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Who Is Hillary Clinton?

by Heather Alexander, Dede Putra & Nancy Harrison

Who Is Hillary Clinton? Readers of our New York Times best-selling series can find out now!

At age fourteen, Hillary Clinton thought it would be thrilling to become an astronaut, so she sent an application to...


The South African Rainbow: The Rainbow Nation with a rainbow flag.

by Kerry Schiff & Peter Ables

The Rainbow Nation with a rainbow flag.

Celebrate the uniqueness and beauty of South Africa through the vibrant colours of its flag!  With its bright collage illustrations and lilting rhymes, this lyrical...


Bo Obama: White House Tails

by Paul J. Salamoff & Keith Tucker

You wouldn't believe how much trouble one little pooch could be, but when that pup is the First Dog of the United States, there's no telling what he might get into. Join Bo as he takes you on an insider's look...


Hillary

by Jonah Winter & Raul Colon

In this beautiful and empowering picture-book biography of presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Times bestselling author Winter and award-winning illustrator Colón illuminate her distinguished...


Barack Obama: Our 44th President

by Beatrice Gormley

From his early struggles with racial identity to his landmark political achievements, learn all about the life of the 44th President of the United States in this updated biography of Barack Obama, specially...


George W. Bush: Our 43rd President

by Beatrice Gormley

President George W. Bush once said, "I never dreamed about becoming president. When I was growing up, I wanted to be Willie Mays."

George W. was born in 1946 and attended Yale University. As a young man he...


She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the World

by Michael Elsohn Ross

Portraits of brave women from the late 1800s through today—role models who are passionate about important issues

 

A source of inspiration for young women with strong social convictions, She Takes a Stand...


Watergate: A Story of Richard Nixon and the Shocking 1972 Scandal

by Jules Archer & Roger Stone

With expert storytelling skills, historian Jules Archer recounts the complete story of Watergate, from that first fateful predawn Saturday morning—June 18, 1972—when night watchman Frank Willis discovered...


Who Was Woodrow Wilson?

by Margaret Frith, Andrew Thomson & Nancy Harrison

First he was known as Tommy, then Woodrow, and eventually, Mr. President. Born on December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was a born leader. He was the president of Princeton University,...


Who Was Winston Churchill?

by Ellen Labrecque, Jerry Hoare & Nancy Harrison

Born into aristocracy, Churchill cut his teeth as a young army officer in British India, the Sudan, and the Second Boer War. He rose in the ranks to First Lord of the Admiralty and was a staunch opponent of...


Nelson Mandela: South African Revolutionary

by Beatrice Gormley

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela.

Civil rights activist....


Who Is Gloria Steinem?

by Sarah Fabiny, Max Hergenrother & Nancy Harrison

As a field reporter in the 1960s, Gloria Steinem worked hard to dig up important stories. She went undercover to expose the grim realities of gender inequality in America. As her message continued to grow, she...


Who Was Frederick Douglass?

by April Jones Prince, Robert Squier & Nancy Harrison

Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that knowledge was power, he secretly learned to read and write to give himself an advantage. After...


Twentieth Century History Makers: Nelson Mandela: An Extraordinary Life

by A Kramer

Twentieth Century History Makers: Nelson Mandela offers a fascinating and complete look at one of the 20th century's great leaders and humanitarians. Beginning with his early life in a rural part of South Africa,...


Thomas Jefferson and the Growing United States (1800-1811)

by Constance Sharp

The United States' boundaries have expanded over the centuries—and at the same time, Americans' ideas about their country have grown as well. The nation the world knows today was shaped by centuries of thinkers...


The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

by Candace Fleming

“[A] superb history.... In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the sickroom of...


U.S. Presidents

by Ken Jennings & Mike Lowery

Become a presidential pro with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

With this book about U.S. Presidents, you’ll become an expert and wow your...


As Good as Anybody

by Richard Michelson & Raul Colon

MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality.Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by...


Who Was Nelson Mandela?

by Meg Belviso, Pamela D. Pollack & Stephen Marchesi

As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world.  Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apartheid and championing a peaceful revolution.  He spent twenty-seven years in prison...


Barack Obama: Out of Many, One

by Shana Corey & James Bernardin

A newly updated leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States, for children who are ready to read on their own.

 

A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth...