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Martin Luther King Jr.

Wendy Conklin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743906715

Martin Luther King Jr. grew up knowing that there needed to be a change in the way that African Americans were treated, and he held a dream from the time he was a young boy that he would help make that change happen. Unlike most of the activists in the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. was committed to nonviolence.

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Woman

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757639

This fascinating biography profiles the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the events in her life that helped shape her beloved children's books. Students will focus on the author's early years, from her westward travels by covered wagon into "Indian territory" to her adventures living on a homestead. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might have been like for Laura Ingalls Wilder during the 1800s. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other primary sources offer an intimate glimpse of life during this era.

Barack Obama: First African American President

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503853997

Briefly examines the childhood, education, adulthood, and presidency of the first African-American president in U.S. history. Additional features include detailed captions and sidebars, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

Zachary Taylor: Our 12th President

Carol Brunelli (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847255

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Zachary Taylor, twelfth 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.

Civil War Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847262

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how Civil War spies gathered information for the Union and Confederacy. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Harriet Tubman and Rose Greenhow 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.

Woodrow Wilson: Our 28th President

Carol Brunelli, Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847248

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Woodrow Wilson, twenty-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.

William McKinley: Our 25th President

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847231

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William McKinley, Twenty-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.

William Howard Taft: Our 27th President

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847224

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William Howard Taft, twenty-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.

William Clinton: Our 42nd President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847200

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William (Bill) Clinton, forty-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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Harry S. Truman: Our 33rd President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846982

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the thirty-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.