Children's Biography / Historical
The Book of Heroines
Tales of History's Gutsiest Gals
Hardcover ISBN: 1426325576
Profiles of women famed for their pioneering heroism in such fields as human rights, science and sports are complemented by high-quality photography and include entries for such individuals as Malala Yousafzai, Mother Teresa and Sacagawea.
50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World
Hardcover ISBN: 1534436642
An empowering collection of profiles introduces 50 inspiring women, from astronauts and activists to musicians and mathematicians, whose world-changing achievements were challenged by limitations imposed on women.
The Boy on the Wooden Box
How the Impossible Became Possible... on Schindler's List
Paperback ISBN: 1442497823
A memoir by one of the youngest Holocaust survivors describes his family's forced relocation to the Krakow Ghetto, his endurance of torturous conditions imposed by Amon Goeth and his survival through the intervention of Oskar Schindler. Reprint.
Who Was Alexander Hamilton?
Paperback ISBN: 0399544275
Illustrated biographies featuring a range of fascinating figures from history (and current figures, too!) provide great information and entertainment through short chapters and illustrations that will appeal to reluctant readers as well as middle readers in general. Simultaneous and eBook.
Who Was P. T. Barnum?
Paperback ISBN: 0448488485
Ladies and Gentlemen, children of all ages, step right up for Who HQ's entertaining biography of P. T. Barnum: politician, businessman, and The Greatest Showman on Earth! After moving from Connecticut to New York City in 1834, twenty-four-year-old Phineas Taylor Barnum launched his now-legendary career as a showman. Even though spectators debated whether his exhibitions were authentic wonders, hoaxes, or a little bit of both, they were always astounded by what they saw. And readers are sure to be amazed by the story of how Barnum went from owning a museum filled with rare and unusual items to transforming the American circus into a popular and thrilling phenomenon.
Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People
School & Library ISBN: 1419707310
Complemented by black-and-white archival images, a portrait of the iconic Lakota-Sioux leader traces his childhood, his rise to the position of war chief and his advocacy of the Lakota people, citing his key contributions during the Battles of Killdeer Mountain and Little Bighorn. 10,000 first printing.
40 Men Who Became Great by Doing Good
Hardcover ISBN: 0316529419
An illustrated collection of short biographies highlights the inspiring common traits of respect, compassion and community responsibility shared by 40 very different history-shaping men, from Bill Gates and Hayao Miyazaki to Barack Obama and Mr. Rogers. 30,000 first printing. Simultaneous eBook.
Who Was Rosa Parks?
Paperback ISBN: 0448454424
In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama, a seemingly small act that triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." Original.