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Simple History: World War I
By Daniel Turner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Modern
As the centenary comes up this year learn the fascinating facts about the First World War and discover this epic moment in history. With the fun illustrations and the unique style of the 'Simple History' series, let this book absorb you into a period of history which truly changed the world.
World War II Warplanes: The Iconic Warplanes of World War II
By W T McCleat
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by SandSPublishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
World War II WARPLANES. The Iconic WarBirds of World War 2 is a kids and enthusiasts dream of what it would be like to fly in the most feared and deadly aircraft of the Second World War. The book depicts many of the iconic airplanes that impacted air battles of the war. From the heroic clashes of a Spitfire warplane to the deadly Japanese Zero warbird maneuvering for a kamikaze dive.
Fly With Your Dreams
By Dr. Clifford E. Daugherty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: American English. Published: December 20, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
This is an illustrated book about dreams that have been achieved. Follow the white dove of Goodness, Peace, and Joy as she takes flight from Far East China in the 8th century BC and lands nearly 28 centuries later at the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® parade in California, USA on January 1, 2013.
A Child Through The Ages
By The Abbotts
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Discover the lives & adventures of twelve boys & girls who have lived in very different eras of Earth's history. Meet Lyra an Atlantean girl, Isolde a Pagan girl, Xochipilli an Aztec boy who escapes with treasure, to name but a few! An exciting adventure book for children 11 plus that helps them to understand how other people lived in other eras. The perfect gift for a favourite child.
Shipwrecked!
By Alexandra Pratt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
It's 1740, and a British warship is wrecked on a remote island in Patagonia. But that is only the first of Midshipman Isaac Morris's problems. When mutiny among the crew leads to murder, Isaac must survive starvation, slavery and imprisonment if he wants to see his home again.... Reading age: 8. Interest level: up to age 14. Written and edited for reluctant or struggling readers.
14 Fun Facts About the White House: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
It is the house where the President lives and a symbol of the American Nation. How much do you know about the White House? Who chose the site for the original White House? What was the original name for the White House? Who actually built the White House? How many times has the White House been burned? How many floors does the White House have? Learn more about the White House in this book.
14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
The Washington Monument took over 50 years to build and it has stood for over 100 years. How much do you know about this magnificent monument. How thick are the walls at the base of the monument? Why is the Monument made up of two different colors of marble? Why is are there stones from other places in the monument. Find out more about the Washington Monument with these 14 fun facts!
14 Fun Facts About the U.S. One Dollar Bill: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Money
Have you ever really looked at a one dollar bill? There are many strange symbols and words on it. Do you know what those symbols and words mean? What are the two circles on the green side of the dollar bill? What number shows up a lot on the dollar bill? What symbols does the eagle hold? Find out more about the U.S. One Dollar Bill and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
The Dead Sea Scrolls - A Quick Guide For Kids
By Riètte Sinclair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by AWAP. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality
Discover the Dead Sea Scrolls with this informative and colorful pictorial guide. Read a short story of how the scrolls were discovered and find the answers to many questions: Why are the Scrolls so important? Where are they now? What is the mystery of the Buried Treasure contained in one of the Scrolls? This book targets Grades 4 and up, however it can be read and enjoyed by all ages
Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar
By Quineka Ragsdale
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar is a historical adventure for the reader. Join Demarcus as he discovers the secret Solar Calendar that takes him to far away places, where time has no control. He meets actual historical figures, who tell him of true events that have happened to the Black diaspora in the past.
American Indians in Colorado: Dancing With Grace
By Karen Herndon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,210. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
Follow Grace, a Cheyenne fifth grader, as she prepares for a powwow dance competition and along the way learns about her people. Aimed at intermediate students and teachers, this history honors American Indians and comes alive for todayʼs youth. The book shows how decisions made in the past shape the present, and challenges students to think about how their own decisions will shape the future.
The Not-So-Sweet History of Caribbean Sugar
By Jacqueline Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This nonfiction, middle grade level children's book is the second book in the Caribbean Reference Shelf series published by Gunga Peas Books. From the very beginning the history of Caribbean sugar and the history of Caribbean slavery were linked. This title tells the story of how the sugar cane industry developed during the colonial period.
Red Primer for Children and Diplomats
By Danny Carlton
Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
Humorous and alarming history of Communism via the creative political cartoons of Mr. Victor Vashi
Dancing on the Day of the Kings
By Jacqueline Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
(3.00 from 1 review)
Dancing on the Day of the Kings is part of a series called the Caribbean Reference Shelf. In this edition readers will learn about how people of color who lived in Havana, Cuba in the 1800s celebrated the Catholic feast of the Epiphany.
Poems Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King
By Alyce Elliott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
The poems in this book are perfect for reading aloud or performing as part of any King celebration. Children will better relate to Dr. King and his achievements when they know or understand his childhood. Hence, the poems include facts about his early life. The author's ultimate goal is to influence everyone to stand up for what is right so everyone is respected, using peaceful methods.
Songs Honoring Martin Luther King
By Alyce Elliott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
This book brings to life the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, a champion for justice, in song. It helps the cause of justice established by Dr. King continue in the hearts, minds and imagination of this and future generations.
Patch Pirates Cannon
By Dean Derkson
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Having a cannon can lead to your neighbors wanting and getting a bigger cannon. The pirates find themselves in an arms race. A picture book for children aged 6-12. about 1000 words and 12 pictures.