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.



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.



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.



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.



A Kids Guide to America s First Ladies

A Kids  Guide to America s First Ladies Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780062381088
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 256
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Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award-winner Kathleen Krull is an expert at bringing history to life in her engaging titles and series, including Women Who Broke the Rules, Lives of . . . , Giants of Science, and A Kid’s Guide to America’s Bill of Rights. This time, she introduces readers to the women of the White House in A Kid’s Guide to America’s First Ladies! The book includes a section introducing kids to Melania Trump. Find out what our country’s First Ladies thought, did, and advocated for as they moved into the White House. Why did the Patriots love Martha Washington? What causes did Eleanor Roosevelt support and lead? What did Jacqueline Kennedy do to establish her legacy long after she left the White House? How did Hillary Clinton turn her role as First Lady into a political career of her own? Packed with anecdotes and sidebars, a timeline of the advancement of women’s rights, and humorous illustrations and portraits, Kathleen Krull’s introduction to the First Ladies of the United States brings vividly to life the women to hold the role as they paved the way for American women in times of change.



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



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



Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt

Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt Author Gare Thompson
ISBN-10 9781101639955
Release 2004-01-05
Pages 112
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For a long time, the main role of First Ladies was to act as hostesses of the White House...until Eleanor Roosevelt. Born in 1884, Eleanor was not satisfied to just be a glorified hostess for her husband, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Eleanor had a voice, and she used it to speak up against poverty and racism. She had experience and knowledge of many issues, and fought for laws to help the less fortunate. She had passion, energy, and a way of speaking that made people listen, and she used these gifts to campaign for her husband and get him elected president-four times! A fascinating historical figure in her own right, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the role of First Lady forever.



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.



Books in Print 2005 2006

Books in Print  2005 2006 Author Michael Cairns
ISBN-10 0835247368
Release 2005
Pages 12275
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Books in Print 2005 2006 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Books in Print 2005 2006 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Books in Print 2005 2006 book for free.



Civil War

Civil War Author John E. Stanchak
ISBN-10 078946988X
Release 2000-10-01
Pages 64
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Examines many aspects of the Civil War, including the issue of slavery, secession, the raising of armies, individual battles, the commanders, Northern life, Confederate culture, the surrender of the South, and the aftermath.



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.



Revenge of the Dragon Lady

Revenge of the Dragon Lady Author Kate McMullan
ISBN-10 1599613786
Release 2007-07-01
Pages 109
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After accidentally killing a dragon, Wiglaf hopes his friends at Dragon Slayers' Academy will be able to help him prove himself a hero when he faces that dragon's mother, Seetha, the Beast from the East. Follow Wiglaf's adventures at Dragon Slayers' Academy as he discovers more about his past and what the future holds for him.



Roman Diary

Roman Diary Author Richard Platt
ISBN-10 1844287378
Release 2009
Pages 64
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The year is AD 107 and Iliona, an educated Greek girl, has been orphaned and sold as a slave in Rome. Apart from her diary, she hasn't a friend in the world. But the family she works for are not unkind, and as Iliona begins to make friends and look around her, she discovers that the city at the heart of the empire is a fascinating place.



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.



Books in Print 2009 2010

Books in Print 2009 2010 Author
ISBN-10 0835250164
Release 2009
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Books in Print 2009 2010 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Books in Print 2009 2010 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Books in Print 2009 2010 book for free.



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.