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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.

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.

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.

Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?

by Gare Thompson

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.

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