George Washington s Spies

George Washington s Spies


  • Author : Claudia Friddell
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399550775


George Washington s Spies Book Description :

An account of General George Washington's Revolutionary War leadership of the Culper Ring spy network describes how his team used secret names, codes, invisible ink and other measures to collect and share important information....

The Race Around the World  Totally True Adventures

The Race Around the World Totally True Adventures


  • Author : Nancy Castaldo
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553522808


The Race Around the World Totally True Adventures Book Description :

Does Nellie Bly have what it takes to race around the world? Travel to all corners of the globe in this action-packed Totally True Adventure. When Nellie Bly read Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, she had an amazing idea. What if she traveled around the world in real life, and did it in less than eighty days? In 1889, people doubted it could be done—especially by a woman. But with one small bag and a sturdy coat, Nellie set out anyway. Soon the whole world was rooting for her. Could she make it back home in time? This nonfiction chapter book makes history exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, Common Core connections, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. Perfect for readers ...

Climbing Everest  Totally True Adventures

Climbing Everest Totally True Adventures


  • Author : Gail Herman
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553509885


Climbing Everest Totally True Adventures Book Description :

Could you climb the world’s highest mountain? Thrill seekers and young explorers will love this inspiring Totally True Adventure. The peak of Mount Everest is the highest place on Earth—and one of the deadliest. Terrible storms stop climbers in their tracks! Avalanches tumble down! Brave adventurers disappear on the snowy slopes. Then Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay decide to climb. They come from different cultures, but their dream is the same. Can teamwork help them make it to the roof of the world? This nonfiction chapter book makes history exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, Common Core connections, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. Perfect for readers of the I Survived seri...

Apollo 13
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Apollo 13


  • Author : Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385391252


Apollo 13 Book Description :

An account of the fateful April 1970 mission to the moon follows the harrowing experiences of its three astronauts, who fought to return safely to Earth in the wake of a disastrous explosion....

The Search for El Dorado  Totally True Adventures

The Search for El Dorado Totally True Adventures


  • Author : Lois Miner Huey
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553536164


The Search for El Dorado Totally True Adventures Book Description :

Was the City of Gold a real place? Treasure seekers and mystery readers alike will love this action-packed Totally True Adventure. Towers of gold! Glittering streets! Jewels, coins, and more! Early Spanish explorers heard a story about El Dorado. It was a lost city in the Americas made of gold. The explorers believed it was real—and they believed they could find it! Soon the story became a legend, and the legend changed the world. But the city of El Dorado has not been found . . . yet. This nonfiction chapter book makes history exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, Common Core connections, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. Perfect for readers of the I Survived series and the Who Was ....

Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse  Totally True Adventures

Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse Totally True Adventures


  • Author : David A. Kelly
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2010-04-14
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307477851


Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse Totally True Adventures Book Description :

Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. They won World Series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. But some people on the Red Sox felt the Babe was more trouble than he was worth, and he was traded away to one of the worst teams in baseball, the New York Yankees. From then on, the Yankees became a golden team. And the Red Sox? For over 80 years, they just couldn’t win another World Series. Then, in 2004, along came a scruffy, scrappy Red Sox team. Could they break Babe Ruth’s curse and win it all? From the Trade Paperback edition....

Finding the First T  Rex

Finding the First T Rex


  • Author : Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014-11-21
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 1484439783


Finding the First T Rex Book Description :

Tells the true story of the amazing dinosaur discovery of the first T-Rex in the Montana Badlands in the early 1900s after paleontologist Barnum Brown was given a hand-drawn map, dug up the teeth of the unknown creature, and kicked off a race to find...

Washington s Spies
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Washington s Spies


  • Author : Alexander Rose
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553392593


Washington s Spies Book Description :

In 1778, George Washington unleashed an unlikely ring of spies in New York to discover British battle plans....

Balto and the Great Race  Totally True Adventures
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Balto and the Great Race Totally True Adventures


  • Author : Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2009-09-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307554503


Balto and the Great Race Totally True Adventures Book Description :

Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish—and the closest supply is 650 miles away! The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled, but can the dogs deliver it in time? Heading bravely into a brutal blizzard, Balto leads the race for life. A Kansas City Children’s Book Award for Grades 1–3 From the Trade Paperback edition....

The  25 000 Flight

The 25 000 Flight


  • Author : Lori Haskins Houran
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385382847


The 25 000 Flight Book Description :

Documents the efforts by numerous teams during the 1920s to claim a $25,000 prize for the first successful airplane flight from New York to Paris, describing the historic achievement of early aviation hero Charles Lindbergh, in an updated edition of an entry in the Stepping Stones nonfiction series. Simultaneous and eBook....