Tag Archives: Middle East

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 […]

Inner Demons (Peachville High Demons)

Author: Sarra Cannon Publisher: Dead River Books Product Description Becoming a Demons cheerleader was the last thing Harper Madison expected when she moved to the small town of Peachville. Now that she’s an official member of the squad, her training can begin. Only, this is no normal group of cheerleaders. Harper isn’t there to learn […]

Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

Rating: (52 reviews) Author: Brian Dennis Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war, never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving. But Nubs’s life changed when he met […]

Listen to the Wind

Author: Greg Mortenson Publisher: Dial Product Description Greg Mortenson stumbled, lost and delirious, into a remote Himalayan village after a failed climb up K2. The villagers saved his life, and he vowed to return and build them a school. The remarkable story of his promise kept is now perfect for reading aloud. Told in the […]

Magic Tree House #34: Season of the Sandstorms (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Jack and Annie travel back in time to a desert in the Middle East at the behest of Merlin who has given them a rhyme to help on their mission. There they meet a Bedouin tribe and learn about […]

Cybele’s Secret

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Juliet Marillier Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description FOR PAULA, ACCOMPANYING her merchant father on a trading voyage to Istanbul is a dream come true. They have come to this city of trade on a special mission to purchase a most rare artifact—a gift from the ancient goddess, Cybele, […]

The Bronze Bow

Rating: (93 reviews) Author: Elizabeth George Speare Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by only one passion: to avenge his father’s death by crucifixion by driving the Roman legions from his land of Israel. He joins an outlaw band and leads a dangerous life of spying, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]