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Marguerite Williams Makes a Choice
Series: 15-Minute Books · Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Margie stood by the river. She had a hard choice to make. A man had come to her mother. He had said that he was there to take Margie home. When he said home, he meant her other family. Margie thought about her other family. She had been born in 1696. Her father was a minister. Her mother kept a pioneer home. They had named her Eunice Williams. Read her story in this 15 minute book. RL: 2.7
James Garfield: The Professor President
James Garfield had little early education, he worked to put himself through college before entering politics. When the Civil War started, he joined the Union Army. He won many battles and become a Major General. As a politician, he fought for civil rights, the abolition of slavery and an education system for African Americans. In March 1881 he became president. 200 days later he was dead. RL: 6.8
Resolution: Huck Finn's Greatest Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada
They had come to that neck of the woods seeking adventure. Someone should have warned them, “Be careful what you wish for.” When disaster strikes, Huck and Molly volunteer to save the day by making an arduous six hundred mile journey by dog sled in the depths of a Yukon winter. They cannot stop. They cannot turn back. They can only go on. Lives hang in the balance—including theirs.
Thomas Jefferson: Founding Father
Thomas Jefferson was a lawyer and farmer. He was wrote the Declaration of Independence and went on to become the third President of the US. Find out more about our third president and how he helped found the United States. Ages 10 and up. Reading Level: 7.5
John Adams: The Forgotten Founding Father
John Adams was a farmer and lawyer. He was one of the Founding Fathers who pushed for Independence. He helped write and sign the Declaration of Independence and became America’s second President. But there are no memorials to John Adams in Washington. He is the Forgotten Founding Father. Find out more about our second president and how he helped found the United States.
AP United States History Short-Answer Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,710. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » American
The most complete short-answer guide out there giving you an in-depth analysis along with the main theme of each lesson to propel your grade to an A.
Somebody Forgot to Tell Harry: Harry Reid's Journey from Searchlight to Spotlight
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Somebody Forgot to Tell Harry is a young person’s biography of Harry Reid, which tells the story of how this poor boy from a small mining town in the middle of nowhere went on to become one of the most important figures in United States’ politics. As Reid himself told an interviewer in 2004, “If I can make it in America, anyone can.”
The School Teacher's Scandal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Although times are hard in 1934, rural school teacher Alice Ettinger lands on her feet with a new job teaching in town. She boards with the local undertaker, a widower with two small children, but when tongues wag, scandal threatens!
I Know About Citizenship in the Nation
Series: I Know About.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
I Know About Citizenship in the Nation introduces a reader to concepts relative to the founding of the United States of America, it's founding, the documents that changed it forever, and ways in which Americans can be better and more involved citizens of their nation.
A Short History of the United States Constitution
Series: History of Things. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
The history of the United States Constitution, its Bill of Rights and Amendments is a fascinating story. It is important that people read and understand the US Constitution and understand its history. Knowledge about the underlying historical currents that led to the Constitution, Bill of Rights and subsequent Amendments is also important.