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  • Sterling Biographies: Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Dream of Hope

    Press:Sterling (February 5, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-2
    ISBN:9781402758034
    Author:Fleming, Alice
    Pages:128
    “I have a dream.” Those rousing words, spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr., brought hope to those who listened: hope that in the future this might be a united country, with justice for all. A
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Religious,Multicultural

  • Sterling Biographies®: Marian Anderson: A Voice Uplifted

    Press:Sterling (February 5, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-2
    ISBN:9781402742392
    Author:Jones, Victoria Garrett
    Pages:128
    Marian Anderson’s majestic voice mesmerized the nation—but her courage in confronting racism was equally inspirational. “When I sing,” she stated, “I want them to see my sou
    Children's Books,Biographies,Musical,Multicultural

  • Chief Joseph (Great Americans (Gareth Stevens Hardcover))

    Press:Weekly Reader Early Learning Library (September 1, 2007)
    Publication Date:2007-9
    ISBN:9780836883145
    Author:Miller, Barbara Kiely
    Pages:24
    Key features: - Leveled readers developed in consultation with a reading specialist- Ideal first biographies and first report books- Supports curriculum standards in social studies, including the impa
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Beginner Readers

  • Rosie the Riveter: Women in World War II (American History Through Primary Sources)

    Press:Raintree (October 17, 2008)
    ISBN:9781410931139
    Author:Price, Sean
    Pages:32
    Find out the important role women played, both on the home front and overseas. From building war planes to sending home news from overseas, from nursing the injured to training men the skills theyd ne
    Children's Books,Biographies,Women,Education & Reference,History,United States,1900s,Military & Wars

  • Rembrandt and the Boy Who Drew Dogs: A story about Rembrandt van Rijn

    Press:Barron's Educational Series (May 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-6
    ISBN:9780764160974
    Author:Blaisdell, Molly
    Pages:32
    Author Molly Blaisdell transports young readers to the city of Amsterdam in the 1650s. It is a time when world-renowned artist Rembrandt van Rijn is at the height of fame among his patronsâ€
    Children's Books,Biographies,European,Art,Arts, Music & Photography

  • Pam Munoz Ryan (Children's Authors)

    Press:Checkerboard Books (July 1, 2008) Checkerboard Books
    Publication Date:2008-07
    ISBN:9781604530780
    Author:Jill C. Wheeler
    Pages:24
    - Full-color Photographs- Glossary- Index- Table of Contents- Full-color Reproductions- Web sites
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary,Multicultural

  • John McCain: Profile of a Leading Republican (Career Profiles)

    Press:Rosen Publishing Group (September 2007)
    ISBN:9781404219113
    Author:Wizner, Kira
    ReadHowYouWant publishes a wide variety of best selling books in Large Print and Super Large Print formats in partnership with leading publishers. EasyRead books are available in 11pt and 13pt. type.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Political,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers,Literature & Fiction

  • Footsteps of the past: C S Lewis: The story of one of the world's most famous authors who sold over a hundred million books

    Press:Day One Publications (October 31, 2007)
    ISBN:9781846250910
    Author:Edwards, Andrew/ Edwards, Fleur/ Thornton
    Another book, another break from school, barbeque time! This time we are writing about a very well-known name. C S Lewis is one of those authors that most people have heard of, read one of his books o
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary,Christian Books & Bibles,Ministry & Evangelism,Children's Ministry,Religions,Christianity

  • Sterling Biographies®: Harriet Tubman: Leading the Way to Freedom

    Press:Sterling (February 5, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-2
    ISBN:9781402741173
    Author:Calkhoven, Laurie
    Pages:128
    If you are tired, keep going; if you are scared, keep going, if you are hungry, keep going; if you want to taste freedom, keep going. These are the words of Harriet Tubman, called the “Moses of h
    Children's Books,Biographies,Multicultural,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Face to Face With Whales (Face to Face with Animals)

    Press:National Geographic Children's Books (May 13, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-5
    ISBN:9781426302459
    Author:Nicklin, Flip/ Nicklin, Linda
    Pages:32
    You slip over the side of your boat, descending deep into the dark realm of the Earth’s largest creature. Then the whale starts to sing, just feet away from you. You record the sounds, hoping on
    Children's Books,Biographies,Science & Technology,Animals,Mammals,Education & Reference,Science Studies,Nature,Environment

  • Bill Clinton: Forty-Second President 1993-2001 (Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents)

    Press:Children's Press(CT) (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780516254609
    Pages:32
    - Fans of Venezia's highly praised artist biography series will be drawn to this new series.- Author presents the lives of U.S. presidents in an entirely fresh way with his unique format--a blend of c
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political

  • Meet Malcolm X (Civil Rights Leaders (Powerkids Press))

    Press:PowerKids Press (January 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781404242142
    Author:Mis, Melody S.
    Pages:24
    Book by Mis, Melody S.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Multicultural

  • Father Jacques Marquette (Profiles in American History) (Life and Times of (Mitchell Lane))

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (November 17, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584155287
    Author:Harkins, William H.
    Pages:48
    European explorers searched in vain for a northwest waterway through the North American continent. French traders living in the northeast heard of a great river that the natives called Messi-Sipi to t
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Mother Teresa's Alms Bowl (Stories of Great People (Paperback))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780778737124
    Author:Ganeri, Anita/ Noyes, Leighton (ILT)/ Radford, Karen (ILT)
    Pages:40
    Local merchants in a busy street market tell the story of MOTHER THERESA'S ALMS BOWL. This book tells the factual biography of the missionary nun Mother Teresa within a fictional storyline.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Religious,Women

  • Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary Woman (The Library of American Lives and Times Series)

    Press:Brilliance Audio; Unabridged edition (July 20, 2009)
    ISBN:9781423394259
    Author:Ching, Jacqueline
    The Library of American Lives and Times™ Biographies For Grades 4-8 Correlated to the Curriculum Extend the learning through this new biography series. The Library of American Lives and Tim
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Books on CD,Biographies & Memoirs,Historical

  • David Livingstone: Courageous Explorer (Heroes for Young Readers)

    Press:Y W A M Pub (January 1, 2004)
    Publication Date:2004-1
    ISBN:9781576582381
    Author:Meloche, Renee
    Pages:32
    As a young boy David Livingstone (1813-1873) read every science book he could find and dreamed of exploring unknown lands. Later he followed his dreams, becoming a missionary doctor in Africa. There h
    Children's Books,Biographies,Religious,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life of Fairness (Blastoff! Readers: People of Character)

    Press:Bellwether Media (September 1, 2007)
    ISBN:9781600140907
    Author:Leslie, Tonya/ Walski, Tina (ILT)
    Pages:24
    Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed about a day when people would not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. This book introduces young readers to a man who fully beli
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Religious,Multicultural

  • Dr. Seuss (First Biographies - Writers, Artists, and Athletes)

    Press:Capstone Press (January 1, 2005)
    Publication Date:2005-1
    ISBN:9780736850919
    Author:Carlson, Cheryl
    Pages:24
    Text and photographs introduce the biography of Dr. Seuss, an award-winning and famous illustrator and author best known for writing The Cat in the Hat.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary,Art,History

  • Back-to-Back: Super Bowl Champions Peyton and Eli Manning: An Unauthorized Biography

    Press:Price Stern Sloan (June 19, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-6
    ISBN:9780843133547
    Author:Hudson, Hugh
    Pages:128
    Did you know the Manning brothers are the first pair of brothers to both play in separate Super Bowls as quarterbacks? In the world of pro football, the Manning brothers rule! Both first-round NFL dra
    Children's Books,Biographies,Performing Arts,Sports & Outdoors,Football,Sports & Recreation

  • Avi (Children's Authors)

    Press:Abdo Publishing Company (July 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781604530759
    Author:Wheeler, Jill C.
    Pages:24
    - Full-color Photographs- Glossary- Index- Table of Contents- Full-color Reproductions- Web sites
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary

  • Martin's Dream (Ready-to-Reads)

    Press:Simon Spotlight; Repackage edition (November 25, 2008)
    ISBN:9781416927747
    Author:Kurtz, Jane/ Bates, Amy June (ILT)
    Pages:30
    In 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech that proclaimed that it was time - long overdue - for all men to be treated as equals. Today his beliefs are more important than ever, and author Jane
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Growing Up & Facts of Life,Difficult Discussions,Prejudice & Racism,Early Learning,Beginner Readers

  • Joseph and Chico: The Life of Pope Benedict XVI as Told by a Cat

    Press:Ignatius Press (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9781586172527
    Author:Perego, Jeanne/ Casagrande, Donata Dal Molin (ILT)/ Matt, Andrew (TRN)/ Ganswein, Georg (INT)
    Pages:36
    In this beautifully illustrated book for children, Chico the cat describes the life of his "best friend", Pope Benedict, in this authorised biography of the Pope for young people approved by t
    Children's Books,Biographies,Religious,Religions,Christianity,Christian Books & Bibles,Children's & Teens

  • Rembrandt (Art Profiles for Kids)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (May 15, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584157106
    Author:Roberts, Russell
    Pages:48
    Rembrandt. The very name of this legendary artist has come to signify excellence. Calling something is a Rembrandt means that it is a masterpiece the ultimate that can be achieved. But what about the
    Children's Books,Biographies,Art

  • Jack Gantos: An Author Kids Love (Authors Kids Love)

    Press:Enslow Elementary (February 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-2
    ISBN:9780766027565
    Author:Parker-Rock, Michelle
    Pages:48
    Jack Gantos is the popular author of over a dozen books about Rotten Ralph, a mischievous cat, as well as the Jack Henry and Joey Pigza books. In JACK GANTOS: AN AUTHOR KIDS LOVE, based on an intervie
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary

  • Sojourner Truth (History Maker Bios (Lerner))

    Press:Lerner Publications (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780822571728
    Author:Waxman, Laura Hamilton
    Pages:47
    True or False? Sojourner Truth chose her own name. True! When Sojourner Truth decided to change her life to become a traveling preacher, she changed her name. A freed slave, she wanted her new name to
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Multicultural,Historical

  • Sterling Biographies®: Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Dream of Hope

    Press:Sterling (February 5, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-2
    ISBN:9781402744396
    Author:Fleming, Alice
    Pages:128
    I have a dream. Those rousing words, spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr. at an historic civil rights rally in Washington, D.C., brought hope to those who listened: hope that in the future there might no
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Multicultural,Literature & Fiction

  • 200 Years with Abraham Lincoln: One Man's Life and Legacy (Prime)

    Press:Enslow Publishers (August 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-8
    ISBN:9780766032668
    Author:Bozonelis, Helen Koutras
    Pages:64
    Author Helen Koutras Bozonelis examines Abraham Lincolns lasting impact on America 200 years after his birth. Readers will find out all about Lincolns childhood, early employment, and election as our
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political,Historical

  • Sid Fleischman: An Author Kids Love (Authors Kids Love)

    Press:Enslow Elementary (June 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-6
    ISBN:9780766027572
    Author:Parker-Rock, Michelle
    Pages:48
    As a boy growing up during the Great Depression, Sid Fleischman loved magic tricks, and soon he was running his own business based on sleight of hand. As an adult, he performed a different kind of mag
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary,Multicultural

  • Martin's Dream (Ready-to-Reads)

    Press:Simon Spotlight; Repackage edition (November 25, 2008)
    ISBN:9781416927747
    Author:Kurtz, Jane/ Bates, Amy June (ILT)
    In 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech that proclaimed that it was time - long overdue - for all men to be treated as equals. Today his beliefs are more important than ever, and author Jane
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Growing Up & Facts of Life,Difficult Discussions,Prejudice & Racism,Early Learning,Beginner Readers

  • Poseidon (Profiles in Greek and Roman Mythology) (Profiles in Greek & Roman Mythology)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (October 31, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584157076
    Author:Roberts, Russell
    Pages:48
    Poseidon, the god of the sea, was the brother of Zeus. He shared many similarities with his brother, especially his appearance. Yet while Zeus sometimes displayed a playful and humorous side, Poseidon
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • J.R.R. Tolkien (Children's Authors)

    Press:Checkerboard Books (July 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781604530803
    Author:Wheeler, Jill C.
    Pages:24
    - Full-color Photographs- Glossary- Index- Table of Contents- Full-color Reproductions- Web sites
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary,History

  • Picasso and Minou

    Press:Charlesbridge (February 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-9
    ISBN:9781570916489
    Author:Maltbie, P. I./ Estrada, Pau (ILT)
    Pages:48
    Distraught over the death of a friend, young Pablo Picasso spends his days creating sad, blue paintings that no one buys. Soon the starving artist is forced to put his cat, Minou, out on the streets.
    Children's Books,Biographies,European,Animals,Pets,Cats

  • Miranda Cosgrove (Robbie Readers) (Robbie Readers) (Robbie Reader Contemporary Biographies)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (July 10, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584157205
    Author:Leavitt, Amie Jane
    Pages:32
    Miranda Cosgrove has been an actress for just about as long as she can remember. She didn t even aim to get into show business at the beginning. Show business found her! After being discovered at age
    Children's Books,Biographies,Performing Arts,Musical,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Chapter Books

  • Abraham Lincoln: A Life of Honesty (Blastoff! Readers: People of Character)

    Press:Bellwether Media (September 1, 2007)
    ISBN:9781600140914
    Author:Leslie, Tonya/ Walski, Tina (ILT)
    Pages:24
    By speaking boldly, Abraham Lincoln earned the nickname 'Honest Abe.' Young readers will learn how Abraham Lincoln used honesty to lead a country divided over slavery.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Political,Multicultural,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Beginner Readers

  • Elizabeth I (Leveled Biographies)

    Press:Raintree (October 4, 2008)
    ISBN:9781410932198
    Author:Bingham, Jane
    Pages:48
    Why did Elizabeth I never marry? Who was Elizabeths chief spy? The 'Leveled Biographies' series offers leveled, high-interest nonfiction in a range of text genres. Each title tells the story of one me
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Mother Teresa's Alms Bowl (Stories of Great People (Hardcover))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780778736905
    Author:Ganeri, Anita/ Noyes, Leighton (ILT)/ Radford, Karen (ILT)
    Pages:40
    Local merchants in a busy street market tell the story of MOTHER THERESA'S ALMS BOWL. This book tells the factual biography of the missionary nun Mother Teresa within a fictional storyline.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Religious,Historical

  • Alma Flor ADA: An Author Kids Love (Authors Kids Love)

    Press:Enslow Elementary (August 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-8
    ISBN:9780766027602
    Author:Parker-Rock, Michelle
    Pages:48
    Alma Flor Ada grew up in Cuba, moving to the United States as a college student. She is the author of over two hundred books for children, many of them in both English and Spanish. ALMA FLOR ADA: AN A
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary,Women,Multicultural

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery (Kids Can Read!)

    Press:Kids Can Press (February 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781554530557
    Author:MacLeod, Elizabeth/ Mantha, John (ILT)
    Pages:32
    Meet Lucy Maud Montgomery --- world-famous author. The story of her dedication to her craft and the creation of Anne of Green Gables, her best-loved novel, is told in level-appropriate language and de
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Beginner Readers

  • Martin Luther King Jr. (10 Days)

    Press:Aladdin (November 25, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-11
    ISBN:9781416968054
    Author:Colbert, David
    Pages:160
    You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, including His faith in peace leads to a surprising protest. Police injustice shocks the nation awake. A
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Political,Historical

  • John F. Kennedy: Our Thirty-Fifth President (Presidents of the U.S.A. (Child's World))

    Press:Child's World (August 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781602530638
    Author:Harper, Judith E.
    Pages:48
    A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of John F. Kennedy, thirty-fifth president of the United States.
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political,Education & Reference,History,United States,1900s

  • Ulysses S. Grant: Our Eighteenth President (Presidents of the U.S.A. (Child's World))

    Press:Child's World (August 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781602530478
    Author:Gaines, Ann Graham
    Pages:48
    A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Ulysses S. Grant, eighteenth president of the United States.
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political,Education & Reference,History,United States

  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (Robbie Readers) (Robbie Reader Contemporary Biographies)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (June 15, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584157229
    Author:Kjelle, Marylou Morano
    Pages:32
    Biography of ex-professional wrestler and movie star Dwayne Johnson.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Performing Arts,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Chapter Books

  • Ronald Reagan (History Maker Bios (Lerner))

    Press:Lerner Publications (September 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-9
    ISBN:9780822588948
    Author:Sutcliffe, Jane
    Pages:48
    True or False? Ronald Reagan was an actor before he became president of the United States. True! He appeared in dozens of films and TV shows during his career. He even served as president of the Scree
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political

  • Sterling Biographies: Malcolm X: A Revolutionary Voice

    Press:Sterling (February 5, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-2
    ISBN:9781402758010
    Author:Gormley, Beatrice
    Pages:124
    “What is looked upon as an American dream for white people has long been an American nightmare for black people.” Experience of that nightmare transformed Malcolm X into one of the most rou
    Children's Books,Biographies,Religious,Political,Multicultural

  • Apollo (Profiles in Greek and Roman Mythology) (Profiles in Greek & Roman Mythology)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (October 31, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584157045
    Author:Orr, Tamra
    Pages:48
    Apollo was a god who seemed to be skilled at everything except love. He was the god of music and light, as well as a teacher of medicine. He told of the future and even transformed himself into a dolp
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Martin Luther King JR.'s Microphone (Stories of Great People (Hardcover))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780778736899
    Author:Bailey, Gerry/ Foster, Karen/ Noyes, Leighton (ILT)/ Radford, Karen (ILT)
    Pages:40
    Local merchants in a busy street market tell the story of MARTIN LUTHER KINGS MICROPHONE. This book tells the factual biography of the civil rights leader within a fictional storyline.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Multicultural,Historical

  • Sterling Biographies®: Rosa Parks: Courageous Citizen

    Press:Sterling (February 5, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-2
    ISBN:9781402748653
    Author:Ashby, Ruth
    Pages:128
    She just wouldn’t get up—and with that simple, courageous act Rosa Parks struck a blow against injustice. Parks showed what one person, without guns or violence, could do to change the cour
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Multicultural,Literature & Fiction

  • C.S. Lewis (Children's Authors)

    Press:Checkerboard Books (July 1, 2008) Checkerboard Books
    Publication Date:2008-7
    ISBN:9781604530773
    Author:Jill C. Wheeler
    Pages:24
    - Full-color Photographs- Glossary- Index- Table of Contents- Full-color Reproductions- Web sites
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary

  • Barack Obama (African-American Heroes)

    Press:Enslow Elementary (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780766028937
    Author:Feinstein, Stephen
    Pages:24
    Barack Obama had a childhood full of adventure. His mother was American; his father was African. Barack lived Hawaii and Indonesia. He grew up to be a senator and run for U.S. president. With colorful
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Political,Multicultural

  • George Bush: Our Forty-First President (Presidents of the U.S.A. (Child's World))

    Press:Child's World (August 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781602530690
    Author:Francis, Sandra
    Pages:48
    A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of George Herbert Walker Bush, forty-first president of the United States.
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political,Education & Reference,History,United States

  • Francis Drake and the Sea Rovers of the Spanish Main (Pirates)

    Press:QEB Publishing (January 10, 2008)
    ISBN:9781595665973
    Author:Malam, John
    Pages:32
    Set sail with the most feared and revered pirates in history! Packed full of wonderful illustrations and little-known facts, this is a great guide to the most famous rogues that ruled the waves.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History,History,Europe,Great Britain

  • Cleopatra's Coin (Stories of Great People (Hardcover))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780778736851
    Author:Bailey, Gerry/ Foster, Karen/ Noyes, Leighton (ILT)/ Radford, Karen (ILT)
    Pages:40
    Local merchants in a busy street market tell the story of CLEOPATRAS COIN. This book tells the factual biography of the pharoah queen, Cleopatra, within a fictional storyline.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Women,Education & Reference,History,Ancient,Historical

  • Magic Johnson (Life Skills Biographies)

    Press:Cherry Lake Publishing (August 1, 2007)
    ISBN:9781602790711
    Author:Labrecque, Ellen
    Pages:48
    Magic Johnson's fearlessness, courage, and determination were evident whenever he stepped on the basketball court. Those same characteristics have also served him well in his off-the-court battle with
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Sports & Outdoors,Basketball,Sports & Recreation

  • William Clinton: Our Forty-Second President (Presidents of the U.S.A. (Child's World))

    Press:Child's World (August 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781602530706
    Author:Gaines, Ann Graham
    Pages:48
    Book by Gaines, Ann Graham
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political,Education & Reference,History,United States

  • Abraham Lincoln (Primeras biografías) (Spanish Edition)

    Press:Heinemann (February 26, 2008)
    ISBN:9781432906528
    Author:Mayer, Cassie
    Pages:24
    This title looks at Abraham Lincoln, from his early life, through the work that made him famous.
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Libros en español,Infantil y juvenil,Historia e Historia Ficticia,Political

  • Johannes Gutenberg: The Printer Who Gave Words to the World (Inventors Who Changed the World)

    Press:Myreportlinks.com (May 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-7
    ISBN:9781598450774
    Author:Feinstein, Stephen
    Pages:128
    Printed almost 500 years ago, Johannes Gutenbergs Bible remains a marvel of technology and art. But almost as breathtaking as the book itself, theres the story of how it all came to be; JOHANNES GUTEN
    Children's Books,Biographies,Science & Technology,Science & Math,Technology,Literature & Fiction

  • Meet Rosa Parks (Civil Rights Leaders (Powerkids Press))

    Press:PowerKids Press (January 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781404242104
    Author:Mis, Melody S.
    Pages:24
    A biography of the Alabama woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus helped jumpstart the civil rights movement.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Women,Multicultural

  • Coretta Scott King (History Maker Bios) (History Maker Bios (Lerner))

    Press:Lerner Publications (January 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780822571681
    Author:Waxman, Laura Hamilton
    Pages:48
    Question: Who was known as the First Lady of the U.S. civil rights movement? Answer: Coretta Scott King. She helped her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., fight for equal rights for African Americans in
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Women,Multicultural

  • Kevin Garnett (Sports Heroes)

    Press:Capstone Press (September 1, 2001)
    Publication Date:2001-9
    ISBN:9780736891790
    Author:Molzahn, Arlene Bourgeois
    Pages:48
    A biography tracing the personal life and basketball career of Kevin Garnett.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Sports & Recreation

  • Bill Clinton (History Maker Bios (Lerner))

    Press:Lerner Publishing Group (September 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-9
    ISBN:9780822579861
    Author:McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino
    Pages:48
    True or False? When Bill Clinton became the governor of Arkansas in 1979, he set a record because of his age. True! Bill Clinton was only thirty-two years old when he was elected governor of Arkansas.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Political

  • Abraham Lincoln y la Guerra Civil (En la época de) (Spanish Edition)

    Press:Heinemann (February 6, 2008)
    ISBN:9781432905873
    Author:Trumbauer, Lisa
    Pages:32
    Who was Abraham Lincoln? What was the Confederate States of America? When did the Civil War end? This book will help you discover what life was like during the Civil War.
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Libros en español,Infantil y juvenil,Historia e Historia Ficticia,Historia,Europa

  • Meet Al Sharpton (Civil Rights Leaders (Powerkids Press))

    Press:PowerKids Press (January 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781404242135
    Author:Mis, Melody S.
    Pages:24
    Examine the life of Al Sharpton and how he has grown from a community youth leader to a national personality who tackles contemporary civil rights issues.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Multicultural

  • George H.W. Bush (History Maker Bios (Lerner))

    Press:Lerner Publications (September 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-9
    ISBN:9780822588955
    Author:Welch, Catherine A.
    Pages:48
    True or False: Before George H. W. Bush became the 41st U.S. president, he worked as a spy. False! George wasn't a spy, but he did serve as head of the Central Intelligence Agency. That group finds ou
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political

  • Helen Keller (A Robbie Reader) (What's So Great About...?)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (November 20, 2007)
    ISBN:9781584155836
    Author:Leavitt, Amie Jane
    Pages:32
    At a young age, Helen Keller lost her ability to both see and hear. She spent the next few years in a dark world plagued by frustration because she couldn t communicate with others. Then, one day, eve
    Children's Books,Biographies,Women,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Rosa Parks: A Life of Courage (Blastoff! Readers: People of Character)

    Press:Bellwether Media (September 1, 2007)
    ISBN:9781600140884
    Author:Leslie, Tonya/ Walski, Tina (ILT)
    Pages:24
    Rosa Parks lived her life courageously. She refused to change bus seats because she was African-American. Children will discover the bravery of Rosa Parks during a time of racial segregation.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Political,Women,Multicultural

  • Meet Jesse Jackson (Civil Rights Leaders (Powerkids Press))

    Press:PowerKids Press (January 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781404242128
    Author:Mis, Melody S.
    Pages:24
    Book by Mis, Melody S.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Multicultural

  • Sterling Biographies®: Malcolm X: A Revolutionary Voice

    Press:Sterling (February 5, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-2
    ISBN:9781402745898
    Author:Gormley, Beatrice
    Pages:128
    What is looked upon as an American dream for white people has long been an American nightmare for black people. Malcolm X—born Malcolm Little—experienced that nightmare firsthand even as a s
    Children's Books,Biographies,Multicultural

  • Bindi Irwin (Big Buddy Books: Buddy Bios)

    Press:Buddy Books (July 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781604531220
    Author:Tieck, Sarah
    Pages:32
    - Snapshot with vital information- Fun Facts sprinkled throughout- Bold, captivating graphics- Large, action-packed photos- Short, engaging sentences and paragraphs
    Children's Books,Biographies,Performing Arts,Animals

  • Faith Ringgold (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists)

    Press:Childrens Pr (March 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780531147573
    Author:Venezia, Mike
    Pages:32
    Faith Ringgold A biography of the artist for young readers. Author/artist Mike Venezia provides cartoon-style illustrations to complement his easy-to-read text and full-colorreproductions of the maste
    Children's Books,Biographies,Art,Women,Multicultural

  • Abigail Adams (Profiles in American History) (Profiles in American History (Mitchell Lane))

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (January 10, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584155270
    Author:Whiting, Jim
    Pages:48
    Abigail Adams, the second First Lady of the United States, was the equal of her husband, John Adams, in many ways. President Harry Truman said she would probably have made a better president than John
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Education & Reference,History,United States,Colonial & Revolutionary,Historical

  • Benjamin Banneker (History Maker Bios (Lerner))

    Press:Lerner Publications (March 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9780822571674
    Author:Welch, Catherine A.
    True or False? Benjamin Banneker used a telescope and mathematics to predict a solar eclipse. True! In 1789, Banneker calculated when the moon would pass between the earth and sun. And he did it witho
    Children's Books,Biographies,Science & Technology,Education & Reference,Science Studies,Astronomy & Space,Astronomy,Multicultural

  • Sterling Biographies®: Rosa Parks: Courageous Citizen

    Press:Sterling (February 5, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-2
    ISBN:9781402758041
    Author:Ashby, Ruth
    Pages:128
    She just wouldn’t get up—and with that simple act Rosa Parks struck a blow against injustice. Her refusal to give her seat to a white man mobilized the black community for a citywide bus bo
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Education & Reference,Government,Political

  • Blackbeard and the Pirates of the Caribbean

    Press:QEB Publishing (January 10, 2008)
    ISBN:9781595665997
    Author:Malam, John
    Pages:32
    Set sail with the most feared and revered pirates in history! Packed full of wonderful illustrations and little-known facts, this is a great guide to the most famous rogues that ruled the waves.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History,Biographies & Memoirs,True Crime

  • The Queen's Pirate - Francis Drake (Usborne Young Reading: Series Three)

    Press:Usborne Books (January 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9780794520489
    Author:Courtauld, Sarah/ Dutrait, Vincent (ILT)
    The life of the famous Elizabethan sea captain, told for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Daring and ruthless, Francis Drake sailed the oceans in search of land and treasure f
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Chapter Books,Historical Fiction

  • Tiger Woods (Life Skills Biographies)

    Press:Cherry Lake Publishing (August 1, 2007)
    ISBN:9781602790766
    Author:Raatma, Lucia
    Pages:48
    Tiger Woods persistence, winning attitude, and passion for golf have helped make him one of the top golfers of all time. Readers will learn how Tiger uses his fame and fortune to help young people rea
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Sports & Recreation,Multicultural

  • Shakespeare's Quill (Stories of Great People (Hardcover))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780778736912
    Author:Bailey, Gerry/ Foster, Karen/ Noyes, Leighton (ILT)/ Radford, Karen (ILT)
    Pages:37
    Local merchants in a busy street market tell the story of SHAKESPEARES QUILL. This book tells the factual biography of the great William Shakespeare within a fictional storyline.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Satoshi Tajiri: Pokemon Creator (Innovators)

    Press:Kidhaven Press (February 27, 2009)
    Publication Date:2009-3
    ISBN:9780737742695
    Author:Mortensen, Lori
    Children's Books,Biographies,Art,Science & Technology

  • Chief Joseph (Great Americans)

    Press:Weekly Reader Early Learning (July 15, 2007)
    Publication Date:2007-7
    ISBN:9780836883213
    Author:Kiely Miller, Barbara
    Pages:24
    Key features: - Leveled readers developed in consultation with a reading specialist- Ideal first biographies and first report books- Supports curriculum standards in social studies, including the impa
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Beginner Readers

  • Cal Ripken, JR. (Sports Heroes & Legends)

    Press:Twenty-First Century Books (CT) (September 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-9
    ISBN:9780822590408
    Author:Doeden, Matt
    book
    Children's Books,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Sports & Outdoors,Baseball,Deals in Books

  • Condoleezza Rice (Remarkable People)

    Press:Av2 by Weigl (July 1, 2007)
    ISBN:9781590366394
    Author:Banting, Erinn
    Pages:24
    Book by Banting, Erinn
    Children's Books,Biographies,Women,Political,Multicultural

  • Odysseus (Profiles in Greek and Roman Mythology) (Profiles in Greek & Roman Mythology)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (October 31, 2008) Mitchell Lane Publishers
    Publication Date:2008-10-31
    ISBN:9781584157052
    Author:Kathleen Tracy
    Pages:48
    Odysseus is one of the greatest heroes of Greek culture. Known for his cunning and intelligence, he was instrumental in helping the Greeks emerge victorious in the Trojan War. But it was his adventure
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Mother Teresa (DK Biography)

    Press:DK Children (August 4, 2008)
    ISBN:9780756638818
    Author:Gold, Maya
    Filled with archival photographs and amazing fact boxes, this groundbreaking series introduces young readers to some of history's most interesting and influential characters. Mother Teresa tells the
    Children's Books,Biographies,Religious,Women,Religions,Christianity

  • Gerald R. Ford (History Maker Bios (Lerner))

    Press:Lerner Publications (September 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-9
    ISBN:9780822579854
    Author:Waxman, Laura Hamilton
    Pages:48
    True or False? Gerald Ford was the first president not officially elected to the office. True! In 1973, Vice President Spiro Agnew was forced to resign, and Ford was appointed to that office. When Pre
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political

  • Achilles (Profiles in Greek and Roman Mythology)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (October 31, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584157069
    Author:Orr, Tamra
    Pages:48
    Achilles was a powerful Greek warrior and hero famed for his swift-footedness. His mother, the sea goddess Thetis, tried to make him immortal, but one spot his heel was vulnerable. His role in the Tro
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Puerto Rico in American History (From Many Cultures, One History)

    Press:Enslow Publishers, Inc. (January 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2007-10
    ISBN:9780766028364
    Author:Worth, Richard
    Pages:128
    Puerto Rico had been under Spanish control for hundreds of years before the Spanish-American War brought it into the control of the United States. The island transformed from an agricultural colony to
    Children's Books,Biographies,Multicultural,Education & Reference,History,United States,Literature & Fiction

  • Shakespeare's Quill (Stories of Great People (Paperback))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780778737131
    Author:Bailey, Gerry/ Foster, Karen/ Noyes, Leighton (ILT)/ Radford, Karen (ILT)
    Pages:40
    Local merchants in a busy street market tell the story of SHAKESPEARES QUILL. This book tells the factual biography of the great William Shakespeare within a fictional storyline.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Literary,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Pirouette: Ballet Stories

    Press:Kingfisher; 1 edition (August 5, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-8
    ISBN:9780753462430
    Author:Castor, Harriet
    Pages:247
    Themes such as friendship, rivalry, disappointment, and success run through these tales about dance and dancers. There are autobiographical contributions from famous prima ballerinas such as Margot Fo
    Children's Books,Biographies,Performing Arts,Literature & Fiction,Literary Criticism & Collections,Arts, Music & Photography,Performing Arts,Dance

  • The Barbarossa Brothers and the Pirates of the Mediterranean

    Press:QEB Publishing (January 10, 2008)
    ISBN:9781595665966
    Author:Malam, John
    Pages:32
    Set sail with the most feared and revered pirates in history! Packed full of wonderful illustrations and little-known facts, this is a great guide to the most famous rogues that ruled the waves.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History,Action & Adventure

  • Sterling Biographies®: Lewis & Clark: Blazing a Trail West

    Press:Sterling (August 5, 2008) Sterling
    Publication Date:2008-08-05
    ISBN:9781402745331
    Author:John Burrows
    Pages:128
    In November 1805, after a perilous trek across North America, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis finally spotted the Pacific Ocean. It was a triumphant, hard-won victory following a year-and-a-half of
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • What's So Great About The Donner Party (A Robbie Reader)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (September 30, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584156697
    Author:Harkins, Susan
    Pages:32
    What would you do to survive? Most modern Americans never have to answer that question. In 1846, the members of the Donner Party answered it. For months, they walked across the Great Plains. They spen
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History

  • Ronald Reagan: Our Fortieth President (Presidents of the U.S.A. (Child's World))

    Press:Child's World (August 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781602530683
    Author:Amoroso, Cynthia
    Pages:48
    Read about the childhood, career, family and term of Ronald Reagan, fortieth president of the United States. Includes illustrations, a time line and glossary.
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political,Education & Reference,History,United States

  • Leonardo da Vinci (Art Profiles for Kids)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (November 17, 2008)
    ISBN:9781584157113
    Author:Tracy, Kathleen
    Pages:48
    Inventor, artist, scientist . . . Leonardo da Vinci s wide-ranging inquisitiveness was the source of his greatest accomplishments and his lifelong financial difficulties he would get bored quickly and
    Children's Books,Biographies,Art

  • Gregor Mendel: Genetics Pioneer (Mission: Science Biographies)

    Press:Compass Point Books (September 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-9
    ISBN:9780756539634
    Author:Van Gorp, Lynn
    Pages:40
    Born in 1822, Gregor Mendel grew up enjoying gardening and biology. His experiments with garden peas helped him explain how genetic traits in living things, such as hair color and eye color in humans
    Children's Books,Biographies,Science & Technology,Education & Reference,Science Studies,Biology,Science, Nature & How It Works

  • Jimmy Carter: Thirty-Ninth President 1977-1981 (Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents)

    Press:Children's Press(CT) (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780516259710
    Author:Venezia, Mike
    Pages:32
    Presents a biography of Jimmy Carter
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political

  • Tiger Woods (Amazing Athletes) (Amazing Athletes (Paperback))

    Press:21st Century; Revised edition (August 1, 2009)
    Publication Date:2009-8
    ISBN:9780761349235
    Author:Savage, Jeff
    Pages:32
    Tiger Woods is not just the best golfer in the world. He is also one of the biggest celebrities on the planet. But Tiger has not let success go to his head. He is still one of the hardest-working golf
    Children's Books,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Multicultural,Activities, Crafts & Games

  • Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek: First to See Microscopic Life (Great Minds of Science)

    Press:Enslow Publishers; Revised edition (June 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-6
    ISBN:9780766030121
    Author:Yount, Lisa
    Pages:128
    A biography of the cloth merchant-turned-scientist who made many discoveries examining microsopic life.
    Children's Books,Biographies,Science & Technology,Education & Reference,Science Studies,Biology,Science, Nature & How It Works

  • Time For Kids: Clara Barton (Time for Kids Biographies)

    Press:HarperColl (January 8, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-1
    ISBN:9780060576233
    Author:Time for Kids
    Pages:44
    Clara Barton wanted to help people from the time she was a child. She turned her compassion for others into several careers, including teaching and nursing. Risking her life to assist soldiers during
    Children's Books,Biographies,Social Activists,Science & Technology,Historical

  • Ronald Reagan: Fortieth President 1981-1989 (Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents)

    Press:Children's Press(CT) (March 1, 2008)
    Publication Date:2008-3
    ISBN:9780516267203
    Author:Venezia, Mike/ Venezia, Mike (ILT)
    Pages:32
    Presents a biography of Ronald Reagan
    Children's Books,Biographies,U. S. Presidents & First Ladies,Political

  • Tales Of Famous Americans

    Press:Scholastic Reference (October 1, 2007)
    ISBN:9780439641166
    Author:Roop, Peter/ Roop, Connie/ Powell, Charlie (ILT)
    Delightfully illustrated collection that chronologically highlights seventeen famous and diverse Americans from our history and today.TALES OF FAMOUS AMERICANS profiles the lives and major accomplishm
    Children's Books,Biographies,Historical,Education & Reference,History,United States,Literature & Fiction

  • Bindi Irwin (Big Buddy Books: Buddy Bios)

    Press:Buddy Books (July 1, 2008)
    ISBN:9781604531220
    Author:Tieck, Sarah
    - Snapshot with vital information- Fun Facts sprinkled throughout- Bold, captivating graphics- Large, action-packed photos- Short, engaging sentences and paragraphs
    Children's Books,Biographies,Performing Arts,Animals

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