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A listing of books that can be used to teach American history. The selected books represent a variety of historical eras, types of books, and reading levels and the list will grow over time.
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A collection of writings beginning with rhymes in the margins of young Abe's arithmetic book and ending with official and...
Collection of African-American folktales from Africa, the Caribbean, and South America.
A traveling book about an adventurous young woman, Alice Ramsay, who drives across the country in 1909. Despite facing natural...
A biography of the inventor Henry Ford.
The true story of the night when good friends Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt shared a daring moonlit flight in Amelia's...
Yep brings together 25 talented writers, each with a different story about the Asian American experience.
A detailed biographical resource that presents personality traits, health issues, friends, habits, and quotations about the First...
Collection of American folk stories.
Ederle, known as Trudy, became an international superstar in 1926 when she was the first woman to swim across the English...
History, science, politics, and public health come together in this dramatic account of the disastrous yellow fever epidemic that...
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which
promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.
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