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What Was the March on Washington?
by Kathleen Krull
Describes the 1963 March on Washington, helmed by Martin Luther King, Jr., where over two hundred thousand people gathered to demand equal rights for all races, and explains why this event is still important in American history today.
Which Way to the Wild West?
by Steve Sheinkin
Presents the greatest adventures of America's Westward expansion, from the Louisiana Purchase and the gold rush to the Indian wars and life of the cowboy, as well as the everyday happenings that defined living on the frontier.
The Very First Americans
by Cara Ashrose
Briefly describes some of the hundreds of Indian tribes that lived across America before the arrival of Europeans.
Raise Your Voice: 12 Protests that Shaped America
by Jeffrey Kluger
Twelve stories of protests and marches--and the people, movements, and moments behind them--that shaped our country's history.
What's the Big Deal About Americans?
by Ruby Shamir
A look at what makes Americans distinct and what makes American society thrive for young readers.
America's Flag Story
by Karen S. Robbins
Uplifting verses and artwork combine in a respectful celebration of the American flag and its enduring symbolism of the collective hard work, innovation, courage and freedom of its immigrant founders.
Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler
by Steve Sheinkin
Abby and her stepbrother, Doc, must persuade Abraham Lincoln to play his part in history after one too many comments about history being boring cause him to go on strike.
What Is the Panama Canal?
by Janet B. Pascal
Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Panama Canal and its current status.
American History: A Visual Encyclopedia
by David C King
Offers a visual reference guide to American history, beginning with the first Native American cultures on the continent and ending in 2018.
It's show and tell, Dexter!
by Lindsay Ward
When his best friend Jack takes him to school for Show and Tell Day, Dexter worries that the other children won't like him and he tries to come up with a way to impress them.