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Great Americans in Sports:  Mia Hamm

by Matt Christopher

This entry in a brand new line of sports biographies from Matt Christopher takes readers onto the field with a soccer legend Mia Hamm's speed, aggressive play, and ability to "read the field" helped her become...


Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx

by Sonia Manzano

Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s...


Who Is Derek Jeter?

by Gail Herman & Andrew Thomson

When Derek Jeter was eight years old, he announced that he was going to play baseball for the New York Yankees. Jeter earned the attention of major league scouts in high school and was drafted to the New York...


Who Is Jeff Kinney?

by Patrick Kinney & John Hinderliter

Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities! Still, Jeff faced...


Who Was Jesse Owens?

by James Buckley & Gregory Copeland

At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, track and field star Jesse Owens ran himself straight into international glory by winning four gold medals. But the life of Jesse Owens is much more than a sports story. Born...


Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #32: Sharks and Other Predators: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #53: Shadow of the Shark

by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce & Carlo Molinari

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!   When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #53: Shadow of the Shark, they had lots of questions. How many teeth do sharks have? What is their...


Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights

by Ann Bausum

That's the Stonewall.

The Stonewall Inn.

Pay attention.

History walks through that door.

In 1969 being gay in the United States was a criminal offense. It meant living a closeted life or surviving on the fringes...


Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation

by Lynn Melnick, Brett F Lauer & Carolyn Forche

One hundred poems. One hundred voices. One hundred different points of view.

 

Here is a cross-section of American poetry as it is right now—full of grit and love, sparkling with humor, searing the heart, smashing...


The Big Book of Presidents: From George Washington to Barack Obama

by Nancy J. Hajeski

The president has been the figurehead of the United States since the time when our country was a small band of thirteen fledgling colonies until its current position as a world superpower. The forty-four leaders...


Where Is Mount Rushmore?

by True Kelley, John Hinderliter & David Groff

It was world-famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum's dream to carve sixty-foot-high likenesses of four presidents on a granite cliff in South Dakota. Does that sound like a wacky idea? Many at the time thought so....


Where Is the Grand Canyon?

by Jim O'Connor, Daniel Colón & David Groff

There are canyons all over the planet, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona is not the biggest. Yet because of the spectacular colors in the rock layers and fascinating formations of boulders, buttes, and mesas,...


Where Is the White House?

by Megan Stine & David Groff

The history of the White House, first completed in 1799, reflects the history of America itself. It was the dream of George Washington to have an elegant "presidential mansion" in the capital city that was named...


Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery

by Winifred Conkling

The page-turning, heart-wrenching true story of one young woman willing to risk her safety and even her life for a chance at freedom in the largest slave escape attempt in American history.

In 1848, thirteen-year-old...


Who Was Sitting Bull?

by Stephanie Spinner, Jim Eldridge & Nancy Harrison

No one knew the boy they called “Jumping Badger” would grow to become a great leader. Born on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull, as he was later called, was tribal chief and holy man of the...


Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

by Michaela DePrince, Elaine Deprince & Frank Morrison

Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.

 

At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her...


Saga of the Sioux

by Dee Brown & Dwight Jon Zimmerman

This new adaptation of Dee Brown's multi-million copy bestseller, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, is filled with photographs and maps to bring alive the tragic saga of Native Americans for middle grade readers....


Who Was Roberto Clemente?

by James Buckley, Ted Hammond & Nancy Harrison

Growing up the youngest of seven children in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente had a talent for baseball. His incredible skill soon got him drafted into the big leagues where he spent 18 seasons playing right field...


Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes

by Juan Felipe Herrera & Raul Colon

An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world

This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions...


The Underground Railroad: Would You Help Them Escape?

by Elaine Landau

It is the early 1860s. Slavery is legal in the United States. Brave slaves try to escape to freedom along the secret "Underground Railroad," but they don't always make it. What would you do? Would you help and...


Native American Heroes

by Ann Mcgovern

November is Native American Heritage month! Osceola, Cochise, and Tecumseh are three Native American heroes who fought valiantly for their land and for their people. This book is divided into three parts--each...