History for Kids

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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CBP004
$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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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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CBP014
$8.95  
Paperback, Kathryn Smithyman, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778704706
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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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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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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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CBP011
$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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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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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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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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CBP013
$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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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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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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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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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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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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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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