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        1. The Landmark History of the American People, Volume 1: From Plymouth to the West
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          The Landmark History of the American People, Volume 1: From Plymouth to the West
          Daniel J. Boorstin, Ruth F. Boorstin
          Avyx Inc / 2013 / Trade Paperback
          $25.99
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          Stock No: WW570137

        Originally published as The Landmark History of the American People from Plymouth to Appomattox, which came out in 22 chapters from 1968-1987, this edition features new text alongside updated and revised text and new, colorful illustrations, timelines, and maps.

        The first in a 2-volume series, this book covers the plantations and earliest settlements from Massachusetts to Virginia, the path towards the Revolutionary War, immigration and new states post-Revolution, and Westward Expansion. Engaging, lively chapters are filled with the dramatic true stories of history, giving students a unique perspective into the lives of people who lived long ago, yet continue to impact the character of our nation. Image-rich chapters feature numerous art reproductions, annotated maps, and helpful graphics. Readers will gain an understanding of the trajectories of historical events and the people who influenced the course of history through this unique history text. 169 pages, indexed, softcover. Grades 6 & up.

          1. Time Travelers: Industrial Revolution through the Great Depression
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            Time Travelers: Industrial Revolution through the Great Depression
            Homeschool in the Woods / Compact disc
            $28.95
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            Stock No: WW449113

          Create your own lapbook, supplement your unit studies, and bring some more life into your textbook studies with Homeschool in the Woods's sixth installment in the Time Travelers History Study CD-ROM collection! Covering the 1860s through 1939, your children will discover interesting events and people of the era through hands-on projects, experiences, and more.

          "The Industrial Revolution through the Great Depression" contains 25 lessons that can spread across 5-10 weeks, covering several eras and witnessing changes in American history as it reached a modern age. Topics include: The Transcontinental Railroad, The Indian Wars, The Gilded Age, Innovations & Inventors, Immigration, Growth of the Nation, People of Interest, The Progressive Era, WWI, The Roaring 20s, The Stock Market Crash, The Dust Bowl, and more.

          The CD includes each lesson's text pages, project overview pages, and a wide variety of masters for projects. Photos and drawings help illustrate the directions for completing over 50 activities; choose the projects that work best for your family! Five "Project Days" are built into the schedule to help allow for extra time to complete outstanding projects.

          Teacher helps, resource lists, teacher keys, and "guide-at-a-glance" pages are also included. This one-page guide will allow the teacher to see the whole schedule of upcoming topics and projects on one page. Tastefully laid out for inclusion in your three-ring binder, this unit study will give both the teacher and students a thorough, exciting adventure into the past!

          Activities include:

        1. Creative Writing
        2. Civil War Recipes
        3. Factfile Cards
        4. File Folder Game
        5. Notebook Timeline
        6. Penmanship Pages
        7. Notebooking Activities
        8. Experiments
        9. Three-dimensional Projects such as making a Suspension Bridge, a Wright Brothers "Flyer," a "Flip Book," and a "Turn of the Centuries Scenes" Game.
        10. Authentic Crafts such as Paper Tole, a Penny Rug, a Yo-Yo Quilt, and WWI Silk Postcards.
        11. 12 Lap Book Projects
        12. And a final "Depression-Era Dinner" to bring the unit to a close!

          Suggested Grades: 3-8

          1. Across America on an Emigrant Train
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            Across America on an Emigrant Train
            Jim Murphy
            Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Trade Paperback
            $9.86 Retail: $10.95 Save 10% ($1.09)
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            Stock No: WW764831

          An account of Robert Louis Stevenson's twelve day journey from New York to California in 1879, interwoven with a history of the building of the transcontinental railroad and the settling of the West. 160 pages, softcover.

          1. Maureen the Detective: The Age of Immigration - eBookeBOOK
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            Maureen the Detective: The Age of Immigration - eBook
            Veda Boyd Jones
            Barbour Publishing / 2013 / ePub
            $3.19 Retail: $3.99 Save 20% ($0.80)
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            Stock No: WW44290EB
          1. Immigration Law
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            Immigration Law
            BarCharts
            Barcharts Inc / Other
            $5.36 Retail: $5.95 Save 10% ($0.59)
            Availability: Expected to ship on or about 08/01/20.
            Stock No: WW217664

          Pull out this handy Barchart when you need a refresher on Immigration Law! This laminated chart includes color-coded sections featuring key definitions and specific case examples for each area of immigration law, and more. 6-pages (3 double-sided panels).

          Ellis Island

          1. Ellis Island
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            Ellis Island
            Melissa McDaniel
            Children's Press / 2011 / Trade Paperback
            $7.19 Retail: $8.95 Save 20% ($1.76)
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            Stock No: WW265567
          2. Ellis Island
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            Ellis Island
            Elaine Landau
            Children's Press / 2008 / Trade Paperback
            $6.26 Retail: $6.95 Save 10% ($0.69)
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            Stock No: WW147818
          3. What Was Ellis Island?
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            What Was Ellis Island?
            Patricia Brennan Demuth
            Grosset & Dunlap / 2014 / Trade Paperback
            $3.99 Retail: $5.99 Save 33% ($2.00)
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            Stock No: WW479152
          4. Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island  Coloring Book
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            Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Coloring Book
            A.G. Smith
            Dover Publications / 2013 / Trade Paperback
            $4.99 Retail: $5.99 Save 17% ($1.00)
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            Stock No: WW494197
          5. If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis  Island
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            If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island
            Ellen Levine
            Scholastic Trade / Trade Paperback
            $5.99 Retail: $6.99 Save 14% ($1.00)
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            Stock No: WW438292
          6. Ellis Island: Three Novels - eBookeBOOK
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            Ellis Island: Three Novels - eBook
            Joan Lowery Nixon
            Delacorte Books for Young Readers / 2013 / ePub
            $7.99
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            Stock No: WW48757EB