DK Eyewitness Books First Ladies

DK Eyewitness Books  First Ladies Author Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN-10 1465458514
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Discover the fascinating spouses of the nation's presidents--from early patriots to infuential leaders.



DK Eyewitness Books First Ladies Library Edition

DK Eyewitness Books  First Ladies  Library Edition Author Amy Pastan
ISBN-10 1465458522
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Discover the fascinating spouses of the nation's presidents--from early patriots to infuential leaders.



First Ladies

First Ladies Author Dk Editors
ISBN-10 0606398945
Release 2017-01-03
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For use in schools and libraries only. From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, meet the 46 exceptional women who made their mark on the White House in DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies. See how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making. Filled with amazing facts, full-color photographs of personal mementos, family pictures, and campaign memorabilia, DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies is a visual tour through US history.



Presidents

Presidents Author James Barber
ISBN-10 060639897X
Release 2017-01-03
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For use in schools and libraries only. An informative and visual guide to America's highest office, DK Eyewitness Books: Presidents explores the history of the White House and the 45 presidents who have served in it, and features a spread about the nation's new president, elected in November 2016. Follow the early lives and political careers of the US presidents and see how they came into office, with full-color photographs of campaign memorabilia, family portraits, handwritten letters, mementos, and more. DK Eyewitness Books: Presidents looks at key players, political events, and historic moments throughout each president's term. Learn how each commander in chief lead the United States through war, political turmoil, and times of peace with full-page spreads and easy-to-understand information about America's history.



What s the Big Deal About First Ladies

What s the Big Deal About First Ladies Author Ruby Shamir
ISBN-10 9780399547294
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 32
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First Ladies are more than just wives of U.S. presidents! This fun, kid-friendly book of trivia and history shows that First Ladies help influence America in ways both large and small. Did you know that Mary Todd Lincoln hated slavery and helped to end it in America? Or that Edith Wilson helped decode secret messages during World War I? How about that Sarah Polk didn’t let anyone dance in the White House while she was first lady? It’s true! In addition to being hostesses, advocates, ambassadors, activists, patriots, and role-models, each first lady put her own stamp on the White House—and on our country. In this fun-filled, fact-filled book, you can find out just what made each first lady unique and why they were so important. As it turns out, first ladies are a pretty big deal after all! This book is perfect for fans of So You Want to be President? and Rad American Women from A-Z:Rebels, Trailbalzers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History...And Our Future, and is a great entry point to discussing elections, inaugurations, and all aspects of the White House with children. Praise for What's the Big Deal About First Ladies: ★ "A breezy way to, as Abigail Adams urged, 'remember the ladies.'" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "This title does an excellent job of highlighting the important roles that these women played throughout history....A delightful introduction to America’s first ladies for elementary U.S. history collections." --School Library Journal "Packed with interesting facts and illustrated with style, this upbeat overview of America’s First Ladies will entertain kids intrigued by history." --Booklist



DK Eyewitness Books Archeology

DK Eyewitness Books  Archeology Author Jane McIntosh
ISBN-10 9780756669843
Release 2000-05-31
Pages 64
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Without the help of archeologists throughout time, very little would be known about some of the world’s greatest civilizations. Archeology, with its carefully developed preservation techniques, is responsible for uncovering artifacts like the Greek sculptures and Native American weaponry we see in museums everyday. Be an “eyewitness” to the fascinating world of archeology. See a loaf of bread preserved for 2,000 years, the first humanskeleton ever discovered, a corroded cannon from a shipwreck, and a reconstructed helmet made of gold, silver and bronze. Learn about carbon dating, how to tell the difference between a fake and the real thing, why tombs were plundered, and the secrets behind standing stones. Discover where the world''s first iron bridge was built, how a dig is organized, a "ghost ship''s" impression in the sand, how rescue evacuations are carried out, and much, much more! Discover the world of archeology how to piece together civilizations of the past and why it matters today



DK Eyewitness Books Submarine

DK Eyewitness Books  Submarine Author Neil Mallard
ISBN-10 9780756667979
Release 2003-12-01
Pages 64
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Discover the fascinating history of submarines and submersibles, from the first workable designs of the 16th century to Cold War vesselsarmed with nuclear missiles. Find out how these stealthy watercraft work and what it’s like to live below the waves in this unique and exciting guide that was created in association with the U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum. Colorfulphotographs illustrate the technology used to build and navigate submarines andthe many ways they are used today. Take a look at the inside of a nuclear submarine, learn what a submariner’s daily life is like, discover what we may find in the vast, unexplored regions of the ocean, and much, much more! Discover the secret underwater world of submarines and submersibles



Climate Change

Climate Change Author John Woodward
ISBN-10 0756637708
Release 2008-06-30
Pages 72
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Discusses the causes and effects of climate change and global warming and what can be done to mitigate their effects.



Presidents

Presidents Author James Barber
ISBN-10 078945243X
Release 2000
Pages 64
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Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.



A Kids Guide to America s First Ladies

A Kids  Guide to America s First Ladies Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780062381088
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 256
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Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award-winner Kathleen Krull is an expert at bringing history to life in her engaging titles and series, including Women Who Broke the Rules, Lives of . . . , Giants of Science, and A Kid’s Guide to America’s Bill of Rights. This time, she introduces readers to the women of the White House in A Kid’s Guide to America’s First Ladies! The book includes a section introducing kids to Melania Trump. Find out what our country’s First Ladies thought, did, and advocated for as they moved into the White House. Why did the Patriots love Martha Washington? What causes did Eleanor Roosevelt support and lead? What did Jacqueline Kennedy do to establish her legacy long after she left the White House? How did Hillary Clinton turn her role as First Lady into a political career of her own? Packed with anecdotes and sidebars, a timeline of the advancement of women’s rights, and humorous illustrations and portraits, Kathleen Krull’s introduction to the First Ladies of the United States brings vividly to life the women to hold the role as they paved the way for American women in times of change.



Rescuing the Children

Rescuing the Children Author Deborah Hodge
ISBN-10 9781770493667
Release 2012-10-09
Pages 64
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This important book tells the story of how ten thousand Jewish children were rescued out of Nazi Europe just before the outbreak of World War 2. They were saved by the Kindertransport — a rescue mission that transported the children (or Kinder) from Nazi-ruled countries to safety in Britain. The book includes real-life accounts of the children and is illustrated with archival photographs, paintings of pre-war Nazi Germany by artist, Hans Jackson, and original art by the Kinder commemorating their rescue.



World War II

World War II Author Simon Adams
ISBN-10 0756607434
Release 2004-08-02
Pages 72
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Provides a concise history of World War II including information about the Holocaust, the code-breaking Enigma, and the deadly V2 rocket.



Roman Diary

Roman Diary Author Richard Platt
ISBN-10 1844287378
Release 2009
Pages 64
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The year is AD 107 and Iliona, an educated Greek girl, has been orphaned and sold as a slave in Rome. Apart from her diary, she hasn't a friend in the world. But the family she works for are not unkind, and as Iliona begins to make friends and look around her, she discovers that the city at the heart of the empire is a fascinating place.



The Emperor s Silent Army

The Emperor s Silent Army Author Jane O'Connor
ISBN-10 UOM:39076002344245
Release 2002
Pages 48
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Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.



Titanic

Titanic Author Simon Adams
ISBN-10 1465420576
Release 2014-06-16
Pages 72
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Offers detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912.



Eyewitness Fossil

Eyewitness Fossil Author Paul D. Taylor
ISBN-10 0756606810
Release 2004
Pages 72
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A photo essay about different types of fossils, including bacteria, algae, birds, mammals and more.



DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA Author DK
ISBN-10 9780241314500
Release 2017-06-01
Pages 784
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Plan the ultimate trip to the vast and varied landscape of the United States with the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA. Submerge yourself in American history at New York's Ellis Island, devour delicious Creole cuisine in New Orleans, go hiking in Yosemite National Park, or revel in a Route 66 road trip. Whatever's on your stateside bucket list, the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA has it covered. A wealth of inspiring ideas enables you to devise your own itinerary and plan the best places to visit in the USA, including its spectacular national parks and cosmopolitan cities. Sights are showcased with fantastic photography, illustrations and detailed descriptions, while reviews of hotels, restaurants and shops, plus comprehensive travel information and over 100 detailed maps, will all help you plan a memorable trip. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA covers: New York City, New York State, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New England, Boston, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Washington, DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, Miami, The Gold & Treasure Coasts, Orlando & The Space Coast, The Panhandle, The Gulf Coast, The Everglades & The Keys, The Deep South, New Orleans, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, The great Lakes, Chicago, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, The Great Plains, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, The Southwest, Las Vegas, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, The Rockies, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, The Pacific Northwest, Washington, Oregon, California, Los Angeles, San Diego, The Deserts, Central Coast, San Francisco, The Wine Country, Northern California, The Gold Country, The High Sierras, Alaska and Hawai'i.