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The Story of the Seattle Seahawks

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002777

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Russell Wilson.

The Story of the Philadelphia Eagles

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002739

This high-interest history of the National Football League's Eagles highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players.

The Story of the Chicago Bears         

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002531

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Chicago Bears highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Walter Payton.

The Story of the New York Giants

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002708

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s New York Giants highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Eli Manning.

The Story of the New England Patriots        

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002685

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s New England Patriots highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Tom Brady.

The Story of the Los Angeles Rams

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002654

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Los Angeles Rams highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Merlin Olsen.

The Story of the Jacksonville Jaguars

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002623

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Jacksonville Jaguars highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Fred Taylor.

The Story of the Houston Texans

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002609

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Houston Texans highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as J. J. Watt.

The Story of the Denver Broncos

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002579

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Denver Broncos highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as John Elway.

The Story of the Philadelphia Eagles

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002746

This high-interest history of the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Russell Wilson.

The Story of the Tennessee Titans

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002722

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Tennessee Titans highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Marcus Mariota.

The Story of the New Orleans Saints

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002692

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s New Orleans Saints highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Drew Brees.

The Story of the Minnesota Vikings

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002678

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Adrian Peterson.

The Story of the Green Bay Packers

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002593

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Aaron Rodgers.

The Story of the Dallas Cowboys

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002562

This high-interest history of the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys highlights memorable games, summarizes seasonal triumphs and defeats, and features standout players such as Emmitt Smith.

¡Dinosaurios!

Jay Johnson (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625819314

Como parte de la ciencia única, la serie Know-It-Alls! Cuenta con impresionantes portadas y texto atractivo, ¡este libro pone el enfoque en los Dinosaurios! ¿Sabías que el Tiranosaurio era el dinosaurio come carne más feroz? No era el más grande, pero era enorme – 7 toneladas (6.5 toneladas métricas) de monstruosidad. Con más de 40 pies (12 m) de largo, fue un asesino inteligente con una visión aguda. Aprende todo sobre estas criaturas prehistóricas y los paleontólogos que los estudian. Las ilustraciones increíbles realísticas y las cajas informativas de estadística, llenas con datos interesantes, hacen este libro de 24 páginas divertido y emocionantes para los jóvenes entusiastas de la ciencia de edades 4 para arriba!

World War II Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847316

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how World War II spies gathered information for the Allied and Axis powers. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Josephine Baker and Juan Pujol risked their lives to defeat Nazi Germany. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman Who Rescued Anne Frank's Diary

Meeg Pincus (author) Jordi Solano (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146303

The story of Anne Frank and her diary is one of the world's most important and well-known, but less is known about the woman who sheltered Anne and her family for years and, ultimately, rescued Anne's diary from Nazi clutches. Miep Gies was a woman who rose to bravery when humanity needed it and risked everything for her neighbors. It is because of Miep we know Anne Frank--and now, this is Miep's story.

A Fist for Joe Louis and Me

Trinka Hakes Noble (author) Nicole Tadgell (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146174

Gordy and his family live in Detroit, Michigan, the heart of the United States automobile industry. Every night after coming home from work at one of the plants, Gordy's father teaches him how to box. Their hero is the famous American boxer Joe Louis, who grew up in Detroit. But the Great Depression has come down hard on the economy. Detroit's auto industry is affected and thousands of people lose their jobs, including Gordy's father. When his mother takes on work with a Jewish tailor, Gordy becomes friends with Ira, the tailor's son, bonding over their shared interest in boxing and Joe Louis. As the boys' friendship grows, Gordy feels protective of Ira, wanting to help the new boy fit in. At the same time, America is gearing up for the rematch between Joe Louis and the German boxer, Max Schmeling. For many Americans this fight is about good versus evil (US against Nazi Germany). Against the backdrop of the 1938 Fight of the Century, a young boy learns what it means to make a stand for a friend.

Aim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith's Race to Complete Amelia Earhart's Quest

Aimee Bissonette (author) Doris Ettlinger (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126404

When she was seven years old, Geraldine (Jerrie) Mock took her first airplane ride. She decided then and there to be a pilot. Growing up, she was inspired by radio broadcasts detailing the travels of aviatrix Amelia Earhart. Joan Merriam was 15 when she took her first plane ride in 1952. She got her pilot's license before she could even drive a car. And like Jerrie, Joan too was inspired by Earhart and wanted to circle the globe, following Earhart's exact route. Years later, when both women begin to plan their dream flights, they are completely unaware of each other, and coincidentally pick the same time to depart. But when the media gets word of their plans, the stage is set for the race of a lifetime. This picture book retells the extraordinary story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world.

The First Men Who Went to the Moon

Rhonda Gowler Greene (author) Scott Brundage (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138360

2020 New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award Master List In 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued a challenge to the nation: land astronauts on the moon by the end of the decade. The Apollo program was designed by NASA to meet that challenge, and on July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 lifted off from Kennedy Space Center carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin. Apollo 11's prime mission objective: "Perform a manned lunar landing and return." Four days after take-off, the Lunar Module "Eagle," carrying Armstrong and Aldrin, separated from the Command Module "Columbia," and descended to the moon. Armstrong reported back to Houston's Command Center, "The Eagle has landed." America and the world watched in wonder and awe as a new chapter in space exploration opened. Through verse and informational text, author Rhonda Gowler Greene celebrates Apollo 11's historic moon landing.

Write On, Irving Berlin!

Leslie Kimmelman (author) David C. Gardner (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534122963

Escaping persecution for being Jewish, the Baline family fled Russia and arrived by ship in New York City harbor in September 1893. Little Israel Isidore Baline is only five years old. After arriving at Ellis Island, the first stop for all immigrants, Israel and his family are ready to begin a new life in America. His family settles in the Lower East Side and soon Israel (now nicknamed Izzy) starts school. And while he learns English, he is not a very good student. According to his teachers he daydreams and sings in class. But while these may not be traits that are helpful in the classroom, these are wonderful tools for a budding singer and composer. And by the time that Izzy (now known as Irving) is a young man, he is well on his way to becoming one of the most well-known composers in America. This vivid picture-book biography examines the life of Irving Berlin, the distinguished artist whose songs, including "God Bless America," continue to be popular today.

Ammonoids

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602537293

These now-extinct cephalods were the predecessors of modern-day squid, octopus, and nautilus and survived for nearly 335 million years! Young readers will discover how these shelled creatures came in myriad shapes, sizes, and designs, and how they managed to outlast several mass extinctions until about 65 million years ago.

Civil War Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847262

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how Civil War spies gathered information for the Union and Confederacy. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Harriet Tubman and Rose Greenhow risked their lives for the causes they believed in. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

The Midwest

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623236656

Explores the Midwest region, including the rolling plains and farmland, big climate changes, and hot dish.