More From Judy Dodge Cummings

Epidemics and Pandemics: Real Tales of Deadly Diseases By Judy Dodge Cummings
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Feel a tickle in your throat? Still have that headache? Are you falling victim to a deadly virus? Epidemics and Pandemics: Real Tales of Deadly Diseases tells the tale of five of history’s... More > most critical contagions and the havoc these diseases wreaked across the globe, including the bubonic plague, yellow fever, smallpox, Spanish influenza, and AIDS. This nonfiction book for early middle schoolers whets their appetites for history by combining real life horror stories with primary sources and rich language. High-interest narrative nonfiction books engage low-interest readers with captivating action and compelling characters.< Less
Earth, Wind, Fire, and Rain: Real Tales of Temperamental Elements By Judy Dodge Cummings
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We might think humans have control over our environment, but Mother Nature has proven us wrong again and again. Earth, Wind, Fire, and Rain: Real Tales of Temperamental Elements tells the story of... More > five of America’s deadliest natural disasters that were made worse by human error, ignorance, and greed. Wildfires, dust storms, blizzards, and earthquakes show that sometimes, humans serve as their own worst enemies when it comes to preparing for and dealing with sudden destruction.< Less
Tomb Raiders: Real Tales of Grave Robberies By Judy Dodge Cummings
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Why on earth would anyone want to dig up a grave? Armed with shovels and crowbars, thieves throughout history have unearthed graves out of greed, hunger, and curiosity. Tomb Raiders: Real Tales of... More > Grave Robberies recounts little-known stories of body snatchers and crooks of the crypt, from Jamestown, Virginia, to Sipán, Peru. The Mystery & Mayhem series delves into fascinating tidbits of history to provide kids with a jumping-off point into a lifelong habit of appreciating history.< Less
The Civil War: The Struggle That Divided America By Judy Dodge Cummings
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In The Civil War: The Struggle that Divided America, readers ages 12–15 explore this conflict through the eyes and ears of the men and women who were affected by the clash that left more than... More > 700,000 soldiers dead. Following the American Revolution, slavery was enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. However, the United States still wrestled with whether it would be a country of slavery or grant freedom for all. The Southern states relied on slavery’s economic role, while the Northern states, though also beneficiaries of the benefits of slavery, were closer to deciding that the institution should be outlawed. The rapid territorial expansion of the United States in the first half of the nineteenth century created a series of crises that upset the delicate balance of power between free and slave states, ultimately sparking the Civil War. The Civil War was the central crisis in American history. The issues at the heart of the conflict—race, freedom, and citizenship—still resonate today.< Less