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There's a Map on My Lap!

By: Tish Rabe

The Cat in the Hat introduces beginning readers to maps–the different kinds (city, state, world, topographic, temperature, terrain, etc.); their formats (flat, globe, atlas, puzzle); the tools we...

My Heart Will Not Sit Down

By: Mara Rockliff
illustrated by: Ann Tanksley

When Kedi hears about America's Great Depression from her teacher, her heart will not sit down. Men and women are unable to find work. Children are going hungry. In her teacher's village of New York City,...

The Wright Brothers

By: Quentin Reynolds

Young Orville and Wilbur Wright loved building things. From the fastest sled in town to the highest-flying kite, the Wright brothers’ creations were always a step ahead of everyone else’s....


The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

By: Barb Rosenstock
illustrated by: Mary GrandPre

A Caldecott Honor BookVasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him to art classes,...

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....



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Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad in the Sky

By: Faith Ringgold

ABOUT THIS BOOK
Inspired by people who have overcome adversity, Faith Ringgold creates picture books for children that celebrate freedom, courage, and peace.
THE INVISIBLE PRINCESS
The Invisible...