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The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy - Audio
By Scholastic Audio Books
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ean: 9780545537858, isbn: 0545537851,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER!In his new young-adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestselling Scholastic YA book, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER, Swanson will deploy his signature ''you are there'' style -- a riveting, ticking-clock pace, with an unprecedented


Cracking the Wall: The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine (CD) (On My Own History (Audio))
By Live Oak Media
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ean: 9781595199409, isbn: 1595199403,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
The memorable and courageous story of nine teenagers in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 who helped crack the wall of segregation is clearly presented in this inspiring story. With clear background information, and simple profiles of the individuals involved, this presentation is a wonderful introduction to school segregation and civil rights history..


The American Journey, Early Years, StudentWorks Plus CD-ROM (THE AMERICAN JOURNEY (SURVEY))
By McGraw-Hill Education
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ean: 9780078806841, isbn: 0078806844,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
New Page 1 THE AMERICAN JOURNEY EARLY YEARS AN INSPIRED PRESENTATION OF THE AMERICAN STORY The American Journey Early Years immerses middle school students in the rich early history of their country. The program includes the finest scholarship and the most up-to-date maps from the world-renowned National Geographic. Features Unique Reading Strategies Make History Accessible for Every Student • Exclusive! Foldables―student-made three-dimensional graphic organizers―are a unique strategy


Research Primary Source Audio: Speeches, Oral Histories, Music, and More! (Primary Source Pro)
By Pebble
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ean: 9781977102881, isbn: 1977102883,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
Have you ever wondered how we know so much about people and events from the past? Much of what we know comes from studying items that were used in the past. Research Primary Source Audio: Speeches, Oral Histories, Music, and More! will help you dive deeper into studying history by showing you how to examine and learn from objects that were part of everyday life in the past..


Guts & Glory: World War II (Guts & Glory Series, Book 3) (Guts and Glory)
By Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781478911302, isbn: 1478911301,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
[Children Fiction (Ages 8-12)]From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time. Discover legendary commanders, tremendous fights, elite soldiers, and courageous individuals whose deeds truly made the difference in this jaw-dropping guide to the biggest war the world has ever seen. History buff and popular blogger Ben Thompson's extensive research and


Christopher Columbus: Master Italian Navigator in the Court of Spain (Library of Explorers and Exploration (Audio))
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781455811304, isbn: 1455811300,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
The Library of Explorers and Exploration(tm) Primary sources make these fascinating books unique. The titles in this visually stunning new biography series will provide middle school readers with an understanding of each explorer's life and achievements. Primary source documents such as journal entries, maps, and letters supplement engaging and detailed prose to explain the voyages and the impact they had on society and history. Richly illustrated with full-color maps, paintings, and other


Davy Crockett Audiobook: Ever Westward (Heroes of History)
By YWAM Publishing
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ean: 9781624861192, isbn: 1624861199,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
One of America's best-known folk heroes, Crockett served as a frontiersman, a scout, a soldier, and a politician in the U.S. Congress. He died defending the Alamo, a steadfast citizen and heroic leader to the very end (1786-1836).Audiobook: CD format (4 CDs) Running Time: Approximately 4:45 hours. Read by Tim Gregory. Ages 8-10 to Adult.


The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 2 Audiobook: The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance, Revised Edition (9 CDs) (v. 2)
By Brand: Peace Hill Press
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mpn: 1933339128, ean: 9781933339122, isbn: 1933339128,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
History will never be the same again! This spirited reading of the first in Susan Wise Bauer's Story of the World history series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of ancient times. Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives-and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the globe. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of the ancient world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story


C.T. Studd Audiobook: No Retreat (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
By YWAM Publishing
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ean: 9781576589496, isbn: 1576589498,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Written for readers age 10 and up -- enjoyed by adults!C.T. and his companion were lost in the African jungle. All the warning others had given the two missionaries rushed into C.T.'s mind. He had the uneasy sensation of being watched. C.T. shivered as he stared into the dense foliage surrounding him. He was exposed on all sides, clearly visible to anything or anyone concealed in the jungle.Endowed with rare determination and a wry sense of humor, C.T. Studd unceasingly pursued a life devoted


Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781538460726, isbn: 1538460726,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
[Children's Nonfiction (Ages 8-12)] [Read by Taylor Mali and *the author - Sid Fleischman - who reads the preface and last chapter] Harry Houdini, born Ehrich Weiss, never did anything by half measure. Once he decided to become a magician, he became the King of Cards, the Prince of Air, the Genius of Escape, and Professor H. Houdini. And why not? He could walk through walls, defeat any lock, make elephants disappear with the snap of his fingers, and pick up needles with his eyelids! Or could


The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 1: Ancient Times CDs
By Brand: Open Texture
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ean: 9780974239101, isbn: 0974239100,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
An audiobook edition of Susan Wise Bauer's acclaimed children's narrative history, read by stage and voice actress and veteran homeschool mother Barbara Alan Johnson. This spirited reading of the first in Susan Wise Bauer's four-volume series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of ancient times. The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas—find out what happened all around the world in


William Carey Audiobook: Obliged to Go (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
By YWAM Publishing
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ean: 9781576588253, isbn: 1576588254,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
William Carey watched from the dock as the magnificent sailing ship headed for the English Channel without him. Tears filled his eyes, and deep disappointment filled his heart. What would he tell the missionary society? So much work awaited him half a world away. He must get to India--and soon! William's amazing journey to India would prove to be just the beginning of a missionary quest filled with hardship and heartache as well as tremendous victories.Often referred to as the father of modern


John Cabot: The Ongoing Search for a Westward Passage to Asia (The Library of Explorers and Exploration)
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781455811311, isbn: 1455811319,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
The Library of Explorers and Exploration(tm) Primary sources make these fascinating books unique. The titles in this visually stunning new biography series will provide middle school readers with an understanding of each explorer's life and achievements. Primary source documents such as journal entries, maps, and letters supplement engaging and detailed prose to explain the voyages and the impact they had on society and history. Richly illustrated with full-color maps, paintings, and other


Alexander the Great
By Amazon Childrens Publishing
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mpn: FBA-|287751, ean: 9780761457008, isbn: 0761457003,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Born a prince of Macedonia in 356 BCE, Alexander the Great became one of the greatest military leaders of all time. He conquered the entire Persian Empire, defeating King Darius III four times. He invaded India, defeating a seven-foot-tall Indian king and extending the boundaries of his empire into most of Asia. Brutal in his drive for power, Alexander maintained supremacy by forcing his soldiers to marry the foreigners that they conquered. He amassed a huge fortune by plundering the riches of


Marquis de Lafayette: French Hero of the American Revolution (The Library of American Lives and Times Series)
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781455811113, isbn: 1455811114,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Biographies For Grades 4-8 Correlated to the Curriculum Extend the learning through this new biography series. The Library of American Lives and Times use extensive primary resources as it brings American history to life for your students. Learn about some of the greatest players who helped in shaping America as it grew from a colony to a world super power. Through a chronological narrative, enriched with diary entries, letters, and other primary documents, students will learn about the various


March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520091464, isbn: 152009146X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
Long before she was one of the Little Rock Nine, Melba Pattillo Beals was a warrior. Frustrated by the laws that kept African-Americans separate but very much unequal to whites, she had questions: Why couldn't she drink from a whites only fountain? Why couldn't she feel safe beyond home-or even within the walls of church? Adults all told her: Hold your tongue. Be patient. Know your place. But Beals had the heart of a fighter-and the knowledge that her true place was a free one. This memoir


A Is for America (Alphabet Books)
By Brand: Sleeping Bear Press
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ean: 9781585360864, isbn: 1585360864,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
A is for America: Music CD, expands on popular children's book with a patriotic collection of songs. Devin is currently an anchor for the 5:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. news at the NBC affiliate in Detroit, WDIV-TV. A talented guitarist and singer, he has written and performed songs for an A is for America CD, recorded in Nashville. ''The greatest part of writing the book and, in turn, the songs, was trying to separate the wheat from the chaff, and getting in touch with the things that make the


Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
By Brand: Listening Library (Audio)
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ean: 9780804122184, isbn: 0804122180,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the scientific community; in Norway, a commando force slipped behind enemy lines to attack German heavy-water manufacturing; and deep in the desert, one brilliant group of scientists was hidden


Guts & Glory: The American Civil War (Guts & Glory series, Book 1)
By Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781478984757, isbn: 1478984759,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
[Children's Non-Fiction (Ages 10-12)] Heart-stopping charges, dangerous secret operations, fearless spies, and legendary heroes from America's deadliest conflict! In most history books, the people are boring, the places are boring, and the events are boring. This isn't most history books. A hilarious, accessible, and, most importantly, educational collection of unbelievable but true events and heroes of the Civil War, from the creator of the popular blog, badassoftheweek.com From female spies


Four Great Americans: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster, and Abraham Lincoln
By Jim Hodges Productions, Made for Success, Inc. and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781504790475, isbn: 1504790472,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
[Children's Nonfiction (Ages 8-12)][Read by Jim Hodges] Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings.An engaging introduction to four of the greatest Americans: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster, and Abraham Lincoln. Their lives are set forth in a simple manner, yet with many interesting details, and a glimpse is given of the trials and successes which combined to mold their character and afford such stirring



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