The Holocaust can be a difficult topic to teach to any age. The Holocaust was the systematic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of more than 6 million Jews and countless other people, including the mentally ill, disabled, and the Romani during World War II.
Ameilia Earhart broke a lot of records: first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, first woman to fly nonstop coast to coast, first woman to fly SOLO across the Atlantic—she was good at being first. What about being the first person to fly around the world? That was the trip during which she was lost.
It’s an interesting time to be publishing history books for the educational market. One of our forthcoming books is about the Oregon Trail. Intrepid settlers braving the wilds of uncharted territory in hopes of forging a new, better life out west—middle grade books about westward expansion have all the ingredients for a sweeping, epic experience!