DK Eyewitness Books First Ladies

DK Eyewitness Books  First Ladies Author Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN-10 1465458514
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Discover the fascinating spouses of the nation's presidents--from early patriots to infuential leaders.



DK Eyewitness Books First Ladies Library Edition

DK Eyewitness Books  First Ladies  Library Edition Author Amy Pastan
ISBN-10 1465458522
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Discover the fascinating spouses of the nation's presidents--from early patriots to infuential leaders.



First Ladies

First Ladies Author Dk Editors
ISBN-10 0606398945
Release 2017-01-03
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For use in schools and libraries only. From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, meet the 46 exceptional women who made their mark on the White House in DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies. See how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making. Filled with amazing facts, full-color photographs of personal mementos, family pictures, and campaign memorabilia, DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies is a visual tour through US history.



Presidents

Presidents Author James Barber
ISBN-10 060639897X
Release 2017-01-03
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For use in schools and libraries only. An informative and visual guide to America's highest office, DK Eyewitness Books: Presidents explores the history of the White House and the 45 presidents who have served in it, and features a spread about the nation's new president, elected in November 2016. Follow the early lives and political careers of the US presidents and see how they came into office, with full-color photographs of campaign memorabilia, family portraits, handwritten letters, mementos, and more. DK Eyewitness Books: Presidents looks at key players, political events, and historic moments throughout each president's term. Learn how each commander in chief lead the United States through war, political turmoil, and times of peace with full-page spreads and easy-to-understand information about America's history.



What s the Big Deal About First Ladies

What s the Big Deal About First Ladies Author Ruby Shamir
ISBN-10 9780399547294
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 32
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First Ladies are more than just wives of U.S. presidents! This fun, kid-friendly book of trivia and history shows that First Ladies help influence America in ways both large and small. Did you know that Mary Todd Lincoln hated slavery and helped to end it in America? Or that Edith Wilson helped decode secret messages during World War I? How about that Sarah Polk didn’t let anyone dance in the White House while she was first lady? It’s true! In addition to being hostesses, advocates, ambassadors, activists, patriots, and role-models, each first lady put her own stamp on the White House—and on our country. In this fun-filled, fact-filled book, you can find out just what made each first lady unique and why they were so important. As it turns out, first ladies are a pretty big deal after all! This book is perfect for fans of So You Want to be President? and Rad American Women from A-Z:Rebels, Trailbalzers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History...And Our Future, and is a great entry point to discussing elections, inaugurations, and all aspects of the White House with children. Praise for What's the Big Deal About First Ladies: ★ "A breezy way to, as Abigail Adams urged, 'remember the ladies.'" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "This title does an excellent job of highlighting the important roles that these women played throughout history....A delightful introduction to America’s first ladies for elementary U.S. history collections." --School Library Journal "Packed with interesting facts and illustrated with style, this upbeat overview of America’s First Ladies will entertain kids intrigued by history." --Booklist



Civil War

Civil War Author John E. Stanchak
ISBN-10 0789463024
Release 2000
Pages 64
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Detailed illustrations, informative annotations, and more provide young readers with a comprehensive examination of the war between the Union and Confederate armies.



DK Eyewitness Books Archeology

DK Eyewitness Books  Archeology Author Jane McIntosh
ISBN-10 9780756669843
Release 2000-05-31
Pages 64
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Without the help of archeologists throughout time, very little would be known about some of the world’s greatest civilizations. Archeology, with its carefully developed preservation techniques, is responsible for uncovering artifacts like the Greek sculptures and Native American weaponry we see in museums everyday. Be an “eyewitness” to the fascinating world of archeology. See a loaf of bread preserved for 2,000 years, the first humanskeleton ever discovered, a corroded cannon from a shipwreck, and a reconstructed helmet made of gold, silver and bronze. Learn about carbon dating, how to tell the difference between a fake and the real thing, why tombs were plundered, and the secrets behind standing stones. Discover where the world''s first iron bridge was built, how a dig is organized, a "ghost ship''s" impression in the sand, how rescue evacuations are carried out, and much, much more! Discover the world of archeology how to piece together civilizations of the past and why it matters today



DK Eyewitness Books Submarine

DK Eyewitness Books  Submarine Author Neil Mallard
ISBN-10 9780756667979
Release 2003-12-01
Pages 64
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Discover the fascinating history of submarines and submersibles, from the first workable designs of the 16th century to Cold War vesselsarmed with nuclear missiles. Find out how these stealthy watercraft work and what it’s like to live below the waves in this unique and exciting guide that was created in association with the U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum. Colorfulphotographs illustrate the technology used to build and navigate submarines andthe many ways they are used today. Take a look at the inside of a nuclear submarine, learn what a submariner’s daily life is like, discover what we may find in the vast, unexplored regions of the ocean, and much, much more! Discover the secret underwater world of submarines and submersibles



Shakespeare

Shakespeare Author Peter Chrisp
ISBN-10 IND:30000081652632
Release 2002
Pages 64
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An addition to a popular nonfiction series presents the life and work of the English playwright William Shakespeare and provides information about the theater of sixteenth-century London.



Islam

Islam Author Philip Wilkinson
ISBN-10 PSU:000054347977
Release 2002-09-24
Pages 64
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Artifacts, artwork, sacred objects, and modern-day photographs combine to help readers explore the traditions, culture, and history of one of the world's greatest and complex religions.



World War II

World War II Author Simon Adams
ISBN-10 0756607434
Release 2004-08-02
Pages 72
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Provides a concise history of World War II including information about the Holocaust, the code-breaking Enigma, and the deadly V2 rocket.



Mummy

Mummy Author James Putnam
ISBN-10 078945856X
Release 2000
Pages 63
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Documents the history and significance of mummies, both natural and man-made, and describes the principles and ceremonies associated with them.



Money

Money Author Joe Cribb
ISBN-10 0789465671
Release 2000-04-01
Pages 64
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Examines, in text and photographs, the symbolic and material meaning of money, from shekels, shells, and beads to gold, silver, checks, and credit cards. Also discusses how coins and banknotes are made, the value of money during wartime, and how to collect coins.



Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece Author Anne Pearson
ISBN-10 1409343650
Release 2014
Pages 72
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Engaging and entertaining reference guide about Ancient Greece - perfect for younger readers. From famous Gods to the inside of temples, let your child get all the homework help they need, and learn all about Ancient Greece with this comprehensive reference book for kids. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition, Eyewitness Ancient Greece is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book engaging and educational for your child.



World War I

World War I Author Simon Adams
ISBN-10 9781405373296
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 72
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DK Eyewitness World War 1 is an exciting and informative guide to the Great War that centred on Europe between 1914-1918. Stunning real-life photographs, illustrating the people, places and stories, offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the conflict dubbed the 'war to end all wars'. From disaster to victory, show your child what life was like as a soldier and how they survived in the muddy trenches. They'll also discover all about the world-changing events that led to the start of the conflict. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about World War 1. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.dk.com/clipart.



Jungle

Jungle Author Theresa Greenaway
ISBN-10 0789466031
Release 2000-06-01
Pages 63
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Provides a close-up look at the extraordinary inhabitants of Earth's endangered rain forests, from huge spiders that stalk birds to tiny antelopes that can leap nine feet in the air.



Presidents

Presidents Author James Barber
ISBN-10 078945243X
Release 2000
Pages 64
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Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.