Tag Archives: Americas

5 Steps to a 5 AP U.S. History, 2010-2011 Edition (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations Series)

Author: Stephen Armstrong Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That’s why we’ve created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of […]

Holocaust

Author: Angela Gluck Wood Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real people and the lives they and […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live in a Wild West Town! (You Wouldn’t Want to…)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Peter Hicks Publisher: Children’s Press(CT) Product Description Looks through the eyes of the fictional marshal of an imaginary town called Dustville to show what life was like on the Great Plains just after the Civil War.

Don’t Know Much About History: Everything You Need to Know About American History but Never Learned (Don’t Know Much About…)

Rating: (161 reviews) Author: Kenneth C. Davis Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Who really discovered America? What was “the shot heard ’round the world”? Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: Did he or didn’t he? From the arrival of Columbus through the bizarre election of 2000 and beyond, Davis carries readers on a rollicking ride through more […]

America’s Hidden History: Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten Founders Who Shaped a Nation

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Kenneth C. Davis Publisher: Collins Product Description Kenneth C. Davis, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Don’t Know Much About History, presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation’s destiny and character. Davis’s dramatic narratives set the record straight, busting myths and […]

Encyclopedia of World History

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Jane Bingham Publisher: Usborne Books

Story of the World, Volume 1: Ancient Times Audiobook CD: From the Earliest Nomads to the Late Roman Empire, Revised Edition (7 CDs)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Susan Wise Bauer Publisher: Peace Hill Press Product Description The Story of the World CD audiobook is a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice is “liquid gold” (CNN TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as “timeless and intelligent” (Publishers Weekly). These spirited readings of the first volume […]

Barron’s AP United States History 2008 (Barron’s How to Prepare for the Ap United States History Advanced Placement Examination)

Author: William O. Kellogg Ed.M. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description Barron’s newly updated Advanced Placement U.S. History test preparation manual presents two full-length practice exams with answer keys and explanatory comments covering all questions. The author also provides extensive study and test-taking advice, followed by an overview of U.S. history from the Colonial era […]

Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP U.S. History Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about American history—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking the AP U.S. […]

The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Johnny Ray Moore Publisher: Ideals Publications Book Description This little boardbook uses only approximately 200 words to tell about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and to explain, in simple terms, how he ended segegation in America

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Publisher: Kingfisher Book Description This authoritative reference book brings world history to life, from early humans to the current war on terror. Along the way, it reveals riveting facts on the founding of the great Roman Empire, the revolution that changed France forever, the war between the North and South that […]

AP United States History (REA) – The Best Test Prep for the AP Exam: 7th Edition (Test Preps)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: J. A. McDuffie, G. W. Piggrem, Steven E. Woodworth Publisher: Research & Education Association Book Description REA … Real review, Real practice, Real results. Get the college credits you deserve. AP UNITED STATES HISTORY 7th Edition Completely aligned with today’s AP exam Are you prepared to excel on the AP exam? […]

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up

Rating: (113 reviews) Author: L. Frank Baum Publisher: Little Simon Amazon.com To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the publication of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, master paper engineer Robert Sabuda has created a pop-up version of Dorothy’s adventures in Oz that fans will find hard to resist. Modeling his depictions of Dorothy, the […]

AP United States History Flash Cards

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Michael Bergman, Kevin Preis Publisher: Barron”s Educational Series Book Description Students preparing for the Advanced Placement U.S. History exam will welcome this set of flash cards, which offers them the flexibility to study history in ways not available from textbooks and study guides. 500 cards encompass the entire AP course, reviewing […]

The Story of the Pilgrims (Pictureback(R))

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: H.L. Ross Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description From the dangerous voyage across the Atlantic through the first harsh winter to the delicious Thanksgiving feast, all the excitement and wonder of the Pilgrims’ first year in America is captured in this vivid retelling that is perfect for the […]

The Sign of the Beaver

Rating: (187 reviews) Author: Elizabeth George Speare Publisher: Yearling Product Description . Young Matt is alone in the Maine wilderness awaiting his father’s return to their cabin when he is attacked by a swarm of bees. To his surprise, he is saved by an Indian chief and his grandson, Attean. The boys come to know […]