Social Studies Books - Military History

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On the Horizon Cover Image
By Lois Lowry, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358129400
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII’s most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima.


Rescuing the Declaration of Independence: How We Almost Lost the Words That Built America Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062740328
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Published: HarperCollins - April 14th, 2020

He saved the words that built America!


Star-Spangled: The Story of a Flag, a Battle, and the American Anthem Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419741029
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 26th, 2020

The little-known and inspiring story behind the national anthem and the stars and stripes
 
“O say can you see” begins one of the most recognizable songs in the US. Originally a poem by Francis Scott Key, the national anthem tells the story of the American flag rising high above a fort after a night of intense battle during the War of 1812.


Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates (Young Readers Adaptation) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425288955
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

A page-turning middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times bestseller about how a newly independent nation was challenged by foreign powers and what happened when America's third president decided to stand up to intimidation.


The Complete Story of Sadako Sasaki: And the Thousand Paper Cranes Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9784805316177
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - April 7th, 2020

For the first time, middle readers can learn the complete story of the courageous girl whose life, which ended through the effects of war, inspired a worldwide call for peace.


D-Day: The World War II Invasion that Changed History (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780545682503
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - February 4th, 2020

Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings her signature action-packed narrative style to one of the most crucial battles of WWII.


Daring Dogs: 30 True Tales of Heroic Hounds Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338618037
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - June 2nd, 2020

Meet the most extraordinary dogs in the world in this illustrated book of mini-profiles, from the first cloned pup to canine war heroes and beyond.


Sky of Bombs, Sky of Stars: A Vietnamese War Orphan Finds Home Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781772780949
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Published: Pajama Press - April 7th, 2020

A beautiful omnibus edition of the award-winning biographies Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan's Rescue from War and One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way


Warrior Dog (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of a Navy SEAL and His Fearless Canine Partner Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250244901
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - June 30th, 2020

Two dozen Navy SEALs descended on Osama bin Laden’s compound in May 2011. After the mission, only one name was made public: Cairo, a Belgian Malinois and military working dog.


The Secret Life of Spies Cover Image
By Michael Noble, Alexander Mostov (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780711247567
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - August 4th, 2020

Uncover the lives of 20 real-life spies who made it their mission to uncover the truth and collect secret information from their enemies… This book presents personal accounts and testimonies from spies all over the world and throughout history and brings key moments in history to life for young readers.

This book journeys around the world and delves back and fo


What Was the Bombing of Hiroshima? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Jess Brallier, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524792657
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 17th, 2020

Hiroshima is where the first atomic bomb was dropped. Now readers will learn the reasons why and what it's meant for the world ever since.


We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338255720
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Published: Scholastic Focus - February 4th, 2020

Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson illuminates the true stories of Jewish children who fled Nazi Germany, risking everything to escape to safety on the Kindertransport.


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