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Explore Social Studies

Use these titles to travel through time and discover fascinating people, places, and events.


The Great Fire by Jim Murphy
While Mrs.O'Leary and her cow have long been held responsible for the Great Chicago Fire, Murphy explains how the fire spread and how it could have been contained.

If the World Were a Village: A Book About the World's People by David J. Smith
Consider the billions of people of the world as a village of one hundred, and you get a fascinating and manageable look at our global community's languages, cultures, religions, and more.

If You Grew Up With George Washington by Ruth Belov Gross
Immerse yourself in the world and lifestyle of America's first president. Also try If You Grew Up With Abe Lincoln. Learn more.