Category: Childrens History Nonfiction

  • Download Jane Long: Choosing Texas (Texas Heroes For Young Readers) by Mary Dodson Wade,Virginia Roeder PDF

    By Mary Dodson Wade,Virginia Roeder

    Jane lengthy was once a rough-and-tumble girl whose significant energy and ambition earned her the identify of the "Mother of Texas." As an orphan in Natchez, Jane met her husband, medical professional James lengthy and went with him to Bolivar element. On an day trip to Mexico urban, James used to be captured and killed. ignorant of her husband’s dying, a pregnant Jane stubbornly waited for him in Bolivar, surviving on meager and speedily dwindling offers. by myself in an uncivilized territory, Jane decided to make a cross in Texas. She spread out a resort in Brazoria in 1832 that turned a important hub of job for all of Texas. Jane had many admirers and acquired a number of proposals, yet selected to take care of her self reliant way of life. In a time while ladies weren't the decision-makers approximately their very own lives, Jane referred to as her personal shots—in her personal existence and within the lives of early Texans.
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  • Download To Save the Earth: The American Environmental Movement by Jules Archer,Erin Peabody PDF

    By Jules Archer,Erin Peabody

    With contemporary weather switch, our environmental difficulties aren’t going away any time soon.

    To keep the Earth seems to be on the lives of 4 impressive americans who fought to save lots of our earth. John Muir, a pioneer of conservationism, was once the founding father of our nationwide park method. Rachel Carson, biologist and writer, knowledgeable our kingdom in regards to the results of insecticides and chemical waste. David McTaggart, the organizer of Greenpeace, brought nonviolent protest into the fight, whereas Dave Foreman, cofounder and previous chief of the activist staff Earth First!, shook up a flow that had grown complacent.

    The biographies of every of those figures, in addition to own interviews with David McTaggart and Dave Foreman, aid us to appreciate the environmental stream particular to the USA. With present problems with over the top pollutants and weather switch, this can be an exceptional source for introducing younger readers to the reason. Upon first booklet, To retailer the Earth was once selected as a Junior Library Guild choice, and now, this attention-grabbing and critical booklet is again in print to coach an entire new iteration of readers the significance of environmental conservation and preservation.
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  • Download The Dust Bowl: A History Perspectives Book (Perspectives by Christine Zuchora-Walske PDF

    By Christine Zuchora-Walske

    This booklet relays the authentic info of the airborne dirt and dust Bowl via a number of money owed of the development. Readers research info from the viewpoint of an Oklahoma farmer, a migrant farm employee, and a central authority journalist. This e-book bargains possibilities to check and distinction a variety of narrative views within the textual content whereas collecting and studying information regarding an old event.
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  • Download The Creation of the U.S. Constitution: A History by Roberta Baxter PDF

    By Roberta Baxter

    This e-book relays the actual info of the construction of the U.S. structure. The narrative presents a number of debts of the development, and readers research info in the course of the standpoint of a serving woman at a Pennsylvania boardinghouse, a legislations clerk within the country of Virginia, and an apprentice printer. The textual content deals possibilities to check and distinction numerous views within the textual content whereas amassing and examining information regarding a historic event.
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  • Download The Lincoln Memorial (Symbols of American Freedom) by Chelsey Hankins PDF

    By Chelsey Hankins

    Erected as a memorial to the sixteenth president of the USA, the Lincoln Memorial turned the location of key moments in American heritage, relatively through the civil rights flow of the Sixties. As Abraham Lincoln made heritage with the Emancipation Proclamation, the monument inbuilt his honor was once the location of Martin Luther King Jr.'s recognized "I Have a Dream" speech. With colour pictures and illustrations, in addition to direct rates from those that have been there, The Lincoln Memorial explores the monument's building and its importance as a website of serious occasions in U.S. history.

    --This textual content refers back to the Library Binding edition.
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  • Download Abraham Lincoln (Leaders of the Civil War Era) by Rachel A. Koestler-Grack PDF

    By Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

    Born to 2 uneducated farmers, Abraham Lincoln got here from meager origins and had in basic terms 18 months of formal schooling. but, he labored himself up from farmer to revered legal professional to U.S. Congressman to the sixteenth U.S. president. He was once a humanitarian who didn't think in killing animals for nutrients. From the beginning of his political profession, he fought for the abolition of slavery, and as soon as elected president, he handed the Emancipation Proclamation, mentioning the liberty of any slaves in territories no longer below Union keep watch over. regardless of pressures from the seceded states and the ensuing civil battle, Lincoln persevered his target of saving the Union whereas scuffling with for republican values, and used to be elected for a moment time period. He used to be no longer well known between all U.S. electorate, notwithstanding, and was once assassinated via John Wilkes sales space simply 5 days after the warfare was once declared over.
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  • Download World War I and the Roaring Twenties: 1914-1928 (Discovering by Tim McNeese,Richard Jensen PDF

    By Tim McNeese,Richard Jensen

    "Discovering U.S. heritage" spans the complicated and sundry historical past of the USA from prehistoric instances to the current day. This new chronological set may be learn as an entire, supplying readers with a entire background, or as standalone volumes, with every one identify serving as a time tablet of a selected period. each one identify brings to lifestyles the folks and occasions that experience formed the state via a transparent and wonderful narrative, fascinating boxed insets, and full of life full-color and black-and-white pictures and illustrations. scholars will locate those books priceless for experiences, leading supplementations to textbooks, or just fascinating reading.
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  • Download The World War II Soldiers' Experience (You Choose: World War by Elizabeth Raum,Michael Burgan,Steven Otfinoski PDF

    By Elizabeth Raum,Michael Burgan,Steven Otfinoski

    What kinds of demanding situations and offerings have been confronted by way of global struggle II squaddies? end up in the course of the motion on this planet battle II Soldier event. typhoon the shorelines of Normandy on D-Day, face kamikaze assaults within the Pacific Ocean, and sweat within the blistering warmth of conflict within the North African barren region. With 148 offerings and sixty nine attainable endings, the area conflict II Soldier adventure will placed you at the entrance traces of global warfare II.
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