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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.

The Life of Sojourner Truth

Gillia M. Olson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490371

Explore Sojourner Truth’s incredible life as a preacher and abolitionist in this unique timeline biography. Bold and persuasive, Sojourner Truth stands out as one of the greatest preachers of the 19th century. Truth was born into slavery, but she didn’t let a difficult early life break her spirit. Guided by her faith, she walked to freedom and then started a new life as a traveling preacher who fought for African-American and women’s rights. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Sojourner Truth’s major life moments for elementary readers.

The Life of Sacagawea

Gillia M. Olson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490364

Explore Sacagawea’s incredible journey as an explorer and pioneer in this unique timeline biography. Not much is known about Sacagawea’s early life as an American Indian. Only a few first-hand witnesses mention her by name, yet her life story is famous. Carrying her young son, Sacagawea traveled with the Lewis and Clark Expedition, acting as a guide and translator as they explored the western United States. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Sacagawea’s major life moments for elementary readers.

The Life of Rosa Parks

Gillia M. Olson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490357

Explore Rosa Parks’ incredible life as a civil rights activist in this unique timeline biography. As the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement,” Rosa Parks is known for fighting for what she believes in. She stood up against segregation by refusing to give up her bus seat. Her bravery gave others the courage to stand against racism and discrimination. She continued to fight for equal rights her entire life. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Rosa Parks’ major life moments for elementary readers.

The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Gillia M. Olson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490340

Explore Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s life as a campaigner for women’s rights in this unique timeline biography. As one of the most recognized women’s suffragists in America, Elizabeth Cady Stanton paved the way for women’s right to vote. Stanton was a progressive thinker of her time who believed in equal rights for women. Her bold and persistent determination helped her to overcome sexism, befriend Susan B. Anthony, and become one of the leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s major life moments for elementary readers.

The Life of Dolores Huerta

Gillia M. Olson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490333

Explore Dolores Huerta’s life as a union labor leader and civil rights activist in this unique timeline biography. ¡Sí, se puede! Yes, we can! Huerta coined this phrase, which became a rally cry for farm workers. Fighting alongside Cesar Chavez, Huerta helped California farm workers gain fair pay and safe work conditions. Her ideas and tenacity paved the way to new labor laws and reform. As an outspoken Hispanic woman, Huerta has battled both gender and race discrimination in her fight for equal rights. She has never given up and continues today to be a social justice icon. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Dolores Huerta’s major life moments for elementary readers.

The Life of Clara Barton

Gillia M. Olson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490326

Explore Clara Barton’s incredible life as a humanitarian in this unique timeline biography. From teaching to nursing, then starting the American Red Cross, Clara Barton lived her life to help others in a time when people didn’t think a woman should lead. As the “Angel of the Battlefield,” she risked her life to help care for wounded Civil War soldiers. The conditions she saw inspired her to create the American Red Cross. She fought against gender discrimination and recognized the humanity that makes everyone equal. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Clara Barton’s major life moments for elementary readers.

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.

Temple Grandin: Pioneer for Animal Rights and Autism Awareness

Linda Barghoorn (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118097

American Temple Grandin is a renowned scientist, champion for animal rights, and an advocate for people with autism. This book highlights the achievements of this inspirational woman who lives with high-functioning autism. Grandin overcame language and social challenges to become one of the world’s most influential minds in animal welfare and in autism education, exposing the incredible, and sometimes unacknowledged, potential of people who have special needs. Primary sources, sidebars, and discussion and writing prompts highlight her remarkable story.

Wilma Rudolph: Track and Field Champion

Adrianna Morganelli (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118103

When doctors told her parents that she may never walk again, no one could have imagined that Wilma Rudolph would grow up to become the world’s fastest woman. This awe-inspiring book shows how, with grace, perseverance, and dedication, young Wilma used her inner strength to overcome physical disabilities caused by polio to win three gold medals for the USA in track and field at the 1960 Olympics. A sports superstar and an icon worldwide, her legacy continues to inspire youth and African-American communities today.

William Kamkwamba: Powering his Village

Kylie Burns (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118110

Imagine your family had to choose between sending you to school or having enough food to eat. This book tells how William Kamkwamba was forced to drop out of his school in Wimbe, Malawi, when a famine struck his village and his family, who relied on farming, could no longer afford his tuition fee. Instead of giving up on his education, William visited his local library often. It was here that he read a book about wind power. At the age of 14, William used what he learned from the book to build a windmill that brought power to his family’s home. He has since built his village’s first drinking water pump. William’s ingenuity, perseverance, and initiative are an inspiration to many people around the world.

Malala Yousafzai: Defender of Education for Girls

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.