History for Kids

LPI006
$22.95  
Hardcover, Alexa Ward, 256pages, 8 x 10, ISBN: 9781788681155
Calling all adventurers! Are you ready to explore America's 60 amazing national parks? From Acadia's seaside cliffs and coves to Zion's enchanting red valleys, take a journey through the United States' most spectacular and exciting landscapes with   America's National Parks   from Lonely...
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IPS118
$19.99  
Hardcover, Sarah Albee , 22pages, 10 x 12, ISBN: 9781999967925
A richly illustrated, foldout graphic history of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean. North American history unfolds in this graphic timeline   that places the United States, Canadian and Mexican/Caribbean histories in the context of their continent. From...
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IPS117
$9.99  
Paperback, 64pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781787080379
This fabulous Ancient Egyptian-themed activity book will keep children entertained for hours on end. The pages are crammed with all sorts of fun, including puzzles, anagrams, math, codes, spot the difference, coloring in and other engaging activities. Absorbing and educational, the Ancient...
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CSP010
$18.45  
Hardcover, Charles W Maynard, 24pages, 9 x 9, ISBN: 9780823962877
Follows the life of the nineteenth-century trapper and explorer who earned his reputation on the western frontier.
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SIM387
$9.99  
Paperback, Lori C. Froeb, 112pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781684126958
Learn what makes each of the 50 states unique—then hang up the 15” x 21” poster map of the USA and decorate it with more than 150 stickers!   Get ready to take a road trip across America! This engaging book is filled with need-to-know facts and fabulous full-color photographs about each of...
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PGW175
$17.99  
Hardcover, Julie Bertagna, 128pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 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...
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PPP027
$14.99  
Spiral, Martha Day Zschock, 64pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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IPS092
$17.99  
Hardcover, Matthew Lasley, 32pages, 10 x 10, ISBN: 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...
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SIM366
$25.99  
Hardcover, Jack Tite, 64pages, 11 x 11, ISBN: 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...
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SIM362
$15.99  
Board, Timothy Knapman, 24pages, 8.5 x 13.5, ISBN: 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...
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CBP016
$9.95  
Paperback, Robin Johnson, 48pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 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.
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IPS034
$19.95  
Hardcover, Christopher Lloyd, 24pages, 10.8 x 0.5 x 14.5 inches, ISBN: 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...
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IPS033
$9.95  
Paperback, Christopher Lloyd, 18pages, 8 x 0.2 x 10.7 inches, ISBN: 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...
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IPS032
$9.95  
Paperback, Christopher Lloyd, 18pages, 7.5 x 0.2 x 10.2 inches, ISBN: 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...
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IPS031
$7.96 $9.95  
Paperback, Christopher Lloyd, 18pages, 8 x 0.2 x 11 inches, ISBN: 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 and used on a table, spread...
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HCT037
$19.99  
Hardcover, Heather Alexander, 96pages, 10 x 10, ISBN: 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...
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FAR019
$12.95  
Paperback, Barbara Fifer, 48pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 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...
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RAN482
$13.56 $16.95  
Hardcover, Julie Danneberg, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.2 x 10.2, ISBN: 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.
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CBP003
$10.95  
Paperback, Lynn Peppas, 48pages, 7.1 x 0.2 x 9.1 inches, ISBN: 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...
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CBP004
$7.96 $9.95  
Paperback, Lisa Dalrymple, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.6 inches, ISBN: 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....
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CBP005
$9.95  
Paperback, Rachel Stuckey, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.5 inches, ISBN: 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...
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CBP007
$8.95  
Paperback, Cynthia O'Brien, 32pages, 10.5 x 8.3 x 0.2 inches, ISBN: 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...
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CBP008
$8.95  
Paperback, Bobbie Kalman, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.1 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 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...
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CBP010
$8.95  
Paperback, Kathryn Smithyman, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.6 inches, ISBN: 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...
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CBP011
$7.16 $8.95  
Paperback`, Bobbie Kalman, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.1 x 10.7 inches, ISBN: 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,...
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CBP012
$9.95  
Paperback, Megan Kopp, 48pages, 7.8 x 0.2 x 9.8 inches, ISBN: 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...
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CBP013
$7.16 $8.95  
Paperback, R a Beales, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 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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CBP014
$8.95  
Paperback, Kathryn Smithyman, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778704706
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CBP015
$8.95  
Paperback, Molly Aloian, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.1 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778704744
Describes the lifestyles and traditions of the nations that lived along the coast of California during the seventeenth century. This work helps children discover how these Native people used the area's many natural resources to construct homes, canoes, rafts, clothing, and other everyday items.
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STL255
$6.95  
Paperback, Neta Lohnes Frazier, 208pages, 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.2, ISBN: 9781402736179
Based on a true story originally written by one of the survivors, Neta Lohnes Frazier’s account of seven children traveling westward still has the power to astonish. In the 1840s, the Sager family set off on the Oregon Trail, a dangerous and adventure-filled journey. Tragedy struck when both the...
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MPS166
$19.99  
Hardcover, Laurie Myers, 64pages, 7.4 x 0.4 x 9.4, ISBN: 9780805063684
A dog's account of one of the most extraordinary expeditions of all time. "Dog and man can fit together like no others do. Lewis and I had that fit.... How did we get that close? I think the wilderness had something to do with it. Lewis and I would have been close anywhere, but the...
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HEY001
$9.99  
Board, Analisa Tripp, 28pages, 6 x 0.7 x 6, ISBN: 9781597143165
A California Indian ABC   This alphabet board book welcomes youngsters of all cultures into the abundant world of Native California. Beautiful illustrations of animals, plants, and cultural objects show off the spectacular diversity of California's indigenous cultures and environments....
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PGN218
$4.99  
Paperback, Joyce Milton, 48pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780448425399
More than 200 years ago, explorers went on a journey to the Pacific Ocean. With the help of a young American Indian girl, the trip was a success. Her name was Sacajawea.
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FAR016
$12.95  
Paperback, Barbara Fifer, 48pages, 8.6 x 0.3 x 11.1, ISBN: 9781560371519
Topic-by-topic, visual treatment of the Expedition for children, grades four and up. Color maps, sketches, paintings, and photographs with accurate text presented in bright and active style, covering "Who They Were," "People They Met," "What They Ate," and more.
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PER132
$10.95  
Paperback, Laurence Pringle, 152pages, 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.5, ISBN: 9781590782675
Meet Seaman, the Newfoundland dog who joined the Lewis and Clark expedition into the uncharted western wilderness. Seaman was much more than the faithful companion of Captain Lewis. Seaman risked his life many times and served the Corps of Discovery as a hunter, retriever, and guard dog. This...
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SIM281
$3.99  
Paperback, Stephen Krensky, 32pages, 6 x 0.1 x 9, ISBN: 9780689848032
Young Sacagawea wants to be as brave as her brother. If only she were allowed to go with him and the other boys on a hunt to prove it! But while gathering wood with her grandmother, an angry rattlesnake shows Sacagawea that there are many ways to be brave.
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HRW117
$7.99  
Paperback, Diane Stanley, 48pages, 10 x 8, ISBN: 9780064490061
What if you could close your eyes and open them to find you were amongst hundreds of pioneers in 1843, packing up your covered wagon to travel the 2,000 miles of the Oregon Trail? Meet twins Liz and Lenny and their unique grandmother, who, with the help of her magic hat, can transport the twins...
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PGN204
$7.95  
Paperback, Rosalyn Schanzer, 48pages, 8.5 x 0.2 x 10.5, ISBN: 9780792267263
Appealing art and descriptive text bring Lewis and Clark alive for young adventurers. Carefully chosen text from Lewis and Cark's actual journals opens a fascinating window into this country's exciting history
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PGN206
$8.99  
Paperback, Paul Erickson, 48pages, 8.2 x 0.2 x 11, ISBN: 9780140562125
Great for classroom lessons on the Oregon Trail and Westward Expansion! In 1853, the Larkin family loaded up their wagons and headed west in search of a new life. But how did they do it? What did they eat? How did they survive sickness, and attacks from cattle thieves? Drawing on diaries and...
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SIM273
$7.99  
Paperback, Deborah Hopkinson, 40pages, 11 x 0.2 x 8.6, ISBN: 9781416967460
Apples, ho!   When Papa decides to pull up roots and move from Iowa to Oregon, he can't bear to leave his precious apple trees behind. Or his peaches, plums, grapes, cherries, and pears. Oh, and he takes his family along too. But the trail is cruel -- first there's a river to cross that's...
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HMC335
$7.99  
Paperback, Roland Smith, 304pages, 4.2 x 0.8 x 6.9, ISBN: 9780152026967
Born the runt of his litter and gambled away to a rusty old river man, the Newfoundland pup Seaman doesn’t imagine his life will be marked by any kind of glory. But when he meets Captain Meriwether Lewis, Seaman finds himself on a path that will make history. Lewis is setting off on his landmark...
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STL241
$5.95  
Paperback, Lorraine Jean Hopping, 128pages, 5.5 x 0.4 x 7.6, ISBN: 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...
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PER103
$12.95  
Paperback, Lisa Charleyboy, 128pages, 10.9 x 8.5 x 0.4, ISBN: 9781554516865
Whether discussing the transformative power of art or music, the lasting trauma of residential schools, growing up poor, or achieving success, the contributors to this remarkable anthology all have something in common: a rich Native heritage that has informed who they are.
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PGN192
$5.99  
Paperback, Kate Boehm Jerome, 106pages, 5.4 x 0.3 x 7.7, ISBN: 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,...
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PGN193
$5.95  
Paperback, Patricia Brennan Demuth, 112pages, 5.3 x 0.3 x 7.6, ISBN: 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...
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IPG059
$16.95  
Paperback, Pat McCarthy, 144pages, 11 x 0.4 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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IPG058
$14.95  
Paperback, Laurie Carlson, 160pages, 11 x 0.4 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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PGN191
$5.99  
Paperback, Judith Bloom Fradin & Dennis Brindell Fradin, 112pages, 5.3 x 0.3 x 7.6, ISBN: 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...
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STL208
$7.95  
Paperback, William Potter, 32pages, 8.7 x 0.2 x 11.3, ISBN: 9781783120840
Kids can sail with the Vikings—and complete fun activities with more than 150 colorful stickers of figures, weapons, clothing, jewelry, and artifacts. The exciting journey takes them on board a "dragon ship" and into a longhouse, and introduces warriors and noblewomen. Every page is filled...
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HMC056
$7.99  
Paperback, Jean Lee Latham, 251pages, 5.5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780618250745
A richly told biography of Nathaniel Bowditch's journey from modest beginnings through rigorous self-education to his triumphant and innovative mastery of marine navigation and the publication of his famous work, American Practical Navigator.
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SIM060
$6.99  
Paperback, Karen Hesse, illust. by Robert Andrew Parker, 315pages, 5 x 7.5, ISBN: 9780689839894
The amazing true story of a young stowaway aboard Capt. Cook's Endeavor, and his adventures while helping to explore the South Seas. A thrilling tale.
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