Daring Play How a Courageous Jackie Robinson Transformed Baseball

On and off the field, Jackie Robinson never backed down from a challenge. The baseball legend broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947, changing the sport forever. It...

Raising the Flag How a Photograph Gave a Nation Hope in Wartime

By February 1945 the United States had been fighting World War II for more than three years. Soldiers were worn down from battle, and civilians were drained by sacrifice. But a...

Weapons, Gear, and Uniforms of the American Revolution

The American Revolution saw the old and new on battlefields. Forces on both sides used traditional weapons, but U.S. forces used new tactics to get an edge in battle. Read about...

Death at Kent State How a Photograph Brought the Vietnam War Home to America

It didn’t seem possible. Four college students shot dead May 4, 1970, by Ohio National Guardsmen during a protest against the Vietnam War. The shootings at Kent State University...

Breaker Boys How a Photograph Helped End Child Labor

Little boys, some as young as 6, spent their long days, not playing or studying, but sorting coal in dusty, loud, and dangerous conditions. Many of these breaker boys worked 10...

Tank Man How a Photograph Defined China's Protest Movement

No one knew his name. But soon millions would know about his bravery. For almost two months in spring 1989, Beijing’s Tiananmen Square had been the site of growing protests...

Nazi Prison Camp Escape

Are you ready for some of the most exciting, death-defying escape stories ever told? Perfect for fans of the I Survived series, the first installment in a new, edge-of-your-seat...

The Hindenburg in Flames How a Photograph Marked the End of the Airship

When it went down in flames, the Hindenburg went down in history. The era of airship travel ended with a disastrous explosion May 6, 1937. Sam Shere’s photo of the Hindenburg in...

The Creation of the U.S. Constitution

Tells the story of the debates, disagreements, and compromises that led to the formation of the U.S. Constitution during the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

Tells the story of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 and the subsequent fires. Written in graphic-novel format.

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