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The Story of Sacajawea

By: Della Rowland

As a young girl, Sacajawea was separated from her family when she was captured by a band of Minnetaree warriors and taken to be their slave. Several years later, she was bought by a French fur trader to...

For the Love of Music

By: by Elizabeth Rusch
paintings by: Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

By the time she was 12, she was considered one of the finest pianists in Europe, but today few people know her name. Maria Mozart, like her famous brother Wolfgang, was a musical prodigy. The talented...

Only Passing Through

By: Anne Rockwell
illustrated by: Gregory Christie

A powerful picture book biography of one of the abolitionist movement's most compelling voices.Sojourner Truth traveled the country in the latter half of the 19th century, speaking out against slavery....


They Called Her Molly Pitcher

By: Anne Rockwell;illustrated by Cynthia Von Buhler

The rousing true tale of an American Revolution heroine.When her husband joined General Washington’s army, Molly Hays went with him. All through the winter at Valley Forge, Molly watched and listened....

My Dream of Martin Luther King

By: Faith Ringgold

Now in Dragonfly--from the acclaimed creator of the Caldecott Honor Book Tar Beach comes a personal and captivating portrait of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.