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April 30, 2010

On this day in history

In 1803, the United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France.

The Louisiana Purchase—The Deal of the Century That Doubled the Nation would be a great addition to a middle/high school library.

The Louisiana Purchase: Would You Close the Deal? makes elementary readers think about this event.

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.

March 19, 2010

Big Cats nominated for Big Arizona Award!

Big Cats: Hunters of the Night has been nominated for the Non-Fiction Book category of Arizona's 2011 Grand Canyon Reader Award.

Author Elaine Landau will be speaking at the 23rd Annual Conference on Children's Literature at the Broward Country Library in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 22nd.

She will also be speaking at the Young Author's Conference at Cedar Key School in Cedar Key, Florida on May 14th