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The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree.
Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States.


Lincoln's Last Trial Young Readers' Edition: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781335917850
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Published: Hanover Square Press - May 7th, 2019

The Young Readers' Edition of the New York Times Bestseller "Abraham Lincoln: the dusty shoes, the weary eyes, the Jedi mastery of a jury in a true case of life and death.


American Moonshot Young Readers' Edition: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062660282
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Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2019

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, New York Times bestselling author and historian Douglas Brinkley delivers a young readers’ edition of a story rooted in heroism, bravery, and patriotism: America’s race to the moon.


Eleanor Roosevelt: Life Stories of Extraordinary Americans (Time Heroes of History #4) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781547820030
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Published: Time Home Entertainment - January 8th, 2019

The Eternal Soldier: The True Story of How a Dog Became a Civil War Hero Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499808636
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Published: little bee books - May 7th, 2019

This is the untold story of Sallie, a dog whose life as a soldier began in a basket and ended as a Civil War hero.

The pup barked and nearly tumbled out of the basket. We laughed, and immediately we knew--she was one of us already.

Brindle fur with streaks of brown and black swirled all over her like a patchwork quilt. She was as pretty as an apple tree in full bloom.


O Captain, My Captain: Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War Cover Image
By Robert Burleigh, Sterling Hundley (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419733581
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 2nd, 2019

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.


This Is Our Constitution: What It Is and Why It Matters Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524770945
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Published: Yearling - February 5th, 2019

From Gold Star father and beloved Democratic National Convention speaker Khizr Khan comes a book for young people about the Constitution—what it says and why it matters for everyone.
 


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

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents a journey through America's past and our nation's attempts at renewal in this look at the Civil War's conclusion, Reconstruction, and the rise of Jim Crow segregation.


Guts & Glory: The American Revolution Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316312073
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

This fourth book in the action-packed Guts & Glory series takes readers through the exciting and fascinating history of the American Revolution. Perfect for history buffs and fans of the Broadway hit show Hamilton!


1919 The Year That Changed America Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781681198019
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 8th, 2019

Acclaimed author Sandler examines the pinnacle events of 1919 and their relevance to significant issues in American life today.


George Washington's Secret Six (Young Readers Adaptation) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425288986
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 29th, 2019

A page-turning middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times bestseller about George Washington's top-secret spy ring that helped defeat the British.


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