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Jesse Owens: African American Track & Field Super Star
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 26775
ISBN: 978-0-635-02677-4
Format: Paperback
Did You Know...Jesse Owens broke three world records and tied a fourth in less than one hour? Jesse broke three Olympic records and one world record in the 1936 Olympics? Jessee raced against thoroughbred horses before Negro League baseball games? Jessee was awarded the highest honor a civilian can receive, the Medal of Freedom? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book!
Shirley Chisholm: First African American Woman in Congress
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 2828X
ISBN: 978-0-635-02828-0
Format: Paperback
Did you know...Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman elected to Congress? Shirley grew up in Barbados? Shirley served four terms in Congress? Shirley was a nursery school teacher? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
Julia Ward Howe: Wrote 'The Battle Hymn of the Republic'
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28301
ISBN: 978-0-635-02830-3
Format: Paperback
Did you know...Julia Ward Howe was paid five dollars for the "Battle Hymm of the Republic?" Julia learned five languages? Julia fought to give women the right to vote? Julia helped improve sanitary conditions during the Civil War? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
Brooklyn Bridge: An Engineering Marvel
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28336
ISBN: 978-0-635-02833-4
Format: Paperback
Did you know...The Brooklyn Bridge is a National Historic Landmark? Tragedy struck both the father and son responsible for building the bridge? The Brooklyn Bridge was the first steel wire suspension bridge in the world? The first person to cross the bridge was a woman with a rooster in her lap? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
Empire State Building: Symbol of New York City
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28344
ISBN: 978-0-635-02834-1
Format: Paperback
Did you know...The Empire State Building is the tallest building in New York City? The Empire State Building has 6,500 windows? A military airplane crashed into the Empire State Building in 1945? A man climbed the outside of the building with no safety equipment in 1994? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
Statue of Liberty: Symbol of Freedom
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28352
ISBN: 978-0-635-02835-8
Format: Paperback
Did you know...The Statue of Liberty has a shoe sizse of 879? The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France? The Statue of Liberty arrived in the United States in 214 crates? Lady Liberty stands on broken chains? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
The Quilts of Gee's Bend: Gnerations of African American Quilters
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28395
ISBN: 978-0-635-02839-6
Format: Paperback
Did you know...That the quilters of Gee's Bend are all African Americans? That they learned their skill by passing it down one generation to the other? That they made quilts of "found" materials such as old work pants? That today many of these quilts hang in world-famous museums? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
Thomas West, Lord de La Warr: Virginia's Governor for Life
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28417
ISBN: 978-0-635-02841-9
Format: Paperback
Did you know...Thomas West was also known as Lord De La Warr? Lord De La Warr arrived just in time to save Jamestown from being abandoned? Lord De La Warr was the first governor of Virginia and was governor-for-life? The state of Delaware was named after Lord De La Warr? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
Anne Frank: A Girl and Her Diary
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28425
ISBN: 978-0-635-02842-6
Format: Paperback
Did you know...Anne wrote in her diary that she hoped to become a famous writer some day? Friends took food and supplies to the secret annex although it was very dangerous? A revolving door, hidden by a bookcase, was built to hide the entrance to the annex? Anne Frank's diary has been published in over 30 different languages? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
P.B.S. Pinchback: First African American Governor
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28468
ISBN: 978-0-635-02846-4
Format: Paperback
Did you know...P.B.S. Pinchback had 9 brothers and sisters? Pinchback had to work 3 jobs to help his family? Jean Toomer, a famous writer, was Pinchback's grandson? Pinchback was the first African American governor in the United States. Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
The Marsalis Family: The First Family of Jazz
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28492
ISBN: 978-0-635-02849-5
Format: Paperback
Did you know...New Orleans, Louisiana is the birth place of jazz music? There are six famous jazz musicians in the Marsalis family? Ellis Marsalis, Jr. is called a "Father of Jazz?" Wynton Marsalis became a famous musician even before his father did? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
Barack Obama: First African American President of the United States - 44th President
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 28530
ISBN: 978-0-635-02853-2
Format: Paperback
If Tiger Woods got kids to play golf, watch Obama get them interested in public service and politics! DID YOU KNOW?: Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii!…Barack graduated with honors from Harvard Law School!…Barack was a professor at the University of Chicago Law School!…Barack is only the fifth black U.S. senator in the history of the United States!