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It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way
Kids Nonfiction 65 0
“Playful, bold, and, much like its subject, full of grace.” —Jillian Tamaki, Caldecott Honor winner for This One Summer “It Began with a Page tells [Gyo Fujikawa's] story beautifully, in picture-book form.” —The New Yorker From beloved team Kyo Maclear...
 
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O Captain, My Captain: Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War
Kids Nonfiction 84 0
Dramatic, lyrical, and beautifully illustrated, O Captain, My Captain tells the story of one of America’s greatest poets and how he was inspired by one of America’s greatest presidents. Whitman and Lincoln shared the national stage in Washington, DC, during the Civil War. Though the two men never met, Whitman...
 
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The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean
Kids Nonfiction 145 0
As a boy, Alan wanted to fly planes. As a young navy pilot, Alan wished he could paint the view from the cockpit. So he took an art class to learn patterns and forms. But no class could prepare him for the beauty of the lunar surface some 240,000 miles...
 
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Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré
Kids Nonfiction 217 0
Follow la vida y legado of Pura Belpré, the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York City. When she came to America in 1921, Pura carried the cuentos folklóricos of her Puerto Rican homeland. Finding a new home at the New York Public Library as...
 
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Absolutely Everything!: A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Rulers, Robots and Other Things Too Numerous to Mention
Kids Nonfiction 563 0
Discover how science, nature and history connect in this fast-paced, entertaining and incredibly informative history of the world, from the beginning of time to the present day. How was our universe made from a tiny speck of energy? Where did the first trees, plants, animals...
 
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History's Mysteries: Freaky Phenomena: Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles From the Past
Kids Nonfiction 320 0
Curious kids itching for real-life Indiana Jones-like intrigue will get swept away with the next book in this spine-tingling series about solving puzzles of the past--from whole civilizations that have vanished to mystifying monuments and urban legends. Fans of Night at the Museum and the...
 
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What's So Special About Shakespeare?
Kids Nonfiction 592 0
Michael Rosen’s lively exploration of Shakespeare, reissued in an accessible new format for young middle-grade readers. More than four hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, his name is known in every corner of the world. Why? Celebrated poet, critic, and Shakespeare enthusiast Michael Rosen answers...
 
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Voices from the Second World War: Stories of War as Told to Children of Today
Kids Nonfiction 544 0
The Second World War was the most devastating war in history. Up to eighty million people died, and the map of the world was redrawn. More than seventy years after peace was declared, children interviewed family and community members to learn about the war from people who...
 
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History's Mysteries: Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles From the Past
Kids Nonfiction 687 0
Why were the Easter Island heads erected? What really happened to the Maya? Who stole the Irish Crown Jewels? The first book in this exciting new series will cover history's heavy-hitting, head-scratching mysteries, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Bermuda Triangle, the Oak Island Money Pit, Stonehenge, the Sphinx,...
 
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Bad Princess: True Tales from Behind the Tiara
Kids Nonfiction 688 0
Forget everything you thought you knew about princesses... Welcome to Bad Princess by Kris Waldherr (author of Doomed Queens), where you'll discover what really happens after "Happily Ever After." From the war-torn Dark Ages of Medieval Europe to America's Gilded Age, and all the way...
 
4.3
 
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Living in...South Korea
Kids Nonfiction 448 0
Discover what it’s like to grow up in South Korea in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a series all about kids just like you in countries around the world! Annyeonghaseyo! My name is Min-jun, and I’m a kid just like you living...
 
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Terrible But True: Awful Events In American History
Kids Nonfiction 1400 0
Think American history is all boring battles and snooze-worthy old dudes? Think again! Welcome to Terrible But True, where you'll dig deep into America's forgotten past to uncover some creepy, disgusting, and just plain bizarre stories. From America's first serial killers and deadly vampire-like diseases...
 
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Heroes for My Son
Kids Nonfiction 1049 0
#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer brings together a remarkable group of heroes with one thing in common: they were ordinary people who became extraordinary. Brad was inspired by the birth of his first son to curate this collection, but you don’t need...
 
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National Geographic Kids: The Book of Heroines
Kids Nonfiction 1229 0
Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gusty gals, and everyday women who changed the world. From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to Malala Yousafzai, these famous women hiked up their pants and petticoats and charged full-speed ahead to prove girls are...
 
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Fannie Never Flinched: One Woman’s Courage in the Struggle for American Labor Union Rights
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Fannie Sellins (1872–1919) lived during the Gilded Age of American Industrialization, when the Carnegies and Morgans wore jewels while their laborers wore rags. Fannie dreamed that America could achieve its ideals of equality and justice for all, and she sacrificed her life to help that dream come true. Fannie became...
 
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