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Second Dad Summer

Benjamin Klas (author) Fian Arroyo (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781947159242

Jeremiah wants a normal summer with his dad. But his dad has moved in with his new boyfriend who serves weird organic food and rides a bicycle decorated to look like a unicorn. Jeremiah soon learns being a family comes in many surprising forms.

So Much More to Helen: The Passions and Pursuits of Helen Keller

Meeg Pincus (author) Caroline Bonne-Müller (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534198036

Most folks know the famous story of Helen Keller—a DeafBlind girl who learned to understand sign language at the family water pump. But what do you really know about her? Did you know she was an activist, a rebel, a writer, a performer, a romantic? There is so much more to Helen than we usually learn in school. Read ahead as the story of Helen Keller’s passionate, boundless life unfolds—reminding us that she was, as we all are, so many things.

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Carole Boston Weatherford (author) Floyd Cooper (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728417387

Winner of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards for Author and Illustrator; A Caldecott Honor Book; A Sibert Honor Book; Longlisted for the National Book Award; A Kirkus Prize Finalist; A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history. The book traces the history of African Americans in Tulsa's Greenwood district and chronicles the devastation that occurred in 1921 when a white mob attacked the Black community. News of what happened was largely suppressed, and no official investigation occurred for seventy-five years. This picture book sensitively introduces young readers to this tragedy and concludes with a call for a better future. Download the free educator guide here: https://lernerbooks.com/download/unspeakableteachingguide

My Life as a Jew

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902011

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Judaism? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

My Life as a Muslim

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902004

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Islam? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

My Life as a Sikh

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902028

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Sikhism? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

My Life as a Buddhist

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901977

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Buddhism? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

My Life as a Hindu

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901991

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Hinduism? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

Do the Work! No Poverty

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901816

Readers will learn about the first UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to ending poverty by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Do the Work! Quality Education

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901847

Readers will learn about the fourth UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to ensuring quality education and learning opportunities for all. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Do the Work! Gender Equality

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901854

Readers will learn about the fifth UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to achieving gender equality by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

American Indian Code Talkers

Julia Garstecki (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720990

With primary source photos, infographics, timelines, charts and strongly controlled leveled text this title, describes the heroic efforts of the American Indian soldiers known as Code Talkers who served during World Wars I and II.

Langston Hughes: Harlem Renaissance Writer

David H. Anthony (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433397752

Langston Hughes is often thought of as one of the greatest and most influential African American authors. This fascinating and inspiring biography will have readers enthralled by the life of Hughes as they learn how he became known as the voice of the Harlem Renaissance. Featuring lively images, photos, and captivating facts, this book allows readers to gain insight into how the Civil Rights Movement had an effect on Hughes' life and writing as well as important movements in the Harlem Renaissance like jazz, poetry, music, and clubs. The easy-to-read, supportive text works in conjunction with the accessible glossary and index to give readers the tools they may need to better understand the content and vocabulary.

Frederick Douglass

Melissa Carosella (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433397738

Frederick Douglass was born a slave and ended up becoming one of the most famous abolitionists of his time. This inspiring biography teaches readers about Douglass' incredible life. Through captivating images and illustrations and engaging sidebars and facts, readers will learn about the Thirteenth Amendment, the Underground Railroad, and the Emancipation Proclamation as well as people that had major impacts on Douglass' freedom and life, such as Abraham Lincoln, WIlliam Lloyd Garrison, and suffragists. A glossary and index are provided to give readers the tools they may need to better understand the content and vocabulary.

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Melissa Carosella (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433397714

Hillary Rodham Clinton has gone from being a student activist, to the First Lady of the United States, to a state senator, to the Secretary of State of the United States. Her inspiring and impressive life in law and politics is detailed in this fascinating biography. Readers will learn about her role as one of the most influential First Ladies of all time, as Secretary of State, and her plan to give everyone healthcare. This book features vibrant photos and images, intriguing facts, easy-to-read text, and a helpful glossary and index to provide readers with an engaging reading experience that will have them interested from beginning to end.

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Harriet Isecke (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433397691

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony worked hard to fight for equal rights of women. This encouraging biography details the lives and accomplishments of two of the most well-known women of the Suffrage Movement. Featuring captivating images, stunning facts, and an accessible glossary and index, readers will be enthralled and engaged from cover to cover as they learn about these incredible reformers!

Dolley Madison

Melissa Carosella (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433397677

Readers will learn about the interesting and inspiring life of Dolley Madison in this appealing biography. Through plenty of colorful images and stunning facts, readers learn how Dolley survived a yellow fever epidemic and went on to meet James Madison and later became the First Lady of the United States. The supportive text and accessible glossary and index work together to teach readers about some of the important factors of Dolley's life, including her home at Montpelier and the Constitutional Convention. Children will be intrigued as they move from cover to cover.

Marie Curie

Elizabeth Cregan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433390999

Readers will learn all about Marie Curie's incredible life and how she discovered and worked with radium for many years in this fascinating biography. This engaging book will allow children to learn about Curie's life as a physicist, her many accomplishments like winning the Nobel Prize, and how radiation helps people all over the world. The stunning photos and images work in conjunction with the easy-to-read text, accessible glossary and index, and hands-on lab activity to give readers an interesting and captivating reading experience.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Wendy Conklin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433390753

Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up knowing that there needed to be a change in the way that African Americans were treated. In this biography, readers will learn about his inspirational life as he fought for equality and desegregation for African Americans through nonviolence and became one of the most infamous leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. Readers will discover topics such as discrimination, sit-ins, his winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and the March on Washington through inspirational images and photos, supportive text, stunning facts, glossary, table of contents, and index.

The Scoop on Ice Cream

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190153

Explore all the aspects of your favorite treat: ice cream! From the first known plating, to the creative and wacky flavors across cultures and history, this book traces the transformations of the ice cream we have today. Also includes a recipe, so readers can create their own, unique riff on ice cream. Whether you prefer chocolate, vanilla, or a swirl, this book is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! Aligned to curriculum standards, text highlights key 21st Century content including Global Awareness and Economics. Books in this series include table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, and sidebars.

The Slice on Pizza

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190146

Explore all the aspects of your favorite food: pizza! From the first known plating, to the creative and wacky flavors across cultures and history, this book traces the transformations of the pizza we have today. Also includes a recipe, so readers can create their own, unique riff on a pizza. Whether you prefer your slices from Chicago or New York, this book is sure to excite. Aligned to curriculum standards, text highlights key 21st Century content including Global Awareness and Economics. Books in this series include table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Understanding Identity

Emily Chiarello (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189881

In Understanding Identity, students learn how the ways they and others identify leads to a richer community. Readers will see the domain of identity in action and learn best practices as they interact with others--and themselves. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Racial Justice

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190320

Learn all about racial justice, from the Black Lives Matter movement to criminal justice reform. Get a global look at the history of the movement, meet the activists involved, and celebrate some of the legal victories! Each chapters end with a call to action, so kids can feel inspired to get involved in their own communities. This high-interest book is written at a lower reading level for struggling readers. Considerate text and engaging art and photographs are sure to grab even the most reluctant readers. Series includes a table of contents, sidebars, bibliography, glossary, index, and author biography.

Respecting Diversity

Emily Chiarello (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189898

The Social Justice Standards from Learning for Justice are a proven framework for developing anti-bias in students. In Respecting Diversity, students learn to engage and create relationships with those who both look similar to and different from themselves. Readers will see the domain of diversity in action and learn best practices as they interact with others--and themselves. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Seeking Justice

Emily Chiarello (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189904

The Social Justice Standards from Learning for Justice are a proven framework for developing anti-bias in students. In Seeking Justice, students learn the harmful effects unfairness and injustice have on our world. Readers will see the domain of justice in action and learn best practices as they interact with others--and themselves. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.