(Audiobook) Photographs and text trace the life of the Civil War President.
(DVD) Brings to life not only Lincoln's famous speech, but also the major events leading up to the Civil War, a comprehensive background on Lincoln's life, and a summary of the Gettysburg Battle itself. Features one of the most famous and most quoted speeches in American history given by Lincoln in just two minutes on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1983 at the dedication of the soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg. Includes re-enactments of the battle, Lincoln's address, and discussion of his speech by local community members.
(Music CD) Teacher and the Rockbots take elementary school subjects and turn them into really cool rock songs that work like a game. They give you clues and you try to guess the answer. It's great for kids of all ages or anyone that likes American history.
(Audiobook) Includes diary entries, personal letters, and archival photographs to describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.
(Audiobook) Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War.
(DVD) A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.
(DVD) Story about the March family of four daughters and a strong mother who, because her husband is away serving in the Army during the Civil War, must raise her "little women" on her own. The daughters include: spirited Jo who longs for a career as a writer; beautiful and conservative older sister Meg; fragile Beth; and the romantic Amy. Through the years, as they become women, the sisters share their most cherished and painful moments of self-discovery as their mother's pride and strength guide them through questions of independence, romance and virtue.
(Audiobook) Meet Addy Walker, a courageous nine-year-old girl growing up during the Civil War. When her poppa and brother are sold to another plantation, Addy and her mother take the terrible risk of escaping to freedom in the North. To get away safely, they must leave Addy's baby sister behind in the slave quarters--her cries could cost them their freedom. As Addy and Momma slowly build a new life in Philadelphia and struggle to bring their family together again, Addy comes to realize a powerful truth--freedom has great costs.
(Audiobook) Nineteen-year-old Belle Boyd risks her freedom and perhaps her life to deliver a vital message to General Stonewall Jackson, ensuring a Confederate victory in Virginia on May 23, 1862.
(Audiobook) Recounts how Allen Jay, a young Quaker boy living in Ohio during the 1840s, helped a fleeing slave escape his master and make it to freedom through the Underground Railroad.
(DVD) A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.
(DVD) Animated biography of Harriet Tubman, the Moses of her people, who helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.