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Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks)
Workman Publishing Company

$19.77 $10.09

It’s the revolutionary American history study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest. Everything You Need to Ace American History . . . covers Native Americans to the war in Iraq. There are units on Colonial America; the Revolutionary War and the founding of a ne...


Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz
Bornstein, Michael

$16.99 $3.69

In 1945, in a now-famous piece of archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Survivors Club tells the unforgettable story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly ...


Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz
Bornstein, Michael

$22.47 $8.69

In 1945, in a now-famous piece of archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Survivors Club tells the unforgettable story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly...


The Boys Who Challenged Hitler
Hoose, Phillip

$26.44 $12.99

At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery...


Who Was Joan of Arc?
Belviso, Meg

$7.99 $3.69

Joan of Arc was born in a small French village during the worst period of the Hundred Years' War. For generations, France had been besieged by the British. At age 11, Joan began to see religious visions telling her to join forces with the King of France. By the time she was a teenager, she was le...


The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation)
Brown, Daniel James

$14.99 $5.79

Out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who, at the 1936 Olympics, showed the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington’s e...


Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Sheinkin, Steve

$16.99 $7.99

In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way...


Warriors Don't Cry: The Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
Beals, Melba Pattillo

$9.99 $4.39

An innocent teenager. An unexpected hero. In 1957, Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, "Brown v. Board of Education," Melba was one of nine teenagers chosen to...


Our Country's Presidents: A Complete Encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency
Bausum, Ann

$32.99 $12.29

National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines a...


Rosa Parks: My Story
Parks, Rosa

$7.99 $4.39

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott. A year later, when the boycott finally ended, segregation on buses was ruled unconstitutional, the civil rights movement was a national cause, and Rosa Pa...


Children Of The Dust Bowl
Stanley, Jerry

$11.99 $5.79

Describes the plight of the migrant workers who traveled from the Dust Bowl to California during the Depression and were forced to live in a federal labor camp and discusses the school that was built for their children. SC, 85 pages,


Chemistry: Getting a Big Reaction
Green, Dan

$10.99 $5.79

Discover the secrets of chemistry, and learn about the properties of matter and the ways in which they interact, combine and change. Chemistry is a compelling guide to a community of characters who make up everything around us.


Surviving Hitler (A Boy In The Nazi Death Camps)
Warren, Andrea

$8.99 $3.69

Caught up in Hitler's Final Solution to annihilate Europe's Jews, fifteen-year-old Jack Mandelbaum is torn from his family and thrown into the nightmarish world of the concentration camps. Here, simple existence is a constant struggle, and Jack must learn to live hour to hour, day to day. Despite...


A Storm Too Soon: A Remarkable True Survival Story in 80-Foot Seas (Young Readers Edition)
Tougias, Michael J.

$11.50 $4.39

On May 2 2007, three veteran sailors set out on an epic voyage from Florida to France. But the trip of a lifetime soon turns into a nightmare when their forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears along the Gulf Stream in the throes of a calamitous storm. The three weary passengers are left behind and s...


Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students (Quick & Dirty Tips)
Fogarty, Mignon

$22.99 $6.59

From New York Times bestselling author and creator of the top ranked Grammar Girl podcast, Mignon Fogarty, comes her bestselling Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students.With 100,000 copies sold, this is a complete and comprehensive guide to all things grammar from Grammar Gi...


In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives
Davis, Kenneth C.

$17.18 $4.39

Did you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers - who fought for liberty and justice for all - were slave owners? Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this middle-grade nonfiction book helps set the record straight about th...


Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who's Boss
McKellar, Danica

$17.00 $6.59

In her New York Times bestselling books, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shatters the "math nerd" stereotype and gives girls the tools to ace middle-school math in her unique, just-us-girls style. Now, in her second book, Kiss My Math, McKellar empowers a new crop of girls - seventh to ni...


Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend
Blumenthal, Karen

$25.99 $8.69

Bonnie and Clyde: we've been on a first name basis with them for almost a hundred years. Immortalized in movies, songs, and pop culture references, they are remembered mostly for their storied romance and tragic deaths. But what was life really like for Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker in the early...


StarTalk: Young Readers Edition
Tyson, Neil Degrasse

$23.99 $8.69

Now abridged for YA audiences, this beautifully illustrated companion to celebrated scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson's popular podcast and National Geographic Channel TV show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about the complexities of our universe.For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil ...


StarTalk: Young Readers Edition
Tyson, Neil Degrasse

$23.99 $5.19

Now abridged for YA audiences, this beautifully illustrated companion to celebrated scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson's popular podcast and National Geographic Channel TV show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about the complexities of our universe.For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil ...


1919 The Year That Changed America
Sandler, Martin W.

$33.99 $9.39

Acclaimed author Sandler examines the pinnacle events of 1919 and their relevance to significant issues in American life today.1919 was a world-shaking year. America was recovering from World War I and black soldiers returned to racism so violent that that summer would become known as the Red Sum...


Smart About The First Ladies
Buller, Jon

$8.99 $4.39

Following on the heels of Smart About the Presidents, this 48-page compendium presents the flip side of the coin - what it's like to be first lady. Who were these women? How has the "job" of first lady (unpaid and unelected) changed over time? Once again, the Smart About format proves just right ...


The Emotionary: A Dictionary of Words That Don't Exist for Feelings That Do
Sher, Eden

$13.99 $5.19

A dictionary of words that don't exist for feelings that do written by The Middle actress Eden Sher and illustrated by acclaimed graphic novelist Julia Wertz.All her life, Eden Sher has suffered from dyscommunicatia (n. the inability to articulate a feeling through words.). Then, one day, she dec...


Locked in Ice: Nansen's Daring Quest for the North Pole
Lourie, Peter

$25.99 $7.29

An explorer who many adventurers argue ranks alongside polar celebrity Ernest Shackleton, Fridtjof Nansen contributed tremendous amounts of new information to our knowledge about the Polar Arctic. At a time when the North Pole was still undiscovered territory, he attempted the journey in a way th...


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