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Discovery Enterprises


In April 2005, History Compass, LLC co-owners Lisa Gianelly and Jeff Levinson acquired Discovery Enterprises, a well-established publisher of primary source materials. Our goal at History Compass is to provide you, our valued customers, with stories, compelling and true, that give insight into our nation's history. We aim to publish carefully selected, well-researched books that help us better understand our past, give us context for the present, and shed light on our future. Filled with original documents, letters, photographs, journal entries, maps, broadsheets, essays, newspaper accounts, and illustrations, each book tells stories through firsthand accounts of life, struggle, hardship, victory, and success in our nation's history. We are excited about the opportunity to share our enjoyment of history with you. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.

Specifically interested in books with these subjects or themes: history of the USA presented through the study of primary source documents, also historical fiction for younger readers.

Main Address: 25 Leslie Road
Auburndale MA 02466 USA
Phone: 617-332-2202
Fax: 617-332-2210
Updated 9/23/2008

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Manuscript SubmissionsPolicy: please see website for further details E-Mail - info@historycompass.com
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1. Coming to America: A New Life in a New Land (Paperback)
    Author: Katharine Emsden
(Unknown)  01/01/1993
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2. Edna Hibel: Her Life and Art (Picture-Book Biography Series) (Hardcover)
    Author: Olga Cossi
(Unknown)  01/1994
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1 Reviews  
3. Dwight D. Eisenhower : Man of Many Hats : With a Message from John S. D....
    Author: Joanne B. Weisman, Kenneth M. Deitch
    Illustrator: Jay Connolly
Ages 4-8 09/1990
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2 Reviews  
4. Bartolome De Las Casas: Champion of Indian Rights (Paperback)
    Author: Fred Stopsky
Ages 4-8 05/1992
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1 Reviews  
5. The Underground Railroad: Life on the Road to Freedom (Perspectives on H... (Unknown)  08/1993
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6. Talkin' Union: The American Labor Movement (Perspectives on History) (Pa... (Unknown)  01/01/1970
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7. Cry "Witch" Salem 1692 (Perspective on History Series) (Paperback)
    Author: Juliet H. Mofford
(Unknown)  02/1995
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8. Women in the Civil War: Warriors, Patriots, Nurses, and Spies (Perspecti...
    Author: Phyllis Raybin Emert
(Unknown)  01/1995
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2 Reviews  
9. The Vietnam War: How the United States Became Involved (Perspectives on ... (Unknown)  03/1997
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1 Reviews  
10. The Monkey's Constitution (Paperback)
    Author: Duncan Brown
Ages 4-8 09/01/1998
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2 Reviews  
11. Principles of Democracy: The Constitution and the Bill of Rights (Perspe...
    Author: Ellen Hansen, William Pierce
Young Adult 03/1997
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12. Iron Horses Across America: The Transcon (Perspectives on History) (Pape...
    Author: Jeanne Munn Bracken
Young Adult 01/01/1995
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13. The Orphan Trains: Leaving the Cities Behind (Perspectives on History Se... (Unknown)  03/1997
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1 Reviews  
14. Lucretia Mott: Friend of Justice (Hardcover)
    Author: Kem Knapp Sawyer, Kem Knapp
Ages 4-8 07/1991
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15. Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Guardian of the Everglades (Paperback)
    Author: Kem Knapp Sawyer
Ages 4-8 09/1993
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16. California Missions: A Play and Debate (Paperback)
    Author: Phyllis Raybin Emert
Ages 9-12 09/1998
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17. Tad Lincoln: White House Wildcat (Hardcover)
    Author: David R. Collins
    Illustrator: Leslie Carow Ossoff
Ages 4-8 01/1995
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18. Leonard Bernstein: America's Maestro (Picture Bookbiography Series) (Har...
    Author: Joanne B. Weisman, Kenneth M. Deitch
    Illustrator: Sheila Foley
Young Adult 07/1991
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19. Sister Anna : A Story of Shaker Life (Paperback)
    Author: Pat Perrin, Wim Coleman
Young Adult 05/2000
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20. Voices from the West: Life Along the Trail (Paperback)
    Author: Katharine Emsden
(Unknown)  11/01/1992
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21. Leonard Bernstein: America's Maestro (Paperback)
    Author: Kenneth M. Deitch
(Unknown)  08/1991
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22. Christopher Columbus and the Great Voyage of Discovery: With a Message f...
    Author: Joanne B. Weisman, Kenneth M. Deitch
Ages 4-8 07/1990
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23. The Era and the Constitution (Paperback)
    Author: Donald R. Haener, Janice K. Fry
Baby−PreK 02/1988
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24. About the Plays (Paperback) Ages 9-12 09/1998
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25. Christopher Columbus and His First Voyage to the New World/a Bilingual Q...
    Illustrator: Marion Eldridge
Ages 4-8 12/1991
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