The story of Anne Frank and her diary is one of the world's most important and well-known, but less is known about the woman who sheltered Anne and her family for years and, ultimately, rescued Anne's diary from Nazi clutches. Miep Gies was a woman who rose to bravery when humanity needed it and risked everything for her neighbors.
Join Catherine the Great on a fun-filled ride as she schemes to invent the roller coaster in this inventive, STEM-based nonfiction picture book!
Empress Catherine the Great, Queen of Russia loved her country, especially the snowy winters.
The Berlin Wall finally came down in 1989. Now readers can find out why it was built in the first place; and what it meant for Berliners living on either side of it. Here's the fascinating story of a city divided.
America’s black boxing champion. Hitler’s favorite athlete. And a world at war.
Debut nonfiction duo Rob and Jef Polivka offer an illustrated madcap adventure in A Dream of Flight, a dynamic biography of Alberto Santos-Dumont, an inventor who risked everything to reach the skies. And sure enough, his successes and failures brought the world’s people closer together.
Ready? Set. Fly!
Welcome to Germany Walk through the Black Forest. Listen to classical musical. Enjoy a wurst. Find out about this country's people, traditions, and animals.
The legend of the ghostly Bloody Mary involves seeing a woman's bloody image appear in the mirror. But where does this eerie legend originate? Some say she is the spirit of Queen Mary I of England. Queen Mary I wanted England to embrace Catholicism, and her bloody persecution of Protestants led to her nickname, Bloody Mary.
Welcome to the United Kingdom Cheer for a game of rugby. Explore an ancient castle. Learn where the Queen keeps her jewels. Find out about this country's animals, people, and food.
Get the inside story on the famous fortress in the heart of Moscow that has withstood fires, invaders, and revolutions for almost seven hundred years.
Relive the events of June 6, 1944, through eye witness accounts that describe 20 real-life stories from the D-Day landings.$7.99ISBN: 9780823442713Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Holiday House - May 14th, 2019
The founder of modern nursing comes to life in this accessible biography for young readers.