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  • Samuel de Champlain (13)
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    Samuel de Champlain (13)

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    . . Samuel de Champlain established the first French colony in Quebec. He also mapped unknown territories, such as the coast of Canada and Lake Champlain in current day Vermont. Readers will follow along as Champlain meets Native American groups, builds Quebec City, and much more in the pages of the illustrated, inviting biography.
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  • Samuel de Champlain: Founder of New France and Quebec City (17)
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    Samuel de Champlain: Founder of New France and Quebec City (17)

    Samuel de Champlain was one of the most colorful explorers of the 16th century. A master mariner, he had other occupations, too: spy, soldier, diplomat, writer, and artist. His explorations in the New World, though, made him famous for the ages. This detailed, easy-to-read biography gives readers a look at a man who served as the Geographer to the French king, an expert on Native Americans, a skilled mapmaker, the founder of Quebec City, and the father of New France.
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  • Ancient Cave, The (19)
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    Ancient Cave, The (19)

    The Oliver family take time away to explore an ancient cave. Samuel’s father is keen on showing Samuel the cave, as his own father had done for him. The icy ascent to the cave’s mouth is dangerous. Then the Olivers must endure a frigid swim. What treasures does the ancient cave hold for Samuel? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
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  • My Country 'Tis of Thee (20)
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    My Country 'Tis of Thee (20)

    Before the "Star Spangled Banner" became America's national anthem in 1931, another song filled that bill: "My Country 'Tis of Thee." This patriotic hymn, which celebrated America's history and natural beauty, was written by Baptist minister Samuel Francis Smith in 1831. Since then, it has been beloved by millions of Americans. It even played an important role in the civil rights movement. This book introduces today's schoolchildren to this important historical song using easy-to-read sheet music, vivid photographs, primary sources, and key facts, and glossaries.
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  • Mark Twain and Nikola Tesla (22)
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    Mark Twain and Nikola Tesla (22)

    Nikola Tesla was a brilliant inventor of the Industrial Revolution, but as a child, he struggled with illnesses. When sick, Tesla found comfort in stories by Mark Twain. As an adult, Tesla became friends with the man behind this pen name, Samuel Clemens, who was captivated by Tesla's unique inventions. This book unveils details behind this interesting friendship, with approachable text and enlightening historical images. Fascinating fact boxes and primary sources enhance this biography, which aligns with social studies curricula. This volume leaves readers with a lasting appreciation for these historical figures and the power of friendship.
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  • Icedome, The (17) #3
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    Icedome, The (17) #3

    The survivors of Samuel S. Fornland Boardinghouse have built a sustainable existence on their frozen island. Life on the island can be harsh, between sparse nutrients and a justice system based on beating one another to death. Abe stands as chief, and James is his right hand man. Elise and Charlotte form a tribal committee with the help of Sarah and Tic-Tac, and the new settlement must find what it takes to survive under rules created to keep the peace-at any cost. The Icedome is Book #3 from Deep Freeze, an EPIC Press series.
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  • New York's European Explorers (15)
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    New York's European Explorers (15)

    Founded on recent historical investigations, this exciting volume delves into the journeys of the first intrepid travelers who sailed across the ocean to explore unknown lands. • Featured explorers include Henry Hudson, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, and Giovanni da Verrazzano. • Address which Native American peoples were encountered by early explorers. • Also included are valuable primary source documents and maps from this exciting period of New York’s history.

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  • Patriots and Loyalists (20)
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    Patriots and Loyalists (20)

    The American Revolutionary War pitted the colonial Patriots, who wanted independence from Great Britain and King George III, against the British Loyalists in North America. Some of the most well-known Patriots included future presidents of the United States, such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams. It featured prominent Founding Fathers such as Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and others. This book explores why family, friends, and neighbors in the colonies became divided during the birth of a new a nation. Primary sources from the era and helpful images help readers make meaningful connections with the text.
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  • Uncle Sam (19)
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    Uncle Sam (19)

    Was there really an Uncle Sam? Yes! He was Samuel Wilson, who sent barrels of meat marked "U.S." to American soldiers during the War of 1812.The soldiers called it "Uncle Sam's" meat, and an icon was born. Cartoonist Thomas Nast drew the familiar portrait of the man in a top hat and striped pants. Uncle Sam's image has appeared in political ads and on postage stamps. Costumed interpreters take on his persona at historic sites, including Mount Vernon. This high-interest text will engage readers and leave them wanting to find out more about one of America's most famous symbols.
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  • Rosa Is a Good Student (19)
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    Rosa Is a Good Student (19)

    Your readers will meet a fun character who loves her school. Being a good student isn't always easy. She has to get to school on time, pay attention in class, and even learn about subjects she doesn't enjoy. Readers will learn why it's important to be a good student and what it takes to be one. Brightly colored illustrations and age-appropriate text make this book enjoyable for young readers and children still in the listening stage.

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  • Rosa es una buena estudiante | Rosa Is a Good Student (19)
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    Rosa es una buena estudiante | Rosa Is a Good Student (19)

    Your readers will meet a fun character who loves her school. Being a good student isn't always easy. She has to get to school on time, pay attention in class, and even learn about subjects she doesn't enjoy. Readers will learn why it's important to be a good student and what it takes to be one. Brightly colored illustrations and age-appropriate text make this book enjoyable for young readers and children still in the listening stage.

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  • Rosa es una buena estudiante -Rosa Is a Good Student (19)
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    Rosa es una buena estudiante -Rosa Is a Good Student (19)

    Your readers will meet a fun character who loves her school. Being a good student isn't always easy. She has to get to school on time, pay attention in class, and even learn about subjects she doesn't enjoy. Readers will learn why it's important to be a good student and what it takes to be one. Brightly colored illustrations and age-appropriate text make this book enjoyable for young readers and children still in the listening stage.

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  • Political Action Committees (19)
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    Political Action Committees (19)

    Political action committees, campaign finance reform, and Super PACs are often discussed on the news, but the reasons why they are important are often difficult to understand. Through accessible language and relevant examples and photographs, readers discover the history of political action committees and how they continue to influence American politics. Discussion questions are included to strengthen critical-thinking skills, and sidebars encourage readers to see how individual citizens can continue to play a part in the political process even though they don't have the financial influence of political action committees.
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  • Battles of Lexington and Concord, The (14)
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    Battles of Lexington and Concord, The (14)

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    . The Battles of Lexington and Concord are often glossed over in history books as the beginning of the American Revolution in April 1777. However, how they fit in with the events before and after the war are well worth reading about. This book provides a detailed look at these famous battles, including the mysterious first shot of the war, also called " the shot heard round the world." Beautiful portraits of the events, interesting sidebars offering more information, and a timeline of the entire war makes this a beneficial resource of this period in American history.

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  • Cuban Missile Crisis, The (14)
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    Cuban Missile Crisis, The (14)

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    . In 1962, people around the world, but especially in the United States, Cuba, and the Soviet Union, seemed to be holding their breath as they wondered if a nuclear war was about to erupt. US Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara later recalled that he thought October 27, 1962, "was the last Saturday I would ever see." This notable book, packed with interesting sidebars and fascinating facts, transports readers back to a time of political intrigue. Key figures such as John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, and Nikita Khrushchev are examined as well as related events such as the Bay of Pigs.

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  • Tet Offensive, The (14)
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    Tet Offensive, The (14)

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    . The Tet Offensive of 1968 was the turning point of the Vietnam War. It convinced many Americans that the war could not be won. In this book, readers will learn about the different factions of the war: the North Vietnamese Army, the Viet Cong, the South Vietnamese, and the American military forces. They will learn about the strategies of each side that led to the eventual fall of South Vietnam in 1975. Stunning photographs, sidebars delving into various aspects of the war, and a detailed timeline make this book a valuable look into a complicated conflict.

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  • How Woodrow Wilson Fought World War I (18)
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    How Woodrow Wilson Fought World War I (18)

    Woodrow Wilson led America into the First World War in 1917. Historians have debated his methods and motives ever since. This volume explores Wilson's complex personality and the immense challenges he faced. Through quotes and vivid examples, the reader sees America and the world in a time when it seemed everything might come apart. Wilson is central to the story, but the reader also experiences the leading generals and the common soldier as well as the "Big Four," the men who redrew the maps when the war ended.
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  • Thomas Paine: Fighting for American Independence (18)
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    Thomas Paine: Fighting for American Independence (18)

    Thomas Paine was the best-known rebel of his time. From England to America, and from America to France, he spread a doctrine of revolution and liberty. This volume uses inspiring quotes to highlight Paine's contributions. Through Paine's own words, along with photographs and primary documents, this text explores the American and French revolutions. In addition to Paine's contributions, the text also discusses the actions of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and others. Students will be guided through their reading with a glossary of important words, a timeline, and references for further reading on the topic.
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  • Compromises and Deals (19)
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    Compromises and Deals (19)

    Many pieces of important legislation are passed because of compromises and deals struck between lawmakers. The U.S. Constitution was created through a complex system of compromises, and this process continues in American government today. Readers get an inside look at this part of the political system as they discover historical and modern examples of influential compromises and deals. Sidebars and discussion questions invite readers to form their own point of view on this controversial part of the political process, and full-color photographs of famous politicians fill each page.
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  • Executive Orders (19)
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    Executive Orders (19)

    Although the U.S. Constitution set up a system of checks and balances, the president can sometimes act without the approval of Congress. When the president issues an executive order, they act on their own to manage the federal government, and this can affect many parts of life in the United States-from immigration policies to the military. How much power does the president actually have? Readers explore the answer to this question as they learn about the history of executive orders. Sidebars and discussion questions are included to encourage readers to think critically about this essential current events topic.
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  • Alma Woodsey Thomas: Painter and Educator (20)
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    Alma Woodsey Thomas: Painter and Educator (20)

    Born in Georgia at the end of the nineteenth century, Alma Woodsey Thomas defied society's expectations for black women. She did not marry, have children, or work as a domestic. Instead, Thomas was a teacher and an artist. Fascinated by nature and the universe, she could paint vivid scenes of everything from the trees in her yard to NASA's first moon landing. Readers will learn that she wouldn't win public acclaim for her art until later in life. Facing health problems and old age, Thomas managed to become one of the country's most influential artists.
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  • Miles Davis: Jazz Musician and Composer (20)
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    Miles Davis: Jazz Musician and Composer (20)

    A bandleader and trumpet player, Miles Davis was one of the twentieth century's greatest musicians. Performing with jazz greats like Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker early in his career, Davis expanded the idea of what jazz could be. His greatest albums redefined the genre, and members of his band, such as Wayne Shorter and Chick Corea, went on to become famous in their own right. Readers will learn that Davis also faced challenges, including rocky romances and a drug addiction he struggled to kick. Through it all, he found comfort in his music, which remains relevant decades after his death.
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  • Machines and Weaponry of the Vietnam War (13)
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    Machines and Weaponry of the Vietnam War (13)

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    . One of the longest and most controversial wars in American history, the Vietnam conflict, was a time of great advances in military technology. Readers explore the world of military machines and the science behind the United States’ battles in Vietnam. Full-color photographs will show readers the airplanes, artillery, and chemical weapons that powered the American attack. Firsthand accounts from soldiers who developed and operated these weapons will help readers understand how the development and application of technology can mean the difference between winning and losing the biggest battles in history.

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  • Edmonia Lewis: Internationally Renowned Sculptor (20)
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    Edmonia Lewis: Internationally Renowned Sculptor (20)

    Edmonia Lewis was a free woman of color who gained recognition as a sculptor during the Civil War. Of black and Native American heritage, she stood out in the largely white and male-dominated art world. At first, she struggled to find sculptors willing to mentor her, but Lewis was determined to succeed and opened an art studio in 1864. Her early works included busts of Native Americans and abolitionists, a community that helped her career thrive. Readers will learn that a move to Rome in 1866 raised her to international fame. Against all odds, she achieved unimaginable success as an artist. Inspire readers by introducing them to Edmonia Lewis.
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