library: Great Warriors - Gr. 3-7

Great Warriors offers an exciting, fact-filled look at some of the most famous warriors in history. Each book begins with a thrilling moment in the warrior group’s history, then takes the reader through the warrior’s origins, tools and techniques, and lifestyles. Along the way, readers learn about major figures and important battles and missions. Clear, compelling text and vivid photograph will engage readers in these dramatic narratives. Each book includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills required by the Common Core and Your State Standards. Gr.3-7

 OA523172   |  8 Books in Set
Core Library: History's Greatest Disasters - Gr. 3-7

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.) Gr.3-7

 OA523287   |  8 Books in Set
Core Library: Mysteries Of History - Gr. 3-7

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! Gr.3-7

 OA524106   |  6 Books in Set
Core Library: Stories Of The Civil Rights Movement - Gr. 3-7

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. Gr.3-7

 OA524226   |  8 Books in Set
Core Library: Story Of The United States - Gr. 3-7

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. Gr.3-7

 OA523497   |  10 Books in Set
Core Library: Wild West - Gr. 3-7

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! Gr.3-7

 OA524289   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Crypts, Tombs, & Secret Rooms-Gr. 3-7

I find Tombs a Little Creepy (Make sentence standout / 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. Gr.3-7

 OA524434   |  6 Books in Set
Doomed!: Historical Disasters - Gr. 3+

This series covers some of the more Infamous Tragedies in History—from the Black Plague to the Sinking of the Titanic. Enough about disasters to make me seriously depressed! But a lot of Your Readers Love a Good Disaster. These riveting accounts include information on the time period, what went wrong, and what was learned from it. Gr.3+

 OA523889   |  6 Books in Set
Encounters With The Past - Gr. 3+

A conversation with a Pirate? Or Viking? Great Concept! Written as a 2nd-person narrative, your readers will actually "Meet" with interesting historical figures. Covers all the necessary history regarding the topic - Very Engaging! Gr.3+

 OA523644   |  6 Books in Set
Eqypt's Ancient Secrets-Gr.3+

Your readers will unravel the mysteries surrounding the Pyramids, Desert Cemeteries, Buried Ships, and Lost Tombs. Filled with Fascinating Facts, Gripping Text, and an Absorbing Design, each book explores an aspect of Ancient Egypt. Readers will immerse themselves in these stories as Historians and Scientists use advanced technology to help unlock these ancient secrets. Gr.3+

 OA524436   |  6 Books in Set
Essential Library Of American Wars - Gr. 5-9

"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
Essential Library Of Ancient Civilizations - Gr. 5-9

In this appealing series, readers will learn all about the ancient civilization’s history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more. Gr. 5-9

 OA523792   |  8 Books in Set
Essential Library Of Archaeology: Digging Up The Past - Gr. 5-9

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, readers will explore how the historical record informed the archaeological investigation. They will discover the story of the dig, including its leaders, techniques, tools, and findings. And, they will learn how the discoveries shed new light on our understanding of the past. Gr. 5-9

 OA523647   |  8 Books in Set
Essential Library Of Inventions - Gr. 5-9

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? Gr.5-9

 OA523892   |  8 Books in Set
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. Gr. 5-9

 OA524103   |  10 Books in Set
Essential Library Of World War II - Gr. 5-9

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. Gr.5-9

 OA523893   |  10 Books in Set
NEW! Essential Library: Defining Images-Gr. 5-9

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. Gr.5-9

 OA524435   |  4 Books in Set
Exposed! Myths About Early America-Gr. 3+

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 Historians will be surprised Betsy Ross didn’t create the American Flag or Thomas Jefferson didn’t sign the Constitution! Readers will be eager to find out the truth, and the engaging text accompanied with relevant images will keep them Spellbound. Great Series! (And mine was not a Myth…just ask me.) Gr.3+

 OA524437   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Eyewitness To History: Major Cultural Movements - Gr. 3-7

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. Readers will analyze accounts of events and recognize.

 OA524645   |  5 Books in Set
Graphic Histories - Gr. 3+

MADE FOR YOUR RELUCTANT READERS! Or for any of your History Fans. At 100 pages, these colorful titles are historically accurate & have the right amount of text. From Gettysburg to the Red Baron, these are the books that will get your kids into History. Gr.3+

 OA523906   |  6 Books in Set
Hidden History- Gr. 3-7

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.Gr.3-7

 OA524438   |  Individual Title
NEW! Historical Protest Movements - Gr. 3-7

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
NEW! Historical Races-Gr. 3+

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 will 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 will be right there as it happened! Gr. 3+

 OA524439   |  5 Books in Set
History Of America - Gr. 5-9

Great Series! A remarkable depiction of our History – from the Industrial Revolution to The Alamo to the Civil War and on. Engaging, this series uses age-appropriate, informative text along with a colorful design to make learning American History an enjoyable experience. Gr. 5-9

 OA523336   |  17 Books in Set
NEW! History Of American Institutions-Gr. 2-5

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. Gr.2-5

 OA524440   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! History Of Urban Legends-Gr.3+

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. Readers will the 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. Gr-3+

 OA524446   |  8 Books in Set
History's Fearless Fighters - Gr. 5-9

Ninjas, gladiators, and samurai are now the fascinating subjects of books, movies, and television shows, but they were once warriors who struck fear into the hearts of their opponents. These combatants were trained from an early age to not only wield lethal weapons but become weapons themselves. This high-interest series reveals much about each warrior's culture, values, enemies, and history. Gr.5-9

 OA524224   |  6 Books in Set
History's Greatest Rivals - Gr. 3-7

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. Gr. 3-7

 OA524105   |  12 Books in Set
History's Most Horrible Jobs - Gr. 3+

During the Middle Ages, doctors wore body-covering outfits to protect themselves against disease while they rubbed butter and onions all over a plague sufferer’s skin! From the embalmers of Ancient Egypt to the charioteers of Greece and Rome, people have held horrible jobs throughout history. Readers will be engrossed—and grossed out—by truly awful occupations from eras common in the social studies curriculum. Gr.3+

 OA523496   |  6 Books in Set
History: Fun Facts! - Gr. 3+

Great for Reports! Which President had the 1st telephone installed in the White House? (Rutherford P. Hayes in 1877.) What was the Declaration of Independence written on? (Animal skin.) These are just a few of the Fascinating Facts about U.S. History! Your Readers will discover even more through the easy-to-read, colorful format . But Prepare Yourself! Your students will soon be overwhelming you with these Fun Facts! Gr.3+

 OA523494   |  12 Books in Set
History: Murderous Villains - Gr. 3-7

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. Gr.3-7

 OA524290   |  6 Books in Set
How Kids Lived - Gr. 2-5

HISTORY Comes ALIFE!! A GREAT way to teach your readers history is to bring it to their level – what they can relate to easily. In this series, students will learn how kids in a certain era lived—like the American Civil War or the Middle Ages. They’ll see what kids of that time ate, wore – all aspects of their everyday life. Gr.2-5

 OA523793   |  6 Books in Set
Immigration Today - Gr. 3-7

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. Gr. 3-7

 OA523645   |  6 Books in Set
Incredible True Adventures - Gr. 3+

Great for Reluctant Readers! Students will travel across the Atlantic Ocean with Charles Lindberg, to the Top of Mt. Everest, & to the Moon! Filled with maps, chart, fun facts, great photos, and more, these books are not only fun-to-read, but comprehensive, too! Gr.3+

 OA523794   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Look At U.S. History-Gr. 3+

Essential for students to understand the Founding & Early History of the United States. Specifically simplified and condensed for Reluctant Readers or those in need of assistance, each book presents an overview of one event or time in early U.S. History. With a colorful, engaging design and close text-photo match, this series is IDEAL for a segment of your students. Gr.3+

 OA524441   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! My Place In History-Gr. 2-5

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. Gr.2-5

 OA524442   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Mysteries Of History- Gr. 5-9

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
Native Americans - Gr. 2-5

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. Gr.2-5

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

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
Our Basic Freedoms- Gr. 5-9

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. Gr.5-9

 OA524444   |  6 Books in Set
Perspectives Library - Gr. 3-7

A historical event does not look the same to everyone. It often depends on one's perspective. In the Perspectives Library series, readers will come to understand just that by learning the context, significance, and details of key historical events through the eyes of three different people, while engaging with text through questions sparking critical thinking. Gr.3-7

 OA523642   |  26 Books in Set
NEW! Rebellions, Revolts & Uprisings-Gr. 3-7

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. Gr.3-7

 OA524445   |  6 Books in Set
Spotlight On Immigration & Migration In America - Gr. 3-7

How Did All Of Us End-Up in the Greatest Country the World has ever known? This series uses an engaging text and a colorful design to introduce readers to essential social studies curriculum topics including Colonial History, Industrial Revolution, and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Very engrossing, this is an excellent addition to any library. Gr.3-7

 OA524107   |  12 Books in Set
Spotlight On The 13 Colonies - Gr. 3-7

Take a LOOK at your COLONY Series? Do they look WORN & UNINVITING? This series solves that problem! Through an engaging design & text filled with unique facts, these books explore what everyday life was like—how people lived and survived the many obstacles facing them. Quite different from today’s world. Curriculum-Matched, these are a solid source for reports. Gr.3-7

 OA523930   |  14 Books in Set
Surviving Disasters - Gr. 5-9

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. Gr.5-9

 OA524108   |  6 Books in Set
Symbols Of Freedom - Gr. 3-7

Readers explore the significance of landmarks, symbols, and iconic images in Symbols of Freedom. Students in grades 3-6 learn about history, important leaders, and the inspiration for the symbols that represent America. These informational texts contain stunning photographs that aid in comprehension and vocabulary development. Gr.3-7

 OA523638   |  10 Books in Set
Titanic Stories - Gr. 3-7

Students Love Books on the Titanic! And books on dinosaurs, but no dinos here… Just a GREAT series which takes your students back in time to witness history! True stories from survivors, historical photographs and much more will let your readers experience this doomed voyage through the eyes of the passengers. This is the one series I can’t recommend highly enough – the history series for every library. Gr.3-7

 OA524109   |  6 Books in Set
Totally Gross History -Gr. 5-9

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. Gr. 5-9

 OA5241106   |  6 Books in Set
True History Of The Wild West - Gr. 3-7

There are SOOO many MYTHS & LEGENDS about the Wild West! Did Davy Crockett really “Kill himself a bear when he was only 3?” This series sets the record straight using actual facts and engaging stories. Your kids will learn the truth about cowboys, outlaws, sheriffs, etc. GREAT SERIES!!! Gr.3-7

 OA523936   |  6 Books in Set
U. S. Government And Civics - Gr. 3-7

The democratic system of government makes our country a great place to live. Readers will understand their role in America and how their personal involvement can improve society. Gr.3-7

 OA523643   |  8 Books in Set
What You Didn't Know About History - Gr. 2-5

Young readers often learn about early America in their classrooms. Many have heard of pioneers building log cabins-but few realize frontier settlers lived in shacks that let in wind, rain, and cold for the first months on their homestead. This series augments common knowledge with surprising, lesser known facts and detailed photographs, inviting readers to take a unique and informative journey to the colonies, the Wild West, and more. Readers will be absorbed on their bumpy ride on the wagon train, whether they are learning about early America for the first time or are eager to know more. Gr.2-5

 OA523798   |  18 Books in Set
Why War Happened - Gr. 5-9

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
Women In History: Fact File - Gr. 2-5

Interesting facts about women in history—how famous female rulers like Cleopatra ruled over vast empires—including their duties, pastimes, and even Attire! What DID the well-dressed ruler wear? How did Native American women live—how difficult was it for pioneer women to give up everything familiar with them and head West with their husbands! (I have to believe the word “divorce” became more prevalent around that time.) An interesting series presented in an easy-to-read manner. GR.2-5

 OA523897   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! World Wonders - Gr. K-3

How long is the Great Wall of China? How tall is the Great Pyramid of Giza? What are they made out of? Who built them? These questions and more will be answered in this World Wonders series.

 OA524683   |  6 Books in Set


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