- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 7|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Events - Booklist
Bolshevik Revolution (Essential Events) – Horn Book Guide
This volume chronicles events before, during, and after the revolution that altered the course of Russian history. The rise of Lenin and other Bolshevik leaders, the execution of the Romanovs, the struggles to establish a Communist state, and the aftermath of World War II are detailed. Numerous sidebars and archival photographs extend the readable text. . .
Dust Bowl (Essential Events) – Horn Book Guide
This book chronicles hardships in the American Southwest during the Great Depression. The collapse of the financial markets, the severe drought and devastating dust storms, the subsequent crop failures, and the influx of hordes of families to California and Oregon are reported in straightforward text. Sidebars and numerous archival photographs enhance the narrative. . .
Great Wall of China (Essential Events) – Horn Book Guide
This accessible volume presents an abbreviated history of China from early nomadic peoples to the present. The book also chronicles the construction, destruction, repair, and preservation of parts of the Great Wall from its inception in 221 BCE. Numerous sidebars, maps, drawings, and archival photographs add interest. . .