Category: Geography Cultures

African Americans and the Civil War (The Civil War: a Nation by Ronald A. Reis

By Ronald A. Reis

This e-book tells of the contribution of African americans to the reason for the Union within the American Civil struggle. in the beginning kept away from, loose blacks and ex-slaves ultimately donned uniforms and fought in additional than four hundred battles. regardless of blatant prejudice and discrimination, they proved their valour and contributed highly to the luck of the Union.

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The Rocky Mountains (Lightning Bolt Books - Famous Places) by Jeffrey Zuehlke

By Jeffrey Zuehlke

Were you aware that the Rocky Mountains variety is greater than 3,000 miles lengthy? It stretches all of the approach from Canada within the north to New Mexico within the south. a few humans name them the «Backbone of North America.» yet how have been they shaped? What prompted their peaks to upward thrust so excessive? learn this booklet to determine! Age variety: 6 and up

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The Great Lakes (Lightning Bolt Books - Famous Places) by Janet Piehl

By Janet Piehl

Have you learnt the place to discover the worlds biggest freshwater lake? Or which lake has greater than thirty thousand islands? prepare to discover the nice Lakes! humans depend upon the lakes for nutrition, enjoyable, and transportation. simply how have been the nice Lakes shaped? And what difficulties do the lakes face? learn this publication to determine! For age 6 and up.

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Kimchi & Calamari by Rose Kent

By Rose Kent

Kimchi and calamari. It appears like a unusual nutrients fusion of Korean and Italian food, and it truly is precisely how Joseph Calderaro feels approximately himself. Why would not an followed Korean drummer—comic e-book junkie suppose like a blend platter given: (1) his face within the replicate (2) his proud Italian kin. And now Joseph has to write down an essay approximately his ancestors for social stories. All he understands is that his start kin shipped his diapered butt on a airplane to the us. finish of tale. yet what he writes ends up in a disaster messier than a desk of shattered dishes—and self-discovery that Joseph by no means can have imagined.

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A Penny's Worth by Nancy DeRosa

By Nancy DeRosa

Penny constantly knew she were brief replaced correct from the beginning. Her mom made up our minds from an early age that Penny could by no means volume to a lot. Already in her overdue thirties, lonely and unsatisfied, Penny seems to be set to fulfil her mother's prophecy. yet then she takes control... one small step triggers a sequence of adjustments, and he or she starts to adventure the existence she has longed for. most significantly she stops hearing a person who tells her she cannot do it, simply because Penny is worthy a lot more than that. A Penny's worthy is a enjoyable, fast-moving, wise-cracking story of self esteem. A hugely profitable learn

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