Category: Childrens History Nonfiction

  • Download Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming PDF

    By Candace Fleming

    From the acclaimed writer of The nice and simply Barnum—as good as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the exciting tale of America's so much celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart.

    In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly strikes readers from side to side among Amelia's lifestyles (from formative years up till her final flight) and the exhaustive look for her and her lacking aircraft. With awesome pictures, maps, and handwritten notes from Amelia herself—plus informative sidebars tackling every little thing from the background of flight to what Amelia loved to devour whereas flying (tomato soup)—this particular nonfiction name is tailored for heart graders.

    Amelia Lost acquired 4 starred stories and top publication of the 12 months accolades from School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Horn e-book Magazine, the Washington Post, and the New York Times.

    From the Hardcover edition.
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  • Download Curriculum Focus The Tudors History KS2 by Mike Temple,Jane Bottomley PDF

    By Mike Temple,Jane Bottomley

    a part of a favored sequence that might encourage the academics, specifically the non-specialists, to educate heritage and geography with confidence.
    * finished historical past information
    * large photocopiable assets akin to photographs, charts and diagrams
    * distinct lesson plans
    * differentiated actions at 3 skill levels
    * principles for aid and extension
    * feedback for incorporating ICT.

    The Tudors chapters include:
    * The Tudor family
    * Henry VIII
    * The six other halves of Henry VIII
    * Why did Henry marry six times?
    * wealthy humans in Tudor times
    * bad humans in Tudor times
    * examine and distinction Tudor existence with existence today
    * Exploration within the Tudor period
    * Drake's voyage round the world
    * English settlements in America
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  • Download Nur Jahan of India (The Thinking Girl's Treasury of Real by Shirin Yim Bridges,Albert Nguyen PDF

    By Shirin Yim Bridges,Albert Nguyen

    From the inner most middle of the Moghul palace, tucked away in purdah, her face hidden by way of veils, one princess got here to rule all of Moghul India. She brought efficiencies, inspired alternate, and made attainable a good flowering of the humanities. What gave her this strength used to be love. it is a love tale, the tale of Nur Jahan, who, with out breaking any of the foundations, hunted tigers, rode elephants to warfare, commanded a state from in the back of a curtain, and did many different issues that ladies weren't anticipated to do.

    Richly illustrated and narrated with humor, The considering Girl’s Treasury of actual Princesses brings to existence the tales of genuine and noteworthy princesses who controlled to do what few inspiration possible.
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  • Download ReMaking History, Volume 2: Industrial Revolutionaries by William Gurstelle PDF

    By William Gurstelle

    Industrial Revolutionaries is the second one quantity in William Gurstelle's certain exploration of history's nice inventors. each one bankruptcy revisits the lifestyles and occasions of 1 of the forward-thinking revolutionaries who helped create the area we are living in. you won't in simple terms know about their nice innovations, you are going to additionally get step by step directions for recreating them your self. background will come to lifestyles as you have got by no means skilled it ahead of for those who construct it along with your personal fingers. within this quantity, you are going to discover:

    • Joseph McKibben and the Air Muscle
    • Squire Whipple and the Iron Bridge
    • Abe Lincoln and the crusade Torch
    • Samuel Morse and the Telegraph
    • J.F. Daniell and the garage Battery
    • Ben Franklin and the Leyden Jar
    • Charles Goodyear and the Vulcanization of Rubber

    Be absolute to additionally try out ReMaking historical past, quantity 1: Early Makers and ReMaking historical past, quantity three: Makers of the fashionable World.

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  • Download Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for by Winifred Conkling PDF

    By Winifred Conkling

    On August 18, 1920, American girls eventually received the precise to vote. Ratification of the nineteenth modification was once the end result of a nearly eighty-year struggle within which the various fiercest, so much passionate girls in historical past marched, protested, and infrequently broke the legislation in to accomplish this large jump towards equivalent rights.
    during this expansive but own quantity, writer Winifred Conkling covers not just the suffragists’ achievements and politics but additionally the personal trips that fueled their ardour and led them to develop into women’s champions. From Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who based the suffrage move on the 1848 Seneca Falls conference; to Victoria Woodhull, the 1st woman candidate for president; to Sojourner fact and her recognized speech, “Ain’t I a Woman?”; to Alice Paul, who used to be arrested and force-fed in legal, Conkling combines thorough learn with page-turning storytelling to convey the conflict for the correct to vote to brilliant existence. Votes for Women! additionally explores the movement’s usually robust, occasionally tricky dating with the temperance and abolition activities, and takes unflinching examine many of the uglier moments within the struggle for the women’s vote.
    Votes for Women! is a captivating learn ideal for enthusiasts of propulsive narrative nonfiction tales like Most harmful and The kin Romanov.
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  • Download The Civil War: 1861-1865 (See American History) by James I Robertson ,Mort Künstler PDF

    By James I Robertson ,Mort Künstler

    The Civil War takes readers on a chronological trip of crucial occasions of the clash with action-packed illustrations via Mort Künstler—the so much amassed Civil battle artist within the world—and inquiry-based textual content via historian Alan Axelrod. With shut readings of Künstler’s work, younger readers can parse the main points of key moments of the warfare, together with the conflict of Bull Run, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Gettysburg tackle, to benefit the way it relatively felt to be there. A timeline and brief biographies of striking figures within the struggle, comparable to generals Ulysses S. furnish and Robert E. Lee, supply first-class vitamins to every narrative chapter.
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  • Download Korean War Almanac (Almanacs of American Wars) by Paul M. Edwards PDF

    By Paul M. Edwards

    The Korean conflict used to be the 1st "hot struggle" of the chilly battle, the 1st "police motion" undertaken by way of the us less than the aegis of the United countries, and the 1st struggle to be overshadowed by way of the threat of nuclear conflagration. it's been known as America's "forgotten war," however it had a profound effect on East-West relatives and America's international and army rules. providing a wealth of data, "Korean warfare Almanac" incorporates a daily chronology of the occasions and the folk enthusiastic about this significant conflict. Alphabetically prepared entries convey the interval to lifestyles by way of vividly describing the folks, forms of weaponry hired, and lots of different fascinating info suitable to this learn. approximately 70 photos and maps illustrate the attractive textual content, and an in depth bibliography aids additional research.
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  • Download The Irish Potato Famine: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation by Jill Sherman PDF

    By Jill Sherman

    within the mid-1840s, potato blight ruined the vegetation of impoverished farmers throughout eire. Many households went hungry with no their major resource of nutrition. illness struck down humans weakened via hunger because the executive struggled to handle the matter. could the rustic ever recover?

    To comprehend the influence of a catastrophe, you need to comprehend its reasons. How did the procedure of landlords and tenants give a contribution to the catastrophe? How did British perspectives of the Irish preserve leaders from delivering appropriate reduction? examine the catastrophe from a cause-and-effect viewpoint and locate out!
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  • Download How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk,Valentina Belloni PDF

    By Elizabeth Van Steenwyk,Valentina Belloni

    In 1856, whilst Kate Warne went to work out Allan Pinkerton, in basic terms males have been detectives. yet Kate confident Allan to rent her for his detective organisation. She defined that she may “worm out” secrets and techniques the place males couldn't go—in conceal as a society girl! Kate Warne’s most crucial venture will be to thwart a plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln with a view to his inauguration.
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  • Download Human Migration: Investigate the Global Journey of Humankind by Judy Dodge Cummings,Tom Casteel PDF

    By Judy Dodge Cummings,Tom Casteel

    About 200,000 years in the past, people arose as a species at the continent of Africa. How did they get to the remainder of the realm? while did they depart, why, and what did they use for transportation? even if by way of bamboo raft or Boeing 747, no matter if to flee political persecution or as a result of weather switch, migration is a ordinary development through the human heritage of the world.

    In Human Migration: examine the worldwide trip of Humankind, readers a long time 12 to fifteen retrace the trails taken by way of our ancestors, beginning with the first actual steps clear of African soil. knowing who has migrated, from the place, whilst, and why is helping us comprehend the shared heritage of people internationally and the longer term that hyperlinks us together.

    Kids observe how archaeologists, paleoanthropologists, linguists, and geneticists piece jointly diverse components of the puzzle of old migration. Open-ended, inquiry-based actions and hyperlinks to basic assets aid readers draw inferences and research how those human trips have replaced the place and the way humans stay. Human Migration takes readers on a trip from our universal ancestry to our shared destiny on an more and more fragile planet.
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