DK Eyewitness Books First Ladies

DK Eyewitness Books  First Ladies Author Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN-10 1465458514
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher DK Children
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Discover the fascinating spouses of the nation's presidents--from early patriots to infuential leaders.

First Ladies

First Ladies Author Dk Editors
ISBN-10 0606398945
Year 2017-01-03
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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For use in schools and libraries only. From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, meet the 46 exceptional women who made their mark on the White House in DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies. See how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making. Filled with amazing facts, full-color photographs of personal mementos, family pictures, and campaign memorabilia, DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies is a visual tour through US history.

What s the Big Deal About First Ladies

What s the Big Deal About First Ladies Author Ruby Shamir
ISBN-10 9780399547294
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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First Ladies are more than just wives of U.S. presidents! This fun, kid-friendly book of trivia and history shows that First Ladies help influence America in ways both large and small. Did you know that Mary Todd Lincoln hated slavery and helped to end it in America? Or that Edith Wilson helped decode secret messages during World War I? How about that Sarah Polk didn’t let anyone dance in the White House while she was first lady? It’s true! In addition to being hostesses, advocates, ambassadors, activists, patriots, and role-models, each first lady put her own stamp on the White House—and on our country. In this fun-filled, fact-filled book, you can find out just what made each first lady unique and why they were so important. As it turns out, first ladies are a pretty big deal after all! This book is perfect for fans of So You Want to be President? and Rad American Women from A-Z:Rebels, Trailbalzers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History...And Our Future, and is a great entry point to discussing elections, inaugurations, and all aspects of the White House with children. Praise for What's the Big Deal About First Ladies: ★ "A breezy way to, as Abigail Adams urged, 'remember the ladies.'" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "This title does an excellent job of highlighting the important roles that these women played throughout history....A delightful introduction to America’s first ladies for elementary U.S. history collections." --School Library Journal "Packed with interesting facts and illustrated with style, this upbeat overview of America’s First Ladies will entertain kids intrigued by history." --Booklist

Climate Change

Climate Change Author DK
ISBN-10 9781405335782
Year 2008-04-01
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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Help your child learn about climate change with this fact-packed guide. From what's being done to stop pollution harming life on earth, to why rising sea levels mean maps will need to be redrawn: let your child discover all about our fragile planet and the dramatic changes that are affecting the weather, the environment and our way of life. They'll discover more browsing the dedicated Eyewitness website. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about climate change.

DK Eyewitness Books Submarine

DK Eyewitness Books  Submarine Author Neil Mallard
ISBN-10 9780756667979
Year 2003-12-01
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Discover the fascinating history of submarines and submersibles, from the first workable designs of the 16th century to Cold War vesselsarmed with nuclear missiles. Find out how these stealthy watercraft work and what it’s like to live below the waves in this unique and exciting guide that was created in association with the U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum. Colorfulphotographs illustrate the technology used to build and navigate submarines andthe many ways they are used today. Take a look at the inside of a nuclear submarine, learn what a submariner’s daily life is like, discover what we may find in the vast, unexplored regions of the ocean, and much, much more! Discover the secret underwater world of submarines and submersibles

DK Eyewitness Books Archeology

DK Eyewitness Books  Archeology Author Jane McIntosh
ISBN-10 9780756669843
Year 2000-05-31
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Without the help of archeologists throughout time, very little would be known about some of the world’s greatest civilizations. Archeology, with its carefully developed preservation techniques, is responsible for uncovering artifacts like the Greek sculptures and Native American weaponry we see in museums everyday. Be an “eyewitness” to the fascinating world of archeology. See a loaf of bread preserved for 2,000 years, the first humanskeleton ever discovered, a corroded cannon from a shipwreck, and a reconstructed helmet made of gold, silver and bronze. Learn about carbon dating, how to tell the difference between a fake and the real thing, why tombs were plundered, and the secrets behind standing stones. Discover where the world''s first iron bridge was built, how a dig is organized, a "ghost ship''s" impression in the sand, how rescue evacuations are carried out, and much, much more! Discover the world of archeology how to piece together civilizations of the past and why it matters today

A Kids Guide to America s First Ladies

A Kids  Guide to America s First Ladies Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780062381088
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award-winner Kathleen Krull is an expert at bringing history to life in her engaging titles and series, including Women Who Broke the Rules, Lives of . . . , Giants of Science, and A Kid’s Guide to America’s Bill of Rights. This time, she introduces readers to the women of the White House in A Kid’s Guide to America’s First Ladies! The book includes a section introducing kids to Melania Trump. Find out what our country’s First Ladies thought, did, and advocated for as they moved into the White House. Why did the Patriots love Martha Washington? What causes did Eleanor Roosevelt support and lead? What did Jacqueline Kennedy do to establish her legacy long after she left the White House? How did Hillary Clinton turn her role as First Lady into a political career of her own? Packed with anecdotes and sidebars, a timeline of the advancement of women’s rights, and humorous illustrations and portraits, Kathleen Krull’s introduction to the First Ladies of the United States brings vividly to life the women to hold the role as they paved the way for American women in times of change.

Presidents

Presidents Author James Barber
ISBN-10 078945243X
Year 2000
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Dk Pub
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Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.

DK Eyewitness Books Presidents

DK Eyewitness Books  Presidents Author James Barber
ISBN-10 1465457704
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher DK Children
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Explore the lives of the presidents who shaped American history--frpm the Founding Fathers to today's leaders.

Rescuing the Children

Rescuing the Children Author Deborah Hodge
ISBN-10 9781770493667
Year 2012-10-09
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Tundra Books
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This important book tells the story of how ten thousand Jewish children were rescued out of Nazi Europe just before the outbreak of World War 2. They were saved by the Kindertransport — a rescue mission that transported the children (or Kinder) from Nazi-ruled countries to safety in Britain. The book includes real-life accounts of the children and is illustrated with archival photographs, paintings of pre-war Nazi Germany by artist, Hans Jackson, and original art by the Kinder commemorating their rescue.

Roman Diary

Roman Diary Author Richard Platt
ISBN-10 1406325473
Year 2011
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Walker
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The year is AD 107 and Iliona, an educated Greek girl, has been orphaned and sold as a slave in Rome. Apart from her diary, she hasn't a friend in the world. But the family she works for are not unkind, and as Iliona begins to make friends and look around her, she discovers that the city at the heart of the empire is a fascinating place.

DK Eyewitness Books Weather

DK Eyewitness Books  Weather Author Brian Cosgrove
ISBN-10 9780756667603
Year 2007-06-25
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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From hurricanes to droughts - be an eyewitness to Mother Nature's work with DK Eyewitness Books: Weather. Discover everything from why deserts are dry to what makes raindrops grow and how to put together your own weather forecast in Eyewitness: Weather.

DK Eyewitness Books Medieval Life

DK Eyewitness Books  Medieval Life Author Andrew Langley
ISBN-10 9780756688240
Year 2011-04-18
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The Middle Ages ran from the end of the Dark Ages to the Renaissance in the 15th century. Eyewitness Medieval Life gives the reader an in-depth look at life during that era, in both the town and the country, and for the peasants as well as the aristocracy. Discover the hardships of life on the land, and the magnificent tournaments of the royal court. Learn how food was prepared and served at a great banquet. See the illuminated chronicles kept by scholarly monks and how master craftworkers used their skills to decorate the great cathedrals. Featuring artifacts, costumes, furniture, and historical illustrations, Medieval Life is a unique and compelling introduction to the people and culture of the Middle Ages