Showing posts with label John Micklos. Show all posts
Showing posts with label John Micklos. Show all posts

September 22, 2010

Muhammad Ali visits elementary school in his hometown of Louisville, KY

Muhammad Ali posed for pictures with students during an appearance to promote an initiative to grow vegetable gardens at schools around the world.

This garden is a protoype for a series of "Muhammad Ali Center Peace Gardens" which will aim to teach children about nutrition and respect for different cultures.

Interested in learning more about Muhammad Ali? Enslow has books for all grade levels: elementary, middle, and high school, as well as a title discussing the Supreme Court decision over Muhammad Ali's refusal to be drafted.

September 09, 2010

On this day in history

Elvis Presley made the first of three appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

Enslow has a biography on Elvis for the high school reader.

April 19, 2010

On this day in history

The American Revolutionary War began with the battles of Lexington and Concord.

For grades 6 and up, Primary Source Accounts of the Revolutionary War draws the reader into America's fight for independence from Great Britain through diaries, letters, and other related primary source documents.

For grades 3 and 4, In The Revolutionary War Begins, author Elaine Landau invites readers to make the important decisions during the colonies first battles against the British.

Also for grades 3 and 4, author John Micklos, Jr., takes readers through an overview of the American Revolution, from the Stamp Acts and "the shot heard 'round the world'" to George Washington's election as the first president of the United States. Micklos presents the highlights of the Revolutionary War in a clear, interesting, easy-to-understand manner that will hold the reader's attention to the end.