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America in World War II: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is going to teach you more about one of the most important period of human history: it was a time a huge part of the human race was actively working to support this war, either fighting in it, helping the soldiers, of keeping the country running until the soldiers came home. Ask your parents if anyone in your family fought in World War Two, and try to imagine what it was like for them
Profiles of Women Past & Present - Ida B. Wells-Barnett - Anti-Lynching Crusader, Journalist (1862 – 1931)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Activists · Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Journalists. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, anti-lynching crusader and journalist. 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.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Six--Make Straight His Path: Maps and Topography in the Civil War & Military Mapping: Robert E. Lee Moves to Gettysburg
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Military maps are not like civilian road maps which merely outline a transportation network. Military maps encompass a complete inventory of the topography of the geographic areas an army might march through or fight over. The two articles in this symposium describe in great detail how maps were prepared, used and what effect maps, or lack of maps, had on Civil War campaigns and battles.
Ready Reference Treatise: Farewell to Manzanar
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
The book presents what they went through before, during, and after they were relocated to the Manzanar camp. They had to go through these experiences because of the U. S. Government’s internment of Japanese-Americans during the war.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Beatrix Potter Author and Creator of Peter Rabbit (1866 – 1943)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Writers. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Beatrix Potter, author and creator of Peter Rabbit. 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.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Clara Barton (1821-1912)
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Clara Barton, Civil War Nurse and Founder of American Red Cross. 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 – Barbara Mcclintock Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist (1902 – 1992)
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Barbara Mcclintock Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist. 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.
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 Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
Second of five volumes closely examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 and American National Championship racing from 1946 to 1969. Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World includes the story of Bill Vukovich, USAC's formation, the growing genius of A.J. Watson, the "Race of Two Worlds" at Monza, Italy, plus details of each 500-mile race from 1954 through 1958.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Writers. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women. 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 – Annie Smith Peck, Mountaineer (1850-1935)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Sport or Extreme Outdoor Activities. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Annie Smith Peck, Mountaineer. 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.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Michelle Akers (1966-)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Sport or Extreme Outdoor Activities. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Michelle Akers, soccer player. 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 – Bette Nesmith Graham, Inventor of Liquid Paper, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist (1924 – 1980)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Leadership. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Bette Nesmith Graham, inventor of liquid paper, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. 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.
Big Love in Little Egypt: The True Crimes of Lawrence Hight and Elsie Sweetin
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The tongues of Ina, Illinois, were already wagging about the friendship between the Reverend Lawrence Hight, the local circuit-riding Methodist preacher, and the pretty young housewife Elsie Sweetin when their spouses turned up dead from similar sudden illnesses just a couple of months apart in the summer of 1924. Was it food poisoning as the doctors first said? Or something more sinister?
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Caroline Jones, Advertising Executive (1942 - 2001)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Leadership. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Caroline Jones, Advertising Executive. 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 –Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of Girl Scouts of The U.S.A. (1860 – 1927)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Leadership. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of Girl Scouts of The U.S.A. 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
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate Environmentalist (1940 - 2011)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Nobel Prize Women. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate environmentalist. 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 – Connie Chung, American Journalist (1946-)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Journalists. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Connie Chung, American journalist. 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.