Bring classic children’s tales to young readers with the Calico Illustrated Classics series. World-class illustrations make rafting the river and braving the revolution an exciting journey through literature. Large type and leveled language make the classics assessable to readers of all ages.
Hispanic American History follows the timeline of this proud and ethnically diverse culture. The series starts in Ancient America, tracing the beginnings of the Indian nations in the Americas and their interactions with conquistadors from Spain. From there the series follows the movements, struggles, and successes of Latino people from the 1500s to present day. Important movements are discussed, such as the immigration to different parts of the United States, the impact of wars and revolutions, and the fight for Hispanic civil rights. Biographies on Spanish historical figures, as well as important authors, artists, and powerful leaders are also included.
Readers will almost feel the ground rumble beneath their feet when they open these action-packed books about land-based military vehicles. Tanks, self-propelled artillery, transports, and other fighting vehicles are featured in large, impactful photographs. Reluctant readers will be drawn in by short, easy-to-read bursts of information that explain the history, capabilities, and technology of these awesome war machines. Features include a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
Who is Pan Ku? What is Ragnarok? Why are myths so important in our lives? Myths are a rich source of history. People use them to make sense of our world. Even before myths were written down, people told and retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of their homeland. Readers of the World of Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From well-known Greek gods like Zeus and Poseidon, to lesser-known tales of Africa’s Gu and Ngame, these books help kids understand the myths that shape and direct people’s lives.
The brave. The proud. The Armed Forces. Impactful and intense photos bring the thrills and power of America's branches of service to young readers. Short, easy-to-read bursts of informative text tell the dramatic history and inspiring moments of America's finest. From the air, sea, and ground, the dramatic work of servicemen and servicewomen is featured in page-turning books designed to engage even the most reluctant readers.
From Pearl Harbor to the Atomic Bomb, from D-Day to Iwo Jima, and from the Nazis to the Holocaust, World War II was the most catastrophic event of the 20th century. This series examines the roots of the war, the epic battles and key campaigns, the technology and weapons used, the military and political leaders, and the ordinary men and women who lived–and died–during these tumultuous times. Maps, quotes, and historical photos help readers understand the struggle that defined a generation and changed the face of history.