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Chadwick Boseman

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885096386

As a child, Chadwick Boseman read stories about people who inspired him. As an adult, he became an actor to tell inspiring stories to others. Chadwick fought to make his career a legacy that shares the stories he was passionate about. Learn all about Chadwick's spectacular journey as an actor and activist.

Baffling Buildings!

Hermione Redshaw (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885096188

Whether they're built into the ground or towering high above, buildings can be bizarre, bonkers, and baffling! Dive into the wacky world of buildings. Fun illustrations pair with bright photos to bring some of the craziest structures to life.

Absurd Art!

Hermione Redshaw (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9798885096171

From ancient cave paintings to modern marvels, art can be amazing, awe-inspiring, and absurd! Dive into the wacky world of art. Fun illustrations pair with bright photos to bring some of the craziest art to life.

Spike Lee

Joyce Markovics, Alrick A. Brown (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668923450

Spike Lee is a groundbreaking moviemaker and Academy Award winner. While tackling important issues, he's helped change the way Black stories are told on film and inspired future generations of filmmakers. This book explores his life and his fascinating films. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, filmography, and sidebars.

Oscar Micheaux

Joyce Markovics, Alrick A. Brown (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668923467

Oscar Micheaux is a groundbreaking moviemaker. He wrote, produced, and directed 44 movies at a time when Black Americans faced extreme racism. This book explores his life and his fascinating films. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, filmography, and sidebars.

Melvin and Mario Van Peebles

Joyce Markovics, Alrick A. Brown (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668923481

Father and son Melvin and Mario Van Peebles are groundbreaking moviemakers. They created unique films about Black Americans that changed the course of cinematic history. This book explores their lives and their fascinating films. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, filmography, and sidebars.

Julie Dash

Joyce Markovics, Alrick A. Brown (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668923436

Julie Dash is a groundbreaking moviemaker. She was the first Black woman to have her movie shown in theaters across the United States, breaking racial and gender boundaries This book explores her life and her fascinating films. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, filmography, and sidebars.

Jordan Peele

Joyce Markovics, Alrick A. Brown (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668923474

Jordan Peele is a groundbreaking moviemaker and the first Black screenwriter to win an Academy Award. His unique horror films explore important issues while drawing huge crowds. This book explores his life and his fascinating films. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, filmography, and sidebars.

Do You Like Keeping Up with Fashion?

Diane Lindsey Reeves (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668923153

Do you like putting outfits together or starting fashion trends? That might be a potential clue to your future career! This book explores what a career in fashion might look like. Readers will discover how their interests can lead to a lifelong future career. Aligned to curriculum standards and 21st Century Skills, Career Clues for Kids prepares readers for a successful future. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, sidebars, and author biographies.

Do You Like Getting Creative?

Diane Lindsey Reeves (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668923146

Would you consider yourself creative? That might be a potential clue to your future career! This book explores what a career in art might look like. Readers will discover how their interests can lead to a lifelong future career. Aligned to curriculum standards and 21st Century Skills, Career Clues for Kids prepares readers for a successful future. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, sidebars, and author biographies.

Ava DuVernay

Joyce Markovics, Alrick A. Brown (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668923443

Ava DuVernay is a groundbreaking moviemaker, the first African American woman to win Best Director at the Sundance Film Festival. In her films, she examines the Black experience and fights for justice. This book explores her life and her fascinating films. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, filmography, and sidebars.

Food

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181373

We're spilling the tea on the latest trends. Curious about the lives of influencers? Want to know more about foodies or ugly eating? Read more to be in the know.

Fashion

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181342

We're spilling the tea on the latest trends. Curious about the lives of influencers? Want to know more about VSCO girls or sustainable fashion? Read more to be in the know. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers.

Girl Artists

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534149311

Who were history's most creative artists? Who was voted "Best Visionary?" In the History's Yearbook series, readers will learn about the amazing and diverse women in history. In Girl Artists, readers will discover and rediscover their favorite heroines and learn about top women artists who have made an impact. Each book in this series is written at a higher maturity level using considerate text at a lower reading level in order to engage struggling readers.

I, Q: Independence Hall

Roland Smith (author)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627530965

Book One in the series. Thirteen-year-old Quest (Q) isn't sure he's ready for a new family. For a long time it's just been him and his mom, Blaze. But everything changes when Blaze falls in love with Roger and they start a new rock band called Match. Now they're married, have a hit record, and Match is going out on a year-long driving tour across the country. Q, along with new stepsister Angela, will take a year off from school and travel with the band. For now, home will be a luxury motor coach and homework will be a Web site diary of their travels. Perfect-Q can practice his magic tricks and Angela can read her spy novels. What can go wrong? As Q and Angela settle into their new life and new relationship as siblings, they start to notice that certain coincidences don't seem coincidental. For example, how does a band roadie named Boone find them in the middle of a desert where their coach just happens to break down? Why does a man from their parents' wedding keep showing up in the same cities they stop at? When they reach Philadelphia, Q and Angela realize this tour is definitely not the trip their parents had planned and that the "City of Brotherly Love" is full of mysteries and secrets that could threaten their new life together. Book 1 in the series.

America Ferrera

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647477318

America Ferrera is a star on and off the screen. From winning an Emmy at only 22 years of age for a groundbreaking role as Latina fashionista and beauty-on-the-inside Betty, to flying through the skies atop the dragon in How to Train Your Dragon, you might think being a successful actor would be enough for America. But that's just the tip of the iceberg for this powerful woman. Her work offscreen to stand up for the rights of women, immigrants, and children is just as spectacular. And this star still has a lot of life to live. Learn all about America's spectacular journey as an actor, activist, and more.

Witches

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471934

Get ready to do some creepy crafting with a little witch-craft! Learn how to make a pinecone witch, create a costume witch's hat, bake a tasty treat, and play a game.

Vampires

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471958

Get ready to craft some scary vampires! Learn how to make a recycled vampire decoration, a Count Dracula mask, a vampire puppet, and a delicious treat.

Spiders

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471965

Get ready to craft some creepy spiders. Learn how to make a tarantula decoration, bake a fun treat, make a spider hat, and create a craft.

Monsters

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471941

Get ready to craft some gruesome monsters! Learn how to make leaf decoration, bake a treat, create a costume, and get creative with a craft.

Ghosts

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471927

Get ready to craft some spooky ghosts. Learn how to make a wreath decoration, bake a treat, fold a craft, and create a costume.

Aliens

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471972

Get ready to create creepy crafts from outer space with aliens. Learn how to make a costume, bake a fun treat, design delightful decorations, and create a craft.

Excellence in the Arts

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914120

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Asian achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. In the Excellence in the Arts book, students learn about the creative Asian men and women who have contributed so much to the artistic fabric of America-from poetry to painting to writing to music.

Mindful Music and Dancing

Stephanie Finne (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636903668

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how music and dance can help us focus, relieve stress, and increase mindfulness. Step-by-step instructions help readers write song lyrics, mindfully listen to music, and dance. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Fun, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about increasing focus and practicing mindfulness through art and music. Includes helpful hints, sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Elvis Presley

Saddleback Educational Publishing (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602915848

Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader.