A biography of Revolutionary War general and first President of the United States, George Washington, focusing on his use of spies to gather intelligence that helped the colonies win the war.
- Auteur:Allen, Thomas B.Sommaire:
- Auteur:Issaluk, JohnnySommaire:
Traditionally Inuit played games in order to be physically and mentally prepared for freezing weather, strenuous hunts and other grueling conditions.
- Auteur:Paxmann, ChristineSommaire:
Children will be utterly absorbed by this journey through the history of architecture, from the earliest mud huts to today's soaring towers. Chronologically arranged, this large-format book gives each iconic building its own double-page...
- Auteur:Smedman, LisaSommaire:
Climb aboard and discover how these two-wheeled wonders spawned subcultures that continue to flourish today. From early endurance contests that catapulted Harley-Davidson to fame to pulp novels featuring rugged biker heroes, you'll...
- Auteur:Kaner, EttaSommaire:
- Auteur:Bausum, Ann.Sommaire:
Bausum compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. The book shows how a common interest in justice created the...
- Auteur:Jordan-Fenton, ChristySommaire:
Eight-year-old Margaret Pokiak has set her sights on learning to read, even though it means leaving her village in the high Arctic. Faced with unceasing pressure, her father finally agrees to let her make the five-day journey to attend...
- Auteur:Thomas, PeggySommaire:
Besides being a general and the first president of the United States, George Washington was also a farmer. His efforts to create a self-sufficient farm at Mount Vernon, Virginia, mirrored his struggle to form a new nation. Excerpts from...
- Auteur:Clark, SherrylSommaire:
Farm is Mum and Dad, rising early. Farm is milk truck, rumbling over bridge. Farm is me, running wide and free. The family farm is the only life Zac knows. To him it's space, blue skies, cows, hay and the creek. But the drought...
- Auteur:Reilly, Kathleen M.Sommaire:
Introduces readers to the history and science behind the world's energy sources, including petroleum, natural gas, wind, hydropower, solar, and geothermal, through hands-on projects using common household items.
- Auteur:Freedman, RussellSommaire:
A biography of the first wife of a president to have a public life and career of her own.
- Auteur:Hale, ChristySommaire:
A collection of concrete poetry, illustrations, and photographs that shows how young children's constructions, created as they play, are reflected in notable works of architecture from around the world.
- Auteur:Say, AllenSommaire:
Part memoir, part graphic novel, part narrative history, Caldecott Medalist Allen Say chronicles his journey as an artist during WWII when he apprenticed under Noro Shinpei, Japan's premier cartoonist.
- Auteur:Horn, BerndSommaire:
The story of a little-known Canadian victory in the Second Boer War. In the fall of 1899, Britain entered the Second Anglo-Boer War in South Africa confident that its army would make short work of a collection of armed farmers. However...
- Auteur:Olson, K. C.Sommaire:
Introduces numbers and subtraction as the reader counts construction equipment from ten to one.
- Auteur:Shecter, VickySommaire:
Examines the life of Cleopatra, discussing her rule at an early age, alliances, acquisition of land for Egypt, enemies, and other related topics.
- Auteur:Yee, PaulSommaire:
In this enchanting collection of fairy tales, including original stories and interpretations of Chinese folklore by master storyteller Paul Yee, a glorious procession of characters - peasants, ghosts, merchants, demons, villagers and...
- Auteur:Elliott, LynneSommaire:
Provides an overview of the types of games children played during the Middle Ages.
- Auteur:Arnold, NickSommaire:
Science doesn't have to be all about boring lab reports and tiresome test tube measurements - it can be fun, explosive, and really gross. Just think about the old alchemists who tried to turn urine into gold or the acids that can burn...
- Auteur:Hansen, RosannaSommaire:
Rosanna Hansen explains the work that she and others are doing to protect cheetahs.