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Maria Tallchief: Prima Ballerina

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919687

With grace and determination, Maria Tallchief became the world’s first Native American prima ballerina! Her story of triumph dances through the pages of this leveled reader. A profile, hometown map, timeline, and other features highlight Maria’s rise to success!

Henry Morgan: Feared Buccaneer of the New World

Blake Hoena (author)Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037660

For decades, Spanish colonists in the Caribbean lived in fear of one man: Henry Morgan. Attacking towns that others would not think to attack, Morgan quickly made a name for himself, and piles of gold as well! In this graphic narrative, reluctant readers will learn about the real-life exploits of this bold buccaneer through detailed illustrations and engaging dialogue. Quotes, a timeline, and a map provide historical context for this high-interest title.

Ching Shih: The World's Most Successful Pirate

Christina Leaf (author) Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037653

Storming aboard a government trade ship, Ching Shih and her band of followers demand payment—or else! The traders soon come to fear Ching Shih, paying her for passage through the pirate-infested waters of the South China Sea. In this high-interest graphic title, readers will learn how Ching Shih became a pirate so fierce that even the government stood down to her power. They’ll discover her real-life feats through engaging dialogue and sharp illustrations, as well as historical quotes, a timeline, and a map.

Carla Hayden: Librarian of Congress

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919663

A true symbol of progress, Carla Hayden is both the first African American and the first woman to become Librarian of Congress! This title uses leveled text to show how Carla turned her love of reading into a successful and respected career. Fun features such as quotes, a hometown map, and more illustrate Carla’s leadership!

Blackbeard: Captain of the Queen Anne's Revenge

Blake Hoena (author) Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037646

Charging into battle surrounded by smoking fuses, Blackbeard was a terrifying foe to face! In this action-packed graphic narrative, colorful illustrations and engaging dialogue tell the true story of Blackbeard, from his days as Edward Teach to his infamous blockade of Charleston. Historical quotes, a timeline, and a map give the story additional context for this high-interest title on the world’s most notorious pirate!

Ava DuVernay: Movie Director

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919656

Ava DuVernay is an award-winning director! This impressive woman surpassed critics and found success in the movie business. This engaging title incorporates factual text, a profile, timeline and more that highlight Ava’s powerful presence in the film industry!

Anne Bonny: Pirate Queen of the Caribbean

Christina Leaf (author) Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037639

Many sailors once believed that women were bad luck on ships. But Anne Bonny quickly proved them wrong! This fearless pirate held her own during raids and battles, wielding a pistol and cutlass to cut down rivals. In this engaging graphic novel, reluctant readers will follow Anne Bonny from her childhood in Ireland to her days as a privateer-turned-pirate in the Caribbean. Historic quotes, a map, and a timeline add historical context. Readers of this seafaring text will soon understand why Anne Bonny is considered the pirate queen of the Caribbean!

Truth and Honor: The President Ford Story

Lindsey McDivitt (author) Matt Faulkner (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167469

When Gerald Ford became president after the turmoil of the early 70s, Americans were ready for an honest, hardworking politician. And that is just what they got with President Ford. He was a man of integrity and honesty, who cared deeply about all Americans. His life, tougher than some and filled with character-building lessons, had prepared him for the job--from his childhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan to his days on the University of Michigan football team and in the Navy to his many years representing the Great Lakes State in congress. In Truth and Honor learn what made Gerald Ford the right man for the job. Backmatter includes a letter from the Ford family and a timeline.

Thomas Jefferson: Our 3rd President

Elizabeth Sirimarco (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847170

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Jefferson's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the third president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Theodore Roosevelt: Our 26th President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847163

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Rutherford B. Hayes: Our 19th President

Sandra Francis (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847156

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Rutherford B. Hayes, nineteenth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847149

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the fortieth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Richard M. Nixon: Our 37th President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847132

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Richard M. Nixon, thirty-seventh president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Revolutionary War Spy Stories

Martha London (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847293

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how Revolutionary War spies gathered information to help achieve American independence. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as James Armistead and Anna Smith Strong risked their lives for the causes they believed in. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Millard Fillmore: Our 13th President

Gerry Souter, Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847125

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Millard Fillmore, thirteenth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Martin Van Buren: Our 8th President

Steven Ferry (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847118

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Lyndon Baines Johnson: Our 36th President

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847101

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the thirty-sixth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

John Tyler: Our 10th President

Steven Ferry (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847095

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of John Tyler, tenth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

John Quincy Adams: Our 6th President

Gerry Souter, Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847088

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Adams's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the sixth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

John F. Kennedy: Our 35th President

Judith E. Harper (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847071

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of John F. Kennedy, thirty-fifth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

John Adams: Our 2nd President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847064

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Adams's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the second president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

James Polk: Our 11th President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847057

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of James K. Polk, eleventh president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

James Monroe: Our 5th President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847040

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Monroe's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the fifth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

James Madison: Our 4th President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847033

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Madison's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the fourth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

James Earl Carter: Our 39th President

Lori Hobkirk (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847026

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of James Earl (Jimmy) Carter, thirty-ninth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.