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Behind the Curtain

Historical events can look different depending on your perspective. In the Behind the Curtain series, readers will come to understand different viewpoints by stepping into the shoes of central characters as they act out dramatic retellings of history's biggest moments. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, this series is made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Books in this series include a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timelines.

Cover: A Date Which Will Live in Infamy: Attack on Pearl Harbor

A Date Which Will Live in Infamy: Attack on Pearl Harbor

The events surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a U.S. Soldier at Pearl Harbor, a Japanese military… More »

 
Cover: Boycotting the British: Boston Tea Party

Boycotting the British: Boston Tea Party

The events surrounding the Boston Tea Party did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a colonial merchant's wife, a British soldier, and a Patriot… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Citizens Imprisoned: Japanese Internment Camps

Citizens Imprisoned: Japanese Internment Camps

The events surrounding the U.S. Japanese internment camps during World War II did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a child at an internment… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Crashed: Great Depression

Crashed: Great Depression

The events surrounding the Great Depression did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a government worker, a Civilian Conservation Corps worker, and… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Detained and Interrogated: Angel Island Immigration

Detained and Interrogated: Angel Island Immigration

The events surrounding immigration through the Angel Island station did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a male Chinese immigrant, a Chinese… More »

 
Cover: Escape North: Underground Railroad

Escape North: Underground Railroad

The events surrounding the Underground Railroad did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a slave, a slave owner, and a conductor on the railroad as… More »

 
Cover: Famine and Dust: Dust Bowl

Famine and Dust: Dust Bowl

The events surrounding the Dust Bowl did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of an Oklahoma farmer, a migrant farm worker, and a government journalist… More »

 
Cover: Fighting the Monarchy: Battle of Bunker Hill

Fighting the Monarchy: Battle of Bunker Hill

The events surrounding the Battle of Bunker Hill did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a Minuteman, a British soldier, and a colonial woman as… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Fire and Brimstone: Salem Witch Trials

Fire and Brimstone: Salem Witch Trials

The events surrounding the Salem Witch Trials did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a minister, an accused witch, and an accuser as readers act… More »

 
Cover: Heading West: Oregon Trail and Westward Expansion

Heading West: Oregon Trail and Westward Expansion

The events surrounding the Oregon Trail and Westward Expansion did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a pioneer, a Native American in a territory… More »

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