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Abraham Lincoln

By: Ingrid D'Aulaire

From his humble beginnings in the Kentucky  wilderness to the peak of his career as President, this  picture biography brings Lincoln to life for  first-time readers.

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...


Oh, the Places I'll Go! By ME, Myself

By: Dr. Seuss

A book that kids can write (and draw) in about their dreams for tomorrow—with a little help from Dr. Seuss!This hardcover collectible activity book based on Oh, the Places You’ll Go! has the...

Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

By: Michaela DePrince and Elaine DePrince
illustrated by: Frank Morrison

Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.   At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina...

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....

Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass in His Own Words

By: Frederick Douglass

Illus. in black-and-white. Opening note by Coretta Scott King. For the first time, the most important account ever written of a childhood in slavery is accessible to young readers. From his days as a young...

Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

By: Michaela DePrince and Elaine DePrince

The extraordinary memoir of an orphan who danced her way from war-torn Sierra Leone to ballet stardom, most recently appearing in Beyonce’s Lemonade and as a principal in a major American dance...



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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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