Children's History
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie
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
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
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.
Albert Einstein: The Miracle Mind
Albert Einstein
The Miracle Mind
Paperback      ISBN: 1402732287
Presents a biography of the renowned physicist whose revolutionary theories about space, time, and gravitation transformed our understanding about how the universe works.
Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America
Alexander Hamilton
The Making of America
Hardcover      ISBN: 1419725785
Chronicles the life of the Founding Father, from his impoverished childhood in the West Indies and journey to New York City to his role in developing the Constitution and untimely death in a duel with Aaron Burr.
Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America
Alexander Hamilton
The Making of America
Paperback      ISBN: 1419729438
Chronicles the life of the Founding Father, from his impoverished childhood in the West Indies and journey to New York City to his role in developing the Constitution and untimely death in a duel with Aaron Burr.
Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize
Alfred Nobel
The Man Behind the Peace Prize
School & Library      ISBN: 1585362816
"Alfred Nobel was the man who founded what became known as The Nobel Prizes. Nobel also invented dynamite, becoming very wealthy from his invention. Saddened by its use for harmful destruction, Nobel left his fortune to create yearly prizes for those whohave rendered the greatest services to mankind"--Provided by publisher.

All That Trash: The Story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and Our Problem With Stuff
All That Trash
The Story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and Our Problem With Stuff
School & Library      ISBN: 1481477528
"The true story of a garbage barge that didn't have a place to dock-- and was one of the events that led to the recycling movement."--Provided by publisher.
Amazing Expeditions: Journeys That Changed the World
Amazing Expeditions
Journeys That Changed the World
Hardcover      ISBN: 1782407472
Discover the stories and follow the journeys of more than 20 of the world’s most heroic and extraordinary explorers, including Ibn Battuta, Zheng He, Mary Kingsley, Norgay and Hillary, Ellen MacArthur and Neil Armstrong. Throughout history, explorers have bravely ventured out into the unknown to discover new lands, seek treasure, make scientific discoveries or simply achieve something that’s never been done before. Amazing Expeditions will take readers on a thrilling voyage over land, sea, sky and space. Some of the journeys were triumphs and others ended in failure and tragedy, but each is a riveting story and a lesson in perseverance and grit that may well inspire a new generation of adventurers.
Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart
Paperback      ISBN: 0756625521
Describes the life and accomplishments of the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean, and who was later lost at sea while attempting to fly around the world.