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Marcia Amidon Lusted

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Marcia Amidon Lusted

  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Marcia Amidon Lusted has written more than 80 books for young readers, many on historical subjects. As an assistant editor for Cobblestone Publishing and its award-winning history magazines, she has written widely on many different historical eras. Her books for Nomad Press include The Roaring Twenties: Discover the Era of Prohibition, Flappers, and Jazz and Civic Unrest: Investigate the Struggle for Social Change . Marcia lives in Hancock, New Hampshire.

    Tom Casteel is an illustrator and cartoonist with a master's degree from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Tom has illustrated several books for Nomad Press, including The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head ; Cities: Discover How They Work ; and Human Migration: Investigate the Global Journey of Humankind . Tom lives in South Bend, Indiana.

    1st October 2016

    Ninja Science: Camouflage, Weapons and Stealthy Attacks

    Ninja warriors were masters of stealth and disguise. They could quickly defeat their enemies without raising the alarm. ... More

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    15th February 2016

    The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s From the Dust Bowl to the New Deal

    In The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s From the Dust Bowl to the New Deal, readers ages 12 to 15 investigate the ... More

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    12th May 2015

    Civic Unrest: Investigate the Struggle for Social Change

    From the American Revolution to the French Revolution, from the civil rights era in the United States to Arab Spring in ... More

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    12th August 2014

    THE ROARING TWENTIES: Discover the Era of Prohibition, Flappers, and Jazz

    The 1920s is one of the most fascinating decades in American history, when the seeds of modern American life were sown. ... More

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    1st October 2016

    Samurai Science: Armour, Weapons and Battlefield Strategy

    Samurai warriors were experts in hand-to-hand combat and fighting from horseback. They may not have realized it, but the... More

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    6th October 2016

    Warrior Science Pack A of 4

    Throughout history, warriors have fought fiercely in battle. But achieving victory often required more than just superio... More

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    9th February 2017

    Investigating Hurricanes

    Dangerous winds. Torrential rains. Toppled trees. The roaring winds and sheets of rain brought on by a hurricane can cau... More

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    11th July 2017

    Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World With 25 Projects

    Most people have heard of Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg, but how about Daniel Hale Williams, Mae Jemiso... More

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