"Describes the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, as Japanese forces surprised Americans at the U.S. military base, and explains the significance of the attack today. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a Japanese pilot, a U.S. sailor, and an American nurse"--Provided by publisher.
Contains three story paths which allow the reader to discover the people and events of the age of the Wild West in the year 1876 from the perspectives of an outlaw, a lawman, and a fortune-seeker in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. Includes a timeline and resources for further study.
Describes the events surrounding the Battle of Bull Run during the Civil War. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a Union soldier, a Confederate soldier, and a civilian.
Everything in this book happened to real people. And YOU CHOOSE what side you re on and what you do next. The choices you make could lead you to survival or to death. In the You Choose Books set, only YOU can CHOOSE which path you take through history. What will it be? Get ready for an adventure.
Describes the people and events of the age of Manifest Destiny and the American West, revealing historical details from the perspective of a traveler on the Oregon Trail, a laborer, and a Sioux warrior.
"Describes the life and times of the era known as the Middle Ages. The reader's choices reveal the historical details of life as a knight in the 1100s, life in a royal castle in the 1200s, and life during the Black Plague in the 1300s"--Provided by publisher.
"From the fearless to the feared, discover 25 women who dared. Dared to conquer their dreams, win wars, discover sights unseen, and more. Readers will learn about bold women who were determined to achieve something great in the face of adversity"--
The Romans were a powerful force during ancient times, evolving into an empire that spread to much of present-day Europe as well as parts of Africa and the Middle East. They brought their culture and rules of law to the areas they conquered, and left their mark through construction. Aqueducts to provide water, roadways to travel their vast lands, and temples to honor their gods are just some of the structures created by the Romans. This book explores...
Experience the Stanley Hotel as you've never seen it before up close and personal! YOU CHOOSE the path you take through this haunted hotel. Follow the path of a modern-day visitor in this thrilling nonfiction title.
Explores the history and culture of the Inca Civilization. Eye-catching photos, fascinating sidebars, and a "Contributions" special feature that guide's readers through the rise and fall of this great civilization, focusing on the people and accomplishments that made it unique.
Hattie Jacobs has a secret dream: to go to school to become a teacher. But her parents were formerly enslaved and are struggling to survive in Nashville, Tennessee, after Reconstruction. When the Jacobs family joins the Great Exodus of 1879 to Kansas, their journey in search of a better life is filled with danger and hardship. Will they make it to the Mississippi unharmed? What will be waiting for them in Kansas, and will it live up to their dreams?...
While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. Then she became the first black female NASA astronaut. Find out how Jemison's passion for science led to her achievements.
Explores the history and culture of the Maya Civilization. Eye-catching photos, fascinating sidebars, and a "Contributions" special feature that guide's readers through the rise and fall of this great civilization, focusing on the people and accomplishments that made it unique.
Highlights fascinating facts about natural disasters, from rumbling earthquakes to spinning hurricanes. Learn about the Alaskan earthquake that sunk boats in Louisiana, the volcanic eruption that blocked sunlight for months, the hurricane that blew Pacific seabirds all the way to Arizona, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research. The world is full of bizarre and, at...
Highlights fascinating facts about scary stuff, from vampires' obsession with counting to the Flying Dutchman haunting the seven seas. Learn about a real disease that may have inspired werewolf stories, the sea monster believed to lurk in the waters of an upstate New York lake, the ghost of a president that supposedly haunts the White House, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further...
Medieval knights were like armored tanks in combat. They often made quick work of their enemies. They may not have realized it, but they owed their success to science. Engaging text, fascinating photos, and useful illustrations will help young readers understand how science helped medieval knights be victorious in battle.