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Juvenile Nonfiction - History - United States
What Is Congress? Cover
Author: Jill Abramson and Who HQ
Release Date: May 11, 2021
Whether Congress is in session or not, here is an enthralling overview about the branch of our government closest to average Americans.Best-selling adult author and the first woman to become executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson is a ...
What Is Congress? Cover
Author: Dennis Brindell Fradin | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The...
Author: Gare Thompson | Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Release Date: March 26, 2019
At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and she spent the rest of her life struggling to break through it. But with the help of teacher Annie Sullivan, Helen learned to read, write, and do many ama...
Author: Julie Cummins | Narrator: Erica Schroeder
Release Date: October 16, 2018
Annie Edson Taylor went over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Mabel Stark wrestled with tigers. Sonora Webster Carver plummeted forty feet on horseback into a tank of water. These and the eleven other women profiled in this audiobook performed between 1880...
Author: Tomie dePaola | Narrator: Danny Gerard
Release Date: April 03, 2018
First-grader Tomie dePaola experiences uncertainty in the weeks following the attack on pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. What are the grown-ups talking quietly about at home and even at school? Why does his class have to go to the spooky furnace room ...
Author: Khizr Khan | Narrator: Sunil Malhotra and Khizr Khan
Release Date: October 24, 2017
From Gold Star father and beloved Democratic National Convention speaker Khizr Khan comes a book for young people about the Constitution—what it says and why it matters for everyone.   Our Founding Fathers created the U.S. Constitution and...
Author: Sanford Levinson and Cynthia Levinson | Narrator: Kimberly Farr, Arthur Morey, Mark Bramhall, Adenrele Ojo and Erin Spencer
Release Date: September 05, 2017
Many of the political issues we struggle with today have their roots in the US Constitution.Husband-and-wife team Cynthia and Sanford Levinson take readers back to the creation of this historic document and discuss how contemporary problems were firs...
Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: January 17, 2017
When superstar athlete Jim Thorpe and football legend Pop Warner met in 1904 at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, they forged one of the winningest teams in American football history. Called "the team that invented football," the...
Author: Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Various
Release Date: September 20, 2016
2017 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction finalistDid you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers―who fought for liberty and justice for all―were slave owners?Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were &l...
Of Thee I Sing Cover
Author: Barack Obama | Narrator: Andre Braugher
Release Date: November 16, 2010
Barack Obama delivers a tender, beautiful letter to his daughters in this powerful picture book illustrated by award-winner Loren Long that's made to be treasured! In this poignant letter to his daughters, Barack Obama has written a moving trib...
Of Thee I Sing Cover
Who Was First? Cover
Author: Russell Freedman | Narrator: L.J. Ganser
Release Date: October 23, 2007
Historians still agree about the date of Columbus’s voyage. But did this European adventurer discover America? We now know that certain explorers from other parts of the globe set foot on American shores long before 1492–and that others m...
Who Was First? Cover