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Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.

by James T. De Kay

Illus. with black-and-white photos. This revised edition of the popular Random House Step Up(TM) Biography of the great civil-rights leader and advocate for peaceful resistance now includes new text and additional...


To Life

by Ruth Minsky Sender

"WE ARE FREE!"

When Russian soldiers liberate Grafenort, the Nazi labor camp where she is a prisoner, nineteen-year-old Riva discovers that liberation doesn't mean the end of her hardship and suffering.

Cold...


A is for Alaska: Written by Kids for Kids

by Boys and Girls Clubs Alaska & Michelle McCann

This kid-size photo book covers locations, peoples, landmarks, and icons from across Alaska. Kids like the See-My-State Series because they are written by kids.


Meet Thomas Jefferson

by Marvin Barrett & Pat Fogarty

When Thomas Jefferson was young, Virginia was still a colony of England. Jefferson thought that many English laws and taxes were unfair, so he studied hard to become a lawyer and help make better laws. Soon...


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...


Who Is Michelle Obama?

by Megan Stine, John O'Brien & Nancy Harrison

Born into a close knit family in Chicago, Michelle Robinson was a star student who graduated from Princeton and Harvard Law. Then in 1992, she married another promising young lawyer and the rest, as they say,...


The Crafts of Florida's First People

by Robin C. Brown

There were people living all over Florida for twelve thousand years before Columbus got here. Before hardware stores and shopping malls, these people managed to get food, make clothing, and cook their meals....


All About China: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More for Kids

by Allison Branscombe & Lin Wang

Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese history and culture with this delightfully illustrated book that is packed with stories, activities and games. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties...


Welcome to My Country

by Laklak Burarrwanga, Sarah Wright & Sandie Suchet-Pearson

A wonderfully engaging and heartening account of a successful Aboriginal community based at a beautiful beach site in Arnhem Land


101 Amazing Facts about World Capitals - Volume 1

by Jack Goldstein

Do you know which two people have been granted free food for life at Ben's Chili Bowls in Washington? Which country's capital is known as the city of a thousand minarets? Where could you have found Hairy Bottom...


Wonders Of The World (Did You Know): From the Pyramids of Egypt to the Leaning Tower Of Piza

by Speedy Publishing

A child would love to see a book like this mainly because of the many beautiful architecture pictures within it. When a child sees something like an impressive pyramid, an ancient temple, or even something that...


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,...


Countries Of The Worlds (Quick Facts And Figures)

by Speedy Publishing

When our children turn on the home's television sets, they will often flip through the channels to see the news or some nature channel. After seeing the video clips of film taken in other parts of the world,...


Cities Of The World - Fun Facts and Picture Guide for Children: From London to New York

by Speedy Publishing

As our children ride along with us in the backseats of our vehicles, they will often become mesmerized by the tall buildings, high-rises, and night lights of the city. A Cities Of The World Picture Book will...


Popular Places On The Planet: An Awesome Picture Book

by Speedy Publishing

Children love to explore and are very inquisitive when it comes to their environment. As they learn about where they live, they also think beyond and wish to know more about what is out there, the different...


Stories of My Life

by Katherine Paterson

From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children’s books.

Told with her trademark humor...


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...


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...


Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Traditional Favorites (Share and Sing in Japanese & English; includes Downloadable Aud

by Danielle Wright & Helen Acraman

**2012 Creative Child Magazine Media of the Year Award Winner!**

A delightful collection of fifteen well-loved rhymes, Japanese Nursery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Japanese language and culture for...