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Profiles of Women Past & Present – Sally Ride, Astronaut (1951-2012)
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Sally Ride, astronaut. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Two: U. S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
This second section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping describes the logistics and tactics of General U. S. Grant during the Vicksburg campaign and the role that maps played in his maneuvers.
Profiles of Women Past & Present - Inez Milholland Boissevain, Lawyer, Suffragist and Orator (1886 – 1916)
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Inez Milholland Boissevain, Lawyer, Suffragist and Orator. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present –Katherine G. Johnson, Mathematician (1918-)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Katherine G. Johnson, mathematician. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Wilma Rudolph Olympic Gold Medalist (1940 – 1994)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Sport or Extreme Outdoor Activities. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Wilma Rudolph, Olympic Gold Medalist. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
Kentucky Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Kentucky's over 13 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Helen Greiner, Engineer, Roboticist (1967 -)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Helen Greiner, engineer and roboticist. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
An Election of Patriots a true novel in their own words
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
It didn’t just happen that soundbite television came to trivialize policy. Someone willed it. A very surprising someone. With the best possible intentions. For the best possible reasons. In all sincerity. To save the Republic. To elect the best possible President. A crime of influence. Perpetrated by real people. Who paid a real price. This is their true story. In their own words.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Ellen Ochoa, Engineer, Inventor and Astronaut (1958 -)
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Ellen Ochoa, Engineer, Inventor and Astronaut. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
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These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
The Atomic Bomb: A History Just For Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Now, from time to time you might hear the term “nuclear bomb” used, while other times you may hear the term “atomic bomb”. What is the difference? Any bomb that uses tiny reactions inside the nucleus of a microscopic atom is, by definition, a “nuclear bomb”. However, the first nuclear bombs were much simpler than today’s bombs, which use multiple steps to produce their large explosions. The firs
From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
Our Dual Citizenship
Series: Surviving in the New America, Book 2. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » History » American
Today, America is at a crossroads where in one direction is a godless Socialist agenda and in the other is the restoration and return to the principles that guided the founders and authors of the Constitution.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Agnes de Mille, Dancer and Choreographer (1905-1993)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Performing Art. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Agnes de Mille, dancer and choreographer. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
The History of the Civil War for Kids
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The men had been marching for days, it seemed. It was late June in the year 1863, and they had been fighting for a long time. These Union soldiers were serious men and they recognized how important it was for them to keep fighting this war. Even so, there were times when it wasn’t easy. In their heavy blue uniforms made of dyed blue wool, they felt very hot. The sweat rolled down their foreheads
The Cold War: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 30. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In this book, we will be learning more about the Cold War, and we will talk what were the things that motivated the two countries to compete with each other for over 40 years. You will find sections in here that divide up our study of the Cold War into six different main ideas. Find out about this exciting and complex period of time in this kid's book.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Jane Addams, Social Worker (1860 - 1935)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Activists. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Jane Addams, social worker. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Rosa Parks, Activist (1913 - 2005)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Activists. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Rosa Parks, Activist. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
Literature Help: "Gone with the Wind"
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 174 · A Quick Guide, Book 34. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
Scarlett O’Hara happens to be the spoiled daughter of a rich plantation owner. The story presents her experiences. She uses every means which she has to come out of the poverty which she finds herself in after Sherman’s “March to the Sea.”
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Yoshiko Uchida, Writer, WWII Japanese-American Internee (1921 – 1992)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Writers. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Yoshiko Uchida, writer, WWII Japanese-American internee. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.