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John Edwards: Vice Presidential Hopeful
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 26716
ISBN: 978-0-635-02671-2
Format: Paperback
John Edwards was born in a small town in South Carolina. He grew up as a "country boy" but went on to go to college. In 2004 he was a candidate for Vice President of the United States. You could say he’s
George W. Bush: 43rd President of the United States
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 26740
ISBN: 978-0-635-02674-3
Format: Paperback
Did you know...George W. Bush is related to 16 former Presidents and five kings? George W. Bush is a deeply religious man? George W. Bush went to Yale and Harvard Universities? George W. Bush once owned the Texas Rangers baseball team? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
Margaret Mitchell: Author of Gone With the Wind
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 26767
ISBN: 978-0-635-02676-7
Format: Paperback
Did you know...Only two people other than Margaret Mitchell knew about Gone With the Wind? Margaret was paid $50,000 for the rights to make the movie? Margaret devoted much of her life to charity work in Atlanta? The house in which she wrote about Gone With the Wind is now a museum? Would you like to know more? Read and learn with this entertaining activity book.
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.