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Jackie Robinson

Eleanor Cardell (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629206875

Each Flash Points: Stand Up! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Stand Up! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Stand Up! eShorts include Jackie Robinson, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, The Selma to Montgomery March, and Protest at the 1968 Olympics.

Coretta Scott King: Civil Rights Activist

Cynthia Klingel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854901

A brief biography of the wife of the reverend Martin Luther King Jr. who shared his dedication to working peaceably to achieve equality. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

Abolitionists

Sarah E. De Capua (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854864

Briefly describes the accomplishments of American abolitionists from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries as they struggled to end slavery. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

Thurgood Marshall: Supreme Court Justice

Carla Williams (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854970

A biography of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to be named to the U.S. Supreme Court, discussing his childhood and family, his college years and marriage, his career as a lawyer and Civil Rights champion, his appointment to the Court, and his legacy. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

Sojourner Truth: Abolitionist and Activist

Laura Spinale (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854932

Sojourner Truth was born into slavery. Freed before its abolition, she dedicated her life to speaking out against inequality in all forms. She became one of the nation's foremost abolitionists and an important women's-rights advocate. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

Martin Luther King Jr.: Civil Rights Leader

Andrew Santella (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854925

Introduction to the life and accomplishments of famed civil rights leader and Nobel Prize winner, Martin Luther King Jr. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

John Lewis: Civil Rights Champion and Politician

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854949

Describes the life and accomplishments of American civil rights champion, statesman, and politician John Lewis. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

Dr. Charles Drew: Medical Pioneer

Susan Whitehurst (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854918

Provides a brief overview of the life and career of African-American doctor Charles Drew. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

The Real Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141117

Everyone knows his story, but do you know the REAL history behind the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? History has never been so juicy! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, timeline, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

The Real Violet Jessop

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141124

Everyone knows her story, but do you know the REAL history behind the story of Violet Jessop? History has never been so juicy! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, timeline, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

The Real Edith Wilson

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141100

Everyone knows her story, but do you know the REAL history behind the story of Edith Wilson? History has never been so juicy! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, timeline, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

The Real Alexander Graham Bell

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141094

Everyone knows his story, but do you know the REAL history behind the story of Alexander Graham Bell? History has never been so juicy! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, timeline, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

Temple Grandin and Livestock Management

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130845

The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Temple Grandin and Livestock Management examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to the livestock industry. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience.

William Shakespeare

Jennifer Fandel (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604949

Combining biographical profiles with poetry selections, this revised and updated selection of Voices in Poetry highlights the extraordinary lives and talent of some of the world’s most influential poets. From Shakespeare’s classic love sonnets to Hughes’s songs of the African American experience, this series introduces readers to six unique poetic voices from multiple perspectives by featuring full-length poems or excerpts from larger works and examinations of the author’s style and thematic material. This title provides an exploration of the life and work of 16th-century English writer William Shakespeare, whose poetry is known best for its sonnet form as well as its transcendent descriptions of love.

Edgar Allan Poe

Patricia Kirkpatrick (author). Gary Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604925

Combining biographical profiles with poetry selections, this revised and updated selection of Voices in Poetry highlights the extraordinary lives and talent of some of the world’s most influential poets. From Shakespeare’s classic love sonnets to Hughes’s songs of the African American experience, this series introduces readers to six unique poetic voices from multiple perspectives by featuring full-length poems or excerpts from larger works and examinations of the author’s style and thematic material. This title provides an exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Edgar Allan Poe, whose poetry is known for its lonely and macabre themes, songlike rhythms, and sense of longing.

Walt Whitman

Jim Whiting (author), Rob Day (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604956

Combining biographical profiles with poetry selections, this revised and updated selection of Voices in Poetry highlights the extraordinary lives and talent of some of the world’s most influential poets. From Shakespeare’s classic love sonnets to Hughes’s songs of the African American experience, this series introduces readers to six unique poetic voices from multiple perspectives by featuring full-length poems or excerpts from larger works and examinations of the author’s style and thematic material. This title provides an exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Walt Whitman, whose poetry is known for both its passionate celebration of American life and its direct, speechlike style.

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.

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.