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Discovering Wes Moore

by Wes Moore

WES MOORE, a U.S. Army combat veteran, has created and is the host of Coming Back with Wes Moore, which will air on PBS starting in May. In three moving episodes, Moore follows the lives of soldiers as they...


Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter

by Adeline Yen Mah

A riveting memoir of a girl's painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s.

A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns...


Michael Jordan: A Life Above the Rim

by Robert Lipsyte

Michael Jordan was a late bloomer.Cut from the Varsity basketball team in high school when he first tried out, Michael nonetheless became the best basketball player that ever lived—Rare Air Jordan.The true...


Best Friends Forever: Selena Gomez & Demi Lovato: An Unauthorized Biography

by Lexi Ryals

Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato have it all- hit shows and movies on the Disney Channel, musical talent, and, most importantly, each other to lean on. These best friends are there for each other through thick and...


Three Cups of Tea: Young Readers Edition: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time

Kiriyama Prize for Non-Fiction 2007

by David Oliver Relin, Greg Mortenson & Sarah Thomson

This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date...


Who Was Elvis Presley?

by Geoff Edgers

Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for another addition to the Who Was…? series! The King could not have come from humbler origins: Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, during the Depression, he grew up with...


Helen Keller: A Light for the Blind

by Kathleen V. Kudlinski

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Who Is Barack Obama?

by Roberta Edwards, Nancy Harrison & John O'Brien

As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as our first African-American president. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography is perfect for primary graders looking for a longer,...


Who Was Walt Disney?

by Whitney Stewart

Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his family?s white house. His family was poor, and the happiest time of his childhood...


Miranda Mania: An Unauthorized Biography

by Lexi Ryals

Miranda Cosgrove, the star of Nickolodeon's iCarly, possesses a quirky combination of comedic timing and girl-next-door appeal. This spunky 15-year-old Nickelodeon star has been acting since she was three and...


Alive in the Killing Fields: Surviving the Khmer Rouge Genocide

by Nawuth Keat & Martha Kendall

Alive in the Killing Fields is the real-life memoir of Nawuth Keat, a man who survived the horrors of war-torn Cambodia. He has now broken a longtime silence in the hope that telling the truth about what happened...


I Am #2: Albert Einstein

by Grace Norwich & Ute Simon

A brand-new biography series featuring some of the most important people from history and today. I am one of the most gifted minds that ever lived. I am a Nobel Prize-winning physicist. I was expelled from school...


Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

by Karen Blumenthal

"Your time is limited. . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."--Steve Jobs From the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college...


I Am a SEAL Team Six Warrior

by Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin

When the Navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six—a secret unit made up of the finest soldiers in the country, if not the world. This is the dramatic...


Who Was John F. Kennedy?: Who Was...?

by Yona Zeldis Mcdonough & Jill Weber

The man who saved the lives of his PT-109 crewmen during WWII and became the 35th president fought-and won-his first battle at the age of two-and-a-half, when he was stricken with scarlet fever. Although his...


Whitney Houston: An Unauthorized Biography

by Belmont and Belcourt and Be Biographies

She still wondered, "Am I good enough? Am I pretty enough? Will they like me?" It was the burden that made her great and the part that caused her to stumble in the end. If you could hear me, no I would tell...


Woodsong

by Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen has had a life as exciting as fiction!

Gary Paulsen, three-time Newbery Honor author, is no stranger to adventure. He has flown off the back of a dogsled and down a frozen waterfall to near disaster,...


One Direction: Dare to Dream: Life as One Direction

by One Direction

It's hard to believe how much has changed for us in just a few months. From five guys who didn't even know each other to making it to The X Factor final, heading off on our first tour, recording our first album,...


Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz

by Eva Kor & Lisa Buccieri

Eva Mozes Kor was just ten years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known...


Michael Jordan: Legends in Sports

by Matt Christopher

Michael Jordan. The name conjures up images of buzzer-beating jump shots, gravity-defying slam dunks, and precision ballhandling. For over a decade, Michael Jordan has been showing the world how the game of...