What color is China? It's tan like the Great Wall of China, red like the Chinese flag, and green like fields of rice plants. Get to know China in this beautifully illustrated introduction to a country that is home to more people than any other country in the world.
What color is Russia? It is white like the vast snowfields of Siberia, blue like Lake Baikal, and gold like the dome of a Russian Orthodox church. Through compelling illustrations, young readers are introduced to the startling beauty and intriguing history of Russia, the largest country in the world.
As the young daughter of a powerful Powhatan leader, Pocahontas befriended the English settlers in Jamestown, Virginia. Although she helped them survive their difficult first years, and she may have saved settler John Smith's life, they took Pocahontas captive. After her release, Pocahontas married an English settler and journeyed to England. Although she was just twenty-one years old when she died, Pocahontas changed American history through her...
As the Revolutionary War began, Nathan Hale immediately joined up on the side of the Patriots. When General Washington needed a spy, Hale was the only man to volunteer for the job. In the end, Hale lost his life for his beliefs and became a true American hero.