Books tagged: social studies

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Journey of Hope, Memoirs of a Mexican Girl
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 40,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2010 by Claude Rosay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Journey of Hope, Memoirs of a Mexican Girl is the autobiography of a Mexican girl who immigrates illegally to Los Angeles, California in the 1970's. Rosalina recounts her early childhood memories in a small town surrounded by farms in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. Follow along the journey taken by one Mexican girl whose love for learning and appreciation for America will touch your heart.
Like We Care
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
What if they just stopped? What if in a grand, scruffy stab at corporate disobedience, teenagers en masse simply stopped spending their money on the cynical crap that’s relentlessly mainlined to them? Like We Care is a biting, clever, and hilarious satire in which two endearingly subversive high school seniors set out to monkey wrench the recording industry, big tobacco, and junk food.
Planet Explorers Chicago
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Explore the planet with this Chicago guidebook written just for kids. This ebook includes everything your 8-12 year-old needs to know about Chicago and nearby attractions, including the Shedd Aquarium, Lincoln Park Zoo, the Field Museum, Six Flags Great America, as well as notable buildings, parks and stadiums. From fun facts and history, to pictures, maps, and quizzes, this guidebook has it all.
It Ain't Flat: A Memorizable Book of Countries
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Games and puzzles
It Ain't Flat is a fun list of countries meant to be read aloud to facilitate easy memorization (or just entertaining reading).
Striker Jones Teacher's Companion
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Striker Jones doesn't need a magnifying glass to solve the crime, and neither will your students! Written for children ages 7-10, Striker teaches basic economics, including supply and demand, trade-offs, prices, and risk. Each story comes with a lesson plan for you to use to draw out the economic lessons with your class, including vocabulary, fun activities, and assignments!
Revolución en el recreo * Recess Revolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2012 by Piggy Press Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
Changing schools is not so pleasant for Eric when he meets up with Hank ‘the Tank’ Granger. Find out how Eric and his friends solve their problem. Bilingual juvenile novel in Spanish and English, with Ideas to Think About. Approved by Panama's Ministry of Education.
Classroom Success Through Creativity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,140. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Lee Gabor, M.Ed., is a national award winning teacher. She details techniques she used in her classroom to ensure 5th and 6th grade students would be successful. She progressed from being called Ms. Ga-boring by a student to adding lots of characters to teach subjects as well as providing technological advances, songs, dances, and hands-on activities.
Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
What can I do to prepare my child for kindergarten? Every parent asks themselves this question when the reality of kindergarten is approaching. In kindergarten your child will develop skills in many areas. You can help them prepare for this new adventure in learning using the activities and tips in this book.
Restless Spirit - The Story of Rose Quinn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Rose Quinn died in an asylum less than a year after being committed by her brother for refusing to live with the man she had been forced to marry. The story remained a family secret for three generations. This is the story of Rose and how her family brought her story to light in the 21st century, a testament to her and others who suffered this cruel fate.
Fearless Freedom
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Eleven-year-old Bernice Givens learns about courage and fear when she becomes a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement that her hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leads in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, during the historic spring and summer of 1963.