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Elena Delle Donne

Mary Hertz Scarbrough (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639806

Elena Delle Donne is an inspiration on and off the court. Her love for basketball has led her to play in the Olympics and the WNBA! Her love for her family has led her to advocate for special needs and support the Special Olympics. In Women in Sports: Elena Delle Donne, you'll discover what makes her one of the greatest women in sports!

Stephanie Gilmore

Mary Hertz Scarbrough (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639813

Stephanie Gilmore surfed her way to a World Championship title when she was just 17 years old, and she shows no signs of stopping yet! With a total of seven world titles, she’s become known for her artistry and athleticism at competitions around the world. In Women in Sports: Stephanie Gilmore, you'll discover what makes her one of the greatest women in sports!

Megan Rapinoe

Mary Hertz Scarbrough (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639776

Two-time Women’s World Cup soccer champion and Olympic gold medalist Megan Rapinoe shines on the field and off! She wows fans with her brilliant skills and uses her fame to promote causes she’s passionate about. In Women in Sports: Megan Rapinoe, you'll discover what makes her one of the greatest women in sports!

Chloe Kim

Mary Hertz Scarbrough (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639837

Snowboarder Chloe Kim rode to Olympic fame in 2018 with her unmatched combination of style and skill. Soaring 10 to 15 feet above the pipe, she’s one of the best snowboarders in the world, if not the best! In Women in Sports: Naomi Osaka, you'll discover what makes her one of the greatest women in sports!

Simone Biles

Mary Hertz Scarbrough (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639790

At 12 years old, Simone Biles was already giving her all to gymnastics. Her passion and drive for the sport pushed her to become the most decorated gymnast in the world. In Women in Sports: Simone Biles, you'll discover what makes her one of the greatest women in sports!

Naomi Osaka

Mary Hertz Scarbrough (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639820

On the court, Naomi Osaka is known for her fierceness. Off the court, she’s known for her upbeat attitude and quirky sense of humor. The tennis star has defeated some of the toughest and best-known players in the world, and she plans to be around for many years to come! In Women in Sports: Naomi Osaka, you'll discover what makes her one of the greatest women in sports!

J Balvín

Jolene Gutiérrez (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643698

J Balvín is one of the top Latin pop stars in the world! The award-winning Colombian musician performs primarily in Spanish to advance the Latin culture, and has been working in the music business since he was a teenager. When did he start singing? How have his business skills helped his music career? Why are meditation and fashion so important to him? In Stars of Latin Pop: J Balvín, you'll learn about his rise to stardom, his love for fashion, and his advocacy for mental health practices. Let's get to know J Balvín!

Ozuna

Jolene Gutiérrez (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643681

Ozuna is a Latino musician who is breaking records and winning awards! The Puerto Rican reggaetón performer has been singing and rapping since he was twelve years old. How did YouTube change his life? How has collaboration improved his career? In Stars of Latin Pop: Ozuna, you'll learn about his rise to fame, and how he’s giving back to his community. Let's get to know Ozuna! The Stars of Latin Pop series follows the journeys, careers, and passions of some of the biggest names in Latin Pop. This high-interest text for striving readers is filled with facts and photos, allowing readers to dive into the lives of pop stars Shakira, J Balvín, Sofía Reyes, and Ozuna. Each book features side-by-side English and Spanish text to promote bilingual literacy and includes after-reading questions and activities.

Sofía Reyes

Jolene Gutiérrez (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643667

Sofía Reyes is on her way to becoming one of the top Latin Pop Stars in the world! Has she always loved music? How did social media help her? How has her creativity improved her career? In Stars of Latin Pop: Sofía Reyes, you'll learn about her rise to stardom and how she’s supporting other musicians. Let's get to know Sofía Reyes! The Stars of Latin Pop series follows the journeys, careers, and passions of some of the biggest names in Latin Pop. This high-interest text for striving readers is filled with facts and photos, allowing readers to dive into the lives of pop stars Shakira, J Balvín, Sofía Reyes, and Ozuna. Each book features side-by-side English and Spanish text to promote bilingual literacy and includes after-reading questions and activities.

Shakira

Jolene Gutiérrez (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643674

Shakira is one of the top Latin Pop Stars in the world! Has she always been so talented? What lifelong goals does she have? How is she changing the world, one child at a time? In Stars of Latin Pop: Shakira, you'll learn about her rise to stardom, and the charities she supports. Let's get to know Shakira! The Stars of Latin Pop series follows the journeys, careers, and passions of some of the biggest names in Latin Pop. This high-interest text for striving readers is filled with facts and photos, allowing readers to dive into the lives of pop stars Shakira, J Balvín, Sofía Reyes, and Ozuna. Each book features side-by-side English and Spanish text to promote bilingual literacy, and also includes after-reading questions and activities.

Shirley Chisholm

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639578

Shirley knew that the world needed change. She began to organize people and fight to make a difference. Working in the government could improve the lives of people all over the United States! Her work took her all the way to the presidential campaign trail. In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important African American leader in the United States government – Shirley Chisholm!

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639585

Rosetta could sing and play guitar like no one had ever heard before. From her church's stage to Carnegie Hall, she brought her incredible gift of music to the world. With it, she also helped invent rock and roll! In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important African American leader in music – Rosetta Tharpe!

Major Taylor

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639561

"Major" loved to ride his bike. He raced and did tricks, winning award after award. He became one of the best bicycle racers in the United States in just a few years. What happened to this amazing athlete? In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important African American leader in sports – Major Taylor!

Bayard Rustin

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639554

Bayard learned from an early age how important equal rights were. He knew how to help people work together for equality without violence. He even played an important role in one of the most important Civil Rights events in American history. In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important African American leader in civil rights – Bayard Rustin!

Henry Louis Gates Jr.

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639547

As a child, Henry was curious about his family tree. Who was his great-great-grandfather? Why were some things about his family unknown? Henry interviewed family members and discovered connections. When he grew up, he taught others to do the same! In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important leader in the field of genealogy – Henry Louis Gates Jr.!

Rebecca Lee Crumpler

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639592

Ever since she was young, Rebecca wanted to help people feel better, even before people knew much about modern medicine. She would not let anyone stop her from becoming the first African American woman doctor in the United States. She even wrote a book about what she learned so others could learn too. In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important African American leader in medicine – Rebecca Lee Crumpler!

President Encyclopedia 1789-1809

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606942949

Volume 1: 1789-1809 Washington, Adams & Jefferson Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia is a wonderful addition to any library or classroom collection. Each volume has been updated with new graphics, maps, and information. Volume 13 includes the most current information about the 2008 election, as well as Barack Obama. Volume 14 has a cumulative glossary, index, report writing help, maps, and more fascinating information about presidential transportation.

President Encyclopedia 1809-1829

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606942956

Volume 2: 1809-1829 Madison, Monroe & Adams Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia is a wonderful addition to any library or classroom collection. Each volume has been updated with new graphics, maps, and information. Volume 13 includes the most current information about the 2008 election, as well as Barack Obama. Volume 14 has a cumulative glossary, index, report writing help, maps, and more fascinating information about presidential transportation.

President Encyclopedia 1829-1849

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606942963

Volume 3: 1829 - 1849 Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler & Polk Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia is a wonderful addition to any library or classroom collection. Each volume has been updated with new graphics, maps, and information. Volume 13 includes the most current information about the 2008 election, as well as Barack Obama. Volume 14 has a cumulative glossary, index, report writing help, maps, and more fascinating information about presidential transportation.

President Encyclopedia 1849-1861

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606942970

Volume 4: 1849-1861 Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce & Buchanan Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia is a wonderful addition to any library or classroom collection. Each volume has been updated with new graphics, maps, and information. Volume 13 includes the most current information about the 2008 election, as well as Barack Obama. Volume 14 has a cumulative glossary, index, report writing help, maps, and more fascinating information about presidential transportation.

President Encyclopedia 1861-1877

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606942987

Volume 5: 1861-1877 Lincoln, Johnson & Grant Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia is a wonderful addition to any library or classroom collection. Each volume has been updated with new graphics, maps, and information. Volume 13 includes the most current information about the 2008 election, as well as Barack Obama. Volume 14 has a cumulative glossary, index, report writing help, maps, and more fascinating information about presidential transportation.

President Encyclopedia 1877-1889

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606942994

Volume 6: 1877-1889 Hayes, Garfield, Arthur & Cleveland Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia is a wonderful addition to any library or classroom collection. Each volume has been updated with new graphics, maps, and information. Volume 13 includes the most current information about the 2008 election, as well as Barack Obama. Volume 14 has a cumulative glossary, index, report writing help, maps, and more fascinating information about presidential transportation.

President Encyclopedia 1889-1909

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943007

Volume 7: 1889-1909 Harrison, Cleveland, McKinley & Roosevelt Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia is a wonderful addition to any library or classroom collection. Each volume has been updated with new graphics, maps, and information. Volume 13 includes the most current information about the 2008 election, as well as Barack Obama. Volume 14 has a cumulative glossary, index, report writing help, maps, and more fascinating information about presidential transportation.

President Encyclopedia 1909-1929

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943014

Volume 8: 1909-1929 Taft, Wilson, Harding & Coolidge Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia is a wonderful addition to any library or classroom collection. Each volume has been updated with new graphics, maps, and information. Volume 13 includes the most current information about the 2008 election, as well as Barack Obama. Volume 14 has a cumulative glossary, index, report writing help, maps, and more fascinating information about presidential transportation.

President Encyclopedia 1929-1953

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943021

Volume 9: 1929-1953 Hoover, Roosevelt & Truman Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia is a wonderful addition to any library or classroom collection. Each volume has been updated with new graphics, maps, and information. Volume 13 includes the most current information about the 2008 election, as well as Barack Obama. Volume 14 has a cumulative glossary, index, report writing help, maps, and more fascinating information about presidential transportation.