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Alfred Nobel

Czeena Devera (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130555

Alfred Nobel in The My Itty-Bitty Bio series is a biography for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Alfred Nobel in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. The series celebrates diversity, covering women and men from a range of backgrounds and professions. Includes a timeline, primary sources, glossary, and index.

Benjamin Banneker

Katie Marsico (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130470

Benjamin Banneker in The My Itty-Bitty Bio series is a biography for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Benjamin Banneker in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. The series celebrates diversity, covering women and men from a range of backgrounds and professions. Includes a timeline, primary sources, glossary, and index.

Davy Crockett

Emma E. Haldy (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634722179

The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Davy Crockett in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.

Stephen Curry

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641281942

In this book, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of athlete all-star Stephen Curry. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about his life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in Curry's life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Gal Gadot

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641281973

In this book, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of actor Gal Gadot. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about her life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in Gadot's life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Elon Musk

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282000

In this book, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of innovator Elon Musk. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about his life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in Musk's life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

P!nk

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282031

In this book, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of singer and performer P!nk. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about her life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in P!nk's life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Anthony Rizzo

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282062

In this book, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of baseball all-star Anthony Rizzo. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about his life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in Rizzo's life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282093

In this book, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about his life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in deGrasse Tyson's life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Serena Williams

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282123

In this book, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of tennis player Serena Williams. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about her life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in Williams's life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Oprah Winfrey

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282154

In this books, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of superstar Oprah Winfrey. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about her life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in Winfrey's life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Nature's Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story

Lindsey McDivitt (author) Eileen Ryan Ewen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126459

The art and writing of Gwen Frostic are well known in her home state of Michigan and around the world, but this picture book biography tells the story behind Gwen's famous work. After a debilitating illness as a child, Gwen sought solace in art and nature. She learned to be persistent and independent--never taking no for an answer or letting her disabilities define her. After creating artwork for famous Detroiters and for display at the World's Fair and helping to build WWII bombers, Gwen moved her printmaking business to northern Michigan. She dedicated her work and her life to reminding people of the wonder and beauty in nature.

Indra Nooyi: CEO of PepsiCo

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179417

It’s not easy running one of the largest corporations in the world, but Indra Nooyi is up to the task. This low-level title takes early readers through the PepsiCo CEO’s childhood in India, all the way up to her present-day work, creating healthier snacks and a modern Pepsi design. Indra Nooyi is leading business into the future!

Michelle Obama: Health Advocate

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179424

An accomplished lawyer and dedicated public servant, Michelle Obama goes far beyond the title of First Lady. This title explores her life before the White House, and how she used her position to make healthy living possible for kids across the United States. Learn more about this exceptional First Lady in this low-level biography!

Rachel Carson: Environmentalist

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179431

It wasn’t long ago that pesticides threatened a national environmental crisis - until Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring turned the tide. A shy, serious girl, young Rachel became a biologist when few women went to college, and grew up to be one of the most influential scientists and writers of our time. Budding environmentalists will love this biography for early readers!

Sara Seager: Planetary Scientist

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179448

Is there an Earth twin hiding in the stars? Sara Seager is on a mission to find out! The astrophysicist is leading the quest to explore planets beyond our solar system. Early readers can discover more about Sara’s life and scientific work in this engaging biography.

Sonia Sotomayor: Supreme Court Justice

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179455

Sonia Sotomayor has been a trailblazer all her life. She’s the Supreme Court’s first Latina justice, and its third-ever woman! This low-level book explores Sonia’s childhood in the Bronx, her career as a tough-but-fair prosecutor, and her journey to the highest court in the U.S. Sonia Sotomayor’s extraordinary life shows young readers that anything is possible!

Zaha Hadid: Architect

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179462

Just like her showy designs, Zaha Hadid challenges people’s ideas about what is normal. One of few female architects in a male-dominated field, Zaha fought for respect and ended up one of the most famous architects in the world! Learn about the life, achievements, and work of this ground-breaking architect in this biography for young readers.

Melvin the Mouth

Katherine Blanc (author) Jeffrey Ebbeler (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897143

Meet young Melvin (the future Mel Blanc of Looney Tunes fame) as he drives everyone a little nuts with the noisy soundtrack to his day-to-day life. Melvin is an imaginative and noisy little boy who grows up to be Mel Blanc, Looney Tunes cartoon character pioneer and the voice behind Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Woody Woodpecker, the Tasmanian Devil, and so many more familiar personalities. Readers are treated to a typical day for young Melvin, when ordinary tasks like getting ready for school, riding the bus, and completing his chores are charged with sound effects and accompanied by his own personal soundtrack. His knack for making funny noises and using the versatility of his voice was like no other - much to the relief of his teachers. Penned by Blanc's daughter-in-law, this first-person fiction-based-in-reality story is a fun romp and is sure to inspire young readers to turn trouble into triumph!

Bertha Takes a Drive

Jan Adkins (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580896962

In this nonfiction joyride, Bertha Benz and her sons drive across Germany in the world's first automobile. It's 1888 and Bertha Benz's husband, Karl, has invented the prototype Benz motorwagen. But the German government declares the vehicle illegal, and the church calls it the devil's work. Unbeknownst to her husband, Bertha steals away with her two sons and drives nearly one hundred miles to prove just how amazing the motorwagen is. Bertha's mechanical savvy gets the boys to Grandma's house safely, and the remarkable mother/son road trip reduces global concern about moving vehicles.

Monet Paints a Day

Julie Danneberg (author) Caitlin Heimerl (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607344544

In November 1885, impressionist painter Claude Monet vacationed in Étretat, France, where he spent his days outside, painting scenes of the seaside village. One morning he rose early and carried all of his supplies and half-finished paintings out to the cliffs and rocky beach, finally stopping to paint the arch called Manneporte. Eager to capture the scene before him, and aware that he must work quickly to catch the light, Monet became so engrossed in his work that he forgot to watch the incoming tide. Based on a true incident, MONET PAINTS A DAY introduces readers to the life and nature of this illustrious impressionist. Interspersed throughout the story are excerpts from the painter’s notes and letters, while a second layer of text and back matter includes information about Impressionism as a whole. Lush watercolor illustrations in the Impressionist style give readers a visual for this artistic movement. A bibliography is also included.

Esquivel!

Susan Wood (author) Duncan Tonatiuh (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607348269

Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds. Juan’s space-age lounge music - popular in the fifties and sixties - has found a new generation of listeners. And Duncan Tonatiuh’s fresh and quirky illustrations bring Esquivel’s spirit to life.

George Washington Carver

Jennifer Kroll (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433396731

George Washington Carver was born a slave and grew up to be a great botanist and inventor! Readers will learn why George was known as the "plant doctor" as a young boy, his strong desire to learn, and how he taught other farmers about crop rotation. Vibrant images, supportive text, a glossary, table of contents, and index work in conjunction to engage and delight readers as they learn all they can about "The Peanut Man"!

Write On, Irving Berlin!

Leslie Kimmelman (author) David C. Gardner (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534122963

Escaping persecution for being Jewish, the Baline family fled Russia and arrived by ship in New York City harbor in September 1893. Little Israel Isidore Baline is only five years old. After arriving at Ellis Island, the first stop for all immigrants, Israel and his family are ready to begin a new life in America. His family settles in the Lower East Side and soon Israel (now nicknamed Izzy) starts school. And while he learns English, he is not a very good student. According to his teachers he daydreams and sings in class. But while these may not be traits that are helpful in the classroom, these are wonderful tools for a budding singer and composer. And by the time that Izzy (now known as Irving) is a young man, he is well on his way to becoming one of the most well-known composers in America. This vivid picture-book biography examines the life of Irving Berlin, the distinguished artist whose songs, including "God Bless America," continue to be popular today.

Michelle Obama

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641280518

In Michelle Obama, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of former first lady and public figure Michelle Obama. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about her life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in Obama’s life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. This title also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.