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The Renaissance Inventors: With History Projects for Kids By Alicia Z. Klepeis
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In The Renaissance Inventors with History Projects for Kids, readers 10 through 15 explore the period of European history from the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries while focusing on the biographies... More > of five inventors from that time and the creations they gave to the world, including Johannes Gutenberg, Leon Battista Alberti, Leonardo da Vinci, Gerardus Mercator, and Galileo Galilei. Alongside the biographies of these men, the contributions of women and non-Europeans, who have been historically marginalized and ignored, are highlighted and explored in a way that represents the true diversity of the Renaissance world. With 10 hands-on projects that use the engineering design process, kids create their own versions of many amazing inventions from the Renaissance. Fun facts, primary source illustrations, and links to online resources promote critical and creative thinking skills. Even without a time machine, learners can experience the Renaissance!< Less
The Renaissance Thinkers: With History Projects for Kids By Diane C. Taylor
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The Renaissance Thinkers with History Projects for Kids introduces readers ages 10 through 15 to the biographies of five influential scientists and philosophers of the Renaissance era, including... More > Filippo Brunelleschi, Niccolò Machiavelli, Nicolaus Copernicus, Thomas More, and Francis Bacon. All of these men made huge leaps in philosophical and scientific thought and introduced concepts to the world that have resonated for centuries. Alongside the biographies of these men, the contributions of women and non-Europeans, who have been historically marginalized and ignored, are highlighted and explored in a way that represents the true diversity of the Renaissance world. Critical-thinking projects, fun facts, primary source illustrations, and links to online resources encourage kids to think creatively about the cultural, political, and social forces at work in their own lives, while deepening their understanding of a crucial time period. Even without a time machine, learners can experience the Renaissance!< Less
The Renaissance Artists: With History Projects for Kids By Diane C. Taylor
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The Renaissance Artists with History Projects for Kids introduces readers ages 10 through 15 to the Italian Renaissance as it was experienced by five of the world’s most renowned artists:Sandro... More > Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian. Kids learn about the biographies of these Renaissance artists through the exploration of three or four major works of art that both defined that artist’s career and created a lasting cultural legacy.Alongside the biographies of these men, the lives and contributions of women and non-Europeans, who have been historically marginalized and ignored, are illuminated and explored, showing readers the true diversity of the Renaissance world.Using an inquiry-based approach to learning, each chapter of The Renaissance Artists includes hands-on activities and open-ended projects that challenge readers to think critically and creatively about the cultural, political, and social forces during the time of the Renaissance and today.< Less
The Renaissance Explorers: With History Projects for Kids By Alicia Z. Klepeis
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In The Renaissance Explorers with History Projects for Kids, readers ages 10 through 15 find out what it meant to be an adventurer through the biographies of five famous Renaissance explorers,... More > including Niccolò de’ Conti, Bartolomeu Dias, Vasco da Gama, Pêro da Covilhã, and Ferdinand Magellan. Kids are encouraged to consider both the goals and actions of the explorers and of those people who already inhabited the regions they explored. The contributions of women and non-Europeans, who have been historically marginalized and ignored, are highlighted and explored in a way that represents the true diversity of the Renaissance world. Using an inquiry-based approach, kids develop critical and creative thinking skills with 10 hands-on STEAM activities. Fun facts, primary source illustrations, and links to online resources spark an interest in the Renaissance that goes beyond the boundaries of Europe.< Less
Hawking For Kids: A Brief History of Space By Kaitlyn House
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A short children's book teaching a basic level of theoretical physics with a focus on black holes
Hawking For Kids: A Brief History of Space By Kaitlyn House
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A short children's book teaching a basic level of theoretical physics with a focus on black holes
China For Kids By Rachel Wang
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Included are 3 smaller books: China's Cultural Geography (which talks about the different provinces and the people who live there), China's History (from ancient to modern history), and Xi'an City... More > history (since it was the capital of the country over the course of numerous different dynasties). After each chapter is review questions and fun, hands on projects to make learning about China more interesting, fun, and practical for kids.< Less
A Coventry Kid By Les Ryan
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This collection of memoirs and newspaper articles, (previously printed in The Coventry Evening Telegraph), charts the fascinating story of an ordinary boy growing up in extraordinary times. Les Ryan... More > offers a priceless snapshot of working class life during the twentieth century. Starting from his birth during the First World War, Les' memoirs progress through 1920s poverty and strife, the 1930s Depression, early manual jobs, his time spent serving in the army during World War II, the tough post-War years working on a car factory assembly-line and his time working as a Special for the Coventry Police during the 1960s. A priceless piece of social history with tales of sadness, joy and hilarity.< Less
China for Kids By Rachel Wang
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Included in this book are three smaller books designed for homeschool or for schools: Xi'an (where the Terra Cotta Soldiers are located), China's Cultural Geography, and the History of China. There... More > are lots of pictures and projects to make it fun and interesting for kids. The age rage is from 3rd grade to Jr. High.< Less
Washington for Kids By Bron Smith
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Illustrated with zany cartoons, Washington for Kids teaches children everything they need to know about Washington State. From Cities and towns, to rivers, mountains, and famous Washington people,... More > the most important things to know about The Evergreen State are all listed in alphabetical order. Every elementary school library in Washington State would want this book.< Less

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