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Benoit, Peter

Summary: Read all about the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man who shot him and two others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 364.1524 BEN

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Presents the timeline of the Vietnam War, including the causes of the conflict and the role played by the United States' involvement, and explores the war's impact upon today's political and cultural development.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.7043 BEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 959.7043 BEN

De Capua, Sarah.

Summary: A description of the Vietnam Memorial, the memorial which commemorates the American dead from the Vietnamese Conlflict and which is the most visited monument in the nation's capital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.7043 DEC

Domnauer, Teresa.

Summary: Traces Lewis & Clarke's exploratory journey across the western United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 DOM

Domnauer, Teresa.

Summary: Traces Lewis & Clarke's exploratory journey acorss the western United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 DOM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.46 DOM

Fox, Mary Virginia

Summary: Presents examples of women who helped to shape the Western frontier in such diverse roles as schoolteacher, missionary, justice of the peace, and homesteader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens press 1991

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 928 FOX

Kent, Deborah.

Contents: Big plans for a new nation -- Riding the rails -- The power of electricity -- Connections and concerns.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, An Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 388.0973 KEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 388.0973 KEN

Landau, Elaine.

Summary: Briefly tells the story of the Statue of Liberty, from when the idea was born, how the statue was built, and information about the creator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.71 LAN

Squire, Ann.

Summary: "Read about the way hydraulic fracturing, or "hydrofracking," is used to harvest natural gas and learn how it has shaped our nation today"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 622.3385 SQU

Wachtel, Roger.

Summary: A description of the history and characteristics of the national monument known as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetary, Arlington, Virginia, which was established after World War I to honor an unidentified soldier from each war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.16 WAC

Yomtov, Nelson.

Summary: Chronicles the history of the Internet, from its earliest form in the late 1950s to its global influence today, profiling key inventors who made its advances possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 004.67 YOM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 004.678 YOM

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Presents the history of the Boston Massacre, including the British efforts to tax the colonies that caused the uneasy situation in Boston, the events that led to the shooting, the reactions of the British and the colonists, and the trial.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3113 BEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3113 BEN

Benoit, Peter

Contents: In the beginnning -- Growing pains -- Colonies -- Taxation without representation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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Benoit, Peter

Summary: Read about the variety of governments that lead different countries and learn how they have shaped our world today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 320.3 BEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 320.3 BEN

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Describes the history of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 BEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 Benoit 2012

Friedman, Mel

Summary: Discusses how the United States gained ownership of the Oregon Territory, who discovered the best routes west, and the obstacles pioneers faced on their journeys along the Oregon Trail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 FRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 FRI

Gregory, Josh.

Summary: Traces the events which led to the Battle of Gettysburg in 1864 and describes the dedication of the cemetery to the fallen soldiers by Lincoln in his famous speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.7349 GRE

Gregory, Josh.

Summary: Describes the history, battles, and major players of the first world war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.3 GRE

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Examines the events and aftermath of the massacre by the Chinese army of protestors in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 951.058 MAR

McDaniel, Melissa

Summary: Learn about the Great Depression, from its roots in the economic boom of the 1920s to its conclusion during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.916 MCD

Otfinoski, Steven.

Summary: Examines the controversial battle over gun control, looking at the role of guns in early America, the assassinations of the 1960s, and the current rash of shootings in schools.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 363.33 OTF

Wachtel, Roger.

Summary: Discusses the history and exploits of the U.S.S. Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," a frigate built in the late eighteenth century to fight the pirates of the Barbary States that still floats today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 359.322 WAC

Webster, Christine.

Summary: Discusses the history and meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance, which was first published in The Youth's Companion in 1892 as part of a campaign to promote patriotism led by James B. Upham and Francis Bellamy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.65 WEB

Anderson, Peter

Summary: The history of th Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroad companies' efforts to span the continent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 1996

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