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Juvenile Nonfiction - History - United States - 20th Century
From NYT bestselling author Tracey Baptiste comes a singular picture book that is both a biography about Claudette Colvin, the teen whose activism launched the Montgomery bus boycott, and a celebration of collective action.When fifteen-year-old Claud...
ISBN: 9780593509067Unabridged Download
An inspiring picture-book biography about the woman whose cooking helped feed and fund the Montgomery bus boycott of 1956, from an award-winning illustrator.Georgia Gilmore was cooking when she heard the news Mrs. Rosa Parks had been arrested--pulled...
ISBN: 9780593509364Unabridged Download
Discover how this vibrant Black neighborhood in upper Manhattan became home to the leading Black writers, artists, and musicians of the 1920s and 1930s.Travel back in time to the 1920s and 1930s to the sounds of jazz in nightclubs and the 24-hours-a-...
ISBN: 9780593455050Unabridged Download
Learn how this heroic group of American Indian men created a secret, unbreakable code and helped the US win major battles during World War II.By the time the United States joined the Second World War in 1941, the fight against Nazi and Axis powers ha...
ISBN: 9780593455111Unabridged Download
At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flame as spectators watched it attempt to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. In ...
ISBN: 9780593554432Unabridged Download
A terrifying attack! On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died...
ISBN: 9780593554470Unabridged Download
For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1,500 lives. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-five years later.At 2:20 a.m. o...
ISBN: 9780593554579Unabridged Download
In this addition to the What Was? series, kids will experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in 1906 when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake.One early April morning in 1906, the people of San Francisco were jolted awake ...
ISBN: 9780593554616Unabridged Download
New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents a follow up to his award-winning book Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon, taking listeners on a terrifying journey into the Cold War...
ISBN: 9780593154892Unabridged Download
On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people gathered in Washington, DC, to demand equal rights for all races. It was there that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, and it was this peaceful protest that spurred the momentous...
ISBN: 9780593413661Unabridged Download
A SYDNEY TAYLOR NOTABLE BOOK • Learn about the importance of vaccines and the scientific process through the fascinating life of world-renowned scientist Jonas Salk, whose pioneering discoveries changed the world forever.Dr. Jonas Salk...
ISBN: 9780593460986Unabridged Download
Winner of the American Library Association's 2021 Asian/Pacific American Award for Best Picture Book! An inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life.Befo...
ISBN: 9780593461006Unabridged Download