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Jefferson's Children

By: Shannon Lanier and Jane Feldman;Photographs by Jane Feldman

Shannon Lanier is the sixth great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson and African-American slave, Sally Hemings. In 1998, Lanier embarked on a journey to uncover the history behind his heritage. Told from the...

Jefferson's Children

By: Shannon Lanier and Jane Feldman with Photographs by Jane Feldman

On October 31, 1998, the Associated Press broke the news of the DNA findings linking Thomas Jefferson to Sally Hemings through the Eston Hemings line. On November 10, on national TV, Oprah united members...

Jim Henson: The Guy Who Played with Puppets

By: Kathleen Krull
illustrated by: Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

Sesame Street and The Muppet Show introduced Jim Henson's Muppets to the world, making Kermit the Frog, Oscar the Grouch, and Big Bird household names. But even as a child in rural Mississippi, listening...


Joan of Arc

By: Josephine Poole, illustrated by Angela Barrett

Now in paperback, the enthralling true story of Joan of Arc told in the voice of a gifted storyteller, with sumptuous illustrations.

Joan of Arc

By: Shana Corey
illustrated by: Dan Andreasen

A lovely beginning reader that brings the story of Joan of Arc to life, from her simple childhood to her tragic end. Sensitively and dramatically told, this book is a wonderful introduction to what has...

Joan of Arc

By: Nancy Wilson Ross

In the early 15th century, France was in turmoil. The country had been at war for years, and it had no king. Out of the chaos came Joan of Arc. No one knows how Joan, a poor farm girl, was able to command...