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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.

Tulsa Race Riots and the Red Summer of 1919

Kevin P. Winn, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190245

Tulsa Race Riots and the Red Summer of 1919 explores the events in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, as well as activities created by Wing. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Voting Rights

Kevin P. Winn, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190269

Voting Rights explores the regulations Black people and people of color have endured in pursuit of their right to vote. Concepts are approached in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, as well as activities created by Wing. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

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.

Hot Dogs: The Long Story

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190108

Explore all the aspects of your favorite food: hot dogs! From the first known plating, to the creative and wacky flavors across cultures and history, this book traces the transformations of the hot dogs we have today. Also includes a recipe, so readers can create their own, unique riff on a hot dog. Whether you prefer your dogs at the ballpark or at home 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

Indigenous Rights

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190351

Learn all about Indigenous rights activism, from reclaiming names to saving cultural lands. 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.

Jim Crow and Policing

Kevin P. Winn, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190276

Jim Crow and Policing explores the unjust laws and law enforcement policies Black people have faced in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, as well as activities created by Wing. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Juneteenth

Kevin P. Winn, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190283

Juneteenth explores the history around the celebration in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, as well as activities created by Wing. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

LGBTQ+ Rights

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190344

Learn all about LGBTQ+ activism, from gender-neutral bathrooms to legalizing same-sex marriage. 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.

Flipping Out for Pancakes

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190115

Explore all the aspects of your favorite food: pancakes! From the first known plating, to the creative and wacky flavors across cultures and history, this book traces the transformations of the pancakes we have today. Also includes a recipe, so readers can create their own, unique riff on a pancake. Whether you call them flapjacks or crepes, there's no denying that pancakes are great! 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.

Desegregation and Integration

Kevin P. Winn, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190252

Desegregation and Integration explores the intents and effects of both concepts--especially as it relates to schools and education--in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, as well as activities created by Wing. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Doughnuts: The Hole Story

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190139

Explore all the aspects of your favorite treat: doughnuts! From the first known plating, to the creative and wacky flavors across cultures and history, this book traces the transformations of the doughnuts we have today. Also includes a recipe, so readers can create their own, unique riff on a doughnut. No matter how you spell them, donuts or doughnuts, they sure are delicious! 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.

Atrocities in Action

Kevin P. Winn, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190290

Atrocities in Action explores the various forms of violent and cruel oppression Black people have endured over the years in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, as well as activities created by Wing. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Burgers: What's the Beef?

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190092

Explore all the aspects of your favorite food: burgers! From the first known plating, to the creative and wacky flavors across cultures and history, this book traces the transformations of the burgers we have today. Also includes a recipe, so readers can create their own, unique riff on a burger. Whether you take your burgers with cheese or bacon, 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.

Pandora’s Phone

Elizabeth Catanese (author) Benedetta Capriotti (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230678

After getting separated from his brother in the crowds of Mt. Olympus Theme Park, Harvey decides to go on Pandora’s box, the only ride available to wheelchair users, but when he finds himself in the middle of the myth, he helps Pandora’s creator craft a new character. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The One Percent

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532153006

The One Percent offers a close look at the wealthiest one percent of Americans and how they compare to the other 99 percent, examining how this group impacts the country's economy and society. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Class Mobility

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532152979

Class Mobility examines the difficulties that low-wage and middle-class Americans experience when trying to move up the economic ladder, and takes a close look at the roles race and geography play in mobility today. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.