History for Kids

PGW175
$17.99  
Hardcover, Julie Bertagna , 128pages, 7 x 10, 9781930238947
John Muir led an adventurous life, starting with his wild and playful boyhood in Scotland to his legendary exploits in America, where he became an inventor, a global explorer, and the first modern environmentalist—and even made friends with a president! His heart was always in the outdoors and...

PPP027
$14.99  
Spiral, Martha Day Zschock, 64pages, 6 x 9, 9781441322715
Scratch and Sketch   your way through America's spectacular natural and cultural wonders! Scratch away the white outlines to bring each amazing scene to life in swirling colors or shiny foil. Book features parks and landmarks from all across America, from the ocean cliffs of...

IPS092
$17.99  
Hardcover, Matthew Lasley, 32pages, 10 x 10, 9781513261874
Pedro and his pan go on an exciting adventure together―to strike gold! They hike mountains, whack through bushes, and wade through streams as they sift through dirt and gravel in search of the hidden nuggets just waiting to be found.   Inspired by the true story of Felix Pedro, a prospector...

SIM366
$25.99  
Hardcover, Jack Tite, 64pages, 11 x 11, 9781499807523
This amazing, informative book displays all the huge, wild creatures that existed during the last Ice Age! The Ice Age started around two and a half million years ago, when our planet was covered in ice sheets. Oceans froze, forcing some animals to extinction, but some fearsome Ice Age giants...

SIM362
$15.99  
Board, Timothy Knapman, 24pages, 8.5 x 13.5, 9781684123315
Search, find, and take a trip back in time with this nonfiction adventure! Travel back in time in a fun, layered seek-and-find! Visit the Aztec capital, explore the American West, and shiver through the Ice Age with this nonfiction treasure. Turn the pages and learn all about key moments...

CBP016
$9.95  
Paperback, Robin Johnson, 48pages, 7 x 10, 50
Discusses the California Gold Rush in American history, describing the first discovery of gold, prospectors, boomtowns, and how the gold rush changed the landscape of America.

IPS034
$19.95  
Hardcover, Christopher Lloyd, 24pages, 10.8 x 0.5 x 14.5 inches, 9780993284755
SEE HOW people have changed the world with their hands and brains for over more than 10,000 years from the Stone Ages to the present day.  Created in association with the American Museum of Natural History  this unique history of science and engineering includes a 6-foot fold-out...

IPS033
$9.95  
Paperback, Christopher Lloyd, 18pages, 8 x 0.2 x 10.7 inches, 9780995576667
Unlike any other book or activity book,  The Nature Timeline Stickerbook  tells the 4 billion year story of life on our planet on a scientifically-accurate 5.5-foot long timeline that unfolds from the book and features white silhouettes on which the  104 re-positionable stickers  can be...

IPS032
$9.95  
Paperback, Christopher Lloyd, 18pages, 7.5 x 0.2 x 10.2 inches, 9780995576650
Take a trip through the history of the world, planet and universe! Totally unique, this amazing timeline stickerbook has 114 stickers that help bring the giant story to life. Beautifully-illustrated and hugely engaging, the 5.5-foot long timeline features captioned white silhouettes on which to...

IPS031
$9.95  
Paperback, Christopher Lloyd, 18pages, 8 x 0.2 x 11 inches, 9780995576674
This  What on Earth? Stickerbook  is “hands-on-reading” that tells the giant story of mankind’s creativity and ingenuity from the Stone Ages through to the present and beyond using reusable stickers on a timeline. The fold-out 5.5-foot long timeline can be detached...

HCT034
$19.99  
Hardcover, Erin McHugh, 128pages, 8.5 x 11, 9781579128845
Includes a Fold-out Commemorative Quarter Collector! The perfect guide for your next family adventure, this fun-filled book explores more than 75 U.S. parks, monuments, and landmarks, from Maine's Acadia National Park to California's Sequoia National Park.  From Yellowstone to the...

HCT037
$19.99  
Hardcover, Heather Alexander, 96pages, 10 x 10, 9780316311366
In the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include  The Story of   the Orchestra  and  A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to Natural History  introduces readers ages 8 to 12 to the fascinating...

QRT005
$12.99  
Paperback, Neta Lohnes Frazier, 208pages, 5.5 x 8.2, 9780760352274
The classic story of Sacajawea for young readers in a new, illustrated edition. Seldom given the credit she deserves, Sacajawea is one of America's true heroines. Without her assistance as a guide and interpreter, the Lewis and Clark Expedition would never have crossed the Rockies and...

FAR019
$12.95  
Paperback, Barbara Fifer, 48pages, 8 x 11, 9781560373544
Children ages 8 to 12 will learn about the journeys of emigrants who traveled 2,000 miles across mountains and prairies to start new lives. From 1851 to the mid-1860s, nearly 350,000 Americans traveled west to Oregon Country or California.  Going Along the Emigrant Trails  details their...

RAN482
$16.95  
Hardcover, Julie Danneberg, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.2 x 10.2, 9781580895866
The now iconic figure John Muir, while living at the base of Yosemite Falls in California, ventures up the trail from his cabin one night and has a harrowing waterfall adventure. Back matter roots the story in Muir’s life’s work as a conservationist and naturalist.

CBP003
$10.95  
Paperback, Lynn Peppas, 48pages, 7.1 x 0.2 x 9.1 inches, 9780778725732
This revealing book examines how First Nations and Native Peoples have been displaced in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Through close examination of primary source images, documents, and first-hand accounts, readers will gain an understanding...

CBP004
$9.95  
Paperback, Lisa Dalrymple, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.6 inches, 9780778717058
This fascinating book follows the travels of Italian navigator John Cabot along the northeast coast of North America. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries....

CBP005
$9.95  
Paperback, Rachel Stuckey, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.5 inches, 9780778712596
This entertaining book follows the travels of Americans Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, explorers of the American West. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through a voyage of discovery. Topics include what...

CBP007
$8.95  
Paperback, Cynthia O'Brien, 32pages, 10.5 x 8.3 x 0.2 inches, 9780778723486
As settlers came west, they discovered there were already people living on this "new" land. Discover how this mass invasion of settlers impacted the indigenous peoples of the West: their first contacts with explorers such as Lewis and Clark; the gradual encroachment of white settlers on their...

CBP008
$8.95  
Paperback, Bobbie Kalman, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.1 x 10.8 inches, 9780778704638
Children's author Bobbie Kalman's new series Native Nations of North America is an ongoing series that looks at the lives of the indigenous peoples of North America before the land was divided into the countries of the United States and Canada. The books focus on geographical areas, language...

CBP010
$8.95  
Paperback, Kathryn Smithyman, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.6 inches, 9780778704751
This fascinating book focuses on the many foods that were first discovered and cultivated by Native Americans. Children will learn about the ingenuity of Native American farming techniques, hunting methods, and cooking styles, and enjoy preparing many Native-inspired dishes that they can prepare...

CBP011
$8.95  
Paperback`, Bobbie Kalman, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.1 x 10.7 inches, 9780778735250
This book is for ages 6 to 12 years. How did the plains nations benefit from the buffalo? How did they use other animals to make warm clothing for winter? This illustrated dictionary introduces the way of life of the early Native peoples who lived on the Great Plains. Themes include: homes,...

CBP012
$9.95  
Paperback, Megan Kopp, 48pages, 7.8 x 0.2 x 9.8 inches, 9780778745310
This book allows the reader to explore the rich worldview of Native North American tribes through their myths and legends. Tales originating from various tribes functioned in a number of important ways: they explained the story of creation, described the relationship of humans to the rest of the...

CBP013
$8.95  
Paperback, R a Beales, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.8 inches, 9780778724513
This book is suitable for ages 8-14. In the 1700s, the voyages of British Captain James Cook shed light on what life was really like in the uncharted Pacific. Hired to seek an undiscovered continent known by astronomers and geographers as Terra Australis Incognita, or unknown southern land, Cook...
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