Ronald Reagan: The Great Communicator
Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source biography that focuses on Ronald Reagan.
The Information Revolution
Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source reader that provides deeper, meaningful insights into what life was like during the Information Revolution.
Fighting for Civil Rights
Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source reader that focuses on the history of civil rights.
Saving the World: The Chocolate Pilot
After WWII, Lieutenant Gail "Hal" Halvorsen wanted to help the children of Berlin. He decided to give them hope in the form of chocolates dropped in mini parachutes from his airplane. Learn the inspiring, true-life story behind The Chocolate Pilot.
Young readers will learn about national holidays with this engaging nonfiction title that features appealing photos, easy-to-read text, and a helpful glossary and index to further develop vocabulary.
Young readers will learn about time with this engaging nonfiction book that features appealing photos, easy-to-read text, and a helpful glossary and index to further develop vocabulary.
America Then and Now
Introduce first grade students to the concept of change as they compare homes, schools, jobs, technology, and transportation from the past and present.
Maps and Globes
First grade students will develop their basic map and globe skills with this nonfiction book that uses dynamic images and supportive text to integrate social studies content and language arts instruction.
Where People Live
This primary source reader explores population growth in the United States. The dynamic primary source images and supportive text will engage first grade students as they compare and contrast the past and present.
Women Who Changed the World
This inspiring primary source reader focuses on the contributions made by significant women including Rosa Parks, Marie Curie, Clara Barton, Florence Nightingale, Wilma Rudolph, and Golda Meir.
Diplomacy Makes a Difference
This fact-filled primary source reader integrates social studies content knowledge and language arts instruction and helps second grade students learn about international diplomacy and foreign relations.
Learn about the unique landforms, climates, regions, and resources that make up the United States! This primary source reader teaches third grade students about important geography concepts and builds literacy skills.
This intriguing primary source reader explores the history, culture, customs, and influence of California's Indian tribes, including the Hupa, Chumash, Tongva, Yokuts, Quechan, and Coso.
This primary source reader teaches students about economics and integrates social studies content knowledge and language arts instruction. The detailed images, fascinating facts, and supportive text work together to help students understand the content.
Juliette Gordon Low: The First Girl Scout
Learn more about Juliette Gordon Low's contributions to Georgia history with this reader that connects to Georgia state standards. This biography about the founder of the Girl Scouts promotes social studies content literacy with primary source documents.
The History of Huntington Beach
Learn about the history of the city of Huntington Beach! This reader explores the history of "Surf City USA," from its early settlers, geography, and climate to its government structure, points of interest, and annual events.
The Great Leap Westward
Excite students with The Great Leap Westward. This nonfiction reader examines Manifest Destiny and the expansion into western territories, as well as the historical battles and land purchases that doubled the size of the United States.
Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of Liberty
This nonfiction reader explores the life of our nation's third president, from his early years in Virginia to his many accomplishments in law and politics, including Thomas Jefferson's significant contributions authoring the Declaration of Independence.
The Legacy and Legend of Sacagawea
Breathe life into the pages of history with this primary source reader that explores the life of Sacagawea and her significant contributions to Lewis and Clarks' westward expedition.
The War of 1812: By the Dawn's Early Light
With this primary source reader, students will explore the war that inspired our national anthem, examining the events that led up to the war and what happened afterwards, including Francis Scott Key penning the iconic "The Star-Spangled Banner."
James Madison and the Making of the United States
Engage students as they learn more about the "Father of the Constitution" with this fascinating biography that focuses his life and many accomplishments, from the Continental Congress, as Secretary of State, and as the fourth US president.
19th Century Innovations: Paving the Way
Excite students as they learn more about the 19th century inventions that accelerated growth and change in the 1800s. This primary source reader explores the innovations during the century of change that increased commerce and communication.
Settling and Unsettling the West
With Settling and Unsettling the West, students will examine some of the reasons why people were heading out west, including the gold and silver rushes and the Homestead Act, as well as some of the westward routes pioneer travelers took.
Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Woman
This fascinating biography profiles the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the events in her life that helped shape her beloved children's books. Students will focus on the author's early years, from her westward travels to living on a homestead.