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Maryam Mirzakhani

M.M. Eboch (author) Elena Bia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643599

Maryam Mirzakhani started breaking barriers for girls in math when she was in high school. She continued breaking those barriers as an adult when she became the first woman to win the Fields Medal. That’s the highest honor a mathematician can receive! She inspires young people to find the beauty in math. The Women in Science and Technology series introduces students to influential women in science and technology. From astronauts to medical doctors, these biographies highlight the accomplishments, dedication, and passion that drove these women to succeed. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions.

Tu Youyou

M.M. Eboch (author) Elena Bia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643612

Tu Youyou is a unique scientist. She is an expert in traditional Chinese medicine and modern medicine. When China needed someone to solve their problem with malaria, Youyou was the perfect person for the job. She mixed old medicine with new science and saved many lives, later earning her a Nobel Prize. Her story inspires young people today to enjoy science. The Women in Science and Technology series introduces students to influential women in science and technology. From astronauts to medical doctors, these biographies highlight the accomplishments, dedication, and passion that drove these women to succeed. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions.

Australia

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031514

A country and a continent, Australia is home to bizarre wildlife such as platypuses, emus, and wombats. Australia also boasts the Great Barrier Reef that stretches more than 1,400 miles across its northeastern coast! Hop down under in this low-level title to learn more about a truly unique continent.

Holidays and Celebrations

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533269

Describes common holidays and celebrations such as graduation, and how people celebrate these special days. Includes simple craft.

Jazz Jennings

Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119186

A groundbreaking advocate for transgender youth and LGBTQ rights, Jazz Jennings is one of the first youth to speak publicly about her experiences as a transgender individual. A spokesperson, writer, and public figure, Jazz inspires all people to embrace themselves and be accepting of all people. Overcoming incredible struggles as a young transgender person, Jazz now uses her platform to make a difference in the LGBTQ community. A vocal advocate for equal rights, she co-founded the TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation—all before the age of 15.

Stompin' at the Savoy: How Chick Webb Became the King of Drums

Moira Rose Donohue (author) Laura Freeman (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534178908

Though a disability stunted his growth and left him with a hunched back, William Henry "Chick" Webb did not let that get in the way of his musical pursuits. Even as a young child, Chick saw the world as one big drum, pounding out rhythms on everything from stair railings to pots and pans. His love of percussion brought him to the big time as an influential big band leader. This picture-book biography details the life of black American jazz drummer Chick Webb, who in the 1930s led one of the big bands of the swing era, earning him the nickname the "King of the Savoy."

Headstrong Hallie!: The story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the First Female "Fire Guard"

Aimee Bissonette (author) David Hohn (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534178915

Hallie Morse Daggett loved spending time outdoors, hiking among the tall trees of the forests in California's Siskiyou Mountains. She wasn't afraid of the bears, coyotes, and wildcats. But Hallie was afraid of fire and understood the threat it posed to the forests, wildlife, and people. And more than anything, she wanted to devote her life to protecting her beloved outdoors; she decided she would work for the US Forest Service. But in the 1880s the Forest Service didn't hire women, thinking they couldn't handle the physical challenges of the work or the isolation. But the Forest Service didn't know Hallie or how determined she could be. This picture-book biography tells the story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the first woman "fire guard" hired by the US Forest Service, whose hard work and dedication led the way for other women to join the Forest Service.

Sacagawea

Christine Platt (author) Addy Rivera (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136740

This title introduces readers to Sacagawea and how she became a shero for one of America's most famous expeditions. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Harriet Tubman

Christine Platt (author) Addy Rivera (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136726

This title introduces readers to Harriet Tubman and how she became a shero to free as many slaves as possible through the Underground Railroad. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Joan of Arc

Christine Platt (author) Addy Rivera (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136733

This title introduces readers to Joan of Arc and how she became a shero to help deliver France from English domination. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Cleopatra

Christine Platt (author) Addy Rivera (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136719

This title introduces readers to Cleopatra and how she became a shero and one of the most famous female rulers of all time. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

2020 Black Lives Matter Marches

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534186514

This narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to the 2020 Black Lives Matter marches. These large protests, filled with powerful and courageous voices, shined a light on important issues concerning police brutality and racism. Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Modern Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181458

Modern mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about different cultures. This narrative nonfiction book examines modern mummies from all over the world. Look inside to uncover these modern treasures! Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

Ice Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181434

Ice mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines ice mummies from all over the world. Look inside to uncover these ancient treasures! Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

Inca Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181441

Inca mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines Inca mummies and the mummification process. Look inside to uncover these ancient treasures! Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

1963 March on Washington

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534186460

This narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to the 1963 March on Washington. This large protest, filled with powerful and courageous voices, shined a light on important issues and helped bring about social change. Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

1969 Vietnam War Protest March

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534186477

This narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to the 1969 Anti-Vietnam War March. This large protest, filled with powerful and courageous voices, shined a light on important issues and helped bring about social change. Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

2017 Women's March

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534186491

This narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to the 2017 Women's March. This large protest, filled with powerful and courageous voices, shined a light on important issues relating to women. Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

2018 March for Our Lives

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534186507

This narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to the 2018 March for our Lives. This large protest, filled with powerful and courageous voices, shined a light on important issues concerning gun violence. Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Animal Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181403

Animal mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines animal mummies from all over the world and different types of mummification. Look inside to unwrap these ancient treasures. Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

Bog Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181410

Bog mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines bog mummies from all over Europe. Look inside to unearth these ancient treasures! Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

Egyptian Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181427

Egyptian mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines Egyptian mummies and the mummification process. Look inside to unwrap these ancient treasures! Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

Kenya

Sherra G. Edgar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781634072373

Readers are presented with an overview of Kenya's geography, culture, people, government, and daily life. Intriguing text, informative sidebars, detailed maps, and full-color photographs give readers a glimpse into life in this unique country. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, a fast-fact section, and an area listing sources for further research.

The Big Splash

Kirsten McDonald (author)Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135217

The Garcias are spending the afternoon at the pool in the park. The twins are having fun in the shallow end until Carlos gets water in his eyes. Just when it seems like the fun will be over, Carmen figures out how to let everybody have a splashing good time. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Going to Ghana

Christine Platt (author)Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136665

Ana & Andrew are going to Ghana! Papa is travelling to Ghana and the family gets to go too! Ana & Andrew love learning about Ghanaian culture, especially the food! While there, they visit Cape Coast Castle to honor their ancestors. There, they learn about the origins of the slave trade. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.