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A Picture for Marc

By: Eric A. Kimmel
illustrated by: Matthew Trueman

GROWING UP IN Russia in the late 1800s, Marc Chagall doesn't know what art is. He doesn't even know what drawing is until one of hisschoolmates shows him how to trace a picture in a magazine. Marc tries...

Before Columbus: The Leif Eriksson Expedition

By: Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

Five hundred years before Columbus, a young Viking named Leif Eriksson crossed the Atlantic and became the first known European to set foot in North America. The tale of the crossing and the brief Viking...

V Is for Victory

By: Kathleen Krull

A World War II scrapbook of stories, photos, posters, letters home, and other memorabilia for the whole family to share again and again.“Krull delivers a first-rate commemorative volume. Eminently...


Christopher Columbus

By: Stephen Krensky

Illus. in full color. Youngsters can celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus's fateful voyage with this dramatic, easy-to-read account of a pivotal moment in American history. "

Francis Scott Key's Star-Spangled Banner

By: Monica Kulling
illustrated by: Richard Walz

Francis Scott Key was a very busy man. He and his wife had 11 children. He was a lawyer and many people came to him for advice. But whenever he had a moment, he would jot down a line of poetry. He loved...

Eat My Dust! Henry Ford's First Race

By: Monical Kulling
illustrated by: Richard Walz

It’s 1901 and Henry Ford wants to build a car that everyone can own. But first he needs the money to produce it. How will he get it? He enters a car race, of course! Readers will love this fast-paced,...


Christopher Columbus

By: Stephen Krensky

Illus. in full color. Youngsters can celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus's fateful voyage with this dramatic, easy-to-read account of a pivotal moment in American history. "

A Horn for Louis

By: Eric A. Kimmel

Seven-year-old Louis Armstrong was too poor to buy a real horn. He didn’t even go to school. To help his mother pay the rent, Louis had a job. Every day he rode a junk wagon through the streets of...

As Far as the Eye Can Reach

By: Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

In 1803, at President Jefferson’s request, Captains Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery set out to explore beyond the newly purchased land of the Louisiana Territory to the western end of...


Resources

I Have a Dream (Book & CD)

By: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Illustrated by: Kadir Nelson

On August 28, 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, Martin Luther King, Jr., gave one of the most powerful and memorable speeches in our nation's history. Now read...

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