Category: Childrens History Nonfiction

The Battle of Gettysburg: A History Perspectives Book by Roberta Baxter

By Roberta Baxter

This booklet relays the authentic info of the conflict of Gettysburg that happened through the U.S. Civil conflict. The narrative offers a number of bills of the development, and readers examine info in the course of the perspective of a accomplice soldier, a Union soldier, and a lady service provider close to the conflict. The textual content deals possibilities to match and distinction a variety of views within the textual content whereas amassing and reading information regarding an ancient event.

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History for Common Entrance 13+ Revision Guide (Galore Park by Ed Adams

By Ed Adams

History for universal front thirteen+ Revision advisor displays the fashion and content material of the hot ISEB universal front syllabus and offers crucial help and assistance for thorough examination practise.
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- Consolidates all of the key info required for universal Entrance
- presents assistance and suggestion on find out how to resolution either the facts and essay questions
- contains 'Test your self' workouts for targeted revision
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Suitable for ISEB thirteen+ heritage checks from Autumn 2013 onwards.

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Mutige Menschen, Widerstand im Dritten Reich (German by Christian Nürnberger

By Christian Nürnberger

Christian Nürnberger erzählt von Frauen und Männern, die den Mut zum Widerstand hatten: Mut, Hitlers Pläne zu durchkreuzen, Mut, Hitlers Befehle zu verweigern, Mut, Menschenleben zu retten:
Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Willy Brandt - Georg Elser - Mildred Harnack - Robert Havemann - Fritz Kolbe - Janusz Korczak - Helmuth James Graf von Moltke - Martin Niemöller - Sophie Scholl - Irena Sendler - Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg

"Mutige Menschen verbindet auf überzeugende Weise fundierte historische details mit politischem Engagement auf sprachlich hohem Niveau." Aus der Jurybegründung Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis

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The Western Heritage: Pearson New International Edition: by Donald M. Kagan,Steven Ozment,Frank M. Turner

By Donald M. Kagan,Steven Ozment,Frank M. Turner

For introductory-level survey classes in Western Civilization and eu historical past and Civilization.

 

This authoritative textual content offers an enticing and balanced narrative of the valuable advancements in Western background, whereas seamlessly integrating assurance of social, cultural, and political heritage.

 

The 10th version presents up to date scholarship, elevated insurance of ecu imperialism sooner than international conflict I, streamlined assurance of the interval among the 2 global Wars, and a new feature–Compare & Connect–which offers scholars with or extra records that replicate opposing viewpoints on an issue and engages them to develop into a part of the ancient discourse.

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Human Migration: Investigate the Global Journey of Humankind by Judy Dodge Cummings,Tom Casteel

By Judy Dodge Cummings,Tom Casteel

About 200,000 years in the past, people arose as a species at the continent of Africa. How did they get to the remainder of the realm? while did they depart, why, and what did they use for transportation? no matter if by way of bamboo raft or Boeing 747, no matter if to flee political persecution or due to weather swap, migration is a habitual trend during the human historical past of the world.

In Human Migration: examine the worldwide trip of Humankind, readers a long time 12 to fifteen retrace the trails taken by means of our ancestors, beginning with the first actual steps clear of African soil. knowing who has migrated, from the place, while, and why is helping us comprehend the shared background of people internationally and the long run that hyperlinks us together.

Kids realize how archaeologists, paleoanthropologists, linguists, and geneticists piece jointly diversified components of the puzzle of historic migration. Open-ended, inquiry-based actions and hyperlinks to basic assets support readers draw inferences and learn how those human trips have replaced the place and the way humans stay. Human Migration takes readers on a trip from our universal ancestry to our shared destiny on an more and more fragile planet.

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Abolitionism (Key Concepts in American History) by Reyna Eisenstark,Jennifer L. Weber

By Reyna Eisenstark,Jennifer L. Weber

From John Adams to the ladies who supported abolition, this quantity presents a entire historical past of the abolitionist move. starting with a historic rationalization of the African slave exchange and its position in American heritage, Abolitionism explores each vital individual, occasion, and factor that helped push the North and South toward the Civil battle. This e-book additionally contains colourful sidebars that includes basic source records just like the Gettysburg handle and narratives from Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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Yoko's Diary by Paul Ham,Debbie Edwards

By Paul Ham,Debbie Edwards

The chanced on diary of Yoko, a 13-year-old jap woman who lived close to Hiroshima in the course of the battle

Ages: 8-12

the diary of Yoko, a 13-year-old eastern woman who lived close to Hiroshima in the course of the struggle

1945 was once a troublesome time to be a baby in Japan. Many had obvious their towns destroyed through US bombers. nutrition, gas and fabrics have been briefly offer. but spirits remained excessive. In April 1945, Yoko Moriwaki begun highschool in Hiroshima, excited to be a prestigious 'Kenjo' lady, and entire of accountability in the direction of her mom and dad, college and kingdom. however the nation was once falling aside and in 4 months time her urban might turn into the objective for the 1st atomic bomb ever used as a weapon.

In her diary, Yoko offers an account of that point - whilst stipulations have been so terrible that kids as younger as twelve have been required to paintings in undefined; while fierce battles raged within the Pacific and youngsters like Yoko believed victory used to be close to.

With additions by way of Yoko's relations and fellow scholars, and an advent by way of award-winning writer Paul Ham, Yoko's Diary not just exhibits us the hopes, ideals and way of life of a tender lady in wartime Japan, it's a touching account of the implications of the 1st nuclear bombing of a city.

Ages: 8-12

SHORtLIStED within the 2014 CBCA Awards

SHORtLIStED within the 2014 NSW Premier's background Awards

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The Oregon Trail: Pathway to the West (Milestones in by Tim McNeese

By Tim McNeese

in the course of the nineteenth century, hardy pioneers used the Oregon path emigrate to the Pacific Northwest. The 5- to six-month trip spanned 2,170 miles west via territories that turned the states of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. in spite of the fact that, the adventure west was once now not unavoidably a delicate one. based on a few statistics, approximately one-tenth of the emigrants perished alongside the best way. After the final touch of the transcontinental railroad in 1869, site visitors alongside the Oregon path declined. but, the path was once used till sleek highways have been built parallel to giant parts of the path throughout the Eighteen Nineties. "The Oregon path" specializes in the interval of 1840-1859, while nearly 52,000 pioneers moved to Oregon, and approximately 5 occasions that opted to maneuver to California or Utah.

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Mackinac Bridge: The Story of the Five Mile Poem (Tales of by Gloria Whelan,Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

By Gloria Whelan,Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

Set within the overdue Fifties, this is often the relocating tale of a tender boy whose father operates a ferryboat among Michigan's higher and decrease peninsulas. As younger Mark witnesses the construction of the hot Mackinac Bridge, he's torn among relatives loyalty and keen anticipation. He can not help being awestruck through the majesty of the five-mile-long bridge that may attach the 2 peninsulas and alter the lives of such a lot of. however the amazing Mac also will positioned Mark's father into chapter 11. As his father struggles with the stream of growth, Mark goals of destiny bridges he'll construct. information of the advanced development of the bridge will fascinate young ones as they study a massive a part of America's background and are available to appreciate the that means of swap. The Mackinac Bridge Authority offers background notes in the back of the book.

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10,000 Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War by Philip Caputo

By Philip Caputo

It was once the conflict that lasted 10000 days. The conflict that encouraged ratings of songs. The struggle that sparked dozens of riots. And during this stirring chronicle, Pulitzer Prize- profitable journalist Philip Caputo writes approximately our country's such a lot arguable battle -- the Vietnam battle -- for younger readers. From the 1st stirrings of unrest in Vietnam lower than French colonial rule, to American intervention, to the conflict at Hamburger Hill, to the Tet Offensive, to the autumn of Saigon, 10,000 Days of Thunder explores the battle that modified the lives of a new release of american citizens and that also reverberates with us at the present time.
integrated inside of 10,000 Days of Thunder are own anecdotes from infantrymen and civilians, in addition to profiles and bills of the activities of many old luminaries, either American and Vietnamese, eager about the Vietnam warfare, equivalent to Richard M. Nixon, normal William C. Westmoreland, Ho Chi Minh, Joe Galloway, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Lyndon B. Johnson, and common Vo Nguyen Giap. Caputo additionally explores the increase of Communism in Vietnam, the jobs that ladies performed at the battlefield, the antiwar circulation at domestic, the participation of Vietnamese villagers within the battle, in addition to the far-reaching influence of the war's aftermath.
Caputo's dynamic narrative is highlighted by way of gorgeous images and key crusade and battlefield maps, making 10,000 Days of Thunder THE consummate e-book at the Vietnam conflict for kids.

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