Winner of the first Newbery Medal, this book revolutionized methods of telling history by recounting history as living news, relating everything in the past to the present, writing informally, and making world history exciting.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
- Author:Van Loon, Hendrik WillemSummary:
- Author:Murphy, Jim.Summary:
First-hand accounts that include diary entries and personal letters describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.
- Author:St. George, JudithSummary:
Have you ever thought about being President of the United States? There are good things and bad things about the job. One good thing is you get to live in a giant house with a movie theater, swimming pool, and even a bowling alley! But...
- Author:Chambers, VeronicaSummary:
Before they were activists, they were just like you and me. From Frederick Douglass to Malala Yousafzai, Joan of Arc to John Lewis, these remarkable figures show us what it means to take a stand and say no to injustice, proving that any...
- Author:Harrison, VashtiSummary:
Featuring the true stories of forty women creators, from writers and artists to inventors and scientists, this audiobook inspires as it educates. Listeners will meet trailblazers--some known, some likely not--all of whom had a lasting...