Juvenile Nonfiction - History - United States - 20th Century 21 Results
Sort By: Show format: CD Download Large Print
Show per page <- Page of 2
cover_9780735205543
Author: Janet Pascal | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: June 07, 2016
It seems entirely fitting that Maurice Sendak was born on the same day that Mickey Mouse first made his cartoon debut--June 10, 1928. Sendak was crazy about cartoons and comic books, and at twelve, after seeing Disney's Fantasia, he decided that...
Play Clip: ncnhcn
List Price: $22
ISBN: 9780735205543
Add To List
cover_9780735205543
cover_9780451484505
Author: Roberta Edwards | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: March 01, 2016
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a giant leap for mankind. This Eagle Scout built his own model planes as a little boy and then grew up to be a test pilot for exp...
Play Clip: ncnhcn
List Price: $22
ISBN: 9780451484505
Add To List
cover_9780451484505
cover_9780451482488
Author: Janet Pascal | Narrator: Danny Campbell
Release Date: February 02, 2016
Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner parties where guests wore outrageous hats! And he donned quirky hats when thinking up ideas for books-like his classic The Cat in ...
Play Clip: ncnhcn
List Price: $22
ISBN: 9780451482488
Add To List
cover_9780451482488
cover_9780553552782
Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: September 22, 2015
From Steve Sheinkin, the award-winning author of The Port Chicago 50 and Bomb comes a tense, exciting exploration of what the Times deemed "the greatest story of the century": how Daniel Ellsberg transformed from obscure government analyst into "the ...
Play Clip: ncnhcn
List Price: $56
ISBN: 9780553552782
Add To List
cover_9780553552782
cover_9781101925881
Author: Daniel James Brown | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: September 08, 2015
The #1 New York Times bestseller about the Greatest Generation freshly adapted for the next generation.  For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys...
Play Clip: ncnhcn
List Price: $44
ISBN: 9781101925881
Add To List
cover_9781101925881
cover_9780804122184
Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Roy Samuelson
Release Date: March 26, 2013
Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race...
Play Clip: ncnhcn
List Price: $39
ISBN: 9780804122184
Add To List
cover_9780804122184
cover_9780449015193
Author: Cynthia Levinson | Narrator: Ervin Ross
Release Date: August 28, 2012
By May 1963, African Americans in Birmingham, Alabama, had had enough of segregation and police brutality. But with their lives and jobs at stake, most adults were hesitant to protest the city’s racist culture. Instead, children and teenagers&m...
Play Clip: ncnhcn
List Price: $43
ISBN: 9780449015193
Add To List
cover_9780449015193
cover_9780449014776
Author: Albert Marrin | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: August 14, 2012
On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City burst into flames.  The factory was crowded.  The doors were locked to ensure workers stay inside.  One hundred forty-six people—mostly women—perished; it ...
Play Clip: ncnhcn
List Price: $33
ISBN: 9780449014776
Add To List
cover_9780449014776
cover_9780307582966
Author: Elizabeth Cody Kimmel | Narrator: Richard Davidson
Release Date: April 14, 2009
Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish—and the closest supply is 650 miles away! The only way to get the serum to Nome ...
List Price: $17
ISBN: 9780307582966
Add To List
cover_9780307582966