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Space Pioneers

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098226350

This title introduces readers to some of the greatest space pioneers of all time, including Yuri Gagarin, Mae Jemison, and the Apollo 11 crew, Collins, Armstrong, and Aldrin. Amazing historical photographs from NASA's archives complete this book. This title is at a Level 3 and is written specifically for transitional readers. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards. Dash! is an imprint of Abdo Zoom, a division of ABDO.

Joe Biden

Tamara L. Britton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098217068

This biography introduces readers to Joe Biden including his achievements as US senator and vice president, his charitable contributions, his historic selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate, and their victory in the 2020 presidential election. Information about his childhood, family, and personal life is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Donald Trump

Tamara L. Britton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098217044

This biography introduces readers to Donald Trump including his careers as a real estate developer and reality television star, his victory in the 2016 presidential election, and key events from Trump’s administration including two impeachments and subsequent acquittals, and the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts. Information about his childhood, family, and personal life is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Tom Brady

Kenny Abdo (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098226534

This title focuses on Tom Brady and gives information related to his early life, his time in the pros, and the legacy he leaves behind. The title is complete with beautiful and colorful photographs, simple text, and a database for added activities. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards, Fly! is an imprint of Abdo Zoom, a division of ABDO.

Amanda Gorman: Poet & Activist

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098208950

This title introduces young readers to Amanda Gorman, best known as the first Youth Poet Laureate and for her inaugural poem, "The Hill We Climb." Readers will enjoy learning about Gorman's early years, education, bibliography, and many accomplishments. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Anthony Fauci: Immunologist & COVID-19 Leader

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098208967

This title introduces young readers to Dr. Anthony Fauci, best known for his achievements in the sciences of contagious diseases and for his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Readers will enjoy learning about Fauci's early years, education, and accomplishments. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Jill Biden: Educator & First Lady of the United States

Elizabeth Andrews (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098208974

This title introduces young readers to Dr. Jill Biden, best known for her roles as Second and First Lady of the United States and as an educator. Readers will love learning about Biden's early years, her education, and accomplishments. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

John Lewis: Congressman & Civil Rights Activist

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098208981

This title introduces young readers to John Lewis, best known for his role during the Civil Rights era, for walking alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., and for his work as a congressman. Readers will enjoy learning about Lewis' early years, and his incredible achievements both socially and politically. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Kamala Harris: First Female Vice President of the United States

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098208998

This title introduces young readers to Kamala Harris, best known for being the first female, Black, and Indian Vice President of the United States. Readers will enjoy learning about Harris's accomplishments in law and politics, as both a senator and the VP. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Tom Brady: NFL Great and Super Bowl MVP

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098209001

This title introduces young readers to Tom Brady, best known for his incredible achievements as a quarterback in the NFL with the New England Patriots and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Readers will enjoy learning about Brady's early life, high school and college football careers, and how he worked his way up in the NFL to be one of the greatest of all time. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Ellen DeGeneres

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641280396

In Ellen DeGeneres, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of comedian and TV superstar Ellen DeGeneres. 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 DeGeneres’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.

Johnny Appleseed

M. J. York (author) Michael Garland (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850989

Based on a real person, this tall tale tells the story of legendary nurseryman Johnny Appleseed and how he introduced apple trees to large parts of the United States. Additional features to aid comprehension include background information and historical context of the tale, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Calamity Jane

Emily Dolbear (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850958

The delightfully tall tale of how Martha Jane Cannary came to be known as Calamity Jane, the toughest woman in the old wild West. Additional features to aid comprehension include background information and historical context of the tale, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Casey Jones

M. J. York (author) Michael Garland (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850965

Based on a real person, this tall tale tells the story of legendary train engineer Casey Jones and his heroic last ride on the Cannonball Express. Additional features to aid comprehension include background information and historical context of the tale, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Kevin Durant

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605335

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Kevin Durant, a professional basketball star for the Oklahoma City Thunder known for being a perennial high scorer. This colorful and newly expanded series surveys concert stages, film sets, and athletic venues to introduce six more icons of entertainment and sports. Young readers will meet dynamic wide receiver Calvin Johnson, A-list actress Kristen Stewart, boy-band sensation One Direction, and more, learning where these stars came from, the challenges they’ve overcome, and how they made it to … The Big Time!

Temple Grandin and Livestock Management

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130845

The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Temple Grandin and Livestock Management examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to the livestock industry. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience.

Calvin Johnson

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605328

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Calvin Johnson, a professional football star wide receiver for the Detroit Lions who is known as “Megatron.” This colorful and newly expanded series surveys concert stages, film sets, and athletic venues to introduce six more icons of entertainment and sports. Young readers will meet dynamic wide receiver Calvin Johnson, A-list actress Kristen Stewart, boy-band sensation One Direction, and more, learning where these stars came from, the challenges they’ve overcome, and how they made it to … The Big Time!

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.

Amazing Americans: Thurgood Marshall

Kristin Kemp (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751606

Thurgood Marshall was an incredible man. He believed that "separate but equal" was not fair. He fought for people and their civil rights. He became a justice for the Supreme Court. Here he helped change unfair laws for African Americans. He is known as "Mr. Civil Rights". Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

Amazing Americans: Rosa Parks

Kristin Kemp (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751613

Rosa Parks was an amazing woman. She stood up for herself and for her beliefs. One day, Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus. Her actions helped spark the civil rights movement. Today, people have more freedom in America because of her actions. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

Washington's Birthday

Kelly Rodgers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433388606

Early readers will gain insight and understand why we celebrate George Washington's inspiring life and incredible accomplishments in this appealing nonfiction title. With captivating images, supportive text, and an accessible table of contents, glossary, and index, readers will be engaged from cover to cover!

Amazing Americans: Pocahontas

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433388408

This fascinating early biography will give readers the opportunity to learn about Pocahantas's incredible life through brilliant images, informative text, and a helpful glossary and index. Children will be inspired by her amazing life and will be encouraged to find someone they think is amazing!

Amazing Americans: Abigail Adams

Jennifer Overend Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433388743

What makes Abigail Adams such an amazing American? Young readers will find out in this intriguing biographical book that uses supportive text, a glossary, index, and table of contents in conjunction with colorful images to engage and encourage children to find someone that they are inspired by.

Amazing Americans: Paul Revere

Jennifer Overend Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433388736

Readers will learn about Paul Revere in this interesting biographical book. The vivid images and supportive text work in conjunction with the helpful glossary, table of contents, and index to give readers tools they need to learn all they can about this amazing American. Readers will be encouraged to learn about a person they think is amazing.

Amazing Americans: George Washington

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433388392

George Washington was an amazing American! Readers will learn about his life and the amazing things he accomplished in this early biography. Through detailed images, informative text, and an accessible glossary and index, readers will be inspired by George Washington!