American History

STL241
$5.95  
Paperback, Lorraine Jean Hopping, 128pages, 5.5 x 0.4 x 7.6, 9781402760044
"From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.” -Chief Joseph Chief Joseph was a peace chief, a great leader who truly believed his nation, the Nez Perce, could live in harmony with white people. Tragically, it was not to be. This fascinating biography separates fact...

PGN192
$5.99  
Paperback, Kate Boehm Jerome, 106pages, 5.4 x 0.3 x 7.7, 9780448428567
Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1935, she also became the first woman to fly across the Pacific. From her early years to her mysterious 1937 disappearance while attempting a flight around the world,...

PGN193
$5.95  
Paperback, Patricia Brennan Demuth, 112pages, 5.3 x 0.3 x 7.6, 9780448464626
A terrifying attack!  On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died, and the United States was propelled...

IPG059
$16.95  
Paperback, Pat McCarthy, 144pages, 11 x 0.4 x 8.5, 9781556528095
Heading West  traces the vivid saga of Native American and pioneer men, women, and children from the colonial beginnings of the westward expansion to the last of the homesteaders in late 20th century Alaska. In many respects, life in the backwoods and on the prairie was similar to modern...

IPG058
$14.95  
Paperback, Laurie Carlson, 160pages, 11 x 0.4 x 8.5, 9781556522710
Capturing the unique character and history of the West, this activity book provides a number of memorable journeys, including joining Lewis and Clark on an expedition, journeying into the woods with fur traders, or riding a wagon train to the Oregon. Young explorers will experience the...

PGN191
$5.99  
Paperback, Judith Bloom Fradin & Dennis Brindell Fradin, 112pages, 5.3 x 0.3 x 7.6, 9780448424859
Sacagawea was only sixteen when she made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history, traveling 4500 miles by foot, canoe, and horse-all while carrying a baby on her back! Without her, the Lewis and Clark expedition might have failed. Through this engaging book, kids will understand...

SPC070
$29.99  
Hardcover, Phillip J. Stager, 128pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780764347672
The history of the iron ore trade on the Great Lakes, from 1900 to 1980, is perhaps best related in visual form. Historians and enthusiasts alike can now learn about this important part of our country’s industrial heritage in nearly 300 views of the mines, railroads, loading docks, and...

SPC071
$29.99  
Hardcover, Phillip Stager, 128pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780764349010
This follow-up in the first Mine to Mill book continues the exploration of the American iron ore trade on the Great Lakes from the golden age of picture postcards at the turn of the 20th century through 1980, when the American iron and steel industry was undergoing massive restructurings. Book...

SPC060
$19.95  
Paperback, Mary L. Martin, James Edward Thompson, Tina Skinner, 143pages, 8.5 x 10.9 x 0.4, 9780764326196
Follow the history of logging as it unfolds across the United States, from the virgin forests of the east, to the towering redwoods of the West Coast. Historic photography, much of it beautifully hand tinted, captures images of the early woods, the woodsman, and the machines of this important...

SPC057
$12.95  
Paperback, Samuel Christopher Lancaster, 142pages, 0.5 x 6 x 9, 9780764320033
Books have been written about the highway that Samuel C. Lancaster built. This is the book that he wrote. Lancaster is known to all who have studied highway engineering. His work directing construction of the Columbia River Highway made history. Lancaster's work followed the pioneering trail of...

PGN113
$18.00  
Paperback, Nathaniel Philbrick, 9780143111979
Nathaniel Philbrick became an internationally renowned author with his National Book Award- winning In the Heart of the Sea, hailed as "spellbinding" by Time magazine. In Mayflower, Philbrick casts his spell once again, giving us a fresh and extraordinarily vivid account of our most sacred...
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