In his 1845 diary, thirteen-year-old orphan Jedediah describes his wagon train journey to Oregon, in which he confronts rivers and sandy plains, bears and rattlesnakes, and the challenges of living with his fellow travel...
Southern blacks who were young and involved in the civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s describe their experiences.
An annual series of investigations into the characteristics and habits of the dangerous and often misunderstood marine predator. It is also cable television's longest-running programming event since 1988!
Mei Mei moves to New York with her family and hates to speak English! She won't say a word until a new friend shows her how much fun she can have - in English! Narrated by the author.
March on!: Martin Luther King Jr.'s sister recalls the day she heard him deliver his "I have a dream" speech.
An account of people in Denmark who risked their lives to protect and rescue their Jewish neighbors from the Nazis during World War II.
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.