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Meet Robert E Lee
Meet Robert E Lee
Written by George W.S. Trow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800237
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Meet Robert E Lee

Written by George W.S. Trow


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $4.99

Meet ROBERT E. LEE is the story of a great American leader forced to make a terrible decision. Robert E. Lee the Virginian, son of a Revolutionary hero, served in the U.S. Army as America moved towards Civil War. Loving his country, he hated to see the Union split, but he... Read more >
Meet Abraham Lincoln
Meet Abraham Lincoln
Written by Barbara Cary
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ISBN: 9780307786944
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Meet Abraham Lincoln

Written by Barbara Cary


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $4.99

This warmly told biography of our sixteenth president is enriched by many authentic but seldom told anecdotes and complemented by bold color illustrations that capture the spirit of Lincoln and his era.  


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Meet George Washington
Meet George Washington
Written by Joan Heilbroner
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ISBN: 9780307786951
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Meet George Washington

Written by Joan Heilbroner


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $4.99

This valiant story of how young George Washington was drawn into his country's struggle for independence gives readers a vivid perspective on a crucial era in American history--and on the life of a revolutionary hero.   Read more >
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Meet Thomas Jefferson
Meet Thomas Jefferson
Written by Marvin Barrett, Illustrated by Pat Fogarty
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ISBN: 9780307786968
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Meet Thomas Jefferson

Written by Marvin Barrett
Illustrated by Pat Fogarty


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $4.99

When Thomas Jefferson was young, Virginia was still a colony of England. Jefferson thought that many English laws and taxes were unfair, so he studied hard to become a lawyer and help make better laws. Soon he and others came to believe that the colonies should become a new country, and... Read more >
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The American Revolution
The American Revolution
Written by Bruce Bliven, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778192
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The American Revolution

Written by Bruce Bliven, Jr.


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $5.99

In the American colonies of the 1770s, people were fed up with British laws. Local farmers and tradesmen secretly formed a militia. In 1775, when the British marched into Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, the Americans were ready. From that first battle to the final showdown at Yorktown, the Americans fought against... Read more >
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Busing Brewster
Busing Brewster
Written by Richard Michelson, Illustrated by R.G. Roth
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375985553
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Busing Brewster

Written by Richard Michelson
Illustrated by R.G. Roth


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $9.99

A New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book
A New York Times Book Review Notable Children’s Book

Brewster is excited about starting first grade . . . until Mama announces that he'll be attending Central—a school in the white part of town. Mama says they have art and music and a library bursting...

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The Landing of the Pilgrims
The Landing of the Pilgrims
Written by James Daugherty
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ISBN: 9780307778734
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The Landing of the Pilgrims

Written by James Daugherty


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $5.99

In England in the early 1600s, everyone was forced to join the Church of England. Young William Bradford and his friends believed they had every right to belong to whichever church they wanted. In the name of religious freedom, they fled to Holland, then sailed to America to start a new... Read more >
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The Witchcraft of Salem Village
The Witchcraft of Salem Village
Written by Shirley Jackson
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ISBN: 9780307779885
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The Witchcraft of Salem Village

Written by Shirley Jackson


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $5.99

Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba.  When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused... Read more >
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A Young People's History of the United States
Columbus to the War on Terror
Written by Howard Zinn
Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The... Read more >
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The Dark Game
The Dark Game
Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763629151
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The Dark Game
True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles
Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $16.99

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 >
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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 >
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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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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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Busing Brewster
Busing Brewster
Written by Richard Michelson, Illustrated by R.G. Roth
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375833342
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Busing Brewster

Written by Richard Michelson
Illustrated by R.G. Roth


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $16.99

A New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book
A New York Times Book Review Notable Children’s Book

Brewster is excited about starting first grade . . . until Mama announces that he'll be attending Central—a school in the white part of town. Mama says they have art and music and a library bursting...

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National Geographic Countries of the World: United States
National Geographic Countries of the World: United States
Written by Elden Croy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306327
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National Geographic Countries of the World: United States

Written by Elden Croy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $27.90

Welcome to the Land of the Free, Home of the Brave. Discover a land of stunning geographical contrast, from sea to shining sea. Visit the capital and home of U.S. government, Washington D.C., then travel north to the first capital, Philadelphia, where the constitution was signed. Find out why America has... Read more >
The Smart Aleck's Guide to American History
The Smart Aleck's Guide to American History
Written by Adam Selzer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375895937
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The Smart Aleck's Guide to American History

Written by Adam Selzer


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2009
Price: $9.99

Do you know America? No, I mean, do you REALLY know America? Would you recognize John Adams in a lineup? Can you identify any presidents between Lincoln and Roosevelt?

Hmmm. I thought so.

Well, you really need this book.

Not only will it improve your sorry historical knowledge, it will crack you up, and... Read more >
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The Smart Aleck's Guide to American History
The Smart Aleck's Guide to American History
Written by Adam Selzer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385736503
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The Smart Aleck's Guide to American History

Written by Adam Selzer


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2009
Price: $12.99

Do you know America? No, I mean, do you REALLY know America? Would you recognize John Adams in a lineup? Can you identify any presidents between Lincoln and Roosevelt?

Hmmm. I thought so.

Well, you really need this book.

Not only will it improve your sorry historical knowledge, it will crack you up, and... Read more >
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1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg
1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg
Written by Karen Kostyal and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Photographed by Lori Epstein Renda
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305184
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1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg

Written by Karen Kostyal and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Photographed by Lori Epstein Renda


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $27.90

Find yourself transported to Williamsburg in the days of the Revolution! See the city at war through the eyes of everyday citizens for an exciting new perspective on the historic year of 1776. The latest in the popular "New Look" line of history titles, K.M. Kostyal’s 1776: A New Look at... Read more >
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1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg
1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg
Written by Karen Kostyal and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Photographed by Lori Epstein Renda
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305177
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1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg

Written by Karen Kostyal and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Photographed by Lori Epstein Renda


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $17.95

Find yourself transported to Williamsburg in the days of the Revolution! See the city at war through the eyes of everyday citizens for an exciting new perspective on the historic year of 1776. The latest in the popular "New Look" line of history titles, K.M. Kostyal’s 1776: A New Look at... Read more >
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National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305122
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National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas

Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $18.95

In the brand new Beginner’s United States Atlas National Geographic’s world-renowned cartographers, working with education consultants and geographers, have created a state-of-the-art United States atlas for children ages 6 to 10.

This beautiful book is an engaging experience with fact-filled essays and spectacular photographs that will catch the curiosity of young readers... Read more >
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National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305580
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National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas

Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $27.90

In the brand new Beginner’s United States Atlas National Geographic’s world-renowned cartographers, working with education consultants and geographers, have created a state-of-the-art United States atlas for children ages 6 to 10.

This beautiful book is an engaging experience with fact-filled essays and spectacular photographs that will catch the curiosity of young readers... Read more >
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On My Journey Now
On My Journey Now
Written by Nikki Giovanni
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763643805
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On My Journey Now
Looking at African-American History Through the Spirituals
Written by Nikki Giovanni


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $8.99

"The intimate, unpretentious talk about familiar songs will grab readers, who will want to find out more about the inspiring history." — BOOKLIST (starred review)

Ever since she was a little girl attending three different churches, poet Nikki Giovanni has loved the spirituals. Now, with the passion of a poet and the... Read more >
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Aliens are Coming!
Aliens are Coming!
Written by Meghan McCarthy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385736787
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Aliens are Coming!

Written by Meghan McCarthy


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $6.99

A picture-book account of one of the most famous pieces of radio history!

* “Sandwiched between a look at Depression-era radios and a set of fanciful period advertisements, McCarthy delivers a semi-serious account of the 1938 War of the Worlds broadcast, illustrating both passages from the script and briefly told descriptions of... Read more >
A Young People's History of the United States
A Young People's History of the United States
Written by Howard Zinn, Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583228869
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A Young People's History of the United States
Columbus to the War on Terror
Written by Howard Zinn
Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $45.00

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The... Read more >
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A Young People's History of the United States
A Young People's History of the United States
Written by Howard Zinn, Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228692
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A Young People's History of the United States
Columbus to the War on Terror
Written by Howard Zinn
Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $19.95

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The... Read more >
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