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Cities: The Building of America

by Gare Thompson

This essay series conveys a vivid sense of historical perspective through the panoramic use of photos and lively, engaging text. Crosscurricular in approach, this series will enrich social studies classes by bringing together information on the arts, literature, political history, and occupations. Millions of workers labored both beneath the earth and hundreds of feet above it to build America's cities.

Divided Loyalties: The Barton Family During the American Revolution

by Gare Thompson Barbara Kiwak

In 1774, a colonial family decides whether it should support the Patriot cause or the Loyalist cause. These opposing views threaten to tear the family apart. Students will learn about important events that shaped American history through the Stand Up and Speak Out series of historical fiction readers' theater. Readers follow the lives of children and their families as they struggle to make the right decisions during times of change. (Genre: Historical Fiction for Readers' Theater)

An Immigrant Community of the 1900s

by Gare Thompson

During the 1880s, immigrants, people from all over the world, began to come to the United States.

Immigrants Coming to America

by Gare Thompson

This high-impact picture essay series conveys a vivid sense of historical perspective through the panoramic use of photos and lively, engaging text. From the tearful goodbye, to the dangerous journey, to the arrival in the new world, the reader shares the experience of the immigrant.

Kids Care for the Earth

by Gare Thompson

Kids do care for Mother Earth. See how they plan projects, clean up the environment and reuse and recycle resources.

Leaders: People Who Make a Difference

by Gare Thompson

This high-impact picture essay series conveys a vivid sense of historical perspective through the panoramic use of photos and lively, engaging text. Crosscurricular in approach, this series will enrich social studies classes by bringing together information on the arts, literature, political history, and occupations. This book brings the reader into close contact with the leader, who have molded the world we live in.

Our Journey West

by Gare Thompson Linda Hoyt

Travel with the Marshall family along the Oregon Trail as they set out for a better life in the Oregon Territory. See how they struggled to survive the dangers of the long journey.

¿Quién fue Helen Keller?

by Gare Thompson Nancy Harrison

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA

Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?

by Gare Thompson Nancy Harrison

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.

Who Was Helen Keller?

by Gare Thompson

At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and she spent the rest of her life struggling to break through it. But with the help of teacher Annie Sullivan, Helen learned to read, write, and do many amazing things.

Who Was Helen Keller?

by Gare Thompson Nancy Harrison

At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and she spent the rest of her life struggling to break through it. But with the help of teacher Annie Sullivan, Helen learned to read, write, and do many amazing things. This inspiring illustrated biography is perfect for young middle-grade readers. Black-and-white line drawings throughout, sidebars on related topics such as Louis Braille, a timeline, and a bibliography enhance readers' understanding of the subject. Illustrated by John O'Brien.

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