Category: Childrens History Nonfiction

  • Download Yoko's Diary by Paul Ham,Debbie Edwards PDF

    By Paul Ham,Debbie Edwards

    The came upon diary of Yoko, a 13-year-old jap woman who lived close to Hiroshima through the warfare

    Ages: 8-12

    the diary of Yoko, a 13-year-old eastern lady who lived close to Hiroshima through the battle

    1945 used to be a difficult time to be a baby in Japan. Many had obvious their towns destroyed via US bombers. meals, gasoline and fabrics have been briefly provide. but spirits remained excessive. In April 1945, Yoko Moriwaki begun highschool in Hiroshima, excited to be a prestigious 'Kenjo' lady, and whole of accountability in the direction of her mom and dad, institution and kingdom. however the kingdom was once falling aside and in 4 months time her urban may develop into the objective for the 1st atomic bomb ever used as a weapon.

    In her diary, Yoko presents an account of that point - whilst stipulations have been so terrible that kids as younger as twelve have been required to paintings in undefined; whilst fierce battles raged within the Pacific and kids like Yoko believed victory used to be close to.

    With additions through Yoko's family and fellow scholars, and an creation via award-winning writer Paul Ham, Yoko's Diary not just indicates us the hopes, ideals and way of life of a tender lady in wartime Japan, it's a touching account of the results of the 1st nuclear bombing of a city.

    Ages: 8-12

    SHORtLIStED within the 2014 CBCA Awards

    SHORtLIStED within the 2014 NSW Premier's background Awards

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  • Download Guide du mieux-vivre ensemble: Ma laïcité, ma religion, mon by Patrick Banon,Anne-Lise Boutin PDF

    By Patrick Banon,Anne-Lise Boutin

    Pourquoi parle-t-on autant de faith aujourd'hui ? remark l. a. société française peut-elle évoluer vers davatange de tolérance ? Le yet de ce livre est d'aider les youngsters à dépasser leurs préjugés, comprendre le rôle de los angeles laïcité et mieux vivre ensemble, tout simplement.

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  • Download A Young People's History of the United States: Columbus to by Howard Zinn,Rebecca Stefoff PDF

    By Howard Zinn,Rebecca Stefoff

    a tender People's heritage of the USA brings to US background the viewpoints of employees, slaves, immigrants, ladies, local americans, and others whose tales, and their influence, are infrequently incorporated in books for adolescents. a tender People's historical past of the U.S. is usually a significant other quantity to the folks communicate, the movie tailored from A People's background of the us and Voices of a People’s heritage of the United States.
    Beginning with a glance at Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the course of the eyes of the Arawak Indians, then prime the reader in the course of the struggles for staff’ rights, women’s rights, and civil rights through the 19th and 20th centuries, and finishing with the present protests opposed to persevered American imperialism, Zinn within the volumes of a tender People’s background of the U.S. offers an intensive new manner of figuring out America’s heritage. In so doing, he reminds readers that America’s precise greatness is formed by way of our dissident voices, no longer our army generals.
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  • Download Vietnam War Almanac (Almanacs of American Wars) by James H. Willbanks PDF

    By James H. Willbanks

    this is often the fundamental one-stop resource for historical past buffs attracted to the Vietnam warfare. The Vietnam struggle was once some of the most debatable and divisive occasions in American background because the Civil struggle. Stretching from nearly 1957 to 1973, this watershed occasion fee billions of bucks and claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of usa citizens. Containing a close, daily chronology of the occasions and other people excited by the Vietnam warfare, the recent "Vietnam struggle Almanac" additionally good points an A-to-Z biographical dictionary of the major figures considering the clash, in addition to a accomplished directory of significant facts within the appendix. Maps, illustrations, and an intensive bibliography relief extra examine and entire this helpful almanac. insurance of this identify contains: Creighton W. Abrams; George W. Ball; William E. Colby; Walter L. Cronkite; Ngo Dinh Diem; Vo Nguyen Giap; David Halberstam; Ho Chi Minh; Hubert Humphrey; Lyndon B. Johnson; John F. Kennedy; Henry A. Kissinger; Henry Cabot hotel; Robert S. McNamara; Richard M. Nixon; Dean Rusk; Cao Van Vien; and, William C. Westmoreland.
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  • Download William Tecumseh Sherman (Leaders of the Civil War Era) by Rachel A. Koestler-Grack PDF

    By Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

    Named after Tecumseh, a recognized Shawnee chief, William Tecumseh Sherman used to be raised via a foster kinfolk following his father's dying. At army college, he was once an exceptional pupil yet a mediocre soldier, and after commencement, he turned annoyed along with his selected profession. Sherman surrender the army to turn into a accomplice at a financial institution in San Francisco after which grew to become president of an army collage in Louisiana. on the outbreak of the Civil conflict, he volunteered his prone, ultimately combating lower than normal Ulysses S. provide. Made excellent commander of the armies within the West, Sherman's skills started to shine via. regardless of mentioning 'War Is Hell', his March to the ocean crusade via Georgia used to be an essential explanation for the give up of the accomplice armies in 1865. After the Civil struggle, Sherman used to be promoted to the rank of complete basic of the total U.S. military. He released his memoirs in 1875 and retired in 1883.
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  • Download Discussing Terrorism: 283 (Issues) by Cara Acred PDF

    By Cara Acred

    Terrorism is a chilling subject of dialog, yet person who is all too proper in today’s society. This publication examines either international and united kingdom threat-levels, and explores matters comparable to the hyperlink among terrorism and faith, the increase of ISIS and the influence of terrorist job. It additionally appears to be like on the steps which are being taken to take on terrorism.
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  • Download If I Were Born Here by Arky DeStefano PDF

    By Arky DeStefano

    This kid's e-book is a chain that might train the reader in regards to the customs and websites of a few international locations all over the world. the target of the e-book is to educate youngsters concerning the assorted meals, websites, and customs from 5 assorted nations. it is going to additionally allure mom and dad and grandparents who are looking to train their young children and grandchildren approximately international cultures.

    Hopefully, the reader will see how assorted but related all of us are.
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  • Download What Kind of War Was It, Anyhow? by Nancy Ekberg PDF

    By Nancy Ekberg

    in the summertime of 1862, Jeremy, a Southern boy, turns into acutely aware warfare is happening. yet what sort of conflict used to be it? He starts his research via asking the folks round him. His father explains to him that it's a conflict during which the South is battling for its fiscal independence. His granddaddy tells him it's a conflict which can get a divorce the us. A slave tells him the warfare is being fought for the respect and eventual freedom of an enslaved race. notwithstanding, Jeremy's ally (and accomplice soldier) Jonathan tells him the warfare is a insurrection opposed to Northern oppression of the Southern lifestyle. different solutions Jeremy gets paint an image of the various conceptions that individuals from the North and the South had — and also have at the present time — of the roots and motives of the Civil War.
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  • Download Haiti (Modern World Nations) by Charles F. Gritzner PDF

    By Charles F. Gritzner

    This e-book, a part of the "Modern international international locations" sequence. Chapters conceal geography, historical past, humans and tradition, executive and politics, the economic system, and probabilities for the longer term. The textual content is dense and awarded in very lengthy sentences and paragraphs, so even supposing the ebook is small and may attract more youthful readers, the narrative will most likely paintings most sensible for the older finish of the age variety. The publication additionally contains a number of components to assist scholars doing examine, together with a listing of pertinent proof, background highlights, a bibliography, feedback for additional analyzing and study, and a close index.

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