Holiday House A Picture Book of Samuel Adams

This is the story of Samuel Adams, American Patriot and a founding father of the new American nation. He wrote and spoke out about the unfair British taxes imposed upon the colonists and helped organize the Stamp Act. He instigated the Bost...on Tea Party - an act of rebellion by the Sons of Liberty that would lead directly to the Revolutionary War. He was a delegate at the First and Second Continental Congresses, and was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Adams continued to lead the struggle for liberty until his death.In this book, the Adlers offer a compelling hero for young readers - a man passionate about freedom, and determined to make a difference. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/1/2005 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: David A. Adler Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 8.11in length x 10.11in width x 0.36in height Weight: 11.2oz. Read More

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A brief biography of the African American scientist who overcame tremendous hardship to make unusual and important discoveries in ...the field of agriculture. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/1/2000 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: David Adler Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 7.98in length x 9.52in width x 0.13in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

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He was a silversmith and soldier before his famous ride to Lexington. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/1/1997 P...ages: 28 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: David A. Adler Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 8in length x 9.55in width x 0.16in height Weight: 3.2oz. Read More

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The first African American to play in the major leagues. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/1/1997 Pages: 29 Read...ing Level: Age 6 and Up Author: David A. Adler Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 8in length x 9.5in width x 0.12in height Weight: 4oz. Read More

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She joined the Lewis and Clark Expedition as a translator and guide. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/1/2001 Pa...ges: 28 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: David A. Adler Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 8in length x 9.5in width x 0.11in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

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Cool and smooth and sweet, ice cream has long been a favourite treat. It cools you off when its hot and is too delicious to resist... even in cold weather. How did it get to be so scrumptious? Best-selling author/illustrator Gail Gibbons dishes out the latest scoop on ice cream production. Ice cream has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a mixture of snow, milk, and rice. Gail Gibbons details the many firsts in ice cream history, from the earliest ice cream crank to the original waffle cone. Childrens mouths will be watering as they follow ice creams journey from farm to factory to freezer. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 1/2/2008 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Gail Gibbons Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 10in length x 9.9in width x 0.15in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

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Imagine a force that can toss boats around like toys, wash away bridges, and create waves as high as eighteen feet. With fierce wi...nds and torrential rains, hurricanes can do all of these things. They can cause tremendous damage and even change the shape of a shoreline. For centuries people did not know when a hurricane was coming. But now we have new methods to predict when and where these storms will occur. Young readers will learn how hurricanes are formed, how they are named and classified, and what to do if a dangerous storm is on the way. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/10/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Gail Gibbons Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 9.51in length x 9.74in width x 0.1in height Weight: 0.8oz. Read More

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Every February 2, people all across the country wonder about the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil. Will he see his shadow on that day ...or wont he? Will spring come early or late? Here is information about Groundhog Day, its origins, and the animal at the center of this delightful annual event. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/30/2007 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Gail Gibbons Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 10in length x 9.48in width x 0.11in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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Cocoa, tan, rose, and almond-people come in lots of shades, even in the same family. This exploration of one of our most noticeabl...e physical traits uses vibrant photographs of childen and a short text to inspire young children both to take notice and to look beyond the obvious. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/1/2009 Pages: 28 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Shelley Rotner Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 9.96in length x 10.4in width x 0.39in height Weight: 16.8oz. Author: Shelley RotnerPublisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 9.3in length x 10.5in width x 0.2in height Weight: 6.4oz. Read More

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There are about 3,000 kinds of snakes. Here is information about the different functions of these cold-blooded animals physical ch...aracteristics. One also learns how they live, how they give birth (most lay eggs, some give birth to live babies), and how they eat (they swallow their prey whole, sometimes while it is still alive). Knowing about snakes, from the most ordinary garden variety to the most exotic constrictors and poisonous snakes, is to admire and respect these extraordinary reptiles. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/10/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up Author: Gail Gibbons Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 9.69in length x 9.5in width x 0.2in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

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Best-selling author Betty Ren Wright earned eight state awards for this middle-grade mystery about a murder kept secret in a dollh...ouse.Amy is terrified. She hears scratching and scurrying noises coming from the dollhouse, and the dolls she was playing with are not where she left them. Dolls cant move by themselves, she tells herself. But every night when Amy goes into the attic to check on the dollhouse, it is filled with an eerie light and the dolls have moved again! Are the dolls trying to tell her something? Are their movements connected to grisly murders of her own great-grandparents? Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/2008 Pages: 149 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: Betty Ren Wright Publisher: Holiday House Dimensions: 8.25in length x 5.58in width x 0.49in height Weight: 7.2oz. Read More

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