Social Studies Books

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250294470
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Published: Square Fish - January 15th, 2019

A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story for middle grade readers about how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team, from acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling author Steve Sheinkin.


In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250144119
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Published: Square Fish - January 8th, 2019

Did you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers—who fought for liberty and justice for all—were slave owners? Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this middle-grade nonfiction book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America.


Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338262049
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - January 29th, 2019

This is a story about America during and after Reconstruction, one of history's most pivotal and misunderstood chapters. In a stirring account of emancipation, the struggle for citizenship and national reunion, and the advent of racial segregation, the renowned Harvard scholar delivers a book that is illuminating and timely.


Anna Strong and the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring: A Spy on History Book Cover Image
By Enigma Alberti, Laura Terry (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781523502165
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 2nd, 2019

Spy on History: Anna Strong and the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring
 
In a story of intrigue and danger, Anna Strong and the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring explores a little-known part of an important chapter of American history—and offers readers a mystery of their own to solve!
 
It’s a true story of the American


Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250118752
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Published: Square Fish - January 15th, 2019

The New York Times-bestselling incredible true story of Michael Bornstein—who at age 4 was one of the youngest children to be liberated from the Auschwitz concentration camp—and of his family

“Both moving and memorable, combining the emotional resolve of a memoir with the rhythm of a novel.” —New York Times Book Review


This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681198521
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 8th, 2019

In 1956, one year before federal troops escorted the Little Rock 9 into Central High School, fourteen year old Jo Ann Allen was one of twelve African-American students who broke the color barrier and integrated Clinton High School in Tennessee. At first things went smoothly for the Clinton 12, but then outside agitators interfered, pitting the townspeople against one another.


Reach Higher: An Inspiring Photo Celebration of First Lady Michelle Obama Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525644002
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 23rd, 2018

This gift book collection of photographs of Michelle Obama from an official White House photographer is perfect for young readers who want to get in on all of the excitement happening around her memoir Becoming!


She Did It!: 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781368019910
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - November 6th, 2018

Prepare to discover new heroes among these twenty-one women who challenged the status quo, championed others, and made their voices heard. From Jane Addams to Alice Waters, from groundbreaking artists and social justice advocates to scientific pioneers and business innovators, a strong thread of trailblazing women runs through American history.


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A World of Cities Cover Image
By James Brown, James Brown (Illustrator)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780763698799
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Published: Candlewick Studio - October 16th, 2018

From the lights of Paris to the cherry blossoms of Tokyo, the world is yours to explore in this comprehensive tour of thirty dazzling cities across the globe.


Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475174
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

The instant New York Times bestseller!

From the author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History comes the highly anticipated follow-up, a beautifully illustrated collectible detailing the lives of women creators around the world.


Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote Cover Image
By Kirsten Gillibrand, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525579014
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 13th, 2018

From United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand comes an inspiring picture book about ten suffragists who fought for women's right to vote.


Endurance, Young Readers Edition: My Year in Space and How I Got There Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524764241
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

Discover what it's like to spend a year in space in this awe-inspiring memoir from a real-life NASA astronaut who did just that!

Prepare to blast off with astronaut Scott Kelly as he takes readers on a journey through his year aboard the International Space Station and his life prior to becoming a true American hero.


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