Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever #ad - What follows is a thrilling chase, ending with a fiery shoot-out and swift justice for the perpetrators. With an unforgettable cast of characters, vivid detail, and art on every spread, page-turning action, Lincoln's Last Days is history that reads like a thriller. Adapted from bill o'reilly's bestselling historical thriller, Killing Lincoln, this book will have young readers—and grown-ups too—hooked on history.
In the spring of 1865, President Abraham Lincoln travels through Washington, D. C. After finally winning America's bloody Civil War.
Kennedy's Last Days: The Assassination That Defined a GenerationHenry Holt and Co. (BYR) #ad - Kennedy's last days is a gripping account of the events leading up to the most notorious crime of the twentieth century. Adapted from bill o'reilly's best-selling historical thriller Killing Kennedy, with an unforgettable cast of characters, and art on every spread, page-turning action, Kennedy's Last Days is history that reads like a thriller.
The former marine corps sharpshooter escapes briefly, but is hunted down, captured, and then shot dead while in police custody. This exciting book will captivate adults and young readers alike. On a sunny day in dallas, at the end of a campaign trip, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is assassinated by an angry, Texas, lonely drifter named Lee Harvey Oswald.
Kennedy's Last Days: The Assassination That Defined a Generation #ad - Author bill o'reilly vividly describes the kennedy family's life in the public eye, youthful president, the nation's growing fascination with their vigorous, and finally, the crises facing the president around the world and at home, the shocking events leading up to his demise.
The Day the President Was Shot: The Secret Service, the FBI, a Would-Be Killer, and the Attempted Assassination of Ronald ReaganHenry Holt and Co. (BYR) #ad - Adapted from bill o'reilly's historical thriller Killing Reagan, with characteristically gripping storytelling, this story explores the events of the day Reagan was shot. Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan was shot after leaving a speaking engagement in Washington, D. C. Mere days after his near-death experience, Reagan's personal strength propelled him back into his presidential duties.
The year was 1981. From the scene of the shooting and the dramatic action of the Secret Service, the life-saving measures of the medical professionals and the president's extraordinary recovery, to the FBI's interrogation of the shooter, this is a page-turning account of an attempted assassination and its aftermath.
The Day the President Was Shot: The Secret Service, the FBI, a Would-Be Killer, and the Attempted Assassination of Ronald Reagan #ad - This title has Common Core connections. The quick action of the Secret Service and medical professionals saved the president's life.
The Last Days of Jesus: His Life and TimesHenry Holt and Co. (BYR) #ad - His contemporaries are familiar historical figures: Julius Caesar, Herod the Great, Caesar Augustus, Pontius Pilate. Adapted from bill o'reilly's bestselling historical thriller Killing Jesus, The Last Days of Jesus is a riveting, and richly illustrated, fact-based account of the life and times of Jesus.
Two thousand years ago, Jesus walked across Galilee; everywhere he traveled he gained followers. In this world, jesus lived, and in this volatile political and historical context, Jesus died—and changed the world forever. It was an era of oppression, woman, when every man, and child answered to the brutal rule of Rome.
Found The Missing Book 1Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - Thirteen-year-old jonah has always known that he was adopted, and he's never thought it was any big deal. Do jonah and chip have any choice in the matter? and what should they choose when both alternatives are horrifying? With Found, Margaret Peterson Haddix begins a new series that promises to be every bit as suspenseful as her Shadow Children series -- which has sold more than 41/2 million copies -- and proves her, once again, to be a master of the page-turner.
The first one says, "You are one of the missing. The second one says, "Beware! They're coming back to get you. Jonah, chip, a vast smuggling operation, katherine, are plunged into a mystery that involves the FBI, and Jonah's sister, an airplane that appeared out of nowhere -- and people who seem to appear and disappear at will.
Found The Missing Book 1 #ad - The kids discover they are caught in a battle between two opposing forces that want very different things for Jonah and Chip's lives. Then he and a new friend, who's also adoped, Chip, begin receiving mysterious letters.
Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and Possibly Save the WorldGreenwillow Books #ad - Ida b has to go back to that place of Slow but Sure Body-Cramping, Mind-Numbing, Fun-Killing Torture—school. Applewood believes there is never enough time for fun. That's why she's so happy to be homeschooled and to spend every free second outside with the trees and the brook. Ida B. Then some not-so-great things happen in her world.
She feels her heart getting smaller and smaller and hardening into a sharp, black stone. How can things go from righter than right to a million miles beyond wrong? Can Ida B put together a plan to get things back to just-about perfect again? .
SavvyPuffin Books #ad - . A modern classic. For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. So she sneaks onto a salesman’s bus. A vibrant new voice. And now it’s the eve of Mibs’s big day. As if waiting weren’t hard enough, the family gets scary news two days before Mibs’s birthday: Poppa has been in a terrible accident.
Grandpa bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark electricity. They each possess a “savvy”—a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Mibs develops the singular mission to get to the hospital and prove that her new power can save her dad. Only to find the bus heading in the opposite direction.
Savvy #ad - Suddenly mibs finds herself on an unforgettable odyssey that will force her to make sense of growing up—and of other people, who might also have a few secrets hidden just beneath the skin.
Ruby HollerHarperCollins #ad - Brother and sister Dallas and Florida are the “trouble twins. In their short thirteen years, only to return to their dreary orphanage, they’ve passed through countless foster homes, Boxton Creek Home. Run by the trepids, a greedy and strict couple, Boxton Creek seems impossible to escape. From sharon creech, and a home, the newbery Medal winning author of Walk Two Moons, comes a heartwarming adventure about finding family, when you least expect it.
Ruby holler is a carnegie medal-winning novel, and with its quirky protagonists and exciting journey, captures the imaginations of readers of all ages. Trepid informs the twins that they’ll be helping old Tiller and Sairy Morey go on separate adventures, Dallas and Florida are suspicious. As the twins adjust to the natural beauty of the outdoors, help the Tillers prepare for their adventures, and foil a robbery, their ultimate search for freedom leads them home to Ruby Holler.
Fortunately, the MilkHarperCollins #ad - I looked up and saw a huge silver disc hovering in the air above Marshall Road. Hullo, " I said to myself. An absolute delight of a madcap story for the young and young-at-heart by New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, adventure and aliens, with equal parts pirates and piranhas, oddity and love.
I bought the milk, " said my father. I walked out of the corner shop, and heard a noise like this: t h u m m t h u m m. And then something odd happened. Find out just how odd things get in this hilarious story of time travel and breakfast cereal, expertly told by Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Skottie Young.
Fortunately, the Milk #ad - That's not something you see every day.
Hitler's Last Days: The Death of the Nazi Regime and the World's Most Notorious DictatorHenry Holt and Co. (BYR) #ad - Eisenhower, are gaining control of Europe, leaving German leaders scrambling. The allied forces, led by American generals George S. Facing defeat, eva braun, adolf Hitler flees to a secret bunker with his new wife, and his beloved dog, Blondi. Patton and Dwight D. Hitler's last days is a gripping account of the death of one of the most reviled villains of the 20th century—a man whose regime of murder and terror haunts the world even today.
Hitler's Last Days: The Death of the Nazi Regime and the World's Most Notorious Dictator #ad - By early 1945, the destruction of the German Nazi State seems certain. It is there that all three would meet their end, thus ending the Third Reich and one of the darkest chapters of history. Adapted from bill o'reilly's historical thriller Killing Patton, this book will have young readers—and grown-ups too—hooked on history.
This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.