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A de activista
A de activista
Written by Martha E. Gonzalez, Illustrated by Innosanto Nagara
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781609805692
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A de activista

Written by Martha E. Gonzalez
Illustrated by Innosanto Nagara


Format: Board, 32 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $9.99

Following on the outrageous success of Innosanto Nagara’s A is for Activist (now in its fourth printing), A de Activista is a Spanish-language ABC board book written by Grammy Award-winning lyricist and singer Martha Gonzalez and illustrated by Nagara for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to... Read more >
Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines
Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines
Written by Paul Fleischman, Illustrated by Various
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671020
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Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines

Written by Paul Fleischman
Illustrated by Various


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $17.99

Paul Fleischman offers teens an environmental wake-up call and a tool kit for decoding the barrage of conflicting information confronting them.

We're living in an Ah-Ha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never before seen. The downsides weren't visible for centuries... Read more >
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Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines
Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines
Written by Paul Fleischman, Illustrated by Various
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763675455
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Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines

Written by Paul Fleischman
Illustrated by Various


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $9.99

Paul Fleischman offers teens an environmental wake-up call and a tool kit for decoding the barrage of conflicting information confronting them.

We're living in an Ah-Ha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never before seen. The downsides weren't visible for centuries... Read more >
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Boundaries
Boundaries
Written by Sally M. Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763673314
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Boundaries
How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation
Written by Sally M. Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Mason-Dixon Line’s history, replete with property disputes, persecution, and ideological conflicts, traverses our country’s history from its founding to today.

We live in a world of boundaries — geographic, scientific, cultural, and religious. One of America’s most enduring boundaries is the Mason-Dixon Line, most associated with the divide between the... Read more >
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Boundaries
Boundaries
Written by Sally M. Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763656126
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Boundaries
How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation
Written by Sally M. Walker


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $24.99

The Mason-Dixon Line’s history, replete with property disputes, persecution, and ideological conflicts, traverses our country’s history from its founding to today.

We live in a world of boundaries — geographic, scientific, cultural, and religious. One of America’s most enduring boundaries is the Mason-Dixon Line, most associated with the divide between the... Read more >
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A is for Activist
A is for Activist
Written by Innosanto Nagara
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781609805395
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A is for Activist

Written by Innosanto Nagara


Format: Board, 32 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $9.99

“Reading it is almost like reading Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, but for two-year olds—full of pictures and rhymes and a little cat to find on every page that will delight the curious toddler and parents alike.”—Occupy Wall Street


A is for Activist is an ABC board book written... Read more >
The Dark Game
The Dark Game
Written by Paul B. Janeczko
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763660666
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The Dark Game
True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles
Written by Paul B. Janeczko


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $9.99

From clothesline codes to surveillance satellites and cyber espionage, Paul B. Janeczko uncovers two centuries’ worth of true spy stories in U.S. history.

Ever since George Washington used them to help topple the British, spies and their networks have helped and hurt America at key moments in history. In this fascinating collection... Read more >
Master of Deceit
Master of Deceit
Written by Marc Aronson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763650254
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Master of Deceit
J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies
Written by Marc Aronson


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $25.99

A fascinating and timely biography of J. Edgar Hoover from a Sibert Medalist.

"King, there is only one thing left for you to do. You know what it is. . . . You better take it before your filthy, abnormal, fraudulent self is bared to the nation."
Dr. Martin Luther King received... Read more >
Los senores del narco
Los senores del narco
Written by Anabel Hernandez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307882356
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Los senores del narco

Written by Anabel Hernandez


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $22.50

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The Making of America Revised Edition
The Making of America Revised Edition
Written by Robert D. Johnston, Foreword by Douglas Brinkley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306655
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The Making of America Revised Edition
The History of the United States from 1492 to the Present
Written by Robert D. Johnston
Foreword by Douglas Brinkley


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $38.90

Trace 500 years of American history in this fascinating family reference—now updated to include the most significant developments of our time. You’ll pore over landmark events, intriguing facts, and compelling biographies. Period art and photography bring past events to life. Maps detail the course of wars, migration, and expansion. Illustrated time... Read more >
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The Making of America Revised Edition
The Making of America Revised Edition
Written by Robert D. Johnston, Foreword by Douglas Brinkley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306631
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The Making of America Revised Edition
The History of the United States from 1492 to the Present
Written by Robert D. Johnston
Foreword by Douglas Brinkley


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $29.95

Trace 500 years of American history in this fascinating family reference—now updated to include the most significant developments of our time. You’ll pore over landmark events, intriguing facts, and compelling biographies. Period art and photography bring past events to life. Maps detail the course of wars, migration, and expansion. Illustrated time... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Our White House
Our White House
Written by N.C.B.L.A. and Various, Illustrated by Various, Introduction by David McCullough
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763646097
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Our White House
Looking In, Looking Out
Written by N.C.B.L.A. and Various
Illustrated by Various
Introduction by David McCullough


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $14.99

“A blue-ribbon choice for family sharing”
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Praise for
Our White House
An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book
An International Reading Association Teachers’ Choice
A National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade
Book for Young People
A National Endowment for the Humanities We the People
Bookshelf Selection
 “Explore the nooks and crannies of American history... Read more >
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My Havana
My Havana
Written by Rosemary Wells and Secundino Fernandez, Illustrated by Peter Ferguson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763643058
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My Havana
Memories of a Cuban Boyhood
Written by Rosemary Wells and Secundino Fernandez
Illustrated by Peter Ferguson


Format: Hardcover, 72 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $17.99

A young Cuban immigrant eases his homesickness by re-creating the city of Havana in a poignant tale that will resonate with readers today.

"You’re always drawing in that notebook of yours," Dino’s friend teases. To the small boy, 1950s Havana is alive with color, music, and glamour, and he itches to capture... Read more >
Hail to the Chief
Hail to the Chief
Written by Don Robb, Illustrated by Alan Witschonke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892865
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Hail to the Chief

Written by Don Robb
Illustrated by Alan Witschonke


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $7.95

Newly updated to include every president from George Washington to Barack Obama, this book explores the office of the presidency and its power.

Although we know the president of the United States as the person who runs the government of our nation, do we know what the responsibilities of the president actually... Read more >
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Hail to the Chief
Hail to the Chief
Written by Don Robb, Illustrated by Alan Witschonke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892858
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Hail to the Chief

Written by Don Robb
Illustrated by Alan Witschonke


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $17.95

Newly updated to include every president from George Washington to Barack Obama, this book explores the office of the presidency and its power.

Although we know the president of the United States as the person who runs the government of our nation, do we know what the responsibilities of the president actually... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration
Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303333
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Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration

Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $32.90

With painstaking research, an unerring eye for just the right illustration, and her unique narrative style, award-winning author Ann Bausum makes the history of immigration in America come alive for young people. The story of America has always been shaped by people from all corners of the Earth who came in... Read more >
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Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration
Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303326
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Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration

Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $21.95

With painstaking research, an unerring eye for just the right illustration, and her unique narrative style, award-winning author Ann Bausum makes the history of immigration in America come alive for young people. The story of America has always been shaped by people from all corners of the Earth who came in... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
After Gandhi
After Gandhi
Written by O'Brien, Anne Sibley, Illustrated by Perry Edmond O'Brien
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580891295
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After Gandhi
One Hundred Years of Nonviolent Resistance
Written by O'Brien, Anne Sibley
Illustrated by Perry Edmond O'Brien


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $24.95

In 1908 Mohandas Gandhi spoke to a crowd of 3,000. Together they protested against an unjust law without guns or rioting. Peacefully they made a difference. Gandhi’s words and deeds influenced countless others to work toward the goals of freedom and justice through peaceful methods. Mother and son team, Anne Sibley... Read more >
Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War
Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War
Written by Thomas B. Allen and Roger Macbride Allen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303791
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Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War

Written by Thomas B. Allen and Roger Macbride Allen


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $18.95

Thomas B. Allen’s expertise in military history and strategy is combined with Roger MacBride Allen’s knowledge of technology to reveal a lesser-known yet fascinating side of the 16th president of the United States. Their authoritative narrative reveals Lincoln as our nation’s first hands-on Commander-in-Chief, whose appreciation for the power of technology... Read more >
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Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War
Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War
Written by Thomas B. Allen and Roger Macbride Allen
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303807
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Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War

Written by Thomas B. Allen and Roger Macbride Allen


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 144 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $25.90

Thomas B. Allen’s expertise in military history and strategy is combined with Roger MacBride Allen’s knowledge of technology to reveal a lesser-known yet fascinating side of the 16th president of the United States. Their authoritative narrative reveals Lincoln as our nation’s first hands-on Commander-in-Chief, whose appreciation for the power of technology... Read more >
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Remember Little Rock
Remember Little Rock
Written by Paul Robert Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304026
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Remember Little Rock
The Time, the People, the Stories
Written by Paul Robert Walker


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $17.95

Just over 50 years ago, in Little Rock, Arkansas, nine brave black students stood up for their rights and made history. The integration of Central High School in Little Rock changed the course of education in America forever, and became one of the pivotal points in the Civil Rights Movement.

In Remember... Read more >
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Remember Little Rock
Remember Little Rock
Written by Paul Robert Walker
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304033
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Remember Little Rock
The Time, the People, the Stories
Written by Paul Robert Walker


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $27.90

Just over 50 years ago, in Little Rock, Arkansas, nine brave black students stood up for their rights and made history. The integration of Central High School in Little Rock changed the course of education in America forever, and became one of the pivotal points in the Civil Rights Movement.

In Remember... Read more >
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Every Human Has Rights
Every Human Has Rights
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by Mary Robinson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305115
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Every Human Has Rights
A Photographic Declaration for Kids
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by Mary Robinson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $26.90

The 30 rights set down in 1948 by the United Nations are incredibly powerful. According to the U.N., every human–just by virtue of being human–is entitled to freedom, a fair government, a decent standard of living, work, play, and education, freedom to come and go as we please and to associate... Read more >
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Every Human Has Rights
Every Human Has Rights
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by Mary Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305108
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Every Human Has Rights
What You Need to Know About Your Human Rights
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by Mary Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $17.95

The 30 rights set down in 1948 by the United Nations are incredibly powerful. According to the U.N., every human–just by virtue of being human–is entitled to freedom, a fair government, a decent standard of living, work, play, and education, freedom to come and go as we please and to associate... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington
Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304361
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Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington
1837-1865
Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $7.95

Now with an updated paperback cover, Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington paints a vivid picture of the Springfield, IL years, when Abe met and married a pretty Kentucky woman, and made his name as a lawyer and politician. Cheryl Harness gives readers a moving account of Lincoln’s rise and the tensions... Read more >
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