DK Eyewitness Books First Ladies

DK Eyewitness Books  First Ladies Author Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN-10 1465458514
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Discover the fascinating spouses of the nation's presidents--from early patriots to infuential leaders.



DK Eyewitness Books First Ladies Library Edition

DK Eyewitness Books  First Ladies  Library Edition Author Amy Pastan
ISBN-10 1465458522
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Discover the fascinating spouses of the nation's presidents--from early patriots to infuential leaders.



First Ladies

First Ladies Author Dk Editors
ISBN-10 0606398945
Release 2017-01-03
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For use in schools and libraries only. From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, meet the 46 exceptional women who made their mark on the White House in DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies. See how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making. Filled with amazing facts, full-color photographs of personal mementos, family pictures, and campaign memorabilia, DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies is a visual tour through US history.



DK Eyewitness Books Presidents Library Edition

DK Eyewitness Books  Presidents  Library Edition Author James Barber
ISBN-10 1465458379
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Explore the lives of the presidents who shaped American history--frpm the Founding Fathers to today's leaders.



What s the Big Deal About First Ladies

What s the Big Deal About First Ladies Author Ruby Shamir
ISBN-10 9780399547294
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 32
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First Ladies are more than just wives of U.S. presidents! This fun, kid-friendly book of trivia and history shows that First Ladies help influence America in ways both large and small. Did you know that Mary Todd Lincoln hated slavery and helped to end it in America? Or that Edith Wilson helped decode secret messages during World War I? How about that Sarah Polk didn’t let anyone dance in the White House while she was first lady? It’s true! In addition to being hostesses, advocates, ambassadors, activists, patriots, and role-models, each first lady put her own stamp on the White House—and on our country. In this fun-filled, fact-filled book, you can find out just what made each first lady unique and why they were so important. As it turns out, first ladies are a pretty big deal after all! This book is perfect for fans of So You Want to be President? and Rad American Women from A-Z:Rebels, Trailbalzers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History...And Our Future, and is a great entry point to discussing elections, inaugurations, and all aspects of the White House with children. Praise for What's the Big Deal About First Ladies: ★ "A breezy way to, as Abigail Adams urged, 'remember the ladies.'" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "This title does an excellent job of highlighting the important roles that these women played throughout history....A delightful introduction to America’s first ladies for elementary U.S. history collections." --School Library Journal "Packed with interesting facts and illustrated with style, this upbeat overview of America’s First Ladies will entertain kids intrigued by history." --Booklist



DK Eyewitness Books Archeology

DK Eyewitness Books  Archeology Author Jane McIntosh
ISBN-10 9780756669843
Release 2000-05-31
Pages 64
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Without the help of archeologists throughout time, very little would be known about some of the world’s greatest civilizations. Archeology, with its carefully developed preservation techniques, is responsible for uncovering artifacts like the Greek sculptures and Native American weaponry we see in museums everyday. Be an “eyewitness” to the fascinating world of archeology. See a loaf of bread preserved for 2,000 years, the first humanskeleton ever discovered, a corroded cannon from a shipwreck, and a reconstructed helmet made of gold, silver and bronze. Learn about carbon dating, how to tell the difference between a fake and the real thing, why tombs were plundered, and the secrets behind standing stones. Discover where the world''s first iron bridge was built, how a dig is organized, a "ghost ship''s" impression in the sand, how rescue evacuations are carried out, and much, much more! Discover the world of archeology how to piece together civilizations of the past and why it matters today



DK Eyewitness Books Submarine

DK Eyewitness Books  Submarine Author Neil Mallard
ISBN-10 9780756667979
Release 2003-12-01
Pages 64
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Discover the fascinating history of submarines and submersibles, from the first workable designs of the 16th century to Cold War vesselsarmed with nuclear missiles. Find out how these stealthy watercraft work and what it’s like to live below the waves in this unique and exciting guide that was created in association with the U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum. Colorfulphotographs illustrate the technology used to build and navigate submarines andthe many ways they are used today. Take a look at the inside of a nuclear submarine, learn what a submariner’s daily life is like, discover what we may find in the vast, unexplored regions of the ocean, and much, much more! Discover the secret underwater world of submarines and submersibles



DK Eyewitness Books Knight

DK Eyewitness Books  Knight Author Christopher Gravett
ISBN-10 9780756667627
Release 2007-06-25
Pages 72
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Be an eyewitness to the adventurous - and dangerous -life of a knight with DK Eyewitness Books: Knight. Did you know caltrops - nasty spiked objects - were scattered over the ground before battle to injure animals or men who trod on them? Take a look at a knight's life, from young squires learning the trade to weaponry, armour and battle with Eyewitness: Knight.



Presidents

Presidents Author James Barber
ISBN-10 078945243X
Release 2000
Pages 64
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Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.



Climate Change

Climate Change Author John Woodward
ISBN-10 1405373261
Release 2011
Pages 72
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DK Eyewitness Climate Changeis an exciting and informative guide to the facts and figures behind one of the most controversial topics. Stunning real-life photographs offer a unique 'eyewitness' view of the dramatic changes that are affecting the weather, the environment and the way we lead our lives. Show your child what's being done to stop pollution harming life on earth and why rising sea levels mean maps will need to be redrawn. They'll also discover all about our fragile planet and what we can do to help. Then use the giant pull-out wall chart to decorate their room.



DK Eyewitness Books Presidents

DK Eyewitness Books  Presidents Author James Barber
ISBN-10 1465457704
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 72
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Explore the lives of the presidents who shaped American history--frpm the Founding Fathers to today's leaders.



Rescuing the Children

Rescuing the Children Author Deborah Hodge
ISBN-10 9781770493667
Release 2012-10-09
Pages 64
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This important book tells the story of how ten thousand Jewish children were rescued out of Nazi Europe just before the outbreak of World War 2. They were saved by the Kindertransport — a rescue mission that transported the children (or Kinder) from Nazi-ruled countries to safety in Britain. The book includes real-life accounts of the children and is illustrated with archival photographs, paintings of pre-war Nazi Germany by artist, Hans Jackson, and original art by the Kinder commemorating their rescue.



World War II

World War II Author Simon Adams
ISBN-10 0756607434
Release 2004-08-02
Pages 72
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Provides a concise history of World War II including information about the Holocaust, the code-breaking Enigma, and the deadly V2 rocket.



DK Eyewitness Books Arctic and Antarctic

DK Eyewitness Books  Arctic and Antarctic Author Barbara Taylor
ISBN-10 9780756698997
Release 2012-01-16
Pages 72
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With more than 20 million copies sold in 41 languages and more than 88 countries worldwide, DK Eyewitness has been the most trusted series in reference publishing for more then three decades. Visually engaging, informative, and lively, the more than 100 titles in the Eyewitness series focus on subjects that complement students' personal interests and areas of study to make learning simple and fun.The most trusted nonfiction series for teachers, librarians, and parents. Perfect for homework help. Combination of pictures and text make the series perfect for reluctant readers and ESL students.



DK Eyewitness Books Great Scientists

DK Eyewitness Books  Great Scientists Author
ISBN-10 9780756650834
Release 2007-06-25
Pages 72
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Meet the greatest scientific minds in history, from the first woman to win not only one, but two, Nobel Prizes to the men who discovered the "secret of life" in DK Eyewitness Books: Great Scientists. Eyewitness: Great Scientists profiles 30 of the most influential scientists throughout history and explores important milestones in science. Each page is brought to life with dozens of full-color images. Discover Einstein's Theory of Relativity, see one of Thomas Edison's early light bulbs, find out why a great French chemist lost his head, and much, much more! Discover the pioneers who changed the way we think about our world with Eyewitness: Great Scientists.



Ancient China

Ancient China Author Arthur Cotterell
ISBN-10 0789458667
Release 2000
Pages 63
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Photographs and artwork chronicle three thousand years of Chinese history, from the earliest dynasty to the twentieth century, and examine some of the contributions China has made to the world.



Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece Author Anne Pearson
ISBN-10 1409343650
Release 2014
Pages 72
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Engaging and entertaining reference guide about Ancient Greece - perfect for younger readers. From famous Gods to the inside of temples, let your child get all the homework help they need, and learn all about Ancient Greece with this comprehensive reference book for kids. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition, Eyewitness Ancient Greece is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book engaging and educational for your child.