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Michael Burgan

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Michael Burgan

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection.  Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

Breaking Barriers: The Story of Jackie Robinson

Breaking Barriers: The Story of Jackie Robinson

In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the events surrounding the breaking of ...

Reviewed Titles New Releases Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781515779322
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$23.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 796 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 5.9 900L
 
Captured History

Captured History

There are 12 titles in this set.

Can a photograph change the world? The answer is yes! Captured History explores how a single moment captured on film can influence society and change the ...

ISBN 9780756556273
Format Hardcover
Series Captured History

S/L Price
$311.88

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7
 
Captured Science History

Captured Science History

There are 8 titles in this set.

Can a photograph change the world? The answer is yes! Captured Science History explores how a single moment captured by a camera can influence science and ...

New Releases
ISBN 9780756557935
Format Hardcover
Series Captured Science History

S/L Price
$207.92

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7
 
Chernobyl Explosion: How a Deadly Nuclear Accident Frightened the World

Chernobyl Explosion: How a Deadly Nuclear Accident Frightened the World

The long-term damage from an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant more than 30 years ago is still unknown. When explosions ripped through the reactor ...

New Releases
ISBN 9780756557447
Format Hardcover
Series Captured Science History

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 363 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 1050L
 
Exposing Hidden Worlds: How Jacob Riis' Photos Became Tools for Social Reform

Exposing Hidden Worlds: How Jacob Riis' Photos Became Tools for Social Reform

President Theodore Roosevelt called Jacob Riis "the best American I ever knew." The pioneering photojournalist, an immigrant from Denmark, drew attention to ...

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9780756556181
Format Hardcover
Series Captured History

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 362 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 7 Z 1060L
 
Exxon Valdez: How a Massive Oil Spill Triggered an Environmental Catastrophe

Exxon Valdez: How a Massive Oil Spill Triggered an Environmental Catastrophe

The biggest oil spill in U.S. history that polluted the pristine waters of Alaska decades ago and killed thousands of birds, mammals, and fish, still haunts ...

New Releases
ISBN 9780756557430
Format Hardcover
Series Captured Science History

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 363 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 1100L
 
Finding the Titanic: How Images from the Ocean Depths Fueled Interest in the Doomed Ship

Finding the Titanic: How Images from the Ocean Depths Fueled Interest in the Doomed Ship

On the night of April 14, 1912, as it made its first voyage, the luxury steamship Titanic struck an iceberg. Then, a few hours after midnight on April 15, the ...

ISBN 9780756556402
Format Hardcover
Series Captured Science History

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 910 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 Y 1090L
 
Japanese American Internment

Japanese American Internment

The United States entered World War II after a surprise attack by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. U.S. officials feared that Japanese Americans would betray ...

ISBN 9780756555818
Format Hardcover
Series Eyewitness to World War II

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$26.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 940 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 Z 1100L
 
Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles

Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles

There are 4 titles in this set.

Every battle has two sides and two very different perspectives. Experience battles from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and World War II from one side of the ...

New Releases
ISBN 9780756557058
Format Hardcover
Series Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles

S/L Price
$101.96

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-6
 
The Split History of the D-Day Invasion: A Perspectives Flip Book

The Split History of the D-Day Invasion: A Perspectives Flip Book

Every battle has two sides, and the D-Day Invasion during World War II is no different. Experience the event from perspective of the Allies, and then read the ...

Reviewed Titles New Releases
ISBN 9780756556907
Format Hardcover
Series Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles

S/L Price
$25.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 940 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-6 1040L
 
Tangled History

Tangled History

There are 14 titles in this set.

History isn't about just dates and numbers. It's about the people who lived it. Explore the world's most suspenseful, dramatic, and tragic events by following ...

New Releases
ISBN 9781515779391
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$335.86

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4
 
Ali's Knockout Punch: How a Photograph Stunned the Boxing World

Ali's Knockout Punch: How a Photograph Stunned the Boxing World

It’s one of the most famous sports images of all time. Former heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston is sprawled on his back in the boxing rim. Muhammad Ali ...

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9780756555276
Format Hardcover
Series Captured History Sports

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 796 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 6.5 Z 1000L
 
Captured History Sports

Captured History Sports

There are 8 titles in this set.

Can iconic photographs of sporting events help people better understand their world? Yes they can. This new series, which builds on the award-winning Captured ...

ISBN 9780756555504
Format Hardcover
Series Captured History Sports

S/L Price
$207.92

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7
 
Captured World History

Captured World History

There are 6 titles in this set.

Can a photograph change the world? Yes, and in many ways. Captured World History turns an eye to crucial moments in world history and iconic images that spread ...

ISBN 9780756554507
Format Hardcover
Series Captured World History

S/L Price
$155.94

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7
 
A Chronology of U.S. Special Ops

A Chronology of U.S. Special Ops

Take a fascinating trip through the history of Special Ops in the United States. Readers will learn about the impact special ops had on a fledgling nation and ...

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781515718505
Format Hardcover
Series U.S. Special Ops

S/L Price
$21.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 355 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4 6.4 970L
 
Death at Kent State: How a Photograph Brought the Vietnam War Home to America

Death at Kent State: How a Photograph Brought the Vietnam War Home to America

It didn't seem possible. Four college students shot dead May 4, 1970, by Ohio National Guardsmen during a protest against the Vietnam War. The shootings at ...

Reviewed Titles
ISBN 9780756554248
Format Hardcover
Series Captured History

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 378 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 Z 1080L
 
Discovering the New World

Discovering the New World

There are 4 titles in this set.

Take an in-depth look at the early exploration of North America. Told in a variety of ways, the story of exploration of the New World will give readers a ...

ISBN 9781515718857
Format Hardcover
Series Discovering the New World

S/L Price
$85.96

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4
 
The Hindenburg in Flames: How a Photograph Marked the End of the Airship

The Hindenburg in Flames: How a Photograph Marked the End of the Airship

When it went down in flames, the Hindenburg went down in history. The era of airship travel ended with a disastrous explosion May 6, 1937. Sam Shere's photo of ...

Reviewed Titles
ISBN 9780756554415
Format Hardcover
Series Captured World History

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 363 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 Z 1050L
 
Olympic Gold 1936: How the Image of Jesse Owens Crushed Hitler's Evil Myth

Olympic Gold 1936: How the Image of Jesse Owens Crushed Hitler's Evil Myth

Jesse Owens’ gold-medal winning feats at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin struck a mighty propaganda blow against Adolf Hitler. The Nazi leader had planned to use ...

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9780756555283
Format Hardcover
Series Captured History Sports

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 796 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 7.3 Z 1080L
 
The Story of North America's First Explorers

The Story of North America's First Explorers

For some early explorers, the trip to the New World wasn't their first adventure. Readers will be fascinated by these daring men and what drove them to ...

ISBN 9781515718680
Format Hardcover
Series Discovering the New World

S/L Price
$21.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 910 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4 T 940L
 
Total Devastation: The Story of Hurricane Katrina

Total Devastation: The Story of Hurricane Katrina

In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the events of Hurricane Katrina.

Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781491484524
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$23.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 363 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 5.7 810L
 
Turning Point: The Story of the D-Day Landings

Turning Point: The Story of the D-Day Landings

In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the D-Day invasion.

Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781515736073
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$23.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 940 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 6.6 Y 930L
 
U.S. Special Ops

U.S. Special Ops

There are 4 titles in this set.

Take an in-depth look at U.S. Special Ops. Told in a variety of ways, the story of U.S. Special Ops will give readers a clearer understanding of what it takes ...

ISBN 9781515718659
Format Hardcover
Series U.S. Special Ops

S/L Price
$85.96

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4
 
The Battle of Bunker Hill: An Interactive History Adventure

The Battle of Bunker Hill: An Interactive History Adventure

You are a Patriot in the American Revolution, ready to fight for independence and the right to prosper in this new land, OR . . .You are a British soldier, ...

Reviewed Titles Award Winners
ISBN 9781515733843
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: History

S/L Price
$23.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 973 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-4 T 650L
 
Daring Play: How a Courageous Jackie Robinson Transformed Baseball

Daring Play: How a Courageous Jackie Robinson Transformed Baseball

On and off the field, Jackie Robinson never backed down from a challenge. The baseball legend broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947, changing the ...

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9780756552916
Format Hardcover
Series Captured History Sports

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 796 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 6.8 Y 1060L
 
Hockey Superstars

Hockey Superstars

There are 9 titles in this set.

With exciting text and high-impact Sports Illustrated images, Hockey Superstars brings readers right into the action. These biographies cover hockey's most ...

ISBN 9781491469644
Format Hardcover
Series Hockey Superstars

S/L Price
$188.91

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 Grades 3-4 Grades 3-9
 
Miracle on Ice: How a Stunning Upset United a Country

Miracle on Ice: How a Stunning Upset United a Country

The mighty Soviets were the favorites to win hockey gold at the 1980 Winter Olympics. But a team of U.S. college players had other ideas. The stunning upset of ...

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9780756552909
Format Hardcover
Series Captured History Sports

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 796 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 7 Y 1040L
 
P.K. Subban

P.K. Subban

P.K. Subban has thrilled fans at all levels with his high-energy play. Though he's a defenseman, he is always a threat to score. Follow Subban's journey as a ...

ISBN 9781429691345
Format Hardcover
Series Hockey Superstars

S/L Price
$20.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 796 Grades 3-4 Grades 3-9 870L
 
Spies of World War I: An Interactive Espionage Adventure

Spies of World War I: An Interactive Espionage Adventure

The world's great powers have all been swept up in the first global war. Spying on the enemy can provide information that might be useful for your country’s ...

ISBN 9781491458600
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: Spies

S/L Price
$23.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 940 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-4 730L
 
Spies of the Civil War: An Interactive Espionage Adventure

Spies of the Civil War: An Interactive Espionage Adventure

The United States has been torn in half by the war between North and South. It is vital for an army to know what the enemy is doing—and perhaps spread false ...

ISBN 9781491458594
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: Spies

S/L Price
$23.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 973 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-4 680L
 
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