Think you know everything about Washington? Think again. Nobody knew about it at the time and few do so today, but those sneaky heroes risked their lives to help win the American Revolution! Illustrated throughout in black and white, with an appendix that includes photographs, and links to primary source materials, bonus content, this Totally True Adventures series book is ideal for supporting the Common Core State Standards and today's renewed interest in nonfiction.
Apollo 13 Totally True Adventures: How Three Brave Astronauts Survived A Space DisasterRandom House Books for Young Readers #ad - Astronauts jim lovell, jack swigert, and Fred Haise blasted off for the Moon on April 11, 1970. Could you survive an outer-space disaster? Aspiring astronauts and young explorers will love this out-of-this-world Totally True Adventure. Perfect for readers of the i survived series and the Who Was series, Totally True Adventures are captivating nonfiction stories with not-to-be-missed bonus content.
This informational text makes space travel exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, a map, photographs, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. But after a disastrous explosion damaged their spacecraft, the three men had only one goal: to get back home safely. Random house Books for Young Readers.
The Curse of King Tut's Mummy Totally True Adventures: How a Lost Tomb Was FoundRandom House Books for Young Readers #ad - When the pharoahs of Egypt died, they were mummified and buried in pyramids and tombs with all their riches. Then howard carter found the greatest egyptian treasure trove of all—the tomb of King Tut's mummy! But did the amazing treasure come with a deadly curse? Random house Books for Young Readers. But as centuries passed, the tombs were looted and the pharoahs' gold stolen.
Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse Totally True Adventures: How the Red Sox Curse Became a Legend . . .Random House Books for Young Readers SG-USB-87 #ad - Could they break babe ruth’s curse and win it all? Random house Books for Young Readers. From then on, the Yankees became a golden team. They won world series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. And the red sox? for over 80 years, they just couldn’t win another World Series.
Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. 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. Then, along came a scruffy, in 2004, scrappy Red Sox team.
Finding the First T. Rex Totally True Adventures: How a Giant Meat-Eater was Dug Up...Random House Books for Young Readers #ad - In 1902, william hornaday handed a map to the famous paleontologist Barnum Brown. Following the map, brown dug up a jawbone edged with six-inch long teeth, the remains of a monstrous creature no one had ever seen before. But one bone wasn’t enough, and brown soon found himself in a desperate race to discover the skeleton of the mystery carnivore! Random house Books for Young Readers.
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Climbing Everest Totally True Adventures: How Two Friends Reached Earth's Highest PeakRandom House Books for Young Readers #ad - Then edmund hillary and Tenzing Norgay decide to climb. The peak of mount everest is the highest place on Earth—and one of the deadliest. Perfect for readers of the I Survived series and the Who Was. Terrible storms stop climbers in their tracks! Avalanches tumble down! Brave adventurers disappear on the snowy slopes.
Random house Books for Young Readers. Series, totally true Adventures are captivating nonfiction stories with not-to-be-missed bonus content. They come from different cultures, but their dream is the same. Could you climb the world’s highest mountain? Thrill seekers and young explorers will love this inspiring Totally True Adventure.
Climbing Everest Totally True Adventures: How Two Friends Reached Earth's Highest Peak #ad - 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, Common Core connections, a map, and additional Story Behind the Story facts.
Titanic Sinks! Stepping Stone, paperRandom House Books for Young Readers #ad - Here is the exciting true story about the "unsinkable" Titanic! Dramatic accounts, and fast-paced action of how the world's biggest, white-knuckle suspense, safest ship sank on its maiden voyage. Includes black-and-white photos and full-color underwater photos of the wreck. Random house Books for Young Readers.
The Year of Billy MillerGreenwillow Books #ad - What a way to start second grade, though, how to appreciate his little sister, with a lump on your head! As the year goes by, Billy figures out how to navigate elementary school, and how to be a more grown up and responsible member of the family and a help to his busy working mom and stay-at-home dad.
A 2014 newbery honor booka new york times bestselleraward-winning, sibling rivalry, nationally bestselling author Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced and funny story about friendship, and elementary school. This is a perfect short novel for the early elementary grades.
The Year of Billy Miller #ad - . The year of billy miller includes black-and-white art by Kevin Henkes and is perfect for fans of the Ramona books; Frindle, by Andrew Clements; and the Clementine series. The new york times declared: "Henkes's delightful story is restrained and vivid. Random house Books for Young Readers. Greenwillow Books.
Forgoing the overdramatic or zany, it shows the substance, warmth and adaptability of beautifully common family love. When billy miller has a mishap at the statue of the Jolly Green Giant at the end of summer vacation, he ends up with a big lump on his head. Newbery honor author and caldecott medalist kevin Henkes delivers a short, a school poetry slam, satisfying, cancelled sleepovers, laugh-out-loud-funny school and family story that features a diorama homework assignment, and epic sibling temper tantrums.
Just My LuckHarperCollins #ad - Random house Books for Young Readers. He's still not a great bike rider—even though his brother George, who's autistic, can do tricks. Martin, new york Times bestselling author of Rain Reign. Fourth grade is not going at all how Benny Barrows hoped. This brave story, told with wry humor, is inspirational, " raved Ann M.
Critically acclaimed author Cammie McGovern's powerful and heartwarming middle grade novel will appeal to readers who loved R. Palacio's wonder, holly sloan's Counting by 7s, and Lynda Mullaly Hunt's Fish in a Tree. Benny tries to take his mom's advice and focus on helping others, and to take things one step at a time.
Just My Luck #ad - . And worst of all, he worries his dad's recent accident might be all his fault. Harpercollins. He hasn't found a new best friend at school. Greenwillow Books. J. But when his dad ends up in the hospital again, Benny doesn't know how he and his family will overcome all the bad luck that life seems to have thrown their way.
Just my luck is a deeply moving and rewarding novel about a down-on-his-luck boy whose caring heart ultimately helps him find the strength to cope with tragedy and realize how much he truly has to offer his friends and family.
Balto and the Great Race Stepping StoneRandom House Books for Young Readers #ad - Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Random house Books for Young Readers. Harpercollins. Without antitoxin serum, but can the dogs deliver it in time? Heading bravely into a brutal blizzard, they will perish—and the closest supply is 650 miles away! The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled, Balto leads the race for life.
A kansas city children’s book award for Grades 1–3 Random house Books for Young Readers. Greenwillow Books.
Pugs of the Frozen North A Not-So-Impossible TaleYearling #ad - Greenwillow Books. Sixty-six? with a little bit of luck, anything is paws-ible. Far away, in a winter wonderland, an amazing sled race is about to begin. Pug power!” —booklist, starred review Random house Books for Young Readers. Yearling Books. Even with thirty, it doesn’t budge. The winner can make one wish, and it will magically come true! Two friends, Sika and Shen, want to win more than anything.
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Pugs of the Frozen North A Not-So-Impossible Tale #ad - . But all they have is a pack of yappy, yippy, pug puppies. Random house Books for Young Readers. Ten pugs can’t move their sled. Harpercollins.