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Meet Christopher Columbus

By: James T. de Kay
illustrated by: John Edens

When Christopher Columbus was young, he worked for his father making cloth. But he did not want to be a cloth-maker all his life. Hewanted to see new lands and have adventures. He wanted to be a sailor!...

The Story of Jackie Robinson

By: Margaret Davidson

Today many children dream of playing professional  baseball. Perhaps you are one of them. If you have  good athletic skills and you work hard, your dream  may be realized....

Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

By: Michaela DePrince and Elaine DePrince

"Michaela is nothing short of a miracle, born to be a ballerina. For every young brown, yellow, and purple dancer, she is an inspiration!” —Misty Copeland, world-renowned ballet dancerThe extraordinary...


Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.

By: James T. deKay

Illus. with black-and-white photos. This revised edition of the popular Random House Step Up(TM) Biography of the great civil-rights leader and advocate for peaceful resistance now includes new text and...

First Kids

By: Gibbs Davis
Illustrated by: Sally Wern Comport

Kids will be kids—even when they live in the White House! From Tad Lincoln (secretly called a “tyrant” ) to the Roosevelt gang (who kept a pet badger, a rat, dogs, snakes, horses, parrots,...

The Story of Benjamin Franklin

By: Margaret Davidson

Ben Franklin was an amasing American because he  was:* a printer and businessman  who created Poor Richard's  Almanac* the inventor of the lightining rod and the  Franklin...



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When Christopher Columbus was young, he worked for his father making cloth. But he did not want to be a cloth-maker all his life. He
wanted to see new lands and have adventures. He wanted to be a...

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