Before She Was Harriet
An evocative poem and stunning watercolors come together to honor an American heroine in a Coretta Scott King Honor and Christopher Award-winning picture book. We know her today as Harriet Tubman, but in her lifetime she was called by many...
Counting the Stars: The Story of Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician
"A detail-rich picture book." --Kirkus Reviews"Straightforward and inviting." --School Library Journal From award-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome and acclaimed illustrator Raúl Colón comes the sensitive, informative, and inspiring picture book biography of the remarkable mathematician Katherine Johnson, one of the NASA...
Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams
An ALA Notable Book "Every page is splashed with vibrant color and eye-catching patterns, and the figures of the women themselves are full of energy, speed, and tension." --Shelf Awareness (starred review) Venus and Serena Williams are two of the greatest...
Germs: Fact and Fiction, Friends and Foes
Come meet the good, the bad, and the ugly--yes, germs!There's so much to discover about germs. Did you know that germs make your stomach growl as they break down your food? Or that they can travel the world on anything...
Just a Lucky So and So: The Story of Louis Armstrong
He was born Black, poor, and lucky. The glowing story of Satchmo--the great jazz musician, Louis Armstrong. Louis Armstrong has been called the most important improviser in the history of jazz. Although his New Orleans neighborhood was poor in nearly...
My Story, My Dance: Robert Battle's Journey to Alvin Ailey
"In James E. Ransome's realistic pastel portraits, Battle, his family, and his teachers all seem lit from within." --The New York Times Book Review A boy discovers his passion for dance and becomes a modern hero in this inspiring picture...
The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne
"A powerful story." --The Horn Book "A worthy addition to children's biography collections." --Booklist "A solid treatment of an important but little-known figure, and it may prompt kids to think about the role and composition of a free press." --BCCB...
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