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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.

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.

Cold War Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847279

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how Cold War spies gathered information for the United States and the Soviet Union. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Oleg Penkovsky and Martha Peterson risked their lives to unearth another country's secrets. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Virginia Was a Spy

Catherine Urdahl (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003194

Inspired by the life of World War II spy Virginia Hall, this biographical tale highlights her many facets and adventurous spirit.

Carson Wentz

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851749

Introduces readers to the life and career of football star Carson Wentz. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Dak Prescott

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851732

Introduces readers to the life and career of football star Dak Prescott. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Connor McDavid

Greg Bates (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851725

Introduces readers to the life and career of hockey star Connor McDavid. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Aaron Judge

Greg Bates (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851718

Introduces readers to the life and career of baseball star Aaron Judge. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Paul D. Bowker (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851701

Introduces readers to the life and career of basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

José Altuve

Matt Tustison (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851695

Introduces readers to the life and career of baseball star José Altuve. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Russell Westbrook

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635177077

Introduces readers to the life and career of hockey star Sidney Crosby. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Mike Trout

Matt Tustison (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635177060

Introduces readers to the life and career of soccer star Christiano Ronaldo. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Matt Ryan

Greg Bates (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635177053

Introduces readers to the life and career of football star Antonio Brown. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635177046

Introduces readers to the life and career of football star Derek Carr. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

James Harden

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635177039

Introduces readers to the life and career of football star Matt Ryan. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Sidney Crosby

Brian Hall (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635177022

Introduces readers to the life and career of baseball star Mike Trout. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Derek Carr

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635177015

Introduces readers to the life and career of basketball star Russell Westbrook. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Antonio Brown

Alex Monnig (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635177008

Introduces readers to the life and career of basketball star James Harden. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Malala Yousafzai

Kelly Spence (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118127

Courageous Malala Yousafzai survived an assassination attempt for advocating for the education of girls in her home country of Pakistan. This book describes her incredible story, including her advocacy work on behalf of women and girls on an international scale following her attack, and how she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize - all while she was still in her teens. Young readers will discover how important her parents' support has been to the young activist and gain an understanding of the culture in which Yousafzai was raised. The world can always use more positive female role models, and Yousafzai's youth and forthrightness make it easy for young readers to relate to her.