DK Eyewitness Books First Ladies

DK Eyewitness Books  First Ladies Author Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN-10 1465458514
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Discover the fascinating spouses of the nation's presidents--from early patriots to infuential leaders.



DK Eyewitness Books First Ladies Library Edition

DK Eyewitness Books  First Ladies  Library Edition Author Amy Pastan
ISBN-10 1465458522
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Discover the fascinating spouses of the nation's presidents--from early patriots to infuential leaders.



First Ladies

First Ladies Author Dk Editors
ISBN-10 0606398945
Release 2017-01-03
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For use in schools and libraries only. From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, meet the 46 exceptional women who made their mark on the White House in DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies. See how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making. Filled with amazing facts, full-color photographs of personal mementos, family pictures, and campaign memorabilia, DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies is a visual tour through US history.



DK Eyewitness Books Presidents Library Edition

DK Eyewitness Books  Presidents  Library Edition Author James Barber
ISBN-10 1465458379
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Explore the lives of the presidents who shaped American history--frpm the Founding Fathers to today's leaders.



What s the Big Deal About First Ladies

What s the Big Deal About First Ladies Author Ruby Shamir
ISBN-10 9780399547294
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 32
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First Ladies are more than just wives of U.S. presidents! This fun, kid-friendly book of trivia and history shows that First Ladies help influence America in ways both large and small. Did you know that Mary Todd Lincoln hated slavery and helped to end it in America? Or that Edith Wilson helped decode secret messages during World War I? How about that Sarah Polk didn’t let anyone dance in the White House while she was first lady? It’s true! In addition to being hostesses, advocates, ambassadors, activists, patriots, and role-models, each first lady put her own stamp on the White House—and on our country. In this fun-filled, fact-filled book, you can find out just what made each first lady unique and why they were so important. As it turns out, first ladies are a pretty big deal after all! This book is perfect for fans of So You Want to be President? and Rad American Women from A-Z:Rebels, Trailbalzers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History...And Our Future, and is a great entry point to discussing elections, inaugurations, and all aspects of the White House with children. Praise for What's the Big Deal About First Ladies: ★ "A breezy way to, as Abigail Adams urged, 'remember the ladies.'" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "This title does an excellent job of highlighting the important roles that these women played throughout history....A delightful introduction to America’s first ladies for elementary U.S. history collections." --School Library Journal "Packed with interesting facts and illustrated with style, this upbeat overview of America’s First Ladies will entertain kids intrigued by history." --Booklist



Climate Change

Climate Change Author John Woodward
ISBN-10 0756637708
Release 2008-06-30
Pages 72
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Discusses the causes and effects of climate change and global warming and what can be done to mitigate their effects.



A Kids Guide to America s First Ladies

A Kids  Guide to America s First Ladies Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780062381088
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 256
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Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award-winner Kathleen Krull is an expert at bringing history to life in her engaging titles and series, including Women Who Broke the Rules, Lives of . . . , Giants of Science, and A Kid’s Guide to America’s Bill of Rights. This time, she introduces readers to the women of the White House in A Kid’s Guide to America’s First Ladies! The book includes a section introducing kids to Melania Trump. Find out what our country’s First Ladies thought, did, and advocated for as they moved into the White House. Why did the Patriots love Martha Washington? What causes did Eleanor Roosevelt support and lead? What did Jacqueline Kennedy do to establish her legacy long after she left the White House? How did Hillary Clinton turn her role as First Lady into a political career of her own? Packed with anecdotes and sidebars, a timeline of the advancement of women’s rights, and humorous illustrations and portraits, Kathleen Krull’s introduction to the First Ladies of the United States brings vividly to life the women to hold the role as they paved the way for American women in times of change.



DK Eyewitness Books Archeology

DK Eyewitness Books  Archeology Author Jane McIntosh
ISBN-10 9780756669843
Release 2000-05-31
Pages 64
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Without the help of archeologists throughout time, very little would be known about some of the world’s greatest civilizations. Archeology, with its carefully developed preservation techniques, is responsible for uncovering artifacts like the Greek sculptures and Native American weaponry we see in museums everyday. Be an “eyewitness” to the fascinating world of archeology. See a loaf of bread preserved for 2,000 years, the first humanskeleton ever discovered, a corroded cannon from a shipwreck, and a reconstructed helmet made of gold, silver and bronze. Learn about carbon dating, how to tell the difference between a fake and the real thing, why tombs were plundered, and the secrets behind standing stones. Discover where the world''s first iron bridge was built, how a dig is organized, a "ghost ship''s" impression in the sand, how rescue evacuations are carried out, and much, much more! Discover the world of archeology how to piece together civilizations of the past and why it matters today



DK Eyewitness Books Great Scientists

DK Eyewitness Books  Great Scientists Author
ISBN-10 9780756650834
Release 2007-06-25
Pages 72
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Meet the greatest scientific minds in history, from the first woman to win not only one, but two, Nobel Prizes to the men who discovered the "secret of life" in DK Eyewitness Books: Great Scientists. Eyewitness: Great Scientists profiles 30 of the most influential scientists throughout history and explores important milestones in science. Each page is brought to life with dozens of full-color images. Discover Einstein's Theory of Relativity, see one of Thomas Edison's early light bulbs, find out why a great French chemist lost his head, and much, much more! Discover the pioneers who changed the way we think about our world with Eyewitness: Great Scientists.



Presidents

Presidents Author James Barber
ISBN-10 078945243X
Release 2000
Pages 64
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Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.



Civil War

Civil War Author John E. Stanchak
ISBN-10 078946988X
Release 2000-10-01
Pages 64
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Examines many aspects of the Civil War, including the issue of slavery, secession, the raising of armies, individual battles, the commanders, Northern life, Confederate culture, the surrender of the South, and the aftermath.



Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece Author Anne Pearson
ISBN-10 0751364541
Release 1999
Pages 40
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Read the action-packed adventures of the top athletes in Ancient Greece and find out what it was really like to live in this land of legends and gods. Every page is packed with amazing illustrations, astonishing facts, and detailed cutaways - in fact, everything you need to qualify as a true expert on Ancient Greece.



Roman Diary

Roman Diary Author Richard Platt
ISBN-10 1844287378
Release 2009
Pages 64
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The year is AD 107 and Iliona, an educated Greek girl, has been orphaned and sold as a slave in Rome. Apart from her diary, she hasn't a friend in the world. But the family she works for are not unkind, and as Iliona begins to make friends and look around her, she discovers that the city at the heart of the empire is a fascinating place.



DK Eyewitness Books Weather

DK Eyewitness Books  Weather Author Brian Cosgrove
ISBN-10 1465451803
Release 2016-06-14
Pages 72
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From whirling tornadoes to freezing blizzards, weather is a constantly changing force that affects everything around us. Explore the history and elements that make up the environment around us in DK Eyewitness Books: Weather. Superb color photographs of the sky in all kinds of weather conditions, together with specially built 3-D models, offer a unique and revealing view of weather, from calm summer days to the bitter storms of winter. Discover why deserts are dry, how clouds are born, what makes raindrops grow. Learn how to make your own forecast and how humans have learned to predict and use the weather to their advantage over the years. Available for the first time in paperback, DK Eyewitness Books: Weather will take the reader into the skies to learn more about the storms, winds, and elements that make up the weather around us. Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids. Awards: 8-time National Council for the Social Studies Award Winner 4-time Society for School Librarians International Social Studies Trade Book Award Winner 2-time Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award Winner A Parents' Choice Award Winner



The Roman News

The Roman News Author Andrew Langley
ISBN-10 1442071915
Release 2009-08-21
Pages 32
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"These entertaining, deftly organized books will make terrific light-hearted additions to cirriculum units on ancient civilizations." Publishers Weekly Stop the presses! What if ancient civilizations had daily newspapers? And they were amusing and compellingly informative? They might just look like this innovative series of historical nonfiction, presented in a unique, kid-friendly format.



Islam

Islam Author Philip Wilkinson
ISBN-10 PSU:000054347977
Release 2002-09-24
Pages 64
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Artifacts, artwork, sacred objects, and modern-day photographs combine to help readers explore the traditions, culture, and history of one of the world's greatest and complex religions.



Castle

Castle Author DK
ISBN-10 9781405335850
Release 2008-04-01
Pages 72
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Help your child learn about castles with this fact-packed guide. From why round towers are better than square ones to how a castle was defended from attack, let your child visit the exciting world of a medieval fortress: and find out what life was really like behind the battlements. They'll discover more browsing the dedicated Eyewitness website and downloading 100s of amazing images from the clip-art CD. Then use the giant pull-out wallchart to decorate their room. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about castles.