Category: Childrens History Nonfiction

Happy Times in Norway by Sigrid Undset

By Sigrid Undset

Happy Times in Norway is a relocating and delicately funny photograph of Undset’s personal completely happy domestic lifestyles sooner than her kingdom fell to the Nazi career. Captured here's the thrill of a Norwegian Christmas, the 17th of could, and summer season within the idyllic mountains, in addition to the chaotic event of elevating full of life boys. With bright aspect and illuminating descriptions of the panorama, Happy occasions in Norway is infused with the want that these adored days may come back.

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ReMaking History, Volume 3: Makers of the Modern World by William Gurstelle

By William Gurstelle

Makers of the fashionable World is the 3rd quantity of William Gurstelle's precise, hands-on trip via background. every one bankruptcy examines a amazing personality from the prior, one of many humans whose insights and innovations helped create our sleek global. What units this sequence except different background books - together with different histories of expertise - is that every bankruptcy additionally contains step by step directions for making your personal model of the old invention. historical past involves lifestyles in a fashion you will have by no means skilled ahead of in the event you keep on with the inventors' steps and recreate the groundbreaking units of the earlier together with your personal hands.

This quantity brings you to the early smooth period and the discovery of the electrical gentle, the motion picture projector, and the car. inside of, you'll discover:

  • Alessandro Volta and Electroplating
  • Humphrey Davy and the 1st electrical light
  • George Cayley and the Aeronautical Glider
  • The Lumiere Brothers and the motion picture Projector
  • Rudolf Diesel and the car Engine
  • Hans Goldschmidt and the Thermite Reaction
  • August Mobius and the Mobius Strip
  • Louis Poinsot's rather a lot, Moments, and Torques

Be bound to additionally try out ReMaking heritage, quantity 1: Early Makers and ReMaking background quantity 2 :Industrial Revolutionaries.

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Augenblicke der Geschichte - Das Mittelalter: Band 1 (German by Günther Bentele

By Günther Bentele

So wird Geschichte lebendig!

In shape von spannenden Erzählungen, Briefen und historischen Berichten entführen fiktive historische Zeitzeugen in die faszinierende Welt des Mittelalters. Sie berichten von ihrer Begegnung mit Karl dem Großen, begleiten Heinrich IV. auf seinem Gang nach Canossa oder nehmen am Kreuzzug Friedrich Barbarossas teil. Sie erzählen von Raubrittern, Minnesängern und der Großen Pest, beschreiben die sozialen Lebensumstände und wirtschaftlichen Bedingungen. In kurzen Einleitungen und auf einer Zeitleiste werden die einzelnen Geschichten jeweils in ihrem historischen Kontext verortet. Es sind mit Bedacht ausgewählte Momentaufnahmen der Geschichte, die Wissen nicht nur vermitteln, sondern auch Spaß machen und zum Weiterlesen anregen.

• Zum Nachschlagen und Festlesen
• Spannende und unterhaltsame Einblicke ins Mittelalter
• Orientiert sich an den Lehrplänen für den Geschichtsunterricht
• Wunderschöne Geschenkausstattung

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Nellie Bly and Investigative Journalism for Kids: Mighty by Ellen Mahoney

By Ellen Mahoney

An interactive job publication that information the muckraking era
Nellie Bly and Investigative Journalism for Kids brings to mild the evolving international of yank journalism, from the past due 1800s to at the present time. concentrating on the daring, audacious investigative reporter Nellie Bly, the most well-known girls on the earth in her day, the ebook offers journalism in a enjoyable, creative, and interesting means. Budding journalists find out how Bly, who so wanted to paintings within the male-dominated global of reporting, willingly feigned her personal madness to be dedicated to a psychological asylum so she might pass undercover and write approximately it. offering a accomplished examine early social reform writers and journalists who helped remodel journalism, the publication additionally introduces younger readers to 4 well-known  American muckrakers—Jacob Riis, Ida Tarbell, Ida B. Wells, and Upton Sinclair—and concludes with a glance at a few of the sleek era’s most fun and complete reporters. Twenty-one artistic actions motivate a brand new iteration to hold at the muckraking culture as young children easy methods to make and retain a reporter’s pc, write a letter to the editor, craft a “great principles” field, and masses extra. filled with compelling photographs and fascinating sidebars, Nelly Bly and Investigative Journalism for Kids gets younger readers interested by the realm of journalism and particularly approximately writing.

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Yo Millard Fillmore! (And all those other Presidents you by Will Cleveland,Mark Alvarez,Tate Nation

By Will Cleveland,Mark Alvarez,Tate Nation

Newly up to date to incorporate our latest President! Celebrating 25 years of enjoyable studying for all with complete colour illustrations for the 1st time.

Here's a quick, effortless strategy to examine the entire Presidents of the USA (forever) in under 20 mins! very quickly in any respect, it is possible for you to to recollect the names of all forty five presidents - in chronological order. loopy cartoons and comic-book sort captions create a nonsense story that may make it very unlikely so that you can omit the presidents.

You'll additionally study plenty of kid-friendly evidence approximately every one president and his time period of workplace, a few historic and hysterical highlights, and lots of presidential puns.

Ray weapons for Reagan. Nicks on for Nixon. Fill extra for Fillmore. Oh, Baaah, Ma for Obama. With 5 speedy Quizzes and What you must understand that will be President, you will soon be an expert at the maximum place of work within the land - and having loads of enjoyable on the comparable time.

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The U.S. Constitution: Discover How Democracy Works With 25 by Carla Mooney,Tom Casteel

By Carla Mooney,Tom Casteel

Where did the yankee democratic culture start? From historic civilizations in Greece and Rome to the Enlightenment in Europe, democratic rules all through time have inspired the improvement of democracy within the United States.

In The U.S. structure: realize How Democracy Works, young children a long time nine via 12 find out about the basis of democracy and the way the files crafted thousands of years in the past nonetheless impact our state this day. They discover the statement of Independence, U.S. structure, and the invoice of Rights, between others. those records supply a framework with which we make the legislation and approaches that support retain democracy an essential paradigm.

Through hands-on tasks, which come with reading how the guarantees made within the Preamble of the structure have been placed into perform and investigating how one can stability the liberty of speech within the electronic age, scholars examine how American democracy operates. With colourful illustrations, attention-grabbing sidebars, and hyperlinks to on-line basic assets, this publication asks readers to think about the influence of know-how on democracy and make predictions approximately destiny records that might be very important to the maintenance of democracy round the world.

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