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Crafts for Everyday Life

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688103

The Living Arts Library is specially designed to stimulate children's interest and imagination in all aspects of the international arts. The activity-based approach encourages readers to try for themselves a variety of skills and techniques.

Powwow

Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459812352

Powwow is a celebration of Indigenous song and dance. Journey through the history of powwow culture in North America, from its origins to the thriving powwow culture of today. As a lifelong competitive powwow dancer, Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane is a guide to the protocols, regalia, songs, dances and even food you can find at powwows from coast to coast, as well as the important role they play in Indigenous culture and reconciliation.

Jesse Owens

Blake Hoena (author) David Shephard (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541599444

In 1936, Adolf Hitler attempted to make the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany, a showcase of Nazi superiority with a new stadium and the first television broadcast of the Games. He didn't account for African-American sprinter and long jumper James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens, who smashed records throughout his track and field career. Owens turned Hitler's Olympic vision on its head by winning four gold medals in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay and long jump. Along the way, he broke or equaled nine Olympic records and set three world records. In graphic nonfiction style, this biography takes readers from Owens's early life to his historic athletic triumphs.

Serena Williams

Blake Hoena (author) Sam LeDoyen (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541599451

Working through times of setbacks and Grand Slam glory, Serena Williams has become a role model for a new generation of tennis players, and it's all captured in this graphic biography. From an early age, Serena trained to be a force on the tennis court. Alongside her talented sister Venus, she rose up through the ranks until she was competing in—and dominating—the world's most elite tournaments. Follow along as she amazes everyone with her powerful, strategic playing style and also speaks out against racism and sexism in the tennis world.

Jackie Robinson

Blake Hoena (author) David Shephard (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541599437

In an era of discrimination, Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson broke Major League Baseball's race barrier. Before Robinson took his place at first base, the majors discriminated against African-American athletes, denying them a chance to compete. Despite facing harassment from fans and other players, Robinson stayed focused on the game, becoming the MLB Rookie of the Year in 1947 and later a baseball legend. This graphic biography follows Robinson's time on semi-pro teams, his days in the US military, and his history-making experience with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: Multisport Superstar

Joe Levit (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400075

Babe Didrikson Zaharias not only broke records—she took athletics by storm, winning two Olympic gold medals for track and field before turning to professional golf. Witness more exciting moments from the life of this multi-talented athlete.

Lizzo: Breakout Artist

Lakita Wilson (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400297

Melissa Vivianne Jeffersion, known professionally as Lizzo, started singing and rapping at age 10 and performed with several musical groups in her hometowns of Houston and Minneapolis. With her strong lyrics, danceable beats, and positive message, she's become one of the biggest solo musicians in the world.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Political Headliner

Anna Leigh (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583054

American politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever to serve in the US Congress. Learn about her young life, her work as an activist, and her career in the House of Representatives.

Red Menace

Lois Ruby (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582224

A suspenseful and heartfelt story about an era whose uncertainties, controversies, and dangers will seem anything but distant to contemporary readers. If thirteen-year-old Marty Rafner had his way, he'd spend the summer of 1953 warming the bench for his baseball team, listening to Yankees games on the radio, and avoiding preparations for his bar mitzvah. Instead, he has to deal with FBI agents staking out his house because his parents—professors at the local college—are suspected communist sympathizers. Marty knows what happens to communists, or Reds, as his friends call them: They lose their jobs, get deported...or worse. Two people he's actually met, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, have been convicted of being communist spies, and they're slated to be executed in two months. Marty just wants everything to go back to normal, but that's impossible thanks to the rumors that his parents are traitors. As his friends and teammates turn on him and federal agents track his every move, Marty isn't sure what to believe. Is his family really part of a Red Menace working against the United States? And even if they're simply patriotic Americans who refuse to be bullied by the government, what will it cost them?

Silent Journey

Carl Watson (author) Andrew Bosley (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781947159327

Scott Schroeder dreams of a day when he and his father can have a home of their own. Following an accident that took his mother's life eight years before, doctors discovered Scott was suddenly deaf. Blessed with being an accomplished gymnast and skilled at signing and reading lips, Scott's biggest challenge is convincing others he is able to do all the same things as those in the hearing world. Picking up on conversations he observes along the way, Scott figures out a big family secret concerning his father and uncle and makes his mind up to play a part in their reconciliation.

Michelle Obama

Heather E. Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541599703

Growing up on Chicago's South Side, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson loved school and her family. Driven by her parents' passion for education and her own desire to succeed, she graduated first from Princeton and then Harvard Law School and landed a job at a prestigious law firm, where she met her soon-to-be husband, Barack Obama. While raising their two young daughters, Michelle Obama committed herself to public service. She kept that commitment as her husband's political career soared and worked hard to continue serving the public when her family landed in the White House. Follow Obama's journey from Chicago school kid to history-making First Lady and beyond as she continues to make her mark as an inspiring speaker, bestselling author, and agent for positive change.

50 Things You Didn't Know about the Old West

Sean O'Neill (author) Sean O'Neill (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634408097

The American West was once an unexplored frontier and the home of thousands of American natives. Explore the Old West—from fool's gold to buckaroos—with amazing facts about cowboys and Indians and the horses they rode.

Sports of the Paralympic Games

Aaron Derr (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634407342

The first official Paralympic Games were held in 1960 in Rome with 400 athletes competing from 23 countries. Then in 1976, the first Winter Paralympic Games were held in Sweden. The 2018 Games in Pyeong Chang were the biggest Winter Games ever with over 500 athletes from nearly 50 countries. Like the Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games showcase super strength and stamina both individually and through teamwork.

Women in Gaming

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401225

Gaming used to be dominated by men, but some of the world's most popular streamers and esports players are women. Meet some of the women at the forefront of gaming and learn how they achieved success in this exciting high/low title.

Saudi Arabia

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273554

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Saudi Arabia. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Poland

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273523

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Poland. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Somalia

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273585

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Somalia. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Netherlands

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273462

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Netherlands. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Morocco

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273431

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Morocco. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Pakistan

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273493

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Pakistan. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Indonesia

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273400

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Indonesia. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Iceland

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273370

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Iceland. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Denmark

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273349

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Denmark. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Facing Bullying

Stephanie Finne (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274094

In this book, readers will learn to identify the different forms of bullying, ways they can cope with it and help stop it, and how to help others who are experiencing bullying. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Grow with Goals and Try This! activities further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about overcoming bullying. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Chile

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273288

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Chile. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.