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The 2000 Presidential Election (Cornerstones of Freedom, 2nd Series)

by Elaine Landau

Explores the people and events surrounding the 2000 Presidential Election.

The Abolitionist Movement (Cornerstones of Freedom, 2nd Series)

by Elaine Landau

Discusses the abolitionist movement in the United States, from the time of the slave ships to the end of the Civil War. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Alligators and Crocodiles: Hunters of the Night (Animals after Dark)

by Elaine Landau

ALLIGATORS AND CROCODILES HUNTERS OF THE NIGHT As the sun goes down, alligators and crocodiles quietly swim in the water. These animals use their great sense of smell, hearing, and sight to hunt for food. With their huge mouths, they can eat small animals whole, without taking one bite! Author Elaine Landau tells the reader all about these scaly reptiles: how they are related, where they live, and what they eat.

Beagles Are the Best! (The Best Dogs Ever)

by Elaine Landau

What's that dog with the floppy ears, loving eyes and friendly personality? It's the beagle! Beagles are loyal dogs with a gentle nature and plenty of curiosity. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever--and it's easy to see why. If you're a beagle fan, you'll want to learn all about this breed, from its amazing sense of smell and tendency to bay at other animals to its history as a hunting and tracking dog in England. You'll also want to find out how to care for the beagle. So check out this go-to guide for beagle lovers--and learn all about why beagles are the best breed there is!

Boston Terriers Are the Best! (The Best Dogs Ever)

by Elaine Landau

What's that dog with the perky ears, big eyes, and lively personality? It's the Boston terrier! Boston terriers are "people pooches" with playful spirits and keen intelligence. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever--and it's easy to see why. If you're a Boston terrier fan, you'll want to learn all about this breed, from its smooth coat and sturdy body to its history as a Fighting dog in Boston, Massachusetts. You'll also want to find out how to care for the Boston terrier. So check out this go-to guide for Boston terrier lovers--and learn all about why Boston terriers are the best breed there is! Picture descriptions and captions included.

Boxers Are the Best! (The Best Dogs Ever)

by Elaine Landau

What's that dog with the short coat, square build, and seemingly boundless energy? It's the boxer! Boxers are kind hearted dogs with keen intelligence and playful spirits. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever--and it's easy to see why. If you're a boxer fan, you'll want to learn all about this breed, from its loyal personality and strong physique to its history as a herding dog in Germany. You'll also want to find out how to care for the boxer. So check out this go-to guide for boxer lovers--and learn all about why boxers are the best breed there is!

Canada

by Elaine Landau

Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.

The Civil Rights Movement in America (Cornerstones of Freedom, 2nd Series)

by Elaine Landau

Though many white Southerners had not owned slaves, they refused to treat former blacks as equals. In many places, African Americans outnumbered whites in the South. The idea of the black community joining together to gain political power caused a lot of fear among whites.

Date Violence

by Elaine Landau

Dating is one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking parts of teenage life. For many teens, dating is about having fun and forging new relationships; for others it evolves into a destructive and frightening experience as a result of date violence. Through real-life stories and experiences, author Elaine Landau explores all aspects of abusive relationships, including the warning signs of dating abuse and common characteristics of abusers. To help teens nourish a healthy relationship, guidelines for dating are also included.

The Declaration Of Independence

by Elaine Landau

Inside this book you will find out information about the Declaration of Independence including the risks people tool to sign it, time lines associated with it, as well as some fun facts.<P> Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers. A True Book -- American History: How do you wrap a 450,000-pound gift? What is the world's oldest and shortest written consitution? Find out in this patriotic celebration of things uniquely American.

Dyslexia

by Elaine Landau

What did Leonardo da Vinci, Winston Churchill, Walt Disney, and Alexander Graham Bell have in common? They all had dyslexia. Today, it is estimated that 5 to 20 percent of school-age children are affected to some degree by this learning disability. Elaine Landau relates the inspiring stories of individuals who overcame dyslexia to excel in life. She also explores the various ways in which people are affected by dyslexia, how it is diagnosed, and the latest educational techniques that are being used in the classroom to help students cope with this problem.

Family Therapy

by Elaine Landau

Many Americans judge their families by the highest of standards. We expect a problem-free family, featuring a happily married couple and two well-adjusted children. In reality, most families don't reflect our ideals, and many are faced with conflicts such as divorce, abuse, and communication issues. Find out how family therapy has helped real family members to identify their problems and voice their opinions. With the help of a family therapist, every family can successfully grow -- and change -- together.

German Shepherd Dogs Are the Best! (The Best Dogs Ever)

by Elaine Landau

What's that big dog with the black-and-tan coat, athletic body, and loyal spirit? It's the German shepherd! German shepherds are also some of the smartest, bravest, and most faithful dogs around. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever--and it's easy to see why. If you're a German shepherd fan, you'll want to learn all about this breed, from their heroic work as police dogs to their roots as sheep herders in Germany. You'll also want to find out how to care for the German shepherd. So check out this go-to guide for German shepherd lovers--and learn all about why German shepherds are the best breed there is! THE BEST DOGS EVER BEAGLES ARE THE BEST! BOXERS ARE THE BEST! GERMAN SHEPHERDS ARE THE BEST! LABRADOR RETRIEVERS ARE THE BEST! PORTUGUESE WATER DOGS ARE THE BEST! YORKSHIRE TERRIERS ARE THE BEST!

The Great Depression (Cornerstones of Freedom, 2nd Series)

by Elaine Landau

Children's book on the Great Depression, from October 1929 when the stock market collapsed, through the 1930s, until America recovered.

Joined at Birth: The Lives of Conjoined Twins

by Elaine Landau

Explores the issue of conjoined twins, including a discussion of the difficult decision regarding physical separation that parents must face.

Labrador Retrievers Are the Best! (The Best Dogs Ever)

by Elaine Landau

What's that dog with the short thick coat, energetic nature, and peppy personality? It's the Labrador retriever! Labs love to play, and they are always eager to please. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever--and it's easy to see why. If you're a Lab fan, you'll want to learn all about this breed, from its waterproof fur and webbed feet that help it swim to its history as a fishing dog in Newfoundland, Canada. You'll also want to find out how to care for the Lab. So check out this go-to guide Lab lovers--and learn all about why Labs are the best breed there is!

The Louisiana Purchase: Would You Close The Deal?

by Elaine Landau

At the dawn of the nineteenth century, President Thomas Jefferson dispatched Robert Livingston and James Monroe to negotiate with the temperamental French dictator Napoleon Bonaparte. <P><P>Originally charged with only securing the Port of New Orleans and access to the Mississippi River, they soon were presented with the deal of a lifetime--the purchase of the whole Louisiana Territory. With no time to contact the president, they had to make the decision themselves. What would you do if faced with the same decision?

Mexico

by Elaine Landau

Learn about the people and history of Mexico.

The National Anthem

by Elaine Landau

Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers. A True Book -- American History: How do you wrap a 450,000-pound gift? What is the world's oldest and shortest written consitution? Find out in this patriotic celebration of things uniquely American.

Osama Bin Laden: A War Against the West

by Elaine Landau

Presents biographical information about militant Islamic leader Osama bin Laden, including his role in international terrorism and the beliefs that fuel his actions.

Pomeranians Are the Best! (The Best Dogs Ever)

by Elaine Landau

What's that dog with the powder-puff coat, foxlike face, and bold personality? It's the Pomeranian! Pomeranians are cuddly dogs, yet they're also active and have loads of curiosity. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever--and it's easy to see why. If you're a Pomeranian fan, you'll want to learn all about this breed, from its fluffy fur and pint-sized body to its history as a working dog in the Arctic regions. You'll also want to find out how to care for the Pomeranian. So check out this go-to guide for Pomeranian lovers--and learn all about why Pomeranians are the best breed there is! Picture descriptions present.

Portuguese Water Dogs Are the Best! (The Best Dogs Ever)

by Elaine Landau

What's that dog with the fluffy fur, playful personality, and great love of swimming? It's the Portuguese water dog! Portuguese water dogs have boundless energy, and they're loyal and loving too. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever--and it's easy to see why. If you're a Portuguese water dog fan, you'll want to learn all about this breed, from its keen smarts and good-looking coat to its history as a fishing dog in Portugal. You'll also want to find out how to care for the Portuguese water dog. So check out this go-to guide for Portuguese water dog lovers--and learn all about why Portuguese water dogs are the best breed there is!

Rachel Carson and the Environmental Movement (Cornerstones of Freedom, 2nd Series)

by Elaine Landau

Rachel Carson, a well-known scientist and writer, had waged her battle to protect the environment at great personal cost. Rachel Carson was a woman who made a difference. This is her story.

The Revolutionary War Begins: Would You Join The Fight?

by Elaine Landau

In 1775, the British arrived in Lexington, Massachusetts. Colonial minutemen were waiting for them. Although the Revolutionary War lasted for several years, the first shots fired at Lexington and Concord began the American colonists' fight for independence. Author Elaine Landau invites readers to make the important decisions during the colonies first battles against the British.

Sea Horses (True Books)

by Elaine Landau

Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.

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