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Imagine
Kids Nonfiction 131 0
A buoyant, breathtaking poem from Juan Felipe Herrera — brilliantly illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Lauren Castillo — speaks to every dreaming heart. Have you ever imagined what you might be when you grow up? When he was very young, Juan Felipe Herrera picked chamomile flowers...
 
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Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist
Kids Nonfiction 513 0
The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA. A meningitis outbreak in their underprivileged neighborhood left Sylvia Acevedo’s family...
 
4.0
 
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Kids Nonfiction 537 0
The life of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is introduced in this early reader biography. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed it was possible to change the world with peaceful protest. His powerful words and actions helped the civil rights movement achieve...
 
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Lost in the Amazon (Lost #3): A Battle for Survival in the Heart of the Rainforest
Kids Nonfiction 858 0
Peru, Christmas Eve, 1970. It was supposed to be a routine flight, carrying 86 passengers across the Andes Mountains and home for the holiday. But high above the Amazon rainforest, a roiling storm engulfs the plane. Lightning strikes. A deafening whoosh sweeps through the cabin....
 
5.0 (2)
 
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Dangerous Jane
Kids Fiction 547 0
Jane's heart ached for the world, but what could she do to stop a war? This energetic and inspiring picture book biography of activist Jane Addams focuses on the peace work that won her the Nobel Peace Prize. From the time she was a child,...
 
4.0
 
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Silent Days, Silent Dreams
Kids Fiction 557 0
James Castle was born two months premature on September 25, 1899, on a farm in Garden Valley, Idaho. He was deaf, mute, autistic, and probably dyslexic. He didn't walk until he was four; he would never learn to speak, write, read, or use sign language. Yet, today...
 
4.0
 
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Kids Nonfiction 948 0
Funny and totally true childhood biographies and full-color illustrations tell the tales from the challenging yet defining growing-up years of J. K. Rowling, Beverly Cleary, J. R. R. Tolkien, and 12 other great writers. Every great author started out as a kid. Before the...
 
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Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen
Kids Nonfiction 1036 0
A gorgeous and inspiring picture book biography of Jane Austen, one of the most beloved writers of all time, from award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson. It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is one of our greatest writers. But...
 
5.0
 
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The March Against Fear: The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power
Young Adult Nonfiction 1048 0
James Meredith's 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man's peaceful protest for voter registration and became one of the South's most important demonstrations of the civil rights movement. It brought together leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Stokely Carmichael, who formed an unlikely alliance that resulted in the...
 
4.5
 
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What's the Big Deal About First Ladies
Kids Nonfiction 660 0
Did you know that Mary Todd Lincoln hated slavery and helped to end it in America? Or that Edith Wilson helped decode secret messages during World War I? How about that Sarah Polk didn’t let anyone dance in the White House while she was first lady? ...
 
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Isaac The Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd
Kids Nonfiction 1079 0
A surprising true story of Isaac Newton’s boyhood suggests an intellectual development owing as much to magic as science. Before Isaac Newton became the father of physics, an accomplished mathematician, or a leader of the scientific revolution, he was a boy living in an apothecary’s...
 
4.0
 
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Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History
Kids Nonfiction 1241 0
In this picture book biography, the late New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and acclaimed artist Floyd Cooper take readers on an inspiring journey through the life of Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass was a self-educated slave in the South who grew up to...
 
5.0
 
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Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born
Kids Nonfiction 1049 0
In this picture book biography of Muhammad Ali, author Gene Barretta and illustrator Frank Morrison tell the unforgettable childhood story of this legendary boxing champion and how one pivotal moment set him on his path to become the Greatest of All Time. The Louisville Lip....
 
4.3
 
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When I Grow Up: Misty Copeland (Scholastic Reader, Level 3)
Kids Nonfiction 1045 0
Misty Copeland is one of the most famous dancers in the world. But before she was dancing for millions of fans, Misty was just a young girl who loved ballet, even though she didn't look like the typical ballerina. Learn how she made it all the way to the top...
 
4.7
 
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The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero
Young Adult Nonfiction 983 0
It was April 5, 1943, and the Gestapo would arrive any minute. Dietrich Bonhoeffer had been expecting this day for a long time. He had put his papers in order—and left a few notes specifically for Hitler’s men to see. Two SS agents climbed the stairs and told the boyish-looking...
 
4.0
 
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