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  • The Third Chimpanzee for Young Peopleby Jared Diamond; Rebecca Stefoff

    Seven Stories Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    At some point during the last 100,000 years, humans began exhibiting traits and behavior that distinguished us from other animals, eventually creating language, art, religion, bicycles, spacecraft, and nuclear weapons?all within a heartbeat of evolutionary time. Now, faced with the threat of nuclear weapons and the effects of climate change, it seems... more...

  • Ten Mile Dayby Mary Ann Fraser; Mary Ann Fraser

    Square Fish 2016; US$ 10.99

    On May 10, 1869, the final spike in North America's first transcontinental railroad was driven home at Promontory Summit, Utah. Illustrated with the author's carefully researched, evocative paintings, here is a great adventure story in the history of the American West--the day Charles Crocker staked $10,000 on the crews' ability to lay a world record... more...

  • Chinese Cinderellaby Adeline Yen Mah

    Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 9.99

    A riveting memoir of a girl's painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s. A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful... more...

  • Disastersby Brenda Z. Guiberson; Brenda Z. Guiberson

    Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2010; US$ 13.99

    Natural and man-made disasters have the power to destroy thousands of lives very quickly. Both as they unfold and in the aftermath, these forces of nature astonish the rest of the world with their incredible devastation and magnitude. In this collection of ten well-known catastrophes such as the great Chicago fire, the sinking of the Titanic, and... more...

  • A History of US: Making Thirteen Coloniesby Joy Hakim

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    All kinds of people are coming to America. If you're European, you come in search of freedom or riches. If you're African, you come in chains. And what about the Indians, what is happening to them? Soon with the influx of so many people, thirteen unique colonies are born, each with its own story. Meet Pocahontas and John Smith in Jamestown. Join William... more...

  • Cambridge International AS Level European History 1789?1917by Russell Williams

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 25.00 US$ 20.50

    Cambridge International AS Level History is a new series of three books that offers complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS level History syllabus (code 9389). more...

  • Written in Boneby Sally M. Walker

    Lerner Publishing Group 2009; US$ 22.70

    Award-winning author Sally M. Walker works alongside scientists as they excavate colonial-era graves and examine fragile 400-year-old skeletons. See what they can determine about these early Americans—a ship's captain, an indentured servant, and others—from studying their bones. more...

  • AQA GCSE History: Elizabethan England, c1568-1603by Wesley Royle

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 15.99

    Create a stimulating, well-paced teaching route through the 2016 GCSE History specification using this tailor-made series that draws on a legacy of market-leading history textbooks and the individual subject specialisms of the author team to inspire student success. - Motivate your students to deepen their subject knowledge through an engaging... more...

  • Abner Doubledayby Montrew Dunham; Cathy Morrison

    Patria Press, Inc 2005; US$ 7.95

    Young readers will share Abner Doubleday's enthusiasm and love of baseball and recognize him as a heroic general who fought bravely in two wars in this installation of the Young Patriots series. An early adapter of modern baseball rules, Abner adored the sport and helped bring it into mainstream American sporting life. As a boy, he loved nothing more... more...

  • History for the IB Diploma: Political Developments in the Americas after the Second World War 1945?79by Nick Fellows; Mike Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 16.00 US$ 13.12

    An exciting series that covers selected topics from the Higher Level options in the IB History syllabus. more...