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John F. Kennedy: America's Youngest Elected President
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 21277
ISBN: 978-0-635-02127-4
Format: Paperback
November 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Join us in commemorating the life and legacy of our late president. John F. Kennedy, one of America's most beloved presidents, led our nation through some difficult days before he was killed while in office. He created the Peace Corps and narrowly avoided a missile crisis with the Soviet Union. He was rescued from a deserted island during World War II and he nearly died of scarlet fever at the age of three. His death and life will always be remembered by the American people
Benjamin Banneker: Mathematical and Scientific Genius
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 21293
ISBN: 978-0-635-02129-8
Format: Paperback
Benjamin Banneker was one smart cookie! People traveled from miles around just to quiz him about mathematics, science, astronomy, you name it! Benjamin was even chosen by Thomas Jefferson to help design our country's capital city, Washington, D.C., many years ago!
Antonia C. Novello: First Female U.S. Surgeon General
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 21390
ISBN: 978-0-635-02139-7
Format: Paperback
Antonia Novello overcame great adversity to succeed. She became the first female and first Hispanic U.S. Surgeon General in history! After suffering illness as a child, Antonia became a doctor to help other sick people. Antonia even helped to create health laws. Now she works to improve the health of people around the world!
Charles Lindbergh: Legendary American Pilot
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 21307
ISBN: 978-0-635-02130-4
Format: Paperback
Charles Lindbergh is one of America's most famous pilots. He broke records left and right! Charles was a talented pilot, but he was also an author, inventor, and environmentalist. Keep reading to find out more about the exciting life of "Lone Eagle" Charles Lindbergh!
Amelia Earhart: Female Aviator Extraordinaire
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 21315
ISBN: 978-0-635-02131-1
Format: Paperback
Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean! Learn about the mysterious life and fascinating accomplishments of Amelia Earhart!
Sacagawea: Native American Heroine
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 21439
ISBN: 978-0-635-02143-4
Format: Paperback
Sacagawea is one of my favorite heroines in American history. She was a Shoshone Indian guide on the Lewis & Clark expedition. Even though she suffered many difficult experiences during her life, people remember her intelligence and surviving spirit because she kept going despite all the odds.
The Legend of the Candy Cane
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 21242
ISBN: 978-0-635-02124-3
Format: Paperback
What do you think of when you see a candy cane? Why, Christmas of course! Who invented the candy canes and how did they get their unique design and flavor? Here's the storyÖdating all the way back to a Christmas more than 300 years ago.
Christmas Traditions Around the World
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 21544
ISBN: 978-0-635-02154-0
Format: Paperback
What special Christmas traditions does your family share? In the United States of America, families decorate their homes with lights and wreaths. They decorate a Christmas tree and hang Christmas Stockings too. On Christmas Eve, many people attend candlelight church services and children go to bed early to wait for Santa Claus. Children wake up early to open Christmas presents on Christmas morning, then everyone eats a big feast of their favorite Christmas foods. Read more to discover how Christmas is celebrated around the world!
Christmas Recipes From the Past
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 21536
ISBN: 978-0-635-02153-3
Format: Paperback
Over the centuries, immigrants have brought Christmas traditions from around the world to the United States. Many of the recipes in this book come from other countries. As our country grew, these new traditions spread quickly. Folks used to visit each other more often, sit a spell, and enjoy homemade desserts in the parlor. Food is a celebration to observe each day!
Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23539
ISBN: 978-0-635-02353-7
Format: Paperback
Clara Barton is one of the most selfless humanitarians that America has ever known. She bravely nursed thousands of wounded soldiers, from both sides, during the Civil War. Clara even founded the American Red Cross! Read more about Clara Barton, one of my favorite heroines.
Sojourner Truth: Religious Abolitionist
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23555
ISBN: 978-0-635-02355-1
Format: Paperback
Sojourner Truth was a brave woman! She boldly preached a message of equality to anyone who would listen. She thought that all people should be treated the same, whether white or black, male or female. Sojourner traveled hundreds of miles to spread her important message to others. It even reached you!
John Adams: America's Second President
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 23571
ISBN: 978-0-635-02357-5
Format: Paperback
John Adams was our nation’s first vice president and the second president. He helped our nation avoid a long war with France and England and worked to keep peace in America. We remember him for his patriotic efforts to make and keep America independent!