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Famous Lives
Historical figures like Abraham Lincoln, Paul Revere, and Abigail Adams shaped important moments in United States history and changed the young country forever. By exploring the lives of these well-known figures of early America, beginning readers learn about these moments through age-appropriate la...

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The Life of Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams was married to one of the first US presidents. Her son was also president of the United States. In this book, readers will learn even more fascinating facts about Abigail Adams. Age-appropriate content and accessible language will help beginning readers appreciate this influential woma...

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The Life of Abraham Lincoln
Many consider Abraham Lincoln to be the greatest US president. This book explores Lincoln’s early life, including his self-taught education, law career, and influential presidency. Through age-appropriate language and content, beginning readers will learn about the Civil War and Lincoln’s inspiring ...

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The Life of Ben Franklin
Ben Franklin greatly influenced all Americans with his work as a diplomat, scientist, and inventor. He signed both the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. In this book, interesting biographical information written in accessible language will introduce beginning readers to one of the...

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The Life of George Washington
George Washington wasn’t just the first US president. He was also the general who led the Continental army to victory over the British. Historic images will assist beginning readers in learning about Washington’s life, including his role in the founding of the United States and his presidency. Age-a...

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The Life of Paul Revere
When Paul Revere warned colonists the British army was coming, he helped prepare a nation for battle. This exciting book will take readers through Revere’s life as a silver- and goldsmith and on his midnight ride at the start of the American Revolution. Through achievable content and language, begin...

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The Life of Sacagawea
The gold dollar coin bears the image of one of the most famous Native Americans in US history—Sacagawea. Though much of her life remains a mystery, this book will explore the story of the extraordinary woman who helped Lewis and Clark explore the American West. Age-appropriate language and content w...

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GS Leveled Readers: Social Studies
Aligned to the Common Core State Standards, these leveled, informational texts are great for individual or small group reading instruction. Titles in this kit include: The Life of Abigail Adams The Life of Abraham Lincoln The Life of Ben Franklin The Life of George Washington The Life of Paul Rever...

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Flag Day
Every year, North Americans fly the American flag on June 14th. This show of patriotism isn’t in anticipation of Independence Day; it’s a different holiday entirely. Flag Day is a celebration of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official flag. The book helps beginning readers learn about ...

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Independence Day
America’s birthday is celebrated on July 4, a day when we think about how brave men and women risked their lives for freedom. In this book, readers learn why Independence Day is so important. Vivid, engaging photographs show how we celebrate it, and help bring young readers into the experience of th...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Jr. believed that all men and women are equal. He spent his life peacefully bringing this message to others. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we honor this extraordinary leader. Readers will learn about his crusade to ensure that all people were treated equally.

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Memorial Day
Memorial Day—originally known as Decoration Day—is a day when we stop to think about all the brave men and women who have fought and given their lives for our country. Readers will learn basic facts about this holiday, and why it is important to honor those who have given so much to maintain our fre...

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Our Country's Holidays
With this fabulous collection, learning key topics in the early social studies curriculum is a celebration. Flag Day, Independence Day, Memorial Day, Martin Luther King Day, and Thanksgiving are portrayed in lively, full-color photographs and easy-to-read text. Each book explores a different holiday...

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Presidents' Day
On the third Monday in February, we celebrate Presidents' Day. Originally meant to honor George Washington, and then later, Abraham Lincoln, this important holiday now honors all presidents who have served our country. Readers will learn about the holiday’s interesting history, and why it’s importan...

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Thanksgiving
Fall brings with it some wonderful holidays, including the scrumptious meal-based holiday of Thanksgiving. North Americans gather around a table that is loaded with traditional thanksgiving foods and their own recipes in order to celebrate the bounty of our lives. This book explores this holiday, al...

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