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Down a Sunny Dirt Road

By: Stan and Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

Once upon a time, in Mrs. Sweeney’s first year drawing class at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, a “lantern-jawed exotic” named Stan admired the drawing of a brown-haired,...

Abe Lincoln's Hat

By: Martha Brenner
Illustrated by: Donald Cook

Illus. in full color. Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and...

The Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali

By: Tonya Bolden
illustrated by: R. Gregory Christie

An engaging look at life and legacy of Muhammad Ali for readers of all ages Muhammad Ali was one of the world’s best-known figures, and this incredible biography delves into precisely why. From...


The Look-It-up Book of Presidents

By: Wyatt Blassingame

Entertaining, up-to-the minute, and easy-to-use, The Look-It-Up Book of Presidents features a short, lively biography of every president from George Washington through the winner of the 2012 presidential...

The Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali

By: Tonya Bolden
Illustrated by: R. Gregory Christie

An engaging look at life and legacy of Muhammad Ali for readers of all ages Muhammad Ali was one of the world’s best-known figures, and this incredible biography delves into precisely why. From...

Great Women Athletes

By: Darice Bailer

Mia Hamm has scored more goals than any other soccer player in the world. Shannon Miller has won the most medals of any American in the history of gymnastics. Women athletes are making headlines everywhere...


A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

By: Jen Bryant
illustrated by: Melissa Sweet

A Robert F. Sibert Honor BookWinner of the Schneider Family Book AwardAn ALA-ALSC Notable Children's BookWinner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for ChildrenAs a child in the late...

Shark Life

By: Peter Benchley

In this riveting true adventure tale and informative guide to the sea, master storyteller Peter Benchley drew on more than four decades of diving experience to bring us face-to-face with the array of sharks...

The Power of Nice

By: Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval

Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval have moved to the top of the advertising industry by following a simple but powerful philosophy: it pays to be nice. Where so many companies encourage a dog eat dog...


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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

By: Jen Bryant
illustrated by: Melissa Sweet

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction...

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