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Hidden Women: The African-American Mathematicians of NASA Who Helped America Win the Space Race

Hidden Women: The African-American Mathematicians of NASA Who Helped America Win the Space Race

Tells the gripping story of four female African-American mathematicians who literally made it possible to launch US rockets--and astronauts--into space. Tells ...

Reviewed Titles
978-1-5157-9963-4
Paperback
Capstone Press
9-12 Years
Grades 4-7
6 x 9
112
2018

Price
$9.95

 
The Booth Brothers: Drama, Fame, and the Death of President Lincoln

The Booth Brothers: Drama, Fame, and the Death of President Lincoln

Everyone knows the name of John Wilkes Booth, the notorious zealot who assassinated Abraham Lincoln. Now meet his brother . . . In his lifetime, John Wilkes ...

Reviewed Titles
978-1-5157-7339-9
Paperback
Capstone Press
9-12 Years
Grades 4-7
6 x 9
112
2018

Price
$9.95

 
Hedy's Journey: The True Story of a Hungarian Girl Fleeing the Holocaust

Hedy's Journey: The True Story of a Hungarian Girl Fleeing the Holocaust

It is 1941. Hedy and her family are Jewish, and the Nazi party is rising. Hedy's family is no longer safe in their home in Hungary. They decide to flee to ...

Reviewed Titles Award Winners
978-1-5157-8222-3
Paper Over Board
Capstone Press
9-12 Years
Grades 4-7
9 x 11
40
2017

Price
$15.95

 
Escape from Alcatraz: The Mystery of the Three Men Who Escaped From The Rock

Escape from Alcatraz: The Mystery of the Three Men Who Escaped From The Rock

What's more exciting than a prison break? Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin escaped from Alcatraz in 1962 and have never been caught. Many authorities ...

Reviewed Titles
978-1-5157-4552-5
Paperback
Capstone Press
9-12 Years
Grades 4-6
5 3/4 x 7 1/2
112
2017

Price
$7.95

 
Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport

Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport

A powerful introduction to the Holocaust for grade school students. Designed to look and feel like an old picture album or scrapbook, this book uses memoir ...

Award Winners Reviewed Titles
978-1-5157-4546-4
Paperback
Capstone Press
9-12 Years
Grades 4-6
6 x 9
112
2017

Price
$7.95

 
Orphan Trains: Taking the Rails to a New Life

Orphan Trains: Taking the Rails to a New Life

More than 120,000 orphans were placed with Midwestern families during the 19th Century thanks to the Orphan Train Movement and the Children's Aid Society. With ...

Reviewed Titles Award Winners
978-1-62370-630-2
Paperback
Capstone Young Readers
9-12 Years
Grades 3-6
6 x 9
128
2017

Price
$6.95

 
Saved by the Boats: The Heroic Sea Evacuation of September 11

Saved by the Boats: The Heroic Sea Evacuation of September 11

September 11, 2001 was a black day in U.S. history. Amid the chaos, sea captains and crews raced by boat to the tragic Manhattan scene. Nearly 500,000 people ...

978-1-5157-0275-7
Paper Over Board
Capstone Press
9-12 Years
Grades 3-4
9 x 11
32
2017

Price
$14.95

 
Helen Thayer's Arctic Adventure: A Woman and a Dog Walk to the North Pole

Helen Thayer's Arctic Adventure: A Woman and a Dog Walk to the North Pole

Take a trip with Helen and Charlie--to the North Pole. The adventures of Helen Thayer and her dog, Charlie, as they walk from Canada to the magnetic North Pole ...

Award Winners Reviewed Titles
978-1-62370-607-4
Paper Over Board
Capstone Young Readers
9-11 Years
Grades 4-5
9 x 11
32
2016

Price
$14.95

 
Trapped Behind Nazi Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

Trapped Behind Nazi Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

In the midst of World War II, a group of Army Air Force medical workers found themselves trapped behind enemy lines after surviving a plane crash. What ...

Award Winners Reviewed Titles
978-1-62370-605-0
Paper Over Board
Capstone Young Readers
9-12 Years
Grades 4-6
5 1/2 x 8
224
2016

Price
$14.95

 
Pilots in Peril!: The Untold Story of U.S. Pilots Who Braved "the Hump" in World War II

Pilots in Peril!: The Untold Story of U.S. Pilots Who Braved "the Hump" in World War II

Historian Theodore White called it "the most dangerous, terrifying, barbarous aerial transport run in the world … the skyway to Hell." Life Magazine called it ...

Reviewed Titles
978-1-62370-318-9
Paper Over Board
Capstone Young Readers
9-12 Years
Grades 3-6
5 1/4 x 7 1/4
232
2016

Price
$16.95

 
Rebel with a Cause: The Daring Adventure of Dicey Langston, Girl Spy of the American Revolution

Rebel with a Cause: The Daring Adventure of Dicey Langston, Girl Spy of the American Revolution

Bloody Bill is coming! Fourteen-year-old Dicey Langston overhears that the fierce Loyalist leader is heading for the Patriot camp where her brothers are ...

Reviewed Titles Award Winners
978-1-62370-427-8
Paper Over Board
Capstone Young Readers
9-12 Years
Grades 3-6
8 x 10
40
2016

Price
$15.95

 
For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story

For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story

She grew up in a world where women were supposed to be quiet. But Malala Yousafzai refused to be silent. She defied the Taliban's rules, spoke out for ...

Reviewed Titles Award Winners
978-1-62370-426-1
Paper Over Board
Capstone Young Readers
9-12 Years
Grades 3-6
9 x 11
40
2016

Price
$15.95

 
Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust

Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust

Amid the horrors of World War II, Irena Sendler was an unlikely and unsung hero. While many people lived in fear of the Nazis, Irena defied them, even though ...

Award Winners Reviewed Titles
978-1-62370-425-4
Paper Over Board
Capstone Young Readers
9-12 Years
Grades 3-6
9 x 11
32
2016

Price
$14.95

 
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