Download Katherine Johnson (My Early Library: My Itty-Bitty Bio) by Virginia Loh-Hagan,Jeff Bane PDF

By Virginia Loh-Hagan,Jeff Bane

The My Itty-Bitty Bio sequence are biographies for the earliest readers. This booklet examines the lifetime of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson in an easy, age-appropriate method that would aid childrens strengthen observe popularity and studying abilities. contains a timeline, fundamental assets, and different informative backmatter.

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Download Dominican Heritage (21st Century Junior Library: Celebrating by Tamra Orr PDF

By Tamra Orr

Dominican historical past within the Celebrating range in My school room sequence explores the geography, languages, religions, nutrition, and tradition of the Dominican Republic in a enjoyable age-appropriate manner. scholars with Dominican history are an important and significant a part of the material of the USA and this ebook is helping foster empathy in all scholars and a multi-cultural group within the school room. word list, index, and extra backmatter aids additional learning.

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Download A History of US: The First Americans: Prehistory-1600 by Joy Hakim PDF

By Joy Hakim

Recommended by means of the typical center nation criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.

Thousands of years--way ahead of Christopher Columbus set sail--wandering tribes of hunters made their approach from Asia around the Bering land bridge to North the US. they did not realize it, yet that they had found a brand new international. the 1st americans is an interesting new edition of pre-Columbian local American existence, and it is an event of a life-time! Hunt seals with the Inuit; harvest corn on a cliff-top mesa; hunt the amazing buffalo; and set sail with Leif Erickson, Columbus, and all of the early nice explorers--Cabot, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Cortes, Henry the Navigator, and more--in this brilliantly informed tale of the United States ahead of it was once America.

About the Series:
Master storyteller pleasure Hakim has excited thousands of younger minds with the nice drama of yankee historical past in her award-winning sequence A historical past folks. urged by way of the typical middle country criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational textual content, A background people weaves jointly interesting tales that convey American heritage to existence. Hailed by means of reviewers, historians, educators, and oldsters for its fascinating, thought-provoking narrative, the books were famous as a break-through software in instructing background and demanding interpreting abilities to teenagers. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the twenty first century, children won't ever contemplate American historical past as dull again.

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Download African Traditional Religion (World Religions (Facts on by Aloysius Muzzanganda Lugira,Joanne O'Brien,Martin Palmer PDF

By Aloysius Muzzanganda Lugira,Joanne O'Brien,Martin Palmer

The African continent is domestic to greater than 6,000 diverse ethnic and cultural teams, every one with its personal non secular customs. but, those many traditions have universal foundations, together with a virtually common trust in a perfect Being, a detailed interconnection among the sacred and the nonsacred, and a wealthy oral culture that passes spiritual and moral teachings down during the generations. for hundreds of years, the indigenous religions of Africa have been at risk of extinction as different ideals, essentially Christianity and Islam, threatened to oppress some of the sects. this present day, a colourful resurgence of African conventional faith may be encountered all over the place in Africa, and leaders of African faith can brazenly set up and render non secular and therapeutic companies with no obstacles. In a transparent and finished demeanour, "African conventional faith, 3rd version" explores the numerous manifestations of African trust and their expressions, long ago and within the current, in addition to the hopes for the future.
Coverage contains: a few of the sects of African faith; results of the African continent; rituals and ideology; the arriving of colonists and missionaries; and the unfold of African faith to different countries.

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Download Passport to the World by Craig Froman PDF

By Craig Froman

shuttle the realm within the convenience of your personal Home

Here is an out-of-the-ordinary geographic trip of 26 language teams from Armenian to Zulu! observe quite a few cultures and customs, refill your passport with stickers from the nations you stopover at, and research that kids from around the globe are frequently much like you!

Did you know:

- The language trip begun simply over 4,000 years in the past on the Tower of Babel.
- there's a large slab of limestone in Bolivia that has a few 5,000 dinosaur footprints.
- a standard Christmas Eve dinner in Lithuania comprises 12 dishes, one for every of the Apostles.
- All Bengali literature was once rhymed verse if written ahead of the nineteenth century.

Passport to the realm is helping you come across humans and areas worldwide, together with proof approximately nations, their capital towns, maps, flags, populations, and religions. this can be a enjoyable and fact-filled event you could proportion with others via interactive video games integrated at the back of this booklet and on your personal passport.

Now, seize your passport and prepare, regular, and go!

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Download Freedom in Congo Square (Charlotte Zolotow Award) by Carole Boston Weatherford,R. Gregory Christie PDF

By Carole Boston Weatherford,R. Gregory Christie

Now to be had as an book with audio from the author! Winner of a Caldecott Honor, a Coretta Scott King Honor for representation, and selected as a New York Times Best Illustrated publication of 2016, this poetic, nonfiction tale a few little-known piece of African American historical past captures a human’s means to discover wish and pleasure in tricky conditions and demonstrates how New Orleans' Congo sq. was once really freedom’s heart.

Mondays, there have been hogs to slop,

mules to coach, and logs to chop.

Slavery was once no methods fair.

Six extra days to Congo Square.


As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust process in nineteenth century Louisiana, all of them counted down the times until eventually Sunday, whilst at the least for part an afternoon they have been in short capable of congregate in Congo sq. in New Orleans. right here they have been loose to establish an open industry, sing, dance, and play song. They have been unfastened to fail to remember their cares, their struggles, and their oppression. This tale chronicles slaves' tasks every day, from slicing logs on Mondays to baking bread on Wednesdays to plucking hens on Saturday, and builds to the liberty of Sundays and the distinctive adventure of a day spent in Congo sq.. This publication comprises audio from the writer, Carole Boston Weatherford, to boot as from Freddi Williams Evans (freddievans.com), a historian and Congo sq. specialist, who wrote the foreword. additionally integrated is a glossary of phrases with pronunciations and definitions.

AWARDS:
2017 Caldecott Honor winner

2017 Coretta Scott King Honor winner for illustration

New York Times Best Illustrated booklet of 2016

Kirkus Reviews Best ebook of 2016

School Library Journal Best e-book of 2016: Nonfiction

Starred experiences from School Library JournalBooklistKirkus Reviews, and The Horn publication Magazine

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Download V is for Volunteer: A Tennessee Alphabet (Discover America by Michael Shoulders,Bruce Langton PDF

By Michael Shoulders,Bruce Langton

From A to Z, you will discover Tennessee's mountains, track, and mammals. V is for Volunteer stimulates little ones to profit approximately their country via known Tennessee icons just like the Grand Ole Opry and Graceland. or even lifelong Tennesseans could examine whatever new concerning the Jubilee Singers and W.C. convenient. Illustrator Bruce Langton captures the wonder, average ask yourself, and heritage of the Volunteer country via his colourful work. With poetry for more youthful young children and expository textual content for older readers, writer and Tennessee educator Mike Shoulders stocks the $64000 classes of the path of Tears, Sequoyah and his alphabet and much more. V is for Volunteer will intrigue and style readers and Tennesseans of all ages!

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Download I am Harriet Tubman (Ordinary People Change the World) by Brad Meltzer,Christopher Eliopoulos PDF

By Brad Meltzer,Christopher Eliopoulos

Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal position within the struggle opposed to slavery is the topic of the fourteenth photo e-book during this New York Times bestselling biography series

This pleasant, enjoyable biography sequence specializes in the features that made our heroes great--the qualities that youngsters can aspire to so that it will reside heroically themselves. every one ebook tells the tale of 1 of America's icons in a full of life, conversational approach that works good for the youngest nonfiction readers and that often comprises the hero's formative years impacts. on the again are a good timeline and images. This quantity specializes in Harriet Tubman's courageous heroism as a part of the stream to abolish slavery. As one of many key gamers within the Underground Railroad, she helped enslaved African americans get away and locate freedom.

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