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If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island
If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island
by Ellen Levine
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If your name were changed at Ellis Island --Would everyone in your family travel together? --How long would you stay at Ellis Island? --Would your name be changed? This book tells you what it was like if when Ellis Island was opened in 1892 as a center... (read more)

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Lady Liberty: A Biography (Candlewick Biographies)
Lady Liberty: A Biography (Candlewick Biographies)
by Doreen Rappaport
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Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation
Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation
by Sally M. Walker
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The Mason-Dixon Lines history, replete with property disputes, persecution, and ideological conflicts, traverses our countrys history from its founding to today. We live in a world of boundaries — geographic, scientific, cultural, and religious.... (read more)

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Discovering Black America: From the Age of Exploration to the Twenty-First Century
Discovering Black America: From the Age of Exploration to the Twenty-First Century
by Linda Tarrant Reid
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Discovering Black America offers readers an unprecedented account of more than 400 years of African American history set against a background of American and global events. The book begins with a black sailor aboard the Niña with Christopher... (read more)

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The White House Is Burning: August 24, 1814
The White House Is Burning: August 24, 1814
by Jane Sutcliffe
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Jane Sutcliffe is the author of Leonardos Monster, The Attack on Pearl Harbor, and Stone Giant: Michelangelos David and How He Came To Be, as well as nearly two dozen biographies for young readers. She lives with her family on a farm in Tolland... (read more)

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Fort Mose: And the Story of the Man Who Built the First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America
Fort Mose: And the Story of the Man Who Built the First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America
by Glennette Turner
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In this one-of-a-kind historical picture book, author Glennette Tilley Turner tells the story of Fort Mose, which was founded in St. Augustine, Florida, and was the first free African settlement to legally exist in what later became the United States... (read more)

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Tricking the Tallyman
Tricking the Tallyman
by Jacqueline Davies
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In Defense of Liberty: The Story of America's Bill of Rights
In Defense of Liberty: The Story of America's Bill of Rights
by Russell Freedman
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Russell Freedman, focuses on citizens who have challenged the government.... (read more)

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The Liberty Bell (American Symbols & Their Meanings)
The Liberty Bell (American Symbols & Their Meanings)
by Hal Marcovitz
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.... (read more)

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Under Siege!: Three Children at the Civil War Battle for Vicksburg
Under Siege!: Three Children at the Civil War Battle for Vicksburg
by Andrea Warren
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“Living in a cave under the ground for six weeks . . . I do not think a child could have passed through what I did and have forgotten it.” - Lucy McRae, age 10, 1863 Meet Lucy McRae and two other young people, Willie Lord and Frederick Grant,... (read more)

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The Plymouth Colony
The Plymouth Colony
by Andrew Santella
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Set out into the wilderness with Lewis and Clark or ride along on the Oregon and Santa Fe Trails with the pioneers who built the West. This series presents the important events and people that shaped United States history through interesting text and... (read more)

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The Price of Freedom: How One Town Stood Up to Slavery
The Price of Freedom: How One Town Stood Up to Slavery
by Dennis Brindell Fradin
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When John Price took a chance at freedom by crossing the frozen Ohio river from Kentucky into Ohio one January night in 1856, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 was fully enforced in every state of the union. But the townspeople of Oberlin, Ohio, believed... (read more)

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Pioneer Sampler: The Daily Life of a Pioneer Family in 1840
Pioneer Sampler: The Daily Life of a Pioneer Family in 1840
by Barbara Greenwood
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In an unusual blend of fiction and nonfiction, A Pioneer Sampler chronicles one year in the lives of the imaginary Robinson family. The stories illuminate not only pioneer farm life, but situations-dealing with the school bully, competition between... (read more)

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The Battle of Gettysburg
The Battle of Gettysburg
by Michael Burgan
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Set out into the wilderness with Lewis and Clark or ride along on the Oregon and Santa Fe Trails with the pioneers who built the West. This series presents the important events and people that shaped United States history through interesting text and... (read more)

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If You Were There in 1776 (If You Were There)
If You Were There in 1776 (If You Were There)
by Barbara Brenner
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Let Barbara Brenner take you on a lively tour that reveals the spirit of the times. She helps you imagine what you'd have been doing back in the exciting days of 1776.... (read more)

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Life on a Plantation (Historic Communities)
Life on a Plantation (Historic Communities)
by Bobbie Kalman
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Bobbie Kalman's acclaimed Historic Communities Series provides a close-up view of how people lived more than two hundred years ago. Colorful photos, many taken by Bobbie Kalman herself at restored historic villages across the country, help support the... (read more)

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Coming to America: The Story of Immigration
Coming to America: The Story of Immigration
by Betsy Maestro
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With clearly written prose and warm, child-friendly illustrations, this picture book is a wonderful first introduction to the moving story of the history of immigration to the United States--a story that belongs to all Americans. Full-color.... (read more)

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Civil War Artist
Civil War Artist
by Taylor Morrison
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William Forbes arrives in New York in 1861, eager to start a career as an artist. When he has difficulty finding work, he signs on with Burtons Illustrated News to sketch the battles of the Civil War. This historical account shows how the news was... (read more)

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Priscilla and the Hollyhocks
Priscilla and the Hollyhocks
by Anne Broyles
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Anne Broyles is the author of many books, including SHY MAMA'S HALLOWEEN, a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People. She lives in North Andover, Massachusetts.... (read more)

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The Coast Mappers
The Coast Mappers
by Taylor Morrison
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In the mid-nineteenth century, little was known of the west coast and waterways. The ships that sailed those waters did so at a considerable risk, sometimes depending on only a school atlas to navigate and all too often crashing into the rocks. So the U... (read more)

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