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Told in a highly readable question-and-answer format, this informational book has an easy, chatty style that suits its old-fashioned subject matter. Handily, all the questions are listed in the table of contents for quick reference.
This unique presentation of American history takes readers into the locked rooms of the Philadelphia State House at the drafting of the U.S. Constitution.
Martin Luther King, Jr., grew up in a place where people used words that made him feel bad. This beautifully illustrated, award-winning book shows how Martin used words to fight for equal rights for black people.
At last! History you can sing!
As the curtain rises in a school auditorium, the audience waits with excited anticipation. Soon, a cast of spirited schoolchildren will portray the life of Abraham Lincoln through a simple, delightful, musical biography.
Where did the lost colonists go and why were they never rescued? Lee Miller provides explanations for the disappearance of the late 16th-century settlement on Roanoke Island. This captivating missing-persons story is presented in a mystery format so that the reader can follow the clues just like a detective. Illust
In watching television or in surfing the Internet, today's children absorb visual information every day. Many of them are most comfortable learning new facts or ideas this way. The Scholastic Kid's Almanac was created with these 21st century kids in mind.
"Well, it was just your basic, ordinary day in the good old U. S. of A. States all over the country were waking up, having their first cups of coffee, reading the morning paper, and enjoying the beautiful sunrise."
"All the states, that is, except for Kansas."
That's a big job, and getting bigger. But why not? Presidents have come in just about every variety. They've been generals like George Washington and actors like Ronald Reagan; big like William Howard Taft and small like James Madison; handsome like Franklin Pierce and homely like Abraham Lincoln.