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Sergeant Stubby
Written by Ann Bausum, Foreword by David E. Sharpe
National Geographic | Trade Paperback | May 5, 2015
$13.95/15.95(Canada) | 978-1-4262-1465-3 (1-4262-1465-0)

Meet Sergeant Stubby: World War I dog veteran, decorated war hero, American icon, and above all, man's best friend. Stubby's story begins in 1917 when America is about to enter the war. A stowaway dog befriends Private James Robert "Bob" Conroy at the Connecticut National Guard camp at Yale University and... Read more






Sergeant Stubby
Written by Ann Bausum, Foreword by David E. Sharpe
National Geographic | Hardcover | May 2014
$24.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-1-4262-1310-6 (1-4262-1310-7)

Told for the first time, National Geographic brings you the story of a stray dog who eventually became affectionately known as "Sergeant Stubby" the most famous war dog of World War I. Beloved award-winning author and library darling Ann Bausum brings her friendly writing style and in-depth research to her first-ever... Read more






Stubby the War Dog
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | May 2014
$17.99/20.99(Canada) | 978-1-4263-1486-5 (1-4263-1486-8)

Move over, Rin Tin Tin. Here comes Sgt. Stubby! That German shepherd star of the silver screen may have been born behind enemy lines during World War I, but Stubby, the stump-tailed 
terrier, worked behind enemy lines, and gained military honors along the way. Private Robert 
Conroy casually adopted the orphan pup while... Read more






Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | January 2013
$24.95/27.95(Canada) | 978-1-4263-1089-8 (1-4263-1089-7)

Forty-four men have taken up the responsibilities of the Presidency as the nation has grown from its colonial infancy into a modern superpower. They've faithfully executed the duties of the President--waged war, signed treaties, addressed Congress, and established government offices. But their impact goes far beyond the bounds of their job... Read more






Marching to the Mountaintop
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | January 2012
$19.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0939-7 (1-4263-0939-2)

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors. Workers sought union protection, higher wages, improved safety, and the integration of their work force. Their work stoppage became a part of the larger... Read more






Unraveling Freedom
Written by Ann Bausum, Foreword by Ted Rall
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | November 2010
$19.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0702-7 (1-4263-0702-0)

In 1915, the United States experienced the 9/11 of its time. A German torpedo sank the Lusitania killing nearly 2,000 innocent passengers. The ensuing hysteria helped draw the United States into World War I—the bitter, brutal conflict that became known as the Great War and the War to End All Wars... Read more






Unraveling Freedom
Written by Ann Bausum, Foreword by Ted Rall
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | November 2010
$28.90/34.00(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0703-4 (1-4263-0703-9)

"In 1915, the United States experienced the 9/11 of its time. A German torpedo sank the Lusitania killing nearly 2,000 innocent passengers. The ensuing hysteria helped draw the United States into World War I—the bitter, brutal conflict that became known as the Great War and the War to End All Wars... Read more






Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | April 2009
$21.95/26.00(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0332-6 (1-4263-0332-7)

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






Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | January 2009
$24.95/27.95(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0375-3 (1-4263-0375-0)

Ladies and Gentlemen: the next President of the United States will soon be included within the pages of one of our perennial favorites. National Geographic Children’s Books will publish this fully revised and updated edition of Our Country’s Presidents in time for the Inauguration of our 44th head of state—the first... Read more






Muckrakers
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | September 2007
$21.95/27.95(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0137-7 (1-4263-0137-5)

Hold the presses! Here's the sensational story of the birth of investigative journalism in America. At the turn of the 20th century, news reporters and monthly magazines collaborate to create a new kind of journalism—in-depth, serialized exposés of corporate, labor, and political corruption. Many of these stories become instant bestsellers in... Read more






Our Country's First Ladies
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | January 2007
$19.95/26.95(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0006-6 (1-4263-0006-9)

The award-winning author of National Geographic's widely acclaimed Our Country's Presidents now brings young readers the perfect companion piece—Our Country's First Ladies.

Step inside the White House and meet the women who have played the roles of partners, confidantes, hostesses, and activists in the midst of American history. Read of fascinating... Read more






Freedom Riders
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | December 2005
$18.95/26.00(Canada) | 978-0-7922-4173-7 (0-7922-4173-8)

Freedom Riders compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. It shows how a common interest in justice created the convergent path that enabled these young men to meet as Freedom Riders on... Read more






With Courage and Cloth
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | September 2004
$21.95/31.95(Canada) | 978-0-7922-7647-0 (0-7922-7647-7)

An award-winning author chronicles the story of the women's suffrage movement in America, using compelling period photographs--including some never before published--to illustrate the vivid narrative. Read more






Dragon Bones and Dinosaur Eggs
Written by Ann Bausum
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | March 2000
$17.95/27.75(Canada) | 978-0-7922-7123-9 (0-7922-7123-8)

Renowned for his discoveries of dinosaur bones, whole fossilized dinosaur eggs, and previously unknown dinosaur species in the vast Mongolian desert, the daredevil explorer Roy Chapman Andrews is said to be the model for the movie character Indiana Jones. Read more





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