Products in Grades 6-8
|The Building of Manhattan |
by Donald A. Mackay, Donald A. Mackay
Meticulously accurate line drawings and fascinating text explain construction above and below ground, including excavating subway lines and building bridges and skyscrapers. Hundreds of illustrations reveal intricate details of construction techniques. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|Great Speeches of the 20th Century |
by Bob Blaisdell
This stirring anthology features addresses by Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, the Dalai Lama, César Chávez, and many others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass |
by Frederick Douglass
The impassioned abolitionist and eloquent orator provides graphic descriptions of his childhood and horrifying experiences as a slave as well as a harrowing record of his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|The United States Constitution: The Full Text with Supplementary Materials |
by Bob Blaisdell
The basis of our nation's law and government, the Constitution is America's most important political and social document. This inexpensive reference contains the main text and amendments plus a wealth of background information. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|The World's Great Speeches: Fourth Enlarged (1999) Edition |
by Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna
Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.