Completely redesigned for today's young investigative reader, A True Book is an indespensable addition to any collection. Each book guides readers through the facts that nurture their need to know.
During World War II, carrier pigeons were used to send messages across enemy lines. G.I. Joe was one such pigeon, working closely with British and American troops to help them communicate over long distances and coordinate their attacks. Full color.
Lizzie's mom is serving in the military overseas, and Lizzie really misses her. While they are apart, Lizzie and her mom write letters to each other to help make the separation easier.
Everything in this book happened to real people. And YOU CHOOSE what side youre on and what you do next. The choices you make could lead you to survival or to death.In the You Choose Books set, only YOU can CHOOSE which path you take through history. What will it be?Get ready for an adventure
Jenna is psyched to have all of her friends up to her lake house! Greenwood Lake is so much fun, especially on Memorial Day weekend, when they have an annual county picnic and an old-fashioned carnival. The weekend is off to a perfect start . . . until Jenna?s brother invites David, her old crush and Sarah?s current boyfriend! Jenna handles the situation by trying to ignore David. But when the picnic rolls around and she and David are partnered u...
Includes Uncle Sam, the bald eagle, the Lincoln Memorial and fourteen others.
- In our celebrations and remembrances: Independence Day, Martin Luther King Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Presidents' Day, Flag Day
- In our diversity and in our history: Native Americans, the Revolutionary War, Early Settlers, the Immigrants, the Westward Movement, the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution, the Civil Rights Movement
- In our values and our cherished freedoms: Democracy, Freedom of Speech, Religion & the Press, Ri...
Say Curtis describes his meeting with Pinkus Aylee, a black soldier, during the Civil War, and their capture by Southern troops. Based on a true story about the author's great-great-grandfather.
It's 1863, and the Civil War has torn apart the United States. For two years, the Confederacy and the Union have battled over slavery and states' rights. Will you: Fight for the Union at the Battle of Gettysburg? OR Serve with Stonewall Jackson as a Confederate soldier at the Battle of Chancellorsville? OR Try to survive the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, as a civilian?
Each harrowing day of battle in France convinces 17-year-old Scott Pendleton Collins that he may not survive. In desperation, he records his thoughts, fears, and hopes in a journal he has carried since his first days as a soldier in Basic Training at Fort Dix.
It's 1944, and Molly McIntire and her friend Anna Schulz, the daughter of German immigrants, discover Anna's brother is suspected of stashing anti-American propaganda aboard a plane. The girls must find the real culprit. Includes a tear-off bookmark on the back cover. Illustrations. Consumable.
Ninth-grader Philip Malloy can't resist finding some way to irritate Miss Narwin, the English teacher he blames for keeping him off the track team. So he decides to hum along with the daily audiotape of "The Star Spangled Banner, " in violation of school rules. Who would have thought the incident would escalate into a national controversy? 1992 Newbery Honor Book. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.