Hicks, Peter Macdonald, Fiona Ford, Michael Morley, Jacqueline Stewart, David Cook, Peter Malam, John Graham, Ian MacDonald, Fiona Pipe, Jim Senior, Kathryn Ratliff, Thomas M Ratliff, Tom Langley, Andrew Rooney, Anne Woolf, Alex Green, Jen
Looks through the eyes of the fictional marshal of an imaginary town called Dustville to show what life was like on the Great Plains just after the Civil War. Includes a timeline, a map, a glossary, and additional information.
Get ready...it's the 1920s, and more and more women around the world are being given the right to vote. But women have not always had it so good. Let your great aunt Edith and her cousin Mabel tell you what it was like to be a suffragist.
"Get ready...as a young French sculptor, you're about to embark on one of the most ambitious artistic projects of the 19th century. There's not a moment's rest for a worker on the Statue of Liberty..."--Cover back.
"Get ready...as a young man in Civil War America, you are about to become involved in a highly dangerous underwater arms race. You could get into very deep water in the first submarine..."--Cover back.
Get ready...as the daughter of a local official, you're about to get a glimpse of the high life, working as a servant in an enormous castle. It sounds grand, but things are about to get very hot in this medieval castle.
A skilled mechanic in 1930s Germany is offered a job on the most magnificent airship ever built, the Hindenberg. But dangers from flammable gas, storms and lightning are there. Follows the airship as it bursts into flame and investigates the cause of the disaster.
Explains what it was like to be a British secret agent working behind enemy lines in France during World War II, describing the training, equipment, and techniques used by spies and the danger they faced during their missions.
Brief text, sidebars, labeled illustrations, and humorous cartoons depict the story of Mary Mallon, an Irish immigrant cook who became known as "Typhoid Mary" when she infected many New Yorkers with the deadly disease.
The ancient Egyptian pyramids are one of the wonders of the world but what was it like to work on one? Experience for yourself the lives of laborers, scribes, artists, and embalmers as they prepare the Pharaohs final resting place.