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Diego
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Jeanette Winter
Trade Paperback

This story of Diego Rivera, the greatest muralist of Mexico--and of the world--is told in Spanish and English. Vibrant miniature paintings convey the sense of adventure and magic that marked Rivera's early years. And the story shows how his passion for painting and love for his country combined to make a... Read More
 





The 39 Apartments of Ludwig Van Beethoven
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Barry Blitt
eBook

How hard is it to move 5 legless pianos 39 times?
Beethoven owned five legless pianos and composed great works on the floor. His first apartment was in the center of Vienna's theater district... but he forgot to pay rent, so he had to move. (And it's very hard to move a... Read More
 





Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root
eBook

East Texas, the 1930s—the Great Depression. Award-winning author Jonah Winter's father grew up with seven siblings in a tiny house on the edge of town. In this picture book, Winter shares his family history in a lyrical text that is clear, honest, and utterly accessible to young readers, accompanied by Kimberly... Read More
 





Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root
Hardcover

East Texas, the 1930s—the Great Depression. Award-winning author Jonah Winter's father grew up with seven siblings in a tiny house on the edge of town. In this picture book, Winter shares his family history in a lyrical text that is clear, honest, and utterly accessible to young readers, accompanied by Kimberly... Read More
 





Here Comes the Garbage Barge!
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Red Nose Studio
Hardcover

This New York Times Best Illustrated Book is a mostly true and completely stinky story that is sure to make you say, “Pee-yew!” Teaching environmental awareness has become a national priority, and this hilarious book (subtly) drives home the message that we can’t produce unlimited trash without consequences.

Before everyone recycled ... Read More
 





Hillary
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Raul Colon
Hardcover

In this beautiful and empowering picture-book biography of presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Times bestselling author Winter and award-winning illustrator Colón illuminate her distinguished life and career. This stunning project follows Clinton from her early years as an outspoken student at Wellesley College and Yale Law School to marrying... Read More
 





Hillary
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Raul Colon
Hardcover Library Binding

In this beautiful and empowering picture-book biography of presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Times bestselling author Winter and award-winning illustrator Colón illuminate her distinguished life and career. This stunning project follows Clinton from her early years as an outspoken student at Wellesley College and Yale Law School to marrying... Read More
 





Lillian's Right to Vote
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Hardcover

An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family’s tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
 
As Lillian, a one-hundred-year-old African American woman, makes a “long haul up a steep hill” to... Read More
 





Lillian's Right to Vote
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Hardcover Library Binding

An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family’s tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
 
As Lillian, a one-hundred-year-old African American woman, makes a “long haul up a steep hill” to... Read More
 





Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by C. F. Payne
Hardcover Library Binding

The ONLY nonfiction picture book about New York Yankee Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players of all time. 
 
From award-winning author Jonah Winter and #1 New York Times bestselling artist C. F. Payne comes this extraordinary picture-book biography that traces Mickey Mantle’s unparalleled baseball career. He could run from home plate to... Read More
 





Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by C. F. Payne
Hardcover

The ONLY nonfiction picture book about New York Yankee Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players of all time.
 
From award-winning author Jonah Winter and #1 New York Times bestselling artist C. F. Payne comes this extraordinary picture-book biography that traces Mickey Mantle’s unparalleled baseball career. He could... Read More
 





Muhammad Ali: Champion of the World
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Francois Roca
eBook

In the history of legendary boxers, there was Joe Louis and Sonny Liston . . . and then, “the heavens opened up, and there appeared a great man descending on a cloud, jump-roping into the Kingdom of Boxing. And he was called Cassius Clay.” Clay let everyone know that he was... Read More
 





My Name Is James Madison Hemings
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener
eBook

A New York Times Notable Book 

A powerful historical picture book about the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings.


In an evocative first-person account accompanied by exquisite artwork, Winter and Widener tell the story of James Madison Hemings’s childhood at Monticello, and, in doing so, illuminate the many... Read More
 





My Name Is James Madison Hemings
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener
Hardcover Library Binding

A New York Times Notable Book 

A powerful historical picture book about the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings.


In an evocative first-person account accompanied by exquisite artwork, Winter and Widener tell the story of James Madison Hemings’s childhood at Monticello, and, in doing so, illuminate the many... Read More
 





My Name Is James Madison Hemings
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener
Hardcover

A New York Times Notable Book 

A powerful historical picture book about the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings.


In an evocative first-person account accompanied by exquisite artwork, Winter and Widener tell the story of James Madison Hemings’s childhood at Monticello, and, in doing so, illuminate the many... Read More
 





You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?!
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Barry Blitt
Hardcover Library Binding

Legendary baseball manager Casey Stengel worked with such greats as Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle; he led the New York Yankees to a record-breaking TEN pennants and SEVEN World Series in twelve years; he invented “platooning,” a way to use players that revolutionized the game; he was a prankster who became... Read More
 





You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?!
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Barry Blitt
Hardcover

Legendary baseball manager Casey Stengel worked with such greats as Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle; he led the New York Yankees to a record-breaking TEN pennants and SEVEN World Series in twelve years; he invented “platooning,” a way to use players that revolutionized the game; he was a prankster who became... Read More
 





You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Andre Carrilho
Trade Paperback

In this striking picture book biography, an old-timer tells us what made Sandy Koufax such an amazing baseball player. We learn that the beginning of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers was rocky, that he was shy with his teammates, and experienced discrimination as one of the only Jews in the... Read More
 





You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener
Trade Paperback

Many believe baseball great Willie Mays to be the best player that ever lived. He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players."

In Jonah Winter and...

Read More
 





You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener
eBook

Many believe baseball great Willie Mays to be the best player that ever lived. He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players."

In Jonah Winter and...

Read More
 





You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener
Hardcover Library Binding

Many believe baseball great Willie Mays to be the best player that ever lived. He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players."

In Jonah Winter and...

Read More
 

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