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Malala Yousafzai: Education Activist

Myra Faye Turner (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988977

Growing up in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai’s life was turned upside down by the Taliban. It forbade girls her age from going to school, but Malala refused to accept this. Speaking out nearly cost the young activist her life. Still, she didn’t give up. Today, Malala continues to fight for a free, safe education for all girls around the world.

Sal Khan: Education Innovator

Myra Faye Turner (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988984

When his cousin struggled in school, Salman “Sal” Khan decided to help. Since they couldn’t get together, Khan tutored her by computer. Soon he posted lessons online for others too. Seeing the need for online learning, he started the Khan Academy. Through the academy, Khan continues his quest to provide a world-class education to anyone who wants one.

The Forever Boy

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630781804

Bruno had seen it all. Five foster homes in his short life. He hoped he could stay with the Browns. They were cool people. He knew he was too old at 10 to be adopted and find his forever family. But Eva and Martin were so nice plus since he had been beaten by a few foster parents. Plus, Martin was helping him with his baseball skills. Everything seemed to be going well until a stranger started lurking around the baseball field.

The Magic Phone

Jeff Gottesfeld (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783303

Liv is someone who is careful with money. She plans, saves up, and purchases a phone she has wanted for years. All of her dedication and hard work then pay off in ways she never thought they would.

The Vote

Jeff Gottesfeld (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783334

Rae Mars and Kia Ladd are best friends starting sixth grade at a new school. But when they both decide to run for Student Council, things get complicated. Will this mean the end of their friendship?

OMG

Evan Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988618

Andrew Lu is the coolest kid at Knight Middle School. He's known for his epic pranks and amazing birthday parties. But when Andrew decides to prank his former best friend, the very uncool Zach Bottoms, everything goes wrong. His 12th birthday party and his own popularity hang in the balance. Can Andrew find a way to save his party, or will this prank be his last?

Dolores Huerta

Alexis Davis (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988236

Growing up, Dolores Huerta saw few people in power who looked like her. But her desire to help farm workers drove her to become a leader. After cofounding a labor union in 1962, Huerta helped improve the lives of countless farm workers. Her message of working together for change continues to inspire people around the world.

Sweet Tooth

Evan Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988991

Dax Davis loves candy. He eats it every day and posts on a social media site for candy fans. But when he steals a rare piece of candy so he can be the first to try it, he has a very strange reaction. Before long, he finds himself in desperate need of help.

Wilma Mankiller: Chief of the Cherokee Nation

C.L. Laney (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988199

Wilma Mankiller knew firsthand the hardships facing the Cherokee people in the mid-20th century. After growing up in poverty, she got involved in the Native American rights movement of the 1960s and resolved to fight for change. As the first female principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, her hard work and determination improved health care, education, and living conditions for her tribe. Mankiller’s legacy of compassion and dedication continues to inspire people in the American Indian community and beyond.

Martin Luther King Jr.: Civil Rights Leader

C.L. Laney (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988120

As a minister and an activist, Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to helping others. He fought for equality during a time when Black people in America experienced great injustice. His life and legacy continue to inspire others to push for change.

Droids and Robots

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630784768

Robots may seem new, but their roots trace back more than 2000 years. Today, we have more robots than ever before. They work in factories, cook our meals, and even perform surgery. As robots become more like humans, what new changes will they bring to our world?

Starstruck

Jeff Gottesfeld (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982067

The 5,000th caller on fraternal twins Ned and David's favorite reality show, Ryan's World, will get to spend an entire week with extreme sports superstar Ryan Wilson. Ned and David both dial and redial. Will they win? It doesn't seem likely. But they do! Ryan will spend the entire week with the sixth graders. And stay in their home! But TV Ryan is not the same as real-life Ryan.

Great Expectations

Charles Dickens (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781612479699

Pip is headed for an apprenticeship at the blacksmith's forge. Then an anonymous donor appears, and sends Pip to London to live as a gentleman. Pip is sure he knows the identity of his secret benefactor. He couldn't be more surprised when he finds that he's been mistaken all along.

Holocaust

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780098

"They took my clothes. They shaved my head. I was given a prisoner number. I was no longer a human!"

Titanic

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780128

"The ship is sinking. I don't want to die in the icy sea. When will help come? Who will save us?"

A Dream of America

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780401

"Life was hard in my village in Poland. So I came to America. I have little money, and I don't speak English. Will my dream of a better life come true?”

Little Rock Nine

John Perritano (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783822

Nine high school students in Little Rock, Arkansas were at the heart of the battle to integrate schools in the late 1950s. Many places in the south were slow to change, but things got especially heated in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Cloning

Susan Hennenberg (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982104

Learn about the history, potential, and dangers of cloning, from the first cloned salamander to Dolly the sheep and beyond.

Little Miss Miss

Jeff Gottesfeld (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982159

Tracy decides to enter the Little Miss Miss pageant when she hears the winner will get a free trip to Washington, D.C. Her best friend, Liza, decides to keep her company. And their new camp counselor, beauty queen and college student Ashley, will be their coach. They are in it to win it. Then they meet pageant pro Jordi and her super mean mom.

I am Underdog

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982197

Kemba feels like the lamest kid in school. If only he could be cool like the computer game superhero Underdog. But he can’t even save himself from the biggest bully in the sixth grade, let alone protect the weakest of the weak like Underdog does. He has zero friends. Or so he thinks. Kemba hasn’t even had the courage to try until one act of cruelty pushes him over the edge.

Hamlet

William Shakespeare (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911512

In graphic novel format, this is a tale of a Danish prince who seeks vengeance for his father's murder after being visited by his ghost.

Mudslide

Mary Kate Dorman (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781612477077

These traditional reads are brimming with spirited characters and positive values--but with a little extra excitement and bite, so hold on to your hats! In fact, family is the main theme of these titles. And one particular Latino family is the focus with their uncanny knack for finding humor, hope, and colorful personalities--even in unusual circumstances.

Twister

Saddleback Educational Publishing (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781612473116

Antonio slid down the rope. He held on for dear life. It got darker as the twister moved closer. It was loud. Like a giant freight train! These traditional reads are brimming with spirited characters and positive values—but with a little extra excitement and bite, so hold on to your hats! Family is the main theme of these titles. And one particular Latino family is the focus with their uncanny knack for finding humor, hope, and colorful personalities—even in unusual circumstances.

Score

Saddleback Educational Publishing (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781612473093

These traditional reads are brimming with spirited characters and positive values--but with a little extra excitement and bite, so hold on to your hats! In fact, family is the main theme of these titles. And one particular Latino family is the focus with their uncanny knack for finding humor, hope, and colorful personalities--even in unusual circumstances.

Sail

Saddleback Educational Publishing (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781612473079

These traditional reads are brimming with spirited characters and positive values--but with a little extra excitement and bite, so hold on to your hats! In fact, family is the main theme of these titles. And one particular Latino family is the focus with their uncanny knack for finding humor, hope, and colorful personalities--even in unusual circumstances.