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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...

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,...

Robert Cormier: Daring to Disturb the Universe

By: Patty Campbell

Beginning with the publication of The Chocolate War in 1974, and continuing throughout the entirety of his career, Robert Cormier dared to disturb the universe. The moment Jerry Renault refused to sell...


Rats!

By: Richard Conniff

The next time you see a rat you should give it a round of applause. Consider the facts: rats can gnaw through lead, wriggle through a hole the size of a quarter, and survive high doses of nuclear radiation....

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...

The Daring Nellie Bly

By: Bonnie Christensen

From the award-winning picture book biographer of Woody Guthrie comes the inspirational story of Nellie Bly. Born in 1864, during a time in which options were extremely limited for women, Nellie defied...


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....

Hungry, Hungry Sharks!

By: Joanna Cole

Did you know that there were sharks on earth even before dinosaurs? For more than twenty years, Hungry, Hungry Sharks! has been a staple nonfiction title in the Step into Reading line. Nothing is more...

The Secret Subway

By: Shana Corey
illustrated by: Red Nose Studio

From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known—and true!—story of New York City’s first subway.   New York City in the...