Children s Encyclopedia of American History

Author: David C. King
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 1465428437
Release Date: 2014-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Children s Encyclopedia of American History

Author: David C. King
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 0789483300
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Encyclopedia of African American History 1619 1895

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195167771
Release Date: 2006-04-06
Genre: History

Explores how all aspects of American culture, history, and national identity have been profoundly influenced by the experience of African Americans and documents African American history from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of Frederick Douglass.

The Kids Guide to American History

Author: Tracy M. Sumner
Publisher: Barbour Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 1616266007
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents a history of the U.S. from a Christian perspective, beginning with European explorations of North America that began nearly one thousand years ago.

Don t Know Much About American History

Author: Kenneth C. Davis
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060286033
Release Date: 2003-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents, in question and answer format, a history of the United States from the exploration of Christopher Columbus to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Simultaneous.

United States Encyclopedia

Author: National Geographic Kids
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426320927
Release Date: 2015
Genre: U.S. states

The richness of America in all its grandueur and diversity is captured in this comprehensive, authoritative, and lively United States Encyclopedia. With a team of experts and talented writers, this book will be the definitive United States reference resource for kids, and an indespensible tool for home and school. Every state in the union is showcased in a spectacular way in this big, beautiful book of the U.S. Awesome to look at, fun to read, and easy to use, it includes an unparalleled amount of information that is both intriguing and useful. Beginning with a lush thematic section covering topics from early America to civil rights, population, and the new millennium, the United States Encyclopedia then delves into vibrant essays on each state and the U.S. territories. Fun facts about people, places, and events are sprinkled throughout. Also included: U.S. facts and figures, a listing of the presidents, and overviews of important historical American documents.

Encyclopedia of Women in American History

Author: Joyce Appleby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317471622
Release Date: 2015-07-17
Genre: History

This illustrated encyclopedia examines the unique influence and contributions of women in every era of American history, from the colonial period to the present. It not only covers the issues that have had an impact on women, but also traces the influence of women's achievements on society as a whole. Divided into three chronologically arranged volumes, the set includes historical surveys and thematic essays on central issues and political changes affecting women's lives during each period. These are followed by A-Z entries on significant events and social movements, laws, court cases and more, as well as profiles of notable American women from all walks of life and all fields of endeavor. Primary sources and original documents are included throughout.

History Year by Year

Author: Peter Chrisp
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 1409323684
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Chronology, Historical

Go on an adventure along the timeline of history, year-by-year, from the stone age to the digital age History Year by Year is a children's history book like no other. It will take children on a stunning trip through time as they follow the history timeline that plots our life on Earth, from prehistoric man to how we live today. Over 1,500 pictures of artifacts, styles of dress, architectural triumphs and magnificent civilizations make this book a mini-history museum for kids, bringing history to life like no other. Learn even more about themes such as the Renaissance or the French Revolution with chapters that focus on specific movements. The 'child of the time' feature shows you how children would have lived during different historical periods. Ever wondered how children in Ancient Egypt got by? Or Viking England, the Industrial Revolution, or World War II? These informative chapters bring these periods of our history to life. History Year by Year is like no other history book for children. It combines facts, timelines and images and is perfect for any child looking to take an exciting visual journey through history (plus it's perfect for school projects). If you've ever had a question about history as a whole, History Year by Year joins the dots of history around the world, year by year, century by century.

American History Comic Books

Author: Joseph D'Agnese
Publisher: Teaching Resources
ISBN: 0439466059
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

In this collection of engaging and entertaining mini-comic books, students share in the adventures of time traveler Scooter McGinty as he celebrates Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims, rides through Lexington with Paul Revere, joins Lewis & Clark's Corps of Discovery, supports women's rights, and more. Includes background notes and teaching ideas.

A Child Through Time

Author: Phil Wilkinson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465472496
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An original look at history that profiles 30 children from different eras so that children of today can discover the lives of the cave people, Romans, Vikings, and beyond through the eyes of someone their own age. History books often focus on adults, but what was the past like for children? A Child Through Time is historically accurate and thoroughly researched, and brings the children of history to life-from the earliest civilizations to the Cold War, even imagining a child of the future. Packed with facts and including a specially commissioned illustration of each profiled child, this book examines the clothes children wore, the food they ate, the games they played, and the historic moments they witnessed-all through their own eyes. Maps, timelines, and collections of objects, as well as a perspective on the often ignored topic of family life through the ages, give wider historical background and present a unique side to history. Covering key curriculum topics in a new light, A Child Through Time is a perfect and visually stunning learning tool for children ages 7 and up.

The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465464583
Release Date: 2017-02-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explore the lives of America's 45 presidents, as well as notable first ladies, famous speeches, and major constitutional events, with The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia. From George Washington to the new leader taking office in January 2017, this visual reference guide presents a unique insight into life in the White House. More than 150 easy-to-read entries cover the presidents, first ladies such as Eleanor Roosevelt, the Louisiana Purchase, the Gettysburg Address, and more, and over 200 fascinating photographs add to kids' knowledge of these leaders and the key moments that defined their time in office. The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia is the perfect one-stop reference guide, teaching kids all they need to know about the history of the United States and the remarkable impact our country has had on the rest of the world.

Firearms An Illustrated History

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465430892
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, Firearms: An Illustrated History charts the evolution of the gun, from the pistol and rifle to the machine gun and revolver. DK's trademark beautifully photographed catalogs of firearms and stunning close-up details of key weapons combine in this lavish history of the gun, tracing its development from early flintlocks and muskets to modern-day military guns.