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  • Mexican Americansby Michael J. Schroeder; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    How have Mexican immigrants reshaped the US? What is their history and culture? Why did they leave their homeland? Focusing on the human side of the story, this work probes these questions by tracing the lives of ordinary and not-so-ordinary people. Featuring photographs, it points the way to a journey into the Mexican-American experience. more...

  • Filipino Americansby Jon Sterngass; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    In the early 2000s, Filipinos made up the second-largest immigrant group in the US and the third largest in Canada. In the early 1900s, they worked as agricultural laborers, cannery workers and sailors. Since 1970, they worked in such fields as computer programming and nursing. This book examines their history, culture, trials and successes. more...

  • Egyptby Joseph J. Hobbs; Aswin Subanthore

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Egypt lies at a crossroads between Africa, Asia, and Europe and is the largest country in the Middle East. Egypt's other geographical feature is its deserts. The Nile helped in the cultivation of crops, while the deserts helped keep Egypt isolated. This work explores the people, culture, history, environment, economy, and government of Egypt. more...

  • Englandby Alan Allport; George Wingfield

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    From its early days as the world's leading naval power to the period when it served as the center of the Industrial Revolution, England has long been one of the world's most influential countries. Featuring photographs and maps, this book presents an exploration of the people, culture, history, geography, economy, and government of this nation. more...

  • Korean Americansby Anne Soon Choi

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    Korean Americans are the fourth-largest Asian group in the US. This title focuses on this important group, its history, culture, and contributions, and includes profiles of such notables as Jay Kim, who, in 1993, became the first Korean American elected to Congress, and ABC News anchor, Ju Ju Chang. more...

  • Connecticutby Katherine M. Doherty

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 35.00

    To understand how the United States came together as a nation, students must first acquaint themselves with the original 13 colonies - and how each of these colonies followed its own path to the ratification of the Constitution. Each book in this set highlights the people, places, and events that were important to the development of each colony. more...

  • The Central Intelligence Agencyby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Takes readers on a journey through the historical corridors of the The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). From the days of Wild Bill Donovan and the OSS to the war against terrorism, this title introduces some of the CIA's key players and reveals how intelligence has been a critical component in America's foreign policy. more...

  • The Road to Thereby Val Ross

    Tundra 2009; US$ 15.95

    Winner of the 2004 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian children’s non-fiction Honor Book for the Society of School Librarians International’s Best Book Award – Social Studies, Grades 7-12 Shortlisted for the Children's Literature Roundtable Information Book of the Year 2003 winner of the Mr. Christie’s Book Award Seal Shortlisted for the 2004 Norma... more...

  • Ghost Mysteriesby Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld; Nathan Hale

    Aladdin 2009; US$ 5.99

    Readers will delve deep—if they dare—into the history of ghosts and their portrayal in literature, art, and pop culture. From the spooky world of haunted castles to the subject of ghost-hunting, this book explores this fascinating subject through stories, facts, and pictures. Perfect for year-round reading—not just at Halloween—this book is sure to... more...

  • Heading Westby Pat McCarthy

    Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 13.99

    Tracing the vivid saga of Native American and pioneer men, women, and children, this guide covers the colonial beginnings of the westward expansion to the last of the homesteaders in the late 20th century. Dozens of firsthand accounts from journals and autobiographies of the era form a rich and detailed story that shows how life in the backwoods... more...