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Books published by publisher Enslow Publishers, Inc.

  • The Jim Crow Laws and Racism in United States History

    David K. Fremon

    Paperback (Enslow Pub Inc, Sept. 1, 2014)
    Highlighting the efforts of both blacks and whites to promote racial equality in the face of violent attempts to preserve white supremacy, Author David K. Fremon shows how segregation made the South a caste system. He traces the history of racial discrimination from the end of the Civil War through the Jim Crow era of segregation. After years of enduring separate facilities—including water fountains, telephone books, hospitals, and cemeteries—for whites and blacks, Fremon shows how African Americans and their white supporters were eventually able to win the battle for equal rights.
  • Top 25 Gymnastics Skills, Tips, and Tricks

    Jeff Savage

    Paperback (Enslow Publishers, Inc., Aug. 1, 2011)
    During the heat of competition, the slightest misstep in your floor exercise or a fall off the balance beam could cost you a trophy or your team a championship. Gymnastics is all about precision and technique. Would you like to perform like an Olympic gold medallist? Author Jeff Savage gives step-by-step instructions to many of the basic techniques in gymnastics, and provides you with some fun tips from Olympic champions.
  • Geometry: It's Easy

    Rebecca Wingard-Nelson

    Paperback (Enslow Publishers, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Discover points, lines, and planes. Learn about circles, symmetry, and line relationships. Practice finding perimeter, area, volume, and circumference. You can read this book from beginning to end, or use it to review a specific topic.
  • The Life of Bessie Coleman

    Connie Plantz

    Paperback (Enslow Publishers, Sept. 1, 2014)
    Author Connie Plantz captures all the tension and excitement of Coleman’s soaring achievements. From an early age, Bessie Coleman dreamed of flying, but racial bigotry and gender bias threatened to keep her grounded. Denied entrance to flight training school in the United States, Coleman went to Europe. She returned, triumphant, with a pilot’s license and hopes of opening a flight school for African Americans. Raising funds as a stunt pilot, “Brave Bessie” thrilled her audiences with aerial tricks. Coleman’s life ended in a tragic accident, but not before her dream of flight made aviation history.
  • Frog or Toad?: How Do You Know?

    Melissa Stewart

    Library Binding (Enslow Publishers, March 1, 2011)
    One has wet skin. The other is dry and bumpy. One is thin and lean and the other is fat and round. One is a frog and one is a toad. Do you know which animal is which? Author Melissa Stewart guides readers through the many differences between frogs and toads. The clear text and stunning photographs will engage and delight young readers as they increase critical thinking skills and learn about these special animals.
  • The 1920s Decade in Photos: The Roaring Twenties

    Jim Corrigan

    Library Binding (Enslow Publishers, Inc., Jan. 1, 2010)
    Heavily illustrated with photos, this book shows how in the 1920s America celebrated like never before. World War I was finally over and Americans eagerly looked ahead. Cities grew as the economy boomed. It was the era of Prohibition, when alcohol was illegal, but people drank liquor and listened to jazz music in secret nightclubs. Bold young women called “flappers” led a culture of revelry. It was a time for heroes and villains. Pilot Charles “Lucky Lindy” Lindbergh winged his way across the Atlantic. Meanwhile, Al Capone and his gang of mobsters ruled the streets of Chicago. As the decade ended, the world faced the Great Depression. Dictators such as Adolf Hitler began seizing power. Read about the The Roaring Twenties, a decade unlike any other.
  • The Ark, the Reed, and the Fire Cloud: The Amazing Tales of Max and Liz, Book One

    Jenny L. Cote, Denny Brownlee, AMG Publishers, Inc.

    Audiobook (AMG Publishers, Inc., Aug. 22, 2018)
    Wit, whimsy, heartache, tragedy, triumph, and biblical truth! A magical adventure of animals traveling worldwide to Noah's ark. Max, a Scottish terrier, takes his usual morning trot down to the loch where he hears a mysterious Voice humming in the reeds saying, "Come to me.... Follow the fire cloud." He embarks on an unknown journey from Scotland, meeting other animals along the way, including Liz, a brilliant, petite black cat from France. Max and Liz become the brave leaders for their group and eventually for the entire ark. The mysterious journey, filled with danger, humor, trials, and triumphs, leads them across Europe to the Middle East. The moment of arrival for these animals is spectacular, as the ark is miraculously transformed into the animals' natural habitats. Throughout the prior 100 years, Noah and family have to endure ridicule from villagers while building the ark. Now, this family must painfully witness the loss of lives and total destruction of the earth through the mighty flood. After the journey to the ark, the voyage in the ark begins. Liz finds ways to keep the animals occupied, including daily exercise led by the flamingos and talent night, where the animals entertain each other with their natural abilities. But a sinister plot develops. Someone is out to kill Noah and his family. Liz follows clues that lead her to discover a stowaway who has deceived them all. Max and Liz foil the plot, but at a high price. The end climaxes with unexpected twists and turns, taking the listener from despair to hope.
  • Being a Good Citizen

    Joanna Ponto

    Library Binding (Enslow Pub Inc, Aug. 1, 2015)
    "Provides character education through different scenarios that demonstrate children being good citizens"--
  • Tyler Perry: A Biography of a Movie Mogul

    Marty Gitlin

    Library Binding (Enslow Publishers, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Tyler Perry's path to success was anything but easy. His childhood was marred by constant abuse—physical and emotional. To escape from the pain, Perry found an outlet in writing. But the first play he wrote did not draw huge audiences. Even after years of failure, Perry never quit. He forged ahead, committed to getting his message out. And he sure did! Perry, now with many hit movies and television shows to his credit, is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Author Marty Gitlin explores the amazing life of this entertainment icon.
  • Kanye West: Hip-Hop Star

    Gretchen Weicker

    Library Binding (Enslow Publishers, Inc., March 1, 2009)
    Kanye West has never been the typical rapper or hip-hop artist. While other rappers are known for their baggy clothes and graphic lyrics, West uses his music to pay tribute to his mother, fight injustice in the world, and spread a positive message. With preppy clothes, honest lyrics, and a trademark teddy bear, West has built his success by breaking the mold.
  • Performing Horses: Horses That Entertain

    Loren Spiotta-Dimare

    Hardcover (Enslow Publishers, Inc., Jan. 1, 2014)
    In PERFORMING HORSES, read about Tony Maglio and the horses he has trained to appear in movies and television. Discover the history of performing horses, what breeds are used, what being on the job is like for a performing horse, the training involved, and what happens when performing horses retire. Learn how these incredible animals bring joy into people's lives with their amazing talents.
  • Albert Pujols: Mvp on and Off the Field

    Tom Needham

    Paperback (Enslow Publishers, Inc., March 1, 2009)
    Albert Pujols is regarded as one of the best offensive players in the game and hits consistently for average and power. In recent years, he has also become an above-average defensive player at first base and in 2006 he won his first Gold Glove award. In 2005, Pujols launched the Pujols Family Foundation which is dedicated to the love, care and development of people with Down syndrome and their families, as well as helping the poor in the Dominican Republic.