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Meet Abraham Lincoln

By: Barbara Cary

This warmly told biography of our sixteenth president is enriched by many authentic but seldom told anecdotes and complemented by bold color illustrations that capture the spirit of Lincoln and his era....

The Story of Thomas Alva Edison

By: Margaret Cousins

Beginning with Thomas Edison’s childhood, when he set up his first laboratory in his basement as a 10-year-old, and following through his many jobs before he was able to support himself as an inventor,...

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...

Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Homefront in World War II

By: Penny Colman

Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. When America's men went off to war in 1942, millions of women were recruited, through posters and other propaganda, to work at non-traditional jobs.  In...

Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Homefront in World War II

By: Penny Colman

Now in paperback--the award-winning account of how 18 million women, many of whom had never before held a job, entered the work force in 1942-45 to help the United States fight World War II. Their unprecedented...

Where the Action Was

By: Penny Colman

During World War II, 127 women managed to obtain official accreditation from the U.S. War Department as war correspondents. In spite of U.S. military regulations that forbade women to cover combat, Martha...

I, Galileo

By: Bonnie Christensen

Acclaimed author-illustrator Bonnie Christensen adopts the voice of Galileo and lets him tell his own tale in this outstanding picture book biography. The first person narration gives this book a friendly,...

The Titanic Sinks! (Totally True Adventures)

By: Thomas Conklin

Here is the exciting true story about the "unsinkable" Titanic! Dramatic accounts, white-knuckle suspense, and fast-paced action of how the world's biggest, safest ship sank on its maiden voyage....


Sylvia & Aki

By: by Winifred Conkling

Two different girls.  Two different lives.  Yet, connected.   When Aki and her family are sent to an internment camp during WWII, Sylvia and her family move into their farm...

The Mighty Miss Malone Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Christopher Paul Curtis

"We are a family on a journey to a place called wonderful" is the motto of Deza Malone's family. Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, singled out by teachers for a special path in life....

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