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President Joe Biden

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647477370

Long-serving congressman, Vice President, and now President - Joe Biden’s journey to the highest position in the land has been long and winding. As a child, he didn’t let his stutter stop him from success; as a senator, he carried on despite personal heartbreak; and now, as president, we’ll see all this man can do. Learn about the spectacular life of America’s 46th president.

Queen Elizabeth II: Modern Monarch

Matt Doeden (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541583085

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning British monarch. Discover the engaging details of her life and how she brought the royal family into the twenty-first century.

Theodosia Burr: Teen Eyewitness to the Founding of the New Nation

Karen Cherro Quiñones (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541581753

Theodosia Burr, daughter of Vice President Aaron Burr, came of age in New York City when the New Nation was growing up. She attended the inauguration of President George Washington in 1789, was at her father's side on the campaign trail and at his inauguration in 1801, attended presidential addresses to Congress, and hosted the most prominent politicians and thinkers of her time. The Burrs' ideas about educating young women were revolutionary. Theodosia was an experiment in the equal treatment of women—regardless of social status—in education, family life, society, and the law. The family believed that women had an important role to play in the New Nation, and Theodosia was fully prepared. Based on research at libraries and archives, and from the rich body of letters Theodosia and her family left behind, this historical narrative introduces readers to a most unusual girl who pursued a radical new path for women.

Alexander Hamilton: The Story of a Statesman

Heather E. Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541583047

A founder of the United States turned cultural phenomenon thanks to the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton helped create American democracy. Follow his story from orphaned immigrant to successful statesman.

Ruby Bridges: A Brave Child Who Made History

Jeri Cipriano (author) Scott R. Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781634409650

Ruby Bridges just wanted to go to a good school. She did not ask to be a hero, but she knew how to be strong. Her bravery made it possible for classrooms today to be safe places for children of all races.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Fighter for Women's Rights

Jeri Cipriano (author) Scott R. Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781634409896

When Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a young girl she knew she could do anything her brothers could do. But the laws in the country said women were not equal to men. Elizabeth knew she had to make a difference for all women.

Sojourner Truth: Fighting for Freedom

Jeri Cipriano (author) Scott R. Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781634409957

Sojourner Truth was born to slaves. She had no choice. But when she grew to be a young mother herself, she ran away with her child looking for freedom. She used her voice to speak for all slaves wanting to be free.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Political Headliner

Anna Leigh (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books 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.

Nancy Pelosi Political Powerhouse

Anna Leigh (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541583078

Nancy Pelosi is the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House—and she's done it twice. Learn how the most powerful woman in US politics is redefining leadership for future generations.

Michelle Obama

Heather E. Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books 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.

Impeachment: Donald Trump and the History of Presidents in Peril

James Roland (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781728416199

On December 18, 2019, Donald Trump became the third president in US history to be impeached by the House of Representatives. He was later acquitted by the Senate. Earlier that summer, Trump held a phone call with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine. An unknown whistleblower raised concerns about the call, claiming that Trump had improperly pressured Zelensky to get involved in US politics. Over the following months a dramatic impeachment inquiry unfolded. Fraught hearings played out on television while Democrats and Republicans traded interpretations, arguments, and even insults. Faced with suppressed information and conflicting accounts, the nation tried to discover the truth. In over two hundred years Congress has gathered only a handful of times to debate what makes an impeachable offense. What events led to Trump’s impeachment? How does the impeachment process work? What other presidents have been impeached, and why? Learn the history, mechanics, and milestone events behind impeachment, and discover how the most recent one may affect US politics for years to come.

Daniel Inouye World War II Hero and Senator

Jennifer Marino Walters (author) Scott R. Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781634408974

Daniel Inouye was born in Hawaii to parents who came from Japan. He had a happy life as a child until 1941 when the Japanese military bombed Pearl Harbor in his hometown. As war broke out, Daniel's life changed forever. He fought in the U.S. Army against the Japanese and then went on to serve Hawaii and his country in the U.S. Senate.

Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Jeff Fleischer (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541583887

Every two years, media coverage of American elections turns into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Give young adult readers clear explanations about how our election process actually works, why it matters, and how they can become involved. Using real-world examples and anecdotes, this book provides readers with thorough, nonpartisan explanations about primaries, the electoral college, checks and balances, polls, fundraising, and more. Updated with statistics and details from the 2018 elections, the revised second edition will prepare the next generation of voters for what is sure to be a fascinating 2020 election cycle.

Community Services

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630785802

Newcomers will build practical life skills that are expected of all American teens with this flipbook - the nonfiction side includes a glossary of key terms used in the text and topical conversation questions that help students practice English language skills, while the fiction side helps put it all into context. Great ELL resource.

William Clinton: Our 42nd President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847200

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William (Bill) Clinton, forty-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.

William Henry Harrison: Our 9th President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847217

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William Henry Harrison, ninth 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.

William Howard Taft: Our 27th President

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847224

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William Howard Taft, twenty-seventh 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.

William McKinley: Our 25th President

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847231

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of William McKinley, Twenty-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.

Woodrow Wilson: Our 28th President

Carol Brunelli, Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847248

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Woodrow Wilson, twenty-eighth 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.

Zachary Taylor: Our 12th President

Carol Brunelli (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847255

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Zachary Taylor, twelfth 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.

Ulysses S. Grant: Our 18th President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847187

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Ulysses S. Grant, eighteenth 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.

U.S. Presidents

Sheryl Peterson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846326

Highlights fascinating facts about U.S. presidents, from the president who was afraid to touch light switches to the president that banned broccoli. Learn about the president's dog who was so popular that he needed his own secretary, the president who befriended a burglar, the president who had his staff hide from him, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Warren G. Harding: Our 29th President

Gerry Souter, Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847194

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Warren G. Harding, twenty-ninth 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.

E is for Everyone! Every Vote and Every Voice: A Democracy Alphabet

Elissa Grodin (author) Victor Juhasz (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534185937

Civics lessons are always timely, always important, and often very complicated. And despite the easy banter in today's media, many adult Americans are still in the dark when it comes to knowing their rights and responsibilities as citizens of a democratic society. So how do we help our youngest citizens to understand this important information in ways that make sense? This streamlined ABC approach uses poetry and colorful artwork to explain the basic building blocks of America's democratic system of government, from its earliest beginnings to how it works in today's world. From amendments and elections to Congress and our Constitution, E is for Everyone! Every Vote and Every Voice: A Democracy Alphabet helps make our system of government understandable for young readers. Back matter provides further explanation for key concepts such as the Bill of Rights, Founding Fathers, and branches of government.

FBI Agents

Madison Capitano (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639738

With the highest security clearances, these law enforcement agents are at the very top. Stolen art? Murderer at large? A high-stakes kidnapping? Don’t worry, FBI agents are on the case!