Download The Great Chicago Fire: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation by Michael Regan PDF

By Michael Regan

On October eight, 1871, a fierce hearth broke out within the bustling urban of Chicago. leaping rivers and burning miles of structures and houses, the flames raged for greater than days. greater than 100 humans died, and hundreds of thousands have been left homeless. may well the town have avoided this blaze?

To comprehend the effect of a catastrophe, you need to comprehend its reasons. How did Chicago's construction tools upload gas to the fireplace? How did human errors hold up support whilst the hearth broke out? examine the catastrophe from a cause-and-effect viewpoint and locate out!

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Download Soldier Sister, Fly Home by Nancy Bo Flood,Shonto Begay PDF

By Nancy Bo Flood,Shonto Begay

a young and gripping novel approximately relations, identification, and loss.
Fourteen-year-old Tess is having a troublesome sufficient time figuring out what it capability to be half white and half Navajo, yet now she's dealing with her sister Gaby's declaration that she is going to enlist and struggle within the Iraq conflict. Gaby's choice comes simply weeks after the scoop that Lori Piestewa, a member in their group, is the 1st local American lady in US historical past to die in wrestle, including to Tess's tension and feelings. whereas Gaby is away, Tess reluctantly cares for her sister's semi-wild stallion, Blue, who will train Tess tips to care for tragic loss and consultant her personal trip of self-discovery.
Lori Piestewa used to be a real-life soldier who used to be killed in Iraq and was once a member of the Hopi tribe. again subject comprises additional information regarding Piestewa in addition to a notice by means of writer Nancy Bo Flood detailing her reports dwelling at the Navajo reservation. A pronunciation consultant to all Navajo vocabulary used in the textual content can also be included.

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Download Appalachian Toys and Games from A to Z by Linda Hager Pack,Pat Banks PDF

By Linda Hager Pack,Pat Banks

From the writer and the illustrator of A is for Appalachia! The Alphabet booklet of Appalachian Heritage comes a stunning new booklet that may pride readers of every age. Appalachian Toys and video games from A to Z celebrates a time while enjoyable used to be powered through mind's eye and creativity instead of via batteries and electrical energy. From apple dolls (carefully molded from summer time apples) to whimmydiddles (whirligig toys carved from sticks amassed within the forest), young children may be encouraged by means of a global of fascinating nineteenth-century actions and toys whereas they find out about Appalachian background and the ABCs. writer Linda Hager Pack interweaves certain descriptions of those entertainments with anecdotes, songs, and folktales. Pat Banks's vivid watercolors deliver those loved pursuits to life.

This publication will tell and encourage younger readers and may remind adults of less complicated instances after they performed outdoors with siblings and buddies, making their very own enjoyable. Nostalgic and lavishly illustrated, Appalachian Toys and video games from A to Z is a smart learn for somebody drawn to the region's wealthy background and culture.

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Download Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, by Donna Jo Napoli,Christina Balit PDF

By Donna Jo Napoli,Christina Balit

The new nationwide Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a beautiful tableau of Egyptian myths, together with these of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous solar God Ra, and mythical creatures just like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning writer Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the undying stories of old Egypt within the 12 months while Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia famous person. And like the well known nationwide Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology, the tales during this e-book might be fantastically illustrated to convey historical characters vividly to life. 

The tales are adorned with sidebars that supply old, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping characteristic that provides to the joys and fascination. source notes and considerable again subject direct readers to find extra approximately historic Egypt. With its appealing layout and gorgeous narrative, this available treasury stands proud from all different mythology titles within the marketplace.

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Download For the Love of Texas: Tell Me about the Colonists! by Betsy Christian,George Christian,Chris A. Gruszka,Henry PDF

By Betsy Christian,George Christian,Chris A. Gruszka,Henry Williams (H.W.) Brands

earlier than Texas used to be Texas, it used to be loads of issues to lots of other humans. Comanche, Choctaw, French, Spanish, Mexican and extra laid declare to Texas soil as their very own, and not anyone desired to percentage. The fights and alliances that arose out of the colonization of Texas formed the state's destiny. discover all concerning the starting of the nation and the colonists who helped pave the best way for the Texas we now recognize. Saddle up with Betsy and George Christian for an interactive, enjoyable bankruptcy in Texas historical past for children that demanding situations them to invite questions on the heritage they're informed and the realm during which they live.

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Download Maravillas de Estados Unidos hechas por el hombre (America's by Jennifer Overend Prior PDF

By Jennifer Overend Prior

it's important for us to recollect the occasions of the prior. a method to maintain our historical past is by means of development landmarks. vacationing those areas and studying approximately them is helping us have fun with our previous and publications our destiny. colourful pictures, assisting textual content, a word list, desk of contents, and index all interact during this Spanish-translated book to aid readers higher comprehend the content material and be absolutely engaged from starting to end.

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Download Aquila's Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground Railroad by Pamela Dell PDF

By Pamela Dell

Aquila's consuming Gourd is a relocating account of 1 younger girl's studies as a newly offered slave who makes her break out at the Underground Railroad. throughout the phrases of Aquila, readers will know about slavery within the usa, in regards to the courageous African-Americans who survived it, and in regards to the those who fought for its end.

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Download Discussing Terrorism: 283 (Issues) by Cara Acred PDF

By Cara Acred

Terrorism is a chilling subject of dialog, yet one who is all too proper in today’s society. This e-book examines either international and united kingdom threat-levels, and explores matters similar to the hyperlink among terrorism and faith, the increase of ISIS and the influence of terrorist job. It additionally appears to be like on the steps which are being taken to take on terrorism.

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Download She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton,Alexandra Boiger PDF

By Chelsea Clinton,Alexandra Boiger

Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and sons and daughters who're able to tackle the area to 13 inspirational ladies who by no means took no for a solution, and who continuously, necessarily and with out fail, persisted.
all through American heritage, there have constantly been girls who've spoken out for what is correct, even if they need to struggle to be heard. In early 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren's refusal to be silenced within the Senate encouraged a spontaneous occasion of girls who persisted within the face of adversity. during this e-book, Chelsea Clinton celebrates 13 American ladies who assisted in shaping our kingdom via their tenacity, occasionally via conversing out, occasionally by way of staying seated, occasionally through desirable an viewers. all of them definitely continued.
She Persisted is for everybody who has ever desired to communicate up yet has been informed to calm down, for everybody who has ever attempted to arrive for the celebrities yet was once instructed to sit, and for everybody who has ever been made to believe unworthy or unimportant or small.
With brilliant, compelling artwork via Alexandra Boiger, this e-book indicates readers that it doesn't matter what hindrances can be of their paths, they won't hand over on their goals. endurance is power.
This publication positive factors: Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nellie Bly, Virginia Apgar, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally experience, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor—and one certain cameo.

Praise for She Persisted:

★ “[A] gorgeous, relocating paintings of children’s literature [and a] polished creation to a various and entire workforce of women.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Exemplary . . . This well-curated record will convey young children that women’s voices have made themselves emphatically heard.” —Booklist 

“[She Persisted] will remind little ladies that they could in attaining their pursuits in the event that they don’t permit stumbling blocks get within the way.” —Family Circle 

“We can’t wait to snatch a duplicate for a number of the outstanding children in our lives . . . and perhaps a few of the grown-ups, too.” —Bustle 

“A message all of us have to hear.” —Scary Mommy 

“This should be a good learn for children (especially younger girls).” —Romper 

“We can't watch for the release of clever woman Chelsea Clinton’s new e-book to assist remind youngsters all over the place that the fearlessness that characterizes the 13 girls within the e-book is what has emboldened us to always try for growth and justice.” —Amy Poehler’s shrewdpermanent Girls

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Download El cumpleaños de Washington (Washington's Birthday) (Social by Kelly Rodgers PDF

By Kelly Rodgers

Early readers will achieve perception and comprehend why we have fun George Washington's inspiring lifestyles and brilliant accomplishments during this attractive Spanish-translated nonfiction identify. With pleasing photographs, supportive textual content, and an obtainable desk of contents, thesaurus, and index, readers could be engaged from begin to end of this e-book!

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