Action Presidents 1
Hardcover ISBN: 0062394053
Where the history is real and the jokes are fake! The first Action Presidents book will turn even the most reluctant reader into a history buff. George Washington, ultimate founding father and awesome American, practically jumps off the page. We all know that George Washington was our first president and a hero of the American Revolution, but did you also know that he didn’t want to be president and had teeth so bad that he hated to smile? Wimpy Kid meets the Who Was … series in these hilarious new graphic novels from New York Times bestselling comic book author Fred Van Lente and award-winning cartoonist Ryan Dunlavey. U.S. history comes to life like never before! Historically accurate and highly entertaining, Action Presidents is perfect for curious minds. With timelines, maps, charts, and more, readers will keep learning until the last page.
School & Library ISBN: 1786030764
Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. From her early love of logic, to her plans for the world's first computer program, learn about Ada's life in this mini biography for readers as young as four years.
Paperback ISBN: 1481479423
A behind-the-scenes portrait of the notorious German dictator shares insights into how his ambitions were partially fueled by feelings of inferiority and rejection that made him lash out at specific groups, discussing how his hate-fueled beliefs were unexpectedly supported by numerous people who agreed with his policies. Simultaneous and eBook.
Africa Is My Home
A Child of the Amistad
Paperback ISBN: 0763676470
Presents a tale of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad, describing her capture, her witness to a mutiny, and the Supreme Court trial that prompts her return to Africa.
African Americans in Minnesota
Telling Our Own Stories
Paperback ISBN: 0873513800
Stories of the lives and times of nine African-American children and adults whose contributions to Minnesota's history span nearly two centuries, from the early 1800s to the present day.
School & Library ISBN: 184780960x
In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The book follows Agatha Christie, who taught herself to read at the age of five, on her journey to becoming the most famous crime writer of all time. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Agatha's life at the back.
Aim for the Skies
Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith's Race to Complete Amelia Earhart's Quest
School & Library ISBN: 1585363812
A picture book retelling of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith describes how they were inspired to follow the aerial route of their heroine, Amelia Earhart, to become the first women to fly around the world. Simultaneous eBook.
Akira to Zoltan
Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World
Paperback ISBN: 1570915806
Profiles the lives of twenty-six men who, through their acts and writings, helped shape and change the world during their lifetime, including South African president Nelson Mandela and poet Langston Hughes, arranged in alphabetical order. Reprint.