Spring 2019

Behind the Curtain

Cover: 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.


  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781534142640): 7 x 9, 32 pages, © 2019
  • Paperback (9781534139077): 7 x 9, 32 pages, © 2019
  • Hosted ebook (9781534141476): 7 x 9, 32 pages, © 2019
  • Subject: Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Series: Behind the Curtain

BISAC Subjects

  • Compact view
  • Extended view

Individual Titles (8)

Cover: Fighting the Monarchy: Battle of Bunker Hill
Cover: Boycotting the British: Boston Tea Party
Cover: Heading West: Oregon Trail and Westward Expansion
Cover: Women and Children First: Sinking of the Titanic
Cover: Escape North: Underground Railroad
Cover: A Date Which Will Live in Infamy: Attack on Pearl Harbor
Cover: Union Triumph: Battle of Gettysburg
Cover: Famine and Dust: Dust Bowl


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