Social Studies Books - 2020 Bestsellers - Page 4

Who Was Nikola Tesla? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488592
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 4th, 2018

Get ready for the electrifying biography of Nikola Tesla--part creative genius, part mad scientist, and 100% innovator.


Who Was Napoleon? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488608
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 4th, 2018

Learn more about Napoleon Bonaparte, the decorated French military leader who conquered much of Europe in the early nineteenth century.


What Is the Declaration of Independence? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Michael C. Harris, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448486925
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 10th, 2016

Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!


Who Was Harriet Tubman? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593097229
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 3rd, 2019

Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she travelled by herself north to Philadelphia.


Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250050649
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Published: Square Fish - January 9th, 2018

Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War in Bomb: The Race to Buildand Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon.


King George: What Was His Problem?: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You About the American Revolution Cover Image
By Steve Sheinkin, Tim Robinson (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250075772
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Published: Square Fish - September 22nd, 2015

New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin gives young readers an American history lesson they'll never forget in the fun and funny King George: What Was His Problem?: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You About the American Revolution, featuring illustrations by Tim Robinson.


Joey: The Story of Joe Biden Cover Image
By Dr Jill Biden, Amy June Bates (Illustrator), Kathleen Krull (With)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534480537
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - June 30th, 2020

“(Jill) Biden’s anecdotal portrait of her spouse’s early years spotlights his competitiveness and risk-taking…his role as a peacemaker, devoted brother, and defender of bullied peers…and reveals how…high school, when he became a star athlete and class president, paved the way for leadership roles in college and beyond.” —Publishers We


Pocket Genius: Ancient Egypt: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
$5.99
ISBN: 9781465445247
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Unravel the mysteries behind one of the most powerful and influential civilizations in history with this handy guide to ancient Egypt.


Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475143
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019

Author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this #1 New York Times bestseller.


Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of
$19.99
ISBN: 9781627795548
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 8th, 2019

From award-winning author Deborah Heiligman comes Torpedoed, a true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII.


Who Was Rosa Parks? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448454429
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 23rd, 2010

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." This biography has black-and-white illustrations throughout.


Where Is the Bermuda Triangle? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Megan Stine, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786267
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 22nd, 2018

Who doesn't love a great mystery? This book presents the eerie accidents and unexplained disappearances that have occurred in the region known as the Bermuda Triangle.


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